Tobias Maxwell

The Impulsive Genius/Level 1 Bard [Caregiver]

Description:
  • Health Levels: 0/0/0/-1/-1/-3/I
  • Willpower: 7
  • Legend: 7
  • Legend Points: 49
  • Dodge DV: 21 / 28 with untouchable opponent
  • Parry DV: 18 / 25 with untouchable opponent
  • Soak: Stam: 6B/6L/1A, Dex: 20B/20L/5A
Attributes: (epic)

  • Strength: 3 (0)
  • Dexterity: 7 (5)
  • Stamina: 3 (1)
  • Charisma: 5 (4)
  • Manipulation: 2 (0)
  • Appearance: 4 (1)
  • Perception: 6 (5)
  • Intellegence: 7 (5)
  • Wits: 4 (3)

Abilities

  • Academics: 5
  • Art (Music: Violin): 5
  • Art (Hairstylist): 3
  • Athletics: 3
  • Awareness: 3
  • Control (motorcycle): 1
  • Empathy: 3
  • Fortitude: 1
  • Investigation: 3
  • Marksmanship: 3
  • Medicine: 5
  • Occult: 5
  • Politics: 3
  • Presence: 2
  • Science (Computer): 5

Birthrights

  • “Pragmatist’s view” (2): Health, Psychopomp
  • “Phoenix” – guide (3): Super-complex computer
  • Creature (5): Bird – Callico Kitten (Born late July 2008, adopted August 3ed, 2008)

Boons

Arete 3: Medicine – +4 dice pool

Health 1: Assess Health: Dice pool – none, Cost – none

2: Blessing of Health / Curse of Frailty: Dice pool: Stamina + Medicine – Cost: 1 Legend

3: Heal / Infect – Dice Pool: Stamina + Medicine – Cost: 1 Legend or 1 Willpower 4: Cradlesong: Dice Pool: Manipulation + Medicine – Cost: 1 Legend or 1 Legend + 1 Willpower

5: Control Aging: Dice pool: Stamina + Medicine – Cost: Variable (see postscript)

6: Restore / Wither: Dice pool: none / Intellegence + Medicine – Cost: 1 Legend

7: Holy Font / Epidemic: Dice Pool: Stamina + Medicine – Cost: 1 Legend or 1 Willpower Psychopomp 1: Unerring Orientation: Dice pool – none, Cost – 1 legend (active effect)

Variable Costs

Control Aging Table: (Delay/Accellerate)

  • Legend 1: 1 day > 1 month / 1 day > 1 week
  • Legend 3: 1 day > 1 year / 1 day > 1 month
  • Legend 5: 1 day > 1 decade / 1 day > 1 year
  • Legend 7: 1 day > 1 century / 1 day > 1 decade
Knacks

Strength

Dexterity

  • Cats Grace – Hero level – no prereq – Cost 0
  • Trick Shooter – Hero level – no prereq – Cost 0
  • Untouchable Opponent – Hero level – no prereq – Cost 1 legend
  • Divine Balance – Demigod level – Prereq Cat’s Grace – Cost 0
  • Escape Artist – Demigod level – no prereq – Cost 0

    Stamina

  • Inner Furnace – Hero level – no prereq – cost 0

    Charisma

  • Benifit of the Doubt – no prereq – Cost 1 legend
  • Charmer – Hero level – no prereq – Cost 1 legend
  • Insperational Figure – Hero level – no prereq – Cost 1 legend
  • crowd control – Demigod level – Prereq Charmer – Cost 1 legend and 1 willpower

    Manipulation

    Appearance

  • Serpents Gaze – Hero level – no prereq – Cost 1 legend

    Perception

  • Perfect Pitch – Hero level – no prereq – Cost 0
  • Preditory Focus – Hero level – no prereq – Cost 0
  • Refined Palate – Hero level – no prereq – Cost 0
  • broad-spectrum reception – Demigod level – no prereq – Cost 1 legend
  • telescopic senses – Demigod level – no prereq – Cost 0
  • supernal hunter – Demigod level – prereq Predatory Focus – Cost 0

