Jack of Diamonds

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Jack of Diamonds PL10 Teleporter (150 PP)
STR: 10 (+0) DEX: 24/14 (+7) WIS: 14 (+2) Initiative: +7
CON: 14 (+2) INT: 10 (+0) CHA: 14 (+2) Hero Points: 2
Attack: +7 Grapple: +12 Defense: +9 Flatfooted: +9
Toughness: +9 Fortitude: +6 Reflex: +10 Will: +6
Enhanced Dexterity Rank 10 (10pp)
Teleport (Linked) Rank 10 (34pp)
Extras: Attack
Power Feats: Change Direction, Change Velocity, Easy, Turnabout
Dazzle (Linked) Rank 1 (3pp)
Visual, Area (Burst)
Attack Specialization (Teleport Attack), Attack Specialization (Thrown), Defensive Roll 7, Distract (Bluff), Elusive Target, Evasion 2, Fascinate (Bluff), Grappling Finesse, Sneak Attack 4, Taunt, Throwing Mastery 4, Uncanny Dodge
Acrobatics 8 +15
Bluff 8 +10
Climb 4 +4
Disguise 8 +10
Escape Artist 10 +17
Knowledge (Streetwise) 4 +4
Notice 10 +12
Ride 4 +11
Search 12 +12
Sleight of Hand 8 +15
Stealth 8 +15
Survival 4 +6
Equipment: None.
Complications: Secret: former villain.
Drawbacks: None.
Abilities 16 + Skills 23 (92 Ranks) + Feats 25 + Powers 47 + Combat 24 + Saves 11 = 150 / 150


Old West, Robin Hood and Espionage.

A consequence of natural disaster in the Old World - earthquakes, drought and more besides - meant that the New World saw a lot more immigrants. After most of the Prussian nobility began carving out their stakes in America, others followed suit. What should have been the Wild West became the Feudal West, dozens of small territories fighting for land and riches. A lack of a single, cohesive government meant much innovation and invention was held back or never even discovered, the resources going to more "important" matters and some of the greater minds of the age dying as conscripts in some baron's mismanaged war.


Poor Rachel Ellis. It was hard to tell where the con ended and the legend began. How could a habitual thief, a career thief who was more than a little self-serving, wind up being called a hero? It might have been a pang of the conscience she'd always claimed to never have.

The con had been so simple, coming from the villain among villains Judas Warwick. Work with him, pretend to be one of the heroes and milk the rubes for all they had. Pretending to be a boy rather than the woman she was, and with Warwick's infamous face hidden behind a mask, it went well. But then came that fateful night, when Warwick was discovered by an errant and inquisitive child. Lightning lashed the sky, the deluge fell, and all Rachel had to do was stand aside and let Warwick do what had to be done. So then why? Why did she stop him? Why did she fight him?

Though unpowered, Warwick was a tyrant and a genius, and it was the single toughest moment of Rachel's life. It almost broke her, but when the storm cleared she was alive and Warwick... well, his body was never found. But that was the beginning of it all, how a rascal of a thief became a daisy of a hero without ever meaning to. She still stole, of course - but now she only stole from the undeserving, to help others.

So who knows why she decided to join with Homeline? Maybe she accepted her life as a hero. Maybe she wanted to see what was out there. Maybe just so she could stop dressin' like a man.