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Astro

Can we make a difference?

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a character in “Storm Warning: Season One”, as played by AstroboyTy

Description

Physical description: Age 19, medium build, brown eyes, short black hair, African-American, tattoo on right arm, 6"1
Personality: A very deep thinker who loves to laugh and joke but is very outspoken and serious when angered.
Occupation: Gathering Intel for The Tricksters.
Weapons/Powers: Transformation: Able to turn into a perfect copy of a person or object. Weakness: I have to have something related to that person or thing like a hair from a person or fabric from a pillow.
History: I just finished high school a year before the storm. I had been living with my parents in a urban area near the cost of Florida. I had no siblings and was on my way to my freshman orientation for my university when it all went down. I had few but loyal friends and was ready for my new life... If only i knew then what i do know i would have spent my years exercising and taking karate.

So begins...

Astro's Story

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Astro looks up at the sky as he walks down the street, hands on the straps of his backpack. Every since the day "hell froze over" as his mom would say, he has been afraid of the dark. He fears that one day the voice would call out to him again, and the lights would not come back.

Astro was nineteen and had just made it to his freshman orientation at college when the storm occurred. Although he was alone in his corner he heard someone or something whispering in his ear the entire time, but he could not make out what he was hearing. The day after the incident when the lights finally returned, he immediately crawled from the space he had felt his way to and raced home to check on his mother. When he arrived after a two hour drive, he let out a cry as he saw what remained of a now smoking and flaming house.

Astro ran inside the smoking building without a second thought to find a wrecked house and the body of his mother on the kitchen floor. From what he could infer in the few moments he sat and held his mother crying, was the gas stove erupted the moment everything turned back on. He figured she must have been getting ready to cook when the storm arrived.

Carrying his mother out of the flaming house he passed a mirror, turned black around the edges by the smoke, and stopped in his tracks. "Mom!" Astro shouted seeing his mom alive and healthy. Something was wrong, he realized as he looked at what she was carrying and as he jumped from the voice he had just heard, which was not his own.

Astro was baffled as he looked down at himself to see the clothes that was now burnt on his mothers flesh, fitted snugly against his body. Not only that but his hands where no longer his, his body was no longer his. He ran outside and sat his mother near her treasured flowers, looking down at himself once again to see that his body was once again his own.

Since that day he has been travelling from town to town, living off the "skills" as he called it, that he started to develop. Astro stops at the bench at a bus stop near the corner of the street, sitting at the edge. "I wonder where the wind will take me next" he says, putting on the hood of his black hoodie.

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Character Portrait: Kelsier Achylis Character Portrait: Astro Character Portrait: Julian Snake
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After the bus reached its final stop, Astro gets off and began to walk aimlessly with little drive or motivation towards an unknown destination, reflecting on his past. The sound of multiple sirens rushing toward him snapped him out of his trance.

Astro looked ahead to see a guy on a skateboard riding away from the metropolitan police at a very quick pace. They would soon catch up to him but with utter disbelief, Astro watched as he disappeared in the blink of an eye. All that remained was the skateboard which plummeted into a now angry homeless guy.

"Was that.. No it could,nt be", Astro thought as he felt something spark inside him. "He disappeared, he has powers too!" Astro mumbled as the cops drove and ran by him. Astro immediately began to look around the area for foot prints of some kind, anything that would show where he went.

After a few minutes of nothing Astro began to think. "okay, so he most likely did'nt disappear.. teleported?" "If that was the case he would be long gone", Astro walks down the ally with a million thoughts going through his head.

*Astro had heard stories of people doing unnatural and unique things, and that the government was grabbing them left and right taking them away. As a pre-caution, Astro has been so far under radar that he had never encountered anyone like him until now.*

He hits the wall in frustration. "I find someone like me and i lose them", he thinks as he begin to look at the sky.

Just then his spoted someone on one of the tallest buildings in the city before he disappeared. "My luck has not failed me yet!" he said, smiling running full speed to the building.

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The note.

