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Caffran Canterbury

Caffran Canterbury is a player character played by Cowboy.

Caffran Canterbury
Species: Nepleslian
Gender: Male
Age: 23
Height: 5'11“
Weight: 175
Organization: Nepleslia
Occupation: Weapon Tester (former)
Rank: None
Current Placement: Nowhere

Preferred Plots

  1. Taking it back

Physical Characteristics

  • Height: 5'11”
  • Mass: 175

Build and Skin Color: Caffran has broad shoulders and narrow hips with big, powerful hands. Causation skin.

Eyes and Facial Features: Caffran has one dark green eye (left) and one bright green eye (right). The left eye is original equipment. The right is cybernetic. His face is rough and somewhat the worse for wear but still rather attractive. His nose has been broken and reset at least twice. The most predominate scar (and he has many) on his face is a long diagonal cut that just missed his real left eye.

Hair Color and Style: Black hair that is cut just short enough to stay out of his eyes and off his ears.

Distinguishing Features: Caffran sports a blue dragon tattoo under his cybernetic right eye. He also has a tattoo on his arm; three dark blue crossing daggers, one for family, one for friends, and one for Nepleslia. He wears cowboy boots and a wide brimmed black hat.

Cybernetics: Cybernetic eye: Caffran's right eye is a cybernetic implant that acts as a regular eye. In addition, the eye is equipped with night and infrared vision. It is also equipped with a scope for up to X10 magnification.

Psychological Characteristics

Personality: Caffran is more of a follower than a leader. He has the ability to lead, but prefers playing second. Start a fight, swipe a car, blow something up, just get into trouble, yea he’ll do it, just you go first. Caffran is deeply loyal to his friends. If you can’t count on your friends to have your back, then just shoot yourself. Some may call in psychological problem but Caffran can’t sit still for long. He has to be doing something, even if he doesn’t know he’s doing something. Growing up, Caffran had a pocket watch his parents gave him. Whenever he was just sitting still, watching TV or something, he would unconsciously play with the watch chain. Just sort of whip it and run it through his fingers. It drove his brother crazy. Nowadays, he still plays with whatever’s in his hands, knife, lighter, gun, grenade whatever.

  • Likes: A good drink, a good smoke, a good story, a good fight, a good woman, a good time, a good anything as long as it’s good. Any and all weapons, favorite are revolvers, shotguns and plasma weapons.
  • Dislikes: Bad beer, flying (Caff hates flying), creepy crawly things.
  • Goals: To design, build and use weapons against the NMX.


Family (or Creators)

Father (Corbec) Mother (Tona) Brother (Lukas) Uncle (Mkoll)


Born and raised on Nepleslia. His mother was an x-marine who taught her sons all the basics skills of fight, in particular, hand to hand combat with knives. His uncle was also an x-marine, a recon scout, one of the best. When he came for visits, he showed Caffran how to move stealthily and avoid being seen as well as tricks so you don’t get lost. His uncle always called him Caff for short and it stuck. A lot of his friends just call him Caff, which he didn’t mind until later in life.

His father was a doctor, a bloody good one too. As such, Caff was raised fairly well off. He had good education and found employment in with Nepleslian Arms and Munitions. Caff has always had a love for weapons, and working with Nepleslian Arms and Munitions was a dream come true. He got to test out weapons all day. He became somewhat of a guru on weapons, able to pinpoint problems with weapons or being able to identify a weapon just by hearing it fire.

Caff met several of his old high school friends who were now marines in the Nepleslian Military when he was conducting an in-the-field weapons test. He and his buddies went to have a few beers and talk about old times (life about two years ago). After quite a few beers, one of his friends raised his glass for a toast to him and said, “To Caff Cant… Cant… Cant?” he was so drunk he couldn’t form his words right. Somehow the nickname stuck and became a standing joke. He became known as ‘Caff Cant’. Someone would say, ‘Caff Cant’. To which another would reply ‘can’t what?’ The punch line ended with something that Caff couldn’t do such as pick up a woman, shoot straight, when a fight, etc. Poor Caffran couldn’t do anything about it. If he did pick up a woman or out drink someone, his friends would always laugh and say, ‘see can’t, sometimes you can.’

When Nepleslia was attacked by the NMX, Caffran was caught up in the middle of it. He was able to escape capture and went to ground as it was in the lowest levels of the city. He is currently just trying to survive.

Skill Areas


Caffran is very skilled with all kinds of weapons. Rifles, pistols, shotguns, plasma guns, whatever. Having worked with different types over the years has given real proficiency with them. Caffran is also skilled with knife. His mother taught him hand to hand combat with a knife.


Caffran is a survivor. There was one thing his mother never taught him and that was how to quit. Caffran uses anything at his disposal to survive. The tricks that his uncle taught him about stealth, tracking and finding supplies has allowed Caffran to survive in Nepleslia after it was invaded by the NMX.

Engineering (weapons):

Caffran learned basic engineering of weapons from his time in the Nepleslian Arms and Munitions, allowing him to almost make his own from scratch. This also included welding, torching, and basic welder skills.

Maintenance and Repair (firearms):

Caffran almost has a sixth sense when it comes to weapon maintenance and repair. A few test shots are all he needs to diagnose a problem with a firearm. Whether it’s a due to a carbon build up from lack proper cleaning, a bent barrel or overheating, Caffran can diagnose it quickly and make the necessary repairs.


Caffran’s knowledge of weapons and firearms in quite broad; having spent many years working on weapons and researching about them to find common problems as let to an extensive knowledge of them.


Caffran is surprisingly agile for his build. A lot of that comes from his mother’s training. Before she even gave him a practice knife, he had to learn balance and footwork. As a result, Caffran can move like a dancer, though you won’t see him dancing much.


Caffran is familiar with basic radio operation and procedures and can make transmissions to and receive transmissions through headsets, ships, ground vehicles, power armor, and shuttles in both combat and non-combat conditions. He had to learn these skills before he could go out in the field and test weapons with regular infantry. He is fluent in Nepleslian. He can speak and write it correctly and efficiently and can write reports, fill forms, issue orders under fire, etc. Caffran is skilled in field communications and is proficient in all rudimentary forms of communication (hand signals, flashing lights, etc) which his uncle taught him.


Caffran Canterbury has the following items:


  • One black Cowboy hat.
  • One pair of black jeans.
  • One black shirt.
  • One black jacket. (Worn out)
  • One pair or worn out Combat Boots.

Weapons and Weapon Accessories

  • 1 Revolver, HHG ‘High Hybrid Gun’, with 2 extra HJP magazines
  • Type 30 Accelerated Charged Plasma Scatter Gun (lost to NMX)
  • Styrling SBS-23 “Nepleslian TV Remote”
  • Mother's Straight Silver (a 30-centimeter-long, straight-edged, silver-plated dagger)


Caffran Canterbury is currently a weapon tester in the Nepleslian Arms and Munitions.

Total Savings Addition Subtraction Reason
2000 DA Starting Pay

character/caffran_canterbury.txt · Last modified: 2020/04/01 17:50 by wes