Guardian and Shrike
GUARDIAN II

NAME : Theresa Marcia Thompson IDENTITY : Secret OPERATIONS : Los Angeles, CA, USA POWER LEVEL : 11 PLAYER : Ken Hallaron
Lady Guardian

STRENGTH 3 STAMINA 5 AGILITY 8 DEXTERITY 4 FIGHTING 14/12 INTELLECT 11 AWARENESS 7 PRESENCE 2
Abilities Cost: 104

Lifting STR 3 400 lbs. Running SPD 2 8 mph Impervious ignores up to 3

* - without
Defensive Roll

DODGE (AGL) 15/13 (DC 25) PARRY (FGT) 15/13 (DC 25) FORTITUDE(STA) 8 TOUGHNESS(STA) 7/6* WILL (AWE) 12
Defense Cost: 14
Offense:

Karate
+19/17 Close, Damage 3 (multiattack, Crit. 19-20) Tonfa +17/15 Close, Damage 5 (multiattack) Power Kick +15/13 Close, Damage 7 (Crit. 18-20) Power Punch +17/15 Close, Damage 5 (Crit. 17-20)

INITIATIVE +12
Notes: She writes mysteries under the pen-name 'Traci Thompson', YA Fantasy as 'Jeri Reese', and romance novels as 'Marcia Baker'. Personally, she uses the dimunitive Teri.

Agile Feint Assessment Benefit 5 (CoJ, Wealth 3, Athletics uses Agility) Close Attack 2 Connected Contacts Daze (Intimidation) Defensive Attack Defensive Roll 1 Equipment 18 Evasion 2 Great Endurance

Favored Environment (within 30 ft. of Shrike fighting) Hide In Plain Sight Improved Initiative 1 Improvised Tools Inventor Languages 4 (Spanish, French, German, Italian, Cantonese, Arabic, Mandarin, Japanese) Lionheart Move-By Action Power Attack

Quick Draw Ranged Attack 13/11 Redirect Seize Initiative Startle Skill Mastery 3 (Unarmed, Investigation, Intimidation) Tactical Training (G&S) Team Code (G&S) Teamwork Trance Uncanny Dodge Well Informed
Advantages Cost: 71

Acrobatics 12 8 4 Athletics 12 8 4 Close Combat 16 12/2 -- Unarmed 17 12/2 1 Grab 17 12/2 1 Deception 12 2 10 Expertise
Criminology 12 11 1 Fiction Writer 12 11 1 Science 12 11 1 Streetwise 12 11 1 Tactics 15 11 4

Insight 15 7 8 Intimidation 12 2 10 Investigation 15 11 4 Perception 15 7 8 Persuasion 12 2 10 Ranged Combat 17 4/13 -- Firearms 18 4/13 1 Sleight of Hand 8 4 4 Stealth 15 8 7 Technology 12 11 1 Treatment 12 11 1 Vehicles 12 4 8
Skills Cost: 45

Focus on Writing: Quickness 3, Only while writing fiction 1 Equipment and Hyper Skills: Variable 1, free action, limited to 7 equipment or powers defined as hyper skills Unarmed Martial skill: Multiattack on 3 STR, Improved Critical +2 Weapon Martial skill: Multiattack on 3 STR and up to +2 damage [5] Karate: Multiattack on 3 STR, Improved Critical 1, Accurate [5] Power Punch: STR-based Damage 2, Improved Critical 3 [5] Power Kick: STR-based Damage 4, Inaccurate 1, Improved Critical 2 [5] Super Stealth: Concealment 10, partial, passive [5] I Hate It When She Does That: Teleport 3, subtle 2, limited to places she could get to unimpeded normally. [5] Focussed Detection: Insight +5; Perception +5 [5] Focussed Forensics: Exp: Criminology +6; Investigation +3; Insight +1 [5] Guardian Armor: Protection +3; Impervious Toughness +4; Parry -3; Agility -1; Dodge -2 [0] Guardian Pistol: Ranged Damage 4, Unreliable (5 uses), Feature: Twist of the barrel will alter the rifling [5] Crowd Control: STR-based Damage 1, Selective Shapeable Area on 4 Damage (3 STR included), requires Move-By Action, and a Movement Action [5] Speak the Lingo: Comprhend 3, read, speak, and understand all languages, limited to those used by immigrant groups in L.A. [3] Breath Control: Fortitude +2; Immunity 6 (Suffocation, Starvation & Thirst, Poison, Environmental Heat & Cold), ½ effect [5] Concentrating Mental Defense: Will +2; Immunity 5 (Mind Reading), ½ effect [5] Focus on Balance: Acrobatics +8; Stealth +2 [5] Escape Artistry via Muscle Control: Inusbstantial 1, Activation 2, limited: not completely fluid [2] G-Bomb: Burst Area 2 Damage 11, Unreliable (2 use), Triggered 1, Easily Removable, Limited: Guardian takes damage from it if in range [5] Lightning Reflexes: Enhanced Advantages 5 (Improved Initiative 5) Fast Runner: Speed 2 [5] Rising to the Occaision: Enhanced Traits 8 (Fighting 2, Dodge 2, Ranged Attack 2) 8
Powers Cost: 16

