aka Benjamin “Benny” Richards
*Fire Control 6 (Extras: Flight, Blast, Aura) (Limits: Powers will not function without sufficient oxygen present in the area)
Aerial Combat (+1 bonus), Athletics (+1 bonus), Performance – Acting (+1 bonus)
I’m on fire!
Social Media Influencer
Benny Richards was just one of many good-looking men in the world. He parlayed his attractiveness into some minor-league modeling gigs and a brief appearance on a reality dating show. He was a nice enough guy but he had little in the way of long-term prospects and as he moved further into his twenties, he knew his chance at stardom was beginning to slide away from him.
Then came January 1 and “The Skip” – five minutes in which the entire world lost five minutes. One moment it was 11:43 a.m. and Benny was sleeping off a heavy night of drinking. The next it was 11:48… and Benny was on fire. It took him a few moments to figure out how to control his new condition but with practice, he discovered that he could manipulate and cover himself with fire – eventually he even learned how to fly. At the urging of his manager, Benny became one of the first of a new breed of celebrity: a super-human. Now he splits his time between celebrity appearances and endorsements and helping people as the Blue Flame. More and more his handlers want to compromise the good that he feels he can do… eventually he knows he’s going to have to choose: is it more important to be famous… or to be a hero?
Blue Flame is part of “The Skip Timeline” universe, copyright Barry Reese