Ca1yps0

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Ca1yps0
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Mermaid Cybercriminal Transhumanist
Original Generation Technomancer
Discord @Sarcarian#8374
Reddit [1]
Metatype Elf (Dryad)
Street Cred 0
Notoriety 1
Public Awareness 0
CDP 4
D.O.B. July 31, 2048
Age 33
Folder [2]
Priority Prime Runner (slot purchased with GMP)
Metatype - D
Attributes - B
Magic/Resonance - A
Skills - D
Resources - E


Character Information

Summary

Slightly-dissonant mermaid techno/Horizon matrix icon/longtime BTL addict.

Goals

  • Avoid succumbing to the Dissonance.
  • Build a proper underwater batcave.
  • Catch a flipper to raise as a pet.

Background

Born in 2048 inside LA's El Inferno ghetto to SINless refugee parents from Amazonia. Underwent SURGE and turned into a mermaid when the comet arrived, and her parents died in chaos following the quakes and the subsequent riots. She heard the call of Deus when she was 12, ending up a member of Ex Pacis and a node in the Network. Lived on her own in flood-ravaged LA until Horizon found her in during their efforts to rebuild the city; fading hard after Crash 2.0 cut her off from her tribe, she embraced the corporation as a substitute family and started developing a BTL habit in order to cope with the loss.

Was marketed by Horizon as a matrix idol and simsense star, even being given a SIN to keep her in line when they got AAA status. In 2068 she re-emerged, trying her best to hide it and spiralling further into BTL abuse, causing her to have difficulty controlling her emotions; in the immediate aftermath of the Vegas Technomancer Massacre she trashed the corp publicly in a fit of outrage before faking her death and going underground. She attempted to burn her SIN, and subsequently fell into a years long spiral of simsense addiction-fuelled cybercrime, but her data trails were eventually traced by the Dawkins Group.

After being reconnected with her old talent agent/new fixer, she was put to work as a semi-willing shadow asset for the megacorp. In the years since she has managed to build up something of a reputation for herself as a freelance hacker while maintaining a cover identity as a transhumanist decker to market her simsense work and fund her chip habit. Now that she has a hookup with a freelance network in the Haven to get her reliable running work, she is attempting to distance herself from her fixers/corporate handlers and become more of an solo artist, with the goal of making a decent life for herself outside of Horizon.

Narrative Significant Qualities

  • Actual Mermaid (Class III SURGE: Bioluminescence + Cold-Blooded + Functional Tail (Paddle) + Gills (Aqua) + Scales + Underwater Vision + Webbed Digits) + Parapalegic
    • A literal mermaid - an original SURGE case from the Year of the Comet. Naturally, due to the fact that she has a tail in place of her legs, this means that she is unable to walk.
  • Functional Chiphead (BTL Addiction + Day Job + Electronic Witness)
    • A long-time abuser of better-than-life chips who has a side gig producing and selling her own programs on the calhots market under a pseudonym in order to fund her habit.
  • Internet Famous (Online Fame + Signature + Unique Avatar)
    • A matrix idol renowned for her specility simsense content, especially in Los Angelas and the California Free State, with a custom-designed persona that cannot be replicated.
  • New Horizons (Corporate Pariah + Records on File + SINner)
    • A full citizen of the Horizon Group since they achieved extraterratorial status, though she is not well-regarded within the corporation since the Vegas Technomancer Massacre.
  • Veteran Techno (One With the Matrix + Otaku to Technomancer + Taint of Dissonance)
    • A re-emerged Otaku who was once a member of Ex Pacis, her living persona still bears the mark of Dissoannce from her time as part of the tribe and as a node in the Network.

Run History

NameGMMetaplotDate of Run
"What are you buying, stranger?"Isaac15 January 2082
The Red StarAsmodeus13 January 2082
What? Not Butter!Asmodeus3 January 2082
The Little Mermaid 3Si1as30 December 2081
Identifying a ProblemSi1as27 December 2081

