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____B I O____ Name Grisha; The White Lion of the North Former name General Oniyon (O-nee-yah-n) Age Appears to be in his early 30s Gender Male Race Saiyan Height 6'9" Weight 275 lbs Hair Color Black Eye Color Dark Grey Occupation Guardian of Kousetsu Village Appearance Power Level 910 Ki Color █████████████
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The warrior without his gear stands tall and rather thick with his jutting muscles. His complexion is tanned and hair black with sickle-like sideburns. His personality tends to match his appearance: brutish, but he is kinder than his façade puts on. Intimidating, the warrior looks like quite the foe, which often inspires people who don't know him to leave him alone. There is, however, a charm that exists about the warrior. The impression he gives off of a big, dominating male tends to attract many a female, in which Lena is forced to keep back with a fist.
In his gear, no one familiar with Saiyans would have ever guessed him to be one. His tail is always comfortably wrapped about his hips and his short, bladed hair hidden beneath his headdress. It is the exchange of blows or the discovery of his tail that reveals his Saiyan blood.
Equipment/Clothing: Upon his head is a headdress crafted from the fur and bones of the White Devil. It is what gives him his stark mane that acts as his "White Lion" trademark. Upon his broad shoulders sits a mantle of brown fur and steel. A brown cape obscures the bulk of his power, trapping his body heat within a cloak of warmth. Beneath the shroud is a fur-lined, black vest and black trousers. Upon his knees are steel kneeguards and about his forearms are black steel and leather bracers. The teeth of the White Devil were fashioned into a necklace that rests against his collar. The boots at his feet complete his arctic ensemble, estimating the weight of his equipment to be 145 lbs.
White Devil Crown: Designed by Grisha from the dense bones of the monster yeti known by the villagers of Kosetsu as The White Devil, the headdress alone weighs 45 lbs. It is more than just a crown. It is his identity and memento of his birth into his frozen home.
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Since waking from his coma, Grisha is rather free-spirited and unbound. The warrior goes where ever he pleases, when he pleases, and sometimes he won't return for days, which makes Lena worried sick. The Saiyan has learned to speak coherent sentences from Lena, but with him being so aloof, his speaking ability is still mediocre, neither entirely primitive nor advanced.
The warrior's desire to train overcame his desire to learn the etiquette Lena tries to educate him with. Grisha is simply downright barbaric from his bad manners, to his ability to smell on the level of a bloodhound, and to his appetite. The guardian often returns from being away when summoned by the Lion Horn. It is a horn carved from bone, which is blown in emergencies. It is wise for a visitor in Kosetsu village to not start trouble. If the horn is ever blown on him or her, they will face the fury of the lion. An enemy of Kosetsu village is an enemy of Grisha's "'nough said."
The Saiyan can't resist a challenge. He loves being able to throw some punches with a sparring partner or most of all, one that can give him a good fight. One of his biggest stereotypes is that the warrior is unintelligent because of the way he speaks. On the contrary, if challenged, his opponent will find that he is quite clever if not reckless.
Due to his mental deficiency, Grisha sometimes has irrational bouts of emotion in the form of rage or frustration triggered by something indefinite. No one knows what triggers these attacks, but its been assumed from witnessing certain situations that its when his brain is trying to remember or recall something to mind that just isn't there or accessible.
Overall, the warrior is a handful, and when around people, he needs constant supervision. The warrior isn't afraid to say it like it is, and is unaccustomed to the advanced technology that exists outside his home region.
______H I S T O R Y_______
Grisha was once a general by the name Oniyon in the Saiyan Elite. He was ordered to conquer a mysterious planet to transform it into a colony for the Saiyan race. During his journey, a comet nearly struck his ship. His ship was sideswiped and sent whirling into the cosmos. Several of his unit's ships were destroyed. His pod approached a planet unlike any he had ever seen before. His pod broke the atmosphere to plunge haphazardly into a snowy scape. It crashed into the base of a mountain and at the foot of a frozen lake. The chilling waters and temperature penetrated the capsule, and in his terror, the ice had taken him.
