Harry Leland

Black Bishop
Harry Leland

Fighting Good
Agility Typical
Strength Excellent
Endurance Remarkable
Reason Typical
Intuition Good
Psyche Excellent

Health 66
Karma 36
Resources Incredible
Popularity 15

Powers

Mass Alteration: Harry could temporarily increase the mass of any person or object within 5 areas of him. The increase was such that in the first round his target had to make a Strength FEAT roll to move or physically attack in the second round, any action required a yellow Strength FEAT roll On the third round of the mass increase, any action required a red Strength FEAT roll. At this point any floors made of Typical Material or less gave way under the target, because he was so heavy (if the target is an item and is made of Typical Material or less, it will collapse this round). On every alternating round following the third the Material Strength of the floor or item that gave way increased one level until on the 13th round and thereafter a maximum effect is reached: floors, the ground, an item etc., of Amazing Material Strength or less collapsed. On each round following the third the increased mass of a living target required him to make an Endurance FEAT roll or the victim collapsed and began losing Endurance ranks (one per round whenever a FEAT roll fails). If Endurance dropped below Feeble, the character died. A target’s mass returned to normal if the target moved out of Leland’s range or if Leland was knocked unconscious.

Talents

Law

Contacts

Hellfire Club, Various corporations he represented in the past.

History

A successful corporate lawyer, Harry Leland held the title of Black Bishop in the Inner Circle of the Hellfire Club. In the first battle between the Hellfire Club and the X-Men, Leland made a fatal error when Wolverine jumped on him from above. Leland instinctively reacted with his power, causing Wolverine to become heavier and as a result the X-Man struck Leland harder. It took Leland some time to heal from the injuries he received.

In a second, later battle, between the Hellfire Club and the X-Men was interrupted by Nimrod, the Sentinel from the future. The two rival teams were forced to pool their resources to defeat the new threat, and they were victorious, though not without a casualty. Leland suffered a heart attack, but managed to greatly increase the mass of Sebastian Shaw, who had been thrown into the upper atmosphere by Nimrod, before he died. Shaw returned to Earth with the force of a small meteor, smashing Nimrod to pieces and saving the lives of both the Inner Circle and the X-Men.

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