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  1. Imperial_Hammer Manager Emeritus: RPFs

    Member Since:
    Sep 25, 2004
    star 5
    Imperial Hammer Studios Proudly Presents its 11th Feature RPG...
    [image=http://www.ozkafe.com/OzLogoColour.jpg]

    Oz: The Heart of Emerald

    [image=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/ce/Oz_flag.svg/800px-Oz_flag.svg.png]

    A Short History of OZ in the Age After Dorthy - *VISITORS EDITION*
    Published by the Emerald City Educational Authority

    Welcome friend, to your new home, the wonderful land of Oz! Like all outsiders who arrive in Oz, you no doubt are a little shook up about the means of your arrival, but fear not, you stand here now with a bright future! In this modern age, when most newcomers think about Oz, the first things that come to mind are ruby slippers and munchkins. While these are important aspects of our history, they are but only a slice of the story!

    Oz itself is a roughly rectangular land, resembling in no small amount our kingdom's flag, seen at the top of this page. The yellow region represents the land of Vinkus, or Winkie Land as it was once called. The red region is Quadling Country, home of Glinda the Renegade Witch of the South. The blue region is Munchkin Land, where Dorthy's house fell, and the majority of the traditional tale of the Wizard of Oz takes place. And the purple region is Gillikin Country, the fastest growing region of Oz. And in the center is the crown jewel and capital of Oz, Emerald City. Below please find the last cartographically accurate map of Oz. While the Quadling and Munchkin Countries are for the most part still correct, the lands of Vinkus and Gillikin have undergone extensive changes.

    [image=http://www.hungrytigerpress.com/tigertreats/ozmap1024x768.jpg]

    Oz is currently ruled by its Lord Emperor Oz the Magnificent. Once King of the Vinkus, Oz the Magnificent united his once fractured country, and when it was strong, led a glorious regiment of strong Vinkin soldiers against the then weak forces of Emerald City, commanded by the Quadlings. Seeking to bring Oz together in the same way he united Vinkus, Oz the Magnificent now sits upon the Throne of Emerald, ushering a new age of prosperity over the lands under his control. Surrounded by his seven regiments of soldiers, the Seven Spears, our new Emperor is well posed to bring peace.

    Vistors here are welcome to explore and settle in all regions of the Kingdom, however, the land of Quadling is currently not recommended. After the Battle of Emerald City, the forces of Ozma the Fair, daughter of Ozma the Great, fled into the Forest of Fighting Trees. Unable to pursue, the latest news is that the renegade queen has taken refuge in the Palace of Glinda the Good Witch. Additionally, the all-female forces of General Jinjur of Oz are rumored to have taken positions throughout the Quadling lands. Emerald City currently cannot guarantee the safety of visitors who enter into the Quadling Country.

    Citizens of Oz are advised not to worry to worry too much about this, as Oz the Magnificent plans to send his spears into the region shortly.

    Newcomers are encouraged to travel to Emerald City shortly after their arrival in order for a more thorough orientation and processing. If you land in Munchkin Country, caravans can be arranged at the Government Office in Center Munch. If you land in Vinkus, Tintown City Hall can assure rides. Visitors finding themselves in Gillikin should report to the Dean of Visitor Relations, Shiz University. Our services in Quadling unfortunately have been discontinued due to the Rebellion.

    Mechanics

    This game will be set up in a classic quest type format. Players arrange themselves into two parties, and will journey to a set destination, encountering adventures along the way. I?m very happy to announce that my co-GM DarthXan318 shall be assisting this game in making it all that it could be.

    Players are allowed to explore two different ways to playing the game. They may play as
    A.) A visitor to Oz from the outside world (you'll be getting there via plane crash), circa the present da/>/>
  2. Twinky_Stryder Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Nov 16, 2003
    star 4
    CS Approved.

    Name: Annie North
    Age: 19
    Gender: female

    If Outsider
    Nationality: Scottish
    Profession: Archaeology student, part time museum asisstant

    Hair Colour / Style: Jagged cut just above shoulders, slightly scruffy, red-brown
    Eye Colour: Green
    Skin Colour: Slightly tanned
    Clothing: Normally wears jeans, boots with a dark green **** over a tshirt.
    Other Points of Appearance: Several piercings in each ear, locket around her neck
    Biography: Annie lived with her parents and younger sister above the family's bookstore. She always had a fascination with old things and she took to history in school like a natural. At university annie choose araeology, deciding to pay her way by working in the local museum as a research asisstant. Her somewhat hard punkish appearence is misleading, as Annie is a sweet girl although she has a temper when pushed.

    Am very much looking forward to this.
  3. Ramza JC Head Admin and RPF Manager

    Administrator
    Member Since:
    Jul 13, 2008
    star 6
    Imperial_Hammer Approved!

    Name: Jeremiah Brannigan Fitzgerald. Paradoxically nicknamed "Bill".
    Age: 27
    Gender: Male

    Species: Munchkin
    Hometown: Center Munch, but currently resides in the Emerald City
    Allegiance: Feels a contractual obligation to the Emerald Empire, but could really care less about the whole thing.
    Profession: Research Physicist

    Hair Color / Style: Blonde/Short bowl cut
    Eye Color: Green
    Skin Color: Pale
    Clothing: Black scholars robes over a white dress shirt and slacks. He also has a gold-colored monocle on a grey chain, which he places over his left eye when reading.
    Other Points of Appearance: At three foot three inches tall, a particularly tall Munchkin.

