|Jessica Jones (Scenesys ID: 245)|
|Full Name:||Jessica Jones|
|Residence:||The Instrata (Clinton (Hell's Kitchen), Manhattan)|
|Groups:||Street Level-OOC, Defenders|
|Apparent Age:||26||Actual Age:||26|
|Date of Birth||11 July 2001||Actor:||Krysten Ritter|
|Height:||170 cm (5'7")||Weight:||56 kg (123 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Black||Eye Color:||Brown|
|Theme Song:||"Bad Reputation" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts|
Jessica is a private investigator that runs Alias Investigations in New York City. She is a metahuman with extreme strength, and durability well above a human's own. She keeps few friends but does look out for the 'little guy' even if such a life barely pays her bills. Note: This is post S1 JJ; after she publically snapped Kilgrave's neck on the docks. Some people see her as a hero who protected a bunch of people from a vicious mind controller who was going to kill them all with his powers. Some see her as a murderer who shouldn't be walking the streets, and some don't care or didn't pay attention enough to recognize her. Feel free to have your character react accordingly and as you see fit.
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Trying to remain an average person and keep a low profile, she takes on minor cases for cash, caught in a spiral of despair and destructive behavior.
The summer after her romantic rejection was a chance to start fresh. Brian receiving tickets to Disney World from his boss Tony Stark, the family of four went on holiday. As Jessica teased Phillip in the car as she always did, Brian, who was driving, believed the kids were fighting, and started to tell them off -- being distracted from the Army convoy he was driving behind. One carrying radioactive chemicals. As the car crashed into it, Jessica became an orphan, and lost her beloved brother, and fell into a deep coma. Unknown to her at the time, this would grant her abilities including superhuman strength, invulnerability, and flight.
During her recovery, she was adopted by talent agent Dorothy Walker, as a publicity stunt to promote her daughter Trish ("Patsy") and her TV Show. Despite being adopted into a rich and famous household, her life was much worse, as Dorothy would often act abusively towards Trish. During one of Trish and Dorothy's arguments, she broke the bathroom sink, and could lift the sink entirely above her head -- she was discovered by Trish, but they agreed to keep her super-strength a secret.
Jessica often faced bullying when she went back to school. When Peter Parker reached out to her and told her about his experience with his uncle Ben, it was the last straw, as she despised her once-crush pitying her, and her cold personality meant she backed away from him. When she went home, she saw Dorothy forcing Trish to vomit in the toilet in order to lose weight. This was the last straw, and she flung Dorothy across the room, her adoptive mother fleeing as she helped Trish re-build her life.
Over the years, she tested her powers, such as discovering she could fly. After high school, she landed a boring office job with sexist co-workers. Always an acute investigator, she managed to figure out her boss was committing fraud -- and used it to get herself six months severance pay, and a glowing recommendation. Trish advised her to become a real superhero and use her powers to help others - "Jewel." But Jessica only mocked the moniker, disliking getting involved in the superhero world.
This seclusion would be her undoing. As she fended off her friend Malcolm from being mugged, she was applauded by Kilgrave, whose mind control she fell under. For the next few months, she became his prisoner, being treated to dinner at Italian restaurants and a five-star hotel -- but also being raped, as she had sex with Kilgrave when she was under mind control. At one point, she regained free will, and considered jumping off a balcony, wanting to end her life rather than be a controlled slave. One day, he asked her to obtain a hard-drive from Reva Connors, and, after digging it up after hard concrete, Jessica was ordered to kill Connors by Kilgrave. Punching Reva in the chest and stopping her heart, the horror of committing murder traumatised Jessica, and she walked away from Kilgrave, him being smashed by a bus, and seemingly killed -- Jessica breaking free of his control.
After the traumatic experience, she started to work as a private investigator. "Finding the worst in people" came easy to her, so she said, and she managed to work on cases nobody had solved before. She currently works in Hell's Kitchen as a private investigator.
