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Chandrashekhar Lokesh
Cost Characteristic Value Roll Notes
20 STR 30 15- Lift: 1600.0kg; HTH: 6d6; END: [3]
24 DEX 18 13- OCV: 6  DCV: 6
16 CON 18 13-
0 BODY 10 11-
8 INT 18 13- PER Roll: 13-
2 EGO 11 11- ECV: 4; Mental Defense: 0
10 PRE 20 13- PRE Attack: 4d6
3 COM 16 12-
0 PD 6   Total: 14 PD (8 rPD)
2 ED 6   Total: 14 ED (8 rED)
32 SPD 6   Phases: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12
0 REC 10   Running: 6" / 12"
0 END 36   Swimming: 2" / 4"
2 STUN 36  
Zone | Summary
Real Name: Chandrashekhar Lokesh Hair Color: Brown
Concept: Speedster (Temporal Powers) Eye Color: Dark Brown
Affiliation: The Assembly Height & Weight: 6' 3" (1.9 m) / 190 lbs (85 kg)
Played By: NPC Date of Birth: May 18, 1973
Created By: Ben Langdon Place of Birth: New Delhi, India
Cost Powers END
43 The Zone: Elemental Control, 150-point powers, (75 Active Points); all slots Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4)
43 1) Slow Motion Zone: Drain SPD 6d6, Reduced Endurance (1/2 END; +1/4), Area Of Effect (8" Radius; +1), Selective (+1/4) (150 Active Points); Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4) 6
43 2) Temporal Force Field: +8 with DCV, Area Of Effect (10" Radius; +1), Selective (+1/4), Usable Simultaneously (up to 32 people at once; +1 1/2) (150 Active Points); Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4)
48 3) Time Warp: Change Environment 8" radius, -6 : DCV, -6 : OCV, Multiple Combat Effects, Selective Target (+1/2), Reduced Endurance (0 END; +1/2) (160 Active Points); Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4)
14 Body Armour: Armor (8 PD/8 ED) (24 Active Points); OIF (-1/2), Real Armor (-1/4)
3 Mask: Sight Group Flash Defense (5 points) (5 Active Points); OIF (-1/2)
Cost Perquisites
1 Doctorate in Physics (Ph.D.)
Cost Skills
1 AK: Kolkata, India 8-
2 AK: London, United Kingdom 11-
5 Assembly Team Package
AK: India and Protectorate of Pakistan 11-
AK: Mumbai, India 11-
Communicator: High Range Radio Perception (Radio Group); IIF (-¼) plus Scrambled Transmission Function: VPP (Scrambler Pool), 4 base +2 control cost; IIF (-¼), Only For One Language At A Time (-1)
Criminology 13-
KS: Police Procedure 11-
KS: Politics of India 11-
KS: The Assembly 11-
Monitored by The Assembly 11-
National Police Powers
Social Limitation: Subject to Orders
Teamwork 13-
3 Breakfall 13-
3 Computer Programming 13-
3 Deduction 13-
0 Everyman Skills
AK: New Delhi, India 11-
Acting 8-
Climbing 8-
Concealment 8-
Conversation 8-
Deduction 8-
Language: Hindi (Idiomatic, native accent)
[Notes: Native Language]
PS: Physicist 11-
Paramedics 8-
Persuasion 8-
Shadowing 8-
Stealth 8-
TF: Small Motorized Ground Vehicles
[Notes: Custom Mod is Everyman Skill]
4 Language: English (idiomatic)
12 Scientist
SS: Mathematics 13-
SS: Nuclear Physics 11-
SS: Physics 14-
SS: Temporal Physics 14-
3 Stealth 13-
200+ Disadvantages
15 Hunted: Fatwa 8-
15 Hunted: Mystery 8-
5 Physical Limitation: Post-Combat Shakes
15 Physical Limitation: Weird Biochemistry Requires Specialist Medical Care
15 Psychological Limitation: Ambitious
20 Psychological Limitation: Obeys Fusion Without Question
15 Psychological Limitation: Reluctant To Kill
15 Social Limitation: Constantly Scrutinised By The Media, Government and Public
20 Social Limitation: Married
15 Social Limitation: Secret Identity
0 Experience Points
Zone | Points Summary
Characteristics Cost: 119 Base Points: 200
Powers Cost: 194 Disadvantages: 150
Talents Cost: 0 Total Experience: 0
Perks Cost: 1 Spent Experience: 0
Martial Arts Cost: 0 Unspent Experience: 0
Skills Cost: 36 Total Points: 350

Chandrashekhar was a graduate student at Oxford University when he was caught in an illegal laboratory accident which left three of his associates dead and over a million pounds of property damage. Chandrashekhar, however, was never implicated in the accident because the intense radiation triggered his ubergene which manifested itself as a 'hiccup' in time. After regaining consciousness, he realised that the world around him was moving so much slower than it should be, and so although security had arrived they were unable to apprehend or identify him because, to them, he was moving at lightning speed.

Over the next year, Chandrashekhar completed his doctorate and explored his newly found abilities. He was always an ambitious man and saw his powers as an opportunity to gain fame and a sense of superiority over the common criminals which infested the streets of London. He became Zone and began a career as a superhero.

As luck would have it, he met and fell in love with Charm, another super hero. They met as Charm and Zone in the streets of London, and again as Chandrashekhar Lokesh and Bindiya Indrajit at a party. Both times they felt the chemistry, although neither was aware of the other's secret life.

Bindiya was based in India, but took a month off work and spent time with Chandrashekhar. She managed to convince him to return to India when she resumed her job. The pair boarded a plane unaware that it was the target of the terrorist group known as Fatwa. During the flight, Fatwa attacked and disabled the plane sending it plummeting into the ocean.

Bindiya managed to slow the descent, showing her telekinetic powers for the first time; but it was Chandrashekhar who managed to slow the plane enough for a safe landing. Both Bindiya and Chandrashekhar realised that each had been withholding important information about each other, but the secret brought them even closer together and they married within the year.

Chandrashekhar moved to Kolkata and began working for the government, while Bindiya continued to fly part-time. Both of them also enjoyed their adventurous lives as Charm and Zone and began to receive acclaim across Eastern India.

The Assembly invited them to join and they agreed, although Bindiya has reservations and doesn't like the way her husband seems to be becoming more ambitious the more time he spends with Fusion.


Chandrashekhar is extremely happy in life. He has a beautiful wife, an exciting job and the respect he has been craving his entire life. Fusion has become his prime role model and he will do anything to please the co-leader of The Assembly. At times he feels inadequate as a hero because his powers are mostly defensive, but he has recently become more calculated and cold-blooded in his outlook possibly to compensate.


“Take your time. I certainly am.”


Zone is able to slow down the passage of time in a small field approximately 15m radius from himself. Those within the field find it difficult to move, almost as if they are frozen in time. Zone is able to manipulate this field so that he can choose who is effected and who is not. His body has also adapted to his frequent use of the time fields, so that his body is more dense and his life span has increased.


Chandrashekhar is an attractive and imposing man with wavy black hair and a well defined moustache and beard. He is powerfully built and athletic, with a good posture which exudes confidence. As Zone, he wears an armoured costume which is white with green boots, short black sleeves and belt. He also wears a mask to conceal his identity.