The mysterious meteor that had crashed in the mountains attracted the people of the nearby village Kosetsu. Subordinates of the village chief were sent to investigate the impact site and when they returned, they brought with them on a sled a mysterious orb. With ice picks and mallets, they broke the ice about the pod and forced open its hatch to find frozen within a man donning a uniform unfamiliar to them--and they hadn't seen much living in the mountains their entire lives. The people were unsure if their find was man or alien, but it was dubbed that the creature, whatever he was, was dead. The village chief ordered the body to be thawed in the hot spring and given a proper burial. As commanded, the body was thawed, and the still waters became disturbed by oxygen bubbles. To the people's awe, the alien had survived but was in a deep coma.
The White Lion
There was a wicked creature that occasionally attacked the village. Twelve feet with horns like a devil, the yeti would terrorize Kosetsu village, devouring their herds, children, and those vulnerable enough to be caught. The White Devil came unpredictably once a month and would consume twenty villagers before its appetite was satiated. As the people scattered in fright from the devil's presence, the alien was unguarded and became vulnerable. The alien's caretaker Lena tried to deter the devil from reaching him, but held tightly by her father, she was unable to do so.
The White Devil found him and hefted him above his jaws. Dangling the naked Saiyan above rows of blade-like teeth, the Saiyan harshly woke and unleashed an enraged scream. The decibels of his scream shook the yeti down to his cells until he exploded, having been ripped apart by the assault. Bathed in blood and screaming irrationally, the villagers thought they were observing a lion, bellowing his dominance over a kill as his tail thrashed about.
I Am Grisha
The alien responded to questions although slowly. His gaze was distant, and the villagers believed that his brain may have been damaged by the cold. When asked his name, the Saiyan responded ineptly with, "Gr...sh..." Lena thus named him Grisha and with her weaning, he became a respected and cherished guardian of the village.
Grisha, Lena, and Tobias have left the frozen north on a journey to the World Martial Arts Tournament. They are hoping that Grisha will win the tournament and some zeni to aid Kousetsu Village's survival for the winters to come.
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Shatter (Offensive): Grisha stomps the ground upon his opponent’s charging approach, causing the ground to shatter and upheaval, throwing his opponent’s balance and opening up their defense for attack.
Faint (Defensive): The bigger you are, the slower you are right? Wrong! With Grisha’s muscles inflated with ki, he can move in short, instant bursts, leaving an afterimage of himself to fool the enemy.
Steel Thyself (Defensive): Grisha will execute a stance and concentrate on hardening his body with ki, raising his defense against physical and ki attacks.
Muscle Counter (Offensive): Grisha will contract his muscles the moment an opponent’s fist or feet makes contact. The sudden bulge of his contracted muscle sends a shock through his opponent’s limbs. An average human would risk breaking their bones.
War Cry (Offensive): Grisha’s enraged scream. The decibels are so strong that the villagers of Kousetsu say that was how Grisha killed the White Devil. His scream vibrated the White Devil’s body until the yeti exploded. Best scenario, a sturdier opponent will find themselves temporarily deaf and disoriented.
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Lena (NPC): She is Grisha’s adoptive family. She tends to take care of Grisha like a mother does her child, except she’s the younger one. Despite being a teenager, she knows how to put her foot down when Grisha gets out of hand. Her father Tobias claims that she gets that quality from her mother. Lena secretly likes Grisha, and she will become jealous of any other guy or girl who tries to flirt with him.
Tobias (NPC): He is Lena’s father and Grisha’s well…they don’t exactly see eye-to-eye. Tobias sees Grisha as a wild animal Lena brought into the house and won’t release back into the wilderness. They always butt heads, and even so, they still somewhat respect each other. Grisha will still protect Tobias if only because he’s Lena’s father.
Name: Ryuhei Takagi Age: 22 Gender: Male Race: Human Height: 5’ 9” Weight: 157lbs Hair Colour: Black Eye Colour: Brown Occupation: Assistant training instructor Ki Colour: ▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇
Personality: A disciplined, focused individual who always manages to keep a level head no matter the situation, Ryuhei is someone who is dedicated to his chosen path and seeks only to live a good and respectable life. He is polite, friendly if a bit distant with strangers, a little bit cocky at times but maintains humility in the face of defeat.
However this was no always the case. Ryuhei was a troubled child, one who was often getting in trouble or starting fights and it looked like he was well on his way to becoming a trouble teenager as well. He was a delinquent with anger management issues and a distain for authority who was destined for life as a thug or criminal. The Ryuhei now is a changed person, but he still feels that old anger rising to the surface sometimes and worries that that side of him is not completely gone, merely suppressed.
