Distinctive posture (crooked or rigid)
Uses colorful oaths and exclamations
Unlocking an ancient mystery is worth the price of a civilization.
Power. Solitude and contemplation are paths toward mystical or magical power. (Evil)
I'm still seeking the enlightenment I pursued in my seclusion, and it still eludes me.
No, but recently...
had something wonderful occur,
they were named sole heir to the small fortune of a distant relative.