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Dagda

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Dagda

The Dagda was given his title, The Good God, because he is literally good at everything. He's popular with the ladies, generous to a fault, and he helped lead his people—the Tuatha De Danann—against their Fomorian oppressors. According to some, the Dagda is a hot mess: his clothes are so short that he's constantly mooning people, his hair is all crazy, and he bumbles around a lot. One thing we're sure of: he has a great sense of humor and he's widely worshipped as a lumberjack-style hunk.

Basic Information

NameThe Dagda
NicknameThe Good God, Father of All, Lord of Great Knowledge, Red Eye a.k.a. The Sun, That One Guy Who Wears Really Short Tunics
SexMale
Current cityAll my peeps moved underground

Work & Education

OccupationJack of All Trades. I also like the term Renaissance Man.
EducationThe Tuatha De School for Gifted Youngsters

Beliefs

Political viewsI dig tribal/clan systems with honorable succession of power.

Family & Friends (& Enemies)

ParentsMother: maybe Eithne. Father: I'm not sure.
SiblingsOgma
ChildrenOengus (son, by Boand), Brig (daughter), Midir (son), Bodb Derg (son), Cermat (son), Ainge (daughter), Áed Minbhrec (son)
FriendsNuada, Lugh, and all my Tuatha De Danann'ers
EnemiesThe Fomorians and Fir Bolg

Relationships

Relationship statusIt's complicated with:
Boand
The Morrígan
Indech's daughter
Interested inLadies

Favorites

Quotations"I'll say things that are serious and put them in a joke form so people can enjoy them. We laugh to keep from crying."
– Kanye West

"The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook."
– Julia Child

"There is no such thing as an ugly woman."
– Vincent Van Gogh

"The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it."
– Vince Lombardi, Jr.
BooksBeowulf 
The Odyssey by Homer
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson 
(I like a rip-roaring adventure.)
El Cid 
The Call of the Wild by Jack London 
A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin 
As You Like It by William Shakespeare 
(I like a saucy comedy.)
True Grit by Charles Portis 
For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway 
Animal Farm by George Orwell  
(Orwell was a baller.)
MusicNo Surrender by Bruce Springsteen  
(Springsteen's The Boss for a reason.)
Knights of Cydonia by Muse  
House of the Rising Sun by The Animals 
The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song (With All Your Power) by The Flaming Lips  
(Insight + Absurdity = the perfect combo)
Pearl Jam 
(Sometimes you just need to wear your flannel and listen to Eddie Vedder.)
You Shook Me All Night Long by AC/DC 
Love Gun by Cee-Lo Green  
Bad Sun by The Bravery 
MoviesYojimbo 
Braveheart 
Die Hard 
Inglourious Basterds 
The Avengers 
Star Wars 
300 
The Terminator 
TV ShowsGame of Thrones 
(I favor House Stark, personally.)
Monty Python's Flying Circus 
My Little Pony 
(Bronies are a proud tribe.)
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe 

Activities & Interests

LikesDadcore
Movember 
Grunge
The Hulk
Feasts
ActivitiesBuilding (houses, halls, classic cars, fortresses, etc.)
Cooking
Eating
Performing your standard magics (like the party-popular perma-roasting pig)
pwning my enemies
InterestsArchitecture
Military Strategy
Forestry and Agriculture
Culinary Arts
Improvisational Theater
GroupsCompetitive Eaters 
Deadliest Warrior 
Children of Danu
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