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HopeIsWhatWeCraveThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. posted this thread...
Oct. 9, 2012 at 2:15 am

 
The year is 2185, and the whole world held its breath. They were on what they thought was the brink of WWIII, and while each country had sworn that, if war broke out, they would not use nuclear weaponry. However, the USA wanted a secret weapon to get them ahead. And so, without consulting the UN or telling anyone what they were doing, the US government secretly began developing a new drug which, when injected into the spine, would give that person unique powers that people had only imagined before. They called the drug N01 when it was finally complete. They gathered a group of 50 orphaned infants, and gave them each an injection.
 
What happened was far greater then anything the scientists had expected. Each infant's body reacted differently to N01, causing each to develop unique powers. No infant had the same ability as another. One baby could(and would) burn anyone or anything that touched him. Another could disappear at will. Still others showed no signs of change, but after numerous tests the scientists concluded that these children had talents they did not know how to use them, such as mind-reading.
 
The government kept the children hidden for several months, nurturing them and helping them to grow strong and healthy, waiting for the time when they would be old enough to go to war.
 
But the war did not come. Instead, a fair decision was made. The whole world could breath again.
 
Inside the government labs, the now one year old babies continued growing, their talents becoming even stronger and more remarkable. The scientists had a decision to make. Now that war was no longer expected, what were they to do with the babies? They did not want to keep the children in the labs any longer than necessary, (A group of 50 normal toddlers is no picnic, much less 50 children with special abilities.) but they also did not want children who burnt anything they touched running rampant about the country. So they developed a new drug to counteract the first, N02, rendering their powers useless. After watching the children for signs of their powers returning, and making certain that they didn't, the scientists released the children into the adoption system, no one being the wiser.
 
What the scientists did not know was that the new drug did not completely undo the effects of N01. Instead, it simply suppressed the powers, and the chemicals lay dormant. The children grew up with no knowledge of their powers. Many of them had children of their own. Chemicals from both drugs remained in the children of the original 50. But the chemicals of N02 faded a little with each new generation, while the chemicals of N01 stayed just as present.
 
By the fifth generation of children, N02 had completely worn off. They had normal childhoods, growing like any other child would. But at puberty, instead of simply going through normal pubescent weirdness, they discovered their powers. And people were afraid. The teens became the center of talk around both the country and the world. Because no one alive knew what they were, or why they were like that, people feared them. Some newspapers claimed that they “craved blood.” Even the government, who knew what had happened and what they were, was afraid. They worried that this new breed might incite WWIII, something they did not want.
 
So they decided to take action. Because they knew that N02 was not a permanent fix for the problem, the government decided to simply kill them before they could reproduce. But instead of killing them outright, which would make people mad, the government sent the teens to a camp called Woodhedge, which was similar to the concentration camps of WWII. The teens were made to wear handcuffs infused with N02, which suppressed their powers just like the injection did. They were then made to work in dangerous conditions, for no pay.
 
The teens were living in a place full of darkness, and hatred. They had done nothing, yet they were treated like criminals. And no matter what anyone said, hope was what they craved...
 
 
Character skeleton:
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!!!Please choose a special ability that has not already been chosen, and be creative!!!

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HopeIsWhatWeCraveThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 9, 2012 at 12:37 pm

( (Sorry for the length of the original post!) )
Name- Bri (pronounced bree) Aran Easterly
 
Gender- Female
 
Age- 16
 
Appearance- Bri has silky black hair that's red at the ends down to her hips, and bangs that sometimes fall into her eyes(the tips of her bangs are also red). Her lips average sized, but they are a dark red that is unnatural. Her eyes are big, and fiery red, rimmed with thick black lashes. Her skin is ever so lightly tanned. She is 5'6'', and underfed. 
 
Personality- Bri is slightly outspoken. She tells you what she thinks without beating around the bush. She has a dry sense of humor, and is very sarcastic. She doesn't like to follow orders without putting up a fight, which has gotten her into trouble many times at Woodhedge.
 
Bio- Bri grew up in a very rich family, all of her desires being catered to. She first discovered her powers when she was 14. At first it was no big deal. All she could do was sense heat around her. But then, her powers became more dangerous, and she could not control them. She began burning anything she touched, and the heat overwhelmed her. Her family believed the government propoganda stating the Woodhedge was a delightful refuge for people with powers, and so they sent her there intentionally(she was not escorted there by the police).
 
Special ability- Bri can feel heat around her, and her body takes it in and heats her up without her meaning to. She can set fire to something just by touching it, but she cannot set fire to things for long distance.

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Snow-White-Queen replied...
Oct. 9, 2012 at 5:22 pm

((HOly WOW OMG THIS SOUNDS FUN))
Name: Myra Caraway
 
Gender: Female
 
Age: 17
 
Appearance: Myra has short jet black hair and caramel eyes. Her skin is pale in contrast to her dark hair, and she has a sprinkling of faint freckles over her nose. She is also very skinny.
 
Personality: Myra is extremely friendly and bubbly and outgoing. She's willing to talk to anyone and do anything, and has a sweet disposition, earning her many friends as a result. She loves socialising and is willing to help anyone in need.
 
Bio: Myra lived in the UK until she was 12 and then moved to the US. She still has her accent, however, and even though it's begun to fade, it's still there. She moved when her parents divorced, and her mother, who's originally American, moved them back. It was extremely painful for her, and still is, because she misses the UK and her dad, but she tries to push past it.
 
Special Ability: Myra has telekinetic ability. If she focuses enough on something she can move it, but she cannot move things that are not in her line of vision, or that cannot be moved (such as a building or house).
 
