Difference between revisions of "Assignment Tracker 2.0/Bianca Karina"
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After high school, Bianca attended an all-girls college in Massachusetts, where she joined the school swim team. When a teammate pointed out one day that Bianca seemed never to pause for breath, Bianca began to recognize that there was something different about her. Disturbed, she hid the ability from others, while cautiously experimenting with her limits. When it became clear to her that she was able to survive without breathing for extended periods of time, she became more aggressive in her tests. But Bianca's self-experimentation came to an end when her roommate found her with a bag over her head and thought Bianca was trying to commit suicide.
Counseling records filed by the college psychologist led to Bianca being approached by Gael Cruz. Bianca was immediately receptive to Cruz, apparently in reaction to his personality and it's slight resemblance to that of her father's. When Cruz revealed his connection to the Company and attempted to recruit Bianca, she agreed immediately.
Bianca has transitioned quickly into life as an agent. She reacted eagerly to additional details regarding her lung adaptation and to the news that there were many others in the world with unique abilities. Additionally, her relationship with has Cruz flourished. Bianca and Cruz recently became engaged while vacationing in Paris, France.
During a recent bag and tag operation in Germany, Bianca reacted strongly when questioned as part of a counter-intelligence investigation. However, when the subject captured Cruz and killed Bianca's partner, Devin Patterson, Bianca was able to subdue the subject and rescue Cruz. [SENTENCE DELETED: ACTIVE INVESTIGATION]
The manifestation of her ability was initially a serious threat to her psychological stability, reinforcing her unconscious fears of being socially unacceptable. But she has been validated by the approval and identity that she has realized through the Company, and Cruz's adulation has proven to be an adequate substitute for the acceptance which she now feels that she can never expect from her biological father.However, psychological pressures cause her to lean more heavily on these support mechanisms, which can lead to distraction and misplaced loyalties. Furthermore, if her support mechanisms are themselves threatened, the results could be extreme. An example of a positive effect is her aggressive and ultimately successful efforts to subdue a dangerous subject and rescue Cruz during her recent Berlin operation. On the other hand, negative examples of her co-dependency include her reaction to questioning during the same Berlin operation; such questioning threatened not only her perception of her acceptance as an individual through her involvement with the Company, but her relationship with Cruz. In a sense, Bianca's psychological health is now tied directly to that of the Company and Cruz.