Beneath her flaws, Jessica is a good person at heart and chooses not to waste her super-strength that was given to her at the cost of her family's lives and become a hero to help people. The harrowing encounter with Kilgrave who controlled her to do everything he wanted to, including being raped repeatedly and murdering a woman before breaking out of his control, caused Jessica to give up her life as a hero, as she could no longer view herself as one and decide to keep a low profile instead by becoming a private investigator. Though she refused to class herself as the sort, Jessica does show signs of heroism as she is deeply sympathetic towards other individuals who have been "Kilgraved", though she was also fearful enough that she came close to leaving town and leaving Hope with Kilgrave to protect herself, thinking she could not save her.
However, the combined trauma of losing her family and experience with Kilgrave has also made Jessica a somewhat unstable individual. She suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress and Survivor's Guilt, occasionally undergoing hallucinations and flashbacks of her time in Kilgrave's grasp. These hallucinations usually involve Kilgrave either whispering to her or being otherwise intimate, while she is surrounded by purple lighting, referencing the purple lighting in the back of the restaurant Il Rosso, where Kilgrave always had their table. In these instances she can act out more erratic and violent such as punching the window of a subway train after remembering one of Kilgrave's commands. After the death of her family, no matter how close she bonded with a person, Jessica had great difficulty fully forming emotional connections to a person as she couldn't even tell Trish Walker, her adoptive sister and closest friend "I love you".
Jessica has an alcoholic side to her personality which she uses to cope with her repeated tragedies. Due to her superhuman metabolism, she is able to consume vast quantities of alcohol without damage to her liver and appears to have high tolerance, being able to quickly drink an entire bottle of wine during dinner with Kilgrave's then nonchalantly asking for another one. When inebriated, Jessica can become more violent such as threatening Jeri Hogarth's ex-wife, Wendy to sign her divorce papers.
Jessica is a highly independent woman and shows no interest in being in a relationship, although she was forced into a fake "relationship" with Kilgrave, though it is not out of the question for her to enter a sexual relationship... perhaps one that could later become romantic, even. She refused to allow herself or her friends be disrespected by anyone, especially men. To the few people she cared about, such as Trish, she defended them fiercely and kept her distance from them as to not have them be collateral damage.
Jessica has durability far beyond that of a regular human, being able to resist multiple beatings with little to no visible injuries. This resilience also allows her to perform greater feats of strength without injuring herself, such as smashing a mirror with her fists or breaking a window with her elbow. Her stamina is enough to allow her to run across New York without tiring or stopping for breath. However, she is still vulnerable to gunshots and explosions, though the former can mildly affect her unless she is shot in a vital area, as being grazed in the shoulder, for example, only causes her brief pain.
Jones' overall strength allows her to run at speeds superior to the average human. She was able to catch up to a car fairly easily, move across a street in a second or less to stop a car from hitting a little girl and stated she can run a mile in under four minutes.
Jessica is able to fly, though she has never mastered this ability. She can propel herself off a surface and through the air at various speeds and altitudes, but she sometimes gets injured while landing. Jones refers to this as being "more like jumping and then falling" or as "guided falling". She regularly uses this ability to jump several stories to reach rooftops, fire escapes and balconies.
Regenerative Healing Factor:
Jessica's augmented metabolism heals faster than an ordinary human being. She is capable of completely healing minor scratches and injuries in mere hours, and major injuries like broken ribs in just a single day. It may also allow her to not be affected by the harmful and long term affects of alcohol, leaving her only to experience intoxication and hangover while not experiencing any signs of toxicity.
Jessica has basic combat skills, often using her superhuman strength to her advantage, overpowering and rag dolling her opponents or throwing them several feet. She is able to successfully fend off multiple people, though she is not invincible and can be overpowered.
Alias Investigations is a detective agency owned by Jessica Jones. The detective agency only has one employee, Jones herself, and operates out of a run down office, that also serves as Jones' apartment.
Smartphone and Laptop:
Jessica coped with her trauma through alcohol regularly drinking to forget her troubles. Though she is not affected by the toxicity of alcohol all hat much, it affects her senses and gives her severe hangover, affecting her abilities.
