Lois Lane

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Lois Lane (Scenesys ID: 256)
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Quote
"It's not wrong if it's the truth."
Profile
Full Name: Lois Lane
Gender: Female
Species: Human
Theme: DC (AFC)
Occupation: Journalist
Citizenship: United States of America
Residence: 1938 Sullivan Place (Midvale, New Troy)
Education: University of Metropolis (BCreW)
Status: Approved
Groups: DBC, Superman Family
Other Information
Apparent Age: 38 Actual Age: 38
Date of Birth 17 August 1992 Actor: Bitsie Tulloch
Height: 165 cm (5'5") Weight: 59 kg (130 lb)
Hair Color: Black Eye Color: Blue
Theme Song: "Adrenalin" by Gavin Rossdale

Profile

Lois Lane is a reporter for the Daily Planet. Her name is well known throughout the news, reporting and internet venues. She tends to have a nose for trouble and while she manages to get into trouble, she also manages to find a way out of it. And with /the/ story of it too. Her investigative journalism has won her a Pulitzer Prize, twice, for articles and stories she's written. However, just because she's won the Pulitzer Prize doesn't mean she's resting upon her laurels. No, instead, she's always looking for that next scoop, the next story, the next injustice to shine light upon.

Current Player Approved: September 4, 2023

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Description

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Description:

Lois Lane, Ace Reporter of the Daily Planet, isn't a tall woman. She tops at 5'6", more should she wear heels, which she often does. Her physique is lithe, of someone who works out regularly, perhaps not fanatically, but definitely regularly. Her features are quite pretty, with long black hair that frames an oval face, blue eyes and a definite stubborn set to her mouth and tilt of her chin. Her hair falls several inches past her shoulders and is typically styled in a loose manner.

Today, Lois is dressed for on the job reporting. She sports a light cream pantsuit. The pantsuit has a jacket, white silk blouse beneath it and matching cream pants. The only splash of colors are her belt, pumps and lanyard. All of those items sport a contrasting black color. The lanyard holds her press credentials, which shows the logo of the Daily Planet, along with her picture and name. Often times she sports a small purse, which typically holds her smart phone (with recorder), pencil, pens and small notepad.

History

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History:

Lois Lane was born the daughter of Sam and Ella Lane, a military brat who spent her youth traveling from base posting to base posting whenever her father was reassigned. Raised like the son he would never have, Sam taught Lois to take care of herself and instilled in her the values and stubborn streak that would help her throughout her life. When she was fifteen, her father was stationed in Metropolis and Lois lied about her age in order to find entry-level work at the Daily Planet. Although she was eventually found out, Lois was able to secure the editor's favor by providing him with a front page story. Lois got the job, and spent that summer interning at the Daily Planet.

Having found her true calling in journalism, Lois would eventually graduate from high school and go on to study journalism at Metropolis State University. The Daily Planet hadn't forgotten her nose for news, and she was given a job straight out of college. Her rise to the top would be meteoric, as one of her earliest stories involved the uncovering of the organised crime syndicate Intergang in a series of articles that would win her the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Journalism that year. Never content to rest on her laurels, Lois continued from strength to strength and became one of the most famous and respected journalists within the entire Daily Bugle Communications family of news outlets.

Since the first appearance of Superman, Lois has made even more of a name for herself by writing stories about Metropolis' very own Man of Steel. Despite this, she has not allowed her focus to remain strictly on Superman - always on the look out for a new story to share with the world.

Personality

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Personality:

Lois is the archetypical strong woman. She shoots straight, is almost brutally honest, and will almost never accept help - she is convinced that if she works hard enough, she can do anything she set her mind to. Much of this comes from her father who, himself a rugged individualist, taught her never to rely on other people too much. Of course, this often translates as stubborn when she refuses to accept help even when she desperately seems to need it.

