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Tysyacha
06-22-2010, 11:34 PM
STAR WARS KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC: ECHEC ET MAT (CHECK AND MATE)

At last! The heart and main cell of the anti-Force-user cult called the Found has been defeated. SEEKER ADELINE has come face-to-face with her Creator, and the rest of her followers have fled, perhaps to other planets besides Coruscant, in disarray. The Jedi Order, now led by Cathar Knight JUHANI and her new apprentice PERDANTE DAREVA, is celebrating its most important victory since DARTH TRAYA was vanquished.

Yet, even though this endgame of the users of the Force versus their foes has earned a winning position for the Old Republic and the Jedi, the ultimate leader of the Found, and the secret behind the Truth he preaches, have not been located. That is the urgent assignment upon which the Republic sends the Jedi and their stalwart allies who do not use the Force. Little do they know that this is a suicide mission, and some WILL sacrifice their lives to achieve 'check and mate' for the greatest Force-user destroyer since TRAYA...

NAME: Perdante Dareva
RACE: Human
AGE: 35
GENDER: Female
RANK: Jedi Apprentice/Knight
FORCE TALENT: Overclock (phenomenal attack ratio/speed, drains stamina)

Alkonium
06-22-2010, 11:50 PM
Name: Garren Shain
Race: Human
Gender: Male
Age: 30
Occupation: Smuggler
Appearance:
http://www.teensay.com/resources/tvpictures/new-dr-who-actor-matt-smith-showing-off-his-large-trademark-hair-in-london-9fjf.jpg

Name: Niera Secura
Race: Twi'lek
Gender: Female
Age: 29
Occupation: Smuggler
Appearance:
http://fc07.deviantart.com/fs48/f/2009/176/f/a/fa7640b1d9d32ea87d9ee9d38838cbd1.jpg

Chevron 7 locke
06-23-2010, 12:06 AM
NAME: Juhani
RACE: Cathar
AGE: 36
GENDER: Female
RANK: Grand Master of the Jedi Order
FORCE TALENT: Battle fury

CHECKMATE: MILLENNIAL


((Let me know if this one is alright. I'm thinking of changing to a different character.))
NAME: Atton Rand
RACE: Human
AGE: 37
GENDER: Male
RANK: Jedi Watchman
Force Talent: Force Paralysis

CHECKMATE: Going after the female Politician

Fredi
06-23-2010, 12:16 AM
Name: Fethe Ernhan
Gender: Male
Age: 32
Species: Human
Occupation: Jedi Knight
Attracted To: Heterosexual
Force Talent: Force sight
Bio: Fethe was Born on Onderon, when he was a baby he was taken to Dantooine for Jedi training. He completed his training as Padawan and became a Jedi Knight, he was tempted to join the mandalorian wars but he stood with the Order and decided to not participate on war with Revan. At the Jedi Civil war Fethe during battle fell to the Dark Side and joined the Korriban Academy, but was able to return to the light side when on a mission for the Empire his master convinced him to return. During the Second Jedi Civil war Fethe decided to exile him self on Kashyyyk, away from the civilization, living on the forest. After the defeat of the triumvirate and Darth Traya Fethe returned to the order helping on the rebuilt.

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s35/Stiletto1991/4vrjnmt.jpg

SkywalkerRules
06-23-2010, 01:52 AM
Name: Melany Garzo

Race: Human

Age: 24

Gender: Female

Rank: Jedi Apprentice and Smuggler

Force Talent: Force Speed and Force Lightning (will be revealed in the story)

http://img80.imageshack.us/img80/3382/92453665.jpg

Tysyacha
06-23-2010, 02:01 AM
Want an awesome image link for Juhani?

http://www.obroa-skai.net/swreference/pix/KOTR/KOTR-Juhani.jpg

Thanks for joining! :)

Cyborg Ninja
06-23-2010, 02:52 AM
Name: Psycho
Race: Human
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Occupation: Assassin, Former Criminal
Appearance: Psycho (http://browse.deviantart.com/?qh=&section=&q=cyborg+assassin#/d1j72ey)

