THE USUAL SUSPECTSCHARACTER FULL NAME
Missy "Mystery" Ryder
BORN UNDER A BAD SIGN
: Missy Ann RyderNICKNAME(S)
: 10th August 1984EYE COLOR
: BlueHAIR COLOR
: goodTYPE(HUMAN,DEMON, VAMPIRE ETC
: Psychic humanORIENTATION
: Try-sexual (She'll try anything once)DISTINGUISHING MARKS(TATOOS & PIERCING)
: Piercings in ears and a ring in centre of her bottom lip. She had tattoos on both of her upper arms on her left she has a design all in black with the word forever and an Egyptian ankh (sp?) On her right arm she has the words 'Free Forever' in an elegant font. on her right shoulder she has a pink and black star and on her wrist she has a black rose and the name 'Michelle' tattooed in memory of her mother.PLAYBY
: Megan McCauley
PHANTOM TRAVELERMODE OF TRANSPORT
: A late 1964 mustang convertible in red. stolen from an ex boyfriend.
DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF MEPERSONALITY
: Mystery is strong, confident, witty, flirty and wild. or at least that is how she appears to people on the outfit. She is a convincing actress when it comes to putting up her front with people. There are very few people she would ever trust to see the real her. She is insecure and unsure of whether she will ever find somewhere she truly fits in. She is lonely even though she hates to admit it.
Mystery is an intelligent woman and is very quick to correct anyone should they assume otherwise. She enjoys the company of others but doesn't usually let them stick around for long. She fears for their safety, in her eyes being associated with her is dangerous.
With men and women she finds attractive she appears flirtatious and genuinely she is up for a laugh and enjoys the attention, but it rarely goes further than that because of her abilities. If you last long enough to become a friend, you are a friend for life. She will defend those she loves to her last breath and if need be she would let her life be taken instead of a loved one. Her trust is hard to gain and once earned it can take a second to loose it again.
Despite her occupation and her inner instabilities she knows how to enjoy herself. she loves music and is a wonderful singer which is usually how she makes her money besides what was left to her when her mother was killed. She likes to drink to excess. Her attitude at times can appear childish with her constant sarcasm and random remarks but it is all part of a charm that can make her almost irresistible.
The colour green (It clashes with her hair :D)
Internet games (Guilty pleasure)
Playing with her hair
To find somewhere she belongs
Perhaps find a way to get rid of her abilitiesFEARS
Seeing those she cares for sufferWEAKNESSESS
: Mystery has some psychic abilities, she isn't sure where she got them from. As far as she is aware her Mother had nothing similar and none of her other relatives as well.
Her abilities centre around memories. When she touches someone she can see their memories, it is very uncontrolled and random, sometimes it may be a full set of memories, sometimes a strong memory in great detail and other times a flash of a person's entire store of memories right from their childhood. This lasts for a few seconds the information being processed quickly and then it will not happen again with the same person unless she is away from them for a long period of time and they have a fresh batch of memories to share when they touch again.
If at full strength and using extreme concentration she can focus her powers and alter and remove memories completely, or share her own memories by projecting those into the person's head, all of this has to be done with maintained skin to skin contact.
Her abilities provide her with a sort of last resort defence mechanism, if Mystery feels extremely threatened and scared by a person and they make skin contact she can cause their head to be over come with a feeling of intense pain, sometimes it is intense enough to cause them to pass out, sometimes just enough to let her get away. This though has its price for herself. After getting away and when her adrenaline levels begin to return to normal she will experience pain in her head as well, and also the other draining effects of using her abilities.
Her powers are completely ineffective against Vampires, Incubi/Sucubi and Demons. Because they are not technically really living it doesnt work. Her powers do work on shape shifted and werecreatures. This can be a pretty good tool to use when she is hunting, since touching someone and getting a vision will tell them that that person is either human, a shape shifter or a were, and it works the other way too, no vision means vampire, incubi or demon.
Her powers take their toll using vast amounts of energy leaving her tired and drained afterwards. They can also cause painful head aches, nose bleeds and sometimes even seizures.
: Look, but do not touch!
: Michelle Ryder (Deceased)FATHER
: Mark Grieg (Unknown location)SIBLINGS
: Adam Ryder (Deceased)
WHAT IS AND WHAT SHOULD NEVER BEGENERAL HISTORY
: Missy was born in England, in the south west of the country in a small tourist area near the coast, her mother was a single woman, Missy's father having decided being a parent was far too much responsibility. She lived happily enough with her mother, her younger brother Adam was born when she was three, again no real father figure in her life.
Things went well, Missy was shy and often bullied at school, her brother developed behaviour problems, he was difficult and violent, it put strain on the young family with visits to doctors and specialists. different medications. There was little attention left for Missy at the end of the day, but she didn't mind she often preferred to be on her own.
