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    What is going to happen in your plot?
    The plan is to steal a Medium Military Deflector Shield by attacking a shipment containing it.
    What other players will be a part of this? Me and @KinkyPrawn will participate.
    Where are all the places (if more than one) that your plot will be taking place? In space in the vicinity of Exoleen (Sector N-12) and aboard the vessel carrying the shipment.
    Please provide a basic in-character timeline of what you expect to happen. Exoleen recently seceded from the Empire and no longer enjoys the same protection as before, neither possessing the same intimidating name nor the military power as before. The characters will, if all goes according to plan, first eliminate the fighters protecting the shipment headed to the planet. The second step would be to board the vessel and secure the shield.
    What do you or your character hope to achieve with this plot? What is the "end-game"? The hope is to acquire the Military Deflector Shield and have it installed on the Hellion (the ship belongs to @KinkyPrawn whom's permission have been granted).
    Do you need any involvement of canon NPCs or faction leaders to be DMed by a staff member? If so, please detail who/what and for what purpose. The plot will be self-DMed.
     
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    Vardon Galland



    AGE

    ► 23
    SPECIES
    ► Human
    HEIGHT
    ► 200 cm
    WEIGHT
    ► 95 kg
    EYE COLOR
    ► Blue/Green
    HAIR COLOR
    ► Red
    HOMEWORLD
    ► Thyferra
    GENDER
    ► Male
    FACTION
    ► Galactic Alliance
    RANK
    ► Jedi Padawan
    FORCE SENSITIVITY
    ► Yes, trained
    BIOGRAPHY
    Vardon was very active as a child, always running around, climbing or chattering away with someone. His carefree nature was a natural consequence of having upper-middle class parents on a relatively peaceful world. With one parent participating in designing ships and the other one working on components for ships, it was no wonder that the young Vardon found an interest for the vehicles early on. Whilst too young to drive a ship, he often spent hours on end modifying or repairing the family vehicles together with his parents.

    Never finding himself the brightest nor the most well-read kid in class, Vardon eventually started neglecting his education, often anxious to get back out into the world, either to do whatever sports he fancied at the moment, or to return to the family vehicles to continue an unfinished project.

    The Gallands were not fond of the Imperials, finding them to be nothing but tyrants, either relying on sheer strength or bloodlines to decide on who to put in power. Instead, they preferred democracy or at the very least meritocracy. To their good fortune, it was a Jedi who discovered that their son was force sensitive. Vardon was around 16 years old at the time, and with both him and his family dreading the possibility of the teen ever having to become a Sith, they agreed to part ways. The boy was to be trained in the ways of the Jedi.

    It was not so much the talk about the mysteries of the force which confused Vardon - it was the concept of a light and a dark side. To him, there were no sides, it was all just a spectrum of grey. It took a fairly long time before he finally came to the conclusion that the terms were just abstracts; ideas which couldn't be explained, but were still there for him to feel, taste and hear. He adopted the mantra of "The light shall see me through", not truly comprehending exactly what the light was, but still confident enough to trust in it and the force to guide him through any hardships.

    The young Padawan's views on the light side, while somewhat foggy, seemed to correlate very well with those of his elders as they often reached similar conclusions on what the best path in whatever problems they were pondering on. What may easily have been thought of as a simple gut feeling or instinct, seemed to be more of calling.

    After years of training, Vardon struck out on his own to learn about the force and to do good in the galaxy. He spent much time on Ryloth where he aided those in need and tried to gain a deeper understanding of the force whenever an opportunity presented itself. After a year on the planet, the young man found himself surrounded by friends who were willing to follow him - either having helped them or those close to them greatly.

    Personality
    An easygoing and kind-hearted soul by nature, Vardon often found himself smiling and laughing at even the poorest jokes. He was a good listener but weren't quite as fond of sharing his own problems and misfortunes with others.


    That side, however, was not always the one he showed the world around him. He could often appear as a rather stoic and virtuous figure, carrying the weight of the world on his shoulders as he followed the callings of the force, of the light. His almost religious manner could estrange some people, while others could find it inspiring.

