Silverblade (Virtue)

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The Legendary
· Natural Scrapper ·
Body Mastery
Real Name
Marcus Creed
Silver, Blade, SB
August 11
Los Angeles, California USA
United States Citizen
Paragon City, Rhode Island USA
Police Detective
Legal Status
No Criminal Record
Marital Status
· Known Relatives ·
Brenna Creed (wife), Sebastian Creed (father, deceased), Lindsay Creed (mother, deceased)
Physical Traits
Apparent Age
36 (physically 32)
6'2” (188cm)
215 lbs (97.5kg)
Body Type
Steel Blue
Light Tan
· Distinguishing Features ·
No Tattoos, Scars or Blemishes on Body
Powers & Abilities
· Known Powers ·
Superhuman Physical Attributes, Abilities and Senses – Chi Projection - Regeneration - Super Jump – Super Speed
· Equipment ·
Hanzo Katana
· Other Abilities ·
Premier Swordsman – World Class Martial Artist – Expert Gymnast – Expert Marksman – Covert Operations Training - Master Detective – Master Profiler

This is a legacy page for the original Virtue server character. To find the new Homecoming Everlasting version, please go to Silverblade.

Marcus Creed is Silverblade, a world class swordsman with superhuman abilities and fighting skills. Incredibly gifted both mentally and physically, he began training at a very young age to be the ultimate fighting machine. Unknown to him at the time, he was trained in preparation to inherit the Argentus or the Silverblade, a weapon that cost the life of his parents.

Discovering his parents death were premeditated, Marcus pursued the perpetrators with relentless determination and eventually defeated them all. Now fully aware of his true calling, he donned a mask and dedicated his life in bringing criminals to justice.

His former master bestowed upon him great wealth which Marcus uses to fund his crime fighting activity. Understanding the funds can’t last forever, he wisely invests his wealth in various projects and portfolios. Even though this secret wealth affords him financial independence, he continues to work as a police detective.



Early Life

Marcus’ father, Sebastian was an influential Assistant District Attorney in Los Angeles. His father was working on a major mafia case involving Anthony Serano who operated and controlled numerous prostitution and gambling rings across the county and state.

Serano enlisted the help of the Black Karma to assassinate Sebastian Creed. The Black Karma was part of the Shadowblades, an ancient and highly secret guild of assassins and shadow operatives. The Black Karma assigned his best lieutenant, Silver Karma to perform the task.

Vincent Moreau, the Silver Karma was about to perform the hit but at the very last moment he relented and escaped with Marcus who was only an infant at the time. Furious with Silver Karma’s betrayal, the Bronze Karma was sent who successfully murdered both of Marcus’ parents using a car accident as a cover up.

Now on the run, Vincent dropped Marcus off at a nearby fire station and vanished. With no other living relatives, Marcus was placed in foster care where he hopped from one home to another for six years. One evening, deciding to escape an uncaring foster mother, Marcus ran away from home. That same night, he encountered a murderous werewolf and he would have died if not for the fortuitous intervention by Vincent Moreau. After rescuing the scared boy, Vincent legally took in Marcus and adopted him.

Under Vincent’s care, Marcus flourished. Educated through private tutors, Marcus excelled both in academics and sports. Outside of academics, Marcus trained in multiple forms of martial arts and combat styles by Vincent himself. By the time Marcus passed the high school equivalency exam, he was an expert in hand to hand combat but his primary skill was handling a sword.

At Stanford University, Marcus continued his excellence in academics. He graduated with honors with a degree in Psychology and immediately joined the Police Academy. While serving five exemplary years with the LAPD, he managed to reach the rank of Detective and earned advanced degrees in Psychology and Criminal Psychology.

Defining Point

At age twenty-eight (six-year veteran of the LAPD), Marcus lost his longtime mentor. Vincent was found shot and murdered by a group of inner-city gang members. Unsatisfied by the police report, Marcus did his own investigation knowing his old mentor would not have been so easily defeated by common thugs. He soon discovered the truth: the Shadowblade Clan had killed Vincent.

