Dr. Empedocles Crane (Entrepreneurial Scientist)


Created by christopherallison


Description

Appearance: Stylish gentlewoman with a warm, welcoming demeanor and the playful eyes of a sociopath.

Quote: “My dear friend, you speak of the supernatural as something beyond our ken. But we are women and men of science. This isn't an aberration. It is a business opportunity.”

Drive: Uses science to make a financial gain. Everytime you take actions to sell research, components or inventions, gain 2 insight.

Personal Goal: Seek the unknown.

Closer: Whenever you’re leading a financial transaction or negotiation, you’re allowed to trade insight points for up to two extra bonus dice at the cost of 3/hard, and 5/wiggle dice.

Breaking the bank: Once per session you can sell any number of research points from ongoing projects, to get the same value in wealth.


Details:

  • Type: Character

Factions:

  • Dr. Empedocles Crane has no faction relationships.

Territories:

  • Dr. Empedocles Crane has no related territories.

Places:

  • Dr. Empedocles Crane has no related places.

Aspects:

  • Hurt Before
  • I lost my parents in the night of fire and was exiled to the orphanage. I will never be alone again.


Relationships:

Organizational:

Dr. Empedocles Crane has no organizational relationships.

Personal:

Dr. Empedocles Crane has no personal relationships.

Organizational:

Dr. Empedocles Crane has no organizational relationships.

Personal:

Dr. Empedocles Crane has no personal relationships.

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Game Stats:

Skills:

  • Athletics: 5d
  • Brawling: 6d
  • Business*: 10d
  • Dodge: 6d
  • Empathy: 4d
  • Endurance: 5d
  • Engineering (Electrical)*: 8d
  • Engineering (Experimental device): 9d
  • Engineering (Mechanical): 7d
  • Etiquette: 6d
  • Investigation: 5d
  • Library Use: 6d
  • Melee Combat: 5d
  • Perception: 5d
  • Persuasion*: 7d
  • Ranged combat: 5d
  • Science (Physics)*: 9d
  • Stability: 7d
  • Streetwise*: 5d
  • Stealth: 5d

Wealth: 5 (10D pool)

Insight: 1 (10D pool)

Advantages (25pts):

  • Research Assistants: 7d (7pts)
  • Laboratory: 1wd (3pts)
  • Workshops: 1wd (3pts)
  • Mastery (Physics): 3 (6pts)
  • Mastery (Experimental Device): 4 (6pts)+4xp
  • Scientific Income 5

Theory: Time is a particle that can be manipulated.

Inventions: (energy/matter, space/time)

Invention X: 6d - Crane Particle Attractor Frame - speed time in 5m area. Plug into charge.


Combat Info:


Scratchpad:

Wounds: 10 - Head: 1K 7-9 - Body: 5-6 - L. Arm: 3-4 - R. Arm: 2 - L. Leg: 1 - R. Leg:

Equipment:

Crank Pistol - W in SK Large Knife - W in K Wealth: 5 (10D pool): 18D Insight: 1 (10D pool) 2D XP: 24

Notes:

Friends
Dr. Virgil Hargrave (Terrence) Reggie - Sharp (detective), nice guy ... Expand.
Posted by christopherallison on May 14, 2019, 12:21 a.m.

Places
* City Hall - massive open building. * McSpanner's Prospectus: lounge for those who've signed the Manifesto. ... Expand.
Posted by christopherallison on Nov. 13, 2018, 2:18 a.m.

Benefactors
Hester Grigmartin - Elitism ... Expand.
Posted by christopherallison on Oct. 16, 2018, 12:28 a.m.

Staff
Driver - Bathroy - grim, ex-soldier from the 2nd swamp invasion. Bad leg. ... Expand.
Posted by christopherallison on Oct. 16, 2018, 12:28 a.m.

History
Young, happy family, both father and mother were scientists. Killed in the night of fire. Empedocles was sent to live with her Uncle, a pathetic, broken man who squandered her parents wealth and taught her that she was never to rely on others. Ever. ... ... Expand.
Posted by christopherallison on Oct. 16, 2018, 12:44 a.m.

The Case
The Royal Quarters - now slums Josephius - meeting in tavern Body - no fluids, fingers on heart Boy - saw the death - came back early. Heard bells, Bells scare him, bad things happen, ghosts appear Josephius floating, giant tall dark white thin... ... Expand.
Posted by christopherallison on Nov. 27, 2018, 12:44 a.m.

Missing session
Met JP's character: war hero. Team research team lead. Works for the city. Dr. Shelley Spark - wife of the police officer Snuck in the back of the bar (man behind the curtain). Found a crank belonging to a weapon. Crates of high quality weapons. ... ... Expand.
Posted by christopherallison on Nov. 13, 2018, 12:31 a.m.

Talisker's Company
Temple bells of Yaram - monk or priest. Sweeper of the dead. Known to sing or chant in places to send ghosts on their way. William Talisker - Industrialist. Talisker's Children - son. Going to university. Masters in history. Now in municipal polit... ... Expand.
Posted by christopherallison on Nov. 27, 2018, 2:28 a.m.

Unrest & murder
Frank is killed. We're asked to bring the murderer to justice. Crime scene: blood everywhere - ceiling, walls. Chunks of person everywhere. Frank. Woman in early 30s. Woman in late 20s. Heads are missing. Tension ripped people apart. 5 shots in the wall... ... Expand.
Posted by christopherallison on May 14, 2019, 2:06 a.m.

Communiques:

Hi -- Dr. Empedocles Crane to Dr. Empedocles Crane -- Nov. 27, 2018, 2:21 a.m.

Hello -- Dr. Empedocles Crane to Dr. Empedocles Crane -- Nov. 27, 2018, 3:43 a.m.