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Owner of Spinnakers Funeral Services
Owner of Spinnakers Funeral Services



119 year old Vampire
5 ft. 6 in.   ❤   Unattached
played by Kelly
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Blossom Spinnakers
PROFILE

Full Name: Blossom Spinnakers

Nickname(s): Well... some of her employees just call her 'Boss Lady'. Nicknames aren't really her style.

Birthdate: March 23, 1769

Age: 119

Occupation: Owner of Spinnakers Funeral Services

Blood Status: Vampire (Former Halfblood)

Residence: London

Hogwarts House: Ravenclaw

Wand: She really doesn't remember what her wand consisted of. It's more of a keepsake than anything else now.

Family:
Father: Jacob Spinnakers (1735-1784)
Mother: Mary Spinnakers (1746-1771)
Brother: Oleander Spinnakers (1765-1771)
Sister: Violet Spinnakers (1770-1771)
APPEARANCE
Eyes: Dark brown

Hair: Red

Height: 5'6"

Clothing: In an attempt to keep up good appearances for business, she dresses as nicely as she can reasonably afford.

Dominant Hand: Right

As a vampire, she has the typical sharp canine teeth and pale skin.

PERSONALITY
WORKAHOLIC - SMART - THOUGHTFUL - FRUGAL - CARING - RATIONAL
OTHER
Turn-Date: February 19, 1793

Boggart: Her father, screaming in fear of her (due to her being a vampire, she assumes)

Star Sign: Aries

Hobbies: ...none really. Reading perhaps. Work usually is her priority.
HISTORY
1769: Born the second child and first daughter to Jacob and Mary Spinnaker, she is named Blossom. Her father runs a nice funeral home that has been in the family for generations.

1770: Another sister joins the family, and named Violet.

1771: Tragedy strikes the family as illness claims both her siblings and mother. Father and daughter are the last in the family.

1777: First signs of magic appear. Poor Blossom stumbles upon her father's work for the first time that she's old enough to take real notice. Screaming, she makes the coffin explode. Thankfully the corpse was not inside and no one was harmed.

1780: Her letter from Hogwarts arrives. Afraid to leave her father alone while at school, she actually cries the night after receiving the letter. After talking to her father over the matter, he reassures her that he will be fine and that school will be good for her.

Summer, 1783: Blossom starts learning the more... modest areas of the process behind the funeral home such as corpse dressing.

Summer, 1784: The summer between forth and fifth year is a tragic one. Loosing all the family she has left, she goes to live with a friend and associate of her father's, along with his family. It isn't easy, but it helps to have familiar faces.

1785: OWLs are not perfect scores, but are decent in her more stronger subjects. Summer brings more learning of the corpse dressing. It also brings learning of building coffins. Set to inherit the funeral home when she comes of age, it is good to get to know the work she will be getting into. As per her father's wishes.

1787: NEWTs come along, as does graduation and responsibilities. With the help of her guardian, she does her best to grow and slowly take over her father's business.

1790: Starting to notice that she hasn't really begun the husband hunt, she decides to shrug it off for now. Her father's business is far too important to think of what she deems to be 'silly romantic fantasies'.

1793: Upon returning home, Blossom is attacked by a vampire. Being saved by a wizard before being drained completely, it was sadly not in time before enough blood was drained to make her into a vampire.

Even with this new... change, Blossom returns to work the next day. It is her life, most if not all that she knows. In a not surprising turn of events... most of her staff leave. However, those who have been loyal to her and her family decide to make the best of it. Trouble of her new appetite causes most of her work to be done in private, while those that work for her tend to work separately upon her request.

Along with changes at work, she decides that it is best to move to her childhood home that she had inherited from her father. Most would likely not care if a vampire was living alone. It seemed to be the safest option as Blossom learns to get used to her new state of being. She still regularly keeps in contact with the family who had given her a home since her father's passing.

1794: As one year comes about, the business has changed. Meeting several vampires throughout the year who in need of work, she decides to make her funeral home a more vampire friendly business. After all, her life expectancy is... unclear. Human workers will age and retire, vampire workers have a longer time table anyway.

Keeping both types of workers separated as best as she can, she teaches what she knows. For topics that she is less familiar on, she sends her older vampiric staff to be taught by her human staff. Well, those who are sure that they can control themselves that is.

1852: One worker catches her particular attention upon introducing a new addition to the business, funeral photography. Miss Kiva Kenny, the vampire in question, has since been brought more under Blossom's wing due to this. Thought she still tries to not play favorites. It is, after all, a place of business.

1852-Present: Blossom continues to make business her life, even if it is a vampiric life. Having witnessed the passings of all of her human workers and their loved ones, the family that she keeps best track of over the years consists of the family who had given her a home.

The business slowly becomes more vampire and less human as each human retires... or pass on before that can happen. Blossom does notice this change, but accepts it. Trying to keep the business as welcoming as she can, she provides low prices for her clients. Advertisements are placed when it can be afforded for the company.
YOU LIKELY KNOW...
  • A known vampire.

  • Owner of a funeral home.

  • An actual Middle Class vampire.
YOU MIGHT KNOW...
  • Her human life. While not really a secret, it's been a long time since she's been human. Unless someone actually bothers to ask her, she's just the vampire who owns a business.
YOU DON'T KNOW...
PLAYER INFORMATION
Played By: Kelly

Contact: PM/Skype/Discord

Plot Preferences: Personally, I love making plots. I like planning things out. However, I'm also willing to plan things out, to then ditch the plan completely if the muse takes me and those I thread with in another direction. My characters tend to do as they please, leaving me wondering what on earth I just typed. Trying to make them do something that they will not naturally do seems strange, and won't work the way that the plan was supposed to.

"Mature" content does not bother me in threads. Language, violence, dark content, and even smut don't bother me (though if we are gonna do smut, there has got to be a good reason for it happening at all). However I'm not comfortable doing these things if it would not be something that my character would do, and/or if it is not for plot development.

For me, I like to try to type as much as my muse will allow. Typically I try to match with the other poster, if not posting more. I do not expect anyone to have to match my post word count if their muse does not call for it.

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Registration Date: November 9, 2018

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