|Koriand'r (Scenesys ID: 24)|
|"On Tamaran we appreciate the past. We respect it. But we don't live there. We live here. Now. In the moment."|
|Occupation:||Model and Superheroine|
|Residence:||Titans Tower (North Hempstead, Nassau County)|
|Groups:||Titans, Guardians of the Galaxy, Space-OOC|
|Apparent Age:||22||Actual Age:||22|
|Date of Birth||14 August 2006||Actor:||Kari Wahlgren (voice, as seen in Justice League vs. Teen Titans)|
|Height:||201 cm (6'7")||Weight:||95 kg (209 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Red||Eye Color:||Green|
|Theme Song:||"Girls Just Want to Have Fun" by Cyndi Lauper|
Koriand'r is the second daughter and crown princess of the planet Tamaran. But the machinations of her sister Komand'r, denied the chance to be Queen, ensured the destruction of Tamaran, and the enslavement of Kory for several years of the most horrible kind. After experiments which, ironically, granted her abilities far beyond any of her kind, she escaped and now lives on Earth, defending it from the trouble that seems to appear from all sides.
Current Player Approved: September 12, 2021
As for clothing, Kory is most noted for wearing relatively little of it. Tamaraneans simply have no nudity taboo and it took her some time to realise that clothes were even necessary in pleasant climates. She wears a criss-crossed purple top across her chest, leaving generous portions of bosom on display, as well as her toned stomach. Her arms have some obvious musculature, the warrior princess having been trained for battle her whole life, and bracers to match the costume. The swimsuit style costume retains her modesty but does little else, her hips and thighs largely bare. The long legs go down into knee-high, heeled boots, again of purple with red accents. Those heels add another few of inches to her height, bringing her out at a towering two hundred and eight centimetres.
Komand'r, resentful and bitter over the theft of her birthright, decided to get revenge. She contacted Tamaran's greatest enemy, the Psions, and gave them all they needed to tear through her homeworld's defences. And... the Psions began to raze Tamaran. Storming the palace, they killed Kory's parents in front of her and chained her up - and her gloating sister sent her off to be a slave.
From age twelve to seventeen, Koriand'r was degraded, physically and mentally. Starved, beaten, the most horrific acts committed on her formerly-innocent body. As this happened, the Psions' revenge went farther than even Kom wanted, as they ruined Tamaran, made it uninhabitable. But the torment of Kory was continuing. For the Psions decided to study the Tamaranean solar-absorption... by trying to overload her - they were seeing if they could make her literally explode... but something happened that nobody expected. The overload... triggered a mutation in Koriand'r... as the excess solar power had an output in the form of what Kory later calls 'starbolts', green-hued energy blasts of thermonuclear energy - basically, firing small suns at people. She used this and the enhanced strength of the mutation to break free.
Freeing dozens of slaves, killing the warden, reaping the spoils (including the warden's pet, a larval creature that was known as the Silkie), Kory led a team onto a small star ship and they took off, christening it the H.M.S.S. Starfire. They evaded pursuit and got away. But... they were fugitives, and they wanted Kory back most of all. They found a backwater planet in Sector 2814 that the natives called 'Earth'. They dropped her off... and left to find other survivors and hide from the Psions.
As time went on, she found a group of heroes known as the Titans and joined forces with them, finding a place to belong. The Starfire checks in every now and then, relaying news about her people, and even offering trade of Tamaranean foodstuffs for the wondrous Earth beverage known as mustard. Things are seeming to progress well.
But will her sister ever find her? And if she does, will she bring the wrath of X'Hal down on her and anyone near her?
Starfire's physiology has been changed from that of a baseline Tamaranean by various experiments conducted on her. This enhanced Tamaranean physiology allows her to continually absorbs any solar energy from around her and directed at her (or suitable substitutes such as tanning booths), converting it into the solar energy that fuels her powers. In a pinch, she can even vampirically drain the solar 'battery' of other solar-powered beings like Kryptonians, but this is unpleasant for both parties, and she only does so when absolutely necessary.
This native Tamaranean ability allows her to convert solar energy into flight, producing a visible energy contrail behind her, seemingly trailing from her hair. Her hair lights up as if it's on fire while she's flying. In atmospheric conditions she can go to around Mach 6. She is spaceworthy, but lacks the pure flight power to travel interplanetary - hence her need of a starship. She is faster than a normal member of her species.
Koriand'r is capable of learning any language known by a person by simple skin-to-skin physical contact. She instantly masters languages this way, and thus she is capable to speaking to virtually anybody that speaks any language. Any skin contact will do, but she generally does so via kissing because it's "more fun".
