Mignonette Jolie Savoy
Portrayed by Evangeline Lilly
Fullname Mignonette Jolie Savoy
Nickname Coco
Birthday May 5th, 1978
Species Psychic
Power Clairvoyance
Alignment Neutral
Age 27
Height 5'5"
Weight 120lbs
Eyes Green
Hair Brown
Bloodtype AB+
Occupation Attorney
Position Full Partner
Firm Savoy & Savoy


We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies. - Shirley Abbott

The law is not so much carved in stone as it is written in water, flowing in and out with the tide. - Jeff Melvoin

The truth is complicated.
Forgive me.

Claim to Fame

Mignonette is the youngest full partner of Savoy & Savoy, Attorneys at Law, one of the oldest and most powerful law firms in Baton Rouge. The family has been in business since 1755, when the two brothers Savoy, exiled from Canada by the British along with their fellow Acadians, settled in Louisiana. Despite the accusations of criminal activities involving the organized crime within the city and down to New Orleans, nothing has ever been proven, and Mignonette's reputation and record both personally and professionally are spotless.


Date Event
February 25, 2005 Mignonette arrives in Dallas and officially opens the new office of Savoy & Savoy.
March 3, 2005 Oliver Marcos becomes Mignonette's first new client in Dallas.
March 9, 2005 Sean Miller, JD joins the firm.
March 14, 2005 Mignonette finally reveals her secret to James and he to her. What could have been potentially disastrous ends up with the two accepting the fact that despite their differences, they are the best friends that each other have.
March 25, 2005 Mignonette and Oliver are attacked by a werewolf at White Rock Lake in Lake Highlands. Unbeknownst to Mignonette, her attacker is a shifted Sean and one of her rescuers is none other than Abbey Wallace.
April 5, 2005 Mignonette decides to bring a new boy home to stay with her, for company and for protection. A pure white Japanese Akita named Kirill.
April 17, 2005 Michael Isonzo becomes the Dallas office's first vampiric client.
May 6, 2005 Savoy & Savoy begins a partnership with Bright Futures, a local Dallas-based charity funding medical care for underprivileged children.
May 19, 2005 Mignonette, along with Dr. David Trudeau agree to take on the case of Todd Landers, a local amnesiac, pro bono.
May 23, 2005 Bright Futures Charity hosts a pro bono 'professional advice' clinic at the rec center.
May 26, 2005 Bright Futures hosts a black-tie dinner at the country club.
June 2, 2005 Paying a visit to Hope House and it's director Mr. White, Mignonette begins her investigations into Todd's background.
June 16, 2005 Bright Futures holds a Bachelor/Bachelorette auction at The Belmont in West Dallas.

Character Details

Sweet, cultured. The epitome of southern charm, with a slow smile and lilting Cajun accent. Friendly and personable, when she's not at work she can be found, on occasion, at the trendier nightspots around town. Though she's likely to get her fair share of offers, she doesn't seem to have many close, personal relationships, romantic or otherwise. She's often accompanied by her cousin, Alexandre. When it comes to business, however, those who have to go up against her find that underneath that sweet demeanour and that pretty face is a astute business woman and a razorsharp litigator. And those who know her family, know that she carries the power of the Savoy name and has the resources and the ruthless determination to make certain that the interests of the family are always protected.

Mignonette believes in the family, and serves their interests without outward hesitation. But it's as much a necessity as a choice. Much like what's said about the Mafia, can be said about the Savoy's: once you're in, you're not getting out. While she has an independent streak, and has more than a few qualms about some of the things she knows will be required of her, such as marrying Wills, a man she cares for as a friend, but knows she'll never love, having seen her own parent's arranged marriage never develop beyond mere friendly attachment, she also knows that the cost of breaking away from them might well be more than she's willing or able to pay.

At her heart, she's a gentle, tenderhearted woman, with hopes and interests and dreams outside of her position, though very rarely does anyone bother to look past her vocation, or her family. Her cousin Alexandre is her closest confidante, and he's the only one she's openly discussed her feelings with, not trusting anyone else to keep her secrets, lest it come out to the rest of the family and she becomes a liability to the Savoy dynasty.


Name Relation Notes
Alexandre Marcus Benoit Cousin He's the closest thing I have to a brother. He's my rock. And he's come to Dallas to head up security. For me, and the new office.
Dr. David Trudeau, MD., PhD. Dating After a chance meeting at SMU, we've started working together with Bright Futures, a local Dallas-based charity, as well as on the case of Todd Landers. I'm fairly sure we've progressed to 'seeing each other', although we've never had 'the talk'. But it's good, and we're happy.
Todd Landers Client (Pro Bono) Dr. Trudeau and I have agree to take on his case, medically and legally. My current task is trying to place him using our missing persons resources.
Ella Monroe Met Ella and I met during a trip to InterSkate with Alex. She's a really good sport.
Detective Penny Garnez Detective She's the detective from Dallas PD who is overseeing the investigation of my attack. She seems a competent officer and a compassionate, and methodical woman.
Desiree DeVilliers Acquaintance A dancer and model, we first met at Bloody Mary's, she's an exuberant, outgoing woman. Appears to be rather infatuated with Michael. Very good taste in clothes.
Bailey Acquaintance What little free time I have, I usually spend watching movies, particularly the selection available at Cameron's Cult Classics. Bailey's usually the clerk working when I visit.
Hugo Brief Acquaintance Ran into him at the art supply store. Good with the advice on paints, they worked out very well. But…I don't even know what happened. And that's saying something.


Title Theme Lyrics
A Chance by Kenny Chesney Love Knowing no matter how much you care, you'll never have a prayer, of having what you want.
Put Your Lights On by Santana ft. Everlast Clairvoyance There's a darkness deep in my soul. I still got a purpose to serve. God don't let me lose my nerve.
Who Will Love Me Now? by PJ Harvey Personal All. Sometimes being a Savoy is very much like being lost in a darkness you can't escape.
Saving Grace by Everlast Family So pretty & oh so bold, got a heart full of gold on a lonely road. She said "I don't even think that God can save me.
Truly by Delerium General I know good things. I know bad as well, any witness of the world can tell. If there is sorrow, there is beauty and trust, a secret pearl inside the heart of us.
Tombstone Shadow by Credence Clearwater Revival Family Tombstone shadow, stretching across my path. Ev'ry time I get some good news, ooh, there's a shadow on my back.
Something's Missing by John Mayer Love When autumn comes, it doesn't ask. It just walks in, where it left you last. You never know, when it starts, until there's fog inside the glass around your summer heart.

Character Gallery


Who Guards The Guards? September 8, 2010 September 8, 2005 David, Mignonette, and Kate collide at SMU during refugee operations.

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