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|Profile=Meet Hector Rodriguez, a well-known Broadway actor living in NYC. He appears to be a normal, law-abiding, citizen of medium fame. But by night or when he has to during the day, he adopts a completely new persona. He is the inheritor to the legacy of Zorro, a hero who dwelled in Spanish-ruled California and protected the commoners and indigenous people from the tyranny of corrupt local rulers and other villains. As the distant descendant of Diego de la Vega, the original Zorro, Hector Rodriguez has adapted the identity of his famous ancestor and continues his fight against "modern-day tyranny" while avoiding law enforcement, who are seeking him out for his actions against seemingly law-abiding citizens, who are really corrupt, immoral, and sometimes flat-out evil individuals.
 
|Profile=Meet Hector Rodriguez, a well-known Broadway actor living in NYC. He appears to be a normal, law-abiding, citizen of medium fame. But by night or when he has to during the day, he adopts a completely new persona. He is the inheritor to the legacy of Zorro, a hero who dwelled in Spanish-ruled California and protected the commoners and indigenous people from the tyranny of corrupt local rulers and other villains. As the distant descendant of Diego de la Vega, the original Zorro, Hector Rodriguez has adapted the identity of his famous ancestor and continues his fight against "modern-day tyranny" while avoiding law enforcement, who are seeking him out for his actions against seemingly law-abiding citizens, who are really corrupt, immoral, and sometimes flat-out evil individuals.
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Latest revision as of 06:18, 21 May 2020

Zorro (Scenesys ID: 8954)
Quote
"Zorro! The Legend has returned!"
Profile
Full Name: Hector Rodriguez
Gender: Male
Species: Human
Theme: Original (OC)
Occupation: Actor
Citizenship: USA
Residence: Astoria, Queens, NYC
Education: High School Graduate
Status: Shelved
Groups:
Other Information
Apparent Age: 29 Actual Age: 29
Date of Birth 7 August 1998 Actor: Antonia Banderas
Height: 185.42cm (6'1") Weight: 68.946kg (152lbs)
Hair Color: Black Eye Color: Blue
Theme Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5g6YMNTcaJc

Profile

Meet Hector Rodriguez, a well-known Broadway actor living in NYC. He appears to be a normal, law-abiding, citizen of medium fame. But by night or when he has to during the day, he adopts a completely new persona. He is the inheritor to the legacy of Zorro, a hero who dwelled in Spanish-ruled California and protected the commoners and indigenous people from the tyranny of corrupt local rulers and other villains. As the distant descendant of Diego de la Vega, the original Zorro, Hector Rodriguez has adapted the identity of his famous ancestor and continues his fight against "modern-day tyranny" while avoiding law enforcement, who are seeking him out for his actions against seemingly law-abiding citizens, who are really corrupt, immoral, and sometimes flat-out evil individuals.

Current Player Approved: Not Applicable

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Description

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Description:

Before you is a medium-sized, clean shaven man of Hispanic descent with an athletic build. He is currently wearing an all-black costume which includes a black cape, a sombrero cordobés, and a sackcloth mask. Through the slits of his mask, his eyes are an obvious watery-blue. Under his mask is short, black hair, which he cuts short often to make his mask more comfortable to wear. On his right cheek is a scar which he got for a sparring session with his fencing tutor while in Middle School. Hidden in the sleeves of his costume are tattoos of a lion on his right bicep and a dragon on his left.

History

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History:

Hector Rodriguez was born in Los Angeles, California, on July 7th,1998. Growing up in one of the worst neighborhoods in the city, Hector personally experienced what he would later call "tyranny" from a variety of people, people he would later label "modern-day tyrants." The most prominent of these people was Mr. Sandusky, the owner of the apartment block Hector and his family lived. Mr. Sandusky was a slum lord who charged people a large amount of rent to live in his poorly maintained apartments. He cut off things like heat or air conditioning if tenants complained about the rent or maintenance. He even hired thugs to intimidate his tenants, especially if they threatened to stop or stopped paying rent, or if they were about to report him to the law. Under these conditions, Hector's already low-income family suffered. This suffering was not helped by the various warring gangs fighting in the neighborhood, not caring who got in the crosshairs in the process. The worse of these gangs was the 9th Avenue Rippers. Lead by a mountain of a man named Hank Torres, who often bullied non-members of the group and terrified the entire neighborhood into silence with acts of brutality. These two men would be one of the main catalysts for Hector finally taking on the mantel of his distinguished ancestor.

