From Unofficial Handbook of the Virtue Universe
|"People crave fear."|
|Real Name:||Magdalene Georgette Mason|
|Known Aliases:||MGM Grand, MGM, Mags, Buffy|
|Hair Color:||Strawberry blonde|
|Place of Birth:||Oakland, CA|
|Base of Operations:||Unknown|
|Known Relatives:||None living|
|Excellent sharpshooter skills.|
|Two .357 snubnose revolvers, speedloaders, various bombs, a laptop|
Buffy thought she died. She was sure of it. But she woke here, in Paragon City, strapped to a gurney. And now she's "recovered." But she's waiting. For the infection to set in. And keeping her distance. So no one can catch it.
Average height and weight, Buffy has strawberry blonde hair and red/blue eyes.
Magdalene Georgette Mason was born and orphaned shortly after her birth. She was born into a world which had recently seen an outbreak of a new strain of filovirus. This virus reanimated the dead, into what had been known through horror movies as zombies. Even more horrifying was that everyone was a carrier. The filovirus, christened Martin FV, or colloquially known as "Walking Plague," was airborne, and endemic to planet Earth. The Plague could cripple or strike one down at any time. It usually held back, however, and only reanimated after death.
Buffy, as her friends called her, was born into this world that heralded old horror movies as king, hence her nickname. She was adopted by a politician, Mark Mason and his wife, Marie. She grew up realizing she was a political stunt, especially since she was born with retinal Martin FV. The virus had manifested in her eyes, giving them a permanent red tinge, and her tear ducts were damaged, rendering her unable to cry. Evidently Buffy's mother had been a carrier, as well, but carried the plague in her ovaries, giving it to her daughter.
Buffy grew up under the umbrella of wealth and upper-class society. Never wanting for anything, she found herself desirous of something money couldn't buy. After being sent to all the right schools, and learning all the right things a daughter of money and prestige could learn, she left home shortly after high school graduation.
The plague had damaged society and civilization, but not to an apocalyptic point. There were still clean zones, rather large ones, and people still living normal lives. The only major issue was the undercurrent of absolute fear everyone carried.