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  1. Velocity Megan gave a small smile as Lulu mentioned that people often did not seem overly frightened of speedsters, particular one that might seem as harmless and wholesome as a young woman speedster. "Being underestimated has been something I have capitalized on for some time. Taking on a rather flighty, somewhat airheaded demeanor certainly helps sell that." The blonde woman's expression quickly become more serious as Lulu once again turned to her own abilities and her past. "Telepathy and other mental powers can be very dangerous if abused, but there are a great number of abilities that can, even if mental powers can be more insidious and unnerving to most. But you need to stop letting your past and your family define you or hold you back. You have grown and changed in so many ways in the years since you came to live with us." Megan paused a moment before another small smile came to her face. "You know who you might benefit from talking with? Paige Cline, also known as Hologram. Not only does she have abilities similar to yours, but she has a public identity, and comes from a family with a much more significant criminal history than yours. I think she can help provide you some valuable insight into the pros and cons of what you are considering, as well as help you see how you can chart your own path forward."
  2. Velocity Megan walked back around to her chair to sit down as Lulu asked her follow up questions. The blonde woman gave Lulu a smile as she began he reply. "Well, the short answer is far more than knew my secret identity when I was your age." "As you know, my parents and siblings all know, as does Robert's mother and sister. Many of the members of the Freedom League know, as do some of my old teammates on the Interceptors, in particular Grimalkin, my oldest and closest friend and one of the first people to know. A few of the parents from the Nicholson school, ones that are also active heroes. There have been a few others here and there, namely Headmistress Summers, another teenage hero I dated briefly around the end of my Senior year in high school and a UNISON agent." "As for my decision to tell various people about my secret identity, well that is no real easy answer and varies from person to person, but all are generally tied to initial, at times misguided, decision to create the identify of Velocity and to zealously guard it. When I gained my powers early in high school, I was already something of a ball of energy and my new powers just seemed to dial that up to a hundred. Just using my powers to get my homework and chores done in moments was just not enough of an outlet, so it was not long before I had my first Velocity costume and was zipping around doing good in North Bay in Kingston. That was incredibly freeing, both in allowing me to operate at my full potential and not force myself to operate at 'normal' speeds and also just get away from my self-inflicted overachieving routine. So, I originally decided to keep my identity and power secret from my parents for selfish reasons, I did not want them to do anything to stop me from being Velocity." "Later, as I ended up dealing with more serious and dangerous events, I convinced myself that keeping my secret was necessary to protect my family and friends. But as I never went to Claremont, it was not easy to constantly keep a double life and regularly lie to everyone I cared about. I can tell you that double life was a significant factor in the chain of failed relationships I had through high school. So, when I meet Grimalkin, despite the fact we butted heads at first it was not long before I shared the secret with her as it was such a relief to have someone to openly talk about things with, particularly someone my own age. Around that time I also shared it with some of my new teammates on the Freedom League." "But I continued to keep the secret from my family and friends, in part continuing to hold to the idea that it was somehow protecting them and also as it was just sort of second nature to keep that going at that point. The double life continued to be something of an issue through college, and very nearly ended Robert and I's relationship. It was only due to the machinations Collapse and the Stopwatch that Robert learned I was Velocity and we got back together." "I finally made the decision to tell my parents and siblings after Robert and I brought Lawrence back to the timeline. At that point was sort of necessary to explain why they suddenly had a six year old grandson or nephew, but I had also had plenty of time to think it all over and discuss it with Robert during Lawrence's first six years in the Null Time. My parents generally had the strongest reaction, feeling rather disappointed I had not trusted them enough with something so important much, much earlier (like when I was sneaking out at night as a teenager to fight crime in the city)." Megan then gave a small smile as she added. "But those feelings were certainly blunted by Lawrence." Megan then stopped a moment as her smiled widened. "Well, that was probably a bit too long winded, but as I said, my Velocity identity has something of a complicated history."
  3. Velocity Megan gave a small nod as Lulu mentioned Veronica Danger. "Her family has an entire media subsidiary at their disposal, I imagine they can help point you to some good resources to help with any PR we might need. If not provide a little help with that as well." When Lulu shifted the discussion to her still having uneasiness with good things happening in her life, Megan gave the young woman a sympathetic smile. The blonde woman stood up and walked over to Lulu, giving her a tight hug. "You are always welcome to any help we can provide to you. As we told you when you were finishing up at Claremont, our legal responsibility for you might have been ending, but you are still part of our family." Stepping back slightly, Megan focused back on Lulu as she gave her a warm smile. "As far as having to pay for the good things that have happened to you, well, I think that if you continue helping people, either as a costumed crime fighter or as a therapist, or both, I think that is more than a fair trade in return."
