Whether alien, animal or human, Argent Starr — Quest For The Cardinal Stone features a cast of original and memorable characters. Learn more about the principal characters currently featured in the story Quest for the Cardinal Stone.
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|Aliases:||Argent Sevenson, A+|
◆ Secret guardian of Earth, super-scientist, genius inventor, explorer, amateur magician, true of heart, analytical, adventurous, fastidious, sardonic. Known off-world as a Teklok, a technological sorcerer.
◆ Father: BoB:7, a rogue alien warrior-scientist, agent of The Code. Mother: Earth-born Dr. Celia Starr, herself a descendant of healers, psychics and witches.
|Aliases:||Jaxon Thorne, Jax, Sergeant Thorne|
◆ Argent’s bodyguard and friend, ex-military weapons and demolition specialist, nanite enhanced by Argent for endurance and strength.
◆ Employs a suite of incredibly advanced high-tech weapons, invented for her by Argent.
◆ Loyal, prideful, inquisitive, hot-tempered, very bright, cusses too much and is prone to violence but exhibits focused presence of mind and intelligence under extreme pressure.
|Aliases:||X679, “The Cat”, Gata Loca|
|Species:||Feline, Domestic shorthair|
◆ Argent’s cat and familiar, both companion and scientific experiment.
◆ With her brain boosted to that of a six-year-old human, she speaks a bit of rough Spanish, and is given to coarse language under stress since her vocabulary words mostly come from Mrs. Thorne and Mexican wrestling TV shows.
◆ Fierce, adventurous, curious, loyal, intuitive, impulsive, silly.
|Aliases:||Stern has an alias for every situation, too many to count. Only a handful have been unearthed including; Simon Maccabee, Ezra Bloom, and Aaron Lopez.|
◆ g_Division intelligence operative, patriotic, hyper-observant, charismatic, secretive, seductive, cool, confidant, brave, ready for anything.
◆ Multi-lingual, highly decorated and supremely trained US counter-intelligence spy.
|Aliases:||Lucky Blue Bastard, Mr. Z, and countless undocumented, one for every shape|
◆ Shape shifter, gambler, mining developer, high-end grifter, felon-at-large.
◆ Ego-maniacal, incestuous, hyper-competitive, homicidal, conniving, ruthless, obsessive, foul-mouthed, unpredictable, amoral, vindictive, rapacious, impulsive. Possibly psychotic.
Reeno (the Lupetin)
|Aliases:||The Lupetin, Gilly|
◆ Rey Zyten’s indentured info-scout, investigator and bodyguard.
◆ Highly capable, tireless, dedicated, quiet, loyal, secretive, a survivor.
◆ From a planet with a rarefied gas atmosphere, he wears a face plate or ‘Fraah’ to control air-filtration as well as communication, and to aid his natural defense systems.
|Aliases:||Sixtwo, Dr. Sextoo, Bumpy|
◆ Due to irregularities during this agent of The Code’s previous two assignments this BoB’s rank was lowered and he was placed on probation. In 2037 (TD) he was sent to Earth to report activities or violations of The Code quarantine, to accumulate planetary wealth and influence and manage the long-term planetary pacification program.
◆ He often wears a long spinach-green dreadlock wig to cushion his ‘lootahs’ (skull nodes). He requires a gelatin-based conductor applied to these skull nodes in order to get the most out of the many earthgirls he hires for sex, so he keeps a whole rainbow of Jell-O dessert cups on hand.
|Aliases:||On Earth: Robert Seven, Bob Goodyear. During his various galaxy-wide missions in service of The Code he’s had multiple ranks, titles and aliases: Grandan Tey, Gralth Mohult, BoB 46, BoB 197, bit 274337.|
◆ Seven landed on Earth in 1962 on a mission for The Code to locate Item 16, the alien orb known as the Cardinal Stone. He developed reasons for questioning the virtue of his mission, became involved with an Earth woman, broke his vows to The Code, faked his death and stayed on Earth, eventually fathering Argent, with her.
|Aliases:||Chango, The Big Man, The Lieutenant|
|Origins:||Earth, New York City|
◆ As owner of Chang’s Empire Casino, the anchor tenant for the newly designated ‘Empire District’ in New York City, he was allowed by city government to be responsible for staffing and overseeing the new BID-34 Militia, now referred to as the Empire Militia, a local municipal security service that patrols the former 34th Street Business Improvement District.
◆ Born in New York City to parents of Brazilian and Chinese decent. Owner of Chang’s Empire Casino in NYC, gambler; businessman, ex Lieutenant in the US Rangers, security consultant, mercenary soldier. Maintains private security force, Chang’s No.1.
◆ Focused, keen strategist, a leader, risk taker, demands loyalty, likes collecting precious rarities, illegal fightclubs, deep-sea diving and showgirls.