Starfire can channel solar energy into destructive attacks of green-hued blasts of heat and radiation on anything in her line of sight, most commonly through her hands or sometimes her eyes. She can control the amount of energy released, from a powerful blast to take out bad guys to a pinpoint strike to blast a door lock. She can even use starbolts on a low-power wide-beam to recharge the solar 'battery' of other beings that use such energy such as Kryptonians (though, of course, she'd have to be charged with yellow sunlight to be able to help them without ill effect) or other Tamaraneans. She can also channel starbolt energy to make certain parts of her skin burning-hot, enough to melt metal touching her skin or burning a person. Under emotional duress the release of power scales upward in intensity and area of effect, potentially burning as hot the sun, and increasingly erratic.
In a desperation move, if she has no other option, she can draw all her solar power and release it as one devastating blast with the force of a nova. But if she does this... she will be completely drained and powerless for days.
Among other things, the experiments performed on Starfire make her superior to most of her race, amplifying her strength to incredible proportions. Starfire can normally handle weights up to 50,000 kilograms, but by exerting herself under the right emotional duress she can lift over 100,000 kilograms with difficulty.
Along with her people's passionate nature, her rough experiences and embodiment of the warrior spirit make Starfire bold and stalwart. With the sole exception of threats of being chained up or otherwise restrained, Kory is bold, and fears little, even things that should frighten normal people.
Koriand'r has to make a living on Earth. Not knowing much about the world, she used the one thing she had to her advantage - her appearance - and quickly got a gig as a model for a fashion magazine for the mutants and other 'different' kinds of people, going by the pseudonym 'Kory Anders'. Setting aside her alien differences, she has a hot body and is content to use it until she can find a better calling.
Koriand'r has always been a good pilot. Part of royal training was teaching her to fly various vehicles and star ships. Though not able to do so while in captivity, once she got out she easily commandeered a scout ship and took it away, flying it toward Earth. She can easily figure out the controls of most vehicles, even ones she's never flown in before.
As the crown princess of Tamaran (and future queen had fate not decided otherwise), Koriand'r was trained in the arts of diplomacy and statemanship. Kori has at least /heard/ of most of the species of the known galaxy, and has some knowledge of how to comport herself amongst the more advanced species. Earth was, however, not anything like she trained for. Kory doesn't know much about pop culture trivia - or Earth trivia in general - but she knows things like the molecular weight of oxygen by heart, and is very well versed probably a bachelor's degree level, in chemistry, Tamaranean biology (not Earthling), and certainly physics and mathematics. Which always tends to surprise people for some reason.
Koriand'r is also proficient with guns (both blaster and bullet) and swords. She is especially proficient with swords due to an ancient Tamaranean royal custom where royalty can be challenged to a duel. She doesn't like using these weapons these days, especially since her 'enhancements': she is now stronger and faster than one of her kind and can fire starbolts which are more powerful than any bullet.
This is Starfire's personal starship. After leading a successful slave revolt against the Psions, she commandeered this vessel; the rescued renamed it in her honor. With a small but faithful crew that swore their lives to the service of their princess, her ship stays at Koriand'r's command whenever she needs it.
It is fully equipped and capable of galactic transport and combat with laser cannons, missile launchers, shields, and a hyper drive. It is the finest Tamaranean technology and capable of repairs, and is capable of many mission types. It is also fitted with sensors, a well-equipped sickbay, and a teleportation device.
Koriand'r lives on Earth now, but occasionally will go out with her ship. Sometimes it simply does trading missions between Earth and New Tamaran, bringing her tastes of home. The ship is an escort vessel, around 100 meters long, and capable of landing. It seldom stays around Earth, however, for fear of detection. Commander Depalo and Engineer K'tten keep her apprised of galactic affairs while she's in exile.
Note: Though this starship is at Kory's disposal, it is mostly used as a plot device, to cover Kory's awareness of current galactic events, access to Tamaranean foods, etc. It will not be used to have Kory go into deep space except for special approved plots.
Defined as 'the fear of being trapped', it is a condition that Kory developed during her teenage years in the most brutal of slavery conditions... culminating with the experiment that almost literally made her explode and made her into the super-charged superherione she is today - but the mental scars run deep. Any entrapment or restraints would not go well, and send Kory into a blind panic and rage. She will do whatever is necessary to get out of the situation, using all her enhanced strength and her starbolts against anything and everything in her path, friend or foe, like a wild animal.