Biography: To Ryuhei, fighting is the most important thing in the world. Not because he enjoys fighting, though he does, or because he likes winning, which he does, but because he credits martial arts with saving his life. When he fights he is able to feel the progress he has made, see the results of his training. When he fights he can show his master that his teachings worked. When he fights in a tournament he can win titles, earn prize money and show the world how great kyokushin karate is; he can give something back.
As a child Ryuhei grew up in a working class household in Kyoto. His father was a construction worker and his mother worked a series of retail jobs; they had a comfortable life, but money was always a little tight and there was no room for luxury. Ryuhei was a normal boy with a normal childhood, average in school and with a close group of friends, he was happy. As he grew older however he began to fall in with a bad crowd; nothing too bad at first, they were still only children after all, but he began to misbehave at school and at home, his grades fell and his attitude changed for the worse.
Over time and as he grew older Ryuhei fell more and more into a delinquent lifestyle; graffiti, vandalism and shoplifting were common occurrences, as was running from the police or being dragged home by an officer. Once he was in his early teens, Ryuhei was regularly getting involved in fights for one reason or another, enough that he got quite good at it and was even starting to earn a reputation as a dangerous individual among his peers.
It was during one of these fights, a routine clash with a rival “gang” from another school, when he was first approached by Master Goichi. He and a couple of friends had been ambushed on the walk home from the arcade by a dozen students from a nearby school that they had fought in the past; outnumbered as they were it was a surprise for his attackers when Ryuhei managed to beat them all, though both of his friends were also knocked out in the fight.
It was as he was preparing to beat another kid’s face in that a middle aged man approached him. He’d been watching Ryuhei fight and asked him why he felt the need to continue to beat a defeated opponent, Ryuhei replied that it was as revenge for the ambush and so that they would know not to try this again. The man asked him if he would stop just because of something like that and Ryuhei had to admit that the answer was no, he would find another way to get back at the person who did this to him. The man asked if Ryuhei wanted to become stronger; the answer was yes.
That was how he met Master Goichi and that was how he became his student. Master Goichi began to train Ryuhei as his dojo, even waiving the normal membership fee that he charged, and taught him the art of kyokushin karate. Goichi had strict rules for his students; a code of conduct, obedience to the master while in the dojo, a commitment to always give your training 1000% or your effort, and no fighting outside of spars. To break any of these rules was to be expelled. Ryuhei wasn’t sure it was worth the effort.
He changed his mind the first time he saw Goichi demonstrate a Hundred-man Kumite.
Master Goichi took the term a little more literally than most. Rather than fight one hundred separate spars he simply challenged one hundred people to fight him at once. People of all skill levels, some of them not even practitioners of kyokushin but coming from other disciplines instead. Goichi beat them all.
After then Ryuhei dedicated himself to his training whole heartedly, rapidly advancing in his skill level and physical strength. Although he originally agreed to join the dojo so that he could grow strong enough to beat anyone who tried to challenge him or his friends on the street, his masters rules prevented him from using his karate for this purpose; even without this rule, he found himself spending so much time training that he no longer had time to get into trouble and was only able to see his friends in school.
His parents began to see another change in Ryuhei’s personality over time, this one more positive, as the teachings of kyokushin to always be courteous took root. His dedication to his training spread to dedication in other areas and Ryuhei even started to see improvements in his grades at school. Over time he began to spend less and less time with the bad crowd he was a part of, his friends growing tired of his lack of free time and changing attitude. From afar he watched as one by one his friends were kicked out of school or dropped out themselves; he saw the injuries they would bring to school with them from the constant fighting, sometimes missing school or even ending up in the hospital because of them. By reflecting on his past and by watching his potential future play out, he began to realise where the path he was heading down before led and how much Master Goichi had done for him by taking him away from that.
Upon graduating from high school Ryuhei opted not to go to college, but instead to join Master Goichi at the dojo as an assistant teacher. He also began to take part in tournaments, which was something he had done in the past but not at the level he was trying to compete at now, giving any prize money he won back to the dojo along with any titles he matched to win. A few months prior to entering the World Martial Arts Tournament for the first time he reached 4th Dan in kyokushin karate, meaning he had to complete his own Hundred-man Kumite and although he was able to complete it, the experience showed him that he had a lot of progress to make before he could reach his master’s level.
