These are the characters that will eventually make up the core of the team. Their stories and bonds may at points greatly change the flow of the story, so developing their characters not only affects their own stories but also changes the way the game may play out at certain key events.
Lana is a remarkably fierce and boisterous individual, and is known for being prone to debate anyone who both does and does not want to talk about various issues of the day. For the people she likes, she’s remarkably chipper and friendly and can talk for as long as they’re willing to listen. For the people she dislikes, she can be remarkably capable of throwing vicious verbal barbs without fully engaging in conversation.
Likes: Getting into debates, winning debates, honesty
Dislikes: Bootlickers, liars, insincerity
Strengths: Acuity, Reaction
Aether Elements: Force, (Ice, Energy)
Ethan is normally a fairly quiet and reserved individual, but fanatically loyal to those he deems worthy of it. He is also very much not above subterfuge and intrigue, though he draws a line at backstabbing and betrayal.
Likes: Magic, Knowledge, Intelligence (Both Traditional and Emotional)
Dislikes: Betrayal, Public Speaking, Repeating Himself
Strengths: Potential, Acuity
Aether Elements: Aether, Force, Dark, Light, (Fire)
Saei is often described as having the personality of a “hyperactive small puppy”, with the boisterous and jovial personality to match. Few can bring his mood down, though he has been known to deliver brilliant ideas when at his calmest (or angriest). Saei is also very much happiest in large urban centers, and has a strong distaste for the forests he had to flee through as a young child and the tent camps he lived in as a much older child.
Likes: Caffeine, small animals, cities
Dislikes: Tent camps, much larger animals, the wilderness
Strengths: Mobility, Reaction
Aether Elements: Wild, (Water, Wind)
Vaue has often been described as a born warrior, capable with most weapons. She can easily break down and reassemble a whole host of weapons effortlessly, and can even do the same for some simpler vehicular and battlemech components. She is also notoriously vulgar with anyone and everyone, and also more aggressive to most people she doesn’t yet know well. Also likes to grow very hardy plants.
Likes: Trees and Forests, Weapons, Prototype Weapons
Dislikes: Magic, Flowers, Unfamiliar People
Strengths: Strength, Finesse
Aether Elements: Fire, (Energy, Wild)
May is a quiet, reserved person who is often found nose-deep in the latest bleeding-edge technical manuals for the various technologies that are often used in the military. While Vaue can disassemble and reassemble weapons with hardly a second thought, May can use a wrench, hammer, and a box of spare parts to fix and repair any vehicles, heavy weapons, or even structures and buildings.
Likes: Reading, privacy, machines
Dislikes: Social interaction, rain, bad heat and cold
Strengths: Finesse, Strength
Aether Elements: Dark, (Light, Earth)
Runli is a quick-witted and equally quick individual, with a strong sense of humor and a penchant for practical jokes. However, he is also easily distracted when not in action, something which has caused some problems for him in the past. He’s just as easily angered as he is entertained, and overall is known as a highly energetic swirl of action.
Likes: Playing pranks, jokes, flying, lasers, getting pranked cleverly
Dislikes: “stuck up assholes with no sense of fun”, lasers, getting pranked in a boring way
Strengths: Potential, Reaction
Aether Elements: Wind, Water, Energy, Fire, (Ice)