Leena Danvers

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Ballista (Scenesys ID: 961)
Profile
Name: Leena Danvers
Superalias: Ballista
Gender: Female
Species: Mutant Utahaptor
Occupation: Demolitions Expert
Citizenship: United States/Null Corporation
Residence: Null HQ, NYC
Education: High School Diploma and Null Corp Training
Theme: Original (OC)
Groups:
Details
Apparent Age: 29 Actual Age: 29
Date of Birth 06 Jun 1990 Played By
Height: 6' 3" Weight: 325 lbs
Hair Color: Black and Blue Feathers Eye Color: Purple
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Character Info

Profile

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Formerly human, and a member of the Null Corporation's security forces, Ballista is a mutated utahraptor and has been tasked with the recovery of lost assets from the corporation. Regardless of cost, she intends to bring anything that's been taken from Null back to them. Relentless in her mission, she does not care about collateral damage or innocent victims. Anything that gets between her and her objective will be destroyed with the multitude of weapons and equipment she brings to bear.

Timeline

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Timeline:
* 1990: Born in West Palm Beach, FL.
* 1995: Upon entering school, immediately began to express a desire to join the military.
* 2005: Joined JROTC when entering high school, excelled in shooting and physical training.
* 2009: Upon graduation from high school, joined the Marines, becoming an EOD tech and combat enginer.
* 2012: Finished military service, and was recruited by Null Corp upon exiting the military.
* 2014: Promoted to Null Corp Security, takes charge of team that monitors the mutant animal project.
* 2018: Volunteers for experiment centered around mutagen and dinosaur DNA. Is mutated into a Utahraptor. Fails to read the fine print on the contract.
* 2019: Following the escape of several mutant subjects, begins a campaign to locate and return them.

IC Journal

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Personality

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Brutally Honest:
Ballista is always honest. She doesn't lie, she doesn't see the point. She doesn't care if somebody knows what she's doing, or why she's doing it. She's also not prone to sparing somebody's feelings just because the truth hurts. Sure sometimes she might TRY to be tactful, but even then that's usually just reserved for people above her on the proverbial food chain.

Prepared For War:
Si vis pacem, para bellum. If you want peace, prepare for war. Words to live by in her mind. She's always prepared for war, ready to launch into combat at a moment's notice. She keeps herself ready to go at any moment in order to ensure that others don't have to. Null is a lot of scientists and eggheads, and she knows they'll die if she doesn't stop threats ahead of time.

Violence Is a Tool:
Violence is her middle name. Some people use violence as a scalpel. She uses it as a sledgehammer. Her motto is that if violence isn't working, you're not using enough of it. She doesn't care about things like collateral damage or civilian casualties, so long as her mission gets accomplished. She's also not above killing captives if it will keep her mission on track.

Character Sheet

Powers

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Enhanced Abilities:
Due to the mutation, Ballista has strength and speed far exceeding a normal human's capabilities, allowing her to throw a car with her strength, and run about as fast as a motor vehicle. In addition to that, her foot claws are superhumanly sharp, capable of cutting through tank armor.

Enhanced Senses:
Raptor's senses are attuned for hunting, and Ballista's are no exception. She's got excellent night vision, on par with the kinds of systems the military would use, and enhanced scent tracking and hearing. She's a predator through and through.

Mutant Raptor:
Mutated by Null Corp, Ballista has gained all the strength and speed and hunting instincts of the ancient utahraptor. Unlike most mutants, she volunteered to undergo the process, knowing it would make her stronger and faster and a better fighter, despite the downsides.

Skills

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Brawler:
While she's no expert in hand to hand combat, she's had more than her fair share of fights over the years, both in the military and when working security for Null. She'll scrap with anybody in close quarters, taking advantage of her enhanced strength.

Demolitions:
For her whole life she has had a natural affinity for explosives. Ranging from fireworks to C-4, if it blows up, she knows about it and how to make it work. She's also extremely skilled at locating weak points in structures in order to bring them down.

Eod:
In the military she worked as Explosives Ordinance Disposal, and those skills stay with her. She's capable of disarming explosives with the best of them, though she'd question WHY someone would want to disarm a bomb instead of just blowing it up.

Marksmanship:
While she generally would prefer to just saturate an area with firepower, Ballista is actually quite a skilled marksman. She's able to effectively put shots onto targets upwards of 500 meters away from herself thanks to training she received in the Marines.

Tactics:
She didn't become the head of security without knowing tactics and how to properly employ them. She is quite capable of looking at a situation and figuring out how she would deploy troops for it. She also works towards figuring out ways to bypass other's tactical situations by throwing unexpected moves in their direction.

