From the Ashes -
It was one of the darkest periods in World history the day the Devil's Favorite Demon unleashed an unimaginable wave of genetically cloned supermen ushering in an apocalyptic War. Aided by the alien race of Ninjan's, and led by their queen, Sha, an unprecedented force of evil had been cultivated. Sweeping across the Earth causing death,destruction, and chaos in their wake. Governments were toppled and countries destroyed. Hero and villain stood side by side, united against the forces of Final Arrow and Sha in a vein attempt to save the World. Casualties were severe as many lost their lives. Caught in the War's destructive path, France's clandestine order of assassins, the Order of Sancta Camisia, were destroyed. Their legacy forever forgotten as their fortified island sank to the bottom of the Ocean. However, Jean Luc LeBeau refused to lay down and die, instead the Aristocratic Assassin reformed an Illuminati style organization called the Court of Owls. Led by some of the most influential and politic proficient powerhouses, and secretly funded by the Legendary Hellfire Club, the patrician organization is quickly rising to the upper echelon of France's political structure.
Comprised of the elite members of the LcH, the Illuminati are the pillars of leadership for the more clandestine aspect of the Court commanding the infamous Corbeaux Silencieux (Silent Ravens).
Following the events of Age of Arrow, Jean Luc temporarily abdicated his position as leader of the Court. Handing the responsibilities over to his finest protegee, and youngest son. Currently, Mercy and The Last Arashikage have assumed command. Promising to take the LcH to the pinnacle of success.
Super Name: Mercy
Real Name: Cassidy Lockhart-Starks
Base of Operations: New France
Hair Color: Crimson
Eye Color: Light green
Powers: Telekinesis, weapons master, master of unarmed combat, swordsmanship
Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts
Known Aliases: Little Raven, Dark Huntress, Fractured Fatale, Ronin Assassin, Petite Oiseau, Bamboo Owl, Cassidy O'Rourke
Mini Biography: After her adopted family was massacred, Cassidy O'Rourke learned to fend for herself. Her journey led her into the grasp of Gambler, who took her in and raised her from her own from the ages of 7-17, training her to be an elite assassin, after which point she went off on her own. Her journey led her from love, to her birth family, to marriage. She's now the mother of 2 and the CEO of Starks Enterprises
Super Name: The Last Arashikage
Real Name: Kazarian LeBeau
Hair Color: Black
Powers: Martial arts precognition, master martial artist, Superhuman senses and stats, escape artist, swordsmanship, photographic memories and reflexes, limited combat telekinesis, limited healing factor, parkour/free-running expert
Place of Birth:
Super Name: Duchess
Real Name: Claire Swanepoel
Hair Color: Blonde
Weight: 120 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Height: 5'9 1/2"
Place of Birth: London, England
Known Aliases: Enchantress, Venus, Phoenix
Mini Biography: Born and raised in the aristocratic luxury of British royalty, Claire was trained and refined into a political and combative paragon. Lethally adept in the use of her magic and martial arts prowess, Claire has used them in addition to her allurement to remain a head figure in politics and business. She currently reigns as CEO of the Hellfire Club and an elite member of the Corbeau Silencieux.
Super Name: The Contessa.
Real Name: Naamah.
Hair Color: Black.
Weight: 108lbs(Human) 123lbs (Demon)
Eye Color: Blue.
Height: 5'5" (Human) 6' 2" (Demon)
Powers: Angelic Physiology, and Supreme Level Sorceress.
Place of Birth: Heaven.
Known Aliases: The Blood-Red Queen. Death on two legs. Killer Queen.
Mini Biography: Naamah before the fall was one of the most wonderful Arch Angels. A Seraphim, a member of the highest order of Angels. Thats when she fell from grace due to her disobedience. God punished her by sending her to Earth, instead of Hell out of Love. Naamah turned her back on the truth and has been acting out against Heaven ever sense. She has a long way to go if she ever hopes to return to her Father now.
