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OOC Humanity Awakened

Discussion in 'Skyrim Roleplaying' started by Wolfbane, Sep 5, 2016.

  1. Wolfbane

    Wolfbane Why change the past when you can own this day?

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    (This was partly inspired by the original Channels)

    Since the dawn of man there have always been exceptional people who have led and advanced the species, but there exists a group of individuals with abilities so special that they defy all human potential. These people are called Channels, individuals with extraordinary powers and ordinary lives. A Channels' powers are as diverse as any other human quality, spanning an infinite number of possibilities from the exceptional to the fantastic to horrifying beyond reason. In order to avoid open conflict with the rest of humanity the Channels have always isolated themselves from the rest of the species, living in a parallel world and dealing with any exposure quickly and quietly. This is not a policy of oppression but necessity as almost all know Channels have been feared and hated and many human legends and monsters have been inspired by them. Vampires, werewolves, witches and necromancers, all have been misremembered encounters with Channels. The Channels have evolved their own sub-civilization scattered throughout the world and for thousands of years they have maintained a careful balance between keeping their secret from their "normal" brothers and sisters and giving themselves a place and time to use their gifts.

    But this balance could not last forever. More Channels appeared over the centuries as the global population increased and the mutation that causes them has become more and more common. The Pact of Secrecy, the Channel law that forbids them from revealing themselves, has become harder and harder to maintain. Exposure was inevitable and in 2012 it finally happened.

    A sixteen year old boy in Chicago Illinois was a Channel that had the power to manipulate earth and stone. He had become frustrated at the restrictions holding him back and angry at his own people for being so cowardly as to hide their gifts. He was too angry to be calmed down and powerful enough to know he could not be stopped so he decided to show humanity who he really was. He used his powers to raise an entire city block and all of its people from the earth, move it over the Chicago skyline and send it crashing down, killing hundreds and tearing a hole in the skyline no one could ignore. With no way to cover it up the Channels decided to reveal themselves.

    Three months after the disaster, in May 2012, the Channels appointed one of their oldest and wisest members, an ageless Channel named Elspeth Adrastia, to make an announcement to the world known simply as The Revelation. A public decree that Channels existed, that they had always existed, and that the disaster was caused by one of their own and that they were ready to account for that and become part of the world. This sent shockwaves throughout the world. Despite Elspeth's intentions Channels were seen as destructive monsters, a threat to all of humanity that must be destroyed. Shocked and angry Channels all over the world that were suddenly exposed or did not agree with The Revelation, did not help wit this. At an emergency meeting of the United Nations it was decided that a global initiative was needed to counter this threat. A Special Defense Division, or SDD. Elspeth was present at the meeting and wholeheartedly agreed, hoping that she could help guide these new feelings in a positive direction. She had spent hundreds of years teaching young Channels how to use her powers and entrusted the SDD charter to one of her most trusted students, Jakob Daynes. He headed what was known as the Daynes Treaty and every country who joined it would have an SDD branch accountable to a global branch run by Jakob.

    At first things went well. Dangerous Channels were subdued as gently as possible and nonviolent ones were given help and counseling. The SDD had both Channel and Normal members and was generally seen as a positive organization. But now, in 2016, things have started to go wrong. The SDD have gotten more violent. Its Channel members have been under more and more scrutiny. Violence against both groups has increased, ranging from individual squabbled to full blown race riots. The groups in question are Humanity United and the Future Imperfects; Humanity United are radical pro human and anti channel supporters who believe that channels are not only lawless but think of humans as lesser. They think that channels are freaks of nature that no god would make. They will block streets, roads and major highways, spew their views on any media outlet and harass channels, channel supporters and even people who don't pick a side. Race is also used if it means that they win in the end. The leader of HU thinks that without violence and hate their "true belief" will not be heard. This group will bring up race, creed, and even the police to further their goals.The Future Imperfects find it essential that both people should be able to live in harmony. Everyday people need Channels just as much as they need them. The relationship in their eyes are symbiotic; Channels can provide support to the police to help in crimes that may prove too dangerous for officers as well as try to apprehend some of their violent brethren. The leader of this group believes that true tolerance and equality means that both parties have the same rights and deserve the same respect. She believes that having Channels in a crisis and natural disasters would save countless lives. Even nonviolent Channels have become targets of racism. Even Elspeth, the face of cooperation and temperance, has come under scrutiny as her true motives have come into question. All of these changes started with Jakob and while they have happened over four years Elspeth has noticed a fundamental change within him. He's gone from passionate but compromising to tyrannical and fearmongering, calling for harsher measures against all Channels and much of the world has fallen in line.

