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Dean "Machine" Sanderson

Dean “Machine” Sanderson is a player character played by paladinrpg. This is a cover identity of Intelligence Operative, Katsuragi Suzaku.

Dean “Machine” Sanderson
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Species & Gender: Human, Male
Date of Birth: 35日 9月 YE 10
Organization: Contractor
Occupation: Ship's Mechanic/Salvager
Rank: Crew
Current Placement:

Physical Description

  • Height: 5'11”
  • Mass: 177 lbs

Dean appears very similar to his alter ego in height, however is a bit more muscular on build. His milk chocolate skintone persists as well, though his former angular Yamataian features have given way to much more rugged, handsome Nepleslian ones while preserving his sharp chin, which is left a bit unshaven with a rough goatee. The mop of short brown hair on the top of his head isn't any neater, and seems to refuse to obey the commands of a comb… though the sides of Dean's head are shaved down near the skin to keep his unruly lockes from getting into his work. He's not usually seen without a cigarette in his mouth while working, puffing away much like the engines he's overhauling. The grease monkey tends to prefer simple white muscle shirts under a mechanic's green drab jacket, along with rough trousers filled with pockets and dusty old steel-toed Combat Boots.


Dean's usually pretty quiet, a hard worker with a tendency to keep his head down and get the job done, which suits his current boss Honey Glas just fine. He's got a natural, inborn knack for anything mechanical, and enjoys the everyday challenges of keeping starships and other equipment operating at peak performance. With a background as a salvager finding junk and repairing it back to a serviceable state for sale, he's always got an eye for figuring out what a new piece of tech can do and how much it could be worth to the right people.

He has a bad habit of smoking frequently, especially while he is working as it supposedly helps him relax and focus on the job at hand. (Of course, his undercover associates know it's just a clever way to detach himself more from any suspicions of being an agent of Yamatai, which views smoking as an offensive, illegal activity.) Conversations with him usually involve “talking shop” most of the time, though Dean is prone to grumbling about his myriad attempts at romantic relationships never quite working out (especially his past with Honey). It doesn't stop him from trying though… but in the end he ultimately runs back to his craft, because a machine can never break his heart the way a woman can.

Likes: Cigarettes, Repairing things, sorting junk, spicy foods Dislikes: Running out of smokes, harsh women, cold showers


Dean Sanderson was born in YE 10 ….

Skills Learned

Dean Sanderson carries over all of the training from his former body as Katsuragi Suzaku, which includes the following notable skills:

  • Maintenance & Repair: Dean is fully capable of making nearly any form of repair to all different types of equipment, from the lowliest gasket up through to starship systems. He has a particular affinity for power armors, though, having had experience fixing all makes and models.
  • Engineering: Dean learned this skill during his childhood from his mother and refined it with various tutors throughout his life. He is capable of designing and building various add-ons/modifications to existing technology (especially power armors and their weaponry) if allowed time and resources.
  • Vehicle Piloting: Dean learned how to drive civilian and military vehicles during his many salvaging missions planetside. He can also pilot shuttles with a measurable degree of success, he's not a pro but he's not an amateur at it, either.

Social Connections

Dean “Machine” Sanderson is connected to:

  • David Sanderson (Father)
  • Julia Sanderson (Mother)

Inventory & Finance

Dean Sanderson has the Star Army Standard Issue Items.

Dean Sanderson currently has 3000 KS.

OOC Information

In the case paladinrpg becomes inactive:

  • Can this character be used as an NPC by a GM or FM? YES
  • Can this character be adopted after I've been gone for a year? YES

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