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AJ

Aliases: #REDIRECT [[AJ]]

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[[Abram Jenkins]] :: [[Jenkins]] :: [[Tank]] :: [[AJ]] :: [[Alan]] :: [[Alan Joeseph Tankhouse]] :: [[Jenny]]

Aspects
High Concept: Old Soldier In Civillian Life
Trouble: No Time For Your Bullshit
Aspects:
  • Battle Brother: Sutton is my brother and I will always have his back.
  • Conscientious CEO: If I'm gonna lead this company I'm going to do it right.
  • Intimate with the dark side: I am deeply suspicious of everyone's motives - even my own.
  • Speedster: I can alter the rate I move through time to greatly increase my apparent speed.
Fate Points
Refresh: 3 Current Total 3
Approaches
Careful Clever Flashy Forceful Quick Sneaky
0 +3 +3 +6 +4 +1
Sophant Characteristics
Stunts
  • Oohrah!: My military experience and training gives me +2 when I forcefully create an advantage in a combat situation.
  • Trust Issues: Once per session my security experience and training lets me ferret out a secret threat and the dark motive that drives it.
  • Radar: I am always alert to potential threats so I anticipate attacks - especially sneak attacks. (+2 to Quickly defend against sneak attacks, +1 to Quickly defend against normal attacks)
  • Blunt Honesty: Once per session I can cut through the bullshit, make a point, and have that point be heard and respected - even though it might hurt my reputation or relationships.
  • SecureAI: +2 to Sneakily uncover suspicious behaviours through monitoring of a large area, using my custom SecureAI machine intelligence.
  • Speedster (28/7/6 to 18): +2 to Forcefully warp spacetime to move absurdly fast, but with shear forces that can cause terrible physical stress and radiation pulses. Casting Time: 8s to find my flow state (0). Component - Flow State: I have to slip into a state of pure focus to activate my power. I can do this 4 times before needing to sleep. At any time this can be compelled away due to stressful circumstances. (8-4=4). Damage: 1 to 4 dodge bonus (linked to ½ speed multiplier). Duration: 1min experienced time (4). Energy Pool: Yes. Flexible: Speed Multiplier 2-11 (2+9=11), Dodge Bonus 1-4 (2+4=5), Shear Damage 1-3 (2+2=4). Source: Adept (x¼). Volume: Field extends 1m from skin (1). Speed Multiplier: I can move through time 2 to 10 times faster than the people around me. My size increases by compounded 10% for each speed increase (x2=203cm, x10=435cm). My colour shifts by one frequency band (red to orange to yellow, etc.) for each speed shift. Shear Forces: She spacetime distortion around the speedster causes physical stress to anything within the field (min DC1, max DC3).
Magic: Spells and Powers
Augmentation: Genetic and Cybernetic
Damage Resistance and Healing
  • +2 vs most physical assault (not crushing)
  • +1 vs laser damage
  • +2 vs radiation damage
  • +2 Healing Factor
Teams:
Stuff
  • MITO Strong: I can lift 2000 to 5000 Kg, jump 5m straight up, and walk through normal barriers like they're not even there.
  • MITO Tough: It takes armour piercing rounds to get through my skin and even then they don't go far. I can use my strength without hurting myself. Radiation, vacuum, huge accelerations - I'm fine with them all.
  • MITO Fast: My reaction times are significantly faster than normal humans, meaning I can run 70Km/h, dodge almost anything a normie throws at me, and think faster than you expect.
Stress: Mental Max 2 Stress: Physical Max 5
1 2 1 2 3 4 5
Consequences (Max 8)
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Appearance

38 Years old, salt-and-pepper hair and a military-standard trimmed mustache and hair too short to grab. Sturdily built, uniform fits well, and when on duty he carries a sidearm on a vest with handcuffs, but noticeably no less-lethal weapons.

Backstory

Born Abram Jenkins, Tank was the temporary alias he chose after faking his death and fleeing from Boeing with a lot of stolen money and equipment. He settled on Alan Joseph Tanknouse - or AJ - on 2034-03-07 while becoming CEO of CAF, and on the way to meeting with John Lawrence.

