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Jack Killoran

In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.

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a character in “The Catalyst”, originally authored by Retrovertigo, as played by RolePlayGateway

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Full Name:
John Reese Killoran / Real Name: Hadriel
Real Age:
1011
Age They Appear To Be:
29
The Gender They Prefer:
Any and All
What They Are:
Fallen Angel
What They Do:
Pediatrician
What They Can Do:
Jack can create, shape and manipulate darkness and shadows. By itself, darkness is mostly used to cloud everything into total darkness, but by accessing a dimension of dark energy it can be channeled into numerous effects, both as an absence of light and a solid substance. Jack can also control and manipulate the beings that exist there, what some would call demons, create and dispel shields and areas of total darkness, create weapons and teleport himself through massive distances via the shadows.

Through much use of shadow manipulation one can become corrupted but seeing as he’s a fallen angel that doesn’t make much difference to Jack. Light and people who can manipulate it are his bane but never forget that darkness can overpower light given enough incentive.




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What They Like:
+Scotch
+Power
+Sex
+Being in control
+The Dark
+Music from the 17th century
+Antique Books
What They Dislike:
+Being Questioned
+Bright Colors
+Obnoxiousness
+Cheapness
+Lateness
+Most People
+Earth
What They Fear:
Failure in his mission to obliterate the young angels, he also fears being bested by his rival. In Jack’s opinion there should be no contest between the two. Obviously he was much more ruthless and willing to get the job done; to be beaten by Daniel would be an embarrassment. Jack also fears being stuck earth, a fate worse than death he believes.




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Who They Are:
Jack’s personality falls in to two categories. His public persona and his private persona and the two couldn’t be more different. For the town of Riversdale he was the charming new doctor in town, always ready with a smile and a kind word to those he met. It wouldn’t do for a pediatrician to seem cold or brusque; he’d never get patients that way. Jack has an affable manner that comes in handy with his patients and their parents although it wears on him to be so saccharine all the time.

Behind the mask and unbeknownst to anyone save his “family”, Jack was a fallen angel. Ambitious and unafraid of the consequences of most of his actions, Jack keeps a handle on his dark side when among the general populace. Those that see behind the mask would describe him as cold, calculating and quick to anger. When Jack has his mind set on something he’ll either succeed or die trying and he’s not dead yet.

He appreciates the finer things in life figuring that if he had to be on earth he might as well enjoy it. A fan of expensive suits, scotch and company, Jack was rarely satisfied, only feeling truly fulfilled when succeeding in his predetermined goal of being a thorn in the Angels’ side.

Their Story:
Jack, or as as he was known then, Hadriel was born into a large family of overachievers. He was the youngest son and instead of standing out or being pushed to greatness it seemed as if he were forgotten about. This just wouldn't do for Hadriel who at a young age knew he was destined for greatness even if no one else believed it. It was fairly obvious that Hadriel had a knack for getting things done and a way with words that put others to shame but he was constantly in the shadows. Deciding to embrace the darkness he Fell over 900 years ago.

It was after his fall that he truly came into his own. Hadriel's talents were finally recognized and put to good use much to his satisfaction. All he'd ever wanted was to prove himself and now he had a chance. Too bad for him that there would always be an obstacle in his way by the name of Daniel. The Angel quickly became a thorn in Hadriel's side and a rivalry was born that would last centuries and one which Hadriel wanted to bring to a permanent end.

Now that rumors have begun to swirl about angels with new abilities Hadriel has a new assignment. To find the young angels and destroy them. Of course if someone happened to get caught in the crossfire so bet it. If it happened to be Daniel, even better. In the end all Hadriel really wants to do is succeed where previously everyone has failed, it would be a true test of his abilities and he had every confidence that he was on the winning side.

Anything Else You May Need To Know About Them:
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The Song That Sums Them Up:
Common People|| Pulp

She came from Greece she had a thirst for knowledge,
She studied sculpture at Saint Martin's College,
That's where I,
Caught her eye.
She told me that her Dad was loaded,
I said "In that case I'll have a rum and coca-cola."
She said "Fine."
And in thirty seconds time she said,

I want to live like common people,
I want to do whatever common people do,
I want to sleep with common people,
I want to sleep with common people,
Like you.

