|John Constantine (Scenesys ID: 370)|
|Residence:||The House of Mystery|
|Apparent Age:||31||Actual Age:||31|
|Date of Birth||10 May 1988||Played By||Matt Ryan|
|Hair Color:||Blonde||Eye Color:||Blue|
|Theme Song:||Monsters by Shinedown|
John seems a vagabond. His appearance usually is a bit road worn and probably never grew out of being a street urchin. Even though he may seem worse for wear, something about him is just...intriguing.
1988: Born the only survivor of childbirth. John's twin was stillborn, his mother died in childbirth.
1998: John lives with the blame his father puts on him for the death of his mother. After his father's imprisonment, John and his older sister live with their aunt and uncle.
1999: John learns he is from a long line of mages dubbed Laughing Magicians, ones who have the ability to bluff and trick the gods themselves, and harness Synchronicity. John was inspired and starts to learn magic. His first act of magic was locking away his innocence.
2005: John runs away from home, after cursing his father into becoming frail and withered.
2007: John gains a flat mate with Chas Chandler, who will go on to be John's most trusted friend.
2009: A young John becomes enamored with the Punk Rock scene, forms a band called Mucous Membrane.
2010: John banishes a demon and a girl to Hell, the trauma of which sends John into a stupor, and is admitted to Ravenscar asylum.
2013: John is freed from Ravenscar, and begins his meddling in the magical world, quickly gaining a reputation matching that of a Laughing Magician.
2019: John wins ownership of the House of Mystery from Doctor Occult and Father Time in a poker game. He continues to ride the synchronicity wave as it continues to lead him where he needs to be.
Any Means To An End:
John Constantine is a conniving rat bastard, a conman to his core, when it suits his needs. When the need outweighs the crime, he will always side with the need. It's not that he doesn't know that he's hurting people, it's just that he weighs the benefits of doing so against the costs of not doing so. Any means to the right end, aye? The life he's led has certainly hardened him and minor infractions, did he hurt someone's wittle feelings? Sacrifice your cat to save the neighborhood, sleep with your lonely wife - or husband - and bring them comfort? Those, he never bats an eye or loses sleep over. But that isn't to say that he has no empathy and no remorse for his dastardly deeds. In fact, he carries that remorse around with him like a big old neon sign some days, for the bigger things, the conniving schemes and plans that left more pain in their wake than he's one hundred percent certain was worth the end result. He feels those moments and doubts himself right properly because of them.
John is a deeply depressed individual in the clinical and figurative sense of the words. The highs of magic and the lows of failure often clash in his brain. When there's a fresh case or a new fight he's wildly energetic, fast on his feet, and quick-witted. When things slow down his energy turns inwards and his attitudes slip into a profound narcissistic funk where he questions his utility and place in the universe.
John is the definition of an anti-hero serving the idealized concept of 'a greater good'. The ends justify the means in all things. Fair fights are for suckers and John doesn't make excuses or offer forgiveness for people's stupidities or shortcomings. He lies, cheats, swindles, and steals without much compunction or remorse. Good luck getting him to refrain from smoking, too.
John can separate his astral form from his corporeal form. Of course, without wards and seals, this leaves his physical body vulnerable to attack. But sometimes it is necessary to go into the astral plane. While in the astral plane, John cannot affect the physical plane in a physical way.
John knows the methods of summoning and exorcising demons from the mortal plane. While some methods are catch-alls, other more specialized rituals are needed for greater demons.
John can use various methods to peer into someone's future. Though most of these efforts go belly-up. The act of divination is not a science, but it can point in the right direction, or perhaps just fail spectacularly.
John can harness various forms of energy and direct them. Electricity, Fire, and solar all fall in this wheelhouse. While he doesn't harness enough power like someone such as Black Lightning would be able to, it does help in a pinch when you need to light a cigarette when your lighter is missing, or when you need to keep vampires at bay.
John can cast an illusion to a person. This is normally used to make someone believe something, its roots are based in theatrics, and someone strong against telepathy would be able to shrug off his illusion, most normals wouldn't be able to shrug off the illusionary suggestion.
John can render himself or objects invisible for varying times respectively. Humans take more focus than inanimate objects. The effect isn't used for long term use, the effect would wear off after three hours or so depending on the object.
John is a highly skilled mage, having absorbed all the magic he could in Europe, he trained with Nick Necro as well. Through the study of many years, John has made himself one of the most powerful mages in the world. Though most would never know it from the look of him. Most magical users would know his name and his reputation for trouble.
John is adept at crafting protection wards and seals, given the nature of his work, without them, he is merely a human. John's clothes and sometimes his cigarettes are warded to protect John. But there are always bigger fish, the same applies to his wards, they are powerful, but they are not infallible.
One of Constantine's powers, in fact his most powerful, is the Synchronicity Wave. It bends fate to make John appear exactly where he needs to be, when he needs to be, even when he does not realize.
The effect of riding the synchronicity wave can also manipulate odds in his favor, which allows a Laughing Magician to con and manipulate gods and demons.
John can summon objects from across the room to his hands. Calling this telekinesis is a misnomer, as John does not move them with his mind. It is a magical spell that brings the object to him. John would never call this Accio, because Harry Potter is for wankers.
Gifted with a silver tongue, there is little Constantine can talk himself out of. Along with the Synchronicity Wave, Constantine usually doesn't need to use his magic.
Being a con-artist, Constantine has found himself at the end of handcuffs and bindings. When his plans do go afoul, he is able to work himself free from most confines.
