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#813850 - 07/06/14 12:38 PM Re: Heroes of other worlds? [Re: razsolo]  
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Originally Posted by razsolo
Tldr; thanks, I like emotion control as a power smile


Agreed. If not misused, love is fine, and other emotion control powers, like generating fear, or hope, or courage, could also be fine, if used well. Despair and anger can be more problematic, but still have heroic applications (making bad-guys give up or fight amongst themselves, for instance).


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When Taie Vahhe was only a young girl growing up on the jungle world Vorn, the Hero of Lallor known as Beast Boy gave his life to save hers from a vicious native creature. Taie never forgot his noble sacrifice, and even though she had no powers of her own she was inspired by him to devote herself to a life of heroism. She pushed herself through years of rigorous physical training, also becoming well-versed in jungle survival and combat. Her parents supported her in this, hoping their daughter would become the Legion of Superheroes' next Karate Kid and earn enough fame and prestige to buy them a more comfortable life somewhere more civilised. A remarkably level-headed teenager, Taie knew she was good enough to fight ordinary criminals but also had enough common sense to realise a gifted athlete with a few gadgets would be way out of her element fighting alongside the galaxy's greatest heroes. She never even tried out for the Legion and they've never heard of her. She's quite comfortable keeping her own little world safe while the Legion face the Time Trappers and the Sun-Eaters of the universe, but it's something that has caused no small amount of friction between Taie and her overly ambitious parents.

As Beast Girl she uses fake claws, light-filtered contact lenses and other specialised equipment to replicate the sharp hearing and tracking abilities of many animals. She may never be recognised off Vorn, but as long as she's doing her best to honour Beast Boy's sacrifice and protect those who need it she knows she's doing the right thing.


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#818275 - 08/27/14 09:07 AM Re: Heroes of other worlds? [Re: razsolo]  
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Ooh, a non-powered heroine. Very cool! I like the animal theme. Perhaps Vorn has some interesting wildlife she can derive stuff from, like a skunk-analogue with an incapacitating chemical musk, or a bat-like creature with stunning sonic chirps that disorient their prey, which she could adapt into her gear.



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#818347 - 08/27/14 04:59 PM Re: Heroes of other worlds? [Re: Set]  
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Yah that's what I was thinking.....kind of part technological version of Vixen/part Gotham City vigilante/part Shanna the She-Devil smile


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A hero for the modern DC Universe.

Taryn Loy of Bismoll, sole heiress of the Loy Cosmetics fortune, was raised with every possible advantage her family’s wealth entitled her to. At meals, they ate only the finest gemstones and precious metals. Her daily outfits were created by the Galaxy’s finest fashion designers. Her tutors and instructors were the most brilliant minds in science, mathematics, literature, and the humanities. Her entertainments were of the highest quality.

Taryn Loy grew up believing the Universe was benevolent, that Life was fair, that Fate is kind, that fairy-tales can come true, if only you pursue your dreams, that creativity, intelligence, innovation and hard work is always fairly compensated, that virtue is its own reward. The good end happily, the wicked unhappily.

At fifteen, however, the death of her parents in a freak gravi-car accident was catastrophic; her whole world was undone.

While outwardly maintaining a brave face, and competently managing the family business, Taryn Loy was secretly emotionally devastated. Fighting sever depression she sought to find something—anything—to assuage her confusion and survivor’s guilt. Striving to find reason or meaning in this tragedy, she sought out literature forbidden to her in her youth. She was shocked to learn that life is, in fact, not always fair, that there are those who toil endlessly without reward, without the hope of rising above their fated miserable existence. She learned how the poor of Bismoll earn their livings eating the refuse and garbage trucked from other worlds. Now she understood why many of the underprivileged seemed overweight, but dressed in rags. She learned of the Galactic histories of crime and war, slavery and colonialism, depravity, perversion and evil.

Most horrifying of all, she learned that, unlike Bismollians, most life-forms survive by eating other living beings! The snake eats the mouse. The lion eats the gazelle. Even the gazelle eats living plants; and even some plants poison their neighbohrs, or eat insects in order to survive. Human beings were not excluded from this gory circle of death, celebrating their monstrous and abominable appetites openly and publicly, without apology, in restaurants, picnics, and barbeques.

