Araquiel

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Race Human
Dynasty Alexander
Player Mark
Araquiel of Baal

Name: Rafe "Araq" Araquiel.

Dynasty: Alexander.

Notable Traits: the majority of his body is mechanical of not-quite-Imperial tech with many non-documented combat features and qualities, trained mechanic, trained cogitator support, trained EOD.

Titles: Chief Engineer of The Price of Freedom.


Information Known by Arkangel Society

  • Known to go wandering through Arkangel, sometimes disappearing for days.
  • Has been seen in numerous fight clubs/arenas on board the station.
  • Has been seen repairing mechanical faults and fixing subsystems on board the station that no-one has cared about in decades, if not centuries.

Lineage

  • Born on Baal to parents (deceased) of no especial note.
  • Has an older brother & sister, who each passed the aspirant trials into the Blood Angels. Their current status & names are unknown.

Known Associates

Rumours

  • His body is a relic from The Golden Age of Humanity, buried on Mars for uncounted millennia, designed by AIs.
  • His body contains xenotech, not stolen but built in concert with.
  • His body is powered by warp energy, drawn & contained & controlled by a micro-Gellar field which could suck a planet into the warp if it failed.
  • He never had a human mind or soul, and is in fact multiple machine spirits working in concert.
  • He is being hunted by the Adeptus Mechanicus.
  • He also took the aspirant trials on Baal alongside his brother & sister, but failed - and was banished in shame.
  • He also passed the aspirant trials on Baal - yet is here anyway.
  • He is in actuality a custom arco-flagellent, deployed on a trial run for the Officio Assassinorum, and he has a target.

Quotes

  • "I am the weapon." - Araquiel
  • "Anyone willing to do what he does is worth all the thrones in the Imperium, I once saw him doing maintenance." - Maximillion
  • "A competent hard worker if prone to boredom and more intelligent than his demeanor lets on. He also has far more cybernetics than when I first met him some years ago in a field Hospital... " - Lieutenant-Surgeon Schwarzkappel
  • "He doesn't say a lot, but when he does it tends to be to the point. He's an excellent guy to be a moderate, not-too-close distance from in a scrap." - Mac
  • "Everyone will point out his capability and hard working demeanour. I'll just tell you that if you don't think that man has a wicked sense of humour then you're not paying close enough attention." - Victrix
  • "Who?" - Ambrose Cordell Tollman
  • "Dependable chap" - Cartwright
  • "I spent about an hour in the canteen trying to figure out how to fix Data-Smith Mekenzo, when I got back it turned out Araq had already sorted it. I am both impressed and frustrated by his competence" - Oberarzt Azrael Schwarzekappel
  • "I have yet to see Araquiel in battle. I should like to." - Thunder
  • "His abilities are impressive. I suppose when he decides he is ready to talk again I may have more time." - Ed'wari
  • "Ruthless respect for ones own time? I like that." - Ambrose Cordell Tollman
  • "He is impressive with great skill, I just wonder when he will learn that what was taken from him was not what mattered." - Maximillion

OOC Information

Player: Mark Fairbrother.

Inspirations: Adam Jensen & the Deus Ex universe/stories, Major Kusanagi & the Ghost in the Shell universes/stories, Battle Angel: Alita.

Soundtrack: music by Imagine Dragons.