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|Beer and Sunshine||September 5th, 2022||P.I. and Princess have a meet. Cute.|
|Diyu||April 7th, 2020||After a murder of two Long Island youths, Cloak and Dagger start to whittle away at the Big Man's drug empire|
|Milk Cartons: Exodus 21:16||April 6th, 2020||Tandy goes looking for answers. She gets what she wanted and a lot more. A Marvel Team Up with Sabertooth, Jessica Jones and Ivory.|
|Gremlins: This Little Light of Mine||March 31st, 2020||A Talent Show turns to Chaos when Gremlins once again Attack!|
|Sharing A Drink Called Loneliness||February 11th, 2020||If you drink a drink called loneliness, don't drink it alone.|
|Having A Nightcap||January 22nd, 2020||Another night, a different bar, this time Jessica runs into a rare breed! A teacher!|
|Smile. You're on Candid Camera.||January 6th, 2020||Jessica had a mark just where she wanted, until a stranger ruined her case.|
|It's Josie, I really really wanna have a drink||December 24th, 2019||Jess runs into Artemis, and at least has someone to spend an evening of drinking with. It's better than drinking alone.|
|Drinking Your Sorrows Away||December 5th, 2019||Another drinking night, and once more, Jess runs into people who have not seen through the illusion quite yet.|
|Drinking Your Worries Away||November 17th, 2019||When drinking your troubles away, you sometime meet people with more trouble, but then there's usually a friend that surfaces sooner or later. It's that kind of night for Jessica Jones.|
|A Visit to Alias||October 24th, 2019||Matt comes to check on Jessica, bearing a precious gift.|
|Happy Birthday, Space Avenger!||October 2nd, 2019||Asgardian Ale! Traditional dancing! Flying people! More dancing! A birthday party to remember!|
|Nightly Routine||September 26th, 2019||Turns out people can bond over a black-eye|
|Dinner Party||September 7th, 2019||Ladies Night at the Avengers Mansion.|
|Late Night At Bars||August 20th, 2019||Jessica took a break from working Janet's case, and wound up meeting an interesting person in Millicent. And people say drinking is a waste of time...|
|Must Love the Colour Purple||July 31st, 2019||Jessica Jones visits Kate to discuss her 'personal ad'. Otherwise known as 'are you kidding me??'.|
|Sniffing Around JVD Fashion||July 24th, 2019||Janet van Dyne hires Jessica Jones to investigate her recent run of 'bad luck'.|
|Speaking On Behalf of Jean||June 30th, 2019||Summary needed|
|Different Bar, Same Drink||June 20th, 2019||Jessica Jones, Silver, and Johnny Blaze end up in Luke's bar for drinks|
|Drinks: The Voyage Home||June 6th, 2019||Summary needed|
|Back To Life||May 18th, 2019||Flashback: after coming back from death, Trish informs Jess, who insists on seeing her immediately. The two now share even more in common.|
|Happy Birthday to Me||May 2nd, 2019||Kate celebrates her birthday with friends. As it should be.|
|Cityfall: Silent But Deadly||April 26th, 2019||Darcy's 'date' with Elektra goes a little less than planned as May and Elektra have a meeting of minds in the back parkinglot. They come to an understanding.|
|Men. Can't Live With Them, Pass the Peanuts Redux.||April 15th, 2019||Kate's frustration venting session is interrupted by Danny Rand, who she tries to oust from Fogwell's... until Matt arrives to set things right. Then suddenly it's a party and everyone goes to Josie's to eat.|
|The April Bump||April 12th, 2019||Summary needed|
|Truth Seekers: Jessica Jones||March 24th, 2019||Summary needed|
|The Way To Earn Status||March 16th, 2019||Summary needed|
|Checking Up On Kate||March 7th, 2019||Summary needed|
|How To Lure A Thor||March 5th, 2019||Summary needed|
|Ladies' Night||February 21st, 2019||Ladies' Night at Luke's Bar, though some of the women who make it would hardly qualify as ladies...|
|Your Book Is Overdue||February 12th, 2019||Summary needed|
|Crown Jewel: Investigation Begins||February 10th, 2019||Summary needed|
|Will the Real Hawkeye (Pierce) Please Stand Up||January 28th, 2019||Agent May tracks down Kate, only to find out Clint knew who she was all along. JJ shows up. Everyone loses their filters.|
|Black Sky: We Walk Through the Fire||January 24th, 2019||Daredevil and friends interupt Madame Gao's ritual to dispose of them all. Elektra is forced to make a decision: Black Sky is no more.|
|LAst known where abouts||January 21st, 2019||Summary needed|
