Srengths: Compassion- regardless of what others may think of him Tony has a rather large heart. He keeps it hidden as much as possible, though there a few occasions that he manages to show this off, usually when he gets a rather difficult case. This has caused him to be burned any times by a few manipulative teenage suspects. It had almost cost him his job a few times.
Stoicism- It sometimes comes off as a an unnatural calm but he is rather gifted at hiding what he is feeling, this has helped in work but at play it was the start of many fights with his late wife. No one is ever really able to tell what he is thinking. It also helps him keep his emotions under control.
Physical Strength- While not the strongest man in the world it has been the one physical attribute that has helped him structure his life. If he is physically strong he can use this as a jumping off point for emotional strength. He uses this as an anchor for almost everything. Its why he spends so much time in the gym (well what little time he has anyway.)
Weaknesses: Guilt- Tony carries so much guilt from the death of his wife. She had gone out to get the dry cleaning he had forgotten to pick up when she was hit by a car. The guilt is crippling at times, it leads him to delve into other less than kosher ways of coping. Tony has always been this way, he feels guilt about almost everything that could conceivably be his fault. (so everything)
Anxiety- Though it may seem like the same thing as guilt it really isn’t. The anxiety that Tony has keeps him awake at night, it is also what drives him to be the best he can be, his father used to tease him about never making much of himself. It keeps him awake and he can almost feel it as it surges through his veins.
Vanity- It may seem strange but Tony is a rather vain individual. He wants the public to see perfect, he makes sure that not only is his appearance perfect but so is the appearance of the family and how they handle situations.
General Personality: One of the first things people notice about Tony is the unnatural calm demeanor that he has, it unnerves people but it also set them at ease. Tony also has a shrewd work ethic and strong will. She is practical in every sense of the word and highly ambitious. In school she always worked hard and played very little, she wanted the best grades and she felt the need to outshine his sister they were always incredibly competitive. Tony makes himself a rather resourceful determine asset and had a tendency to set high standards for himself and others around him. He strives for honesty in his criticisms of self and not only respect discipline of those above him but demands it form those below him. There is a methodical, tough and stubborn and unyielding nature to the way he persists against personal hardships putting his family and work before his own personal needs. Tony never gives up, he will pursue something long after his peers have given up and when his practicality is coupled with ambition there is no stopping him. Tony also has a way of organizing things so that he has the most economical and efficient way of doing things. He hates those who value the frivolity and spend in excess to get the most expensive things.
Being raised as the child of a third generation auror he has a very healthy and strong respect for those in positions of authority, also leading him to his chosen career path. His ambitions are of course to reach the highest of the high ranks and he knows not to step on the little people so he listens to those who have opinions on what they are directly responsible for and expects the same courtesy when he is the ranking official and expects his inferiors to take his orders and do without questioning him. The one thing that many like about Tony is that he is fair in his orders, they then however dislike how demanding he is. Among those he considers her equals he can be rather difficult to work with he tends to be conservative and rather reserved. Tony still values tradition over innovation no matter how valuable the innovation may seem.
Tony is his own worst enemy, he is prone to pessimism and worry. Not to mention he often takes things from the worst case scenario. This often leads to bouts of melancholy and he can’t stand to live with himself if he fails on a personal or professional level. Because he prefers to be in control of his emotions he likes to spend at least a few hours a day alone and in a form of mediation. Without his daily meditation time he can have uncharacteristic bouts of flippancy where all responsibility goes out the door often ruining whatever he has been working so hard on. It is this iron will that usually wins out fighting these bouts of flippancy tooth and nail, making the struggle tiring and he often needs to get away for a few days once he has finished one of these battle and made sure all the ducks were back in their row. This has become difficult now that he has to be the sole provider for his family.
Intellectually Tony is rather subtle, he takes time to mull things over thinking often deeply and on the occasion profoundly on the topic making sure he has explored every option before settling on the best one. His rather good memory and wit make him a deadly adversary in a debate and like to lead opponents into traps with logic. In fact he likes to show of how clever he is and delights when he renders someone speechless. If you are not a mental opponent or someone she sees as a threat you can expect him to treat you with a diplomatic tact. He is fiercely loyal however and makes a good friend if you are allowed passed his several screens of protection, he can’t let just anyone around his family after all.