Characters Name: Proteus
Power Level: 10 (149/150PP)
Unspent PP: 1
Alternate Identity: Rhea Chloris
Age: 17 (Born: 11/24/1992; Apparent Age: Varies)
Gender: Varies (Formerly Female)
Height: Varies (Normally 5â€™6â€)
Weight: 160 lbs.
Eyes: Light Green
In Brief: Amoebas got spirit? Yes they do. Amoebas got spirit! How â€˜bout you?
Description: An emerald green sphere roughly the size of a beach ball hangs from the ceiling. Slowly a pair of tendrils emerge from the surface. The surface of the tendrils begin to ripple and change shape until they appear to be a pair of athletic female arms dangling from the ball. A third tendril, larger than the other two begins to emerge between them and takes on the appearance of a young woman's head. One of the hands moves down to cover the mouth as the lips part and there is a soft sound much like a yawn. At the same time a pair of oval vacuoles take shape just behind the eyes giving them a little more definition. Quickly now the rest of a body emerges from the rapidly diminishing sphere until in its place there is a perfectly formed (though still entirely emerald green) young woman hanging from the ceiling, her long ponytail flowing up her back instead of down toward the floor.
She begins to meander across the room toward a full length tri-fold mirror much like they have in dressing rooms. Reaching it, one of her legs stretches down to the floor and she nonchalantly does what essentially amounts to a cartwheel down to the floor. Looking carefully into the mirror, her body ripples and suddenly, she is wearing a leotard and leg warmers made of the same material as the rest of her body. There is another yawning sound as she again covers her mouth. Then in a surprisingly normal sounding voice with just a hint of an east coast accent she says "God, I hate mornings." as she turns, heading for the door and the rest of her day.
History: Ever since she was six, Rhea Chloris had one ambition: Olympic gold. She practiced gymnastics six hours a day every day with her father Adonis Chloris, a former Greek Olympic gymnast himself.
By age 16 it seemed that her dreams were about to be fulfilled. She won the all-around at four national gymnastics championships (two as a junior in 2003 & 2004, and two as a senior in 2005 & 2006). She finished second all-around at the Gymnastics World Championship in 2005 (losing to teammate Dawn Gressen by the slimmest margin possible [.001 points]), and has won a total of nine medals at Worlds. However, just as she was getting ready for the Olympic trials, her routine medical exams noticed an irregularity in her blood work. A week later she was diagnosed with Leukemia and her dreams were dashed against the cruel shores of fate.
Knowing that standard treatment would rule out participation in the Olympics, her family was desperate to find an alternate form of treatment. They found it in the form of Dr. Holland Koda. Dr. Koda was the proprietor of a small California Bio-tech firm specializing in stem cell research to cure childhood diseases. His results were quite impressive and his procedures didn't involve any debilitating radiation or chemotherapy. Instead, the Proteus cells simply consumed and replaced the faulty cells with healthy ones. Rhea was even able to continue her training, although at a greatly reduced intensity.
Two months later, her leukemia in complete remission, Rhea began training again in earnest. Everything was going fine until during a particularly intense training session, one of her wrists buckled causing her to take a bad tumble. When she recovered, her hand was at a strange angle, but there was no pain.
Fearing that she had broken her wrist and was in shock, her parents rushed her to the ER. There they had her arm X-rayed only to discover that not only did she have no broken bones, she seemed to have no bones in her wrist at all. When they did a biopsy of the area all that they came up with was a strange greenish tissue that Rhea and her family instantly recognized. It looked identical to the chemically marked Proteus cells Dr. Koda had used in her treatments. Further testing showed that her wrist was not the only site so changed. It appeared those cells were functioning like a cancer in her body, replacing not only the diseased bone marrow cells, but any cells that they came into contact with. With the cancer metastasizing throughout her body, there was nothing the doctors could do for her and at its rate of growth, they projected that it would be terminal in just a few weeks.
However, Rhea wasn't exhibiting any standard signs of cancer. If any thing her energy levels were up and she was feeling better than she ever had before. It was determined that although the Proteus cells were spreading throughout her body and consuming it at an ever increasing rate, they were not in fact impairing it. As the cells destroyed one portion of her body, they took over it's function as they had been suppose to do with her bone marrow.
In the course of just a few days, there was nothing left of her original body, at which point the cells began to consume each other. However, as each cell absorbed into another, there was still no loss of function or mass. It was just fewer and fewer cells doing the same things that many had done. In the end, she was reduced down to a single cell, but one with remarkable abilities. Her dreams of Olympic gold had died long ago, but now perhaps a new dream was beginning to unfold.
Personality & Motivation: Rhea is a very focused and driven young woman. She has turned the time and energy which formerly fueled her Olympic dreams to understanding and controlling her new abilities.
Powers & Tactics: An intelligent, highly dexterous amoeba. Though her new body is fairly weak she is able to make use of her considerable acrobatics training in combat. Rhea is a skilled melee combatant who has several potent attacks usable at moderate range.
