Full name: Kirsten Rose Armstrong.
Reason or meaning of name: Kirsten is Scandanavian, just like her family. Rose is just a random middle name. Armstrong = father's last name.
Nickname(s): Kirsty, Kir, Juliet.
Reason: Kirsty & Kir are shortened nicknames from her real name, Juliet is from the play 'Romeo & Juliet', which she was in during high school.
How old does s/he look? Mid 20’s.
Eye Color: Green.
Glasses or contact lens: None.
Hair Color: Dark red.
Wears hair how: Medium, layered, down.
Weight: Around 150-160, depending on if she's going on tour.
Height: 5'9” or near there.
Type of body or build: Medium-ish.
Skin tone: Pale as hell.
Shape of face: Oval.
Distinguishing marks: Scar near right eye from chicken pox, scar about 1-2 cm under left eye from a roller skating accident in 5th grade.
Looks like: Her mom.
Is s/he healthy?: For the most part. The occasional secondhand smoke cough.
Favorite color: Dark red, hence the hair coloring.
Favorite music: Rock/Punk Rock/Metal/Anything along those lines.
Favorite food: Italian.
Favorite literature: Mystery/horror.
Favorite Expressions: Smilie faces.
Favorite Expletives: Fuck, fuck fuck fuck, fucking fucking fuck, shit, damn, mother fucker.
Drinks: Not anymore.
Hobbies: Music, hanging out with friends, touring with My Chemical Romance for photography, being with her fiance, Gerard.
Hometown: Belleville, New Jersey.
Type of childhood: Sheltered from crime, was a manic depressive (undiagnosed - never went to see a doctor for it) due to her parents divorcing and her brother, Alex's death. Got better in high school.
First memory: Feeding a pancake to an orange cat outside her apartment complex.
Most important event that still affects character: Mrs. Harriett, a teacher, making her talk to Gerard on his first day at a new school.
Education: Elementary-High School, 4 years of college.
Why/why not? She's Agnostic; There's not really a church for that...
Financial: Pretty okay.
Mother: Karen Johnson.
Relationship with her: Very close.
Father: Mark Armstrong.
Relationship with him: Close, even in death.
How many? One.
Birth order: Kirsten, then Alex.
Relationship with Each: Was a very close relationship, but Alex was in a bus crash and is now deceased.
Children of Siblings: None.
Most at ease when: she's with Gerard, Mikey, Ray, Frank, Bob, Alicia, and Jamia.
Ill at ease When: she's thinking of her past.
Priorities: Family, music, work.
Philosophy: Drinking is evil.
How s/he feels about self: Considers herself a natural blonde.
Past failure s/he would be most embarrassed to have people know: She was a cutter.
If granted one wish, what would it be? To be able to have her father & brother alive.
Why? They are both deceased.
Greatest source of strength in character's personality (whether s/he recognizes it as such or not): Past experiences, and being set on not messing up again.
Greatest source of weakness in character's personality (whether s/he recognizes it as such or not): Alcohol and razors.
Character's soft Spot: When she sees someone with puppy dog eyes.
Is this obvious to others? Yes.
If not, why Not?
Biggest Vulnerability: Falling for the wrong people.
Why? People seem to be nice to her at first, then they turn out to be assholes...
Is s/he an optimist or Pessimist? Inbetween, somewhat leaning toward pessimist at times.
Introvert or Extrovert? Both.
Drives and Motivations: To not fail as she has in the past.
Talents: Takes great photos, is a poet, can sing & play guitar/piano.
Good Characteristics: Funny, affectionate.
Character Flaws: Can be arrogant at times.
Mannerisms: Fidgets a lot.
Peculiarities: Double jointed in the knees.
Biggest Regret: Going out with an abusive man.
Minor Regrets: Not being able to video tape some hilarious moments with her friends.
Biggest Accomplishment: Becoming a famous photographer.
Minor Accomplishments: Being able to maintain a relationship for more than a year.
Character's darkest Secret: Somewhere deep down inside, she may still have feelings for Mikey.
Who, if anyone knows about It? Nobody.
How did this person discover it?
PERCEPTION OF SELF
One word CHARACTER would use to describe Self: Wackadoo.
Complete description of how CHARACTER describes Self: "I'm insane. Need I say more?"
What does CHARACTER consider best physical Characteristic? Eyes.
Worst Characteristic? Stomach/thighs.
Are these realistic assessments? If not, why Not? Yeah. The character is based after me, and those are the assessments I figure myself to have issues with.
How does CHARACTER think others perceive him/her? She's insane.
What would CHARACTER change about Self?
If that change occurred, would CHARACTER be as happy as s/he thinks she would?
Why or why not?
INTERRELATION WITH OTHERS
How does character relate with others? Usually is a kind person, unless pestered enough.
How is s/he perceived by:
Friends? Fun to hang around.
Wife/husband/lover? He thinks she has some unresolved issues.
Hero/heroine? Gerard Way, Billie Joe Armstrong.
CHARACTER'S first impression of hero/heroine: G: Awesome. B: Rock god.
Why? Because I said so.
What happens to change his/her Perception?
What do friends/family like most about Character? She's very caring.
What do friends/family like least about Character? She can carry emotional baggage for a long time, and it effects those close to her.
Immediate Goals: Get her wedding over quickly.
Long range Goals: Settle down for a couple years and start a family.
How does s/he plan to see these goals Accomplished? 1: Hand the planning to Gerard. He's better at that stuff than she is. 2: Get the guys to take a break for a couple years.
How does s/he react in a Crisis? She relies on her instincts.
How does s/he face Problems? Relies on others to help her solve problems.
How does character deal with NEW Problems? Asks for advice.
How does character react to Change? She adapts to it.
Favorite Clothes: Band t-shirt, jeans.
Least favorite Clothes: Anything that is overly pink.
Why? Pink is the spawn of the devil.
Jewelry: A heart-shaped necklace with a ruby heart in the center and small diamonds surrounding the ruby, a cheap guitar bracelet, and 5 earrings: 2 on each earlobe and one in her right cartilige.
Drives: A red car.
Why? Red is her favorite color.
Place s/he wants to Live: Jersey.
Why? She grew up there, her friends and most of her family live near there.
Spending habits (frugal, spendthrift, Etc): She loves sales.
Why? Because it makes her wallet feel better.
What does s/he do too much Of? Uses too much hairspray.
Too little of?
Most prized Possession? Gerard.
Why? She loves him to death.
Who does character secretly “Admire”? Gerard; it's no secret.
Why? Because he's perfect for her.
Person character is/was most influenced by: Gerard Way, myself.
Why? Because I have a thing for basing characters off of experiences I've had...and because Gerard is a part of the story too.
Who is the most important person in his/her life before books Starts? Her family.
Why? They taught her to grow up and not accept any people's shit.
How does character spend the week before the book starts? Summer vacation.