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  1. Doc

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    - CYBERPUNK -
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    Talked with people about this already and there seemed to be a pretty good interest in it. It is set in a futuristic version of our actual world, in the year 2316.

    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE feel free to contribute!

    Here are basic notes I've managed to whip up on the world. Comments and criticism are encouraged; I'd like for this world to be developed in a fashion similar to Steampunk.

    Character sheets are also welcome at any time!




    -Dystopian, capitalism has grown out of control. Corporations run the world under the facade of one global government.

    -All citizens are required to be “plugged” into the global networking mainframe Facebook, which tracks any and all individuals on the grid via a homing chip integrated into the back of each individual’s head.
    • Facebook is the most powerful Artificial Intelligence on the planet and has obtained a level of self-consciousness.
    • Anyone plugged in can be “shut-down” remotely
    • Anyone found to be without a homing chip is subject to immediate termination. The majority of those dwelling within the Underground have had their chips removed. A variety of methods are possible for doing this, some at much greater risk than others. At one end of the spectrum is a simple "block" placed on the chip, while at the other is a full blown surgical procedure to remove it completely.

    - Segregation, racism, and discrimination keep the castes divided. Ethnicities keep predominantly to themselves, distrustful of other groups (except for in the Underground). The darker your skin, the lesser you are considered (THE WORLD IS SUPPOSED TO BE SHITTY AND ALL AROUND MESSED UP. I AM NOT RACIST. WHILE RACISM WILL EXIST IN THE GRID IT WILL NOT BE THE FOCUS OF THE RP.)
    • Alphas – The equivalent of whites, very light complexion
    • Betas – Asians, those with a somewhat darker complexion
    • Gammas – Those of Hispanic descent
    • Deltas – Essentially those of Middle Eastern/Arabic/Indian descent
    • Epsilons - Those of African descent with the darkest of complexions

    - Media is completely controlled by the Corporations; there is no free exchange of information except for in the Underground, from which pirate channels are broadcasted.

    - The global monetary system is the Credit. Its value is subject to change at any time by those in control of the economy.

    - The global religion is Christianity, and it’s holy book is a modified version of the current Bible which has been edited to justify the current administration. Its doctrine is regarded as law and children born within the system are indoctrinated via forced downloads through their homing chip. Religion has become the opiate of the masses. Free-thinking and innovation have become crimes punishable by termination.

    - The Underground is the sole source of freedom, deep within the catacombs of the looming cityscapes which span the planet. The descent into the Underground is extremely dangerous and guarded not only by the police, but also by opportunistic gangs preying upon the weak and acting as muscle for hire for the government.
    • The Underground exists at the planet's surface (more or less where we live now) as well as below.

    - Politicians and government officials are just pawns; they provide the illusion of choice (voter turnout extremely low, the few who do vote have no real say; the system is rigged). The general masses are oblivious, believing that the government is ruling in their best interests and buying into the idealistic propaganda of the media.
    • The major players are Koch Industries, General Electric, and Goldman Sachs
      • Koch Industries controls the manufacturing, refining, and distribution of fossil fuels, chemicals, energy (aside from electricity, though it does have a branch devoted to it), and technology. It is the biggest "player" among the Trinity
      • General Electric is the foremost provider of electric power and provide power to most of the world; the Facebook is its progeny
      • Goldman Sachs controls the global bank. The economy is its playground. It can (and has) manipulated the value of the Credit via inflation and deflation, using the economy as a weapon to crush potential resistance
     
  2. Doc

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    The Grid - The massive cityscape that spans most of the planet, excluding the Underground. There are multiple tiers, and the higher up you live the higher your social and economic status. The roads are essentially bridges and floating platforms as the Grid does not reach the actual surface of the Earth. Its architecture is sleek, corporate, and uniform. The Grid is the only location from which it is possible to see the sun as it casts a shadow on everything beneath it. It is a oligarchical police state disguised as a democratic republic. Interracial interaction is carefully monitored and scrutinized within the Grid, and interbreeding is illegal, as are same-sex relationships.