John has little formal education. What he knows comes from his life on the streets, and his expertise in the occult.
Constantine knows a variety of languages, all of them dead languages used in magic. Other than English, he only knows enough French to ask where the loo is.
John is a master of the occult, the supernatural, and mysticism.
Although they were not such a big hit, Constantine was in a pink band called Mucous Membrane.
Francis Willian (Chas) Chandler has been John's best mate since they were teenagers. Through all the ups and downs and fights they've had, they always have one another's backs. John's the reason Chas's marriage busted up and the pair are still together, putting up the good fight against the things that go bump in the night. If there's one thing John can rely on beyond ALL else is that Chas shows up, no matter the odds, no matter the risks, he shows up when John needs him. Sometimes it's just an ear, sometimes it's a ride to the next showdown, sometimes it's to punch him in the bloody face if he's being stupid and, more oft than not, it's with shotguns blazing to pull the fool mage out of the fire.
On the flip side, mess with Chas and you get John's full attention; that could mean epic trouble for the Laughing Magician.
Constantine's Blood has been tainted by demon blood by the demon Nergal. The effects of having demon blood inside him are passive, it allows him to cast magic without paying the 'price'. The tainted blood also renders him unpalatable to vampires.
John has resisted Pandora's Box and being possessed by Deadman, merely because his soul is 'filthy' due to the amount of things he has done that are on the darker grey side of morals.
The House of Mystery:
The HoM is a magical residence that exists outside of space and time. It can make itself appear and move at its will. Oftentimes the House will point John in the direction he needs to go, and the house itself is a repository of magical artifacts, magical traps and winding corridors. The house has a mind of its own, and is loyal to its owner, whomever that may be.
John smokes like a freight train. This has affected him by giving him cancer, and cannot overexert himself physically for long.
Although a stalemate exists between the lords of Hell, John has technically sold his soul three times over.
In magical circles, John's name is said with caution and in hushed tones. His arrival usually precedes bad things happening, but of course, bad for one side is usually good for another.
Banishing Astra to hell hit John hard, descending him into a stupor that he was checked into an asylum for years. The visions of his actions still haunt him, but it also drives him to do better.
The biggest weakness in his signature magic, Is that John's friends usually suffer tragic fates. You can not manipulate fate without ripples ringing out from your changes.
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|Little Bit of When Things Were Easier.||October 25th, 2021||Phoebe catches her Old Man in the act of practicing with his new band, gets a new assignment from her mentor and finds out her new room is a blast from her Dads' past.|
|For Rent.||October 25th, 2021||Bart Allen rents an apartment at the Curio from John. Poor kid.|
|You Can Do it Yourself.||October 24th, 2021||Mairin comes to John for more advice. He gives it... until he remembers he shouldn't.|
|The Wizard and the F*****g Tank||October 24th, 2021||John and Chas talk about where Chas truly belongs with the rest of the Night Brigade and come to terms with some of their past problems.|
|Nettie, Nico John I: Laughing Magician||October 24th, 2021||Nettie and Nico Minoru arrive to the Laughing Magician on different errands. John is not exactly blinded by the light, but ends up with his hair wet and his eyes checked. Nico now has two new potential teachers. This should work out well for everyone involved.|
|Warding the Curio||October 24th, 2021||For the Night Brigade, the evening is spent getting to know one another while John, with help from Zatanna worked his magic on the Wards. A blood offering is nearly too much for one vampiric member of the team, but in the end... it was the bond of newly forming friendships that pulled it all together.|
|Through a Looking Glass Darkly||October 23rd, 2021||For once, a day ending in Y doesn't end with blood and broken bones for anyone.|
|He Ain't Heavy.||October 23rd, 2021||John drags Chas off for an eye-opening evening that ALMOST became a turning point for John. ... almost.|
|Take it, I don't need it.||October 23rd, 2021||What was supposed to be a night of starting a road to recovery, just ended in the whole thing being a bigger disaster when John confronts the Archivist about the things Chas said in Liverpool.|
|Back on the Job||October 22nd, 2021||Nettie is again the conversation topic du jour at the Laughing Magician. John was raised in a barn, fed on poptarts and Phoebe gets to listen to a MOST embarrassing conversation with her usual stoic self.|
|Birthright: Shortcuts are Bad, M'kay||October 22nd, 2021||Mairin comes to Chas for a delivery and an bit of information gathering for possible romantic exploits. The interrogation is cut short with the arrival of John and Jon. Phoebe's strength and power is restored. But they're not out of the woods just yet.|
|Helluva First Night||October 21st, 2021||John shows Paul the demon and keeps the promise he made to try and give up one of his own. The two of them make a minor breakthrough regarding the Thinnings and then spend their first night in the US together.|
|Birthright: Village Aftermath||October 19th, 2021||John mixes up a potion, but he's getting close to hitting another wall and his friends are worried for him.|
|Birthright: No Spoon full of Sugar||October 19th, 2021||Using the vial of materials from Papa Midnite, the Essence of the last person to have been killed by the dark poison, John Constantine removes Phoebe from the 'timeless' House of Mystery, and brings her home to the Laughing Magician. After pulling the dark magic out of his adoptive daughter, the two sit and talk a little about broken noses and old injuries. John is reluctant to involve Phoebe further in fighting her cousin Leksandria, but gifts her just a little bauble. He pleads with whoever will listen that she doesn't get caught in his wake.|
|Trying for a Breakthrough||October 19th, 2021||John and Chas have a bit of a heart to heart and at least a temporary fix for some of John's trauma of the past LIFETIME is prescribed.|
|PoP: Care Bears Gone Wrong||October 19th, 2021||Wal-Mart is bad enough, but when a Thinning brings a blast from Nettie's past to bare, it gets all kinds of weird. Who knew that Cocomelon and Barbie could be so *brutal*? The good guys get the win at the end of another day ending in Y for the Night Brigade.|
|Mairin shows John her babies||October 18th, 2021||Mairin got the last bit of info she needed to make the magic-bots John wanted.|
|Birthright: Where *is* it...||October 17th, 2021||John can't find *it* and he needs to help defeat Leksandria. Lydia shows up at the Laughing Magician and helps. Random or Synchronicity at work?|
|Turning a Kitten into a Cat.||October 16th, 2021||When one of Nettie's kittens comes into the bar whining about her helplessness and feelings of inadequacies, she gets a crash course in magic and 'buck up buttercup' from John. Mairin also manages to gain Nettie's ire. Little kitten to cat, it might take awhile, but hopefully she'll get there.|
|How do I Choose...||October 16th, 2021||Jon stumbles on a manic, panicked John that has so much on his plate he doesn't even know where to start or what to do first. In the end, John has it straight in his head, what needs to be on the front burners and what needs to be on the back.|
|Birthright: The Village||October 16th, 2021||Rated R for language, depiction of corpses, scorpions attempting to eat John's earthly tether.