    Appearance
    Vardon often wore many lighter colours such as white, reflecting his dedication to the light as well as his own personal taste. With a good posture and years of hard training, the Galland could seem like a rather imposing figure, tall, broad-shouldered and a jaw-line that was sharper than the broken temple glass on Tython. He did, however have a friendly face with kind blue eyes. The Padawan's hair was quite unruly when unattended, which was often the case, and had a caramel colour to it.


    Abilities & Skills
    Strong, quick, good stamina with a matching constitution - despite not being the most dexterous jedi to have traveled the galaxy, Vardon could be considered to be a rather impressive human specimen. At the young age of 23, he had not yet gained the wisdom from years of experience and he had never been very book-smart either. The Thyferran did, however, have an easy time acquiring more practical skills. For better or worse, he was also rather idealistic.


    Whilst having a good singing voice and being quite knowledgeable in regards to the mechanical side of spaceships and speeders, the area where Vardon truly shone was combat. A field which was rather common for young jedi and rebels to specialize in during times of trouble. He found much joy in speed and was therefore happy to pilot quick vehicles, although his skill was better suited for peaceful civilian flights than anything related to combat. As a trained Jedi Padawan, he knew how to use the force.

    Aside from Basic, Vardon also knew Binary.

    Arsenal
    Four friends, all loyal, able to pilot a vehicle and a few civilian skills, but nothing combat oriented:




      • Joe Bethersonton - Did voice-based commercials
      • Phil Baharnd - Former speeder salesman
      • Anna Low - Former sous-chef
      • Claudia Jean Cregg - Former commercial shuttle pilot
    Droid:



      • MIA-01 - affectionately referred to as "Null"
    Weapons:



      • Lightsaber, blue
      • (2) Knife
    Ship:


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    I'm aboonta kill ya'
    What is going to happen in your plot?
    We will overcome our differences to attack pirates

    What other players will be a part of this?
    @KinkyPrawn

    Where are all the places (if more than one) that your plot will be taking place?
    Boonta

    Please provide a basic in-character timeline of what you expect to happen.
    Pirates have found a new home on Boonta - a world located between a major Imperial presence to the north and a minor enclave to the south. Needless to say - there are plenty of lucrative trade routes to raid and Imperials to fight and kill, regardless of if they're armed or not. The pirates are clearly a blight on the otherwise decent world and they are certainly a thorn in the eyes of the Empire.

    I expect things to happen in three threads:
    1. We shall overcome: Vardon and Mid stumble upon each other deep inside the pirates vast territory. Seeing their incredible differences and tendency to attack the opposite party's side, they will have to overcome their differences and unite against the pirates. A fight might (read: most likely) break out.

    2. Get off my lawn!: Considering that they're deep within pirate territory, the force users are more than likely going to encounter a group of pirates. The scum are bound to be displeased to find armed combatants in their backyard and a fight should break out.

    3. A handshake at the Elbe: The two lightsaber wielding allies make their way to the pirate base - a series of sheds set up around a Celtic-3 M&M which acts as their command centre. They will attack it at the same time, perhaps even together. The question is: Will there be a handshake at the Elbe?

    What do you or your character hope to achieve with this plot? What is the "end-game"?
    Wipe out the pirate presence on Boonta. I want the Celtic-3 M&M by having Vardon take the pirate command ship. @KinkyPrawn wants @Hask Jen to get one Quickdraw Blaster Pistol which is to be found at the pirates' base.

    Do you need any involvement of canon NPCs or faction leaders to be DMed by a staff member? If so, please detail who/what and for what purpose.
    No. The threads will be self-DMed
     
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    Red and horny on Nar Shaddaa
    What is going to happen in your plot?
    @Ko Atoln and @Vardon Galland will meet each other in times of need and cooperate to end a Deveronian slave trading scheme.

    What other players will be a part of this?
    @Pyrenees

    Where are all the places (if more than one) that your plot will be taking place?
    Nar Shaddaa & aboard the Deveronians' freighter in space above the same moon.

    Please provide a basic in-character timeline of what you expect to happen.
    Nar Shaddaa is a pit of crime, corruption and general sleaziness. Among all the bad which happens on the planet, there are a smaller Deveronian slave trading business.

