Name: Raven
True Name: Isadora Horne
Alignment: Unprincipled (Good / Selfish)
Hit Points: 27 S.D.C.(Physical): 96
Attributes: I.Q.: 23 (+9%), M.E.: 13, M.A.: 13, P.S.: 23 (+8), P.P.: 26 (+6), P.E.: 18 (+6%/+2), P.B.: 19 (45%), Spd.: 29
Weight: 135 lbs (61.2 kg) Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.77 meters)
Age: 25 Sex: Female
In combat, she is very calm and collect. She originally had the name “Widowmaker” although decided to go by the more subtle name "Raven." She is a bit of a perfectionist and always tried to do a perfect job. Unlike many hardware weapon types, she prefers more modern automatic weapons over revolvers and bolt action weapons. She also does not particularly like energy weapons. She has a bad habit of loving to talk about weapons, military matters, and various engineering subjects. Even though an officer in the military, she prefers to act as backup instead of being the leader.
While she does like men, few males make the cut for her. They must be able to take care of themselves yet be able to treat her as an equal. She prefers the company of the people she works with to attempting to find guys at bars or clubs. She does wear like makeup but in general does not understand the social nuances that most women use to attract the opposite sex. In general she considers herself to be one of the guys.
Being raised in a household with a Spanish / Mexican cook (Her mother) she learned to enjoy very hot and spicy dishes.
Experience Level: Second
Combat Skill: Hand to Hand; Martial Arts
Attacks per Melee: Five (5) normally, Six (6) with all firearms and energy weapons, Seven (7) with most firearms using sharpshooting.
Bonuses; Combat: Strike: (+2) +8, Parry: (+6) +12, Dodge: (+6) +12, Damage: +8, Roll (Punch / Fall / Impact): +10 Disarm: (+2) +8 [+3 on additional called shots using firearms] Initiative: +2 [+7 Initiative with Handguns & Rifles], Knock Out / Stun: Natural 20, Critical Strike: Natural 20.
Kick Attacks: Karate Kick (2D4+8), Snap Kick (1D5+8), Wheel Kick (2D6+8), Crescent Kick (2D8+10), Tripping/Leg Hook (Tripping)
Bonuses; Saves: Lethal Poison [14] +2, Non-Lethal Poison - [16] +2, Harmful Drugs - [15] +2, Insanity - [12], Psionics - [15], Magic - [12] +2, Horror Factor +1
Super Power Category: Hardware: Weapons
Hardware Abilities: +1 attack with all guns, +3 to disarm with called Shot, Make / Modify Weapons, Recognize Weapon Quality, Gunfighter Paired Weapons - Revolver & Pistol, W.P. Sharpshooting (+1 additional attack, fire one handed two handed weapons [loses bonuses], fire over shoulder, fire accurately while on moving vehicle, shooting accurately while in awkward positions, shoot accurately after acrobatics, and ricochet strike.
Educational Level: Bachelors Degree (Electrical Engineering) - 4 Skill programs at +20, 10 Secondary Skills
Skills: Communication: Radio: Basic Communications (+20%) 84%, Computers: Computer Operation (+20%) 94%, Computer Programming 54%, Cultural / Domestic: None, Electrical: Basic Electronics (+20%) 79%, Computer Repair (+20%) 79%, Electrical Engineer (+20%) 84%, Espionage: Sniper (+2 on Sniper Shots) Wilderness Survival 64%, Medical: First Aid 69%, Mechanical: Aircraft Mechanics (+20%) 82%, Automobile Mechanics (+20%) 87%, Basic Mechanics (+20%) 78%, Mechanical Engineer (+20%) 84%, Military: Find Contraband (+20%) 59%, Demolitions (+24%) 101%, Demolitions Disposal (+24%) 101%, Military Etiquette (+20%) 69%, Physical: Hand to Hand; Martial Arts, Acrobatics, Athletics [General], Climbing (+20%) 112%, Boxing, Gymnastics, Running, Swimming 67%, Wrestling, Pilot Skills: Pilot Automobile (+20%) 113%, Rogue: Streetwise 33%, Science: Math - Basic (+20%) 111%, Technical: Languages: English [Native] 98%, Research 64%, Weapon Proficiencies: Ancient: W.P. Knife (+1 to Strike / +1 to Parry / +1 to Throw) W.P. Paired: Knife (+1 to Strike / +1 to Parry / +1 to Throw), Modern: W.P. Sharpshooting & Paired: Automatic Pistol (+2 Attacks / +5 Aimed/ +3 Burst) W.P. Sharpshooting & Paired: Revolver (+2 Attacks / +5 Aimed/ +3 Burst), W.P. Sharpshooting: Automatic Rifle (+2 Attacks / +5 Aimed/ +3 Burst), W.P. Sharpshooting: Bolt Action Rifle (+2 Attacks / +5 Aimed/ +3 Burst), W.P. Sharpshooting: Energy Pistol (+2 Attacks / +5 Aimed/ +3 Burst) W.P. Sharpshooting: Energy Rifle (+2 Attacks / +5 Aimed/ +3 Burst), W.P. Heavy Weapons (+1 Attacks / +3 Aimed/ +1 Burst), W.P. Submachinegun (+1 Attacks / +3 Aimed/ +1 Burst), Wilderness: Land Navigation 53%
Skills From Acrobatics and Gymnastics: Sense of Balance (+20%) 94%, Walk Tightrope or Highwire (+20%) 94%, Climb Rope (+20%) 121%, Back Flip (+20%) 107%, Prowl (+20%) 74%
She is a tall (5 foot 10 inches) but full figured women that is fairly muscular as well. She weights about 135 pounds. She has black hair with brown highlights which hangs down t the middle of her back. she normally wears her hair straight or in a pony tail. She is of mixed Spanish and English blood but has fairly pale skin and has grey eyes. She has full lips and she wears reddish brown lipstick.
She normally wears grey and black camouflage fatigues. The camouflage patterns are not standard US Military and use a tiger stripe style of camouflage. The fatigues are well tailored to show off her figure and the fatigue shirt has the top buttons open to reveal her chest. While she wears a jumpsuit on underneath, the suit is skin tight and reveals as much as it covers. She wears what appear to be standard paratroop boots.
She also wears a utility belt with several gear and ammo pouches. Strapped to each leg, she has a large black automatic pistols and on her back she carries what appears to be a modified M-16 assault rifle. On the pocket of her shirt, she has a clip on flashlight.
In more casual cloths, she prefers to wear grey or black pants or shorts with a tee shirt. She is not a fan of dresses or skirts considering them to be too hampering to her movements. Whenever she wears her army uniforms, she wears slacks not skirts considering the skirts to be too restricting to her movement. She also does not like to wear high heels either because it reduces her mobility.
Occupation: Gunsmith / Match Shooter / Bounty Hunter
Armor and Weapons:
Armor, Normal:
Flexi-Steel Armor: (A.R. 16, S.D.C.: 200, Weight: 16 lbs)
Special high strength armor which appears to be a matte black jumpsuit. Armor can be worn under most clothing which she wears it under her fatigues. Has a built in Kinetic mesh under layer which causes all physical attacks to inflict half damage.
Weapons, Normal:
Melee / Thrown:
2 Special US M-9 Bayonets: Weight: 1 lb each
Uses the base M-9 Bayonet but forged by her, Bayonets have +1 to strike, +2 to parry, and +4 to damage. Damage: 1D8+6+(Strength) Range: Hand to Hand or thrown
12 Throwing Knives: Weight: 0.4 lbs (0.18 kg) each Length: 10 inches (25.4 cm)
Damage: 1D6 (+Strength [7]) Range: Hand to Hand or Thrown.
