Played by @PureHeroine
Played by Yours Truly
29. Brynn is 2 minutes younger.
Rank within Organisation:
Sierra is a Captain, and Brynn is a Member.
Location of Birthmark:
One half of the birthmark rests on each of the twins’ forearms.
A bond of twins.
Sierra and Brynn can hear each other’s thoughts in their own mind, as if they shared a mind more closely than they do a body. It’s not a constant effect, either can stop the flow at any time, but one will always feel the presence of the other. They cannot communicate telepathically with anyone else at all, no exceptions. This is merely a side effect of being mages, and also being twins.
One twin can teleport to the other’s location, should they choose to do so. They may use this power simultaneously to swap places entirely. If the twin teleporting is touching an object that can be easily carried with one arm, it may also bring that. Up to two objects can be transported this way, one for each arm. Clothing is also teleported, and does not count towards this total. Hair spray cannot be teleported. They may not use this to teleport somewhere that is not by the other twins’ side, in a roughly 1 meter radius, so as to not teleport inside the other and kill them.
Place of Birth:
For the most part, Sierra is a reliable, determined, and level-headed individual. She is tactful and knows how to appease people in tense or potentially dangerous situations; which are quite common thanks to her sister's recklessness and arrogance. Furthermore, she is the more morally sound of the two twins, and as such, acts as a conscience and point of rationality for her sister; quite often being the only thing stopping her from crossing the line. Beyond that, she tries her best to push the other woman to consider the greater good outside of themselves, instead of acting selfishly for their own benefit.
Unfortunately, there are two sides to every coin. Sierra loves to be in control, and if she should ever feel as though she is losing that control, she will become an unrelenting force, willing to go to any means necessary to maintain or regain it. Even willing to abandon her morality, and become as irrational and erratic as her sister.
Brynn, in contrast to many other members of the Dark Shadow, does not feel that Mages are superior. Instead, she is driven to them by a fear that they are inferior, compounded by a need to prove herself to the world as superior. She reasons that if mages were truly better, they would have won the war, and that they didn't is a sign of weakness. She believes that her generation of mages has only become stronger than the preceding ones, and will do nearly anything to prove this to the world.
Her recklessness and thoughtlessness holds her back from this goal, however. She rarely thinks properly before acting, which causes failure whenever guile is needed. She has a tendency to retaliate to any perceived threat instantly, which constantly lands her in hot water, especially with figures of authority. Lastly, she tends to only consider herself and her twin in terms of moral guidance.
She is strong, but brittle. A human embodiment of a flint and a half kilo of dynamite.
Nobody was surprised when Brynn and Sierra were born to the Foster family. In fact, there was a certain amount of relief. This was because the Foster family has gathered a certain amount of renown for its penchant for bearing magical twins with linked powers. A few generations had been skipped, and some had started to worry.
Their parents, Jeana and Len were thrilled, and -Jeanna especially- took great pride in their children being the ones to re-establish the long lost cycle; seeing as the magic came from her side of the family.
As each twin grew, they began to take after each parent. Brynn acted more like her mother, and every day saw Sierra behaving more like her father. As time ground on it saw this cause some tension, as the twins began to clash with the parents they were similar to. Brynn acted out, which caused her mother to feel threatened, and Sierra tried to control things outside of her actual authority. This caused friction, but as a whole, they were able to move past it. It brought them closer at the end of the day, especially the sisters, who would more often than not side with each other.
After adolescence, they decided they'd go to America to learn more about their history as Mages. They made the move over, renting a small apartment and working when they weren’t studying. It was here that they found out about the Dark Shadow.
They’d always known about their powers, their mother was too proud to not let them know, but they had little inkling about the war. The person who recruited them painted a picture of horror, discrimination, hate, and injustice. Brynn became fixated, deciding it was a point of weakness for them. This fear led her to join the Dark Shadow, with Sierra in tow.
They had planned to move back to Australia after finishing their respective studies, but here they are, in New York, fighting the Good Fight.