Characters I createdEdit
Reuben (Rubicon): My first, and arguably go-to, character. He has average-tall height, and an athletic if not super-muscular build. Digadig, Italian and English heritage gave him an interesting combination of shaggy chestnut hair and serious olive-hazel anime eyes. Through the story his personality changes, so it's difficult to characterize him as a hero or villain. He's very neutral. His battle strategy is to disrupt and harass his opponents using lots of FP thievery, Counter, Quicken and Sleep techniques. He'll play by the rules in regular and tournament matches, but when playing for keeps he'll encourage his vivosaurs to use space, go in and out of the traditional battle formation hexagons, and work their own ranges and timing.
Mia: Rubicon's sister. Friend, mentor, shopaholic, former Fossil Center staff. Based on my little sister, but she's a couple years too young to pass on the torch. Her favorite vivosaur is Coatlus, and she seems to prefer early-game Air and Fire types.
Parents: They exist.
Reese Pennant: To be introduced.
Ronnie Cueless: To be introduced.
Carl: Headcanon character. Carl would've been the Staff leader at Ilium Island under Joe, but when Joe got covertly replaced, Carl got suspicious. Carl was subsequently demoted and replaced with Kent, who didn't know him as well. He's appeared in Chapter 6 of UtR as a high-ranking bodyguard.
Characters I have "stock in," so to speakEdit
Alistair: The OC of former fellow author Novafan365. Actually, fellow author is a bit generous. He spent a month on his story and then r-u-n-n-o-f-t. I've done my best to not revise his thirteen awkward, restrictive chapters in order to keep an idea of his established characterization. It's tough, but I'm trying.
Ray: Rubicon's boss, and Helvian494743's OC. I pretty much came up with his characterization; he's a sociopath who treats anyone or anything in path as a possible tool to achieve his goals. Promoted to a subdivision of the BB Brigade because Don saw him as an unrelenting force perfect for helping take down Joe. However, Ray works for no man, and ends up wanting his own villainous team. Thus the Breakaway Brigade is formed. He has a softer side too, but can't come to terms with it. He can cook really well and he keeps a regular fitness regimen. He is the best character.
Ub: Ub's OC. He too was not particularly involved in the storytelling process after the character's creation, so Novafan365 took on the task of fleshing him out. Once Nova left, I took on the mantle of Ub. He's central to UtR, so I want to make sure he's in good shape. Whether that shape is a brooding underground anti-villain, an unfettered mad scientist or a Guhnash gijinka remains to be seen.
Public Domain Characters (!)Edit
Madame Sosostrys: Gypsy fortuneteller comes to Town in Chapter 7 of UtR. All I'm sayin'.
Brom Bones: This guy flat needs to be a BB Brigade Goon. I accept the challenge.
Fics I've writtenEdit
Derrick's Nightmare. Oneshot. In-joke explained in the source code as an author's note. Retconned into a bonus chapter for UtR (see below).
Fics I writeEdit
Uncrossing the Rubicon: I talk about it plenty on the page itself.
Ubove and Beyond: On hiatus until I can figure out what the heck I'm actually doing with it. You can read it if you want but I'll tell you right now it needs
deletion big-time revision.
Fics I help writeEdit
Storm's Brewing: You didn't hear it from me, but I've been one of the beta readers, editors, idea generators, sounding boards, and supporters of TDD25 and his masterpiece. I've even been personally responsible for a few lines (and a significant chunk of Chapter 18).