  4. Velocity Megan waved her hand dismissively as Lulu apologized about bothering her. "You know you are always welcome to talk to Robert or I about anything your concerned about." The blonde woman replied before going quite to listen to Lulu's issues. When Lulu finished, Megan gave her supportive smile. "That is certainly a significant decision you are grappling with. Robert and I are happy to help you consider all the pros and cons of the decision and provide whatever other support you need to help you make it, but it is ultimately your decision. I do appreciate your concern about the impact it might have on us, and Lawrence, but we are probably in a far better position to weather any of that than many, so I do not think you need to worry too much about us." "As to your academic interests and using your abilities in conjunction with that, I am afraid I do not know the full legal and ethical issues with using mental abilities in psychology. But it is certainly something we can help you research, and, if it came to it, get you legal assistance in navigating those issues." Megan leaned back in her ergonomic chair as she turned slightly from side to side as she seemed momentarily deep in thought. "If you are wanting to be public with your abilities, we will probably want to engage a PR firm to help with managing that, possibly even getting out ahead of any possible negative press." She said. "Luckily, you also have some other connections which should be helpful on that front besides just us."
  5. As always, please let me know if there are any errors in the counts. Ari GM 1 x2 = 2 posts Avenger Assembled Angelic 2 posts = 1 PP Neko/Gawain 2 + 1 + 1 = 4 posts = 1 PP + 1 PP (ref point) = 2 PP Patriot II 1 post = 1 PP Fast-Forward 3 posts = 1 PP ChrisClark13 Onyx 2 posts = 1 PP Dr Archeville Horrorshow 3 + 1 + 1 = 5 posts = 1 PP Artificer 1 + 1 = 2 posts = 1 PP + 1 PP (ref point) = 2 PP Electra Chelone 1 post = 1 PP + 1 PP (Guide point) = 2 PP EternalPhoenix Effigy/Invisigirl 4 + 2 = 6 posts = 1 PP Terrifica 1 post = 1 PP Pacer 2 posts = 1 PP Queenie 1 PP (ref point) Exaccus Mirror Knight 3 + 2 = 5 posts = 1 PP Fox Nocturne 3 + 6 = 9 posts = 1 PP + 1 PP (Ref point) = 2 PP Gizmo Chitin 3 + 5 = 8 posts = 1 PP + 1 PP (Ref point) = 2 PP Heritage Grimalkin (MAXED) 6 posts Miracle Girl 2 posts = 1 PP Crystal-Gazer 1 rollover post = 1 PP Shift 1 rollover post = 1 PP The Eel 1 rollover post = 1 PP The Shrike 1 rollover post = 1 PP Kaede Kimura Shooting Star 1 post = 1 PP KnightDisciple Thoughtspeed 1 post = 1 PP Thunderbird 1 PP (guide point) MoonSimply La Puma Negra 2 + 1 = 3 posts = 1 PP Nerdzuel GM 2 + 2 + 1 = 5 x 2 = 10 posts Nightscale 1 + 2 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 = 8 posts + 10 GM = 18 posts = 2 PP Rocketlord Rocket 1 + 3 + 1 = 5 posts + 5 GM = 10 posts = 2 PP Nevermore II 1 + 3 = 4 posts + 6 GM = 10 posts = 2 PP Ghost 1 + 5 = 6 posts + 19 GM = 25 posts = 3 PP + 1 PP (guide point) = 4 PP Freedom Eagle ∞ 3 posts + 7 GM = 10 posts = 2 PP Space Ranger III 1 GM = 1 post = 1 PP Justice 1 GM = 1 PP Archer II 1 GM = 1 PP GM 1 + 11 + 4 + 2 + 1 + 1 = 20 x 2 = 40 posts Sophistemon Impact 9 posts = 1 PP Spacefurry Predator 3 posts = 1 PP Chimera 8 + 2 = 10 posts = 2 PP Paper 4 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 = 8 posts + 2 GM = 10 posts = 2 PP Blackstaff 2 GM posts = 1 PP GM 2 x 2 = 4 posts Tiffany Korta Bee 2 = 1 PP Starshine 1 = 1 PP The Scarab 1 rollover post = 1 PP + 1 PP (Ref point) = 2 PP Miss Grue (MAXED) 1 Thevshi Multi-Girl: 1 post = +1pp, +1 [Mod] = +2pp Sri Kath'lana: 0 posts + 1 rollover = 1 post = +1pp Velocity: 1 post, rolled over to Sri Kath'lana Mod Point, to Multi-Girl
  6. Velocity "Of course Lulu, come on in." Megan Harrow responded promptly to Lulu's inquiry. The blond woman was seated behind the desk of her office, turning away from the computer screen towards one side of the desk to look at the young redhead as she stepped into the room. Megan's office was something of a departure to the majority of the décor in the Harrows' North Bay home. Most of the house was decorated rather formally, with a more modern aesthetic, while avoiding being ostentatious. The furnishing in Megan's office was a more sleek and minimalist. Where the walls of Robert's study were lined with bookcases, Megan had only two, right behind her desk. And rather than being filled with books, probably no more than a third of the total space was taken by a few carefully arranged groups of books. The remainder of the space contained pieces of art or picture frames. One a shelf just over halfway up one of the book cases was dedicated solely to pictures. One was of Megan and Robert at their wedding, another was the most recent school picture of Lawrence, and the third was Lulu’s graduation picture from Claremont. Megan's bright blue eyes were studying Lulu as the young woman made her way into the room. "What can I help you with?" She asked with a warm smile as she gestured to a chair on the other side of her desk.