I'm Kelsier, an awakened from the day of dark. I've been on my own since that day and am hopping to change that if you found this it most likely that you are also an awakened. I will be at this tower for 30 minutes every day starting at noon. After a week I change locations so make contact with me by then if you want to meet....

After reaching the top with a little help from a feather he kept in his bag, Astro reads the note. He abruptly looked down at his watch, "well guess he will not be back until tomorrow."

Astro sat at the front of the tower smiling, for once in what seemed like forever Astro was looking over the city instead of the sky. "I wonder what type of person this guy is, from the looks of the cops he pissed off, is he really the type of person i want to get to know?"

"No, i might not get another chance like this besides i don't know why but it feels like this is where i am meant to be." Astro sat his dark brown bag beside him and took out a skeleton like tooth, and a feather placing them in his pocket.

"If things go south i always got the element of surprise." Astro mumbles, playing out the multiple scenarios and escape routes in his head.

"Best scenario ill have someone to talk with about all this.. craziness." he thinks, gazing around Astro started to notice that it was way more noisy and busy than usual.

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Character Portrait: Samuel Maverick Character Portrait: Narissa "Rain" Variel Character Portrait: Raphael Contraband Character Portrait: Jack the "Iron Fist" Character Portrait: Henry Spencer Jones Character Portrait: Joung Nae Character Portrait: Astro
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Maverick frowned as he entered the center of town, a massive square with many streets and skyscrapers centered around the area. The voice leading him here was urging him, trying to warn him... Maverick shook his head. He just couldn't understand.

Spying a peddler on the side of the street, albeit a shady looking one, Maverick approached him. The man's customer seemed rather unhappy, waving some colored pieces of paper in the peddler's face angrily. Maverick shoved the man aside.

"Excuse me," he said. "Do you happen to have anything for a headache? I'm beginning to feel one coming on."

That's when the screaming began.

***

Jack pulled on his coat, fixing his tie, before turning to his team.

"Jones, Variel," he said. "Let's go. There's a disturbance in Sector A, the town square. We're picking up a lot of renegade movement."

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Character Portrait: Samuel Maverick Character Portrait: Desiree Character Portrait: Narissa "Rain" Variel Character Portrait: Raphael Contraband Character Portrait: Jack the "Iron Fist" Character Portrait: Henry Spencer Jones Character Portrait: Joung Nae Character Portrait: Astro
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Narissa looked up from where she was sitting and looked over at Jack as he pulled on his coat. Having just gotten to the place where her new team was staying the only thing she knew about the other two were their names and what they looked like. As Jack speaks Narissa brightens and jumps up, clapping her hands together excitedly. "Cool! Finally something to do!!! This place is SO boring!" The blue haired teen moves towards the door in a strange mix of dancing and skipping, humming happily. right as she grabbed the doorknob she tilted her head back a little so she could look at him and giggled. "Where is the town square again?"


At the sound of a scream Desiree almost dropped the glass she had been cleaning, catching it at the last second. Swearing under her breath she storms towards the front entrance of the bar, knowing the screams were pretty close for to have been startled by it. As she walked she took off the small black apron she was wearing around her hips and dropped it on one of the tables nearest the entrance before going out the door and walking across the street and through an alley, following the screams. Stopping at the end of the alley Desiree looked around the town square curiously for the source of the screams, knowing she was extremely near since they had grown louder.

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Character Portrait: Samuel Maverick Character Portrait: Desiree Character Portrait: Narissa "Rain" Variel Character Portrait: Raphael Contraband Character Portrait: Jack the "Iron Fist" Character Portrait: Henry Spencer Jones Character Portrait: Joung Nae Character Portrait: Astro Character Portrait: Julian Snake
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"Hold it, don't you feel that?" Maverick asked, grabbing Contraband's wrist. "There's something..."

The man screaming suddenly stopped, as if he had violently had the air ripped out of him. More people suddenly began dropping to the ground, screaming as well. As they did, something began to take form, a shape above them. It was huge, easily the size of a small building. Tendrils of some ghostly substance were attaching themselves to the people in the square, and as the channelers watched, pulses of energy seemed to be flowing from the civilians to this creature.

