Universe: A parallax ‘verse with a version of Britannia that combines the worlds of Sherlock Holmes, the Parasol Protectorate, Eerie East, and Newbury & Hobbes; flavored with touches of Star Wars, Firefly, Warehouse 13, Farscape, & Babylon 5.
File Name: Sergeant-Major Maxwell Rodden, ISO, KCVO (KCIE still classified) of Clan MacRodden
Aliases: Tall Man, Thee Gartisan, Gartisan, G., G.W.
Identity: Part of a couple, we come when summoned and are known to those around us. Expect us when you see us.
Occupation: Gunsmiths for the Edinburgh Office of Theegartisan Gunworks, Imperial Nightstalker for HRH Queen Victoria, Benevolent Mercenary of His Imperial Handiness, the Queen’s personal weapons master, and retired Royal Engineer.
Citizenship: British Empire
Legal Status: Pardoned for any wrongdoings by Queen Victoria, though there are parts of Mumbai that still prefer that we do not return
Place of Birth: Nithsdale, Scotland
Known Relatives: Clan MacRodden, Gremlin Jennie
Martial Status: Married to Dame Rose Blackfoot Rodden
Base of Operations: While we run the Edinburgh Office, we go wherever we are needed or are summoned.
Known Allies: Queen Victoria, Lady Acerbic, the Wandering Legion, the Gypsy Prince, our respective Clan/Tribe, The Gremlins
Group Affiliation:The Guild of Retro-Futuristic Artisans, Thee-Gartisan Works
Major Enemies: That Pimp known as Slick-Brass is a friendly creative rival. Definitely that Scallywag Mad Hatter! The Pyros known as Clan Johnstone, and the Psi Corps.
Education: from the Guild and in HRM’s Service
Eyes: Green & Gold
Hair: Auburn and going “transparent”
Distinguishing Features: Really tall & kilted
Powers: We both have strong intuitive & mind-reading abilities
Source of Powers: Our own minds, but when together, we feed off each other
Abilities: Weapons maker, fire arms, making pretty things go BOOM!
Weapons: Revolver “Betty,” shotgun “Elizabeth,” tri-barreled hand-held mass driver “Victoria,” and pulse pistol “Wynona.”
Paraphernalia: Nightstalker Tartan Kilt, Multi-Flask, Heavy Cane, a glass flask (“It’s only water, I swear!), a tinkerer’s vest filled with neat things, and a patch bearing the blue 8-cog gear emblem
Fighting Style: Fuhkyew, the Scottish Martial Art; “When in doubt, toss in a grenade;” Sun Tzu-ing people, and Full-On Scottish Charge, complete with kilt flashing. Tropic Victory: Being the Big Damn Hero who arrives In The Nick of Time with The Calvary and Big Fraking Guns to Save the Frelling Day.
Primary Specialty: Weapons-making & Field Improvising
Secondary Specialty: Rabble-rousing
First Appearance: 2011