Following a set of clues in Vincent’s will, Marcus was led to Japan where he met Hattori Hanzo, the famed sword crafter. A friend of Vincent and aware of Marcus’ true calling, Hanzo give the young man his finest katana.

Hanzo also explained that Marcus was one of the Enlightened, a specially gifted metahuman able to channel his inner will to perform superhuman and even miraculous powers.

Vincent tricked the Clan in believing he was preparing Marcus to serve the clan all the while training the child to destroy it. Once the clan discovered Vincent’s true plot, they killed him.


Inspired by Vincent’s courage and redemption, Marcus decided to dedicate his life as a hero.

Donning a mask and suit, he dedicated his life to protect the innocent and to bring justice to those who evaded the law. At first, many of his encounters were with supernatural creatures and because his sword was effective against werewolves, the press called him Silverblade. His first true mission involved the capture of a telepathic serial killer named Dollmaker in Los Angeles with the help of the LAPD.

The capture of Dollmaker put Silverblade on the map and he continued to fight crime in Los Angeles and beyond. Eventually he requested a transfer to Paragon City where he now serves as a homicide detective in King’s Row.


Marcus is blessed with good genes from both his parents. He is generally considered very handsome by most accounts with facial features resembling his mother but having a physique similar to his father. He has a toned, athletic body with moderate musculature due to his constant workout regimen and his superhuman regeneration. His most striking feature would be his steel blue eyes.


Behind the mask, Silverblade is a cold and calculating warrior. He is quietly efficient and focused, rarely showing any bravado or arrogance. Direct and blunt to most, to those whom he knows and trusts Marcus softens his personality. Silverblade is renowned for his unwavering moral compass, something villains often try to exploit but fail. His sense of justice is strong and will do what is right even at the cost of great personal sacrifice.

When not donning a mask, Marcus is a very personable man. He is confident like most of who find success in finance and life but avoids demeaning or belittling others less fortunate than himself. Intelligent, full of wit and humor, he is quite capable and comfortable in a social setting but prefers more quiet and intimate circles.

His true personality is a mixture of both his masked identity and his public identity. Marcus is a pragmatic man with a good heart. He is kind and caring with a great deal of empathy towards others.


Silverblade’s powers are derived from a variety of sources. He is a meta-human capable of supernatural regeneration with superhuman abilities and senses along with the power to infuse his inner anima in his weapons. He has trained countless hours perfecting his fighting skills as well as his skills as a detective. He wears an advanced technology stealth suit and employs various high-tech gadgets and equipment. All this is by design as it allows him to counter all types of villains and criminals, whether they are magical, technological, specially trained or superhuman.

The Hanzo Blade

Hattori Hanzo is the premier katana maker. The blade that Silverblade carries is possibly Hanzo’s best work. The blade is keen and true. Charged with Silverblade’s anima, the blade is capable of cutting into heavy armor and remains unbreakable.


Silverblade’s meta-human physiology provides him with an accelerated healing factor. His body will rapidly heal him of any wound or damage at astonishing rates. Though it may take a very long time to recover, he is capable of even regenerating lost limbs or severe damage to vital organs. As a result, he is unable to have piercings or tattoos as they are eventually healed or absorbed.

His regenerative powers also make him highly resistant to disease, fatigue, drugs, alcohol, toxins and other influences that may weaken him physically or mentally. In addition, his healing factor has stunted his aging. Silverblade has not aged since his 32nd birthday.

He rarely tires as his body cells are constantly rebuilding. Silverblade can survive without breathing for extended amounts of time and can survive hostile environments such as space without the aid of protective suits for a limited time before his healing factor fails him.

Extraordinary Physical Attributes

Physically, Silverblade can perform abilities well beyond peak human potential. He is super strong (lift around 10 tons) and is blindingly fast and agile with a reaction time equally superhuman. He is capable of leaping long distances and his body and skeleton is superhumanly durable and resilient to handle such punishing travel. This durability also functions in combat where wounds that would typically cripple or incapacitate most people would just be shrugged off by Silverblade.