"What is that?" Maverick asked, before realizing that the first man who had screamed had suddenly flopped forward, his body turning to dust. "Holy crap guys! That thing is killing people!"

***

"The center of town," Jack said, following Narissa to the door. Gently but firmly, he pushed her through the doorway. "We'll take the car. It will get us there faster."

As Jack climbed in, his phone beeped. Jack pulled it out and read the message, frowning.

"Double time," Jack said, snapping his phone shut and quickly starting the car. "The renegades are doing something, people are dying. Let's move!"

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Character Portrait: Samuel Maverick Character Portrait: Desiree Character Portrait: Narissa "Rain" Variel Character Portrait: Raphael Contraband Character Portrait: Jack the "Iron Fist" Character Portrait: Henry Spencer Jones Character Portrait: Joung Nae Character Portrait: Astro Character Portrait: Julian Snake
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Desiree sighs and looks over at the tall, brown haired man with a raised eyebrow. "No, I'm going out for ice cream." She replied, sarcasm thick in her voice. Seeing the tendrils of ghostly substance flowing towards the creature Desiree frowns, her eyes narrowing, and turns, heading back towards the bar. "No way in hell am I getting involved in that. There are people for that." She mutters to herself as she walks through the alley.


Narissa jumped in the car, a bounce in her step though her playful smile had fallen away. After she was in the car she leaned forward and watched Jack with wide eyes. "Do you really know how to drive this thing?" As she did so she bounced in her seat a little, seemingly full of energy. As she spoke she glanced over at Henry for a moment, a quick, friendly smile lighting her face before she turns back to Jack, fully expecting an answer.

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Character Portrait: Desiree Character Portrait: Narissa "Rain" Variel Character Portrait: Kelsier Achylis Character Portrait: Jack the "Iron Fist" Character Portrait: Astro
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As Kelsier was sulking through the down town area of the city he heard a mind shattering scream echo through the city. Without thinking Kelsier began running toward what he decided was the direction of the scream. After less than a minute of jumping through the shadows Kelsier found the source of the screaming. "Wait! Why did I run towards the screaming this is the opposite of the direction I should be running." Thoroughly freaked out Kelsier crouched down in the alley hiding himself as best he was able watching over the box trying to figure out what was going on.

He couldn't gather much from his hiding spot but he could tell it was something he didn't want to be involved in. As he turned to leave the scene he saw a car pulling up rather quickly. 'Could it be one of those government people that's supposed to stop this stuff?' Deciding to err on the side of caution Kelsier stepped into the wall behind himself and followed the car's progress as close as he could. So excited in his unknown chase he didn't think to watch his time in the shadow and just as the car stopped he fell out of the wall landing flat on his face next to the car.

Rolling over as quickly as he could gasping for breath Kelsier got to his knees shakily standing up. "S-s-sorry wasn't w-watching my t-time." Finally able to stank Kelsier ran a hand through his hair. "Got a few extra seconds this time though!" Kelsier chuckled to himself before falling silent looking at the people from the car. "Umm sorry I didn't mean any harm... I-I'll just be leaving."

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Character Portrait: Samuel Maverick Character Portrait: Narissa "Rain" Variel Character Portrait: Raphael Contraband Character Portrait: Kelsier Achylis Character Portrait: Jack the "Iron Fist" Character Portrait: Joung Nae Character Portrait: Astro
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Jack stepped out of the vehicle, straightening his suit and tie as he did. "Renegade. Looks like shadow powers. Should be relatively easy to capture." He gestured for Narissa to step out of the vehicle. "However, I'll give you one chance, renegade. Surrender and you will be welcomed."

Just then, more screams reached Jack's ears and he turned. "Hmph... no time." He looked at Kelsier. "You're lucky, renegade. The next time we meet, I'll be taking you in."

He ran towards the square, pushing against the fleeing people. "Variel! Back me up!" he called over his shoulder.

***

More of the creature was becoming clear as it sucked the souls out of the living. Maverick backed away.

"What is that thing?" he gasped, his hands shaking.