    You are a Channel during this period of crisis. A new law has been passed in all SDD countries requiring Channels to be registered with the SDD. The official message is to improve services and mend relations throughout the world but there are whispers of this being the first step in making Channels second-class citizens. Some conspiracy theorists even warn that this is a Nazi style "final solution", with predictable results. How will you react to this, what do you think of it and most importantly, what will you do next?

    Cast List:
    Wolfbane as Cass Strander and Vivian Mossheart
    Simus as Alice Siram and Jess Segan
    T.Rakinson as Adrian Ramsleigh



    RULES:

    Do NOT counter pick other people's choices. That is uncool and not fun at all. The only time this is acceptable is when we do it, because host advantage. Really though, the only time is okay if one side is has less people.

    No overpowered characters or intense mastery. All of our characters either don't know they are a channel or know of one power.

    It's going to be 18+ so expect violence, swearing, sex., mentions of drugs. Our characters can hardly control their powers so this enables us to really show it. Not to mention it makes it so much easier to write without censorship. If you're young ones want to read this then just let them know ahead of time.

    No god mode or scripting (any scripting will either be done by us to further the plot or with permission from the two parties in question.) all of you should know that. Usual RP roles apply if you don't know those rules Andante made a really good FAQ on the forums.

    Rivalries or hate among characters is good but not among writers. No one is allowed to flame or try to sound superior to anyone else. I hate safe spaces however we are all writers. I for one will help anyone who needs or wants advice.

    All of you will have the option of who you side with in this RP. This is your choice.

    We expect good posts, 2-3 paragraphs and PM correspondence between both parties if there is a lot of dialogue.

    We also understand that life gets in the way so lets us know if or when and we will park your character somewhere as well as script them so they don't hold anyone up. We're pretty cool and understanding so if you need to tell this why you aren't posting then don't be shy. If you even need to talk about what is bothering you then shoot me a PM I don't want to speak for the Simus and T incase they don't want to hear it hahaha. Don't be afraid to get creative just don't go overboard as well.



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  2. Wolfbane

    Wolfbane Why change the past when you can own this day?

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    Name: Cass Strander

    Power: Aerokinesis/ sound manipulation and instant transmission

    Age:23

    Gender:Male

    Height:6'0

    Weight: 200 lb

    Afflictions: None for now.

    Dialogue color: This

    APPEARANCE

    Narrow jaw, piercing blue eyes, strong nose. Very handsome features.

    Build: Tall and well fit. He works out to reach a higher zen.

    Hair:Brown, short and messy

    Tattoo: Rosie the Riveter on his right upper arm as well as a young couple on a raft with the word castaway under it.

    Clothing: Jeans, black boots, t-shirt or white wife beater as well as a black trench coat for when it is cold.

    Misc: He has a metal necklace with a celtic knot wolf head, a leather cuff and a ring that can spin.

    PERSONALITY:

    The good: Clever, centered, understanding, calm.

    The bad: Stubborn, loses control when he sees a loved one get hurt and cynical with a spice of humor.

    Likes: Photography (which is his job) music, silence and working out.

    Dislikes: People, stupidity, political correctness and double standards.

    HISTORY
    Cass was born to having only one parent, his mother. His "father" left shortly after he was born. During his school years he mostly stuck to himself due to him being introverted with the exception of one person; Vivian Mosshart. The two were rebels alone and outcasts together.


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    Name: Vivian Mosshart

    Nicknames: VV, Vivi or V.

    Powers: Kinetic Manipulation; can harness kinetic energy to fly, harden her strikes, throw objects and punch through walls. Right now she has yet to discover she is a channel and how infantile her grasp of her power will be... For now.

    Age:21

    Gender:Female

    Height: 5'3

    Weight: 140 lbs

    Dialogue color: This

    Build: small but toned due to her job as a life guard.

