A student said to his master: "You teach me fighting, but you talk about peace. How do you reconcile the two?" The master replied: "It is better to be a warrior in a garden than to be a gardener in a war." - unknown/Chinese
EJCC - An ancient archetype (Eve) combines with a futuristic one to reflect timelessness, a merging of seemingly dissimilar realities. In form she is polished and modern, but the eyes looking out are that of an old soul. Ever-curious, capable, and fuller of heart than her analytical tendencies might convey.
Wind-Up Rex - gromit said it well.
gromit - Takes fun seriously. When she knows what she wants, she will go after it without timidity or hesitation. Internally focused, but energized by her environment.
Hope is the denial of reality. It is the carrot dangled before the draft horse to keep him plodding along in a vain attempt to reach it. We should remove the carrot and walk forward with our eyes open. -- Raistlin Majere
Scientific in every sense of the word, and reverent of the sciences (ancient and modern, though likely seeing them as timeless) -- but also a bit self-consciously old fashioned. Somewhere in that avatar is a sense of nostalgia, for a worldview gone by that you are still preserving, that you hope people will learn from you by example.