Resources

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Armored Suit:
Null has outfitted her with an armored suit, made from aramid fibers and composite plates, providing extreme protection with a lightweight frame. Customized to fit her body, she uses it primarily to keep herself safe against tougher foes that she's begun to face post mutation.

Armory:
Ballista has access to Null's armory, and any weapon she wants to get her hands on, all she needs to do is ask. She's particularly fond of her M-249 LMG and her shoulder hard point mounted rocket launcher, though what she brings to bear may depend on the situation at hand.

Null Corp Hq:
While she does not have access to the full building, she has enough standing with the company to be able to move about freely, and she has her own quarters that she keeps all of her belongings in.

Weaknesses

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Mutated:
Being a mutant, she's not exactly able to go down to the local coffee shop and pick up a cup of coffee. Because of this, she tends to spend a lot of her time in the Null HQ, and getting stuck inside of her own head as a result.

Property:
Unknown to her, the contract she signed prior to being mutated stipulates that she belongs to Null Corporation and has given up all rights as a human, and the company is free to do with her as they wish, though as long as she remains a useful asset, they have no reason to get rid of her.

Sledgehammer:
When all you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. Ballista is a sledgehammer, and in situations that require a scalpel, she's still a sledgehammer. She doesn't let that stop her, but because of that, she tends to leave a trail of destruction in her wake.

Traumatic Service:
Her time in the military was spent working on explosives, and she's seen a lot of friends get blown up. To some people this would make them shy away from explosives, but it made her lean into them, wanting to do more with bombs and rockets, sometimes dangerously so.

Role-Play

Logs

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Leena Danvers has 14 finished logs.

Title Date Scene Summary
Fast and the Furry-ous February 24th, 2021 Mutant crew busts up a street racer gang that pilfered a bunch of Null vehicle tech.
Return Of The Shredder: I January 23rd, 2021 The Footclan steal vital research data to a nefarious end after getting their backsides kicked royally in an open street rumble
Return of the Shredder: Alleyway Aftermath January 23rd, 2021 The 'Good Guys' take a pause in the alleyways after fighting The Foot to take notes and trade numbers -- as... you know... girls do...?
Kurt's Bar - Chance Meeting January 19th, 2021 While hanging out at her favorite bar, Ballista runs into one of the other mutants she's quarreled with in the past. The two hatch a plan to get Ballista out from under Null Corp's oppressive thumb.
Two Mutants Walk Into A Bar January 17th, 2021 Ballista and Sally Pride stumble across each other at a dive that serves mutants, but trouble unfolds as a group of local toughs don't like this bar's clientele.
Yippie-Ki-Yay Holiday: The Terminal November 30th, 2020 William Townley and his well-armed militia take over JFK International Airport during a raging snowstorm in the hopes of strong-arming a release of his brother, Jared, after last week's failed heist. Unexpected help shows up in the form of heavily-armed Falcone gangsters, the Venom symbiote, the armored tech raptor Ballista, and The Shadow herself. Local national guardsmen are found to be turncoats, the majority of the militia is slain under hails of gunfire or torn to pieces, and all but one hostage within the ATC tower is saved. William is arrested, but some men fled into the storm and managed to escape. Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of these men...?
Yippie-Ki-Yay Holiday: The Plaza November 3rd, 2020 A bunch of would-be thieves pretend to be terrorists when a heist goes south. Ghost Spider, Hawkeye, and Squirrel Girl sneak in while Cecily acts as a less-than-willing decoy, and Balista has her own motives! Thankfully, hostages are saved, noses are broken, and the only casualty by defenestration was an office chair...
Mojo's Arcade Legend: Butcher's Bridge June 30th, 2020 Mojo and Arcade drop a few heroes(?) into Butcher's Bridge. They smash their way to the other side.
Rupert's Raid! June 21st, 2020 After a gang of robbers rob Rupert's, the turtle family gets a whole lot bigger. Pizza is shared, communications are (soon to be) setup.
Genuine Leather May 10th, 2020 While investigating an underground skatepark, MOUSERs attempt to capture Mondo Gecko and Killer Croc. The plot is thwarted by an eccletic mix of individuals, but who's behind the MOUSERs?
Hunting Mutants but finding the wrong kind May 2nd, 2020 Anti-mutant protesters attack the Null Group's soda storage warehouse based on terrible internet conspiracy theories, find more than they bargined for.
Null has a Mouse(r) Problem April 30th, 2020 MOUSERs march on Null Group and are stopped by a ragtag group of heroes. Is this the birth of a new super hero squad? Prooooooooobably not.
Enemy or Alley March 22nd, 2020 A Misunderstanding leads to an unlikely team-up.
Hunting a Hunter March 15th, 2020 Ballista sets a trap for one of the Mutanimals, but there is an unexpectred complication.

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