Navigation

Sep. 26th, 2034 07:19 pm
bestpal: (Default)


"If you knew who I really was... what I've done... "


©tessisamess
How's My Driving
Player Contact
ic inbox
permissions
application
cr chart
visualosties
thread tracker
ten_fwd
bestpal: (Default)
Your name or online alias: Lauren
Your email: rppinikir [at] gmail [dot] com
Another preferred means of contact: [plurk.com profile] artisans

Character's Full Name: James Buchanan ‘Bucky’ Barnes “The Winter Soldier”
Character's Canon: MCU
Character's Canon Point: Credit Scene - Antman
Character's Journal Name: [personal profile] bestpal
What would you like your character's tag to be?: Bucky Barnes

Answer the following questions in no less than 300 words but no greater than 1000 words put together...
Character's background and Personality: Wiki link for full history

Bucky Barnes was a New Yorker through and through. He was from Brooklyn and had an ‘all American look’ (something the Soviets would later use to their advantage). His personality was warm and witty and he has a strong need to serve and protect. He was quick to befriend people, especially little, weedy guys who got picked on by bullies, like Steve Rogers. He was always quick to stand up for the little guy. More than once he stepped into a fight to protect Steve and even the odds. It translated into his job. He joined up as a soldier after Pearl Harbour to put an end to the biggest bully of all - Hitler.


As a soldier, Bucky displayed great intelligence and intuitiveness and a little rebellion for authority. He set up a black-market for contraband items for the soldiers in camp. A blind eye was turned to it as Bucky was often selected for more covert missions. He had been a quick study of hand to hand combat and was a natural scout. He never pushed to lead but challenged authority as and when he needed to with a little tongue and cheek. This was displayed when Steve formed the Howling Commandos. When he was asked if he would follow Captain American into battle, he replied ‘Hell no, that little guy from Brooklyn who was too dumb not to run away from a fight. I'm following him.’

Bucky can be prideful. He’s a New York boy and is proud of it. He has an easy way with the ladies, and easily finds two girls to accompany him and Steve to the Stark Expo (before Steve got his good looks). He is a little miffed that Steve gets more attention from the girls once he is Captain America. Peggy barely gives him a second glance. He tries his usual charm and flirtations, even when she says no.

It is common for Bucky to deflect with quips and charm, when he is rejected or hurt. When Steve finds him at the Hydra base, locked up and experimented on, some of the first words out of his mouth are ‘I thought you were smaller.’ Later when they face the Red Skull, and are in real danger, they see the Red Skull’s real face and he quips ‘You don’t have one of those do you?”

In the preview comic, it tells us he was suffering from hypothermia at the time of his rescue which would have given him an out from the war. Bucky doesn’t take it because Steve was still fighting. It showed the depth of their friendship and Bucky’s loyalty to his friends that he continued to follow his best friend into battle. Despite having no super powers, he was always at Steve’s side. The friendship was deep on both sides as shown by Steve going thirty miles behind enemies lines just to get Bucky back.

Bucky continued to follow Steve, right up until the ill fated train mission where Bucky met his ‘death’.


The Winter Soldier
Bucky’s body was recovered by Soviet soldiers who were looking for Captain America’s body to extract the super soldier serum from. They warmed up his body to extract the blood. When they found no trace of the serum, the found another use for Bucky. His body was shocked back to life and Bucky returned with no memories.
The Soviets used memory implants to give Bucky the world view the wanted and taught him to hate America. They honed his skills as a sniper and a spy and Bucky became their assassin. He took key targets that shaped the cold war. He was a ruthless puppet. However, the longer Bucky was awake they more he showed signs of memories returning, he began to question orders and seemed unsure on dates. Drastic measure was taken, they used shocked therapy on him each time to reset him to a blank slate’- a mans without emotion or ethics, or memories of anything he had previously done. At some point, Hydra came in and replaced Bucky’s arm with a bionic one. One that was stronger than any human’s and made him all the more ruthless in battle.

