Terri was born as the direct result of the favor owed to the Leanansidhe by Ted Forrester. She was raised by Lea (who has taken a fondness to that name for some strange reason) in the Nevernever learning to see the Winter Court as the immune system of the mortal realm. She took the name Foster as a reference to old folk tales about the fae and lost children.
She spent each summer with the Forresters ‘for the weekend’ as Lea put it, learning of the ‘real world’. Her relationship with Lea is much like that of a favored pet and Lea often refers to Terri as ‘My Best Hound’. She has always gotten along well with Ted but originally her relationship with Michelle was strained to say the least and only recently could they have been considered friendly.
Between Unseelie Magic and the Forrester’s ‘flexible ethics’, Terri became incredibly adept at finding out whatever it was that you least wanted her to know. This became a great game to the fae but has led to many arguments with mortals and is the basis for what is perceived as Terri’s antisocial demeanor. She is on good terms with Dragonfly to the point of being friends … or as close as fae come to that. This has led to many a defense attorney’s attempt to bribe or blackmail Terri, all of which has resulted in WINTER
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While on an errand for Lea, Terri took an internship at the District Attorney’s office and was later asked to stay on as an investigator. She enjoyed this and saw it as a mortal equivalent to her tasks for the Winter Court. Between the legal and fae courts, Terri has more than likely come in contact with a third of the city. She admires ADA