Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Tuol the Lavatrog Samurai
Kesaukoros, in the Earth-T4 universe; presently unknown if analogues of Kesaukoros exist in any other parallel universe
None known but Lavatrogs have a society quite similar to that of medieval Japan on mainline Earths, that being the case it is likely that Tuol would have a clan, immediate family, past lovers, apprentices and enemies. Since he is ronin, it is unknown what status all these fellow Lavatrogs have with respect to him, and vice versa.
Tuol is a member of the Alexrokk clan from the fiery sky island of Gaark on the planet Gesaukoros. Like all native Lavatrogs, he is a silicon-based lifeform with glowing yellow eyes, mouth and tympanic openings. Tuol is ronin, meaning that at some time in the past and for reasons unknown he has either outlived his daimyo, disobeyed him and chosen exile rather than death, or turned mercenary for pure profit.
Tuol nevertheless still dresses in traditional Kesaukorosian garb, uses only the Kesaukorosian daisho, and in all other respects adheres to Kesaukorosian bushido. He usually partners with a female dark elf named Sleng, and together they form a paired assassin team working exclusively for Nimwe the Space Witch.
Known Power and Abilities:
Like all normal native Lavatrogs, Tuol's skin is flexible solidified lava. It emits sufficient heat to burn paper, is immune to arrows and spears and similar attacks, and is reasonably resistant even to gunfire. Energy weapons and exotic supertech, ultratech and godtech weapons would kill him instantly, naturally.
Once every few hours, Tuol, like many mature Lavatrogs, can belch a fiery wad of liquid rock. This is catastrophically dangerous to anything it coats, and is essentially a slightly radioactive glob of lava similar to what might emit from a volcano during eruption. The Flame Burp is voluntary and Tuoal does not need ever to do it.
Tuol has achieved the rank of "sword saint" with his chosen weaponry of katana and wakizashi. He is capable of killing dozens of opponents in close combat and handfuls of opponents in ranged combat with minimal effort. He is also fearless in combat, ruthless, determined and possessed of incredible senses of danger and damage avoidance.
In addition to his flexible rock skin, Tuol is highly resistant to physical harm of all kinds. He is capable of being stunned, knocked unconscious or wounded, but it would take industrial machinery to draw blood or knock him out.
Tuol's bodily fluids are all lava-based and his blood is a glowing yellow hot liquid capable of melting soft metals like butter.
Tuol the Lavatrog Samurai