NAME: Dangeruese Rose Arceneau ( Known as 'Danger' )
AGE: Early fifties
SPECIES: Human ( Lorell Raider Ancestry | Hapan )
RANK: Conglomerate Giant
PLAY BY: Christina Hendricks ( Saffron from firefly)
PIERCINGS/TATTOOS/SCARS: Has a scattering of freckles over her nose, cheeks and body that is normally hidden under the artifice of makeup.
Petty criminal, starship mechanic, woman of mystery, businesswoman: all of these terms apply to Danger, daughter of notorious businessman August Arceneau. Considering her upbringing in violent gangster's paradise on Tatooine, it's a wonder Danger turned out remotely normal. Wise and experienced beyond her years, she has led an adventurous life containing some extremely dark chapters.
Despite her biting sarcasm and general selfishness, one can never shake the feeling that Danger would be a better person if only she knew how. Years spent among the galaxy's dregs have fostered layers of personal self-defense mechanisms and a cynical shell around her. Only the most persistent friend has any hope of meeting the "real" Danger hiding beneath the surface.
- Self-interest, profit, secrets and new tech.
- Strong, independent woman.
- Strong, confident men.
- Tatooine sunsets.
- Unprofessional or emotional behavior, killing innocents, working with the stupid or uneducated.
- Jedi Females -- Thinks they are hypocrites
- Force Users -- but not as much as Jedi females.
- Cheaters in terms of professional business behavior, such as auctions.
- Pew pew - Crack shot and scrappy fighter.
- Hive and Villainy roots- A shrew business woman with many connections in trade, underworld dealing, trade, and black-market.She comes from a long time seven generation gun smuggling family. An expert mech, gunslinger, diplomat, and talented in... persuasion.
- Clout - Danger has amounted a hefty amount of clout during her rise to make Arceneau Trade a Corporate giant. She has several connections and ties to several governments and territories that allows her to be a often sought out neutral party to oversee parlays. Having Danger involved also tends to bring a measure of respectability and authenticity to any business endeavor.
- Tunnel Vision Anger:Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Earn her ire and she would use all of her power and money to ruin the poor soul and make them wish they were dead.
- Never Forgive. Never Forget: Quick to anger and even quicker to hold a longtime grudge. It will take a miracle for past transgressions to ever be wiped clean from the slate for Danger.
- Matron: Danger is getting up there. With aging comes the typical degradation of agility and reflexes.
- Sterile: Danger suffers from intensive internal scarring due to a miscarriage and subsequently a stillborn birth making it impossible for her to have children anymore.
- Black lung: A lifetime of smoking has left her with breathing problems when going beyond her typical vigorous activities. Running would make it difficult to maintain her breath without strain.
- That Liver: Drinking is another vice that has taken a toil on her liver.
Make Arceneau Trade a Galactic name. Done!
FEARS: A lady doesn't talk about this.
HABITS: Drinking whiskey and smoking her cigarillos
POWERS & ABILITIES: Profiteer and Entrepreneur / Gun Smuggling - Owner of Arceneau Trade Company
PARENTS: August and Colette Arceneau (deceased)
SIBLINGS: Rémi (brother - deceased)
OTHER FAMILY: Alric Kuhn (Best friend - not public knowledge) Fiona Kuhn Arceneau (Daughter - Deceased*)
OTHER OTHER: Ashiin and Saffron
A R C E N E A U T R A D E C O M P A N Y
After the Gulag Virus hit and Tatooine cut off from the core worlds, Montgomery Arceneau prospered as the company retained connections within the nearby Southern Planets via their contracted ships and Captains. There were credits to be made in necessity, and there was no denying the golden egg that ensured food was in their belly, keep the company prospering, and the ships maintained.
Originally, the Arceneau's were well known for their small arms weapon making. Such as blaster rifles, blaster pistols, assault cannons, vibro-blades, tech-blades vibro-shivs and the crafting of the parts that goes along with them. Their direct competitor was Kayson's Weapons Shop; which in the wake of the Gulag virus, managed to kill off the competition. (Pun intended) As the decades passed, they branched out to general armor-crafting; hiring local merchants to directly supply them with the necessary goods and in turn, dealing them out towards the various outposts on Tatooine.
As the first generation of Arceneau's began to gain more and more influence over Tatooine, the more they began to deal with more than just the crafting of weapons and armor; they began gun-smuggling, as their ancestors had been wont to do in their raids. A rather, violent takeover of Notsub Shipping gave Arceneau Trade Company the edge it needed to expand the entirety of Tatooine, bringing into the fold workers and droids for its shipping, transport, and fueling business, providing the majority of the basic everyday needs to the more exotic for a higher fee.
Ties to the tech savvy Jawa clans also gave an edge in salvage tech; the need for water purifiers in distant outposts provided more revenue. It was undeniable four hundred years of darkness gave ATC a solid foothold on Tatooine.
Neigh on nine years that Dangeruese took upon the responsibility of Arceneau Trade at the widowed August Arceneau's death leaving Dangeruese Rose Arceneau to hold the reins of his little empire, making her the sole owner and overseer of the seventh generation Trading Company based off Tatooine.
