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Law Enforcers

The Detective: The detective is anywhere from age 25-40. He loves his job and puts trust in the law dedicating his life to keeping people safe.
The Policemen: The policemen or women who work under him, fighting crime and keeping the city safe as well as regulating immigrants.


The Big-Wigs

The King of Expansion: The King is the wealthiest man in Boston and referred to as king of expansion. The head of the companies which build the railroads listen to him, many factories he owns. He employs the immigrants and fights against labor unions. He is rarely ever in the presence of the immigrants, characterized by his cane and top hat.
The CEOs: The CEOs are in charge of construction companies, factories, etc, and many answer to the King. They are very wealthy. Family members of CEOs open to be played.


The Middle Class

Store Owners: These are the middle class Americans who own their own little bars or blacksmiths, etc. They are the trained professions. They will have their own part in the revolution.Will they be aid the immigrants or ban them from their businesses?
Other: Any other ideas let me know, I'm pretty flexible.
Contracted Professions: The professions that work alongside the immigrants but are not laborers such as nurses, cooks, etc. Their pay is considerably better.


The Working Class (Immigrants)

The Mill Workers: The immigrants that work in the mining companies: coal, precious metals, whichever, mining is a dangerous job. The deadly fumes and the tumbling rocks can prove fatal for anyone.
The Construction Workers: The immigrants who work on the railroad, on bridges, or other construction sites parallel with the expanding city and nation.
The Factory Workers: The immigrants that work in the factories. Handling heavy machinery can be risky, but there are even machines that children can use that are unfortunately just as dangerous.


Crime Lords

An Rí na Coireachta: Gaelic for "The Lord of Crime" this man/woman is head of the Irish mafia. Chaos is his/her game. Cleverly organized chaos, if there is such a thing.
Mafia Members: Members of the mafia, whether it's the Irish, Chinese, or Italian mob, members of the mafia do their best to cause trouble for the law and are usually willing to help out there own people... for a price.
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2. Please be fully literate. I don’t mind the occasional typo; I understand it happens, and I even do it all the time, but this is an example of a no go: “the grl then walks ovr to him and says w/ a smile, I like 2 shoot and I good to just wach me.”
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5. Fighting is encouraged!
6. Please feel free to move the RP along, KILL PEOPLE! I want to see people dying, especially in the crime syndicate.
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Name: Catherine Victoria Jones
Age: Twenty-five
Sex: Female
Height: 5' 6"
Weight: 130lbs
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Occupation: N/A
Religious Preference: Christian
Generation: 4th Gen Welsh
Social Class: Upper Class
Ethnicity: Welsh
Vice: Pride ; Lust, when she's been drinking ; Stubbornness ; Envy(Jealousy)
Virtue: Compassion ; Forgiveness Patience ; Determination
Short Bio: Catherine comes from a long line of Welsh. She's a 4th generation, meaning her great grandparents were born in Wales, but then they moved here where they gave birth to her grandmother, who met her grandfather who was also Welsh. Then her grandparents gave birth to her father who met her mother, whom was also Welsh. So as can be seen, she's pretty much purebred Welsh. Though, she does know the language, she prefers to use English, having been raised in America her whole life. Her father is a Big Wig. He's one of the biggest CEOs in America and pretty much keeps his daughter by his side ever since her mother died just two years after Catherine was born. Her father did of course hire a nanny to try and teach her the ways of the women of the time, but when Catherine turned seventeen, she didn't need that nanny anymore and was a very well behaved young woman. Her father is so protective he hasn't even started thinking about a marriage for her yet, and most fathers, by this time, would have. Now that Catherine is older, she's starting to discover that she can't be by her father's side all the time if she's going to survive and she's starting to rebel a bit behind her father's back.
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Name:Nikolai Dimitjev
Age:36
Sex:Male
Height:6'2
Weight:200
Sexual Orientation:Hetero
Occupation:CEO
Religious Preference:Catholic
Generation: 1st gen Russian
Social Class: Upper Class
Ethnicity:Russian
Vice:Violent, pride, vanity, heavy smoker and drinker.
Virtue:Smart, professional, dedicated, hard working
Short Bio:Nikolai used to be mafia member, already before Nikolai came to America, he was involved in organized crime. Nikolai was spoon fed crime, and with a well oiled brain, Nikolai eventually gotten more strings to pull than he had ever cared to dream of.

Nikolai follows the traditions of his country, he is a catholic. He prefers Russian employees and his story, is like every other member of a Russian mafia, written in ink on his body. Nikolai is a man who prides himself with professionalism, he cannot accept failure. To top it off Nikolai only surround himself with luxurious items, his former poor life has taught him to gain and achieve everything he can.