He was a shift commander in Boeing internal security, formerly worked in a PSD in Kharagpur, Paschim Medinipur, India. 6 years USMC, 4 years Aegis private security, 7 years Boeing private security, no bullshit, no alcohol, no tobacco, no kids. At this point, he's mostly in it because he gets plenty of money and plenty of time to read. Sometimes talks about retiring to Dakota to see if he can kill a moose before it kills him. Camps the police blotter the way a teenager follows a band.

In Afghanistan it was Deke and me against the world. I was getting in a year before he got out, but we saved each others lives more times than I can count. He had an uncanny ability to read the situation and the motivations behind the enemy actions and figuring out how to solve the problem that they represented. That's why I called him last week. I knew his daughter it disappeared years ago, and the kid had a rough patch when his wife died. So imagine my surprise when someone looking a lot like his daughter showed up in police surveillance footage at a seedy horse stable and a gun range a little ways out of Sudbury where I was stationed.

...Much has happened in the first days of March.

MITOtech

Italics indicate changes that have completed.

  • Day 1: +1 Forceful, +1 Quick, Damage Resistance +1 vs non-chemical stress.
  • Day 2: -1 Careful
  • Day 3: -1 Careful (-2 total)
  • Day 4: +1 Forceful, Damage Resistance +1 (+2 total) vs non-chemical stress
  • Day 5: +1 Quick (+2 total)
  • Day 6: +1 Clever
  • Day 7: +1 Forceful (+3 total)
  • Day 10: Healing Factor +1
  • Day 14: Healing Factor +1 (+2 total)

XP

Powers

"I haven't burst into flame like Sutton or anything yet."

Relationships


References



Personal Events

Date Description
Date Description
2034-03-15 1817EDT (2317UTC+1) Gathering Forces Escaping from the rain of rock, the scientists hang back in an attempt to not be killed. For a brief moment they thought they were safe. They were wrong.
2034-03-15 1812EDT Run For It Local Time: 2312h UTC+1

Summaries from different character perspectives.

Jake

We opened the session with 10,000 Splodyrats (tm) and 1,000 Terminators headed towards our cadre of heroes near the drop point. Q hacked into the rats and handed the keys over to the clanks. It explained that
2034-03-15 1811EDT Find Alternate Passage Droo heard Google's warning and took off, flying through the scorching wind and glowing tunnel in the blink of an eye. Vernon complained about the heat, but was through the hellish glow fast enough to avoid damage. A hundred metres more down the seaway tunnel there was a corrodor to the south. Accor
2034-03-15 1811EDT Everybody Has Incoming Outside, a host of 'sploderats - spaced out far enough to make picking them off a one-by-one the only option - became visible as they crossed the roadway between the drop site and the mountain. They were heading toward Taylor and team. HC soldiers advanced to positions of cover, but there are not en
2034-03-15 1810EDT Beam Weapon Droo cleared the corrodor connecting the 200m long passage to the main gun to Hall 17 by flying above the drones and then dropping grenades on the way back to the HC troops. They went off with a satisfying 'boom', sending a powerful shockwave up the sloping passage, but with a cross section of 5m x
2034-03-15 1808EDT Scouting Droo scouted ahead. He found a hall filled with looming death in the form of assault robots. Examining their positions, Droo realized he could fly above the the octocopers and below the roof with a comfortable margin of safety. When he reached the end of the corrodor he started back, dropping grenad
2034-03-15 1805EDT Mountain Assault The HC² and 288 HC assault on the mountain was costly, even for super-soldiers with a slowest running speed of 40km/h. 13 died on the way up, caught by heavy machine gun fire, mortar shells, and various robotic attackers. This left 275 to assault the base. The four HC2 showed their extraordinary ca
2034-03-15 1745EDT Chewie is fired on The attack was a surprise to everyone on board. Chewie dodged most of the damage, but had to work hard, including using the BUMPS to stabilize the passengers. The entire CAF Board were in the Council of Sophants meeting, but six of them were physically in Chewie. Willow, Sutton, AJ,
2034-03-15 1700EDT Council of Sophants Urgent Session The discussion was intense and heated, but it was also mostly positive. There was surprisingly little animosity among nations, but within them Mayors were often at odds with provincial and federal governments, and more aligned with the Corporations that ran the cities. IOTA raised a new kind of con
2034-03-15 1400EDT A Variety Of Events CAFIA wants a say at the board level in the future of CAF. Nonvoting Executive Member.
  • You worked out a precedent for AI sophants not being things (property or slaves).

