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Emmanuelle Chekhov, the Imperial Slayer


A vampire commando who hunts vampires, in the Russian Resurgence future depicted in Nikolai Dante comics published in 2000AD. She's so vein, she prolly thinks this writeup is about her. As of March of 2019, this profile has had its ichor reinvigorated, and received befanged M&M stats.

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Ashe

(Jacob Ashe)

A Cajun mercenary veteran turned private detective. From the excellent Cinder & Ashe DC Comics limited series. As of March of 2019, this profile was overhauled and received M&M game stats. So, even if only in this respect, les zaricos sont salés.

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Alice April

(Global Frequency)

A professional bodyguard and sharpshooter with a more-than-shady past. But it's okay, now she's on the Frequency. From Warren Ellis' excellent Global Frequency comics series.

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Cinder

(Cinder Dubois)

Sharp and classy private detective in 1980s New Orleans. Works as the partner to ex-mercenary Ashe. From an excellent DC Comics miniseries. As of March of 2019, this entry has been improved and received M&M stats that wear a raspberry beret. The kind you find in a second-hand store.

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Winston Croft

(Global Frequency)

A master detective in Los Angeles, who has worked for the Global Frequency semi-covert organisation. With him around, a CSI episode would last about 8 minutes.

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Mister Grushko


One of Miranda Zero's specialists in Warren Ellis' great comics series Global Frequency. His specialities seem to be intimidation and carnage. Разве это не мило ?

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Jia Lau

(Global Frequency)

The Chinese intelligence hitwoman seen in Global Frequency story "Detonation" A particularly determined lady with a big shotgun, quick reflexes and on the Frequency.

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Big Wheel tactical intrusion team

(Global Frequency)

From Warren Ellis' Global Frequency story "Big Wheel", an elite ad-hoc commando tasked with an unenviable and desperate task. Neat example of high-end operatives with specialised skills and some near-future technology.

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Pommie Girl and Lightning

(Global Frequency)

An ad-hoc pair of tactical operatives for the Global Frequency, from Warren Ellis' most excellent comics. Gunpowder smell ! Muzzle flashes ! Romance ! Web consulting !

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Loghain Mac Tir

(Part #1 - The Stolen Throne).

Loghain Mac Tir is one of the major characters in Dragon Age: Origins. He's unusually interesting as video game antagonists go. This first profile covers his early life and the Fereldan war of independence, as chronicled in the The Stolen Throne prequel novel.

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John Stark

(Global Frequency)

Continuing our coverage for the particularly cool Global Frequency comics by Warren Ellis et al.. John Stark is a field agent who seems to combine Special Forces military skills with some sort of police or intelligence experience.

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Mickey O’Neil


A colourful character from the movie Snatch, played by Brad Pitt. A modern tribal nomad in Britain who's also one hell of a bare-knuckles boxer. These are old notes. Yet as of December of 2018, Pawsplay roamed in and added some punchy M&M stats.

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Lana Kennedy

(Global Frequency)

A memetics and xenolinguistics expert on the Global Frequency. Which was some of Warren Ellis' best work in comics, really.

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Bullet Tooth Tony


Vinnie Jones' character in the movie Snatch. Tough-as-nails London underworld enforcer with a big pistol. As of December of 2018, Pawsplay swaggered in and added some .50 calibre M&M stats.

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Rowan Theirin of Ferelden

(Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne)

This character profile covers Queen Rowan as she appears in the Dragon Age prequel novel The Stolen Throne, by David Gaider. Rowan played an important role in the Fereldan war of liberation, which she fought in for almost her entire life. Hail to the Queen, baby.

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Maric Theirin of Ferelden

(Part #1 - Son of the Rebel Queen)

Here begins a multi-parts profile of the King of Ferelden in Dragon Age stories (primarily the prequel novels, The Stolen Throne and The Calling). Which means it also covers the Fereldan war of independence, the Theirin dynasty, the runup to the Fifth Blight and other important backstory bits.

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Peek-a-Boo


A minor, tragic superhuman character seen in Flash comics during the 2000s. This is a tiny profile, but as of September of 2018 we added in-line M&M stats.

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Willard Stiles

(2003 Willard movie)

The dysfunctional rats whisperer played by Crispin Glover in the remake of the 1971/72 originals. Not suggested for musophobic readers, I reckon.

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Sita Patel

(Global Frequency)

The heroine of bloody awesome Global Frequency story The Run. Cranky Londoner and superb parkour runner.

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Prudence

(League of Assassins)

A Uzis-toting, punk-style League of Assassins operative. She has worked directly for Ra's al Ghul... and Red Robin (Timothy Wayne).

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Zed aka Z

(League of Assassins)

Cinematic-level fighter and operative for the League of Assassins. He and his team worked with Red Robin (Tim Wayne) for a while.

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Leliana

(Profile #1 - Early)

Chapter one of our coverage for Leliana, one of the major characters in the Dragon Age video game saga. Pseudo-French spy, manipulator, lover, killer, archer, bard, singer, assassin, fashionista, nun and other things. As of March/April of 2018, did various small improvements and additions. Everything will get reworked later this year (depending upon Nvidia GPUs...), but that'll hold the fort...

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Shining Knight

(Ystina / Justina) (part #1)

The version of the Shining Knight seen in Grant Morisson's fabulous Seven Soldiers of Victory meta-series. A mighty knight lass from a mystical age of man, wielding Excalibur. The profile also comes with rather interesting material about the ancient history of DC's New Earth. As of April, 2017 this profile has had an overhaul, and received a squire in the form...

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Dancy Flammarion

(Part #1)

A 16-year old crazy albino girl serial killer who is probably guided by a so-called "angel" into slaying supernatural monsters. Dancy appears in multiple novels, short stories and comics by Caitlín Kiernan. As of March of 2018, this article was split in two since it was a few hundred words above our read-in-one-sitting, hmmm, threshold.

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Mister Glass


A capsule character profile for Elijah Priest aka "Mister Glass", as played by Samuel Jackson in the Unbreakable movie in 2000. As of February of 2018, this tiny entry nonetheless receive fragile M&M stats.

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Miranda Lawson

(Part #1)

An interesting (but poorly filmed) Mass Effect character. Peak human genetically engineered shadow agent and terrorist, with a lot of baggage. As of February of 2018, this profile has been split into two parts due to length. And because it has a lot of images. I wonder why we have so many screenshots of Miranda, I truly do.

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Alamen Tabris, the Hero of Ferelden

(Dragon Age: Origins) (Profile #1 - Thug life)

Our sample, fleshed out Hero of Ferelden - the Player Character in the Dragon Age: Origins video game. As of January of 2018 this profile has been entirely rewritten, and restatted, as part of a refresh of our Dragon Age material. It's also getting split in two so it's shorter to read. There'll another pass during the Spring or Summer...

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A primer about Thedas, the Dragon Age setting


This primer explains, in a compact manner, the basics of the Dragon Age setting. It's a low fantasy setting (think Game of Thrones) for several landmark video games. This way, our character profiles can just point toward that article for those who aren't familiar with Thedas.

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Professor Q

(Saahira)

From the odd but attaching (and quite defunct) The Monarchy comics in 2001-2002. Super-intelligent computing goddess. As of November of 2017, this profile received quantum-computed M&M stats.

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