Ro (Short for Roach)Played By: AmarloRace:
Robert Black (Justric)Age:
HeterosexualTheme song: Meg Myers - DesirePersonality Traits:
Paranoid, Guarded, Distant, Hostile, Irreverent, Animalistic, Sarcastic, Witty, Clever, Imaginative, Inquisitive, Improviser, Questionable, Somewhat Sadistic, Self-sadistic, Self-contradictory, Fearful, Angry
. Brief Bio:
Truthfully not much is known about Ro. She keeps herself pretty distant from those around her despite her unquenchable thirst for companionship. Unfortunately it's because of this many have come to assume she's either a snob or shy. In all honesty it has a lot less to do with timidity or ego and a lot more to do with fear
. After all, Ro is no ordinary oblivious, happy little human. Oh no, our little Ro didn't grow up blissfully unaware of those dark things that go bump in the night. As a matter of fact her earliest memories aren't much like those of a typical human at all.
Ro didn't go to any schools growing up, nor did she have many - if any - friends either. No one tucked her in or read her stories before bed, no one took care of her when she was sick or soothed away her fears after a nightmare, no one celebrated her birthday or hid presents beneath a Christmas tree, and you can bet no one took time from their day to teach her how to read or write. As a matter of fact, Ro doesn't even remember her parents, and as far as she knows they are long dead. You see, she wasn't anyone's precious little girl - not like the typical precious little girl at least. What made her precious wasn't any of her actual merits, after all. What made her precious was her capacity to feed those around her.
After all, what was more pure than the terror and pain of a child? Even better yet, she didn't know any better either. This was her life, it had been so since she could remember. Day after day she was terrorized and fed upon by these wolves in sheep's clothing, and day after day she thought little of the fact her life was anything but ordinary. Not that she particularly enjoyed her life either, but in her world.. This was how everyone like her was treated. Oh...Did you think she was the only one? Of course not! There were others. Some were even packed into the same little room as she was. Sometimes they were even pitted against one another for their captors' entertainment - something Ro would think painfully cliche later on. It didn't really matter at the time, however. None of them seemed to last as long as her though. None had ever been captured so young as she and because of this they fought back -but that was the problem, wasn't it? They always
fought back, and when they fought back it always got worse. Many didn't even survive the first night.
Then again... Maybe, just maybe, it was due to her strange regenerative qualities? Who knows. She certainly didn't at the time. All she knew was they bled out faster or their skin seemed to be more squishy and pliable. Eventually the people that had her screwed up one way or another. She never knew the details of what happened but from what she remembered of the operation she honestly suspects that one of their group had been caught by someone that hunted their kind. It was likely after some sort of interrogation that they were all revealed and because of that she was eventually saved.. If you could even call it that. The first time she saw the light of the sun unhindered was painful to the say the least and to this day her vision suffers from her life spent in darkness. The people that saved her didn't provide much guidance either. They just eventually dropped her off at a police station and before she knew it she was dubbed mentally unstable, institutionalize and eventually transferred into a group home for mentally unfit adults - which is where she still currently resides today.
Her recovery, if you could call it that, was hard. It was a journey that taught her to most she was insane and to many she was just as disgusting as those that held her. Apparently killing other people just to save your own neck was more morally complicated than she'd originally anticipated, but well... That's people for you. They all had different opinions, many of which she found she didn't agree with. Sure, these people weren't torturing her in the same manner her captors had.. but just like those spectres these humans held her captive against her will. Just like those spectres these humans told her what they wanted her to think and made her do what they thought was acceptable. Just like those spectres these humans made her feel just as every bit as isolated and vulnerable as she had all her life. The only difference was they hid it behind this masked facade they called 'therapy' and 'help'.
The only person even remotely redeemable among them was perhaps the weirdest of them all. Robert Black was a very, very strange
man indeed. The first time she'd seen him she honestly thought he was some manner of demon. Who actually thought that clowns looked funny was messed up in the head, because he looked utterly horrific to her. He was persistent though. He was the first to introduce her to flowers, and the first to accompany her on her first official adventure into the outside world. He helped her learn to read - Even if he'd left many of their 'classes' with bruises and ripped up books. That didn't stop him though, and he was the only one. Everyone else had long ago given up on her but not him. He'd been there from day one, from the first day they moved her from the police station to the hospital - but did any of this actually make him trust worthy? Did that make him safe..?
(To be continued/Editted)
Ro is no longer illiterate but her reading level is barely half that of the average person.
Yes, Ro was abducted by a family/group of spectres as a very young child.
When entering the general game this is actually only a short few months after she was originally freed.
Ro hates spectres. As a matter of fact, Ro is currently struggling with a sort of misanthrope and lack in faith in humanity as well.
Ro sometimes actively hunts spectres.