I am almost at the end of my Sith Warrior, Ardenn’s story in Star Wars: The Old Republic and it I’m dragging my feet every bit as much as I did with my Trooper. I don’t want it to end!
From Mark Bazeley‘s melt-in-your-mouth voice that just crawls growling over your libido like fur and teeth and steel (he’s not going to read this right? – cough – ) to the strength of conviction and character, sheer un-movable stubbornness and no-fucks-given attitude of the Light Side story. Ardenn never bowed or kow-towed once to Baras or to any other scary Sith or Moff no matter how impressed they were with themselves and he never caved on his principles (well at least not where he was given any choice in the matter, it is a game after all and there are limitations) I am as proud of him as if he was my creation! And the things you get away with saying to your master’s face! So many times I’ve giggled behind Ardenn’s back at his dry remarks and flippant responses:
Highlight for example:
On Voss (paraphrasing, I forgot to fraps it in my giggle fit):
Npc: I meditate for several hours a day to keep the insanity at bay!
Ardenn: It appears that your time could be better spent…
I have collected six of my favourite scenes with Ardenn below, where I think his hidden Light Side truly shines. There are also a few of the romantic scenes with Vette. If you don’t mind the spoilers ( or if this isn’t a spoiler for you!) watch my latest pixel fling in all his dry-mouth inducing glory:
I am going to miss you big time, Ardenn! And after the Trooper and this story where do I go next that won’t be something of a let-down? Lady agent perhaps? I have heard a lot about that Vector fellow. I hope he’s not as emo as he looks though…