Height: 5' 4”
Mass: 120 lbs
Bra Size: C
Build and Skin color: Pale skin, with a lithe build.
Facial Features and Eye color: Green eyes. Her face is soft and pretty, but not extraordinarily so. She tends to greet people with a smile and is always watching her surroundings. She'll readily admit that she completely changed her appearance from her Geshrin body.
Hair color and Style: Has wavy sky-blue hair long enough to go halfway down her back when unbound. Usually, she has it pulled up somehow, though the exact hairstyle varies.
Distinguishing Features: Seems to have a bewildering amount of ornaments for her hair, and usually wears a different one every day. Occasionally, she wears them incorrectly or uses odd pairings. She also usually carries a katana in addition to her service pistol when permissible.
Enthusiastic, curious, and friendly, Kiyoe's easy enough to get along with. Growing up in a bar, she got plenty of practice with not-entirely-legal arts from the friendlier patrons, a good deal of fighting from her father, and quickly learned the advantages of a silver tongue. She's quick to become familiar with those around her, and almost as quick to flatter if she thinks it will help her get her way. She has little respect for purely academic or philosophical matters and little regard for regulation, letting her own intuitions dictate right and wrong to her. On the same note, she detests people who maintain a strict hierarchy of ranks- she dislikes people treating her as a superior as much as she dislikes being subservient. However, she's had enough experience in the military to learn how to play by the rules except in extreme cases- she still doesn't *like* it.
Likes: War stories, exploring, melee combat, flight, companionship, dressing flashy.
Dislikes: Uptight people, rules and regulations.
Goals: To see as much of the galaxy as she can and to prove that she can fight as well as any neko.
When moderately unsuccessful pirate Susumu Kanai decided that it was time to take up a more peaceful occupation before he ran out of luck, he used his meager life savings to open a bar in the frontier planet of Morant, in the Nassau system. He eventually met a woman (okay, he met more than one. But he only married the one), got married, and shortly later, Kiyoe was born (YE 9, incidentally). Living on a planet with no real government, her education was all at the hands of her parents and occasionally the bar regulars. As a result, the bulk of her knowledge prior to enlisting was in fairly dubious fields.
This lawless setting also gave her plenty of chances to put this 'education' to work. She also grew up listening to their stories of adventure in the galaxy at large- since she lived her entire life in a backwater, these stories entranced her. When she finally became an adult, she decided to join the military to get her own taste of what the larger galaxy had to offer. She was assigned to the YSS Yūgumo as a combat arms personnel, and was lost in the ship's destruction.
Fighting: Having learned to fight from a young age- and having been in plenty of actual fights since then- Kiyoe is an experienced fighter. Most of her skill is with melee weapons, though- when it comes to the guns that dominate modern combat, she can still hold her own but isn't particularly better than most other power armor pilots. However, her experience has still made her quick at thinking on her feet, which can prove invaluable in combat. As far as her melee fighting skills go, she has the most experience with unarmed fighting and katana.
Communication: Fluent in English and passable in Japanese, though she's almost illiterate in the latter. She can operate common communications equipment, write reports, and all that good stuff.
Mathematics: Kiyoe received basic mathematics training in boot camp and passed by the skin of her teeth. She loathes the subject from the very core of her being.
Technology Operation: Another area she's not so strong in- she, again, passed her training in it, but she altogether prefers to deal with people rather than computers.
Rogue: Having picked up a thing or six from her disreputable friends- and gotten plenty of chances to practice during the long, boring years she spent planetbound- Kiyoe is fairly good at bypassing simple locks, pick-pocketing, and sneaking. Living in an almost-lawless frontier town has left her with a good deal of street smarts as well.
Domestic: Running a business, Kiyoe's parents didn't always have time to take care of the household chores. She's decent enough at all of the basic tasks needed to keep a house running, including cooking.
Entertainment: She's a veritable stockpile of boastful war stories of suspect authenticity, both collected from her old friends and from her own mock battles in basic training. She loves sharing them, given the chance. Also, despite having no training at all, she has few compunctions about trying her hand at singing, acting, or dancing if the opportunity comes up.
Civilian and workout clothing
Weaponry and Tools:
with black leather sheath with loop and clips for belt attachment
3000 KS (starting)
-300 (Katana and whetstone)
-500 (assorted hair decorations)
+1000 (Yūgumo Project bonus)