When Hector was 10, his father was gunned down in a drive-by done by a rival gang meant for members of The Rippers. Hector's father was the family's prime breadwinner, and his mother was forced to take two jobs to support him while paying rent. Eventually, Hector's mother was threatened with eviction by Mr. Sandusky for not keeping up with the recently increased rent. Realizing that she would soon be evicted, Hector's mother sent Hector to live with her parents in San Francisco, promising to return for him soon. Unfortunately, She didn't live long enough to fulfill this promise. Within a few days of Hector moving in with his Grandparents, Hector's mother died in a fire in the apartment block, which was caused by faulty wiring due to negligence by Sandusky. This incident left Hector homeless and wishing that someone would've stood up to Sandusky and Torres before his family was broken apart by these people.

Hector's grandparents, who lived in a much better neighborhood than their daughter, were determined to give him a great life. Deciding he needed a better education, Hector's grandparents sent him to a well-acclaimed private school. Hector proved to be an excellent student and joined up with the various school athletics teams, especially the fencing and gymnastics teams. Fencing, in particular, proved to be the sport he was best at, and he found that he quite enjoyed it, despite getting a scar in an accident involving his coach. When Hector was 14, his history teacher prepared a course in Californian history and brought up a historical figure by the name of Zorro. Zorro, whose real name was lost to history, was a man who protected the commoners and indigenous peoples of Spanish California from corrupt and tyrannical officials and other villains. Hector immediately grew to admire this mysterious man from California's past, wishing someone like him were there to stand up to the like of Mr. Sandusky and Hector Torres. This admiration would eventually lead to his wish coming true, with him being the new Zorro. In his sophomore year of high-school, Hector dreamed of becoming an actor, due in part to hearing stories from his Uncle Mike, who used to work for various studios in Hollywood, and his own admiration for the art of film. To help prepare for this future career, he joined his school thespian club and prove natural in acting, and eventually grew to be a good singer and dancer due to his Grandparents hiring a private tutor. After he graduated from high school, he set for Hollywood to make it big, only to be met with disappointment.

Down on his luck and needing something to not only give him a payday that wasn't from a minimum wage job, but also to get him noticed by a Hollywood agent, Hector auditioned for a off-Broadway musical called The Last Mermaid, which stared a dashing young sailor in the 19th century trying to protect the last mermaid on Earth from mermaid hunters. Hector managed to snag the role and proved to be the best part of the musical, getting praise from audiences and theater critics alike. He also snagged the attention of a "thespian talent agent", who managed to strike a deal with Hector and helped him book auditions all across California, landing him roles in various plays, but never reaching the lead role like in The Last Mermaid When he was 24, he moved to NYC and hoped to make it in Broadway. Two year after arriving in NYC and having minor roles in various Broadway Plays, Hector managed to snag the role of The Phantom of the Opera in a audition, making his career and helping him land more lead roles once his tenure as Phantom was done. During this time, Hector kept up with his fencing and gymnastic habits, thinking he could use those skills for a role, he was right.

When Hector was 26, He was called back to California to be with his Grandmother, who was dying at the age of 102. At her deathbed, she admitted to Hector a closely guarded family secret. Hector's mother was a descendent of Don Diego de la Vega, who was in reality Zorro, making Hector a distant descendant of his idol. His Grandmother revealed that the family was forced to keep this secret to keep their family safe from Zorro's enemies after he died, and became more of a badge of pride that was told to the men of the family when they came of a certain age. After his Grandmother died, Hector returned to NYC and dropped out of sight for a while. While in seclusion, Hector pondered what his Grandmother told him and remembered all the times he had wished someone stood up to the "tyrants" that made his early childhood a living hell. Realizing that the world had only gotten worse then when he was a kid, and that the people were still being oppressed, taken advantage of, or otherwise harmed by corrupt or tyrannical people above them, Hector decided to take up the mantel of his ancestor and continue his fight against tyranny, fear, and oppression.

