Invisible Kid

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Invisible Kid (Scenesys ID: 963)
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Full Name: Lyle Norg
Gender: Male
Species: Metahuman
Theme: DC (SFC)
Occupation: Member of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Citizenship: Earth
Residence: Metropolis
Education: Advanced
Status: Dropped
Groups: Space-OOC, World of Tomorrow-OOC, Legion of Superheroes
Other Information
Apparent Age: 19 Actual Age: 24
Date of Birth 13 November 3003 Actor:
Height: 168 cm (5'6") Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs.)
Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Brown
Theme Song: "Nowhere Man" by The Beatles


Brought back a millennium to the 21st century with other fellow Legionnaires, Invisible Kid is going to make the best of... well, not necessarily a bad situation, but certainly an odd one. He'll be as glad to get back to his own time as any of his teammates, but until then, there's still heroing (and science!) to do.

Current Player Approved: Not Applicable



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Lyle Norg is normal enough looking, physically. About 5'6", athletically lean, typical brown eyes and a mop of typically brown hair. The uniform is a black bodysuit with a white 'i' from the belt upward, the dot in the middle of his chest. There's also a black headband to keep the aforementioned mop of hair out of his eyes.


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Lyle Norg was just your typical, average, boy supergenius -- just the sort of thing to get you noticed by Earthgov's intelligence service, even when still an early teen. It was while in service that he invented his invisibility serum, and shortly thereafter 'retired' to join the Legion instead.

Not being especially combat-oriented, he made his marks mainly in the lab, inventing (or co-inventing, to hear Brainy tell it) the Flight Ring, and in the field, co-founding with the Legion Espionage Squad.

Now, there was a time it was thought he'd been killed by Validus (and it was a near enough thing); the truth is, retiring from EarthGov Intelligence is not always permanent, and during the period of his 'death' he was engaged in some extremely deep-cover work. If asked about it, all he will say is, "I could tell you, but then I'd have to eat you. And I'm not Bismollian so it would be bad for both of us."

Back from the dead (or at least deep cover), he's perfectly happy to take up his old role in the Legion again.


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Lyle is generally a friendly and outgoing sort -- whether that's to counterbalance having to be stealthy when invisible, or to drive Brainy up a wall, or he just is that way, who can say?

Add that to the fact that he never really got over the sense of wonder that leads young people into science, and he can sometimes come across as more youthful than the calendar says -- not childish or immature, but certainly less intense than some of his teammates can be.

That said, he's dedicated to his team, and to any mission he might be on... in which case his attitude may also be part coping mechanism.

And his hobby -- nearly a skill, almost a superpower -- is teasing Brainiac 5. He takes Brainy's retaliation with good humor... and really, it more or less completely fails to conceal a genuine respect for and friendship with his genius teammate. But you'll probably never hear either one of them admit that in public.


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He'd hardly be the Invisible Kid without it. He can go completely invisible, or make parts of himself invisible, or even go invisible in layers -- hair, skin, muscle -- which simplifies Halloween costuming no end.

He can make small objects (and of course his costume) invisible with him as a matter of course. However, making someone else invisible along with him is a great strain and only done in an emergency.


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Lyle has a particular genius for chemistry, with particular concentrations in biochemistry and xenochemistry -- he is, after all, responsible for the invisibility serum that granted him his main power. Turn him loose in a lab and he's as much at home as Querl is, at least in that field.

Co-founder of the Legion Espionage Squad with Chameleon Boy, Lyle has the usual sneaky tricks up his sleeve -- intelligence gathering, counterintelligence measures, even a little lockpicking, a little electronic countermeasures, a little system hacking, that sort of thing. It comes in handy sometimes.

Lyle has a knack for gadgeteering, thinking sideways to a problem so he can occasionally come up with solutions and applications that even Brainiac 5 didn't see -- case in point, the Legion Flight Rings. He doesn't always bother with a complete understanding of the theory: getting it to work is the main thing, dotting the conceptual i's and crossing the mathematical t's is Greeny's job.


Since his invisibility doesn't completely extend to sound, Lyle's gotten good at moving silently, almost to the point where he can sneak up on someone without bothering to go invisible first.


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Legion Flight Ring
The origin of the Flight Ring is a matter of opinion. Officially, they're the result of a joint effort between Brainiac 5 and Lyle himself. Unofficially... well. Some say Brainy came up with a complete theory and fobbed off the "trivial" engineering onto Lyle. Some say Brainy came up with a complete theory that only worked on paper and it took Lyle's creativity to make it work in the real world. And some say Brainy invented the Valorium of which they're made, made his notes, and set the sample aside--at which point Lyle picked it up and went "Hmmm...." This last theory is most popular with Lyle himself.

However they came about, they're definitive Legion equipment. As the name suggests, they grant flight to team members who cannot otherwise fly on their own. They also contain a distress beacon.

Okay, Brainy did modify rings to survive the powers of their users, so he did have *something* to do with making them....