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    The Descent - The Descent exists within the the dark, dysmal, and deteriorated lower levels of the Grid. To reach the Underground one must pass through the Descent, which is a harrowing journey. This is the domain of the many opportunistic criminal syndicates and gangs that prey upon the weak and manipulate vacuums of power. Different gangs have different goals; some do their own thing, some work with the resistance within the underground, and some act as guns-for-hire for the police. Obedience to the laws of the Grid vary throughout the various sections of the Descent.

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    The Underground - The surface of the planet and all that lies below. The Underground is by no means a safe place, but it is the only area where any semblance of liberty exists. The Underground is illuminated by its own power source, the location of which is safeguarded among Anonymous (and thus is unknown), as power is cut off from the world above about halfway down the Descent. The Underground is infamous for its "club scene", but what appear to be mere raves are often just an illusion for something much more complex occurring beyond the deception. The races intermingle freely within here, unbound by the discriminatory regulations which govern the world above, as do those of various sexual preferences. It is rumored that the Underground is comprised of nine levels.

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    AI (Artificial Intelligence) - While AI is commonplace, few systems have reached the level of full fledged self-awareness. The Facebook is the most powerful AI in the world and is one of the few systems capable of regulating and maintaining itself.

    Androids - Androids are hybrids; a combination of human and machine. Androids are deemed even lesser than Epsilons and are terminated on sight within the Grid. Within the Descent and the Underground they receive mixed reception. Androids come with great variety.

    Anonymous - Debatably the most infamous opposition to the new world order, Anonymous is also the smallest. Their ranks are comprised of only a scant few hackers, but they make up for their lack of quantity with undeniable, and unsurpassable, quality. They wage war against the mainframe and, despite how the media of the grid would portray them, do not utilize violence. Their battle is against the system, not those enslaved by it. Its members, as its name suggests, are unknown. You do not find Anonymous. Anonymous finds you.

    The Shakespearians - The Shakespearians are a group of hackers that place the lives of humanity beside those of freedom and a proper, non-oppressive state. They try, as often as possible, to remove the homing devices from important figures who could influence the balance. They also take in 'freed civilians' under their wing for protection. They hack for information about AIs, states, subliminal messages in advertisements and religious broadcasts. Additionally, the Shakespearians strive for peaceful solutions, which often fail due to the impatience of their leader. At least thirty of the Shakespearians are half-breeds, showing the interracial situation in their home-base in the underground.

    The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) - The invisible hands of the new world order, they are responsible for the majority of the frequent "disappearances" which seem to befall any and all opposition to the government or corporate interests. Their ranks are comprised of the most elite hunters and skilled detectives, and they are tasked with the termination of any and all threats to the global dominion.
     
  3. Zyta

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    Name: Midas Tanaka
    Age: 25
    Gender: Male
    Race: Beta
    Job: Attorney

    Physical Description:

    Items: Glasses that can connect to the internet with an invisible (to everyone except Midas) keyboard. If you have seen Dennou coil, you will know what I am talking about. Midas drives a company car and lives in one of the wealthiest parts of the city with a grand view over other tall spires where below he can see the neon lights of vehicles rushing to work in the early hours of morning.

    Biography: Dad abandoned him and his mom when he was only a child, leaving their family poor and destitute in the worst parts of the city. His experiences being poor shaped his life. He learned how to be courteous, honest, he learned how to tell a lie and manipulate people. He learned how to produce a facial mask for any occasion, mastering his techniques throughout his youth.

    For school he was rated number 1 and was in the top ten for global ratings. His mom died just before he entered university, which he paid himself through by working small time jobs. After university he took to stocks, being poor made him appreciate the value of money and to passion for it like no other. Then suddenly he went back to school at a crack for a new career as an attorney.

    Just out of university and as a new attorney, he is working at Goldman Sachs as a prospective talent for the position of head attorney, because of his grades and how well he can manipulate the stocks when he was working in that field.

    Extra Info: Midas hardily cares for the resistance, feeling that it is only a matter of time before they are ultimately crushed. He does not feel any love for those people he left behind in the bottom of the city as he worked his way passed those crying or too lazy to work their way up the ladder. Midas does not kill and sees no benefit from it as why would he risk his entire life’s work on a single momentary emotional fleeting second by life in prison.
     
