Val CHA Cost Roll Notes 10 STR 0 11- Lift 100 kg; 2d6 HTH Damage 15 DEX 15 12- OCV: 5/DCV: 5 14 CON 8 12- 10 BODY 0 11- 16 INT 6 12- PER Roll 11- 18 EGO 16 13- ECV: 3 15 PRE 5 12- PRE Attack: 2d6 14 COM 2 12- 4 PD 2 Total: 10 PD (6 rPD) 4 ED 1 Total: 10 ED (6 rED) 3 SPD 5 Phases: 4, 8, 12 5 REC 0 28 END 0 22 STUN 0 Total Characteristics Cost: 60 Movement: Running: 2"/5" Leaping: 0"/0" Swimming: 1"/2" Cost Powers & Skills 5 Odetta's Rage: +10 PRE: Only Works When In Odetta Mode, While She's Insulting And Demoralizing Someone (-1) 10 Strengthened Mind: Mental Defense (14 points total) -8 No Legs: Running -4" (2" total) -1 No Legs: Swimming -1" 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) 6 Keen Senses: +2 PER with all Sense Groups Perks 10 Money: Wealthy Talents 12 Combat Luck (6 PD/6 ED) Skills 5 +1 with Ranged Combat 6 +2 with any three maneuvers or a tight group of attacks 3 +3 with any single attack with one specific weapon 5 Acting 13- 5 Climbing 13- 3 Deduction 12- 3 High Society 12- 3 Fast Draw 12- 3 Paramedics 12- 3 Persuasion 12- 3 Sleight Of Hand 12- 3 Streetwise 12- 5 Stealth 13- 4 Survival (Temperate/Subtropical, Mountain) 12- 1 Tactics 8- 2 WF: Handguns, Oriza Plates (Bladed throwing discs) 99 Total Powers & Skills Cost 159 Total Character Cost 75+ Disadvantages 5 Accidental Change: When In Great Physical Danger, Odetta Comes Out (Personality Change) 8- (Uncommon) 10 Distinctive Features: Legless Black Woman (Concealable; Noticed and Recognizable; Detectable By Commonly-Used Senses) 20 Physical Limitation: Missing Legs (All The Time, Greatly Impairing) 25 Psychological Limitation: In love with Eddie Dean (Very Common, Total) 15 Psychological Limitation: Mother Figure of the Ka-Tet (Common, Strong) 9 Experience 159 Total Disadvantage Points
Background/History: Susanna Dean was not always Susanna Dean. She was born Detta Homes, heiress to the Holmes Dental Company. However, when she was young she was pushed from a subway terminal into an oncoming train (by Jack Mort) and lost both of her legs. Even more this, Jack Mort had pushed a brick onto her head from a window overlooking the streets of New York. giving partial birth to what would become Detta's evil twin personality Odetta Holmes. It wasn't till she lost her legs that Odetta came out in full. Before she was taken into Roland's Ka-Tet, she was very much involved in the Civil Rights movements of the early sixties. With her evil twin, she was able to to brutal things in revenge against white men. Odetta was very much the opposite of what Detta was. However, the two sides of her never met eye to eye, and were never aware of each other on a conscious level. Roland had abducted her in 1964, a few months after Kennedy's assassination. This proved to be a problem for Roland and Eddie Dean as sometimes she would be pleasant, and mostly Odetta was there cursing them with insults nearly worse than what any truck driver or sailor could spit out. However, Odetta wanted one thing during her time with Roland and Eddie on the beach of Mid World. She wanted to escape, torture and kill both of them. If Eddie Dean and Detta hadn't fallen in love, they would had been doomed. While dealing with the last door "The Pusher", the Gun Slinger was busy dealing with Jack Mort and resupplying his budding Ka-Tet, Odetta had escaped and nearly killed both Eddie and Roland. However, Roland was able to show Odetta the face of Jack Mort and she killed the man instead. At last, her revenge was complete as she struck the man who nearly killed her twice. This didn't mean Odetta was dead in Detta's mind, it was more of a truce and a merge. Detta was now a tempered version of both herself and the mischievous Odetta. In fact, after the events, Detta assumed the name Susanna and her and Eddie assumed a marriage. She became Susanna Dean hence forth.
Personality/Motivation: Susanna is perhaps the moral compass of the whole Ka-Tet as they make their way towards the Dark Tower. She has the most common sense and level mind. The loss of her legs has no bearing on her life, other than she cannot walk. She will still put Roland and Eddie in their place when it needs to be done. She has been key in keeping the Ka-Tet together when there was disagreement, especially from Eddie's side. When Susanna is threatened physically or even mentally (in some cases) she can urge Odetta forward to deal with the situation which gives her an edge at dealing with a hostile situation. She can definitely give pause to those who are unprepared to deal with her. Odetta is still all about surviving and rough bloody vengeance, in a controllable sort of way.Quote: "I'll let you know Eddie, I don't care much about this Tower either. I just know we are part of Roland's destiny. And aside from you, it gives me a reason to move forward."
Powers/Tactics: Susanna is quite a capable shooter, her only problem is mobility. However, there have been times when Eddie or Roland would set her on their shoulders and she would fight like a banshee. Her skills as a gunslinger are definitely up to spec. Given what she has dealt with in her past, her mind is like a brick wall. Only the powers of a demonic pregnancy were able to overcome her impenetrable willpower. This link with Mia, "The Mother" had given her many problems, but she was able to overcome most of the problems by sheer force of will in suppressing the link between her demon baby and the physical mother who was mentally linked to her from elsewhere.
Appearance: Susanna is a medium dark skinned black woman and despite the loss of her legs she has maintained a sense of grace and beauty. The months on the road with Roland and the Ka-Tet have also made her very physically fit. If ever in Odetta mode however, her features become dark and twisted, forming an evil demeanor.
(Susanna Dean created by Stephen King, character sheet created by GaryB)