Tyrone Johnson

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Tyrone Johnson (Scenesys ID: 1464)
Profile
Name: Tyrone Johnson
Superalias: Cloak
Gender: Male
Species: Altered Human
Occupation: Runaway Vigilante
Citizenship: USA
Residence: New York Streets
Education: High School
Theme: Marvel (FC)
Groups:
Details
Apparent Age: 18 Actual Age: 18
Date of Birth 12 Feb 2002 Played By Dax
Height: 5'9" Weight: 155
Hair Color: Black Eye Color: Black
Twitter:
Theme Song: https://tinyurl.com/y9hgnbc8

(Pink Floyd: On the Turning Away)


Character Info

Profile

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Dark vigilante based out of New York. Partner of Dagger (Tandy Bowen), who tends to leave killers and drug dealers drained of some (or all) of their life energy. He can be a lethal opponent in combat, but tries to curb his killing for the sake of Dagger's morality. Teleporter who can reach almost anywhere at any time. This makes him scary as hell to those who are trying to hide from him.

Timeline

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Timeline:
2002: Born in February in South Boston. Raised in a lower class neighborhood.
2010: Began therapy for his stutter. Never managed to overcome it fully.
2019: Watched best friend gunned down by Boston police because his stutter kept him from explaining things after the two of them fled from a scene where they had witnessed a robbery. Blamed self for Billy's death.
2019: Ran away to New York out of guilt. Almost robbed Tandy Bowen upon arrival. Instead tackled mugger who took her purse out of impulse. Befriended Tandy immediately.
2019: Christmas, cold. Starving. Tandy accepted offer of shelter. Tyrone was suspicious, went with to protect her. Instead, both teens were forcibly detained and delivered to a criminal chemist for experimentation.
2020: January - Synthetic drug tests killed most subjects, but Tyrone and Tandy survived, along with another young man from China. Al three escaped together. During the escape, Tyrone's darkness powers manifested.
2020: May - Having taken some time to learn about their powers and figure things out, Tyrone and Tandy adopted codenames Cloak and Dagger, and are ready for their vengeance filled vigilante careers. Or studying for their GED's. Either could work!

IC Journal

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Personality

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Depression:
Due to past events, and obvious dark powers, Cloak tends to be depressed. He dislikes his powers and feels that they make him akin to a demon. He wishes for a time when he did not have these abilities and this hunger.

Guilt:
A large portion of Tyrone's motivation is based on his sense of guilt over the death of his best friend Billy. To this day, he believes that it was his fault that Billy was killed. If he had only been able to speak better, if he hadn't stuttered, he is sure that he could have explained to the police officer what had happened, and then that officer would not have shot Billy. Despite that the fact that he can do nothing to change what happened, he is constantly thinking, "What if...?" in regards to that, and it is never far from his thoughts.

Judgemental:
As someone who has suffered from racism bias all of his life, and someone who has been experimented upon against his will, Tyrone is fairly quick to leap to conclusions about a person. He quickly formsopinions about a person based on their perceived actions or preferences.

Shy:
Tyrone is socially shy, and tends to brood and be the quiet type around most people. Most notably, strangers. This is mostly alleviated when he is with Tandy (Dagger) as he feels a deep kinship with her.

Character Sheet

Powers

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Darkness:
Tyrone can project the darkforce energy within his pocket dimension outward, filling large spaces with pure inky blackness that normal light cannot pierce. This darkness can be semi-solid and grapple targets and even pull them towards him and into the pocket dimension if he wills it. Those within the darkforce field feel numbing cold and if Tyrone wishes it, they will experience terrifying visions of their own greatest fears and nightmares. The maximum size of the darkness field that he can create is roughly the size of a large warehouse. At least several hundred feet in diameter. This darkness can slowly drain lifeforce energy if people are exposed for too long. Tandy Bowen's (Dagger) light power makes her immune to the numbing cold, fear effects, and the life drain.

Intangibility:
Tyrone's body is mostly intangible. If he does not force himself to be physical, he is usually made up entirely of the energy within his pocket dimension. As such, he can pass through walls and barriers, and physical objects and effects will pass right through him. Usually directly into his pocket dimension, not passing beyond the limits of his cloak. He -can- concentrate and manifest parts of his body to be solid, and when doing so, he can be harmed. He can force himself fully physical with a mighty use of his willpower. This can be maintained for quite some time. But while he is fully manifested, many of his former physical limitations are also applied, such as his stutter.

Pocket Dimension:
Cloak's body is the portal into a pocket dimension that is linked peripherally to the Darkforce Dimension. The energy in this realm absorbs light and life essence to sustain itself. The large cloak that he wears has been bonded to this energy and helps to define the limits of the portal size and to contain the power within its folds. In reality, it is Tyrone's will that does this, but the cloak serves as a focus for his will, a talisman to let him control the energy. He can transport objects and people into this realm and when inside, he can 'allow' the darkness to feed upon the people within it. But he can also control it to tell it to not feed such.

Strength:
While not superhuman, the darkforce that infused him allows him to, when manifested in a solid form, lift in excess of 300 pounds.

Sustenance:
Tyrone does not subsist on normal food any more. He is sustained purely by the Darkforce, and by the lifeforce he consumed via the darkforce.