  4. Doc

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    THEME: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8sTUc_UN-U


    Designation: Project Icarus
    AKA: Hollywood
    Age: Unknown
    Gender: Male
    Race: Android

    Physical Description:
    Icarus stands at a height of 6'1" with a short, black, and wild mane. His right eye is brown while the left, which is mechanical, is a brilliant, bright, and florescent blue. He appears extremely fit as the majority of his body is artificial and as such was molded to be strong and compact. Upon his back he bears a bizarre insignia of a large, horned skull with feathered wings emerging from both sides and spanning outward to his shoulders (see above image). He bears an additional mark upon the outside of each shoulder; a wing.

    Upon his upper body he wears only a black leather jacket that remains open, the back often flailing about like a cape. Both of his arms are wrapped in white bandages from the base of his forearms to the tips of his fingers. About his waist he wears a flashy, metallic belt which holds up a pair of worn blue jeans. He wears nothing upon his feet aside from an additional set of bandages which spans the length from below his kneecaps to the ends of his toes. His abdomen, too, is securely wrapped.

    At almost all times a pair of reflective aviators resides upon his face, accompanied by a daring, and fanged, grin.

    Bio: Icarus describes himself as "concentrated awesome with a side order of holy shit". He is spirited, daring, reckless, and above all else; a showboat. His rock-star-reminiscent attitude has led to him being commonly referred to as "Hollywood".
     
  5. Nevermore

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    Daven Strife

    Alias: Moral
    Age: 30
    Gender: Male
    Race: Alpha
    Build: Daven possesses a medium, yet strong build on his 5'9" frame. He has the subtle physique of a man who desires strength without the bulging muscles of a body builder. The outlines of muscles can be seen just barely beneath his skin, suggesting their firm existence, while maintaining a general "unbulky" appearance.
    Hair: Daven keeps his dark-brown hair cut short and easy to maintain.
    Eyes: Daven has light-brown eyes that bare the calculating nature of a killer. He is not an evil guy, but he plays one very well for the sake of scaring his targets and hiding his true nature.

    Appearance:
    Daven is known for two outstanding characteristics that make him recognizable anywhere he goes, his dark trench coat, and his sunglasses. He dresses all in black, black shirt, black pants, black boots, and over all of that his black trench coat. A harness, along with a few tactical belts, covers his waist and chest where numerous items are stored for easy access. Because of his dark appearance, the gear he carries is difficult to see and it is hard to guess what all he has on him.

    Some might find the hired hitman attractive, but for the most part he has a somewhat plain appearance. People tend to avoid him because of his dark appearance, though it doesn't bother him one way or another.


    Weapons and Equipment:
    The Workers:These ten 9mm pistols are holstered in a special harness that Daven wears beneath his trench coat. The pistols are hidden from view by being holstered on the harness on his back, which the trench coat completely covers. When a mission calls for a lot of fire power, Daven will fire continuously until he runs out of ammo and simply drops the empty guns so he can draw more from his holster. They hold twelve rounds each.

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    Five-SeveN: The Five-SeveN is holstered on his waist and is the only weapon visible on his person when his trench coat is open. It fires a 5.7mm x 28mm round that is designed to pierce standard body armor and is more like a rifle round than a pistol round. This Belgium designed gun is light weight and holds 20 rounds, making it the ideal sidearm of a professional hitman.

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    M4 Rifle: This gun is kept in the armory bay of the Velocity. Daven has several modifications for the gun, including a grenade launcher, flashlight, anti-personnel (heat detecting) scope, laser sight, and masterkey. It holds a 30 round magazine of 5.56mm ammo.

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    DSR-1: Daven's bolt-action sniper rifle. This gun is also kept in the armory bay of the Velocity. It fires the 7.62x51mm NATO round and has a detachable suppressor.

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    PSG-R The PSG-R is kept in the armory bay of the Velocity. This gun is unique because the ammunition it fires does not use propellant. The R stands for Rail, or Railgun. It fires what is essentially a solid, tungsten rod that is about a foot in length and half an inch in diameter at incredible velocities and has an unknown range (estimated to be several miles.) The gun does this by creating an incredibly powerful magnetic field and launching the rod through that field. Because the gun uses a magnetic field it leaves behind no GSR, and has no kick when fired, despite the powerful shot.

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    Chaff Grenade: A medium-sized grenade filled with small strips of aluminum cut in such a way that when dispersed in the air they cause disruption with radar transmitted frequencies, radios and security cameras. This weapon is designed to mess up most electronic devices in a given area, however, because of the advanced technology of the world this grenade is quickly becoming useless.

