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Richard 'Rook' Magnus

Richard Magnus is a player character played by Syaoran.

Richard Magnus
Species: Nepleslian
Gender: Male
Born: YE11
Organization: Nepleslian Space Marine Corps
Rank: Private
Current Placement:

Physical Characteristics

  • Height: 6'3โ€œ
  • Mass: 230lbs
  • Measurements:

Build and Skin Color: Richard has a dark complexion and a build indicative of his previous career with well pronounced muscles over his body. He's kept himself in great shape and balance, making sure to not build so much muscle that it slows him down. However even with a shirt on it's still very noticeable how much he works out.

Eyes and Facial Features: His eyes are a rich hazel color and round, often times looking unamused and thoughtful. His face is a triangular shape with soft, but not diminished features. With his well kept goatee it completes an interesting mix of an insightful and athletic look.

Hair Color and Style: He has dark brown hair that almost looks black that he keeps in dreadlocks that run just past his shoulder. Like his goatee his dreads are very well maintained and kept neat and presentable, they could be mistaken for braids if you don't look closely.

Distinguishing Features: Surprisingly no cybernetics are found on his body, this is because the league he played in was an all natural league.

Psychological Characteristics

Personality: Richard is the kind of man that gives everything his 100% not wanting to have any regrets in his life. He's always had someone to answer to so he has no problem following orders. And while he doesn't have anger issues, he will knock some heads around if he feels that someone deserves it. Underneath the surface however Richard is a intelligent and caring man, and not just a wall of muscle, but that caring is what has caused so much trouble for him.

  • Likes: Sports, alcohol, loyalty
  • Dislikes: Slavery, his parents, people who take their familes for granted.
  • Goals: He is currently serving just to have something in his life to do and has no goal.


Family (or Creators)

Grant Magnus - Father (Deceased) Courtney Fisher - Mother (Location unknown) Possible step bothers and sisters


Richard lived a normal Nepleslian life until he was 10 years old and his mother left because the father was not giving her enough attention. While this did not have much effect on Grant, Richard was very shaken up by this and started to do anything just to stay out of the house a little longer. This lead to him joining sports teams and he ended up being a natural. The sports also kept him from getting too involved with gangs and even went up through high school and college.

Just out of college, Richard was drafted into a pro Nepleslian football league. He didn't get much time in his first season but her worked his way into being a quality second string player by his second season. With the money that he was making he also hired an investigator to look into his mother. He wasn't sure what he would do when he found out he just wanted to know where his mother had been all this time. However the news he received was distressing, his mother was caught up in a slave trade ring.

Troubled by this, Richard retired after his second season and tried to worked his way into the underground world of Nepleslia, to try to get close to his mother and free her. Once in deep enough to handle the slaves, Richard found out the truth, his mother was not a slave, she was one of the slave traders. Richard was at a loss after finding out that his mother was involved in slave trade but he didn't want to be a part of it anymore so he without thinking freed all the slaves there. Instead of leaving like he expected the slaves started an uprising which resulted in a massive firefight and eventually an explosion that resulted in some deaths.

Richard did not manage to escape like most of the gang and was caught by the police after the explosion. After his arrest Richard willingly turned over all information he had about the gang and explained he was only there to see his mother and that she was a slave trader. Seeing that he cooperated so readily one police officer suggested to Richard that if he were a soldier on trial, he would get off without severe punishment. So Richard enlisted before his court date and got shipped off to Funky City.


Pig Iron

After completing his basic training he was given his first assignment, a ship in a Rapid Reaction Fleet. Before reporting to his ship he spent some time in the city where he met a few marines that would be serving on the same ship, Lisa Simmons and Sawyer Aubrey as well as a few more, all of which we would soon discover were part of the same squad with him.


Before they even launched, the ship received it's orders and had an emergency takeoff before the ceremony was complete. The ship then engaged an NMX vessel in an attempt to stop it. Richard along with the rest of Ylfa's squad took a space walk and boarded the NMX ship, intent on taking control form the inside.

Richard had his first taste of real combat against several juvenile Mishhu that seemed to be in control of the ship that slightly strayed from convention. Though there were several struggles eventually the boarding parties secured the ship and the squad sustained only minor injuries. Along the way they ended up picking up two nekos, one a former NMX soldier named Emi and the other was a captured Yamatai soldier named Mayumi.

Into Steel



Richard is fluent in Nepleslian speech and writing. He also can handle basic radio operation in and out of combat as well as being well versed in field communications such as hand signals, flashing lights, and other rudimentary forms. Along with this he is familiar with 'street' terms used by gangs.


Richard has received intensive hand to hand combat training and was taught how to keep his body disciplined and in shape for combat at all times. He has been trained in all 'standard' types of infantry fire arms, as well as combat explosives and knives. Also Richard is capable of piloting land based power armors.


Richard has been trained in wilderness survival and can sustain himself without standard conveniences, as well as manage in extreme conditions and navigating without tools.


Richard spent many years as an athlete, as such he understands the concept of teamwork very well. He is also able to clearly state intentions and plans in a concise and clear method when called to. He came to the military with a good comprehension of tactics and strategy, though it took a little training to understand military tactics and commands. Even under pressure he is capable of recognizing chain of command. He tends to act without being told to, since independent thinking was valued highly as an athlete.


Richard takes excellent care of himself and is conditioned above and beyond the standard soldier, not only having the endurance of a soldier, but also strong athletic reflexes and conditioning to be able to quickly shift form idle to working his muscles 100%.


During his time in the gang, Richard picked up a few tricks that might come in handy like concealing weapons, spotting alarms and cameras and how to lose a tail. He's also has some knowledge about locks and security systems, even able to identify some at a glance and tell you what you'll need to do to get past it.



Weapons and Weapon Accessories



  • 1 pair identification tags, metal, with name and hometown
  • 1 Canteen, 1 quart
  • 1 Wallet with the Marine Corps Insignia plated on it.


Richard Magnus is currently a privateer and is not on salary.

Total Savings Addition Subtraction Reason
6000 DA Starting Funds
7350 DA +1350 May 11- Dec YE36 pay
9950 DA +2600 YE37 pay
14750 DA +4800 YE38 pay


This character is NOT up for Adoption

Character Data
Character NameRichard 'Rook' Magnus
Character OwnerSyaoran
Character StatusInactive Player Character

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