If there are any important or recurring characters who appear in your stories or RPs but do not live on any particular Union site, feel free to fill out the following form for them and send it to me. These characters will then be available for anyone to use in their stories as long as they follow the usual rules, keeping them in-character and not allowing anything major to happen to them without your permission. No one else will be allowed to play these characters in RP without your permission unless you indicate otherwise.
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Characters are listed alphabetically according to the name they're best known as.
Hair: Dark blond
About: Former leader of the Staten Island Gang. Currently "works" as a fighter in Norton's Point on Coney Island.
Created By: Amy/Illusion
About: First name: John. A widower. Gruff but loving landlord of the Duane Street newsboys.
Created By: The Movie. Anyone is free to play him in RP.
Stories: Any involving the Duane Street house!
Height/Build: Average (5'4")/Slender
Hair: Long, red, curly
Other Physical Details: Known for her flamboyant pink and purple costumes and purple fan
About: Owns New Irving Hall, a vaudeville theater on Broome Street, where she also sings and dances. Kind and encouraging to anyone she likes; fierce as a tiger to anyone she doesn't. Has a strong dose of New York cynicism when it comes to matters like money, politics, and the press.
Created By: The Movie. Anyone is free to play her in RP.
Height/Build: Short (5'6")/Squat and muscular
Hair: Dark brown, messy
Other Physical Details: Broad, flat face. Cauliflower ears. Scars from his cheeks all the way down his thick neck. Usually dresses in sloppy, flamboyant clothes that include a too-small derby hat and an open shirt. Rarely seen without a blackjack in his belt, brass knuckles on both hands, and a tame pigeon on his shoulder.
About: Born Edward Eastman. Got his nickname for shimmying through windows like a monkey to carry out burglaries. Jewish leader of the Eastman Gang. (see Places and Organizations) Originally hails from Corlear's Hook. Sometimes works as a bouncer at New Irving Hall or Silver Dollar Smith's Saloon. Vulgar and violent, with a taste for prostitutes despite his marriage in 1896 to a woman named Mary Parks. A fierce rival of Paul Kelly.
Hair: Long, curly, black, worn up in a bun
Other Physical Details: African-American, with dark brown skin. Calloused hands, a kind face, and laugh lines around her eyes.
About: First name: Evelyn. Laidback, loving landlady of the Greenwich Village newsgirls. Freed from slavery in Richmond, Virginia when she was eleven, after which she moved to New York with her mother. Widowed when her husband, Gregory, was stabbed during a brawl in his own saloon. Has three children: Gregory, Jr., who moved out west; Arthur, who took over his father's saloon and lives above it; and Theodosia ("Theo" or "Trill"), former leader of the Greenwich Village newsgirls, who's now 20 years old and off somewhere pursuing a singing career.
Created By: Flare Higgins
Stories: Any involving the Greenwich Village house!
Hair: Black, neatly combed
Other Physical Details: Always impeccably dressed in a suit and tie
About: Born Paolo Antonio Vaccarelli. A Sicilian immigrant. Leader of the Five Points Gang. (see Places and Organizations) Known as a refined and cultured man, in contrast to Monk Eastman's vulgar language and habits; an equally ruthless criminal, however. A fierce rival of Eastman.