John Constantine leads Zatanna Zatara, Jon Sims and Moon Knight into an investigation to try to find the last person Leksandria, the Necromancer better known as ASENATH or THE LADY IN RED (or in John's opinion 'dead woman, that bitch'). John crosses paths with Paisi again, and Zatanna, Jon and Moon Knight get to make acquaintences with the ghost of Phoebe Beacon's mother. They see the condition of the souls left trapped in the web around the village.
There is blood in the water now, and it's a matter of time until John claims a red coat for his adoptive daughter's suffering.
|Gotham Fireman's Ball||October 16th, 2021||-Nothing bad could ever happen at a Gotham Gala.
Interrupting the Fireman's Gala in which orphans were supposed to recognize their passed parents, many of Gotham's Heroes are forced to contend with creatures constructed of former Gotham Gate editor-and-owner, Mickey Rogers. In the fighting, Phoebe Beacon(-Constantine-Chandler) is injured, and her powers are failing to heal. After being stabilized by Tim Drake for her initial injury, and John Constantine for all other maladies and protections physicial, spiritual and magical, under the supervision of one Dr. Jonathan Sims (AKA ThothDad). Cassie Sandsmarkelectrocutes a giant undead scorpion. The Beef Canape doesn't make it.
(WARNING: Extreme undead transformation, curse words, injury, BUGS AND SCORPIONS)
|Trouble in Paradise||October 15th, 2021||After the events of "Vanished," John is fine, but the Archivist is not. There's a fight, and then Chas is reasonable, because of course he is. There are sandwiches, hugs, and ultimately someone's sleeping under the blue carebear blanket. But what is John up to in the back room...?|
|PoP: Vanished||October 14th, 2021||Another thinning, but this time it's different. This time John and his allies get a peek at what might be behind them. The Laughing Magician came through the final battle mostly fine for a change. But then Jubilee nearly killed him without even knowing she was doing so. Another day ending in Y, innit?|
|Let Me Help||October 14th, 2021||When John Constantine comes to the Laughing Magician with injuries sustained in the course of his work, he gets overwhelmed with offers of help. There's yelling, slamming doors, and secrets revealed. Just another day that ends in y.|
|I'm tired.||October 13th, 2021||John comes home to find Jon cooking. Might be nice if John wasn't so damned tired. Exhaustion erodes the walls Constantine usually has up and potential dinner turns into a mess of emotion.|
|So Close.||October 12th, 2021||... and yet so far away.|
|Pop: Hush||October 11th, 2021||Silence isn't always golden, especially when it's unnatural and there are ALIENS. John, with a LOT of help, seals another thinning. They're growing more strange with each one. ...and he's still no closer to figuring out what's causing them.|
|Birthrite: Interlude||October 11th, 2021||Phoebe and John share a quiet moment where not much needs to be said, but knowing Phoebe she's overthinking and saying it anyway. John hires Jessica Cruz as the latest vict-- cook -- COOK at the Laughing Magician|
|Busy Day.||October 10th, 2021||What he hopes is going to be a day spent drinking and reading at the bar for John turns into an offer for help in return for knowledge, meeting one of Nettie's Poppets and hiring a bouncer. It was a busy day and it hasn't even started yet.|
|Birthright: Game, SET, Match||October 10th, 2021||With the help of friends and allies, John summons Set to find out more about Phoebe's situation.|
|Blood Oath||October 9th, 2021||The day started with Jubilation Lee deciding she wanted 'in' and ended ... well, it's just been a day. But John'll FIX IT, because it's just what he does.|
|Peace Offering From Beyonnddddddd||October 7th, 2021||Phoebe, John, and Jubilation talk things out at the Laughing Magician. John magics an amulet that will make animal blood just as effective as human blood for Jubilee. A peace is established.|
|Birthright: Separation and Protection||October 6th, 2021||John Constantine is asked by his student, pursued by a powerful necromancer, to ward her adoptive mother's home. Their journey to Gotham to ward and protect Caroline Beacon brings truths that Phoebe was not ready for to light. In the aftermath, Chas affirms that although John doesn't show affection, he is both proud of Phoebe's progress and trusts her to watch his back on their 'trips'.|
|Birthright: Dead Man's Party||October 5th, 2021||John Constantine uses a Hand of Fate on a corpse sent to destroy him. Phoebe's past is revealed to her through the words of a long-dead relative. Lydia sends his soul to the afterlife, and Moon Knight now wants in on the action, as the Avatar of Khonshu, to ensure the girl's survival.
