Allison Vasquez

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Basic Information


Age: 43
Profession: Professor of Geology and Anthropology at UPR@Humacao
Creature Type: Iron Masters Wolf Blooded
Personality: Excitable and no nonsense, Dr. Allison Vasquez, or "Al" as she is called, has a bright and endearing personality, but she is also easily distracted. She loves to read and self educate. She has zero tolerance for weakness or willful ignorance, however.
Philosophy: "If complete and utter chaos was lightning, then he'd be the sort to stand on a hilltop in a thunderstorm wearing wet copper armour and shouting 'All gods are bastards'" - Terry Pratchett, Colour of Magic
Description: "Al" is about 5'6" tall with brown hair and dark blue eyes. When in the field, she is dressed in pragmatic hiking gear. When teaching, she is dressed in business casual.


  • Mary Vasquez - daughter
  • Deadbolt - cousin

Character Inspirations


TV Tropes

Soundtrack here

  • The Howling - Within Temptation
  • Storytime - Nightwish
  • Chrysalis - In Tenebris
  • Raining Blood - Tori Amos
  • A Sorta Fairytale - Tori Amos
  • All Soul's Night - Loreena McKennitt
  • Come Sail Away - Styx
  • I Walk the Line - Johnny Cash
  • Ordinary Miracle - Sarah McLachlan
  • Silent Lucidity - Queensryche
  • Killer Queen - Queen

Brief Timeline

  • Oct 31, 1972 - Born in Upstate NY to the Blackwell lineage
  • May 1988 - Birth of illegit son, raised by parents
  • Sept 1990 - Attend Uni - NYU
  • Sept 1991 - Met future mate, Lawrence Vasquez, econ major
  • May 1994 - Graduated third in Geology and Archaeology
  • Jul 1994 - Marry Lawrence and moved to PR, accepted to UPRSJ
  • Sept 1994 to May 1996 - Masters in Archaeology - Stratigraphic analysis
  • 1996: Birth of Mary during grad school, continued education
  • Sept 1996 to May 2000: Defense of dissertation, earned doctorate.
  • July 2000 to June 2007: Worked around various sites in the Caribbean, uncovering artifacts and adding to the knowledge of the Carib Indians.
  • Sept 2008: Adjunct Faculty at Uni PR@Humacao in Geology and Archaeology
  • Sept 2014: Received tenure (rare nowadays) at UPRH

Book Publishing History

  • Aug 2001: Taino Symbolism: Patterns in Darkness
  • April 2004: Early Caribbean Ballgames: Sacrifice and Combat
  • June 2006: Early Settlement Patterns in Northern Puerto Rico
  • May 2008: Kalingos and Cannibalism: A Thanatological Study
  • Sept 2010: Taino Ceramics and What They Tell Us Today
  • May 2013: A Study of the Arawak Burial Practices
  • Mar 2015: Archaeology of Puerto Rico