|Jean Emanuel Baptiste|
|Pronunciation:||Je-in, E-mahn-u-ehl, Bap-te-st|
|Gender:||Male||Height:||6'0“ / 182.88 cm.|
|Age:||34 YE||Weight:||179 lb. / 81.19 kg.|
|Ranks/Grade:||Chief Designer||Organization:||Zen Armaments|
Jean, due to leading a rigorous lifestyle abroad has accumulated a series of cybernetics to replace some of his lost limbs, and organs.
His usual attire is a three-piece suit which almost always black (But he changes the colors on whim) with matching vest, white shirt, and burgundy tie with a gold pocket watch. However despite thinking himself a snappy dresser, his attire is usually rumpled.
Eccentric, Grandiose, and Whimsical could easily describe Jean in his work environment. However despite what appears on the surface, Jean is a meticulous craftsman who takes his work seriously… most of the time. He has been known to be flippant with his employees and employers, a flirt with the ladies as well as a letch. But to him this is all in good fun and serves to 'brighten' the usually dank, dark work environment. Deep down he is an intelligent man who partially cultivates the air of an obnoxious, lecherous man who does this for his own fun, but to also hide the fact he can be a cunning, underhanded individual if required.
|Anais Dubois||Mother||Deceased||Formerly a Homemaker|
|Léon Dubois||Father||Deceased||Formerly a Soldier|
Born a year before the Yamataian Era calendar, Jean's life was typical for that of a Nepleslian living in the slums. Little food, entertainment or easy living. His father was a soldier who died before he was born, his mother died shortly thereafter. This left Jean in the hands of the Nepleslian Government, living in an orphanage. This would not last because as soon as he was old enough, Jean escaped and began living on the streets. He stole, he pickpocketed, he ran with youth gangs. He did this until he was twenty, by then he'd accumulated a decent living by stealing from others, selling second-hand weapons and swindling every sucker he could find.
A year later while on Kennewes, one of the numerous skirmishes between the Reds and Greens factions broke out again, the end result being Jean was left in a pitiful state, on the verge of death. It took everything he had to merely survive, let alone pay for the extensive medical expenses. By the end of it he was once again poor and in the gutter.
Finally though, enough was enough, something had managed to worm its way into the back of his mind.
He wanted better for himself, he wanted to make something of himself.
Life, to Jean was too fleeting, too fragile to waste living off of streets. Already a streetwise, and smart man, he enrolled in one of the many little used government programs to try and promote a better standard of living for its citizens, including jobs and education. From this, Jean scraped a living and earned himself a degree or two along the way for his effort.
And eventually it paid off for him because he managed to land a job at a small-time gun manufacturing firm as a designer that was eventually bought out and incorporated into Zen Armaments where he has worked since then. Only recently has his work been taken seriously and allowed him to move up the corporate ladder of his own division.
Working with explosives (And Gunpowder) has enboldened Jean to delve further into the deadly, yet beautiful art of explosives. He is capable of manufacturing, designing, and formulating new types of explosive materials and charges for weapons.
While not military trained, Jean has led a life of crime, living on the streets of Nepleslia itself, and surviving on Kennewes for years. He is an adept streetfighter, be it a knife fight or hand-to-hand as well as being a deft pistoleer.
Jean received basic mathematics training, to including up to algebra and trigonometry as well as statistical analysis, geometry, and accounting.
Jean is well versed in the laws of the Democratic Imperium, as well as small arms information.
No firearms designer worth his salt would not know how to design, and manufacture mechanisms for firearms. As such, Jean has studied the field of firearms engineering.
Due to his fascination with different foods (In part due to being underfed when he was younger), Jean studied a few different forms of cooking.
Living on the streets of Nepleslia and Kennewes, one had to learn its ebb and flows to survive. Jean has lied, cheated, and stolen for most of his life. And as such he can pick pockets and locks with the best of them.