Appearance: Bright Green!
Fame: Olympic hopeful turned monster.
Relationships: Make Daddy proud.
Who Is Dr Koda?
Abilities: (0 + 14 + 4 + 0 + 4 + 0 = 22PP
Strength: 10 (+0)
Dexterity: 30/24 (+10/+7)
Constitution: 14 (+2)
Intelligence: 10 (+0)
Wisdom: 14 (+2)
Charisma: 10 (+0)
Combat: 14 + 12 = 26PP
Attack: +10 Melee (+7 Base, +3 Attack Focus), +7 Ranged (+7 Base)
Grapple: +20/+17, +30 Elongation
Defense: +10 (+6 Base, +4 Dodge Focus), +3 Flat-Footed
Knockback: -7/-2, -3/-1 Flat-Footed
Saving Throws: 4 + 0 + 5 = 9PP
Toughness: +9/+5 (Impervious 7/0), (+2 Con, +2 Defensive Roll, +5 Protection), +7/+2 Flat-Footed
Fortitude: +6 (+2 Con, +4)
Reflex: +10/+7 (+10/+7 Dex, +0)
Will: +7 (+2 Wis, +5)
Skills: 52R = 13PP
Acrobatics 7 (+17/+14)
Climb 5 (+15/+12)
Concentration 8 (+10)
Disguise 0 (+0, +30 Morph)
Drive 1 (+11/+8)
Escape Artist 0 (+10/+7, +15 Elongation)
Knowledge (Life Sciences) 4 (+4)
Languages 1 (English [Native], Greek)
Medicine 2 (+4)
Notice 5 (+7)
Sense Motive 8 (+10)
Stealth 5 (+15/+12)
Swim 6 (+5)
Attack Focus (Melee) 3
Defensive Roll 1 (+2 Toughness)
Dodge Focus 4
Skill Mastery (Acrobatics, Climb, Notice, Stealth)
Powers: 16 + 2 + 2 + 5 + 18 + 20 + 1 = 64PP
Enhanced Dexterity 6 (Feats: Ambidexterity, Chokehold, Elusive Target, Evasion 2, Improved Grab, Improved Initiative, Improved Pin, Improved Throw, Improved Trip) [16PP] (Amorphous Form)
Immunity 2 (Critical Hits) [2PP] (Non-Differentiated Biomass)
Impervious Toughness 2 [2PP]
Insubstantial 1 (Liquid, Extras: Duration [Continuous], Flaws: Permanent) [5PP] (Amorphous Form)
Phagocytosis 8 (16PP Array, Feats: Alternate Power 2) [18PP]
Base Power: Corrosion 10 (Feats: Incurable Flaws: Requires Grapple) [16PP] (Consumption) Alternate Power: Snare 8 (Extras: Engulf) [16PP] (Vacuoles) Alternate Power: Strike 10 (Feats:Mighty, Precise, Split Attack) [13PP] (Whipping Pseudopods)
Pliable Form 6 (12PP Array, Feats: Alternate Power, Dynamic Alternate Power 3, Dynamic Base Power) [20PP]
Base Power (Dynamic): Morph 6 (Any Form, +30 Disguise, Flaws: Limited [Green Protoplasm]) [12PP] Alternate Power: Flight 4 (100mph / 1,000ft per Move Action, Flaws: Gliding) [4PP] + Leaping 2 (x5) [2PP] + Swimming 5 (50mph / 500ft per Move Action, Feats: Environment Adaptation [Aquatic]) [6PP] (Flying Fish Form) Alternate Power (Dynamic): Additional Limbs 6 (+50 Limbs, Flaws: Duration [Concentration]) [3PP] Alternate Power (Dynamic): Elongation 10 (500ft per Move Action, 5,000ft Max Length, 100ft Range Increments, +10 Escape Artist, +10 Grapple) [10PP] Alternate Power (Dynamic): Super-Movement 6 (Slithering, Slow Fall, Sure Footed, Swinging, Wall-Crawling 2) [12PP]
Protection 5 (Extras: Impervious) [10PP] (Cell Membrane)
Super-Senses 1 (Normal Vision [Extras: Radius]) [1PP] (Non-Differentiated Biomass)
Vulnerability (Gas Attacks, Frequency: Common, Intensity: Moderate [+50% Damage]) [-3PP] (Breathes with her entire body surface)
ATTACK RANGE SAVE EFFECT
Unarmed Touch DC15 Toughness (Staged) Damage
Corrosion Touch DC20 Fortitude (Staged) Drain Toughness
DC25 Toughness (Staged) Damage
Snare Touch DC18 Reflex (Staged) Entangled/Bound
Strike Touch DC25 Toughness (Staged) Damage
Abilities (22) + Combat (26) + Saves (9) + Skills (13) + Feats (18) + Powers (64) - Drawbacks (3) = 149/150 Power Points