Legion Gear
Besides the ubiquitous Flight Ring, there are a number of other bits of Legion gear generally available to team members. Two of the more significant items are:

  • The Transuit, functionally a transparent environment suit designed to protect the wearer from a hostile environment -- not from attack, but from vacuum, hostile atmospheres, submersion, etc. It's stored in a small capsule sewn into the costume; it will auto-deploy upon exposure to a hostile environment, or it can be deliberately triggered by the wearer.
  • The Omnicom, essentially a souped-up palmtop computer/general sensor device, good for taking readings, notes and recordings, basic analysis, etc.


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Lyle is mildly acrophobic -- ironic for the inventor of the Flight Ring. It won't prevent him from flying, but he will take unnecessary care, and if confronted with a great height unexpectedly, it will give him pause.

Invisible Isn't Undetectable
While invisible, Lyle can still be located by radar, hypersensitive hearing, telepaths, or being covered in dust, paint or the like.

Uncertain Future
Due to the nature of the character, the future that 'he knows' may not turn out to be the future that everyone else experiences. Time travel is a tricky thing and this is a necessary weakness for anyone who goes back in time.

(Set by Staff: Ruby)


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Title Date Scene Summary
Garden Variety Miracles February 1st, 2020 Legionnaires discuss recent events, and how to get Brainiac to come back...
The Panacea Project: Epilogue 3 - 'We're All Doing Great' January 12th, 2020 The Legion continues to deal with the fallout of the conflict with COMPUTO.
Environmental Impact Assessment December 29th, 2019 Invisible Kid and Polar Boy investigate a heavily polluted planet, discover native fauna, and attempt to perform science accordingly.
The Panacea Project: Epilogue December 29th, 2019 The Legion has loose ends to tie up after COMPUTO's defeat at Theta-4.
The Panacea Project: Where There is Life, There is Hope December 19th, 2019 The Legion confronts C.O.M.P.U.T.O. on its new base of operations...
The Panacea Project: Theta-4 Recon December 11th, 2019 Lyle and Alex set out to ascertain the situation with COMPUTO, and it's not good!
A Celebration of You November 27th, 2019 Heroes and vigilantes from around the galaxy attend a party on Xandar Prime.
So, About Those Nanites... November 25th, 2019 Brainy gets told the bad news about what's behind the misbehaving nanites.
The Panacea Project: Astrix Innovations Investigation November 25th, 2019 The Legion finally discovers the true culprit behind their latest troubles....
The Panacea Project: Cruiser Lab Investigation November 24th, 2019 Things get heated in the lab when Brainiac and Invisible Kid become suspicious of Mon-El's behavior.
The Panacea Project: A Don't Do Something Stupid Mission November 23rd, 2019 Lyle and Drake go to investigate the Wildlife Society on Aeon.
The Panacea Project: Morally Bankrupt Or an Idiot November 20th, 2019 The Legion learns more disturbing news from Azeilia Stellaris.
The Panacea Project: So, How Was Your First Day on the Job November 17th, 2019 All the hard work comes after a mission...
Power Training November 10th, 2019 The Legion holds a tryout and induction for Alex Power and Drake!
Age of Darkness: Celebration of Life October 12th, 2019 It was the Memorial Celebration for Superman, and it was a sombre event for everyone to be a part of.
LoSH Recruitment Event October 12th, 2019 A Legion recruitment event in Metropolis ends violently when Grail and Mon-El get in a fight.
Happy Fun Brainy October 9th, 2019 Drake runs into Lar and Lyle again after some time of being apart. He also meets Brainiac 5.
The Dreaded Question October 6th, 2019 Brainiac and Invisible speak to Del Gand again. This time he's a lot less grumpy.
A Colossal Boob September 15th, 2019 The Legion continues to deal with the situation on Theseus.
Theseus Fallout September 11th, 2019 Grail shows up and has a less than pleasant conversation with the Legion while they are dealing with the fallout of the incident on Theseus.
A Royal Family Matter August 25th, 2019 The Legion sets out on a 'diplomatic' mission to help Lar reconcile with the Daxamite Royal Family, but things get messy when when Tyran'tar, Grail, and the Guardians of the Galaxy become involved.
Not Her But Me August 13th, 2019 Lar confides in Lyle regarding woman and family troubles...
Toil and Trouble August 6th, 2019 Dispersed Legionnaires return to the cruiser.
A Woman Scorned January 15th, 2018 Glorith's unrequited love for Mon-El has disastrous consequences for the Legion and friends.
Our house, in the middle of our street.. December 17th, 2017 Breath and Invisible Kid deal with a domestic disturbance.. then somebody throws Mon-El through the building and it becomes an evacuation.
Hanging Around Harlem December 16th, 2017 Drake gets to meet more of Lar's friends.
Oh Grife December 10th, 2017 Summary needed