She determined to become one with the Universe.

With the fabulous wealth at her disposal, it was not difficult to fabricate other identities. When able, she would take leaves from her duties as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Loy Cosmetics, and travel secretly to other worlds: Mardru, Lupra, Schwar, Tharr, Kathoon… to find human or humanoid victims, kidnap them, and eat them alive. She even feasted upon a Zwenite child, as the rest of the planet slept in their hibernation chambers. A random Cargggan provided a three-course meal.

Young, wealthy and attractive, she was, at last, almost inevitably made the spokesman for Loy Cosmetics, appointed by the Board of Directors. This allowed her even more freedom to travel off-world. But she was careful not to exercise her cannibalistic appetites too often, or too consistently, especially when her travel itinerary could be traced. But the thrill of eluding capture was tantalizing, even euphoric, and she risked perhaps more than she strictly ought. However, her victims—that is to say, meals—were mostly non-entities, and had simply mysteriously disappeared, from an outsider’s point of view. There were never any bodies found, no evidence of foul play. She even ate the bloodied fetters and chains she had used to bind her victims.

Eventually, however, even the thrill of possible capture began to fade. Ennui set in; her pursuit and indulgence of pure sensory delight seemed pointless. She had succeeded in becoming one with the Universe, arbitrary and cruel, but like the Universe she had grown to hate, her life seemed meaningless, without purpose.

One night, gazing out a window in her lonely mansion on Bismoll, she had an epiphany: If the Universe would not punish the wicked, then she would.

Her new-found purpose energized her. She became obsessed with lurid accounts of the most heinous crimes. She sought out the perpetrators—especially those that had escaped justice. None escaped her voracious appetites for long. This time she left clues behind: holograms of an uneaten finger or toe, a bloody face or scalp. All recognize know the fate of the sinner.

Many of her victims were notable—famous and infamous characters. Her depredations did not go unnoticed by the press, although her identity remained a mystery. Soon, using her other identities, she was providing first-person accounts of her vigilante attacks, bringing to light the crimes for which her victims were punished, warning those who “worship Evil’s might” of the retribution that awaited their misdeeds, and at last, even publishing a manifesto. Although her real identity is unknown, her appellation in the news feeds strikes terror into the hearts of those who hear it. Based on a notorious confrontation she had with the Darkseid-worshipping Ol-Vir and his followers, she is known as The Eater of Daxamites.

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#818456 - 08/28/14 09:38 PM Re: Heroes of other worlds? [Re: Set]  
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Wow, that was intense Klar *_*

It actually never occurred to me how horrified a race like the Bismollians would be at the idea of people eating living creatures to survive! Gives me ideas, thanks!


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#818466 - 08/29/14 06:16 AM Re: Heroes of other worlds? [Re: Set]  
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In retrospect, a Bismollan cannibal makes sense, and the fact that they can devour even Kryptonian or Daxamite flesh totally fits. Very creepy-cool!



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I've long thought Bismollians would make fantastic assassins.

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Originally Posted by Eryk Davis Ester
I've long thought Bismollians would make fantastic assassins.



Just let me finish disposing of the evidence.

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#818524 - 08/30/14 07:40 AM Re: Heroes of other worlds? [Re: razsolo]  
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Taryn Loy, Eater of Daxamites, was intended as a parody of the horrorverse that the DCU has become. No one was supposed to actually like it.

Originally Posted by razsolo
It never actually never occurred to me how horrified a race like the Bismollians would be at the idea of people eating living creatures to survive!


Or, they may just consider themselves an ethically superior race.

Or, they may be Animists, who do not distinguish between living and non-living things.

Or...

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Technically, although I myself used the word, Taryn is not a cannibal, as apparently she refrains from eating other Bismollians.


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I have a few Silver-Age Legacy heroes from Silver-Age worlds on my mind...

