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Blackjack


Blackjack, who's real name is Phillip Paxton, never set out to be a hero. In fact, he sort of fell into it through a series of events related to his - now-former - job as a professional thief.


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Wyldfire

Storytelled by Kummer Wolfe
Played by
C. B. Ash

Hi! I'm CB Ash - also known as Kummer Wolfe. To be fair, I spend my days going in several directions at once from software architect, inventor, and UX designer to science fiction and fantasy writer, Game Master, and worldbuilder on World Anvil or writer on Storium!   In short, I'm a creative storyteller!   As you might guess, the day job is the long-time software architect / ux designer/inventor part. The rest is the 'night job'.   Aside from that, I'm working on a couple of books, one of which is in my world 'Fiven' below.   Beyond that, I'm either working on one of my github projects or web component architecture.   I'm also on Storium: https://storium.com/user/kummer_wolfe   ... and I wouldn't turn down a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/cbash


Other Characters by Kummer Wolfe


   

Blackjack

DEX
9
STR
5
BODY
6
INT
9
WILL
7
MIND
9
INFL
8
AURA
7
SPIRIT
6
Initiative
30
Hero Points
20

POWERS

(* Linked Powers)
Teleport: 10 (Power Restriction: 1)
Matter Manipulation:9 (Power Bonus: 1)

BONUSES AND LIMITATIONS

Teleport: Must be line of sight only, and teleport leaves a momentary burst of blue smoke behind after teleport.

Matter Manipulation: Can affect living beings, can only manipulate objects of approximate 4 - 5 ounces ( slightly larger than a deck of playing cards ).

SKILLS

(* Linked Skills)
Martial Artist: 7

Thief: 11

Acrobatics (dodge): 8

Gadgetry: 4

Weaponry (Exotic, Melee): 8

Detective(Clue Analysis, Counterfeit Recognition): 5

Detective(Identification Systems, Police Procedures): 3

Medicine(First Aid): 3

Artist(Actor): 4

ADVANTAGES

Lightning Reflexes

Iron Nerves

Sharp Eye

Scholar (electronics)

Scholar (security systems)

Gadget (Escrima Sticks: EV4, Body 9, Cost: 27)

Gadget (Reinforced Staff: EV5, Body 9, Cost: 28)

DRAWBACKS

Mistrust

Secret Identity (Does try to keep the identity of Blackjack and Phillip Paxton separate)

Married

Misc Drawback (-25) (Driven by his own demons. Despite his jovial nature, Blackjack is driven
to not return to his life of crime but instead be a hero for his wife and son to make the world
a little better for them.)

Dark Secret (Worked for Card Shark as enforcer for short time.)

Misc Drawback (-5) (Parent. Currently one son named Grayson)

OCCUPATION AND WEALTH

Security Consultant
: Wealth 8 ( Approx. Annual Income : $300,000)

EQUIPMENT

Gadget (Escrima Sticks: EV4, Body 9, Cost: 27)

Gadget (Reinforced Staff: EV5, Body 9, Cost: 28)

SUBPLOTS

Former thief and now a father and married to the vigilante, covert-ops superhero, Jarissa.

Card Shark and Blackjack are almost openly at odds due to a bad falling out in his previous career as a thief working for Card Shark.

ATTRIBUTE BREAKDOWN

Attribute
Benchmark (based on current attributes above)

 
DEX (Dexterity)
This person possesses the best agility that is humanly possible.

 
STR (Strength)
This is the level of maximum human strength. Lifting range: 900 - 1600 pounds

 
BODY (Body)
The individual can withstand the greatest amount of physical damage humanly possible. They possess an exceptional resistance to fatigue.

 
INT (Intelligence)
This person's intellect equals a professional who is one of three world authorities on a subject.

 
WILL (Willpower)
This individual possesses the resolve to conquer any human fear or rational threat, save death.

 
MIND (Mind)
The individual will maintain self-discipline and sanity under strenuous pain.

 
INFL (Influence)
This person is so unique as to be highly regarded by several people across a nation or a state.

 
AURA (Aura)
This individual has a mystique capable of affecting the opinions of people across a nation. This person could gain loyalty and respect upon appearance.

 
SPIRIT (Spirit)
This person is so secure in his or her beliefs that he or she is willing to die for them.

 
WEALTH
This person can afford to spend up to $6400 per week

 
 

 

The major events and journals in Blackjack's history, from the beginning to today.

The list of amazing people following the adventures of Blackjack.

Jarissa

Played by
C. B. Ash

Hi! I'm CB Ash - also known as Kummer Wolfe. To be fair, I spend my days going in several directions at once from software architect, inventor, and UX designer to science fiction and fantasy writer, Game Master, and worldbuilder on World Anvil or writer on Storium!   In short, I'm a creative storyteller!   As you might guess, the day job is the long-time software architect / ux designer/inventor part. The rest is the 'night job'.   Aside from that, I'm working on a couple of books, one of which is in my world 'Fiven' below.   Beyond that, I'm either working on one of my github projects or web component architecture.   I'm also on Storium: https://storium.com/user/kummer_wolfe   ... and I wouldn't turn down a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/cbash


Other Characters by Kummer Wolfe