True North – Temple

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Sadly Bat Moose’s application was rejected.

It’s that time again, Phantasm is coming up and I’m doing something with Cortex and superheroes.

However, rather than run a superhero game in DC or Marvel I figure I’ll play around with some of my own home brew characters.

Therefore I present the first of 5 mystic Canadian superheros:

Name: Temple – David Wu

Affiliations: Solo: D6 Buddy: D8 Team: D10

 Distinctions Either D4 (for 1 PP) or D8

  • Canadian Paragon
  • Temple of The Soul
  • Everything Above Board

Power Sets

  •  Spirit House
    • Sense Spirits: D8
    • Commune with Spirits: D8
    • Heal Spirit: D10
    • Strength D8
    • Stamina D8
    • Speed D8
    • SFX
      • Focus: Shut down two of Strength, Stamina or Speed to step up the third for a scene.
    • Limits
      • Wards: If Temple crosses a spirit ward shut down this power set for 1 PP. He’ll need to be out of the ward and have an opportunity to reactivate it.
  • Canadian Icon
    • Custom Nightsticks D8
    • Charisma D8
    • Willpower D8
    • SFX
      • Inspire: Charisma becomes a D10, however if the action fails a D10 is added to the Doom Pool.
    • Limits
      • Duty: Temple gets 1 PP when his responsibilities as the leader of True North or being a Mountie get in his way.
      • Nation of Law: Temple gets 1 PP when his integrity stops him from taking the easy way out.

Specialties

  • Combat: D8
  • Crime: D8
  • Mystic: D8
  • Pysch: D10

Background

  • David grew up in St. Johns, with his mom, dad and sister. He had a normal childhood.
  • David excelled in police studies and joined the RCMP.
  • David’s life changed when his squad arrested a necromancer cult.
  • While taking cover behind the grand alter he got hit with the enchantment their leader, Ghost Rip, hoped to enact upon himself.
  • David’s heroic nature warped the spell, instead of becoming a Soul Devourer, his soul became a place for spirits to heal.
  • Captured spirits took refuge in David and this made him stronger, he was able to defeat the cult.
  • David picked up more spirit visitors over time and his powers became obvious.
  • The higher ups transferred him to a meta-unit, where he took the handle Temple.
  • As Temple he saved many lives and arrested many dangerous metas.
  • Three years later he would become leader of True North, Canada’s premier super team.

Personality

  • Confident but humble.
  • Holds a deep love for his country.
  • He’s a stickler for rule of law, a true good cop.
  • He is a firm, but fair leader.
  • While he loves his team, his duty comes before them.

 Appearance

  • Chinese decent, all Canadian.
  • He’s handsome in an athletic, clean cut sort of way.
  • Short black hair, brown eyes.
  • Wears red and white tactical armour, with a white roman temple crest overtop of a red maple leaf.
  • Wears no helmet or mask, his identity’s public.
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