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  • #16
    Re: The Green Star universe

    Infamous Starbeasts:
    The Young Starbeast Knightly Tortoise:
    Crunch writeup:
    A tortoise mutated in humanoid form and adult intellect by the Green Star, emotionally the Young Starbeast Knightly Tortoise is very much an adolescent. He has an overly-romanticized notion of chivalry and knighthood and Courtly Love, and trains fanatically to be "the best knight in all Christendom!"

    The Young Starbeast Knightly Tortoise roams the British isles, righting wrongs and doing good deeds. He is honorable---if a bit-flighty---but has a great weakness for certain kinds of Italian cuisine...

    Originally posted by The Young Starbeast Knightly Tortoise
    "Cease, villain...and I shall go easy on you!"
    Yes, this is a joke character. EVERY supers setting needs at least one. This is mine.
    -//-\\-

    Infamous Starborn:
    Mote:
    Crunch writeup:
    PL10/150pp. Mote is tiny---3 inches tall, to be precise, and she weighs essentially nothing. But she retains the strength of a full-grown woman which, in combination with her exceedingly small size, combine into a deadly whole.

    Mote cannot undo her diminutive stature, and as such, she lives life in the shadow of titans. Originally an Irish woman named Maeve, Mote has leaves for hair, green skin, sap droplets for eyes and roots for feet---a miniature plant-person, basically. She may feed in the manner of plants, and may deduce whether a harvest will be a good or bad one simply by "tasting" the soil.

    Mote is a profoundly kind woman, and her village guards her fiercely against discovery. Mote is their very own faerie spirit, and they would die before giving her up. And Mote is grateful for it, as stories of the Red Hand circulate even throughout rural Ireland.

    Originally posted by Mote
    "Of course, I'll help!"
    Mote is cute, adorable and is meant to be a tiny, but shining, beacon of Purest Happiness in an otherwise grimy and cruel era.
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    • #17
      Re: The Green Star universe

      Infamous Starbeasts:
      Bruticus:
      Placeholder.

      -//-\\-

      Infamous Starborn:
      Henry the Ogre:
      Crunch writeup:
      PL13/155pp. Born Henry MacCreeley, upon being transformed into a Starborn, this man grew to prodigious height---10' tall, in fact, and weighing several hundred pounds. Henry the Ogre was shifted into a lumpen hideous troll, however, green skin, warty nose and all. But he was strong, strong enough to tear down stone walls and toss around fully grown cattle with ease.

      Henry has garnered a very uncertain status among the Starborn of the British isles: in the one hand, Henry is profoundly kind, a gentle giant of a being. MOST of the time. But SOMETIMES...just sometimes, Henry's ire is raised, and all Hell bubbles to the surface. Entering towering rages that result in mass carnage, Henry the Ogre destroys everything in sight. And...then....he calms down, again, and all is well.

      Henry the Ogre is a loyal-if-dimwitted supporter of Simon Luther, though the giant is nowhere near being a "top lieutenant".

      Originally posted by Henry the Ogre
      "I like bacon."
      Henry the Ogre is basically the Hulk only he's been WAY scaled down, to fit the Green Star universe.
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      • #18
        NPCs

        Infamous Starborn:
        Norn:
        Crunch writeup:
        Placeholder.

        Nosferat:
        Crunch writeup:
        Nosferat is a monster---a beautiful monster, yes, but a monster nonetheless. Driven by an insatiable urge to consume the flesh of other human beings, Nosferat is a Germanic monstrosity, excommunicated for his vile actions. Nosferat is angelic in his perfection, but his beauty is unnerving; it is TOO perfect, and unsettles, rather than attracts.

        Nosferat may channel energy from his human meals into boosting his physical Attributes. Furthermore, he can ritually feed these grotesque banquets to others, and magnify THEIR Attributes! He can also see perfectly in the dark, but THIS power is not transferable.

        Nosferat is a devout follower of One-eyed Wotan. He has three "brides" he empowers regularly---his "Valkyries".