Techniques • Kaiten Geri [OFFENSIVE] – Also known as the “Kyokushin Wheel Kick”, this technique involve the user performing a forward side roll towards their opponent in the air, rotating their body and striking the opponent with their heel. While already a powerful technique that puts the users full body weight behind the attack, it can be further enhanced by the user empowering their leg with ki energy • Morote Zuki [OFFENSIVE] – Literally translating as “double handed strike”, while this technique isn’t unique to Kyokushin it is taught to its practitioners as general karate technique. It involves striking the opponent with both hands simultaneously, as separate attacks, in order to make it difficult for them to defend against both at the same time; sacrificing the ability to defend to improve the chance of a hit. This too can be enhanced with ki to make it stronger •Mae Geri [OFFENSIVE] – A forward snap kick that can be aimed at either the face or the midsection. What makes this snap kick different is that it is designed to strike with either the ball of the foot or the toes instead of with the base of the foot; while a normal front kick is mostly use to push the opponent and create distance, this kick delivers a piercing attack to the chin or the liver. As with all of Ryuhei’s physical attacks, this technique can be enhanced with ki • Ki Block [DEFENSIVE] – The use of ki energy to strength the body by creating an aura around certain parts of the body. While useful as a defence against physical attacks this technique is most useful at reducing damage caused by other ki-based techniques •Ki Flash [OFFENSIVE] – One of the few ranged ki attacks Ryuhei knows, this is a short ranged but wide burst of ki release from the palm; it resembles a fire suddenly flaring to life. This technique can be performed with one or two hands, with the two handed version taking longer to prepare but being stronger as a result
Standing at 5’6” she is neither tall nor short but there is where her averageness ends. One look at her physic and one can tell she is very athletic, with a toned body and noticeable muscles but not so much that it crosses over into unfeminine territory. With her shoulder length blonde hair, sharp cyan eyes, and light peach-colored skin she is quite pleasing to the eye; however, she tends to not bother with her hair too much, letting the ends grow wild and the way her eyebrows are angled upward at such a degree gives her a bit of a cruel and unwelcoming look.
On the job usually she is decked in full combat gear, combat vest, plenty of pouches and straps for ammunition and knives, and of course a sidearm holster. Very rarely will she wear a helmet however as at her level it more gets in the way than actually helps out in combat. When not on the job you can usually find her in jeans or cargo pants, and a simple white hoodie or T-shirt. Even off-duty though she never leaves home without her sidearm and a few other pieces of equipment.
While a person who takes her jobs seriously you probably wouldn’t know it by now she acts. Erika is the type who will crack jokes and make snide remarks even at inappropriate times. She is not very lady like and has more of a rough edge to her. She can be nice but her brand of nice is probably not what other people would consider as nice. A bit of hard love and mocking is more her style than cuddles and reassurance.
While possessing a semi-rotten personality one cannot deny her brutal honesty and fierce will to protect others while mercilessly beating down the bad guys. While she tends to enjoy bringing the beatdown on her opponents if the decision comes to between taking down a baddie and saving a life, she will save the innocent life 10/10 times. Her purpose in life is to save life but she doesn’t have to be exactly kind when doing it.
Erika Beryl was essentially what you could call a designer baby. Her cellular-structure was modified at birth to make her stronger and smarter than normal. This process was bought for by her parents on the black market. When it was discovered by the government they were none too pleased at the revelation and forcibly adopted the young girl at 5 years old.
As she had already been genetically engineered this made her DNA easier to manipulate and so more extensive testing began. A Doctor Tread was soon put in charge of her development and so Erika grew up under intense observation. After a few years she was able to return back to her parents but under the watchful eye of Dr Tread who continued to treat her. Finding herself much stronger than those around her she naturally started getting involved in more physical activities and became the ‘honey badger’ of sports and combat do to her unnatural toughness.
Deciding she wanted to use her talents to good use, she decided to go to police academy so that she could protect people. On the side the government made sure to give her extra training in more lethal combat styles and to continue their gene-manipulation so she could became a government weapon when needed. Graduating at the top of her class, especially in the physical department, she soon became a member of the police force that would often be sent straight into combat to quickly subdue any situation.
