Wild Bill

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Everyone knows Wild Bill, the gunslinger of legend, the great Bahadur, champion of Aristeia! on several occasions, the shining star who dominates the Hall of Fame of the greatest sport-spectacle in Maya’s history. But who knows the man behind the myth? Few facts about Wild Bill are known for certain, and the always inscrutable duelist has never made an effort to clear his misty past. He was first a select USARF scout, sharpshooter, and Antipode hunter in Tombstone, then an AEC watchman, and then a bounty hunter in Tartary. It was there that he came into contact with the mining companies from Haqqislam, operating under license from Matr, which would catapult him to the stars. It was in the worst zones of the Mars-Saturn and Human Edge circuit that Wild Bill forged his well-known reputation among the Human Sphere’s most dangerous men and women. But it was also here where the rumors of him being an illegal Recreation of the historic Wild Bill started, rumors that Wild Bill’s smile doesn’t deny or debunk.

From there he made his jump to the HexaDome, all by himself and without any manager or sponsor, and to his meteoric rise to stardom, as bright as his two guns, Agnes and Jane. After several years at the top, Wild Bill seemed to lose some interest in the competition, embarking on promotional tours that would see him return to places from his past where he’d inevitably end up getting himself into trouble, only to shoot his way out. He’s always known how to take promotional advantage of his USARF service as a point man extraordinaire, unlike his collaborations with the Janissary Corps against human trafficking networks, which he takes very personally and of which he barely talks about. This increasing activity keeps him further and further away from the HexaDome, especially after accepting Hannibal’s invitation to join the ranks of the Foreign Company. The elite mercenary group has become a new source of revenue, entertainment, and promotion for Wild Bill, and comfort for his fans who now enjoy his exploits in the Foreign Company while waiting for his return to competition. But this gunslinger seems increasingly comfortable on the dangerous side of the Sphere, and as long as the USARF needs another valuable convoy protected or the Janissaries some slaver network dismantled, Wild Bill won’t hang up his guns.[1]


I'VE DANCED WITH THE REAPER MORE'N A FEW TIMES MYSELF. NOW SHE DANCES TO MY TUNE.

If Wild Bill is in the mix, you know there's a wager going on. The higher the risk, the sweeter his inevitable reward. A bona fide card shark and unerring gunslinger, this mysterious, anachronistic gentleman fixated on the march of time is this season's leading contender to the title of Bahadur. If you want to win big, go ahead and bet against him, but be aware: so far he hasn't lost a gamble.[2]


WILD BILL | THE MYSTERIOUS GUNSLINGER

Wild Bill is so committed to his historical namesake he’s spun a legend out of the barrels of his twin revolvers.

James Butler Hickok introduced himself to the showrunners during a live broadcast on Dawn, the planet of the Ariadnan nation. For his first public appearance, he was already in-character as Wild Bill: he showed up on horseback, armed with two guns with mother of pearl grips, and wearing a wide-brimmed hat, a duster coat, and hide boots with spurs.

As it turns out, he already had an exceptional résumé as an adventurer. He had been one of the few survivors of the Day of the Dead Man, which he finished carrying only a hunting rifle, a handful of bullets, a canteen of water and an antique pocketwatch. A remarkable feat to pull off.

Everything about Wild Bill is from a bygone era, down to the way he walks, his anachronistic turns of phrase and his pocketwatch—a genuine piece of 19th-century Americana he unfailingly checks each time he guns down an opponent in the arena.

Despite his old-fashioned persona, Wild Bill has a very modern eye for the parameters of a spectacle capable of making the audience tick. The thunder of his guns is the soundtrack to a tale of derring-do full of grisly plot twists.

After five seasons of buildup, everyone agrees that the cowboy is perfectly poised to take a shot at Miyamoto for the league crown.

His time is fast approaching, maybe that’s why his eyes are glued to his watch?[3]

Profile

N4

ISC: Wild Bill, Legendary Gunslinger Character Light Infantry
Fury: Not Imeptuous Training: Regular Back-Up: Cube
MOV CC BS PH WIP ARM BTS W/STR S
6-2 15 13 11 13 1 0 1 2
Skills and Equipment: BS Attack(+1 Dam), BS Attack(Shock), Courage, Dodge(+3), Marksmanship, No Wound Incapacitation
Loadout Special Skills Weapons and Equipment Melee Weapons Points SWC
1 Contender MULTI Pistol(+1B), CC Weapon 22 0
2 Rifle MULTI Pistol(+1B), CC Weapon 25 0

N3

Retired
ISC: Wild Bill, Legendary Gunslinger
Fury: Non-Impetuous Training: Regular Back-Up: Cube
MOV CC BS PH WIP ARM BTS W/STR S
6-2 15 13 11 13 1 0 1 2
Skills and Equipment: Fatality L1, Hyper-Dynamics L1, Marksmanship L2, V: No Wound Incapacitation
Name Skills and Equipment BS Weapons CC Weapons Points SWC
Contender Contender MULTI Pistol (2), Knife 25 0
Rifle Rifle MULTI Pistol (2), Knife 27 0

Aristeia Cards

Type: RANGED

Abilities: TWIN PISTOLS / GUNSLINGER / DEAD MAN’S HAND

" I'VE DANCED WITH THE REAPER MORE'N A FEW TIMES MYSELF. NOW SHE DANCES TO MY TUNE. "

If Wild Bill is in the mix, you know there's a wager going on. The higher the risk, the sweeter his inevitable reward. A bona fide card shark and unerring gunslinger, this mysterious, anachronistic gentleman fixated on the march of time is this season's leading contender to the title of Bahadur. If you want to win big, go ahead and bet against him, but be aware: so far he hasn't lost a gamble.

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