During ‘The Winter Soldier’ Bucky meets Captain America and Steve recognises him. Bucky does not have the same instant recognition, he treats Steve as a target and a threat. However, once he is away from Steve, he seemed confused. He turned on the Hydra agents and claimed he knew Steve. Shock therapy was used again. However his connection with Steve proved to be stronger.

When he battled with Steve on the carrier, Steve continued to try and get through to Bucky. Bucky’s memories were associated with the pain of the shock treatment and he reacted angrily to try and prevent them coming back. He repeatedly told Steve that he was wrong. However when the carrier sank, some of the hidden emotion and memories linked to Steve proved stronger than his training. He rescued Steve from the water and vanished. He was later seen at the Captain America exhibition, reading about Bucky.

Bucky will come into the game from this point. He is still conflicted between what he was programmed to be and the memories that are coming back. Through his interaction with his own cast, and others, he will continue to regain his memories. There are times he will revert to his training but this will become less as time goes on.

Character's skills/abilities/powers:
Expert marksman : in sharpshooting and knife throwing. As the Winter Soldier, Bucky was responsible for many political assassinations

Martial Arts: During WW2 he was trained by expert hand to hand combat specialists. This skill set widened to include multiple martial arts and acrobatics at the sands of the Soviet Union

Multi-lingual: English, Russian, German, Japanese

Strategist, spy and scout: During WW2, Bucky was a gifted scout and he helped Steve to plan routes in and out as they took down the Hydra Bases. He learned stealth, demolition and survival, and this was again enhanced by the Soviets.

Bionic Arm
Bucky’’s arm gives him super human strength when he uses it. It has sensors in it which prevent it setting off other metal detectors, as well as concealing his weapons from such scanners. An electromagnetic pulse may render the arm’s capabilities useless.


Any special equipment your character is bringing along? This includes weaponry, magic items, etc.: Bionic arm, modified hand gun, sniper riffle and 2 combat knives.

Are you bringing your character to [community profile] ten_fwd from another game? If you are, which game?: N/A

Why do you want to play this character in Ten Forward, and what do you plan to do with them? I played Bucky here for a year, after that, real life caught up with me, and I didn't have the time for rp. I decided to drop him so that cr would not be held back because of me. I've all the time in the world for rp again, and want to pick up where I left off!!

Writing Sample #1: There is not such thing as a winnable war
bestpal: (Default)
Please Steve, I need space and time. I can't...not right now.


Bucky knows that he is one hell of a lucky guy to have Steve Rogers as a best friend. In the days that follow after Steve brings Natalia on board the Enterprise, Steve gives him exactly what he asks for - space. Not once does he feel abandoned, he's sure he hears the tread of Steve's boot going past his door at least once a day and that is comfort. His best friend is there if he needs him.

He doesn't speak a word to anyone once he sends Steve away, and that includes his room mate. Even when he wakes up from fresh nightmares, it's with a silent scream. The new nightmares came, warping reality and his worst fears. He does his best to ignore them and the dark circles that begin to form under his eyes again. The nightmares can't all be real, he isn't a monster.

Is he?

Bucky strains against the gaping holes in his memories, using Natalia's information to recall forgotten details to the surface. They come in snatches, he remembers teaching Russians to be American, teaching them hand to hand combat and explosives. All the faces are blank, nameless, apart from hers.

Even then, he gets very few clear, whole memories and it frustrates him.

When Steve knocks on the door again, it's a relief. He's getting no where.

"Coming," he calls hoarsely before he opens the door and steps aside to let Steve in.
bestpal: (Default)
The shower is Bucky’s refuge when his head feels like it will explode as his mind tries to fill in the blank spaces. The warm water is soothing and rhythmic and he is capable of sitting under it for hours, even when the water grows cold. It is where he retreats to after meeting Steve and Natalia in the corridors.