        Originally posted by Nosferat
        "Man is the greatest prey of all...!"
        Though not exactly a vampire, Nosferat fulfills many of the same roles a vampire would fill. He's loyal to One-eyed Wotan, but is ultimately loyal only to himself.
        One-eyed Wotan:
        Crunch writeup:
        PL10/155pp. Hunting and terrorizing the humans of the frozen Norse lands, One-eyed Wotan has resurrected an ancient belief---the Wild Hunt! Able to ride any chariot that is driven by hounds through the sky at phenomenal speeds, and to call down lightning on his prey, Wotan fearlessly hunts Christians and others he deems "weak".

        A pagan who honestly believes himself the reincarnation of Odin, One-eyed Wotan wants nothing less than to restore the Norse gods to their people. Believers cluster in the terrifying sway of their reborn god; meanwhile the Church prepares to wage war on him. He has a "bride" in the form of fellow Starborn the Great Beast.

        Originally posted by One-eyed Wotan
        "Your pale faith has made us all WEAK. I will make us STRONG once more!"
        A Kulan Gath equivalent. As for his sky-chariot, it's basically just Flight with the Medium and Platform Flaws.
        Skadi:
        Crunch writeup:
        Skadi is a super-durable giantess. Strangely, she no stronger than a normal person; she's able to move around only due to a form of hyper-focused tactile telekinesis.

        Skadi is obsessed with finding other 'Jotuns' like herself, as she's convinced she is a genuine giantess from Norse mythology. The delusional young girl was thus an easy convert for One-eyed Wotan.

        -//-\\-

        Infamous teams:
        The Einherjar:
        As the Northmen slowly return to the Old Gods, One-eyed Wotan finds himself leader of over 300 human fighting-men---men he's dubbed his Einherjar, or warrior-spirits. The Einherjar are completely human, and they worship Wotan as a living pagan god reincarnated. The Einherjar are trained with brutal efficiency and zero compassion; the turnover rate is, naturally, quite high. But, no matter: there're always more fighting-men willing to step up and take the place of the fallen...!

        Originally posted by The Einherjar
        "For Wotan!"
        What is a warlord without his horde...?
        The Valkyries:
        Three human women, the Valkyries are frequently empowered by Nosferat, a Starborn follower of One-eyed Wotan, briefly supercharged with borderline superhuman strength/hardiness. Placeholder.

        Originally posted by The Valkyries
        "For Wotan! For Nosferat!"
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        • #19
          Re: The Green Star universe

          Infamous Witchlands:
          The INFINITE RIVER of Kiev:
          Found a day's travel to the south of Kiev there exists a river of unnaturally pure water---a river that didn't exist two years ago. To those along the river's shores, the river has neither beginning nor end and seems to encircle the entire world. Step away from the shore, however, and the river he appeas to be nothing more than a muddy puddle of brackish water.

          But this witchland river is no illusion or trick; while along its shore, the river s infinite, and the water is the purest on Earh. This spatial anomaly is not the only such witchland in existence, but it is the most notable.

          The INFINITE RIVER of Kiev:
          Powers: (11pp.)
          This is the Purest Water on Earh: Features 1 (the river CANNOT be befouled by mundane means). (1pp.)
          This River has Neither Begining nor End: Dimensional Pocket 20 (Flaws: Limited [only along the river, itself]). (10pp.)
          ----/::This is a completed Infinite River of Kiev build.
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          • #20
            Re: The Green Star universe

            The witchlands are a nice touch. Forest-under-a-forest sounds like an interesting place.
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            • #21
              Re: The Green Star universe

              This is a really interesting setting, my first reaction was that it`s essentially a transported in time version of the Wilcard Virus, but the characters, naming conventions and setting specific elements are so much more.

              Definitely going to keep an eye on these ideas !
              [QUOTE=Enigmatic One;178799][FONT=Verdana]Note to self, get Bruce and his Bat-force to take this one.[/FONT][/QUOTE]

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              • #22
                Re: The Green Star universe

                Originally posted by mrdent12 View Post
                The witchlands are a nice touch. Forest-under-a-forest sounds like an interesting place.
                Thanks!
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                • #23
                  Re: The Green Star universe

                  Originally posted by Bladewind View Post
                  This is a really interesting setting, my first reaction was that it`s essentially a transported in time version of the Wilcard Virus, but the characters, naming conventions and setting specific elements are so much more.

                  Definitely going to keep an eye on these ideas !
                  Thanks!
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                  • #24
                    Re: The Green Star universe

                    Originally posted by Bladewind View Post
                    This is a really interesting setting, my first reaction was that it`s essentially a transported in time version of the Wilcard Virus, but the characters, naming conventions and setting specific elements are so much more.

