Some Random Schmuck

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Some Random Schmuck
Player: @LooneyToons
Origin: Technology
Archetype: Controller
Security Level: 11
Personal Data
Real Name: Jerzny Brzniewski
Known Aliases: Jerry, That Dumb Schmuck
Species: Human
Age: 31
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 170 lbs.
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Biographical Data
Nationality: American
Occupation: Lottery official
Place of Birth: Newark, DE
Base of Operations: Paragon City, RI
Marital Status: Single
Known Relatives: None
Known Powers
Fire Control, Kinetics
Known Abilities
Jump pack, Pocket D VIP Pass, police band radio
"I hear the trolls are afraid of Some Random Schmuck!"

Jerzny Brzniewski's just some random schmuck with powers.

And with powers come responsibility.

However, to flee that responsibility, he goes out and fights crime.



Supergroup: The Legendary (Rank: Rumor)


Almost pathetically eager to please, Jerzny projects an enthusiastic eagerness and determination that many find just a little bit grating. He's rather inept at snappy dialogue and quips, and knows it -- he may make a half-hearted attempt every now and then, but knows in his heart of hearts that it's doomed to failure.


Jerzny's powers all center around control over molecular motion at one level or another.

Fire Control

On a gross level, he can pump enough energy into the molecules of air and solid objects to spontaneously manifest flame in one form or another.


On a much finer level of control, he can directly channel energy from one being to another.


Lately, Jerzny's been figuring out how to use the device to quantum-tunnel solid objects from one location to another. He's not entirely sure the process is really safe, so for the moment he's only using it on other people. If nothing bad happens to anyone, he'll eventually work up the courage to use it on himself.


In his daytime job, Jerzny is the Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Number Generation for the Rhode Island lottery.

His skills include accounting, playing the ocarina, orienteering and underwater demolition. He's also quite good at games of chance (including the lottery, which he is not allowed to play because he works for it).

He speaks English, Yiddish, Basque, and an obscure Tibetan dialect.


Jump pack, Pocket D VIP Pass, police band radio.

Character History

Jerzny Brzniewski gained his powers the day the villainess Molecula took over the Rhode Island State Lottery Division, holding him and his coworkers as hostages. Not the swiftest of villains, Molecula was under the mistaken impression that the Division kept all the money for the year's lottery winnings in a big safe somewhere on the premises and doled it out as needed. When the staff tried to explain that the winnings were funded by the sales of tickets and they had no lump sums in the office, she grew angry and killed two of the hostages.

This triggered a dramatic reaction from the heroes and police who had responded to the incident, and Molecula was killed by a hail of bullets fired by Paragon PPD S.W.A.T. team snipers. In the process, the medallion-like device which gave her her powers was blown off her chest and lodged in the ceiling over Jerzny's desk, where it was missed by police investigators.

After all the excitement had died down, Jerzny went back to work, only to have the medallion loosen and drop into his lap. Surprised and intrigued, he examined it and began playing with its almost-invisible controls -- and set his office on fire.

During the involuntary leave time he received immediately afterward, Jerzny acquired somewhat better control over the device and began to entertain idle thoughts of using it to freelance as a hero. Without being entirely serious about it, he assembled a costume from odds and ends he found in the bargain bin of a theatrical supplies store.

Less than a week later, he found himself volunteering to help handle the Outbreak. He's not entirely sure why he did it, but he did, he made it through without a scratch, and then he discovered to his despair that heroing is like potato chips -- once you start you can't stop until the bag's empty, or someone's taken it away from you.

It's a helluva life, Jerzny will be the first to admit. Rotten hours, worse pay, and people shoot at you all the time. Still, it's better than sitting in an apartment in King's Row watching American Idol.

If only he hadn't been drunk when he registered with the City...


It's pronounced "JERZ-nee Briz-NEW-skee".

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