Ivan the Jackle
I caught a rocket up to Mars City in 2039. Things were getting pretty hot on the west coast, the organlegger crew I ran with, the Alabaster Abattoir, was in rough shape. Tamanous was cornering the organ market, we were getting shot up by rival gangs, …
Harmony Craig Bottow
Born in what was once Iowa to Neo-Hippy Shamans Deborah and Gregory Bottow, Harmony was named after his parent's favorite state of blissful unawareness. He prefers to go by Craig. People have recently been calling him HCB.
When he was 13 he modified …
One Shot Wade
The man himself! Or so he'd like you to think. A caucasian male human in his mid 40's, 1-Shot Wade (supposedly named in mockery of his abysmal aim) is the leader of the [[Problem Children | Problem Children]], one of the up and coming street gangs …
Long Pig is the leader of the Lower City gang known as The Black Shadows.
A vicious bastard with unusual tastes in both cuisine (human flesh) and art (more human flesh).
Was supposed to be under siege in a hospital somewhere, as the Problem Children …
I remember it now in name only: joy. I got the reporting job I had always wanted. It wasn't at one of the fancy stations, but for an up-and-comer like myself Hermes News was an amazing opportunity. There were parties with friends and others who worked …
It just burns me up.
So yeah, whatever, first children of Mars. Child prodigies. Rising stars. Perfect scores on our intelligence tests. A lifetime of opportunity. Why the hell did there have to be two of us?
I get it, it's obvious. Mars = some new …
I never really wanted to be a temple guard. I really wanted to be a priest at the temple of Hathor. It's so pretty there, and relaxed, and they've got beautiful music and fountains and a garden. I really wanted to help tend the gardens and be glamorous …
Lefty is a stray that [[:asp | Asp]] took in and patched up-Lefty had been shot and left for dead. It appears as if Lefty worked as a guard dog, previously, and it took a while for Asp to retrain him and gain his trust. However, Lefty is now an essential …
Lost his legs in a terrible parachuting accident. Male human of caucasian/asian mixed heritage, attended college and was a talented athlete until his accident, then spent a while in the hospital. Refused cyber-reconstruction, and took a long time to come …
Everyone in the shadows knows his name, and most know some rumors about the metapeople he has offed in huge numbers, but nobody knows the first thing about what he looks lie, or even what he is (or if "he" is even a he). Anyone who tells you they do is …
Yann is an employee of [[Hermes Entertainment | Hermes News]], where he works alongside rising young reporter [[:aprilo | April O'Mally]]. He also helps her with her side job: uploading illegal hotstim's of her shadowruns. He is careful to edit out …
Fat Carl is indeed fat-mostly due to the quality of his famous subs, which are surprisingly affordable for the decent ingredients he uses. The meats and cheeses might mostly be soy, gluten, algae, or kelp based, but boy are they quality. In his 60's now, …
A charismatic and popular leader, who inspires great loyalty in their soldiers. Yoleus undergoes gender reassignment surgery every few years, and is currently in a female phase. Under her leadership, the [[Mad Martians]] have earned a reputation as the …
The youngest son a wealthy New England fishing family, he left Earth to try and make his name on Mars, free from associations with mass market frozen seafood. It worked to an extent, but everyone on the force still calls him "fishstick." However, he is …
A thrill-seeking Finnish dwarf-served in UCAS Advanced Experimental Air Wing with [[:20838 | Harmony Craig Bottow]]. After being discharged, they were both quickly recruited by corp headhunters-HCB to NeoNet, Mikko to Evo. Both ended up on Mars, flying …
Commander of the temple guards at the Heliopolis Hathor temple. He also trains the guards of many associated temples. He oversaw the training and magical awakening of Ramose-Hotep after noticing his potential as a guard, and his devotion to the ideals of …
An Egyptian who used to work as a low level handler of mercs working for the dynasty. He had run Asp on some jobs before. He was on the losing side of the schism and fled to Mars. His missing eye has been replaced with a glowing red cyber-eye. He runs a …
Ork poser, [[Problem Children]] member, invited Ivan and others to party at his families place (middle class-he appears to be slumming it). His whole family appears to be ork posers. He was outed at the party, and a huge fight broke out, as the real orks …
Lig is [[:tendo | Tendo's]] partner and partner in crime. After Tendo betrayed the gang and was killed, she lost many of her privligeges (and street cred), but has been working her way back into Wade's trust. She is also an work poser.
