Ken Gabriel

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Ken Gabriel
Player: @Ken Gabriel
Origin: Mutation
Archetype: Tanker
Security Level: '
Personal Data
Real Name: Ken Gabriel
Known Aliases: None
Species: Human
Age: 21
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 158
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Black
Biographical Data
Nationality: American
Occupation: Unemployed
Place of Birth: Paragon City, RI
Base of Operations: Kings Row, Paragon City, RI
Marital Status: Single
Known Relatives: Jacob Gabriel (Father), Melissa Gabriel (Mother, deceased), Aaron Gabriel (Brother)
Known Powers
Cannot feel the sensation of pain. Does not tire or fatigue easily. Near superhuman levels of strength.
Known Abilities
A skilled fighter despite being self taught. Has a talent for multitasking.
Wears a breathe-right strip on his nose. Is covered in scars and bruises.

Power Grid
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  Energy Projection
  Fighting Skill



Early Life

Ken was born in Kings Row, the first son of Jacob and Melissa Gabriel. Born with a dangerous and rare condition, congenital insensitivity to pain (CIP), leaving him unable to feel the sensation of pain.

As Ken's condition had no cure at the time, Jacob, who was a then notable geneticist, developed and injected Ken with a serum that would drastically improve his physical resiliency and immune system. This was only intended to be a temporary solution, protecting Ken until the time a cure for CIP was found. However, the injection had an unexpected mutation; He could no longer become fatigued, and could push his muscles far beyond their limit. This potentially put Ken at greater risk, as he could now easily push his body past the breaking point and cause serious injury to himself. He was conditioned by his parents to be gentle, in order for Ken to avoid harming himself.

Ken was raised almost entirely by his mother, Melissa. Jacob spent the majority of Ken's childhood working, having little free time to spend with Ken. Melissa raised Ken with kindness and compassion, imparting those qualities onto him. She desperately wanted Ken to have a normal life, and did everything in her power to give that to him, sending him to a school for humans without superpowers.

Despite his mother's desires, Ken was treated as an outcast in school from the very beginning. Most school staff feared, or even hated him, and his fellow students treated him no better. Because of his disorder, he was often the target of school bullies looking to show off, and was avoided by other classmates. From the constant fighting, Ken picked up some skill, but due to his disorder, had difficulty with restraint. He was expelled many times for causing serious injury to other students. Ken eventually learned to control his strength from fear of causing future harm to other students.

Leaving Home

As Ken continued through school, his treatment did not improve. Over the years, the fights escalated, becoming an even more serious problem. His high school years were particularly rough, often being attacked by multiple classmates. Through either injury from the constant battles, or a side effect of Jacob's serum, Ken developed mild narcolepsy around that time.

After years of research into the CIP cure, Jacob's funds were cut on the grounds of a lack of progress. Jacob continued his research alone, though even he was beginning to lose hope. It was not long afterward that Melissa was murdered. PPD investigations were inconclusive, detectives suggested it may have been a failed burglary attempt. Jacob continued to raise Ken and Aaron on his own for a few months, though he later disappeared.

Following the mysterious death of his mother and disappearance of his father, Ken entered a period of depression. Ken struggled to cope with the loss of his mother, leading him to drop out of school at grade 10. He fled from his home shortly after to avoid being sent to an orphanage like his younger brother Aaron, and the chance that he would experience more confrontation like in his early school days.

Life on the Street

Ken adapted to living on the streets of King's Row over time, his disorder became an advantage in defending himself and his fighting ability had vastly improved.

Ken's compassion paid off in the end, as he would often help people in need, doing chores or odd jobs for them, or protecting them from gangs. The grateful citizens would often repay him with food and sometimes shelter, though Ken almost never specifically asks for either. Through helping people, Ken developed a strong bond with the citizens of King's Row, and a desire to do everything in his power to aid and protect them. (WIP)

Joining a Sentry

Ken encountered Knight Sentinel a little over a year after leaving home. Ken had little experience with costumed heroes at the time, and so being given an invitation to join The Palladium Sentry came as a huge surprise to him. (WIP)


Ken is an openly cheery and friendly person on the outside. He is very enthusiastic and energetic, and has a strong desire to help others, but his low self esteem from years of being a social outcast sometimes interferes with his ability to interact with people. He tends to bottle up his negative emotions, hiding them from people as to not make them worry, prioritizing the well-being of others over his own.

Ken has a habit of overthinking things, and often gets lost in thought. He has a great interest in philosophy, music, and knowledge, which made dropping out of school a difficult decision to make. He continues to study on his own time. He also has a love of exploring, an extension of his thirst for knowledge.


Ken has no superpowers, he is a normal human being, however he does benefit from his disorder and Jacob's serum. Since he does not feel pain, Ken naturally shrugs off damage easily, though his body still suffers the damage. Ken's resiliency and fortitude have been drastically increased by Jacob's serum, the effects of which increase as Ken trains and exercises, and so taking damage usually isn't a concern to him.

Another effect of the serum is Ken's inability to become fatigued. He has developed superhuman stamina, almost never tiring. Also due to the serum, Ken can push his muscles far beyond that of the average person. The safety limits placed on a normal person seem to not apply to Ken, who is easily capable of reaching the absolute peak of his strength, being able to perform almost superhuman feats of strength and power. This puts Ken's body at further risk, as enough stress on it can cause permanent damage to himself. Ken has to constantly restrain his strength, which for him, requires a moderate amount of focus.



Friends and Allies

The Palladium Sentry

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