    APPEARANCE: medium black hair with a bunch of blue streaks, hazel bedroom eyes and a pixie face; delicate and small features.

    Piercings: pierced nose and her right ear has three piercings. Both ears have small gauges that look like bottom a .45 casing.

    Tattoos: a geisha fending off a dragon with a katana that's wrapped around her right forearm, two young lovers on a raft with the word castaway under the raft on her left upper arm.

    Clothing: ripped fitting jeans, black tank top and numerous bracelets and cuffs alongside with boots laced up half way. She wears a metal Celtic owl necklace from Cass.

    PERSONALITY:

    The good: Caring, sweet, accepting, tries to see the best in everyone.

    The bad: Acts on her emotions too frequently, over protective.

    Likes:surfing the web, music, and her job

    Dislikes: ignorance, being normal and conformity.

    HISTORY: her upbringing was very normal and stress free. You may not think that due to her piercings, her hair, face, clothes and attitude but she is. All throughout school she saw kids her age always do what was in and never stride to be outside the box. Vivian strove to be something different but still knowing and hoping that more people like her will come into her life. About the only friend that she has and loves is Cass. Both are more art oriented and always try to do what's right.
     
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  3. Dabiene Caristiana

    Dabiene Caristiana Your friendly neighborhood weirdo

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    Hm... interesting... I'll keep an eye on this. :)
     
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    Name : James O'Shannon

    Nicknames: Jim, Corporal O'Shannon

    Dialogue Color: Purple

    Powers: James can transform into ogre like creature, covered in coarse hair and rough scales and stands at around 10 feet tall. When in this state, he has superhuman strength and speed, but is not in control of himself. Despite his faith in his country, he refuses to register or tell anyone about his powers.

    Age: 22

    Gender: Male

    Height: 6'4 (10'6 beast form)

    Weight: 220 (400 beast form)

    Build: Very muscular and in great shape

    APPEARANCE: Jim is very tall and muscular, and has a prominent jaw line and chin. He has hazel eyes and light brown hair which he keeps cut short in a buzz cut.

    Piercings: none

    Tattoos: A tattoo of St. Michael the Archangel on his left calf, a tatto that says "Grendel" on the back of his right shoulder.

    Clothing: When on duty he wears MARPAT camouflage, a ballistic vest and helmet. When off duty he wears blue denim jeans, hiking boots, a plain olive drab shirt and a leather jacket, aviator shades and a solid gold necklace with a crucifix.

    PERSONALITY: Jim is very insecure about himself and has a low self confidence. This is the reason why he joined the Marines and tries to stay in the best shape possible. He has a very morbid sense of humor and often says the wrong thing at the wrong time. Jim is also very patriotic, having full faith in his home country the United States and considers himself to be a die hard conservative. His borderline radical support for his country and military is sometimes viewed as funny by his friends. Jim's dedication to his country is trumped only be his dedication to his friends and family, and he very dedicated to his religion (Roman Catholic), and is unsure whether to view his power as a curse or blessing. He is somewhat of a mythology nerd, and after he read the epic "Beowulf" he had the word Grendel tattooed on to his right shoulder.

    The good: Having a morbid, but sometimes funny sense of humor. Willing to die for his friends and family. Extremely patriotic, and religious. He is very skilled wrestler which has saved his skin a few times.

    The bad: Extremely patriotic (in some situations this can be bad), his extreme dedication to his religion has led to tricky situations, suffers an inferiority complex

    Likes: The US, church, wrestling, video games, reading, dogs, thrash metal music, and Norse mythology

    Dislikes: Communism, racists, goats, rude people, hotdogs

    Misc: He carries an M27 IAR and an M9 pistol when on duty

    HISTORY: James O'Shannon was born in Sacremento, California and was raised by his father, a police officer. He was brought up in a far-right, constitution loving, commununist hating household. For most of his childhood he was always told he could do better, and that he wasn't meeting his fathers expectations. While he was a wrestling prodigy, making the varsity team as a freshman, he did poorly in academics. When approached with this problem, he stated that sports were easier than school, and because of his lack of effort he barely graduated high school and dropped out of college. After he dropped out of college he joined the marines, and was first saw combat in Afghanistan. Jim's recent post is guarding Channel registration centers from rioters and rogue channels.

