Valeria Richards

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Valeria Richards (Scenesys ID: 1124)
Profile
Name: Valeria Meghan Richards
Superalias: Brainstorm
Gender: Female
Species: Human
Occupation: Adventurer
Citizenship: US
Residence: Four Freedoms Plaza
Education: Homeschooled. By THE genius.
Theme: Marvel (FC)
Groups: Hellfire Club, Fantastic Four
Details
Apparent Age: 20 Actual Age: 20
Date of Birth 10 February 2002 Played By Maddie Ziegler
Height: 5'8" Weight: 130
Hair Color: Blonde Eye Color: Blue
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Theme Song: "How Far I'll Go", Moana


Character Info

Profile

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The daughter of Mr. Fantastic and the Invisible Woman, Valeria Richards is a genius set to surpass her father. Though she has no known superpowers, she's spent her life in the spotlight along with the rest of her family. She's eager to take a more active part in their adventures now that she's an adult, though with no powers she'll have to prove herself.

Timeline

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Timeline:
2002: Born with the assistance of Victor Von Doom, due to some science-related birth complications.

2005: Solving Rubik's cubes and playing chess. Speculated to be on track to surpass her father.

2010: Cruelly excluded from assisting in defeating Annihilus and Zod. Apparently 8 years old is too young to fight supervillains. Totally unfair.

2012: Once again left out of heroics! Ten years old still too young to fight supervillains. Ten years old is old enough to assist with calculations for experimental technology though. (Still not fair not to get to see it work though.)

2014: Begins to work more intensely with her father on scientific pursuits. Arguably on par with him. Traditional schooling was never really an option, but now at a university level.

2018: Finally old enough to assist in superheroics! On family vaction off-world when Loki attacks. It figures.

2020: Actually an adult. Legally speaking. Lacking in formal degrees (why go to college when your dad is already the smartest guy in the world with the best resources?), but at doctorate level in multiple STEM fields.

IC Journal

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Personality

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Confident:
Val has rarely run into a problem that she can't solve, given enough time and materials. And if she can't solve it, someone else in her family can. And she's almost never without them. Failure is a mystery to her. As a result, she has a tendency to walk boldly into situations that she really probably shouldn't. So far she's been able to walk back out of them. Eventually, that may change.

Family-Oriented:
Family is everything to Valeria. She's rarely been without them, so it's second nature to assume they're going to be there and they're going to be able to solve whatever problem presents itself. It also means she's grown up with a number of different influences that she's able to draw upon when she runs into an unfamiliar situation. Bullies? That's what Uncle Ben is for. Boys? Uncle Johnny's probably got a skewed view, but he has one! Girl things? Mom's the expert. Science? Dad. Magic? Uncle Victor. Kid things? Her brother. She's used to working as part of a team of people she cares about.

Inquisitive:
Above all, Val is a seeker of knowledge. She wants to know things. Science things, sure. But those are easy for her. She's always looking for a new discovery, for a new way to make things work, for...anything she doesn't already know. If she was part of any other family, that could lead to problems. Luckily, her family is the...adventurous sort, and usually along for the trip. Though she's been known to try to handle things herself if they're otherwise occupied.

Character Sheet

Powers

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Genius:
It's uncertain if Valeria's intelligence is natural or has been influenced by the cosmic radiation that suffuses her parents. Regardless, it's at such a level that it functions more as a power than as a skill. By the age of three, Val was solving Rubik's cubes and playing chess. By the age of ten, it was clear that she was going to surpass her father. While STEM fields are her strength and comfort zone, she's also well-read in literature, history, and philosophy. With a short amount of time to study a topic, she can achieve full understanding. With intense study, she can advance the field.

Skills

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Combat:
Val isn't really the heavy combat type, but you can't grow up around the Fantastic Four without being taught a thing or two about how to defend yourself in a tight spot. Most of what she knows about combat falls under the heading of boxing or dirty street fighting, courtesy of Uncle Ben. She's picked up bits and pieces of aikido in an attempt to balance it out, but she favors brain over brawn.

Engineering:
Among her strengths, Valeria is an excellent engineer. Give her an outline of what a device needs to do and some basic components and she'll construct it. Machinery and electronics should not be left unsupervised around her, lest they be subjected to unanticipated "improvement." Who doesn't want a flying truck, after all?

Exploration:
All of those family vacations into space and other dimensions taught Valeria about more than just how to pilot ships. They've also taught her a wide array of survival skills. Finding food, setting up camp, reading the environment to determine safe food and water, and enough anthropology to understand any strange people they might come across are all some of the things she's learned from their travels. She can read the stars, navigate unfamiliar environments, and chart a course.

