|Tyrone Johnson (Scenesys ID: 9571)|
|"What's the difference between a man and a monster? Is it somewhere between I Can and I Want To?" - Mike Shinoda, Promises I Can't Keep|
|Full Name:||Tyrone Johnson|
|Residence:||New York City|
|Education:||High School Dropout|
|Groups:||Defenders, Street Level-OOC|
|Apparent Age:||21||Actual Age:||21|
|Date of Birth||11 June 2006||Actor:|
|Height:||191 cm (6'3")||Weight:||77 kg (170 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Black||Eye Color:||Brown-Black|
|Theme Song:||PTSD by G Herbo (explicit warning)|
Tyrone Johnson, a poor kid from Boston with fragile dreams and a fragile voice. Driven onto the streets from fear and guilt, he ran afoul of the wrong end of illegal drug experimentations. Fear never left him, but guilt shifted to rage, and he found a new purpose in life with shadowy powers and a blindingly bright friend and ally. He, along with Dagger, seek to clean up the streets that have haunted them and keep others from befalling the same, or worse, fates.
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A poor kid from South Boston, Tyrone Johnson lived your average life of a young, urban black man in the struggling income bracket. He was a good student and a good ball player, but had difficulties expressing himself due to a persistent stutter for which resources to assist weren't available for a relative nobody in the public city school system. For all that, he tried to keep clean, wanting to get the chance to escape to a better life before the streets consumed him. It wasn't to be. A day spent out with his best friend, Billy, ended in a decision that would change his life. Accidentally framed for theft due to being in the wrong place at the wrong time, Tyrone wasn't able to force out the words to proclaim his panicking and running friend's innocence before Billy was shot down. Horrified, with the nightmares of police brutality made real and his own perceived guilt for failing to save his friend, Tyrone fled and didn't look back.
His frantic escape from the life he knew brought him to New York City, where he ended up facing the street thug he hoped never to be. With nothing to his name but worn sneakers and clothes, he dreaded having to turn to theft in order to eat. But before he could strike his mark - another runaway named Tandy Bowen - someone else beat him to it. With his own sense of justice and protectiveness rising up, Tyrone intervenes and saved Tandy. From that day on, they were both friends and the other's lifeline in a cold, heartless world.
Tyrone is able to access a pocket area of the Darkforce Dimension, through which he is able to pass freely and use it as a gateway between physical locations on Earth. Anyone else that enters or is pulled in - save Dagger and those protected by her light - finds themselves caught in an icy living nightmare. It is presumed anyone left there eventually perishes, though that may be a kindness as those released run a high plagued by madness by what they've experienced. However, it's possible those with a potent will or possessing of their own powers may be strong enough to resist these effects. Even contact with Tyrone may be enough to trigger horrifying visions of someone's worst fears and consuming guilt. This is due to the presence of the Predator, an eldritch being who resides there, and possesses an incessant hunger for living essence, or the 'light' of other beings. In his persona of Cloak, Tyrone is heavily influenced by the Predator who stalks through his psyche and spirit like a parasite, spreading its need to consume into him. Dagger's light can satisfy it temporarily, but it always comes back for more, leaving Tyrone struggling between retaining his humanity and devolving into a gleeful need to devour and destroy. (OOC Note: Consent is needed to go trying to nom a PC. For those who may get absorbed, the insanity effect is optional for them if they don't want to experience it, and they could also attempt to best the Predator to force an escape, either by wit or force. Forcing it into slumber by brute force or power would strip Cloak of his powers temporarily until the beast heals. For those more wily, it may be possible to find an exit protected by the Predator, a link between Cloak's pocket dimension and unknown places. A way home, or a way somewhere else?)
As Cloak, Tyrone's body is intangible, though his face and features remain solidly visible, and thus cannot be harmed by physical objects. His body and limbs are shadow, but possessing of an inhumane strength. He's no Superman, but at least has displayed an animalistic strength one might better associate with a person full of adrenaline and anger, like a mother flinging a car off their trapped child. If his power can extend beyond this or for long periods of time is unknown. He is able to take on a mundane human form, at which point he is simple Tyrone. Physically fit and entirely mortal, complete with the stutter that's haunted him his whole life.
Tyrone was a well accomplished basketball player in his youth, and he has the fitness, agility, and coordination one would expect from it.
Tyrone knows how to fight dirty. He doesn't subscribe to any particular discipline, he just knows how to brawl like he was on the streets. Similarly, he knows the basics of gun firing (pistol, rifle, shotgun primarily) and care as well as fighting with a knife. He doesn't tend to actively use those, because why bother when neither do harm and he can just absorb someone? But still, it's like riding a bike. He's also familiar with your improvised weapons and some ranged like molotovs.
Tandy Bowen, AKA Dagger, is Cloak's other half. To him, that's quite a literal concept. She keeps his hunger in check, and is his one trusted source in this world. Next to their mission, nothing in the world is more important to him.
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Cloak needs Dagger. It's a relationship that transcends just friendship but isn't nearly so wholesome as love. It's as deep and as powerful as an addiction, going past a physical need and into an emotional and spiritual one. She is the only thing standing between his hunger and the innocents of the world. Her hand that wards contact with a figurative nuke launch button. She is his only source of goodness in the world, and while his remaining humanity grieves at the torment he puts her through, his driving need to continue with their mission keeps him firmly bound to her side. A lot would argue it's not a healthy relationship, but any who know their story could confirm that their lives together have been an ongoing struggle of pain. At least together, they can try to weather it.