2 on each forearm, 2 in each boot, and 4 on the back side of waist
2 Modified Desert Eagle .440 Cor-Bon: Weight: 5 lbs (2.27 kg) each
Basic Design is a single action large caliber semi automatic pistol designed in Israel. Her weapons are actually built by her and are constructed from blued stainless steel so that they do not rust. The Pistol uses a special .440 Cor-Bon Rounds which is a necked down .50 AE round. She has also modified the pistols with improved springs, venting, and muzzle brakes to reduce the pistols recoil. With her modifications, one pistol can be fired in each hand. Each of the pistols also has laser sights. They have 7 shot magazines which she has eight magazines for the pistols. Caliber: 440 Cor-Bon (7D6 / 7D6+14 for Hollow Points) Mode of Fire: Single Action Automatic. Range: 165 ft (50 m) Magazine: 7 +1 shots Bonuses: +3 to strike due to laser targeting system
Harris Gunworks M-96: Weight: 25 lbs (11.35 kg)
Large semi automatic hunting / sniper Rifle. Weapon can be sold on the open market but uses .50 Cal BMG rounds and can be used an excellent heavy sniper rifle. The rifle is fitted with Muzzle brakes, recoil pad, and bipod. It has a 5 Round magazines which she has six additional magazines. Caliber: .50 BMG (1D6x10) Mode of Fire: Semi-Automatic Only Range: 5000 ft (1500 m). Magazine: 5 + 1 shots
M1911 Compact Pistol: Weight: 3 lbs (1.4 kg).
Compact version of the famous US Military pistol made by her. Weapon uses stainless steel parts instead of standard steel. Weapon is ported for reduced recoil. She carries this pistol when she is unable to carry her heavier pistols. The weapon is normally concealed in the middle of her back. She has a special laser targeting system (Gives +3 to Strike). The Pistol uses .45 ACP Rounds. It has 7 shot magazines but there are special magazines that hold 9 shots She has four extra magazines hollow point of the 9 Shot type. Caliber .45 (5D6 / 5D6+10 for Hollow Points) Mode of Fire: Single Action Automatic. Range: 165 ft (50 m) Magazine: 7 + 1 or 9 + 1 shots
Stoner SR-25 Carbine: Weight: 10.75 lbs (4.88 kg)
American Assault / Sniper rifle that uses 7.62 NATO rounds but uses the same basic frame to the M-16 and is lightweight. Civilian versions are limited to semi automatic but she modified hers to fire in both three round bursts and in fully automatic. The basic weapon is manufactured by Knight Industries but has been heavily modified by her including the replacement of many of the standard steel parts with blued stainless steel. She has added a scope and nightscope. Rifle is available with 5, 10, and 20 round magazines, she has 6 magazines of 20 rounds for the rifle. Caliber: 7.62 NATO (6D6+3). Mode of Fire: Semi-automatic, Three Round Burst, or Fully Automatic. Magazine: 5, 10, or 20 (all +1), Range: 2200 feet (660 meters). Bonuses: Scope adds +1 to strike, Night Scope also adds +1 to strike but also has light amplification.
Knight Masterkey Shotgun: Weight: 5.5 lbs (2.5 kg) free weight
Special short barrel (10 inch) pump action shotgun modified to mount under the barrel of her SR-25 Carbine and mounts in the same fashion as the M-203 grenade launcher. Can be detached quickly and can be used independently with folding stock. Has a 3 round magazine and she general carries an extra round in the chamber. Caliber: 12 Gauge (5D6 Buckshot / 7D6 solid Slug). Mode of Fire: Single shot Pump action only. Range: 300 ft (90 m). Magazine: 3 round internal.
Rifle / Pistol Ammunition: 200 Rounds .45 ACP Hollow Point Ammunition, 500 Rounds .440 Cor-Bon Hollow Point Ammunition, 200 Rounds .440 Cor-Bon Tungsten Core Discarding Sabot Ammunition (Inflicts 50% greater damaged than normal rounds of the same caliber and reduces A.R. Ratings by 2), 500 Rounds 7.62 NATO FMG Rounds, 200 Rounds 7.62 NATO Tungsten Core Discarding Sabot Ammunition (Inflicts 50% greater damaged than normal rounds of the same caliber and reduces A.R. Ratings by 2), 200 Rounds .50 Cal BMG FMG Ammunition, 40 Rounds .50 Cal BMG Tungsten Core Discarding Sabot Ammunition: Inflicts 50% greater damaged than normal rounds of the same caliber and reduces A.R. Ratings by 2.
