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AL-SUMUT (THE WAY)
AL-SUMUT (THE WAY)
Nawal Sarraf
Cost Characteristic Value Roll Notes
40 STR 50 19- Lift: 25.6tons; HTH: 10d6; END: [5]
30 DEX 20 13- OCV: 7  DCV: 7
30 CON 25 14-
20 BODY 20 13-
3 INT 13 12- PER Roll: 12- / 8- (Hearing)
2 EGO 11 11- ECV: 4; Mental Defense: 20
10 PRE 20 13- PRE Attack: 4d6
2 COM 14 12-
15 PD 25   Total: 33 PD (28 rPD)
10 ED 15   Total: 23 ED (18 rED)
20 SPD 5   Phases: 3, 5, 8, 10, 12
10 REC 20   Running: 11" / 22"
5 END 60   Swimming: 2" / 4"
2 STUN 60  
 
AL-SUMUT (THE WAY) | Summary
Real Name: Nawal Sarraf Hair Color: Black
Concept: Brick Eye Color: Brown
Affiliation: Fatwa / Hezbollah Height & Weight: 6' 0" (1.84 m) / 525 lbs (238.00 kg)
Played By: NPC Date of Birth: July 7, 1989
Created By: Ben Langdon Place of Birth: Beirut, Lebanon
Cost Powers END
10 Accurate Leaper: Leaping +5" (15" forward, 7 1/2" upward) (Accurate) 1
15 Bullet-Proof: Damage Resistance (20 PD/10 ED) 0
18 Closed Mind: Mental Defense (20 points total) 0
10 Dense: Knockback Resistance -5" 0
25 Limited Kinetic Absorption: Absorption 5d6 (Physical, goes into STUN) 0
-8 Poor Hearing: Reduced Perception -4 (Hearing Group) (-8 Active Points) 0
5 Resistant To Change: Power Defense (5 points) 0
10 Runs Like A Train: Running +5" (11" total) 1
14 Body Armour: Armor (8 PD/8 ED) (24 Active Points); OIF (-1/2), Real Armor (-1/4) 0
     
Cost Martial Arts
Maneuver Phase OCV DCV Notes
25 Generic Martial Arts
Block 1/2 +2 +2 Block, Abort
Charge 1/2 +0 -2 12d6 +v/5 Strike, Full Move
Crush 1/2 +0 +0 14d6 Crush, Must Follow Grab
Grab 1/2 -1 -1 Grab Two Limbs, 60 STR for holding on
Strike 1/2 +0 +2 12d6 Strike
Takedown 1/2 +1 +1 10d6 Strike; Target Falls
Throw 1/2 +0 +1 10d6 +v/5, Target Falls
           
Cost Skills
15 +3 with HTH Combat
0 Everyman Skills
AK: Beirut, Lebanon 11-
Acting 8-
Climbing 8-
Concealment 8-
Conversation 8-
Deduction 8-
Language: Arabic (idiomatic)
PS: Hospital Worker 11-
Paramedics 8-
Persuasion 8-
Shadowing 8-
Stealth 8-
TF: Small Motorized Ground Vehicles
2 Hezbollah Military
+1 with All Combat
Breakfall 13-
Climbing 13-
Demolitions 12-
KS: Hezbollah 12-
KS: The Military World 11-
Navigation (Land) 12-
PS: Soldier 12-
Paramedics 12-
Stealth 13-
Survival (Mountain, Urban) 12-
Tactics 12-
Teamwork 13-
WF: Common Melee Weapons, Small Arms
Distinctive Feature: Military Demeanor
Monitored: Hezbollah 11-
Psychological Limitation: Obey The Chain Of Command
Social Limitation: Hezbollah Soldier
3 Interrogation 13-
2 KS: Cabala 11-
2 KS: Fatwa 11-
2 Language: English (fluent conversation)
1 Language: Sign Language (basic conversation)
   
175+ Disadvantages
5 Distinctive Features: Eyes Glow When Accessing Enhanced STR
10 Enraged: When Fighting Israel, Go 11-, Recover 14-
15 Hunted: Cabala 8-
15 Hunted: International Law Enforcement Agencies 8- (Limited Geographical Area [Outside of Lebanon])
20 Hunted: Israel Law Enforcement and Military Agencies 8-
5 Physical Limitation: Heavy
10 Physical Limitation: Limited Sense Of Hearing
15 Physical Limitation: Weird Biochemistry Requires Specialist Medical Care
15 Psychological Limitation: Devoted to Hezbollah
10 Psychological Limitation: Has Difficulty Articulating Arguments (And Generally Resorts To Violence)
15 Psychological Limitation: Hates Non-Arabs
15 Psychological Limitation: Short Temper
10 Reputation: Agent of Hezbollah, 11-
15 Social Limitation: Secret Identity
0 Experience Points
   
AL-SUMUT (THE WAY) | Points Summary
Characteristics Cost: 199 Base Points: 175
Powers Cost: 99 Disadvantages: 175
Talents Cost: 0 Total Experience: 0
Perks Cost: 0 Spent Experience: 0
Martial Arts Cost: 25 Unspent Experience: 0
Skills Cost: 27 Total Points: 350
Background

In July 2006 Israel launched a military campaign against Lebanon in response to the kidnapping of two Israeli soldiers.  Nawal Sarraf had been visiting his uncle near the border with Israel when the village was destroyed.  Israeli troops surged through the remains, sweeping any survivors further into Lebanon and killing or capturing anyone suspected of being in league with Hezbollah.  Nawal pulled himself out of the debris, surrounded by dead family.

