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Hanna Donnelly is the daughter of Heimdall Station Captain Charles Donnelly.

Personality[edit | edit source]

Hanna is highly intelligent and strong due to receiving both physical and tactical training from a very young age. She can, however, come off as stubborn at times. She is very determined. She also loves to draw and uses a sketchbook to help us understand her mind.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Hanna is described by Analyst ID 7213-0089-DN as a girl of medium height and medium build with nice curves. She has blonde hair, which she is often seen wearing in a braid, and blue eyes.[7] She is also possibly of part Arab or Southern Asian descent as she notes that her mother was practicing Islam in OBSIDIO: The ILLUMINAE Files 03. According to Jay Kristoff, she looks like Kristen Bell.[9]


Plot[edit | edit source]

She has been one of the leaders of the resistance against the occupation of the Heimdall by BeiTech troops, in cooperation with Isaac Grant, Nik Malikov and Ella Malikova.

Skills & Abilities[edit | edit source]

  • Art: Hanna is a talented artist, and keeps a journal in which she keeps her drawings. The drawings are showcased in both GEMINA: The ILLUMINAE Files 02 and OBSIDIO: The ILLUMINAE Files 03.
  • Martial arts: It is mentioned that Hanna regularly practices krav maga and is very good at it.[10] She also has multiple black belts, and looks up to generals like Sun Tzu.[7]
  • Strategy games: Hanna often played strategy games and simulations with her father, enhancing her rational thinking.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Hanna's favorite flower is jasmine because she likes the scent.[11]
  • It is widely suspected that she is Analyst ID 8759-6294-DN.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. GEMINA: The ILLUMINAE Files_02, Page 34
  2. GEMINA: The ILLUMINAE Files_02, Page 78-79
  3. GEMINA: The ILLUMINAE Files_02, Page 306
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 GEMINA: The ILLUMINAE Files_02, Page 284
  5. GEMINA: The ILLUMINAE Files_02, Page 228
  6. GEMINA: The ILLUMINAE Files_02, Page 17
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 GEMINA: The ILLUMINAE Files_02, Page 8 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "one" defined multiple times with different content
  8. GEMINA: The ILLUMINAE Files_02, Page 84
  9. https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1475623887?book_show_action=true&from_review_page=1
  10. GEMINA: The ILLUMINAE Files_02, Page 77
  11. GEMINA: The ILLUMINAE Files_02, Page 32
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