Shotgun Ammunition: 100 Rounds 12 Gauge Solid Slug, 200 Rounds 12 Gauge Buck Shot, 100 Rounds 12 Gauge Flechette, 10 Rounds 12 Gauge Flare, 20 Rounds 12 Gauge Teargas, 10 Rounds 12 Gauge Teargas Penetrators:
1985 Hum-Vee: US Army Surplus vehicle restored and painted black and grey camouflage by her. Four wheel drive vehicle with incredible handling. Hard top version and has light armor and run-flat tires. She has added a short wave radio, radar detector, and normal radio / cd system. Cruising speed on land is 90 mph (144.8 kph) on roads and 55 mph (88.5 kph) off road maximum. Most of the gear she does not carry on her is kept in the Hum-Vee.
Other Equipment:
Computers: Centrino Laptop - The computer has and active matrix display (bright screen), Read / Write DVD Rom, 160 gig hard drive, wireless network card, and 2 gig MB of ram. Has a printer and modem. Laptop is designed to be very strong and water resistant. All parts have seals, case is made out of titanium, and hard drive is supported by gel.
Clothing: Various styles of non US military type camouflage uniforms (Black & Grey mostly), Utility Belt, Combat Boots, US Army dress uniforms, US Army Working Uniforms, Woman's Business Suits (slacks not dresses), Lots of Additional clothing (no dresses)
Valuable: 18,500 dollars
Other Items: Makeup and Feminine Items, Comb and Brush, Purse, Notebook, Pistol Holsters, Knife Sheaths, ammo Pouches, Gun Cleaning and Gunsmithing Gear, Shooting Glasses, Ear Protectors, Gas Mask, Diving Gear, Compass, Lightweight Climbing Gear and 200 feet of climbing cord, Gunsmith tools, Lighter, Canteen, Ammo Bandoleer, Satellite Navigation Gear, Medium Unbreakable Flashlight (Attaches to jacket), High Quality Digital Camera, 2 weeks emergency food supplies, backpack, Sleeping Bag, Tent, first aid kit, emergency supplies.


Isadora Horne was born the youngest child in a mixed Spanish/Mexican and English family and grew up in lower middle class family in Austin Texas. Her father was of English decent and was both a police officer and an avid hunter. Her mother was of Spanish descent and had come from Mexico before she had married Isadora's father. She took care of the home and did not work. Isadora was always considered a tomboy and she was never interested in dolls or the other interests of girls her age. Her mother tried to interest her in feminine activities but they never caught on for her. As well, Isadora never learned to speak Spanish from her mother although she does know a few words of Spanish. Her father taught her at an early age how to handle firearms and took her hunting as soon she was old enough. He noted that she was a natural with most guns and had even more of a fascination with firearms than her father. On her spare time also studied the trade of being a gunsmith. Wanting to learn to fight in hand to hand as well, she took karate classes although she went through several instructors before she found one she liked. She was far less interested in perfect forms and far more interested in learning to fight.

Her scores in high school were far below her potential but she was able to get a partial scholarship. She decided that she wanted to be an army officer when she graduated and jointed Army Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC) in college. During basic training, which ROTC officer candidates go through a version as well, she talked, one might say bragged about her gunsmith skills. She bet the other candidates that she could build a working M-1 Garand Rifle out of parts from several demilitarized rifles used for rifle drills. This shocked both the other candidates and the instructors. Her range skills were also outstanding, out-shooting many of the instructors in weapons training.

While in college, she date some men but found that she did not like most of them. Most simply could not accept how tough she was and even got in a fight with one which ended with him getting hurt. This almost got her expelled from school and ROTC. She ended up using a deception that he might have been trying to rape her to convince them not to drop her from the school and the program. She found others unable to care for themselves well enough for her liking.

She graduated from college with respectable grades but not as high as her potential was. She decided to become a reserve officer instead of being on active duty. She also decided that she did not want to be a police officer like her father. Instead, she does a variety of jobs. She works as a gunsmith that works on specialty weapons. She works part time as bounty hunter to make extra money. She does that because she feels the police have too many laws restricting them. Finally, she is a competition match shooter and demonstration shooter. It is her incredible shooting that has given her the original name of “Widowmaker.” She has designed several weapons herself and also spent time restoring a military surplus Hum-Vee that she purchased. Her mother worries that she does not have any prospects for a husband and she is twenty-six years old but Isadora herself does not particulary worry.

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