Introducing…Giovanni Cavaletti (REVENANT)

 

"Hero of the story Revenant."
“Hero of the story Revenant.”

Basic Statistics

Name: Giovanni Cavaletti

Nickname: Giovanni

Meaning of name: Gift from God

Origin of name: Italian

Age: Forever 28

Gender: Male

Blood type: O+

 

Astrological sign: Scorpio is the eighth sign of the zodiac, and that shouldn’t be taken lightly — nor should Scorpios! Those born under this sign are dead serious in their mission to learn about others. There’s no fluff or chatter for Scorpios, either; these folks will zero in on the essential questions, gleaning the secrets that lie within. Scorpios concern themselves with beginnings and endings, and are unafraid of either; they also travel in a world that is black and white and has little use for gray. The curiosity of Scorpios is immeasurable, which may be why they are such adept investigators. These folks love to probe and know how to get to the bottom of things. The fact that they have a keen sense of intuition certainly helps.

 

The Scorpion symbolizes Scorpio, and that is no accident. Much like the Scorpion would rather kill itself than be killed, those born under this sign are in ultimate control of their destiny. It is life on the Scorpion’s terms, too, since these folks promote their agenda (they are quite the executives) and see to it that things go forward. Others may find this overbearing (it can be) and even self-destructive, but that’s the beauty of the Scorpio: they have tremendous regenerative powers, much like the literal Scorpion can lose its tail and promptly grow a new one. Fearless Scorpios rarely lose; they just keep on going, since they are stubborn and determined to succeed (this Scorpio trait is in keeping with the Fixed Quality assigned to this sign). Scorpios work as hard as they do so they can someday sit back and feel satisfied with themselves. These folks are intense, passionate and filled with desire. They’re also complex and secretive, so don’t expect to get much out of them, lest they become suspicious and exit stage left. It’s best not to bet against Scorpios, either, since these folks are surprisingly resourceful.

 

Chinese zodiac: Occupying the 2nd position on the Chinese Zodiac, Oxen possess such character traits as dependability, strength and determination. Oxen are tolerant individuals who believe that the road to success involves hard work and scrupulous behavior; they don’t believe in taking shortcuts. They characterize those who don’t work hard as lazy individuals not worthy of respect.

 

Oxen are capable of trusting others and will listen to their opinions with an open mind. However, Oxen prefer making decisions that are based on their own research. Oxen favor strong, life-long alliances to casual acquaintances.

 

Home is where Oxen go to seek comfort, occasionally watching television or reading. They prefer the rural outdoors and spend the majority of their “home” time working in the garden or caring for the yard.

Element: Water/Air

Nationality: English

Ethnicity: Italian

Race/Species: Vampire

Sexual Orientation: Straight

Current status (marital/dating): Single

Political Party: Republican

Police/Criminal/Legal record: Arrested once for suspected drug trafficking but released due to lack of evidence.

Social class as a child: Rich

Social class as an adult: Exceptionally rich

Birth date: 10/29/1985

Birth place: Dublin Ireland

Current residence: London England

Occupation: Triad member, CEO of Cavaletti enterprises.

Title/Rank: Triad / Triginta / XXX / 30

Talents/Skills/Powers: Too many to list.

 

Past History

Hometown: Dublin Ireland

First Memory: Being shoved in front of a train by his elder brother and stopping said train with physical strength alone.

Most important childhood event that still affects him/her; how/why: The day he first drank blood. His father took him into London as an eight year old and cut open the wrist of a prostitute. He drank from her and instantly developed a taste for blood which became an obsession.

Other memories/events that still affects him/her; why/how: Being inducted into the Triad at seventeen. He was given power and a position he wasn’t ready for, but assumed his role as if he were born for it. Giovanni is a natural leader and he isn’t used to being anything else.

Past failures s/he would be embarrassed to have people know about and why: Being unable to stop his father from dying and becoming one of the undead creatures who prey on humans and anything else that produces plasma.

Biggest role model and why: His father whom he loved above all else.

Backstory: Giovanni Cavaletti was born in Dublin Ireland to living vampires Niccolo and Lucretia Cavaletti. The youngest of seven children he was spoiled rotten while his siblings, who all competed to take their fathers coveted place in the Triad and ended up killing each other over it. Left to Lucio and Giovanni himself their father chose the latter to take his place as the more responsible, and more powerful, child. Lucio, in a fit of rage cut his fathers heart from his chest, rendering him one of the undead. Giovanni avenged his father’s ‘death’ by suffering his elder brother the same fate.

 

Physical Characteristics

Height: 6’7

Weight: 195LBS

Posture: Straight, perfect posture.

Build: He has a swimmers build, lean but muscular.

Skin: Pale

Hair: Black, inky.

