Jenny Romano
Biographical Information






Character Information

Bartender (formerly)

Real World Information
First Appearance:

Vol. 1 Issue 1

Jenny Romano was the girlfriend of Jackie Estacado and grew up with him in her childhood. She was murdered by  Frankie Franchetti after Jackie retired from his service. In his grief, Jackie killed Franke by leading him to a warehouse and burnt him alive.

Biography Edit

Early Life Edit

Jenny grew up in Saint Garards orphanage, New York together with Jackie Estacado. Jackie developed a close relationship with Jenny and would look after her while they were on the streets together. Whenever anyone hurt or abused Jenny, even orphanage officials, Jackie would become violent towards her abusers and would not rest until he put them in the hospital.

At the age of six, Jackie was recruited into mafia by Frankie Franchetti leaving Jenny behind in the orphanage. Over the years they keep being friends with Jenny eventually leaving the Saint Garards and becoming a bartender.

Coming of Age Edit

As Jackie awakened his Darkness powers, Jenny is kidnapped by Sonatine as guarantee that Jackie will do everything he asks if he keeps her in his possession.

At Liberty Island, Sonatine interrogates Jenny as to why Jackie cares about her so much. He finds about their back story and the feelings she has for Jackie.

Jenny and Sonatine then watch the conversation between Jackie and Frankie through a magical pool of water. Jenny blames Sonatine for putting Jackie with mobster and thus making him into a killer. Sonatine reveals that his plan was to ensure that Jackie would become a strong host for Darkness and wouldn't waste his power unlike his father Danny. Jenny then overhears as Jackie tells that he couldn't have any sexual relationship with her as he sees her as sister. Furious Jenny yells at Sonatine to turn the vision pool off. Wenders then interrupts them saying that the Angelus's Familiar has escaped.

The next day Sonatine and the Brotherhood of The Darkness meet with Jackie. Sonatine brings Jenny with him and he notices Wenders to be nervous. Right on time, Jackie comes with The Angelus appearing just behind him. Jackie then commands Wenders to drop a smoke bomb at Angelus. He then grabs Angelus and drags her into a dark room in brotherhood HQ.

Meanwhile, Wenders frees Jenny from her chains much to Sonatine's confusion. Wenders tries to get Jenny on the boat, saying that if he doesn't a monster in his pants will bite of his genitalia. Jenny instead grabs the chains and runs back on the island. As Sonatine watches the fight between Angelus Jackie, as Jenny attacks him with a chain. She blinds Sonatine and then beats up him. Sonatine then blinds her with his amulet, making her to fall into the room. Jackie sees this and catches her in time. Because of using all the life force of her champion, her host dies, forcing Angelus to run away in search of a new host.

Later that day, Jenny reveals that Sonatine has shown the conversation Jackie had with Frankie Franchetti. Unable to watch Jackie to be overtaken by darkness inside of him, Jenny decides to leave the city, much to Jackie's regret.

Wyrmwood Edit

As she left New York, Jenny got trapped in a cursed town of Wyrmwood. She manages to reach a phone booth and calls Jackie for help, but he doesn't answer. The monsters then break the booth and attack Jenny. As Jackie and his guide Mandolin come to the town looking for Jenny, Emil Cruikshank, the sheriff of Wyrmwood and Jedidiah McMahon, the major of the town, reveal to have taken her as hostage and threaten to kill her.

Jedidiah tells that many centuries ago, Antonio Estacado built a settlement on the land of Wyrmwood. Antonio was planning to release The Darkness here in order to get rid of it. Differently from other hosts, Antonio didn't learned how to control his power and once released, The Darkness slaughtered everyone in Wyrmwood. Antonio then left the town, but The Darkness left a small part in Wyrmwood, causing all the denizens to be immortal, but also bind to the town, never able to leave its premise.

Jedidiah reveals that Jackie could free them so they could remake the world in the image of Wyrmwood. Jackie refuses to do that and instead kills Emill, freeing Jenny from their grasps. He then asks Mandolin and Jenny to get to his car, while Jackie tries to suck up the town and its denizens into himself. While he manages to absorb the town, the cursed souls manage to escape.

That night, Jackie asks Jenny to stay, but she refuses, saying that she's leaving because she wants to find herself and not because of him. After kissing Jackie on a cheek, Jenny leaves again.

Gotham Edit

Jenny then goes to Gotham and starts to work at a homeless people shelter. Jackie calls her and asks Jenny to meet him at a precinct. When Jackie decides to gives himself in to the Gotham police Commissioner Gordon for the committed murders in the city, Frankie mistakenly thinks that he there to rat him out. Frankie attacks the precinct in order to kill Jackie and Jenny. He manages to confront Jenny on the precincts rooftop and tries to shoot her, but is stopped by Batman. Jackie then attacks Batman out of the shadows and the two fight, while Frankie takes Jenny as a hostage. Batman then shines bright light at Jackie and attacks Frankie, making him to push Jenny off the rooftop. With the help of Jackie's Darklings, Batman manages to catch Jenny.

Cherub Hostile Edit

After Gotham, Jenny met with Robert Bearclaw and fell in love with him, even becoming her fiancee. She starts to work at a local bar where she meets with Jackie. They have warm reunion and Jackie reveals that he's going to turn in evidence against Frankie Franchetti to the police. Jenny is proud of Jackie for finally doing the right thing.

As Jackie and Robert get into a fight with each other, Jenny intervenes revealing herself to be Bearclaw's fiancee. Jackie tries to accustom to the revelation. Bearclaw reveals that only Jackie can stop the threat of Cherub Hostile, but he's not prepared. After some consideration, Jackie agrees to help him in order to learn more about how to control the Darkness. They both sit near a campfire and travel to ethereal plane while Capris Castiglione keeps watch over their bodies.

Capris contemplates whatever to have sex with Jackie in order to get the Darkness for herself and then kisses him, but quickly decides not as only Jackie can stop Cherub Hostile. Suddenly, Jenny appears and points a shotgun to her head, warning her not to do anything could harm Jackie. Capris says that she would never do something that could hurt Bearclaw. Then they contemplate whatever Jackie will manage to stop Cherub Hostile before dawn.

Eventually, Jackie and Robert return back from the ethereal plane and summons the Army of Darklings to kill the Cherub Hostile. After the fight Jackie and Jenny go separate ways.

Death Edit

After Frankie is released from prison, he tracks down Jenny and kills her.

Resurrection Edit

After Jackie collects all the Thirteen Artifacts and kills his daughter, Hope Pezzini, Jackie rewrites the universe making it so that Jenny has not only never died, but also married him and conceived Hope with him.

Personality Edit

Jenny is very warm and kind person, even to complete strangers. Although looking fragile, she can take care of herself. Jenny was even able to beat up Sonatine after been freed from her chains.

She develops a crush for Jackie as he protected her from harm in the orphanage. Although she never reveals her true emotions for him to Jackie. After seeing Jackie conversation with Frankie as he tells that he couldn't have any sexual relationship with her as he sees her as sister and his dark, violent side, Jenny decides to distance herself from and leaves the city.

Trivia Edit

  • She appears in The Darkness game series.