Val CHA Cost Roll Notes 7 STR -3 10- 68kg; 1d6 12 DEX 6 11- OCV: 4/DCV: 4 9 CON -2 11- 8 BODY -4 11- 18 INT 8 13- PER Roll 13- 19 EGO 18 13- ECV: 6 11 PRE 1 11- PRE Attack: 2d6 16 COM 3 12- 2 PD 1 Total: 2 PD 2 ED 0 Total: 2 ED 2 SPD -2 Phases: 6, 12 3 REC 0 18 END 0 17 STUN 0 Total Characteristics Cost: 26 Movement: Running: 6"/12" Swimming: 2"/4" Cost Powers & Skills Psi/Esper Powers: 3 Always Knows The Time: Talent: Absolute Time Sense 3 Ambidextrous: Talent: Ambidexterity 3 Mathematics Whiz: Talent: Lightning Calculator 10 Never Forgets: Talent: Eidetic Memory 3 Never Gets Lost: Talent: Bump of Direction 5 Speed Reader: Talent: Cramming 3 Speed Reader: Talent: Speed Reading Skills 0 AK: Maryland/Potomac Area 8- 3 Bureacratics 11- 0 Climbing 8- 3 Computer Programming 13- 0 Concealment 8- 3 Conversation 11- 3 Cryptography 13- 0 English (native) 0 Paramedic 8- 3 Persuasion 11- 2 PS: Data Management Specialist 11- 1 Shorthand 6 SL: +2 with PRE Skills 0 TF: Automobile 1 WF: Pistol 3 Scientist 2 SS: Computer Science 13- 2 SS: Data Analysis 13- 2 SS: Data Storage and Retrieval Systems 13- 2 SS: Database Design and Management 13- 1 SS: Mathematics 11- 3 Scholar 1 KS: Esper History and Powers 11- 1 KS: Fashion and Dressing for the Occasion 11- 1 KS: History of the Phenomena Department 11- 1 KS: The Enemy 11- 74 Total Powers & Skills Cost 100 Total Character Cost 50+ Disadvantages 10 Distinctive Features: Albino (C) 10 Physical Limitation: Albino (I, G) Psychological Limitation: 10 In Love With Trent DaSteel (C, M) 10 Slightly shy, soft-spoken, quiet and reserved (C, M) 10 Watched: The Phenomena Department (MoPow, NCI) 8- 100 Total Disadvantage Points
Background/History: Although she was born to caring parents, Michael's childhood was one of extensive ups and downs. Her mere appearance (pale skin, pale hair, reddish eyes) was an immediate turn off for many children (and note a few adults), while the fact she was a girl with what most considered a boy's name was used as fuel for numerous taunts and jibes. To make matters worse, she was extremely smart (and very studious) and was usually considered to be the teacher's pet by those who where jealous of her abilities.
Things improved with age, however. Michael was placed in a gifted-and-talented program, among other children who intelligence often made then the butt of jokes and abuse. There, her appearance mattered less, especially since most of the other students reveled (in a sense) with being "geek" or "nerd." The fact that Michael was an albino (and a boy's name) was considered proof of how "cool" she really was.
Graduating with honors from high school, Michael entered college with the intent to study computer science and programming. While at college, she was approached by a member of the Phenomena Department, who made her a most interesting job offer. Once she completed her studies, they had a position open and waiting. Michael, intrigued by the description (as well as the starting salary), agreed.
Currently, Michael works as the Phenomena Department's head (and only member) of their data entry and management department. She enjoys her job greatly, as it is unusual, exciting, and full of surprises (especially if something gets loose down in storage).
Personality/Motivation: On the surface, Michael seems cold and distant, but that is only a defense mechanism, developed in reaction to the way she was treated through most of her school years. When ever meeting someone she doesn't know, Michael tends to be shy and reserved, as trusting a new acquaintance too quickly has resulted in her being burned more than once. However, once she finds she can trust a person, she opens up, and becomes far more friendly and talkative.
Michael is also fairly careful about demonstrating her unique talents. She found fairly early on that most people were jealous of her abilities and tended to hold the fact that she could do things they could not against her. Of course, as a child, Michael also had to deal with the idea that other people couldn't do what she did naturally. She found it quite surprising to discover that other people could get lost, lose track of the time, or have to resort to a calculator for complex math problems.
Recently, Michael has become romantically involved with Trent DaSteel. Two spend a great deal of their off hours together, and the relationship is a stable one.
Quote: "Gentlemen, if I may please interrupt, we have reports of something carrying off livestock and pets in the wilds of West Virginia. Now is not the time to argue about zoology."
Powers/Tactics: Michael is a low-grade psi talent possessing an impressive array of minor esper abilities. Most of her talents are centered around her ability to process large amounts of information very quickly. Thus, she is capable of performing complex mathematical problems in her head, can read and retain vast amounts of information in a short period of time, put that information to immediate use by learning new skills almost overnight, and remember virtually everything she has read. In addition, Michael always seems to known the right time, never gets lost, and has perfect left and right-handed coordination.
Michael's primary job is to administer the Phenomena Department's databases. She builds, maintains, manages the Department's files, keeping both the software and the hardware systems up and running properly.
Due to her size and physical condition, Michael's duties normally do not include field operations, however, in the interests of security, she has been trained in the use of firearms and normally keeps a pistol in her desk.
Appearance: Michael Erica de Normandy, 26, stands 5'5" and weighs an even 100 pounds, with a very slender figure. An albino, she has very pale skin, reddish-pink eyes, and straight silver-white hair that falls down to mid-back. Despite her unusual pigmentation, she is highly attractive, and knows how to dress in order to complement her looks.
Michael goes to great lengths to dress "well" and usually wears some form of woman's business suit while at the office. In order to protect her skin, these outfits are usually of the pantsuit variety, complete with long-sleeved, high-collared blouses. Coloration of such clothing is normally subdued, as dark colors tend to overly highlight her pale skin and hair.
Notes: What does the Physical Limitation "Albino" entail? Here is my solution, based on the same Disadvantage as described in GURPS.
Albino: You have no natural body pigment; your hair and skin are white, and your eyes are pink. An albino may seem attractive or ugly, but an "average" appearance is impossible when buying Comeliness. As an albino will almost always be remembered and cannot easily blend into a crowd, Distinctive Features is required. An Albino must avoid direct sun, as they have no resistance to sunburn. If wished this could be bought as a Susceptibility. In addition, an albino is at -2 for all visual PER and ranged attack rolls made in direct sunlight (this can be countered by wearing sunglasses or tinted lenses, but these can still be removed).
Infrequent, Greatly 10 points
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