Don't be afraid. The voice said, heard by every channeler in the vicinity. This is why you were given powers. This is your purpose. You must stop them. You must. The voice dissipated, but Maverick understood.

"We were all drawn here," Maverick said, nodding. "We're going to have to defeat this thing. We might be the only ones who can."

"Here goes nothing," he muttered. Maverick extended his hand, flame rushing around it, and collecting in his outstretched palm. "Fire Shot!" he called, blasting the fireball into the center of the creature's mass. The monster recoiled, but the mist that it was formed from quickly reformed.

"Not enough," Maverick muttered, then his eyes widened as more tendrils began sprouting, heading for him and the other channelers.

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Character Portrait: Samuel Maverick Character Portrait: Desiree Character Portrait: Narissa "Rain" Variel Character Portrait: Raphael Contraband Character Portrait: Kelsier Achylis Character Portrait: Jack the "Iron Fist" Character Portrait: Quinn Kelly Character Portrait: Henry Spencer Jones Character Portrait: Joung Nae Character Portrait: Astro Character Portrait: Julian Snake
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"Ay, ay, ay, what kind of a thing are we put into?" Joung shook her head in disbelief.

Even though nobody had the time to comprehend the direction of the events, Joung was from those who needed it. It's not a common experience when you live your daily life and suddenly you have to fight an enormous deadly creature. However the blacking out of the world ten years ago, the voices in the head back then and now and the supernatural abilities would be good hints that one day you'd witness something bizarre.

"How in the world are we supposed to defeat this thing?" Joung curled her eyebrows. Suddenly, she gasped, her eyes widened and she lifted her arm.

"Hey, Maverick!" She turned to the young man. "Do another flame! But don't throw it right away! I need to try out something with you!"

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Character Portrait: Samuel Maverick Character Portrait: Desiree Character Portrait: Narissa "Rain" Variel Character Portrait: Raphael Contraband Character Portrait: Kelsier Achylis Character Portrait: Jack the "Iron Fist" Character Portrait: Joung Nae Character Portrait: Alexander Draak Character Portrait: Astro Character Portrait: Julian Snake
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Having made his way into town Alexander's head felt like it ruptured when he heard a scream, enhanced hearing could be a killer at times.Launching himself into a sprint he sped down the street, sharply turning to make his way as swiftly as he could. Soon he spotted a creature in the sky, Sliding to a halt he raised an eye brow and chuckled "Okay now i am just seeing shit."

Soon he heard a voice, that haunting voice that once echoed within in his mind a decade ago. As quickly as the voice came it faded away back into oblivion again. Turning another corner he simply stared at the beast " Could of at least told how to stop it..Useless disembodied voice" Watching a fire ball hit the creature he blinked and looked down noticing everyone else now though he got an idea

Walking across he firmly placed both his hands on a street sign. Inhaling deeply he suddenly pulled upwards with all his might, Slowly the concrete gave and he managed to free the sign. Shifting his grip he held the sign with one hand and brought it level with his ear. Pulling back he launched the metal pole like a javelin towards the creature, it struck the creature. But seemed to do little.

Seeing tendrils now approach him, he rolled to the side and began scrambling to keep his footing as he managed to dodge the tendrils and somehow keep himself in a favourable position as he wondered what to do next.

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Character Portrait: Samuel Maverick Character Portrait: Narissa "Rain" Variel Character Portrait: Raphael Contraband Character Portrait: Kelsier Achylis Character Portrait: Jack the "Iron Fist" Character Portrait: Joung Nae Character Portrait: Astro Character Portrait: Julian Snake
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Narissa jumped out of the car and smiled at the young man who had fallen out of the wall's shadow. "Really? Shadow Powers? Cool!" She then turns to Kelsier, about to ask a question but Jack interrupts her with an order. Her face becoming serious, Narissa turned away and followed after Jack, keeping up despite her heeled shoes. "Yes Sir!"

