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Author Topic: In Brightest Day, In Blackest Night [Green Lantern RP Interest Check]  (Read 830 times)

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Offline 1SAZTopic starter

The Emotional Spectrum, the source of power for each of the Lantern Corps. Each color has it's own powers that separate it from the rest, and each come from a different inner strength that makes them unique. There was a time when the corps each stood separate, bickering amongst each other for their own petty reasons. But then came the blackest night, the time when each corp stood together to defend the universe from Necron and the Black Lanterns. Now, after what all Lanterns will forever describe as the Brightest Day, they return to their lack of common enemy. But must they fight amongst themselves forever? Or will they find that they aren't as different as they once thought.

The core concept behind this rp is to play out the lives of members of the various corps in their day to day activities. This will be years after Blackest Night and Brightest Day, so do not expect the Black or White lanterns to make an appearance. To make this easier, all the corps have taken to recruiting from Earth now, due to it's natural variance in the emotional spectrum amongst it's inhabitants.

Now, to give an idea of each of the colors amongst the corps:

Red is one of the energies far from the center, and represents the emotion of rage/anger. A person who has felt great rage is able to tap into the red light. However, controlling the red light also renders the heart useless and spoils the blood of the wielder In addition, the red light has the most profound effect on the mind of the wielder of all the lights, and renders most users to nothing more or less than a rabid animal. The red light was first harnessed by Atrocitus of the Five Inversions, using blood rituals to form Red Power Rings and Batteries to be used by his Red Lantern Corps.

Orange is another energy away from the center, and represents greed, capable of being harnessed by those whose greed knows no bounds. The Controllers, a Maltusian offshoot desiring to create an orderly universe by controlling it, sought the orange light to form their own Corps. However, they awoke Agent Orange. Because they were Maltusians, Agent Orange considered this a breach of a treaty he made with the Guardians and launched an attack on the universe. Those controlling the Orange Light are capable of stealing the identities of people they kill, and use them to create energy constructs subservient to the wielder.

Yellow is a color close to the center, and represents the emotion of fear. A being capable of instilling great fear in others is capable of wielding this power. The yellow light was finally harnessed by Sinestro of Korugar and the Anti-Monitor of Qward to form the Sinestro Corps, an organization that would bring order to the universe by instilling those who would defy authority with fear.

Green is the color in the center of the spectrum, and represents willpower. This color has the least amount of influence on the wielder, and can only be controlled by one who has an indomitable will that can overcome great fear. The Oans harnessed this energy. Following the departure of the Controllers, those who remained on Oa became the Guardians of the Universe, and used the green light as the power source for the Green Lantern Corps, an organization that would battle evil whenever and where ever it rose to threaten the universe.

Blue is a color close to the center, and represents the emotion of hope. The blue light is capable of being wielded by a being who can bring hope for the future to others. The blue light is the most powerful of the spectrum, but it is also the most difficult to wield and understand. The exiled Guardians Ganthet and Sayd were the first to harness the blue light, forming the Blue Lantern Corps, a force which would assist the Green Lantern Corps in its coming trials during the War of Light. Despite being the most powerful colour, it may only function to its fullest effect in the proximity of the Green light (hope on its own is hollow, requiring will to make it reality). The blue light is capable of draining the yellow light, supressing the orange and red, and empowering the green.

Indigo is a color farther from the center, and represents the emotion of compassion. The indigo light can be wielded by one with great compassion for other beings, used to heal the sick and wounded. The users of this light are capable of absorbing and utilising the lights of other Corps as they would their own, and even to temporarily become one of that Corps. The Indigo Tribe has harnessed this power.

Violet is the other color furthest from the center, and represents the emotion of love. Those who are capable of great love, who have lost their loves, or been rejected are capable of wielding the violet light. The Zamarons believed that the Male Malthusans' rejection of emotion was tantamount to blasphemy, and left Oa. Travelling across the universe, they found two crystalized corpses of a male and female embracing each other. Between them was a crystal known as the Star Sapphire, an object filled with the violet light. Unfortunately, the Zamarons interpreted the best way to spread love through out the universe and destroy hate and fear was to use the Star Sapphires to crystalize whole worlds and trap their inhabitants. Worse, the Star Sapphire was a parasite that overrode the host's will and compelled them to attack the objects of their affection, as well as display an intense fear of men. Those wielding the Violet light may show others their destined loves via a Star Sapphire they possess, and create constructs out of Star Sapphire crystals as well as energy.

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Gender: (Must be female to be a Star Saphire/Violet Lanter. Sorry, those just happen to be the rules of the universe)
Corp: (Pick one to begin with. May gather other rings depending on how the story goes)
Homeworld: (If other than Earth, describe your species and their natural abilities)
Appearance: (Base appearance, then when in their Corp uniform. Remember, the uniform is created from the user's imagination, so you can be fairly creative here.)
Background: (Doesn't need to be too much, just how you ended up in your corps)

Offline 1SAZTopic starter

If there are any questions or thoughts you would like to share, don't hesitate to ask. I am more than happy to answer questions and offer assistance.

Also, before anyone even makes an attempt to do this, I will not be accepting any Daximite or Kryptonian members. So no, you can not be Superman with a power ring.

Offline Foxy Oni

Disclosure... I stumbled across the artwork I'm for her and decided to use the name the artist gave her. I don't take credit for those. The backstory, inspired by her appearance, is my doing.

Name: Tal'eon
Age: 44 (equivalent to an Earth woman in her 30's)
Gender: Female
Corp: Yellow
Homeworld: Khundia. The Khunds are an aggressive militarist race. The planet Khundia has a higher gravity than Earth and the Khunds possess denser bodies than Earthling. This, along with their military training, make Khunds fierce opponents in battle.
Background: Tal'eon was a Khund officer, well known for being a harsh taskmaster and strict disciplinarian. For years she was a drill sergeant, turning young Khunds into fierce warriors. However, this meant she had little chance for glorious combat herself. This changed when a yellow power ring recognized that Tal'eon had the ability to create great fear...