Scott Summers

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Scott Summers (Scenesys ID: 104)
Profile
Name: Scott Summers
Superalias: Cyclops
Gender: Male
Species: Mutant
Occupation: X-Man
Citizenship: USA
Residence: Westchester, New York
Education: Bachelor of Science
Theme: Marvel (FC)
Groups: Xavier's School, X-Men
Details
Apparent Age: 25 Actual Age: 25
Date of Birth 18 Sep 1994 Played By James Marsden
Height: 6'3" Weight: 195 lbs
Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Red
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Character Info

Profile

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Cyclops is the somewhat famous, somewhat infamous, leader of the vigilante mutant team knowns as the X-Men. Fairly respected by the hero community and most mutant leaders, he is very distrusted by the American authorities (exception might be SHIELD) and pretty much demonized by the mainstream media as part of the Mutant Menace.

Timeline

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Timeline:
* 1994 Born to Air Force officer Christopher Summers and his wife Kate in Anchorage, Alaska. Older of two brothers.
* 2002 Christopher Summers' private airplane is shot down by a Shi'ar spaceship. Parents are presumed dead. Scott and Alex fall in a burning parachute. Both survive, but Scott suffers critical injuries and is in coma for a year.
* 2003 Scott wakes up and goes through a painful year-long rehab. Suffering brain damage and amnesiac. He is sent to an orphanage in Nebraska instead of being sent to his grandparents in Alaska. The orphanage director is one Doctor Nathaniel Milbury, who much later was revealed to be the super-criminal Mr. Sinister.
* 2004-2010 Scott lives a miserable, friendless life in the orphanage, mocked and bullied for his injuries and constant headaches. He is never adopted and he is told it is because of his brain damage.
* 2009 Milbury gives Scott synthetic ruby quartz glasses, which apparently make the headaches vanish. Feeling much better Scott takes some control of his own life for the first time.
* 2011 Scott escapes the orphanage using his meager savings to take a bus to New York. An accident reveals his powers and he is attacked by a mob. Super-criminal Jack O'Diamonds saves him, but only to use his powers to commit crimes. Grateful at first, Scott rebels when Jack shows up being a scumbag. He manages to escape with the help of Charles Xavier, who is draw to the scene thanks to his mutant detection powers. Scott becomes Xavier's ward. Together they find three other young mutants, and joined by Xavier's first student, Jean Grey, they become the X-Men.
* 2012 The X-Men openly take the field for the first time to battle Magneto and prevent him from stealing nuclear devices from an army base. Despite the older mutant overwhelming power, they manage to defeat him through teamwork and Xavier's psychic powers. Scott is made field leader of the team much to his chagrin. Later that year they help the gathered armies of Earth super-heroes agains the alien invasion. Despite getting a good reputation among fellow heroes, they are hated by the public and considered part of the Mutant Menace.
* 2013 The X-Men battle some supervillains. Mostly mutants. Then confront Trask early Sentinels. Scott starts taking college level classes at a local community college.
* 2014 Krakoa crisis. A large group of powerful mutants join the team. Scott struggles to lead the X-Men which now count with several members far older and very set on their ways. In one of their first missions one of them gets killed, which he takes very hard.
* 2015 The X-Men are taken to space and have to fight the Brood. They spend months away from Earth. Scott finds out his father is alive. Xavier forms the New Mutants thinking the X-men are dead.
* 2018 The Mutant Massacre. Most of the Morlocks are killed. Many X-Men are seriously injured. Anti-Mutant hysteria all times high, but mutant population is exploding. Scott gets his college degree and starts working in a teaching degree.
* 2019 Scott and other veterans get teaching degrees. Xavier school begins to expand as response to thousands of mutants manifesting now in a monthly basis.
* 2020 Genosha destroyed. Millions of mutants die. The X-Men arrive too late - they find only a handful survivors.

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Personality

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The Bad:
Too serious. Control freak. Brooding. Boring. Workaholic.

Those words are often used to describe Scott. First impressions are usually bad, and he is all of that. He is an intensely private individual that had a very nasty childhood. He barely remembers anything from his first eight years of life, and the next eight were of chronic pain, abuse, bleakness and lack of friends. All that turned Scott into a stern introvert that desperately needs to control his life and the situation around himself. Xavier tutoring and some years of experience have granted him some patience and tolerance for the flaws of others, but he is still a very driven individual that rarely 'loosens up'.

