Name: Sophie Drake
Race: Mutated Human
Marital Status: Widowed: met her husband when she was 20, he was killed when she was 28. Currently in a relationship with Ishmael Vere.
Age: 34 (looks a little older than in the picture)
Eyes: Hazel green
Hair: Auburn red, long to middle of back, thick, masses of curls. Usually pulled back into a thick ponytail, but sections are always coming loose.
Scars/ Birth Marks/ Tattoos/Mutations: Skeletal reinforcement: Her bones are more resilient, allowing her to withstand greater amounts of punishment when in a fight or in any physical situations. Elasticity: Although this is very unnerving to see her perform, she can bend and twist her body in unnatural ways and squeeze through very tight spaces.
Body Build/Other Distinguishing Features: Slender but strong, well-defined muscles from general life after the apocalypse; also the skeletal reinforcement allows her to be slender but still strong.
Profession: Former leader of the settlement, now leads the group on the road although she has plenty of help and the group works together. But at the end of the day, she takes responsibility and carries the weight of everything on her shoulder as if everything is her “fault”. Also helps with hunting, scavenging, and guarding near the vehicles.
Known Skills: Computers learned from her father; escape artist (due to elasticity mutation); can be intimidating through her temper (not her looks), but she tries to control it around the group; enjoys dancing by her self or with others and learned steps from others and books (there’s not much in the way of music except what is created by people but there were recordings on the settlement's computers); Literate, can read and write English.
She can ride horses competently, operate a motorcycle and has learned to drive the trucks although it still makes her very nervous to do so. She can tumble and other gymnastic moves, competent with guns, and can hold her own in a fight. Mostly her temper gets her going and she can really pound on someone, especially with a long, blunt object.
Birth Place: Born in a mountain settlement in what used to be Colorado.
Relatives: All are dead except her 75 year old father who’s getting older and worn down these days. Has a brother-in-law, Razor.
Known History: Sophie’s father and paternal grandfather escaped dying from the apocalypse in the original state of California. Sophie’s grandfather, Kenneth Drake, was a hardworking farmer, while her father, Conner Drake, was the first in the family to have just graduated from college as a computer programmer. Kenneth was 44 and his son 24 at the time of the beginning of the end. With their immediate family dead, the two men made the decision to reach what was Colorado where more of their family, hopefully, still survived.
Within the next five years they made their way across the states, picking up others as they went until they reached Colorado. One day while exploring the small mountain range nearby, several in the group came across a veritable oasis in the near wasteland in which they were living. Within a short period of time, the entire group had relocated to the green and mostly healthy land, unable to explain the near perfect quality of the land. With Kenneth and Conner as the leaders, along with an advisory council, the people scavenged supplies from Blue Mesa, a nearby nearly destroyed city, and wherever else they could find useful materials.
Five years later they discovered a subterranean military facility directly beneath them and knew they had found a technologically advance part of the past. The inhabitants guarded this secret with their lives.
Sophie was born into the harsh new world when Conner was 40 and her mother Annie Tiernay was 30. Unfortunately, Annie had been exposed to a great deal of radiation and only lived to see her child’s fifth birthday.
Sophie grew up to become leader of the settlement, although she had plenty of help and advice from her father and the other older members. She fell in love, married, and then tragically lost her husband to Marauders. Then life turned upside down for Sophie and everyone at the settlement. She met and fell in love with a seaman turned trader, Ishmael Vere, and she possibly caused the settlement to explode and kill a great many of the inhabitants. With the fusion reactor that had powered the facility for over 50 years (if not longer) running out of power, those that were left alive were forced to take to the road in four high-tech semi-trucks (plus one for livestock) that had been recently discovered. They took all the supplies with them that they could, and a new adventure and life began for Sophie.
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Edited by Nikki Peppermint, 22 June 2015 - 07:32 PM.