Characters / Earth 14

These are the characters who appear in the webcomic Earth 14.

The Main Crew

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    Val Halen/Team 2814 
Val Halen is the main protagonist of Earth 14. S/he is very calm, level-headed and suffers from Schizophrenia since early childhood. She is also a professional snowboarder, a career she began when she was 11 years old. Wanting something new in hir life, Val accepted the offer to join The Prism after learning she was born under the blue spectrum.

Powers: Solid Cloud Generation, creating spiders out of psionic energy, technopath

     Helia Arugante-Team 2814 
Helia was chosen to join The Prism after learning she was born under the green spectrum. She is from the planet Aquarius and has quite the ego. Helia claims to be the superior wielder and looks down on the other spectrum wielders. She is partnered with Val as they’re from the same sector of space.

  • 0% Approval Rating: Has no friends in The Prism because of her terrible attitude. She's only still a member because she is competent in her job.
  • Amazing Technicolor Population: She has pink skin. Aquarians have skins of all colors.
  • Entitled Bitch: Unless you're wealthy, Helia will never thank anyone who bothers to help her out.
  • Fantastic Racism: She isn't shy in calling others racial slurs to those outside her race. She has no friends because of this.
  • Gold Digger: She only flirts with Avalon because he's royalty and she wants in on the perks, something she openly brags about. When on missions, she'll often try to seduce wealthy men.
  • Good Is Not Nice: Is a member of The Prism but she's far from nice.
  • Jerkass: She is unpleasant to pretty much everyone except Prince Avalon, only because she finds him to be of use to her.
  • Narcissist
  • Never My Fault
  • No Sense of Personal Space: Toward Prince Avalon whenever she "flirts" with him.
  • Our Mermaids Are Different: Her species, the Aquarians, strongly resemble mermaids when they're young. Their tail fins turn into legs when they're older.
  • Non-Mammal Mammaries: As an aquatic alien, breasts aren't natural to her species. She gave herself breasts through Shapeshifting in order to seduce Avalon.
  • Purple Eyes
  • Shapeshifter: Is a natural ability of her race, the Aquarians. Their abilities extend to:
  • Small Name, Big Ego: Big time. She dubs herself "the greatest light wielder of all time".
  • Whip It Good: Her main weapon is a whip construct.

    Prince Avalon-Team 2813 
Avalon is the crown prince of the West Kingdom of planet Mogura and is the youngest of three children. After the planet had been invaded, Avalon had joined the resistance and helped to finally liberate his people. It was during this time he discovered he was born under the blue spectrum, and was chosen to join The Prism alongside his best friend Damas, who was born under the green spectrum.

     Damas Vigrid-Team 2813 
Damas is a friendly no-nonsense guy from planet Mogura. At a young age he was accepted into one of the planet’s most elite schools and it was there that he would go on to meet prince Avalon and form an interesting friendship. The two had a rather shaky friendship during their teen years thanks to Avalon's brattiness, but they resolved their differences. Many years later Damas had joined Avalon in helping to defeat the invaders from their home world. In the final confrontation Damas learned he was born under the green spectrum and was chosen to join The Prism, where he works with Avalon as his sector partner.

     Manik Teg-rey-Team 1600 
He is a rookie, having trained alongside Maram, Damas, Anniya, and Tereon . At a young age he underwent a strange ritual that permanently made him into a cosmic demon along with gaining an array of dark powers. Manik is a friendly individual and is quick to strike up friendships. Despite his criminal background, he was chosen to join The Prism. His sector partner is his girlfriend Maram.

     Maram Lumina-Team 1600 
Maram comes from a powerful family that rules over several space sectors. She often preferred being alone but her time in The Prism helped her be more open with others. Maram is seen like a big sister figure, especially to Anniya. Her sector partner is her childhood friend and current boyfriend Manik.