Protective Uniform Array 5 AE Protection 1; Impervious Toughness 6 (ignores 3), Not vs Bludgeoning 4 AE Protection 1; Immunity 5 (Ballistic Damage) ½ effect 1 Lenses in Cowl: Senses 1 (Low-Light Vision) 1 Line Gun Dynamic Array: Easily Removable (-4) 7 DAE Rope: Movement 4 (Swinging, Safe Fall, Wall-Crawling 2) 9 DAE Lasso: Extra Limb 2, projection; Elongation 5 (Extra limbs only) 2
Devices Cost: 13
Total Cost: 261
Base Points: 176 ExP Spent: 87 Experience Points Total: 95 Total Points: 263
Complications:
Obsession - Teri has dedicated her life to crime-fighting and goes to great lengths to keep her identity as Guaridan a secret.
Relationships - Teri is dedicated to raising her foster daughter Kris up right.
Family Issues - Teri has not only lost Guardians I & III, but also given her son (who would have been Gavin Gregory Baker) up for adoption.
Street Level - When not working alongside the Champions of Justice, Guardian often operates at PL 10, rather than PL 11 (i.e. without the Rising to the Occaision power active)

Equipment:

The Lair base; Vehicle Array: Cycle, Car, Jet, Copter, Boat 50 Utility Belt: Flashlight, Tonfa (STR Damage 2), Bolo (Snare 3), Suction Pads, 30 Throwing Spinner (Ranged STR Damage 1), Mini-Tracers, Rebreather, Binoculars, Cutting Laser (Damage 7, Penetrating 6, Inaccurate 1, Reach 3), Multi-tool, Smoke, Sleep, Tear and Explosive Bombs, Flash-Bangs CoJ Communicator COJ-030; Contribution to CoJ Bases and CoJ Vehicles 10

THE LAIR

LOCATION : Los Angeles, CA, USA SIZE : Large OWNER : Guardian (15) and Shrike (5)

CONCEALED 1 DEFENSE SYSTEM 1 DOCK 1 GARAGE 1 GYM 1 HANGAR 1 INFIRMARY 1
 LABORATORY	 1
 LIBRARY	 1
 LIVING SPACE	 1
 POWER SYSTEM	 1
 SECURITY SYSTEM 2 
 WORKSHOP	 1

SIZE 2 TOUGHNESS 10

COMMUNICATIONS 1 COMPUTER 1
Total Points: 20
GUARDIAN CAR

HOMEBASE : Los Angeles, CA, USA SIZE : Large OWNER : Guardian
The Guardian Car

SIZE 1 STRENGTH 6 TOUGHNESS 10 DEFENSE 1

Driving SPD 7 250 MPH

Features: Alarm, Caltrops, Computer, Hidden Compartments, Laboratory, 10 Navigation System, Oil Slick, Remote Control, Security System 2
Total Points: 26

GUARDIAN JET

HOMEBASE : Los Angeles, CA, USA SIZE : Huge OWNER : Guardian
The Guardian Jet

SIZE 2 STRENGTH 9 TOUGHNESS 10 DEFENSE -4

Lifting STR 9 12 tons Flight SPD 11 4000 MPH

Engines: Flight 11, Can't stay aloft below Flight 5 15 Features: Alarm, Autopilot, Computer, Hidden Compartments, Radar, 10 Navigation System, Remote Control, Security System 2, Sonar
Total Points: 31
GUARDIAN COPTER