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Name:James Brian
Age: 26
Sex: Male
Height: 5"7
Weight: 150 lbs
Sexual Orientation: HeterosexuaI
Occupation: Police Officer
Religious Preference: Puritan
Generation: 2nd Gen Irish
Social Class: Middle Class
Ethnicity: American
Vice: Workaholic, Avarice
Virtue: Compassionate, Selfless
Short Bio: James Brian was originally born James O'Brian to a family of Irish immigrants. His father came over as a teenager and his mother was born in America to two Irish immigrant parents. His grandfather changed the families' last name when they immigrated, dropping to "O" in order to allow them to more easily assimilate into the American lifestyle. At first, James' father worked at a factory running the machines, but as time went by, he was able to separate himself from the other immigrants and soon became manager of the factory floor and then through a** kissing and conforming, became manager of the plant. This caused many of the immigrants to become rather disdainful of the Brian family, it was as if they were trading away what was left of their heritage. James grew up playing with Connor, Casey, and many other Irish children, but as he got to highschool, their paths separated and James, who did not speak the Irish language natively and no longer had traces of his accent, joined the police force. He works under Detective Jason Hayward and hopes one day to be a detective like him. He has no plans for love... but who knows what life has in store.
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Name: Jayson Hayward
Age: 35
Sex: Male
Height: 5'6
Weight: 142 lbs
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Occupation: Detective
Religious Preference: Methodist
Generation: 1st Gen English (Born in the U.K.)
Social Class: Law Enforcement (Middle Upper)
Ethnicity:English (U.K)
Vice: Wrath
Virtue: Diligence, Humility
Short Bio: Born into a family of aristocratic businessmen, Hayward was raised in relative luxury and eloquence while in England. His father groomed him and his two older brothers in the hopes that they would follow in his footsteps, one day taking over as CEO of the local Chemical plant. Growing up in a Methodist household, Jayson believed in helping and protecting the poor, building character, and participating in acts of social service. Going against his father's wishes, Hayward went to college for Criminal Justice and Profiling, eventually becoming a detective with Scotland Yard. Hayward arrived in Boston only a few months ago, in search of the infamous Jack the Ripper. When he's not following up on leads in the Ripper case, he's working with the Boston Police Department.
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Name:Meili Lan (goes by Mei, pronounced "may" )
Age:20
Sex:Female
Height:5'0"
Weight:115 lbs
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Occupation:Nurse
Religious Preference:None
Generation: 2nd Gen Chinese
Social Class: Middle Class
Ethnicity:Chinese
Vice: Wrath, Pride
Virtue: Compassion, Honesty
Short Bio:Mei has been among the lucky few to have parents that scrimped, saved, begged and borrowed so their child could have a better future. She was the only child in her family and her parents migrated to America while Mei was still in her mother's womb. Her mother braved perilous conditions in sweatshops while her father worked in the mines to scrape up enough to send Mei to get a good education. Mei chose to become a nurse because of her empathy and compassion for people. She can relate to the workers because her parents were in the same place, and now they are both dead due to horrible sickness that overtook them while they were working. Mei was lucky enough to become a nurse and fend for herself, and now has a place among the workers helping to care for the injured and sick.
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Name: Ziyi(zee-yee) Elizabeth Hyyun
Age: Twenty-three
Sex: Female
Height: 5' 7"
Weight: 125lbs
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Occupation: Store owner
Religious Preference:Taoism
Generation: 3rd Gen Chinese
Social Class: Middle Class
Ethnicity: Chinese
Vice: Greedy ; Envious of the Americans at times ; Sometimes she lusts after men, though not often, usually when she's been drinking.
Virtue: Patient ; Forgiving ; Helpful, she's usually always willing to help people out, especially those in her restaurant.
Short Bio: Well let's start at the very beginning, eh? Ziyi's grandparents were born in China, but then they moved here towards there later ages. Zi's gram liked to cook, a lot, so she was always giving food to people when they asked for it. When Zi's dad and mom were born they met shortly after her mother had started a restaurant with her parents', Zi's grandparents' food because she discovered they liked it so much. Zi took after her parents when they had to step down from the current restaurant, though they do still help Ziyi and appear every now and then.
As for Zi's story, well she was born in 1867 at her parents' home. Her mother was in labor for a few days, three at most, though when Zi was ready, she came out quick. She learned English from her parents and is still learning more and more from the Americans who so very much enjoy her restaurant. Zi likes the Americans, but she's envious of them at times because of their fashion and their history isn't as... rough as her's. All in all, Ziyi is generally a very kind person unless given reason not to be.