Science!:
If it falls under the heading of science, Val probably knows how to do it. Chemistry, biology, physics, quantum physics...the Fantastic Four have had to solve problems with all of them, and it doesn't take a lot of examples for Val to pick something up. She's often at her father's side when it comes to experiments and study.

Transportation:
Val is a capable pilot and driver of various sorts of vehicles. Particularly flying cars, but she knows how to handle herself with various aircraft, spaceships, and land vehicles as well.

Resources

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Fantastic Four:
Valeria has the best family in the world. In several worlds. Just ask her, she'll tell you. The team has access to incredible scientific and financial resources, connections to governments and superheroes, advanced modes of transportation... There are very few things that are beyond her reach if the family is willing to help out. Aside from the material, there's a wealth of knowledge and support to be had.

Godfather Doom:
Victor Von Doom is Valeria's godfather. It's complicated, but if there's something the family can't get for her, there's a chance that her godfather can. And really, he tends to be a little less concerned about the ethics of it than they are.

Unstable Molecules:
Valeria has her own unstable molecule suit for the times when she's actually allowed to take part in heroics. She's also been known to requisition some of the material for her own purposes. Dad's not great at keeping track of details, he'll probably never notice.

Weaknesses

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Another Level:
Valeria's intelligence operates on a level that most people can't comprehend. She doesn't struggle with people skills quite the same way her father does, but she's not exactly a normal kid either. She can have trouble connecting with people her own age or people with normal lives who've never left the state where they were born, let alone their dimension.

Godfather Doom:
Doom as a godfather has its perks. It also has its downsides. He's not always the most stable, reliable, or well-liked figure, and the connection to him can get her in trouble.

Mental Powers:
Val is a genius. That's great for solving problems behind the scenes, but it doesn't do a lot in the field. Because of this, her family has often tried to keep her out of fights to try to keep her safe. That said, she hates being kept out of anything. Her brain is worlds ahead of her physical ability to defend herself and often leads her into deeper water than she can stay afloat in.

Public Identity:
Valeria's identity has been public since before she was even born. Everyone knows who she is and who she's related to. And the Fantastic Four have a whole lot of very powerful enemies. Sure, she's close with her family. Part of that is because keeping her close has been the only way for them to make sure she'd be safe from their enemies.