Beyond this, Lois has a great and abiding affection for the truth. She dislikes few things more than secrets, and it can be a difficult thing to make her understand the benefit of keeping them. She feels the world has a right to know, and this coupled with her obsession regarding telling a good story are what make her a peerless reporter. At heart, she is a good person and has gone out of her way more than once to help the subjects of her stories.

Abilities

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Skills

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Close Quarters Combat:
Lois is no dark avenger with pointy ears nor is she sporting a flag-suit and a shield, but she knows well how to defend herself. This may not be very effective against the super-powered, villainous sorts who tend to make trouble in Metropolis but she is capable of bringing your average, run-of-the-mill thug low provided she's not too outnumbered. She has earned a black belt in Krav Maga, and was trained from her youth in a smattering of other martial styles by her military father - mostly in the US Army's Combatives Program. This includes proficiency with an edged weapon like a knife, and as such her style of fighting is less about flourish and more about putting down her enemy in as efficient a way as is possible. She won't be roaming the streets as a vigilante anytime soon, but few violent criminals have underestimated her more than once.

Fast Talking:
Lois has learned the art of getting places by acting like she belongs there. By speaking fast enough, acting entitled enough, and blasting her opponents with hard-nosed rhetoric, Lois has talked her way into all manner of secure situations from elite parties to back alley meetings between notorious criminals. It doesn't always work, and if she comes across someone particularly astute or quick-witted she won't get anywhere - but this is not the case for the vast majority of individuals who work security. She never sweats, and can exhibit absolute confidence that she is correct even when staggeringly wrong.

Investigation:
Although some have simply dismissed her as nosy, Lois has a stunningly sharp intellect and a real talent for connecting the dots. She is able to take seemingly disparate clues and link them together into a singular narrative, and her eye for detail in this regard has blown the lid off more than a few attempts at conspiracy and skulduggery. As well as being able to connect these clues once she has them, Lois is exceptionally good at bringing them all together in the first place. No avenue of research is unknown to her and she has mastered everything from trawling the latest social media to browsing periodicals on microfiche at the public library. The simple fact of it is that once Lois catches the scent of a story, there's very little that will prevent her from eventually exposing all the gory details to the harsh light of day.

Journalism:
The other side of the coin. Lois' ability to sniff out news would be nothing if she weren't able to present it in a digestible, interesting, and scintillating manner. It was Lois' ability to earn the attention of the Daily Planet's already wide readership through her writing that earned her the Pulitzer Prize, and she has parlayed this into a number of non-fiction books as well. Lois possesses a real talent for putting pen to paper, able to write anything from editorial opinion piece to hard 'just the facts' news and anything in between. Her dedication to her craft is absolute, and this has secured Lois' position as one of the most respected and acclaimed journalists on the planet.

Linguistics:
Lois grew up the daughter of a United States Army officer and spent her youth moving from base to base, often overseas. When she finally set out on her own, she found she had a bit of an ear for languages. She is fluent in both English and German, with smatterings of Arabic, French, and Burundan - enough to hold very basic conversations or something more detailed if she really sits and focuses. She picks up new languages fairly easily, though in the age of digital translators this isn't quite as big a hill to climb as it once was.

Lockpicking:
When she isn't able to convince the guards to let her through, Lois has learned to pick locks. Things like advanced electronic locks and biometric security are beyond her skills, but she can get through most doors and windows as well as even the occasional safe with enough time and focus. Lois is well aware that these sort of skills are not exactly smiled on by law enforcement, which makes it lucky she isn't trying to uncover evidence admissible in court - just evidence that will make a good story. She isn't about to don a catsuit and avoid laser fences (unless she really wants that story) but a little low-level B&E is something she's quite adept at.