Widow’s peak: No.

Describe their smile: His smile is usually boyish or sheepish, he uses his smile to get what he wants especially from women who find his charm hard to resist.

Glasses/Contacts: He wears a pair of black frames, but only for show since he is a vampire and his sight is perfect.

Tattoos/Scars: A scorpion tattoo on his upper left shoulder.

Ambidextrous, left or right handed?: Right handed

Distinguishing features: Uncanny clear blue eyes.

Who does s/he take after; mother or father?: He takes after his father.

Style (Elegant, shabby, etc): Depends on the occasion. He can be very elegant but then again he can also be very lazy.

How does s/he dress or what do they typically wear?: Business suits, stylish sweaters and slacks.

Other outfits one might find in their wardrobe: T-Shirts and Jeans.

Jewelry and/or other accessories: Expensive watches.

 

Other Characteristics

Is s/he generally balanced or clumsy?: He’s a vampire, he’s very balanced.

Do they curse, and if so, to what extent: Sometimes.

Write a piece of dialogue that this character might say (can be between someone else): “You’re serious about this?” She asked, her voice barely above a whisper as she looked from him to the forty or so werewolves who waited for them just beyond the window. Giovanni did the same, shrugging his shoulders before giving her a grin.

“We all have to die sometime. Why not go out in a blaze of glory?”

“You’re an idiot.” She stood, cocking her shotgun as he climbed to his feet and kicked the door open.

“Just one of the many things you love about me.”

Describe their voice: He has an English accent. Heh.

Describe their house/dwelling: Large.

 

Psychological/Personality Attributes and Attitudes

Intelligence level: He’s very intelligent.

Known languages: English, Gaelic

Long-term goals/desires in life: To abdicate the Exodus division. He see’s their tactless violence as useless in keeping a society of vampires peaceful.

Short-term goals/desires in life: Find Lucio and stop him from spreading the drug venom.

How does s/he dress or what do they typically wear?: Business suits, stylish sweaters and slacks.

How self-confident is s/he?: He’s very self confident and self aware.

Is this character generally dominant or submissive?: Dominant but can also be submissive for the right woman.

Describe their level of patience: He’s incredibly patient.

Does the character seem ruled by emotion or logic or some combination thereof?: A combination of both.

Most at ease when: Alone, reading.

Ill at ease when: When in the company of werewolves and the undead.

If granted one wish, what would it be and why?: Peace among the species.

If they could be described with one of the seven virtues, which would it be?: Restraint

If they could be described with one of the seven sins, which would it be?: Gluttony

Optimist or pessimist: Optimist

Greatest fear: Being enclosed in tight spaces. He suffers from claustrophobia.

Biggest regret: Not sensing his brothers plan to kill his father and being unable to stop it.

Does this character have a deep/dark secret?: No.

 

Likes/Dislikes

Likes: Beautiful women, expensive wine, blood.

Favorite…:

Color: Red

Clothing: Anything comfortable but stylish.

Place and why: His personal library. He enjoys reading.

Room in the house and why: His personal library. He enjoys reading.

Food/drink: Blood and expensive wine.

Music genre: Classical/Opera

Song and Singer/Band: Luciano Pavarotti

Movie/Tv Show/Performance: He doesn’t watch television but he enjoyed Les Miserables the stage play.

Actor/Performer: Luciano Pavarotti

Book: Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Historical figure: Does his father count?

Subject in school: History

Animal: The snake because nothing is expected of it yet everyone naturally fears and respects it.

Least favorite…:

Clothing: …Dresses? The man will wear anything that’s not womens clothes.

Place: The morgue.

Food/drink: Italian food. I know, it’s ironic.

Where does this character hang out?: His library.

Where is this character’s dream place to live?: A place surrounded by only nature and literature. Where petty squabbles and war can’t intrude.

Mode of transportation: His blood red Aston Martin Vanquish.

Most prized possession and why: His blood red Aston Martin Vanquish.

 

Emotional Characteristics

Describe character’s sense of morals: He’s pretty moral, he just has moments where he doesn’t care about anything other than his immediate set up. He’s fiercely loyal to those he calls his own.

Describe character’s sense of self-control: He has an incredible sense of self control. With his obsession with blood he has to less he go off and murder everyone.

Spontaneous or structured?: Both. Depends on his mood.

Instinctual or logical?: Both. Depends on his mood.

How does this character act in public?: Depends on his mood. He’s usually very cordial and an upstanding citizen because of his popularity as a well known CEO. But sometimes he has to kick someones ass. These things happen.

How does this character act in privacy?: He’s very charming, very witty.