    Biography: The eldest son of Pablo and Gwendolyn Fitzgerald, Jeremiah, or Bill as many call him (He still doesn't know why), grew up totally fascinated by the latest scientific discoveries that came out of Shiz university, much to the chagrin of his father, a Wogglebug's man. Nonetheless, at the age of 18 Bill, by then a top student, set off for Shiz in pursuit of a degree in physics. Four years of arduous study later, Bill graduated in the top ten of his graduating class, and was awarded a research position in the Emerald City, where he continues to work to this day. He gained some notoriety several years ago for his ground-breaking paper "Energy Conservation and Magic: Applying Thermodynamic Laws to the Metaphysical". As the game begins, he is knee-deep in the pursuit of the thermodynamic properties of several of the materials unique to Oz. The results seem promising.
  4. Chukles38 Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 2005
    star 5
    HAMMER APPROVED!!!! (and all that stuff)


    Character Sheet
    Name: Jordan Carlisle
    Age: 23
    Gender: Male

    If Outsider
    Nationality: American
    Profession: Editor for a major publishing company and part time novelist

    Hair Color / Style: Simple brown hair, cut short
    Eye Color: Brown
    Skin Color: Caucasian
    Clothing: He often dresses in khakis and a long-sleeved, button-up shirt. Dress shoes and a belt top it off. He makes a good deal of money, and so his clothing is rather nice and expensive.
    Other Points of Appearance: He wears glasses. They are sleek and modern, though he is relatively blind without them. Aside from that, he is always clean cut and in order.
    Biography: Jordan was born in Boston, but raised in Pennsylvania. The son of a wealthy businessman, he never wanted for anything, and was sent to the best schools in Pennsylvania. He graduated from high school one year early, and at seventeen he entered college to major in English. He loved to write from a young age, and has published three novels, though they have yet to gain much notice. He was, however, hired on by a publishing company recently as an editor, and makes a very good salary for a bachelor. He just recently earned his Master?s in English, and has just applied to work on his Ph. D. He?s worked tirelessly these past six years. He took courses through the summers, though managed to keep his semester hours to a manageable level. When he wasn?t at school he was at work, and his social life has suffered some due to that. He?s a hard worker, and is just now starting to unwind a little in the brief time he has before he starts up his Doctorate.
  5. BartSimpson-SithLord Manager Emeritus

    Member Since:
    Jan 24, 2002
    star 5
    Imperial_Hammer Approved!

    Name: Major Ursa
    Age: 28
    Gender: Male

    If Ozian
    Species: Animal (Grizzly Bear)
    Hometown: Forest of Fighting Trees
    Allegiance: None, but the Emerald Empire employs him most frequently.
    Profession: Mercenary

    Hair Color / Style: A deep red brown fur color, he doesn't have a style, as his body is covered in fur. He does, however, keep it with a slight "spiky" appearance on his head.
    Eye Color: Black
    Skin Color: Covered in fur.
    Clothing: Wears size adjusted and specially built armor that he bought in Emerald City. It consists of a chest piece, gauntlets, leg covers, and leather boots.
    Other Points of Appearance: As an Animal, especially a Grizzly Bear Animal, he is a massive beast to behold. He stands at a good 18 feet tall and has an equally strong and imposing build.

    Biography: Born in the Forest of Fighting Trees, Major was taken care of by his mother for his childhood before she took him out of the forest and gave him his test for entering adulthood. He was tasked with re-entering his home, making his way through the fighting trees and back into the forest. Having never been out of the forest, he had to learn that his claws, long and sharp for digging, were like swords that could easily slice the trees. His range was greater than theirs and he easily made it back into the forest.

    His short time outside of the forest, however, had inspired in him a want to blend with the world. Prejudice ran deep, however, and many would not accept him. His large size also hindered his acclamation to human and munchkin society. Becoming disheartened by this world he had wanted to live in, he discovered three things about himself. The first, that he had a terrible anger and was very aggressive. The second, that he liked the taste of meat. And third, he could combine these two aspects and be paid for it at the same time.

    So he became a mercenary to the highest bidder. Animal, animal, Munchkin, Human, or any other race, it didn't matter. He would gladly perform his mission to his highest ability. And with his size, strength, and ferociousness, he was well equipped to dealing out death. Because most of his missions involved being a sword for hire or taking out a large group of resistance members, he was mostly employed by the Emeral Empire. But he doesn't really care who hires him, so long as he gets to kill.
  6. Fisto_Hero Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Dec 14, 2008
    star 1
    Imperial_Hammer Approved
    Name: Krinkle Plaus
    Age: 39
    Gender: Male

    Ozian
    Species: Animal(Giant Panda)
    Hometown: Rigamarole
    Allegiance: Emerald Empire
    Profession: Mercenary Explorer

