Irene Spalko

Russian archaeologiwst


Ag d6, Smarts d6, Spirit d6, Stre d6, Vigor d4

Pace 6, Parry 7, Tough 4 Charisma 0

Alertness, +2 notice

Power Points Arcane Psionics, 10 power points New Power,

Block, Parry +1

Counterattack, free fighting attack at -2 once a round when foe misses fighting roll

No Mercy, Spend bennies on damage

Colt 1911 d6, Rapier d8, Unarmed d8

Fighting d8, Intimidation d6, Investigation d10, Know (Mezzo American) d10, Notice d6+2, Persuasion d6, Shooting d6

3 pp: mind read: smarts vs smarts, get one truthful answer


Irina Spalko was born in Kazan but raised in a small mountain village in the eastern regions of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. When her apparent psychic powers began to manifest themselves, the superstitious villagers shunned her, called her a witch, and worse. Her family was ostracized. Left to herself, she gradually became consumed by a personal quest that would fuel her from then to the last day of her life. Then, as she grew older and more curious, her dissecting of small animals – her innocent attempt to understand life and biology – caused even her own mother to fear her. As soon as she was old enough, she fled the village and mountains altogether, certain that the answers she sought could only be found in the wider world.

Her singular quest took her far and wide; she studied with master yogis, trained with the best parapsychologists. She learned techniques developed by Nepalese monks to control her heart rate, her breathing and her body temperature. She studied classical fencing and became expert with the rapier, the saber and the foil.

Irene Spalko

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