Get the Lead Out December 3rd, 2017 Summary needed
Log 3208 November 20th, 2017 Summary needed
Crown Prince Lar Gand of Daxam November 20th, 2017 Invisible Kid tries to jog Mon-El’s memories back without much success.
Out of Sight, Out of Mind November 19th, 2017 The leading Legionnaire has returned...only there is a slight problem.
Spirit(s) in the Sky October 13th, 2017 Summary needed
Picking Up Indigo October 10th, 2017 Summary needed
It's Only A That's No Moon October 7th, 2017 Summary needed
Applied Research October 7th, 2017 It's time for a workout. Lyle and Brin discuss the idea of alternate selves.
All the King's Horses October 5th, 2017 Brainy's back, but not really all in one piece yet. Reassembly is a family affair.
Anti-Mind over Anti-Matter Part 2: In the Clutches of the Wraith October 1st, 2017 Rescuing Brainiac 5 hits a glitch. Continued from Anti-Mind over Anti-Matter.
Anti-Mind over Anti-Matter September 29th, 2017 The cavalry is going in to rescue Brainiac 5. It goes well enough. Up to a point.
The Construction of the Fables September 25th, 2017 Lyle and son talk about the present, and the potential future.
Too Many Brainiacs September 24th, 2017 Brin gets updated on the crisis du jour from an increasingly rattled Lyle.
I'm Sorry To Tell You... September 23rd, 2017 Indigo is looking for Brainy. She's not the only one.
Revelations September 21st, 2017 Lyle explains what's going on. As best he can. It's awkward.
The Green-Eyed Monster September 20th, 2017 There's a new Brainiac 5 in town.
Temporal research. No, really! September 10th, 2017 In the name of temporal research, Lyle and Querl hit the city. Or maybe that's just an excuse to go on a date.
Clean-Up Crew September 5th, 2017 Timber Wolf has cleanup duty in the cargo bay, and he's visited by Brainiac 5 then Invisible Kid. (before "Can I go? Huh? Can I?")
Sing And Tell Sweet Lies August 27th, 2017 Summary needed
I Just Got Out of the Tube, Man August 25th, 2017 Summary needed
Oh Brave New World August 24th, 2017 Summary needed
On The Dock of the Bay August 20th, 2017 Some quiet time with the Legion's lab rats.
We Are Legion August 20th, 2017 Sometimes even superheroes need to play.
Cats Under the Stars August 17th, 2017 Summary needed
Fallout August 12th, 2017 Mon-El and Lyle have a chat.
The Legion that sweats together... August 3rd, 2017 Summary needed
Brainy Is A Great Scientist (But A Terrible Person) August 2nd, 2017 Summary needed
How To Make Micro Lad Sad July 31st, 2017 Summary needed
Invisible Kid's Amazing Invisible Cat July 26th, 2017 Summary needed
The Fantastic Four Investigates July 25th, 2017 Summary needed
When single shines the triple sun / What was sundered and undone July 23rd, 2017 Summary needed
The Legion Vs. Garth's Cooking July 23rd, 2017 Summary needed
Orders Are Orders July 22nd, 2017 Lyle isn't happy. Lar is supportive.
The Most Electrifying Man... July 22nd, 2017 Garth is here, and Brainy has a mission
A Pin, Dropped Slowly onto the Point July 21st, 2017 Brainiac 5 tells Invisible Kid & Triplicate Girl he's going on a mission. They aren't letting him leave alone.
Just One Little Thing... July 18th, 2017 Lyle's ready to test his miniaturization serum. Brainy's right there to help.
Just (Legion) Cruisin' July 16th, 2017 Summary needed
Little Problems July 12th, 2017 More planning on how to deal with the Legion's Little Pest, way past Lyle's bedtime.
Cruisin' With The Wasp July 10th, 2017 The Legion of Superheroes has Janet Van Dyne over for a guest dinner.
On The Bridge July 9th, 2017 Summary needed
Space 2025: Hey Kids, Get Off My Space Lawn July 9th, 2017 Abigail Brand visits the Legion Cruiser to make certain that they're not a threat.
party planner July 5th, 2017 Summary needed
Small Problems June 30th, 2017 Summary needed
You Gotta Know Your Limits (With A Boombox) June 26th, 2017 Well, now that we know what the problem is, what the heck do we do about it?
Metropolis Mayhem June 25th, 2017 Another Legion member appears, and it's Phantom Girl! The Legion reunites, and stops a gang fight. And then, PIZZA!
A Midsummer Night's Team...mate June 23rd, 2017 Another Legionnaire is found!
Three Times The Fu June 20th, 2017 Triplicate Girl appears in Central Park to reunite with her beloved Legion members with supplies to get them home ... but it's not going to be that easy.
Finding Moby June 18th, 2017 Space-whales!
Nura Nal's Arrival June 17th, 2017 Summary needed
After-Effects June 15th, 2017 Morning in the Legion Cruiser (such as it is!)
Step Four: Throw Away the Plan June 14th, 2017 Lyle and Brainy, theorizing again. Mon-El wanders in for a while. After he leaves, a little alcohol makes its appearance and the lab rats engage in some soul-baring.
LSH in the 21st Century June 11th, 2017 The Legion plays Roulette's game, for the life of their teammate!
Out of Time June 9th, 2017 Summary needed
Why Don't People Understand (My Intentions) June 9th, 2017 Brainiac 5 taps Invisible Kid to be his deputy.


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