  7. Multi-Girl Several of the Bernadettes piled on top of Sportsman glanced over towards Nevermore and one of her duplicates as they arrived at the scene. It was then that Sportsman tried to insult her, but was unable to break free from the pile of Irish teenagers. Glancing down at the pinned supervillain, one of the redheads gave him a small scowl. "Oh, bloody shut up." She stated as she delivered a quick backhand to the side of Sportsman's head and knocked the villain unconscious. As he went limp and stopped struggling, the teens stood back up. "That should take care o’ him fer now." She responded to Nevermore, ready to follow his lead on regrouping with the others.
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    Velocity Vlocity gave an understanding nod at Fast Forward’s reference to the giant bees of Sancutary. "They are good, though my son is not so little anymore." She replied as he asked about her family with a small smile. "He starts high school next fall." As the Freedom League speedster spoke with Fast Forward, she gave nods of greeting or small smiles to others than passed by and offered greetings to the pair. Velocity returned Get-Away's wave with a confident one, not bearing any ill feelings on her part toward the super-thief. Johnny Speed….he likely would be a bigger issue, seeing as he had barely stopped glaring at her since they had arrived here.
  9. Her Strike, so a DC22 Fort save or be knocked out.
  10. Multi-Girl is going to coup de grace Sportsman I considering he is bound and helpless.
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    Velocity Velocity had not really been interested in taking part in some competition to prove the fastest being in the cosmos (or whatever the mysterious judges had indicated the title would be). But given the interest various cosmic beings had shown in her son Lawrence in recent years the Freedom League speedster had figured it might be worthwhile to possible get a few that were friendly by cooperating with their little competition. She was dressed in her rather iconic costume, the morphic molecule yellow body suit with a black and white checkered pattern that ran up the sides of her legs and torso and down the side of her arms. Her mirrored visor covered her eyes and the brown wig that stuck out the back of the mask that covered much of the rest of her head and face was back in a ponytail. Although Velocity went through the motions of looking around at the others gathered for the competition, she really did not need to. The technology built into her visor gave her full view of everything around her. The speedster recognized most, if not all of those gathered for this competition, though there were a few that she had faced off with before. One was Get-Away of Larceny Inc., the two having tussled when the group of super-thieves had attempted a heist at a high-profile charity event in North Bay. And then there was Johnny Speed. Velocity had faced him back toward the end of her Senior year in high school, when she had stumbled into a plan by the Tyranny Syndicate to replace key individuals on Prime Earth with their duplicates from Anti-Earth. Speed had been overseeing the operation and Velocity had gone one-on-one with the villain, and won. It was that case which earned her the invitation onto the Freedom League. Clearly Speed had not forgotten being beaten by a teenage girl. Velocity was pulled from her thoughts when Fast-Forward made his way over to greet her. The League speedster turned toward him with a friendly smile. "Good to see you Fast-Forward. How is Hologram?"
  12. Multigirl Bernadette took part in the group’s experiment on what this unusual spirit might like in terms of "food," while some of her duplicates continued working on cleaning other parts of the church. While Ryder had numerous songs he could play on Cyan, the Irish teenager also took up sing some songs as well, covering a wide range of musical genres with songs ranging from "Down To The River To Pray" (with a small choir of duplicates) to "Bad Reputation" (with Cyan providing the musical accompaniment). The redhead and a couple of her duplicates followed after the group when they traced the spirit to the old daycare center. When Ryder deciphered the message the spirit asked of them, a sad look came to Bernadette’s face as she thought about the spirit once again being left without anyone to provide it what it needed. "Sadly we won' be livin' here." The Irish teen stated to the "nun" in the faded picture of the alphabet. "We have ta be goin' back ta our school." "But we can come back an' visit!" Stated one of her duplicates. "That's right." Bernadette said with a nod. "An' this place is goin' ta become a skate park an' community center, so there should be plenty of people an' music comin' back to here."
  13. Veronica Danger [MAXED] (1) Friend Like Me (1)
  14. Veronica Danger Veronica smiled as Davyd showed off how far his shapeshifting abilities had come over the years at Claremont. The teenage Danger had of course seen him use his abilities a number of times, but it was still pretty amazing to watch. "Yeah, durability sometimes has to come behind functionality." She stated in response to Andromeda’s comments about the problems with changing certain components to more durable materials that would unfortunately alter the conductive nature of the component. "But as Ace said, there are probably some ways to engineer around the durability issues." Veronica focused back on Davyd. "So, sounds like you have at least a plan for what comes next."
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