Teleportation:
Tyrone can use his link to the Darkforce Dimension to cross himself and anyone shrouded in his darkness into that realm where a few short steps can cover miles and miles. There is very little limitation to the range of his teleport powers, and he can carry others with. Usually, if Dagger is present, her power can protect those traveling within Tyrone's body from the effects of the Darkforce.

Skills

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Combat:
While not formally trained in martial arts, Tyrone has a natural flare for clost combat. His mildly augmented strength helps there, but mostly his abilities focus upon grappling and interposing himself between attackers and those he wishes to defend.

Stealth:
While not exactly trained in subterfuge and stealth, Tyrone is very naturally talented at such endeavors. The fact that he can merge entirely with shadows and darkness, and that he can be intangible, does tend to help him remain undetected.

Resources

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The Cloak:
While Tyrone chose a makeshift cloak seemingly at random, the Darkforce Dimension transformed this into THE CLOAK. This cloak has been manifested by others in the past. Whether true or not, the Cloak has been referred to as the Darkforce Portal Guardian for this world. As such, it cannot truly be destroyed, and it is intrinsically linked to Tyrone, and even if separated from him, it will find its way back to him.

Weaknesses

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Co-Dependency:
Tyrone has developed an emotional bond with Tandy Bowen (Dagger) to the point where he seems to rely upon her presence to be a moderating influence upon him. She feels like a part of him and without her around, he loses much of his confidence and bravado in time. This does not mean that he cannot go visit someone for a few hours or a couple of days. The knowledge that Dagger will always be there for him sustains him emotionally. So long as he knows that he can just go back to her any time, he can function. But it really is a depressingly co-dependent relationship that he has with her.

Hunger:
The biggest weakness in Tyrone's life is the hunger of the Darkforce Dimension. It affects him much like an addiction that he is incapable of breaking. The longer he goes without feeding life and light to the Darkforce, the worse the hunger will become. At worst, it can cause him physical pain and cause him to lose control and feed upon living beings. Fighting this hunger has become part of the core of who Tyrone has become.

Stutter:
Whenever he is manifested fully, he has a terrible stutter that makes it difficult to understand him when he speaks. The fact that when he is not manifested physically, it vanishes is an indicator that could be all in his head. But it could also mean that by trancending his physical form, he has eliminated the physical effects of the stutter.

Role-Play

Logs

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Tyrone Johnson has 17 finished logs.

Title Date Scene Summary
Borrowed Spaces February 21st, 2021 Hellstrom pays a visit to Cloak and Dagger. They get up to some darkforce dimension craziness. Featuring the Predator.
Cloak and Dagger meets the Defenders February 19th, 2021 Cloak and Dagger take up an invite to meet The Defenders at Luke's Bar. Matt gets a taste of the dark. Alliances are made. Missions are combined. Cloak is now the team taxi.
Double Tap February 11th, 2021 Typewriter got away with about $10 million in cash. A few tarantuls were scuffed up. The zoo gets another Hippo. Bolo's dopple is toast.
Kind Endeavor February 11th, 2021 Cinque and volunteers from Jamii Homeless shetler are helping at a small homeless encampment. Riri and Dr. Henry McCoy donate items. Riri donates and shows off her portabable heater invention. Dagger receives food, and some supplies, and secretly heals a drug addict. Cloak teleports in and donates money.
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.
The Bazaar - Pier 20 February 8th, 2021 The Defenders and the Avengers team up with Cloak and Dagger to take down a human trafficking ring!
Cloak and Dagger: Time to meet Hell's Kitchen most Powerful Man February 7th, 2021 Cloak and Dagger finally meets the boss of Hell's Kitchen. Maybe Ty and Luke will start a bro-mance.
Cloak and Dagger: The Hunt Continues February 5th, 2021 Cloak and Dagger make headway into the kidnappings around New York and run into another Spider-Person! Also, Slips! Talks of a teamup is solidifying.
Shaw's Gambit pt. 1 - Cloak and Dagger February 3rd, 2021 Those kids are more jaded than Shaw anticipated! But, maybe, there's a glimmer of hope.
Light Swallowed By Shadows February 1st, 2021 Cloak and Dagger are on the hunt to rid the streets of those who harm the innocent. They happen upon Spider-Man and Superboy, who tried to help them remember their humanity.
Witchblade finds out things really do go bump in the night. June 5th, 2020 No description
Cloak and Dagger back in church May 26th, 2020 No description
New hope, or new disappointment May 26th, 2020 Well at least maybe the food is good.
Cloak and Dagger meet Spies. Ironic May 25th, 2020 Cloak and Dagger bite off more than they can chew. Black Knight to the rescue! Jane helped!
Spy(der)s and Cloak and Dagger May 20th, 2020 Spidey and MJ/Red engage with some Cloak and Dagger.
Iron Cloak and Dagger Fist. What May 19th, 2020 First appearance for the Darklight Duo. Scared the pee out of a drug dealer, met Iron Fist.
Later, back at the ranch... er.. church. May 19th, 2020 Chat had, and decisions made. HERE WE COME SPIDER-MAN!

Cutscenes

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