I tell myself stories all the time to keep myself entertained. I’ve been using a superhero character but I don’t like the codename I have for her, so I thought I’d ask all the brilliant people here for help.
She’s a fire mage - she can do anything that’s fire related or can be thought of in fire terms, including illusions, pyrokinesis, transformations, etc. (I also stretch it to include teleporting and healing - healing falls under transformations with a touch of cauterizing in there, but there’s no real good excuse for the teleporting). She’s about 25. She’s got brown short hair which is turned black when she’s fighting. She also gets black flame-like patches around her eyes (kinda like classic Dazzler’s, except, y’know black). For the record, she’s white (in other words, I’m not following the stupid tradition that African-American characters need to have black in their name).
I’m currently calling her Black Flame. I stole the name from a previous character of mine, who evolved into little more than a walking deus ex machina. Her real name is June Tind. Yes, she’s a self-insertion character, but she’s not quite a Mary Sue (most people like her, but she’s not good at everything. She’s also tends towards cockiness and gets slapped down for it every now and then. She has to be careful using her powers - it’s easy and very bad to screw up. If I ever get around to actually writing her adventures, she’ll be even less of a Mary Sue.)
So any suggestions? Phoenix and Firebird are right out.