                    Definitely going to keep an eye on these ideas !
                    ...this isn't the first time the Green Star blitzed Earth...it's done so twice before, albeit both previous times were in prehistory.
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                    • #25
                      Re: The Green Star universe

                      Holy...

                      The implications of that are interesting to say the least. Are there holdovers a la Vandal Savage (the immortal neanderthal...) was the Green Star the actual "missing link" that jump from neanderthals to homo sapiens ? Has anything else survived?
                      [QUOTE=Enigmatic One;178799][FONT=Verdana]Note to self, get Bruce and his Bat-force to take this one.[/FONT][/QUOTE]

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                      • #26
                        Re: The Green Star universe

                        Originally posted by Bladewind View Post
                        Holy...

                        The implications of that are interesting to say the least. Are there holdovers a la Vandal Savage (the immortal neanderthal...) was the Green Star the actual "missing link" that jump from neanderthals to homo sapiens ? Has anything else survived?
                        ...why, yes, yes there are...
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                        • #27
                          Re: The Green Star universe

                          A word thought 'bout those ancient Starborn: they seemed to be technologically advanced, but looks were deceiving. Their much-vaunted "memetic machines" were really utterly dependent on Starborn powers in order to work. The ancients cut corners like mad and cheated like crazy for their "innovations". You couldn't even call what they had Devices, as they were really just "Dumbo Syndrome' writ LARGE.
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                          • #28
                            Re: The Green Star universe

                            ...and, as a teaser: though Starborn are unique to Europe, both Asia and Africa each have hidden populations of weaker superhumans that're unrelated to the Green Star. Unlike the Starborn, however, these superhumans've stayed as hidden as possible for a variety of reasons.
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                            • #29
                              NPCs

                              The Anunnaki: Starbeast enhanced with Heavenfoods.
                              The Ancient Staggod:
                              Crunch writeup:
                              Long ago, the Hand of Anu smote the sky and men were struck with godhood. They rose up and made themselves as mighty kings. They built for themselves a city---At-Lan-Tuu---and ruled all lands under the blue sky.

                              Ea was the sage and priest of An and he knew many hidden things, secret ways of knowledge hidden to mortal men. He made heavenwine and heavenbread; to the beasts he fed them, and the beasts became as gods. All tribes paid tribute to At-Lan-Tuu and all was well.

                              Then came the Many, the hordes from beyond the sky. The Many brought magic and fire and monsters and fought against the gods. Long was the struggle but the gods threw back the Many and cursed their faces.

                              But At-Lan-t was as ruin, and many gods had died. Then war came again to the House of Anu, and god slew god. Some gods fled east and left our knowledge. Of those that remained in the great ruins, only the Ancient Staggod remained. He gazed about his tumbled home and wept.

                              For a time he slept and for a time he wandered. But the Hand of Anu has come again and gods are born once more...


                              Originally a non-sentient Starbeast, the Ancient Staggod regained sentience AND gained nigh-unlimited cosmic majesty after being fed MASSIVE amounts of Heavenbread and Heavenwine.

                              Originally posted by The Ancient Staggod
                              "It Is Time. New Gods Arise. I Will Shepherd A New Beginning. A New At-Lan-Tuu."
                              A "benevolent" En Sabah Nur. "Staggod" is pronounced "Stag God", as if it were two separate words.

                              The Ancient Staggod is not PLX. However, he is built on so many points with such a high PL as to be ridiculous. He is a cosmic entity, a force of nature. Thankfully, the Ancient Staggod never becomes directly involved, always working through minions, agents and pawns. (Thus, the PCs are not overshadowed by this particular NPC.) However, the Ancient Staggod will defend himself, and woe upon the fool who battles him!
                              -//-\\-

                              The Anunnaki: Mortals enhanced with Heavenfoods.
                              Charybdis: The left hand of the Ancient Staggod.
                              Crunch writeup:
                              PL5/141pp. Most humans cannot benefit from Heavenfoods; but Charybdis and Gyre are notable exceptions, as they were genetically engineered in an artificial womb to do so. Charybdis is the twin sister of Gyre.