The Good:
Having a deadly and uncontrollable superpower and being put in a leadership position since he was a teen has forced Scott to become a very careful individual. He knows total control is impossible, but he strives to come as close as possible. A realist and somewhat pessimistic person (he also seems to have tremendous bad luck) Scott always plans for the worst, and usually has all the angles covered, which makes him a great tactician and manager. He is not charismatic, but he is very dependable (not predictable - he scrupulously avoids being predictable) and very reliable. Even those who dislike him know he will always be there, watching the backs of his allies, a backup plan or three in mind. It gets him respect, but not many friends.

To his few friends he is extremely loyal, and when they can get him to relax, he is also good company, a friendly ear, very patient, and with good deal of common sense and good advice to offer. He can also smile and laugh, and even deliver mercilessly effective deadpan jokes. Don't expect Scott to get drunk, though, he is too afraid of what his optic blasts can do. A can of beer a day is as far as he goes.

Character Sheet

Powers

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Optic Blasts:
Scott's eyes draw energy from another dimension, store it, and then project powerful blasts of force. The blasts also project some red-toned light, but the bulk of the energy is not electromagnetic but raw physical force. At full power the blasts are powerful enough to destroy main battle tanks, punch through battleship armor and cause serious damage even against the most powerful super-beings on Earth. Scott very rarely uses his full power, and he can't do so for long. He paces himself, favoring mid-level blasts and surgical strikes delivered with incredible precision.

Power Immunity:
Scott is invulnerable to his own blasts. They will get absorbed by his body before even damaging his clothes. He is also invulnerable to Havok's blasts, which hints his brother has exactly the same powers, only Alex' manifest as heat, not force.

Spatial Awareness:
To better control Scott's power, the portion of the brain that manages spatial awareness is far more developed in him than in a normal human. The effects of this ability are subtle but useful, and give Scott superhuman accuracy with his power and anything else that requires aiming. He has learned to ricochet his blasts on hard surfaces, and it is foolish to challenge him to bowling, darts, pool or similar games. It also helps him with his piloting skills, and he rarely gets dizzy, lost or disoriented.

Skills

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Engineering:
Scott has a B.S. in mechanical engineering, a title he got to make sure he knew how to maintain and repair the Blackbird and other airplanes. His skills also extend to internal combustion engine and electrical vehicles. He likes to thinker with motorcycles and cars, but his passion is airplanes.

First Aid:
Scott has some training at dealing with battlefield injuries and can usually patch up someone after a fight. Seeing bones right, bandaging injuries and even performing simple surgery such as extracting bullets.

Martial Arts:
Scott is an accomplished martial artist easily equivalent to a Special Forces soldier or SHIELD field agent with extensive knowledge in Aikido, Judo and Krav Maga. He has trained for years to make sure he is able to do his part in the team even if his powers can't be used. He has even trained extensively to blind-fight in the case he loses his glasses and visor.

Piloting:
Scott is the best pilot among the X-Men and a very good airplane pilot all around. He has countless hours of practice on the Blackbird cabin, but he is also able to handle most other small craft and helicopters. Large airplanes he lacks experience, but he could manage taking of and landing of even a 747 under normal circumstances.

Strong Will:
Scott has well-tempered nerves and doesn't scare easily. He is always in control, particularly of himself, and thanks to Xavier's extensive training, he can usually recognize when someone else is trying to influence him using super-powers. It is difficult to read his mind, and almost impossible to control it.

Tactics:
Scott is one of the best small unit tacticians of the world. As leader of the X-Men he spends several hours every day in the Danger Room testing scenarios, tactics and simulations. His priority is always to lead the X-Men to victory and prevent more casualties among its ranks. He is always planning, plotting and calculating how to get out the best of each individual and how to combine the abilities and skills of several teammates for the best effect. Obsessive and very organized, it is rare to catch him without a solid plan, four backup plans and seven exit strategies.

Resources

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Eyewear:
Scott has a collection of ruby quartz glasses so he can go around and not blow up anything he looks at. He also owns a special visor that helped him focus his blasts better when he was younger. Right now he has much better control, but the visor is still useful because it is far sturdier than regular glasses and provides better peripheral vision.

The Summers:
It is a crazy powerful clan, but that is a known fact.

What is not so well known is the Summers are pretty wealthy. Scott grandparents own an airplane company.

And his dad is a Space Pirate who owns a huge and powerful starship.

It needs to be mentioned twice: SPACE PIRATE.

