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Ariana and Archer [Mahogany||Leader]

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Ariana and Archer [Mahogany||Leader]

Post by Silverishness on Sat Nov 21, 2015 8:26 pm










Athena Ariana Martin
Text Color a00000
Theme(s) Bad Romance [Cover]
Item Riding crop, long straps of leather, food rations, rope, water container, small med kit, lots of iodine.
Weapons Two pistols, whip, large knife
Biological Sex Female
Gender Identity Her/Hers/She
Birthdate 7/13
Age 43
Species Human
Weight 176.3 lbs
Height 5'9"
Region of origin Kanto
Occupation Former Rocket Admin
Party Ariana has somehow found like-minded crazy pokemon, and each of them has survived through the epidemic.
Pkm 1
Name/Gender-  Belladonna [F]
Text colour- B05860
Species- Vileplume
Level- 63
Ability- Effect Spore
Attack list-
-Giga Drain (Tutor)
-Moonlight (Prior Evolution)
-Sludge Bomb (TM)
-Moonblast (Prior Evolution)
**A life orb is nestled within its flower
Pkm 2
Name/Gender- Garmr [M]
Text colour- FFA064
Species- Houndoom
Level- 58
Ability- Flash Fire
Attack list-
-Nasty Plot (Learned)
-Fire Blast (TM)
-Sludge Bomb (TM)
-Dark Pulse (TM)
Pkm 3
Name/Gender- Cleo [F]
Text colour- A094B1
Species- Arbok
Level- 56
Ability- Intimidate
Attack list-
-Gunk Shot (Tutor)
-Coil (Learned)
-Earthquake (TM)
-Sucker Punch (Egg)
Pkm 4
Name/Gender- Fop [M]
Text colour- 33597A
Species- Honchkrow
Level- 58
Ability- Moxie
Attack list-
-Brave Bird (Egg)
-Roost (TM)
-Sucker Punch (Prior Evolution)
-Superpower (TM)
Pkm 5
Name/Gender- Ruin [F]
Text colour- CDB38B
Species- Persian
Level- 60
Ability- Technician
Attack list-
-Fake Out (Learned)
-Pay Day (Prior Evolution)
-Knock Off (Tutor)
-Roar (TM)
Pkm 6
Name/Gender- Queen [F]
Text colour- 648CB0
Species- Nidoqueen
Level- 65
Ability- Sheer Force
Attack list-
-Hone Claws (TM)
-Poison Jab (TM)
-Aqua Tail (Tutor)
-Fire Punch (Tutor)
**Queen was a gift from Giovanni when they were young; a token and counterpart to his own Nidoking.
Quote //crazed laughter//
History Ariana actually remembers very little of her own childhood, most of it small fragments, pictures, sounds, and the like. Her first few memories are scattered as well, going well up into her early teens, when she first ran away from home. When she was inevitably recalimed by her drunken mother and father, she was severely beaten, both physically and sexually over the course of the next year. She escaped once more, fleeing her home town of Cerulean and never looking back.

She was homeless for a time, seeking shelter in Poke Centers as she continued to flee her parents and eventually finding an Oddish to be her companion. She traveled this way for years, often stealing what she needed and wanted with marginal to fantastic success. She also sold herself as a self-emplyed prostitute for a time, quitting once she got pregnant in her late teens. She gave the baby away, never thinking on it again.

Eventually, during her travels, she found a young man, Giovanni, with his own lost puppy, Archer, and the three became fast friends. Three grew to five as they found others, Proton and Petrel.  Soon, Giovanni and herself found themselves in a whirlwind romance, as passionate and heated as most teenage romances go. It continued for quite a time, escalating until she once more found herself pregnant. She disappeared for the few months that she began to show and again, she gave the baby away. Declining to tell Giovanni he was a father, she soon reappeared into his life to continue business as usual. But much to her surprise, Giovanni had been somewhat distraught from her sudden disappearance, and soon the truth came out about their son. Frantic, Giovanni searched for the child but came up with nothing but dead leads. This was in no small part due to Ariana.

For once in her miserable life, she had another human being that cared for her. The thought of that being taken from her, even to be put toward her own child, meant nothing but a threat to her own happiness. So while Giovanni searched, Ariana did her best to keep the child out of his reach, spinning lies to others to keep him off track. Soon, Giovanni invested all of his hard-stolen riches into a company, one that would be able to have the resources and man power to find his son. Determined to keep them apart, Ariana instead pushed Giovanni toward another obsession of his: power.

