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Yes, well I eventually have to get around to detailing New Amsterdam and Falconcrest City and Los Dios.
Also, the Van Helsing Family.
Quite a few other requests I've missed.
But I can't wait to see the Independent Golden Age villains (and the later Axis-Japanese ones---though my Japanese villains are sorely lacking).
We've got a full schedule ahead of us too since you decided to do the Silver Age!
The Silver Age's crescendo was what is known as the Bronze Age in the Freedomverse.
Robin Hood was much more at home amongst the original Justicars who were a morally ambiguous, but otherwise down to Earth collection of anti-heroes (ironically invited there by George Timons)
Libra wrote:As regards the Van Helsings, I was checking up on Vlad Tepes descendants and found something interesting; Mihnea cel Rau, son of Vlad the Impaler, is supposed to have bred a son, Morsus Atrum, who may be a mythical figure. I suggest that he would make an excellent patriarch for the Van Helsings - Alongside Isaac Belafonte, of course. Can't leave Heru-Ra out of a heroic enterprise on Earth-627. Wink
Libra wrote:Not quite. By my calculations the Silver Age of Heroic Earth was technically part of the Iron Age of Freedom. I've a few ideas percolating already, so I should have something.
Libra wrote:I suspect that the perceived relationship between FORCE-Ops and the 7 - Cause and effect, according to the media - will be a significant part of any series on the 1980's.
I'd be interested in hearing as much about this incarnation of the Psychotic 7, as well as their descent into darkness, as you can tell me. Please?
Mister King: Works very well, though I personally should remind you of the Black Hand's international nature. Doctor Sin is a very Chinese figure, while the Iron Khan has no loyalty to the Middle Kingdom.
In Heroic Earth, the Black Hand undoubtedly had elements supporting numerous sides during the war (a tragic waste of resources but the Iron Khan likes to keep his bases covered).
My suggestion would be that the Iron Khan had a demonic Oda Nobunaga raised from the Hells to lead the Japanese branch of the Black Hand in conquest, very much liking the idea of "Asia for Asians" during WW2.
He probably also was involved in the Last Emperor's support/internment in Manchuria.
Suffice to say, I think the Crimson Katana would very much like to put an end to the Iron Khan's immortal life as part of his list of people to kill.
Medea: I do find this quite cute. I do have an interesting image of her spending much of the war on an island filled with Beasts (once belonging to a relative of hers) that the Fabulous Five once got shipwrecked on with a crew of American sailors.
Taurus: I personally would be inclined to suggest that the destruction of the Bavarian Illuminati and the Thule Society bitterly irritated Taurus but he made wonderful inroads in the wake of the war, regaining lots of what he lost.
Having the Old Bull at the center of the conspiracies works quite well. It makes you wonder if General Venom's paranoia that the United States was still under PHANTOM control was actually him detecting Taurus' hand.
Alien Gator: It took me a second read to get this but then I laughed outloud.
August Roman: A nice nod to the Rocketeer regarding August Roman. Very approriately so, as well.
Grue Unity: A good continuity patch, another would be that a lot of spaceships crashed in that area and had their stuff taken there.
Invisible Empire: Interesting idea that this group got taken over by SHADOW. Nice reference to the Captain America storyline too (which is what Nixon's service in HED! was to begin with).
The Widow: Hehe.
Queen Pendragon: Oh how I love Queen Pendragon. She was just a fun character to roleplay against. There's nothing so much fun as a Mecha wielding girl in a Aristocrat's military uniform. Poor Lady Celtic.
A truly glorious and fascinating write-up, Libra.
I may have to rethink the Pacific side of the campaign sometime and create a fully fleshed out team of super-heroes and super-villains sometime for the group. I have a few of the Liberators detailed and a few ideas of the Japanese super team but I never quite managed to get them fully down on paper.
Maybe this will help inspire me so.
Your handling of the Iron Khan's interaction and the cultural forces in this little developed part of the Golden Age was extremely well handled. I give you props also for showing the Green Dragon Society's problem with overextending their military assets.