Lydia Dietrich

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Lydia Dietrich (Scenesys ID: 2338)
Name: Lydia Dietrich
Superalias: None
Gender: Female
Species: Mutant
Occupation: English teacher / aspiring novelist
Citizenship: United States
Residence: NYC
Education: Bachelors
Theme: Original (OC)
Groups: Mutants
Apparent Age: 24 Actual Age: 24
Date of Birth 02 Mar 1996 Played By Odeya Rush
Height: 5' 5" Weight: 135 lb
Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Hazel
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Character Info


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Lydia Dietrich is an aspiring author, having published a handful of books, and an English teacher. She grew up in a wealthy Jewish household, led by an overbearing mother who wanted to cure her of being a mutant, since she can't turn off her powers which make her stand out quite a bit. Having graduated college magna cum laude Lydia has now struck out on her own ready to make a name for herself.


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1996 - Lydia was born to Noah and Rachel in Brooklyn.
2008 - Lydia has her Bat mitzvah.
2010 - During her 14th birthday, Lydia's mutant powers activated. Lydia's mother went hysterical.
2010 - Lydia's mother started taking her to specialist after specialist to try to "cure" her of being a mutant.
2011 - Lydia finally had enough of that and put her foot down saying she was okay with who she was.
2012 - Lydia discovers fanfiction, and starts to write her own.
2014 - Lydia graduates high school with a 3.9 GPA. Her mother is disappointed.
2015 - Lydia enrolls in NYU. She also gets high praise for her fanfiction and is convinced to write a novel.
2017 - Lydia finishes her first novel, and gets it published. It does okay. Got good reviews.
2020 - Lydia graduates magna cum laude with a degree in English and a minor in education
2021 - Lydia tries to find work in NYC and the surrounding areas.

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Lydia loves reading. Especially other people's fanfic of supernatural TV shows. This kind of thing has been her passion for a long time.

All in all, Lydia is pretty chill about her life. She isn't particularly bothered by her mutation, or by the fact that she can't turn it off. She doesn't get upset all that easily and she has the patience of a saint. Really good teacher material.

Lydia is a practicing Jew, and has come from an extended Jewish family. She goes to temple, celebrates the holidays, and is Kosher.

Lydia is a kind and gentle soul. She cares deeply about people, and about children. She wouldn't hesitate to stand up for somebody being pushed around or threatened.

Supernatural Wonk:
Lydia devours supernatural media like a fiend. She's watched *all* the shows, and has read all the popular books and then some. She's even delved into the real life supernatural and picked up some practical knowledge about ghosts.

Character Sheet


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Ectoplasmic Constructs:
By coalescing and solidifying her ectoplasmic mist, she's able to create solid constructs. The smaller the construct the more detailed she's able to make it. Something about softball sized she can make very detailed, like a lifelike looking bird. Her limit though are things about two meters in diameter, where she can only make basic shapes. The constructs are about as sturdy as steel, and strong enough to lift a small car.

Ectoplasmic Enhancement:
By visualizing her ectoplasm as an exoskeleton or armor, she's able to enhance her natural abilities. She can create claws that could rend steel, wings that allow her to fly, and enhance her strength and (somewhat) her speed. Like with her constructs, her armor is about as strong as steel, allowing her to deflect small arms bullets, and lift a small car. And, like her constructs, the more she uses her abilities at the higher end of things the more tiring it is.

Ectoplasmic Generation:
Lydia's skin is constantly generating an ectoplasmic mist that is always surrounding her. Generally speaking it creates a field around two feet off her skin. The ectoplasm itself is pretty harmless, passing through thin materials such as clothes without leaving much of a mark. It's kind of tingly at the touch, like if you were to dip a finger in menthol. She's able to generate much more of the ectoplasm at whim, though, enough to fill a small room. However, she can't turn it down for longer than a couple of minutes before she tires out.

Because of her connection with Ectoplasm, she's able to detect when ghosts are in the same room as she is. She's currently unable to communicate with them unless they decide to manifest, but she can tell where they are.


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Basic Self Defense:
When her mother finally realized that Lydia wasn't ever going to be cured of being a mutant, she insisted that she take some basic self defense courses. It's not much, but she knows how to throw a punch without hurting herself.

