Robotech Cadet Corps
Anthony "Tony" Piazalinni
This was the character background summary I provided to each PC at the start of the campaign, based on discussed character background elements.
Father: Unknown, deceased
Mother: Unknown, deceased
You were born in 1991. At age four, you were barely able to comprehend the concept of global civil war, but it grew with you until 1999, when a “meteor” crashed on an island in the Pacific. The devastation caused by it put a cease-fire to the civil war, and in October of 1999 world peace is realized under the United Earth Government (UEG).
Old enough at this point to follow the developments unfolding, you find your interest peaked in the new technology promised by the team that probed “the Visitor.” The flip-side, that both frightened and intrigued you was the evidence of a threat from space. Anti-unification riots begin after the announcements, but are quelched quickly. The UEG becomes fuly functional in January of 2001.
Through elementary school, you followed the reports and rumors of the new technology, from the construction of Moon Base to the development of the ARMD platforms, Grand Cannons, and rumored new combat vehicles.
A young man born into the Sicilian Mob, your parents were killed in a mob hit by the Corlizone family. The Piazzalini family took you in and you became an enforcer, learning your way around guns. You spent a lot of time working for the Piazzalinis, and found some time to try and elicit some revenge, which you never got.
Things began to get hot between the mobs, and you chose to bail, deciding that the new military sounded better than your current situation. Your skills allowed you to be accepted into the Veritech fighter program. The only problem you had was the temper that you had developed, but with some additional training, you learned to suppress it.
You have graduated among the top of your class. The date is now December 15, 2008.