White Queen
White Queen
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Portrayed by Alice Eve
Statistics
Full Name Emma Frost
Age 28
Height 5'8"
Build Curvy
Eyes Blue
Hair Blonde
Skin Caucasian
Factions Frost International, Hellfire Club, X-Men…ish

Quoted!

"What makes you such a bitch, Emma?"

"Breeding, darling. Top class breeding."

Reputation

Young and breathtakingly beautiful, Emma Frost made a number of waves when she made her way onto the scene as the new cutthroat CEO of Frost International, a company that specializes in transportation technology and infrastructure, and freight logistic software. Less well known is her seat as the White Queen of the Hellfire Club's clandestine Inner Circle.

In business circles, she's known as a savage cut-throat.

In some "hero" circles, she's known as an outright villain.

Some things, she did. Some things, she didn't. Some things no one can prove, and others no one will ever know.

Sometimes she did the wrong thing for the right reasons, but sometimes she just made a few Bad Choices.

Either way, Emma Frost has an overall reputation for her questionable moral compass.

She may or may not actually regret some of her darker decisions (some of which she blames wholly on being out of her mind on drugs and alcohol), but she's definitely not one to easily hand over an apology. Talk is cheap, anyway.

Biography

Born into the wealthy Frost family of Boston, Emma’s parents—the domineering Winston and drug-addled Hazel—were old money and industrialist socialites. She shared her childhood home with an older brother, Christian; an older sister, Adrienne; and a younger sister, Cordelia.

Her life at home was a battleground as the Frost children warred for their parents’ limited affection. Christian and Emma genuinely cared for each other, but Christian committed suicide and left her alone in the family. While Emma was still in high school, she ended up attempting to blackmail her father to— Well, it’s a long story, really, and it ended with him offering her the family fortune and her slamming the door in his face.

While on the streets of Boston, she got herself a boyfriend. They gambled together, and he cooked up a fake ransom scenario to try to extort money from the Frosts to get himself out of trouble when the gambling plan went south. The ransom plan backfired, and her boyfriend died trying to save her from the mob. She ended up saving herself with her fairly newfound abilities.

She kept the money, and enrolled in Empire State University in New York.

Her telepathic roommate? Ended up being a manipulative psychopath, so Emma left her in a coma.

Determined to master her powers, Emma only became more proficient.  She used her powers to liberate gowns from Fifth Avenue, forge invitations to exclusive black tie events, convince everyone she was there legitimately, and lift business secrets. It served to her advantage that her parents had been well known in these circles, and she moved with ease and was praised as a business genius.

One forgery that never needed to be made was her membership to the Hellfire Club of New York that she had inherited from her parents.

The stunning young woman that Emma had become was a welcomed addition to the circles there.  She went and got herself a job as a stripper. However, her first night, several young men accosted Emma, then barely 19 years of age. She was rescued by two mutants, but didn't know either of them. She didn't let the event deter her. Rather, she continued clawing her way up the proverbial ranks there.

Meanwhile, Emma's mind for cutthroat business, coupled with the stolen information she possessed, allowed her to quickly acquire a massive amount of capital, which again caught the Hellfire Club's attention. Their Black Queen used her own telepathic powers and discovered Emma's psionic gifts. Emma, by then 24, was formally invited to be their Lord Cardinal in charge of recruiting new members and, more importantly, new mutants to do the Circle's bidding. She acquired the Massachusetts Academy and began her work.

She grew the school's reputation as a finishing school for the American elite, but hidden there was also the training ground for the Hellions… Emma's precious and beloved team of young and impressionable mutant minds. If you're brave, you can ask Kitty Pryde about Frost's recruitment techniques.

But things rarely seem to go right for Emma Frost.

There were many misadventures and plots gone wrong.

One of them saw her knocked into a coma. Emma spent a long time sleeping, laid in a sort of shrine by Sebastian Shaw and protected by him. When she awoke, Emma returned to her students.

Shortly thereafter, however, the Hellions fought their last battle in the Hellfire Club against an army of robots from the future. Emma was hit by an energy beam and knocked into a coma. Again.

Without their protector and leader, the Hellions, to the last one, were slaughtered. The Hellions were no more.

Her mind wandered, possessing the bodies of a few people here and there. But it was in another’s body where she learned of her students' fate. Charles Xavier found her, confused and distraught, foolishly demanding that her own bewildered guards shoot her. He convinced Emma to finally return to her own body… but now, what to do?

What to do, indeed.

Character Details

Accused with some regularity of being arrogant, cold, and calculating, Frost often appears as icy as her name.

Sure, she can be seductive and charismatic when she wants to be, but she does not like to often express how she truly feels.  Being a telepath has awakened her from an early age to the great power of emotions, and how they play in the lives of mortals. Emma has no intention of ever handing that power over to another.  Instead, she deflects and camouflages them with her caustic wit and withering glances.

