Invader Name: Kerfuffle
Official Name: Rii’vrr Klehteck
Technical Gender: Male
Nickname: Kerfluffle, Fluffle, Prince/Princess Fluffle and other fluff-related names
Species: Tropical Qwuedeviv
Official Specialty: Counter Intelligence Technician (Hacking)
Rank: Private 1st Class
Disguised As: n/a
Appearance: Kerfuffle has always recieved a mixture of compliments and ridicule due to its appearance. It has a hard time just blending in with others because of its tropical origins. Tropical Qwuedeviv are quite vibrant individuals and Kerfuffle is no exception.
The Qwuedeviv is primarily green with bright cerulean, feathery fluff on its shoulders, front ear base, center of head, base of tail, lower leg and roughly a third of the end of its tail. These fluffy, feathery tufts are silky soft and have a few blue and orange oval shaped spots dotting the occasional tip—three per shoulder, two on its ear feathers, and six on its tail.
Two bright orange tendrils extend from the back of its head, reaching to its lower back if fully extended. They are brightly striped with red-orange. The tendrils have very soft, thin fluff on their undersides that thins the further away from its head. Its sensors are the same color as the darker shade of the tendrils.
Kerfuffle’s eyes are outlined by thick black markings which extend to bold stripes down either side of its face and then round down as a single stripe on its lower neck. A black stripe trails down the Qwuedeviv’s back and tail, stopping at the blue fluff. Its hands are a muddy green, splashing up its arms a tad.
The sclera of its eyes is silver while its pupils are a stone gray.
Personality: Attentive and kind of different than the others of Crew 52. It sincerely respects Licorice. It is very curious of oddities, sometimes brash in asking about them and other times more discrete. One can never know for sure what kind of response Kerfuffle will have.
Kerfuffle is very intelligent and has a tendency to believe the others are always picking on it—which isn’t necessarily untrue. Overall, Kerfuffle is a very reasonable, mild individual. Spork claims its fatal flaw is supporting Licorice.
It tends to have horrible luck with anything and is very superstitious. It will talk if conversation or interest is initiated by the other party. Otherwise it minds its own business and may dialogue with inanimate objects.
It can be a bit naïve at times and unobservant to the bigger plot in matters. This ‘lack of thinking’ has gotten it yelled at by Spork quite a few times. Whether or not Kerfuffle ever actually realizes what it does is not the best is not always clear.
Kerfuffle is curious beyond words and rather fascinated with investigating whatever catches its interest. It can be paranoid from time to time and is fairly timid around new ‘devivs and other species, but once it has some time to get acquainted gets along just fine. It is not a leader at all and seems rather lost without being issued orders—which may be why it seems to be drawn to Licorice.
Kerfuffle is a huge people pleaser. Thus it will go to great lengths to appease. Its personality accordingly will vary greatly. One thing that is known is it really doesn’t want people to be afraid of it. It will do silly things to keep little kids, kits or other varying species from crying so long as Licorice isn’t watching.
Kerfuffle hates to be alone and would totally snuggle with any of the crew if they gave it half the chance. Also worth noting, Kerfuffle is rather squeamish about medical things or violence in general. If not being influenced by any outside source—its peacekeeper mentality causes it to adapt to fit the need—then it is generally lighthearted and ‘cute,’often being described as charming. Of course its affectionate tendencies are frowned upon by the Qwuedeviv military, but it keeps them hidden well enough to not cause any issue.
Background: Kerfuffle came from tropical islands—its fur reflects this and is a favorite joke amongst the crew or most anyone it meets. The Tropical bases have a reputation for being a bit too casually easy-going which could perhaps explain a lot about Kerfuffle.
The Qwuedeviv spent all of its kitten-age training at the Tropical base and was recruited to transfer to H.Q. when it was about sixteen. Unlike a lot of Tropical Qwuedeviv, it really didn’t have a hard time adjusting to the temperatures. The slightly cushy life it was accustomed to living got it teased quite a bit until it learned what was considered normal in its new home.
Kerfuffle never had extensive difficulties in dealing with other Qwuedeviv thanks to the fact it easily gave up which made the others lose interest. Fighting a battle that was so readily surrendered was no challenge and worth no bragging rights.
Its performance as a hacker is average for its age and time in this specialty. When assigned to Crew 52 it took a particular interest in their Tactical Advisor, Licorice Gumdrop; a Qwuedeviv who was otherwise disliked by the rest. What Kerfuffle sees in the irritable Advisor is a mystery to everyone else. They enjoy taunting that it just likes to be bossed around. Kerfuffle has never confirmed or denied this claim, but it is also speculated that it feels safer around a Qwuedeviv so large and intimidating to others since it does not personally fight.
When they arrived on Earth, Kerfuffle was separated from the rest of the crew in its entirety. It was later found by Spork and Smiley after having gotten itself kicked out of a store and chased by a Human. At this time Kerfuffle announced that it didn’t have any of the tech it should have had to communicate with Headquarters. Instead it had someone’s rather extravagant light-up lunch box. Although Smiley was impressed and began planning how to sell it to Cedric, the lunch box did little to help the crew.
Kerfuffle agreed to see what it could manage with Cedric’s laptop—which Smiley had taken—in order to try and find the other remaining crew and thus Licorice. It is fairly unsuccessful in getting into contact with the correct resources, but does in the meantime hack school systems to (not particularly importantly) find Cedric’s school pics and has quite a bit of fun messing with some of the local authorities’ websites.
When they eventually find Cheeseburger the two are finally able to work together enough to get a makeshift communication device to slingshot a signal to Headquarters in order to find out what their orders were supposed to be.
Kerfuffle’s cerulean feather-fluff has a tendency to fall out like feathers do if smacked hard enough. This is only a defense technique—the ability to release fur—however most of the Qwuedeviv find it rather hilarious.
If fearing it has said something wrong that may upset its superiors it often will shove the fluffy part of its tail in its mouth. This is believed to be a variation of ‘foot in mouth’ so to speak. It also uses this as a sign of submission. Biting its tail, lowering ears and cowering down.
The dangling sensors in front of its face—much like those of the Qwuelehl—tend to annoy other Qwuedeviv more than they do Kerfuffle. Its had them its whole life after all.
Kerfuffle tries to match its mood to whatever Licorice is displaying—that is why it may look fairly unpleasant. It really isn’t an angry Qwuedeviv though.
It ends most sentences in a question and is especially fond of tossing a ‘ya?’ at the end.
Kerfuffle’s teeth often show if it is in a default expression and not speaking. This is not uncommon for Qwuedeviv.
Kerfuffle begins speaking very differently if there is a Human present despite Spork’s best efforts to tell the Qwuedeviv that it is in fact not how most Humans speak. It learned this method of speech from Pokeyoo who assured it this was the correct method—mostly to get a kick out of watching the Qwuedeviv look like a total fool.
A lot of people find Kerfuffle to be cute or ‘pretty’. The Qwuedeviv isn’t particularly sure how it feels about this.
Kerfuffle doesn’t know how to fight well at all. It will mostly cower and try to protect itself if confronted.
5 years, 4 months ago
01 Jan 2014 13:01 CET
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