Full Name: Paul Christopher Simone
Actor: TJ Thyne
Description: Paul is a very strict man who will work till he drops to achieve his goal- he wants his children to have the best even if it means he doesn't see them or know them. He doesn't like Emilia as it is another child to support and resents her presence. He loves his family dearly but doesn't often say very much and doesn't make it clear. He is very religious.
Key Character Traits: Stiff, strict, uptight, opinionated, caring father, religious.
What is the Principal Function of this Character?: antagonist
What is the principal goal of this character?: To raise his children sufficiently and to get them through their education.
What will they do to achieve it?: By working until he gets enough money, feelings don't come into the equasion
Family Background: Paul is an only child who was born into a deprived area- he worked hard his whole life and worked himself up from the gutter. He suffered alcohlism in his early twenties and he had seveal rebound girlfriends. After this he went back to his work more determined than ever and climbed to the top, he met his wife soon after and when they had their children Paul became determined to give them the best life possible.
Habits/Vices: After recovering from being an alcoholic he became extremely religious so he often reads the bible- he also winds down with a book in their own library.
Education: He went to the local school and was the cleverest student in his class. He went to Havard to study law and graduated top of the class.
Personality: As stated before he is extremely driven and will do anything to achieve his goal, he has a very obsessive personality. He doesn't tend to show his feelings as he believes they over complicate things.
Likes: Reading, Church, Work, his luxurious lifestyle, his children succeding, time with is wife.
Dislikes: Emilia, ameteurs, trashy novels, junkies, people coming to the door asking for money.