    Intelligence

  • Fast Learner – Hero level – no prereq – Cost 0
  • Know-it-all – Hero level – no prereq – Cost 0
  • Perfect Memory – Hero level – no prereq – Cost 0
  • Multitasking – Demigod level – no prereq – Cost 0
  • wireless interfacing – Demigod level – no prereq – Cost 0

    Wits

  • instant investigator – Hero level – no prereq – Cost 1 legend
  • Meditative Focus – Hero level – no prereq – Cost 0
  • Social Chameleon – Hero level – no prereq – Cost 0

virtues

  • Expression: 3
  • Intellect: 4
  • Valor: 1
  • Vengeance: 1

Equipment

Primary Weapon: 1983 Peacemaker (refurbished), Accuracy +2, Damage +4L, Range 20, Clip 6, Speed 5, P

Secondary Weapon: Remmington 700, Accuracy +3, Damage +7L, Range 200, Clip 4, Speed 6, P

Armor: Bullet Proof Vest, Soak +2L/2B, Fatigue 1, Bulletproof (full reduction against bullets)

Vehicle: Brammo Motorcycle: Armor 4, Mass 1, Maneuverability +2, Health Levels 10

Spoken/Written languages
  • English (Native language)
  • Spanish (Studied in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and various cities in Spain)
  • French (Studied in Paris, France)
  • Russian (Studied in Stalingrad, Russia)
  • Japanese (Studied in Tokyo, Japan)
  • Chinese (Studied in Tianjin, China)
  • Egyptian (Studied in Alexandria, Egypt)
  • Greek (Studied in Rome, Italy)
  • Italian (Studied in Rome, Italy)
  • Latin (Studied during college)
  • Swahili (Learned during travel through Africa)
  • Mongolian (Learned after Bird escaped)
Bio:
1985

  • May 27th, 1985: Tobias Maxwell was born in a shabby hospital near Cabo San Lucas, Mexico to a family of American Tourists.

    1986

    1987

  • March 12th, 1987: Tobias masters basic english.

    1988

    1989

  • July 18th, 1989: Tobias masters elementry level curriculum. (Age 4)
  • September 25th, 1989: Tobias’ family moves to California from Washington for a business prospect.

    1990

    1991

  • May 17th, 1991: Tobias’ father retires at age 37, with 1.5 million dollars in liquid funds, triple that in material possessions.

    1992

    1993

  • August 2ed, 1993: Tobias enters college.
  • December 25th, 1993: Tobias graduates with honors and a masters in Computer Science.

    1994

  • January 1st, 1994: Tobias, using his father’s name and influence, opens “Zypher Computing”.

    1995

    1996

  • May 18th, 1996: Tobias achieves billionair status. Zypher Computing has 37 branches, nation-wide.
  • May 27th, 1996: Tobias sells Zypher Computing to a greedy businessman for 176 million dollars.
  • October 5th, 1996: Due to pressure from competitors, Zypher Computing goes bankrupt.
  • October 7th, 1996: Now bankrupt businessman sells all of Zypher Computing 37 branches hardware back to Tobias for less than 500 thousand dollars.
  • November 2ed, 1996: Tobias buys an entire apartment complex in Los Angelous. (Age 11)
  • November 17th, 1996: Tobias finishes creating “Icarus”, a supercomputer made from the hardware he bought from Zypher Computing. It fills 95% of the apartment complex.
  • December 25th, 1996: Tobias enters medical school on a whim. “Icarus” is programmed to collects information from all major news sources across the world and organize it.

    1997

  • January 18th, 1997: Due to overflow of data, Tobias begins to create hard-copies of all the data Icarus has stored.
  • January 21st, 1997: Security of Icarus is increased after minor vandalism.
  • June 7th, 1997: Tobias purchases a warehouse to store the hard-copies of the overflowing amount of information stored on Icarus.
  • December 29th, 1997: Tobias graduates top of his class with a Ph.D. in Neuroscience
  • December 30th, 1997: Tobias recieves a pair of glasses from a middle aged teacher, to help improve his appearance.

