The NecroMech Dossier Core Manual April 2018 - Page 243

John Jeffries SOE “Boffin” Born February 17th, 1905 in Taunton, England Height 6’5” Weight 200lbs, lean build Wild hair Meta Engineer (Rank 5) Re-enforce Armor*, Iron Body* Shackle Gemstone Capacitor, Psytomaton Ultra-Vision Ablation, Bore Sunder *Specialization Talents Intellect 9 Wisdom 6 Willpower 7 Strength 7 Constitution 7 Dexterity 5 Charisma 6 Perception 5 Force Majeure 7 Expert Skills Chemistry Robotics Professional Skills Car/Truck Metalsmith Amateur Skills Chinese Cryptography Novice Skills Boxing Preferred Weapon(s) Unarmed and can usually be found in a Lab Coat, his Sheaffer Fountain Pen tucked into the top pocket. Motivation (Morality) Science innovation and making sure Jasmine is both protected and happy! (Moral) Background At 6’5” tall John cuts an impressive figure even in his slightly off-white lab coat carrying stains and burns, each with a unique story such as the liquid ammonia and sodium incident, which has been his only permanent companion during his career as a chemist. Very much a loner John has dedicated every minute to his research, particularly surface science which leads him to assignment at Porton Down in 1940 to lead the study into the effects of chemical warfare agents on surfaces. However, by 1942 John can no longer be part of what he sees as a borderline unethical experimentation and transfers to the SOE with specific responsibility to aid agents, including Robert Hannay, with sabotage through new and innovative compositions of plastic explosive. While at the SOE John spends time collaborating with Victor Rothschild (3rd Baron Rothschild) who as head of MI5’s B1C "explosives and sabotage section" is especially interested in disguised explosives and c