Val CHA Cost Roll Notes 13 STR 3 12- Lift 151.6 kg; 2 1/2d6 HTH damage 14 DEX 12 12- OCV: 5/DCV: 5 14 CON 8 12- 10 BODY 0 11- 15 INT 5 12- PER Roll 12- 40 EGO 60 17- ECV: 13 18 PRE 8 13- PRE Attack: 3 1/2d6 16 COM 3 12- 6 PD 3 Total: 6 PD (0 rPD) 6 ED 3 Total: 6/36 ED (0/30 rED) 6 SPD 36 Phases: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 6 REC 0 28 END 0 24 STUN 0 Total Characteristics Cost: 141 Movement: Running: 6"/12" Swimming: 2"/4" Cost Powers & Skills 257 Spirit Of The 20th Century (Mastery Of Electricity): Variable Power Pool, 200 Base + 57 Control Cost; Electrical Powers Only (-1/2), Must Have Access To External Power Sources, Otherwise Limited To Active 100 Points (-1/4) Martial Arts: Brawling Maneuver OCV DCV Damage 3 Basic Strike +1 +0 4 1/2d6 Strike 4 Killing Strike -2 +0 HKA 1/2d6 4 Martial Block +2 +2 Block, Abort 4 Martial Strike +0 +2 4 1/2d6 Strike 3 Martial Throw +0 +1 2 1/2d6 +V/5, Target Falls 5 Offensive Strike -2 +1 6 1/2d6 Strike 28 Immunity To Electricity: Armor (0 Pd/30 Ed), Hardened (+1/4); Electricity Only (-1) 30 Master Of Electricity: Energy Damage Reduction, Resistant, 75%; Electricity Only (-1) 61 Master Of Electricity: Absorption 5d6 (Energy/Stun And Body), Can Absorb Maximum Of 50 Points, Variable Effect Two Powers Simultaneously (+1/2), Delayed Return Rate (Points Return At The Rate Of 5 Per Month; +2); Only Restores To Starting Values (-1/2), Electricity Only (-1/2) 21 Nearly Immortal: Life Support (Immunity: All Terrestrial Diseases And Biowarfare Agents, Immunity: All Terrestrial Poisons And Chemical Warfare Agents, Longevity: 100 Years) 55 Greater Destiny: Luck 11d6 5 Zen Direction: Detect: The "Right" Path 12- 3 Highly Perceptive: Enhanced Perception (+1 To Per Rolls For All Sense Groups) Perks 21 Contact (Contact Has Very Useful Skills Or Resources), Organization Contact (+2) 14- Skills 40 +5 With All Combat 6 +2 With Small Arms 6 +2 With VPP 5 Acrobatics 13- 5 AK: London (Int-Based) 14- 9 Analyze: Combat 15- 5 Climbing 13- 5 Combat Driving 13- 5 High Society 14- 3 Interrogation 13- 8 KS: 20th Century History (Int-Based) 17- 3 Language: German (Completely Fluent) 3 PS: Government Administration (Int-Based) 12- 5 PS: Journalistic Writing 14- 11 Power (Ego-Based) 21- 3 Riding 12- 5 Stealth 13- 9 Tactics 15- 2 TF: Common Motorized Ground Vehicles, Equines 5 Tracking 13- Total Powers & Skills Cost: 647 Total Cost: 788 550+ Disadvantages 10 Physical Limitation: Cursed To Encounter All This Century's Greatest Evil (Infrequently; Greatly Impairing) 10 Psychological Limitation: Haunted By The Death's Of Those Under Her/Recurring Nightmares (Uncommon; Strong) 15 Psychological Limitation: Cynical And World Weary (Very Common; Moderate) 10 Social Limitation: Member Of The Authority (Famous Face) (Frequently; Minor) 193 Experience Total Disadvantage Points: 788
Background/History: Jenny Sparks is the "Spirit of the 20th" century. As such she was born on the first minute of this century and destined to die when it ends. She is also cursed to meet, influence and battle some of greatest figures, good or evil, in this century. She has met and, deliberately or inadvertently, influenced figures from Albert Einstein to Adolph Hitler to Bill Clinton. Shes had countless adventurers in her long life including journeying to other worlds. Jenny has speculated that planet, or perhaps the collective unconscious of humanity created her to keep the world safe during this turbulent century. It is true her health seems to reflect the status of the world. It is unclear which influences which however.
AJenny Sparks has fought with or against almost every major superhuman at once time or another, always driven by a deep desire to improve society and the human condition. Her fierce idealism was quite often disappointed. She seemed to make little progress and, towards the end of the 20th century, Jenny slipped into a deep depression and tried to lose herself in drink and cynicism.
Henry Bendix was able to lure out and get the world weary Sparks to join Stormwatch with his promise that they would work for a better world. Jenny found her idealism renewed but swore if Bendix betrayed those ideals, she would kill him herself. True to her word, when the depth of Bendixs madness were revealed she ultimately killed him. Jenny remained with Stormwatch until its destruction, hoping that it would turn into a decent humane organization. When it was gone, she decided to go her own path and recruited six other Post Humans (including her old friends and former Stormwatch teammates Jack Hawksmoor and Shen Mi Lin a.k.a. Swift) to form The Authority and continue her goal of changing the world for the better.
Jenny Sparks long life has affected her in several ways including hardening her to certain realities. Shes personally seen some of the greatest atrocities to happen in recent history and has come to believe that those who commit such acts no longer deserve to live. She can be a hard and ruthless opponent able and willing to kill when the situation requires it. Jenny is also willing to use any other tool at her disposal to get the job done from blackmail to seduction. But she always holds onto her ideals and is more than willing to lay her life on the line for those ideals. Seeing so many people, including friends and family die either from violence or the march of time has left her cynical and world weary. She tends to hide her emotions behind a gruff exterior and wicked sarcasm.
(Jenny Sparks created by Warren Ellis, character sheet created by Kim Foster <email@example.com>)
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