Marcus:


Name: Marcus
True Name: Marcus O'Rilley
Alignment: Unprincipled
Hit Points: 25 S.D.C.: 86
Attributes: I.Q.: 14, M.E.: 11, M.A.: 11, P.S.: 22 (+7), P.P.: 22 (+4), P.E.: 14 P.B.: 20 (50%), SPD: 18
Weight: 169 lbs (76.7 kg) Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 meters)
Age: 18 years Race: Human Sex: Male
Disposition:
He is very dedicated and protective of his wife Lilly. She is his first and only true love and she reciprocates the love even though she is not dedicated only to him. He has tried relationships with other women but they simply have not lasted. There is a bit of jealously but he keeps it under control. He realizes that she needs him and cares for him deeply but cannot be satisfied with a single man.
He is loyal to his friends and is trustworthy. He actually is friends with Lilly's other husbands. In many ways, he could be considered Lilly's conscious and her moral compass at time. He will often council her when he does not consider her actions right. She always listens to him closely and while she does not always follow his council, she does often.
OCC: Ley Line Walker Experience Level: Second (2)
Combat Skill: Hand to Hand; Basic plus Boxing
Attacks per Melee: Five (5)
Bonuses, Combat: +5 to Strike, +9 to Parry, +9 to Dodge, +7 damage, +6 to Roll with punch, fall, or impact, Knock-Out Stun on Nat 20, Critical on Nat 20.
Bonus; Save: Lethal Poison [14]: +0, Non-Lethal Poison [16]: +0, Harmful Drugs [15]: +0, Insanity [12]: +0, Psionics [15]: +1, Magic [12]: +1, Horror Factor [Varies] +6.
Magic Abilities: Sense Ley Lines and Magical Energy, Read Ley Lines, Ley Line Transmission, Ley Line Phasing, Ley Line Rejuvenation, Ley Line Observation Ball.
P.P.E.: 147 Spells: All First Level Spells, Chameleon, Concealment, Fear, Levitation, Mystic Alarm, Turn Dead, Armor of Ithan, Energy Bolt, Fuel Flame, Ignite Fire, Impervious to Fire, Paralysis: Lesser, Blind, Carpet of Adhesion, Charismatic Aura, Cure Minor Disorders, Fire Bolt, Fool's Gold, Ley Line Transmission, Makeover (Sp), Shadow Meld, Trance, Escape, Eyes of Thoth, Heal Wounds, Call Lightning, Fire Ball, Magical Pigeon, Time Slip, Tongues, Agony, Constrain Being, Globe of Silence, Life Drain, Negate Magic, Stone to Flesh, Summon & Control Canines, Banishment, Control/Enslave Entity, Anti Magic Cloud, Create Mummy, Amulet, Create Zombie, Summon & Control Entity, Summon Lesser Being, Talisman, and Resurrection
Magic Tatoos: Flaming Claymore (3D6), Flaming Shield, Knight in Armor (Armor), Skull Coiled with Thorns (Death Touch), Skull Engulfed in Flames (Flame Powers)
OCC Skills: Climbing 65%, Land Navigation 44%, Wilderness Survivial 40%, Pilot Hover Craft 60%, Demon & Monster Lore 40%, Basic Mathematics 60%, Speak American 98%, Speak Dragonese 70%, Speak Euro 70%
OCC Related Skills: Cooking 50%, First Aid 55%, Anthropology 35%, Astronomy 50%, Literacy in American 40%, Literacy in Dragonese 40%, Hand to Hand Basic
Secondary Skills: Acrobatics, General Athletics, Boxing, WP: Blunt (+1 [+6] Strike/+1 [+10] Parry), WP: Sword (+1 [+6] Strike/+1 [+10] Parry), WP: Energy Rifle (+3 Aimed/+1 burst)
Appearance:
Marcus is a very handsome man like virtually all of Lilly's conquests. His face shows tenderness combined a calm strength that few can project. He might even be able to be considered a bit boyish and he keeps his face well shaved. Some of his facial features point to an Irish background but is not freckled, The Ley Line Walker has long-ish dark red (almost black) which hangs down to his shoulder blades. He has light blue eyes as if staring into the sky and fairly pale skin although not unhealthy. His build is strong although more slender than strong.
He does not like dressing in the robes which are more standard for Ley Line Walkers and instead prefers to wear tunic and legging. They are modernized versions of medieval style clothing and due to his Wife's finances are of the finest quality. For colors, he prefers solid colors with grey being his favorite but also including black, dark blue, white, and brown as colors.
Weapons of Note: Fang Sword (4D6 M.D.C.), K-4 Laser Rifle (3D6+6 M.D.C. single, 1D6x10+6 M.D.C./3 rd, 3000 ft, 30 Shots), KEP-Special Energy Pump Pistol 5D6 M.D.C., 200 ft, 10 shots short ,20 shots long), Kittani Plasma Sword ( 2D6 M.D.C. Swing, 4D6 M.D.C. plasma blast, 2D6+2 S.D.C. uncharged swing, HTH for Swing, 100 ft for plasma blast, 60 minutes with each blast draining 10 minutes), 10 Long E-Clips
Armor of Note: Crusader Armor (50 M.D.C.), Mystic Power Armor (150 M.D.C. - See Rifts page 96 for abilities)
Other Equipment: Normal Equipment for OCC, Amulet of Charm, Amulet of Protection from the Supernatural, 500,000 credits