    Hair Color / Style: White and Black
    Eye Color: Black
    Clothing: Black shorts and large white shirt.
    Other Points of Appearance: Goggles
    Biography: Krinkle Plaus was born in the Quadling Belt, but ventured north for exploration and treasure seeking. Finding himself low on Oznards, he joined the Vinku march to Emerald City, assisting in conquering the place and being paid for his efforts. However, he still seeks adventures and aide the Empire at any crossroad it needs help overcoming, including enemies. Krinkle knows the Land of Oz well during his years of travel and is known for his commanding personality, generous intellect, and battle prowness.
  7. Reynar_Tedros Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jul 3, 2006
    star 6
    GM Approved (aka the Return of the Reynar)

    Name: David Borkshaw
    Age: 25
    Gender: Male

    Species: Yunamata (Human)
    Hometown: Tottenhot City
    Allegiance: None
    Profession: Currently unemployed

    Hair Color / Style: Dark brown, somewhat short and quite disheveled with a stubbly beard
    Eye Color: Brown
    Skin Color: Very pale due to his nocturnal nature
    Clothing: Loose, baggy burlap torso and pants, brown sandals
    Other Points of Appearance: Has an average height and is quite thin
    Biography: David Borkshaw exemplifies the long loathed term of ?slacker?. He is quite the lazy Yunamata, often sleeping for up to fifteen hours a day and using the rest of his time to spy on various attractive women residing in Tottenhot City and playing games with his friends, Austin and Andrew, who also fall under the slacker category.

    His lifelong friend, a fairy by the name of Helena, lives with him in his small cabin along a rarely traveled road. She is a feisty, active fairy, and a stark contrast to David?s lazy approach to life in Tottenhot. She often ridicules his laid back nature, but has learned to deal with it over the years, more or less.


    Side note: Has a fear of rabbits that extends back to his childhood due to their large teeth.
  8. blubeast1237 Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Apr 10, 2007
    star 5
    I_H Confirmed

    Name: Reno Plati
    Age: 26
    Gender: Male

    If Ozian
    Species: Human
    Hometown: TinTown
    Allegiance: Emerald Empire
    Profession: Soldier

    Hair Color / Style: Gray and long
    Eye Color: Red
    Skin Color: Pale
    Clothing: Black furred shorts that end above the knee, in the mid thigh. A red and gold vest with a matching round circular shield and helmet. Low furred boots and black gloves.
    Other Points of Appearance: Sword and shield attach to his back.
    Biography: Reno joined the Vinku war effort with his father and has fought under the Lord Emperor Oz. He idolizes the Lord Emperor and whole heartedly serves the Empire because it saved him from getting a self diminishing, industrial job in Vinku where he would be destined for a dull life. Since he is still young, Reno hasn't seen all that war can do to the mentality and gladly pursues fights and challenges. His father has resigned before the war goes to the Quadling lands, but Reno, on the contrary, sees the Quadling lands as the place of his opportunity to show the Lord Emperor his fighting prowness; and the place where they will crush Ozma the Fair and her resistance that oppose the king.
  9. Ktala Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Sep 7, 2002
    star 6
    ***APPROVED BY THE BIG GUY!***

    Character Sheet
    Name:Alera Blueflare
    Age: 25...something (Very Young for her people)
    Gender: Female

    If Ozian
    Species: Tottenhots
    Hometown: Tottenhot City
    Allegiance: Herself! mostly, and other Tottenhots
    Profession: She finds things. It amazing how so many people find things. Especially at night. Its like a game, to find things lost by others. And sometimes not so lost by others. She likes to refer to it, as finding things not yet lost...but soon will be. Offered the right 'incentive', Alera can be bribed to help out, her excellent night vision being useful, along with some of her other 'abilities'.

    She wears a tiny sword tucked in her belt.

    Hair Color / Style: Bright scarlet red and WILD
    Eye Color: Brown
    Skin Color: Tanned
    Clothing:soft Animal skin, worn like a tunic over her head, and tied around her waist. Cloak. Anything shiny, she like to wear around her ankles, and wrists.She has a acorn pendent and earrings made from servarl other barks, until she can find something 'shiny' to take its place. Pouch for homemade mecidine supplies, and other stuff.

    Other Points of Appearance: She has a blue lighting bolt painted on her right cheek. Oh..and tiny blue wings.

    Biography:Like most Tottenhots, Alera is very nocturnal. Her people dont like the sunlight, and love it when night falls and the moon is out. Her people are also fond of games and frockling, so sometimes, it can be rather easy for Alera to become distracted. What seperates her from other Tottenhots, is an event that happened when she was born...the night of the blue fire. Every since then, Alera has been trying to find out more about it. She likes to travel, stopping and finding places to snooze during the day..perferably, something moving, and then at night, searching out the new areas. She is sure she is destined for something different.

    When Alera has to be awake during the day, she is cranky, surly, and not much inclined to help. She would do nothing rather, but to find a dark place to crawl into and sleep. If pressed into service, She WILL find a way to make that person pay, sooner or later, unless she considers it a bonified emergency...

  10. Imperial_Hammer Manager Emeritus: RPFs

    Member Since:
    Sep 25, 2004
    star 5
    GM's note: So as of 4am tomorrow, I will be traveling to California for my winter break. This means I won't have access to my computer for pretty much all of that day. Next time I'll be able to check my PM box is the morning of the 23rd, so any sheets sent to me before then will probably be answered that day. Any burning questions can be tossed to Xan, but I'm still going to be the one for the sheets.

