Rachelle Sherman:

Name: Rachelle Sherman.

True Name: Michelle Randal.

Alignment: Scrupulous (Good).

Hit Points: 26. S.D.C.: 50.

Attributes: I.Q.: 20 (+6%/+3), M.E.: 13, M.A.: 14, P.S.: 13, P.P.: 22 (+4), P.E.: 15, P.B.: 18 (40%), SPD: 16 (11.9 mph / 19.2 kph).

Weight: 112 lbs (50.8 kg). Height: 5 ft 6 in (1.68 meters).

Age: 17 years. Race: Human. Sex: Female. P.P.E.: 8.


Rachelle is extremely disciplined. She is not your traditional rough around your edges mercenary but is instead a dedicated and disciplined soldier. She has a strong code of ethics and there are many things she will not do. These include that she will not raid or murder civilians, she is loth in the extreme to kill an unarmed opponent, will not break an oath, and will do almost anything to protect a true friend.

She does not completely trust D-Bees and magic using beings but has not hatred of them. Generally she fears the more powerful supernatural creature. She does not hate the Coalition but has never considered joining them. She would never be more than cannon fodder for them. She also has no problem fighting against them and simply considers them to be another opponent.

She is a very clean and neat type of person who keeps her uniforms and herself immaculate at all time. Even when not in uniform, she tries to keep her appearance. This does not mean that she is not human and does not like to have fun.

She likes the company of men as much as other women do. At present, she does not wish to marry or start a family but has not discounted it for the future. She also does not want to be simply a housewife and let a man rule her life and any relationship will be on her terms.

O.C.C.: Headhunter/ Mercenary. Experience Level: Second (2). Experience Points: 2,500.

Combat Skill: Hand to Hand; Expert and Boxing.

Attacks per Melee: Five (5).

Bonuses, Combat: Critical Strike: Natural 20. Knock Out / Stun: Natural 20. Bonuses: Damage: +0, Strike: +4, Parry: +10, Dodge: +10, Roll (With Punch / Fall / Impact): +4, Pull Punch: +2, Initiative: +0.

On the first round, when on the defense, she gets an additional +6 to Initiative, a +2 to Parry, and a +3 to dodge from Sixth Sense.

Power Armor Combat, Elite - SAMAS & Troll Power Armors: Attacks per Melee: Seven (7). Bonuses: Strike: +2 (+6), Parry: +2 (+12), Dodge: +2 / +5 (+12 / +15 flying), Roll (with punch, fall, or impact): +3 (+7), Pull Punch: +0 (+2), Initiative: +0.

Power Armor Combat, Basic: Attacks per Melee: Six (6). Bonuses: Strike: +1 (+5), Parry: +1 (+11), Dodge: +1 / +3 (+11 / +13 flying), Roll (with punch, fall, or impact): +2 (+6), Pull Punch: +0 (+2), Initiative: +0.

Saving Throws: Lethal Poison [14] +0, Non-Lethal Poison [16] +0, Harmful Drugs [15] +0, Insanity [12] +0, Psionics [12] +0, Magic [12/16] +0, and Horror Factor [Varies] +0.

Psionics (Minor): 24 I.S.P. +1D6 I.S.P. per level of experience.

Sensitive: Sixth Sense (2), Total Recall (2).

O.C.C. Skills: Communication: Radio; Basic (+15%) 71%, Radio; Scrambler (+10%) 56%, Espionage: Detect Ambush (+10%) 51%, Detect Concealment (+15%) 51%, Track Humanoids (+10%) 46%, Physical: Hand to Hand; Expert, Pilot: Jet Packs (+12%) 64%, Robots and Power Armor (+5%) 70%, Robot Combat (Elite - SAMAS Power Armor), Robot Combat (Basic - All Others), Tanks and A.P.C.s (+10%) 56%, Pilot Related: Read Sensory Instruments (+10%) 51%, Weapon Systems (+10%) 61%, Technical: Languages: American [Native] 98%, Languages: Euro (+10%) 71%, Languages: Japanese (+10%) 71%, Languages: Spanish (+10%) 71%, Lore: Demon and Monster (+10%) 46%, W.P.; Ancient: Knife (+1 [+5] throw/ +1 [+5] strike/ +1 [+11] parry), W.P.; Modern: Energy Pistol (+3 aimed/ +1 burst), Energy Rifle (+3 aimed/ +1 burst), Heavy (+3 aimed/ +1 burst), Heavy Energy (+3 aimed/ +1 burst), Wilderness: Land Navigation (+10%) 56%.

O. C. C. Related Skills: Communication: Laser (+5%) 46%, Mechanical: Basic Mechanics (+5%) 66%, Military: Armorer (+15%) 66%, Physical: Boxing, Pilot: Robot Combat (Elite - Troll Power Armor).