His superhuman regeneration has also affected his mental capacity. Since his brain cells are supercharged and no longer deteriorate, Marcus is able to process and retain information at a superhuman level. It is the reason why he has mastered so many combat skills along with his other advanced academic knowledge in such a relatively short time.

Extraordinary Senses

Silverblade’s senses are also beyond the parameters of normal human beings. All his senses are highly acute making him very intuitive and aware of his surroundings. He can focus upon a single sense making it even more sensitive and powerful. He is capable of fighting in complete darkness using his sense of hearing and smell to provide him with tactical information. These super senses can be elevated to superhuman ability or reduced to average human levels at will.

Anima Generation

Silverblade can transfer his inner energy called anima into weapons, like his sword, giving them an almost magical property. In addition, Silverblade is able to project anima energy as a concussive force through his hands.


Although Silverblade has some great powers and abilities, he also has some specific weaknesses that can be exploited by a clever villain. These weaknesses are not common knowledge and to date only one of Silverblade’s nemesis (Dollmaker) know of his vulnerabilities and she would never make them public knowledge.

Frost Vulnerability

Generally speaking, naturally occurring freezing temperatures have no effect upon Silverblade’s healing factor. But extreme cold or frost (ie frost/cold blast or magical frost) can dramatically affect his regeneration. With enough damage from cold attacks, Silverblade’s regeneration can be stopped completely. At that point, he can be killed like any other ordinary human being.

Sensory Overload

Because Silverblade has highly acute senses, they can be used against him. Due to his masterful control of his powers, he can adjust the sensitivity of his senses but if he is caught unaware or off-guard, he can be disoriented or even rendered unconscious by overloading his senses.

Right or Wrong

Silverblade has an unbreakable moral compass with a strong sense of right and wrong. He will not settle for a questionable solution due to convenience. He is a man of his convictions and a clever villain may be able to exploit this trait. But he is not against killing although he tries to avoid it and generally is considered a final option.

He is generally opposed to torture as he believes it to be counter-productive. Rather than brute interrogation, Silverblade prefers to take a cerebral approach by manipulating the situation to either trick or convince a criminal to offer vital information.


Marcus has had a wealth of training since he was a child. He was born and raised to be a very effective and dangerous field operative. Because of his excellent focus, intelligence, athleticism, drive and determination, Marcus was an ideal student and as a result has a collection of skills and talents that few have in the world.

Martial Arts

Marcus trained in martial arts at a very young age. As a teenager, he was privately trained by a very talented and knowledgeable teacher. He has mastered a wide range of forms and styles but his training with a sword is peerless. He can easily be considered one of the finest swordsmen in the world.

His training in a multitude of martial arts also affected his mental fortitude. Marcus has an iron will making him resilient against mind attacks and control. His superior senses provide him a level of resistance against illusions and other mind tricks.


Marcus attended Stanford University and received a degree in Psychology. He continued his studies and has advanced degrees in Psychology and Criminal Psychology making him a keen investigator and profiler. In addition, he has extensively studied chemistry, physics and engineering.

Besides English, he is fluent in Korean, Mandarin, Arabic, Spanish and Russian. He also is well versed in world cultures and can blend in almost anywhere.

Although never formally trained, Marcus is rapidly learning computer programing, network systems and hardware to prepare for the long future.


As a police detective, Marcus is intuitive and can make quick and efficient decisions in crisis. He is a superb marksman and very experienced with modern firearms. He is also a proficient helicopter and airplane pilot with current licenses in both.


Bryanne MacKiernan

Bryanne “Brenna” Creed (formally MacKiernan) is a high ranking noble Sidhe who was formerly wed to Thyrm of the Unseelie Court to bring peace. She suffered horribly in the evil troll’s hands but managed to find freedom.

She escaped to Prime Earth where she met and developed a passionate relationship with Marcus and within a year they were wed. They are inseparable and their bond is strong. Brenna declared the Oath of Trueheart which binds herself to Marcus. If he were ever to lose his love for her, she would fade out of existence. Through her, Marcus is learning the concept of immortality.

