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  • FO: Tragedy strikes Lochstone again, in a devastating attack by the once quiet Forgotten Ones. Rrumors fly that both sides of Lochstone knew something like the attack would happen - and did nothing to prevent it.
  • FO: Spectrum Leaders hid in bunker, the South taking up arms while Blackguards flooded the streets to fight back. Restless stirrings remain in the city, and their faith in either powers of the North and South. Cont.
  • FO: Latest Report stands, the Chromeria Dormitories, Chromeria Blackguard Training Rooms, West Specter Dollhouse, Live Rose Mall, Elephant Butte Hotel, Jerry's Bail Bonds, Loch and Dock Market all destroyed by FO.
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  • Shock still remains during repairs as people try to stand back up on their feet. People pour in from out of city to assist, funds flow from numerous fundraisers and benefactors. But how sincere is the support? Or is it all a play to profit from misery.
  • Paige Bradley and Jaxon Press seen at Blood Drive soon after FOA. Both refused to answer any questions or concerns regarding recent events in the city.
  • Rumors abound, reports find Blackguards seen in the South. Restless murmurings across Lochstone since FOA. Who can be trusted?
  • Love is in the air! Rumor has it that the esteemed Head Blackguard to the Orange was seen playing 'hide the sausage' with a handsome young man - in an Impala no less! Can't say they weren't rolling in style. Wonder how Luxlady Orange feels about this.
  • The New Orange has appeared ill in public, is her new position too much for her already? Rumors fly about suspected condition.
  • Things still rocky in Lochstone, but Cupid's Carnival was not deterred despite hiccups. Blind dates aplenty, wonder who's going to be naughty, who's going to be nice. Any drunken weddings or such surprises?

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 Humans, Citizens on both sides
 Posted: Jun 13 2015, 11:20 PM
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Life of the Average
Drafters, Talented, Wetboys, High Society Criminals and Low Society Criminals... in all of it, there are still the regular, the mundane. The human. They are the average citizens that wander about the city of Lochstone. Average citizens do not have access to the luxin, or they do not have access to the near-literal 'well' the Talented do. But that does not mean the average citizen isn't important to the cogs of society. In Chromeria territory they are mostly the high class, the socialites of the city. Though there are obviously bad parts even in a good neighborhood. Meanwhile, in the Slums average citizens are assassins, drug dealers, thieves, peddlers, etc. Even citizens hail to their respective Guilds in the Slums.

Life of the Gifted

Psychics in Lochstone (both sides) are wanted. They must hide what they are for fear of being found out by the Sa'Kage or the Chomeria. The Shinga has no qualms about putting a price on psychics. Everyone know's he is whiling to pay handsomely for any information that leads to finding one. If someone brings a psychic to him, the amount he gives is doubled.

The Chomeria on the other hand is more hush hush about it. They would offer to take them on for 'protection' from the Sa'Kage. Because they would be 'slaves', but the council would do the same thing. They want these gifted human's to use against the other side. Psychics are easier to hide what they are. This means the more each side 'owns' the more likely they are to win this underground war. In this day and age they can't openly fight each other. It must be done behind the scenes, and psychics are the key.

How a character becomes psychic is up to you. Some can be born with it, it could have been dormant inside of them, or maybe they survived something traumatic.

Making a psychics or if a character gains a power means they are hunted. It's important that they only tell those they trust impeccably. This allows for a ton of plot fodder.


Apportation- Materialization, disappearance or teleportation of an object. Not limited to object, can be a person or people. This can be achieved by various means, including, but not limited to; causing the atoms/molecules to travel at light-speed, warping the space, or use quantum superposition, in which the user teleports by replacing and restocking energy in a spatial behavior.

While teleportation may seem like it is simply for travel, it can actually be a valuable ability, as it can be used offensively (and quite powerful, as a spatial attack), while offering superiority in terms of movement speed and distance coverage, and a skilled strategist/tactician can use it for many innovative manners.

Aura reading-Perception of energy fields surrounding people, places and things. The user can perceive auras, normally invisible fields of energy that surround every living thing, this can be used to sense emotions, health, power levels, or the targets moral alignment. They may also be able to sense auras surrounding inanimate objects under special circumstances.

