Denarii

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Denarii
Denarii.jpg
Full-Spectrum Infiltrator
Eastern Drake
Guilty Ganger
Discord@Suit Guy#9831
Reddit[1]
MetatypeElf (Eastern Drake)
Street Cred0
Notoriety0
Public Awareness0
CDP4
D.O.B.February 19th, 2059
Age24
Folderhttps://tinyurl.com/3k84ewpb
PriorityMetatype - D
Attributes - B
Magic/Resonance - B
Skills - B
Resources - E


Character Information

Summary

Ex-ganger reeling from survivor's guilt and the belief he accidentally murdered almost everyone important to him, seeking answers for why. Eastern Drake, follower of Monkey, patron of tricksters.

Goals

  • Ascertain the fates of his former gang mates - surely they can't all be dead?
  • Learn more about his draconic nature
  • Find his mother, and ask several questions
  • Most importantly, do not let the dragons find out what he is.

Background

Hai Zhang is the only child of a Chinese man - Yazhu Zhang - living in the Barrens, whose mother was around just long enough to have him and vanish into smoke. He developed keen talents in theft and a silver tongue rather early, and spent most of his teenage and early adult years in a gang called the Silver Dollars, a local conglomerate of grifters & sneaks - less good at direct confrontation, far superior to the average gang in doing sneaky stuff. Life went steady there for a while, even with dear old Dad trying to get Hai out of that business. He rose the ranks, met a sweet feathered SURGE girl named Anastasia, had a good thing going. Soon enough, he was basically third in command, handling inter-gang relations and making sure the other folks around didn't start enforcing their turf too hard. Then, some local Halloweeners got antsy that the Dollars were grifting too far into their territory, and in a last-ditch effort to avoid full-on confrontation (that they knew they would lose), the Dollars got them to agree on a neutral negotiation over territory rights. Fully armed, of course, but even with their leader temporarily incapacitated by a severe infection, they figured Hai could handle it. Unfortunately, between family pressure, relationship drama, the stress of the situation, and that weener bastard's annoying fragging voice, he just kinda… snapped. Next thing he knew, he's face down in a burning building, covered in blood & burns and surrounded by bodies. Later, after slipping back home, he would learn that apparently someone had turned into a dragon and the ensuing firefight killed basically every single Silver Dollar present, and most of the Halloweeners too. He went over the situation. Something had happened to cause negotiations to go south. He had a gap in his memory, and rumors were already spreading of a dragon sighting. He wasn’t sure what the hell had gone down, but there was a highly reasonable chance that he somehow turned into a dragon. That certainly can’t be good for his reputation. In fact, the rumor that nobody had survived was probably working in his favor! Hai, ever the pragmatist, decided his best bet would be to GTFO and hope he could burn this chapter of his life before it burnt him.

So, after a quick spot of burying his emotions and reassuring himself that this was just a setback, Hai elected to snatch up that fat rainy-day fund he was gonna use on Ana to start a new life across town and use his old skills to financial gain once again. This brings us to his intro to ShadowHaven, fresh off his third recommendation.

Narrative Significant Qualities

Positive

Dracoform (Eastern Drake), Mentor Spirit (Monkey)

Negative

Big Regret (Downfall of the Silver Dollars), NMLB, Social Stress (Tense Negotiation), Wanted (Drake)

Run History

NameGMMetaplotDate of Run
Spying is better than ScryingZerreContre-Révolution25 January 2084
Fisticuff FactionBulldogcNone12 January 2084

Affiliations

Contacts

Contact Connection Loyalty Archetype Profession Aspects Chips
Cascade 4 3 Service International Smuggler and Fence It's not fun if there's no Risk!, Smuggler Specialist, Garage of Ganked Gear, Stimulant Savant, Getaway Driver, Driver picks the Music, Passenger shuts their trap Even
Gran NY 5 3 Fixer Owner of the Comfy Teacup & Fixer A Woman of Principle, Manners Maketh Man, Family Obligations, Temperance Is a Virtue, Downtown Dweller, Underworld Old Hand, Rumormonger's Network, I Know a Guy (Lots, Actually), The Proprietor, Feline Fan, Tea Ritual, Trid Trivia, Alter Ego, Infected Info Even
Dr.Greenwill 3 2 Service Awakened Veterinarian Veterinarian, Hermetic, parazoology, Metasapient Safe House Even
Cabinet Man 2 1 Gear Business Owner Entombed, Living Fossil, Decker, Old School, Jury Rigger, Swarm Rigger, Tech Vendor Even
Clyde 2 1 Service Taxi Driver Sports Fan, Druggie, Taxi Driver Even


Organizations

Contact Position Connection Faction Rep Archetype Health Location

Allies

I mean, his dad technically counts? But he's an old man that lives mostly off neighborly charity.

Enemies

None yet! I do hope that changes soon.

In Character Information

Symbols and Signatures

Matrix Search Table

Threshold Result
1 A "denarius" (denarii being the plural form) is an Ancient Roman silver coin. Nothing about the runner, though.
3 "Denarii" might come up in the occasional block of chatter, but whoever it is, they don't seem to be significant in any way.
6

Shadow Community Table

Threshold Result
1 The name sounds familiar, but nothing significant comes to mind.
3 To your recollection, that name belongs to a face with some talent for B&E. No other details really stand out.
5 Ah, that's right. Denarii is an infiltrator adept, relatively new to the Haven and running in general. Unfortunately, that seems to be all that's really known about him. It does appear probable that he has a background in gangs, however.

SINs

Santiago Torres - R4 fake. Lifelong Seattle resident who works with a maintenance company that on further inspection, does not exist.

Appearance

Clothing

Horribly ruffled, usually. Mans does not keep himself tidy nowadays.

Matrix Persona

Media Mentions

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