Harren Kaleon . Firefighter turned freedom fighter, Harren Kaleon is not the fittest, or most powerful, or most charismatic... but the right person in the wrong place can make all the difference in the world... . Name: Harren Kaleon
Species/Race: Akonian (Azurite)
Occupation: Firefighter, Soldier, Terminus Guard
Title(s): Tokia, TSI 00K2
Prevailing Element: Water
Alignment: Neutral Good
Affiliation: The Terminus
Tool(s): Magnetic Resonance Shield, Heavy Armour
MOC Status: Assembled
Harren Kaleon was born to Merryn and Tazzim on Sampa Minor, a rich, warm world covered in swamps, forests and shallow seas. She and her older brother Mezzin lived on the very edge of Akonian territory, The Terminus, which had been had been won through three bloody conflicts with the native species, The Hynaks, in a long saga called the Hynak Wars. The Terminus consisted of the fortified town of Orgo Hul, as well as a few farming and fishing villages.
When Harren came of age, she and her brother signed up to undergo The Process, a lengthy, clinical affair carried out by various military groups, to unlock their elemental powers. Harren gained a heightened ability to absorb infrared radiation, and was able to manipulate water, mainly as mist. She was further augmented to be able to absorb water through a porous "second skin", project it through her hands, and freeze it to solidify herself to protect against incoming bolts, bullets and blows. Coupled with Mezzin's unlocked fire powers, the two made an excellent firefighting team.
Of course, not everything went to plan. Harren's powers aren't too stable. She relies on her environment being warm and humid. Too cold, she can't draw out enough energy (unless Mezzin is with her), too dry, she has no armour or ammunition. She is equipped with a heavy suit of armour both as extra protection, and to give her an upper limit on how much water she can absorb at once in case she hurts herself. Using complex magnetic fields, her shield can transform the energy of incoming blows into energy she can use.
Harren and Mezzin fought through a fourth Hynak War before the hynaks crumbled due to internal conflicts. Shortly afterwards, a strange figure called Callidan made contact with Sampa Minor, his intentions veiled and his master stirring deep in the bowels of Tempesta Magna... the rest, they say, is history...
In an alternative universe, Harren was awarded an officer rank in the akonian military, and helped fend off a system invasion of insectoid creatures called Qularr. Chasing them to a planet called Earth, she crash-landed, and adventure ensued. This alternate universe is a superhero MMORPG called Champions Online, which has the most amazing character creator I have ever seen!
I'll try and get a picture or two of how she looks in-game, since that's what the MOC is based off. Same goes for Krikitt and Gringat
Design wise, Harren is one of the most ridiculously complicated MOCs I've made ever. It took a lot of trial and error to get a design which looked clean and detailed, kept her ridiculous chubbyness looking somewhat realistic AND had decent articulation. She has waist (10 points!) and shoulder articulation as well as the normal stuff.
I've also taken massive liberties with her storyline in order to both give it a good ending and make the characters a little easier to relate too. If and when it will actually be written is still uncertain though. Probably when I'm back at Uni and can't MOC.
After over a year in development, hopefully it will have been worth the weight. :D