Honest Q&A Meme: Alley Rat
What is your full name?
“Allie Millicent Ratcliffe.”
What do your friends call you?
“Alley! Or the Alley Rat.”
What is your favorite animal?
“I’m quite partial to rats. Like, lotsa people think they’re dirty and gross, but if you look under the muck they’re cute and friendly little things. Just like me!”
Where were you born?
“I dunno! It must have been somewhere ‘round Limsa though, because that’s where I grew up.”
Do you have children?
Is there a person/people you love?
“I love everyone! Nobody is undeserving of love. Even the vilest people were born with good, innocent hearts, and nobody is beyond redemption or healing! I’m not involved with anyone right now if that’s what you’re getting at, though.”
What is your favorite color?
“I like red, for sure! I’m also like, really partial to golds and yellows too. And oranges. That whole spectrum, I guess. Sunrises are totally my jam.”
What is your full occupation?
“I like to consider myself a mender of hearts, y’know? A bringer of joy and happiness. Maybe that’s a little arrogant to strangers, but basically I wander and try to help people as much as I can. Sometimes that’s just listening to them, and that’s good too, right?”
Are you good at physical fighting?
“I’m not exactly, like, super strong. Or even slightly strong. But I am pretty quick! I don’t like to fight, though. I’m a lover.”
Which form are you best at?
“Form? Is that a sex thing? Getting really personal all of a sudden…”
What about magic?
“I don’t know any of that stuff. I really admire people who do though!”
Which type are you best at?
“Is happiness a type of magic?”
“I like crafting stories with people, so I’m gonna say that, yeah?”
Any other skills?
“Lots of things I’d rather not talk about. I grew up penniless, so of course I had to learn some less than savoury skills. All behind me now though!”
Are you an only child?
“I never knew my parents, so I couldn’t say! I could have siblings out there! Lots of blondes with sea-foam green eyes around though. Or just blondes. Like mister Ruran!”
Where do you see yourself in five years?
“I don’t see anything changing, y’know? I’m happy with my lot in life.”
Have you ever almost died?
“I dunno, I’ve probably come close to starving to death. It’s hard to say.”
Do you have a secret, not just a secret, but like a really big secret
hardly anyone knows?
“Most people do, right?”
Salty or sweet?
“Sweet! Sweet all the way! I love cakes and candies and anything sweet. It makes me really happy.”
Do you like yourself?
“I love everyone, myself included. I do my best and I try to be the best person I can be. That’s all that matters to me.”
Do you believe in the Twelve?
“Yeah! I’m not gonna go on any pilgrimages or anything but I do believe. Of course!”
Are you religious?
“Not really, I guess. I just observe and appreciate.”
Do you carry prejudice with you?
“I try not to. People can be mean and cruel but they just have misguided hearts, or they wear thorns around them. Some are scared of being hurt, others are broken through misfortune. I don’t know anybody’s story.”
What do you consider entertainment?
“I love watching dancing! I also love hearing people talk, especially if they’re passionate, or a really good storyteller.”
“I love anything sweet. Last time I was at the Drunken Moogle - I really really need to go back there! - a really nice man bought me a chocolate milk. I totally love chocolate milk now. It’s so good!”
Do you have any family traditions?
“I don’t have a family.”
Are you a good person?
“I try my best to be! Everyone falters, and I’m not perfect, but I try to keep my heart pure and free of prejudice and hate. Love is so much more enjoyable and freeing.”
Thank you for answering my questions.
“Oh, it’s over already? Okay! Well now I want to hear all about you!”