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Danielle Rogét was an evil woman from the 18th century (594).


18th Century[]

Danielle Rogét was born in the 18th century, she was a French woman, perhaps of some nobility, who put two members of her family and five others to death by guillotine during the French Revolution (594). She then fled to the United States. She had killed at least twelve men in her lifetime, and at the same time made the comment that she has "committed every crime". She was hanged in America after she left France (596). One of the men she killed was her lover, Phillippe Cordier, whom she killed to be with Peter Bradford in 1795. (610).



Nicholas Blair resurrects Danielle

In 1968, warlock Nicholas Blair resurrected Danielle in order to use her as the Life-Force in the experiment which brought Eve to life (595). She appeared at the Old House the night of the experiment as Leona Eltridge and claimed to be the former lover of Eric Lang. Although Stokes, Barnabas, and Julia distrusted her story, they allowed her to participate anyway.

In a rare moment of ill-planning, using such an evil woman turned out to be a fatal flaw. Eve retained a large portion of her memory and recognized Jeff Clark as the reincarnation of Peter Bradford (609). She even travelled to 1796 (although the show states 1795 (623) to obtain the proof she needed to reveal Bradford's identity. She then gave the proof, the Collins Family History Book, to Victoria as a wedding present (624) and a note which Peter wrote to her when she tried to help him escape (623) the gallows to Jeff as proof that he and Peter Bradford were the same person.

The House By The Sea[]

The spirit of Danielle was resurrected - haunting Gerald Conway.

Beneath the Veil[]

Danielle, alive once more but in a dying body, committed a series of murders. Her victims included Anton ThompsonBernard Kear and George Patterson. She then possessed the body of Emma Finney and left Collinsport alongside Alfie Chapman.

Source Material[]

Danielle Rogét was partly based on Madame Defarge from A Tale of Two Cities.


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