Come for Phoebe screaming in fuzzy slippers over a mummy in the icebox, stay for Chas threatening John with a fire extinguisher.
|Birthright: What do you know about it||October 4th, 2021||Attempted murder, a rotting corpse, burns and blisters, John really should have thought it through. Just another day ending in Y, innit?|
|cRAVE||October 3rd, 2021||Another run-in between John, Phoebe and Jubilee goes about as swimmingly as the first, but at least the area's clear of a nest? ...of vampires that is.|
|PoP: I'd Like to Speak to the Manager.||October 2nd, 2021||When Karens and Kens overrun Lost Pond Mall, it falls on a small group of 'heroes' to put them in their places. The day's saved, but the rifts are getting bigger and the things coming from them stranger.|
|Under the boardwalk....Boardwalk||October 1st, 2021||Jubilee heard that other vampires hang out under the boardwalks in Coney Island. Instead of finding them, she is caught by Phoebe Beacon and John Constantine. It goes about as well as one might expect from a meeting between a vampire and vampire hunters. Phoebe gets sent to bed without supper and John has a score to settle.|
|Sideways in NYC||September 26th, 2021||When people start disappearing around a display of artifacts from the Tomb of the Priest of Khonsu, several interested and affected parties investigate. John Constantine brings the affected apprentice Phoebe Beacon, Zatanna brings Red Robin, the Turtles come out, along with Kaida the Mouse. When Asenath, the Necromancer after Phoebe, begins to syphon off the lifeforce of the missing and present, John sends her a two-word message that rhymes with Duck Moo, Zatanna and Lydia contain and strike security, Leonardo and Donatello keep up a peremeter for the safety of the population. Tim and Phoebe realize the 'Priest' has the entirely wrong skeletal make-up -- what would prompt an Oxford team to incorrectly identify the remains?|
|Birthright: Pemesket||September 26th, 2021||A visit to the Museum at night proves enlightening... Pemesket, the original holder of the Primordial Spark, gifts John Constantine the means to save his daughter and put her breaking powers to right.|
|Fallout||September 26th, 2021||When Phoebe is taken to Thompkin's Clinic to recover and keep her identity out of the news as well as provide a discreet meeting place, things get less than discrete. John Brings in an Expert to contend with the black magic. Tim stands up for the people in recovery, Lydia agrees to take point on the Thinnings for a short while. Jubilee finds out the finer points of teenage adoption after bringing the right/wrong balloons.
Next stop: The boarder of Egypt and Sudan, Village in the Reeds... to find the last person who was killed by this curse embedded now in Phoebe Beacon's shoulder.
|Birthright: Memory Lane pt2||September 24th, 2021||John Constantine takes another trip down Memory Lane, this time uninterrupted by the Lady in Red, Asenath. Does he get the answers he's looking for?|
|Birthright: Nekhet Exhibit||September 21st, 2021||Not quite opening night goes deadly and awry. Mickey Rogers, originally held responsible for Phoebe's kidnapping and torture beneath the Silo has been released from prison. Lydia's ectoplasmic shield convinced a bunch of Gotham socialites that there was a curse that had come to life, even as John Constantine and Lydia Dietrich shut the curse down. Tim provides a get-away car and saves the day by an electrifying spur-of-the-moment plan, Laura and Superboy execute a well-down extraction for a panic-stricken Phoebe, and somewhere Jason Todd probably has a bottle of champagne and a platter of roast beef canapes all to himself.|
|Birthright: Incidental magic and dogfighting||September 16th, 2021||A feel-good megical tear in reality becomes one of the strangest things in Gotham, and feelings of electrical excitement are cause for alarm when Harper Row is sent out to investigate and a fight as an Outsider. Fellow Outsider Phoebe Beacon and Blue Collar Warlock John Constantine are on-scene when necromantic dogs attack! Zatanna plays the part of Calvary, and while Bluebird wisely exits with the admission that it's over her head, Phoebe... not so much.|
|Birthright: Examining Past Footsteps||September 14th, 2021||Inspecting a possible link to the past with John Constantine, old friends reunite. Asenath attempts to dissuade anyone from standing between her and Phoebe.|
|1000 Faces: Party Like it's 1999||September 9th, 2021||The crowd at the Laughing Magician share their little slices of life, hope, love, heart and soul. Maybe just enough to tip the scales in favor of the world lasting past Friday night.|
|1000 Faces: Dead Zone||September 8th, 2021||John gets some sharp advice from the sharpest dressed necromancer. Between the sniping, truths and wisdom reveal themselves. Or they both need to desperately hug it out.|
|PoP: Liverpool Thinnings||September 8th, 2021||John and Paul go to check out Liverpool. Ringo is missing, but they do get to play St. George.|
|1000 Faces FINALE: Requiem||September 7th, 2021||Atum's judgment is rendered: mortals have proven themselves worth of undoing the gods' hubris. The gods struck down their peers who defied the natural order. A Hell Lord's gambit fails. Let them all be as it was, imperfect though that is. Until we meet again...|
|A Whitechapel Knight||September 7th, 2021||=John's visit to Whitechapel for a few moments of understanding and rest. Rated R for language and themes.|
