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Cassandra Cillian

Mathematian and scientist, with a skill for magic. She has a brain tumour that causes hallicinations which enhance her abilities

Quick Information

  • Full name: Cassandra Cillian
  • Aliases: none
  • Family: Unspecified as yet
  • Born: Unspecified
  • Role: Librarian
  • Status: Alive
  • Skills:
    • Mathematic and science genius (ongoing)
    • Is a synesthete who has auditory and sensory hallicinations when she accesses her memories. The hallucinations are enhanced by a brain tumour (ongoing and John Rogers interview)
    • An increasing skills with magic (ongoing, starting 1x06)
  • Character Traits:
    • Fearless (ongoing but specifically 1x02, 2x04 and 2x05)
    • Loves to learn and gets excited at the thought of school (1x07, 2x04)
    • Isn't afraid to stand up for what she believes in, even if everyone else disagrees (2x04 and ongoing)
    • Confidence in her own abilities is growing (ongoing)
    • In the worst version of herself, Cassandra would use her math and science skills for evil (1x05)
    • Likes working as part of team (even though she felt the need to be alone briefly to prove she could be) (2x03)
    • Reads Latin (2x04)
    • Loyal (2x05)
  • Previous Occupations:
    • Hospital cleaner (1x01)
  • Trivia:
    • Has a terminal brain tumour, the size of grape, that causes sensory halucinations and increases her skills - numbers are colors, science is musical notes, math causes her to smell things(1x01)
    • When she received her invitation to the Libraryin 2004, she was in hospital because of her brain tumour and couldn't attend the interview (1x01)
    • Parents wouldn't let her believe in Santa (1x04)
    • Won 'a wall full' of science and mathematics trophies, but her parents threw them out when she became sick (1x07)
    • Her brain tumour was diagnosed when she was 15 (1x08)
    • Decided long ago that she would die on her own terms, rather than let the tumour dictate the time and place (2x03)
    • Doesn't like babies (2x03)
    • Has a fear of ravioli (2x03)
    • Always wanted to be Vietnamese (2x03)
    • Wanted to go to college, but couldn't because of her brain tumour (2x04)
    • The Lake (presumably from Arthurian legend) offered her a place among them, she refused (2x04)
  • Quotes:
    • "Numbers are colors. Science is musical notes. When I do math, I smell things. Mostly breakfast." (1x01)
    • "What, no. I like my math and logic. They help me sleep at night, they're like a teddy bear." - (2x01)
    • "Guys, I think we screwed up.... We didn't work together, it was dumb, petty." (2x01)
    • "You know that thing, where you're watching TV and you subconciously compute the size of the sets based on the height of the actor and the number of steps it takes them to walk the width of them? Like, how Nathan Fillion is 6'2", takes him 43 steps to walk across the Serenity, so you know that the spaceship is 204 feet across." (2x03)
    • " I have an irrational fear of ravioli. I alway wanted to be Vietnamese. Oh and I hate babies. Like, I hate them..." (2x03)
    • " All the Library does is lock up magic and try to tell people that it doesn't exist, when we could be a place where people like Lucy can come for answers and knowledge and... and training" (2x04)
    • " Whatever happens next... please remember that I chose to stay. You know... for the first time, I feel like I'm choosing my life... instead of running after someone else's choices. I like this better." (2x04)
  • First Appeared: 1x01 - And The Crown Of King Arthur
  • Last Appeared: n/a
  • All Appearances:
  • Portrayed By: Lindy Booth
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