Summon Fire (Action Powers)

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Fired Up

Limit Break

You recover one Hit and one Fortune point, up to your normal maximums. In addition, your shot counter is set to the current shot, making this action not cost any shots to perform. You cannot perform another Limit Break this round.


Basic Action

You can cause superficial fire effects in a wide area, such as smoke, sparks and flashes. This can be done to entertain or to distract. When used to distract, this provide provides cover to Sneak. You can also use this to scare many people at once, to send messages in giant flaming letters across the sky, create huge burning images and otherwise impress with fireworks.

Fireworks can be made small and local or very very visible, up to a hundred meters or so in daytime to ten kilometers on a clear, calm nigh.

Ring of Fire

Basic Action

You create a barrier of fire that binds creatures in place, making it dangerous for them to move. Make a roll of Impress vs. Dodge or Impress of each enemy in a diameter equal to your Mind. On a success, the target is surrounded by a barrier of fire. This has no effect on actions, but if the creature moves it must cross the barrier, taking Fire damage equal to your Impress plus a bonus roll. The barrier expires at the end of the scene or a prisoner can try to escape as a Basic Action with an opposed Maneuver vs. your Impress.

Summon Fire Elemental

Basic Action

You can seize a creature whose True Name you know through time and space and bring it into your presence. The creature must be in another dimension or juncture, and not currently summoned, imprisoned or otherwise occupied. You can summon one Henchman or a number of Minions of the same type equal to your Mind. It takes an Impress roll against the creature's Dodge or Impress to summon. The creature immediately makes an initiative check to see when it will next act, but this cannot be earlier than the shot in which it is summoned. In future rounds, the creature has its own initiative score. You can also use this power again on a creature (or group of unnamed creatures) you have summoned along with an Impress roll against the creature's Dodge or Impress, in order to extend your control over it until the end of the following round. During combat, you must succeed at this action each round or the creature will break free, but you can try repeatedly in each round. Out of combat, you only need to roll every scene, but any failed roll means you lose control of the creature. While a creature is under your control, you can order it to return to its home plane at any time. A creature that breaks free of control can choose to return on its own. Summoned creatures can also be Dispelled. You can also use this power to take control of a summoned creature did not summon yourself whose True Name you know. This requires an Impress roll against the creature's Dodge or Impress or against its summoner's Impress if he is present.

A creature cannot be ordered to perform deeds alien to its nature; an air elemental cannot be summoned into solid earth or water, an Epitome cannot act against its spiritual inclination, and so on. Summoned creatures can perceive your aura as you summon them. Their initial attitude depends on your reputation among this kind of creature and whether you have an allegiance or pact with them. In case of extreme misalignment, you may not even be able to summon them at all.

When you lose control of a summoned creature it usually returns home shortly; the creature knows anyone who knows its true name can seize control of it as noted above. But the creature might choose to remain on your plane indefinitely to act out its inclination. In order to acquire lengthy services you must bargain with the creature, or use a Power Experiment or other means to acquire its services. If you bargain a creature into a formal pact, it is considered controlled for as long as the conditions of the pact are met and cannot break the contract or return to its home until the pact expires.

This power only works on Fire Elementals.