    Get those sheets in folks. Still pleeeeennnntttyyyy of room. :)

    -I_H

    Dramatis personæ

    Outsiders
    Annie North - Twinky_Stryder
    Jordan Carlisle - Chukles38

    Natives: Neutral
    Jeremiah Brannigan Fitzgerald - darthramza
    David Borkshaw - Reynar_Tedros
    Alera Blueflare - Ktala

    Natives: Emerald Empire
    Major Ursa - BartSimpson-SithLord
    Krinkle Plaus - Fisto_Hero
    Reno Plati - blubeast1237/>
  11. chanbill5390 Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Jul 12, 2007
    star 4
    Imperial_Hammer Approved

    Name: Umbros Astrum
    Age: 33
    Gender: Male
    Species: Tottenhot
    Hometown: Tottenhot City (Has since moved...twice.)
    Allegiance: Quadling Rebellion
    Profession: Attorney and Guard to Glinda the Good.
    Hair Color / Style: A deep black with what seems to be shots of silver.
    Eye Color: Bright blue
    Skin Color: Soft ivory
    Clothing: Loose fitting black shirt with bell sleeves. Loose fitting black pants as well, both decorated with a silver tracing of vinework and other plant-like patterns.
    Other Points of Appearance: Umbros wears a pendant given to him by his grandmother that he wears as a good luck charm.
    Biography: Born in Tottenhot City Umbros was raised by his parents, a couple of rather liberal fays. However Umbros had always exhibited a strange affinity for illusions and basic elemental skills, which to his parents utter frustration nevertheless was discovered to be highly entertaining to his peers. Able to sneak from place to place without a sound or a sight came in handy in his youth, allowing him to several small jobs around the city. Eventually he left to attend Shiz University to study law and the basic sciences, excelling in his classes and passing with flying colors.

    Following his graduation he took up a job in the Emerald City as a small time attorney. However with the ousting of Ozma and the military might of the new Vinku leader he grew frightened of what might happen. Following the rumors of where Ozma had went he traveled past the Ruby Gates into Quadling Country, quickly being captured by the Ruby Guard, despite his illusions. He was then brought before the throne of Glinda the good, who he had always admired, pleading his case he was welcomed to stay in the palace and serve Ozma and herself. He now works to defend the palace from spies, using his illusions and tricks to confound them, trick them, and drive them away. He has also devoted much of his time to studying tactical texts and strategy guides to help organize the military forces under Glinda. He now waits to see what will happen next, and if the strategies he has devised will ever need to be used.
  12. Darth_Joesha Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Apr 22, 2004
    star 4
    Bearing the Hammer seal of approval

    Character Sheet
    Name: Maya Yubari
    Age: 28
    Gender: Female

    If Outsider
    Nationality: British Taiwanese
    Profession: Film Writer

    Hair Color / Style: Long black usually tied in a messy bun.
    Eye Color: Dark brown, almost black.
    Skin Color: Pale asian
    Clothing: A simple tailored white blouse with pencil skirt.
    Other Points of Appearance: Has a Yen sign tattoo on her throat.
    [image=http://www.nakedgaze.com/images/shu_qi_yen.jpg]
    Biography: Born to Taiwanese parents in London, Maya always took an interest in film and begun writing screenplays at a young age. She has a few Hollywood successes but nothing major but considered the best part of her career as meeting her husband Oscar. However 3 years into their marriage he cheated on her and she stopped writing and moved to Manchester to escape her life. That was not enough however as he followed her and in her panic to escape her pain she bought a plane ticket without even asking where it was headed.
  13. Penguinator RPF Modinator and Batmanager

    Manager
    Member Since:
    May 23, 2005
    star 5
    Approved!

    Name: Zvezda Utra, The Shamed One (introduces himself as Klaus).
    Age: 579
    Gender: Male

    If Ozian
    Species: Black Demon of Patalonia
    Hometown: Tottenhot City
    Allegiance: Emerald Empire
    Profession: ostensibly, an advisor and ambassador.

    Hair Color / Style:
    Naturally black, but died blonde and kept short.
    Eye Color: Irises are red, much to his chagrin.
    Skin Color: A sort of "dark white" in his own words.
    Clothing: Klaus tends to wear plain business suits with a black tie.
    Other Points of Appearance: Large black bat-wings protruding from his back, fully functional.
    Biography: Zvezda Utra, the Shamed One, was once a general under the evil King Awgwa during the war with Ak the Master Woodsman. Most of his fellows, Black Demons, were destroyed in this war, and he has not seen one of his kind in centuries. A strange twist of fate occurred following the war; Zvezda Utra was captured by the Woodsman's forces, put to trial, and sentenced to live. The catch was that he would forever be "The Shamed One", a living testament to the futility of war and the dangers of pride. He thinks this is a bit much, seeing as how he was really "more of an observer" in the war, and that it was his "first day on the job".

    Preferring to be called Claus in this day and age, the Black Demon is now an ambassador and advisor to the Emerald Empire, sent to mediate disputes (his trademark method of settling conflict is the statement, "believe me, it really isn't worth it"). Klaus is frustrated by the continuous use of his formal title and old name, maintaining that he is "putting it in the past". A side-effect of his sentencing is that Klaus is seemingly immortal, having remained largely unchanged from the time of his trial - he sees the irony in this and admits that the Immortals "are pretty funny that way. Don't go to war not knowing the full story!"
  14. PRENNTACULAR VIP

    Member Since:
    Dec 21, 2005
    star 6
    Approved?