He should have died as well: the missile landed in the house across the road.

The Israelis found him dazed and arrested him, but as he felt the rough hands on his back he struck out.  His fists were like rockslides: fast, heavy and deadly.  The soldiers were cut down.  Their bullets bounced off the young man, and someone called for emergency back-up.

Nawal had grown up with Hezbollah and knew their manifesto almost as well as he knew the Holy Koran.  His mother's uncle was an official in Hezbollah and his father worked in one of Hezbollah's funded hospitals north of Beirut.  To Nawal, the Hezbollah were the only ones who did anything for the Lebanese.

He staggered to the road and his mind began to clear, although there was still a shrill ringing in his ears (something which would never fully leave him).

The reinforcements arrived in the form of the Cabala.  Solomon 9 and Golem moved to intercept but their appearance triggered a rage in Nawal.  He had known of the Israeli superheroes and when news of the invasion spread, it was the appearance of people like Solomon 9 with the armies, that instilled fear in the Lebanese.  The fight was fierce but brief, and Nawal was beaten and arrested.

He spent nearly a month in prison but towards the end of the July War, as international condemnation rose against Israel, the terrorist group Fatwa made their move, slipping into Israel and causing widespread mayhem and destruction.  They pushed forward towards Tel Aviv but were turned back by Cabala and the Israeli Army, although they were successful in freeing a large number of Hezbollah prisoners.  The break-out spread to the streets of Tel Aviv and its citizens were temporarily forced to hide in their homes as the streets became a warzone.

Cabala quickly returned Tel Aviv to a peaceful city, but by that time Fatwa and the young Nawal had escaped.    Imam took Nawal to Saudi Arabia where he was healed and indoctrinated in the methods of Fatwa.  Nawal took on the name Al-Sumut, which meant The Way; and learned the applications of his super-strength and durability under the tutelage of Saladin.  He spent some time with Fatwa, but returned to Lebanon in 2007 where he quickly became one of Hezbollah's most important 'weapons'.  He sees his role as pushing the borders with Israel and eventually assisting with that country's destruction.

Al Sumut has been regarded as a great hero by Fatwa and Hezbollah, as well as many Lebanese people; and it is this hero-worship which has driven much of the moderate views from his head.  Even his parents feel he has become a fanatic.  He maintains his secret identity, working in Beirut in a Hezbollah hospital, but he considers such a life as a necessary distraction.  He only feels truly alive when he is working for Hezbollah or fighting against the Jewish State.

 

Personality

Nawal was only seventeen when his powers were triggered, and although he had already seen devastation and deprivation caused, in his eyes, by Israel; it wasn't until he was taken under the supervision of Fatwa that his anger was unearthed and directed at Israel.  Like many young Lebanese men, Nawal felt frustrated by the past and strangled by the present.  He blamed Israel.  Hezbollah was Lebanon's only friend.  He saw Hezbollah opening hospitals and education centres, operating food banks and giving out money to poor families.  After the July War he could only see Hezbollah as his family.  Everyone else had given up on Lebanon, even his mother and possibly even his father.

Nawal has cast aside his blood family for this surrogate one.  He has assumed the mantle of Al Sumut and wants to show 'the way' to young Lebanese men.  Hezbollah cannot believe their luck in having such a strong and determined uberhuman in their ranks, but they also know Al Sumut is no match for the Cabala.  They use him covertly or in lightning strikes along the border.  Nawal feels truly blessed as the 'Weapon of Hezbollah'.

 

Quote

"Go ahead, Israelite.  Hit me with everything you have."

 

Powers

Al Sumut is able to absorb kinetic energy to a limited degree.  This ability has granted him uberhuman strength which allows him to bench press in excess of 25 tons; as well as resistance to most forms of conventional weaponry.  He has shown the ability to absorb the impact of bullets and shrapnel and to translate this into healing his own wounds.  His mind is also resistant to assault.  Solomon 9 has often remarked that Al Sumut's mind is 'closed' to him.

 

Appearance

Al Sumut is a tall young man with olive skin and spiky black hair.  His body ripples with strength and weighs in excess of 230kg due to his uberhuman physique.  When working for Hezbollah or Fatwa, he wears a grey body armour with heavy black boots and straps lining his chest and waist.  He also wears a dark red vambrace on his left arm as a tribute to Hezbollah and his calling.  When activating his enhanced strength, Al Sumut's eyes glow a menacing yellow.

Out of costume, Nawal wears regular clothing and appears to be an attractive Lebanese man in his early twenties.