Character History:


Marcus remembers nothing of his early childhood and his first memories are of being trained to become a Tattoo Warrior. It is possible that he was kidnaped by Splugorth minions and its is also possible that he was raised as a slave. He showed early promise and the minion who owned him decided to begin preparation to make him into a Tattoo Warrior. At a young age, about fourteen, he had already been given several tattoos. He was no especially mistreated but the treatment of all slaves is rather harsh. For reason that are not fully clear, he was taken out of the training program and was assigned to be a servant of one of the High Lords. Quite handsome, he was likely chosen because he would make a good decoration. The High Lord was always extremely impetuous with his decisions and likely the child just took his fancy.


He served faithfully for several years but the High Lord lost favor with lord Splynncryth. The High Lord had many severe debts as well and when he lost favor, all of the debts were called in. All of his property was seized including the slave which he had. This of course included Marcus and the young human was put up on the auction block.


Who knows where he would have ended up. A shifter by the name of Lilly was visiting the market on her first visit to Atlantis. She was traveling alongside a Lizard Mage by the name of Carillon and was getting several tattoos for herself along with a minor bio-wizard alteration. Being a half demon, effectively considered a demi-god of sorts, she was not considered potential property even though she looks quite human. Marcus was extremely lucky that the young shifter noticed him and was smitten with the attractive young man. Even though it cut severely into her funds, she decided to purchase him. All he knew was an extremely beautiful woman, if a little wicked looking, about his age showed an interest in him. He had very little experience with young women at that time and it was quite an experience.


Quickly, a relationship blossomed between Lilly and Marcus. She always made it clear that he was not her slave but he stayed with her, deeply in love. He had an interest in magic but his talent lay in other paths than his lover. She helped to teach him but ultimately he chose the path of Ley Line Walker instead on that of a Shifter. After a while, they decided that marriage but it was always clear that it would not be an exclusive relationship and Lilly was seeking to have several husbands. In reality, that is likely for the best. Her sexual appetites are simply too much for any man and her supernatural nature makes her virtually tireless. She literally could kill a man, at least a normal human, in this manner.


As time went on, she formed stable relationships with several others and she added several additional husband. Still, she has a special relationship with her first husband and she adores him. Because in many ways, he is the most normal of Lilly's husbands, he often acts as her voice when dealing with others and has shown excellent skills with dealing with people, something her other husbands lack.




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