Secondary Skills: Domestic: Cooking 46%, Sewing 51%, Espionage: Wilderness Survival 41%, Physical: Athletics, General, Technical: Computer Operation 51%, Literacy: English 41%.


Rachelle is about average height for a woman and is a bit shorter than most female mercenaries. She looks like she could be between eighteen and twenty and is very attractive. She is not especially muscular but is not weak and is athletic. She has an obviously female figure. She has black hair which she wears short often with a bun on top which never seems to get disarrayed even when she has been wearing a helmet. She has fairly dark Caucasian skin and looks like she might have a bit of Spanish blood in her. She has blue green eyes and she wears dark eye liner and eye highlight. She wears just a bit of blush but prefers he lips a bright red. Her nails are of medium length which she sometimes has them natural but other times has them black.

When she is in uniform, her uniforms are always perfectly tailored showing her figure but an obvious care for her uniforms as well. Her uniforms are perfectly regulation. Her regular clothing are as carefully tailored as her uniforms and she prefers to wear clothing that shows her figure.

Weapons of Note:


Survival Knife: Weight: 1 lbs (.5 kg). Damage: 1D6 S.D.C. + Strength Bonus (Part of NG Survival Kit).

Hand Axe: Weight: 2 lbs (.9 kg). Damage: 1D8 S.D.C. + Strength Bonus (Part of NG Survival Kit).

Four (4) Small Throwing Knives: Weight: .5 lbs (.23 kg) each.

Two are silver plated. Damage: 1D6 S.D.C. + Strength Bonus. Range: Thrown.

Vibro-Knife: Mega-Damage: 1D6. Range: Hand to Hand.


Two (2) NG-45LP “Long Pistols”: Weight: 5 lbs (2.25 kg) each.

Particle beam pistol. Mega-Damage: 5D6. Rate of Fire: Single blast. Effective Range: 1,200 feet (365 m). Payload: 8 blasts. Bonuses: Each have a laser targeting system (Gives +3 to Strike).

NG-H5 Holdout Ion Pistol: Weight: 1 lbs (.45 kg).

Uses special mini-energy clip. Mega-Damage: 1D4+1. Rate of Fire: Single Shot. Effective Range: 200 ft (61 m). Payload: 6 blasts.


NG-IP7 Ion Pulse Rifle: Weight: 7 lbs (3 kg).

Mega-Damage: 3D6 for single blast and 1D4x10 for three simultaneous blasts Rate of Fire: Single blast or three blast burst. Effective Range: 1,600 feet (610 m). Payload: 30 blasts short E-Clip, 40 blasts each long E-Clip. Bonuses: It has a laser targeting system (Gives +3 to Strike).


Two (2) Plasma Hand Grenades:

Mega Damage: 5D6 and effects a 12 ft (3.6 m) diameter area.

One (1) Smoke Hand Grenade:

Damage: Smoke and effects a 40 ft (12 m) diameter area.

Ammunition (Used by Multiple weapons): 6 Short E-Clips, 6 Long E-Clips.

Armor of Note:

Gladiator Body Armor: M.D.C. (Main Body): 70. Weight: 21 lbs (9.5 kg). Penalties: -5% Prowl Penalty.

Equipment, Normal:


N.G. X-200 Super Troll Power Armor:

Painted in tiger stripe camouflage with a tiger clawing outwards on each of the wings and on each side of the body. See full power armor description for further details. Heavily armored power armor fitted with NG-1040 Long Range Heavy Rail Gun, NG-202B Super Rail Gun, and Mini-missile racks. Pilot also has WI-GL 21 Automatic Grenade Launcher and short range missile racks available if required. Has added chaff and flare system. Strength equal to P.S. 40 and weighs about 7.2 tons (6.5 metric tons) fully loaded.

Speed: Running: 40 mph (64.4 kph) maximum. Leaping: 50 ft (15.2 m) high / 100 ft (30.5 m) across with thrusters. Flying: 198.8 mph (320 kph) -36.7 mph (220 kph) - Maximum altitude 1,312.3 ft (400 m).

Weapons: NG-1040 Long Range Heavy Rail Gun: Mega Damage: 2D4x10+20 (critical on natural 18 - 20 due to high penetration) for solid slug rounds and 2D4x10 with effect radius of 8 ft (2.4 m) for flachette rounds. Range: 10,000 ft (3,048 m) for solid rounds and 4,000 ft (1,219 m) for flachette rounds. Payload: 50 rounds (Divided into two 25 round magazines). NG-202B Super Rail Gun: Mega Damage: 1D6x10 per 60 round burst. Each round inflicts 1D6. Range: 4,000 ft (1,200 m). Payload: 6,000 rounds (100 bursts). Pulse Ion Beam Mounts (2): Mega-Damage: 3D6 single blast and 1D4x10 three simultaneous blasts. Range: 1600 ft (610 m). Payload: Effectively Unlimited. Mini-Missile Launchers (2): Mega-Damage: By missile type. Range: By missile type. Rate of Fire: One at a time or volleys of 2, 4, 8, or 10. Payload: 10 mini-missiles each launcher for a total of 20 mini-missiles.