Name: Zen Zoramee
Race: Sanghelii
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Occupation: Sangheili Warrior
Talent: He has the ability to go into Rage Mode where he fights like a berserker shaking off wounds that would normally be fatal. He only uses this when near death.
Weapon: Energy Sword (http://browse.deviantart.com/?q=Energy%20Sword&order=9&offset=24#/d1yp45x)
Appearance:Zen (http://browse.deviantart.com/?qh=&section=&q=arbiter+#/d19q631)

Rexraptor2000
06-23-2010, 07:19 AM
Name
Meta

Species
Versewalker

Age
Too many zeros

Facial Appearance
Silvery smooth metal as a base layer, with enigmatic symbols carved in and no familiar facial features such as a mouth, nose, or ears. Neck and face are mostly covered by a wrapping of brown cloth, with the exception of what look to be eyes engraved in the metal and a set of goggles to cover said eyes (http://www.amazing1.com/Graphics/NVM14-13.jpg) (No night vision installed). He also wears a hat (http://www.hatcountry.com/images/SS-Alton-Chocolate.jpg).

Appearance
This outfit, minus the face. (http://www.prophecy.demon.co.uk/StarTrek/MalcolmReynolds13.jpg) He stands at about 2 meters with a medium build and weighs in at about 450 kilos.

Personality
Clumsy and knowledgeable, with a sense of compassion that is tempered by his pragmatism. He is quick in decision-making and is very blunt and direct to the point, rarely sparing people's feelings except in situations in which it would be beneficial for him to do so. He not afraid to run in the face of impossible odds, and will often be the first into an impossible foray if not other viable options exist. He loves contradictions and occasional discussions about morality, physics, and his species.

Physical Abilities
Stronger than the average human and about as fast as one though he has occasional fits of imbalance given that his species developed in a zero-g environment and his weight, which also makes him less than adept at hand to hand with the exception that the weight behind his punches could crush a man's skull. His natural armor is tough enough to resist normal weapons fire and being struck by a object going 160 kilometers per hour, but not tough enough to avoid damage from a high-powered rifle or pole flying at him at 340 meters per second (learned the hard way). It is highly resistant to extreme temperatures to the point that Meta almost considers it laughable when other species attempt to use energy weapons against him, though he's still afraid of being in a spaceship when its core overloads or nearly being shot into a star. Meta's species developed with the ability to see beyond the normal ranges of light to perceive all electromagnetic magnetic frequencies from microwaves to x-rays, though this in itself can be a liability when he has to focus on something in particular. Meta wears a pair of goggles to block his peripheral vision and help him focus more effectively. Meta's species is also naturally deaf given that sound does not travel through space, so instead he has to rely on the actual vibrations of the sound waves to reach him and then he has to interpret those sounds, a process which can either be instantaneous or take a few seconds given what he is wearing and his mood.

Other Abilities
Meta's natural means of communications typically involves a broadcast of radio waves that another Versewalker would then receive and be capable of interpreting, which would be equivalent to verbal speech among human beings. In the event where this would not be viable, such as in a one-on-one conversation, two Versewalkers could touch and exchange information electrically. Neither of these methods works in communication with human beings, unless they have a proper modulation device or desire to be electrocuted to death, so Meta has a voice modulation device attached to his neck that can mimic a wide rang of voices and noises. In the event that the device suffers damage he knows sign language, Morse code, and other forms of non-verbal communication. In terms of combat, Meta will often employ a wide variety of weaponry based primarily on whatever he can get his hands on. Whatever he does get his hands on, he extensively modifies to a point beyond any recognition with an exponentially more deadly weapon as a result. Generally all of his modifications will have the ultimate goal of making a weapon plasma-based or magnetically-accelerated, though that is not a common achievement given the conditions he has to work in at most times. Currently, he carries a Plasma Repeater (http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20100404184803/halo/images/f/f4/Plasma_Repeater_Cropped.png), a nifty weapon he picked up from the last universe he was in.

Means of Travel
A lot of running and jumping with the occasional walk on the beach and a free fall from orbit.