    1998

  • March 8th, 1998: Tobias is hired at an influential Hospital in Los Angeleus.
  • May 13th, 1998: Tobias notices that he is much better at diagnosing people while wearing his fake glasses. He writes it off as superstition, but continues to wear the glasses regardless.
  • October 19th, 1998: Hard-copies of “Icarus” database becomes current. Four warehouses are filled with printed paper detailing everythin Icarus has collected over the last 2 years.

    1999

  • February 18th, 1999: Tobias successfully completes an impossible brain surgury.
  • October 17th, 1999: Tobias (Age 14) recieves a Nobel Peace Prize for creating new, safe brain surgury techniques.

    2000

  • January 1st, 2000: Bored, Tobias retires from brain surgury.
  • January 18th, 2000: Tobias buys entire warehouse district. Hard copies now fill 27 warehouses.
  • May 27th, 2000: Tobias improves “Icarus”, begins writing data to disc instead of to paper.
  • October 12th, 2000: Warehouse district burnt to the ground. Arson suspected. Total cost of damages: 107 million dollars.
  • October 15th, 2000: Tobias studies computer science with renewed vigor.

    2001

  • June 15th, 2001: Tobias masters hacking. Recreation of the hard-copy is 20% complete.
  • June 19th, 2001: Arson suspect is arrested. Name: John Fredricks, a 37 year old accountant.
  • November 15th, 2001: Arson suspect pleads guilty. 1 year in jail, 40 hours of community service.
  • November 30th, 2001: Recreation of the hard-copy is 40% complete.

    2002

  • March 17th, 2002: Recreation of the hard-copy, sped up by Tobias’ harnessing of the majority of computers in the Los Angelus area, is complete. Two warehouses (flame-proof) are required to store the data-disks.
  • Sept 15th, 2002: John Fredricks is released due to good behavior.
  • October 3ed, 2002: 3 neighborhood buildings burned to the ground. Tobias finds definitive proof that John Fredricks is the culprit.
  • November 19th, 2002: Police dismiss case against Fredricks. Tobias’ evidence was not admitted to court due to his method of obtainin it.
  • November 20th, 2002: Tobias studies criminal law and proper search procedures.

    2003

  • February 7th, 2003: Tobias runs into John Fredricks on the street. Confronts Fredricks with the evidence he found at the October 3ed arson sites.
  • May 12th, 2003: Tobias is released from the hospital. John Fredricks is convicted of Aggrivated assault against a minor and use of excessive force. The charge of attempted manslaughter was dropped.
  • August 5th, 2003: Tobias finishes physical theropy, decides to work out to increase physical prowress.
  • October 30th, 2003: Tobias hosts the grand opening of the Soaring Eagle personal fitness franchise.

    2004

  • December 12th, 2004: Tobias sells Soaring Eagle for 173 million dollars.

    2005

  • January 1st, 2005: Tobias begins to travel the world to expand on his world-view and to test his physical condition.
  • February 18th, 2005: Tobias gains a working understanding of the spanish language during his stay in Cabo San Lucas.
  • March 6th, 2005: Tobias masters spanish while traveling through Spain.
  • April 17th, 2005: Tobias masters french while studying art in Paris.
  • July 12th, 2005: Tobias leaves Rome after conquring Italian, Latin, and Greek.
  • August 15th, 2005: Tobias leaves Stalingrad, able to speak russian semi-fluently.
  • October 29th, 2005: Tobias finishes a business deal with a large computer company located in Tokyo. The deal was negotiated completely in Japanese.
  • December 18th, 2005: Tobias masters the japanese written language while studyin chinese in Tianjin, China.

    2006

  • February 8th, 2006: Tobias finishes studying the Egyptian language in Alexandria, Egypt. He has now mastered 10 languages and multiple local dialects. (Age 20)
  • May 19th, 2006: Tobias enters into a relationship with an American foreign exchange student in Stalingrad, Russia. Marie Wellington, Age 23, Masters in theoretical phsyics.
  • November 13th, 2006: Relationship with Marie ends on good terms, the two keep in touch.

