Character Profile: Sarah Roberts


  • Name: Sarah Roberts
  • Gender: female
  • Age: 14
  • Race/Ethnicity: white Caucasian
  • Height: 137 cm
  • Size: Slim
  • Health: generally good
  • Assets:
  • Flaws:
  • Sexuality: n/a (heterosexual)
  • Voice: child, young female
  • Family: brother, father


  • Cultural background: English, scavenger
  • Intelligence: high
  • Temperament: cool
  • Happiness: low
  • Attitudes: pragmatic, practical; intolerant of stupidity
  • Education: none/primary schooling only
  • Self-Knowledge: low to medium, avoids self reflection
  • Unconscious Aspects: hoarder, alienated from everyone around her
  • Habits: drums fingers when annoyed
  • Occupation: none/scavenger
  • Religion/Philosophy: none
  • Sexual orientation: n/a (heterosexual)
  • Goals, ambitions, dreams: survival
  • Secrets: she wants her father to die
  • Fear / phobias: monsters
  • Favourite kind of music: pop / rnb
  • Sense of humour: macabre, dark
  • Adrenaline moments: cheating death
  • Physical description: average height for age, brown hair, brown eyes, pigtails, slim
  • Physical disabilities: none


  • Says: “don’t be stupid” “don’t be an idiot” “shhhh!”
  • Eats: mostly tinned food
  • Wears: violet trousers, violet tint jumper, white jacket, green shoes (shade)
  • Buys: n/a
  • Works at: n/a
  • Plays at: Sarah does not play games


  • Family: Father – ill, post liver transplant patient; brother; rest of family deceased
  • Friends: none
  • Colleagues: Harry Roberts
  • Birthplace: Haringey
  • Childhood: ongoing, disrupted due to the apocalypse
  • Education: none
  • Hobbies: catapult, lock picking
  • Beliefs: Sarah believes the apocalypse to be a result of a disease or virus. She also believes the Government will eventually fix things.
  • Values: Sarah has a strong moral compass; she values independence and competence.
  • Lifestyle: frugal, scavenger.
  • Marital Status: n/a
  • Religion: atheist
  • Professions: n/a
  • Wealth: none


  • Wants: Sarah wants her family to be safe; she wants a steady supply of food and fresh water; she wants a hot shower.
  • Hopes: Sarah’s primary hope is that someone will find a cure for the disease she believes to have caused the apocalypse.
  • Fears: Sarah fears pain and death.
  • Thoughts: Sarah thinks about security and safety a lot.
  • Memories: her mother; picnics; sunlight.
  • Resentments: Sarah resents her father for surviving the apocalypse when her mother did not.
  • Dreams: Sarah has dreams in which she becomes a bird, soaring over the wasteland of London
  • Denial: Sarah refuses to believe that a cure won’t be found. She is unaware of her own resentment to her father and would strongly deny any such implication.

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