is an inventive young woman who
once worked for
Passionate about both her work and family,
Janice was interested in how things functioned from age 2 and often took apart her
toys just to see the insides. She was a fast learner and
assisted her father in the creation of
Pokéballs in his workshop.
At age 16 she produced a
robotic model of a Rattata for a science fair, which earned her recognisable
status in public. She was immediately signed up to work for
sister company, Interplexus Inc., where she met her future husband,
Darius Mayhew who
was working in the systems administration department.
They were married two years later. Four
years after that, at the time of her
son's birth, Janice learned Darius'
true occupation was as an operative of Team Rocket. Darius insisted the
employment was not only well-paid but beneficial to society as a whole. Janice
began to lend her skills to Team Rocket as a vital part of machine
development, unknowingly constructing parts of what were to become ruthless
and cruel robotic devices.
But Darius had a darker plot up his sleeve.
He was determined to make his son into a model criminal; adamant the fact
he had been born on the day of the man's promotion to Elite status had been a
When Janice caught on to Darius' motives
she was horrified and planned to leave, taking Adam with her. She was caught
trying to escape and subjected to the full brunt of one of
- "Beilani" (Sandshrew)
- "Ittybit" (Witukae)