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    EMP Grenade: The electromagnetic pulse grenade unleashes a blast of electromagnetic radiation that spreads out over a small area and overloads all electronic devices in that area to cause severe damage to the systems and devices. This grenade can ruin almost any electrical device it hits with its pulse unless that device has an EMP shield. Most nanomachines and enhancements are shielded against EMP damage.

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    Tactical Knife: His tactical blade is sheathed on his right thigh and is used for his close quarter battles. He prefers to gunfight, but when fights are brought close to home he resorts to close quarter defenses with the tactical knife.

    Light Force Shield: A device hidden in the sleeves of his trench coat allow Daven to create a shield out of light when he grasps their edges. The shield is fairly powerful, being able to withstand several gunshots and strikes, or a few large caliber shots. It may even withstand an explosion, but will "shatter" when it is pushed beyond its limits. However, when the shield shatters it is not broken. Nanomachines within the device itself work to repair the shorted circuits and fix the overloaded device. The shield can become fully operational within an hour, although after about thirty minutes it can be used in a weakened state, but it is unstable.

    Enhancements:
    Daven has numerous nanomachines within his body. The first and foremost of his nanomachines is a device that disables his homing chip. Besides the disabling nanomachines, Daven also has two other types of machines in his body, communication and medical.

    Communication: Daven himself has never been a master with computers, maintaining only a general knowledge of how they work and how to use them, however he does have an AI computer at his disposal. Like most commercially available systems, his computer's AI is basic and limited to a small amount of reasoning and personality. The computer is linked to his motorcycle and to his nanomachines and controls and maintains both. He can communicate directly with his computer through his machines as well as other people as there is a communicator in his ear that allows him to take and make calls to clients. He also receives information and files directly to his eyes through similar machines.

    Medical: There are numerous types of medical nanomachines in Daven's body that regulate and maintain his internal balance in case of injuries. As soon as he is injured the machines get to work stopping bleeding, releasing pain killers, and patching up the wound. He also has machines that can release adrenaline into his bloodstream in tense situations when it's needed. Some of the machines can give him a boost in agility and strength when he needs it, though he rarely activates those machines.

    Vehicle:
    The Velocity 2ZX
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    The Velocity possesses a powerful jet engine that gives it impressive speed and makes it perfect for the route he takes to get between the layers of the city. It can glide fairly well by letting the spirals around the engine straighten out into small wings. It can also climb incredibly steep grades, such as the sides of some of the buildings. The motorcycle is also heavily modified and armored throughout, including a bulletproof dome to protect the rider. It is key and voice activated and can only be accessed by Daven. His AI computer is linked directly to the Velocity and can take over the controls when he needs to shoot at targets he might be chasing. A panel on the side of the bike opens up to reveal his armory bay where he keeps his heavier weapons.

    Biography:
    Daven was abandoned as a child and ended up in an orphanage in The Descent. Nothing is known about his parents or where he comes from and he was abandoned before his file could be updated with personal information. He was adopted by a seemingly normal man named Fredrick Caesar Smith. At first he was happy to find someone who wanted him, but he soon found out that Fredrick Smith was no ordinary man. The man he was instructed to call father turned out to be a powerful crime boss who went by the name Mr. Caesar and fancied himself a king in the crime world at the head of the Caesar Syndicate. When he turned ten, Daven learned that Mr. Caesar wasn't looking for a son, but a new member for his operations. He learned that all those years back before he was adopted an important member had been killed on a mission-gone-wrong and the only reason he had been picked was because no one else wanted him or would miss him. They started training him immediately and even sent him out on missions just to get a feel for the life.

    He saw people who had crossed Mr. Caesar die almost daily from the day he turned ten until he was twenty, then he was the one doing the killing. They installed a slave chip to make sure he would do what they wanted. Mr. Caesar and his gang trained him to be their number one hitman and began injecting him with all the high tech nanomachines they could get for him. He didn't disappoint them. Daven hated his life, but with the slave chip installed he couldn't disobey an order. He took his mind off his self-loathing and his hatred for his "father" by focusing on the tasks he was given. Because of this behavior he inadvertently became an expert at his craft. He hated being a killer for the Caesar Syndicate, but he was their best. They sent him on any mission that could prove to be even slightly difficult to anyone else, and to avoid going crazy he would close himself off and do the mission.