Currently still living in NYC, Hector tries to balance his life as a Broadway actor with his career as Zorro, who is now wanted in five states and the FBI for his actions against the "modern-day tyrants" plaguing the world, who are mostly seen by the law as law-abiding citizens. He is currently preparing for the title role in the Broadway version of The Scarlet Pimpernel, a play that drew his interest do the similarities with his alter-ego.

Personality

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Personality:

Hector Rodriguez in his normal persona is warm, welcoming sort of man with a good sense of humor. He is quite passionate about anything that he throws himself into, including hobbies, and won't give them up easily. He is also well-known for his generosity, often giving money to those in need.

As Zorro, he is a sly, clever, determined figure with a huge sense of justice. His sense of righteousness is large and will do anything to avenge a wrong he sees. He is also well-known for being a smart-ass at times, often dishing out biting critiques and jokes at his opponents. He is quite focused on the job and won't let much distract him from his duties. He is also prone to anger at times, especially when he sees a injustice he cannot help fix or fails to fix. He is also quite stubborn, often refusing to give up on a course of action, even if it would lead to disaster.

Abilities

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Skills

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Acrobatic:
Due to his skills in gymnastics and later practice when he became Zorro, Hector is quite acrobatic. He is able to do flips, rolls, somersaults, and other acrobatic maneuvers his ancestor was know for.

Acting:
Since highschool, Hector has been a skilled actor, which comes in handy for his career as a vigilante. He uses his skill to disguise himself and infiltrate areas he would not be able to infiltrate himself.

Bullwhip:
In order to become more like his ancestor, Hector taught himself in the art of the bullwhip. As a result, he uses the whip in combat sometimes and often uses it to swing from building to building.

Knife Throwing:
After a incident early in his career which involved being stuck behind a wall by a gunman, Hector realized he needed a ranged weapon that wouldn't make any noise. So, he took up throwing knives as a ranged weapon and is now currently fairly skilled with them, being able to throw them up to 50ft.

Motorcycles:
Stemming from a late-teenhood interest, Hector is a skilled motorcycle rider. He often uses it on patrol as Zorro, doing stunts that most people would not be able to. He is also skilled at fixing them and making them work better than before.

Swordsmanship:

Thanks to years of practice and participating in tournaments in his school, Hector is a skilled swordsman. Skilled in the use of the rapier, Hector can use it with almost unnatural speed, defeating unskilled opponents in a matter of seconds.

Resources

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Gear:
Hector uses a variety of gear to help in his crusade against tyranny. His most famous of course, is his rapier, which is made out of a steel alloy. He also uses throwing knives, which he acquired from a old circus performer, and a leather bullwhip, something he acquired from his trip back to California to say good-bye to his Grandmother. He also wears a Kevlar vest underneath his costume to protect from bullets.

Money:
Thanks to his job on as a Broadway actor, Hector has money to spare. He usually uses it to upgrade his weaponry or to help in his crusade in other ways.

Safehouses:
In order to hide from both enemies and law enforcement, Hector has established three safehouses in the Tri-City Area, one for each city. These safehouses are often abandoned buildings stocked with food, bottles of water, first aid kits and other essentials that allow him to hide out until the heat is off of him.

Tornado:

Hector is the proud owner of a black Harley-Davidson he calls Tornado. He uses it in his Zorro alter-ego as transport to get him to where he goes and as a quick get-away from both enemies and the police.

Weaknesses

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Mortal:
For all of his skills, Zorro is still human. Fighting a person with powers will be a difficult task for him. He can also get shot, fall to his death, and other fates that can befall a normal human in the superhero business.