|1000 Faces: Crunch Time||September 7th, 2021||John relays information, but manages to get no further in the direction of the entirety of an answer. He'll stand and face it armed with bits and pieces and the hope of one little girl with a tea cup.|
|1000 Faces FINALE: Threnody||September 7th, 2021||The Demogorge comes to devour the gods of death and those who would raise a last defense from Earth against him. But will they succeed in convincing Atum not to levy his judgment in a reckoning of the dead? Pray your shades have something nice to say...|
|1000 Faces: Are U There God, It's Me John.||September 6th, 2021||God answers, by proxy... Yes, John, I'm here. Constantine is pretty sure both sides still suck, one's just nicer about it. Terry O'Neil is tasked with the near impossible, good luck with that, mate.|
|Wretched Pile of Sticks||September 4th, 2021||Wretched Pile of Sticks or Wonderful Enigma, the House of Mystery is the backdrop for a shouting match between John Constantine and Nettie Crowe. It ends with sandwiches and a nap for John. Isn't that what any man needs?|
|PoP: A Day Ending in Y and Nightmares.||September 4th, 2021||Another thinning, this time right outside the Laughing Magician, is handled without any loss of live. It proves, at least, that a day ending in Y doesn't have to end in complete tragedy.|
|1000 Faces: Blood of the Lamb||September 3rd, 2021||John Constantine makes a deal, and that deal only invokes the end of the world.|
|PoP: Release the... Kraken.||September 3rd, 2021||Another thinning, another nightmare, a fight hard won by heroes of the city and a door closed by one bastard mage.|
|One Down, Three to Go.||September 2nd, 2021||Meggan finds John after waking up, their confrontation has John picking up the mantle again, but perhaps not in the way she'd hoped. He's determined to walk his path alone and protect those that would be crazy enough to walk it with him from it.|
|Welfare Checkin The Dead||September 1st, 2021||Charlie goes to check on the Laughing Magician back from the dead. He is definitely not a ghost but hell seems to have taken all the laughter. Charlie is a ray of bloody sunshine though it isn't enough this time.|
|How the Mighty Have Fallen.||September 1st, 2021||One close call and a breaking damn have a few of the pieces of a shattered John Constantine back together.|
|Grim Relations: Vision in the Past||September 1st, 2021||John is wearing a sweatshirt. It is not as comfy as one would expect. After an extremely busy week, the blue-collar exorcist takes a moment with Phoebe, and learns that the necromancer he's after to protect the girl has crossed paths with him before -- on his home turf in England. Bollocks.|
|Death Needs a Life Coach.||August 31st, 2021||Lady Death comes to John with an interesting offer. He accepts and surely nothing *bad* can come from moving Death in upstairs, right?|
|Harbingers United||August 31st, 2021||John Constantine is back from the Underworld, and after saving the girl who lives with his best mate from what probably would have been a horrible fate, he does what he does best -- well, maybe not best. He gets completely drunk and sings The Sex Pistols on top of the tallest building in Hell's Kitchen, until a friend appears.|
|It's Okay to Puke.||August 30th, 2021||John manages to pull Phoebe out of the Underworld. She pukes a little and gets herself grounded for the first time by Chas. Not a good day to be a Beacon of Hope.|
|It's Not Good, Nettie.||August 27th, 2021||Nettie answers a best mate's call. John's not okay when she arrives, he's so far from it. But he will be on the way toward being okay after the witch's visit gives him safe harbor from the storm brewing in his on mind.|
|1000 Faces: Death by Misadventure||August 25th, 2021||A harrowing adventure after jumping through a door in the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens sends John Constantine into the lands of death, and traversing his way to a Realm that may have the answers he wants. But at what cost?|
|1000 Faces: Dead On Arrival||August 25th, 2021||One step closer to their aim as they delve into the Pyramid of the Barbican and receive their admission to the White Hall, the final battle standing in their way divides, but does not conquer.|
|Something Lost is Found Again.||August 18th, 2021||John gets his lighter back, but at what cost to Karita? There's gum under Phoebe's table... she better get on that.|
|PoP: Meeting of the Minds||August 16th, 2021||Lara get a job; but the completion of such could mean life or death for John Constantine. Questions are answered about the events in the Bronx, but more are left unanswered. Lydia gets a crash course in the Constantine method of teaching magic and doesn't disappoint.|
|1000 Faces: En Garden!||August 16th, 2021||An attack in the Botanic Gardens transpires on a night when Haiti comes alight with terrible purpose. Svartalfheim delivers a vicious blow, taking out the Sorcerer Supreme and mobilizing mystic, Bat, and law enforcement forces... to what end? The stars fall from the sky. Terror awaits. The living breathe another hour.|
|Drink Up||August 16th, 2021||On the hunt for another drink, Rocket finally comes across a promising place. Naturally, it's a little weird.|
|We're All Mad Here||August 15th, 2021||John finds out that Phoebe knows more than he feels comfortable with. Chas refuses to let her take the fall, and Phoebe expresses her interest to stay on with John and Chas after the current myriad issues with Abominations and Gods of Death are resolved. No one gets to brood on a rooftop. It's awkward.|