Lydia is fluent in Hebrew and Polish, due to her background.

Since Lydia has a minor in education, she has been licensed and is qualified to teach in New York. Her patience and kindness lends itself well to this profession so she would make an excellent teacher.

Lydia is an experience author. While she hasn't made it big publishing novels, she is on the path to being able to make a living out of it. She has an extensive fan fiction catalogue, though, going back from the cringeworthy 14 year old to more refined work from her college years.


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Nice Apartment:
Lydia is currently living in a nice, one bedroom apartment in Brooklyn. It's spacious enough and is fully furnished.

The Toaster:
This is what she calls her silver Vespa Primavera 150. It's perfect for getting around New York traffic, and is good enough to travel outside of New York for a little bit.

Trust Fund:
Since her parents are rather wealthy, they set up a trust fund for her to use for going to college and afterwards when she's looking for work. Between this and what little she gets from her book royalties, she has enough to live comfortably for about a year before it all runs out.


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It's not really a weakness, but anything that prevents you from eating bacon belongs in this category.

Much like ghosts, salt is able to break up Lydia's ectoplasm. It's not painful or anything to her, but throwing a handful of salt will dissolve her ectoplasm like acid. She won't be able to recover what was dissolved until about fifteen minutes later when she's able to start slowly regenerating her ectoplasmic field again.

Lydia is something of a Jewish American Princess. All her life she's pretty much gotten all she ever wanted, and her parents have always had a hard time saying no to her. Likewise, Lydia has always had a hard time saying no to her parents. This means that she hasn't been too well prepared for real life which won't always go her way, so she gets easily frustrated when things go wrong.



