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Warden Commander Genevieve


Genevieve, Commander of the Grey, is one of the main characters in the Dragon Age prequel novel The Calling, by David Gaider. Formidable but harrowed fighter with a big-arse sword, nerves of steel and a unhealthy intensity.

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Dragon 8162


A gladiator and mercenary in the year 8162. Gifted leader and fighter, commands elite unite the Dragon's Claws. As of July of 2020, cleaned and oiled the weapons -- and added M&M stats.

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Sergeant Slaughter

(G.I. Joe version)

This is the version of the Sergeant Slaughter wrestling persona that appeared in older G.I. Joe cartoons because of reasons. Super-tough physical conditioning instructor and hand-to-hand fighter.

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Lady Chian


An elite fighter seen seen in the early 1980s Arion Lord of Atlantis comic books. As of May of 2020, this profile was entirely redone, by order of the Captain of the Guard.

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Callsign Hammerfall

(Kaddish Yen) (Warframe)

A full-on example of a Player Character in the Warframe video game. This also explains Tenno Void abilities, a chunk of the game's backstory, the Lotus-issued spaceships (pre-Railjack), and the like.

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Lizard Lady


From the Negation book in the Crossgen Universe. Adaptative alien warrior. As of March of 2020, added M&M game stats.

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Night Stalker


A sample player character from an older DC Heroes/Blood of Heroes RPG game. Super-soldier with ghost-like powers.

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G.I. Robot Mk2 “Mac”

(a.k.a. GI Robot)

Apparently the second prototype of the G.I. Robot program of World War Two in the DC Universe. As of November of 2019, this profile was polished and received a Mutants & Masterminds robot module.

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Gung-Ho

(G.I. Joe)

One of the most enduring G.I. Joe members. Cajun Marine with great strength and (usually) a grenade launcher. This entry is part of our writeups arc that covers the older, Larry Hama-written, Marvel Comics version of the Joes.

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Colonel Rick Flag

(Post-Crisis version) (Profile #1 - pre-Skartaris) (part #1)

The version of Suicide Squad field leader Rick Flag that was published from 1986 to 2008. Covers both the Mission X version of the squad, and the Yale/Ostrander revival. As of March 2017, this profile has been decorated with a silver medal of M&M game stats, for service above and beyond the call of duty. And as of September of 2019,...

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Black Canary

(Wu/Fletcher take)

Another profile for Black Canary (Dinah Drake). This one covers a *specific* era during the mid-2010s, when she was part of a rock band. It was fairly cool, though IMO it was Annie Wu's art that really sold it.

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Cormorant


An ex-military, proficient hitman. Cormorant played an important role in Batgirl (Barbara Gordon)'s 1980s career.

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Major Jones

(XIII)

A superbly competent and resourceful military intelligence operative from the XIII espionage/adventure graphic novels. As of July of 2019, this profile received M&M stats, but nobody knows what the "Ms" stand for.

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Teela

(Masters of the Universe)

The Captain of the Guard at the Royal Palace in the 1980s Masters of the Universe cartoons from Filmation.

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XIII

(Thirteen, 13)

From a classic Francophone modern thriller/action/espionage saga. XIII operates in a fairly realistic genre, but within these limits he's rather badass. As of June of MMXIX, this entry has received M&M stIVts.

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Mark Hazzard


A professional 1970s/1980s mercenary who appeared in Marvel's New Universe setting. Gritty Cold War/urban decay stories. As of June of 2019, this profile has received a review for style and concision, plus M&M stats that have gun and will travel.

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Admiral Galen-Kor


This Kree hardliner and senior officer clashed with the Avengers during the 1990s. He's not the most memorable Avengers enemy, but if your stories make use of the Kree (or Marvel space stuff in general) he's useful.

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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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Nemesis Enforcer

(G.I. Joe - the movie)

Big, mutated super-warrior and agent. He was the, well, enforcer for Golobulus of Cobra-La in the 1987 animated G.I. Joe movie.

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Violens

(Ernie Schultz)

An older porn photographer who is also a 1980s guns-toting urban wasteland vigilante caught in an odd situation. You know. As of February of 2019, this profile got its texts, illustrations and stats polished. It also received photogenic M&M stats.

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“Jaevna Shilo” the Republic trooper

(Profile #1 - Early, part one) (Star Wars: The Old Republic)

A sample, but atypical, Special Forces trooper of the Galactic Republic during Star Wars’s Old Republic era and from the SWTOR video game. Comes with historical context primers, particularly about the military. As of February of 2019, this profile was revised for style and concision, M&M-ified, and split in two to make certain it's not too long to read in...

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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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Black Widow

(Natalia Romanova) (Profile #1 - 1927-1946)

An unreasonably thorough explanation about the Black Widow (Natalia Romanova) from the origins to the end of the Great Patriotic War. Buckle up, it's something of a ride. As of January of 2019, this profile has received yet more polishing, and was cleft due to length.

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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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Master Bison

(Tom's profile) (A.k.a. Vega)

The famous Big Bad in early Street Fighter video games. Super-martial-artist, crime lord, technologist, psychic. As of December of 2018, Tom harnessed his dreaded Psycho Power and punched this old profile of his into shape. Also, we're now using the US version of the names since sticking to the Japanese one was more confusing.

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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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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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Svet the hairdresser

(Grim Dawn sample character)

A fleshed out example Player Character from the Grim Dawn video game, using a big shotgun and a fiery circle of power. Can be useful in quite a few steampunk and/or post-apocalyptic contexts. Or if you need a haircut.

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