What does this character think/feel about…:

Religion: Atheist

Psychoanalysis (Describe why they act the way they do): Giovanni was spoiled as a child, he’s used to getting what he wants when he wants it, but this need for getting what he wants is circumvented by the values his parents instilled in him as a child. He was taught to never take what was unnecessary to him and to never take from the less fortunate but instead to give.

 

Family

Immediate family members and their ages: Mother-245

Father-undead

Brother-undead

Ethnicity and/or species of the mother: Living Vampire

Ethnicity and/or species of the father: Living Vampire

Birth order: He’s the youngest.

Any important/infamous/famous ancestors?: No.

Birth parents:

Did this character know their birth parents?: Yes.

Are the parents still alive?: Yes.

Have the parents been separated either by choice or otherwise?: Yes.

What happened to separate the parents and why?: His father became undead.

How old was this character when this happened?: Seventeen.

What effect did it have on him/her?: He misses his father dearly.

How did the parent(s)/caretaker(s) treat him/her growing up versus now: He grew up in a very loving atmosphere other than his siblings all murdering each other.

Siblings:

Did/does s/he have any siblings?: Yes.

Name the siblings and their age difference to this character: Lucio is the only ‘living’ sibling he has left.

Have any of the siblings died?: Yes.

Who, why, and when?: They all murdered each other.

How has this affected the character?: It makes it difficult for him to trust so he’s constantly watching his back.

Describe his/her relationship with the sibling(s) growing up and now: They hated him, he never understood why.

Has this character ever been married?: No.

Does s/he have a family of their own now?: No.

 

Spiritual Characteristics

Religion: Athiest

Does s/he believe in a god/goddess?: No.

What are his/her spiritual beliefs?: He’s a vampire…

Is religion or spirituality an important part of this character’s life?: No.

 

Misc

What if…:

…s/he was an animal? What would they be and why?: The snake because nothing is expected of it yet everyone naturally fears and respects it.

…s/he were the opposite sex? What would they do?: Fondle himself. Daily. Hourly.

…s/he could be characterized by an object; what would they be and why?: A man made river. He’s something that was created to be in a specific place that he doesn’t necessarily want to be in.

…s/he were confronted with someone with an identical personality as themselves? What would they do?: They would probably get along.

…s/he became physically handicapped? What would they do?: Relax and enjoy early retirement.

…s/he was proposed to (if they haven’t been already)? What would they do?: Laugh. Proposing is HIS job.

…s/he had a child (if they don’t already)? What would they do and how would it affect them?: He would treat them with all the love and affection in the world.

What song best fits this character?: If I was your Vampire by Marilyn Manson

If you could compare this character to an existing character (physically or personality-wise), who would it be and why?: Gaspard Menier

Cavaletti Family History:

Niccolo Cavaletti was the grandson of Edgar Cavaletti, a living vampire who was the first member of the house of judges to successfully have a case overthrown for lack of evidence, thus exposing the botched legal system of the sanctioned five who based their verdicts on their particular like or dislike of an accused party instead of facts.
Niccolo, who followed in his grandfather’s footsteps and took the place of one of the sanctioned five fathered two children, Natalia and Elijah. The twins were expected to be excellent judges, except, Elijah had no plans of following his father into a career he deemed boring and worthless. Just after his twenty-ninth birthday he started an uprising, murdering his parents and a slew of other vampires before he and his band of two hundred were finally brought to justice. His sister Natalia escaped the carnage and sought refuge in the house of Leviticus where she eventually became the first living vampire to switch houses. She fell in love with a male Leviticus by the name of Esmond, a man exiled from his family and unable to give his last name to his new bride. Thus the Cavaletti legacy was able to continue. The two went on to give birth to three children, two girls and a son they named for her late father, Niccolo.
Niccolo Cavaletti the second went on to marry a woman named Lucretia, the daughter of a very wealthy Leviticus executioner. He fathered seven boys; Paris, Joshua, Bartholomew, Arden, Lucio, Micah and finally Giovanni. Niccolo, who was set to retire from being one of the sanctioned three who ran the house of Leviticus watched his sons fight for the right to take his place, most of them killing each other until only Lucio, the eldest of the three, Micah, who never wanted his seat of power in the first place, and Giovanni, the youngest of his seven children remained. When he decided the youngest would be the best candidate to take his place and would thus become the youngest person in history to assume a sanctioned position, his son Lucio attacked him and cut his heart from his chest, turning him into one of the undead. In a fit of rage over the death of his father, Giovanni attacked his elder brother and commit him to the same fate. Micah and Giovanni, aside from their mother Lucretia, are the last remaining heirs of the Cavaletti blood line. Micah, an eccentric painter moved to Paris some time ago, leaving his well known glass company to his then seventeen year old brother and hasn’t been heard from since, leaving the now twenty eight year old to govern the family estate on his own.

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