HOMEBASE : Los Angeles, CA, USA SIZE : Huge OWNER : Guardian
The Guardian Copter

SIZE 2 STRENGTH 10 TOUGHNESS 10 DEFENSE -4

Lifting STR 10 25 tons Flight SPD 7 250 MPH

Rotors: Flight 7 14 Features: Alarm, Computer, Drop Lines x2, Hidden Compartments, Radar, 11 Laboratory, Navigation System, Remote Control, Security System 2
Total Points: 31
GUARDIAN BOAT

HOMEBASE : Los Angeles, CA, USA SIZE : Large OWNER : Guardian
The Guardian Boat

SIZE 1 STRENGTH 6 TOUGHNESS 8 DEFENSE 1

Swim SPD 6 120 MPH

Watercraft: Swimming 6, limited to the surface 3 Features: Alarm, Navigation System, Sonar, Hidden Compartments 4
Total Points: 14
GUARDIAN CYCLE

HOMEBASE : Los Angeles, CA, USA SIZE : Medium OWNER : Guardian
The Guardian Cycle

SIZE 0 STRENGTH 1 TOUGHNESS 8 DEFENSE 2

Riding SPD 6 120 MPH

Two-Tired: Speed 6 6 Features: Alarm, Hidden Compartments, Caltrops, Oil Slick, Navigation 5 System
Total Points: 17

Known Background: The first Guardian began his career as a costumed vigilante twenty years ago. He operated out of the Los Angeles area, although he declined membership in the Champions of Justice for several years. He had no super powers, but was a brilliant criminologist and a formidable hand-to-hand combatant. He also carried a variety of weaponry. He finally joined the Champions of Justice after the first Burt Remington was killed, Banshee was patially depowered, and Count Zero apparently went renegade. Shortly after that iteration of the group disbanded, he was killed by the Los Angeles Mafia.

The current Guardian appeared a few months after the first was killed. Unlike her predecessor, she was a woman, but her costume, weaponry and method of operations are all very similar to the original’s. It is generally believed that she is a relative or some other loved one of Guardian I. She also works primarily in the Los Angeles area. Little more is known of her, as she eschews contact with the press. Some members of the Fourth Estate believe her to be an urban legend. This is complicated by the existence of several reports, all in about six months worth of time several years ago, of a different person, a man, using the Guardian name. Those who do believe in her existence, also believe that she has some kind of relationship with the Champions of Justice as there are numerous unconfirmed sightings of her in their company. It is rumoured that she has taken on a sidekick partner, Shrike.

Personality: Guardian is cold and aloof, in fact, unfriendly. Even to the few people she likes and trusts she says little, preferring to keep her own council; when she tries to counteract this tendancy, she’s overly verbose. These cover a very angry, guilt-ridden psyche underneath. She is extremely determined and driven, and she has little patience with those who do not at least try to match her determination. She has a wry sense of humour that she occasionally exhibits without breaking her veneer of seriousness. She avoids the press like the plague.

Powers/Tactics: Guardian has no super human powers; however, she is in peak physical condition. She has the strength, agility, and reflexes of a medal winning Olympic athlete. She has trained in numerous fighting disciplines, favoring a complex hybrid of them all. She is a devastating hand to hand combatant. She carries an incredible array of weaponry, and has access to more. She also has a large motor pool available giving her a selection of vehicles. When she needs a particular weapon, she can usually get it in short order. Her greatest tools are her keen analytical mind, indomitable will, and her general spookiness. She prefers to surprise opponents, frightening them, and then exploiting any or all weaknesses.

Lady Guardian

Appearance: Guardian is a 5’9”, 140 lb. brunette. She wears a crimson uniform with black cowl, cape and boots. Her gloves and belt are mustard colored. There is an air of intimidation surrounding her.

Guardian II was created and designed by Ken Hallaron and Terry Doner.

© Copyright 1989, 2019 - Kenneth G. Hallaron

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Last updated on 17 August 2019