Her current assignment is in West Capitol
Weapon & Techniques
Pump-action Shotgun – Her main weapon of choice when on the job, this dark grey and brown bad boy has been modified to be a lot more powerful than normal and makes for a decent melee weapon as well if needed. It can hold 4 rounds at a time plus 1 in the chamber. She usually has 20 extra shells on hand. It has a Total length of 2’4” and weighs 8 lb.
Taurus 9mm – Her trusty side-arm which she carries around at all times, only really useful against normal thugs but holds sentimental value as her first gun. It sports a fairly traditional black and metallic look. It holds 7 bullets per clip and usually she has two extra clips. It's stats are a 3.2” barrel length, weighing at 22 oz.
Combat Knives (3 + 1 Ki Blade) – Usually found in her vest pockets she can use them in hand-to-hand combat or as throwing knives. She always keeps one special knife on hand which has an orange handle, which allows her to pump Ki into the weapon to make it stronger and sharper. They weigh 11 oz, have a 1’ overall length, and a 6.5” Blade length.
Landmine – She infuses the ground under her feet with Ki, creating a trap that will activate as soon as the next person or animal comes within range. She can also trigger it prematurely to cause a distraction or set off another trap.
Razor Edge – She cycles her Ki through her hands or her special Ki Blade. This cycling creates a sharpness that can easily cut through flesh; however, it works best when being used through her Ki Blade as it gets condensed much more, increasing its sharpness and effectiveness, allowing it to carve through many metals. As the technique uses a lot of Ki she has to use it fairly conservatively, especially without her Ki Blade.
Vital Strike – Trained in the art of killing, Erika specifically targets spots on that body that can cause fatal injuries. To cause said injury she concentrates into a single contact point on her body such as a toe, knuckle, or finger. On contact the concentrated point unleashes its deadly ki into a pin-pointed strike. The attack has to be positioned just right however for it to be effective so mostly just used as a finishing blow.
Energy Barrier – By concentrating she can create an energy barrier where she puts her hands. The barrier is best at stopping Ki and energy attacks while physical attacks can more easily break the barrier. The barrier only appears in front of her hands, covering the area equivalent of a large shield around 5 feet diameter.
Energy Grenade – Collecting her Ki into her hand she lobs the energy ball into the air or at an opponent. The ball then either explodes shortly afterward or on contact with an object or person, showering the area with Ki shard, like the shrapnel from a normal grenade.
When in school Kin wears the basic clothing befitting a high school student, which is a black and dark blue shirt and pants. When he is not in school, Kin likes to wear red robes and a silver necklace. He has an average body type and at first glance doesn't look very intimidating. He also wears a dark red cloak and goggles when he is trying to hide his identity from people who might be able to recognize him.
Ever since his mutant powers activated when he was younger Kin has always been more on the defensive side thanks to some people viewing his powers as something to be afraid of. He is fine with using his powers to do what he thinks is right and despite his defensive nature, Kin has a love of combat to push his mutant powers to their limit and beyond. Kin is a believer in objective morals and objective truth. He is subjective and relativistic concepts when it comes to society. For him fighting is more about doing what is right and imrpoving his ability deal out his brand of justice.
Kin Zoku was born to average middle class parents living in South City. His early childhood was spent dreaming about achieving great things when he grew up. At one point he had an interest in learning martial arts, but upon taking his first class, Kin learned that his body was not built for the rigorous training required to become a great martial artist. Faced with the reality that his body wasn't strong to master the art of hand to hand combat, Kin decided to give up on his dream being a master of martial arts and focused on his schoolwork.
At the age of 13 Kin found that he was very good at concept of metallurgy and physics. Do to his weaker body Kin became the target of school bullies who picked on him for not being able to study martial arts and viewed his dedication to the sciences as a weakness.
At the age of 14 he was picked on after school and the bullies made it get physical, but unlike all of the other times he had been bullied something within him awakened and he felt power that he had never felt before flow through him and his body unleashed a wave of repulsive force that sent his bullies tumbling several feet away. He had been stunned by this turn of events and he was confused. Kin ran home and locked himself in his room in a panic. He had no idea how this had happened and while his mind raced with possibilities he decided to test to see if he could do it again.