Koriand'r has what is known as an addictive personality. Several times in her past, she has fallen prey to addictive drugs - even while a teenager to cope with the horrors of slavery. Withdrawal is hell, and Kory knows it, but she can easily become addicted to bad habits - not just drugs, but things like gambling, or other such things. Her love of mustard might also be considered an addiction but a relatively benign one...
Starfire needs solar energy to power her abilities. It would take weeks away from the sun or another source of power to severely deplete her energies and ruin her mood, unless she has truly exerted her powers, but this means that she generally spends a lot of time in the sun to keep her going. Her skimpy wardrobe only assists her in keeping at optimal charge.
Far From Home:
Koriand'r is not from Earth. She doesn't know the history, the customs, and the rituals of society. She might never truly fit in to her new home... and can get extremely homesick for her homeworld... but she knows... that she'll never see her home again. Tamaran is ruined... she often cries herself to sleep at night and has nightmares. That... and it's very possible that the Psions are still looking for her...
Heart On Her Sleeve:
Koriand'r is very much in touch with her emotions, and will express them openly and clearly. Bluffing and subtlety and lying are simply not in her nature, hence why she doesn't even bother trying to pretend she's not the superherione Starfire. One thing you can count on, for good or ill is that Starfire will be honest with you about what she is thinking and what she is feeling.
When feeling threatened, even in a non-critical situation, Starfire's first reaction is to KILL IT WITH FIRE. She will shoot first and ask questions later (if at all) and does not hold back. Collateral damage could seem to be quite possible with her hellbent fighting style.
Kory has strange tastes and stranger dietary habits. Her love of mustard might be based on how Tamaraneans process flavor as compared to humans. Essentially, 'sweet' and 'bitter' are processed oppositely to Kory. Ice cream is horribly bitter, while beer tastes sweet. This has caused various frictions, especially when Kory tries cooking for her friends.
Beware Tamaraneans bearing gifts, especially food.
Tamaran's Most Wanted:
Kory's sister Komand'r, who now goes by Blackfire, was the one who ruined Tamaran. And put a hefty price on Kory's head. Which is why Koriand'r is hiding out on the relative backwater planet Earth, which, until recently, was unknown to the greater galactic community. As Earth gets more galactic exposure (due to invasions, the growing number of human Lanterns of various Corps, etc.), it's quite possible that one day, Blackfire will figure out where Kory is - and send bounty hunters to come after her, or try to take care of things personally. Kory dreads this thought - would it mean that she'd have to say farewell to the new friends she has made, to keep them safe?
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|Brood Invasion: A Check In||June 21st, 2021||Starfire meets Peter midway to the Sol system as he takes a break from contract negotiations with the Shi'ar.|
|Visiting the Tower||May 31st, 2021||Peter stops by the Tower to find Starfire, and gets to using the rooftop pool when he doesn't find her. They end up doing an intelligence 'date'.|
|Meeting Miss Mustard||May 9th, 2021||Reconnecting with the Titans, Dick Grayson comes to visit Koriand'r.|
|A New Titan||May 4th, 2021||Kory meet Willow in Titans Tower.|
|Hey do we all look alike||April 28th, 2021||And the wrong talking animal is found.|
|Moon Fun||April 13th, 2021||Peter and Koriand'r ambush a set of bounty hunters. Adam rejoins the Guardians after a hiatus and helps.|
|Job interview...||April 6th, 2021||The Titans take Austin's application...|
|A Space Tour||April 5th, 2021||Star-Lord gives Starfire a tour of the Milano, before taking her out to the sun of Sol for some sunbathing.|
|Hanging out at the Club.||March 16th, 2021||Megan bumps into Kory at Club Evo.|
|An Unpleasant Interview||March 13th, 2021||Star-Lord interviews Koriand'r to determine if the bounty on her head is warranted. After deciding it's for a wrong reason, instead he offers a coffee date.|
|Mustard in Manhattan||September 13th, 2020||Kory's odd dietary habits makes her a new friend in Ivory|
|Aliens and Agents||August 25th, 2020||Peggy and Kori meet for a casual day in the park and a little chatting.|
|BEEES||August 4th, 2020||Swarm tries to rob a bank... but runs into aliens! They came from outer space! So he fled.|
|Star Power||July 16th, 2020||Koriand'r and Power Girl get to know each other and go out for pizza|
|A quiet night at the club||June 29th, 2020||And Sam and Kori learn a bit about one another.|
|Avoiding the wrath of KHHHHAAAANNNNNNNNie||May 29th, 2020||And none get earworms.|
|A nice day for flying!||May 5th, 2020||Megan tests out her new wings with help from fellow fliers.|