Marksmanship:
Lois may not be the sort to own a whole closet full of firearms, but her father taught her early to respect and appreciate guns. As such, Lois maintains a firearms license and proficiency with small arms like handguns. She knows how to clean and maintain her weapons, and is also a deft shot. Trick shots and the like are beyond her purview, but she is able to strike the center mass of a target nine times out of ten and is capable of shooting straight even under pressure and stress. Her father trained her in a number of larger weapons such as rifles and shotguns, although she does not practice with them and would be less accurate of a shot.

Photography:

Typically, Lois would prefer to bring along one of the Daily Planet's staff photographers with her when she is covering a story. But, that's not always possible - especially when said staff photographer's red hair sticks out like a sore thumb. She knows the rule of thirds, how to focus a lens, and generally what makes a photograph good for print either online or in the newspaper. She's not about to win any awards for her photography, but she has the basics down and can be her own one-woman news team when the need arises.

Resources

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Contacts:
Lois has been working as a reporter for the Daily Planet for her entire professional career. She has made contacts in almost every strata of society from the politically powerful to everyday people trying to make a living in Metropolis' Suicide Slum. She can leverage these sources for information, and even rely on some of them for deep background leaks on particularly juicy stories. She maintains a closeness with many of her sources, and will go out of her way to keep them protected.

Daily Planet:
Lois is a reporter for the Daily Planet, providing articles for both its print and online editions which are themselves often reprinted by partner outlets within the Daily Bugle Communications network. As well as an impressive salary (they want to make sure she stays on staff), she has also been issued with press credentials that allow her access to crime scenes and anywhere that might otherwise be restricted to her as a civilian but open to the media. On top of all that, she has access to the Daily Planet's impressive research department and archives.

Royalties:
Lois has authored a number of books, including a more in-depth discussion of the organized crime piece that won her the Pulitzer entitled 'Intergang' and non-fiction about a kidnapping ring in Suicide Slum call 'When It Rains, God Is Crying'. These books performed very well for her, spending several weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List and still selling reasonably well across the world. Lois enjoys a modest amount of royalties for these books, enough to keep her comfortable even without her reporter's salary.

Sam Lane:

Lois' father is General Sam Lane, a high-ranking official within the United States Army. Although she would never dream of pressing him for access to classified information, she can nevertheless use him as a lead to other sources she has no qualms about leveraging. While their like-minded personalities often put them at odds (they're both as stubborn as a mule), they still get along and speak on a relatively regular basis. She might even be able to ask for help from him, though she'd never admit she needed it in the first place.

Weaknesses

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Enemies:
Lois has been chasing the truth ever since she became a journalist. The story that won her the Pulitzer also exposed one of the worlds most insidious organised crime outfits - Intergang. They have had an axe to grind with her ever since, and more than once Lois has had to contend with some Intergang goon trying to 'send her a message.' On top of this, there are more powerful and dangerous villains on whom she has written unfavorable (but true) stories. Many of them would like nothing more than to harm or kill her, if they could only get close enough.

Newshawk:

Lois has a passion for the truth. It is her belief that the truth must out, and it is never wrong to bring facts to the light of day. This includes situations where her own life may be at risk, or where it might benefit her to keep her mouth shut. In these situations, Lois will often double down and make sure everyone knows what she knows. It is an admirable trait in theory, but it can come back to bite her very easily. The truth is a newshawk in every sense of the word, and if she smells a good story she will stop at nothing to bring it to light.