He sits on the tiles with a knee drawn up, and his metal hand pushing his hair up in silent frustration. Each time he shuts his eyes he sees her knowing smirk. Different outfits and hair colours play like a movie reel on his eyelids.

We were a little more than partners.


He knows he met her in Russia and they took his memories from him. Had he been human then? A person rather than a weapon? Yes. He feels a warmth, hears a whisper of a promise that together they are human. He pushes at the thought, trying to explore it. Pain lances through his mind like the electric shock therapy, they don’t want him to remember.

He’s stubborn, he persists,he will not let them win again.

The result is akin to a migraine, and Bucky does not leave his room for forty-eight hours. But…he’s happier, he knows a little, enough to start a conversation. He stands a little straighter, and does not stick to the shadows. His metal fingers trace the room list until he finds her name.

He strides down to her room and knocks on the door.

“Natalia, open up.”
bestpal: (Default)
| FAQ | Taken Characters | Reserved Characters |

May 2015
1

Apps Open
12:01am EST (GMT-5)
2
3
4
5
6
7

Apps Close
11:59pm EST (GMT-5)
8
9
TFLN Meme
10

11
12
13
14
15
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Ten_Fwd!
16
Test Drive Meme
17
18
Reserves Open
12:01am EST (GMT-5)
19
20
21
22

22
24
25
ATP: Wanted List / Requests

Monthly Plotting Post
26
27
28


29

30
31
Reserves Close
11:59pm EST (GMT-5)











Happy Birthday Ten_Fwd!: The game is one year old. There will be an event to celebrate! More details to follow.

Important Dates: A list of some reoccurring important dates for the comm can be located HERE.

Applications: Q is looking for more individuals to bring onboard the Enterprise, much to the chagrin of Picard and his crew. The mods are looking forward to reading your apps. Have a read of the frequently asked questions and submit your app HERE. [Link will be provided when apps open.]

Reserves:
We welcome reserves for characters prior to the app period. Feel free to reserve your character here. You may reserve two characters at any one time.

TFLN: Texts From Last Night Meme:
This will be posted on [community profile] ten_fwd_meme. To get you in the mood, have a link to the Texts From Last Night website.

CR Chart

Jan. 14th, 2015 11:18 pm
bestpal: (Default)

Steve Rogers
He's with me, until the end
of the line.
Natasha Romanoff
She only knows me as Winter.

CHARACTER NAME
quote.
CHARACTER NAME
quote.
bestpal: (Default)
How am I doing with Bucky Barnes?
This is the place to let me know.


✔ Anon enabled
✖ Screening off
✖ IP logging off

IC Contact

Jan. 14th, 2015 07:59 am
bestpal: (Default)

☎ Call
✎ Text
✉ Email
bestpal: (Default)
Peggy.

How can one dame mess with his head so much?

With a few simple words she destroys his fragile sense of stability. He wonders if any of this is real, or an hallucination. Hydra could have him in stasis, trying a new concoction of drugs to make him more docile, mixing his memories with things so implausible that he can never trust himself again.

Each time he returns to this thought, he breaks out in a cold sweat.

He doesn't sleep, eats infrequently for forty-eight hours. Still. This...is whatever is, is better than the reality he's known for years. He should give into the madness.

Near midnight he can't stand his thoughts anymore and attacks his hair with a knife, hacking at the edges. He can't cut it close enough himself though and he needs...he needs to hear that Steve is real. That Peggy's pitying looks are all for nothing.