|Darkness and Light||April 14th, 2020||Kori and Raven catchup and hang out|
|Titans at Play||March 23rd, 2020||Kory and Drake Riley meet again after a while - but a clash about the Silkie ends things on a sour note.|
|Out of the Frying pan...||March 3rd, 2020||Megan meets Kory and they stumble into limbo.|
|Central Parks and Recreations||February 14th, 2020||Summary needed|
|Playing with Dollies||January 26th, 2020||Kory, exploring Gotham, finds the strange living doll Hisoka after murdering a would-be rapist. They talked, and she promised to find him a magic-user.|
|An Apology.||January 7th, 2020||Tyran'tar beared kory's rage and made amends|
|Never Just A Walk In The Park||January 5th, 2020||What did the spy say to the princess?|
|Jewels and Mobs||December 16th, 2019||Kate Bishop and Kory stop a robber before he does anytihng - who the Punisher was stalking out. Bishop and Punisher got in an argument, and Kory just doesn't get it.|
|The Tower of Mustard||November 25th, 2019||Kory and Amarok practiced quarterstaffs on the roof, and after a few good lessons parted ways.|
|This Planet is Weird||November 4th, 2019||A meeting of the alien Titans on the roof ends in a few surprises and a bit of nostalgia.|
|Holy Grail||October 19th, 2019||Grail visits Kory, whose confidence was shattered by her recent captivity.|
|A Heartfelt Thanks||October 8th, 2019||Kory crossed paths with Zachary again, who tried to thwart Lobo's kidnapping. She made a new friend with the young wizard.|
|The Truck||September 30th, 2019||Starfire unwittingly helps Hammerhead in his latest criminal scheme and realizes it too late.|
|It's Good to Be Home||September 12th, 2019||Kory, a bit shell-shocked from being almost delivered to her evil sister, gets some useful counseling from Raven.|
|The return of Starfire||September 11th, 2019||Starfire escaped!|
|Target: Starfire||September 4th, 2019||Lobo came to collect the bounty on Starfire - who was rather drunk at the time. Zachary Zatara's attempt to help... didn't go well, and... the princess is now in another castle.|
|The Silkie and the Shawarma||September 3rd, 2019||Walking the Silkie in Central Park, Kory encountered a nice lady calling herself|
|Staring at An Island in the Sky||August 10th, 2019||Grail and Kory both observe a floating island fortress while speaking about their problems...|
|A Cold Day in Summer||July 25th, 2019||Summary needed|
|Super Supermodels||July 4th, 2019||Summary needed|
|Bad Influences in Titans Tower||June 15th, 2019||Summary needed|
|A Kingdom for a Room||May 30th, 2019||Summary needed|
|There's More to Life than Bats.||May 16th, 2019||Kestrel visits the tower to fight Holo Ninjas. Kian refuses to fight Holo Ninjas, but agrees to help their Holo Victims. Negasonic visits to apply for the non-existent social media internship for a laugh. Colette takes it seriously, possibly also for a laugh. Kori fetches the pizzas, and everyone hopes she doesn't leave the mustard-free pies at the pizzeria.|
|Rendezvous on the Rooftop||April 26th, 2019||Kían makes some tentative moves back towards integrating into Earth culture. Koriand'r helps.|
|Ninjas and Dangers at the Park!||April 9th, 2019||Summary needed|
|Chatting and Chedder Brugers||March 28th, 2019||Tim Drake, Carrie Kelley, Gar Logan, Kitty Pryde, and Koriand'r meet up for a late night meal. Kori learns why some heroes wear masks.|
|We didn't start the fire..||March 18th, 2019||Explosion at a high school! First responders under attack! Origami and Starfire destroy monsters attacking the school from within!|
|SpaceSelfies||March 8th, 2019||Summary needed|
|New Friends In Deep Space!||March 4th, 2019||Summary needed|
|A Marvel Among Titans||February 16th, 2019||Summary needed|
|Cupcake thankyou!||February 10th, 2019||Summary needed|
|Decisions||January 29th, 2019||Starfire has a decision. Breath has hugs.|
|Children of Tamaran||January 23rd, 2019||Summary needed|
|An Alien, A Lantern, and a bug walk into a Tower...||January 16th, 2019||Summary needed|
|Dancing in Moonlight||January 10th, 2019||Caitlin, on the run from N.O.W.H.E.R.E., crashes in an alley in Gotham, and is noticed.|
|Tamaranean training||December 28th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Supplies||December 15th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Broken Hearted||December 6th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Who the heck is Cobra!||November 25th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Surveying the Damage||November 17th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Warriors from Two Worlds||October 30th, 2018||Summary needed|
|The Princess on the Roof||October 11th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Mustard... That is All||October 9th, 2018||Summary needed|
|The Princess By The Sea||October 4th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Squirrel on Patrol||September 22nd, 2018||Summary needed|
|A New Star in Gotham||September 7th, 2018||Starfire meets Tim while he is on Patrol.|
|Mustard Convention||August 22nd, 2018||Summary needed|
