aka Nicky Loggia
*Damage Resistance 4
Athletics (+1 bonus), Drive (+1 bonus), Martial Arts (Expert +2 bonus)
*Addicted to electrical stimulation of his pleasure centers
*Loyal to Arachnus
*Nobody is as annoying as that Fly punk!
Chromium was born Nicky Loggia. Known in his neighborhood for being a tough guy and a hero, he was looked up to by a young Murray Serrintella. Years later these two’s paths would cross when Serrintella’s successful breaking and entering operation attracted the attention of Loggia’s boss, Mr. Duffo. Serrintella refused to work for Duffo and begged Loggia for help but the tough guy told the younger man that he was paid well by Duffo and he couldn’t turn his back on that. However, when Duffo demanded that Loggia shoot Serrintella, Loggia refused, showing that neighborhood loyalty still counted for something. Duffo ended up shooting Serrintella himself, paralyzing the thief.
Later, Serrintella reinvited himself as Arachnus and took his revenge on Duffo – but he repaid Loggia for his loyalty by transforming the hood into the armored Chromium after Loggia fell sick. There’s not much of Loggia’s original body left, leaving him a couple of vices – he still smokes and he enjoys having Arachnus charge his pleasure centers with electrical impulses.
What makes Arachnus and Chromium different from most villains is their obvious affection for one another. They are friends and confidantes who claimed the underworld for their own before the arrival of The Fly. He’s an excellent second-in-command thug.