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Adrien Foss of Kathoon

The success of Dr. Jath in giving his daughter super-powers, and the fame she acquired as a Legionnaire has inspired other Kathooni biophysicists to experiment on their own children. Van and Dona Foss sought to combine the DNA of a Taroc with their son in utero.
The resulting child was bizarre in appearance: non-functional leathery wings, orange skin shading to gray on hands, feet, and head, a deformed skull and facial features. After some difficulties in public pre-school, Adrien was primarily home-schooled by his parents and occasional tutors.

By the time of the birth of Pol Krinn II (son of Cosmic Boy and Night Girl) Adrien was fifteen. His parents assured him that he was "probably immortal", something which the young Adrien did not take to heart. This was only some eighty years later, when Adrien passed away from natural causes, that a new, infant Adrien burst out of his chest.

Originally consigned to an orphanage, the second Adrien lived a long life of spartan frugality, and died a wealthy old man. He left his entire fortune to himself, as well as a staff of servants to bring up the third Adrien.

The third Adrien died even wealthier. The fourth Adrien became the super-hero known as 'Kid Taroc', dying in his teens. The fifth Adrien followed in his predecessor's footsteps, surviving to his twenties. Of course, each time he dies, he must wait a decade or more to grow up again, and decide what to do with his new life.

Adrien retains only hazy memories of his past lives, as if stories told about someone else, or half-forgotten dreams. He does, however, keep extensive journas for his futures selves' benefit, although there is no guarantee that they will take his advice.

Expeditions to other worlds have revealed a couple of additional abilities: his Kathooni infra-red vision is not shared by most sunworlders, and his otherwise non-functional wings transmute solar radiaton into anti-gravitons, granting him the power of flight, at least during the day.


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Meg Landra of Dollworld
Doctor Meg Laro of Eastern City, Dollworld was a prominent biochemist, until he joined up with an interstellar criminal organization. Heavily diversified in extortion, high-tech theft, terrorism, and piracy, this Meglaro’s branch of the gang was eventually discovered to have been headed by the renowned surgeon, Dr. Landro.
Meglaro, as he was called, had invented a chemical nutrient bath which endowed him with powerful telekinetic and mind-control abilities. It also increased the size of his head and brain to an alarming size, and altered his skin color to a sickly yellow. The transparent orb in which he immersed himself in the liquid was so indestructible not even Superboy could fracture its surface. Meglaro was therefore banished to one millionth century Earth, where there were no sapient life forms for him to terrorize.
Meg Landra is the daughter of Meg Laro. (Surnames first on Dollworld, as in North Korea, and Bajor) As a graduate student at Dollworld’s Matryoshka University, Landra was able to re-create her father’s work, both the indestructible sphere, and the mind-power-enhancing nutrient solution. She also discovered that the solution was only effective on individuals with a natural, rare DNA sequence—one she shared with her father, but not even with her elder brother Leto. She also discovered that the process was reversible: an individual affected by the nutrient solution would revert to normal within about a day after leaving the bath.
As her work merely recapitulated her fathers’, and she was uninterested in any other original research, she left the University without pursuing a PhD. (She’s not a real doctor: she has a Master’s degree—in science}
Landra now works as a vice president / supervisor of a division of a pharmaceutical manufacturing company in Eastern City. Due to auditing requirements, she must take four consecutive weeks of vacation each year. She spends that vacation time in her mind-power-enhanced form, seeking to right the wrongs of her father on the various worlds where he operated.
One side effect of her powers is that after substantial exertion, she falls into a prolonged, coma-like sleep. She therefore travels with her friend, partner and valet, Ak Allla, who will rescue and revive her if she over-extends herself.


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(Below audiotext reproduced from SPACE CRAZY: Villains of the early 31st century, a non-fiction narrativewave mass-produced for F-Registered Consumers by Litracom Incorporated in 3110)

...Starhaven's second most famous export during these violent times was of course the infamous assassin Breakneck. The boy who would become one of the highest-paid contract killers in the galaxy rejected the simple spirituality of his people at the same time he rejected his birth name Fallingstar at age 15. Always a troubled youth, the swarthy dark-haired teen had been in and out of trouble since childhood and had rarely seen eye to eye with a loving but increasingly exasperated family. He briefly joined The Morning Cuckoos, a quirky movement of Starhavenites who saw their own culture as stagnant and tried to immerse themselves in the culture of other worlds moreso than a lot of their contemporaries. At this time he took the name Blackstone, and began to develop his interest in the darker worlds of the United Planets and beyond.