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Name:Connor Foley
Age:25
Sex:Male
Height:5”6’
Weight:130 lbs
Sexual Orientation:Heterosexual
Occupation:Railroad Worker
Religious Preference:Catholic
Generation: First Gen Irish
Social Class: Lower Class
Ethnicity:Irish
Vice: Wrath, Avarice
Virtue: Brave, Caring
Short Bio:Connor Foley is the oldest of two boys born in Wicklow, Ireland in 1866. Since his parents were married, the couple had been scrounging and saving trying to gain as much as possible to come to America, famine raging in their country. Connor barely survived infancy. Connor and his family finally immigrated when he was nine years old and vividly remembers his homeland, unfortunately, memories aren’t too good. In America, his family was owned by the mines; they lived in the workers’ quarters and only earned the worthless workers’ currency. This made it impossible for them to ever gain any real wealth. The smoke from the mines began to make his father sick as well as the unsanitary living conditions of their quarters, as a result, he was unable to work as needed. This caused them to get kicked from the quarters. Connor’s father had to get them money somehow and started working at a clothes factory. One of the only immigrants to ever see the King of Expansion, he jumped at the first opportunity to speak with him. He begged for some help and the King took pity on him and his family giving him 200 dollars to get his medicine and help his family. Although, when time came to pay it back, he of course didn’t have the money. He was shot in the head, in his home in front of Connor who had pulled away from the hiding spot with his mother and younger brother to help, but he arrived just in time to see the bullet force itself through his skull. The day of his father’s funeral, Connor ran away and met a little girl named Tabby. Both had suffered loss and the two quickly became friends. Although Connor has a secret hate burning inside him festering and growing. He wants nothing more than to get revenge on the man with the tall hat and cane, if he ever gets to see him. He currently works in construction.
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Name:Casey Foley
Age:23
Sex:Male
Height:5”4’
Weight:120 lbs
Sexual Orientation:Heterosexual
Occupation:Railroad Worker
Religious Preference:Catholic
Generation: First Gen Irish
Social Class: Lower Class
Ethnicity:Irish
Vice: Pride, Envy
Virtue: Compassionate, Moral
Short Bio:Casey is the younger or the two Foley brothers. He doesn’t really remember Ireland as well as his brother but was always told great stories, still America, while requiring hard work to stay afloat, at least had the resources they needed to survive. Casey never saw what happened to his father, his mother covering his eyes when leading him out of the apartment, however, he was later told. Casey seems as if he is much more willing to accept injustice, that he just takes what life throws at him without a second look, but truly, he is one of the deepest thinkers out there, constantly trying to figure out what he thinks about the state of things around him and how he can work to influence change, if he even can to begin with. Casey and Connor have always been close playing and then working side by side until Connor introduced Tabby into their lives. Casey had always had a small crush on Tabby. He found her strong and beautiful, but she was not interested in either of them in that way and always seemed to be a closer friend to Connor. Casey rationalized it away to keep himself from feeling bad or dejected: it was alright, Connor knew her longer. Casey loves to read and is constantly trying to expand his mind, getting his exercise from the hard labor on the railroad. Casey wishes he could learn more about the world, perhaps become a philosopher or a historian, maybe a writer, but he knows these goals are farfetched and most likely impossible, instead he continues his work, reads in his free time(as well as makes visits to the bar with his brother)… and continues to dream.
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Name:Tabatha “Tabby” Gallagher
Age:21
Sex:Female
Height:5”0’
Weight:100 lbs
Sexual Orientation:Heterosexual
Occupation:Inventor’s Assistant
Religious Preference:Catholic
Generation: First Gen Irish
Social Class: Poverty
Ethnicity:Irish
Vice: Wrath, Temper
Virtue: Selfless, Loyal
Short Bio:Tabatha “Tabby” Gallagher was born to Patrick and Molly Gallagher in Dublin, Ireland. Patrick first immigrated to America and got a job in 1869 before Tabby was even born to find work. The plan was to move his family out a few months later, but things didn’t go as planned and it was delayed 5 years. Finally in 1875, Tabby immigrated to America with her mother and the family was together again. Immediately enrolled her in school wanting to provide her their daughter with a better life and education, although shortly after their arrival misfortune began to find its way to the family. First, Tabby’s mother was injured in a factory accident in 1876, a machine tore off her arm and she died of infection. Then two years later, her father, who had been sick for a few years with a horrible cough, passed away in his sleep in 1878. Tabby was left alone, at this point, she lived in a children’s home in the inner city, still going to school like her parents wanted, one day while exploring her urban surroundings, she met a boy named Connor. He was older than her, but very sad as well. He had just lost his father. Tabby understood his pain and the two became close friends. When Tabby was fourteen, Connor met an inventor working on the automobile and introduced him to Tabby who was a natural for gadgetry. Tabby went to live at the warehouse, training with the inventor working on the automobile. She still works there and is very close to Connor and his brother.
