Super hero, genius investigator
IDENTITY: Helene Bonnard
DESCRIPTION: Farsight is an average height super hero with long golden brown hair, and blue eyes shaded by her large brimmed red hat and lightly tinted glasses. She wears a dark gray trench coat, and has been known to pair the trench coat with either dark pants and dark shoes, or a skirt and red heels. Helene Bonnard is a tall, slender woman with pale gray eyes and extremely pale ash blonde hair.
|ABILITIES 60 + POWERS 72 + ADVANTAGES 8 + SKILLS 20 + DEFENSES 20 = 180|
|STRENGTH 0||AGILITY 0||FIGHTING 2||AWARENESS 10|
|STAMINA 2||DEXTERITY 4||INTELLECT 10||PRESENCE 2|
|DODGE 5||PARRY 2||FORTITUDE 7||TOUGHNESS 7||WILL 10|
23 Psychokinetic Shield Protection 8, Impervious 5, Impervious 5 WILL, Linked to Immunity 10 (Mental Effects), Limited to Half Effect.
- 24 Mental Blast Perception Range Damage 6, Resisted by WILL
- 1 Sleep Touch Cumulative Affliction 9 (Resist by Dodge, Overcome by WILL; Fatigued, Exhausted, Asleep); Accurate 3, Insidious, Subtle.
- 1 Mental Paralysis Perception Range Cumulative Affliction 6 (Resisted and Overcome by WILL. Dazed, Compelled, Controlled).
- 6 Post-cognition (4) Counters Illusion (2)
- 1 Danger Sense
- 10 Healing, 5 ranks
- 1 Stabilize
- 5 Quickness 10, Mental only
|Acrobatics 0||Athletics 0||Close Combat 2||Deception 4|
|Expertise (Supers) 20||Expertise (all) 10||Insight 20||Intimidation 2|
|Investigation 20||Perception 20||Persuasion 4||Ranged Combat 4|
|Sleight of Hand 4||Stealth 0||Technology 10||Treatment 10|
1 Animal Empathy
1 Benefit: Encyclopedic Memory
0 Benefit: Police Clearance
2 Benefit: Wealth
1 Eidetic Memory
1 Jack of All Trades
1 Well Informed
MOTIVATION: Doing good
Danger sense doesn’t work during visions
PTSD due to various visions
Southern accent while in her Secret Identity
The super hero Farsight appeared on the scene about five years ago. She did her public “intern” service at the local police department for six months, where she astounded the local law enforcement with her insight and the speed at which she was able to resolve cases. She was valued for her supernatural ability to touch an object or enter a room and view the past, but even more valuable was her ability to use these visions to quickly find physical evidence or connect evidence that had previously been overlooked.
Helene’s first vision happened when she was six years old, on a family vacation. Her parents were reading one of the monuments at Gettysburg when they noticed their daughter had wandered off a bit. They found her lying in the field and nearly panicked when they saw her inert form. Her eyes were staring blindly up into the clouds. The small girl was whispering, “I have no division,” over and over. When her parents’ shadows fell across her face, she blinked and promptly burst into tears. Her confused and very concerned parents bundled up their sobbing daughter and took her immediately to a hospital. On the way there, she stopped crying, but still seemed very dazed.
The first storm of tests revealed no unusual results. In the next few weeks the hospital ran a full barrage of tests, which also yeilded nothing.
Terrified at the change in their former ebullient, cheerful daughter, her parents took her to one of the country’s top psychiatrists, Dr. Robert Gunn. Finally, with careful questioning by the psychiatrist and gentle encouragement from her parents, Helene described what had happened. In gory, horrifying detail, the six year old girl described the events that happened on that field the day of July 3, 1863. Her parents could only stare in total shock. At first inclined to believe the child had suffered from some kind of hallucination, the psychiatrist changed his mind toward the end of her detailed account. He realized that this child was suffering from the early symptoms of combat stress, earned entirely by her vision of the events at Gettysburg. He told Helene’s parents that their daughter should be tested by the government, as he believed Helene was exhibiting some form of post-cognition. He recommended ((NAME)) at the government offices in Richmond. Her parents took her there the following day.
Thus began Helene’s enrollment in the government subsidized school system for children exhibiting “special abilities.” During her first several years in the school system, Helene still visited Dr. Gunn, who helped her separate her visions of the past from her interactions with the present. She never fully regained the cheerful ebullience that characterized her as a child, but she became an earnest, though usually optimistic, young lady. Helene also developed an acute interest in history and anthropology, voraciously researching topics of all eras and continents in the effort to give sense and reality to the visions that sometimes still terrified her.
Due to her academic prowess, Helene received a scholarship to another special government university for her advanced education, which she accepted. Her other ESP talents were discovered and strengthened while at this university. She graduated with highest honors, with a bachelor of science in law, criminal justice, and forensics. She moved to ((New York?)) and did her six months public service internship as a licensed super hero called Farsight, and then began part time work as a private consultant. She occasionally contacts her super hero agent and goes in to the police department to help with difficult cases. For the most part, her super hero identity is very low key and relatively unknown.