Logs

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Title Date Scene Summary
The Breakfast Rush July 16th, 2023 Lois and Clark catch up over a more emotionally charged breakfast conversation than either of them expected.
Coffee Shop Meetup July 14th, 2023 Lois goes to meet Ivory for coffee to get her jacket and bumps into an interesting array of characters!]
A Truly HEAVY Gym day. June 29th, 2023 Summary needed
The New Adventures of Lois and Clark June 25th, 2023 Lois and Clark enjoy their first night in their new apartment.
Family Shift June 24th, 2023 The family get together and Kara learns about the engagement.
Expected Hunting, Unexpected Changes June 22nd, 2023 Lois and Clark change in ways they didn't expect (but maybe hoped for).
Coffee in the Big Apple June 21st, 2023 Lois and Clark meet Ivory while getting coffee, and Ivory draws them as cats. Lois orders a jacket with that picture on it!
Something to write home about. March 26th, 2023 Summary needed
Lois Lane and Kara Danvers in: Mall Mayhem (Mayhem not guaranteed) March 20th, 2023 Kara Danvers indulges in a craving she could not fulfill in space. A craving for a big messy wiener. But not too messy. No onions. Also there's some clothes shopping. Come for the innuendo, stay for the... also innuendo.
It's a Bird, it's a Plane, no it's a caramel macchiato March 16th, 2023 Summary needed
Pg and Lois meeting! March 13th, 2023 Off to the land of animals on the Next eps!
All Work, Some Play June 7th, 2022 Lois and Clark attend a football game at Metropolis stadium. She has issues concentrating on the game with her latest story heavy on her mind.
Cults & Chaos: A New Lead May 22nd, 2022 Lois meets up with an informant and gets a new lead on the cult.
Another night out. May 21st, 2022 Thomas and Lois have a few drinks, and secrets threaten to break the surface.
Rock Me AmaDoomus May 19th, 2022 Doom kidnaps rock stars and respects women.
Hangover, Without Alcohol May 11th, 2022 Wanda pounces on Lois to treat whatever the gnawing hunger devouring her is. What will the unintended consequences be? Cheesesteak!
World of Strange May 10th, 2022 Plans are made to stop the mysterious cult. Mystic minds are consulted and become more involved. Lois Lane exhibits startling behavior.
An Ill-Timed Trip May 3rd, 2022 Clark comes to visit the ailing Lois after she cancels date night. He manages to do the impossible, talk her out of something she wants to do.
So How Was Your Day April 14th, 2022 Lois returns from a meeting with the Punisher, bearing a bug, questions, and hints of future woe.
Happy Hour at the Devil's nest April 12th, 2022 Lois is under the weather, but won't admit it. Cue Greek food and session night at Lux.
Ladies night at the Lady. April 9th, 2022 Thomas gives Yelena the tour of the Lady including the Apartment upstairs. They then spend the evening watching I love Lucy and playing Monopoly... She managed to get all the railroads on her first trip around the board. Obviously cheating.
Smallville Surprise April 9th, 2022 Clark brings Lois to the Kent Farm to meet the parents (again) and announce their relationship.
Making Friends April 7th, 2022 Lois meets the Punisher for the first time and gets an informal interview in exchange for intel.
A Trip for a Trio April 6th, 2022 Clark, Lois, and a surprise Diana Prince start a brief vacation in the Maldives together. Of course, Clark forgets to inform Lois he invited Wonder Woman along.
I Brought Pizza April 4th, 2022 Lois comes over to Clark's place with pizza, whiskey, and a broken heart missing Superman. It turns out, he wasn't very far at all. The truth is an incredibly pleasant surprise.
When the wee hours arrive March 30th, 2022 An odd slice of Afterclub conversation and observation
Welcome to my parlor sayeth the serpent... March 28th, 2022 Lois and Clark are on a date! The two 'couples' wind up dancing together!
Breaking News: Cults & Convalescence March 25th, 2022 Superman and Clark Kent visit Lois in the hospital after her abduction.