     Anniya Kittas-Team 612 
Anniya is a sweet and timid girl who is also a certified botanist. She discovered her spectrum powers during her graduation ceremony. Anniya applies her vast knowledge of plants to incorporate them into weapons or remedies. Her sector partner is Tereon.

  • Big Brother Bully: Didn’t get along well with her stepsiblings, as they often took every chance to mock her.
  • Green Thumb
  • The Medic: The official medic of the main crew.
  • {[Missing Mom}}: She had passed away from sickness little after Anniya was born.
  • Moe: Her fellow wielders see her as the adorable little sister type, and she shares a sister-like relationship with Maram.
  • Nervous Wreck: Whenever Helia is around.
  • Parental Neglect: Her father gradually distanced himself away from her over the years due to her appearing more and more like her deceased mother. She cut ties with him.
  • Raised by Grandparents
  • Shrinking Violet: She used to be way more confident, and then she met Helia.
  • Signature Style: Her constructs are based on all kinds of plants.
  • Winged Humanoid: Her moth wings.

     Tereon Taunto-Team 612 
Tereon is a loud and friendly fellow with a passion for cooking and throwing the best parties. Though he identifies as demiboy, Tereon is fine with male pronouns. He is a wielder of the green spectrum.

Supporting Characters

     Talos Halen 

Powers: Technopathy, flight, super strength, portal generation, instant armor

As a teenager, Talos joined the Guild of Heroes, where he often worked Mission Control in order to spend more time with his infant Val. He is a half-cybernetic being from the colonized planet of Atmos, but for reasons unknown left to live on Earth when he was 16. Talos is presently the owner of Halen Tech, a company dedicated to using technology beneficial to man and the environment. His past is a bit of a mystery as he doesn't talk about it; but because of it he vows to be the best father and give Val the best possible life. While on the eccentric side, he's a good father and cares much for the citizens.

    Marina Halen 
Marina is an AI unit who has been with the Halen family since before Val was born. She is seen as part of the family and Val even refers to her as 'auntie'. Marina sees Talos as a younger brother and often acts as the voice of reason to keep him in line. She is co-owner of Halen Tech as well a lawyer.
  • Emotionless Girl: Averted. She's just very calm and collected.
  • Holographic Disguise: Even though AI units are the norm, Marina still uses this on occasion just for fun.
  • Humanity Ensues: She was built by Talos’ parents for the purpose of being the family servant, but she instead only watched out for Talos and his older brother Tael. Displeased by her “defiance”, the parents deactivated her. When Talos was sent away, he took her core with her, and was able to reactivate her years later. She stuck by him since.
  • Robot Girl: Robot Woman is more like it.
  • The Smart Girl: Thanks to being an AI.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair

     Galatea Halen 
Galatea is a powerful warrior who is Happily Married to Talos and is Val's loving step-mother. She and Talos met as teens and kept in contact until they met up again years later. Afterwards they got married. She helps to run Halen Tech alongside Talos and Marina and is also an active member of the Guild of Heroes. She is also a certified therapist.

    Ophelia "Philly" Orlov-Ka’Uhane 
Philly, full name Ophelia Orlov-Ka’Uhane is a citizen of Sky City and one of Val’s best friends, the other being her boyfriend Devon. They had known each other since they were 13 years old. Philly is the captain of her own Roller Derby team known as the Sky Knights. She is also a huge fan of the superhero community.

    Devon Dalton 
Devon is best friends with Val and Philly as well as dating the latter. Together the three of them had known each other since they were 13. He is a fashion designer on a scholarship and is a celebrity within the cosplay community.

     Pierre Rousseau 
Pierre is Val's ex-boyfriend. Val had broken up with him four years prior after she caught him cheating on hir. A former bad boy with a record, in the present time he has vowed to do much better and turn his life around. He hopes to mend his relationship with Val and at least become friends again.
  • The Atoner: He feels genuine remorse for hurting Val, and wants to set things right.
  • Gratuitous French: He's French-Canadian.
  • Jerkass: Massive jerk to everyone around him at first.
  • {{What does she see in him?}}: Despite the fact that Pierre was a major asshole when they first met, Val still found hirself falling in love with him when they were 16.