    One of the major turning points of his forced slavery was when he was ordered to kill the children of a man who owed Mr. Caesar money. Daven refused the order but was beaten senseless and then forced to carry out the order with the slave chip. It was the first time he had cried since he was young. He had learned early on that all crying ever got him was a beating and thus had given up the practice at an early age. He cried for weeks about the children, but always outside the Syndicate base. When he was approached by a beautiful woman one day despite his usual carefulness he regarded the woman skeptically. He treated her as an assassin, but when she introduced herself as his sister Ashley he dropped his guard. He wasn't supposed to have family. He was an orphan with no one, no one but his violent "father" so who was she? She told him that she had found him via Facebook, though it wasn't easy because his chip was off. Ashley had numerous hacker friends and was a hacker herself so she had spent years hacking Facebook to locate her lost brother. She was an orphan too, but a person at the orphanage had told her about her younger brother and their parents who were too poor to afford to raise children.

    He spent hours talking to his older sister before he realized that he had missed a meeting with Mr. Caesar and was overdo to return to the base. When she asked him how his life had been he lied and tried to get her to leave. He argued with her and did his best to keep his secrets and she eventually let him go, but she wasn't satisfied. Ashley followed Daven back to the Syndicate base but was seen before she could hide. When she escaped, Fredrick demanded to know who she was from Daven. He resisted, but was forced to confess when his slave chip was activated. He ordered Daven to kill her immediately the next time he saw her while laughing. He liked the idea of having the man kill his own sister. Daven did everything he could to fight the chip in his head but he couldn't ignore the order. He refused to kill the only family member he had and did the only thing he could to stop the order. He cut his slave chip out. It nearly killed him and what damage he didn't do to himself, Mr. Caesar made sure to inflict personally.

    When he woke up in a pained daze hours later he opened his eyes to find his sister tied up across the room from him. He was tied to a chair next to a table. A gun was on the table and Mr. Caesar was the only other person present. He once again ordered Daven to kill his sister, and this time he threatened that if Daven didn't do it himself, the Syndicate would take care of her their way. They were going to take their time with her and let him watch. Daven listened with horror as he was told she would be raped and tortured slowly before his very eyes. They would take as much time as they could before killing her and all he needed to do to prevent it was shoot her himself. Either way, he would also get his chip back and be put back to work. She looked at him with pleading eyes as she asked him to do it. She didn't want to die the way Mr. Caesar described but would rather her only brother do it instead. He tried to say no, but couldn't. He couldn't let her die in such a terrible manner.

    He broke down and demanded to be untied so he could do it, but by the time the ropes hit the floor he was silent. His emotions vanished. He reverted back to his work attitude and approached her, gun in hand. It seemed like an eternity passed as he crossed the floor. She wouldn't look at him as he pointed the gun at her. The gunshot that ended her life seemed to linger in the air until Mr. Caesar broke out laughing. He congratulated Daven and praised him but the hitman didn't hear a word his boss said. He left the Syndicate a week later before they could reinstall his slave chip. He went immediately to hackers who altered all the tech his "father" had given him and established a place to live far away in the Underground. When money became an issue he was forced to turn back to the only thing he knew: killing. However, he took on his new job with care and became picky. He refused jobs that hurt innocent people, especially women and children. It was this selective behavior that earned him his alias Moral.

    He has been on his own for five years now and has gotten the hitman business down to a science. He is still hunted by the Caesar Syndicate.
     
  6. Zyta

    Zyta Drifting Super Mod

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    changed character to one i like more, hope this character's good.
     
  7. Paladin_girl

    Paladin_girl Between the Chapters of a Dream Staff Member

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    Theme: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zN2gFdonOg&feature=channel_video_title

    ‘You gonna shoot us?’

    ‘If I have to. Do I have to?’