Wake Up, Pops.

  • Spinal tap.
  • Dropped in a radioactive waste cooling pool. (Explains the sharp gradient of the radiation damage
2034-03-15 0900EDT Meet the AIs While Biggs and Droo were on their way to NYC to figure out what happened to Mother, CAFIA made it clear that she and Biggs were both sophants, newly hatched from the SCIFI team's tendency to not ask 'what's the worst that could happen?' She called a nine o'clock meeting for
2034-03-13 2100EDT Induction into HMSS Storm and Vic induct the others into HMSS by the simple process of telling them about it and about Storm's history of service to CSIS and INCIS. They have a mission now: kill Ellen and destroy the Cyborg Collective in every manner. They are given access to much of the [[
2034-03-13 1615EDT Council of Solar Powers - First Session Six minutes after Storm and Princess Victoria locked themselves away, the door to the conference room opened. “We have a lot to talk about,” Storm said. She posted an agenda in the CAF Board virtual space, along with an address in UCANZ controlled network space. "Uh, Storm?" [[A
2034-03-11 1910EST Escape From Atlanta On approach to Atlanta, Sutton, AJ, and Genie teamed up with two homo celestes soldiers each, using VBFS to fly in to each of the three safe houses to collect the extended family of our recently acquired scientist Taylor. Dan joined up with Genie's team when they
2034-03-11 1810EDT Chewie Goes Wheels Up The MITOs are joined by a crew of soldiers and specialists to head to Atlanta and recover Taylor's family. Sutton, Genie, and AJ each take charge of:
2034-03-11 0813EST Droo Drops A Counter Narrative In an effort to counter narrative invented by Boeing and INCIS about the Sudbury Seven, the team anonymously expose records that show the real events of the day. Well, real in the sense that the characters were not at all the S7, and that they all died saving the place. The leak bea
2034-03-11 0800EST Arrest warrant for Abrams Jenkins Charges Include: Terrorism, Conspiracy to Commit Terror, Murder, Embezzlement
2034-03-11 0000EST Overview Today:
  • 2034-03-10 0600EDT Jake continues training (free 1h 0900, 1300, 1700)
  • 2034-03-10 060
2034-03-10 0900EST Immunocrypto Team Kickoff Meeting On Friday, while PD refugees and other employees were streaming in to CAFEL, the ICT spent a day working out what they were supposed to do, and how to do it. Over a difficult and conflict-filled day, they reached a consensus on their purpose and developed a roadmap to get them there.
  • Roll: 0.
2034-03-10 0000EST Overview Our MITOs gain +1 Healing factor today. This restores the sight of Dan and Genie. Unfortunately this means splitting eye aches for AJ and Sutton as their modified eyes are rejected by their bodies, and regenerated from the inside out.

Also,

  • 2034-03-10 0600EDT Jake continues t
2034-03-09 0000EST Overview Luna Colony Alpha has had some time to deal with the fallout from King Henry's outburst.
2034-03-08 0000EST Overview Today,
2034-03-07 1630EST Elon Meets The Board The board meeting went well. Elon made a pitch to support CAF as good neighbours, The proposal includes a non-voting board seat for Elon Si he can provide guidance and strategic support to CAF. a relatively low cost lease on Boring machines and a clone of his Architectural AI are included as we
2034-03-07 1200EST John Lawrence meets AJ Tankhouse A productive initial conversation takes place, with an attractive offer from new neighbour Elon Musk on the table for CAF.
2034-03-07 0000EST Overview Val secures a network of trade agreements and alliances that make his company safe for the foreseeable future. MITOs pick up an additional point of Forceful. Willow verifies that the pheromones used in OBCo are not malicious or robbing people of free will.
  • [[2034-03-07 0600EDT Icky Ne
2034-03-06 0000EST Overview Much of what happened today.

NeuraLace

Early in the morning Willow gets a call from NeuraLink wanting to discuss her proposal. They have been running simulations and live tests over the last 24h. They are impressed.

