Cast Songs: Descendants Edition

It’s kind of a thing among amateur writers to cast their characters as if they were making a movie. It’s a fun, harmless little bit of day dreaming, and can actually help to flesh out the character by giving you a base to work on. And it insulates us from the cold, harsh reality of the fact that we don’t get to make that description and no matter who we want, any young non-buff, non-hearthtrob male will be played by Shia Lebouf.

I’m not really good at this game. Literally everyone in the world knows more about actors than I do. People always end up with a list of people from obscure cable shows and art-house movies and I’m left with a list composed mostly of people who get their names on posters for movies uncultured everydudes like me see.

But I am a voice acting buff, so I can and have cast Descendants: The Animated Series. Maybe I should have made this post about that. Oh well.

Anyway, I recently read somewhere that Tita Kubo, creator of the anime series Bleach, assigned theme songs to every member of his very large principle cast and I thought it was an … Continue reading

Issue #49 – George

This entry is part 1 of 14 in the series The Descendants Vol 5: How the World Changes

For years, a mysterious figure named George has watched over the Descendants, lending the occasional aide and respite with little being known about him. Now, George has come to visit the Descendants and he’s bringing with him the answer to one of the longest held secrets of The Descendants!

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Descendants Special #4 – Some Day In May

This entry is part 12 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 4: Confluence

In this double sized Descendants Special, two and a half months leading up to Descendants Appreciation Day fly by and we get to see how the core cast deals with recent events and prepares for the future.

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Cast Page: Melissa Forrester

Melissa Forrester

Date of Birth: March 12, 2049 
Race/Ethnicity: Irish American
Height: 5’3”
Weight: 110lbs.
Hair: red Eyes: green
First Appearance:
Descendants #0

Melissa was sent to the Academy in hopes of controlling her ability to exude mood enhancing stimulants, which had driven her to depression due to never being able to trust the emotions of others. At the Academy, she was roommate to Alexis who made constant overtures of making her part of her circle of friends, but was always rebuffed.

In the winter of her first year at the Academy, Melissa as kidnapped and remained in stasis for nearly a decade before Alexis and company unexpectedly rescued her from the Langley campus. Horrified at how much time she’d lost, Melissa fell into her old patterns, rejecting Cyn’s attempts to make friends. She did, however, find a kindred spirit in Kareem, who was as literally removed from a normal life as she was spiritually.

Powers and Equipment: With minimal combat ability, Melissa relies on her mood elevating power to distract enemies while concentrating on applying the healing touch to the fallen. Neither power is without it’s price, however. … Continue reading

Issue #46 – The Juniper Chronicles

This entry is part 11 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 4: Confluence

Things are shaping up for this to be the worst day in Juniper’s life; she just broke up with Adel right before Valentine’s. And things are going form bad to worse, as a villain now holds a small town captive, demanding a showdown with Majestrix and Zero Point. The Descendants are sent in their stead and it threatens to reveal a secret Juniper’s been hiding from the very beginning.

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Issue #45 – The Gremlin and The Game

This entry is part 10 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 4: Confluence

Something new is roaming Mayfield and it’s leaving chaos in its wake. While a team of Descendants, joined by Occult try to hunt it down, an unsuspecting Warrick, Tink and JC attend an electronic entertainment convention. When this new element finds them, they end up on an adventure none of them saw coming.

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Issue #44 – It’s Official!

This entry is part 9 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 4: Confluence

Following the events of Descendants #43, the good news spreads to the other members of the cast. Find out who’s excited, who’s jealous, and who should probably mind their own business in this very special issue.

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Issue #32: Ahead/Behind

This entry is part 8 of 14 in the series The Descendants Vol 3: A Bright, Bright Summer

After eleven years, Melissa Forester is going home. But a decade changes a lot and some things have happened in the intervening years that Melissa might not be prepared to face.

Meanwhile, Ian and Alexis take a detour in their mission to recruit a young descendant to the school, one that brings Alexis face to face with her parents and sisters for the first time in years.

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Issue #27: Beyond Good And Medieval

This entry is part 3 of 14 in the series The Descendants Vol 3: A Bright, Bright Summer

The Descendants head to Virginia Beach, but not for fun in the sun, but to protect one of the kids on Tome’s list: Joy Duvall from a Tome plot in the works. Between dealing with Joy’s sisters and keeping Tome’s agents at bay in the middle of a Ren Faire, they might have their work cut out for them.

It’s superheroes vs knights in this exciting issue!

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Issue #16: Psalm of a Soul

This entry is part 4 of 15 in the series The Descendants Vol 2: Magic and Machines

An attempt to probe a tear in the astral plane ends in disaster and Kareem is missing! Melissa heads up the search and has a bizarre encounter with Liedecker’s newest ally, Vorpal along the way. But what happened to Kareem has nothing compared to what else came through the astral rift. Prelude to The Devil Came Down to Mayfield.

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