by Laura Mizvaria
Something I will be doing for each of my characters. There are ten parts to the Ultimate Character Questionnaire and a great way to understand the characters in your stories.
Lenara Lenquil from The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures Volume 1: Beginnings
What is your name?
What is your name’s origin and meaning, and how was it chosen?
I was told it’s an old family name.
I prefer to be called Lennie
How tall are you?
Five and half feet tall
Who do you live with or near, if anyone?
I live with Nickie Atlan. My family lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Where is your residence and what is it like?
We have recently moved to a new apartment with four bedrooms, two and a half baths and a underground garage with great security. We live on the sixth floor and the view out the front window allows us to see the river and docks.
What is your hometown and local culture like?
Midwest city located on a river.
Who are your parents?
Richard and Janet Lenquil
Are you married, single, seeking a relationship, avoiding romance?
I’m currently single after my ex lover and I broke up. She felt I was paying too much attention to my work. Not really looking for a relationship, but not adverse to it either.
What is your class/income level?
What is your income source and/or occupation?
I’m an Archivist First Class
What is your education?
High School graduate, received special training at the Archive
What is your world-view/religion? What is your level of devotion to that philosophy?
I’m not religious and don’t believe that some great being created the world. Religion is man’s way to control people for his own ends.
What are your current life problems?
Having a new person in my life. We are attracted to each other; more than just physical or sexual attraction
Who (or what) are your enemies?
It seems a group called the Council of the Crimson Moon is out to get me.
What are your priorities in life?
Finding out why the world changed after the comet flew by and keeping Nickie safe.
What is your goal in life? What is your motivation for this goal?
To understand everything by learning about the past. Knowledge, pure and simple.
What is your goal in this story? What is your motivation for this goal?
To understand what happened to the world after the comet fly-by and are more changes going to occur in the future. To help keep the human race going.
What changes do you undergo by the end of the story (emotional, physical, philosophical, relational, etc)?
I have a new relationship, I learn more about who my enemies are one I thought a good friend turns out to be a new enemy. There are tough decisions and actions I must take at the end of volume one.