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A Character in Illtry's [[City of Mists: Mute Swans Singing]] campaign
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A Character in the [[City of Mists: Order of the Watchtower]] campaign
[[File:KaraVampire.jpg|300px|left]][[File:KaraLawyer.jpeg|300px|right]]Augustus Miller built half the city with his own two hands, if you believe the stories. And there are lots of stories, because his family was rich enough to pay for them to be told. Miller Construction still operates, and the family is still rich, but thanks to a few fumbling grandchildren, not nearly as rich as it once was.
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[[File:KaraVampire.jpg|300px|left]][[File:KaraLawyer.jpeg|300px|right]]I came from poverty and have no interest in remaining there. Getting into law school took all of my considerable willpower and no small amount of luck, and even so I wouldn't have made it without a scholarship from the Order of the Watchtower (through appropriate cut-outs, of course). From there, hard work and hustle got me through college, out of the gutter, and into a niche where I can feed. I covered up my first drug deal at 19 (which helped my grades that semester, since the professor was the one selling). Covered up my first death at 21 (too much blow at a party; not a murder but a real problem for a celebrity with too many scandals under her belt already), and then I had a reputation. If you have a problem, I can find a solution. It won't be cheap, and you don't want to ask how I do it, but those who have my card know that it's as close to a get out of jail free card as you'll find outside of Monopoly.
  
That didn't stop David Miller from gambling as though there was no limit, until he found himself cut off from the family funds for good. He and his wife (now embittered - she'd married a rich playboy, and they;d been reduced to ''this?'') never recovered. And that left me, their daughter, growing up with the bitter and frustrated tales of what life should be like, if our family weren't so unfair. That we ''deserved'' to live the lifestyle of the rich, and that one day we'd be back in the old house.
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Of course, nothing comes without strings, but when the patrons who'd paid my way came calling, the nature of their deal was a surprise. But... not that I'd ever admit that I feel guilt about what I've done to get where I am, a little pro bono work lets me sleep easier, and besides, working for the Watchtower is my best bet at understanding just what I am now.
 
 
I saw how effective whining about it was. Saw the results of just getting by and hoping for the big break. No, that's not the path for me. Hard work and hustle got me through college, out of the gutter, and into a niche where I can feed. I covered up my first drug deal at 19 (which helped my grades that semester, since the professor was the one selling). Covered up my first death at 21 (too much blow at a party; not a murder but a real problem for a celebrity with too many scandals under her belt already), and then I had a reputation. If you have a problem, I can find a solution. It won't be cheap, and you don't want to ask how I do it, but those who have my card know that it's as close to a get out of jail free card as you'll find outside of Monopoly.
 
  
 
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| colspan ="2" style="background-color:Indigo;color:white;" | Come and Go Unnoticed.  
 
| colspan ="2" style="background-color:Indigo;color:white;" | Come and Go Unnoticed.  
 
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| colspan="3" style=text-align:center; |''Whatever your problem is, I can fix it. Yes, even that.''
 
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| colspan ="2" style="background-color:Indigo;color:white;" | The Sunlight Burns.  
 
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| colspan ="2" | Laura Carstairs, a journalist digging for dirt.
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Revision as of 06:28, 15 April 2021

A Character in the City of Mists: Order of the Watchtower campaign

KaraVampire.jpg
KaraLawyer.jpeg

I came from poverty and have no interest in remaining there. Getting into law school took all of my considerable willpower and no small amount of luck, and even so I wouldn't have made it without a scholarship from the Order of the Watchtower (through appropriate cut-outs, of course). From there, hard work and hustle got me through college, out of the gutter, and into a niche where I can feed. I covered up my first drug deal at 19 (which helped my grades that semester, since the professor was the one selling). Covered up my first death at 21 (too much blow at a party; not a murder but a real problem for a celebrity with too many scandals under her belt already), and then I had a reputation. If you have a problem, I can find a solution. It won't be cheap, and you don't want to ask how I do it, but those who have my card know that it's as close to a get out of jail free card as you'll find outside of Monopoly.

Of course, nothing comes without strings, but when the patrons who'd paid my way came calling, the nature of their deal was a surprise. But... not that I'd ever admit that I feel guilt about what I've done to get where I am, a little pro bono work lets me sleep easier, and besides, working for the Watchtower is my best bet at understanding just what I am now.

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Kara Miller, the Vampire

MYTHOS: THE VAMPIRE LOGOS: FREELANCE LEGAL TROUBLESHOOTER
The Consummate Predator

(subversion)

The Ice Queen

(personality)

What must I hide from? If I don't let anyone close, no one can hurt me.
Attention 0 Fade 0 Attention 0 Fade 0
Power Tags: Power Tags:
A Come and Go Unnoticed. A A Heart Cold as Ice.
C "I'm meant to be here." D Menacing
J Too Fast to be Seen. G A Notebook Null of Favours Owed
Weakness Tags: Weakness Tags:
A My Thirst for Blood. B Soft Spot for Vulnerable Innocents.
Unearthly Beauty

(Expression)

Fixer & Troubleshooter

(Training)

Can anyone truly love me, or are they drawn like moths to my flame? Whatever your problem is, I can fix it. Yes, even that.
Attention 0 Fade 0 Attention 0 Fade 0
Power Tags: Power Tags:
A Unholy Charisma A Analysing Problems.
C Irresistible Charm D Clearing the crime scene
G Uncanny Strength J A Keen Eye for Detail.
I Devilishly Seductive
Weakness Tags: Weakness Tags:
A The Sunlight Burns. B Overconfident.
D Over-Zealous Thralls.