    2007

  • February 12th, 2007: A 3 week fling with Marie ends horribly. Tobias and Marie stop talking to each other.
  • February 19th, 2007: Icarus becomes non-operatoinal.
  • February 21st, 2007: Tobias lands in Los Angelous to find his apartment complex burnt to the ground.
  • February 22ed, 2007: Icarus finds signs of attempted arson at the hard-copy storage building.
  • February 25th, 2007: hard-copy storage building targeted by “terrorists” with explosives. Nothing remained.
  • February 26th, 2007: Tobias enters a shooting course.
  • March 6th, 2007: Tobias leaves shooting course a sharpshooter.
  • March 19th, 2007: Tobias finds undenyable evidence that it was John Fredricks who burnt down Icarus and bombed the hard-copy building.
  • March 23ed, 2007: Tobias hires contractors to build a large underground complex in Arizona.
  • June 14th, 2007: Tobias finds wearabouts on Fredricks.
  • June 15th, 2007: Tobias purchases an unmarked Remmington 700.
  • June 16th, 2007: Reports reach the police office of Salt Lake City that there is a suspicious individual seen moving along rooftops.
  • June 17th, 2007: John Fredricks shot in a plaza. 127 witnesses saw what happened. No suspect.
  • June 18th, 2007: Tobias enters into hiding in Stalingrad, Russia.
  • July 20th, 2007: Tobias gets a job at a hospital that researches hazardous materials in Stalingrad Russia.
  • July 21st, 2007: Forensic scientists estimate the shooter was somewhere between 150 and 200 yards away from the target in a highly populated area. The shot is deemed impossible by human standards.
  • November 21st, 2007: Fredricks assassination case grows cold. Tobias and Marie are happily married. (Age 22)

    2008

  • March 15th, 2008: Tobias leaves for Arizona to see the completed underground complex.
  • March 18th, 2008: Deal with Japanese company results in 200 billion dollars worth of top-of-the-line computer componants delivered to the middle of the Arizona Desert. Delivery people leave incredibly confused.
  • March 21st, 2008: Super computer “Phoenix” completely assembled and activated under the Deserts of Arizona.
  • May 27th, 2008: Underground bunker in Utah complete. Thousands of data discs are delivered the same day.
  • July 29th, 2008: Satisfied that the Phoenix system and the Hidden storage are both secure, Tobias leaves for Stalingrad.
  • August 3ed, 2008: Tobias Adopts a small Calico Kitten (female) he found on the side of the road in a box.
  • August 4th, 2008: Tobias wakes up to see the refridgerator door rended in two. He swiftly realizes Bird (the calico) isn’t a normal kitten.
  • August 5th, 2008: Marie (reluctantly) begins a strict training regiment for Bird.
  • August 21st, 2008: Marie complains loudly about getting lost all the time. Tobias realizes that he hasn’t become lost in well over a month, despite construction in Stalingrad causing him to take elaborate and confusing detours.
  • August 23ed, 2008: Fueled by the strange occurances, Tobias launches himself into the study of the occult.
  • August 29th, 2008: Marie finishes training Bird in the art combat. Also, Bird is now house-trained, much to Tobias’ and Marie’s great relief.
  • November 12th, 2008: Tobias realizes with some suprise that he can remember minute details from even the most mundane aspects of life. He resists pointing out that Marie has gained a few pounds.
  • November 29th, 2008: Tobias drinks what he thought was a shot of vodka at the university. Collegues panic as they point out he just downed a vial of liquid cyanide.
  • November 30th, 2008: Tobias, perfectly fine, becomes very concerned about his physical condition.
  • December 3ed, 2008: Tobias sprints down a frozen alleyway after accidently angering a very large man. He has no trouble navigating the frozen pathways, which he would only really appreciate after he escaped his pursuer.
  • December 6th, 2008: Despite Tobias’ best efforts, he still finds himself completely well. He has now ingested large amounts of various poisons in an effort to poison himself.
  • December 8th, 2008: Tobias is admitted to the same hospital he works at. He makes a mental note that injecting poison is still an effective means of nearly killing himself.