    Name: Antioch Bengel
    Age: 28
    Gender: Male

    Species: Human
    Hometown: Originally, San Francisco California, now, Shiz
    Allegiance: Emerald Empire
    Profession: Professor of Magic, Philosophy, and Physics at Shiz University

    Hair Color / Style: Dark blonde/brown, quite shaggy and loose
    Eye Color: Blue
    Skin Color: White
    Clothing: Antioch is known for his continued use of ?outsider? clothing, though he?s been living in Oz for some time. He can usually be found wearing a long sleeve, collared shirt, unbuttoned, over a plain t-shirt, complemented with normal jeans or brown or green slacks. When it?s cold, he?s known for his vast sweater collection
    Other Points of Appearance: well-built and generally attractive, also wears glasses

    Biography: Born in San Francisco, CA, Antioch is no stranger to odd things. His parents were products of the hippy movement in the 60?s, so throughout his childhood Bengel was exposed to a variety of odd things in odd places. At the age of 15, while flying back to Iowa to meet some family, Antioch?s plane crashed, and he ended up in Oz. From then on, he?s been making a name for himself as a professor at Shiz University teaching Physics, Magic, and Philosophy. Due to all the grumbling of war, Antioch has taken a recent interest in the martial arts, and has excelled in his training for the past three years.
  15. Qui-Gon_Reborn Manager Emeritus

    Member Since:
    Dec 11, 2008
    star 6
    This is the official stamp of approval for Maestro Imperial_Hammer. ]-}

    Name: John O?Neil
    Age: 23
    Gender: Male

    Nationality: Irish
    Profession: Philosophy student

    Hair Color / Style: dark brown; slightly ruffled
    Eye Color: piercing blue
    Skin Color: olive tan
    Clothing: moderately casual; the type one would wear while on vacation
    Other Points of Appearance: wire-rimmed glasses

    Biography: John Roe O?Neil was born and raised in Northern Ireland, where he ascended from a humble childhood to pursue his greatest dream: to study philosophy at the University of Dublin. John?s not-so-privileged background has made him reckless and cynical, yet he possesses a soft heart when his outer iciness can be breached.


    Whoohoo!! Bring it on!!
  16. Dubya_Scott Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jun 11, 2002
    star 5
    GM Approved.



    Name: Mike Biccum
    Age: 27
    Gender: Male

    (Outsider)
    Nationality: Canadian
    Profession: struggling pro hockey player

    Hair Color / Style: Brown / short
    Eye Color: Brown
    Skin Color: white
    Clothing: Jeans, tennis shoes, hockey jersey over a T-shirt, baseball cap
    Other Points of Appearance: 6 feet tall, 200 lbs., strong athletic build, still has all his teeth but there's a faint scar on his chin
    Biography: Mike grew up in Vancouver and had been playing hockey since he was 5 years old. He had done so well in the Junior Leagues and College that the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League drafted him a few years back. After playing in San Jose's minor league farm club in the American Hockey League, he was finally put on the roster for the NHL team.
  17. Imperial_Hammer Manager Emeritus: RPFs

    Member Since:
    Sep 25, 2004
    star 5
    GM's Update: Greetings good players and a Merry Christmas to you all,

    An update on what is going to happen in this game soon. I plan on the game beginning tomorrow, but I can't say this with 100%. Tomorrow I am going up to Las Vegas with my family for a long-time due vacation. I will be taking my computer, and I will have a nice long 4 hr drive to write up the opening post for this game, which I intend to do. And, if all goes well, sometime tomorrow night, Pacific Time, I will have the opportunity to post it up, and the fun can begin!

    This is my plan as I sit here at 4:40 pm on Christmas Day.

    If for some reason something happens and its not up, it will be up ASAP after tomorrow night.

    In short, we're getting going very soon. Get ready, be excited, start thinking of good stories, and we'll start this thing off right.

    Best!
    -I_H

    Dramatis personæ

    Outsiders
    Annie North - Twinky_Stryder
    Jordan Carlisle - Chukles38
    Maya Yubari - Darth_Joesha
    John O?Neil - Qui-Gon_Reborn
    Mike Biccum - Dubya_Scott

    Natives: Neutral
    Jeremiah Brannigan Fitzgerald - darthramza
    David Borkshaw - Reynar_Tedros
    Alera Blueflare - Ktala

    Natives: Emerald Empire
    Major Ursa - BartSimpson-SithLord
    Krinkle Plaus - Fisto_Hero
    Reno Plati - blubeast1237
    Zvezda Utra - Penguinator-176
    Antioch Bengel - MASTERPRENN

    Natives: Quadling Rebellion
    Umbros Astrum - chanbill5390
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  18. Hammurabi Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jan 14, 2007
    star 4
    GM Approved