Well what else could I do
I said "I'll see what I can do."
I took her to a supermarket,
I don't know why,
But I had to start it somewhere,
So it started there.
I said pretend you've got no money,
She just laughed and said,
"Oh you're so funny."
I said "Yeah?
Well I can't see anyone else smiling in here.

Are you sure you want to live like common people,
You want to see whatever common people see,
You want to sleep with common people,
You want to sleep with common people,
Like me.

But she didn't understand,
She just smiled and held my hand.
Rent a flat above a shop,
Cut your hair and get a job.
Smoke some fags and play some pool,
Pretend you never went to school.
But still you'll never get it right,
'Cause when you're laid in bed at night,
Watching roaches climb the wall,
If you called your Dad he could stop it all.

You'll never live like common people,
You'll never do whatever common people do,
You'll never fail like common people,
You'll never watch your life slide out of view,
And dance and drink and screw,
Because there's nothing else to do.

Sing along with the common people,
Sing along and it might just get you through.
Laugh along with the common people,
Laugh along even though they're laughing at you,
And the stupid things that you do.
Because you think that poor is cool.

Like a dog lying in a corner,
They will bite you and never warn you,
Look out,they'll tear your insides out.
'Cause everybody hates a tourist,
Especially one who thinks it's all such a laugh,
Yeah and the chip stain's grease,
Will come out in the bath.

You will never understand
How it feels to live your life
With no meaning or control
And with nowhere left to go.
You are amazed that they exist
And they burn so bright,
Whilst you can only wonder why.
Rent a flat above a shop
Cut your hair and get a job
Smoke some fags and play some pool
Pretend you never went to school,
But still you'll never get it right
'Cause when you're laid in bed at night
And watching roaches climb the wall,
If you called your dad he could stop it all
Yeah

You'll never live like common people
You'll never do what common people do
You'll never fail like common people
You'll never watch your life slide out of view
And then dance and drink and screw
Because there's nothing else to do

I want to live with common people like you

So begins...

Jack Killoran's Story

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Character Portrait: Daniel Bundrick Character Portrait: Everett Anderson Character Portrait: Celine Nightingale Character Portrait: Jake Ramsay Character Portrait: David Jackson Character Portrait: Joan Mercury Character Portrait: Kaitlin Alvord Character Portrait: Jack Killoran Character Portrait: Vivi Cromeaux Character Portrait: Zack Killorian
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"And that is exactly why if a guy you've only just met turns up underneath your window at two in the morning and asks you to marry him, you should say no and call for help. And the same applies to women. " Daniel concluded, putting his copy of Romeo and Juliet on the desk beside him. He was perched on the edge of it, his legs stretched out in front of him. He was rewarded with a roll of laughter. "I've skimmed through your essays on Romeo's character and I have to say, from what I've read, they seem relatively interesting. Good work. We'll start watching the movie adaption of the play on Monday, and I will hopefully have those essays graded for you." The bell rung, and everyone got to their feet, including him. "Have a good weekend, guys. Look after yourselves." He grinned and stretched a little as his students started streaming out of the classroom. He caught a glimpse of Jake and Vivienne joining the back of the stream of students. Once Jake was near enough, he beckoned him over. "Wait for me outside." He heard him tell Vivienne, before coming up to stand in front of Daniel. The boy's eyes were on the ground. Daniel sighed a little.

"How're you doing?" Daniel asked quietly. Jake shrugged. "Missing home. I mean, this town is nice and all, and the people are wonderful, but it's not..." He trailed off, and Daniel nodded. He missed Heaven as well from time to time. He wasn't used to concealing his wings, and walking around with his wings hidden was unnatural to him. It was surreal. Everyone acted like they had known them for years, when in reality, they'd only been in the town a week. But he seemed to be adapting easier than Jake.