X-Men:
As leader of the X-Men Scott commands fairly impressive resources in the form of very high-tech equipment and a team of super-powered agents. He has the highest clearance among Xavier followers and although it is likely Xavier is hiding a few things even from him, there is a good deal of thrust between both men. Personally he has a modest salary as high school teacher, and since he has no other expenses he owns nice car and a powerful motorcycle.

Weaknesses

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Uncontrolled Power:
Scott suffered brain damage as a child and as a consequence he can't consciously control his powers. His eyes are always generating energy, and the only ways to control it are closing them and a fairly expensive form of synthetic quartz. Those glasses are pretty good, but they do somewhat distort colors. Everything is red-ish.

Weight of the World:
Sometimes Scott is his own worst enemy. He is a very responsible young man, and he worries too much about most everything. As X-Men leader that is a lot of everything. On top of that, fate seems to hate him. His bad luck is almost at Spider-Man's levels. And don't get me started with his family, particularly his time traveling kids.

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Title Date Scene Summary
The Smell Of A New Computer March 28th, 2021 Maxwell and Kitty replace the computers in the lab with new ones. Scott and Scruffles lend a hand. A baseball game is planned.
Feast of Souls: Cost Risk Analysis March 25th, 2021 Plans are laid about protecting Xavier's.
Teaching stuff like a teacher March 10th, 2021 Scott calls Jubilee in and quotes Captain America. Then makes her watch Crime and Punishment.
Toby or not Toby March 10th, 2021 Scott comes by the library to read. Xi'an is there. They discuss Owls. Catyclops detective agency is recruited for a case.
Legs Miserables March 6th, 2021 It's leg day for Jean, Scott, and Xi'an. Also included: devious kitten-based plans, literature, and Scott taking all the fun out of pornography.
And Sometimes Your Life Picks You March 1st, 2021 Call of Duty is broken up by the arrival of a kitten in the Recreation Room. A kitten that wins the heart of even the most cycloptic at the school.
My teacher is an Alien February 20th, 2021 Scott is relaxing (aledgly), Jean is working (alegedly) and the two have a conversation about stuff other people are doing.
Sadie Hawkins Dance February 20th, 2021 Xavier's students, faculty, and guests enjoy a Sadie Hawkins Dance For Gifted Youngsters. Christian Frost makes an appearance. Mom and Dad almost enjoy a dance but the kids refuse to behave. Logan skips town to avoid karaoke.
Do you want to build ANOTHER Snowman February 18th, 2021 Snow Golems & Monopoly
Build you up just to tear you down February 17th, 2021 Scott, having just finished shop class, teaches Paige how to install her windshield wiper blades and Sam comes by to chat.
Cyke yo mind: It's team building February 16th, 2021 Paige and Roberto are run through a training simulation by Scott and given homework after successfully defeating a Sentinel.
He Was a One-Eyed... One-Eyed... February 14th, 2021 Scott stops by to talk to Kitty about the explosion at a nearby school, though gets caught up on other situations too.
It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Dr. Frankenstein's Lab... February 14th, 2021 People are jerks! Murdering mutants to steal their powers? Enter angry X-Men.
AAR Capitol Hill Riot February 13th, 2021 A brief meeting about the Capitol Hill riot ends with a few plans outlined
Happy Birthday Sam Guthrie February 11th, 2021 Everyone comes out to celebrate Sam turning 21!
Traffic February 9th, 2021 Tracking down the party of the century and a drug called Opal lead two groups to a location that is not what it seems. Cloak and Dagger are scary. Scott and Hank are threatening. Emma tries new drugs, and a new friend is found.
Kassandra's Offer February 4th, 2021 Scott has some words for Noriko on her judgement. Noriko talks back. Scott and Kassandra discuss her powers and more before Scott extends an invitation for a temporary stay at the school.
Guthrie v2.0 January 22nd, 2021 Paige Guthrie applies for the X-Men. She is very insistent.
Back to School January 15th, 2021 Rachel is back to the school, and the X-Men
No Slacking at Xavier's January 7th, 2021 Scott does not believe Ruth and Julio are working hard enough. Jean is there to offer helpful suggestions.
