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Are you really looking at my bio? What are you, some kind of creep? Well if you that interested, I suppose I can indulge you a little. I am college student currently studying Digital Forensics but I have a deep passion for writing and making stories so naturally role-playing has been a favorite hobby of mine. I love to explore worlds created by others' imagination and create them as well. To me, there is nothing better than getting lost in a good story with meaningful character development. Magic tends to be my favorite concept to write about and play with though I like a little bit of everything. Since I'm in college, I enjoy role-plays that generally have about 2-3 paragraphs a post and nothing much more than that. I played a lot of video games and watch plenty of anime since I'm a sucker for engaging stories.






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William had simply nodded in response to her request, seemingly unfazed by her words. At the car, he closed the door once she was in and got into the driver's seat. The engine came to life and purred like a cheetah as they departed from airport on their way towards the French Alps. They rode in silence for a few minutes until they got onto the highway, where William pressed a button on the dashboard of the car. A panel on the roof slide away to reveal a monitor that unfolded into view.

A video began to play as it turned on, showing the Director of the GIB standing against an black background "Allow me to avoid the pleasantries and cut to the chase. I am Director Chardin of the newly founded Global Investigation Bureau. Anything I tell or show you beyond this point is strictly confidential. I trust you understand what that means." There was a momentary pause. "There has been a sharp increase in reports of paranormal creatures and activity across the globe, along with cases of missing people. The governments of the world have done their best to keep control the situation but the truth is none of them are prepared to deal with his global crisis. Take a look at this video and see for yourself." The screen cut to what appeared to be footage from a body-cam of a person named Sakurai Yasutake with a time stamp of 18:47 November 21st, 1983.

The footage begins with Sakurai bringing up the rear of five other individuals dressed in dark-blue fatigues and black body armor. The six of them are walking through what appears to be a small village but no one else seems to be around. Sakurai approaches a car with its lights still on while the rest provide security. His flashlight shines on the mutilated corpse of the driver with several large puncture wounds through his chest and lacerations around his face. The sound of a metal can being knocked over causes him to pull away quickly and aim his weapon down the street and all of the others are clearly on edge. A few tense moments pass before a number of inhuman shrieks pierce the air and spiders the size of large dogs begin to crawl out from every direction. Flashes of gunfire illuminate the faces of the soldiers as the monstrous spiders charge at them, all while yelling unintelligible words. Three of the soldiers are swarmed as they attempt to retreat, their chilling screams overtaking the audio. The fight continues until the last of the spiders are dead, with only Sakurai and one other surviving the mission. The video ends with Sakurai and the other soldier being extracted on a helicopter while fire bombs are dropped on the village.


The screen returns to the video of Director Chardin "That remains the only credible footage of paranormal activity thus far. I believe that if we do not get to root of its cause, those large arachnids will be least of our worries. That is where you come in. It will be your duty to investigate sightings of unusual creatures or track down a member of several dangerous organizations we are also monitoring. Much to the dismay of many of the Council, we have full jurisdiction in all member countries. It is safe so say there will be little red tape to hinder your investigations. The same can not be said about our equipment." A irritated look flashed in his eyes for a moment "Any questions will have to wait until you reach our Headquarters. Until then." The monitor screen went black and folded back into the roof of the car, where it was covered once more.

Saul was still processing everything that he had just heard. It was true that they had been getting a few more odd reports than usual in the Intelligence Corps, but he never expected this. One more secret the top brass had been hiding, not that it really mattered now. He felt the signs of headache coming on so he lowered he his head and pinched his forehead between his thumb and pointer finger. After a deep breath, he was able to compose himself. He thought about one of those horrific spider creatures going after his family. That was enough to reestablish his conviction.