Blackstone hadn't found the new home he was looking for among The Morning Cuckoos either. Primarily artists and disenfranchised creative types, they weren't prepared for the violence Blackstone took everywhere with him. He ended his relationship with them quite spectacularly when he started a fight at a Cuckoos gathering that left one boy dead and several others seriously injured. Realising he wouldn't be able to avoid jail this time, Blackstone fled.

The next six years of his life remain mainly undocumented. What is known is that he made his way to Lythyl at some point where he honed his violent urges into highly effective fighting skills. He underwent several illegal Khundish augmentations, armouring his wings and replacing one of his eyes with a multi-spectrum macrolens among other enhancements. While he occasionally used strap-on titanium talons, Blackstone prided himself on never needing to use range weapons to slay a target. Instead, he relied on his fighting skill, aerial agility and almost unparalleled speed to complete his goals. His codename Breakneck was itself a reference to his preferred tactic of flying into a setting and brutally killing his victim or victims, sometimes so quickly they were dead before they even knew they'd been assaulted...


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Ava Kaddo of Daxam

Ava was a med student interning at a hospital in Daxamopolis. She was 'on duty' when three astronauts were brought in with element-82 poisoning.

(It is well known that the specific wavelength of beta-plus radiation from the decay of lead isotopes is deadly to Daxamites.)

Peculiarly, each patient began to quickly recover as she examined them, before any treatment. It was later determined that she is a mutant: her cells metabolize plumbic beta radiation into green kryptonite radiation, which is known to be an antidote to Daxamite lead poisoning.

After earning her M.D., she was part of an expedition to a yellow-sun world (Winath) where she discovered that her body also has a peculiar response to sub-yellow solar radiation. Rather than gaining 'super-abilities', her cells metabolize the yellow energy into red-sun energy. This has a couple of secondary effects: she glows red in the presence of a yellow sun, especially noticeable in darkened rooms, or at night; also, any Daxamite in her immediate vicinity also becomes de-powered as a result of exposure to the radiation she generates.

Nick-named "Radianna", she is much in demand for off-world Daxamite expeditions, as she is able to both protect her colleagues from lead toxicity, and prevent the inconvenience and embarrasment of temporarily acquired super-abilities.


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Gzrxh of Gamma Gil'Dishpan

Gzrxh, like many Gil’Dishpan, has teleportation-related powers. It can generate a field within which every object will be teleported together. The field is approximately 100,000 miles in diameter, and its teleportation range is up to one billion miles. This means it can only teleport objects of planetary size, and within solar-system distances. It takes approximately ninety minutes to ‘recharge’ after a jump.
Of course, it could teleport a starship in deep space (plus all the dust and gas within a 50,000 mile radius), but only 1/64,000th of a light year every ninety minutes.
Its powers are more useful than they may at first appear. It can move dangerous asteroids, or move planets out of the way of dangerous asteroid, or easily and cheaply alter the orbits of planets environmentally too hot or too cold. For this purpose, its three parental units have created an interstellar corporation known as ‘Planet-Mover”. Most clients confuse Gznxh with the corporation itself, and consider him a ‘hero-for-hire;.

(Yes, I know the Gil’Dishpan homeworld was destroyed, but they are an old and distinguished race, nearly as old as the Malthusians, and have long-established colonies and enclaves on methane-infused waterworlds throughout the Galaxy.)


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Boketto (n): (Japanese) gazing vacantly into the distance without thinking or doing anything.


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From Earth!

