Val	Char	Cost	Roll	Notes
10	STR	0	11-	Lift 100 kg; 2d6 HTH Damage [2]
10	DEX	0	11-	OCV:  3/DCV:  3
11	CON	2	11-
10	BODY	0	11-
13	INT	3	12-	PER Roll 12-
11	EGO	2	11-	ECV:  4
13	PRE	3	12-	PRE Attack:  2 1/2d6
10	COM	0	11-

3	PD	1		Total:  3 PD (0 rPD)
3	ED	1		Total:  3 ED (0 rED)
2	SPD	0		Phases:  6, 12
4	REC	0
22	END	0
21	STUN	0		Total Characteristics Cost:  12

Movement:	Running:	6"/12"
		Leaping:	2"/4"
		Swimming:	2"/4"

Cost	Powers & Skills
10	"Levon Likes His Money":  Money:  Wealthy
2	"Makes A Lot They Say":  Reputation:  wealthy businessman (People In Town) 11-, +2/+2d6
1	Garage By The Motorway:  Base

3	Bureaucratics 12-
1	High Society 8-
1	KS: Service Branch History and Customs 8-
0	Language:  English (idiomatic; literate)
2	"Sells Cartoon Balloons":  PS: Businessman 11-
1	"Wears His War Wound":  PS: Soldier 8-
2	"His Family Business Thrives":  SS:  Accounting 11-
3	Trading 12-
2	WF:  Small Arms

Total Powers & Skill Cost:  28
Total Cost:  40

0+	Disadvantages
15	DNPC:  Jesus (his son) 11- (Normal)
5	Distinctive Features:  war wound (Easily Concealed; Noticed and Recognizable; Detectable By 
	Commonly-Used Senses)
0	Normal Characteristic Maxima
15	Psychological Limitation:  "Likes His Money" (Common, Strong)
5	Experience Points

40	Total Disadvantage Points

Description:  A military veteran (he has the scar to prove it), Levon was born on Christmas Day to Alvin Tostig, his father. Currently, Levon runs the family business (selling cartoon balloons and other such items), and has become so well off he can afford to send his son Jesus to the finest school in town. While nominally a happy man, Levon does seem like this money a great deal, and is known to spend time counting it. His son, however, seems to be dissatisfied with his life, and secret wishes to leave Levon for some place more exciting—Venus, for example.

Levon can be found on Elton John’s fourth album, Madman Across The Water. I built him as a fairly basic character, with only a few Skills representing his former time in the military (I’m presuming the army). You could use him in any number of settings, such as Pulp Hero (if he fought in WWI), or Dark Champions (where he could be a WWII, Korea, or Vietnam-era vet, depending on the setting). As the song was written in 1971, odds are Levon is a veteran of WWII. Levon could be a simple NPC, a Contact for a hero, or even have a dark secret or two tucked away in his garage by the motorway....

To make Levon a more powerful character, give him the Military Package Deal from Dark Champions as well as increased Characteristics to match.

Levon Tostig's Hero Designer File

(Levon Tostig created by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, character sheet created by Michael Surbrook)

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