Things didn't get much better when her brother was eleven and Missy fourteen he was sent away to live in a group home for children with problems, leaving Missy and her mother alone. The damage had been done really. Missy was with drawn and often depressed, she skipped school and started drinking and smoking cannabis as well as self harming. Her mother noticed the signs and together they got help. Missy had counselling and things got better, her and her mother became close and things seemed perfect enough.
When she had turned seventeen she went to a party and her drink was spiked by a man. She felt ill and confused and in this confusion he managed to get her alone and attacked her. When his hand touched her arm to try and force her to the ground though he fell to the ground in pain gripping his head. Missy wasn't aware but this was the first manifestation of her abilities. She found after this it gradually got worse, she could see peoples memories, she thought she was going crazy, she found it hard to control her abilities. Being so close to her Mother she shared her secret and together they worked to help her gain some control over her 'gift' as her Mother called it.
Missy tried to keep going, she wore gloves and long sleeved tops and after leaving school she found it easier to connect with people, though only really on a superficial level, she would flirt and have fun, but not letting anyone close.
On her eighteenth birthday her brother turned up unexpected at their home, he came into the house and all seemed fine, he was polite and sweet, all the things he had never been growing up. After waiting for the two to drop their guard he attacked Missy's mother, his eyes were black and coldly empty he stabbed her to death with a pocket knife and then turned to Missy, again her powers kicked in causing him to collapse in pain and black out. Missy held her mother as she bled to death on the kitchen floor. Her brother or the demon that had possessed him awakened and attacked her again. Missy used the knife that had killed her Mother to then slit her brothers throat, a cloud of black smoke left his body and when the police and other authorities arrived Missy was raving like a mad person. Though they tried to convince her she had been in shock she knew what she had seen had been real and promised herself she was going to find out what had happened.
Never having been on her own before it was scary, she had to live in the big wide world. She found an advert for a room mate in a town near her home and moved in with the small amount of possessions she could take. She soon grew close to her room mate Beth. she was a sweet girl who liked to read and enjoyed music. She encouraged Missy to try new things and got her involved in a kick boxing class where Missy excelled and found she had a natural talent for it. They were soon best friends spending a lot of time together. They would party together and go on double dates with guys they met. Missy told her about her abilities and despite her shock at first Beth believed her and didn't seem bothered by it.
After a night out together they returned home and both went to their rooms and fell asleep, in the morning Missy went to Beth's room to wake her and found she was dead, there was no sign of a forced entry and during the night Mystery had heard no noise, blood stained almost every surface of the room and her friends body had been torn to shreds. She had no choice knowing that if she called the police she would be blamed for her death she packed a few possessions and left. She took the first flight to America and disappeared. She took on a new name, going by Mystery instead of Missy a nickname her Mother had given her as a young child, she began to search out what had caused the deaths of the people who had been so close to her. She followed stories like what had happened to her and sorting through peoples memories she learned a lot about what was going on. Mystery began hunting, starting small and using the memories from people she met she learned the way to get rid of the demons and the ghosts and other nasties. In these people's memories she could see other hunters and learned from them without really knowing them.
Over the years she has been hunting she has crossed paths with other hunters and even used her abilities to help them with their own cases and is not entirely unknown in the hunter circles.
BEDTIME STORIESRP SAMPLE
"Yeah I don't think my taste buds are going to adjust to this, but it is better than nothing I guess"
She didn't sound so sure herself, maybe not eating was better, though then there was no way in hell she would be able to survive the experiments she was being put through. why they were pushing her she didn't know the scientists all seemed to be careful not to touch her skin, she couldn't see their memories, the guards werenít so careful but it seemed most of them didn't know much. Just violent cronies.
She raised her spoon and took another bite, forcing more of the sludge down her throat determined to keep her strength up. she needed it if she was going to keep going, surrender wasnít in her nature. she had gone through some pretty dark times in her life and well, she had come out the other side. This was going to be no different.
"Can't say I believe in luck, fate on the other hand I do. If something is meant to happen it is meant to happen, So I guess this is all just fate"
She didnít know why she was sharing this with him, but something about his voice and his eyes made him sort of accessible, plus he was actually talking to her, not like some of the others she had met, some seemed too far gone to bother about conversations. A few months, well he looked better than she did and she had only been here less than two weeks. that didn't do much for her confidence.
"Well if I'm an animal in a cage hunny, I'm a freaking tiger."
She chuckled to herself and dug into her food a little more. it all reminded her of Brave heart. Mel Gibson. you can take our lives.
"but you can never take our freedom, or something like that anyway."
She shook her head and laughed a little at her own stupidity, thinking out loud in front of someone wasn't good, in certain situations it might be considered quirky, but here mostly she was sure it would probably suggest insanity.
"So you're Gambit? I'm Mystery"
She looked at her own right hand checking her gloves covered her palm and wrists and held out for a shake.
[a random sample from a site I am rping on as Mystery]http://xmenfallenapart.proboards.com/index.cgi
SIMON SAIDHAVE YOU READ THE RPG RULES?
: I have!YOUR NAME
: MissyYOUR AGE
: 21 :D