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Cherry Darling (Rose McGowan in Planet Terror)

Cherry Darling


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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Context

Planet Terror is a 2007 zombie movie by Robert Rodriguez. It was bundled with a Tarantino movie as Grindhouse, the theme being the 2-for-1 matinees in cheap cinemas with schlocky exploitation movies.

Played by Rose McGowan, Cherry Darling is one of the main characters. She eventually acquires an absurd assault rifle/prosthetic leg schtick.

This entry has some pointers/context, but the goal here is simply quick DC Heroes RPG stats for the character.


Background

  • Real Name: Unrevealed.
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Known Relatives: Wray (father of her child), unnamed daughter.
  • Group Affiliation: None.
  • Base Of Operations: By the end of movie Tulum, Mexico.
  • Height: 5’6” Weight: 110 lbs.
  • Eyes: Two, brown Hair: Brown


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Powers and Abilities

Cherry is quite adept with her prosthetic leg weapons and quite athletic. Presumably this is do to her skills as a professional go-go dancer, and also perhaps because of her relationship with Wray.


History

For a synopsis of Planet Terror, check the IMDB .


Video

The official trailer for Planet Terror, complete with film grain. It has zombies in it.


Quotes

Cherry Darling: “Name’s Cherry Darling… ”
El Wray: “Sounds like a stripper name.”
Cherry Darling: “No, it sounds like a go-go dancer name. There’s a difference.”

El Wray: “I like the way you say ‘fuck’.”
Cherry Darling: “Good. Fuck you.”


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Cherry Darling

Dex: 04 Str: 02 Bod: 03 Motivation: Unwanted Power
Int: 04 Wil: 05 Min: 04 Occupation: Go-Go dancer
Inf: 04 Aur: 04 Spi: 05 Resources {or Wealth}: 005
Init: 12 HP:  ?? 

Powers:
Jumping: 01

Bonuses and Limitations:
Jumping can only be performed by firing her prosthetic leg weapon to launch herself in the air.

Skills:
Acrobatics (Gymnastics): 05, Artist (Dancing): 05, Evasion (Ranged only): 05, Weaponry (firearms): 05

Advantages:
Attractive, Intensive Training.

Connections:
Wray (High), J.T. Hague (High), Skip (Low), and presumably Dakota Block by the end of the movie (High).

Drawbacks:
Dependent (daughter), SPR (amputated right leg — movement speed restricted to a maximum of 2 APs even with prosthetic leg).

Equipment:

  • Stockless M-4 Carbine Assault Rifle/ prosthetic leg [BODY 04, Projectile weapons: 06, Ammo: 08, R#02, Advantage: Autofire] with M-203 Grenade Launcher [BODY 04, EV: 7, Range: 07; Ammo: 01, R#03].
  • Minigun/ prosthetic leg [BODY 06, Projectile weapon (Area of effect 0 AP): 08, Ammo: 10, R#03, Advantage: Autofire.].

By Pur_see_i8.

Source of Character: Grindhouse: Planet Terror 2007 film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. Rose McGowan played Cherry Darling.

Helper(s): wikipedia.org, IMDB, and various other websites and source materials.

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