Rec Room Wrecking December 21st, 2020 Alex, Scott, Warren and Kitty gather in the Rec Room as Warren brings presents for the students and staff.
A Touch of Brimstone: The Subject November 29th, 2020 The X-Men meet and discuss plans for dealing with the HFC's mutant kidnapping. A mission to the streets of Mutant Town. Diplomacy in Europe. And perhaps an investigation of the local chapter to gain the information they need. Afterward, the remaining victim of the genetics program awakens from his stasis, only to go briefly berserk as he cannot control his 'chimeric' mix of genetically grafted powers. They're able to subdue him, and his last moments are spent peacefully in the med bay. In his last moments, his memories reveal a face, perhaps the engineer of this entire gruesome plot.
A Gruesome Rescue November 8th, 2020 X-Men and some notable Avengers come rescue Kitty, Noriko and others from Emma's mess. Some got away.
X-Mansion of Horrors and Pumpkin Spiced Food October 31st, 2020 THE XAVIER'S SCHOOL 2020 HALLOWEEN SPECIAL! STAY TUNED AFTER THE SHOW KIDS FOR A SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM THE X-MEN ABOUT WHY ITS BAD TO DO DRUGS!
Two Flavors Don't Mix October 28th, 2020 Julian, Noriko, and Scott find they all have a hankering for ice cream in the winter. Scott has a weird ice cream diet.
Oktoberfest in Salem Center October 7th, 2020 Oktoberfest in Salem Center sees dancing and drinking and eating but members of Xavier's school and other guests.
Getting the band started September 29th, 2020 Scott Summers meets Remy and Rogue to talk about that super team up.
X-men Road Rage: Vulture and Goblin scene2 September 24th, 2020 Cyclops, Iceman, and Beast take on Green Goblin, with the help of a freelancing Mystique, while the rest of the team focus on Vulture and saving Spider-Man.
Road Rage: Did Hank Find A Cure September 23rd, 2020 Hank makes something to counter the power nullifier that Vulture and Green Goblin got their hands on, and shares the news with Professor X, Scott, Kitty and Noriko.
Doing My Part September 2nd, 2020 Roberto and Scott talk about Roberto joining the X-Men. He's in. Also, did you know that they made a 5 /AM/? Berto didn't.
It Came from the Deep: A King's Sword August 17th, 2020 A group of X-men and Aquaman explore the King's Sword and come face to face with an ancient evil, a mermaid of old who was using her victims as zombies. Fight ensues and they are able to win the day. Featuring a Queen turncoat, a kitty playing with tentacles, deaf Atlanteans and, of course, explosions!
Not Ideal Circumstances August 15th, 2020 Lorna returns to Genosha and the X-men and allies convene.
Computer Refresh August 15th, 2020 Kitty and Scott talk school, computers, and world happenings.
About bottles and fishes August 10th, 2020 Lorna and Scott were going to talk about Atlantis. Incomplete scene.
Lakeside Training Montage July 23rd, 2020 Lorna and Logan train on the lakeside. Scott, Ororo, Douglas, and Bobby observe. Conversations lead to Creed, Danger room scenarios, Civil Service, and a potential standard curfew to protect the students from the numerous threats which always emerge.
Moving Forward and Old Mission Reports July 19th, 2020 Lorna and Scott chat about Magneto, the bottles, and old mission reports.
Weekend in Alaska July 11th, 2020 It should have been a nice weekend away from the usual problems. But, of course, mutants can get nice things. And Sinister casts a long shadow.
Xaviers: Fourth of July Pool Party July 3rd, 2020 Happy July 4th from Xavier's School!
Genosha Burns! Wild Sentinels: Ecuador Edition June 24th, 2020 The X-men find the base where the Wild Sentinels came from, and they clear house.
Genosha Burns! Sentinel Factory June 24th, 2020 The X-men successfully infiltrate a long defunct Sentinel Base... and find Master Mold, among other things.
Genosha Burns! Sharing Information June 24th, 2020 Multiple heroic groups gather to talk Brainiac strategy.
Actions and Consequences June 13th, 2020 Scott and Lorna have a chat about what happened in Genosha, and what they should do going forward.
Down to Mutant Town June 11th, 2020 Bobby and Lorna go to Mutant Town to start investigating the tensions there. They run into Scott.
A Sinister Plot: The Left Hand Holds All The Cards: Team Two June 6th, 2020 A hard fight, and the hostages are saved!!! But they are not whole, and it may be some time before they are...
A Sinister Plot: The Left Hand Holds All The Cards - Team 1 June 6th, 2020 Cyclops leads a team of X-Men into an all-out brawl with
