Amanda Bates

Imagined AI depiction of Amanda Bates from "Blindsight" by Peter Watts, encapsulating the essence of this iconic archetype of Supporting Character in the narrative.
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Amanda Bates is a crew member in the novel, known for her straightforward and pragmatic approach to situations. She is a skilled biologist and plays a crucial role in deciphering the biological aspects of the alien species. Amanda’s dedication to understanding the unknown and her resilience in the face of adversity make her an integral part of the exploration team.


[“The unknown brought out the best and worst in people.”,”I don’t care about god, Don’t care about the afterlife either. I’d just really rather not find out I’ve been wrong about both.”,”Sometimes you have to transcend your own limitations to survive.”]


Amanda Bates is described as having blonde hair, blue eyes, and a fit build.




Expertise in Biology, Adaptability


Supporting Character






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