Super Name: N/A
Real Name: Archbishop Markus Langbourn
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Powers: Vampiric Abilities, Obtenebration (Shadow Manipulation)
Identity: Not a matter of public record
Place of Birth: England, exact location unknown
Known Aliases: Langbourn the Bloodshade, the Master of Obtenebration
Mini Biography: The 800 year old Archbishop of the Sabbat Markus Langbourn is known as much for his heavy-handed enforcement of "politeness and propriety" as he is as a devout zealot of Caine. Despite the Archbishop's love of etiquette, he is more than willing to debase himself in more carnal activities. Deciding to try and spread the Sabbat's influence and gain more power inside of already existing organisations, The Master of Obtenebration has decided to investigate the Court of Owls in order to use their resources to further the goals of the Sabbat. Should the Court prove useful and a worthy ally, Markus will assist the Court in its pursuits as well.
Faction: Neutral Evil
Super Name: Warsman
Real Name: Dmitri Kosokov
Hair Color: none
Weight: 506 pounds
Eye Color: Red
Height: 6' 8"
Powers: Superhuman strength and durability, enhanced senses, expert wrestler and pit fighter, known for his Bear Claws
Place of Birth: Unknown
Known Aliases: Living Weapon, Russia's Deadliest Beast, the Most Brutal Superman
Mini Biography: Little is known about Dmitri's early life. He met his wife Irina and had a daughter named Anastasia and lived a quiet life in the Russian countryside for a while. When the Russian Civil War broke out, Dmitri was drafted into the Communist army and did not see his family again until he was transformed into a cybernetic killing machine by his government. No longer recognized by his family, Dmitri forsook his name and became known as Warsman throughout the various underground fighting arenas he grew infamous in. He trains relentlessly for the day when he can find his new purpose.
Super Name: Impero
Real Name: Nathan Dorian (Presumably)
Hair Color: Black
Weight: 178 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Powers: Martial Arts Grandmastery, Superhuman Physiology, Fear Manipulation
Place of Birth: London, England (Presumably)
Known Aliases: The Genius, Cunning Snake, Nefarious Neutral
Mini Biography: An enigmatic masked figure shrouded in mystery and shadows, nothing is ever certain about cunning Impero. With virtually everything known about his personal life remaining unknown due to trickery and deceit, the untrustworthy manipulator has set his sights on a variety of diverse objectives and goals. Planning patiently and intricately, the sly martial arts grandmaster has used his nigh-peerless skill in the art of manipulation to politically elevate himself from the shadows, and has much grander things in store for the world.
Super Name: Trauma
Real Name: Nero Mori
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Blue
Powers: Blood Manipulation, Superhuman Attributes, Unarmed Combat Master
Place of Birth: Nara, Japan
Known Aliases: The Shadow, Blood Killer, Blood Assassin
Mini Biography: An experienced killer, Trauma is known as one of the best assassins in the world. Born Nero Mori, in Nara, Japan, his training began at an early age. After years of gruesome conditioning, his destiny was finally revealed. His father granted him full knowledge of The Mori bloodline and The Mori assassins, a family dedicated to wreaking havok on those who stand in their way. Trauma, after learning his destiny, was shown his power inherited through the family, blood manipulation, a trademark ability of the Mori assassins. From that point on, Trauma dedicated his life to carrying on the Mori name and being the most feared assassin to have ever exist.
Faction: Gambler's Bodyguard/ Left Hand Man
Super Name: Rokuakai
Real Name: Roku, an Kai
Hair Color: Red
Eye Color: Black
Powers: Kinetic Energy Manipulation, Superb Acrobatic, Muscle Mass Manipulation, Healing
Identity: Classified/Unknown to public
Place of Birth: Kyoto, Japan
Known Aliases: Too Many
Mini Biography: Rokuakai or Roku was born into a world of pain an suffering, all the pain an suffering done on his part. He the last line in a long clan of ninja assassins he was the last heir to the throne of the Rokuakaijin Clan. Born in the darkest parts of Kyoto during the Meji era, all of his family slaughtered for their arrogance. He left alone as he was saved soley because his grand parents hiding him during the attack on their village.