Bio
Meta is a Versewalker, a species which developed the ability to travel between universes. They initially evolved as a metallic organism in a planetary system with seven stars that all orbited a single asteroid field. They evolved from this collection of rocks until they had an empire spanning multiple galaxies and, eventually, universes. The empire then collapsed as an experiment to replicate the Big Bang went wrong and destroyed every universe it was conducted in, which was every universe controlled by the Verserwalker empire. The surviving Versewalkers, who had been in other realities on expeditions or diplomatic missions, were hunted down by a coalition of races formerly under the control of the empire. They were not even aware of what had occurred until they were hunted to the point of extinction. Meta himself was the last to be captured and be put on trial for the crimes of his people, though instead of executing him like all of the rest, the coalition decided to imprison him as an example for all eternity. He escaped and since then they have never been able to track him down, lacking the lifetime to hunt down a being that can hunker down and simply wait for them to die. Currently Meta wanders universes, sometimes getting into situations. Sometimes they turn out good, and sometimes they end with all life in the galaxy being wiped out. Sometimes.

The Betrayer
06-23-2010, 07:44 AM
I'll be back as Ibis. :)

SkywalkerRules
06-23-2010, 07:51 AM
Want an awesome image link for Juhani?

http://www.obroa-skai.net/swreference/pix/KOTR/KOTR-Juhani.jpg

Thanks for joining! :)

No problem! This RP's great! :D

Master_Archon
06-24-2010, 12:49 PM
Well, I'll join up with the same character, even though I never got to use him n the previous RP, I'll at least try to do something with him in this one.

Name: Tu'un Ny'eh Yy

Gender: Male

Age: 72

Species: Mal-Tu'un'i (His 'species' has a lot of subsects, very confusing, his actual species in a general term would be: Mal.)

Occupation: Republic Field Commander

Attracted To: Females, doesn't matter which species, but let's face it, who's going to end up liking this guy?

Talent: Kenokinesis (Has the ability to stop an extremely small fraction of time, and mentally dissect imformation gathered from that moment in time. Can be used in a slightly different way for combat. This is his species' subsect specfic ability, rarely seen in outsiders.); Telepathy (His entire species has this).

Image: Mal (http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs45/f/2009/092/9/1/Alien_by_Robotpencil.jpg)

Notes: These may be put in later, or not, depends on if I want to explain stuff about him or not.

Quotes: 'Wisdom is greater than any rank that can be achieved, earned, or given. Use it with care.'

Shana
06-24-2010, 09:54 PM
((OK, I noticed she answered me in her profile page XD I'll make the character sheet in a bit))

I'll join if I can have Visas Marr :D

SkywalkerRules
06-24-2010, 11:19 PM
Shana and MA's joining?! YAY!! *Group hug* :D

Tysyacha
06-24-2010, 11:42 PM
I'm sorry my picture of Perdante is so big, guys.

WARNING! WARNING! THREADMASTER PRECAUTION ALERT!

Since there are going to be a LOT of characters in this RP, I'm going to make another threat besides Khristof, the main villain of the plot and the "Prophet of the Truth". The other threat is going to be a nasty female politician who is a "Dominionist", meaning that she wants the whole galaxy to follow Khristof and his teachings. She's running for the Galactic Senate--and either killing or imprisoning anyone who gets in her way.

So, half of the characters are going to be on the MILLENNIAL, the ship that goes to find Khristof beyond the Outer Rim, and the other half is going to try and deal with the politician, who's harming more than just her rivals. She's also poisoning the populace slowly with ostanovium in the water so they won't be able to feel the Force.

If you still want to be in the RP, type "CHECKMATE" and which half you want to be in. :)

EDIT: Perdante is CHECKMATE on the MILLENNIAL.