|Go, Green Ranger, Go||August 19th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Redhead Princess Club, First Meeting||July 31st, 2018||Summary needed|
|Astronomical Meeting||July 19th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Ok, so let's talk about that EVERYTHING.||July 9th, 2018||The Titans discuss the need for a co-leader who knows how to Human, and realize they really ought to get themselves involved in the Germination plot.|
|Bright Stars over Gotham||June 29th, 2018||Nightwing and Starfire reconnect and agree to be co-conspirators.|
|Showdown in Mu-town||June 11th, 2018||Some robbers try to hold up a store in Bushwick. It's as bad of an idea as it sounds like.|
|Office meetings||May 24th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Log 4426||May 10th, 2018||Summary needed|
|On a rooftop, under the sky||May 9th, 2018||After the rain, the Titan girls gather for gossip.|
|Hello sunshine!||May 1st, 2018||Conversation in the sun on the roof. Backgrounds and thoughts on swimwear are glossed over. Deep dark secrets about pizza are mentioned.|
|Bang Bang on the Tower Roof||April 28th, 2018||Summary needed|
|I cast Summon Girls!||April 14th, 2018||Rayner gets bored at work and phones friends to hang out with.|
|Sudden Rooftop Gatherings||April 11th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Tailgating In Style...||April 6th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Escape from Slavery||April 6th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Cooking Calamity!||April 1st, 2018||Summary needed|
|The Big Wakeup||March 26th, 2018||The Death of Victor Stone, and the rise of Cyborg!|
|Shining Oceans||March 22nd, 2018||After watching Kori streak past with her hair on fire, Power Boy flies after her, they exchange sad stories.|
|The trouble with homeworks||March 17th, 2018||Just a random conversation about the day's worries.|
|Time to Train||March 14th, 2018||Summary needed|
|Princess Party!||March 13th, 2018||Summary needed|
|A Storm's Coming...||December 7th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Titans in the Morning||November 7th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Moon and Star||November 5th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Just checking in.||October 14th, 2017||Breath and Kaldur are delivered a hostile 'message' at Titan Tower.|
|Super Smash... Titans||October 10th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Like a Thief in the Night... Wing||October 8th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Basic Maintenance||September 29th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Enchantment Under the Sea||September 5th, 2017||Summary needed|
|TITANS: Up On The Rooftop (Part II)||September 3rd, 2017||Many revelations, and Damian clearly learned how to train his dragon.|
|Invasion of the Googlers: Aftermath||August 24th, 2017||Summary needed|
|A Poorly-Planned Invasion.||August 23rd, 2017||Today's lesson is: when invading an alien planet, don't rely on google translate.|
|Up On The Roof||August 13th, 2017||Damian and Vorpal get to meet a part of the team. Damian is totally a robot.|
|TITANS: It Came From The Green Depths!||August 13th, 2017||They may offer you fortune and fame,
Love and money and instant acclaim, But whatever they offer you- DON'T FEED THE PLANTS!
|Hogwarts Got Nothing on Us||August 12th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Kinda Out of her Comfort Amazone||August 8th, 2017||Summary needed|
|The Butterfly Effect||August 2nd, 2017||A group of heroes stop a riot and vandalism before it spreads like wildfire.|
|Don't Take Them for Granite||July 21st, 2017||Summary needed|
|Dine and Dash||July 7th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Hey, you, with the hair!||July 3rd, 2017||Summary needed|
|Four Leylines Make a Square||June 29th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Sunshine and Joy... interrupted||June 29th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Eco Terrorable!||June 28th, 2017||Summary needed|
|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!|
|Night at the Museum||June 24th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Flushing by Car||June 18th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Log||June 11th, 2017||Summary needed|
|For Hearts Long Lost and Full of Fright||May 26th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Hungry Like The Wolf!||May 22nd, 2017||The Titans come upon a hostage situation and find a raging lunatic leading a few stoners. They have an unseen observer and meet a strange new person.....|
|Titans Life||May 11th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Something Wicked This Way Comes ...||May 5th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Titans Go! Pt. 1||April 30th, 2017||Summary needed|
|Furiously Fast||April 17th, 2017||Summary needed.|
|Central Park Confrontation||April 7th, 2017||A lovely afternoon ruined by villains!|
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