    Name: Luke Glass
    Age: 68
    Gender: Male.
    Nationality: British.
    Profession: Retired; ex-intelligence.
    Hair Color / Style: Balding on top, but there?s still some grayish-white hair on the sides, as well as a close-trimmed beard.
    Eye Color: Blue.
    Skin Color: Caucasian.
    Clothing: Wearing a dark suit at the time of the plane crash.
    Other Points of Appearance: Crippled left leg ? walks with a cane.
    Biography: Born and raised in London, Luke Glass briefly served in the British Army during the early 1960s before being offered a job in the Secret Intelligence Service. He went for it, and after a couple years of training, Glass began service as a secret agent. He served for nearly two decades, until 1983, when he received a crippling injury to his left leg. Following his injury, he worked a desk job at MI6 for a few years before retiring in 1987. Glass has been bitter ever since his injury, and though he still possesses the charisma and guile of his spy days, he has grown increasingly mean-spirited and reclusive over the years.
  19. Lukes_Apprentice Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Oct 15, 2008
    star 3
    GM Approved
    Name: Howard Johnson
    Age: 29
    Gender: Male

    If Outsider
    Nationality: American
    Profession: Navy Pilot

    Hair Color / Style: Light brown hair, cut very short military style
    Eye Color: Hazel
    Skin Color: Caucasian
    Clothing: He often dresses casually when off duty in a tea shirt, pants, and boots that are black.
    Other Points of Appearance: He is strong, works out when he has time, and has a small scar on his hand. He also normally carries a pistol on him for self protection.
    Biography: Howard was born and raised in Philadelphia. He grew up in a moderate income home where he always dreamed of fling for the air force or navy. He graduated in the top five percent in his class in the best public school in the city. Upon graduation he joined the navy and trained to become a pilot at the academy. When graduated he did tours of duty aboard aircraft carrier over Iraq and Afghanistan and is now on shore leave in the states.
  20. The Great No One Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jun 4, 2005
    star 8
    Here are my two trouble causers... Hammer Approved of course.


    Name: Alisha Kayla (very few people know this, mainly just the inner circle now)
    Alias: Wraith (generally known)
    Gender: Female
    Age: 26
    Species: Human
    Hometown: Tintown
    Allegiance: None
    Profession: Thief


    Personality
    ---Traits: Smiles a lot, and generally hides out in the shadows. No one ever knows she?s there unless it?s what she wants. Has a very bent sense of humor, and often laughs at things no one else finds funny.
    ---Likes: Genuinely likes her life, stealing, and generally causing problems for others.
    ---Dislikes: Bright light, fire (uncontrolled), extreme cold, being exposed.
    ---Habits: Tries to control everything because of what happened when she was younger, seldom actually succeeds. Hiding in shadows, and trying to remain unseen by the general populace.
    Appearance
    ---Skin Color: Pale, almost cream colored
    ---Hair Color: Dark auburn with lighter highlights.
    ---Eye Color: Dark green
    ---Clothing: Very dark green pants and shirt, made of linen. Brown leather belt with a very unpolished gold belt buckle and varied pouches with tools of the trade, Dark grey cloak (to help disguise her outline) and black leather boots.
    ---Other Attributes: She wears looser clothing to hide her figure, and also to give knives or other weapons something to be caught in before claiming a piece of flesh. Underneath the baggy clothes, she doesn?t quite have a womanly figure but wouldn?t be mistaken for a boy. She stands at just under 5?6 and is rather skinny.
    ---Other Details: Has a scar across her back from when she was burned as a young girl. She is reasonably well to do thanks to her time in the guild, but the changes in the Emerald Empire have started causing drastic problems for the guild and her money is starting to disappear due to changes.
    Weapons: Typically tries to avoid fights and will run if the situation will allow for it. If not, she has two very fine daggers (the only sign of the funds she has gathered to date), one on each hip in soft black leather hilts.


    Biography
    ---Personal History: She wasn?t always alone. Alisha once had a father (a semi-well of merchant) and a mother who loved her and did everything they could to keep her happy and healthy. That was before the fire. It was a kidnapping gone bad, with the con?s managing to knock over a set of candles that were in the hall. The noise brought her father, who the interlopers killed. Her mother got the same treatment. The fire spread a lot faster than the kidnappers had expected, and by the time they got to the 7 year old Alisha?s room a piece of wood had already fallen across her back, burning her and leaving the young child?s back scarred for the rest of her life. Not being completely evil the criminals saved her life, even as they ended it in another fashion.

    Since the whole reason the two had tried to kidnap her in the first place was desperation, they left her alone in the street, where she fainted.

    Waking up was something the girl hadn?t anticipated, but she found herself staring at the interior of a room that smelled of spices and herbs. An old woman stood beside the fireplace, and the completely unfamiliar surroundings made her start to whimper. The old woman soothed her, and helped her to heal. She was a poor old healer, who offered to teach Alisha the healers arts as she grew up. Alisha took advantage of it, but as she grew older started spending more time on the streets than at the old woman?s home. To an extent this distressed the old woman, who feared she would end up with a bad crowd, but still she understood the need to find one?s own path.

    That path led Alisha to a thieves guild, which was something she took to remarkably well. As a result of this she quickly rose through their ranks, and was able to augment the old woman?s meager income with her own. The old healer never asked where the money or food came from. Although she would speak with a vaguely disapproving glance at times/>
  21. HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist

    Member Since:
    Apr 13, 2001
    star 6
    Imperial_Hammer Approved!