    POWER DETAIL: His form is triggered by unbearable pain, almost acting as a defense mechanism.
     
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  5. Simus

    Simus An Excellent Site Member

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    Name: Alice Siram

    Nicknames: Allie by her extended family and close family friends, Little Faerie by her father.

    Powers: Precognition and dark matter and energy manipulation

    Age: 16

    Gender: Female

    Height: 5'0

    Weight: 110 lbs

    Dialogue color: blue

    Build: Small and skinny with small breasts but appropriate for her size. She's in good shape and healthy however and is fast and flexible. Her male friends call her "kidnap-able" and have the running joke of picking her up from behind and walking a few feet with her before putting her down.

    APPEARANCE: Neck length ebony hair with sharp angular facial features. Rather elegant with clear emerging beauty as she grows into a woman. Usually wears a smile and is clean and presentable.

    Piercings: None

    Tattoos: None

    Clothing: Alice loves t shirts, short tight dresses that she can layer under and short sleeved striped polo shirts and has an assembly of both in just about every colour you can imagine. She also loves leather jackets, jeans and knee high riding boots. Her favorite outfit is a black fitted leather jacket with snap button cuffs and closes with a zipper, a blue pair of skinny jeans and a pair of black knee-high riding boots over those jeans. The boots have a full zipper on the inside of the shaft, facing inward. She usually wears a white, gray, blue, green, or turquoise long underwear top under her shirt. She wears the bottoms under her jeans during cold months to keep her legs warm.

    Her other favorite outfit consists of a short sleeved blue dress over blue and white striped footed leggings or, in cold months, a white unitard with long legs, feet and sleeves. The dress' skirt goes halfway down her thighs, in between her hips and her knees. The skirt is loose enough for comfortable movement but tight enough to avoid having much slack. She wears knee high brown or black leather boots over her leggings and wears silver sapphire earrings, a silver sapphire ring and brown leather gloves. If she anticipates some messy work or wants to do cooking she wears a white apron over the dress. This "wonderland outfit" is the outfit she most often goes to school in.

    Alice has 6 pairs of footy pajamas and her favorite is a white pair with grinning black skulls. She also wears a pair of thin black glasses and most days a smile.

    PERSONALITY:

    The good: Intelligent, quick-witted, well-educated, kind, friendly, outgoing, very affectionate even to strangers, forgiving.

    The bad: Small, physically weak, naive due to her age, sometimes gullible, worries a lot and much of it is needless. It usually takes an outside perspective, like her mom or dad, her teachers or her friends to tell her when she has a right to be concerned and when she's simply borrowing trouble and needs to relax.

    Likes: Books, video games, reading, rules, order, using knowledge gained from her powers to stand up for a friend or humble a bully at school. She particularly enjoys humbling mean spirited girls who gossip or make trouble for Alice's small group of friends. She never goes so far as to humiliate or hurt such girls however. Only enough to give them pause.

    Loves: Her parents, her friends, animals, children, microplush blankets, footy pajamas, vanilla ice cream.

    Dislikes: Mean, selfish girls at school, those who pick on her friends, people who abuse power, tomatoes, pain

    HISTORY:

    CHILDHOOD: Alice was very fortunate to have a very happy and very normal childhood. She had two parents who loved her and who both had well-paying government jobs. She grew up in a very safe suburban neighborhood with many friends and developed a reputation of being a sweet, friendly and adorable little girl. Her dad taught her to ride a bike and they shared many cycling trips that gave her a lean and strong body. She had a wide range of interests, including dressing dolls, video games and colouring, and had both boys and girls as friends. Both groups picked on her for her hybrid interests, ridiculing that she didn't fit in either group, but that only served to ferret out a loyal group of friends, both boys and girls, that always stood up for her. She received good grades in Elementary School and hit her academic stride in Middle School.