     Val's hallucinations 

Val has had Schizophrenia since childhood and hir most prominent hallucinations were that of shadow people each with different designs and personalities.

Shadow

Shadow is one of Val's most prominent hallucinations. He is calm, level-headed and Val's voice of reason.

Sigma

Sigma is one of Val's most prominent hallucinations. He is loud, obnoxious and a total troll. Sigma represents the things that Val will never morally do.

Omne

Omne is very calm and straightforward. He represents what Val knows on a subconscious level.

Dolly/Meemo

Dolly/Meemo resembles a small child with a crack on her head. Later on her appearance changes slightly and takes up Meemo as her new name.
  • Amnesia: Suffers from this and has a hard time remembering things.
  • Black Eyes of Evil: Averted. Dolly/Meemo is one of the sweetest and kindest of the hallucinations.
  • Cheerful Child
  • Keet: Very similar to Val when the latter was a child.

The Quads

They are a group of 4 folks who are always doing their own thing. Val has no idea why they've showed up, but all four are quite playful and each have their own personalities.

Manos

Manos consist of several dozen disembodied hands. They would either hit or attempt to strangle Val, or otherwise would leave hir alone.

Secondary Characters/Families

     Tael 

Tael was Talos' older brother. He was born without powers, and in turn was absolutely adored by their parents. Tael often looked out for Talos and did his best to keep him safe. After Talos was forcibly taken away, Tael blamed his parents and he soon left home in disgust. He currently resides on a planet named Atreia, where he runs a successful business in building spaceships.

  • Big Brother Bully: He used to be, at the encouragement of his parents. He soon realized how much it hurt Talos, and he decided to care for him instead.
  • Neural Implanting
  • Gadgeteer Genius: After moving to Atreia, he started a business where he built spaceships and AIs.
  • Tragic Keepsake: He still owns and maintains Bun-Bun, the robotic bunny Talos made when they were children.

     Zoryn 
Zoryn is Tael's son, making him Talos' nephew and Val's cousin. Raised in a loving and supporting environment, Zoryn is almost always in a happy and confident mood.

Allies

    The Prism 
The Prism is an intergalactic organization created to train those born under the spectrum, meaning sentient beings capable of wielding light powers, to fight evil. It’s lead by different leaders that watch over each spectrum.

Those that discover these abilities at a very young age are invited to receive proper training at the organization’s academies, but will only be allowed to go on missions when they’re adults. Each light color has identical and individual traits, with academies dedicated to the training and mastery of each one.
  • Color Coded Emotions:
    • Red: Like to solve problems with their fists but are also extremely loyal.
    • Orange: Often prefer to work alone and can be rather mysterious.
    • Yellow: Very analytical and prefer to rely on logic.
    • Green: Strongly believe in strength in numbers and encourage strong companionships.
    • Blue: Take the calm and passive approach, but will get dangerous if the need arises.
    • Violet: Very free spirited and prefer to go by gut feelings.
    • Pink: Very optimistic, rather eccentric but will do their best to lift the spirits of their comrades.
  • Custom Uniform: Members of The Prism can wear their respective uniforms however they want, as long as their respective colors and insignia are visible.
  • Elemental rock paper scissors: Averted. No spectrum color is stronger or weaker than the other. The power alone depends on the skill of the individual.
  • Evil Counterpart: They have this in the form of The Children of the Void cult, as they harness the Void Spectrum.

The Green Spectrum

Users of the green spectrum are known to value teamwork and strongly believe in strength in numbers.

Hanz Nyxis

Sergeant Hanz comes from planet Orenia, where he made a name for himself as the finest of his military. As a member of The Prism, he serves as one of the trainers of new recruits of the green spectrum. He may be very tough and intimidating, but is also very patient and kind, and is often seen as a strong father figure for many rookies. He is married to Heinkel, a prominent member of the Medical Unit and they have a son named Ein, who leads a squad by the name of Nightfall.