He jogs down the corridor and bangs on Steve's door.
bestpal: (Default)
Your name or online alias: Lauren
Your email: rppinikir [at] gmail [dot] com
Another preferred means of contact: [plurk.com profile] artisans

Character's Full Name: James Buchanan ‘Bucky’ Barnes “The Winter Soldier”
Character's Canon: MCU
Character's Journal Name: [personal profile] bestpal
What would you like your character's tag to be?: Bucky Barnes

In 300-500 words total, tell us your...
Character's background (their past and present) and character's personality:
WW2 Bucky
Bucky Barnes was a New Yorker through and through. He was from Brooklyn and had an ‘all American look’ (something the Soviets would later use to their advantage). His personality was warm and witty and he has a strong need to serve and protect. He was quick to befriend people, especially little, weedy guys who got picked on by bullies, like Steve Rogers. He was always quick to stand up for the little guy. More than once he stepped into a fight to protect Steve and even the odds. It translated into his job. He joined up as a soldier after Pearl Harbour to put an end to the biggest bully of all - Hitler.


As a soldier, Bucky displayed great intelligence and intuitiveness and a little rebellion for authority. He set up a black-market for contraband items for the soldiers in camp. A blind eye was turned to it as Bucky was often selected for more covert missions. He had been a quick study of hand to hand combat and was a natural scout. He never pushed to lead but challenged authority as and when he needed to with a little tongue and cheek. This was displayed when Steve formed the Howling Commandos. When he was asked if he would follow Captain American into battle, he replied ‘Hell no, that little guy from Brooklyn who was too dumb not to run away from a fight. I'm following him.’

Bucky can be prideful. He’s a New York boy and is proud of it. He has an easy way with the ladies, and easily finds two girls to accompany him and Steve to the Stark Expo (before Steve got his good looks). He is a little miffed that Steve gets more attention from the girls once he is Captain America. Peggy barely gives him a second glance. He tries his usual charm and flirtations, even when she says no.

It is common for Bucky to deflect with quips and charm, when he is rejected or hurt. When Steve finds him at the Hydra base, locked up and experimented on, some of the first words out of his mouth are ‘I thought you were smaller.’ Later when they face the Red Skull, and are in real danger, they see the Red Skull’s real face and he quips ‘You don’t have one of those do you?”

In the preview comic, it tells us he was suffering from hypothermia at the time of his rescue which would have given him an out from the war. Bucky doesn’t take it because Steve was still fighting. It showed the depth of their friendship and Bucky’s loyalty to his friends that he continued to follow his best friend into battle. Despite having no super powers, he was always at Steve’s side. The friendship was deep on both sides as shown by Steve going thirty miles behind enemies lines just to get Bucky back.

Bucky continued to follow Steve, right up until the ill fated train mission where Bucky met his ‘death’.


The Winter Soldier
Bucky’s body was recovered by Soviet soldiers who were looking for Captain America’s body to extract the super soldier serum from. They warmed up his body to extract the blood. When they found no trace of the serum, the found another use for Bucky. His body was shocked back to life and Bucky returned with no memories.
The Soviets used memory implants to give Bucky the world view the wanted and taught him to hate America. They honed his skills as a sniper and a spy and Bucky became their assassin. He took key targets that shaped the cold war. He was a ruthless puppet. However, the longer Bucky was awake they more he showed signs of memories returning, he began to question orders and seemed unsure on dates. Drastic measure was taken, they used shocked therapy on him each time to reset him to a blank slate’- a mans without emotion or ethics, or memories of anything he had previously done. At some point, Hydra came in and replaced Bucky’s arm with a bionic one. One that was stronger than any human’s and made him all the more ruthless in battle.

During ‘The Winter Soldier’ Bucky meets Captain America and Steve recognises him. Bucky does not have the same instant recognition, he treats Steve as a target and a threat. However, once he is away from Steve, he seemed confused. He turned on the Hydra agents and claimed he knew Steve. Shock therapy was used again. However his connection with Steve proved to be stronger.

When he battled with Steve on the carrier, Steve continued to try and get through to Bucky. Bucky’s memories were associated with the pain of the shock treatment and he reacted angrily to try and prevent them coming back. He repeatedly told Steve that he was wrong. However when the carrier sank, some of the hidden emotion and memories linked to Steve proved stronger than his training. He rescued Steve from the water and vanished. He was later seen at the Captain America exhibition, reading about Bucky.