((Exicted for this :D))

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HopeIsWhatWeCraveThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 9, 2012 at 5:42 pm

( (I'm really glad you are looking forward to it! I was actually just sitting there, and had this brilliant idea pop into my head, and thought WOW! That would make a great RP topic! I hope we can get some more people soon. I think it'll be a lot of fun. And you're character is great!) )

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Snow-White-Queen replied...
Oct. 9, 2012 at 6:52 pm

((Thanks! If you want I can ask some other peoples I RP with if they wanna participate.))

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Oct. 9, 2012 at 6:53 pm

((Hey, Snow, could you reply to our 1X1?))

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HopeIsWhatWeCraveThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 10, 2012 at 1:22 pm

( (I'd love that, Snow! And people, I really don't mean to sound rude, but please don't use this topic for anything that doesn't pertain to the RP, or for a short conversation while we're getting everything set up.) )

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Free.Bird.Fly.This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 10, 2012 at 6:29 pm

((I'm going to make two! :D but just so you know, I won't be able to post much, but I will be able to post :) ))
 
Name: Nuri Sleventy
Gender: Male
Age: 17 (1/2)
 
Appearence: shorter black hair, he has bangs that cover his forehead. His eyes are an almost icy metallic blue, with silver specks in them. His skin is slightly tanned skin, he is well muscled. He has a handsome appearence, and a nice smile.
 
Personality: he can be cocky, and teasing, a trickster at heart. But deep down, he is kind and caring. He just has a very hard time. . . trusting people.
 
Bio: His parents died. . . mysteriously. . . he was an orphan, growing up on the streets until the age of thirteen. He was then taken into taken into a foster home. . . he hated it there. . . it was horrible. He then started going out, one minute he was there. . . the next he was gone. . . and he knew he was different. It made him hate himself even more. Then they sent him to camp Woodhedge. He hated them even more.
 
Special ability: Invisiablty, he can also turn transparent.
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Name: Nema Lukeshi
Gender: Male
Age: 17
 
Appearence: long golden blond wavy hair, that goes all the way down to her waist. Her eyes are a very pretty varying shades of violet, flecked with dark green. Her skin is lightly tanned, she has some muscle. She has a tattoo of white doves that curl all up her right and left arm.
 
Personality: She is kind and caring, always trying to cover up everything with a pretty white smile. She loves animals and is very loyal to her friends and the people she loves.
 
Bio: She lives with her grandma, and too many secrets to count. . . she didn't know her parents. Then her grandma sent her to camp Woodhedge.
 
Power: She can shape shift into any animal, but the bigger the  animal the more energy it takes.

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QueenAnne replied...
Oct. 10, 2012 at 6:38 pm

((Hey Hope. This looks good. Can I reserve a place? As you might have guessed, I like to take time to think my characters through for awhile. If this is inconvient, I can make one now though.

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HopeIsWhatWeCraveThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 10, 2012 at 9:41 pm

( (No, take your time! I'm just gald you're joining! Try to post it sometime tomorrow, and it'll be fine. =D ) )

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HopeIsWhatWeCraveThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 11, 2012 at 6:05 pm

( (Bump!) )

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QueenAnne replied...
Oct. 11, 2012 at 7:13 pm

Character skeleton:

Name- Zeva Lutherfield

Gender- Female

Age(14-18)- 17

Appearance- Zeva has mousy brown hair, with purple streaks she put in herself. She's tall for her age and very slim, and very frail looking. Her skin is an ivory white and clear, and her eyes are a nice hazel color. She has a tattoo on her ankle that says "Lost Girl".

Personality- Zeva is a natural born rebel. She never listens to authority, no matter what the cost. She learned to be tough to make up for her frail looks, and hates being tied down. She can be very confident in herself, and stands up for others when they won't. She's very artistic, and can draw quite well. She likes to keep things to herself, and can draw quite well.

Bio- Zeva grew up in an ok home, with loving but secretive parents and no real bonds. Her parents let her do what she wanted, as they were often busy doing their own thing. She constantly got into trouble back home. Her parents figured if they sent her to the camp, they wouldn't have to deal with any more angry phone calls.

Special ability- Zeva has visions of the future.

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HopeIsWhatWeCraveThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 12, 2012 at 5:16 pm

( (Bump! We still need some more people!) )

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HopeIsWhatWeCraveThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 14, 2012 at 12:46 am

( (Bumping again!) )

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HopeIsWhatWeCraveThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 15, 2012 at 1:32 pm

(Bumping! Please sign up people so we can get started!)

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HopeIsWhatWeCraveThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 16, 2012 at 12:56 pm

( (Bump! Well this is dissapointing. D`=  ) )

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ZetoniThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 16, 2012 at 1:46 pm

(Amazing idea!:D)
 
Name: Ettos Fenny
 
Gender: Male
 
Age- 17
 
Appearance- Medium height and very slender, almost skinny, with a thin oval face and a fair skin complexion. He neck-lengthed wavy dirty blond hair and big brownish green eyes that stare into your soul. 
 
Personality- Usually he is a quiet guy that doesn't want to cause trouble and can be very supportive and friendly. He is good in makinng plans, finding the right words to say and is very quick in his movements. However, he prefers to go with the flow and is hard to change his mind.
 
Bio- Raised in a very big family-he had 6 younger sisters and one younger brother that all cried a lot when they heard he had to go. They were all a very quiet and happy family and even though they didn't have much money, they were satirfied with thei lifes. 
 
Special ability- Super vision, hearing, smell (sp?) and very good reflects.

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HopeIsWhatWeCraveThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 16, 2012 at 1:51 pm

( (Nice skelie! Let's just try to get one or two more people, and then we can start!) )

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HopeIsWhatWeCraveThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 16, 2012 at 1:51 pm

( (Nice skelie! Let's just try to get one or two more people, and then we can start!) )

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HopeIsWhatWeCraveThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 18, 2012 at 12:31 pm

(Bumping!)

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