Lyxa Katapoulis, aka 'Mythos,' is a native of Greece, and has the unusual ability to tap into the 'mythosphere' to transform herself into legendary creatures native to Greek mythology. So far, she has manifested four forms. By transforming into a centaur, her lower body being replaced with the four legs and torso of a horse, she gains the strength and speed one would expect of such a form, as well as a talent for healing injuries and bolstering those she touches to help them fight off toxins, disease or radiation effects. If she instead causes her lower body to become that of a large fish, as a mermaid, she also gains a siren's song, capable of entrancing others, as well as the ability to move, breathe and function underwater. By embracing the essence of the harpy, her feet become talons and her arms grow feathery wings, allowing her to fly, as well as spreading a fine allergenic dust that causes nausea in those exposed to it, and taints food and water exposed to the substance. Her final form is that of a minotaur, her body growing in bulk and her head becoming that of a bull (well, a cow, technically), and in that form she has great strength and toughness, a bit more than one would expect of even a full-sized bull, and also keen senses, particularly of scent, and a nigh supernatural gift for tracking. The nature of her transformations has resulted in her preferring a loose toga-like outfit, able to accommodate her lower body becoming that of a fish or horse, or her arms becoming wings (as well as the increase in size that comes with her minotaur form), and she tends to travel barefoot, assuming another form if necessary to navigate difficult terrain. She seems equally comfortable in each of her four forms, and transforms in the blink of an eye, not needing to assume human form in between two other forms, as the situation demands.

Her constant companion, Kyklopes, is a three and a half meter tall giant, with a single eye, wearing classical Grecian style armor and carrying a long hammer, and a quiver full of fulgurite tipped javelins that transform into bolts of lightning when he throws them. Superhumanly strong, immune to fire, and able to forge new 'thunderbolts' in his hidden home, Kyklopes speaks no modern language, and seems fiercely loyal to, and protect of, Mythos. Their base of operation remains unknown, as Kyplopes produces a metal cube from his belt, that expands into a flat metal boat, which he and she then ride into the water and vsnish, to some sort of 'hidden island' (perhaps located in an extradimensional space?) that no one has yet been able to locate.




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I like the forms you chose for Mythos, makes her really versatile without being OTT!


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Originally Posted by razsolo
I like the forms you chose for Mythos, makes her really versatile without being OTT!


Thanks! The Greeks had a ton of neat mythological critters, and a fair number that were half-human / half-animal, so there were a few to choose from. (I wanted to use Sirens, but noticed that they looked too similar to Harpies, so I instead went with Mermaids to add some variation. The giant bull that shot flaming poo out of its butt at people? I skipped that one...)

Looking upthread, Kid Taroc from Klar is pretty cool. I like how he drew upon an element of classic Legion lore (a critter discovered during the search for a 'cure' for Lightning Lad's death) and built something out of it. Such obscure but totally cool ideas, just lying around waiting to be used again!

Same for your Breakneck character, combining elements from Starhaven, Lythyl and the Khunds, making him very much 'baked in' to the Legion setting.



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From Colu, Tabean Ryx has taken the name 'Profiler 2,' to honor his mother, diplomat Ganet Ryx, who was nicknamed 'the Profiler' by her fellow diplomats, when she got into a habit of solving crimes, using her Coluan intellect to 'profile' criminals by creating exacting models of their entire brains in small pockets within her own brain and running them like programs, to predict their future behavior. (She never bothered to explain to her peers that she had developed this technique by modeling her fellow diplomats, to better anticipate and counter their tactics at the negotiating table...)

Tabean works in law-enforcement, compiling data on persons convicted of various crimes, so that he can 'profile' them in this unique way. He's run afoul of whispers and suspicions, as the crimes of a deceased criminal have begun to recur, despite no one not directly on the case knowing the exact particulars of the crime scenes, leading to speculation that having a brain filled with killers and psychos (or, at least, perfect mental replicas of them) has caused Tabean to break under the pressure...

The truth is more convoluted, as a completely different persona within Tabean's vast mind has faked the crimes of another to make Tabean doubt himself, using a moment of weakness to seize control and send very specific information to an 'admirer' (potential copycat) of the deceased killer. The personality fragment seeks to disorient Tabean enough that he can seize control more permanently, and then, ultimately, murder the living criminal he is modelled from, whom he regards as a phony!



