Meet our human character
Darla who is a single, formerly upwardly mobile, young professional.
She started off with a great career in finance and got herself a
great rental house with a water view and a few odd creatures that
came with the place. When the economic bubble burst, she lost her job
in the big city and had to settle for a job as a cashier at the
In a re-evaluation of
her life, Darla came to realize that her long-time boyfriend Phil
was not the answer for her and summarily kicked him out of her life.
Phil ended up with his old beer-drinking buddies from college. Darla
still second guesses her decision and will often consult her mother,
who like her, is a career-oriented woman who also ditched her husband
for a successful life in the big city.
Darla and her mom spend many days over cups of coffee talking things
over a thousand times and coming up with no answers. Darla's mother
is the model of patience and usually knows when not to offer her
opinions and just listen, most of the time.
Darla also stays in touch
with her only sister, Debbie who is married and has two kids that
Darla loves to dolt upon, but cannot stand for more than a few hours
before desiring to get back home to the sanity of a house full of
Darla tolerates her
housemates and sets strict guidelines to keep them more in touch
with the human side of residential life. She is constantly challenged
by Boficus' male feline mannerisms, but enjoys his conservative
nature. Darla tolerates the smelly beaver that shares the house,
and will only allow communication once the beaver has taken a bath.
She is a politically conservative woman however she is torn between
the beliefs of the conservative right, and the feminist-centered
political left. Darla never liked being labeled one way or the other,
but would like to be known as a Conservative Independent pro-choice