S.A.G.E.

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Left to Right:
Dr. Toshio Tokada (129),
Dr. Maria Texeira (138),
Dr. Annika Heyerdahl (129),
Dr. James Running Bear (124),
Dr. Lance Westin (153, leader),
Dr. Monica Torentino (119),
Dr. Ibrahim Al-Hazeem (146),
Dr. Topa Ga-Gan (151),
Dr. Sandeep Gupta (127)

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Troubleshooter (455, leader),
Slipstream (417),
Cyberna (422)

Background
In an investigation into the disappearance of her patients, Dr. Maria Texeira sought the help of the Troubleshooter. They found Volante diColico, one of her patients, and a wind-power uber in her grandparents castle, a part of which had been secretly outfitted as a superhero base in the case that Volante ever decided to become one. After the trio tracked down Kinder der Zukunft and shut down their base in Buenos Aires, they decided that the world needed safeguarding against malign powers such as the Kinder. They found Lance Westin, a prominent businessman whose wife and daughter had been kidnapped and slain in an experiment conducted by the Kinder. He agreed to set up the organization known as Superhuman Arcane, Genetic, and Extraterrestrial Investigators (now known just as S.A.G.E.) Lance Westin is the President of S.A.G.E. as well as the expert on paranormal organizations and the Chief Administrator of the Area 51 Facility. Dr. Sandeep Gupta is the Chief Administrator of the S.A.G.E. Satellite Facility and the expert on aliens. Dr. Annika Heyerdahl is the Chief Administrator of the S.A.G.E. Angkor Wat Facility and the expert on ancient and lost civilizations. Dr. James Running Bear is the Chief Administrator of the Stonehenge Facility and the arcane knowledge expert. The other experts are: Dr. Maria Texeira (paranormal medicine), Dr. Topa Ga-Gan (paranormal equipment), Dr. Ibrahim Al-Hazeem (paranormal psychology and mentalism), Dr. Monica Torentino (paranormal veterinarian), and Dr. Toshio Tokada (ubergenetics). The S.A.G.E. Field Team is the Troubleshooter (leader), Slipstream, and Cyberna.
Area of Operations
The original S.A.G.E. base is at the location known as Area 51. This is now the main facility of S.A.G.E. In addition to the administrative office, it also has a paranormal medical facility as well as a science center. S.A.G.E. operates three other facilities. The facility beneath Stonehenge in the United Kingdom houses the knowledge center and a set of holding cells. The facility beneath the ruins of Angkor Wat houses the language center and a magical gate found at the ruins of Santorini, reportedly created by the Greek Goddess Hecate or Athena. S.A.G.E. has also constructed an orbital facility with an advanced technology data analysis unit and mapping center. All bases contain advanced computers with alien technology communications units that allow instantaneous data transfer and communications.
Base of Operations: Area 51, U.S.A.; also Angkor Wat, Cambodia., S.A.G.E. Satellite, in orbit., Stonehenge, U.K.
Vehicles: Ariamachina
Goals
S.A.G.E. is committed to safeguarding the people of Earth from the entire range of paranormal threats including those of alien, ubergenetic, mystical, artificial intellingence, transdimensional, and high technological origins. Because of their limited budget and personnel, their mission does not include intervention in every threat. The major role of S.A.G.E. is to provide knowledge resources for international, national, regional, and local law enforcement and counter-espionage agencies as well as known superhero teams. In addition to outsourcing expertise, SAGE also fields a small team of top level investigators who can be tasked with neutralizing paranormal problems around the world. SAGE obtains their current funds from information sales, artifact analytical services contracts, and the Field Team services calls.
Reputation
While S.A.G.E. is a publicly known group, their activities are unknown and given to much speculation. Quite often SAGE will be mentioned in the tabloid press, but nearly always such reports are untrue rumor. The world's political bodies tolerate S.A.G.E.'s existance. Most national intelligence agencies occasionally rely upon S.A.G.E. for their expertise, and thus generally support their efforts. Legitimate superteams also refer to S.A.G.E. when their expertise is needed.
Major Adversaries: 07-734, Blitzkreig, Elementals, Empire, Evol Khan, Fatwa, Gang of Five, General Jurassic, Kinder der Zukunft, The Living Dead, New Empire, Oktober, Ruin, School, Seven Soldiers, Sons of Set