    TEENAGE YEARS: Middle School was much less kind to Alice. She was becoming a young woman but never became as tall or as ample as other girls. She exceeded almost everyone else academically but all that did was alienate her from the less achieving and more popular students. Her interests became more focused on "boy things" like video games, action figures, and trading cards, earning her labels liked "nerd" and "misfit" and overshadowing her more girlish habits such as making doll clothes and experimenting with her hair and makeup. When her precognition powers manifested and she suddenly knew things she couldn't possibly know, she earned the monikor "freak". This resulted in a steady stream of insults, bullying and mean spirited pranks. There were lots of days where she would come home in tears and have her mom hold her, and lots of nights where she cried herself to sleep. Sometimes with her mom or dad for comfort, sometimes alone.

    It wasn't all bad however. She had a core group of friends, mostly other misfit girls and misfit boys who liked those girls, whom she could trust with her power. It was benign enough to where she could hide it and her parents never reported it to the government, even though they could lose their jobs by doing so. Alice maintained a sterling reputation among her peers and the school faculty and maintained that into High School. People grew up a little, she could hide her powers while showing them to people she loved and had people who loved her. Overall, things aren't so bad.

    CURRENT STATUS: Alice is in her sophomore year of high school and is currently learning to drive. She got her learner's permit just after her 16th birthday four months ago and was able to have her party with her entire small but mighty group of friends. Her parents don't understand her powers but they try to and they still love her. Even after the strange and sudden emergence of her dark matter powers just after her birthday, which resulted in a snapped toothbrush, a cracked bathroom mirror and a long talk, they still love her. There are bad days where she considers her powers a curse that must remain hidden, and she usually cries over it but her parents and friends are always there to hold her. There are good days two, when she can practice her powers at home in secret but freeing conditions. Alice has taken the philosophy people like her, the Channels of the world are much like the first Christians. They had oppression and hardship in the beginning but in time they were not only accepted but they changed the world, for the better. Her parents have encouraged and seeded this philosophy. Alice is a member of Channel Surfing, a support and discussion forum for Channels all over the world and where she's found kindred spirits to get to know, talk to and vent to. She has the full support of her parents. Her username is Starpebble.

    Name : Jessica Segan

    Nicknames: Jess, Jessie by her mom.

    Powers: Machine manipulation and repair

    Age: 16

    Gender: Female

    Height: 5'0

    Weight: 115 lbs

    Dialogue color: Sky blue

    Build: Similar to Alice, small and skinny with shoulder length red hair that she keeps in a ponytail with a black or purple scrunchie, a thin pair of glasses and a smile. Has a touch more flab on her belly than Alice and her relative hourglass body.

    APPEARANCE

    Piercings: None

    Tattoos: None

    Clothing: Shares Alice's love for leather and jeans with black knee high boots, medium jeans, black leather jacket and white, blue or grey long johns and blue, green, black or purple t shirt. Also has a rain outfit she will take any excuse to wear consisting of a tight-fitting purple rain jacket and matching knee high rain boots and a clear plastic umbrella. Always wears with jeans and a t shirt with long johns when it's cold.

    PERSONALITY:

    The good: Extremely intelligent, focused, well-educated, kind, friendly, driven to succeed when she believes in something.

    The bad: Small, physically weak, naive due to her age, skeptical of information she doesn't feel adds up and will go to almost any lengths to discover the truth.

    Likes: Books, video games, reading, exploring and fixing machines.

    Loves: Her mom, Alice's parents, her friends, animals, children, microplush blankets, footy pajamas, vanilla ice cream.

    Dislikes: Mean, selfish girls at school, ignorance, mysteries, those who pick on her friends, people who abuse power, tomatoes, pain

    HISTORY: Jessica was born in the Washington D.C area to a well-off family and had a fairly normal childhood. She met Alice in middle school and the two became the best of friends within days. Jesscia was very happy until her powers over machines manifested when she was 13. Her father couldn't bear the thought of having a channel as a daughter and had been vehemently against Channels as an organized group. Jessica's mother was in full support of Channels and was both amazed and overjoyed that her daughter was one. The two divorced over the issue when Jessica was fourteen and she and her mother moved out into a smaller house on Alice's street. Even two years latter Jessica is both furious and heartbroken at her father's closed-mindedness but still misses him. She and her mother have both relied heavily on Alice and her family but they have been more than willing to help.
     
