The protagonist is Catherine (Cat) Vibrissae, born in 1985.
Cat is a trained chemist (Oxford University – Chemistry – 2006-2010)
Cat’s also a fashion model, with the catwalk name of Cathy Gledhill
Cat has bronzed, tanned features – weather-beaten from free rock climbing, one of several sports she pursues when time permits.
Cat’s clothes are a mixture of designer and High Street.
Cat has a running vendetta against Loup Malefice and his company, Cerberus, which comes to a head in China at the end of Cataclysm.
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