Human female, age 37. Fairly average appearance except for her eyes, these are blank white orbs of scar tissue that she makes no attempt to hide.
Coreen Briannan is a researcher and a wizard. She is also completely blind (the result of a childhood accident) and all attempts to restore her sight have so far failed. This has led her to an almost fanatical interest in sound and sound-based magics. She has written several theses on the nature of sound and has developed a number of quite unique spells that rely on sound for their effect.
A raven familiar called Morrigan who serves her in much the same manner as a guide dog. He is usually (90% chance) perched on her shoulder.