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DarkStarling

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57) Shintrilak, The Weaver. It has no physically presence, but exists as the gravitational shadow of a spidery form the size of a large starship. Through careful communications using artificial gravity generators of a massive scale, it was established that Shintrilak considers itself the embodiment (or god, from a mortal perspective) of Gravity. It has grown curious about organic life now that artificial gravity has been developed, and manifested this 'infinitesimal' avatar to learn more about them. The avatar, being limited to a more mortal perspective in order to properly explore, has decided to experiment with being a 'hero' (once it understood the concept) as a part of Shintrillak's long struggle with Morthos, the God of Entropy.

Regarding power, Shintrilak's avatar has absolute control over gravity within several lightyears radius and is completely intangible. He still has limited information, however, and other sufficiently powerful cosmic beings can counter his influence on a local scale.

Comes from the Eldritch Gods of Science thread
 

MoonHunter

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58) Toko The Peacekeeper

Toko was designed to be the ultimate warrior. He was designed by the Yash, a bemoid/ octopoidal which was zenoagressive and whos culture combined "the best traits" of the Huns, the WWII Germans, and the followers of The Argelc. They managed to take and hold a large swath of the second spiral arm for seven standard centuries and continued to expand, only to be stopped by a Solarians led coalition. (People forget that the Solarians who seem to vacillate between The Good Guys and the Bad Guys.)

Toko was a special project, utilizing a synthetic cosmosphere (**cough**cosmic cube**cough) they created the first known adaptoid in the last millennia. He was to be the first of the next wave of Yash military, allowing them to regain the territory they lost and to remove the thread of the Solarians and their Galactic Coalition.

In its raw form, Toko is a liquid silver bemoid, with three glowing green eyes. Toko can then adapt to any meta power or hyper wave power form in its immediate area. (It can also shapeshift to take on lesser elements). It can duplicate a Solarian's Powers, simulate a dreadnaught's force shields (hyperwave tech), go FTL, and simulate a DSE's gravetics, and other abilities. It was taught strategy, tactics, logic, and had enough processing power to be predictive. That was the problem, they made Project Toko too smart and too capable; and in some ways too simplistic. A single unit force can never overcome all obstacles. It realized that for Life to dominate the galaxy, a single biosystem or culture system could not be used. He tore the Yash military system apart, being more capable than anything in their inventory (after he took possession of the Cosmosphere and destroyed it).

Of course, once he encountered a true cosmic level being, he duplicated that mode (and never let go of it). If he wasn't powerful enough before, it is now.

It has decided that military effort, past a certain point, is wasteful and actually counter productive. To that end, it has become the ultimate peacekeeper. While some military conflict help keep a culture/ people sharp, too much is detrimental (just like some germs in a system are useful, while too many of a given type will kill a system). Military cultures over the last millennia or so have learned where The Line of the Peace Keeper is and will not cross it.

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urbwar

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Here's a few I'll be publishing in the future:

59) Major Meteor (Inspired by DC's Captain Comet): A human mutant whose physical and mental abilities were far beyond those of normal humans, he became a hero in the 1950's. As his powers continued to grow, he sensed he had a greater purpose than being a superhero on Earth. He took off for the stars, and never looked back. Now he is a well known hero among many cultures, always willing to use his powers for the greater good



60 - 62) Cataclysmus, The Hierophant, and Star Spectre:

Eons ago, two beings from another reality found our dimension. Intrigued by the concept of good and evil, they decided to set up an experiment. One chose to create a being that was good, and the other chose one to be evil. The evil one was Cataclysmus, leader of the Cataclysm Swarm. This insect-like humanoid led his swarm from a section of space that had previously been uninhabited, and laid waste to the nearby systems. Caught off guard, the local races struggled to hold off this new threat. When all seemed lost, the good being showed up. Calling himself Star Spectre, he rallied the various races, and led an attack that drove back the Swarm, and seemingly destroyed Cataclysmus. It turned out to only be partially true. His body was destroyed, but his essence transferred into another body. Every hundred years or so, the Swarm launches attacks from Cataclysm Space (the new name given the region where they first appeared). Each time, Star Spectre is there to oppose him.

Two hundred years ago, The Hierophant appeared. A third being, both disgusted and intrigued by the experiment being conducted, decided to throw a wild card into the mix. The Hierophant is that wild card. A reptilian being with significant power of it's own, The Hierophant found the Church of Universal Truth, which preaches that Cataclysmus is the galactic version of the anti-christ, but that Star Spectre is no better. His forces oppose both of them, adding an unknown equation into the experiment.

 

urbwar

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63) T'al Z'agoth, the Malevolent Moon: a servant of Those who wait behind the Veil (a group entities similar to the Cthulhu Mythos), T'al is one of their most powerful servants. It's singular eye can fire a beam that wipes out all life on a planet, and a second one that reanimates the dead into zombie-like servants. It can be controlled by an artifact crafted by TwwbtV, which has been entrusted to the Elder Evils, a foul race that works to pierce the Veil and return them to ravage our reality

 

MoonHunter

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64) The Guardian

Depending on the world and the culture, The Guardian may live up to her name. Gora Don lived on a primitive world where the Gods were occasionally harsh and cruel. A pious female, she followed all the forms and rituals, yet the Gods did nothing to save her spouses, her children, and her bloodline tribe. She made the sojourn to the holy realm, piercing that barrier between it and the world. Through guile and skill, she obtained divine items and weapons. She searched the holy realm for the Gods responsible. She killed the first God who would not answer her questions or prayers. She continued until she killed all the harsh gods of her world. She would protect her world and her people from the Gods. In the process of killing them all, Gora Dorn absorbed their powers... becoming a cosmic entity. Once she helped her society deal with the lack of Gods, she moved on to other worlds with their Gods. If the Gods of these new worlds (or systems) were not just or at least fair in their dealings with mortals, she would "protect the mortals from them"... often killing them until they submit to new rules of conduct or the pantheon is all dead.

The Guardian is a green skinned humanoid female in golden armor of a Kirbyesk design. She is a mere 54" tall (1.37 meters) and appears unimpressive. Still appearances are nothing in the cosmic range. Upper range superior strength, durability, speed, perception, and thought are in her range of abilities. She can also shift dimensions and travel at hyper luminary speeds. She does seem to possess a form of cosmic awareness, leading her to her next Gods. She has several thousand years of combat and personal experience.

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