"Hopefully it's not going to be permanent. With a bit of luck, we'll be home in a few weeks. We've got people negotiating on our behalf, persuading them that you're not demons." He noticed Jake's posture stiffen a little. Jake's eyes were staring at the floor, and his head was ducked a little. Daniel frowned. Something was bothering the kid. "Jake, is there anything you want to tell me?" He asked gently, putting a hand on his arm. Jake shook his head, and his posture told Daniel that he wasn't going to get anything out of him.

Daniel sighed. "If you want to talk to me about anything over the weekend, you have my mobile number. We can meet up if you don't want to talk about it over the phone. Go on, don't keep Vivienne waiting. Enjoy yourself this weekend." Jake nodded. "Thanks, sir." He mumbled, and left. Daniel sighed, shoving his few bits into his messenger bag and pulling off his loosely knotted tie, throwing that in on top. His shirt sleeves were already rolled up to the elbow. He slung the bag over his right shoulder and headed out, pulling the classroom door shut after him.

It was their first weekend in the town, and even he was a little concerned about what would happen. He had seen the name "Zach Killoran" on one of his class lists, and was almost sure that it was one of the Fallen Angels. If that wasn't enough, he had thought he had seen Hadriel around.

He was within walking distance of the cafe where Joan worked, so he decided to grab a coffee. Most of the students wouldn't be heading there for another hour or so, so they would be relatively free to talk.

He walked in and perched on a stool at the counter. "Caramel latte please, and one of those giant cookies." He ordered, a grin on his face as he looked at his friend.

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Jake smiled at Vivi as he left the classroom. He knew that his posture was giving him away, so he decided to be a little honest. "He knows I visited my family last weekend, and was just asking if everything was alright." He admitted as they started walking down the corridor, towards the freedom of the weekend. "I wasn't exactly going to tell my English teacher that my family are assholes." He laughed a little, fixing the straps of his bag on his shoulder. Vivi felt almost a little familiar, like she had belonged back home.

Then again, that could just be because he had to act that way. But he genuinely did like her.

"So, what do you wanna do? It's the weekend. The world is our oyster." He casually threw one arm around her shoulders as they went down the steps of the school, spreading the other wide. He actually wasn't sure of what there was to do in this town, so he decided to let her take the lead.

If he was back home, they would probably be in training for another hour or two. Then they'd all probably go for a run and settle in for a movie night, before spending the weekend in each other's houses, seeing who could fit the most jelly beans in their mouth. He didn't know how that would roll here, so he decided just to keep his mouth shut. It was always a suggestion, if it came to it.

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"Why bother trying to find it? I have two guitars, a piano and a bass. I could always play you some live music...On the condition that you sing.

“Well you know you don’t have to twist my arm, you know I like to sing. Especially when we’re together.” Vivi replied blithely before realizing the implication of her words and backtracking a bit. “I mean, when we’re performing together.” The purple haired girl finished sheepishly as they exited the school building into the light of day.

Vivienne was actually quite proud of her singing talent, it was what she was good at. There had been times when that was all that had gotten her through and she took great joy in it. So it would come as no surprise to Jake that Vivi would immediately seize upon his offer. This would also give her the chance to brush up on her piano skills. While she was fair to middling, she in no way rivaled Jake’s ability.

Then, afterwards, we could grab some pizza and insist to everyone that asks that we're not actually on a date. Or say nothing and just piss ourselves laughing. So, my house it is then? Access to a grand piano, an acoustic and electric guitar and a bass

“You’d be so lucky” Vivi teased back, rolling her eyes at her best friend as a flood of departing students streamed past them. It wouldn’t be the first time that people assumed Jake and Vivienne were an item which they’d always been quick to deny. Vivi felt for the first time that she’d might not answer so quick.

“I like your style, Kid.” Vivi continued dramatically bestowing upon Jake a brilliant smile.“Lead the way and if you’re nice I’ll sing for you and let you buy me pizza.”


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The fallen angel now known as Jack shifted restlessly in the chair behind his neat desk. It had been a day full of squalling, snotty children and it had taken everything in his power not to swallow them up with darkness and let the demons feed on their bones. He regretted the day that he saw the advertisement for a pediatrician but it had served a great opportunity to immerse himself in this nothing of a town.