The Cult's Revenge March 22nd, 2022 Batman and Superman team up to save Lois from the revenge of a cult which she just published an damning expose.
Knock, Knock, Knocking on Hell's Door March 16th, 2022 And then the gates close and everyone goes home. But there were a couple interesting faces in the crowd...
Late Night At The Daily Planet March 15th, 2022 Clark finds Lois asleep at her desk after getting back from an intense under cover story. He gives her the pep talk she needs to get her head back in the game.
Drops of Jupiter July 28th, 2020 A broad range of superheroes try to stop strange fungal ooze from taking over Metropolis!
Daily Gears at the Daily Planet July 8th, 2020 Lois follows a growing suspicion about who Superman is. Clark squirms and gets doused in ginger ale.
An interview with a pop star. July 2nd, 2020 Lois interviews a famous popstar and discusses mutant issues.
The Dangers of Travelling Alone at Night. July 1st, 2020 Lois tracks down some thugs and is rescued by Volt.
Wonder Who: Something is Afoot May 10th, 2020 Thanks to the efforts of Lois Lane, Slipstream and Superman, the truth has been revealed. Diana is not who she seems!
Troubled Waters May 9th, 2020 Lois meets with Superman and Slipstream to discuss the Diana situation.
This may not win a Pulitzer but that's okay May 5th, 2020 Lois Lane is invited to the Legion's cruiser to interview the greatest superhero team in the galaxy.
Wonder Who: History Lessons April 30th, 2020 Drake visits Lois with important information to be passed to Superman
Welcome Back BBQ! April 30th, 2020 Friends and allies gather to celebrate superman's return.
Reunited with Superman April 29th, 2020 Lois catches up with Superman since his return.
A Unusual Scoop April 15th, 2020 Lois investigates a series of purse snatchings
Superman Returns: Finale April 12th, 2020 Superman Returns!
Intergang troubles March 30th, 2020 Lois attempts to interview immigrants in a bad part of town. Gangstas interrupt. So does Superboy.
Catching a Spider.. March 29th, 2020 Lois is rescued by Spiderman and tags him for a future interview.
How to Save Superman March 25th, 2020 Lois meets with the Avengers and collaborates on how to save Superman.
A meeting with the Woman of Steel March 22nd, 2020 Lois meets with Power Girl and seeks her aid in finding Superman
Superman Returns: A Dream March 21st, 2020 Lois and Clark meet in a dream as they call to each other across Death's Domain, and briefly encounter a technological menance long thought destroyed on Krypton. Brainiac. Was it a dream, or was it something else?
Rebirth of Superman: Comparing Notes March 17th, 2020 Lois and Supergirl compare notes. Superman is alive! Now they just have to find him! Supergirl heads off for recon and Lois is off to find allies to help in the rescue.
Meeting with a (Not so) Evil Genius March 17th, 2020 Lois compares notes with Lex.
Valhalla Cometh! March 12th, 2020 Lois with Thor's help reaches out to a disembodied spirit, and help Kal El find his way home once more.
Planetarium Meet Up November 9th, 2019 Lois Lane and Vanessa bump into each other at a planetarium, and find out they have a friend in common.
Knightfall: Just one more question! November 4th, 2019 Lois Lane has some /questions/ for Batman.
Sloppy! October 30th, 2019 Spider-Man fights crimnials. Lois takes photos of him. An NPC is there, too.
Crackerjack Reporting October 22nd, 2019 Lois and April meetup so Lois can give April super secret access to the Daily Planet's research lab. They chat about each other and a potential duo-story endeavor!
Clark Comes Home January 9th, 2019 Clark returns home after having been away for a few months due to Kryptonite poisoning and healing.
Astral Flux: Madison August 10th, 2018 Lois and Clark chat with one of the telepaths that manipulated the fungus.
Dinner for Two July 18th, 2018 Lois and Kal share dinner and thoughts on Asgardian memorial.
Strange Meetings July 12th, 2018 Nuala, Lois Lane and Kal-El discuss how to tell the world about the importance of helping the Asgardians.