                              Charybdis is functionally immortal and is a vestigial telekinetic, with powerful empathic gifts. She is the Ancient Staggod's herald, announcing his will to those he deigns to appear before. After countless millennia, Charybdis' loyalty to the Ancient Staggod is absolute and unbreakable.

                              Many millennia ago, Charybdis was a citizen of At-Lan-Tuu.

                              Originally posted by Charybdis
                              "I present you my master, the Ancient Staggod, He-of-the-Divine-Countenance!"
                              Charybdis is a low-key psychic.
                              Gyre: The right hand of the Ancient Staggod.
                              Crunch writeup:
                              PL9/141pp. Most humans cannot benefit from Heavenfoods; but Gyre and Charybdis are notable exceptions, as they were genetically engineered in an artificial womb to be able to do so. Gyre is the twin brother of Charybdis.

                              Functionally immortal, Gyre is a vestigial telepath and is also capable of spinning faster than the speed of sound. Gyre is the Ancient Staggod's bodyguard, and his loyalty to his master is beyond mere obedience.

                              Many millennia ago, Gyre was a citizen of At-Alan-Tuu.

                              Originally posted by Gyre
                              "Stand back, worm! None may approach my master without his express permission!"
                              Gyre is a low-key psychic.
                              -//-\\-

                              The Anunnaki: Would-be "sun-god".
                              Re-Atum:
                              Crunch writeup:
                              PL12/131pp. Re-Atum is a Starborn. An Egyptian of Arab descent, Re-Atum is a Gnostic Christian "mystic", who has dabbled greatly with Sufi traditions and beliefs. An orator and self-proclaimed "holy man", the Muslim authorities tolerated him as a harmless madmen...that is, until Green Star dust empowered him and made him into a living sun.

                              Re-Atum's powers are simple: he shines so brightly he may blind; he burns so hot he melts Damascene steel; and he eats pre-existing fires to temporarily make himself stronger.

                              Re-Atum found himself the first medieval convert to the philosophies of the Ancient Staggod. Though a fierce monotheist, Re-Atum's Gnostic beliefs have allowed him, mentally, to adapt to his master's "Starborn-as-divine" party line.

                              Originally posted by Re-Atum
                              "It is a pity you cannot yet see my master's truth. But God willing, you will."
                              Imagine the Human Torch with the mindset and beliefs of Dr. Strange (albeit without any genuine magic): this is Re-Atum.
                              Would-be winged "sky-god".
                              The Skyreaver:
                              Crunch writeup:
                              The Skyreaver is a Starborn. Placeholder.
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                              • #30
                                An NPC and two non-Green Star-related breeds of superhumans

                                Superbeings of Africa:
                                The Clockwork Goddess:
                                Crunch writeup:
                                PL10/200pp. Not all superhumans have a "type" or "breed": in the whole world, there're 9 superhumans that're each utterly unique: in Africa, that is the Clockwork Goddess.

                                As previously described, the collective unconscious theorized by Carl Jung is very real in the Green Star universe...and the Clockwork Goddess is an entity from there, bonded to a human host. Alien and embodying the concept of order, stability and precision, the Clockwork Entity 700 years ago bonded to a Zulu tribeswoman named Ngowy. Ngowy was radically transformed, but was not possessed---rather, she and the Clockwork Entity became a single amalgam: the Clockwork Goddess!

                                Ngowy still lives, kept alive by the stabilizing essence of the Entity inside her. The Clockwork Goddess turned to living iron; her hair grew long and braided and was studded with razors; and she gained an utter immunity to damage. The Clockwork Goddess is indestructible to anything physically damaging---energy-attacks and mental effects still affect her.

                                The Clockwork Goddess roams alone, having lost her taste for mortal company...but only for now. Recent events may well bring her back to civilization...

                                Originally posted by The Clockwork Goddess
                                "There is order within all things---even chaos!"
                                The Clockwork Goddess is a PL10/150pp mini-cosmic entity, hiding inside a human body... Her powers deal with melee combat and her utter immunity to anything the medieval world has to throw at her. (A Sherman tank, on the other hand, would be an ugly surprise for a time-traveling Clockwork Goddess!)
                                Earthkings:
                                Less than a decade ago, a strange object was unburied in West Africa. Seemingly both a vase and a hibernating living thing, the Mgowii tribe took to worshipping it. They sacrificed animals to the object, chanted "spells" over it and otherwise gave it praise. Then...12 days later...it woke up.