Affiliations

Contacts

Contact Connection Loyalty Archetype Profession Aspects Chips
Ace Powers 6 1 Fixer Horizon Talent Agent Musical Talent, Corporate Deals, Keep it Classy, Fake SINs, Insider Knowledge, Horizon Agent, Hired Muscle Even
The Weekender 6 1 Fixer Horizon Johnson Ex-Dawkins, 6 foot 20, killing for fun, Pyrotechnician, Black Mage, CFO is my side gig, Mind Magic, Hotline Horizon Even
Lord Logie 5 2 Fixer Owner of Dead Station The Archive, Matrix Networker, Dead Station Gossip, Tech Stashes, Information Broker, Technomancer Even
The Chairman 5 2 Fixer Extreme SURGE Activist Armed to the Chompers, 410,757,864,530 DEAD PAWNS, Champion of the Working Fluffball slash other animalesque proletarian, You Know We're Living in a Society Here, Human Shmeings, The New Flesh is Surprisingly Fuzzy Even
Bootstrap 4 3 Networking Reality Hacker Lieutenant, Decker Reality Hacker, Decker, BTL Producer, Rival Destroyer, Dealer Even
Flash 4 3 Service Hardware Specialist Technomancer, Electronics, Hardware Expert, Tinkerer, Hardware Reassignment Even
Katie Smiles 3 4 Generalist Horizon Tailor Tailor, To the Stars, Keeping up with the Latest, Shiny Stuff Even
The FisherKing 3 4 Legwork Matrix Infobroker Technoshaman, Sprites 4 Days, Matrix Gaming, Resonance Realms Even
John Baptise 2 2 Service Taxi Driver Reliable, Voodoo, No Questions Asked Even
Bubblegum 1 1 Gear Fake SINner Corporate Forger, SINner, Nothing Lasts Forever, Knows How She Got Here Even
Night Claws(Contact) 4 2 Custom (A,N,K,G) Technomancer/Teacher I trust you chummer!, Gate to the Resonance, Connected to the World, Helping Hand, Send in the Reinfocements!, In Data lies Truth., The Power of a King Even


Organizations

Contact Position Connection Faction Rep Archetype Health Location
Horizon Full Corporate Citizen 5 6 AAA Rated Corporation Maintaining Seattle

Allies

Enemies

In Character Information

Symbols and Signatures

Produces highly-distinctive specialized simsense content under a well-known online pseudonym, and likes to mark her cybercrimes with a clip to help market her brand (either with a physical chip left in meatspace or a file left on a device/host in the matrix).

Matrix Search Table

Threshold Result
1 A series of meFeed, P2.1, and other social media pages for a mermaid matrix idol, complete with a collection of simsense clips.
3 A matrix site where one can purchase calhot-level simsense downloads, along with customer reviews and an archive of live streams.
6 A fragmented package of information on a figure called "Sycorax", a suspected dissonant technomancer and ex member of Ex Pacis.

Shadow Community Table

Threshold Result
1 A mermaid changling, with a tail and everything - apparently some sort of hacker.
3 A BTL addict who sells her own work on the calhots market and to the Reality Hackers.
5 A technomancer, rumoured to have once been an Otaku, who has significant ties to Horizon.

Assensing Results

Hits Information Gained
1 Generally healthy, likely high on a BTL chip, is not Awakened.
2 No standard-grade cyberware. Has a shimmering teal shade to her aura, with a bright spark in her chest.
3 Alphaware: An old-style datajack on the back of her neck, as well as an an Enhanced Augmented Reality Reflex System, an implanted simrig w/ dream link, and a visualizer. Has an impaired ability to regulate her body temperature as well as a slightly weakened metabolism due to metagenetic expression.
4 No betaware-grade cyberware. Bioware: Has had some biosculpting work done, as well as eye re-coloration. Essence 4.
5+ No deltaware-grade implants. Has been genetically augmented to have enhanced capacity for self-expression, as well as increased susceptibility to narcotics. No nano-tech. Is a technomancer.

SINs

SIN Issuer Rating Licenses
Miranda Prospero Horizon Real (Full Corporate Citizen) Driver's, Drone, Matrix Software, Restricted Cyberware, Restricted Bioware, Technomancer
Misa Agapova Evo 5 (tied to Day Job) Cyberdeck, Drone
Melody Pond SpinGlobal 5 (used for shadowrunning) Cyberdeck, Drone

Appearance

A literal mermaid - very clearly a severe case of SURGE, or else the product of extensive bio-modding beyond the ability of most clinics. Has "naturally" blue hair and aqua-coloured scales, as well as skin that glows blue-green in the dark.

Clothing

Has a tailor to custom-fit all her clothing to accommodate her unique physiology, but typically doesn't bother to wear much aside from an insulated water-proof armour jacket and a necklace of seashells unless the situation demands otherwise.

Matrix Persona

Custom-programmed with a graphics engine she wrote herself - an ultra hi-rez mermaid with shimmering kaleidoscopic scales which leaves a trail of bubbles in her wake (if interacted with, they pop and play simsense files from her archive of work).

Media Mentions

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