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Veda of the Order (Marvel Comics) (Fraction)

Veda

(Maggie Neuntauben)


Power Level:
Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Context

This Veda was one of the members of The Order, who appeared in their own 2007-2008 Marvel Comics series.

For context, we suggest first reading the team profile for The Order, since this profile doesn’t repeat information.


Background

  • Real Name: Magdalena “Maggie” Marie Neuntauben.
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Known Relatives: None.
  • Group Affiliation: The Order.
  • Base Of Operations: LA.
  • Height: 5’9” Weight: 139 lbs.
  • Eyes: Brown Hair: Black


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Powers and Abilities

Veda can animate organic matter in the area to create humanoid creatures which obey her bidding. She can also view their surroundings (her multisight ability). She forms a maternal attachment to them, and feels pain when one is destroyed.

She’s also a skilled martial artist and actress.


History

Magdalena was born to a German father and a Mexican mother. She developed an early interest in martial arts, and went on to win championships. Being seen in those led to a modelling career, which then led to acting, and she developed a lucrative career in action movies.

With the money she made form these, she started a charity to help orphans. She goes around the world building orphanages and teaching her kids tae kwon do.

Veda (Magdalena Neuntauben) teaching martial arts to children


Personality

Devoted to whatever she chooses to do, Veda is very determined. She’s especially unlikely to back down in the face of social injustice.

Her primary motivating factor seems to be her inability to have children due to a childhood sickness. She compensates for this by caring for orphans around the world, and with her golems.

She can easily become enraged by people being treated as things.


Quotes

Anthem: “I need you to be able to handle this.”
Veda: “Whoever’s behind these outbreaks has decided it’s acceptable to rob these people of their very humanity, Henry. Handling this is exactly why I signed up for the Order in the first place.”

Veda (Magdalena Neuntauben) delivers a palm strike

“I can’t have kids. I got sick when I was little and — Doesn’t matter. I can’t. Every morning, 384 kids who’d otherwise be starving, homeless or dead wake up in shelters my organization provides, in a warm bed, and have a hot breakfast and then go to one of our schools. As far as I’m concerned, that means we’re saving the world 384 times before you even get out of bed. How many times have you saved the world today ?”


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Veda

Dex: 05 Str: 03 Bod: 03 Motivation: Upholding the Good
Int: 04 Wil: 04 Min: 04 Occupation: Super-Hero/actress/model
Inf: 05 Aur: 05 Spi: 05 Resources {or Wealth}: 010
Init: 016 HP: 025

Powers:
Earth Animation: 11, Enlarge: 01, Eye of the Cat: 08, Flight: 05, Split: 04

Bonuses and Limitations:

  • Earth Animation and Enlarge have the Combined Power Usage Bonus (+1).
  • The destruction of an Earth Animation makes her lose her next Automatic Action (-1).
  • Enlarge only works on her animations (-1), and has an Area Effect (+1).
  • Eye of the Cat only works via her animations (-1), and has the Area Effect Bonus at full Range (+8).
  • Split is only Usable on her animations (+1), has the Exponential Split Bonus (+4), and has the No AP Loss Bonus (BC +100, FC +3).

Skills:
Artist (Actress): 04, Martial Artist: 05, Vehicles (Air): 05

Advantages:
Special Credentials (Federal Agent).

Connections:
The Order (High), Movie Industry (Low), International Charities (Low).

Drawbacks:
Limelight, Power Loss (All Powers are neutralized should she become drunk), Public ID.

Equipment:
Communications Gear [BODY 03, Radio Communications (Scrambled): 10].


“Children”

She often refers to her animations as her children.

Dex: 04 Str: 08 Bod: 08 Motivation: NA
Int: 00 Wil: 00 Min: 00 Occupation: NA
Inf: 04 Aur: 04 Spi: 04 Resources {or Wealth}: NA
Init: 008

Powers:
Density Increase: 04, Self-Link (Earth Animation): 08, Growth: 01

Bonuses and Limitations:
Density Increase and Growth are Always On and already Factored in (-1).

By Gareth Lewis.

Source of Character: Marvel Comics.

Writeup completed on the 25th of November, 2011.

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