As ruthless and manipulative in her private affairs as she is in the board room, she trusts no one fully but herself. Far more often than not, her interests trump all others and certainly she has no fear of the “morally grey”. Hell, she’ll consider just about anything so long as it benefits her.

However, while she’d like the world to believe that she doesn’t care about anyone or anything else… that’s not really true. There is a bit of the mother hen that wishes to protect younger powered beings from a world that reviles them, like she wishes that someone had done for her when she was vulnerable. And deep down (very, very deep down in the unseen and treacherous chasms of her soul), there is a part of her that wants to be seen as something good. Something worthy of redemption.

She won’t be holding her breath on that one, though.

Relationships

As of March 2017, this is a new Emma Frost and her player isn't assuming any history prior to that point. If you'd like to hammer out a new relationship or re-establish an old one, please page or @mail!

Image Name Relationship Information
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Emery Papsworth The Unsung Savior Emma Frost's profoundly discreet butler who manages her day to day household affairs and often saves the world without its knowledge, as he's one of the few people that she'll actually allow to speak into at least a few aspects of her life. Also, he's responsible for keeping the rich desserts stocked and the fine wine flowing in her abode. It goes a long way.
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Kitty Pryde The "Never Forget" Historian Ask Kitty Pryde about Emma Frost if you want to see some impressive fireworks.
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Loki Odinson Untrusted Ally Loki, God of Mischief. It's hard to trust someone with a name like that. But, this is Emma Frost, White Queen of the Hellfire Club and a woman with a reputation for peddling trust like a bargain grocery buy. (It might be good; it might be spoiled.) Untrustworthy isn't a deal-breaker.
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Phil Coulson Undecided. A man so brazen that he'd walk into her office in the middle of a workday to pull her out of it under threat of public exposure… just so he could use her telepathy on a project. Since then, they've worked on the relationship and he has come to appreciate her ability to get into all of those exclusive dining opportunities. Emma's not above bribery.
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Sebastian Shaw Black King This is the man who has, in so many ways, shaped Emma to be the woman she is today. For all of their ups and downs and disagreements, Sebastian Shaw remains her longest ally and associate… and the only man she fears.
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Tony Stark Fellow Billionaire One-percenter? Check. Refined taste? Check. Good looking? Check. Capable? …ehhhh, mostly. Shameless flirt? Check. Really, these two have far too much in common to not get on most of the time.
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Scott Summers Xavier's Golden Boy One who Charles Xavier has tasked with getting Emma back into the proverbial fold after she thanked them for helping her and then literally walked out the door. It must be a plan that has some merit, as he's been able to coax an occasional act of heroism out of her. …If that's what you choose to call it. She's been mostly willing to help him on occasion, anyway.
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Jean Grey Rival We do not speak of her unless absolutely necessary. Experts recommend carefully evaluating what constitutes 'necessary.'

Soundtrack

A Little Wicked by Valerie Broussard (Thank you, Constantine!)


Killer Queen by Queen

Money Power Glory by Lana Del Rey

Castle by Halsey

Guillotine by YADi

Homewrecker by Marina and the Diamonds

Look What You Made Me Do by Taylor Swift

Gallery

RP Logs & Journals

July 21, 2018: The Salesman

A salesman comes to peddle a new product to Emma Frost, looking to get access to the deep pockets of the Hellfire Club's clandestine Inner Circle.

(permalink: log:7815 | tags: iron_man white_queen | posted: 15 Aug 2018 00:49)

July 11, 2018: How to Win Ghosts and Influence People

Emma and Dani get together to talk shop about souls. Well, one soul in particular. The one belonging to Agent Phil Coulson.

(permalink: log:7659 | tags: implosion moonstar white_queen | posted: 11 Jul 2018 20:22)

June 29, 2018: Before Things Went Boom

Tony tries to talk to Emma. Ends up bribing her with an impromptu getaway instead.

(permalink: log:7590 | tags: iron_man white_queen | posted: 01 Jul 2018 02:54)

June 25, 2018: Freeze Advisory

Emma has to make some plans and arrangements with her Butler. Emery has something he has to say to his Employer. Did it get cold in here?

(permalink: log:7602 | tags: samael white_queen | posted: 03 Jul 2018 01:28)

June 19, 2018: Whose Children?

Jean Grey meets with Emma Frost for one of the Institute's regular 'assessments' of the White Queen. Given recent developments, however, Jean is more interested in assessing the safety of the children. Emma is not pleased.

(permalink: log:7551 | tags: phoenix white_queen | posted: 19 Jun 2018 19:01)

June 08, 2018: That's What Friends Are For

Loki and Emma chat. Because they're wonderful friends. And that's what wonderful friends do.