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Character Portrait: Samuel Maverick Character Portrait: Narissa "Rain" Variel Character Portrait: Raphael Contraband Character Portrait: Jack the "Iron Fist" Character Portrait: Joung Nae Character Portrait: Astro Character Portrait: Julian Snake
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Astro watched as he saw flames shooting up from a guys hand down below at the huge monster. "what does the voice mean, theirs no way we can take this thing on!" "Damn!, all this time spent running, and the government as well as this bull shows up!"

Astro looks down at the civilians and the display of powers popping left and right. His thoughts began to become a fuzz overshadowed by the screams. "Gosh!, when did i sign up to play hero!" Astro takes out his feather and turns into a hawk flying full speed towards the guy with flame, and a now visible girl beside him, clawing at a tendril on the way down.

Reaching the ground beside them he grabbed the guy ripping a bit of his shirt. "Names Astro looks like you could use a hand." Astro turns into the guy and erupts in flames. After a minute of freaking out he was able to get the guys powers just under enough control to shape and throw it at the attacking tendrils."

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Character Portrait: Samuel Maverick Character Portrait: Narissa "Rain" Variel Character Portrait: Jack the "Iron Fist" Character Portrait: Joung Nae Character Portrait: Astro
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"Right!" Narissa looks around and seeing a puddle on the ground she smiles. Looking around Narissa waves a hand at one group of civilians and a wall of water rises in front and above them, separating the civilians from the creature and it then freezes, making a solid barrier. Running over she spoke loudly to be heard by the quite large group. "Everyone go this way! We have the situation under control! Please return to your homes or go to a safe house!" As the group of people leaves she waves a hand at the wall of water and it changes back to water and moves towards the other group of civilians in the town square.

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Character Portrait: Samuel Maverick Character Portrait: Desiree Character Portrait: Raphael Contraband Character Portrait: Kelsier Achylis Character Portrait: Jack the "Iron Fist" Character Portrait: Quinn Kelly Character Portrait: Henry Spencer Jones Character Portrait: renta katsugara+codex Character Portrait: Joung Nae Character Portrait: Alexander Draak Character Portrait: Astro Character Portrait: Julian Snake Character Portrait: Astral Character Portrait: Shito Arashi
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A blimp was hovering over the city as the creature attacked. Contraband's voice emitted from the blimp's loudspeaker, loudly relaying a message for everyone in the city, "Attention one, attention all! A horrific creature is attacking the city and panic is running through the streets. Schools are closed, work is put on hold, and what I can only assume is general looting and chaos is running rampant in the streets," Raphael informed the populace. "Some old diseased man is stealing your iphone and throwing up on your car right now! and yes, I'm talking to you!" Contraband spat at no one in particular.

"If a band of heroes can come and save the day....well, they might just need some armaments to help 'em do the job. Just come by Contraband's, located at 32nd and Shatner street!" the salesman pitched. "We got ammo, we got blades...and maybe even a sock-it launcher or two! What's that? Ya got your own weapons. They're worthless. Garbage. Get rid of 'em. Stop having boring weapons, stop having a boring life," Contraband reprimanded the fools in his domain. And hey, if our heroes fail and this is indeed the end times...we got food AND water! Most shops aren't prepared for ANY emergency...but Contraband's is."

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#, as written by Mackamp
Touching her vial, that was filled with the earth from her family grave-site, Quinn felt energized. It took her the better part of three years to learn how to re-energize her powers and another two before she felt confident enough about her abilities and how she could use them. As she threw the next boulder, she aimed for the closest rooftop. With all the havoc below no one heard her land. Now she could hear the tv commercial being spewed from the blimp hoovering by the monster. " I heard this place was a little bit crazy, but that takes the cake" rolling her eyes in disdain. Observing the situation; Quinn noted that most of the people were out of reach of the creature, but not out of danger, also, there was a insane guy hacking away at the monster's tentacles, another guy shooting flames at the monster and some other person that turned from a hawk to a human. "I wonder how I can help?" She had spent so many years covering up her abilities, that she was losing her nerve minute by minute. She touched her vial and raised her arms and pointed at the brick building that was supporting the weight of the creature. "It is now or never! Watch out below!" The building started to crumble.........