Shana
06-24-2010, 11:53 PM
NAME: Visas Marr
RACE: Miraluka
AGE: Unknown (mostly because no one knows XD)
GENDER: Female
RANK: Jedi Knight
FORCE TALENT: Force Sight (able to see through the force because of her lack of eyesight)
Appearence: You all know her and she's in our forum banner XD


CHECKMATE on the MILLENIAL

Alkonium
06-25-2010, 12:16 AM
CHECKMATE on the MILLENNIAL for Niera
CHECKMATE on the Politician for Garren

Cyborg Ninja
06-25-2010, 12:22 AM
CHECKMATE on the MILLENNIAL for Zen
CHECKMATE on the Politician for Psycho

SkywalkerRules
06-25-2010, 12:43 AM
CHECKMATE on the MILLENIAL for Melany.

*bleep* YEAH!!! :D

ForceFightWMe12
06-25-2010, 12:49 AM
Name: Dominic Travesty (http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a240/BastilaRevanforever/Random%20Stuff/Andrew%20Cooper/ac2jx7.jpg)
Gender: Male
Age: 29
Species: Human
Occupation: The Found Special Forces
Force Talent: Force Absorption and Negation; thanks to the special technique discovered and taught by the Found's leaders, Dominic has the ability to absorb any Force energy summoned by his Jedi and Sith adversaries, thanks to a special mineral he has embedded in his tattoo.

The palm of his right gauntlet (http://s12.photobucket.com/albums/a240/BastilaRevanforever/?action=view&current=Turin_by_lastscionz.jpg) can detach and drop out, revealing the eye-shaped tattoo on his palm that marks him as a member of the Found, as well as shelters the mineral that allows him to dampen Force attacks.

Dominic is STALEMATE, chilling on his own ship, searching independently for Khristoff.

Name: Captain Fara Starr (http://www.rihannaphotos.org/displayimage.php?pid=45673&fullsize=1)
Gender: Female
Age: 39 years old
Species: Human
Occupation: Captain of the Republic frigate Millenial
Force Talent: N/A

Fara's been part of the Republic fleet since she went to the Academy at age nineteen. Having fought during the Jedi Civil War, she's faced her fair share of Sith and fought alongside many a Jedi. During one of her battles, she came in close contact with a Sith's saber, leaving a long gash across her right eye. That eye was later replaced by a Republic field med team, but there was nothing that could be done to heal the scar that resulted. She has been known to wear a lot of make up, against fleet requirements, in order to hide it from general observance...but that only masks the ugly mark for a quick glance. Looking at her for more than thirty seconds will reveal it immediately, and often causes quite a start.

Fara is CHECKMATE on the MILLENIAL

SkywalkerRules
06-25-2010, 01:21 AM
Darn! A Found on the MILLENIAL! Can't wait to deal with them and the Sith! >:=D

:lol:

Rexraptor2000
06-25-2010, 10:33 AM
I think I'm seeing a pattern here...

CHECKMATE on POLITICIAN for Meta

The Betrayer
06-25-2010, 10:42 AM
CHECKMATE ON THE MILLENIAL FOR Ibis

Tysyacha
06-25-2010, 11:30 AM
...where he immediately tries to kill Perdante?

wait wut

Master_Archon
06-25-2010, 12:35 PM
CHECKMATE on POLITICIAN for Tu'un (since we've got a Republic Officer for the primary villain, Tu'un would be best suited - especially since he's a Field Officer - for the Secondary villain. :) )

SkywalkerRules
06-26-2010, 02:21 AM
Sorry about my huge picture guys.

Rexraptor2000
06-26-2010, 09:43 AM
How about this image for your character, Skywalker:
http://img80.imageshack.us/img80/3382/92453665.jpg

And this image for your character, Tysy:
http://img188.imageshack.us/img188/5049/61467826.jpg

SkywalkerRules
06-26-2010, 12:52 PM
Aww, Rex! Thank you! Just what I need. :D

I'll edit my pic.

Tysyacha
06-26-2010, 01:54 PM
Excellent!

Rexraptor2000
06-26-2010, 07:11 PM
Name
Micheal J. Caboose

Gender
Male

Age
26

Species
Human

Occupation
Space Marine

Attracted To
Bakery Treats

Talents
Team-killing, talking to vehicles, and pressing random buttons.

Appearance
http://img10.imageshack.us/img10/2846/26042424.jpg

Bio
History (http://rvb.wikia.com/wiki/Michael_J._Caboose)
Caboose has arrived in this universe by accidentally following Meta from his own.