    Name: Isabella ‘Wildfire’ Friedmann

    Age: 26

    Gender: Female

    Race: Half-Alpha, Half-Beta. (German and Japanese)

    Personality: A robust intellect with a resound knack for engineering, she is usually stubborn, impulsive and reckless, but does so in order to maintain a state of power. She allows nobody to control her or step on her – and if they try, she is normally merciless. She’s a tired individual who usually has to resort to extremes in order to keep her fellow rebels from squabbling. She usually looks misleadingly relaxed or indifferent, but it is likely that she listens and understands more than what she lets on. While she is a decent markswoman, she tends to steal other people's weapons, rather than use her pistol.

    She has a strong dislike for liars, cheats and timewasters. She smirks easily.

    And has a fear of turtles.

    Appearance: Wildfire wears square goggles which are wired to a compartment around a belt. The goggles double as an anti-hacker guard and in-built computer. She was wears two black wristbands on either wrist, while on her tanned, right shoulder is a mark – strange in shape, looking like a distorted circle. It shows the world, but split in half – one side showing a somewhat fresh, daylight world of cities, while the other was night, jagged and thorny, but of nature. If she cared about her appearance and wiped away the engine oil on her face, it is likely that she would look rather pretty.

    She wears a simple black vest and brown trousers, but wears a large number of belts. Two around her waist and another around her left thigh – and holds compartments upon it – most notable of all is a double-barrel, flintlock pistol. Her hair is long, messily pulled into a high ponytail, apart from her fringe and strands of hair that frame her face.

    Truthbearer:

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    Any passer-by would first notice the steam that spat from the exhaust in various interesting hues, ranging from dusty-browns to fading blacks and greys. From that came the curved, rusty-brown curves and ruts around the contraption. Atop of it was a black seat, leading up to the black handles, both of which were leather – and ripped. On the side was the engraving: “Shakespearian”, while on the other side was the words: “Let no man be traitor to himself.” Underneath these words was a strapped, long object, covered by yet more leather – and another was beneath it, longer still, nearly covering the length of the bike.

    Bio: Though robust, the Shakespearian movement consists of fifty hackers, led by a Delta named Aziz. They target specific civilians on The Grid and attempt to put blocks in their homing chips to set them free from the strange cyber-regime.

    The majority of members know not to mess with Wildfire, lest they annoy her, but many agree that it should be she running the show, rather than Aziz. Learning the methods of hacking at a young age, Isabella was approached by the Shakespearian leader and employed into their service. She is either liked or distrusted, since she follows her own whims, rather than follow orders.

    “So you want to stop the fascism by using it yourself? Why don’t you just use a sign which says ‘don’t’? You could hit people with it.”

    Isabella insists that her past is forsaken – that none of it matters, but more likely, she doesn’t trust anyone enough to talk about it.

    Or she’s having too much fun to look back.

    One time, she led the CIA on a chase, leaving behind a single, large light in each district that she visited - as it turns out, the entire chase was a ruse, since the lights all collaborated to make a smilie face in the middle of The Grid.

    After all... what could possibly go wrong?
     
  8. Kitsune

    Kitsune Fox Lady of Madness!!! Staff Member

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    Name: Willow Nightsky; 'Panther' in the Syndicate.
    Gender: Female
    Race: Epsilon
    Age: 22

    Appearance: Willow's mother is pure blooded Choctaw Indian, and whoever her father was, she was born with extremely dark skin. Classified as Epsilon, despite probably being a Delta like her mother, Willow considers her best feature to be her unique skin tone.

    Dark brown eyes hide her emotions as well as any mask, and her knee length black hair is usually pulled into a ponytail, or in a thick french braid. Being as tall and willowy as her name implies, she is a beautiful, but unremarkable woman. She is remembered more for what she does, than how she looks doing it.

    Profession: Dancer, escort, and prostitute at Madame's Butterfly Parlor. High priced whore for the wealthy and corrupt bastards in the Grid. Also, extremely talented assassin of wealthy and corrupt bastards in the Grid.

    Weapons: Whatever is handy, usually. Her 'services' are requested for things most well behaved whores wont do, so she typically has a wide selection of weapons around her. However, in a pinch, she carries one small, thin, easily concealed knife in her hair. The weapon is nothing in a fight, but for a man in post-coital slumber, it gets the job done.

    Bio: Born at the Butterfly Parlor to a raped prostitute, Willow had a normal, happy, healthy childhood until she was ten years old. At that time, the Madame pulled her from her friends, informed her that she was a beautiful child, and was sent to a room to await her first client. Her mother, too ill to work, was unable to protect her child from the pedophiles who came to the Butterfly Parlor for her daughter.

