In the Southern part of Santa Barbara a female Asian assassin makes her way through the ruins of the city. She is wearing a silver cobra decorated breast and back plate with a corselet followed by armbands, wrist bracers, knee guards and hip lace leather shorts. The breastplate illuminates a green neon glow. Spectra has been a huntress for over five years and was raised in the Empire of Amaterasu hidden deep in the San Bernardino Mountains. The Amaterasu Empire was built decades ago and has become a symbol of her people. Amaterasu Palace has shinning green roof tiles, golden doors and lustrous white walls. Inside are complex wooden buildings with verandas, raised several feet from the ground on wooded pilings to better …show more content…
Her father and brother trained her in the experts of martial arts and kickboxing shortly after her mother’s death. Spectra decided to become a huntress when she was sixteen years old. Her brother is also an assassin that hunts in the Oakland Wastelands. They remember her mother as a loving and nurturing person whose death changed their way of life forever. The silver Ninja Master sword that she carries on her back was handed curved by her father. It was a gift for her bravery and courage to face the unknown. The sword is carried in a red lacquer scabbard with applied spiral helical bands of gold leaf. Metal fittings are of gold with the tsuba of shakudâ. The ray-skin grip of the hilt has been lacquered black before being bound in black silk over a gold menuki. They are a peaceful people who do not believe in violence and welcomed anyone in the palace. They are a community made of farmers and laborers, where weapons of any type are not permitted on the palace grounds. They are all stored in the
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The family consists of the mother Beth, father Calvin, and their son Conrad who are living in the aftermath of the death of the oldest son Buck. Conrad, who has attempted suicide and hospitalized because he inability to overcome grief and misplaced guilt, and therapy as way to feel more in control. Beth on the other hand always favored Buck and does not connect with Conrad. Whereas, the father Calvin is trapped in trying to hold the family together, but those pressures are building and he is coming to realizations of his own.
Perry’s only brother Jimmy, drove his wife over the edge and killed herself, after that he killed himself too. Perry Smith’s only sister alive has a very good life, it would seem that after all of the violence she would just try to commit suicide. Barbara the sister of Perry, makes a promise that she will have a great life, Barbara has a husband and two children. Perry from all of the trauma in his life, probably feels like she has been rubbing it in his face for a while since the life he pursed to have is a little disordered.
Upon arriving at the home of her foster parents, housepainter Hans Hubermann and his wife Rosa, Liesel finds it difficult to adjust. She is haunted by nightmares about her mother and dead brother. She eventually develops a bond with Hans, who comes to her every night and stays with her until she is able to fall sleep again, Hans, upon noticing “The Grave Digger's Handbook” tucked under Liesel's mattress, decides to take advantage of the sleepless hours he spends with Liesel each night by teaching her how to read and write. Rosa Hubermann, whose personality is much coarser than Hans', takes Liesel under her wing in her own way by having her help with her job of washing and delivering laundry for other households. Shortly after
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The fact that she depends so heavily upon her son reveals the numerous insecurities she has about herself. It is the character and the name of Milkman Dead that enlighten readers of these highly significannot
WH9 Kaulike Jansen Africa DBQ January 6, 2016 Before the Europeans arrived to the empires, kingdoms, and cities of Africa, the African civilization flourished in many achievements with Art, political status, trade, and culture. The Africa we know today is not like the Africa we knew before the Europeans arrived in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Africa traders have used their skills to trade with other lands. Beautiful cities were built with an advanced political structure like the city of Kilwa. They even maintained a thriving culture.
Lastly, her family betrayed her by not listening to her side of the story after her sister told lies about her, and they betrayed her when they acted as if they did not care if she moved out of the house. In all of these actions, the family itself and certain members of the family are portrayed as uncaring, unsupportive, disrespectful, conniving, deceitful, and hateful to Sister. Through every action of the family, Sister is treated harshly, and she tries to not let this bother her. Yet, anger and bitterness build up inside of her until she cannot take it anymore. Consequently, it built up so much inside of her that it severely affected Sister so profoundly that she moved away from her home to get away from her family.
The mother/daughter relationship between Mrs. MacTeer and her two daughters, Claudia and Frieda, is loving and strong. They are taught their own self-worth through their mother’s strength and example, although this love isn’t fully appreciated by the girls until they are older. During Claudia’s illness, she is treated with a mixture of concern and anger. Although Claudia is scolded and her mother complains of cleaning her vomit, at the same time her mother is nursing her, giving her medicine, and checking on her throughout the night. Claudia discovers later that her mother’s anger is not directed at her, but at the world, as she must raise her black family in a world ruled by white culture. She protects her children and equips them for survival in a hostile environment.
Along with the discovery of Ötzi, we have found many resources such as an axe, a dagger, a backpack, a first aid kit, a quiver, a bow, and arrows. Ötzi’s axe was made of copper, and is believed to denote some sort of status symbol denoting membership to the leadership or warrior
The body of the woman has mane and the hair fall over accentuated breast feature on the body. The mane is o presenting both a feel of nobility and fright on the face of a lioness, which has a skull of bone and stylized whiskers on the face . The head is raised in a form of adoration with the solar disk and cobra emphasizing the cosmic aspects of the divinity of the goddess . The face is modeled with high precision on which the eyes are small and eyelids that have been painted as it were a collar or the robe’s edge. The statue is in a seated position on a block with the fingers that have been shaped significantly with a focus on the distinctive feature of anatomy that the artist sought to add with much delicacy, resting on her legs. The goddess’s legs have inscriptions that are added to the surface of the throne. She stands as a towering figure with soft feline features that invoke power and fear especially with the nature of her eyes in the statue. Her elegance calls attention to her presenting a valid reason why she was both feared and
This real gem represents the Akkadian royal domain; this triumph stele observes Ruler Naram-Sin's violentl vanquish over a mountain people, the Lullubi. The Akkadian ruler drove his troops over the lofty inclines of his adversary region, fiercely smashing all in their way.
As the novel opens, Young introduces Mackenzie Allen Phillips as the main character. The story unfolds as Mack’s daughter is abducted during a family vacation. Her body is never recovered, though the police find evidence in an old shack to prove that she was brutally murdered by an infamous serial killer. Young illustrates how his daughter’s death ultimately causes Mack to live in the shadow of