    Name: Tonn Denroth
    Age: 32
    Gender: Male

    If Ozian
    Species: Human
    Hometown: TinTown
    Allegiance: None
    Profession: Thief

    Hair Color / Style: Shaggy brown with sideburns
    Eye Color: Piercing blue
    Skin Color: Tanned
    Clothing: Black tunic and gray pants tucked into lace-up brown leather boots. A utility belt containing rations and a knife are secured about his waist and a long, dark green cloak with a hood completes the ensemble.
    Other Points of Appearance: He is of average height and contains quite a bulk of muscle; a well-to-do kind of guy.
    Biography: Born into a family of wealth, Tonn held the reputation of being rich and spoiled growing up. Anything he wanted was given to him on a whim and to many folks, it was the ideal life to live. But even the wealthy had their inner demons and the young Tonn was no exception. Although he appeared to be a happy child, he always had a longing to leave the pampered life behind and explore what lay beyond the stone walls of his family's estate. That yearning soon became a constant voice in his mind that could no longer be ignored and at the age of 18, Tonn left his only family behind to begin a new life.

    Of course, supporting himself was no easy task and Tonn always found himself short on money and struggling to make ends meet. But that is when he came across the Guild and their unique way of making a living - thievery. He joined up without a second thought and soon found himself flourishing at his new profession.

    Several years passed and Tonn now found himself a member of the Inner Circle and unlikely friends with another Guild member, Alisha Kayla. But things were far from perfect. With the change of power shifting in the Emerald City, the rumblings could be felt all throughout Oz, and the Guild was no exception. Things spiraled out of control quickly until the Guild leader himself, Shadowkin, left the very group he supported for so long to seek help from the growing rebellion in the west.

    Fearing their only hope for survival lied with this new rebellion and unwilling to lose their leader, Tonn and Kayla soon made the fateful decision to head west as well. And so, began their great journey.
  22. Imperial_Hammer Manager Emeritus: RPFs

    Member Since:
    Sep 25, 2004
    star 5
    GM?s OOC: And so it begins?

    IC: Glinda, Ozma, Jinjur
    Location: Glinda?s Palace, the Ruby Lands, Quadling

    Within the marble halls of the Palace of Glinda, the once good, now deemed renegade Witch of the South, the three most wanted women in Oz were meeting. Each of these women had their own strengths, each their own reasons for fostering the rebellion, and each their own reasons for being enemies of the Emerald Empire.

    Leaning over a large map of Oz was, if one was to rank them, was the third in command. This tall brown-haired woman was named General Jinjur. She was dressed in a feminized green officers uniform, a double breasted military jacket and a knee-high gold lined skirt. Someone adept at reading faces would see a grim determination in her eyes, that of a leader and a commander. This woman, long ago, had claimed the throne of Oz for herself, but found governing not for her taste. A fervent feminist, she chaffed under the patriarchy of the Emerald Emperor and happy went out of retirement to aid in the Rebellion?s fight.

    On the other side of the table, carrying herself with a much more regal manner, was the very beautiful ruler of Oz, Princess Ozma the Fair. With flowing blonde locks and wearing a delicate lavender gown, her face, to the apt, betrayed some sadness. It was the sadness of a ruler, torn from her throne, forced to see the land she was charged with being cast into a violent civil war. Upon her styled gold tiara, OZ was crafted into its front. She was the figurehead of this rebellion, the source of its legitimacy in the eyes of all who believed in it. It was only by a stroke of luck that she had escaped the clutches of the Emerald Emperor, who would have surely put her to death.

    Next to her was the powerhouse of this Quadling Rebellion, the source of its power, without which, it would have been crushed long ago. Looking older, with a few lines etched from prolonged worry and responsibility, was the still graceful Glinda the Good Witch. She was dressed in a trademark pink gown, somewhat like the one she enjoyed wearing when she traveled Oz, only more comfortable and less showy, as she was at rest in her home. Divorced from the power of Emerald City, Glinda still maintained the strongest magic in Oz, the real boon to the Rebellion. She had the look of an embattled warrior, tired but ever resolute. She knew her fight was one that must be waged, and although she could not prevent the initial takeover of power by the Vinkus, she could not let the Emperor?s power remain. She was largely considered to be the leader of this group, and it was she that the Emerald Emperor hated the most. She knew he was constantly seeking ways to combat her power, and she did so, in turn, with his forces.

    ?The Galefall Festival?? Ozma was saying, ?? is fast approaching. Are our operatives in place??

    ?We have 10 agents now in Centre Munch and two more on their way.? Jinjur replied ?Our explosives guy is on his way back from Shiz with a cart full of dynamite?

    ?On the backroads I hope?? Ozma asked.

    ?Of course,? replied Jinjur. ?We should get a messenger from him with a day.?

    ?He is safe? declared Glinda. ?I can sense it.?

    The two other women looked to the Witch, and exchanged relieved looks.

    ?This is important ladies,? Jinjur continued, ?The Galefall Festival is Oz?s largest fair, and a good deal of trade and commerce happens there. The Munchkins are unimpressed with what we can offer them, and see no threat in the Emperor?s increasing power. Disrupting trade here at this event will make it clear to the commercial munchkins that the Emperor cannot protect them as well as they think he can. By showing them this, and perhaps seeing the Imperial overreaction, this might be the push we need to show them that the Emperor is not fit for command.?

    ?I am still hesitant about this,? Ozma interjected. ?The threat for loss of life is so great.?

