THE DARK TOWER

JAKE CHAMBERS

Val	CHA	Cost	Roll	Notes
7	STR	-3	10-	Lift 67 kg; 1/2d6 HTH Damage
13	DEX	9	12-	OCV:  4/DCV:  4
10	CON	0	11-
8	BODY	-4	11-
14	INT	4	12-	PER Roll 12-
18	EGO	16	13-	ECV:  6
12	PRE	2	11-	PRE Attack:  2d6
15	COM	3	12-

2	PD	1		Total:  8 PD (6 rPD)
2	ED	0		Total:  8 ED (6 rED)
3	SPD	7		Phases:  4, 8, 12
3	REC	0
20	END	0
20	STUN	3		Total Characteristics Cost:  38

Movement:	Running:	4"/8"
		Swimming:	2"/4"

Cost	Powers & Skills
	Martial Arts:  Gunslinger Skills
	Maneuver	OCV	DCV	RMod	Damage
4	Offensive Shot	-1	-1	+0	Weapon Strike +4 DC

-4	Short Legs:  Running -2" (4" total)
8	Link Of The Ka-Tet:  Mind Link , Specific Group Of Minds, Any Dimension ; Only 
	With Others Who Have Mind Link (-1), Concentration, Must Concentrate Throughout 
	Use Of Constant Power (1/2 DCV; -1/2)
12	Ka Knowledge:  Precognitive Clairsentience (Hearing Group), +3 to PER Roll; 
	No Conscious Control (-2), Vague and Unclear (-1/2), END 4
	[Notes:  For whatever reasons, Jake out of all the Ka-Tet is able to receive information 
	both important and critical about the nature of events. Not all visions are clear and do 
	require deduction and context to figure out. Ala, 19, and 99.]
19	Detect Ka-Link:  Detect A Class Of Things 14- (Mental Group), Sense, Targeting 
	[Notes:  Whenever Jake comes across an object or person that is important, he is able to 
	sense "something strange" about the object.]
6	Sharp Eyes:  +3 PER with Sight Group
10	Ka Favors Him...:  Luck 2d6

	Perks  
10	Follower:  Oy the Billy Bumbler

	Talents
12	Combat Luck (6 PD/6 ED)

	Skills
10	+2 with Ranged Combat
5	+1 with DCV

1	Concealment 8-
3	Deduction 12-
3	Fast Draw 12-
1	Paramedics 8-
3	Stealth 12-
1	Streetwise 8-
4	Survival (Temperate/Subtropical, Mountain) 12-
1	Tactics 8-
1	Teamwork 8-
2	WF:  Handguns, Oriza Plates (bladed throwing discs)
112	Total Powers & Skills Cost
150	Total Character Cost

75+	Disadvantages
10	Distinctive Features:  Sandy Haired Kid (Concealable; Noticed And Recognizable; 
	Detectable By Commonly-Used Senses)
5	Distinctive Features:  Seems To Know A Lot For A Kid His Age. (Easily Concealed; 
	Noticed And Recognizable; Detectable By Commonly-Used Senses)
10	DNPC:  Oy, Jake’s Pet Billy Bumbler 11- (Slightly Less Powerful Than The Pc)
15	Psychological Limitation:  Connection To Roland As Father Figure. Doesn't Like To 
	Leave His Side. (Common, Strong)
20	Psychological Limitation:  Quest:  Jake Knows And Instinctively Understands He Has 
	A Part In Roland's Quest For The Dark Tower. No Matter What That Is, He Will See It 
	Through. (Very Common, Strong)
15	Psychological Limitation:  Torn Between Two Lives. At Times Jake Has Problems 
	With The Fact That He Knows He Had Once Died. While The Problem Was Mostly 
	Corrected, It Still Can Have Some Effects On Him. (Common, Strong)
150	Total Disadvantage Points

Background/History: Jake Chambers has been with Roland twice throughout the long journey to the Dark Tower. Once, Roland met him in the Desert Waystation where Jake explains to him that he was pushed and perhaps killed on the streets of New York and brought here by the Man in Black which Roland is following him. However, it ends up that Roland lets Jake fall to his death so he would not loose the man in black and ask his questions about the Dark Tower. The second time happened after Roland was using the third door on the beaches of Mid World and he interrupted Jake's death by the hands of Jack Mort (the Pusher). This caused a split in Jake's mind. One where he died, and the present where he is still alive. Both timelines continued inside Jake's head. It was driving him mad and he had to find Roland. By psychic coordination from the powers that be, Eddie Dean was able to save Jake from his tortured mind and a demonically possessed house and reunite Jake with Roland and his own sanity. However, Jake is still haunted to a degree by his split in time. To that degree, he remembers Roland's betrayal the first time, and hopes that Roland will never do such a thing again.

Personality/Motivation: Jake is a smaller, blonde haired version of Roland. He has sharp senses, a fearless demeanor and a lust to find his place on the quest for the Dark Tower. Without much guidance from Roland, Jake Chambers seems to be very a very capable survivor in the mix of the worlds. Given that he has died once before by fault of the Gunslinger, his mind is choked with the possibilities of the universe and often it confuses him, and many times makes him obsessive about certain signs and signals the world seems to throw out at him (It's all 19). Along his journey towards the city of Lud to find the train named Blain, Jake befriends a rogue Billy Bumbler who unlike most Billy Bumblers of the age has relearned how to imitate voices and speak. As they find out later, Oy is not only good at Mimicking people, but seems to be very intelligent. Jake and the Bumbler have rarely separated since, and never by their own choices.

Quote: "I am Jake Chambers, of the Ka-Tet of 99"

Powers/Tactics: Jake, though young and untrained seems to be a natural Gunslinger. He has picked up quite quickly what it means to be a Gunslinger and how to shoot very well. But Jake has special abilities, most likely from being split through the mind that allows him to sense the properties of Ka (A greater connection to destiny). As such, often he will see and hear things that he may not understand at first but know they are important. An example would be the Ka-Tet's encounter with the numbers 19 and 99, as well as the Riddle Book which became a key to help the Ka-Tet understand Blain, the mad computer of Lud who controls the Monorail train they need to take across the wastelands. Lastly, Jake seems to have an easier time with his connection to the rest of the Ka-Tet. His communications are quite more clearer to them than any of the other members of the Ka-Tet. Any transmission by Jake is almost guaranteed to be loud and clear.

Appearance: Jake is a blonde haired, blue eyed eleven year old with eyes of a much older person fused behind them (He is in truth not much older than Eddie Dead, but he was pulled towards the Ka-Tet at an earlier time than Eddie). Usually he carries a 9mm Baretta with him that he lifted from his father before he left to find Roland once more and heal his mind.

(Jake Chambers created by Stephen King, character sheet created by GaryB)


Eddie Dean | Jake Chambers | Oy | Roland Deschain | Susanna Dean

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