|Jess or Jewel||January 11th, 2019||Summary needed|
|Black Sky: Gabbing (and Healing) at the Gym||January 3rd, 2019||Matt calls for a quiet night at Fogwells, there's sparring, food and a little bit of healing.|
|Licking Wounds.||January 2nd, 2019||Half price night at Josie's lands JJ in hot water. A ticked off Claire is a sight to see. Bad JJ, no drink for you!|
|Everybody Hates Jessica||December 30th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Pied Piper: Did You Know||December 18th, 2018||Natasha meets Jessica Jones at her office. Thor tags along.|
|Vile and Villainy||December 17th, 2018||Jessica captures Chemistro who was up to no good.|
|Pied Piper: Alias Investigating||December 12th, 2018||Summary needed|
|An Unexpected Visit||December 4th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Black Sky: Of Bases and Tall Tales||November 22nd, 2018||Matt and Kate talk plans and get another visit from Jessica Jones.|
|Beer, Pretzels, and Questions...||November 13th, 2018||Claire Temple, Jessica Jones, and Kate Bishop meet in a bar. Girl talk is had, and Kate gets some... advice.|
|Black Sky: Lawyers Bearing Gifts||November 5th, 2018||Matt pays a visit to Kate with sandwiches and money. They end up visited by Jessica Jones and Matt and Kate come to arrangement.|
|Black Sky: Checking on a Friend||November 4th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Divvying up the Neighbourhood||October 30th, 2018||Kate goes to Jessica for P.I. advice, and walks away with an alliance and an apprenticeship. It's a living?|
|Where To Not Hold Discussions||October 18th, 2018||Summary needed|
|A Nightcap||October 6th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Early Autumn at the Park||September 26th, 2018||Summary needed|
|How'd She Get to Be a Mediator||September 8th, 2018||Kate tries to drown her sorrows alone, but ends up visiting with everyone in Hell's Kitchen. Maybe she needs a new watering hole.|
|Fee Fi Fo Fum||August 26th, 2018||The Ice Giants come looking for the Thunderer!|
|A Spawn Of The Moment||August 19th, 2018||Summary needed|
|It's 5pm Somewhere!||July 31st, 2018||Summary needed|
|Sharing A Drink||July 22nd, 2018||Summary needed|
|Lifestyle of Rich and Famous: Jessica Jones (who is neither)||July 1st, 2018||Summary needed|
|Perils of Working In Public||June 18th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Back at the Bar||June 7th, 2018||After Elektra admits that she's the leader of the Hand, Claire gets angry, Jess gets booze, Luke gets a job and Elektra and Matt make questionable choices (again).|
|It Was Never Goodbye||May 22nd, 2018||Post visit with Darcy, the others wander in (Claire and Luke) and interupt Matt and Elektra /not/ breaking up. Words are had. Secrets get out. People storm off. Matt and Elektra are left not saying goodbye.|
|Alias Investigations: Just Another Day||May 12th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Crossing Paths||April 20th, 2018||A bunch of folks meet at a bar owned by the devil. Drinks are had, bets are made, and swear words are spoken.|
|Venting||April 7th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Where Everyone Knows Your Name||March 30th, 2018||A Spider, a Blind Ninja, a Not-Blind Ninja and a PI walk into a bar...you write the punchline.|
|About A School pt.4 - Never Go Undercover with Murdock!||March 22nd, 2018||Summary needed|
|About A School Pt 3 - The Curious Parents of Alice Nelson||March 11th, 2018||Summary needed|
|About A School Pt.2 - Reaching A Friend||February 23rd, 2018||Summary needed|
|The Problem With Stalking Dangerous Men||January 26th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Now Where Is That Road||January 13th, 2018||Summary needed|
|About A School||January 10th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Gooning The Goons||December 25th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Where Everybody Knows Your Name||December 11th, 2017||Jessica and Danny bond over Elijah Craig and Tea at Josie's Bar|
|Pizza Time||December 5th, 2017||Pizza Chat does not prevent certain young justicekateers from hiring Jessica Jones|
|Things We Do In The Subway||November 23rd, 2017||Summary needed|
|Drown Your Sorrows At Josie's||November 15th, 2017||Josie's is a classy joint, and when you go to a classy joint, you meet classy people.|
|Office Space||November 3rd, 2017||Summary needed|
|Yep. That one.||November 1st, 2017||Summary needed|