    We expect the plot to take place in three threads:
    1. Liberty or coin: After Vardon spots the slave trade in action, Ko has to be convinced to aid in finding and dismantling the network. The two have to fight off an ambush with the Deveroinans trying to silence the witness and potential troublemaker.
    Note: This thread has already been completed. We hope to add it to the plot retroactively.

    2. X marks the spot: The newly formed team locate to the Deveronian base of operations to end their business and free their captives. There will most likely be some fierce resistance from the criminals who wants to continue their business.

    3. Shiver me Timpers!: To remove the risk of the trade continuing, the Deveronians must either be persuaded to change their lifestyle, incapacitated or killed. The leaders will doubtlessly try to escape in their ship which means that Ko and Vardon will have to pursue them.

    What do you or your character hope to achieve with this plot? What is the "end-game"?
    With the Deveronian menace removed, their freighter can be looted. This will yield one Military Grade Power-Core for @Ko Atoln's ship. Through the aid of some of the more skilled former Deveronian captives and some parts stripped from the Deveronian vessel, Vardon will get a Hangar Upgrade for the Solange.

    Do you need any involvement of canon NPCs or faction leaders to be DMed by a staff member? If so, please detail who/what and for what purpose.
    No. The threads will be self-DMed
     
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    http://www.thestarwarsrp.com/forum/index.php?threads/vardon-gallands-armour.89495/

    Picture is taken from here.

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    [list][*]Head: Duraplast helmet with a large visor.
    [*]Torso: Duraplast plate which covers most of the upper torso along with the front of the abdomen. It does not, however, cover the lower sides, instead allowing for greater mobility.
    [*]Back: Another duraplast plate with the same general shape as the one covering the torso.
    [*]Upper Arms: A series of duraplast plates covering the outsides of the arms from the elbows up to the neck. Provides high protection around the neck when coupled with the helmet, but this can also limit the head's sidewards mobility.
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    Roselle Lely
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    Biography

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    Roselle grew up in an upper middle class family on the planet of Balmorra. She grew up learning of the virtues of a strong industry, innovation and a robust justice system. Both her parents were corporate lawyers working for the booming arms manufacturers of the planet. From them, she learned to truly appreciate the value of a well composed and well presented argument.

    The girl performed well during her time in education and was often predicted to have a bright future by her peers. Following her parents' footsteps, Roselle ended up going to law school and continued excelling there. Soon, she too, would find herself working for the large industrial companies, climbing up the ranks at a steady pace. Switching careers was not all too uncommon, and after a relatively large number of years, the ambitious lawyer started working for the government as a prosecutor. Her many years of experience and proved skill from both the private and governmental sector earned the woman a certain amount of respect. With that, she eventually struck out creating a small consultation firm specialised in advising law and policy makers.

    When the Balmorrans were to send a senator to represent them among the United Protectorate parlament, Lely initially kept a rather low profile. As the political and personal deadlocks increased, however, she was named as a potential compromise candidate. While being seen as competent and objective was flattering, the idea of being a passive puppet did not appeal to the consultant. A few speeches and a great number of discussions behind closed doors later, Roselle Lely became Balmorra's first Senator in the United Protectorate.

    Personality

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    Aged 72, Roselle's body was way past its prime - her mind, however, was still sharp and she seldomly found herself speechless. The many years as a lawyer, prosecutor and consultant had also promoted a meticulous and industrious attitude and made her a good listener.

    _______Get that stubborn old bantha out of my office!
    ________________________________-Loran Pordeu
    While often considering herself pragmatic and solution oriented, some people, her former employer Loran Pordeu included, saw her as a stubborn old woman who was too convinced of her own genius. The reputation for being stubborn was not unfounded as Roselle never shied away from verbal confrontation and through the years, she had become more and more convinced of her own beliefs being correct. While she promoted an innovative industry and good educational system, accepting new and radical ideas could be difficult for the elder herself.

    Politics

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    Being a novice politician does not mean that Roselle is new to politics. On the contrary, her work has always been connected to politics, either directly or indirectly. Still, she does not have a clear stance on every matter and is not entrenched into many particular policy positions. She does posses core Balmorran ideals which brings an appreciation for self-sufficiency and heavy industry.