They are also unclear on how to generalize the process for [[Optod
2034-03-05 0000EST Overview Different characters have different tasks and goals.

PCs

  • Droo: Assist in design and testing of security. That contract from Tank.
  • Icky: Repair and arm Chewie. Be upgraded by NeuraLace and Willow. Assist design and d
2034-03-04 1300EST Aftermath and Construction Different characters have different tasks this afternoon.

PCs

2034-03-04 0600EST Construction At this point the characters have some short term goals.

1. Defensive Power: Build a facility that will keep you and yours safe through the oncoming storm. At the same time, make yourselves a very expensive target to attack.

2. Offensive Power: Personally and collectively increase your
2034-03-03 2200UTC Hideout The flight to Elliot Lake is uneventful after the mess with Storm, Vernon, and Chewie right after takeoff.

2034-03-03 1800EST

  • Land at Elliot Lake
  • Begin repairs to Chewie
  • Begin unloading Chewie
  • Design new micro-fusion reactor
  • Rest
  • Watch in wonder and horror as the Cash
2034-03-03 1700UTC Meet the Board The morning started cold, bright, and calm. It didn't last.

1130EST

Refreshed and healing, the team met before the board meeting to go over their approach to dealing with the PD and Genetek.They realized that Willow would have no value as a political piece in the maneuvering that wa
2034-03-01 2100EST A secret meeting in the dark (2034-03-01 2100EST) Jenkins is going to hand control of the facility back to Colonel Islay once he seems fit, and call you all to meet in a local pub - in a dark zone. Colonel Islay reports that the fresh line of fibre that was run down the pipe is somehow still not working for internet access
2034-03-01 1900EST Chasing Ellen (2034-03-01 1900EST)

The hunt for Ellen is on.

Jade, from the VR rig in Ring 2 uses the Clank-swarm to unbury Val, contain the zombified soldiers, and track Ellen into her bolt hole.

Miranda runs into the dark area speakers briefly with Storm and brings her our
2034-03-01 1300EST Kaleb deals with chain reactions (2034-03-01 1300EST / 2034-03-01 1800UTC / 2034-03-01 1800LT) Recovering slowly from his wounds, Kaleb takes manual control of an AMAV and heads to the fusion reactor. The vehicle is fast, but the journey is long, especially with the security protocols in the conduit connecting the reac
2034-03-01 1300EST Bloodhounds start tracking the traitorous moles (2034-03-01 1300EST / 2034-03-01 1800UTC / 2034-03-01 1800LT) Jenkins hires Deke on short term emergency contract at an absurd rate: $40k/day for the first three days. It turns out he has a really big budget, especially in critical emergency situations. Deke reports to Jenkins,
2034-03-01 1145EST The enemy has a suitcase nuke (2034-03-01 11345EST / 2034-03-01 1645UTC / 2034-03-01 1645LT)

At this point:

  • Deke, Grace, Red, Jenkins, Kaleb, and Val are on the Ring 0 landing platform with the attackers. The platform is 50m x 50m square, 10m tall. It is carved into the side of the central pillar,
2034-03-01 1145EST The enemy has a suitcase nuke (2034-03-01 11345EST / 2034-03-01 1645UTC / 2034-03-01 1645LT)

At this point:

  • Deke, Grace, Red, Jenkins, Kaleb, and Val are on the Ring 0 landing platform with the attackers. The platform is 50m x 50m square, 10m tall. It is carved into the side of the central pillar,
2034-03-01 1130EST Bertha is under attack (2034-03-01 1130EST / 2034-03-01 1630UTC / 2034-03-01 1630LT)

A lot happened in a short time.

  • 11:24 EST: Bertha is informed of an incursion into her body, uncovered by B and Google in the patterns of the internet.'"`UNIQ--ref-00000010-QINU`"' The incursion is believed to
2034-03-01 1130EST Bertha is under attack (2034-03-01 1130EST / 2034-03-01 1630UTC / 2034-03-01 1630LT)

A lot happened in a short time.

