GN=Gender Neutral Character
Professor Ari Jacobson - GN:
A Professor of Science at Rossum University, they were hailed
as a genius when their invention, The Animatronic Man, made its debut at the 1904 World’s
Fair. After a public falling out with their partner, Dr. Shaw, they were ridiculed for their
outrageous ideas about mechanical utopias. They have been living in exile in Menlo Park for
over a decade.
Dr. Julian Shaw - GN:
The other half of the partnership behind the famed Animatronic Man,
Julian started their own telecommunications company, Shaw Teleworks, after the public falling
out between them and Dr. Jacobson. According to Julian, Dr. Jacobson turned away many
lucrative offers to continue prospering their invention because the price simply wasn’t high
Rory Jacobson - GN:
The only child of Dr. Jacobson, Rory is quite the opposite of their
mechanically-minded parent. A concert pianist, Rory has received accolades for their music
career, something Dr. Jacobson does not seem to be very impressed with.
Jordan Baker - GN:
Professor Jacobson’s assistant, they seem to be quite intelligent if not a bit
aloof. They study at Rossum University and are quite favored by Professor Jacobson, rumored
to even be their protégé. They help the Professor with their work at the university, although they
claim to know nothing of tonight’s unveiling.
Mayor Torrance Lee Henson - GN:
The long-time mayor of Menlo Park, Mayor Henson takes
much pride in the small and quaint atmosphere of the town. They seem very excited to welcome
such esteemed company to their small town!
Sheriff Myer Williams - GN:
The local law in Menlo Park, their job is pretty easy, as Menlo
Park is such a peaceful place. As a long-time Menlo Park resident, they were asked by Dr.
Jacobson to make sure new friends and old enemies get along tonight.
Morgan Hopkins - GN:
Morgan is the head of Rossum University in nearby Rossum City. They
have only been in the position for a short period of time, but they are very supportive of Dr.
Rene Andrews - GN:
A colleague of Dr. Jacobson’s at Rossum University. They seem to be a
bit ruffled at Dr. Jacobson’s success, but nonetheless seem to be just as intrigued as everyone
else at the Professor’s work and advancement of the sciences.
Leslie Coleman - GN:
A late-bloomer in the world of industry, Leslie is nonetheless a
successful entrepreneur catering to the wealthy through their luxury railcar service. They always
seem to have their eye on the next big thing for the elite, which explains why they are here for
Dr. Jacobson’s reveal.
Drew Thatcher - GN:
A well-known industry leader, they have their funding in many proverbial
pies through their company, Thatcher Industries. From meat-packing plants and textiles, to
railroads and airplanes, Drew certainly seems to have jumped right in on the rails of modern
Leighton Call - GN:
A high-up from the United States government, Leighton is representing the
State Department’s interest in this new invention.
Elliot Glove - GN: A reporter for The National Journal, Elliot was the first to break the news as
a brand new reporter eleven years ago about the falling out between Dr. Jacobson and Dr.
Shaw. They are here to report on this exciting new reveal and maybe get a few new leads as
Kay O’Malley - GN:
Leader of the largest worker’s union in the country, Kay is tough and
shrewd when it comes to fighting the brutal conditions of factories for workers. Dr. Jacobson has
always been supportive of worker’s rights, so it is no surprise Kay would be here on this special
Sydney Green - GN:
Dr. Jacobson’s new House Manager, they are quite young to have risen
to such an esteemed position in the estate, but Dr. Jacobson absolutely raves about their
cleverness and their remarkable ability to manage the various tasks of the house with such