    ?No one said this fight was going to be pretty Ozma,? Jinjur retorted. ?War is a dirty thing.?

    ?Be not troubled Ozma,? Glinda said, puttin
  23. Reynar_Tedros Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jul 3, 2006
    star 6
    IC: David Borkshaw
    Inside a peculiar wagon caravan near Center Munch
    If pillows could talk, then there would be no shortage of profanities thrown out by the soft object that rested beneath the head of David Borkshaw, currently being bestowed with its fair share of drool from the mouth of the Yunamata man.

    "My... my... what large... teeth... you have..." David mumbled in his sleep as he turned his head over, lying on his stomach with his left knee brought almost to his chest and his right leg stretched straight south of him.

    His longtime fairy companion Helena rested on her own small cot that hung from the ceiling of the covered wagon, swaying gently back and forth as the vehicle moved slowly along its path. She slept on her side, resting her head on her flatly stacked hands and breathing softly, deep in slumber.

    "No, no..." David mumbled again. "My ears... too... big..."

    It wasn't much longer that David's eyes slowly drifted open at the sound of rising voices outside of the now halted wagon. He blinked away sleep, and yawned. "Mmmfghmmm, Helena?" he groaned.

    "Go back to sleep," Helena said, half-asleep and drowsy. "The bunnies won't hurt you."

    "No, listen," David said, now awake at the sound of the incresingly antagonistic voices from outside.

    Helena sighed and rolled onto her back. "It's just a checkpoint. Go to sleep."

    David, not one to turn down sleep, shrugged and plopped his head back down on the pillow, and the drool returned soon after.

    Tag: Traveling wagon Tottenhot people
  24. Penguinator RPF Modinator and Batmanager

    Manager
    Member Since:
    May 23, 2005
    star 5
    Zvezda Utra (Klaus)
    Emerald City Conscription Office

    This certainly was a change of pace for the Demon, the Shamed One, Zvezda Utra. Businesslike tones he was used to, strange briefings too, but not this sort of attitude. Respect and trust! That was a first! For the past century or three all Zvezda had received was condemnation, and now he was a representative of the Emerald Empire! He resisted an urge to straighten his tie. He nearly smiled when he heard the news that he'd be the good cop for once, instead of a constant reminder of mistakes. Of course, there was that bit about him being less intimidating than the Bears, which he found hard to believe. The way he seemed to disappear into darkness, the red eyes, the wings...it wasn't his ideal of a friendly ambassador, but what the Empire wanted the Empire got.

    Zvezda decided to hold his tongue about the intimidation bit, but still had one issue to get off his chest. He coughed gently, and straightened his back, speaking to the General.

    "Yes, sir, there is one thing I'd like to have answered."

    Tag: Imp
  25. Ktala Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Sep 7, 2002
    star 6
    Alera Blueflare
    Inside a Tottenhot wagon caravan near Center Munch

    Voices.

    Annoying and LOUD.

    Alera cracked open an eye. It took her a moment to remember. She was traveling in a Tottenhot wagon, with other passengers. She looked over towards the one talking about..huge teeth. He was a Yunamata with fuzzy hair, and scraggy beard. "ears...to big..." Alera looked at the Yunamata. Ears? Must be an interesting dream. She personally would have liked to stuff a pillow into him, but he was traveling with someone. It had peeked Alera's curosity when she had saw her. One of her kind, travelling with a scraggy beard. Alera had grinned at the pair. But it had saved the walking fur mound from being molested by her. Nope, he already had his own shadow. What came next out of his companions mouth, nearly caused her to choke...

    ""Go back to sleep," the other fairy said, half-asleep and drowsy. "The bunnies won't hurt you."

    BUNNIES? It took all her composure to keep from giggling. So instead she dived under the pillows, to muffle her sounds. The other person in the wagon, didnt seem to notice at the moment.

    The voices outside the window grew incresingly antagonistic voices from outside. The other fay sighed and rolled onto her back. "It's just a checkpoint. Go to sleep." Alera frowned. Since when did fay worry about checkpoints. She did not like the new security things that they had been trying to impose of them. Free spirits should move any way they wished. It was all such a bother. If it had not been for the Galefall Festival, Alera would not have bothered being stuck in a wagon at all. She sighed softly. She missed the good ole days.

    Stuffing a pillow over her head, trying to blot out the sounds of folks arguring, she swam back up out the comfy pillows and blankets, to peer at the other member inside the wagon. A man with black and silver hair, and so pale, it was if he was almost fay. And his blue eyes. But he was big. But not like a Yunamata either. But there was something about him, that drew her attentions immediately. Like there was two sides to the man.

    Another shout from outside, made her groan softly, and clamp a pillow even tighter to her ears. The wagon suddenly came to a halt, and Alera
    made her way towards one of the covered curtains. She listened carefully, not wanting to raise the curtains. She could see a tiny stream of light peeking out. UGH! Far too early for her tastes. She wished she had a silence spell, to cast out the horrible noises from outside. And while staring at the strange man was fun, she was really too sleepy to care. With a great yawn, she made herself a tunnel within the pillows, and eventually finding the corner of the wagon, she curled up within her tunnel of warm and comfy pillows, grabbed a corner of a blanket, and with the sounds now muffled nicely, started to head back to sleep. Just wait till later....



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