An excellent warrior gifted with glamour magic, she is Marcus’ equal in many ways. She possesses mesmerizing beauty like most Sidhe and is often the center of attention. Brenna is kind and soft spoken when her Seelie side rules her but she can show harsh vindictiveness if her Unseelie side takes over.



If Silverblade had a doppelganger, it would be Rail. Part of the Rapid Acquisition Interception Liquidation Program, Thomas Doyle is a product of a highly secret and highly illegal wet works project conducted by a rogue outfit of British Intelligence. Enhanced by nanomachines and injected with a super metabolism serum, Rail is physically equal to Silverblade in every way. Rail has superhuman abilities and senses; he also possesses a regenerative healing power similar to Silverblade. Unlike Silverblade, he does not have vulnerability to frost nor his ability to infuse anima.

Rail uses a wide assortment of weapons and firearms to conduct his work. He is a hired killer that cannot be bargained with; he will always finish his contract even if offered a counter offer. His signature weapon is a high tech black and red claymore. The sword emits a thin force field that prevents the blade from breaking and also makes it razor sharp. Coupled with Rail’s superhuman strength, he can easily cut through heavy armor plating.


Dr. Aimee Farrell was once a promising research scientist before a freak lab accident disfigured her beautiful face. The trauma of the accident, compounded by her dysfunctional childhood, brought upon her insanity. Unfortunately, the accident also granted her tremendous telepathic and mind control powers which she used as a tool for vengeance.

Silverblade encountered her in Los Angeles and it was his very first criminal case as a hero. With his detective skills, he managed to find her but was captured. Using her psionic skills and her chemistry training, she managed to siphon a portion of his healing factor allowing her to heal her face. The side effect of the procedure also linked their minds and as a result, Dr. Farrell and Silverblade have full knowledge of each other up to that point in time.

She was captured with the help of the LAPD but later escaped. Dr. Farrell is still very insane and knows of Silverblade’s true identity but will never reveal or acknowledge this information. Her twisted mind fell in love with Marcus during their mind link and her only goal is to claim him for herself.

She has been diagnosed as criminally insane and will do almost anything to gain Silverblade’s attention. Ironically, she also tends to subconsciously sabotage her criminal plans to garner Silverblade’s approval.


The original Shadowblade Clan was an ancient society dedicated to controlling the world behind the shadows. The Black Karma was once a powerful sorceress who needed an Enlightened body to fully capture her power. After many sacrifices and losses, Silverblade and his allies were able to destroy the Black Karma once and for all.


Thyrm is a fae, a troll to be precise. He is immensely powerful and due to his many millennia of war, is an incredible warrior. He carries a magical double headed battle axe that can cut through heavy steel and inflicts frost damage. He cannot be killed permanently outside the Fae realm.

He is Brenna’s former husband and abused her mightily during their marriage. Thyrm tracked her to Prime Earth to claim her again but he was defeated and banished back to his world five years ago. As a high ranking noble of the Unseelie Court, he has a significant standing army and almost unlimited resources in his plane of existence. He bids his time to avenge his disgraceful defeat at the hands of Silverblade.


  • Marcus likes to play the piano or guitar to unwind.
  • He is a classic car and motorcycle enthusiast and keeps a couple around, his only true indulgence.


  • Unless discovered some way, almost all the information provided on this page is purely OOC, except for Marcus’s public personae. Please do not metagame or god mode using information on this page if you wish to roleplay with me. If you think your character may know some information, then let me know and we can discuss what information may be available.
  • Due to the mechanics of the game, Silverblade is seen as fighting with his katana at all times. He has enough superpowers, as well as his training, that typical thugs and low-grade villains do not pose a serious threat to him. In these cases, he would simply incapacitate them with his martial arts skills and not use the blade at all. The blade is only used when he encounters foes that are very powerful requiring a powerful weapon to defeat them. In all cases, he tries very hard not to kill anyone but he understands sometimes it is unavoidable.
  • Silverblade is inspired by characters like Batman, Captain America, Snake Eyes, Miyamoto Musashi and Blade. He is also modeled after some of my old fantasy characters from my tabletop days who typically at some point could be recognized by a familiar weapon of power.
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