Cloak's hunger is all consuming. The Predator's influence is toxic and pervasive, and it's bound to every fiber of his being. If he doesn't appease it, the hunger drives him mad to the point it's dangling a cocaine-dusted burger in front of a week's starved junkie. He becomes downright animalistic, and can be as dangerous to allies as he is an enemy. He'll consume anyone who comes close, and isn't likely to give them back.
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|Got Milk||May 19th, 2021||Talk with Cloak and Dagger ended with a resolution|
|Hello, Exterminator||May 18th, 2021||Some of the Defenders seek shelter from the rain. They didn't expect it to rain cats, dogs, and Symbiotes.|
|Milk Cartons: Something Strange has knocked on the door||May 8th, 2021||Doctor Strange seeks out Cloak and Dagger.|
|Friends in High Places||May 6th, 2021||The Diplomat makes a personal appearance at their latest endeavor. It all goes wrong when Cloak, Dagger, and Deadpool shows up on the scene. Deadpool makes contact, Sabertooth assists the Diplomat, the one and only Raven Darkholme, threats were thrown, a good portion of merchandise lost, and massive arrests for the goons at the docks. Heroes and villains are at a draw.|
|Now It's Dark||April 26th, 2021||Blackout meets Cloak and Dagger. They talk powers and physics.|
|Milk Cartons: Las Vatos Locos debe pagar!||April 20th, 2021||Cloak and Dagger track down more missing children with the help of Spider-Man and the X-Men! The Los Vatos have been defeated.|
|A Meeting at the Church||April 15th, 2021||Chinese food is brought and shared. Conversation is had amongst the trio.|
|The Cure: The Antidote||January 18th, 2021||Various heroes team up to stop the Reavers from assassinating Dr Brightman and his family. Meanwhile, Beast steaks through a forest.|
|Milk Cartons: Enter the Spawn||December 29th, 2020||Spawn approaches Cloak and Dagger about the mutant kidnappings that have expanded to Bludhaven.|
|The View From the Roof||December 14th, 2020||Spider-Man and Cloak wind up sharing a snowy Clinton rooftop. Spidey learned Cloak is a bit of a Grinch, but a Grinch with some sneaking suspicions that the holiday's hottest mutant curing gift may just be a lump of coal.|
|You can check in...||November 24th, 2020||Kitsune applies pressure on some crooks next door to Voodoo's hotel room. Punisher decides to intervene, as well as Cloak and Dagger, and things become violent.|
|Milk Cartons: The Fall Of The Black Dragons||November 9th, 2020||Cloak and Dagger partner with The X-Men and Spider-Man to take down the Black Dragon Gang and save mutant children from being kidnapped. Not everyone made it.|
|It's A Trap||October 28th, 2020||Cloak and Dagger chat about their future and the distrust holding them back.|
|Milk Cartons: Enter The Devil.||September 29th, 2020||The Devil of Hell's Kitchen visits Cloak and Dagger. A pact is made.|
|Milk Cartons: Classic Misunderstanding||September 24th, 2020||Cloak and Dagger run into Spiderman and the Blue Beetle. The Black Dragon sneaks off once more.|
|Milk Cartons: Exodus 21:24||August 11th, 2020||WILD PACK ATTACKS! Cloak and Dagger get a surprise visitor.|
|Milk Cartons: The Rescue of Becky Jamison||July 23rd, 2020||Cloak and Dagger enlist the X-Men to take down another child smuggling ring. They /finally/ kidnap an A-Lister. Tandy stared into the abyss and blinked.|
|Our Lady of Takeout||July 15th, 2020||Cloak tries to do a nice thing for Dagger, but dinner is interrupted by a crisis of faith.|
|Milk Cartons: Enter the Spider-Man!||June 28th, 2020||Spidey and Widow meet Cloak and Dagger|
|Ghosts in the church||June 17th, 2020||Cloak and Dagger try and be normal for an afternoon.|
|A Boost in the Economy||May 29th, 2020||Cloak and Dagger eavesdrop a bit on Shredder grooming a young mutant to his side|
|Milk Cartons: Laying down some ground rules||May 21st, 2020||Punisher visits Cloak and Dagger to talk about goals.|
|Milk Cartons: Runaways||May 3rd, 2020||Kurt visits Cloak and Dagger to talk.|
|Milk Cartons: Pier 17||April 30th, 2020||The raid finally goes down on Pier 17 and our heroes bite off more than they can chew. Guest starring The Punisher and Fantomex.|
|City Fall: Under New Management||April 21st, 2020||Shredder Arrives in Gotham to rebuke Penguin's use of his power.|
|Dance like no one is watching you.||April 18th, 2020||Dagger come to Club Evolution to try and be normal. It poses to be too difficult.|
|Milk Cartons: The Lion, The Beast, The Beat||April 14th, 2020||The X-Men and allies come to Cloak and Dagger and learn more about the prey they hunt. Lines have been drawn. Are you prey, or are you the hunter?|
|Of Auto Parts and Ninjas||April 13th, 2020||A attempted capture of a auto parts theft kingpin goes wrong|
|Milk Cartons: Ezekiel 25:17||April 12th, 2020||Cloak and Dagger meet the X-Men.|
|The Monster Men: Snatched||April 9th, 2020||An attempted kidnapping goes wrong. Cloak and Dagger intervene and The Punisher gives chase.|
|Diyu||April 7th, 2020||After a murder of two Long Island youths, Cloak and Dagger start to whittle away at the Big Man's drug empire|
|Milk Cartons: Psalms 139:14||April 5th, 2020||Sam and Alexis hear gunshots and find a terrifying secret within the dark of Mutant Town|
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