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Lugh

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Lugh is a handsome guy, but don't get on his bad side. He played dirty with the Sons of Tuireann, who killed his father, and condemned them to death. Lugh's a good guy, despite all that—he helped the Tuatha de Danaan triumph and rule Ireland again. In the process, he killed his evil grandfather, Balor, but who cares? This just king loves his friends and hates his enemies, so don't get on his bad side.

Basic Information

Name

Lugh

Nickname

Louie, L-Dog, Lugh Lamfhada (Lugh Long-Armed), Lugh Samildanach (Lugh the many-gifted)

Sex

Male

Current city

Buried at Loch Lugborta

Work & Education

Occupation

King of the Tuatha de Danaan; god of light and crafts; warrior

Education

I watched the gods growing up.

Beliefs

Political views

Monarchist

Family & Friends (& Enemies)

Parents

Cian, son of Cainte, of the Tuatha de Danaan, and Ethne of the Fomorians

Siblings

None

Children

Just one: Cuchulain

Friends

Nuada, Tuatha de Danaan

Enemies

Balor, Sons of Tuireann

Relationships

Relationship status

Got lotsa wives (Bua and Nas, daughters of the king of Britain) and lotsa ladies, too (like Dechtire)

Interested in

Women!

Favorites

TV Shows

Revenge
I got revenge on the Sons of Tuireann for killing my dad...they got it really bad!
Craft Wars

I'm an excellent craftsman and should be a guest on this show!
Sherlock
The Magician

Quotations

"Live in rooms full of light."
-Cornelius Celsus

"I have always been interested in pushing magic forward."
-David Copperfield

"I never really said I want to be a role model. But then when it happened I was so down for it."
-Selena Gomez

"I am an over-achiever, and I want to be known for the good things in my life."
-Taylor Swift

Books

Chinua Achebe - Arrow of God
George R.R. Martin - A Game of Thrones
That's what I played with Nuada and the other Tuatha de Danaan.
Norton Juster - The Phantom Tollbooth
Chuck Palahniuk - Fight Club
I tried one of these in Nuada's court... didn't work out so well.
Terry Pratchett - Nation
James Joyce - Dubliners
I go drinking with the Dubliners once or twice a week!
Fyodor Dostoyevsky - Crime and Punishment
You shouldn't be mean if you don't want to be punished (yeah, Balor!).
Alexandre Dumas - The Three Musketeers
The Sons of Tuireann thought they'd be fine questing together. If only they had known...
H.G. Wells - The War of the Worlds
William Shakespeare - A Midsummer Night's Dream

Music

Public Enemy - Fight the Power
This was my theme song when I fought Balor.
Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop
Judy Garland - Over the Rainbow
Ireland's got lotsa rainbows... I haven't found any gold, though.
Wilco - Passenger Side
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
He might've written this about the injustices under previous Fomorian kings.
N/A - The Liberty Song
The Airborne Toxic Event - Sometime Around Midnight
That's my favorite time to be awake.Mahalia Jackson - How I Got Over

Movies

Dancing at Lughnasa
Get jiggy with it at my festival!
Slingshot

Not sure if this is exactly about one of my weapons of choice.
National Treasure
Battle Los Angeles

This may take place in America, but I know a lot about battles!
Torches of Erin

My son, Cuchulain, makes his big-screen debut.
The Light

Warrior

Fight for Your Right Revisited

Go Beastie Boys!

Activities & Interests

Likes

Sleek racehorses
Feasts
Poetry
Herbal remedies
Harps

Interests

Optics (study of light)
War studies
Crafts study
Hippology
Archontology

Groups

Gods of the Irish
Javelin Throwers Unite 
Irish People are the Best 
Board Games + Great Friends = Game Night!

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