At first he was unable to do anything and he wondered if what had happened was just some random unexplained incident, but when he focused as hard as he could he was able to knock the lamp on his study desk onto the floor. When he found that he could also bend metal to his will Kin realized that he had manifested the ability to manipulate electromagnetism. This revelation made him both shocked and amazed at the same time. He had heard conspiracy theories about people developing incredible abilities mysteriously, but he chalked it up to be the usual nonsense like magic.
For several months he practiced using his newfound powers in secret and occasionally did some good deeds such as stop petty crimes and save a couple of lives. But it was during a bank robbery that he intervened in when Kin encountered another person who had superhuman powers. Before the robbery Kin had felt the presence of someone at the bank and it compelled him to head their to intervene in the robbery. It was a man who went by the name of Stone Fist and he had the ability to make his body as hard as solid rock granting him inhuman strength. The two of them made quick work of the bank robbers and afterwards Stone Fist explained to him that he was a mutant.
Kin was grateful to figure out what he was and from then on he would occasionally meet up with the stone skinned mutant to learn how to get better control over his powers. After realizing that he had great potential if he kept developing his powers, Kin got the idea that he could actually learn to one day fight in the world martial arts tournament. He put together a costume to wear and came up with an alias to hide his real identity when he did hero business.
His parents didn't realize that he was a mutant and he kept it a secret to keep them from worrying about him and his line of work as a hero.
Weapon & Techniques
he carries metal objects that he can bend to his will via the use of his electromagnetic mutant abilities.
Kin's mutant power is the ability to control and manipulate electromagnetism. At his current stage he can only use his power in a limited manner and hasn't reached his full potential.
Crushing Hammer: Kin shapes a piece of metal into a large man-size hammer and wills it to attack his opponents and crush them with power blows. Maintaining this technique uses up energy and if pushed too far Kin will begin to experience fatigue.
Electromagnetic Wave: This technique allows him to fire off a blast of electromagnetism that hits with a great amount of concussive force and heat. The power of this ability varies depending on how much energy he puts into the attack.
Almighty Force: Kin unleashes a wave of repelling force that hits his enemies with crushing concussive power. The size and power of this technique is depended by how much power he puts into and if used too much then he will experience fatigued. This technique can also be used as a method of defense by repel both projectiles and melee attacks depending on how power he puts into it.
Electromagnetic Vision: Kin makes his eyes change to a bright glowing green color and it allows to see the electromagnetic energy that surrounds both living and nonliving things.
Electro-Bull: Kin creates a giant bull made of electromagnetic energy with a glowing bright green body and bright yellow eyes. When it hits its target it creates a large explosion of heat and electricity. This is one of Kin's signature move and uses up a good deal of energy and will tire him out if used too many times.
Yang generally sticks a with simple blue martial arts gi as seen above. However, he's not above wearing more casual attire if an occasion calls for it. In those cases, though, he tends to keep it to a simple shirt and jeans. Beyond that, there's not much else to tell about his wardrobe. He stands at 5' 10'', a slightly above average height. He weighs a similarly average 160 pounds, at least that's usually the average for one spending his life in rigorous training anyway. He keeps a clean-shaved head, believing that growing his hair long would prove tactically disadvantageous in situations where the wind blows it in front his eyes to block his visibility, or provide opponents something to grab him by if he is not careful.
Focused and serious-minded, Yang takes his training very seriously and practically scoffs at anyone who doesn't. The martial arts have been one of the only things he's known for most of his life, and so that is the thing he has come to latch onto more than anything else in the world. Of course, this also means he knows little about city life and finds most of it to be frivolous and without meaning, which can and has rubbed many people the wrong way. He's also slow to trust others, but on the flipside his trust is almost always permanent once it's been earned. That also comes with the caveat of his trust being nearly impossible to regain should it be broken or betrayed. In battle Yang is equally as distrusting, often spending the first several moments of any fight purely on the defensive. Most opponents mistake that for fear or hesitation, but they learn soon enough that this so-called hesitation is really just Yang's way of studying his opponent until a suitable weakness can be found and exploited.