|Oh god. Why, God.||October 30th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Yep.||October 17th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Josie's, Any Given Thursday||October 13th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Dad, there's a robot in the basement.||October 11th, 2017||Summary needed|
|It's Time We Talked About Jessica's Drinking Problem||September 26th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Hellish Kitchen||September 14th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Hey, Al||September 3rd, 2017||Summary needed|
|On the Job||September 2nd, 2017||Summary needed|
|How do you solve a problem like, Toshiro||August 28th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Its Open||August 27th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Magic Makes Things Better||August 21st, 2017||Summary needed|
|Beyond the Rubble||August 14th, 2017||Summary needed|
|The Brownstone Boogeymen||August 9th, 2017||The Hand make a move on a notorious drug house in Hell's kitchen, but their plans are thwarted by several Defenders (and Kate Bishop)!|
|At the Office||August 7th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Log 1761||August 1st, 2017||Summary needed|
|Just Another Normal Evening at Lux.||July 7th, 2017||Summary needed|
|A Man of Wealth and Taste||June 30th, 2017||The conclusion of the game between bartender and detective ends with the latter guessing the former's name.|
|A Visit||June 29th, 2017||Danny Rand visits Alias Investigations with a job offer.|
|Clocking Out||June 28th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Devil is in the details||June 28th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Moral Support||June 25th, 2017||Jessica Jones helps Ravenna Levesque face down her abusive former employer. Ravenna gives Jessica an important factoid about the Bartender at Lux.|
|A Consultation||June 24th, 2017||Nelson and Murdock. Alias Investigations. It's a match made in Weird Heaven, as demonstrated when Jessica Jones comes to ask Foggy Nelson for legal advice. She dumps a few other tidbits of trouble in his lap while she's at it.|
|Wine Tasting at Lux||June 22nd, 2017||Summary needed|
|Leviathan: Counterattack||June 22nd, 2017||Summary needed|
|Sinuous Life||June 19th, 2017||Jessica Jones finds her way back into Lux for yet another evening, sharing a night of open honesty with The Bartender. When she presses him, yet again, on the matter of his identity he presents her with an offer, a riddle: all part and parcel of a puzzle she can't even begin to resist trying to solve.|
|He Followed Me Home||June 17th, 2017||A bored Clayface decides to visit Jessica Jones. He confides in her after an ugly confrontation, provoking a show of gruff compassion that will probably come back to bite her later.|
|Paranoid Blues||June 16th, 2017||Jessica Jones does a little more digging into the matter of the Diamond Grove apartments. But is someone already onto her and her investigation?|
|Leviathan: A Helping Hand||June 15th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Hello, Dahling||June 13th, 2017||Ravenna Levesque and Jessica Jones enjoy another night at Lux, and spend a little more time in the company of the club's mysterious and charming bartender.|
|My Heart is Empty||June 11th, 2017||Hot on the trail of the stolen Gutenburg Bible, Jessica Jones visits Lux. Will the dangerous offer of its mysterious bartender be too good to refuse?|
|Interrogatus Interruptus||June 5th, 2017||Jessica Jones tries to interrogate one of the participants in the latest streetfight, but has an encounter with Talia al'Ghul instead.|
|A Diamond in the Rough||June 1st, 2017||Summary needed|
|Breakfast at Tiffany's||May 31st, 2017||Summary needed|
|Barflies||May 28th, 2017||Remy LeBeau's poker partners take exception to his wins. Jessica Jones takes exception to them taking exception.|
|Defendersmeet||May 25th, 2017||Jessica Jones brings Karen Page by Claire Temple's place for some treatment after a minor scuffle. Unfortunately, the Winter Soldier was already there. He almost goes unnoticed up until Daredevil shows up.|
|Family Reunion||May 23rd, 2017||Indiana Jones shows up at Alias Investigations to connect with his great-granddaughter, one Jessica Jones.|
|Tangled Webs Part 2: Delivery||May 4th, 2017||Summary needed|
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