Val CHA Cost Roll Notes Val CHA Cost Roll Notes 13 STR 3 12- Lift 151.6 kg; 2 1/2d6 HTH Damage  12 DEX 6 11- OCV: 4/DCV: 4 12 CON 4 11- 10 BODY 0 11- 13 INT 3 12- PER Roll 12- 12 EGO 4 11- ECV: 4 12 PRE 2 11- PRE Attack: 2d6 14 COM 2 12- 3 PD 0 Total: 3 PD (0 rPD) 2 ED 0 Total: 2 ED (0 rED) 2 SPD 0 Phases: 6, 12 5 REC 0 30 END 3 25 STUN 2 Total Characteristic Cost: 29 Movement: Running: 6"/12" Leaping: 2"/4" Swimming: 2"/4" Cost Powers & Skills 33 Touch of Life: Major Transform 5d6 (Dead into Living); Side Effects: After 1 minute, someone random in normal range dies in the person's stead (Side Effect always occurs whenever the character does some specific act; -3/4), No Range (-1/2), END 7 93 Touch of Death: Major Transform 5d6 (Living to Dead), Damage Shield (+1/2), Continuous (+1); Limited Target (Only those living from Touch of Life; -1), END 19 Perks 10 Emerson Cod: Follower Skills 3 Conversation 11- 3 Deduction 12- 3 KS: Pies 12- 7 PS: Pie Maker 16- 3 Persuasion 11- 2 TF: Common Motorized Ground Vehicles Total Powers & Skill Cost: 157 Total Cost: 186 50+ Disadvantages 5 Dependent NPC: Charlotte "Chuck" Charles 11- (Slightly Less Powerful than the PC; Useful Noncombat Position or Skills) 15 Dependent NPC: Olive Snook 11- (Normal) 0 Normal Characteristic Maxima No Age Restriction 15 Psychological Limitation: Guilt Over Chuck's Dad's Death (Common, Strong) 15 Psychological Limitation: In Love With Chuck (Common, Strong) 86 Experience Points 186 Total Disadvantage Points
Background/History: Ned grew up in the village of Coeur d'Coeurs, next door to a girl named Charlotte Charles, whom he had a childhood crush on. Ned discovered his gift by reviving his dog, Digby, who was run over by a truck. Later that day, Ned also revived his mother after she suddenly died of a brain aneurysm. However, he soon discovered that his gift had consequences when Chuck's father died next door in exchange. Ned discovered the other effect of his gift later that night, when his mother kissed him goodnight and died a second time.
During their respective parents' funerals, Ned and Chuck kissed—the first time for both of them. After the funeral, Ned's father dropped him off at the Longburrow School for Boys, never to return. Ned continued to test his gift, learning its limitations and rules. The only contact he ever received from his father was a pre-written postcard that announced, "We've Moved". On Halloween, Ned dressed up as a ghost and went to his father's house, but discovered that his father had remarried and had two stepsons.
After finishing school, Ned opened his own restaurant, The Pie Hole, a restaurant specializing in pies. Ned lives above the restaurant in an apartment, next door to his employee, Olive Snook, who is not aware of his ability. Olive has long held a deep affection for Ned, but despite her many attempts to attract him, he has no feelings for her.
Ned enters into a partnership with private investigator Emerson Cod, who accidentally discovers Ned's ability. Ned uses his ability to revive people who have died under suspicious circumstances to ask them about the nature of their death, thus allowing Emerson to solve the crime and collect the reward money, which the two split.
During the pilot episode Ned and Emerson hear of a woman being murdered on a cruise ship, with a $50,000 reward for solving the crime. Ned soon learns that the woman is Chuck, whom he had not seen for almost twenty years. He revives her to ask her who killed her, but discovers that she doesn't know. He is about to touch her but cannot bring himself to do it, allowing her to live instead and inadvertently causing the funeral director to die. Chuck and Ned soon develop strong feelings for each other and begin a relationship; however, they cannot touch at all, as doing so would kill Chuck.
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