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Title Date Scene Summary
Order Borne of Darkness - Cosmic Carnage Under the Sea November 20th, 2022 Intrepid heroes dive into the depths of the sea, and fight an ancient guardian protecting something most precious. An artifact that can bend reality. It is stolen from them and taken to deepest, darkest space. Now the heroes shall have to track down members.. Of the Black Order.
NEGATIVE ZONE: The Incredible Shrinking Universe November 19th, 2022 The Fantastic Four and a group of intrepid young explorers head to the Negative Zone and find trouble!
Scientific progress is like a walk in the park November 13th, 2022 Vivian and Valeria take Holly the holographic dog for a walk in the park. They chat about art and science. Then inspiration strikes and more work needs to be done!
Holodoggos for Everyone. October 25th, 2022 Val and Sue both manage to be at home at the same time. Val demonstrates the holodoggo AI's she's been working on as an offshoot of Project Sparky for Viv. Val might have been up way too late. The threat of no waffles sends her to bed finally! Holofurblankets for extra comfort.
The Worst Defense October 20th, 2022 A group of disparate heroes fight off the DREAD DORMAMMU attempting to infect the world with the DARK DIMENSION!
Not Older But Better October 11th, 2022 Bruceday Party! ACTIVATE!
Order Borne of Darkness: Prelude September 22nd, 2022 GIRL discovers an item of the power cosmic beneath the sea! And gets ready to dive into the depths.
GIRL: Nefarious AIMs September 17th, 2022 AIM's presence on Rann is confirmed in a sky battle with war zeppelins and the city of Ranagar is revealed to have come under recent siege.
Up In the Club September 15th, 2022 Janet and Val spend some time bonding at the HFC.
Doggo Demo September 11th, 2022 Val and Viv discuss artifical animal simulations, dating, and how food can help dating.
Do Androids Need Dating Advice August 20th, 2022 Viv Vision comes to her favorite mother figure for some relationship advice. Still reeling from her breakup, Janet's more than willing to set her own problems aside and help Vivian get ready for her big first date! (Special guest appearance by Val Richards!)
On Guard Doggos August 6th, 2022 Valeria and Nat discuss software demos to present to Vivian. Much doggos and the possibility that an AI cat will totally try and kill the meatbags.
Sorcerer's World -- Cloudy with a Chance of Doom July 16th, 2022 Felix Faust has found a means of sending his 'monsters' beyond the magically imposed borders of Latveria, but a group of assorted heroes and Agents of SHIELD proved up to the task of dealing them. The threat that the mad magician presents is proving to be almost enough to make an ally out of the most unlikely foe of all; Victor von Doom.
Innerspace! July 12th, 2022 The Titans save the day! The nasty microdart is removed, and Kara will be able to start recovering.
No Good Deed Goes Unpunished July 8th, 2022 Supergirl nearly re-enacts Mortal Kombat with Monet. Thankfully, the Titans, the Fantastic Four, and the X-Men all make an appearance to save the day!
Preparing for the worst July 6th, 2022 Following the encounter at Titans Tower the synthezoid teen Vivian Vision retreats to GIRL fearing she's next on the hit list after M! Valeria and Irie help come up with solutions to the situation.
Birthday Party in SPACE! June 17th, 2022 There ain't no party like a Space Party! Janet and Nadia have a very happy birthday party with many of their friends on an asteroid near Jupiter!
The Last Titan:New Kronos May 30th, 2022 A mission of GIRLS and TITANS heads to Alpha Draconis to find out if the New Kronos that appears to have been blended with the tower is the real thing or not. The ship is damaged by an ancient defense system and forced to land on a planet that has twice suffered vast wars, and the team is landed in the middle of a much smaller one. With the help of a group of Titans who were dragged to Alpha Draconis by the Titans of Myth, they end the war and bring a chance of peace to the battled word. It becomes clear that the New Kronos at Titans Tower, and the Troia who inhabits it, are just a bad dream. But how can the sleeper be awakened?
Doom in Domo May 28th, 2022 Valeria consults her Uncle Doom about fluctuating temporal shielding options. And shows him that positive social skills do have a place in her repetoir. The Babka really is amazing!
The Right Hands May 26th, 2022 Red She Hulk infiltrates the Triskelion labs to destroy information on how to make Hulks like her...and is fought and talked down by Fitz, Valerie, Mary Jane and Tom McCarthy before surrendering.
Cometary Excursion May 18th, 2022 The comet is investigated and a plan is formulated what could go wrong?
A Rumble in the Park May 10th, 2022 Yara and Valeria beat up bad guys! Yay!
The Schematic Won't be Problematic! April 20th, 2022 Val offers knowledgebase of synthetic animals for Viv's reasardch into Sparky. Cake and Coffee were very welcome rewards!
Blue on the Roof April 7th, 2022 Singularity comes to cheer up Sarah in the rain.
A synthezoids best friend April 2nd, 2022 Vivian Vision starts looking into the wonderful world of doggos. Nat R and Valeria give some advice. Hand to hand combat training gets planned.