  • 11:24 EST: Bertha is informed of an incursion into her body, uncovered by B and Google in the patterns of the internet.'"`UNIQ--ref-00000019-QINU`"' The incursion is believed to
2034-03-01 0800EST Breakfast conversations and biorepairs (2034-03-01 0800EST / 2034-03-01 1300UTC / 2034-03-01 1300LT) I'm going to need help filling in these blanks. There were several conversations over breakfast, including Miranda revealing that the MITOs were targeted by Boeing, though without her knowledge. The eye surgeries, biopsies, Clank pro
2034-03-01 0206EST Becoming Celestes (2034-03-01 0206EST / 2034-03-01 0706UTC / 2034-03-01 0706LT)

Narrative: Chapter:0100

Wow.

Back at 0702 UTC Deke and company display ZATS (Zombie Apocalypse Trigger Signals) so Miranda Moonscapes them. After they survive several minutes of hard vacuum and hard ra
2034-03-01 0200EST Moonscape Protocol (2034-03-01 0200EST / 2034-03-01 0700UTC / 2034-03-01 0700LT)

The narrative of these events is found in Chapter 0030. Quite a lot happened in five minutes.

Ralston, Droo had a confrontation, w
2034-03-01 0100EST Kaleb catches hell (2034-03-01 0100EST / 2034-03-01 0600UTC / 2034-03-01 0600LT) played on 2017-03-08

PCs

2034-03-01 0100EST Kaleb catches hell (2034-03-01 0100EST / 2034-03-01 0600UTC / 2034-03-01 0600LT) played on 2017-03-08

PCs

2034-03-01 0000EST Characters arrive at BURF (2034-03-01 0000EST / 2034-03-01 0500UTC / 2034-03-01 0500LT)

PCs

  • Deke wakes up in a quarantine room at BURF. He has a very ugly headache.
  • Droo lands in Sudbury Airport on a suborbital flight from [[Halif
2034-02-28 2300EST Eastern Asian Meet the Tetras (2034-02-28 2300EST / 2034-03-01 0400UTC / 2034-03-01 0400LT)

PCs

  • There is a pause in the action as the players continue what they were doing the last
2034-02-28 2300EST Eastern Asian Meet the Tetras (2034-02-28 2300EST / 2034-03-01 0400UTC / 2034-03-01 0400LT)

PCs

  • There is a pause in the action as the players continue what they were doing the last
2034-02-28 2200EST Characters converge on Sudbury (2034-02-28 2200EST / 2034-03-01 0300UTC / 2034-03-01 0300LT)

PCs:

  • Deke and company are transferred to a biohazard-grade ambulance for transportation to Jenkin's work. He pa
2034-02-28 2100EST MITO Infection Contained while Tetras Spread West (2034-02-28 2100EST / 2034-03-01 0200UTC / 2034-03-01 0200LT) As the first major population centre to experience the Spawning, Syndey was completely unprepared for the Tetras manifesting everywhere. The initial rumours settled on Tetras being the product of a bizarre gengineerin
2034-02-28 2000EST The World Begins to React to the Tetras (2034-02-28 2000EST / 2034-03-01 0100UTC / 2034-03-01 0100LT)
  • Russia: The small city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky was the first significant population centre to meet the Tetras. There was mass panic from citizens, who generally fled from the alien invaders.
  • Japan welcomes the
2034-02-28 1900EST The Tetra Wave Begins (2034-02-28 1900EST / 2034-03-01 0000UTC / 2034-03-01 0000LT)
  • Tetras start to appear in Russia not far West of the international dateline.
  • North Americans realize the Tetras are real, and start to prepare.

Characters:

2034-02-28 1900EST The Tetra Wave Begins (2034-02-28 1900EST / 2034-03-01 0000UTC / 2034-03-01 0000LT)
  • Tetras start to appear in Russia not far West of the international dateline.
  • North Americans realize the Tetras are real, and start to prepare.

Characters:

2034-02-22 Deke gets a call from Jenkins that Sudbury local police have identified Grace as being in the Sudbury area. Jenkins is head of security at the BURF at the moment.
2027 Abram Jenkins joins Boeing security.
2023 Abram Jenkins joins Aegis Security. Miranda Bishop is recruited by Boeing and begins work in the BURF.
2008 Abram Jenkins (21) joins USMC.
1996 Abram Jenkins is born.



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Force and Quick added +1 for April 19 session Careful -1, Forceful +1 for June 6 session 2017-08-16 - XP and Approaches updated.