Character’s Name: Elias Vanderbilt / Dark Elf
Elias Vanderbilt was a trust fund kid, who flunked out of MIT. But not for lack of ability. He was a member of the Center for Brains Minds & Machines (CBMM), and Master of Science (M.Sci.) graduate student majoring in Integrative Research on Intelligence. He was working on a project to map the code required to duplicate aspects of the human mind. Specifically, those that relate to the phenomenon of what are called spiritual experiences.
One day, the he just disappeared for weeks. When he comes back to school, he doesn't know where he has been, and he's acting strangely. Then he disappears again, this time (as far as his fellow students are concerned) he's missing for good.
Actually, he's been operating underground under the hacker alias "Dark Elf". He's been coding programs for nefarious purposes, and making a decent living doing so. He blacks out for long periods, and when he comes back to himself, he has inspirational ideas for new code and programs, which he sells on the Hacker Black-Market.
During those periods of black out he's come to a realization… he could make the biggest sale of his life by creating a program to detect terrorist attacks. He's already built it, and tried to sell it to Military Technology Companies and the Government. But he can't even get an audience. So he's decided to use his ability to hide his digital footprint, to recruit terrorists to plant a bomb at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. This way, there will be an instant market for his program, and bidders to buy it from the best of the best agencies around the world.
He's so sure that he's hidden his digital foot print, and that nobody will ever discover he was the one who master minded the attack… but he's unaware that he himself, is just a tool of the test he was subjected to. There are those who can stop him. And they are coming…
· Character Sketch Template (Hints)
Hello my name is Amy Truthfinder, and I’m here with xxxxxxxx from the xxxxxxx series, to find out more about him/her and get a little behind the scenes information.
In the way of introductions:
Xxxxxxx is a Primary/Supporting character in the book xxxxx. He has chosen to side with the (Good/Bad/ Neither, he remains neutral, is unware of the sides).
Xxxxxx was born on xx/xx/xx, which makes him xxxx years old as of xx/xx/xx.
He/She has the following distinct physical characteristics; xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.
Personality and Motivations:
Tell me, what is your 16P Type, what are you top five Strengths finders results, and what one-three words best describes you?
What do you do with
time when you are not working?
What are the things you enjoy most in life?
What things just bug you to no end?
If every job, task, and activity in the world paid the same (and it was more than enough to have everything you wanted) what would you do?
If you could sit down and chat with person who is alive today, who would it be? What about anyone not alive today? What about a non-real person? What about someone from your story world?
Training and background
Tell me about your schooling. What high school did you go to? Where did you go to college? What activities did you participate in? Sororities / Fraternities? Were you in any other groups? Did you work through school, loans, scholarships, rich family?
Tell me about your major. How many degrees do you have? In what? Why that and not something else?
What was your first job? How many jobs have you had? What was your favorite job? Least favorite job? What do you do now?
Do you hold any licenses, specialties, etc.?
If you could switch jobs today what would you do? (Real and Imagined)
What are your parents name? Do you know your grandparents? Do you have an siblings? Cousins, Aunts, Uncles, Other important relatives? Are you related to anyone famous?
What does your name mean, and why did you parents choose it?
Is there anything interesting or important or unusual we need to know about your family?
What was your relationship like with your Mother? Father? Others?
How is your relationship now?
Early Childhood through middle school
What experiences, growing up, marked your memory? In other words, what can you remember about your childhood, what stands out?
Who were your best friends?
Worst enemies, bullies?
What was your best day? Worst?
Here are some photos that remind me of you:
Storyteller, Creative, INFJ, Intellection, Ideation, Input, Learner, Achiever
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