I had work so much with my commissions so i decided to add new character to my cast x) Detective Afia the Zebra
Super thanks for
for helping me create her backstory x)
She had a decent and loving upbringing, with her parents being very supportive and caring throughout her childhood. Her father was a bank manager, and her mother, a nurse at the local hospital. However, when she was a teenager, and just starting school, her father was murdered when a gang of heavily armed thieves broke in and killed him, but made away with the money.
After hearing of her father's murder, she was devastated, and did not fit in well at school, being the target of bullies. This was about the time when she read books to escape the horrors of the bullies. She read a lot of Sherlock Holmes and Agatha Christie. Always looking up to Holmes, she first became interested in becoming a detective. When she did encounter the bullies, this built up her intimidating ways of finding out information. Despite the roughness, she did very well in school, being a favourite among her teachers. She passed with amazing grades, and applied for a degree in criminology and forensic science.
As she grew up, she became very happy and enjoyed life, very much looking forward to studying her new course. She made new friends, and kept her head down, focused on her work. When she finished her first year, one night, she saw an odd sight. Outside a local shop, she saw a dead body. She examined it, and looked inside the shop looking for clues. She saw that the thief broke in, trying to get the money, and when the shopkeeper failed to comply, the thief murdered him with a big knife, and collapsed at the front door. She could see that it went on for some time, by which she called the police, but looked to see where the thief went to. She could see that it ran, scared. But, couldn't see anything beyond the darkness. Despite losing the thief, the police were very impressed with her work and her ways of deducing at what happened.
Just like her school, she did amazing in her university course. The professors thought very highly of her. When she finished her course, she enrolled in the local police force. However, she felt it was very hands on, and didn't enjoy it as much as she wanted, but despite it, she rose to the rank of Detective Inspector. After a bit of a row with her superior officer, she set off and set up her own detective office, and works on her own terms. At first, the police didn't approve, but, they were still impressed with her work and her methods, that they let her be and even work together on some occasions.
Never seen without a pad and paper, a magnifying glass and her small pistol, she is a master at her forensic science, finding clues. Even using her ways to get information out of suspects. Outside of her work, she enjoys doing martial arts, and is an expert in kung fu and taekwondo. She also likes a night out and a drink.
She lives on her own in her flat in the city, hoping to find the right man for her, but her work still needs her attention before her personal life.