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[OOC] Dresden Files RPG: Las Vegas: Glitz and Glamo(u)r - Roster picked, IC thread Soon
Character Name: Roxanne Chandler
Musts: Evocation (-3), Thaumaturgy (-3),
Wizard's Constitution, The Sight (-1), Soulgaze
High Concept: Ex-Warden Femme Fatale
Trouble: I’m Retired, Dammit
Phase 1: The Heart of a Killer
Phase 2: My Reputation Precedes Me
Phase 3: The Mob Signs My Paychecks
Background/Where Did You Come From?
Born 1928 Roxanne had an uneventful life until her natural aptitude for Wizardry manifested itself in the form of strange visions. Adopted by an experienced wizard, she is taken for her apprenticeship.
Training in the harsh Arizona desert with her mentor taught practical survival magic alongside basic combat techniques. Training completes at the end of World War II at the age of 17 when mentor is killed by a warlock and Roxanne slays him in turn.
Aspect: The Heart of a Killer
After many years of living under the Doom of Damocles, it’s finally lifted in 1959 as the global war against the Necromancer Heinrich Kemmler erupts. Distinguishing herself many times on the battlefield, Roxanne acquires the title of the Gray Witch, a suspension of the Doom, and a promotion into the Greycloaks.
After Kemmler is taken down Roxanne hangs up her sword and drops off the radar for several years as she goes on walkabout; eventually settles down in Las Vegas amidst the bright lights and glitz to become a consultant and liaison for the supernaturals in the city and the White Council. Becomes entrenched as a figure in the underworld as someone not to be fucked with.
Aspect: My Reputation Precedes Me
What Was Your First Adventure?
Title: Dirty Money
When a slew of counterfeit bills flood the casinos of Las Vegas, Roxanne is pressured to investigate by her underworld boss. Things take a turn for the worse when Roxanne discovers the White Council is behind the bills as a part of a larger plan and she’s forced to choose between two very dangerous people...
Aspect: The Mob Signs My Paychecks
Whose Path Have You Crossed?
Who Else's Path Have You Crossed? aka the Team-up
Superb (+5) Conviction, Discipline
Great (+4) Lore, Endurance
Good (+3) Guns, Alertness
Fair (+2) Athletics, Resources, Weapons
Average (+1) Rapport, Investigation, Intimidation, Presence, Fists
All other skills default to mediocre (+0)