||Character Details - Scoops
|Written by A. Nyles||Created : 16-Dec-2007 7:04:44 pm|
Last Edited : 16-Dec-2007 7:06:33 pm
Name: "Scoops", aka Les Parnell
Meaning of Name: "Little Peter from Leicester"
Apparent Age (if different): Twenty-something
*Build/Weight: Trim, muscular build; about 200 lbs.
*Identifying Marks (if present): Some scars on arms and torso; usually hidden by clothing.
Clothing: ranging from suit and tie to whatever is appropriate for what he’s doing.
Personal Items usually carried: notepad, pencils, swiss army knife, wallet w/ ID and cash; press ID, watch - pocket watch on a chain, wire-rimmed glasses - spare in a hard case in one inside jacket pocket, cigar in cigar tube beside it; often a pistol, loaded, revolver, snub-nosed.
*Personality: Inquisitive, observant, detail-oriented; "publish-and-be-damned".
*Occupation: newspaper reporter, investigator
*Skills and Abilities: Writer, investigative reporter, basic knife skills, basic firearms skills, basic hand-to-hand skills; some Oriental martial arts skills(Judo mostly, nothing too exotic); driving, horse riding, basic camping skills, typewriter..... laptop computer if he slips through time.
*Weapons Used: Pen, knife, pistol, rifle,... mostly pen or written words. Cigar smoke.
*History: "Scoops", born Les Parnell, is a newspaper reporter - he usually writes investigative stuff, but also does some gossip column writing when it suits his purposes. He writes things bluntly, as he sees them, without exaggeration or embellishment. He often writes articles that bring to light behaviors or activities that some people would prefer to keep under wraps. He can usually be found seated in a booth in the Grand Hotel’s main dining room, pecking away at his typewriter as he works on his current story/article, mug of black Columbian coffee by his hand. Sometimes smokes a fine Havana Gold cigar - always hand-rolled. Wears wire-rimmed glasses. He bears scars from knife and gunshot wounds, earned in the line of work. He has a reputation as being stubborn, as well as principled; refusing to back down or be intimidated out of putting to print what he has brought to light.
*Marital Status: Single
*Children: N/A as far as he knows
*Blood or Soul Bonds: Not applicable.
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