The Last Parsec: Orion's Ghosts
Human Psionist Crewmember of the Lucky Strike
Attributes: Agility d6, Smarts d8, Spirit d6, Strength d4, Vigor d6
Skills: Fighting d8, Healing d4, Notice d4, Psionics d8, Shooting d8, Stealth d4, Streetwise d4
Charisma: 0; Pace: 6; Parry: 6; Toughness: 9 (4)
Hindrances: Cautious, Greedy (Minor), Wanted (Major)
Edges: Arcane Background (Psionics), Geared Up, Mentalist
Powers: Boost/Lower Trait, Burst, Mind Reading
Gear: Body Armor (+4, Covers entire body, negates up to 4 points of AP from ballistic attacks (but not energy or melee)), Flashlight (10” beam), Laser Energy Pack, Laser Pistol (Range 15/30/60, 2d6, Shots 2, AP 2, SA), Trail Rations (5 meals; keeps 1 week), $0
Cyberware – Trait Bonus +2 Psionics. Stacks with other bonuses.
Derik Scally is from the planet Tartarus, settled centuries ago by ancient Earthers. Tartarus was heavily influenced by the nearby Serran colonies. The humans of Tartarus learned how to activate the innate power of their minds over several centuries of instruction by the Serrans.
Derik traveled away from Tartarus in his early twenties and got mixed up with a group of traders known as the Celestial Nomads. They used his mind-reading ability to gain advantage in their trades and negotiations. They even implanted cyberware into his brain to increase his skill. This mind-reading was illegal in many systems, and Derik and his superiors in the Celestial Nomads became wanted men in several colonies after Derik was exposed as a psionist.