An orphan since childhood, Yang knows nothing about his parentage and where or if any of his living kin live. And strangely enough, the young man has never had any desire to go searching for those answers either. He was taken in at an early age by a wandering hermit known only as Master Feng. Feng happened upon the orphan Yang being bullied by bandits, but before the old man stepped in he noticed the young child was quick to go on the attack to defend himself. The child didn't stand a chance, but there wasn't even the slightest hint of fear in the boy. Intrigued, Feng finally stepped in and easily frightened off the bandits with his superior skill. He took the boy home with him and trained him ever since.
Yang trained for years under Feng, learning what was known famously as the Crane School of Martial Arts. After beginning to master the School's style and even its most iconic technique, Feng surprised Yang one day when he told the newly-turned-20 year old student that he had nothing left to teach him. Unfortunately, Feng had focused Yang so much on training that the young man was at a complete loss for what to do. This was indeed the issue that Feng hoped to solve. Perhaps by sending Yang away to experience the world on his own he would learn to love and appreciate other things besides Martial Arts training. Always a loyal student, Yang obeyed his master's wishes and left to travel the world on his own.
Five years have passed, and Yang now travels here and there, always on the lookout for new training or a new rival to test his limits against.
Weapon & Techniques
~Zanzouken: More commonly known as the Afterimage technique, the Zanzouken is a phenomenon that occurs when a fighter moves at such speed that they leave behind afterimages of their body in their wake. The images themselves cannot attack, as they are mere images that quickly fade away. Instead the technique is most often used to confuse or misdirect an opponent so that a counterattack can be more efficiently used against them afterwards.
~Taiyouken: Sometimes known as the Fist of the Sun or as the Solar Flare. The user holds their hands next to their eyes and their Ki produces a bright flash of light comparable to looking directly into the sun. It can blind the target and even those around them for several moments, leaving them open for an attack or providing the user an opportunity to escape. The technique can blind an opponent even if they're eyes were closed at the time of the attack, though for a shorter duration. A useful technique, but also easily countered by simply wearing sunglasses.
~Dodonpa: This finger beam attack is the most well known and iconic technique of the Crane School. While most Ki wave techniques rely on raw power and concussive force, the Dodonpa is instead a more concentrated beam of superheated energy. Depending on the user's level of Ki, the beam can pierce through virtually any form of armor or defense, often burning a small hole in the target's body. This efficiency is made even more devastating by the technique being much faster to charge than other more conventional Ki wave techniques. Its speed combined with its small size make for an attack that can be used at overwhelming speeds and with lethal accuracy and precision.
~Kikoho: The user forms a vaguely diamond-shaped "tunnel" with their hands. After gathering enough Ki, a powerful wave fires forward at a downward angle and slams the target with a powerful concussive force. The attack can be repeated multiple times, but with each successive blast draining the user's Ki and even their own life, potentially killing them should they overuse it. Despite the blasts leaving a square hole or crater on the ground, it has often been given the misnomer of Tri-Beam.
~Dokuken: Sometimes called the Venomous Fist, the Dokuken is series of swift strikes that don't appear to actually damage the opponent's body. Instead, the strikes are designed to target pressure points on the body and causing a brief paralysis in the limbs to restrict movement and slow the opponent down for a brief period of time. The more advanced form of this technique is said to not only debilitate an opponent's body but their Ki as well, seemingly crippling their ability to raise their Ki for a short time until they can shrug off the "venom" of the Dokuken strikes.
Written Appearance: With Okora, what you see is pretty much what you get. As a refugee from Planet Vegeta she doesn't have much to work with. She pretty much stole what she needed her first day on Earth and has been using it ever since.
Personality: On the outside Okora is a fun loving individual who seems to enjoy entertaining people, using her Saiyan abilities to entertain people rather then cause destruction. On the inside however, she has been deeply emotionally wounded from her time on Planet Vegeta. The various atrocities she witnessed, some of which she was forced to take part in along with various betrayals from those she thought were her friends have hurt her deeply and have caused her to develop a deep hatred for many members of her own race.
