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Jakob Everett Weiss - Nachtwald by evafortuna Jakob Everett Weiss - Nachtwald by evafortuna
Name: Jakob Everett Weiß (Prefers Jack)

Job: School Nurse

Age: 48 (Looks about 18)

Height/Weight: 5’11” / 140 lbs.

Species: Werewolf

Birthday: 8/30

Personality: Although he likes punk music and style, Jack has never been one for the rage or hatred. He was an angry youth, but at heart, he’s always been gentle soul. In school he is generally calm, kind, perceptive and caring, although with an acerbic edge. He can be very sarcastic and likes to argue simply for the sake of argument. When he gets drunk it multiplies his personality sevenfold, and he gets much more argumentative, louder, and he becomes highly strung. He loves having the last word. He always puts others’ safety before his own.

History: Born to a German father and American mother, his father was a werewolf when he met Jack’s human mother. They met while she was on a hiking trip and hit it off. She abandoned life at home and moved to Nachtwald, raising Jack in a happy mixed family home. He vacationed in the US with his mother and even met her family, although their grandson’s wolfish traits were a pretty huge shock. Jack had a happy home life. He trained as a gymnast from a young age. His father was the one who introduced him to rock and punk, even trying to teach Jack to play an instrument, although they found out pretty soon that Jack was tone deaf, so he stuck to gymnastics.

He decided to go into medicine when his mother died. He was sixteen when she was caught in an avalanche hiking with some other friends. At that point he realized the frailty of life, and decided to spend some time living with his human relatives, giving up his goals in gymnastics. Although it meant shaving his ears, wearing his hair long and adopting a near-constant trench coat, (or tucking his tail into his scrubs which generally got him odd looks.) It was only once he was in college that he decided to become a nurse instead of a doctor, favoring the type of care nurses tended to give. He spent a little time in the US in the eighties living with an attractive Punk Rocker named Aiden but eventually he decided to move home to Nachtwald.

He was surprised to find out once he returned, that his mother had survived as a ghost and was now younger than he was, but once his father explained to him that he didn’t want Jack to come home and forgo everything he had worked for just because she was still around, he forgave him. At that time Jack decided to apply for the newly open position as School Nurse at Vlad Tepesh High, and he stayed there ever since. He became assistant to the gymnastics coach when the position opened. After several years Jack’s mom encouraged his father to move on, and he eventually did so, marrying another werewolf who had lost her spouse. The child of this union is 14 year old Sasha, who Jack spoils immensely.

Likes: Punk rock music and style, sweet candies and pastries, getting drunk, taking care of people.

Dislikes: Slimy things, ketchup, looking younger than he is. He hates extremes of weather, both cold and hot, preferring the temperate middle.

Additional Facts: Gnaws on his lower lip often; tends to ramble on incoherently when nervous. Fears that he’ll never feel at home, no matter where it is. He’s also irrationally afraid of spiders. He’s gay. There’s an ongoing joke by older girls at the school who inevitably taunt a new girl who has a crush until they find out he’s unattainable.

Preferred Role Play methods: DA Chat, Notes, Email, Skype (In that order)
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MaraAum Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2012  Professional General Artist
Nice! Love his history. Hope Jack and Rafe have a chance to interact, lol. I wonder if Jack know Rafe's dad Crispin...?
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evafortuna Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks. :D I have to finish up some of the other sketches I've done of him. It's quite possible Jack knows Rafe's dad. I imagine he's probably not too popular in the rest of the werewolf community since he's gay and isn't passing along the race.
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MaraAum Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012  Professional General Artist
Rafe's dad, Crispin, is a pseudo-vegetarian werewolf that married a witch instead of another werewolf, lol! He's also the head of the movement to abolish the Alpha/Beta pack structure amongst the werewolf community. Crispin isn't all that popular among werewolves either. I think him and Jack would get along like a house on fire, LOL!
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spiderliing666 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012   General Artist
He's super cute!! I love his mom!! Draw her---- poke*
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evafortuna Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh I could totally do that! I already have Sasha drawn, eheh. I hope all the ghosts don't need to look like the ghost teacher from the book. :XD:
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spiderliing666 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012   General Artist
No! That was a gag ghost done for laughs!
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evafortuna Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Okay, excellent. :) It was a silly ghost.
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