                                Slithering out from the alien, desiccated shell were 22 gelatinous organisms. Variously colored in shades of neon, each creature bonded with a single Mgowii warrior, changing them into Earthkings.

                                Earthkings are technically the organisms and not their hosts, but in the end, such distinctions are pointless. The organisms may be "worn" (Alternate Form) or detached and sent on various tasks (Summon Minion). Each organism has specific abilities unique to it and it alone.

                                Furthermore, these organisms feed off of raw geokinetic energy to power their abilities---i.e., the raw lifeforce of the Earth. Every time they used their powers, Earthkings leeched life from the Earth, killing plants and animals around them.

                                Because of this, the other tribes turned on the Earthkings and drove them forth with fire---the only way available in medieval Africa to harm these beastmen. Now, deep in hiding in the Sahara Desert, the Earthkings plot their revenge.

                                Earthkings' powers are entirely biokinetic, involving things like adaptive shapeshifting, additional limbs, wings, gills and so on. Earthkings also tend to be much stronger than Starborn, in terms of PL and power points.

                                However...Earthkings cannot reproduce---the process of becoming Earthkings rendered them sterile. Furthermore, Earthkings still age as they normally will. One day, decades from now, the Earthkings will all die and fade from memory forever... And finally, fire is the grant bane of Earthkings, blazing through even the strongest of them with total ease. This means their durance in the Sahara is a miserable one, and only fuels their rage.

                                Guyver, Green Universe-style. BIO-BOOST! Ia! Ia!
                                -//-\\-

                                Superbeings of Asia:
                                Bodhsattvas:
                                Long ago, a Great Wanderer came to Earth and saw the primitive humanoids living little better than animals. Feeling sorrow in her heart, the Great Wanderer lay with human men and, over a single century, bore 11 hybrid children, each child containing a fragment of the Great Wanderer's immense psychic powers. Her task complete, the Great Wanderer returned to the stars, never to be heard of again.

                                These 11 hybrids themselves had children: a total of 311 of them, in total. Lesser than their parents, these 311 were closer to human than those who sired them. Furthermore, this 2nd generation discovered something wondrous: the key to immortality!...sort of. You see, they learned how to separate consciousness from physicality at the moment of death and inhabit the bodies of newborn infants. Upon reaching 13 years of age, their powers would reawaken; at 15 years of age, their memories would return---and they would live anew.

                                Calling themselves bodhisattvas, these quasi-immortals easily outlived their much more powerful parents, who died over a century's time and never lived again. Over time, one bodhisattva---Siddhartha Gautema---founded the religion of Buddhism.

                                Bodhisattvas are, on average, weaker than Starborn, but they cannot be killed, not truly killed---something even Michael Archangel cannot lay claim to!

                                Reincarnating, psionic monks and would-be gods, the bodhisattvas have fallen far from their original function. "Bodhisattva," by the way, is an actual Buddhist term...
                                Lemuria, the Lost Godcolony:
                                Long ago, the Green Star made its 2nd sweep of Earth, bombarding a small stretch of Mesopotamia. These ancient Starborn built a city---At-Lan-Tuu---and ruled it as living gods.

                                But calamity came to At-Lan-Tuu twice, and most of the ancient Starborn died. With one solitary exception, the surviving ancient Starbon fled to Tibet and sealed themselves into a vault known as Lemuria, to wait out the millennia. They had even brought Starbeasts with them as livestock.

                                While Lemuria was designed to be opened and closed at will, sabotage by dissidents led to Lemuria being irreversibly sealed. In order to survive, the Lemurians turned to cannibalism and inbreeding to perpetuate themselves. The lines separating Starbeast from Starborn blurred, until only degenerate hybrids---Morlocks---remained.

                                Two years ago, the Green Star's reappearance triggered a long-hidden sensor, opening Lemuria up for the first time in 3,000+ years. Hungry, deformed and monstrous, Lemuria's Morlocks look out on a world that is so profoundly alien to their own claustrophobic little microcosm. Soon, Tibet will learn of the Morlocks...and who knows what'll happen next!

                                Marvel's Attilan, by way of H.P. Lovecraft.
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