Angelica Turing, portrayed by Daryl Hannah, is a major character in the Netflix series, Sense8. Angelica was a sensate who gave birth to the August 8 Cluster, committing suicide shortly after to protect them from BPO.
Before being reborn as a sensate, Angelica worked as an ecologist. She always loved nature and saw beauty in the world. While alive, she was in love with Jonas Maliki, a man in her cluster. Jonas tells Will he fell in love with Angelica when their eyes first met. He recalls Angelica believed sensates experience love in its purest form.
Angelica used her cabin in the woods to do research into sensate brain activity. The cabin was where she birthed her first cluster, consisting of Todd, Habib, Raoul, and four others. On at least two occasions, the cluster confronted her about the brutal tactics of BPO, ranging from sterilization to presumed murder.
Angelica went to Chicago to investigate Raoul Pasquale's disappearance. Jonas alleged that this was the moment she started working for BPO, but Whispers was already visiting Angelica before she made the trip. In Chicago, Angelica met with Carol Cumberland, who hid Raoul in her basement after a neural graft procedure.
Angelica and Raoul traveled back to California, where Angelica made Raoul douse the cabin in gasoline, call his father, and self-immolate. She set ablaze the cabin and Raoul in the hopes of destroying Whispers' research.
At some point, Angelica and Whispers worked in the same lab. Angelica questioned the utility of the neural graft procedure, but Whispers reassured her with a romantic gesture. Angelica informed Jonas about Whispers' former cluster around this time.
When she realized she was going to give birth to another cluster, Angelica became desperate to protect them from Whispers. Cumberland helped smuggle Angelica to the church where Cumberland learned to sing. After the birthing, Angelica committed suicide to protect the August 8 Cluster.
Fragments of Angelica's memories remain in the August 8 cluster and those she was linked to (including Jonas and Whispers). She comforted Jonas when he seemed to be undergoing a neural graft, and Whispers saw her through a glass panel while he was being attacked.
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Inside the ClusterEdit
- Jonas Maliki: Upon first meeting, Angelica and Jonas developed a blossoming, romantic relationship between one another. Being of the same cluster, they were able to feel the same emotional connections with one another. Before her suicide, she shared the identity of her newborn cluster with him and requested that he protect them from Whispers.
- Whispers: During her time spent working with BPO, Angelica managed to express romantic desires towards Whispers; it is unknown if this was a true connection or a ruse. Eventually, she abandoned the projects BPO were conducting and was hunted and taunted by Whispers, forcing her to commit suicide in Chicago.
- Will Gorski: Though they only met briefly before her eventual suicide, Angelica has should to lead Will through her trials and tribulations in order to discover and reveal secrets about Whispers and BPO. She has also, however, given Gorski similar temptations to end his life like she has Riley Blue upon her capture and possible lobotomization.
|Appearances of Angelica Turing|
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