MATECHECK on MILLENNIAL for CABOOSE

Tysyacha
06-26-2010, 07:16 PM
Rexraptor, I humbly request--er, Perdante does--that one of your characters join her on the Millennial. :)

Rexraptor2000
06-26-2010, 07:21 PM
Very well. Caboose will join Perdante on the Millennial.

Writer
06-27-2010, 03:21 AM
Didn't get to play with her much before, so I'm bringing her back. :D


Name: Arai Elan
Gender: Female
Age: 29
Species: Human
Occupation: Exiled Jedi Shadow, Mercenary for Hire (to a good cause)
Attracted To: “Attracted?” she scoffs. “Who has the time?”
Force Talent: Shatterpoint

Image: Arai Elan
http://images.askmen.com/photos/kristen-bell/25438.jpg

Additional Notes: Arai was exiled for being too impulsive and being too willing to walk the narrow line, to make slight use of Dark Side powers when such use brought her the desired result. Given her ability to see shatterpoints, she can easily tell when such power use would bring the desired result.

As an exile, Arai now believes she has been released from the rules and regulations of the Jedi and is freer to accomplish her mission: the destruction of the Dark Side. However, she also recognizes that the regular use of this power is poisoning her ability to return to the Light. To combat this, she spends four hours in meditation daily. So far, it's working, but she fears that it may soon no longer be enough. Eventually, she may need another person to call her on her actions, to snap her out of it.


EDIT:

Arai is also STALEMATE at present, though in my first post, she'll be rid of the Rusty Bucket. I imagine she may get hooked up with Dominic in the near future... and hopefully make his loyalty to the Found waver more than a little ;)

ForceFightWMe12
06-27-2010, 05:58 PM
Pfft. She'll have to be very persuasive xP

Writer
06-27-2010, 07:08 PM
Umm, hello? Shatterpoint? She can be VERY persuasive if she wants to be :p

SkywalkerRules
06-27-2010, 07:38 PM
*Looks at Writer's character Arai jealously* Uh-huh. Can she? So can Melany! lol :D

Wait, she likes Dominic too? Release the Kraken! :lol:

Writer
06-27-2010, 08:28 PM
Who said anything about *liking* Dominic? :rolleyes: Dom an' Arai are old friends; back when Dom was a Jedi, they trained together, played together, pranked Jedi Masters together... *clears throat* anyway...

So put your Kraken away. Even if you *did* send it, Arai would find a shatterpoint somewhere in its makeup which, once properly exploited, would turn the beast back on you. So why don't we leave the choosing to Dominic. Since Melany's PLAYER seems so intent on claiming him whereas Arai's "attracted to" suggests a bit more of a challenge, I might dare to speculate that Arai's chances are slightly higher :p

And the fact that they're old friends sure helps too :D

ForceFightWMe12
06-27-2010, 09:26 PM
Whoa whoa whoa! When did Dominic become the Bachelor??? XD

SkywalkerRules
06-27-2010, 10:31 PM
Curses, Writer's charrie is good! *looks at Kraken* Sorry, big guy.

*Kraken makes a sad tone, head down and swimming away* :lol:

Naw, but we're cool, Writer. ;)

Writer
06-28-2010, 02:21 AM
Or did Arai use shatterpoint on you? o___O :D

@FFWM: *points to SR, accusingly* She started it!

SkywalkerRules
06-28-2010, 08:18 PM
Shatterpoint!? NOOO! :p

*Runs away when Writer points to me* :D

Rexraptor2000
06-28-2010, 08:27 PM
Quick question: How did the hallway and the office merge into one room?

Tysyacha
06-28-2010, 08:42 PM
Uh--uh--*facepalm* idontno.

Tysyacha
06-28-2010, 08:56 PM
THREADMASTER'S ALERT: MILLENNIUM MOLE WANTED!