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Name: Astrid Cecelia Elsen
Age:25
Sex:Female
Height:5'6
Weight:120 lbs
Sexual Orientation:Heterosexual
Occupation:Apprentice in Glass-blowing
Religious Preference:None
Generation: First Generation Swedish
Social Class: Lower Class
Ethnicity:Swedish and a hint of Scottish
Vice:Stubbornness, impatient, arrogant, workaholic, and greed.
Virtue:Caring, humorous, smart, headstrong, loving, compassionate, and a fighter.
Short Bio:Astrid was born in Sweden and came to America when she was 2 years old with her father and older brother. Her mother passed away during childbirth with her. Astrid quickly learned that America was different then what her family expected. Work became the number one priority in her family and Astrid became rather tomboyish with the lack of a mother. At the age of 15 she found her passion in glass blowing. It has provided a steady income into her home and she is currently working on commissions. However, last year her brother, Axel, died in a mining accident. During this time Astrid has become a hard worker and isn't as social as she used to be. Still, she carries on and watches everyday as her dad heads back to those same mines that claimed the life of her brother.
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Name: Killian MacDaly the III
Age: 32
Sex: Male
Height: 5'7''
Weight: 190
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Occupation: An Rí na Coireachta
Religious Preference: Christian
Generation: 4th gen Irish
Social Class: Crime Lords
Ethnicity: All Irish
Vice: Greed and wrath, lust when the drink is in him.
Virtue: Patience, determination, focus, usually honest.
Short Bio: The MacDalys have been in the crime business since long before they came to America, and Killian has inherited the long tradition. Originally the inheritance of the crime lord went to another branch of the family, but Killian's cousin was weak and for the good of the mob Killian deposed of him and convinced the family he was a better successor. Since then he has ruthlessly been leading the mafia, corrupting as many police as he can and introducing those who get in his way to the deep water of the Boston Harbor.
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Name: Rowan O’Connor
Age:21
Sex:Female
Height:5’1
Weight:120lb
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Occupation:Member of the Mafia
Religious Preference:None
Generation: 1st gen Irish
Social Class: Lower Class
Ethnicity:Irish
Vice: (your worst qualitiesEnvy
Virtue: (your best qualities)Patience
Short Bio:Born in Dublin city, Rowan’s family moved to America when she was five years old hoping for a better life. A better life was far from what they got. Rowan’s father ran off with another woman while her mother became depressed and lonely. It wasn’t long before her mother got in with the wrong crowd and was soon selling her body to men for money. Although she was raised in a horrible environment, Rowan never got into drugs or alcohol. Her childhood was terrible. She learned quickly how to survive and fend for herself.
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Name: Eoin MacDowell
Age: 26
Sex: Male
Height: 5'10
Weight: 145 lbs
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Occupation: Mafia Member
Religious Preference: Catholic
Generation: 4th Generation Irish
Social Class: Lower Class
Ethnicity: Irish
Vice: Pride, Gluttony (When it comes to Alcohol), Envy
Virtue: Loyalty, Dependability
Short Bio: The MacDowell family has a long history with crime, both organized and petty. Eoin's father brought him into the family business at a young age, using his small form and cute face to lull victims into a false sense of security, making them easy targets. Not able to afford college, and knowing nothing other than a life of crime, he continued the family tradition, joining the Irish Mafia at the age of 18. Showing skill and extreme dedication, he worked his way up the ranks, eventually becoming Killian's right hand man. He is extremely loyal to Killian, willing to do anything to get back at the big wigs and CEO's who look down on his kin.
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[Name:Maeve
Age:19
Sex:Female
Height:5'2
Weight:120lb
Sexual Orientation:straight
Occupation:Brothel Worker
Religious Preference:None
Generation: Second Generation Irish
Social Class: Lower
Ethnicity:Irish
Vice: Lust
Virtue: Honesty
Short Bio:Maeve was born into the brothel life. Her mother came from Ireland in hopes for a better life. Her mother was single and young with no where to go. The brothel life took her in where she gave birth to Maeve and Maeve's younger brother Dylan. Maeve was only 12 when her mother past away giving birth to her brother. Maeve now works as a brothel girl to support her seven year old brother. She considers Rowan to be her older sister
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Name: Thomas McElroy
Age:24
Sex:Male
Height:5'10
Weight:180
Sexual Orientation:Heterosexual
Occupation:Mafia Member
Religious Preference:Catholic
Generation: 2nd Generation Parents born in Ireland.
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