    Willow saw two to three clients a night until she was fourteen years old. Now a young woman, the pedophiles no longer had interest in her. The Madame sent her to take dancing lessons, forcing her to spend nights with more clients to pay for the lessons and her mothers increasing medical bills, on top of her rapidly shrinking clothing.

    At age sixteen, a group of young Beta's paid Madame a small fortune to rape and kill Willow. Instead of laying there quietly, as Madame had obviously intended her too, she fought back, killing two of the men with a steak knife before the others disarmed her. After raping her (while covered in the blood of the dead men), the remaining two conferred on how to kill their prize. Neither noticed the girl hoisting a gas lamp over her head until they were burning.

    The next night, Madame brought her another client, as if she hadn't murdered four young Beta's. This man, who introduced himself as Mr. Caesar, said that he wanted to thank her for disposing of the young men, three of whom were wanted by his Syndicate for stealing. He offered her training as an assassin, if she would work for him. In return, he would pay all her bills, as well as generous compensation and full time care for her sick mother. Willow agreed, and she became Mr. Caesar's personal assassin, using her profession as a disguise and gaining her the nickname Panther.

    Six years later, her mother's health is declining. She has yet to exact her revenge on Madame, and Mr. Caesar is gaining more power than any Gamma should have. However, she spends more time in the Grid than any other Epsilon in the world. Though she despises the men who use her body so callously, she does enjoy the perks and comforts of her job.

    Personality: Growing up around whores, Willow did not understand she was being abused until Madame took money for her death. Refusing to be killed, she fought, and won. She survuves above all else, but her childhood left her with deep scars. She loves and expects the abuse from the men who visit the brothel, yet she feels nothing for murdering men and women, nor does she care who they are or what they did. So long as Mr. Caesar pays her, she will do whatever she is asked. However, she loves her mother deeply, and visits the sick woman at every opportunity, and cares for the other ladies of the brothel as much as she would for real blood family. Except Madame, of course.
     
  9. Doc

    Doc Grouch Staff Member

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    Removed the laws, tweaked some stuff
     
  10. Doc

    Doc Grouch Staff Member

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    Just a notice: The RP should be up sometime this week. Anybody else who wants to join is strongly encouraged to get something down in here character-wise (doesn't even have to be a bio, can just be a post saying "I have a char").

    People can still join after the RP starts, but it would probably work better if people were ready beforehand.
     
  11. Doc

    Doc Grouch Staff Member

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    UPDATE: Due to final exams this RP will be starting at the end of NEXT week (May 8-10ish)

    Again, if you aren't in the RP from the beginning PLEASE DO NOT FEEL DISCOURAGED FROM JOINING. This RP will ALWAYS be OPEN and available to anyone who wants to join at any time.
     
  12. Paladin_girl

    Paladin_girl Between the Chapters of a Dream Staff Member

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    Yay~ looking forward to this.

    Good luck in the finals, you crammers.
     
  13. Melon

    Melon Starmaker

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    Name: Janneth "Jan" Levinson
    Age: 28
    Gender: Female
    Race: Alpha
    Height: 5’5”

    Biography:
    Originally born to a very wealthy and high-society family she quickly saw that all of it was just pure bullshit. Running away from home in early teenage years she took refuge deep in the underground, skipping all education to work herself into the nightlife which she loved. Starting out in various exotic bars as a dancer she quickly climbed and made connections. In her early 20s she was co-owner of her own bar and night club, delivering some of the hottest girls and the sickest music around the scene. Now days she is a trafficker of information, working under the radar with various resistances, with her club as a front. But she takes no sides, whomever that pays the most gets her loyalty for as long as the money lasts. Anyone who is anyone in the underground knows Jan, and being the tempestuous & wild woman that she is there is no wonder that her business is slowly moving towards organized crime. With an empire of beautiful women at her disposal she is bound to become a very powerful figure in the underground. Her parents, still alive, naturally does not approve of her lifestyle and has since long disowned her, but she couldn’t give less of a fuck about that.

    Furthermore she is regularly involved in illegal gambling, street racing, MMA fights, raves, and loan sharking.