Deviations and Distribution March 31st, 2022 The Doctors Richards come to talk over about the Gen-Twelves and Gen-Thirteens. There is science and needles!
Damsels in Disorientation March 26th, 2022 Sarah runs into Sam and Valeria at the Museum
Value for Val and Sue! March 24th, 2022 Mother and Daughter spending spree!
When Ego Meets Brain March 17th, 2022 M takes Val out shoe shopping.
At the gates of N.O.W.H.E.R.E. March 16th, 2022 The Outsiders and their allies assault Colony Zero, defeating and capturing the bulk of the remaning N.O.W.H.E.R.E. agents. NPCs: Templar, Match, Bright Eyes, Hammersmith, Psykill, Windshear. All captured.
Jetpacks are Awesome! March 10th, 2022 =Ever one to enable superheroic hijinx. Valeria makes a Jetpack for Molly Hayes to zoom about!
Zombie March 8th, 2022 Questions may still remain about just what the Zomborgs were up to, but the dozens of lives saved mean that those answers can wait for another day.
Art can be science too! March 1st, 2022 Viv enlists Val to help with her latest art project.
Hellfire Mardi Gras 2022 February 23rd, 2022 The Hellfire Club's Mardi Gras party for 2022 sees a lot of beads earned.
A Pocket of Resistance, Scene 1, Take 2...ACTION! January 18th, 2022 Some angels to fight and some friendships to form!
Cards and Humanity January 14th, 2022 A meeting at the Hellfire Club over cards turns into discussions of the stars and teleportation! He's a good listener.
To Strike Back N.O.W.H.E.R.E. January 9th, 2022 The Outsiders and friends gather to exchange information. Viv is quite sure she has found another of NOWHERE bases. They will go investigate.
When Litter Pick-Up Goes Wrong December 14th, 2021 Valeria attempts to do some litter pick-up and discovers that sometimes planning is the better part of valor.
GIRL Expo: Day 1 November 16th, 2021 Day 1 of the GIRL Expo goes quite well! The universe is not destroyed.
The math of magic November 15th, 2021 Viv & Val catch up at G.I.R.L and talk about science, magic, family & very briefly about dating.
Homeschooling November 11th, 2021 Ben and Valeria discuss new things to learn.
Why Do They Call It Purgatory November 8th, 2021 Because you're caught there with strangers and there's no liquor! Just... guys from Rhode Island.
Quiet Night May 12th, 2021 Franklin and Valeria chat at home, then decide to head out into the city.
Open Event: Wardrobe Malfunction April 16th, 2021 Heroes at a museum exhibit about heroes and villains find the villainous costumes come to life with the powers of their former owners. Also, Trevor had a good time.
Setting the stage for an Expo April 16th, 2021 The team at GIRL plans for the first-ever GIRL Expo!
Warmup Concert! April 13th, 2021 Val gets a CD signed for Nadia by Dazzler
A Very Wayne Birthday March 31st, 2021 Bruce Wayne's birthday brings out his family and friends for a quiet celebration. The cake was a hit. Dick got an unexpected cupcake. Bruce's heart grew three sizes that day. But then he put it in the dryer to shrink it back down.
Another night, another bruised rib March 28th, 2021 Jason and Val discuss learning and escapades.
A Night At The Theater March 5th, 2021 Harvey Dent, Valeria Richards, and Piotr Rasputin and Kitty Pryde all end up at the Avengers show on Broadway, and bump into one another during intermission.
G.I.R.L. Sleep Over March 2nd, 2021 GIRL Slumber Party is a resounding success. Teenage scientists manage to socialize and figure out the contours of a spaceship design.
G.I.R.L. Recruitment Drive: Brainstorm October 21st, 2020 Nadia pays a visit to Valeria at home. A belt is worked on, recent events discussed, and Valeria joins G.I.R.L.!
Back from Below October 7th, 2020 Jason visits Val after escaping the Owls. Stories and sleep occurs.
Court of Owls: Red Dead Redemption Interlude 2 - Brainstorm September 19th, 2020 Batwoman and Nightwing investigate Jason's Red Cave lair and rescue Val from the safe room!
Court of Owls: Red Dead Redemption One - Red Hood September 19th, 2020 The Talons come to the Red Cave. One Bat down.
HEY YOU GUYS! Knock Knock, Where's Waspette September 17th, 2020 Val questions Nightwing about Nadia's disappearance. For values of questioning that means 'yells at'.
404 Error : Wasps Not Found September 16th, 2020 Set September 14th - Vivian Vision drops in on Valeria Richards after having received some very troubling news about Wasp & Waspette. And, in a perfectly reasonable and measured response, asks Valeria to make some modifications to her monitoring software so she can do some perfectly innocent computer things. They may also technically have begun plotting to disintegrate some Red Room agents.
Nightmares on 14th Street September 15th, 2020 A nightmare disturbs a quiet day's sleep at the Red Cave.
Breakfast in Starling September 12th, 2020 Jay and Val meet in Starling for breakfast. Talks are had and guidelines for Gotham are established.
Red Rooms and Rocket Engines September 10th, 2020 Valeria visits Nadia in the Titans Tower Labs. Space Travel and Super Spies are discussed and perhaps a bit of hope.
LexFlix and Chill September 5th, 2020 No description
Totally Not Hiding From Owls September 3rd, 2020 Jay goes to New York to get some time away from Gotham and spend some time with Val. Things are discussed.
No Disintegrations! August 31st, 2020 Val lets Doom know not to turn her new interest to ash.