    Because of how she gained her seat, Senator Lely often tries to gauge the wishes of the Balmorran people when she considers a proposal and is determined to earn love and respect to match the trust which they put in her. While her main focus often lies on questions related to economical growth and justice, Roselle is not afraid to enter the debate - whether it be about softer or harder questions.

    Trivia

    Roselle is not force sensitive. She weighs in at 60 kilograms and is 170 centimeters tall. The woman's dark blue eyes can produce a stare which has made a few people tremble in the past. A weathered and expressive face is usually the only part of her body which can clearly be seen as multiple layers of clothing usually cover the rest.

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    The Senator is notorious for skipping sleep and has gone weeks on end only resting for a few hours before getting back to work. She brought three trusted employees from the consulting firm to aid her in the senatorial work. She also brought a protocol droid* to help her translate things on the go.

    With both parents dead, Roselle has a younger brother whom she have not bothered maintaining a relationship with. She was married and had one child. Due to her heavy focus on work, however, a divorce was inevitable. She didn't bother maintaining a relationship with her husband and couldn't connect with her son who held and still holds a grudge against her.

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      Exterior​

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      Luxury seating​

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      Lounge​

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    Nubian Couronne-Class Shuttle

    AFFILIATION
    Open Market.

    MANUFACTURER
    Nubia Design Collective.

    CLASS
    Shuttle.

    ROLE
    Transportation.

    COMPOSITION
    Durasteel and Transpirasteel.

    DIMENSIONS
    51 meters long, 17 meters wide.

    CREW
    1 minimum, 2 optimum.

    PASSENGER CAPACITY
    14. Any hospitality staff will have to be included here.

    CARGO CAPACITY
    10 standard tons.

    HANGAR CAPACITY
    N/A.

    CONSUMABLES
    2 standard weeks.

    SPEED/MANEUVERABILITY
    A Couronne-class shuttle with stock specifications can reach 60 MGLT maximum acceleration, and has average maneuvering characteristics.

    ARMAMENT
    • None.
    EQUIPMENT
    DESCRIPTION
    The Couronne is a sleek vessel of Nubian design. It is relatively new on the galactic markets as the first ship of its class was produced in 491 ABC and not distributed onto the open market until 491 ABC. Since then, the vessel has gained a good reputation for the relatively quick speed at which it can travel across the galaxy and more importantly the elegant exterior along with the comfortable interior. While not the most expensive ship of Nubian design, the utility of this vessel along with the good quality has made it popular among those who wish to travel with comfort and style.

    It is slightly larger than the average freighter but of a much smaller size than the commercial space liners of the galaxy. The hull is of a sleek Nubian design and is composed of a small number of larger plates providing optimal use of resources and minimizes air resistance when entering the atmosphere of a planet. With the small number of plates attached snugly to the ship, however, modifying the exterior by attaching weapons cannot be done without radical modifications to the hull in its entirety.

    In exchange for much of the vessels cargo capacity, the Nubian designers created comfortable areas for the passengers including the main hall with a sky view, personal booths, screens which datapads could be connected to and energy outlets. There is also a small lounge at the back in which warm food can be served and that is better suited for social purposes. Between the lounge and the main hall is a short corridor containing a lavatory and a communications device through which it is possible to speak to both of the ship's passenger areas. Some Couronne-class shuttles have a smaller lounge but come equipped with a simple cooking station instead.

    While the vessel can be commandeered by a single pilot, it can be made more efficient with a navigator and even more so with a co-pilot. It is relatively common for commercial Couronne-class shuttles or those belonging to governments or wealthier individuals to have removed a few passenger seats in order to create an area for a cabin crew. These areas usually contain smaller seats along with blankets, liquids and other items which could be desirable. Despite not being included in the first model, the Nubian company soon realised that many of the people who traveled in their design desired a long range communications suite which was then incorporated and has been included as a stock function ever since.

    LEGALITY
    This ship is legal everywhere.

    INTENT
    I wanted to make a more fancy ship and noticed that there were relatively few ships of Nubian design in the current timeline. This is supposed to be a more luxurious shuttle of a smaller scale than those that already exist and that can be used both privately and commercially.

    ADVANCED TECH
    No, this is not advanced tech. While glamorous and quick, this ship is not very large nor does it carry weapons and cannot be upgraded to carry weapons either.



     
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