While officially she'd taken the reigns at the tender age of twenty-one, she'd already been expanding ATC long before her daddy done lay six foot down. Gun smuggling be in her blood by birthright as by rule, as evidenced by the decorated acquired exotic paraphernalia done tried and true by Lorell Raider ancestry. Under her keen guidance, Danger had more than made a name of herself, expanding ATC to include the bulk of her interests in profit, information, and new tech - and it only done proved to make more than the standard pretty credit she felt she more than deserved.
It only doubled after the ruthless taking over of a competitor company by the name of "Fen'zati", then co owned by Hauk and @Noxu Za'tire. Her aggressive acquisition nearly doubled her holdings, giving her the clout, ships, and reach to focus on new deals.
What had originally been a contract with the South Systems Syndicate as their sole contractor of supplies, fuel, transports, and the daily goods turned into a massive expansion into Ryloth and Geonosis. In Ryloth, in the Garden of Floating rocks she set up the refugee Orian House that housed hundreds of Twi'leks, men and women alike, who were under her protection. They were called "Companions," skilled, well-educated and well-respected member of a guild of professional courtesans/entertainers, somewhat similar to oiran. While they do frequently engage in a form of state-sanctioned prostitution, they are nonetheless treated with a great deal of respect and deference from nearly everyone.
The acquisition of Club Ufora provided a platform to direct contact with the Hutt Cartel as well as drawing the interest of the more... refined taste. She done wasn't some small time girl no more; she was fishing for bigger prospects that would net a bigger payout. For that, certain tastes had to be catered to, and what better place than the favorite watering hole for many of galaxies finest, upstanding criminals and underworlders.
What the free flowing of drink didn't loosen tongues, the eager flesh of skilled Twi'lek escorts did the rest. There ain't nothing that don't pass through Danger's arena, and word of mouth had a way of spreading where to fish and where to leave be.
In the wake of Stargo's disappearance, Danger had to take up the helm of the Syndicate, coming to rule the majority of Tatooine under her keen business interests. It was then that she began dealings with the Hutt Cartel, where she provided fuels, transports, supplies, small weapons and ordnance for their missions, setting vast trade outposts and warehouses on Nal Hutta, Nar Shaddaa, Makeb, and Ylesia. This is where she personally secured herself as their main provider of arms, and where she would meet Barrett Haskins, the crime lord in charge of the Black Sun Syndicate.
Her time during the Galactic Trade Guild faction provided an expansion of her warehouses on Hypori, Siskeen, Roon, Ukio, Rishi, and Kamino. ( A large docking port and warehouse pit stop for Arceneau trade) Through the wonders of wonders, an entirely new hyperlane was crafted by Jorus Merrill, and it was through negotiations with Barrett Haskins and Danger that an agreement was made, with Arceneau Trade becoming one of the major suppliers of fuel and good throughout the Mara Corridor in return of ensuring that no harm befell Merrill's space stations from the Black Sun.
She has also expanded and brought more business to Outer Rim World businesses like Silk Holdings, Ativesi Itasimai Corp, Baktoid, CIS, and the Black sun by her purchases of ships, escorts, frigates from Silk Holdings, and in an auction by Subach Innes, expanded her transport and escort fleet to be able to meet the rising demand.
The Confederacy of Independent Systems heard of Arceneau Trade Company's reputation and clout on Tatooine, coming to meet with Danger personally that ensured one of the most profitable major supplying and shipping contracts Arceneau Trade ever had -- bringing a wealth of steady month to month gain in providing CIS space with the day to day goods, fuel, and shipping and transport for their factories.
In Geonosis, she had expanded her small arms factories by buying out acquisitions. A modest endevour, certainly not on par with the vast droid army foundries, but a modest venue that included warehouses for the fuel transports as well as other supplies around the Southern Sytems. This is also where the small cloning facility for personal or select customer use from the tech they stole from the Kaminio cloning facility came to play. Housing only eight cylinders, it is a tiny facility.
In Nar Chunna, Danger contracted the Pirate Lord Ironwolf to take care of a small warlord problem she had in regards to fuel factories set there. His assistance led to Danger's acquisition of more fuel factories for the company.
After setting up shop with major contracts between the Confederacy of Independent Systems, Blacksun, Danger began to focus on getting more deals to broaden her horizons and expand Arceneau as a house name throughout the galaxy.
A long time customer of a mutually beneficial business relationship with Silk Holdings only served to increase profits for ATC; as a bounty on the President Jorus Merrill prevented from direct business dealings with the Confederacy and the Merrills. Danger, known throughout the Southern Systems and the Mara corridor as the one woman who can smooth over ruffled feathers, became the middleman between the CIS and Silk, providing the means for Silk to still be able to sell their products within CIS and it’s allies territories through direct contact with ATC.
While not a major contract with a government entity, this venture alone sealed the deal in making Danger Arceneau by far one of the most wealthiest females in the galaxy, branding Arceneau Trade into more than a household name throughout the Southern Galaxy. Trade contracts for shipping between Baktoid from their factories in Duros within Omega Protectorate territory only served to stretch out her reach towards ever closer to the Unknown regions, while her contracts with Black Sun allowed trade to reach to the very Sith Empire during the alliance between the crime syndicate and the late Sith Empire.
