The Characters
  
Name   Anna Peterson
 
Birth   April 18th 1981 in New Jersey, USA
 
Mother   Isabel, American, Caucasian, daughter of a US Army Colonel Jack
 
Father   South Korean, died during his military service before Anna was born.
 
Isabel was in South Korea at the time of conception but her father died before she was born from a freak accident while doing his military service. Her mother promptly returned to the US and raised Anna as a single mom with the help of her father, Jack, a retired US Army Colonel. Anna was raised in an affluent upper middle class background in New Jersey. Her mother and grandfather loved her very much and indulged her every whims. Although of a Korean father, the family never really incorporated any Korean culture into her education, something she started to resent in her late teens as she started College. She grew up to be a real stunner right off puberty, which attracted a lot of attention from boys, and a lot of jealousy from girls. She was always at the top of her class, but had quite an extreme partying habit. She started to have sex at 15 and was a heavy drinker at parties. She would eventually pick up weed and cocaine in College. Because her grades remained excellent and she was quite the model daughter at home, her mother and grandfather never paid much attentions to rumors from nosy neighbors and other school parents, and they never really confronted her on her extra-curricular activities, granting her much more trust than she actually deserved. In September 2003, Anna is 22 year old and is starting her Senior year at NYU. She is majoring in Arts. She is very gifted, but has been giving more and more into her vices and got a reputation for being quite the wild party girl. Men are all willing to pay for her drinks and drugs at parties. She has her own apartment right in the East Village near NYU's main campus, which affords her a lot of freedom. She has a well paying part-time job and her mother gives her extra money. She spends it all on Art supplies, books, movies, music, lots of fancy clothes and taking care of herself. Our story start when she meets Takashi at a Halloween party in one of the Dorms."/>
 
  
Name   Takashi Park
 
Birth   July 14th 1984 in Seoul, South Korea
 
Mother   Itzuki, Japanese
 
Father   Min-Sik, businessman in construction
 
Min-Sik and Japanese Mother Itsuki have taken great care of him, and pushed him to excel at school. He had a typical childhood and quickly showed a great talent for science, which his parents dutifully nurtured. He grew up to be quite a handsome young man, easily turning heads everywhere he goes, but he remained very shy and focused on his studies in general. He had sex for the first time when he was 17 with a prostitute a friend of his found for him in a seedy area of Seoul. He has been known to be jealous, but generally, more at ease with repressing those feelings than exploding with them. He is an avid blood donor, taking this task very seriously at least 4 times a year. The first thing he did when entering the university is immediately sign up as an organ donor too and got his blood donor card. His well-connected father managed to delay his army (3 years military service in South Korea) so he could study in the US first. He moved to the US right after he graduated from high-school. He is a foreign student and studies Engineering and Computer Science."/>
 
  
Name   Karyn Stockton
 
Birth   May 29th 1981 in San Francisco, CA, USA
 
Mother   Not Relevant
 
Father   Not Relevant
 
Anna since grade 8 and they have been best friends ever since. They are both very smart, but Karyn is really the model girl with a few wild outtings, but generaly, studious, and calm. She feels very close to Anna even if she disapproves of her ways, which she acknowledges have gone worse since Anna started university. she's always there for Anna, always giving her advice, and Anna listens, most of the times. Karyn is Anna's conscience. Karyn is cute, but not gorgeous. She has dorky tendencies (she wears thin rectangular glasses) that definitely diminish her immediate appeal."/>
 
  
Name   Josie Tagliani
 
Birth   February 1st 1951 in Torino, Italy
 
Mother   Not Relevant, American
 
Father   Not Relevant, Italian
 
 
  
Name   Edward Rollen
 
Birth   July 4th 1972 in Bronx, NY, USA
 
Mother   Not Relevant
 
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Name   Isabel Peterson
 
Birth   March 7th 1962 in Dusseldorf, Germany
 
Mother   Died when she was young in a car accident
 
Father   Jack, now a retired US Army Colonel
 
Anna's mother. She is the daughter of a US Army colonel (Jack). She has traveled the world, speaks several languages (French, German, English), and is very well educated. She is in her early 40's, and white-Caucasian. She fell in love with a young Korean man who was doing his military service and got pregnant when she was 19. The man however died in a freak accident during a military maneuver and Isabel returned to the US to have her baby (Anna) and raise her there. Her father took an early retirement and moved back to the US with her to help."/>
 
  
Name   Jack Peterson
 
Birth   October 28th 1930 in Austin, Texas, USA
 
Mother   Not relevant
 
Father   Not relevant
 
Isabel's father, Anna's grand father. He is a retired US Army Colonel with assignments that spanned the globe. He worked in Germany for close to a decade in the 60's. Isabel, his only child, was born there in 1962. He then took an assignment in France for several years, and finally came to South Korea in the mid 70's. After Isabel returned to the US, she broke the news to him that she was pregnant and Jack immediately took an early retirement to return to the US and help his daughter with her baby.
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Name   The Super
 
Birth   1960 in not relevant
 
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Name   Min-Sik Park
 
Birth   January 22nd 1962 in Seoul, South Korea
 
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Name   The nurse
 
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Name   Avital
 
Birth   Jan 1st 1980 in Tel Aviv, Israel
 
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Name   Charles
 
Birth   Jan 1st 1980 in Paris, France
 
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To put it all together, here is the 6 degrees of separation character chart
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