Cherish

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Cherish

Overview

Description

Contacts

RP Hooks

Notable Stats

Inspirations

RP Logs

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Demon.png Scourge.png Luciferan.png Beatrice 'Cherish' Astor



DOB: January 1, 1984
Occupation: Nurse Practioner
Demeanor: Perfectionist
Nature: Caregiver
Race: Demon
Faction: Luciferan
House: Scourge
True Name: Zymael

Overview

⚜ The Family ⚜

xxxxxThe Astor family is a prominent American family notable for its importance in business, society and politics. They are well known in the New York City area, and even overseas in Britian. They are known as the 'landlords' of NYC, their legacy living on in many features around the city from the New York Public Library, to hotels such as the Waldorf-Astoria, and even names of streets around the city and suburbs. A branch of the family in Britian holds two hereditary peerages: Viscount Astor and Baron Astor of Hever.




⚜ The Life ⚜

xxxxxCherish had the best of everything, from education to friends from the best families. One would think with such advantages, that she'd grow up to be arrogant and a snob, yet she has always been fairly down-to-earth, earning the reproach of her family who has never understood their daughter. The questions started when she decided to pursue nursing in college: Why would you wish to work when you don't need too? Why not be a respected doctor instead of a nurse? Even when she continued her education, gaining her Master's in Nursing to then be able to further take on the duties as a Nurse Practioner, there was no understanding from her family.

xxxxxWith her family driving her crazy, Cherish enlisted in a traveling nursing program that sent her around the States to work in hospitals and clinics. This is how she ended up here, in Prospect, living and working here for only the past three months. Her evaluations are stellar, her repertoire with her patients beyond compare. Of course, her need to help others, leaves her in the dangerous position of taking on more than she should too often.




⚜ The Death ⚜

xxxxxShort handed at the hospital, Cherish has worked quite a few double, and sometimes triple, shifts. August 14, 2012 would be the day that would change her life. It started off as any other with her going into work for her normal shift. Too many calling in, and the following shift only had three nurses show up. Volunteering to remain, Cherish would turn to something she'd used a few times: drugs to help her focus and stay alert and awake. Then comes the next shift shorthanded, though the promise that another nurse would come in as soon as her kid finished with a doctor's appointment. Rain slick roads would be the cause of a major pile-up with injuries being sent to her hospital just when she thought she would be getting off and going home to crash. More drugs, too many this time, would cause her heart to stop... and yet Xymael was there to make the jump and take over. Memories are foggy for Zymael who continues with Cherish's work, both at hospitals and clinics while waiting for the fog to clear.

Description

xxxxxHair of blond, the rich shade of gold one finds in old paintings crowns her head. She has high, slanting cheekbones and a sharp, stubborn jaw. Her skin refuses to tan, remaining a delicate peach to contrast with the violet-blue of her eyes. An elegant slant of nose sits able pouty red lips. The unique color of her eyes, and her offhanded elegant movements, allows her to stand out above others in some situations. Curvy in all the right places, she still remains thin, arms and legs toned yet muscular. She's tall, nearing 5'10" easily. She often wears a necklace of a simple gold cross around her neck.

xxxxxDepending on what time of day or night, her clothing generally reflects what activities she's involved in. If at work, she's wearing scrubs with her hair pulled back. If off, then generally dressed in something casual, yet comfortable. If it's a night on the town, she's dressed to the nines in an outfit that probably cost a pretty penny.

Contacts

Active:

  • Thomas - A friend before that I now get to keep afterwards, treasuring even more.


Inactive:

  • Desmond - He seems to have many answers and explanations. Doesn't hurt that he's so good looking either.
  • Jacqueline - Friend of Desmond's who seems the friendly sort.
  • Jacob - A fortunate set of circumstances led me to meet him one night. He intrigues me quite a lot. And now it seems through him, I will begin to learn piano again.
  • Rocky - A most unusual meeting, of a most unusual creature. Here's to helping you get your girl.
  • Bishop - We seem to have certain things in common. I hope we may work together in the future.

RP Hooks

  • Medical
Cherish is a nurse practioner working out of the local hospital, though she also makes rounds about nearby clinics and shelters.
  • Bookstores
Cherish enjoys a good book, and when she's off work, can often be found in one.
  • University
Cherish received her Master's in Nursing from the university here in Prospect. She may be found there tutoring or helping other nursing students from time to time.
  • High Society
Cherish's family is well known, especially back in New York City and even in Britian. If you travel in these circles, then you may well know her from parties, charity functions, and the like. Why she's in Prospect, working long hours in a hospital, is anyone's guess, and likely cause for some gossip.
  • Demon
Cherish is a recent addition to this sphere, her memory seeming fairly hazy.


Notable Stats

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Merits:

  • Approachable - People find Cherish very approachable and non-threatening, often engaging her in conversation without knowing her.
  • Good Listener - Cherish has proven to be a good listener, providing an ear and shoulder to those who need to talk.
  • Enchanting Voice - Cherish has that something special in her voice that makes a person take notice and listen.
  • Angelic Aura - Despite her physical appearance, Cherish radiates an aura of wisdom, confidence and transcendent authority that belies her mortal condition.
  • Angelic Gaze - Windows to the soul, her celestial possession shows in the violet-blue of her eyes.

Inspirations

  • "To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic." - Alphonse De Lamartine
  • "Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, It requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation, as any painter's or sculptor's work\; for what is the having to do with dead canvas or dead marble, compared with having to do with the living body, the temple of God's spirit? It is one of the Fine Arts: I had almost said, the finest of Fine Arts." - Florence Nightingale


Ten Reasons To Become a Nurse
10. Pays better than McDonald's (though the hours aren´t as good.)
9. Fashionable shoes and sexy nurses uniforms.
8. Needles: 'tis better to give than to receive.
7. Confidence in reassuring patients that all bleeding stops ... eventually.
6. Opportunity to expose yourself to rare, exotic, and exciting new diseases.
5. Interesting aromas.
4. Courteous and infallible doctors who always leave clear orders in perfectly clear handwriting.
2. Celebration of holidays with all your friends ... at work.
1. Comfort in the knowledge that most of your patients survive no matter what you do to them.


RP Logs

None Yet.

Thanks to Heliotrope at HM for the wiki style and help!