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Title Date Scene Summary
Just something casual. August 3rd, 2021 Lydia and Clarice have a nice little chat.
To be, or not to be August 2nd, 2021 A wild Sinclair appears! Mystique alerts the team that the rare pokemon has shown its face, and Lydia and Clarice both tackle it without mercy. Or there's a medical room scene, take your pick.
One of many meetings... August 2nd, 2021 Sometimes being in charge of a massive mutant organization means giving orders you don't like, Clarice may be sidelined for this one, but Mystique will hate having to do it.
A frank discussion July 30th, 2021 Lydia has to get something off her chest, and then they talk about a lot of things and who really reads these anyway?
During stress and worry, food and alcohol are required. July 29th, 2021 Well, at least Clarice ate something... sometimes the truth sucks, but it should all work out, right?
Meet the Parents July 25th, 2021 Lydia takes Mystique home to meet the parents. What could possibly go wrong?
Clarice, Lydia, and the Training Montage July 23rd, 2021 Clarice attempts to approve her ability to fight non-lethally without her powers. After Lydia shows up, Mystique puts them both through their paces.
Making a house call to check on the good Doctor. July 22nd, 2021 Doc Robert's alright, but Mystique, Clarice and Lydia aren't...
On a visit to Bushwick July 21st, 2021 The burgers were great, conversation was had, people came and went...
Time for that Regret July 21st, 2021 Lydia and Mystique both offer hangover remedy advice - and the trio continue to discuss Clarice's inability to really wrap her head around the idea of 'hobbies.'
Clarice needs to drink... a lot July 20th, 2021 Clarice is soooo drunk, but at least she made it through the night without killing anyone. Does anyone know if Creed make a good teddy bear? Yes, Clarice does.
Just the ladies, alcohol and Bushwick... what could go wrong July 19th, 2021 Four woman walk into a bar, one leaves early the other three keep drinking...
Hangover City July 19th, 2021 Lydia wakes up from a night of binge drinking and dancing to find that Mystique had put her to bed. They talk about a possible relationship.
Dress shopping for Clarice! July 17th, 2021 Lydia takes Mystique and Clarice out to go dress shopping. They find some really pretty ones and talk a bit about Mystiques history. Then Lydia paid for everything! Next time: SHOES!
The Golem of Bushwick: Week 1 - First line of defense July 16th, 2021 Well armed thugs attack the Golem in an attempt to draw out Mystique. It works, but everything goes to hell in a handbasket as more heroes arrive to take care of the situation.
So much more to talk about... July 16th, 2021 In the end, some things need to be talked out and they were... but Robert should probably watch himself, Mystique /is/ watching him.
Campbell's Soup July 15th, 2021 Lydia brings Clarice some 'Campbell's Soup' - and they discuss everything from unexpected kisses, to hobbies, to education.
The Golem of Bushwick: The Grand Unveiling July 11th, 2021 Lydia unveils her latest project to help protect Bushwick: A real life Golem! Reactions are dubious at best, but plans are made to keep it monitored throughout the week.
A Clarice comes a-knockin. July 7th, 2021 Clarice pays Lydia a visit to have a talk about their adventure in the Astral plane. Clarice is forthcoming about her past, and Lydia is, perhaps, a bit too sympathetic.
Kick: Break on Through... July 6th, 2021 Leo gets the bad guys while Clarice and Lydia get sucked into Nicolai's other world in a way that's never happened before.
It Is For A Good Cause June 27th, 2021 A Mutant Town fire station holds a BBQ fundraiser to buy new equipment.
Ground Zero, Prologue June 26th, 2021 It was a good day, until things went sideways.
The Search for Ectoplasm... June 21st, 2021 Conversation and milk shakes, Lydia's on board for ecotplasmic experimentation
Art in the Park! With Laxmi! June 15th, 2021 Laxmi and Lydia meet in the park - and marvel at each others' unique abilities.
Milkshakes, everyone loves them! June 10th, 2021 Lydia and Sam sign up for the Neighborhood Watch - after Lydia chastises Mystique for, you know, terrorism.
Interview with the Vampire June 7th, 2021 Lydia interviews Blake to get the behind the scenes on what being a vampire is like. Things go well!
A Search Begins! May 26th, 2021 Morgan had an encounter with Glamour and Lydia while searching for information on the Gnosis Stone. While she did not find exactly what she was looking for, the owner of Jinn's Repository gave her a contact in exchange for money, and this contact may know more! Whether Glamour or Lydia will prove helpful in the future, or whether she will ever see them again remains to be seen! Until then Morgan has a lead to follow..
A Saturday Night Lunch May 23rd, 2021 Lydia meets Atlin at the deli to have a little date. It goes well, and they agree to do it again!
Food for thought. May 12th, 2021 Food and Conversation, not a bad evening for the three.
A Chance Encounter April 21st, 2021 Lydia meets a vampire at a gala at The Met and they hit it off. Blake and Lydia escape the boring event to have a conversation in her limo.
All you need is friends April 1st, 2021 Lydia and Sara meet for dinner. Lydia needed to talk about what happened at the Shake Shack the other day, and decided to introduce Sara to shawarma. Things go well and food was enjoyed.
Chats and snacks at the Shack March 31st, 2021 katsumi and Atlin meet Lydia at the Shake Shack and try to have a conversation, but it doesn't go well at all.
Something something something will change later March 23rd, 2021 No description
Coffee and Donuts March 18th, 2021 Lydia meets Sara at the coffee shop. They have donuts and have a good talk.
Branches: The Bus March 10th, 2021 A traffic accident sends a city bus into the drink. Cinque, Sara Pezzini, Lydia and Viola rush to save the passengers from drowning.
Bookstore Connection (name pending) February 28th, 2021 Lydia meets Sam and Christian at a bookstore, and meets her first fan!
The Hauntening February 27th, 2021 Jovian learns about Lydia's curious ability. He gets drunk and goes home.
A Hospital visit February 15th, 2021 Lydia is recovering in the hospital after the incident in Mutant Town, and is given a surprise visit by Yellow Scarf Buster!
Ninjas and Coffee February 11th, 2021 Lydia goes out to get some fresh air, and she meets a real life ninja!
A Dinner Date February 10th, 2021 Danny and Lydia have an arranged date that neither of them really wanted, but in the end they found they had more in common than they thought and ended up becoming friends.
Retaliation February 9th, 2021 Anti-mutant protestors come to a high school fundraiser in Mutant Town and things get blown out of preportion.
Drinkin, Josie's, TBD February 6th, 2021 No description
Peaceful Protests February 5th, 2021 At a Senator Kelly rally, a riot breaks out.. and the brotherhood of mutants make their presence known.


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