The "Millennium Mole" is an undercover Sith, a la Kreia or Senator Palpatine, who wants to use the crew (especially Perdante) to execute revenge upon Khristoff--an old comrade of his/hers. To put it bluntly, if Khristoff is the (false) Messiah of this roleplay, then the Millennium Mole is Satan/the serpent in the Garden of Eden. Any volunteers? (NOTE: MM isn't a blatantly obvious Sith.)

SkywalkerRules
06-28-2010, 09:14 PM
ME!!! I'll do it! :D

ForceFightWMe12
06-28-2010, 10:37 PM
I was planning on bringing in a few Republic soldier characters as bridge personel to compliment Fara...maybe we could work something out, Skye.

Writer
06-28-2010, 10:48 PM
FFWM, should we perhaps have Damien and Arai run into one another again coming up shortly? As in, writing up posts as them tonight? ;)

EDIT: Considering she's signed off, I guess that's a no. But it should happen soonish, methinks :)

Tysyacha
06-28-2010, 11:15 PM
SkywalkerRules: Are you prepared to have Melany fully become like Senator Palpatine/Lord Sidious? I need a real manipulator, whom Perdante won't be able to see through easily.

NOTE: The Millennium Mole is meant to be IRREDEEMABLE, just as Lord Sidious was.

ForceFightWMe12
06-28-2010, 11:25 PM
I don't think Melany needs to be the mole...the mole needs to be on the ship to start with, to be ingrained in the crew so as to not draw attention and yet still be able to get the inside info. It'll ave to be a new character that only Fara would be related to, at this point the RP.

And yes, Writer, I think we should get them in here as soon as possible. So if you're still on...

Writer
06-28-2010, 11:38 PM
Whoa! You're back! I'm here! Do you still have AIM, yah?

ForceFightWMe12
06-28-2010, 11:47 PM
Indeed I do ^.^ Same address as always.

Writer
06-28-2010, 11:49 PM
And here's hoping I typed it in right... PM it to me? Just to be safe? *Writer knows he's a bit weird about things like this... :p *

Tysyacha
06-29-2010, 12:40 AM
FF, would you be willing to be the MM as well? Pleeeeeease? :)

ForceFightWMe12
06-29-2010, 12:46 AM
*shrug* That all depends on Skye =P I'll be bringing in two Republic soldiers regardless, so if one of them is the MM, it's fine. If not...no big deal!

Tysyacha
06-29-2010, 12:48 AM
*begs* Skye, if you let FFWM12 be the Millennium Mole, I'll let you give Perdante a goth makeover on the ship!!!

SkywalkerRules
06-29-2010, 10:37 AM
*begs* Skye, if you let FFWM12 be the Millennium Mole, I'll let you give Perdante a goth makeover on the ship!!!

Oh, all right! I was just saying she could do it because Melany has mental issues, due to her past and thinking no one loves her. So... it's a mixer of paranoia and depression.

But yeah, go right ahead, FFWM12. I'm sure you'll do a better job anyway. :D

Tysyacha
06-29-2010, 12:08 PM
NAME: Plina Skelch
GENDER: Female
RACE: Human
ROLE: Galactic Senator
AGE: 46
APPEARANCE: Rearrange the letters of "Plina" and Google Image her picture!

NAME: Khristoff
GENDER: Male
RACE: Human
ROLE: (False) Messiah, Prophet of the Truth, Leader of the Found
AGE: 55

http://garbonza.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/charlton_heston.jpg

ForceFightWMe12
06-30-2010, 12:33 AM
Name: Mica Caraway (http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a240/BastilaRevanforever/Random%20Stuff/Garrett%20Hedlund/mrhedlunddotcom080png.jpg)
Race: Human
Gender: Male
Age: 26
Occupation: Republic Communications Specialist
Force Talent: N/A


Name: Salvatore Caraway (http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a240/BastilaRevanforever/Random%20Stuff/Jamie%20Austen/TI4U_u1143760743.jpg)
Race: Human
Gender: Male
Age: 26
Occupation: Republic Navigation Specialist
Force Talent: N/A


Oh, and by the way, I'll be out of town for the next eight days. I have my phone, which does get internet connection, so I should still be able to post. However, if I fall a bit behind, that's the reason why =P