Died in the …
Bathcat is a shaman and cult leader operating in the wastes outside Mars City. He and his brother Gorode were the leaders of the structure hitter crew known as [[Olympus Prime | Olympus Prime]]. The gang's nest was raided and eliminated by a group of Mars …
The gruff ork leader of Trogville, doesn't trust anyone, but plays the necesary alliances well. Likely dead or [[CFD]]-Infected
A well-muscled female troll who has taken charge of security for Trogville. She has absolutely no compassion for non-meta humans, and especially hates the various meta-posers.
Likely [[CFD]]-infected or dead.
The former Deimos Humanis chapter leader, killed with his family by HCB when the team took over the Humanis factory
Ex-MC street ganger, fought his way up the ranks of the [[Deimos]] [[Ancients]] chapter. Tough and surly, brutal ruler. Handles a lot of the day to day affairs in the main complex. One of [[:luther | Luther's]] favorites, he recently went mysteriously …
Patrick Henry Hughes
Early 30's human male, Chinese & African-American heritage. Mid-level exec in [[Ares Macrotechnology | Ares Macrotechnology]] weapons r&d. Attended Oxford with [[:tc | Tobias Cheney]]. They are still very loyal and close to each other, and Tobias often …
Rolf Soren Ramis
Rolf Soren Ramis was a champion archer in Austria when he was a young teen, winning many contests and being a serious contender for the Austrian Metalympic archery team when he became 18. His father was an inventor who was creating a new form of sim- …
She is the head of the Thoth temple, and recently gained significant power for her faction in [[Heliopolis | Heliopolis]] by hiring the team to double-cross their previous employer, [[:thut | Thutmose]]. Under her leadership, the Thoth temple has been …
A serious-looking older man with a receding, graying ponytail, and a somewhat scholarly demeanor. Often leads discussions of the HOotCL, along with Madame Gavral, although there is not an "official" leader. Hired team to get a museum piece for him, as he …
Dexter the Decker
Kidnapped in the Palisade Gardens raid, and then sold to [[:daedelus | Daedelus]], this once powerful hacker has been turned into a biodrone, which was used by Ivan to infiltrate and assassiante the remaining [[Turing Army]] members in Mars City. Used in …
Lodestone is 37 year old Elf. His features are long and his eyes deeply sunken. He is skinny and lanky. His face is ugly but not severe, and he courts the ability to look bland and forgettable when needed, his affectations are not very impressive. He is …
Rooster is hard to describe, because one of his most useful talents is the ability to literally look like anybody. He changes his face, his height, his skin color, his weight, his hair length... everything. So here is his original form:
Rooster is a …
Exocet is small time runner who specializes in hacking. She strives to keep a low profile, having seen a number of prominent Mars City runners get offed over the last few years. She figures it's better to stay safe and get some steady pay, rather than …
Toomey is a notorious and ruthless collector of awakened artefacts. He will often hire teams to steal from museums, banks, private facilities, etc. to acquire pieces for his collection. He recently had a major loss when a piece of his was stolen while on …
The team encoutered McNicholson while raiding a secret arctic [[Tamanous | Tamanous]] base. [[:rooster | Rooster]] buttered him up and secured him as a contact.
McNicholson is a human male, stabilized in his mid-40's with Leonization treatments. He is …
Strives to be the the strongest, most powerful beast on the planet. Welcomes any conflict.
Zuberi was raised in a small tribe in central Africa, whose religious tradition holds that their afterlife, the [[Dark Realm | Dark Realm]], is the only true …
Recruited [[:rooster | Rooster]] to spy on members of [[Jackpoint | Jackpoint]], in order to assemble dossiers on members, as [[Horizon]] wanted to understand how better to assimilate runners into the *Consensus.* Harrow was killed by the team at a secret …
The 2nd ork CEO after [[Horizon | Horizon's]] [[:gary-cline | Gary Cline]]. His father moved the [[Evo Corporation | Evo Corporation]] HQ to *Vladivostok* from Japan largely so that Yuri could take charge- impossible in the xenophobic Imperial State.