Remember that time the guy with no arm came by... June 11th, 2018 Clark and Lois know each other too well...
Skull emoji Poop emoji L by Lois Lane June 6th, 2018 Even Lois Lane couldn't dream this [redacted] up.
Date Day May 26th, 2018 A little Clark & Lois date time
Skeletons in the Trunk December 22nd, 2017 Summary needed
The Daily Grind at The Daily Planet November 20th, 2017 Summary needed
Log 3194 November 19th, 2017 Summary needed
Log 2878 October 17th, 2017 Summary needed
Welcome Back, Norm October 10th, 2017 That time where The Punisher killed a ton of guys, Lois Lane put herself in personal danger to win another Pulitzer, and Sam Axe is wearing a Hawaiian shirt in Brooklyn.
I've Missed You... September 28th, 2017 Summary needed
A Late Night at the Office September 14th, 2017 It's "all hands on deck" at the Daily Planet in order to rebuild the paper's website and daily printing layout after a catastrophic technical failure. Clark and Lois deal with their coworkers and their own concerns regarding their immediate obstacles.
A Star Is Born July 30th, 2017 Summary needed
Luthor Versus Lane July 25th, 2017 Summary needed
A Large Problem Found July 19th, 2017 Summary needed
What A Day July 17th, 2017 Summary needed
Log July 8th, 2017 Summary needed
Extry Extry July 5th, 2017 Summary needed
Questions and Answers July 3rd, 2017 In which Lois comes to SHIELD looking for answers and just the God to ask questions of shows up with Natasha. Or why May ponders duct taping Darcy's mouth shut.
Lois, and the Bat... err Bruce July 3rd, 2017 Summary needed
Newspaper Interview OF WAR! June 25th, 2017 Summary needed
VLog: Star Sapphire June 25th, 2017 Summary needed
Following After Flatline June 20th, 2017 In which Lois calls for a think tank, Ben nearly breaks the elevator, Sue is the calm one, Reed tries to science the magic, Marinette takes charge of things in a power suit that is devoid of spots, and Adrien's jaw meets the floor. Or ...yuuuuup. No bugs. At all. In this room. Nope.
Hotdogs and Smack Talk June 20th, 2017 In which Clark takes Lois out for hot dogs to brighten her mood, and Lois ends up buying them. Or Savage Lois is Savage.
Down the Rabbit Hole June 13th, 2017 Claire Temple enlists the aid of Mercy Thompson to find out more about the Winter Soldier. The two wind up discovering far more about what is done to him than they expect.
A Day at the Planet June 13th, 2017 Summary needed
A Scoop for Lunch June 12th, 2017 In which Miranda tried hard not to draw attention, Lois's story radar was pinging, and Clark missed all excitement again. Or it's not like Lois got the name of a man who died in WW2 Europe. Lois, wth are you investigating this time? You
Interview: Adrien and Marinette or That Model June 8th, 2017 Summary needed
Waking Up June 7th, 2017 Summary needed
Too Late to Help June 2nd, 2017 In which Clark is told of Lois's injury, Plagg is grumpy, and Tikki is adorably clueless about the Big Blue Boyscout. Or Superman meets the Miraculous Kwamis and promises them he and his friends would super help. No one is surprised by any of it.
Flatline: Leaving the Hospital June 1st, 2017 In which Flatline 'kills' Lois Lane, Wolf gets trapped in an elevator, Tikki hits Vorpal in the head with a clue-by-four, Plagg comtemplates the fun of havng an ACUTAL cat for a Chat Noir, and a new Chat Noir shows up with Cheshire powers. Or Hawkmoth is about to have a really bad time with this akuma.
Help Super ... Woman May 29th, 2017 Summary needed
Trouble Found May 25th, 2017 Summary needed
Interview: Star Sapphire May 25th, 2017 Summary needed
The Hustle and Bustle of the Planet May 18th, 2017 Summary needed
Exclusive Interview: Superwoman May 15th, 2017 Summary needed
Robbery Foiled May 11th, 2017 Summary needed
Questions & Answers May 9th, 2017 Summary needed

Cutscenes

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Title Date Scene Summary
Superman Returns: The Quest for Superman March 18th, 2020 Summary needed
Age of Darkness: BvS October 9th, 2019 Batman vs Superman. 'nuff said

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