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  6. T. Rakinson

    T. Rakinson A Brute among Beasts

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    Name: Adrian Ramsleigh

    Alias: Mustafa Amjad (Host name)

    Dialogue Colour: Grey

    Race: White British (formerly), White Arabic (host)

    Gender: Male

    Age: 21 (mentally)

    Hometown: Manchester, England

    Powers: Psychic Imprinting, Mind Trickery, Intelligence Infinitum (tied to PI)

    Laterality: Left handed

    Sexuality: Heterosexual

    Relationship Status: Single

    Afflictions: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, caused by physical trauma and his temporary death.

    Property: An apartment in Michigan City, Indiana, formerly owned by Mustafa.

    Alignment: Lawful Good

    Religion: None

    Appearance: (At time of roleplay) pale brown complexion, thick and wavy dark hair of medium length. Average build, no prominent muscles or bulk. Stands at 6’3.
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    Clothes: Adrian picks his apparel so as to fit in wherever he will be, meaning he could wear anything from a T-shirt and shorts to a formal tuxedo. His only limit in this regard is finances.


    PERSONALITY

    Positive Traits: Sensible and mature, does not seek out or implore violence, instead preferring peaceful resolution to conflict. Good grasp of his temper and has a strong attribute in modesty. Never forces any of his powers on humans and Channels alike, save for those who are dangerous or in danger.

    Negative Traits: Has developed bitterness for his own powers, fearing that they will make him selfish, immoral, and a ‘murderer’ once again. Doubtful of himself and frequently others, finds it hard to trust people. Sometimes fails to value people’s opinions.

    Likes: Peace and diplomacy, modesty in others, selfless individuals and kindly acts.

    Dislikes: Bloodshed (morally and physically), manipulative or irresponsible people who hold an unbalanced amount of power, the divide difference of opinion has created in society, revealing his identity.

    Fears: Death, all the more after he has been declared clinically deceased. This contrasts with his reluctance to imprint others, and he sometimes feels forced to restrain himself from creating more back-up hosts.

    Aspirations: To convince the world that the Channels can be used for good, and then try and re-establish his life, with aims to work his way into small-scale politics. He also believes that there is a direct link between all Channels, and hopes to one day bring them together in a mission to find their origins.


    BACKSTORY

    Childhood: Adrian had been born into an upper-class English family, and initially took advantage of all the privileges this upbringing offered, living in luxury and attending a private school. His mother was an affluent politician constantly climbing the ranks towards parliament, and Adrian admired her for it. During these years he made contact with and befriended other children of more humble descent, if only as part of his youthful rebelliousness. This connection made him sympathize with those less fortunate than himself, and as he grew older Adrian sought to use his advantageous position in society to work on making the world a better place.

    Teenager: At first Adrian hoped to follow in his mothers footsteps and become a politician of noble cause, but the constant public stigma surrounding the nation’s politicians gave him self-doubt about his own sense of moral incorruptibility. To reassure her son about the career path his mother offered him work experience under her campaign group. Unfortunately despite her seemingly good intentions, Adrian found evidence of bribes his mother had taken in her run for Member of Parliament. This shattered his dreams and created a void between him and his parents.

    Desperately seeking to get away from his collapsing life, Adrian invited and paid for some of his lower class friends to come with him on a road trip across America. Though he kept his plan secret, it was his intention to begin a new life in America and leave his family and old life behind. When they arrived at Chicago Airport at the end of the trip, Adrian was just about to make his announcement when a devastating earthquake began; unbeknownst to him, Channel Zero had just revealed his kind to the world in a deadly display. Adrian and only some of his friends made it, and were rushed to hospitals nearby. He had fallen into a coma after experiencing heavy trauma to the head from falling debris, and most were skeptical that he would ever emerge.

    Young Adult: He remained in this state for several years, long enough for his parents to track him down and fund his expenses from a distance. It was also during this time that Adrian emerged as one of the earlier Channel’s; likely triggered by his subconscious, his mind gradually imprinted itself on the nurse who had been tending to him, and with time he inadvertently began to communicate with the man telepathically, who was driven to despair by the pleading voice of the young man in his head. Realizing that it was only a matter of time before the doctors pulled the plug that was keeping him alive, Adrian grew more and more manic and terrified in his communication with the nurse, who now believed it was really him speaking but had no input when the young man’s life support was finally pulled.

