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{{todo}}[[File:Weaver.png|thumb|right|''WEAVER: Nice to know you, Conway. Keep your eyes open. Especially in the dark!'']]'''Weaver''' is a gifted mathematician and [[Shannon]]'s cousin and childhood friend. A mysterious woman, Weaver guides [[Conway]] and Shannon to the [[Zero]] in [[Act I]]. She is often cryptic, but never lies. Shannon describes her as having had trouble focusing in high school, saying, "She was so smart, but always going off in different directions, mind racing, like five conversations going on in her head at once and you're lucky if even one of them is with someone in the room." She has a tendency to mysteriously disappear. == Life and work == Her childhood residence was the [[Márquez Farmhouse]], constructed at 100 Macondo Lane on top of a hill after her family bought the land. Weaver left her family after learning of their massive debt incurred by the farmhouse. At one point, she was an intern at the [[Bureau of Reclaimed Spaces]], but quickly grew bored; here she befriended [[Lula Chamberlain]], who she remained penpals with after her internship ended. Weaver studied mathematics in university. At this time, she also worked as one of [[Donald]]'s research assistants for [[XANADU]]. Along with translation work for the Bureau, she used math to help translate between Spanish and English. She is the inventor of The Formula, used at the [[Hard Times Distillery]].  Weaver also previously worked at [[WEVP-TV]], where she handled the archives. According to [[Dashiell]], she had a "head for signals." In [[Act IV]], [[Mimi]] recounts how Weaver suddenly disappeared from the station, although this was not uncommon given the station's transient workforce. However, following her disappearance, a pirate signal began mysteriously intercepting the station's broadcast, transmitting a video in which Weaver stood in the middle of the studio, facing the camera, and mumbled a strange, indecipherable message that came through only as a sinister-sounding hum. The video came with creepy on-screen captions using a non-standard font, which repeated for a few minutes: :''"Go underground, as deep as you can go. The air is cool and the earth is damp, and when you close your eyes you are surrounded by the dead. Remember where that is? You'll find your way from there. I think this place is what you're looking for. Some of it will wash away soon, but I think you'll be happy here, even without the mail, school, and these magnificent, tragic horses."'' This same video appeared dozens of times over multiple years before the station was wiped out by a flood. Mimi remarks that the video of Weaver may have been the station's last broadcast before the flood. == Family == Weaver is the cousin of [[Shannon Márquez]]. Her parents are [[Remedios Márquez]] and [[J. Márquez]]. == Name and references == Weaver is named after scientist and mathematician [[wikipedia:Warren Weaver|Warren Weaver]] and the famous Colombian magical realist author [[wikipedia:Gabriel García Márquez|Gabriel García Márquez]]. In [[Act I]], Weaver asks Conway, "Which of your parents was it who wouldn't allow you to watch television?", a nearly-direct quote from the play ''[[wikipedia:Equus (play)|Equus]]''. Macondo Lane, the address of the Márquez Farmhouse, is a reference to the town of [[wikipedia:Macondo|Macondo]] in Gabriel García Márquez's novel ''[[wikipedia:One Hundred Years of Solitude|One Hundred Years of Solitude]]''. 
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