If it was up to Jack he would have obliterated this depressing hole but discretion was the better part of valor someone said once. Instead he’d have to ingratiate himself to these people, gain their trust and find the hidden angels. It shouldn’t be too terribly difficult to smite a few teenagers but Jack had been around long enough to never take anything for granted.

So instead he was stuck here with his fellow fallen angels posing as a family. The thought of actually having a wife or caring for an orphaned nephew was laughable. Jack had actually been born into a fairly large family and had hated every second of it. With a grimace at his plight he pushed back from his desk and left his tiny office, not bothering to lock it. The fool who dared to trespass into inner sanctum would be in for quite a surprise.

As the fallen angel emerged from his office the change in his personality and physicality was palpable. Instead of a dark scowl on his face it was now lit by an award winning smile, and now he didn’t seem so tense as if he was ready to pounce upon anything that moved. Now Jack had a bit of a bounce in his step and jauntily waved at the receptionist as he walked outside.

Walking over to the café that was only a few blocks from his office he applauded his choice when he caught sight of the other occupants. Daniel and another angel, his sycophant most likely. While Jack was here to destroy the younger angels he wasn’t above some collateral damage. Of course now wasn’t nearly the right time, but it wouldn’t hurt to show his face. Jack like the idea of the angels knowing of his presence, living their days in dreadful anticipation.

Hopping lightly onto a stool, he smiled indulgently. “Coffee. Black. And a menu. I’m positively famished.”

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Daniel glanced up as a newcomer entered the cafe. It took him a second or two to recognise the face- but once he did, he almost forgot to breathe. Hadriel. He shot a panicked look at Joan before taking a moment to regain his composure. He leaned in slightly. "Joan. I don't want to panic you, but there's a certain fallen angel sitting a few seats away."

He inclined his head towards where he was sitting. He almost snapped the handle from the mug as he realised that Kaitlin was still in the cafe. "Joan, I have to do something. Kaitlin's still here, and I don't think he's in Riversdale to sample the tourist life." He took a mouthful out of his coffee and walked over to where Hadriel was sitting. He took a moment to remember the times he'd heard Killoran mentioned. Then it hit him- Jack Killoran, the new pediatrician.

"I hope you don't mean any trouble, Jack." He said quietly, leaning in like he was just making a passing comment or recommending something on the menu. But he allowed the venom to carry through in his voice, making sure the volume was low enough for only Hadriel to hear it.

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She gave him a brilliant smile, and he found himself returning a smaller one. She wasn't the worst person he could get stuck with. “Lead the way and if you’re nice I’ll sing for you and let you buy me pizza.” He laughed a little. "I love how you just accept that I won't let you pay for it."

He dropped his arm from around her shoulders as they walked, but they stayed close. They chatted and laughed, making comments about their classes and teachers. Daniel was no exception, his vivid red hair coming up more than once. It just felt so natural. There was an aura of familiarity about her, one that he liked.

After a while, they reached his foster parents' house. It was a dormer bungalow of a decent size, more than big enough for the three of them. They both had well paying jobs, and apparently a rich old aunt who had been fond of his foster father had left them a fortune. However, this wasn't something that they flaunted. Everyone knew the family was well off, but nobody outside the family knew exactly how well off.

He opened the door and yelled, "I'm home!" He was greeted with only the echoes of his own voice, which was no great surprise. But he didn't care- he'd grown up in a house in which things were the same, and he was used to only having the music for his own company. It was nice having Vivi as well.

"Just ourselves, it appears." He remarked as he started making his way up the stairs. The grand piano was in one of the empty bedrooms, so he grabbed his amp, electric guitar and bass, hauling them all into the room. "I'm thinking of taking up drums. I could be a one man band then. Wait, no. My singing's dodgy at best. I could get you on vocals." He joked, plugging the cable for the guitar into the amp and then into the end of the guitar. "So, what do you want to play first?"