    For an indescribable period of time, Adrian was psychologically deceased. His conscience finally resurfaced within the still unfinished fragment of his mind he had imprinted on the nurse. His first moments seeing the world again was watching his grief-torn host preparing to kill himself, after he had seemingly failed to save Adrian. The imprint calmed the man down and convinced him to keep on living, saying that they could still save him as long as they were still alive. The man did so, and returned to employment as a shopkeeper. As he learned to explore their memories in order to catch up on current events, Adrian learned of Channel Zero, and the situation of the world he had emerged into.

    When the time came and the imprint had fully developed Adrian woke up in full control of his host’s body. To his sorrow, he had unintentionally overwhelmed the mind of the former nurse, which had led to their complete disappearance. Knowing that had they been safe to openly use their power, the nurse could have saved him without losing their own life, the Channel became fueled with the ambition to bring acceptance for his kind to the world.


    POWER DETAILS

    Psychic Imprinting: His primary ability, Adrian is able to transfer the seed for a duplicate of his conscience into the mind of another. Once developed inside an individual’s mind, he can telepathically contact the person from any range unless blocked, access their thoughts and memories, use their minds as back-up processors (see Intelligence Infinitum) and should he die is able to fully impose his conscience on their body, effectively allowing him to cheat death as long as at least one imprinted individual lives.

    This ability is not passive, currently does not work on unwilling individuals (even if Adrian were to use his mind powers on them), and for an imprint to develop in a convenient time span Adrian’s presence is required, with the process taking up to two days with his close nurturing, and several months if left to develop on its own. As of now, he cannot control which host he enters, and when resurrected his other abilities only return after a few days, leaving him temporarily vulnerable.



    Intelligence Infinitum: Growing in strength with every new imprint Adrian develops, this passive power has the potential to push his mental capacity beyond regular human limitations, up to the level of hyper intelligence. On a small scale it enhances his thought processing powers, allowing him to think up complex plans and improving the chances of him developing original ideas.


    Mind Manipulation: The only ability this Channel can use in a directly offensive capacity, Mind Manipulation allows him to distort the perception and memory of the people he targets. This can be used to render himself and others invisible to onlookers, remove an adversary’s memory in almost day-long chunks, and if necessary perform more aggressive acts such as disabling their senses or causing them to have hallucinations that distract them from imminent danger.

    This power does not belong to Adrian himself, but rather his host Mustafa, another person who had also been a hidden Channel.
     
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    T. Rakinson A Brute among Beasts

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    I have a plan for the opening of Adrian's story arc; he goes to a memorial event in Chicago in order to see what became of his friends. Other characters will be introduced over these first few posts. None of them are Channels or primary characters though :). One of them will introduce him to the Channel Surfing website early on, so he can find the others.
     
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    I am assuming I will not take part in this?
     
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    I talked to wolf actually and he said you're in. We need to see your writing in action.
     
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    So I should message him an example of my writing in action?
     
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    Just make an intro post. That way you've got something in context to write about and to showcase your work.
     
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    Thank you for the clarification.
     
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    Hey there, fellas. I saw that you're running this idea around again, and was hoping I could take a better crack at it this time, if you'll have me.
     
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    Wolfbane Why change the past when you can own this day?

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    Cap, please don't leave us hanging this time lol.

    I'll probably fast forward a week or two for my post. I'll work on it now.
     
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    Don't worry, wolf. I won't betray your trust again. I've gotten things sorted out this time, and I'll be more up front with you when/if things go sour. But with my shifts being cut down from 12+ Hours to around 7 or 8 things should be a lot easier to control. I'll have a card or two up as soon as I finish up my monster size post for Corrupted Guardian. Would you prefer I just do one or could I get away with two?
     
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    Wolfbane Why change the past when you can own this day?

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    Up to you. The more the merrier lol.
     
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    excellent. I'll get to work on them asap. Also, are we allowed to make characters allied with the government like they had done before, or are all channels unwelcome to them?
     
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    The intro post clearly says the SDD was formed with both Channel and "normal" members.
     
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