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Character notes for "Dans une grande âme"

These are the character notes for "Dans une grande âme."


Colette Mahr -- She has tawny skin, blue eyes, and long straight hair of dark blonde that bleaches lighter in the sun. She is tall and sturdy. Her BlackSheep handle is Grande_âme, which puns with grande dame, courtesy of her students. She builds her teaching wardrobe from French fashions. Although Colette is a good teacher, she struggles with imposter syndrome. She lives in Montpelier, Vermont where she works at a Reflétant l’école.
Qualities: Good (+2) Active Listening, Good (+2) Emotional Intelligence, Good (+2) Humble, Good (+2) Reflétant l’école Teacher, Good (+2) Tall
Poor (-2) Imposter Syndrome

Etymology
From French grande dame.
Pronunciation
• (UK) IPA(key): /ɡɹɒ̃(n)d ˈdam/
Noun grande dame (plural grandes dames)
1. A woman who is socially prominent, respected, and experienced, especially one who is haughty and advanced in age.

Colette uses a 5-piece French wardrobe with a core and accent clusters like sea green, yellow, and melon.


Denis Driscoll -- He has fair skin, brown eyes, and wavy brown hair cut short. He is 35 years old. He is the husband of Lynne, father of Corin (7), twins Clover and Cliff (4). Denis is a country-western singer who performs in bars around the area. They live in West Edge, Wyoming. They enjoy doing crafts together as a family. Denis is no good with nature, though. He likes soft earth colors such as sage and khaki.
Qualities: Good (+2) Country-Western Singer, Good (+2) Crafts, Good (+2) Dexterity, Good (+2) Father, Good (+2) Musical Intelligence
Poor (-2) Naturalistic Intelligence

Lynne Driscoll -- She has tawny-fair skin, hazel eyes, and long curly brown hair. She is 34 years old. She is the wife of Denis, mother of Corin (7), twins Clover and Cliff (4). She works at the Salt Creek Museum. They live in West Edge, Wyoming. They enjoy doing crafts together as a family. Lynne struggles to handle technology, though. She likes bright, light colors and her favorite is aqua. She enjoys the great outdoors, and tries to get her family out in it more often. Denis and Clover resist; Corin and Cliff are more receptive. She also loves reading and encourages her family to do likewise. Denis and Cliff resist; Corin and Clover are more receptive.
Qualities: Good (+2) Crafts, Good (+2) Graceful, Good (+2) Historian, Good (+2) Mother, Good (+2) Naturalistic Intelligence
Poor (-2) Mechanical Intelligence

Clover Driscoll -- She has fair skin, hazel eyes, and long wavy hair of dark blonde. She is 4 years old. She is the daughter of Denis and Lynne, younger sister of Corin, older twin sister of Cliff (4). Her father is a country-western singer who performs in bars around the area. Her mother works at the Salt Creek Museum. They live in West Edge, Wyoming. They enjoy doing crafts together as a family. Clover loves princesses, glitter, and other girl stuff. She thinks the outdoors is ooky, an opinion that Denis supports, although Lynne tries to get the family outside more often.
Qualities: Good (+2) Girl Stuff
Poor (-2) Outdoors Is Ooky

Cliff Driscoll -- He has tawny-fair skin, hazel eyes, and short hair of dark blond with just a little wave. He is 4 years old. He is the son of Denis and Lynne, younger brother of Corin, younger twin brother of Clover (4). His father is a country-western singer who performs in bars around the area. His mother works at the Salt Creek Museum. They live in West Edge, Wyoming. They enjoy doing crafts together as a family. Cliff loves cowboys, frogs, and other boy stuff. He thinks that books are boring, an opinion that Denis largely supports, although Lynne encourages the family to read more.
Qualities: Good (+2) Boy Stuff
Poor (-2) Books Are Boring

Corin Driscoll -- He has fair skin, brown eyes, and short curly brown hair. He is 7 years old. He is the son of Denis and Lynne, older brother of the twins Clover and Cliff (4). His father is a country-western singer who performs in bars around the area. His mother works at the Salt Creek Museum. They live in West Edge, Wyoming. They enjoy doing crafts together as a family. His mother enjoys both books and the great outdoors, interests that Corin shares.
Origin: Corin actually had his superpowers for over a year before anyone else found out about them. His school locked him in an oubliette and he lost control. He does not remember a specific cause for his manifestation, but given his habit of crawling around in obscure places, it may have involved zetetic exposure.
Uniform: Corin prefers outdoorsy boy clothes, often with a western theme.
Qualities: Good (+2) Kinesthetic Intelligence, Good (+2) Mimic, Good (+2) Subtle
Poor (-2) Being Alone
Powers: Good (+2) Shapeshifting
Motivation: To keep secrets.
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