Character Interviews: Elaine


Elaine would like everyone to know she’s participating under protest.  I decided use some of the  questions from the Proust Questionnaire for these character interviews.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Not having to answer stupid questions.

What is your greatest fear?

The pack finding out about my…issue.

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?

My inability to deal with social situations.

What is the trait you most deplore in others?


What is your greatest extravagance?

The elaborate gaming system set up in my tiny living room.

What is your current state of mind?

Busy. It’s always busy up there in my head.

On what occasion do you lie?

I’m a cougar shifter, we don’t lie, we simply evade.

What do you most dislike about your appearance?

My crazy ginger hair.

Which living person do you most despise?

My mother.

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?


What or who is the greatest love of your life?

The pack, don’t tell them.

When and where were you happiest?

When I’m hunting tiny creatures in the forest.

Which talent would you most like to have?

The ability to deal with people.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

Eh. I am who I am.

Where would you most like to live?

I like my cozy flat.

What is your most marked characteristic?

My narky temper.

What is it that you most dislike?


How would you like to die?

The least painful way possible.

What is your motto?

Always keep your cards close to your chest.