I know there's Personality Powers
, but that can only help with so much. As of now, I'm working on characters for a story I am writing, and though the characters are based on myself and individuals in my life, I want to avoid it all being a self-fic and characters being considered Gary Stu
's and Mary Sue
's, or better said, the typical "self-insert fanfiction".
If you look at my profile, I'm very temperamental. I stand at 6"7 and a big, hulking dude (almost between tall and big/tall and skinny). Though mistaken for being athletic or interested in sports, I like martial arts, dancing, and enjoying researching things, most notably astrology, writing, and drawing. I've also known for being graceful, feminine, quiet, gentle, and able to make move well for someone of my size. Pretty much, I'm a cross between Genius Bruiser
, Gentle Giant
, and Ladyof War
. However, I can't seem to figure out what fits me; superstrength and hand-to-hand combat (since I'm more physical), or just magic.
There's three other characters as well; one's rather short, but is most fitting for the Smart Guy
role. He's also quite blunt, but is kinda quiet until you get to know him. However, he's not athletic at all.
Another one leans towards Badass Bookworm
(he's not very athletic and more into the books but used to play basketball), and is also very quiet, more of the mental type. He's very open-minded, kind-hearted, wise, and is willing to help anyone in need, and doesn't like to give up on others.
Lastly there's another guy is really tall and slim, but he's a breakdancer who used to do Muay Thai and goes between Genius Bruiser
and Lightning Bruiser
, maybe Dance Battler
. He's pretty laid-back as well, but competitive.
I know it's not very original, but until then, I just need help with powers.
edited 20th Mar '12 8:05:23 PM by DoubleG