Monday, May 18, 2015

Watching the Detectives! 3! Write Ups: Lucas Davenport, Alex Cross, Sherlock Homes, & Joan Watson!

WATCHING THE DETECTIVES!
SPECIAL ENCORE!
I wanted to do another installment of my detectives series. I love this stuff!

Who played him in the most recent USA film...
LUCAS DAVENPORT
DEX
7
STR
4
BODY
4
Alter Ego
INT
8
WILL
10
MIND
9
Mark Harmon
INFL
6
AURA
5
SPIRIT
6
Motivation
INIT
23
WEALTH
12
HP
100
Seeking Justice
SKILLS (* linked)
Charisma: 6*, Detective: 9, Martial Artist: 5, Spy: 6, Thief: 7*, Vehicles: 7*, Weaponry: 9
ADVANTAGES
Area Knowledge (Twin City Areas), Attractive, Buddy (Elle Kruger), Connoisseur, Free Access (Regular), Gift of Gab, Iron Nerves, Leadership, License to Kill (Law Enforcement), Lucky, Scholar (Computer War Games, Guns), Sharp Eye
CONNECTIONS
High: Minneapolis PD, Minnesota State Government, Media, Street;
Low: Underworld
DRAWBACKS
Dependents (Letty West, Sam and Gabrielle Davenport), Married (Weather Karkinnen), Public Identity, Minor Psychological Instability (Depression), Minor Rage
EQUIPMENT
Custom .45 Colt Gold Cup [BODY: 5, Projectile Weapons: 5 (No AV, Lethal), Ammo: 8, R#2]
PORSCHE 911 [STR: 4, BODY: 6, Running: 7, R#2]
But I pictured Jeffrey Dean Morgan in the role of John Sanford's Twin City fixit when I read the novels. The appearance is off but the essence is there.
 

Who played him in the movies worth watching...
ALEX CROSS
DEX
5
STR
4
BODY
4
Alter Ego
INT
11
WILL
10
MIND
9
Morgan Freeman
INFL
8
AURA
6
SPIRIT
7
Motivation
INIT
26
WEALTH
12
HP
100
Seeking Justice
SKILLS (* linked)
Charisma: 8*, Detective: 11*, Martial Artist: 8, Spy: 6, Thief: 5*, Vehicles: 5*, Weaponry: 5*
ADVANTAGES
Area Knowledge (Washington DC), Connoisseur, Free Access (Regular), Gift of Gab, Iron Nerves, License to Kill (Law Enforcement), Scholar (Psychology), Sharp Eye
CONNECTIONS
High: Washington DC PD, FBI; Low: Street, Underworld, Media
DRAWBACKS
Dependents (Damon, Jannie, and Ali), Married (Bree Stone), Public Identity, Misc: Cross has infamously rotten luck with love- many of his love interests have died or suffered horribly at the hands of his rogue’s gallery
EQUIPMENT
Glock 9mm [BODY: 5, Projectile Weapons: 5 (No AV, Lethal), Ammo: 8, R#2]
1974 PORSCHE [STR: 4, BODY: 6, Running: 7, R#2]
I always picture Idris Elba as James Patterson's most famous character.


A great show. An interesting reinvention.
SHERLOCK HOLMES
DEX
6
STR
3
BODY
4
Alter Ego
INT
12
WILL
12
MIND
10
Jonny Lee Miller
INFL
5
AURA
7
SPIRIT
7
Motivation
INIT
25
WEALTH
14
HP
100
Seeking Justice
POWERS
Recall: 9, Analytical Smell/Tracking Scent: 3
SKILLS
Charisma: 5*, Detective: 14, Medicine (Forensics): 12*, Scientist (Analysis): 12*, Spy: 12*, Thief: 10, Weaponry (Firearms, Melee Weapons): 6*
ADVANTAGES
Area Knowledge (New York, London), Artist (Violin), Buddy (Watson), Headquarters: The Brownstone (Expansve, Security: 5, Lab: 6), Free Access (Regular), Gift of Gab, Intensive Training, Iron Nerves, Lightning Reflexes, Rich Family, Scholar (Beekeeping), Sharp Eye, Weapon Specializations (Singlestick fighting)
CONNECTIONS
High: Dr. Watson, Capt. Gregson, Det. Bell, Mycroft Holmes, Irene Adler;
Low: Street, Scotland Yard
DRAWBACKS
Arch Enemy (Moriarty), Minor Psychological Instability (Holmes is a recovering addict), Public Identity, Minor Rage, Guilt
EQUIPMENT
Smart Phone [BODY: 1, Radio Communications: 15, INT: 4, WILL: 2, MIND: 2, Recall: 12, R#3]

DOCTOR JOAN WATSON
DEX
4
STR
3
BODY
3
Alter Ego
INT
11
WILL
11
MIND
11
Lucy Liu
INFL
6
AURA
7
SPIRIT
7
Motivation
INIT
21
WEALTH
10
HP
100
Responsibility of Power
SKILLS (*linked)
Charisma: 6*, Detective: 11*, Medicine: 12, Scientist (Analysis): 11*, Spy: 4, Thief: 4*, Vehicles (Land): 4*
ADVANTAGES
Attractive, Free Access (Regular), Gift of Gab, Intensive Training, Iron Nerves, Rich Friends (Holmes), Sharp Eye
CONNECTIONS
High: Sherlock Holmes, Capt. Gregson, Det. Bell, Mycroft Holmes;
Low: Medical community
DRAWBACKS
Public Identity, Guilt (over the death of her patient)
EQUIPMENT
Smart Phone [BODY: 1, Radio Communications: 15, INT: 4, WILL: 2, MIND: 2, Recall: 12, R#3]

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