(permalink: log:7518 | tags: loki tnp white_queen | posted: 11 Jun 2018 20:04)

May 25, 2018: Stars Bright and Unending

One of Phil Coulson's ghostly fugues takes him to the terrace of one Emma Frost. Her unique gifts give her a lot of insight into the state of the spy's spirit.

(permalink: log:7437 | tags: coulson implosion white_queen | posted: 26 May 2018 00:39)

May 09, 2018: Consequential Tea Break

After the events of 'The Idealist and the Free Press' and the consequent Daily Bugle article, Emma shows up at Emery's new place on his day off. They have to talk.

(permalink: log:7378 | tags: samael white_queen | posted: 10 May 2018 14:29)

May 07, 2018: For Now

Emma comes to talk to Tony about something he has in his possession: one collar designed by Trask.

(permalink: log:7373 | tags: iron_man tnp white_queen | posted: 09 May 2018 15:41)

May 05, 2018: Safe Space

Emma Frost and the Maximoff Twins discuss her intended next steps with regard to registration, reaching a tenuous accord about her newest pet project.

(permalink: log:7388 | tags: quicksilver scarlet_witch tnp white_queen | posted: 11 May 2018 16:34)

April 17, 2018: A Cordial Meeting

The Maximoff twins request a meeting with Emma Frost and Tony Stark to discuss the small matter of Trask's collars. It is as tense as one might expect given Phil Coulson's recent 'death.'

(permalink: log:7278 | tags: implosion iron_man quicksilver scarlet_witch tnp white_queen | posted: 18 Apr 2018 16:34)

April 11, 2018: To Absent Friends

S.H.I.E.L.D. associates and friends gather to lay Phil Coulson to rest.

(permalink: log:7250 | tags: agent-13 agent_nakano atli captain_america dr._jane_foster groot implosion iron_man merrow moonstar rocket the_winter_soldier to_absent_friends white_queen | posted: 12 Apr 2018 04:47)

April 04, 2018: We Won

Emma Frost return to Genosha for more HFC business. And a wedding. Magneto emitted by Nate Grey.

(permalink: log:7210 | tags: greb magneto white_queen x-man | posted: 04 Apr 2018 19:51)

March 31, 2018: The Letter

(permalink: log:7198 | tags: iron_man pepper_potts white_queen | posted: 03 Apr 2018 03:20)

March 02, 2018: Tended Secrets

Emma comes to visit Scott at Charles Xavier's Mansion for a chat behind closed doors.

(permalink: log:7130 | tags: cyclops white_queen | posted: 21 Mar 2018 18:29)

February 21, 2018: Magic & Magnets

Tony agrees to help Emma with her little "tattoo" problem and tell her about his misadventures. In the middle of the night. Because that's what normal people do.

(permalink: log:7139 | tags: greb iron_man vexed white_queen | posted: 22 Mar 2018 16:36)

February 02, 2018: The Art of Stubborn

Tony Stark comes to tell Emma about his latest vacation plans. She does not approve.

(permalink: log:6919 | tags: greb iron_man tnp white_queen | posted: 12 Feb 2018 06:46)

January 26, 2018: It was the Salesmen

Nate goes to see Emma and finds her office thrashed after Pietro and Wanda's visit. An interesting conversation follows.

(permalink: log:6848 | tags: white_queen x-man | posted: 27 Jan 2018 23:31)

January 26, 2018: Kriegspiel

The Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver pay the White Queen a polite visit. Friendships are not made.

(permalink: log:6836 | tags: quicksilver scarlet_witch tnp white_queen | posted: 26 Jan 2018 05:59)

January 20, 2018: Queen's Rook Castle

Sebastian Shaw, Emma Frost, and Obadiah Stane have a meeting.

(permalink: log:6948 | tags: iron_monger white_queen | posted: 17 Feb 2018 23:04)

January 14, 2018: Of All the Bars in the World

Emma tracks down Tony Stark. Like most of Tony's days lately, it… doesn't really end well.

(permalink: log:6819 | tags: iron_man rodb white_queen | posted: 23 Jan 2018 04:15)

January 12, 2018: The Third One

Jessica Jones and Emma Frost enter one another's orbit as employees at Frost International begin to disappear. They get on about like one might expect, but a tenuous alliance of convenience does form.

(permalink: log:6782 | tags: jessica_jones white_queen | posted: 13 Jan 2018 17:32)

January 10, 2018: Hellfire for Genosha

The Hellfire Club has sent Emma Frost in person to meet and negotiate business deals with Magneto. (Emits by Nate)

(permalink: log:6778 | tags: greb magneto white_queen x-man | posted: 12 Jan 2018 20:41)


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