A Fantastic Dinner Party August 30th, 2020 Some of the Bats have a nice dinner with some of the FF. The drama may not come from the direction you expect.
Surprise!! August 30th, 2020 Val surprises Jason in Gotham. Shakes are had and negotiations are made.
Moms Can Be Right Sometimes August 29th, 2020 Mother-daughter chat. Its all kinds of uncomfortable!
A Metropolis Date, Morning of Departure August 26th, 2020 If I go there will be trouble, if I stay there will be double.
Metropolis Date, Day two, An Adventurous Detour August 25th, 2020 Adventure! Intergang! Explosions! ...We should not have gotten involved.
Metropolis Date day two, Planet Herowood August 24th, 2020 Val and Jay have dinner at Planet Herowood on their couple days and nights in Metropolis
Metropolis Date Day two, Titans Tower August 23rd, 2020 A fun trip to the Titans Tower, complete with Robin ragequit!
A Metropolis Date Day One, Concert August 23rd, 2020 Jason and Valeria go to a concert and it's surprisingly normal
Lectures and Consequences August 22nd, 2020 Mom lectures and teenager moodiness never mix well.
A Request from the Good Richards August 21st, 2020 Doom offers Valeria the use of several Doombots as protection should she and Nadia find themselves in danger. He also tries to offer some wisDOOM about life.
Texts from Last Night August 21st, 2020 Jason Todd and Valeria Richards exchange texts and make plans.
It never hurts to ask. August 20th, 2020 Vivian Vision stops by Four Freedom Plaza to drop off some scientific data for Valeria Richards. Oh and also invites her to do a little international espionage. What could go wrong?
The Morning After August 19th, 2020 Do not poke the mamabear. (Also Val is grounded until she's 30.)
The Worst of Ideas August 17th, 2020 A date goes either exactly to plan or exactly not to plan. Maybe both. The only thing that is absolutely sure is how mad mama bear will be tomorrow.
Genosha Burns: Resizing the People of Genosha August 9th, 2020 The heroes restore the people from Genosha's bottles... but at what cost?
Happy Doom's Day Richards! August 9th, 2020 Doctor Doom unleashes an evil new contraption upon the Fantastic Four. The 5-in-1 Doombot! Reed and Susan make short work of these Doombots and Valeria tames one for whatever hinjinx may come from that. Then Doom sits down with the family to discuss what he views as a real problem... the fact that aliens want to attack Doom's world. Oh, and Mamabear Sue makes several appearances throughout!
Picking Up Other Pieces August 7th, 2020 SCIENCE! FRIENDS!
Picking up the pieces August 6th, 2020 Working to save Genosha (continued in scene 2814).
Competing Theories July 28th, 2020 Vic and Valeria meet up for what they quickly realize wasn't a date after all.
Sanity Break June 16th, 2020 Dan and Val have lunch and catch up. Thankfully, Valeria was kidding about getting complacent and hanging out more with Johnny.. wasn't she?
Every Experiment Needs a Control May 19th, 2020 A bank robbery plan goes poorly when the heroes arrive and make plans of their own.
Eureka! Here, Fido! May 5th, 2020 A discussion of how to interact with the shadow creatures musically gets good results.
Science can Daring Do! April 26th, 2020 A routine check of surveillance euipment turns into a foiled burglary attempt.
SCIENCE! But it's a secret. April 25th, 2020 Daniel invites Valeria Richards to assist R&D with a solution to the shadowy menace in Metropolis.
The Stark Expo day 2 April 20th, 2020 No description
The Future Future Foundation April 17th, 2020 Jennifer Walters comes looking for the founders of the Future Foundation and is surprised to find it isn't Sue and Reed.
So That's What the Kids Are Doing These Days April 11th, 2020 Since when did dates require blood tests? Well, because science! And FF security.
The Walk Home April 10th, 2020 Daniel walks Valeria home after the embassy party. Apparently they ARE dating.
Latverian Embassy Opening April 9th, 2020 The Latverian Embassy opening was a grand success, acquaintances were made, and discussions were had! A glorious evening, for DOOM.
Recipe for Disaster April 8th, 2020 Reed, Sue, and Valeria get together for some family time in the laboratory. It goes about as uneventfully as one might expect.
The Hills Are Alive April 7th, 2020 Alas, Julie Andrews did not appear but Dan and Val had deep discussions about SCIENCE!
Diners Drive-Ins and Kree April 6th, 2020 A meeting to discuss xenolinguistics and Kree culture turns to an invitation to a Latverian Embassy.. are the Kree more dangerous than Von Doom!?
The Most Handsome Victim in New York April 6th, 2020 A hit squad with a Wakandan weapon gets the attention of royalty, geniuses, and a suave guy who is more than he seems. And Spider-Man might get the break he needs.
It's time for Science! April 4th, 2020 There was much deliberation over a data crystal with more work to be done!
Tremble, Surface Dwellers! April 3rd, 2020 The Mole Man has a bone to pick with Reed Richards, but failed to make an appointment and meets and assortment of younger heros instead.
After-Action Reports - Like A Scientific Publication, With Questions April 3rd, 2020 Daniel comes to Valeria for an after action report on the Mole Man and leaves with a tour of the ongoing science experiments.

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