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#834518 - 01/11/15 07:43 PM Re: Heroes of other worlds? [Re: Set]  
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Hyperman Zero – a visitor from the dimension once infamous for being home to the Crime Syndicate, an evil group of alternate universe parallels to the legendary Justice League, Hyperman is the result of a failed attempt to clone their leader, Ultraman, to create a ruthless superpowered enforcer.

The 'failed' clone ended up being a bizarre reversal of Ultraman, as virtuous and innocent as the ‘source material’ was corrupt and jaded, and was exiled into an extra-dimensional void by his creator.

Instead of gaining Superman-like powers when exposed to Kryptonite, he gains a different power whenever exposed to a new form of Kryptonite, apparently permanently (and never one of the ‘traditional’ Kryptonian powers, it seems). Traditional green Kryptonite gave him ‘Hyper-State Control,’ the ability to transform his body into a green gaseous, liquid or solid state (in solid state, he appears to be composed of an indestructible green metal, and is immobile, although still aware and conscious). Exposure to red Kryptonite added Hyperportation (short range teleportation through red portals) to his repertoire, while encountering gold Kryptonite has granted him Hypervibrational powers allowing him to generate shockwaves, disintegrate matter, or phase through solid materials, and white Kryptonite resulted in a Hypervoice, capable of projecting remotely over great distances, whispers directed to a single target miles away, or devastating sonic assaults. Blue Kryptonite was his most recent exposure, and has resulted in Hyperintuition, granting him a ‘hypercognitive’ danger sense, as well as the ability to ‘guess’ between multiple choices of action with superhuman accuracy (his eyes glowing blue when this power is active).

Unlike our worlds failed clones of Superman and Superboy, who tend towards chalk-white skin, irregular features, muddled speech patterns and poor impulse control, Hyperman’s skin is flawless ebony in color, with solid white eyes and stark white hair, and he displays both an excellent vocabulary and mild temperament (far more so in either case than his ‘gene-donor,’ Ultraman). The costume he arrived in was that of Ultraman, with colors reversed (red tights, blue cape), although he tends to dress in ‘civilian attire’ of white pants and vest, barefoot, with a gold metal belt, bracers and headband these days (a fashion choice notably not traditional anywhere).

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Yeah, that's right, a Crime Syndicate-verse Bizarro!

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An alternate version would have powers directly corresponding to the characteristics of Kryptonite, although that seems more derivative.

Green K - produces green radiation that enervates and weakens (and can eventually kill) human and animal life, Kryptonian or otherwise.

White K - produces a white radiance that withers and destroys plant matter (living or unliving) with great speed, felling even mighty trees in moments, as they rot and decay at greatly accelerated speed.

Blue K - produces blue radiation that temporarily suppresses the powers of any being that derives it's powers from a racial or metagenetic trait (but not machinery or sorcery).

Gold K - as Blue K, but the effects are permanent!

Red K - this scarlet radiation causes emotional instability, either greatly suppressing inhibitions, causing wild behavior and strong emotional outbursts, or greatly *enhancing* inhibitions, causing paralyzing doubts. In either case, there seems to be a not-uncommon chance of random other effects, such as size alteration, gender transitions, or the addition, subtraction or 'reversal' of an affected target's super-powers, among odder effects (such as a very strong person of limited intelligence transforming temporarily into a physically weak super-genius). For this reason, Hyperman Zero rarely makes use of his 'Red Radiation.'


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#835374 - 01/17/15 05:18 PM Re: Heroes of other worlds? [Re: Set]  
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Warmonger - this Tyrazzian operates on Takron-Galtos, having abandoned her Warworlder race, to hone her skills against the galaxies worst villains, offering her services to the SP as a brutally effective 'correctional officer.'

Sa Ti Seqem grew up on Warworld, but realized that her people's inherent belligerence was self-defeating, and so 'deserted' to sell her services to the UP, taking with her a 'Universal Weapon' used by the elite of her people, a techno-staff capable of use as a melee weapon, with a morphic metal head able to become a blade, bludgeon or lance, and the capability to electrify or even to generate plasma blasts, which she has even learned to boost herself into the air to avoid a ground-based attacker and come down upon them from above like an angel of death. While she lacks obvious superhuman powers, other than those common to Tyrazzi (slightly superior strength and toughness), she keeps secret a weak facility for telekinesis, able to manipulate only a few grams of matter with concentration.