Background: As with nearly every Saiyan, Okora was born on Planet Vegeta and at birth was found to have an average power level for a child and was sent to begin combat training when she was deemed to be the appropriate age. However during her first combat practice against another Saiyan child, she refused to fight. The other child had no such reservations and Okora suffered a severe beating and was sent to the healing chambers. After recovering, the combat instructors decided to try and have her fight a number of Saibamen. This time the end result was a bit different. One of the Saibamen attempted to crush her tail while she was trying to avoid the attacks and Okora went into an intense pain fueled rage which resulted in the destruction of the Saibamen and the training chamber having to be repaired. The instructors realized that the only way to get her to fight was to cause her intense pain so that she would operate on pure instinct. A device that caused electrical shocks was attached to her tail and she was sent into combat training once again. Despite not wanting to fight, the device was activated again and again during combat training, causing her to go into her pain fueled rage, forcing her to overcome the weakness that came with the Saiyan tail being hurt while at the same time forcing her to fight.
As the years passed, Okora was able to force herself to put her hatred of fighting to the side and as she grew older she was forced to do things she wished she could forget as she was forced to fight. She was forced to aid in the extermination of the population of no less then three planets. She was forced to fight people who were simply trying to save their people from the ruthless Saiyan invaders. She often wished she could have turned on the people she was fighting with but the leader of these expeditions was always given the controller to the device attached to her tail and was given permission to use it should she show weakness. The mental scars she was accumulating were having a horrible effect on her conscious. When she was alone after returning from the missions, she couldn't sleep as she heard the sounds of battle and the screams of those she had killed echo through her mind as she tried to sleep. Eventually, a plan began to form in her mind one night as she stared at the ceiling of her quarters.
A week after her third population extermination mission, she was to be sent on another mission to help destroy another planet's population. It was determined that this race might be strong enough to warrant the use of the Great Ape form to complete the job. Okora knew that many more would die at her hands if she was forced to use the Great ape form. She had never assumed the form before but she had heard the stories of those who had, nothing but mass murder and destruction followed the use of that form and it was at that point she decided that enough was enough. She went out to the market before it closed, purchased a large amount of meat and a large butcher knife to cut it with and returned home. After eating her supper, she looked down at her tail and the device that had caused her so much pain over her life and with one swing, cut her own tail off. She was able to suppress her screams of pain as she looked down at her severed tail she felt something that resembled joy. She was free. She was finally free! She wrapped the stump of her tail in a wad of rags and was able to sneak towards the space-pod departure area. After bluffing her way in, she was able to steal a space pod and take off into the night. After making sure she was safely away from Planet Vegeta and hopefully couldn't be pursued after changing course a few times in deep space, she set a random set of coordinates and a few months later she found herself above a blue world.
Her ship ended up crashing in the ocean and she was able to grab what few possessions she had managed to bring with her before the pod vanished into the ocean depths. After finding out a bit more about the political climate of the world that was known as "Earth," she realized that it wouldn't get a good idea to show off all of her abilities and that her Saiyan armor most likely would draw her a lot of unwanted attention. She ditched the armor and managed to steal a set of clothes from a house outside of South Capital. It took a while for her to make her way towards Central Capital on the goodwill of strangers but she was able to make it and on the way managed to gain some earth currency, not much but enough for her to eat and buy some more worn out clothes. After spending a few days getting used to the city she often noticed that the people who performed tricks and stunts in the streets often seemed to make a decent amount of money. Okora was able to use some of her Saiyan abilities to begin performing tricks and stunts that others couldn't and as much began to make somewhat decent amounts of money. She also began helping others out in the city when they needed help or needed odd jobs done. She finally made enough to buy a small apartment and has been living in Central Capital ever since. She found herself enjoying her life on Earth, the fact that she has become a somewhat respected and well liked member of her neighborhood has filled her with a sense of pride and happiness that she never thought she would find. Life so far was good.
Weapon & Techniques
Ki Blast Volley. ((Basic attack that fires a volley of Ki blasts at an opponent))
Mega Explosion. ((Charges up a massive blast of Ki energy by holding her hands out in front of her which can also function as a weak shield against weak attacks until she fires it. When it is fired it usually takes on the appearance of a large ball of Violet energy))
Disarming Strike ((Targets a limb with either a Ki blast at long range or closes to short range and hits the targeted limb with a full strength strike. Not often used due to the pain it causes.))
Heart Stopper Strike((Slams into a target's chest at full speed and attempts to unleash a full power energy attack at point blank range))
Final Blast ((Uses every last bit of Ki to create a massive blast of energy but totally drains the user of Ki and leaves the user severely weakened))