Rocket was at first a simple sort of private detective agency, its expertise lying in sleuthing and discovering new truths. But once Giovanni bought out the Celadon Game Corner as a source of constant revenue, Rocket began to change as well as himself. Ariana helped shape him into a warmongering, blackmailing monster, helped build his empire so that she would be able to rule it from the shadows. All thought of their son was lost for a time before one particular stubborn little git began tearing it down, and with it, Giovanni's madness. Much to her dismay, he remembered his son, why he'd built Rocket in the first place and disappeared, leaving her and the other admins to themselves.

It took three years to convince the others and rebuild what they'd lost. Ariana was desperate for the taste of power again, needing to climb back up the ladder from that they'd so helplessly fallen. But once more, even as they searched for Giovanni, another dumb brat ruined everything. Archer, the one who was supposed to have had the balls to lead in Giovanni's stead, crumbled at the hands of the usurping brat. He dismantled Rocket once more, and once more, Ariana was lost to the whims of fate again.

Her viciousness increased tenfold as she was forced to carve out a living for herself, falling back to her old habits of thieving and prostitution. But now with far more experience on her side, she was far more successful, founding a brothel on the outskirts of Celadon. It'd be years before she was contacted again, this time by an enthusiastic Giovanni about a project that would put them right back on top. Ariana of course agreed, and with that, she was whisked off to Orre.

She excelled in stealing the pokemon required for the experiments, delighting in causing mayhem and misery wherever she went. Even as the project slowly turned south, she didn't care. Now that she was back in her proper seat of power, nothing else really mattered. Eventually, of course, the world died around them and everything went to shit, taking everything awful and decent with it. She soon found her compatriot Archer, who was also looking for Giovanni in his roamings. Eager to have a toy, Ariana commandeered his journey, taking it for herself and essentially taking him hostage as they wandered.
Accent None
Appearance Ariana boldly wears her old Rocket vestments with pride, boasting her affiliation to the dismantled company. She is in good physical health (mental is debatable) and her equipment is taken care of, despite her long wanderings out in the wilds of the world.
Religion She believes there is a higher power, but it is not infallible, and nor does she care of Its Will or might.
Personality
+Sadistic+
 -genuinely enjoys breaking others, their wills and their emotion.
 -Emotional vampire
 -Enjoys spreading discord among those she's with
 -Cruel
+Psychotic+
 -Lacks empathy for most others, but is able to empathize when she feels is necessary. Emotionally distant.
 -Emboldened nature; rarely feels the need to restrain herself.
 -Lacks anxiety.
 -Violent in nearly every way, including sexually; is never afraid to use force to get her way.
+Selfish+
 -Almost narcissistic
+Manipulative+
 -Strangely charming and convincing when she wishes, Ariana loves being the puppet master in her own personal play.
+Dominant+
 -Absolutely loathes being directed.
 -Dominatrix; aggressively dominant.
 -Is willing to challenge for authority.
 -Allowed Giovanni to lead in name only; she believed -and somewhat rightfully so- that she was truly the leader of Team Rocket. While Giovanni was the one to outwardly give the orders, she was the one whispering them first into his ear.
+Predator+
 -Enjoys every aspect of hunting, whether it's for food, sex or otherwise.
 -Describes herself as one.
+Prejudiced+
 -A bigot. Has many preconceived notions about certain groups of people and is not interested in learning otherwise.
 -Will use the vocabulary of a bigot as well, if only to piss others off more.
+Intelligent+
 -Unfortunately for everyone around her, the ability to manipulate others so well and effectively comes from her amazing intelligence. She is able to pinpoint and utilize a sensitive area in a person in mere moments.
 -Strategy and abstract-thinking comes easy for her, furthering her ability to control the others around her.
+Resourceful+
 -Unafraid to use anything and everything in her surroundings to survive.
+Ambitious+
 -Reach for the stars, baby.
+Dependent+
  -Despite all of her boasting, Ariana desperately needs social interaction, if only to satiate her sadistic hunger and needs.
+Obsessive+
 -tends to obsess over new acquisitions, targets or ideas.
Affiliations -Giovanni
 -Former "boss"/ lover
 -Actually wants to find him
-Archer
 -Current plaything/ hostage
-Proton
 -Coworker. Liked him.
-Silver
 -Missing son
-Gold
 -Little shit that beat me
User Notes -Pansexual, prefers men