|Grim Relations: A Family Connection||August 14th, 2021||John Constantine takes an astral walk-about to Brooklyn, where a lone ghost is holding a vigil -- but this ghost has connections to the girl living above his bar.|
|PoP: Murder in the Streets||August 14th, 2021||A map pings trouble, John answers the call and finds a lot more than he bargained for - fortunately help shows itself in some unfamiliar faces. It's a win in his book, until someone tries to separate him from Meggan when he knows she needs him most. Chas winds up with unexpected house guests.|
|He Just Forgot.||August 13th, 2021||Once again, a Phoebe bandaid is put on the damage done by Astaroth, but how long will it hold? Chas is drawn to his last by John's blase' attitude, Meggan's drawn to hers by Chas - but everyone walks away living and breathing another day, that's a win.|
|Lucifer and Strange Walk Into Constantine's Bar...||August 12th, 2021||... there's a joke there, there has to be. It's a busy night at the LM, Lucifer drops by, everyone needs the proprietor's attention for *something*. John's 12 ended candle is about to burn all twelve ends to the middle. Stephen decides enough's enough and sends the Laughing Magician to bed with a gentle, but effective, bitch-slap.|
|Oops - John Messed Up.||August 11th, 2021||John confesses his recent 'sins' to Meggan, she's convinced they can overcome, as always - while John's left wondering from where her unwavering faith in him comes.|
|1000 Faces: Oh No, You Didn't!||August 9th, 2021||In the aftermath of Nergal's apparent attack, Phoebe gets a little more insight into the situation and an offer she's not expecting. Chas gets a new roommate.|
|1000 Faces: Meeting of the Minds||August 8th, 2021||A meeting of the minds at the Laughing Magician goes sideways when Frank invokes Nergal's name in Constantine's home. ... in the end, a deal may or may be struck with a demon - just a day ending in Y, innit?|
|Sun peerin' through the blinds||August 7th, 2021||=Phoebe stops by with donuts, gets incidental magic lesson. John's recovery is sped up after accidentally taking a magical car battery to the tongue. Chas is forever long-suffering, and Meggan is wont to push glassess off the bar and pounce on John in proper feline fashion.|
|1000 Faces: Put a Fork In It.||August 4th, 2021||John returns from India to find a fiery fae waiting none too patiently. What is that horrible SMELL?|
|1000 Faces: Reaper Man||August 3rd, 2021||The theft of a mask is successful, but at what cost?|
|Grimm Relations: The Subway Investigation||August 3rd, 2021||John and Phoebe go down to investigate the first appearance of one of the demon dogs (scene 5935|
|1000 Faces: The Sound of His Wings||August 3rd, 2021||Arawn is barred from claiming the nightmare-wracked Parisians... for now.|
|Grim Relations: A Meeting of the Minds||August 2nd, 2021||Phoebe Beacon meets John Constantine at the Laughing Magician. John doesn't step aside for (Lady) Death. Luckily, plucky teenagers save the day -- maybe. Until they get pulled into more of John's mess. Meggan brings cake, which is the LEAST unusual thing about the scene.|
|Grim Relations: Beasts of Burden||August 1st, 2021||Be careful when trapping something, you're using the right bait. John finds out that whoever is sending these flesh monsters after Phoebe has no scruples against using children. Red Robin gets a handle of a situation that he is so far out of his wheelhouse, but adapts and overcomes. X-23 smells something familiar -- Julia Johnson, the woman responsible for kidnapping Phoebe and bringing her to the Montana to be used by the Moonstone Cult. John now has the name of the sorceress out to end Phoebe, and has sent her a message.|
|1000 Faces: Eurovision - Anno Mortis||August 1st, 2021||Eurovision ends in a battle royale! Featuring appearances by Living Dead Girl, The Thundercats, Trenchcoat Brigade, and the Spook Sisters!|
|1000 Faces: On Blood-Dimmed Tides||August 1st, 2021||Apep and Set engage in a titanic struggle off the coast of Lebanon. Sacrificed Setites claimed by the black serpent remain undiscovered after its untimely death at the hands of a lot of heroes with powers of light and magic.|
|Meet and Greet at the LM||July 31st, 2021||People gathered, talked, drank and nothing tried to kill John - miracles can happen.|
|Thanks, Chas, We Needed That||July 29th, 2021||Temporarily healed of a curse, John jumps from frying pan into the fire.|
|Weekly Weirdness: Well, this sucks.||July 29th, 2021||Infestation taken care of, Vampires evicted and nothing went south. Or did it?|
|The Dead are Rising||July 27th, 2021||If Midnite thinks John's paying that debt to Samedi, voodoo bloke better think again. But, with the help of a good woman and a couple of total strangers, the zombie infestation in the Cemetery Belt is handled, maybe not neat as a pin, but neat enough.|
|Doesn't Anyone Just Leave a Voicemail Anymore||July 27th, 2021||That would be too easy, a voicemail that is. Seems Midnite has a message for John that he has to drag his ass out of bed to receive. Whatever the message entails, it cannot possibly be worse than Meggan forcing him to eat... cucumber sandwiches.|
|Can she keep a good man down||July 26th, 2021||Battles fought hard are won and lost in an instant, but hearts given freely are kept an eternity. Whatever the darkness coming at them next, John and Meggan? They'll stare it down together.|