A quick look outside and he could see the beautiful French countryside. He faced forwards and let out a small, controlled laugh "I guess this is what they meant when they said I'd be 'serving a greater purpose'." That was something they said when they recruited him. That he would serving a greater purpose than just his country. If he hadn't seen that video, he would have been far more skeptical. Even now, he wasn't sure he entirely believed it...or maybe he just didn't want to believe.
@Jangel13

Its a pretty good show. It's a superhero show where the superheroes are a bit messed up. Anyway, this RP made me think of the two government agents in the show.
William's attention seemed to be grabbed by someone else behind Saul as he smiled politely "Ah. There she is now." Saul turned around just in time to see Maria approach them and his training in the Intelligence Department began to kick in. Her choice in much more comfortable attire led him to infer that she preferred utility over form. It also suggested to him service in the active military. The lack of expressed emotions led him to two possible deductions. She was special forces or she had suffered some kind of significant trauma. It could very well be both, he amended.

Saul kept a straight face as he took her hand and shook it firmly "You would be correct, but you can just call me Saul." He rather detested being called "Mister" outside of official business. Now that he had heard her voice, Saul was inclined to she was one who would speak the brutal truth. Time would tell if he was correct. The strength in her grip was clear, which in Saul's eyes was a good sign. Admittedly, his hands had gotten rather soft with paperwork that had been forced on him leading up to this offer. That was something he hoped to remedy. Field work was where he belonged.

The Chauffeur shook Maria's hand, still keeping that polite smile A pleasure to meet you, mademoiselle. My name is William." He straightened up and placed the sign underneath his right arm "Shall we depart then? The drive to the Alps is quite scenic, I assure you." William did not wait for a reply before he went through the airport's main exit. Parked just outside was an brand new black BMW 5-series with tinted side and rear windows. He opened right-side door with a audible click and held it for them to get in.

Saul followed close behind William and thanked him as he stepped into the back of the car, after placing his two suitcases in the spacious trunk. His eyes began to trace over every inch of the interior. While a lot of work had been done to conceal it, he found signs indicating the vehicle's chassis had been reinforced. It was a safe bet the the windows were bullet-resistant as well. Still, as he looked around he figured he wouldn't mind taking one of these out for a drive.
I'm feeling a bit better. Well enough to write a little.

Side question: Have you watched Umbrella Academy on Netflix?
@Jangel13

Yeah I am, just been sick with the Flu. I think it will be a couple days til it clears up.
Saul had spent the majority of the flight from New York to Grenoble, France reading a copy of 'Flags of Our Fathers' since he had been rather close to finishing it before he had received the 'call' from the GIB. He stepped off the plane wearing his best navy blue suit with a matching tie and a black pair of dress shoes that had a keen shine to them. The fact he had been told very little about this organization had made him curious but cautious. IF there was that large of a global threat he should have already been aware of it but then again other agencies loved to keep their secrets.

His sharp, steel blue immediately spotted the chauffeur holding a sign with his name and another on it. It appeared he was not the only one on their list. Whoever it was he doubt he would have to wait long to meet them. It would be rather annoying if he had to stand wait another hour just for one person. Without further delay, he approached the man "Bonjour, vous devez être Monsieur Saul." The gentleman replied courteously with a strong accent and Saul nodded, rolling his luggage to a stop "C'est vrai. Je suppose que tu es notre chauffeur?" French was one of the many languages Saul spoke. His photographic memory made it rather to easy which was beneficial when you work in military intelligence.

The gentleman nodded approvingly "Yes, you may call me William. Mademoiselle Silva should be here shortly." Like that most traces of his accent disappeared. Saul couldn't say he was really surprised though he was curious about this Silva "Perfect. The sooner she gets here the sooner I can get some answers." The name sounded Hispanic but what caught his attention was the fact she must be a woman. The fact that she was asked to be here the same as him always convinced him that whoever she was she must be a tough one.






A flight on a public plane had been arranged for Maria destined for the United States where she would land at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. Both her and Saul boarded the same flight unaware that they were both there for the same reason. It was a rather uneventful trip to France where the headquarters of the Global Investigation Bureau was located and their new home. They are one of few personnel recruited by the GIB to be their agents in the field to find out the truth behind the unusual activity being reported across the world and ultimately put an end to it.

Standing by the airport's entrance was a older gentleman dressed in a black tailored suit with a blue tie along with a black chauffeur hat and white gloves. He held a white signs withe the names Mr. Saul & Ms. Silva written on it with black marker while he looked in their general direction.