Apollo Archer
Text Color 4ba38a
Theme(s) The New Divide
Item Water pouch, various rations, maps, some medical supplies, bag.
Weapons Various pistols, two hunting knives
Biological Sex Male
Gender Identity Him'His/He
Birthdate 10/1
Age 44
Species Human
Weight 172.3 lbs
Height 6'5"
Region of origin Johto
Occupation Former Team Rocket Administrator
Party Traditionally, Archer kept only three pokemon: Houndoom, Tauros and Crobat. With the exception of Persian, the others were found early on in the Epidemic, stolen recovered from dead or dying trainers.
Pkm 1
Name/Gender- Sin [M]
Text colour- C87850
Species- Houndoom
Level- 60
Ability- Flash Fire
Attack list-
-Nasty Plot (Egg)
-Flamethrower (TM)
-Sludge Bomb (TM)
-Dark Pulse (TM)
Pkm 2
Name/Gender- Anarchy [M]
Text colour- B48CD4
Species- Crobat
Level- 61
Ability- Infiltrator
Attack list-
-Curse (Egg)
-Acrobatics (Learned)
-Roost (TM)
-Super Fang (Tutor)
**Holds a White Herb; Archer's starter
Pkm 3
Name/Gender- Tyranny [F]
Text colour- F0E68C
Species- Persian
Level- 59
Ability- Technician
Attack list-
-Nasty Plot (Learned)
-Water Pulse (Tutor)
-Shock Wave (Tutor)
-Hidden Power [Steel] (TM)
**An early gift from Giovanni when they first became friends
Pkm 4
Name/Gender- Treason [M]
Text colour- B0A098
Species- Meinshao
Level- 56
Ability- Regenerator
Attack list-
-High Jump Kick (Learned)
-U-turn (Learned)
-Swords Dance (TM)
-Fake Out (Learned)
**Recovered from a dead trainer
Pkm 5
Name/Gender- Grim [F]
Text colour- 009A53
Species- Serperior
Level- 63
Ability- Contrary
Attack list-
-Leaf Storm (Learned)
-Giga Drain (Tutor)
-Dragon Pulse (Tutor)
-Hidden Power [Fire] (TM)
**Recovered from a dead trainer
Pkm 6
Name/Gender- Justice [M]
Text colour- F0A804
Species- Tauros
Level- 60
Ability- Sheer Force
Attack list-
-Return (TM)
-Zen Headbutt (Learned)
-Iron Head (Tutor)
-Earthquake (TM)
**Another gift from Giovanni, when he was promoted to Administrator.
Quote "You cross me, I put you in a ditch."
History Archer never knew his biological family. Orphaned at infancy, all of Archer's childhood was spent in a run-down, under-staffed, ill-funded orphanage on the outskirts of Goldenrod. For his entire time there, he was the runt of the pack, pushed and bullied from the best toys, best food, best clothes and beds. Just about everything worth having was just beyond his reach.

But he soon found that most of his betters were only superior physically. Having no friends, he often spent his time outside observing wildlife. There, he was soon inspired that while brute strength had many qualities, it was certainly not the only way to not only survive, but to thrive. He devised simple traps at first, small pitfalls or spring nooses for the other children to grab their possessions. Unfortunately, the children soon became wizened to his schemes, so eventually, he had to rely on cloak and dagger.

Using his tiny physique to his advantage, he made the network of air vents and vermin holes his territory, finding his ways into the kitchens, others' bedrooms and just about everywhere else in the orphanage in search for food, toys and eventually money. As he grew, his skill did as well until the leading staff booted him at age ten. He remained living on the streets for sometime, eventually befriending a small zubat. Though he tried going on a pokemon journey, the professor at the time refused him, saying he wouldn't trust a pokemon to a street urchin. Dejected but not defeated, Archer continued his life of crime until he tried to pickpocket the wrong person.

A large man with a large wallet, he wasted no time in beating Archer to a pulp. Had another young man not intervened, to this day, Archer is sure he would not have lived. Giovanni, a scrappy fighter and trainer himself, managed to fend off the man and carry Archer to a nearby hospital. Floored by the stranger's selflessness, Archer pledged himself to Giovanni's side, who readily accepted.

The two were inseparable. Even as their group grew in numbers, Archer found in Giovanni the first and only person he could truly consider as more than an ally: a friend. The concept had been foreign to him most of his life, but the epiphany was more than a welcome one. Between the two men was loyalty, trust and respect, three things Archer soon held above all else. He would never lose them again.

Archer followed Giovanni faithfully in all his endeavors, offering his own logical opinions whenever they were needed. He functioned as a loyal second, despite Ariana's whoring shenanigans for years, helping his one and only friend build his empire to find his bastard son. Though Archer himself wasn't entirely moved by the thought of home and family -as he'd never had it himself- it was easy to see what it meant to Giovanni. Thus, he helped build Rocket into the giant it became, adapting into a sort of a leader with some ease.  But once that empire was dismantled by a single child decades their junior and Giovanni disappeared, Archer was thrown into the ring as interim leader.

