Imagined AI depiction of Parker from "The Calculating Stars" by Mary Robinette Kowal, encapsulating the essence of this iconic archetype of Skilled pilot and ally in the narrative.
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Parker is an accomplished pilot and astronaut who works alongside Elma. He initially holds biases against women in his profession but later comes to respect Elma’s capabilities and determination. As the story unfolds, Parker’s attitudes evolve, and he becomes a reliable and competent ally for Elma and her mission.


[“I never thought I’d be working with a woman in space, but I have to admit, you impress me.”,”Elma, I owe you an apology. You’ve proven yourself as a pilot and as a person. I respect that.”,”This mission wouldn’t be the same without you, Elma. I’m glad to have you as a partner.”]


Parker is tall, with tousled blond hair, blue eyes, and a strong build.




Expert pilot, adaptability


Skilled pilot and ally






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