Sleuth Home - Detective Kathryn Rose

Tough and Charming
2800 days
Moonlighting Dilettante
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Reindeer Knife Reindeer Pouch Reindeer Antlers Reindeer Coat Reindeer Boots

Completed Missions

  • Packages Delivered: 1
  • Overdue Books Returned: 1
  • Nemeses Captured: 0
  • Secret Plans Revealed: 0
  • Artifacts Unearthed: 0
  • Journal Pages Found: 0
  • Brass Rings Won: 86

Detective Biography

I suppose you could say that I was born between two worlds: that of my mother, a riches-to-rags heiress, and that of my father, Harrison, of Harrison & Co., an auto repair business. It did not take him long to build up a steady clientèle and reputation, and soon I, who had found myself trapped in the world of ladies who gossip at drugstores, happily pranced into a larger trap.

The snide remarks that were once given to my face were now disguised behind a façade of luxury and self-sufficiency. Soon I learned that a lifelong fox who had honed the art of passive-aggressive dissemblance to perfection could never be outdone at their own game. And so I ran in the opposite direction, and I taught myself the correct use of direct speech and persistent pressuring. And it was that roundabout adaptation that salvaged my sanity in a world where so few things were real.

I became desperate for more than my poor experiences had allotted me. I wanted so much to tear apart that mask that disguised human nature, a mask itself so bland and dull. Perhaps that is how I ended up at a two-star hotel in Manhattan, spending night after night what I had of an allowance on round after round of classic poker. The motley individuals that frequented the game brought me face-to-face with a species thus far hidden from me: that of the consummate wolf. It was there that I learned the art of sweet talking and suggestion, perhaps the only valuable skills one can have in a world filled with volatile tempers and fragile egos. I taught myself to keep a low profile, to hold my peace when necessary, and to read faces and characters. And I became a fox among the wolves.

Every criminal I apprehend is another mask I tear open to reveal Life itself. Yet the Truth I seek seems to recede endlessly at my pursuit.

And then, one day, the Truth found me...


Order o Socrates:  Fair(8)
Arcanum Brthrhd:  Fair(3)
Cosa Nostra:  Poor(-1)
Eastern Triads:  Poor(-3)
Circle of Light:  Poor(-3)
Green Hand:  Poor(-3)
The Tea Steepers:  Neutral(0)
Shangri La Tigers:  Neutral(0)


Barber (New York)
Music Teacher (New York)

Arch Villains

None Caught

Books Collected

Secret Adversary
Agatha Christie

The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Agatha Christie

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Arthur Conan Doyle

A Scandal in Bohemia
Arthur Conan Doyle

Halloween Trick
Yeti Face