In truth, he'd only accepted the role because he knew his fellow admins were either too inept or corrupt to actually drive the company forward as it needed: their sole goal was to find Giovanni and return him to the helm. From there, it took three years to build Rocket back up in Johto, back on his own home turf. Being familiar with the Johto underground, he was able to get things back on track for a time, much to his own surprise. But the weight of leadership was a bit too much on his small shoulders. As their plan finally blossomed and began to wreak havoc on the region, another child managed to find his way in and destroy years of Archer's hard work. Unable to defeat Gold, Archer surrendered, dismantling Team Rocket once again. Maybe it wasn't meant to be, after all.

Though Archer was willing to step down from leading Rocket, he was not willing to serve the sentence that was being lined up for him. He disguised and smuggled himself out of Johto, retreating to Hoenn for a time. It felt like a long, boring vacation-- being a functioning member of society with a normal civilian job. But one day, he was contacted once more by an ecstatic Giovanni and Archer all but abandoned the lie and charade in Hoenn to go where he was summoned. Finally, his life had purpose again.

In Orre, he was rejoined with his only friend, as well as his other Rocket compatriots, and again made use of his may skills for Giovanni. Though he wasn't entirely aware of Giovanni's plan, he trusted that the man would enlighten them eventually. He always did, either out of necessity or simple pride for his work. But their plans seemed to accelerate too quickly and strangely enough, Archer was caught off guard when the world ended. Separated from his entire team while on a mundane solo mission, Archer couldn't get his way back behind the line of thousands of infected. He immediately fled, unable and unwilling to fight the hordes to get back to where he belonged. For a time, he traveled alone still, his pokemon his only companions, looting where he deemed appropriate. But Ariana soon found him during his time wandering, unfortunately, and Archer quickly realized that he'd just been taken hostage.
Accent None
Appearance Though he initially had other clothes, Archer has since ruined all of them to the point of shredding. So, with his long, thin frame, looting clothes isn't much of an option, so he has to go around in his original Rocket Admin clothing. Not like there's people to care about it, anyway.
Religion Atheist
Personality
+Loyal+
 -Unflinchingly so.
 -Betrayal is the absolute most disgusting, abhorrent loathesome thing a person can commit. He takes it as the utmost insult.
+Severe+
 -In just about every way. In his words, in his actions, in his very being. Does not mince words, does not seek to spare feelings. What needs to be said is what he says.
 -Sees most situations as black and white with a clear path to either.
+Quiet+
 -Doesn't feel the need to speak much; actions are always louder than words.
+Calm+
 -Often able to keep his cool in even the most precarious of situations.
 -Keeps his emotions at bay at all times, unless something is truly very wrong. Takes a LOT to get him truly angry or sad.
 -Great poker face.
 -Hard to read; often comes off as distant, indifferent or aloof. Doesn't particularly care, either.
 -Rarely raises his voice.
+Beta+
 -While Archer is definitely comfortable giving commands to the lower grunts, he is not, however, comfortable running the entire show. He prefers deferring to Giovanni rather than take on the burden of leading as a whole.
 -In his desperation to find Giovanni, he did take the helm and it was disastrous for him.
 -Responds to strong leadership.
+Cynical+
 -There is no bright side.
+Resolute+
 -Very determined to see his goals through. No matter what the cost.
 -Sacrifice, in this day and age, is commonplace.
 -End always justifies the means.
+Stern+
 -Very, very rarely ever changes his mind about something. Once he's reached a conclusion or decision, that's what he's doing.
 -Extremely strict.
 -Probably has a stick up his ass.
+Honest+
 -Surprisingly enough, he doesn't like to lie. Will often only speak what is absolutely necessary, but will twist his words to suit his needs so he isn't trapped by them unnecessarily.
 -Because of this, wording is very important.
Affiliations Giovanni
 -Only friend. All of his loyalty rests with him
Ariana
 -Bitch.
-Proton
 -Coworker. Didn't like him.
Silver
 -Friend's son. Doesn't understand the obsession, but oh well.
Gold
 -Formidable foe. Despite the appearance of a drooling moron, very capable.
User Notes -Asexual
-His disguise in Hoenn was simple; he just grew his hair a little, donned some glasses and dyed his hair brunette.
-Not sociopathic or psychotic; just prefers to keep his emotions at bay for logic. He does have them, though.


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