Troy Trueheart

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Trueheart has a kind of 'Officer Friendly' way about him.[1]

Eve Dallas


Character Info
Troy Trueheart
Occupation Officer NYPSD, Cop Central
Gender Male
Birthdate c. 2037
Age 23 (as of 2060)
Married/Single Single
Spouse/Sig Other n/a
First appeared in Conspiracy in Death


Contents

Introduction

Introduced in Conspiracy in Death working Homicide-Lite with Ellen Bowers.

Descriptions

  • Described as very young, with guileless eyes; All-American looking with long legs; about as grim as a cocker spaniel puppy
  • Caucasian with pale skin; "Very cute"
  • An All-American boy, cute as a button in his summer blues.[2]
  • Young and studly[3] with a young hero face.[4] He is sweet and hunky.[5]

Personality

  • Earnest
  • He raises his hand like he's in class.[6]
  • Trueheart, according to Baxter, is a sweet kid.[7]
    • Eager beaver; young but steady, with a good eye. He'd lost a lot of the green he'd had on him when Eve had first seen him on scooper detail.[8]
    • As of June 2060, he was described as young and slightly seasoned.[9]
  • He blushes[10]
    • According to Roarke, he almost glows in the dark when he blushes.[11]
  • Baxter said his boy, Trueheart, is a real gentleman.[12]

History

  • Mother: Pauline Trueheart, single parent (tall and slim). Trueheart's father abandoned his family when Troy was a child.[13]

Nicknames

Interesting Facts

  • In January 2059, Trueheart states he has been out of the academy for three months,[17] placing his graduation as October or November of 2058 (if the Academy runs a two-year program – Conspiracy in Death – Trueheart would have joined at about age 20/21 as he is twenty-two years old in Witness in Death (late March 2059).[18]
  • He is shot and wounded in Witness in Death[19] – injuries include gash along the thing and spinal injuries from which he full recovered
  • In Witness in Death (late March, 2059), Trueheart thanked Dallas for her assistance in having him transferred from stiff-scooping detail to Central.[20]
  • When he was included in the pursuit of Kenneth Stiles, he was in heaven since he was after a murder suspect with Dallas (he thought she was amazing).[21]
  • He was given the game Super Street Fighter by Peabody and Dallas while he was in the hospital.[22]
  • Right handed
  • Lives thirty-six blocks from Roarke's mansion.
  • Baxter becomes Trueheart's trainer in Purity in Death.
  • In Vegas, he won over five thousand dollars on a slot called Pirate Quest.[23]


References

  1. Survivor in Death (ISBN 0-425-20418-9), p. 61
  2. Remember When (ISBN 0-425-19547-3), p. 310
  3. Strangers in Death (ISBN 978-0-399-15470-6), p. 42
  4. Strangers in Death (ISBN 978-0-399-15470-6), p. 292
  5. Promises in Death (ISBN 978-0-399-15548-2), p. 243
  6. Remember When (ISBN 0-425-19547-3), pp. 324, 425
  7. Divided in Death (ISBN 0-425-19795-6), p. 169
  8. Strangers in Death (ISBN 978-0-399-15470-6), p. 146
  9. Kindred in Death (ISBN 978-0-399-15595-6), p. 116
  10. Promises in Death (ISBN 978-0-399-15548-2), p. 247
  11. Promises in Death (ISBN 978-0-399-15548-2), p. 291
  12. Kindred in Death (ISBN 978-0-399-15595-6), p. 176
  13. Witness in Death (ISBN 0-425-17363-1), p. 298
  14. Creation in Death (ISBN 978-0-425-22102-0), p. 101
  15. Strangers in Death (ISBN 978-0-399-15470-6), p. 293
  16. Survivor in Death (ISBN 0-425-20418-9), p. 61
  17. Conspiracy in Death (ISBN 0-425-16813-1), p. 16
  18. Witness in Death (ISBN 0-425-17363-1), p. 248
  19. Witness in Death (ISBN 0-425-17363-1), p. 245
  20. Witness in Death (ISBN 0-425-17363-1), p. 191
  21. Witness in Death (ISBN 0-425-17363-1), p. 241
  22. Witness in Death (ISBN 0-425-17363-1), p. 295
  23. Promises in Death (ISBN 978-0-399-15548-2), p. 291