|A Mage, Two Gods and a Faerie and a bar.||July 25th, 2021||What price will karma toss at John for pranking the Gods? Perhaps Loki knows the answer to that? But, after a meeting between John and Thor with a side of Loki and Meggan happens without the city imploding or exploding? That's one for the win column for certain.|
|Paying a Debt||July 25th, 2021||A child is saved, but at what cost?|
|A Debt that Can't be Paid||July 25th, 2021||Turns out the cost wasn't so great after all. For now. Until an Unseelie figures a way for revenge perhaps?|
|Weekly Weirdness: Black and White||July 23rd, 2021||If the first night The Laughing Magician is opened for business is any indication, Hell's Kitchen is about to get a whole lot hotter.|
|Home Sweet ... Bloody Hell.||July 23rd, 2021||In his usual, stubborn way, John refuses any and all attempts to comfort him through his most recent brush with losing his soul. He fights until the bitter end and caves only... because the bed's big enough, y'know?|
|Laughing Magician Night 2.||July 23rd, 2021||The second night wasn't nearly so horrid as the first, some would even call it a definite win for the Constantine side. Except maybe, you know, the little explosion at the end? ... and perhaps the wrath of Lara Croft should she ever learn the truth.|
|Well, Well, Well.||July 22nd, 2021||She may have lost the battle, but she's not lost the war.|
|On a visit to Bushwick||July 21st, 2021||The burgers were great, conversation was had, people came and went...|
|Weekly Weirdness: Hansel and Gretel||July 16th, 2021||The heroines save the kids! John's cranky.|
|Team Sports||June 14th, 2021||Constantine and Meggan recover another chapter of the Darkholde-- this one masquerading as the Irish League's Euro Cup Trophy. Constantine is now the mortal enemy of all Belfast.|
|Gypsy engagement party||May 30th, 2021||Block party in NYC with all the color, music and dancing (and drinking) that Roma could muster. Some Travelers partake.|
|Chasing Tail||May 19th, 2021||Looking for an angle on Peggy, Dottie (aka 'Kate') approaches Constantine at a bar.|
|Yes, It Really Is The Munch Box||May 17th, 2021||No description|
|There's Nothing Like Being In Your Own Body||April 14th, 2021||John Constantine charges a hefty price, but successfully transfer Charlie back into her body, and sends Rath of the Demons Three off to hell.|
|The Tolling of the Demon's Bell||April 8th, 2021||Batgirl and Misfit cut a deal with Constantine to restore Charlie back to her own body.|
|A Voice In the Darkness||April 7th, 2021||John spoils a snake's day.|
|Say No More||March 21st, 2021||One coin of Hell covered, one dead body. In John Constantine's ledger, a victory!|
|The Bronx's Burning||March 4th, 2021||The seal has broken and Constantine realizes Hell has come for the Bronx.|
|Break the Silence||March 2nd, 2021||Leena barely survives being the human sacrifice, but now the King of Hell, Vinea, walks New York freely. That can't possibly turn out poorly.|
|A Wise Man's Fear||February 10th, 2021||Jacqueline comes to ask questions, John comes dressed as Flora for a fight, and both discover how deep the conspiracy of Apollyon goes. Enter Sister Caterina, the harbinger, apocalyptic oracle and the Gate of Entropy.|
|All Quiet in the Western Bronx||February 9th, 2021||A battle royale is about to begin for the soul, a life, and Hell.|
|Out of the Frying Pan||February 2nd, 2021||No description|
|Mystic Graffiti||January 29th, 2021||A soul stolen by the Lady in Red sends mages and druids and Spitfire into the Aztec bone-path searching for answers. The Lady is banished but her demon remains, struck down in an exorcism. But when Anthony Druid tries to reclaim a human sacrifice, the dark Aztec god of winter has something to say about interfering with his midnight snack...|
|The Quiet Game||January 29th, 2021||The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen face off against the Aztec god of winter. With a bit of sweet talking and conning, no one dies. Yet.|
|Bedside Mannerisms||January 28th, 2021||No description|
|Saved by the Cell||January 24th, 2021||Peggy and Constantine arrive to bail Jacqueline and her 'guest', psychic Flora Lopez, out of a quickly decaying situation. When the day is finally saved, half the heroes are down and Peggy's got a sensitive AAR to write.|
|As Silent As The Grave||January 20th, 2021||Demons dance, dark gods cavort, and the bone road awaits the mages going two by two, hurrah, hurrah...|
|Times that Bind: Epilogue||January 18th, 2021||The best of SHIELD gather at the SWORDFISH to welcome Agent May back to the present. Cake is had. Whiskey and shots. And a very surprising hologram.|
|Bad Medicine||January 18th, 2021||Under the guise of sneaking off with Peggy after the welcome-back party, Constantine instead finds information related to his quest for a dark and mysterious series of relics. Peggy discovers just what kind of person Constantine really is.|
|Don't Say A Word||January 15th, 2021||The world continues to unravel at the hands of a King of Hell.|
|Five-Finger HYDRA Discount||January 14th, 2021||John comes to visit Peggy with some information about the artifact he stole. They come to realize they aren't so different after all.|
|From Flesh to Flesh||January 12th, 2021||An evil book of human skin is rescued from Boston. Except it's not really going to end clean, is it?|
|The House and the Dame||January 9th, 2021||No description|
|No Milkshake Til Boston||January 9th, 2021||Drinking. More drinking! This irresponsible drinking can't have any consequences.|