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Ex-Seattle street ganger, leader of [[The Smoker's Club | The Smoker's Club]], an assassin's team. Knows a lot about street gangs. Infected with a mysterious illness ([[CFD |CFD]]) on the same run as *Fastjack,* he has possibly been targeting some JP …
Been driving the mean streets of Lagos for many years, and knows all their ins and outs. Killed by *Yoruba* tribesman during an ambush on *Lagos Island,* due to years of fucking with them for *Igbo* backers.
Founded [[The Smoker's Club | The Smoker's Club]], and mentored [[:riser | Riser]], his replacement as leader. Made the swap to fixing due to his extensive network of connections. Recently paid a small fortune to upgrade all his cyber to bio, perhaps to …
Had a long-running feud with her ex-husband [[:richard-villiers-1 | Richard Villiers]]. They both frequently used runners to strike at each other, in a struggle for control of [[NeoNET | NeoNET]] . She had attracted [[:miles-lanier | Miles Lanier]] to her …
Prosper is a survivor of the anti-[[:deus | Deus]] *Resistance,* but his experiences have left him somewhat hollowed out, skittish, and shellshocked. He was a teenager during the Shutdown, and is in his 30's now.
[[:ro-tain | Ro Tain]] killed him in …
_“In the Fifth World, the Lord came to us, was slain by human ignorance and took the sins from the world, closing the Devil's Gate into our souls. In the Sixth World, the Lord came to us, was slain by meta-human ignorance and closed the Devil's Gate into …
Megaera, once called *Morgan*, is one of the few examples of true Artificial Intelligence in the Sixth World. She often appears as a pig-tailed girl with multi-colored hair, or other similarly harlequin female personas.
She started out as an adapted * …
Also known as *Psychotrope*, probably the first AI to exist in the Sixth World. Its main icon is that of a large military mechanoid robot bearing US military insignia. Mirage, like its "cousin" [[:deus | Deus]], has been known to associate with and awaken …
A drug-making, street-brawling tough guy, who met his end on his 2nd run, courtesy of the [[Omega Dawn | Omega Dawn]]. He perhaps will rejoin his wife, depending on one's afterlife beliefs, dead these many years from [[Corps and Megacorps | Megacorps]] …
An intrepid detective with [[Ares Macrotechnology | Knight Errant Boston]]. She is refusing to let go of her investigation into the outbreak and QZ, even though she was ordered to when the FBI took over.
After being arrested for her investigation, and …
A somewhat cocky face with a lucky streak that, so far, has gotten him back out of the various troubles he's found himself in. Currently working on documenting conditions in the *Boston QZ,* after taking over the project when a young, naive, local who …
Tech-head and fixer in the *QZ.* Hires a lot for shadier jobs and wetwork. Hangs around the *Leather District,* mostly.
A runner-by-night, baker-by-day who has found herself trapped in the *Boston QZ.* She seems to feel a sense of responsibility to her community, [[Boston Enclaves | Four Corners]], and has been trying to keep it safe.
After 4 Corners fell apart, she …
Laid-back beach bum smuggler with [[Technicolor Wings | Technicolor Wings]]. Prefers to use his heavily-customized sub when possible. Being trapped in the *QZ* has frazzled his usually laconic nature. Has a bayou drawl, and a love of Floridian culture and …
A freelance bodyguard, and skilled close quarters combatant. Trapped in the Boston QZ, but French in origin. Recently completed a contract protecting [[:mayor-meghan-rylan | Mayor Meghan Rylan]] from a deranged cyber-assassin.
Killed by [[The Black …
A former member of the [[Songbirds | Songbirds]] assassin network, who killed on behalf of [[:jenna-ni-fairra | Jenna Ni'Fairra]] and other elven supremacists during the recent civil war in *Tir Tairngire.*
Canary is though to be a drake who uses an …