Character 10: Ariana Rappaport

Name: Ariana Rappaport

Occupation: Librarian

Age: 64

Hair: Pinned

Years Until Retirement: 11

Instrument: Voice

Sign: Pisces

Role: The Provider

An alumna from St. Hortense’s. Completed graduate work in library science.  Manages special collections in the public library.  Has never been all the way through the collection.  Is unmarried.  Lives alone.  Spends her evenings in museums and theatres.  Refuses to dye her hair.  Crochets a mean sock.

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Character 9: Oliver Henderson

Name: Oliver Eric Henderson

Age: 21

Headgear: Bandana

Footware: Sandals

Watchware: Wristwatch (2)

Hair Care: None

Instrument: Guitar

Sign: Gemini

Role: The Voice

Grew up in a normal suburban house.  Currently enrolled in the local community college.  Scruffy by nature.  Has many friends among the local grifters and buskers.  Has natural singing talent.  Doesn’t need glasses.  Plays tunes on request.  Carries his guitar everywhere.  Does not smoke, but says he does.  Is a vegetarian, but says he isn’t.  Majoring in music and poetry.  Not actually majoring in poetry.

Character 8: William Aberforth

Name: William Aberforth

Age: 87 (at death)

Height: 6’ Under

State: Decomposed

Instrument: Violin

Sign: Libra

Role: The First

Born in 1748.  Saw the rise of the new United States.  Was uninterested in mundanities of everyday life.  Became big-shot explorer.  Discovered multiple abandoned cities and tombs in South American rainforests.  Kept meticulous journals, now lost.  Letters make reference to an unknown Discovery of some sort.  Retired to his home town in old age.  Upon death, donated majority of money to create an educational facility.  Home property now occupied by a commune. 

Character 7: Horace Templeton

Name: Horace Fernsworth Templeton

Age: 72

Moustache: Bristly

Overcoat: Tweed

Instrument: Bagpipes

Demeanor: Fussy

Sign: Taurus

Role: The Keykeeper

Born the eldest of a family of nine.  Was a smart boy who was drafted for the war at eighteen.  Came home a decorated hero after saving his wounded commanding officer while under heavy fire. Completed higher education at the prestigious Geraldswarf University, graduating at the top of his class.  Did postgraduate work in linguistics and Byzantine history.  Taught university students for two decades.  Entered semi-retirement by taking a position as headmaster of Aberforth’s Preparatory Academy for Young Boys, the brother school to St. Hortense’s.  Absolutely despises bananas.