    2009

  • February 9th, 2009: Tobias is released from the hospital. Marie is understandably pissed at him. She stops talking to him.
  • February 16th, 2009: Marie decides to talk to Tobias again. All is forgiven.
  • February 18th, 2009: Tobias eats a full course meal of spoiled and un-cooked foods. Marie again refuses to talk to him.
  • February 28th, 2009: Marie begruddgingly forgives Tobias, who has shown no signs of getting sick.
  • March 3ed, 2009: Tobias realizes that he can recognize the most minute flavors of the foods he has eaten, even foods from years ago.
  • May 27th, 2009: Tobias celebrates his birthday for the first time in nearly 20 years. He is now 23 years old.
  • July 3ed, 2009: Marie discovers she is pregnant.
  • October 25th, 2009: Tobias returns to the states to double check information found in the Phoenix system.
  • October 28th, 2009: Tobias reviews the hard-copy of the data gathered.
  • October 30th, 2009: Tobias goes to sleep for the first time in four days. His mind is officially blown.
  • November 15th, 2009: Tobias begins to attempt to hack into all the computers in New York in an attempt to confirm the existance of the world trade centers.
  • November 21st, 2009: Tobias succeeded on finding undeniable proof of the existance of the World Trade Centers, despite the complete lack of WTC towers on the nightline. Phoenix is shut down to prevent counter-hacking.
  • November 23ed, 2009: Tobias returns to Stalingrad, Russia.
  • November 24th, 2009: Falcon, a healthy young boy despite the fact that he is 3 months premature, is born at 16:27.
  • November 27th, 2009: Tobias returns to Arizona.
  • November 28th, 2009: Phoenix is reactivated.
  • November 29th, 2009: Phoenix is ready to return to the internet. Tobias continues to layer security on Phoenix. He assures Marie that he will return soon.
  • December 3ed, 2009: Tobias increases the Phoenix net, which now gathers information over 80% of major news companies world wide..
  • December 10th, 2009: Tobias succeeds in setting up 4 monitors at his home in stalingrad. All are receiving encripted information from Phoenix. Each one has a constant feed of information for a different topic.
  • December 12th, 2009: Marie complains loudly that he’s spending more time on his computer than he is with her.
  • December 17th, 2009: Tobias again finds information he doubts, this time in the form of a series of suspicious reports concerning happenings in Chicago.
  • December 18th, 2009: Tobias begins stockpiling information on the happenings in chicago.
  • December 21st, 2009: Tobais decides that visiting chicago is a terrible idea. He puts information gathering on hold.

    2010
  • January 1st, 2010: Tobias purchases a large number of world maps, numerous maps of cities in Europe and Asia, and begins studying them.
  • January 3ed, 2010: Tobias begins studying maps of a large portion of Africa.
  • January 6th, 2010: Tobias begins studying maps of the majority of South America.
  • January 7th, 2010: Tobias studies maps of the major cities of North America.
  • January 9th, 2010: Tobias studies maps of the rural areas of North America.
  • January 10th, 2010: Tobias begins pouring over nautical maps of the atlantic and pacific.
  • January 11th, 2010: Tobias convinces Marie to give him a room for map-keeping. In exchange, he donates a large number of their household computers to the hospital.
  • January 19th, 2010: Tobias attempts to navigate Beijing using only his memory. He is successful.
  • January 23ed, 2010: Tobias again, attempts to navigate numerous cities in Africa, while learning the language. Again, he is successful (in both counts)
  • January 27th, 2010: Bird gets out of the house.
  • January 28th, 2010: Bird is caught Mongolia.
  • January 30th, 2010: Tobias flies to Mongolia to retrieve Bird, after hearing a strange news report about a “Demon cat caught in Mongolia.”
  • February 13th, 2010: Tobias leaves for Stalingrad with Bird in tow. He now has a working grasp of Mongolian.
  • February 14th, 2010: Tobias forgives the overly apologetic Marie for letting Bird escape.
  • Date pending, 2010: Marie and Falcon are kidnapped by Cheiron group, Tobias is hired by Cheiron to kill Max, and visited by the Morpheus, the Titan of Dreams to be informed of is inevitable – incredibly painful – demise.
  • Date pending +2, 2010: Max Armod is killed. Tobias finds out Marie is safe and sound at home, and rather enjoyed her impromptu vacation.

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