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19th Jan 2017, 6:00 AM
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Massed From the Past
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Newbiespud 19th Jan 2017, 6:00 AM edit delete
Story Time! Any stories about character backstory NPCs?


Digo Dragon 19th Jan 2017, 6:19 AM edit delete reply
Digo Dragon
In a Shadowrun campaign, one PC (Keith) wrote into his backstory that his daughter (Miriam) had run away from home. It was part of a series of events where his life fell apart and he turned to the shadows. Many, many sessions into the campaign, it was revealed that this one young Johnson that the party had been working with several times was in fact the player's long lost daughter.

They didn't recognize each other because they both had cosmetic surgery to change their appearances. It wasn't until the PC's ex-wife (Naomi) came to see him during a Johnson meeting that everything clicked together. Literally this happened:

Keith: "It's good to see you again, Naomi."
Johnson: "MOM?!"
Keith: "Mom?"
Naomi: "Miriam?"
Johnson: "Keith?!"
Hugo: "Brad!"
Rydia: "Janet!"
Henry: "Doctor Scott!"
Danny: "Rocky!"
Snowfire: "Bullwinkle!"

I swear it took a good 20 minutes for everyone to regain their composure from that laugh. That was a moment where a movie quote fit just too da