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Thomas Copperfield Jackson II.

Post by Drakul on 11/18/2016, 9:07 am


Name: "Thomas Copperfield Jackson. My first name was my fathers. My middle name, after a stage magician you might have heard about. As for the Jackson's? Just your average, Southern family name- Full of history and shame, but that's the power of a name right there. A name ties in the hope for your future, for the path laid out by prior generations or the beginning of something new, all assigned the moment they scribble it on the birth certificate. As my fathers son, I learned the power of a name. As my mothers, I've learned what that power can do."

Gender: "Male." I was always lucky to know who and what I was I suppose. But its like momma always said. You need both feet on the ground, to craft castles in the sky.

Mortal Parent:  My fathers name was Thomas Jackson and its his name I bear and with it, all the power that comes with it. He was a stage magician, my father. He pulled pennies behind ears and doves from his sleeves and made a lot of kids and old folks happy. But he used to be something bigger. A stage magician operating on the Strip and he had power, prestige- And then one night, he met a very special woman. Someone who showed him true magic and from that union, I was born. I asked him why he didn't continue his act...He told me 'Magic is for everyone, and it starts with a seed.'

I never did understand a lick of what he meant. But now? I think I do. Hmm...I- I'd like to talk about something else please?

God Parent: My mother is Hecate, Goddess of ghosts, witchcraft and necromancy. Patron of Medea, Eleusis and the island of Samothrake. Daughter of Asteria, Hecate, whose name is howled by night at the crossroads! She who the Argonauts plied with sacrifice by the direction of Medea, at the mouth of the river Halys. I am her son and that of Thomas Jackson, son of Martha and John Jackson of Missouri! Farmers by trade, dreamers by choice. Magic was in his fingers and power to mesmerize in his eyes, like a flickering candle that illuminated all towards him, all the more precious for the knowledge that someday, it would die. That is my heritage. Will you not let me in?

Date of Birth: I was born on a Halloween night, at the witching hour of Midnight. Las Vegas to be exact. Year of nineteen-ninety-nine, October thirty-first.

Place of Birth: Like I said, was born in Las Vegas. That's pretty much all there is too it. I can't rightly tell more beyond that.

Hometown: I was dragged from place to place, by my father all over America. When he died, Child Services placed me out with my grandparents in Missouri, in a small town called Atlanta. Nice place, quiet...Baptist Church on Sundays and a farm to care for the rest of the week, in between school. My grandparents were strict, God-fearing folk and I learned a thing or two from em.

I still miss em, you know? But its better this way. At least, for now.

Last Residence: Jackson Farm, out in Missouri. Quiet, isolated. All the comforts of home, give or take. Cornbread on the windowsill and berry picking out on the trails. A single horse, a few cows. The fields however, was the real deal. Good land, good soil. There are worse ways to make a living.

Race: Outwardly? I got my grandpa and grandma's Nordic traits, with a touch of my mothers Greek- I guess? I do know there's a bit of Creole in my bloodline, though damned if I can tell where from. I gotta ask about that...Someday, if I get the chance.

Ethnicity: Y'all serious? Well.... I guess if I had to peg my 'ethnicity?' I'm a gypsy boy at heart. I spent my boyhood on the road and when I finally did get soil beneath my feet, I felt tied down in a way terrifying and strange. So I reckon could add country bumpkin to my list of ethnicity as well.

Accent: "I do got a drawl I picked up...Kinda southern, a bit of western. A hint of Timber Wolf and fire and brimstone, as the preacher likes to call it."

Skin Tone: Pale. I've seen fish bellies less blinding then me.

Eye Color: Green. Like my daddy was. Nice to have something of his to remind me, like my name does.

Hair Color: Dark brown. Used to dye it blonde, but was a phase and just been leaving it be. Still got a few tips, but that's about it.

Hair Length: Longish. Dunno, never really thought about it.

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