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Joan blinked and her face showed a worried look as she heard the name Killoran. She nodded in agreement to Daniel's opinion about them. "I know, it is something we need to pay real attention to. But, yes, like you said, where else will they be safe?". She smiled when he sipped his coffee and liked it. She watched Kaitlin coming through the door and ordering from the other waitress. She nodded again with a smile, "This is why we are here, to make sure not just they safe but are doing well. As for going back, for the young ones it is best for them to go back, at least till the danger clear away". She than wondered in thoughts about their home , heaven. She won't lie, she do miss it and there they won't need hiding their powers and their true identity. "Hey, I won't mind going back any day, but I promised myself I will not let anything happen to those kids and us, even you".

Joan sighs and took a clean cloth and started cleaning the counter as there was no one else yet to serve. Most people now are going home for lunch or going to the restaurant nearby. This time the coffee shop had only her, Daniel and Kaitlin and the other waitress. But than she heard the bell on the door ring as another costumer entered the place. Joan's eyes widen as she recognized it was the new pediatrician that joined the town. It was not so bad, till she realized his name was Killoran, the family of the fallen angels which came to this town not so long ago.

Daniel leaned to Joan saying, "Joan. I don't want to panic you, but there's a certain fallen angel sitting a few seats away." Joan takes a deep breath, making herself calm and nodded. She whispered very silently to him, "I know....".
"Joan, I have to do something. Kaitlin's still here, and I don't think he's in Riversdale to sample the tourist life." . Now Joan realized Kaitlin is here too, of the kids they trying to protect. Now they really need to pay attention to this. She needs to stay close to Kaitlin, "I will watch Kaitlin, be careful Daniel....". When the waitress approached to bring Kaitlin's order she quickly sprinted to her and said, "It is okay, Jane, I will give it to her. Can you fill the coffee's machine? you know I am terrible at that....". The other waitress laughed and nodded. Joan took Kaitlin's drink and brought it to her table. She smiled, "Here you go, dear. How are you?". Smiled hoping Kaitlin will talk for a bit, most of the young angels like talking to Joan like a mother, Kaitlin is somehow more closed.

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Kaitlin had taken a seat by the window of the cafe as she waited. It was her favorite spot in the sun and allowed her to look up at the sky which was where she really wanted to be though that couldn't happen often for sake of staying under the radar. It wasn't all bad, but then again, it wasn't too long ago before Kaitlin had flown down to earth to stay here. Flying was always something fun, free, and amazing.

Kaitlin looked away from the sunny sky to smile up at Joan. "Rather well, things are going good. Thank you for this by the way," Kaitlin says as she raises her coffee cup as she stands. She had seen the fellow come in, he looked different, and seemed to not be trying to hide it. She lifted her bag from the chair and swung it onto her shoulder, careful to make it not uncomfortable. "How're you doing yourself?" Kaitlin asks in a polite and friendly way. She wasn't going to skip out on being polite to Joan even if Joan didn't seem to mind much when she did forget to be polite.

Kaitlin took a small sip of her drink, savoring the taste for a moment as she waited for a response, her eyes right behind Joan on the fellow who Daniel seemed to be talking to. Was the man a fellow angel? A fallen one? A new friend of Daniel's? Probably not a friend considering the look Daniel had on his face. Maybe the man was an angel that Daniel knew and just had something against... or maybe the man was a fallen angel after all.

Kaitlin's eyes went back to Joan as she realized she had been staring and didn't want to seem rude, or have someone get the wrong idea. Things were going too well and it seems as if one mistake could make her picture crumble into so many pieces, there would be nothing left.

Kaitlin's phone vibrated in her pocket slightly though she ignored it. The only person that had her number that would be calling at this time would be her fake parents. Her father might want to ask her to pick something up from the store or to hurry home to talk about tonight or something, but would understand that Katy was talking with an adult and wouldn't get mad. He was a nice man and understanding even if he was a bit overprotective at times. It hurt Katy a bit to see the people having been manipulated to love the angels, to hide them. It was as if they were nothing but things that could be manipulated. Without them though, the angels would be caught and killed faster than any animal being hunted.