Bucky will come into the game from this point. He is still conflicted between what he was programmed to be and the memories that are coming back. Through his interaction with his own cast, and others, he will continue to regain his memories. There are times he will revert to his training but this will become less as time goes on.

Character's skills/abilities/powers: B
Expert marksman : in sharpshooting and knife throwing. As the Winter Soldier, Bucky was responsible for many political assassinations

Martial Arts: During WW2 he was trained by expert hand to hand combat specialists. This skill set widened to include multiple martial arts and acrobatics at the sands of the Soviet Union

Multi-lingual: English, Russian, German, Japanese

Strategist, spy and scout: During WW2, Bucky was a gifted scout and he helped Steve to plan routes in and out as they took down the Hydra Bases. He learned stealth, demolition and survival, and this was again enhanced by the Soviets.

Bionic Arm
Bucky’’s arm gives him super human strength when he uses it. It has sensors in it which prevent it setting off other metal detectors, as well as concealing his weapons from such scanners. An electromagnetic pulse may render the arm’s capabilities useless.

Any special equipment your character is bringing along? This includes weaponry, magic items, etc.: Bionic arm, modified hand gun, sniper riffle and 2 combat knives.

Are you bringing your character to [community profile] ten_fwd from another game? If you are, which game?: no
Why do you want to play this character in Ten Forward, and what do you plan to do with them?
There are things from the Winter Soldier days that I'm just remembering. Weapons left in the field... Dangers I can still prevent. I think maybe that's the path... A way to the redemption I've been looking for.


This is a quote from comic Bucky. I am bringing Bucky from the end credits of the Winter Solider, when he is beginning to remember who he is. I want to explore how he puts himself back together, and how in a game setting he will look for redemption for what he has done. What better way to do it trapped on a ship with people where he can’t escape his memories, and has no missions. Later on planets, I look forward to him seeking redemption by helping anyone in danger.


Writing Sample #1:
“Bucky.” There was the name again. He woke from him dream in a cold sweat and rested his fave between his hands. His head hurt. The image of two boys sneaking a free ride on a tram danced on the inside of his eyelids. It seemed important that he should remember them. He pressed the heel of his hand to forehead. Everything was jumbled. The harder he tried to remember, the more the pressure built up in his head.

He tried not to think of anything, he should obey, not question. There was no one left to obey. No sleeper agents came looking for him. He was alone. He did not know if he was ‘Winter’ or ‘Bucky’. His hand tightened in his hair. Steve. Steve would have the answers but he was a mission. The mission. No not anymore. He was the boy in the dream.

He recited the file on Bucky from the museum. There were increasing flashes of the train. Then pain. Blankness. Training. He shook his head to clear his thoughts again. He had to go home…to New York.

At the shelter he slept in, he stole a fresh set of clothes and a wallet from a volunteer with cash and an id. He changed and slipped out into the crowds. Out of habit he drew a baseball cap down over his eyes so no cctv cameras would register his presence. Somehow he knew Steve would be looking for him ’Till the end of the line but he wasn’t ready to be found. If his life as Winter was a lie, he wanted to find the truth for himself rather than be fed more lies.

He joined the crowds waiting for the train and looked up at an advert. ‘Captain America, hero’. He heard a voice in his head that sounded similar to his own. ‘Captain America, here to all dancing girls.’ The voice sounded happy. He experienced a pang of regret that he did not remember how to feel an emotion like that.


Writing Sample #2 (optional):
bestpal: (13)

AIM : laurenpinikir
PM: pm this journal
Plurk : [plurk.com profile] artisans
Tumblr : [tumblr.com profile] artisaned


Feel free to use this post to hit me up for plotting, cr or psls
Page generated Sep. 24th, 2017 01:15 am
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios