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Old 11-25-2009, 08:06 AM   #1
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[NSW] Casting Call- Days of Fall: Call to Arms

Welcome all potential RPers. This is to be the first in a series of RPs set in a non Star Wars universe.

Background: FedCON history basics

The Federal Coalition of Nations (FedCON) was formed after the first successful voyages to alien worlds. Their closest neighbors and allies were the Anatolian Consortium, a highly sophisticated race of beings knowledgeable in science and technology. Their expertise allowed the first fleets to be formed using quantum drives.

After meeting the Anatolians, FedCON scouts were launched to explore and discover. Among their new friends and allies were the Calaurians, the ever aloof Rokusians and Zabrana's of Iridia. Under the directive of exploration, FedCON forces moved to the Frontier, establishing colonies on the worlds.

FedCON forces grew establishing two main branches: Fleet and Mobile Army. Academies were established as in the days of West Point to train cadets into officers. Cadets went through three years of intense training. Selection into Fleet or Mobile Army is based upon scores from first year. Cadets are encouraged to participate in the annual games with the other Academies. Upon graduation, the new officers are given first assignments and embark upon their career.

Uniforms are specific given the rank. Cadets wear black pants with a black jacket with grey on the cuffs and neck. Once delected the jacket is black with the top half green for Mobile Army or navy blue for Fleet. Rank is distinguished by the number of silver bars on the neck collar, one for each year. Upon graduation and first assignments, the bars are exchanged for pips. Specific assignments have their own insignia (pilots have their wings). Instructors wear a similar uniforme but the top half of their jackets are crimson and they have gold bars denoting their rank.


Now that was the basics. For this RP, we are set at the beginning, the Academy years beginning in 2242. This particular Academy is located in Canada and accepts cadets from all over the world. In this Academy five friends will meet and go through the trials of becoming FedCON officers. There are five main characters and various minors that can be encountered.

Main Characters:

Name: Aruko Blackfern
Race: Half Cheyenne, Half Rokusian
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Appearance: Brown eyes, dark hair with untidy locks, unique tattoo on forehead usually hidden by his hair; olive toned
Background: The son of a Rokusian father and Cheyenne mother, Aruko has a hard time fitting in places. Very intelligent and has the ability to make fleet. His strong athletic ability is impressive and hides his Rokusian talents of telekinetic and telepathic. He maintains a budding romantic relationship with Rani Provenza and is best friends with Ray Salazzar.

Name: Ray Hassan Salazaar
Race: Spanish Moor and Persian
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Background: Became Aruko's best friend when they met onboard the transport. Special ability is in languages be they alien or human and has no desire to get into Fleet. He works hard on training field to keep his body in good shape and is a natural at boxing.

Name: Rani Provenza
Race: Mexican
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Background: Not much one to speak about her family life, Rani has always dreamed of being a pilot mostly inspired by stories from her grandfather. She defied her father and applied to the Academy. Though cadets are suppose to be 18 upon entering an exception was made since her birthday came late in the year. She meets Aruko at the Academy and thus begins their relationship.

Name: Damien Holtz
Race: Caucasian
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Background: A space junkie since he could walk, he applied the minute he became eighteen to the Academy. His childhood friend Irene joined him where they met up with Rani and became the Brain Trustof their year. He has preference for men which doesn't bother Irene.

Name: Irene Morales
Race: Afro-Mexican
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Background: Daughter of a wealthy Texan businessman and prominent socialite, Irene never had the taste for the nightlife. She joined the Academy in an attempt to show that she wasn't a poor little rich girl. Her skills in math anddaring on speeder bikes give her the best chance of making fleet.

Those are the main characters. There are minor characters that take on the role of instructor and other cadets. Named minor characters are:

Krishna-Instructor, Major; Zabran
Devon Carson- cadet first year, enemy of Aruko (like Harry and Draco)
Dr. Leslie Andrews- renowned scientist specializing in biomechanics, Instructor
Dr. Jason Carter- Chief Medical Officer of the academy, Instructor
Windym Selek- CO of the Academy, Commandant or Colonel; Anatolian

This is a recruiting thread for any who are interested. I was going to assume the role of Aruko Blackfern. Any questions about species let me know.

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Old 11-25-2009, 01:55 PM   #2
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I'm interested, but I'm confused about one part: do we choose which character we want to RP as, or can we make up our own?


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Old 11-25-2009, 03:53 PM   #3
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Well you can choose one of the characters I mentioned or you can make up your own. You can play up to two characters if you like.

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Old 11-25-2009, 04:04 PM   #4
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Damien sounds interesting. Is he interested in any of the other main characters?
Edit: Did you honestly expect anyone else to go for the gay guy?


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Old 11-25-2009, 09:21 PM   #5
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Damien sounds interesting. Is he interested in any of the other main characters?
Edit: Did you honestly expect anyone else to go for the gay guy?
Not to mention the last time I checked, there was a rule against Homosexuality on this forum. You might expect a raised eyebrow from a mod scouting around this area.
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Old 11-25-2009, 09:41 PM   #6
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They got rid of that a while back, along with the one for the CEC. That, and there are plenty of other RP's with gay/lesbian/bisexual characters.
Edit: Does Damien have any sort of love interest?
Edit again: Didn't an old RP of mine have a planet called Iridia?


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Old 11-29-2009, 12:14 AM   #7
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Since both of the characters I was interested in are taken, could I make up my own character?
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Old 11-29-2009, 10:39 PM   #8
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May I create a character as well? This RP looks very promising


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Old 11-30-2009, 03:07 AM   #9
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To answer questions:

Alkonium: Initially I had no idea what Damien would be until I did a placement in the shoes trick and based upon Damien's craziness getting into space and his friendship with Irene, I came up with the fact that he was gay. I didn't come up with a love interest since I wanted people to be creative with the main characters as well. That is why I gave the basics of the characters.

As to anyone going for the gay guy, I had you in mind but I was willing to let anyone who wanted to to take the character. If no one wanted him, I was going to take him and in reality I'm as straight as they come.

CommanderQ and Ataris: You may create your characters but would you consider taking a minor character that is listed? After all you can take up to two for now. If you wish to have your own character, go right ahead but remember to indicate if they are student or instructor. If they are a student, give what year they are. Since we are military 2nd years outrank first years and third years outrank them both and the instructors run the show. Heck what I think would be fun is if there were a cadet who is like a military legacy but in the end ticks everyone off.

Have fun creating the characters.

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Old 12-01-2009, 08:31 PM   #10
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Well, would it work for Damien to be interested in Ray (assuming someone takes that part)? Even if there's no mutual interest, I do have a scene in mind.

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Old 12-01-2009, 08:37 PM   #11
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That would be fine Alkonium. I have a really good feeling about this rp.

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Old 12-09-2009, 08:49 AM   #12
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I'll play one of the female characters and then make one up if that's alright.


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Old 12-13-2009, 08:04 PM   #13
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I'll take Rani if noone minds. and, I'll make my own.
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Background: Sam grew up in the Bronx, a tough kid on the tough streets. He learned as he grew up, that if you help people, they'll like you a whole heck of a lot better than if you make them fear you. After his mother OD'd on some Crack variation, his father took him in. A Military man to the core (Corps?), he had him being trained for the Academy since the second week he had him. Finally, his father croaked as well, just a year ago. He lived to see him get accepted into the finest of the Academies, but died the next day, the streets of New York are rough.
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Old 12-13-2009, 08:23 PM   #14
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After a bit of consideration, would it be alright if I took over the role of Windym Selek, the CO? I am also in the process of creating my own character, but I won't have that sheet up for about a day.


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Old 12-14-2009, 07:30 PM   #15
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Commander Q: You can take Windym Selek. As an Anatolian, he takes a logical perspective of things but he is fair. Go ahead with your other character and post the sheet here.

Jedi Man: Okay so you have Rani and Sam. I just have a question, is Sam a first year? Please give a year for that character. The main characters are first years.

Mutant Mix: Which female character? Of the main ones, Irene is open and of course there is Leslie Andrews. You can even make up your own.

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Old 12-15-2009, 08:19 AM   #16
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Year: 1
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Appearance: Ariya stands 5'3 with a toned build and pale skin, very long black hair, and green eyes. Her preference for casual attire includes well fitted jeans, tank tops, and hoodies.
Background: Both her parents are diplomats for FedCon, both were officers in fleet and both expect her to follow in their footsteps. A lot of people expect her to always take up the mantle as leader, but she goofs off quite a bit and is always reprimanded for her witty remarks and sarcasm towards instructors.

And I'll play Irene.


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Old 01-19-2010, 09:57 PM   #17
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Okay. All the main characters are set and as an added bonus, besides Aruko, I'll play Devon Carson and here is his bio:

Devon Carson:
Age: 18
Species: Anatolian
Gender: Male
Appearance: Olive toned skin with ridges on his forehead that give a golden appearance. Short chestnut brown hair, brown eyes. Casual attire tends to be the best that money can buy.
Bio: From the Anatolian Consortium, Devon joins the Academy mostly out of an obligation to his father Lionel Carson a famous Admiral during one of the Frontier Colony sieges. A military legacy, Devon is used to people fawnign over him and expects people to be impressed with his father's credentials. He meets Aruko Blackfern and after an exchange of words, they become enemies that will last throughout their Academy years.

Okay. I'll set up the thread and we'll get started.

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What about Ray? I said I was going to be interested in him, I didn't say I was playing him, though I suppose I could if you were expecting me to.

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Old 01-21-2010, 12:34 AM   #19
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Im interested to join but I made up a character, is that okay, and is my character okay? If not I can always change the info

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Race: German, Scottish, Irish, French, Italian, a mix of bloodlines.
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Appearance: Adrian is 5'11 tall, and is a Caucasian with short, clean cut, blond hair and a blue eye's. Usually wears a brown or black trench coat, black or brown dress pants and a fedora hat, unless it's warm out, which he just wears shorts and a t-shirt.
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Born and raised in Berlin Germany until he was Twelve, his family moved to Washington D.C. when his father obtained multiple weapon's factory's in America, adding to his already large company. While there, he started to study his father's product's, mainly explosives, and eventually started to make his own explosives and weapon's which his father sold. The weapon's didn't sell well and were pulled off the market, but the explosives became popular and were more advanced then any more on the market, that any explosive you ever see was either started by Adrian or is related to a explosive he made. He did this all by when he was nineteen.

When he was twenty, he wrote a training manual called 'Adrian's guide to bombs, missile's, and anything else that can blow up!' This became another huge hit because of it's simplicity and was started to be used by multiple government's to teach anyone going into demolitions.

Due to his invention's, and his book, he was invited to teach at a military academy in D.C., which he accepted. After teaching for a year, he became bored and wanted to move to another country. When he got invited to teach explosives at a academy in Canada, he immediately packed his bag's and left. He has so far taught at the Academy in Canada for three years.
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Alkonium: My bad. I thought someone took Ray. If you want to play him you can. Otherwise I can just take it until someone does.

bobafett: That character is fine.

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Well, I was planning on going a little further than Damien just being interested in Ray, so unless you're willing to play that sort of romance, I'll take him.

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If you want to take him, then that's cool with me. I already started the thread so we can start and have some fun.

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Is Irene the only major character still open?
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Is Irene the only major character still open?
Technically, MutantMix has control her, but she hasn't been on since last month.

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Old 01-24-2010, 10:15 PM   #25
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Appearance: Bright green eyes, swept black hair, bluish skin tone
Background: A natural talent, Thorn grew up on Earth before his parents died, crushing his unknowable past. Thorn's critical thinking and problem-solving skills have made him a tough opponent, but he is not as useful in a physical confrontation without any weapons.

A first year straight into the Academy, Thorn wanted to escape the racism he faced at home and needed a steady source of income. Joining the military seemed like a first step into a new life for him, and there he hopes to find some meaning and purpose for his life, along with finding friends of his own kind.
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If you have an alien species in mind, go right ahead and create them. Just makes sure you list if they are cadet or instructor and what year, etc. I have no qualms about it.

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I'm posting the species info here:

Overview
One of the lesser-known species, even in their native galaxy, the Meniri are, as a whole, a very introverted people. Occasionally, one of their kind will make him or herself known to the world, becoming a nomadic explorer. The location of their homeworld is unknown; even the Meinari wanderers claim to have forgotten its location and even torture cannot make them remember. The wanderers are generally friendly people, offering their services to whoever might need it, whether it be in engineering work, piloting, diplomacy, or anything else. Each wanderer is distinct in their skills and talents.

The Species

Part I: Physiology
The Meinari are almost identical to Humans physically, but some eye colors that are unusual among Humans (violet, red, yellow, orange, etc.) are quite common among the Meinari while the Human idea of standard eye colors (blue, brown) are viewed as unusual to them. They are smaller in stature than Humans, ranging between 4' 10" and 5' 4" and they have a slightly heightened sense of smell.

The internal organs of a Meinari are also different in many respects. First, while their lungs are not larger than a Human’s, they seem to process a breath more efficiently, providing the Meinari a greater endurance for thinner air. Further extending their ability to breathe in poor conditions is a ‘respiratory bypass’, which draws oxygen through their skin, directly from the environment around them, provided there is any to be had. Therefore, it is actually impossible to effectively strangle one of them, though they may give you the impression you’re doing some damage if they’re convinced it’ll get you to release them.

The second great difference in their internal organ arrangement is that they have two hearts. This speeds the processing of their blood through their body. Though they are capable of surviving with only one of these hearts, they find it extremely uncomfortable. If one of their hearts should stop, they are capable of preventing some level of decay, but seek medical help as soon as they are able, that their stopped heart can be repaired and set into motion again.

Their aging process also makes them different. By eleven years of age, a Meniri is considered a 'young adult' and has reached the physical maturity of a Human between the ages of eighteen and twenty-four. At that time, their aging process slows rapidly. From then on to between 100 and 120, the Meinari do not age. Around 100 years, their aging process begins again and they age roughly five years every 100 years. Also around this time, they are faced with the setback of stiff joints. When they wake up in the mornings, they must allow time for two hours of exercise at minimum to restore their agility and quick reflexes.

On average, Meinari live to be between 800 and 1400 years old, by which point they look roughly equivalent to a Human between the ages of 60 and 90. Their ability to regain their agility and quick reflexes diminishes as they grow older. For example, by 600 years, it is not uncommon for Menari to require almost six hours of exercise to maintain. However, by 500 most of them are not as willing to take that effort and are content to at least maintain their mobility with an hour to an hour and a half of exercise.

Part II: Mental Abilities
Once the Meinari reach around 200 years of age, they begin to develop telepathy. Initially, this power can only be used by skin-on-skin contact with another sentient being. As they grow older, the power grows. By 400, most Meinari are beginning to pick up telepathic signals without requiring physical contact. Around 600, they begin to develop psychokinetic abilities as well. When they are between the ages of 700 and 900, they have full control over both telepathy and psychokinesis. The oldest of the Meinari can move objects by will alone and can sense thoughts and touch the minds of beings light years away.

A Meinari also subconsciously projects a low-level telepathic ‘field’, which further serves to separate them from Humanity. This field, while not directly aiding their telepathic abilities, provides those around them with an instinctual sense that the being in their presence is Meinari. If a Meinari and a Human were to stand side by side, anyone observing them could instinctively tell the two apart. This telepathic field is a part of them from birth to death.

Part III: Culture, Past and Present

Meinari civilization advanced much as Earth's did. The main difference is that the Meinari reached a level of technological advancement roughly two times Earth's present technology level just over 4000 years ago. They were on the verge of their next big technological breakthrough when all communication from their homeworld, Meinar was abruptly silenced. Surprised but not alarmed, many Meinari returned to learn what happened, but they were utterly crushed with their discovery; instead of Meinar and the solar system in which it was planted, they found an asteroid field. Meinar in all its glory was gone.

Since that discovery, the Meinari have become a much more xenophobic and introverted species as a whole. Their civilization remains intact, but few now can locate it. This is due in part to the older members of the civilization and their power. The Meinari remained 'close to home' establishing several star bases near the debris field that was their star system. They live there, on the star bases and on several large ships. The older members of the civilization are often bedridden due to their stiffness, but they retain such an intense pride in the secrecy of their civilization that they use their powers to mask it. Anyone passing by who isn't Meinari would miss it entirely.

Due to their shifted focus these last four thousand years - shifted from their advancing technology to the advancement of their powers to keep their civilization hidden - their level of technological advancement has degraded. Four thousand years ago, they were ahead of Earth. They have not had any tech improvements since that time, and some of their technology has fallen into disrepair. Most of their capital ships and star bases would fall to pieces if attacked (which further enhances their need to remain hidden). Only their smaller ships have retained anything like full functionality.

Though the majority of the Meinari are a very introverted people, occasionally one is born with an irresistible urge to explore. Upon completing Specialty School, these Adventurers are given a small, one-man ship and allowed to go wherever they please.

Part IV: School System

Me - This term is used to indicate any Meinari under the age of four, indicating that they have not yet graduated their 'Elementary Education'. During this time, they are learning to speak, and they are learning the basic building blocks upon which the rest of their education will follow.

Mein - The term used for Meinari between the ages of five and eleven. Also their 'Secondary Education', this is the equivalent to a high school. To their initial building blocks, they begin adding astronomy (since they essentially live in space), history, and other things of this nature. As with a human high school, once they graduate, they are able to enter the Meinari workforce, or they can chose to move on to ‘specialty school’. If they opt out of Specialty, their ‘title’ skips Meiner.

Meiner - ‘Specialty School’, the equivalent of university. Meinari train specifically in a single field for six years. At the end of this time, they are officially acknowledged as a qualified adult, a Meinera or Meineros.

Meinera/Meineros - A qualified adult with a 'degree'. Meinera for the women, Meineros for the men.

Part IV: Government:
The Meinari are ruled by two bodies: the Senate, and the Council of Elders. All members of both bodies are elected by popular vote within the community. The Senate acts as a 'filtering system' for the issues the Council of Elders ultimately deals with. A new Council is elected every ten years; a new Senate is elected every thirty years.


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Name: Akeirra

Race: Meinari

Age: 121

Year: 1 (though as soon as she learns FedCON's flight controls, it will become painfully obvious that she could just as easily be an instructor)

Gender: Female

Appearance: Akeirra is small and slender, standing at just barely over five feet in height. She has brown hair and violet eyes. She typically wears black tank top with brown leather jacket, tan 'cargo' pants, black combat boots, and fingerless black leather gloves. She usually wears her mid-back length brown hair in a braid, but it isn't uncommon for her to wear it down, especially on a bad day (if she has a headache). She smiles easily. Image

Background: Akeirra was born and raised aboard the Sceptre, the flagship of the Meinari fleet. She lived there for the first seventeen years of her life, until the completion of her Specialty Schooling in piloting. Then, she was given her own personal one-man ship and finally began to satisfy the urge within her to travel.

For the next one hundred and two years, Akeirra traveled her native galaxy. Sometimes, she went on her own; at other times, she joined other crews and offered her services as a pilot to them. In exchange for her services, she only requested education. Through this exchange of service-for-education, she managed to learn just barely enough to maintain her own little ship.

At 119 years of age, Akeirra encountered a species even more xenophobic than her own and they tried to destroy her. In trying to flee from their much stronger ship, Akeirra made the remarkable discovery of an intergalactic portal. Her small ship was just the right size, traveling at just the right angle and speed to access this slight tear in space; the alien ship was not, and a segment of their hull was ripped off. And so, while Akeirra tumbled end over end through the 'wormhole', the alien ship limped home, wondering what sort of technology could rip them open and make a ship vanish all at once.

Akeirra's small ship sustained a heavy amount of damage in the passage, which took almost an hour. When she came back into realspace, she was drifting just beyond Neptune's orbit, her ship so damaged as to barely be capable of maintaining life support. Her sensors were down, so she hoped for the best and sent out a distress call. FedCON answered.

Initially suspicious of her intentions, FedCON imprisoned and interrogated her. As she had experienced similar treatment in the last one hundred years, she patiently told her story at least eight times. At length, FedCON released her, but they explained that her ship was damaged beyond repair. She expressed an interest in flying for them, to which they explained that she would be required to go through their Academy. She agreed.

Now, Akeirra is registered for classes at the Academy. One of her most intensive classes is to learn English, for her native tongue and any other language she knows is dissimilar enough from the languages known to FedCON that they cannot translate it. Presently, she speaks extremely basic English, but she will get better as we progress.


Final Notes: An almost complete opposite to her species in terms of personality. Akeirra is friendly and outgoing, and though she is an accomplished pilot and has covered a lot of ground in 121 years, she often seems overjoyed at the simplest of things. She makes a point of being easy to get along with and therefore has many friends.

Akeirra is a skilled pilot, capable of flying many different sizes of starships and land-based vehicles. As she becomes more familiar with FedCON technology, this will become increasingly evident. She is also beginning to exhibit some mild telepathy-via-touch, a rarity for her species to develop as young as she is.

Being over 120 as she is, Akeirra is prone to the standard Meinari weakness of stiff joints. To compensate for this, she wakes up a full three hours before she is required to, so that she can exercise the stiffness away. In addition, she is quite literally terrified of her new power. To avoid skin-on-skin contact, she routinely wears elbow-length gloves. If she does happen to accidentally touch skin, it usually results in a ‘bad day’, which means she has a headache and will probably be wearing her hair down.


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I also want to make one final note: Akeirra is the only member of her species to have made it to the Milky Way Galaxy. No one here has ever seen one or heard of them before. And just so you all know, given the low-level telepathic field all Meinari emit, you will be able to tell just by looking at Akeirra that she is not Human; you just won't know what she is.

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Ok looks good. I bet though that it will drive Aruko crazy given that he has secrets of his own from his father's side.
And don't think she'll get into flight controls too soon. First she must take the entrance exams. LOL.

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Oh, I know it'll take her some time on the flight controls. That's why it'll be fun. Well, that and typing broken English will be a hoot

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Interestingly enough, I wrote in that Damien is also studying to be a pilot. Should we play that up at all?

Also, what province is the Academy set in? I've got a post entrance exam scene in mind, and unless the Academy is in Manitoba or Quebec, or unless liquor laws are different in the future, it won't work.

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I'm perfectly willing to play up any relationships with the rest of the cast. I'll give you a hint: pronounce Akeirra's name correctly and you will earn an instant friend. She's been in the area long enough to expect that most people can't exactly mimic the Meinari accent, but it still bothers her.


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I know I said the Academy was in Canada and I think I had Vancouver, British Columbia in mind having seen some nice pics of the place.

Alkonium go ahead and play up Damien wanting to be a pilot. Heck his Academy nickname is Corbett for the Tom Corbett Space Cadet thing back in the 50s (from the story version). Irene wants to make it into fleet herself but she's more controlled than her best friend.

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Well, you described him as a "space junkie" and I took that as him wanting to pilot starships.

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Yeah. Go ahead. Have him get all starry-eyed about the latest starships, etc.

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So... JM12, what's supposed to happen next? Did you want me to post something with Rani and Akeirra heading to get food, or were you planning to skip over the rest of the day and straight to the entrance exam?


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You can brush over it and then skip ahead to the exam in the morning. That way we aren't too bogged down in details. We might be doing this alot since the original story concept involved time compression.

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So... it's been about a month since any of us posted in the main thread. JM, are you still interested in continuing. If you are, I'll post. If not, I'll leave it alone.


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