A Sinister Plot: Interlude: Special Delivery May 27th, 2020 Julian appears on the lawn! Scott and Jean arent clones! Rogue thinks we are all crazy!
A Sinister Plot: The Game is Afoot May 25th, 2020 Plans are made.
A Sinister Plot: Malicious May 25th, 2020 The X-Men fight the Marauders to search for their missing friends! Side One
A Sinister Plot: The Aftermath May 25th, 2020 Folks check on the wounded and the former captives, beginning the process of trying to heal and make sense of it all.
A Sinister Plot: Interlude: The Returned May 25th, 2020 Armed with new information, the X-Men make more plans.
A Sinister Plot: Mission Assignments May 24th, 2020 Scott has Betsy scan for the missing. THere's not much to go on, but it's a start. The X-Men are on the trail.
Not Handled Properly May 15th, 2020 Scott, Jean, and the Professor check in on Genosha about the incident with the Magistrates.
Graduation Reception May 9th, 2020 Graduates were celebrated, food was eaten, fireworks were shot off.
When Sentinels Attack! May 7th, 2020 A Wild Sentinel from Genosha's attack, arrives in NYC and goes straight for Mutant Town, luckily some heroes are there to stop it.
Warren's House Party May 4th, 2020 Warren invites friends over for a party to help ease minds off of the crazy things going on in the world as of late.
A Sinister Plot: Lost But Not Forgotten May 3rd, 2020 The X-Men discover people are missing in action. Panic sets in, and groups split to start planning investigations and rescues.
A Sinister Plot: A Design Most Dire May 3rd, 2020 The X-men know the culprit... but an interruption in their planning...
Wait. This one is not a future Summers April 26th, 2020 Scott spent some time vetting Bishop and Bishop agrees to help where he can.
Genosha Expedition III: The Exiles April 26th, 2020 The Magistrates return to Genosha attempting some Gunboat Diplomacy, angering the mutants on site. It doesn't end well for the returning exiles when an angry and power-boosted Polaris attacks them.
X-men Base: Genosha April 25th, 2020 Scott and Lorna try to catch up on reports... and Lorna has a panic attack. Enter Fabian.
Xaviers: Grill Out and Chill Out April 24th, 2020 A fun time by the pool at Xaviers!
Winds of Change: Savage Lands Part Two April 22nd, 2020 The X-men make it to the Savage Land, and collect the items needed for Hank to cure the dino-problem! Next-- Sauron!
Winds of Change: Savage Lands Part Three April 22nd, 2020 Sauron has been found, and punched a lot to get the information and the data to reverse the dinoplague!
Genosha Expedition II: Pirates! April 18th, 2020 Back in Genosha the X-Men meet some wealthy jerks and then fight Hydra pirates under Viper command
Genosha Expedition I April 11th, 2020 The X-Men travel to Genosha to establish a safehouse and meet an unfriendly welcome committee led by their old enemy, Unus the Untouchable
I Could Never Get The Hang of Mondays April 6th, 2020 Scene finished.
Lakeside Conversations April 3rd, 2020 A handful of X-People converge on the shore of Breakstone Lake. Introductions are made, and discussions of current events are had.
Brotherly Love March 28th, 2020 Emma brings Alex back to Xaviers. Scott and Jean discuss with them what (rather, who) caused Alex's mental block; as several of the students swarm like sharks. Hope does NOT have a gun in her room, grandpa.
More About Genosha March 24th, 2020 Lorna brings back interesting news from Genosha. And someone called Emma Frost
Hellfire Club Genosha Spring Benefit Charity Gala March 24th, 2020 Schmoozing, boozing, donations and more. The Hellfire Spring Charity Gala is a huge success, benefitting Genosha.
Seeking Advice March 19th, 2020 Sam is given advice and his judgement is trusted.. or is it a test.
All Too Familiar Faces March 18th, 2020 Scott seeks out one of the time refugees to see just what she's doing here.
We Just Keep Meeting Like This March 18th, 2020 A Summers-Grey arrival and tactics discussion.
Debriefing and Responses March 8th, 2020 Four X-Men meet to coordinate the investigations on the Genosha Massacre
Kitchen Control March 1st, 2020 Kitchen fun times with cupcakes and awkward conversations
Breakfast News February 29th, 2020 It is too early a Saturday morning, but some issues can't wait
Re-Model the garage February 29th, 2020 Model Garage
Up by the Tower February 25th, 2020 Scott and Jean talk about current events. Mostly Rachel. Also Genosha.
Rachel Summers Arrives in the Past February 20th, 2020 Rachel arrives. Daddy goes into tactical mode. Fun times!

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