Luka has a minion!

the Tacophug

Legacy Name: Refugee

The Glade Paralix
Owner: soren

Age: 13 years, 8 months, 2 weeks

Born: June 4th, 2010

Adopted: 11 years, 8 months, 4 weeks ago

Adopted: May 22nd, 2012

Pet Spotlight Winner
July 6th, 2019


  • Level: 1
  • Strength: 10
  • Defense: 10
  • Speed: 10
  • Health: 13
  • HP: 0/13
  • Intelligence: 0
  • Books Read: 0
  • Food Eaten: 0
  • Job: Unemployed


  • NAMELuka Russell
  • AGE25
  • BIRTHDAYAugust 7th
  • HEIGHT6'2''
  • GENDERCis male (he/they)
  • RACEHuman
  • HOMETOWNEastport, Juan-Mael
  • ALIGNMENTNeutral Good

Five years ago, Luka's life as a normal culinary student changed forever when the apocalypse occurred, throwing society as he knew it into chaos. Suddenly, instead of residing in a lofty dorm at the center of the city, he, his little sister, and his best friend were vagrants on the run from violence, destruction, and giant, man-eating monsters. Traumatic experiences occurred on a daily basis, and he came close to losing his life on several occasions. The apocalypse scarred him deeply and personally, and to this day, he refuses to talk about the memories that bring tears to his eyes.

Yet, though he bears a weight no one should have to carry, he keeps his ghosts to himself; instead, he lifts his head high, for his spirit persevered, and he knows that his friends depend on his lighthearted and humorous nature. Positive to a fault, he's somehow always able to crack a joke during the darkest of moments, and he lives for the moments where he can make other people smile. Despite only having a few pieces of clothing and small mementos to his name, he still wakes up with a go-get-'em attitude, ready to face whatever crazy new problem the post-apocalyptic world throws at him.

Which is saying something, because, boy, does the post-apocalyptic world throw some crazy problems at him. Though Luka's main goal is to find his now missing sister (who vanished under mysterious circumstances a year ago), he currently has a more pressing issue: he rescued a girl who fell from the sky and claims to be from another world. Oh, and she was being chased by some random guy who can apparently travel through wormholes, which means that this random guy is now chasing after Luka, too. Plus, his best friend developed an instinctual need for them to travel to the center of the world, so now they need to do THAT on top of everything else.

There's way too many questions, and way too few answers for Luka's liking. If there truly are multiple worlds out there, how come he had never heard of them before? Why did multidimensional travel seem nonexistent until after his world's apocalypse happened? What's going on with his best friend, and why does she seem connected to all of this? Where the heck is his sister?!

Thankfully, Luka knows there's only one way to unravel the mysteries of the world, and he'll stop at nothing to get the answers that he seeks. A wild journey, full of intrigue, heartache, and pain, lies ahead of him and his friends, leading them into the great unknown. He can only hope that he has the heart to tackle this next adventure, too.


Luka is the deuteragonist of soren's upcoming strategy roleplaying video game, Strataversal.

game stats

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Luka's absolute bestest friend in the whole wide world! Though Aran tends to be the more levelheaded one between them, that doesn't stop them from getting into the wildest predicaments (which, let's be fair, are usually caused by Luka's antics). They grew up together and have stuck with each other through thick and thin, even when the apocalypse caused the world to fall apart around them. The emotional toll of living in a wasteland is huge, but they've persevered thanks to their unbreakable, sibling-like bond.
Luka came to Delilah's rescue when she fell from the sky, and they have since become travel buddies as they search for a way to get her back to her home dimension. Delilah's spicy attitude stands in stark contrast to Luka's joyful nature, and she often pokes fun at him for the wild things that come out of his mouth. Still, because Luka doesn't have a single mean bone in him, he can't bring himself to dislike Delilah; in fact, he's really rather excited to be traveling with someone who is so fascinatingly different from his own, cheerful self.
Aoske is Luka's dear younger sister, who went missing approximately one year ago. Similarly to Luka, she had a perky attitude that could brighten anyone's day, and a smile as radiant as the sun. She was the only family member of his to have survived the apocalypse; therefore, Luka has sworn that he will find her again, no matter how long it takes and no matter the cost.


Profile coding by Lea.
Animated sprite by Escavalier.
Character, profile art, all writing and worldbuilding by soren.


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Banh Mi Slider

Hiking Map

Emo Bubble Love

Dusty Old Map

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Cooking Measurement Conversion Chart

Beastly BFF Burger

Potato-Powered Light Bulb

Miniature Rift

Box of Childhood Memories

You Make the World Brighter Sticker

Stuffed Camping Gear

Strawberry Kiwi Acai Smoothie

Scarred Leather Record Book

Sausage Sampler

Egg-cellent Sticker

Sausage and Potato Skillet

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Local Mushroom and Asparagus Quiche

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I-Love-You Sausage Ham and Mayo Sammich

I-Love-You Pizza Slice

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Brave Explorer Handy Pouch

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Bag of Caramelized Almonds

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Turkey Burger


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Fresh Tomato Salad with Tangy Vinaigrette

Honey Sweetened Milk

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Portable Camping Stove

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Love Matter

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