Heinkel Nyxis

Like her husband Hanz, she is from Orenia and made her name known through her knowledge of medicine, and for a while served as a field medic. Heinkel can channel both the green and blue spectrum, and despite her rather rough exterior, she is very motherly especially to new recruits. Her son Ein is the squad leader of Nightfall.

Ein Nyxis

Ein is the son of Hanz and Heinkel and leads a squad of high ranking green spectrum users going by the name of Nightfall. He’s a strict, by the book soldier through and through, and is highly respected by his peers.

Kali Taka

Kali is Ein’s childhood friend and currently his Second in Command . She values might and looks down at everyone else except Ein, which puts her at odds with him as well as the rest of the squad, who only listen to her out of respect for Ein.

Roh’Zee

Born and raised on the planet Farmlen, Roh’Zee is one of Nightfall’s main heavy hitters. While very polite and friendly, she also speaks her mind and won’t take shit from anyone, not even the second in command of the squad she’s a part of.
  • Arch-Nemesis: Hates Kali with a burning passion and tells it to her face every chance she gets.
  • Pig Girl

Hive

Hive is a mysterious being that also happens to be mute. They communicate through telepathy. Despite their hulking size, Hive specializes in stealth.

Poppy

Kind and patient, Poppy is very nurturing and always watches out for her crew. She’s happily married and is the mother of 3 adopted children.

Tyris

Tyris is a well known sculptor back in her home town and in her free time she’s always brainstorming new ideas. She’s not really the social type, but is friendly nonetheless.

Rico

Suave and a smooth talker, Rico is all about having a good time.
  • Expy: Bears a slight resemblance to Bugs Bunny.
  • Heartbroken Badass: Still recovering from a failed relationship.

The Yellow Spectrum

Users of the yellow spectrum often rely on logic to get things done.

V'lkoor

V'lkoor is one of the more laid back members of the yellow spectrum. He comes from a world where Steampunk is dominant and a bit of his culture is represented in his clothing. He's shown to be a genuinely nice guy if not rather intimidating.

Rook Von Ravenborn

Rook is an anthropomorphic crow from planet Avis. A rather friendly but highly eccentric fellow, he will gladly share stories with all who ask.

Villains

Order of the Void

They are the main villains of the first arc. The Order of the Void is a cult that worships a powerful entity referred to as "The Slumbering One". Their goals may be unclear, but they are no less sinister.

    The Sorceress 
The Sorceress is a powerful villainess mentioned in the first chapter. She always threatened Sky City and in the past has defeated both of its protectors.
     Praxis 
Praxis is the Sorceress' right-hand woman and most loyal soldier. She is cold, ruthless, vicious and will not hesitate to strike down those who stand in her way. Praxis is a force to be reckoned with.
     Arachnid 
Arachnid is a mysterious being following hir own agenda, with loyalty to nobody but hirself. She is as friendly as she is terrifying. Arachnid loves to attack her targets psychologically and always has a smile on her face.

    The L.O.F.T. 
Also known as the League of F**king Tyranny, they are a group of villains who terrorize Sky City every now and then. Despite their impressive array of powers and abilities, they're easily disposed of due to making their weaknesses easily exploitable.
  • 0% Approval Rating: The civilians gradually began to take them less and less seriously, to the point that the LOFT have been reduced to jokes. Not even the other villains think highly of them.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: Each of them has this trait.

King and Queen

They are a couple clad in black gimp outfits. The Queen uses an electrified whip and the King has super strength.

Flameboyant

He's a man who is also a fire elemental.

The Fair Folk

They are a group of three fairies named Epsilon, Delta and Alpha, with the latter serving as the leader.

Lumber Jacque

He's a French lumberjack who wields a high tech chainsaw that can cut through anything.
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