fairy-tail-vs-rave-master - well, they were both made by Hiro Mashima, so it's no surprise. But I gotta say, they are both awesome anime! I enjoyed Rave Master (both the anime and manga) very much. You could say Fairy Tail as made from Rave Master
Mavis Vermillion- is the first guild master and founder of Fairy Tail. She is also an analyst and strategist with the nickname "Fairy Tactician." Mavis dies at a young age years before the beginning of the series and is buried on Sirius Island.