The main character of Dark Souls.
The name of the main character is chosen by the player in a character creation screen when starting the game. The characters gender is chosen by the player.
In the story of the world there is a disease that affects humans called the dark sign causing them to turn into Undead Hollows. The protagonist of the game is different he or she has retained memories of their humanity.
As the game progresses the character will gain humanity from enemy's, items, other players, and possible other elements in the game.