|Reunited by Violence||January 8th, 2021||Peggy is on a recon mission for HYDRA and finds Constantine sticking his nose in where it doesn't belong. A messy fire fight ensues with HYDRA agents. Peg ends up getting sent somewhere strange, and John in HYDRA's hands.|
|Into Fae Gutters||January 7th, 2021||John Constantine, spider-friend.|
|In Capitalist USA, Jones Catches Up With You!||January 3rd, 2021||No description|
|Brainstorming and Bao||December 27th, 2020||John and Peg have a nice night of neglected dinner, multiple whiskeys, and some more pleasant distractions after Peggy tells him about the possible mess of HYDRA having infiltrated SHIELD.|
|Officer Being Pursued||December 23rd, 2020||Pezzini's being chased by dark assailants; John Constantine intervenes. It's not much of an improvement.|
|This Can('t) Go Well||December 19th, 2020||Two legendary drinkers (alcoholics) finally cross paths and bond over their life long commitment to drinking. Power Girl goes off her beaten path a little to destress and finds jerks at every corner. Constantine hits on everyone and gets nowhere...save for not paying for any drinks.|
|Friendship is Fleeting||December 2nd, 2020||Constantine discovers a tipsy, drowning in her own guilt Peggy at McSorelys. They discuss possibilities to save Agent May from being time displaced, loneliness, and the fleeting nature of friendship.|
|BEHOLD! My League Stuff!||November 10th, 2020||Koriand'r comes to visit the Justice League and Zatanna is super mean to her.|
|The Riddle of Survival||November 4th, 2020||No description|
|Magical Tech Support||November 1st, 2020||John Constantine gets hired by Selene Corvinus to look into the matter of mystical attack masks threatening her Coven.|
|A few fingers of hellfire||October 18th, 2020||Levian and Peggy get spotted by Constantine, and the magus gives Levian a dire warning.|
|With But A Spark...||October 8th, 2020||Part 1: A suspicious fire sets off an investigation between the Hellblazer and the fire-crowned sorceress of the Dark Dimension.|
|Follow the White Rabbit||September 28th, 2020||With a Loki sighting at the reconstruction of the ice palace, SHIELD agents and magic users alike converge to get dragged by dogs and chase rabbits.|
|Things Found and Lost||September 26th, 2020||No description|
|After the Dance||September 10th, 2020||Peggy stands up John to have a bar fight with HYDRA. But he ends up catching up with her after. Thrill seeking, demons, and phone numbers all come into discussion. In short, the Brits Brit at each other.|
|The First Day of the Rest of Your Madness||September 9th, 2020||No description|
|Like a Bad Penny...||September 2nd, 2020||Sometimes things turn out just the way you expect.|
|Ice Palace: Sharing what we know||August 30th, 2020||The Infinity Watch and friends devise several plans to deal with the Sorcerer Vega.. and Loki who seems to be pulling strings behind the scenes.|
|Imps and chakras||August 30th, 2020||What starts with Patsy trying to take on a demon ends up with John Constantine sticking her with a restaurant bill.|
|Drinks and Notes||August 29th, 2020||Nessa and John share drinks and notes about ice golems, necromancers, and Loki.|
|A Good Pub is Hard to Find||August 25th, 2020||Peggy and John are drawn to the same pub for the same reason -- a good pint like back home. What they find is a slight mystery in each other and ice golems.|
|Evening Calm||August 17th, 2020||Some citizens do a walk in the park and chatter about serious business and not so serious foods and maybe a measuring contest. Who knows.|
|Ice Palace: Feel my Power Grow||July 30th, 2020||Magical heroes defend an ice cottage from attack by skeletons!|
|Black Sun: Manhattan Transfer||July 15th, 2020||The Grail is saved, but at what cost?|
|Citysoul: Soul Survival||July 4th, 2020||A group of mystics gather to manifest the Genius Loci of Manhattan. Hands are held. Magic is done.|
|The Hunger: Unseen Hand||June 14th, 2020||Constantine and Doctor Strange sense an unusual presence in Manhattan. Wong marathons the Office.|
|20 Thousand Justice Leagues Under the Sea||May 23rd, 2020||King Shark tangles with Superman and Cap. Marvel. Probably shouldn't have. Supergirl and Constantine show up for a chat about the league and the future.|
|Shadows from Newcastle||May 23rd, 2020||Constantine bumps into a friend from his past with an annoying accent and a very bad habit, who has mistaken Colette for his next fix.|
|HFC: The Dungeon ReOpening||April 14th, 2020||Dancing drama and drinks at the Dungeon.|
|The Bells: A Little Magic||April 9th, 2020||Lois enlists the help of one John Constantine to investigate the spooky shadow creatures.|
|Digital Spelunking||March 25th, 2020||Doug and Mystique find the next clue on the attack on Genosha|
|Exercises in exorcism||March 21st, 2020||Doctor Strange, Constantine, Illyana, and Zatanna group together to banish the demon Beelzebub back to hell where he belongs.|
|Scrying Sentinels||March 7th, 2020||Zatanna and John were heading to Genosha to scry Sentinels. Illyana and Lois tag along. John disappears. Brings in Strange. And poo-poos on the idea. This is not over yet!|
|Closing Time is Playing Somewhere||March 4th, 2020||Zee asks for John's help with a possible magical sighting. There's tension. Teasing. And a hug.|
|Not So Common Burglary||February 21st, 2020||Burglary Busted. Demons not released. Kate learns too much and has a free sorcery card now?|
|Genoshan Survivor Doug||February 19th, 2020||Heroes go to Genosha looking for survivors. They find Mr. Sinister trying to revive and modify Doug Ramsey|