Wearing silver-steel body armor, she has one of the unique 'mohawk' like hairstyles common to her kind, only the arrangement of dirty blonde hair sticking straight up from her scalp is arranged in a semicircle, around the crown of her head, and resembles an actual crown, tallest directly above the center of her face, and tapering down to her skull in the direct back of her head, above her spine. Sa Ti has an eyepatch over her left eye, and allows people to think that she lost that eye in a childhood fight, but has a perfectly functional eye under the eyepatch, which is a one-way transparent targeting system that tracks foes and feeds information to her battle-staff.

While the official Tyrazzi position is that she is a deserter and race-traitor, and she has been attacked a few times by assassins and challengers from her overproud and militant race, she has also gained some notoriety among her kind, and so far four Tyrazzi (of less exceptional skills and training) have arrived secretly on Takron-Galtos, and, after confirming the sincerity of their claims, joined her in an elite security unit, ready to test their skills dealing with unruly prisoners or attempted escapes...

Quote - "Tyr was an idiot. Don't judge me by his failures. Judge me on what I'm about to do to you..."




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#835940 - 01/20/15 04:32 AM Re: Heroes of other worlds? [Re: Set]  
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Warmonger sounds awesome! I have had a few ideas for developing Tyrazzian characters, it is one of the potentially really interesting worlds of the 31st century we have never seen much of at all.....I love the fake eyepatch!


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Originally Posted by razsolo
Warmonger sounds awesome! I have had a few ideas for developing Tyrazzian characters, it is one of the potentially really interesting worlds of the 31st century we have never seen much of at all.....I love the fake eyepatch!


Thanks!

They are a funky race, about which we know so little, with Tyr so much the representative that the entire race was off-handedly named after him by the writers...

And so, despite having a sample size of *one* as to what 'Tyrazzi' are like, I went with 'sometimes missing parts in a time period when replacements/prosthetics are common, even among the medically dubious Khunds' (in her case the fake eye-patch) and 'funky Mohawk' and 'aggressive / warlike' and 'named after Earth wargods (in her case, an Egyptian wargoddess, Sekhmet).'




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#838881 - 02/13/15 04:50 PM Re: Heroes of other worlds? [Re: Set]  
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Another from Colu;

Dima'an Xir, better known to her criminal cohort as Stheno, is known only to the topmost of her lieutenants to be a Coluan, explaining the amazing streak of success she's had, organizing an otherwise fractious group of outlaws, thugs and pirates into a well-oiled machine.

Stheno is a slightly built Coluan woman wearing a utilitarian armored jumpsuit, and characterized by 'intense' eyes, and writhing locks of computer-interface cables where another woman would have hair. These cables can elongate to several meters in length and seize control of machinery, or deliver a nasty jolt of electricity to stun a humanoid attacker who attempts to lay hands upon her. Her associates are more afraid of her cold eyes, which seem to have a near mystical ability to paralyze or entrance those who meet her gaze. (Lasers on a frequency invisible to most humanoids pulse out from cybernetic implants in her eyes and can 'program' the minds of those she makes eye contact with. A brief glance can only instill seizures, or cause momentary entrancement, like hypnotism, but with a minute or so of prolonged eye contact, she can 'program' a person like a machine, even implanting post-hypnotic suggestions to take effect days later, and go unremembered both before and after the triggering event.)

The true secret to Stheno's success is that she's working for the SP, to gather together otherwise elusive 'private operators' and rogues, feeding them small victories to 'establish' herself as a successful criminal, before leading them into a coordinated sting operation that will lead to a mass arrest on a scale never before seen.

At least, that's the plan, known only to Stheno and the head of the SP (even his subordinates, and other associated law-enforcement agencies, know nothing of this, to eliminate the possibility of this grand scheme leaking!).

It would turn out to be a shocking twist for the SP commissioner if Stheno was playing him as well, and has been using his cooperation all along to forge herself a criminal empire without equal...



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