ATC ships also have served various clients such as Salacia Consolidated, Czerka Arms, Corellian Engineering and Corellian Arms, Omega Star Corp, Santhe and Sinar, Blastech, Koensayr Manufacturing, and Hekler’Kor Defense Industries. Used as the premier shipping, escort, salvaging, mining, and refueling points in coexistence with Silk Holdings, Arceneau Trade has by far managed to become integral in networking and connecting several companies to the consumer by way of the Southern Systems Bazaar.
In an open holographic marketplace, Danger provides a one stop shop for a business and consumer to compare and shop for their product. Here, for a moderate fee, Arceneau encourages the galactic economy by streamlining the process to buy. Tried and true methods of communication are established per company, providing a directory and a quick reference at all the products that are being sold, as well as providing a venue for a representative of the business to deal directly with custom orders or requests for purchase.
With the recent success of the SSB Expo and Auction, Danger Arceneau has made recent strides to push ATC and SSB beyond the frontier in Trade goods, networking, shipping, freighter service, and fuel.
The expansion of the South Systems Business Bazaar to Nar Kreeta and Mandalorian Space has seen a spread of economy and profitable return.
New contracts and sponsorship with such businesses as MandalTech, Mandal Hypernautics, ArmTech Systems Inc, Akure Executive Leatherworks ,Carrison Tech and Fashion, Whyren's Distillery, Tenloss Corp, Keldabe Shops, and Cestus Cybernetics have allowed her to grow exponentially, making her by far the galaxy's go to name in Trade, Fuel, and goods.
Due to recent developments in networking with the Tion Hegemony, Danger has broadened her reach beyond the new Etti IV Headquarters to include the fleshing out of trade within the Tion Hegemony.
Several ATC trade stations have been transported to the area, providing a venue for several of the Tion Hegemony businesses as well as SSB business registry clients to stimulate the trading economy with the new venue.
As Danger has always said, this is only the beginning. Recent endeavours with CEC, the Omega Protectorate, Silver Jedi Order, Levantine Sanctum and a medley of small business contracts have open up the trade lanes to the greater galaxy.
Then came Alric Kuhn....
Time would soon bring a new majority stockholder to BlastTech. And this would be none other than the Queen of Trade herself: Danger Arceneau. However, this was no ordinary bill of sale. No sweet conversation with the trading of credits.
No, this transfer was built on the foundation of a melting pot of emotions, near death experiences, and a long journey across the sands dunes of Tatooine survival style.
Danger Arceneau originally intended to buy out the company from Alric Kuhn through her usual methods of persuasion and a fair bit of credit. However, the tables were turned when in an unseen incident led to cracking of her mask, setting the scoundrel of an Alric Kuhn to shatter the Trade Queen's perfect facade of business acumen into a state of vulnerability that ended with an offer for BlasTech for Arceneau Trade Stock.
With his honor sullied, Alric Kuhn would deny the sale, stating that he wouldn't sell BlasTech to Arceneau if she were the last woman in the 'Verse. Needless to say, four days later "Danger Arceneau" would pay a visit to Kuhn, seemingly undisturbed over their most passionate encounter that had left her trembling in panic and apprehension.
It was in the eyes that Alric Kuhn managed to determine that the woman before him asking for BlasTech was not Danger Arceneau at all, but a mere Human Replica Droid. Angered beyond belief, an ionic blaster would take care of the HRD, and Alric in turn would impulsively travel half the galaxy to the arid planet of Tatooine to fine Danger himself.
However, he would soon realize that he was quickly over his head in the wilds of Tatooine. Hiring a merc to be his guide, Alric would travel the vast plains and canyons of Jungland Wastes -- No Man's land and a territory known to be the death of many who were unprepared for its perils. He soon would find out a warm -- and deadly welcoming in the sudden onslaught of bounty hunters after his hide, resulting in the death of his guide as well as his capture by Tusken Raiders...
He was as good as dead.
Were it not for Danger Arceneau, he very well could have died, for his reckless actions saw fit to result in the near flaying of his back by the sting of a Tusken Raiders whip. It was Danger who would come to his rescue, only to be caught herself and thrown along with the quickly expiring life of one Alric Kuhn.
Tending his wounds through desert survival training and the raw Aspha Mold, Danger managed to bring Alric from the brink of death, allowing for the flesh to regrow upon his back with the painful miracle cure. It was only through working together the next two days that they were able to escape and find refuge in the caverns of the Wound.
Their journey would continue for another week, resulting in the two to come to terms with the other until finally, Alric Kuhn would come to the agreement that would result in the transfer of ownership of BlasTech to Danger Arceneau.
Her most recent acquisitions also include PharmaTech and expansion into Lords of the Fringe space, the Red Ravens, Primeval, and beyond.
Small time girl looking to go big. As Danger Arceneau has said time and time again;
"My daddy ain't raised no fool. I'm gonna hit it big. Bigger than Tatooine. Bigger than Montgomery Arceneau ever dreamed."
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