Cerebral Control-The user can manipulate, modify and control the thoughts, mindsets, and upper brain functions, allowing the ability to render others unconscious, suppress their memories, and negate the use of abilities, increase/decrease mental capacity, modify minds to be agreeable, sway sensations to induce altered perception, bestow mental disorders or break down mental barriers.

Dream Walking- User can create, shape, enter and manipulate the dreams of oneself and others, including modifying, suppressing, fabricating, influencing, manifesting, sensing, and observing dreams as well as nightmares, daydreams, etc. They can produce and modify dreams, bestow nightmares or lucid dreaming, entrap people in REM, and promote spiritual/emotional healing within dreams.

In some cases, the user's power extends to the real world, such as wounds inflicted on a sleeping victim and even pulling someone from the waking world into the dream world.

Eidetic Memory- The ability to recall images, sounds, or objects in memory after only a few instances of exposure, with high precision for some time after exposure. Some can speed read books and have perfect recollection of it. Others may be able to replicate music after hearing it once.

Empathic Perception/Sense- The user can fully interpret and replicate the emotions, moods, and temperaments of others without reading apparent symptoms, allowing them to understand introverts or discover one emotion is actually hiding another. They can attack someone in a personal and emotional way since they know exactly what emotion is flowing through themselves and can use this knowledge to play against them. Some users may learn to read emotional imprints left into environment or objects.

Usually over time, an Empath's power grows to the point that they can manipulate emotions on others, and possibly use them to empower themselves. User may learn to extend their power over/on vast number of sentient beings or reach extreme distances, even other levels of existence but this may be possible only if the user has emotional link to those they search already in effect.

Medium- This person can see spirits. While most of the world isn't able to see spirits from an ethos meister, a medium can. Not only can they see spirits, they can also communicate with them. This doesn't mean they can control any spirit, oh no. It's more likely that a spirit will try an posses a medium. Ghost like to take bodies for a joyride every so often. Mediums are the perfect vehicle for this.

Null- There are two types of nulls. Psychic and Magic. A null stops those powers near them. This may be by touch or by being within a certain distance from the null. They are like a void for those near them, or touching them. (this is based on the character)

For clarification a Psychic null stops all gifted characters, and cuts off a drafters physical ability to translate light. A Magic null stops Meisters and the Talented (including wetboys).

Precognition- Perception of events before they happen. Not everything is set in stone. Some gifted may see multiple outcomes. Some see them in visions while awake, others in dreams.

Psychic Photography-The user can imprint images/marks/writing onto the target's minds for various reasons, from sharing the knowledge to causing great pain, insanity or even death.

Psychokinesis or telekinesis - The ability to manipulate objects by the power of thought. Depending on the strength of the gifted this may be limited to the weight, or the number of objects as well as how long they can control the object for.

Psychometry - Obtaining information about a person or object, usually by touching or concentrating on the object or a related object. Wearing gloves is essential to get through the day if this person can't control their power. Some people may actually relive what they are seeing, maybe feel it and not just watch on the sidelines. Some, see it from a first person point of view.

Remote-viewer – the phenomenon of remote-viewing can also be technically called of travelling clairvoyance. Therefore the remote-viewer can clearly see consciousnesses, places, and events happening at long distance. The remote viewer can also describe to an audience, even with eyes open, what is being seen, what is happening in real-time. They must be careful when using this power. Their body is defenseless during a viewing.

Telepathy - Transfer of thoughts, words or emotions in either direction. The range depends on the user in question, and how many people can be affected at a time.


A human (of any kind, including guild members and citizens) may start with one power if they choose. Talented, Drafters, and Wetboys can not start with a psychic power. Anyone may buy, win, or use the achievement system to gain one or more. If you want your character to be 'known' as gifted they must either be aligned to a guild or to the Chromeria. You may chose to have them hide, and over time be found out and play out what happens.

You are not limited to what is here. If you have an idea not listed please contact Delphi or Indigo. We love working with new ideas, and we may add them to the list. However things like pyrokentics will not be listed as 'gifted' human powers, because the red Talented control that. This in order to keep powers separate.

When taking on a power, make it your own. These abilities are open to interpretation. You decided the characters strength and weaknesses with the ability.

Thank you for reading!
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This post has been edited by Indigo: Oct 2 2015, 01:38 PM
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