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Arrowette

(Cissie King-Jones)


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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Context

Arrowette is a minor DC Comics super-heroine, and one of their many archer characters. She appeared in 1997, and joined the Young Justice team early on, in 1999. She remained an important member for years.

These notes were taken very early in the run of Young Justice. So there wasn’t much material yet.


Background

  • Real Name: Cissie King-Jones
  • Marital Status: Single (minor)
  • Known Relatives: Bonnie King (mother), Bernell Jones (father – deceased)
  • Group Affiliation: Young Justice
  • Base Of Operations: Western Pennsylvania
  • Height: 5’7” Weight: Supposedly 107 lbs.
  • Eyes: Blue Hair: Blonde


Powers and Abilities

Arrowette is an extremely proficient archer, routinely firing two, or even three arrows at a time at the same target.

She is also a proficient gymnast, and appears to be skilled at hand to hand combat, as well as possessing intrusion skills.


History

Arrowette has been trained from a very young age to be a costumed archer heroine. Her mother, an archery medallist, was the first Arrowette. She now appears to live vicariously through her daughter.

Eventually, her mother pushed Cissie into battle with the Spazz in Manchester, Alabama (home of Impulse and Max Mercury, who intervened in the fight). As a result she was removed from her mother’s custody and made a ward of the state. She now studies at the Elias School, under the care of Dr. Marcy Money.

Quite recently, Cissie returned to her hero identity. The occurred after an unfortunate remark by Money made her want to prove she was a better archer than her mother. She has joined Young Justice, where she has performed well on several missions with the team.


Description

She probably gets cold. She wears thigh high red boots and gymnast style briefs, covered with a short white miniskirt. Her top is a red leather looking tank/halter top affair that leaves her mid riff bare.

She has long gloves, that almost reach her elbow. She also wears a mask that leaves the bottom half of her face uncovered, as well as leaving her long blonde hair free. Still, the present outfit is a vast improvement over her old outfit.

Her arrows are kept in a large quiver on her back, and her bow can be broken down and stored there as well.


Personality

A young, good-hearted hellion basically. She is very loyal to the other members of Young Justice, even going so far as to tell off the Justice League in defense of the boys. She is rebellious, and resents her mother (who wouldn’t, if in her shoes ?).

She is quite determined. Cissie also is the most flirty of the young women in Young Justice.


Quotes

“If I can’t hit it in one shot, you’d better promise not to tell my mom.”


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Arrowette

Dex: 06 Str: 02 Bod: 04 Motivation: Thrill of Adventure
Int: 05 Wil: 07 Min: 06 Occupation: Student
Inf: 04 Aur: 04 Spi: 04 Resources {or Wealth}: 001
Init: 016 HP: 030

Skills:
Acrobatics: 06, Charisma: 05, Martial artist: 06, Thief: 05, Weaponry (archery): 08, Weaponry: (Melee weapons, firearms): 06, Detective: 04

Advantages:
Scholar (Archery facts)

Drawbacks:
Age (Young)

Equipment:

  • Bow [BODY 04, EV 03, Range 07, R#3, Bonus : may be used to launch any arrow at the Range given, Dart Bonus]
  • Pocket crossbow [BODY 04, EV 01, Range 04, R#4, Bonus : may be used to launch any quarrel at the Range given, easily concealed]
  • Knife [BODY 06, EV 03 (07 w/Martial Artist)]
  • Omni-arrows [6 APS, C class, x3]
  • Trick quarrels :
    • Freeze quarrel [BODY 01, Ice production: 06]
  • Trick arrows :
    • Embedding Line Arrow [BODY 04, EV 05 (Killing vs living targets), 04 APs long line that can support 04 APs of weight]
    • Adhesive Line Arrow [BODY 04, EV 02, Cling: 04, 04 APs long line that can support 04 APs of weight]
    • Gas arrow [BODY 01, Chemical Attack: 07]
    • Freeze arrow [BODY 01, Ice production: 07]
    • Bola arrow [BODY 05, Snare: 06]

    Arrowette has three of each trick projectiles.

By Richard Lyon and Sébastien Andrivet

Helper(s): Revenant, Mike Semchuck, and a host of others on the age issue

Source of Character: DC comics

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