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Character Profile Worksheet

Basic Statistics

 

Name: Jake Morris

Age: 27

Nationality: Irish-Common

Socioeconomic Level as a child: Military

Socioeconomic Level as an adult: Military

Hometown: Kodiak, AK

Current Residence: Alaskan Aerospace Military Vessel Kodiak

Occupation: Military

Income: N/A

Talents/Skills: Pilot

Salary: N/A

Birth order: Only child

Siblings (describe relationship): N/A

Spouse (describe relationship): None

Children (describe relationship): None

Grandparents (describe relationship): Jake has not seen his maternal grandparents since his mother’s death when he was 3. His paternal grandparents are deceased.

Grandchildren (describe relationship): None

Significant Others (describe relationship): Single. However, he is desperately in love with Alia Henson, though he would never admit it.

Relationship skills: He finds it difficult to show his true character to others and takes his time warming up to people. When you reach his inner circle, he is a loyal and true friend.

 

 

 

Physical Characteristics

Height: 5’8”

Weight: 175 lbs

Race: Unknown

Eye Color: Blue

Hair Color: Black

Glasses or contact lenses? Neither.

Skin color: Tan

Shape of Face: Long

Distinguishing features: Long nose

How does he/she dress? Usually in military uniform, when off duty he is usually in a t-shirt and his military pants.

Mannerisms: Quiet. Keeps to himself mostly. Will lash out if pushed too much.

Habits: (smoking, drinking etc.) Smoker and Drinker.

Health: Decent

Hobbies: Fishing

Favorite Sayings: N/A

Speech patterns: N/A

Disabilities: None.

Style (Elegant, shabby etc.): Kept.

Greatest flaw: He is very sensitive.

Best quality: Honor and Loyalty.

 

 

 

 

Intellectual/Mental/Personality Attributes and Attitudes

 

Educational Background: Common School

Intelligence Level: Average

Any Mental Illnesses? No.

Learning Experiences: His father forced him to stay in Common School until the age of 17 when his assignment would be given.

Character’s short-term goals in life: Creation of a solid team.

Character’s long-term goals in life: Liberation from The Protectorate and Guardian Rule

How does Character see himself/herself? The antithesis of a model soldier

How does Character believe he/she is perceived by others? He wants everyone to see him as a model soldier.

How self-confident is the character? While being a natural leader, he doesn’t think of himself as such and finds it almost comical when others look to him for leadership.

Does the character seem ruled by emotion or logic or some combination thereof? A combination. Mostly logic, but his emotions tend to get in the way.

What would most embarrass this character? Being looked at as crazy.

 

 

Emotional Characteristics

Strengths/Weaknesses: Strength: Natural leader. Weakness: believing his is not.

Introvert or Extrovert? Introvert

How does the character deal with anger? Bottle it up until it explodes.

With sadness? Same

With conflict? Same

With change? Same

With loss? Same

What does the character want out of life? He wants to follow in his father’s footsteps and bring liberation to the commons.

What would the character like to change in his/her life? He misses his father.

What motivates this character? His father

What frightens this character? Opening up to people.

What makes this character happy? Progress

Is the character judgmental of others? He doesn’t have time for others or relationships. These things detract from the military.

Is the character generous or stingy? Generous with his inner circle, stingy with strangers.

Is the character generally polite or rude? He is generally polite, but his sarcasm can be taken as rude.

 

 

Spiritual Characteristics

Does the character believe in God? Unsure

What are the character’s spiritual beliefs? He has few. He looks at spirituality as a weakness to keep the people in the line

Is religion or spirituality a part of this character’s life? No.

If so, what role does it play?

 

 

How the Character is Involved in the Story

 

Character’s role in the novel (main character? hero? heroine? Romantic interest? etc.): Main character, hero.

Scene where character first appears: The beginning of the novel

Relationships with other characters: He is well loved and respected throughout the ship.

 

How character is different at the end of the novel from when the novel began: The arch is still in progress through Part One. At the beginning he is afraid to lead and finds himself feeling like a failure. By the end he will be a confident leader and prominent founder in a new government.

 

Additional Notes on This Character:

Before enlisting, he was cocky and did not take well to hierarchy, we learn this though flashbacks. As the novel in present time progresses, he finds confidence in his leadership to command, but never thinks he is as good as his father.

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