Alright these'll be some of the people you'll be interacting with
Type 1: Conduits
Name: Fredrick 'Blades' Tavare
Clothing: Bright green sleeveless shirt adorned with purple paint splatters and and blue skull on the chest, Black vest with a bunch of straps and silver buckles, torn black jeans with a chain and cross and skull keychains, basketball shoes, a worn silver cross around his neck on a black leather strip.
Appearance: Lanky with a little muscle, stands 6'3", emerald green eyes, mid-short brown hair that's longer in the front occasionally getting in the way of his eyes, grey fur with black raccoon markings, blue tribals all over the left side of his face, torso and left arm, and two small gauges in his right ear filled with black and green curled spikes.
Personality: Arrogant and bad-tempered at times but means well, Generally a kind person even if he seems otherwise.
Backstory: Blades grew up in a pretty average life to start with, his father was usually away with the military leaving him mostly with his mother. He was fairly well rounded in school being on the basketball team and excelling in art class but still often contended with the occasional jerk or two. One day however, one pushed him just a bit too hard awakening Fredrick's ability to manipulate paint leaving the bully stuck to the floor...When Blades ran home he found his mother waiting, apparently the art teacher called her to warn Mrs. Tavare. She handed her son some money, a picture of the family and a gun and told him to run...three years later now living as 'Blades' he's makes it as a street artist.
Conduit power: Paint
Belongings: M1911 pistol, family photo, a sketchbook, a tin of colored pencils, an old scarf for spray-painting, a few aerosol spray cans, a two-way military grade walkie and a purple stuffed otter toy.
Name: Leilani S. Rosario
Species: River Otter
Clothing: Sea Green tanktop with a light brown threadbare jacket, blue jeans with white shoes and a silver sea shell necklace.
Appearance: Thin build, stands 5'6", short black hair, blue eyes, white fur with light purple webbing and markings on her arms and muzzle.
Personality: Stren and mature for her age but always seems kind of sad.
Backstory: Leilani had a great life, honor roll student, loved by her parents her life seemed on the fast track for success...until the day when she nearly drowned forcing her hydrokinesis powers to the surface. Her parents tried to hide her but eventually she was found and her parents arrested but she fought back, running away. Now she's alone on the streets trying to find where her parents are being held so she can try and break them out someday.
Conduit power: Hydrokinesis
Belongings: Stuffed Bunny, a deck of cards, a mint case she uses as a wallet, a couple of water bottles, an old blanket, and usually some kind of sweet.
Name: Abbi 'Juke' Morris
Clothing: Basketball jersey over a bikini top, faded jeans with red, yellow and green basketball shoes. A pewter amulet with the voodoo symbol of Agwe.
Appearance: Rugged build, Stands 5' 8", dark gray fur with red markings, short dark hair with brown eyes, scarring on her neck and arms from fights and other things.
Personality: Tough and unwaivering, does what she feels best be it bad, good or whatever it be.
Backstory: Abbi was born in Jamaica to a Voodoo priest and a Rastafarian, she went to America on vacation when her powers came to surface. Unaware of the laws against conduits, she was immediately captured but before she was locked away Curden Cay could not process her into their system and was sent to a half-way holding facility. She was mistreated, beaten, and various other awful things...when the van came to haul her to Curden Cay, she rebelled and ran away to Pittsburgh. Tired, mistreated, and feeling defeated...she had an ax to grind. She began stealing and assaulting those who hated conduits feeling the world owed her for putting her through all those awful things for no good reason other than being different.
Conduit power: Neon
Belongings: A basketball, a Rasta arm band, a stolen ipod, a portable game system, and a wad of cash.
Type 2: Military
Name: Ed Tanlin
Species: Panda Bear
Clothing: DUP medium armor suit minus the helmet
Appearance: Stocky but strong build, standard panda markings, Stands 5' 10", dark blue eyes with short black hair.
Personality: A gruff and short-tempered man but some of that's due to stress being a Sargent.
Backstory: Ed's always been kind of a grumpy old dude but he was always very tough and determined. He used to work as a security guard for various clubs, but after getting tired of dealing with as he put it 'yuppie scumbags' he signed onto the army and was moved to the DUP a few years later. He's recieved some accolades for his determination in battle and has put away a noteworthy number of Bio-terrorists making him a prime candidate to send to Pittsburgh for the Bio-terror cleanup operation.
Loadout: M1012 Combat shotgun, compact UMP45
Training: Restraint training, CQB advanced, leadership training. Good at close range but bad at a distance.
Name: Jillian Montoro
Clothing: DUP armored vest and arm guards with uniform pants and shirt and a visor with a rangefinder.
Appearance: Average build, Stands 5'7", standard serval markings, honey colored fur with black markings
Personality: Serious on the field but knows how to smile and loosen up during her off time.
Backstory: Loving parents, eldest of three children, decent enough grades, Jillian's life seemed perfectly fine...till her little sister Ana tested positive for the conduit gene. When they came for her, Jillian offered her service in exchange for Ana's freedom. Somehow they took the offer and now she's a recently minted corporal and ready to be deployed.
Loadout: XM8 assault rifle, CZ75 handgun
Training: Marksmanship, breaching and clearing. Well rounded troop.
Type 3: Civilian
Name: Laura Sharp
Clothing: Black leggings and long sleeve shirt with a grey hoodie and brown boots and a yellow cuff bracelet.
Appearance: Stands 5' 5", thin build, long brown hair, standard cheetah markings and fur colors, brown eyes.
Personality: Attentive and listening, good eye for detail.
Backstory: Laura moved to Pittsburgh for school, getting a full boat to a university in Pittsburgh she saw it as a great opportunity to see some of the world. I her first year in classes she was almost assaulted but a conduit came and saved her at the final second. Since the lockdown and all the anti-conduit propaganda she'd joined an organization for conduit rights, she even spoke at a recent rally in the city.
Occupation: Nursing Student
Misc. info: Member of P.A.C.C. (People Against Conduit Cruelty)
Name: Helena Ashenvale
Clothing: Blue button-up shirt with rolled up sleeves, a gray vest and skirt with blue high heels. When at work she also wears her nametag.
Appearance: Thin build, Stands 5'7", black hair that goes to her shoulders, purple fur with black raccoon markings, green eyes.
Personality: An observant person, usually on the quieter side of the spectrum but is wildly creative.
Backstory: Originally born in Romania, Helena came to America for the opportunity to expand her art and maybe bring her family to the land of opportunity one day. Currently she waits tables to make up for what her art dosen't pay in the bills.
Misc. info: Neutral opinion on Conduits, but disagrees with the DUP's actions on the city.