M.D.C.: Main Body: 440. Pilot’s Compartment: 120. Wings(2): 100. Main Rear Jets (4): 120. Intake Jets (2): 90. Hands (2): 50. Arms (2): 200. Legs (2): 260. NG-1040 Long Range Rail Gun: 140. NG-202 Rail Gun: 75. Short Range Pulse Ion Guns (2): 10. Mini-Missile Pods (2): 100. N-50 Robot Superheavy Naruni Force Field: 320 [Shield regenerates 1 M.D.C. per melee unless overloaded - cannot be activated for 12 hours].

Clothing: Four (4) working uniforms (carefully tailored), two (2) “Fighting Tigers” dress uniform (carefully tailored), combat boots, camouflage clothing (designed to cover body armor), leather flight jacket, civilian clothing including several dresses.

Other Items: Makeup and feminine items, comb and brush, gas mask and air filter, tinted goggles, Robot Medical Kit and IRMSS, PC-5000 hand held computer (500 GB of storage), two (2) canteens, knapsack, backpack, NG-S2 Basic Survival Pack (Two person tent, sleeping bag, flashlight with pocket knife, compass, short range radio, mini first aid kit, hunting & fishing kit, saw-wires (3), fire starter, 12 signal flares, 200 ft climbing cord, soap, canteen, 5 weeks food rations).

Valuables: 240,500 Credits (Earns 5500 credits per month), 3000 credits in Black Market Items.

Character Background:

Rachelle was born Michelle Randal in a small mid western farming community in what was once the Old American Empire State of Kansas. Her father was a farmer like most of the residents and was very poor. Rachelle was the youngest of eight children and had little as a child. She had to make all of her clothes and learned the other domestic skills at a young age. Several times during her childhood, she saw soldiers and mercenaries stop in her village and they seemed incredibly rich to her. She greatly looked up to them and decided that she would become one when she got older. This solidified as she got older when her mother died and all she had was drudgery from day to day. If she was to stay in the village, the best she could expect herself was to become the wife of a farmer. While many other girls in the village were satisfied with this, she was not.

When Rachelle was fifteen, she finally made her escape. She stowed away in a cargo transport bringing produce to one of the larger towns in the area. The town also hosted a small mercenary company which also acted as the protector of most of the local area. They fought bandits and D-Bees which attempted to raid the farms and small towns. She started as a simple soldier with minimal training armed with a L-20 Rifle and only protected by Plastic Man Armor. She might otherwise be known as cannon fodder but unlike most, she survived. She always showed a perfect image and carefully tailored her uniforms but was not as physically tough as many of the other soldiers. She inherited another soldier’s power armor, a Chipwell Assault Suit, and learned to pilot the armor. It gave much better protection than body armor but she never really liked it due to its limited mobility and cheap construction. She served with the company for about a year but decided to leave for better opportunities.

She joined the Mercenary Company “Wolfe’s Brigade” but found herself in a very bad situation. They sounded like a top notch mercenary company but were in reality little more than well equipped bandits. While she did not want to be a farmer, she did have strong morals and there was certain things she would not do. She survived as best she could while she was with the company. She talked one of the officers into letting her train in the piloting of a SAMAS. She fired two mini-missiles into the commander’s barracks and escaped with the set of SAMAS power armor. It was a close call and she knew that there would be members of Wolfe’s Brigade that would hunt her.

Her solution was to get plastic surgery and change her appearance. She also repainted the captured SAMAS power armor. There are many mercenaries with SAMAS and would not create a problem for her. She also changed her name to Rachelle Sherman. She looked around for a new mercenary to join. At the same time, Northern Gun was supporting the creation of new mercenary companies. Part of the reason was to create forces to help protect the companies facilities from a Coalition takeover. She joined one of the new companies being supported by Northern Gun known as “Wisconsin Freelancers.” Rachelle was able to get first line gear for the first time and traded her SAMAS power armor for a new Northern Gun heavy design known as the X-200 Super Troll. As well, Northern Gun also sent instructors to train the new soldiers. From them, she learned how to read and write along with new combat skills.

The problem was that Northern Gun made an agreement with the Coalition and Northern Gun withdrew support from most of the new mercenary companies. Most of the companies were unable to survive including the Wisconsin Freelancers. Rachelle was left without a company although she was able to retain her new “Troll” power armor and her new equipment. She learned of another company known as “Vixen’s Pride” and joined them. She was soon transferred to a sister company of Vixen’s Pride known as “Fighting Tigers.” The new company needed well trained personnel to form the core of the company and she filled that role well.

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