Now a man with ties to almost every single Yakuza and Common Gang in Japan, he sits beside his closest friend Jean Luc aka Gambler. He has sworn a blood oath with Jean, vowing to be by his side and defend him to the death.
Faction: Who ever is supplying the Beer an Cigs.
Super Name: Jake Malcom
Real Name: Jacob Malcom
Hair Color: Brown or Blonde depending on mood
Age: Over 500 years
Eye Color: Baby Blue
Powers: Super Strength, Necromancy, Blood Magic, Vampirism, Unarmed Combat
Identity: Records Lost
Place of Birth: London
Known Aliases: The Son of Longinus, Late Heir, Jake-Ass, Day-Walker
Mini Biography: Jake is a man known for many things, and of those many things one thing stands above all the others. He is always and will forever be out for himself, if he finds a niche he will join in an see how long it lasts. Very rarely does he hold any loyalty to anyone, but over the many years of his life he has found a few men an women to trust. An Jean Luc is one man he does not trust, but that does not mean being alongside him wont be a riot. Jake has become one of the illustrious LCH for one simple purpose....to have fun
Super Name: The Ebony Spirit
Real Name: Sying Yi Lu'o
Hair Color: Black
Weight: 180 pounds
Eye Color: Brown
Powers: Genius, power-armor with various weaponized capabilities.
Identity: Well known
Place of Birth: Shanghai, China
Known Aliases: The Obsidian Emperor
Mini Biography: Sying's problems began when his parents deprived him of attention. It developed into a overwhelming need for it, the beginning of his affliction. One day, he stole money from his father and, using it, made his way across the country and into India. There, he became involved in politics, earning his way through. He moved back to China later on, but found China's politics too difficult to control....legally. He began getting associated with terrorist groups and cabals around the world. Using his web of connections, he rose through China like a elemental force. He found that terrorists and criminals were far too sloppy when getting rid of competing officials, and had armor built for himself. Using it, he began killing off his competition, and even staged his own attempted assassination multiple times, all to further his political power. He, as of now, has not been in successful of gaining full power, but is still on the verge.
Super Name: Warp
Real Name: Bai Jiang-Sinclaire
Hair Color: Black
Weight: 160 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Powers: Chronokinesis, teleportation (sub-power of the time manipulation), superhuman reflexes, Minor super-speed (Roughly around Spider-Man's level. He can chase down speeding cars.)
Identity: Publicly known.
Place of Birth: Xi'an, China
Known Aliases: Warp
Mini Biography: Bai was born to odd parentage. His father was a Scottish scientist, his mother a Chinese weaver. The two had met during one of his father's trips to China.. and they eventually conceived a child together. The father promptly left, never returning. This left Bai with a mother who had already been straining with making ends meet. As time passed, they managed to keep things relatively stable. At the age of 18, Bai joined the military. He excelled, displaying an almost obsessive desire for perfection, to the point where he would be more than glad to administer a beating if someone did not meet his standards. This attitude took him far, and he quickly rose through the ranks. He was 24 when his powers surfaced. The things he found himself able to do amazed him, and quickly made him realize how inefficient it was to remain in the military, when he could be making considerable more money elsewhere. His service soon came to an end, and he departed the military. Deciding to put his talents to better use, he turned to the lucrative profession of being an assassin, and has been so for the past few years.
The Corbeau Silencieux
Corbeau Silencieux are perfectly bred assassins with unparalleled martial arts training. From birth these inherit killers sacrifice verbal communication in order to replace it with an almost superhuman ability to anticipate combat maneuvers. With this ability the Corbeau's are able to read an opponent moves like a book but before it happens. Daily injections of HgH and other pharmaceutical compounds have elevated their basic psychical attributes to Peak Human condition. But whispers of a supernatural element intimidate outside affiliates as rumors spread about the Corbeau Silencieux unexplainable long life span and superhuman durability.