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Name | Augustus Saul

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Gender | Male

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Age | 22

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Nationality | United States

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Service | U.S. Military Intelligence Corps

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Personality
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• Decisive • Proud
• Adaptable • Abrasive
• Resourceful • Impulsive

He prefers to be called by his last name to the point only very close friends have the right to call him by his first name. Saul has a strong sense of duty but is willing to bend the rules to accomplish his mission. His attitude is typically serious and his sense of humor tends to lean towards the darker side, but he is willing to comfort those he's fought alongside. Anyone who is not part of the GIB he views as outsiders and rarely ever converses with them. Saul handles stressful situation well and adapts quickly to new information, but can sometimes act too quickly. He absolutely refuses to show any signs of weakness even if it is detrimental to himself. It takes a lot warming up to him in order to gain his trust, but he is a reliable ally to have.

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Saul comes from a long lineage of servicemen dating back to the Continental Army during the United States' Revolutionary War. Every generation since then has served in one of the military branches gaining his family a high reputation and along with it an expectation of excellence. The same discipline taught in the military is adapted to be taught to their children at home. Respect, duty, and honesty are heavily enforced in the Saul household above all other virtues. Children know better than to bully a Saul at school and if they don't they quickly find out why. Just like how soldiers have each other's backs, Saul siblings have the back of their brother or sister.

Augustus was born the youngest of four brothers to a wealthy middle-class family. His father was Jacob Saul, a respected officer in the U.S. Marines, and his mother Allison was a intelligence operator in the CIA. Augustus was often a target for his older brothers as he was the weakest of them and he could never win a straight-forward engagement with any of them. That was why he began studying extensively in military tactics, strategies, and defenses in order to turn the tide in his favor. Augustus thus began his long campaign of guerrilla tactics using trip-wires, traps, and even recordings of his voice to outsmart his older brothers. It was not until one such trap, using wire and a bottle of ink, got him into major trouble with his father when he had returned from duty and the ink got all over his uniform.

Jacob Saul had a very long talk with his youngest son after that where he was punished severely, but also praised for his ingenuity. His father told him that fighting unconventionally is not a bad thing at all but it is important not to go to far. From that point onward, Augustus's fighting with his brothers decreased significantly and the four became an unstoppable team. It was no surprise to anyone when the brothers all decided that they would all join the U.S. Army Rangers one after the other.

A couple years into the Army and Augustus had gotten in trouble more than couple times for breaking protocol and deviating from orders. The only reason he was never properly reprimanded for such actions was that they had saved the lives of his fellow soldiers several times and gotten them out of a bad situation. What finally forced their hand was when Augustus, now in charge of his own team, broke off from his squad in pursuit of enemy forces after a bombing in Bosnia. There was only one survivor besides Augustus after they were ambushed but even he eventually succumbed to his injuries. Allied forces managed to move in and eliminate them and relieve the pinned down Augustus. He was afterwards transferred to the Military Intelligence Corps thanks to his family's influence where he truly excelled.

He was approached at his residence in Charleston, North Carolina during his leave with an offer to join a global initiative to protect the world from global threats. Augustus accepted the offer wanting the chance to make a real difference in the world, unaware of what exactly the threats they were talking about were. He packed up a few of things and was sent to the GIB HQ located in an extensive cold war-era bunker in the French Alps.





In 2000, the United Nations convened in secret to discuss the growing amount of evidence indicating there was extraterrestrial forces on Earth. The result of the discussion was the creation of the Global Investigation Bureau under the project name: X-COM despite some strong objections by various parties, of which most are looking for any reason to validate is termination. The Global Invesigation Bureau, or GIB, was tasked with investigating the unusual activity of certain criminal organizations and religious sect as well as reports of strange creatures. As of the moment, the GIB are seen as little more than a side operation and are not taken very seriously. Little did they realize, the X-COM Project would become the key to Humanity's survival.


This is the story of two agents who there at the beginning of it all and fought the alien menace to the bitter end. It begins with our agents being selected to join the Global Investigation Bureau where they would be expected to find the truth behind the strange activity happening across the globe. There is no one to tell them what to expect or how to deal with it. They are pioneers. The first generation of Humanity's defenders from the alien threat that is far larger than anyone could imagine.


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