Wanted:

Due to his actions over the years as Zorro, Hector is a wanted man. If the police are called, they are not likely to be on his side and will try to arrest him. On worse occasions, they may even try to shoot him

Logs

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Title Date Scene Summary
Spring Festivities March 18th, 2020 A Spring Festival turns into a goblin attack on a fairy. Heroes show up and goblin soup is served. Huzzah!
Bloody Asphalt March 17th, 2020 Heroes foil a assassination attempt
A Bloody Ambush March 3rd, 2020 Summary needed
The Swashbuckler and the Elf February 4th, 2020 Zorro meets Arella
A Night at the Movies January 24th, 2020 A charity event gets rescued
City Fall: The Outsiders January 14th, 2020 Summary needed
Swashbuckler Sings in Shaw Studios January 4th, 2020 Hector and Nick bump into each other. A coffee was lost in the encounter.
Starting On A Good Foot December 30th, 2019 Zorro and Darkhawk save a Charity Event and Madame Masque is captured in the process.
A Unexpected Ally December 28th, 2019 A certain Skinwalker helps Zorro survive a nasty encounter with the Aces
Right place, wrong time December 16th, 2019 Grant and Mercy meet behind her garage and then have a surprisingly nice lunch until Grant brings up drugs.
The Break-In December 14th, 2019 Zorro and Gambit break into a office building
Indiana Jones and the Masked Man December 7th, 2019 Indiana Jones and Zorro team up to fight thugs from a secret society
A Reunion December 3rd, 2019 Hector and Alexis run into each other again.
Drugs and Blood November 15th, 2019 Summary needed
Autograph by a Star November 5th, 2019 Signatures and rays of sunshine at Rain Day Books
City Fall: The Stand October 24th, 2019 Wilson Fisk calls a meeting for those who want to fight back against the Foot's control of NYC.
The Duel October 23rd, 2019 Summary needed
The Scarlet Pimpernel in Brooklyn October 22nd, 2019 When a advertising stunt for the Scarlet Pimpernel (starring the amiable and athletic Hector Rodriguez) occurs in Brooklyn, Alexis Carr gets to indulge in something she sorely misses from her conservitory days -- acting and fencing!
The Scarlet Pimpernel October 21st, 2019 The Scarlet Pimpernel is finally out on Broadway. Swordfights and dancing were had by all.
A Unusual Sight October 18th, 2019 Zorro meets a birdman and a angel
Weapons From Heaven October 16th, 2019 Summary needed
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.
Industrial Fight October 8th, 2019 A encounter between Zorro and Nikias ends in arson
Stayin Alive October 4th, 2019 A fight breaks out in a penthouse
Coffee Break October 1st, 2019 Hector and Kitora meet and chat.
Blowing Off Some Steam September 28th, 2019 Summary needed
Nightly Routine September 26th, 2019 Turns out people can bond over a black-eye
Coffee Bean and Music September 24th, 2019 Hector and Wanda meet by chance in a coffee house, and Wanda finds out he recently won training from Janet and Steve in a charity auction
Crashing and Burning September 23rd, 2019 Zorro and Rave meet while persuing car thieves
The Dhampire and the Man in Black September 21st, 2019 Morrigan and Zorro meet for the first time
Lessons Well-Earned September 21st, 2019 Hector joins Janet and Steven at a training ring for the long-awaited lessons he won through auction.
The Blade of Zorro September 15th, 2019 Zorro and other heroes get into a situation In Bushwick
So, We Meet Again September 13th, 2019 Shannon spots the mysterious masked man from the warehouse encounter, and requests backup from Sam. It turns into a learning experience as she has to let Zorro get away this time.
Zorro's Crusade Begins September 11th, 2019 Zorro begins his crusade against the Freinds of Humanity with the aid of allies.
Moonlight Recon September 7th, 2019 Summary needed
Sentinels-Genosha Rises: Remembering Daniel September 4th, 2019 The vigil gathers and surprisingly the event ends peacefully!
The Man in Black September 4th, 2019 Samuel and Henry McCoy meet Zorro
Wayne Foundation Charity Auction August 29th, 2019 The luminaries turn out for the Wayne Foundation Charity Auction!

Cutscenes

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