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Jacob "Lucky Jack" Canterbury II

Jacob “Lucky Jack” Canterbury II is a player character played by Cowboy.

Jacob “Lucky Jack” Canterbury II
Species & Gender: Nepleslian Male
Date of Birth: YE 10
Organization: Nepleslian Star Navy
Occupation: Ship Captain
Rank: Captain
Ship: Longsword Class Frigate NSS Surprise
Current Placement: Sood Zadra

Preferred Plots:


Physical Description

Height: 6'3“

Weight: 220lbs

Body Type: Tall, big shoulders with narrow hips. Fit, but could easily go to fat.

Skin: White

Eyes: Blue

Hair: Dirty-Blonde

Hair style: Long, usually tied in a long pig tail down his back.

Facial Hair: Mustache and beard.

Distinguishing features: Cybernetic right eye, a blue dragon tattoo holding an anchor and star under his right eye, a tattoo on his arm of three dark blue crossing daggers, one for family, one for friends, and one for Nepleslia

Cybernetics: Right eye, Left forearm, Left leg from the knee down.


Personality: Friendly. Enjoys life. Loyal. Enjoys playing the violin.

Likes: Good food, good drink, music. Loves sailing old ships on the water. Relishes his own jokes, even if they're not very good.

Dislikes: Cannot tolerate any disrespect of the Navy. Incompetent commanders.

Command style: Very old school. A hard but fair Captain.


Jacob “Lucky Jack” Canterbury II was born in YE 10.

Jacob “Jack” Canterbury II is the son of Admiral Jacob Canterbury and Sophie Canterbury. Even from a young age, Jack wanted to be a ship captain like his father. As soon as he was old enough, Jack enlisted in the Nepleslian Star Navy. He did his job well and took any opportunity he could to learn more about how his ship worked. He believed that every ship had a distinct personality same as any person and if you learned what the personality is you can bring a ship to it's full potential.

He received the nickname “Lucky Jack” on his first assignment as a Ensign. He led a boarding action against an enemy ship and with a handful of sailors, took command the bridge, and flew the captured ship to a friendly port. When the ship was searched, a large cargo of jewels and treasure were found aboard. According to the ancient customs of the Navy, the ship was sold and the crew were given a payout of the treasure. Jack's share was a fortune. He could have easily retired then and there. But Jack's love of the Navy kept him assigned to his ship. On the very next encounter, Jack's ship was ambushed. Apparently the owners of the cargo took exception to the theft as they saw it. The captain was injured and the first officer killed. Jack stepped up and not only rallied the ship, but did serious damage to their attackers.

Jack quickly became a Lt. Aboard a cruiser. He had a knack for sniffing out enemy ships. He also loved leading boarding parties against enemy ships and taking them as prizes. He became the first officer of the Longsword Frigate NSS Surprise and was aboard her at the battle of Glimmergold. His captain was killed and Jack took over. Wounded himself, he nether the less rallied both his ship and two others and got all three out to intact. Afterwards Jack was promoted to Captain of the Surprise.

Jack is part of a group known as the Tinath. The group is a faturity of warriors that date back ancient times of Nepleslian culture. The group has lost a lot of it's origin but it is rumored to have been some of the most fearse and loyal warriors. Nowadays they are more of a faturity or Brotherhood of warriors that support one another, despite all differences. The group has strong ties to the Red's of Nepleslian, but didn't participate directly in the street war. They acted more defensively, only fighting when their own families were attacked. The Canterburys are some of the most influential figures within the group.

Social Connections

Jacob “Lucky Jack” Canterbury II is connected to: Cousins: Caffran Canterbury, Thomas Canterbury, Yamamoto, Trowa

Skills Learned

Starship Command:

Jack knows how to command a Starship. He quickly developed a through knowledge of any ship he is assigned to so he knows how best to use his ship.

Warship tactics:

Jack has studied Warship Tactics sense he was very young and is very skilled in it.


Knows stuff.


Like all Nepleslian, Jack is familiar with a broad array of fighting styles and weapons. He favors a shotgun and heavy saber for boarding actions and like all Tinath he loves his straight silver dagger.

Inventory & Finance

Jacob “Lucky Jack” Canterbury II has the following items:

OOC Notes

Inspiration came from Patrick O'Brian's books Aubrey/Maturin series.This character article was generated using the PHP template form.

Artwork made by Cowboy using Artbreeder - used under public domain In the case Cowboy becomes inactive:

  • Can this character be used as an NPC by a GM or FM? YES
  • Can this character be adopted after I am gone for a year? NO
Character Data
Character NameJack Canterbury II
Character OwnerCowboy
Character StatusActive Player Character
Current LocationSood Zadra
PlotsSood Zadra (Plot)
Nepleslian Personnel Database System
Career StatusActive Duty
RankCaptain (NSN)

characters/nepleslia/jacob_canterbury_ii.txt · Last modified: 2024/03/24 08:25 by wes