Zarya “Aurora” Mólnija

Intro
Backstory

Keywords:

Incredibly fast and agile. Eugenic, hunter sniper, rebel, DJ, techno-lover, nihilist, party girl. Daughter of the Storm, the Red Specter

Personality:

At first glance, Aurora may seem too tense and even a bit standoffish. If you can befriend her, which is not an easy task, you will see a dramatically different side of her.

She is not an easy person. Highly active and impulsive, anxious, and hot-blooded. Well, obviously not very patient and can be provoked easily. She loves living without limits and can try anything for a dose of excitement. On the other hand, she can get rapidly bored with everything. She is fast on every front, you see.

She doesn't like idealists. For her, life is just something you are meant to live. If you overthink it, it will only bring you pain. Is it a form of ignorance, you may ask? Unlikely, but it is undoubtedly a form of self-preservation.

She is eugenic, which means she was created at one of the many eugenics farms belonging to the corporations. Eugenic humans are designed for specific purposes, and Aurora was engineered for hunting. A corporation slave for decades, she had no family or friends for the longest time. It is only natural for her to put a barrier between herself and the rest of the world.

Loves:

She lives for parties! And, of course, electronic music, adventure, wild and different things, and sometimes even stupid things, to break the rules or just for the kicks of it. She enjoys life to the max, and “Carpe Diem!” is her motto.

She hates hot weather, so she always prefers cold planets. She can never hold in tears when she watches dancing aurora borealis waves, and snowflakes make her feel bittersweet. Especially if it is snowing heavily and she is among nature. Nothing beats such an atmosphere for a drink. Well, maybe, some exceptionally wild parties.

She adores her custom-made cutting-edge Gauss sniper rifle.

She never skips her workouts. According to her, she is addicted to the dopamine rush right after every completed workout session. She is in awe of phenomenal space objects such as black holes, neutron stars, and, recently, Ais stars. She had no idea such remarkable space objects existed until she joined the Osiris crew. She is also in love with Phoenix; well, at least she had been when he was human.

She is not a Neo-human, but when she learned about the Unbounded Neo-human faction, she genuinely started to admire their way of life.

Hates:

She dislikes idealistic people, extreme discipline, repetitive activities, philosophy, and dominant characters. She also hates the Infestation, money, overambition, and long-term plans. Well, she hates a lot of things. The corporations, including her "creators." She even hates "the old ones," regular humans. She started to call humans the old ones only recently, just to mock them. Even though Neo-humans never intended for this name to have a negative connotation when they began to use it.

She is disgusted by bugs, even talking about them can easily freak her out.

She despises human experimentation and slavery, including the modern form called "salary-slavery" or "contract slavery," torture, gore, and excessive forms of aggression.

Even though she is considered simply of "human species" according to the Osiris logs, for the corporations and many people back on Earth, eugenic people are a sub-species of humans. The corporations present them as advanced, better humans. Commonfolk, however, mostly despise them, calling them labmates or fakes because they are genetically crafted, modified, and raised on eugenics farms. In a sense, Eugenic people are both lucky and cursed. They have extraordinary abilities and talents but also lack a proper childhood and family and receive little to no respect from others.

Zarya Mólnija was able to fulfill her duties in 43 years, seven years before the average service time threshold, as a hunter-class tactical operations corporal. This awarded her the right to a personal name, and she chose Aurora. Thus, she left the service of corporations when she was just 54 years old. Eugenic humans can live for hundreds of years. Consequently, severing ties with the corporations is considered a risky move; because they need expensive recurring treatment to sustain their modified bodies. The corporations sponsor these services as long as one remains in their service.

Regardless, she had decided to leave the TacOps right after she met Phoenix, at the time still human, with whom she fell in love. She wanted to start a new life in deep space colonies with him. She had dreams and ideals.

Phoenix, Aurora, and their best friend Xander were all killed by Daeva in one of the scavenging missions but later revived by Iset the Mother. Aurora's biggest trouble ever since is adapting her lover's new Neo-human form. Unlike Aurora and Xander, Phoenix was not redeemable since his body was burned and dismembered heavily. Iset had to transcend him into a Neo-human, which meant Aurora and Phoenix had to continue sustaining their "love" with their marginally different and incompatible bodies. Humans and eugenics use carbon-based organic bodies, while Neo-humans use silicon-based synthetic bodies.

Aurora is trying to cope with that confusion, pain, and agony. She wanted to start a new life with her lover, but the first Infestation hit their home. Then one of their salvage runs with Phoenix and Xander turned into a disaster.

Now she finds herself in the service of a Neo-human "goddess" and has no option other than to follow Phoenix, her former lover, into missions that have nothing to do with her own goals. She just wanted to escape her old life and live happily without any concerns or objectives, only to end up with another "mission chain" she is forced to follow. She has to find a way to adapt to and survive these new circumstances. Even worse, she needs to understand if she still loves Phoenix and wants to pursue that kind of life or needs to go back to the world of corporations. All prospects seem dark.

For many among the Osiris crew, Iset is like a mother and mentor, but it's difficult for Aurora to build that kind of relationship with her. Even though Iset revived her and her friends, she cannot forgive her for allowing Daeva into the party. Xander is her ultimate mentor, and she considers him a father figure. The feeling is mutual. Xander always protects and supports her, even when she is playing around. However, he makes sure to give her a lengthy lecture later. In her mind, Xander is like a family she never had. Always reliable, trustworthy, protective, and caring.

Zarya “Aurora” Mólnija

Intro
Backstory

Keywords:

Incredibly fast and agile. Eugenic, hunter sniper, rebel, DJ, techno-lover, nihilist, party girl. Daughter of the Storm, the Red Specter.

Personality:

At first glance, Aurora may seem too tense and even a bit standoffish. If you can befriend her, which is not an easy task, you will see a dramatically different side of her.

She is not an easy person. Highly active and impulsive, anxious, and hot-blooded. Well, obviously not very patient and can be provoked easily. She loves living without limits and can try anything for a dose of excitement. On the other hand, she can get rapidly bored with everything. She is fast on every front, you see.

She doesn't like idealists. For her, life is just something you are meant to live. If you overthink it, it will only bring you pain. Is it a form of ignorance, you may ask? Unlikely, but it is undoubtedly a form of self-preservation.

She is eugenic, which means she was created at one of the many eugenics farms belonging to the corporations. Eugenic humans are designed for specific purposes, and Aurora was engineered for hunting. A corporation slave for decades, she had no family or friends for the longest time. It is only natural for her to put a barrier between herself and the rest of the world.

Loves:

She lives for parties! And, of course, electronic music, adventure, wild and different things, and sometimes even stupid things, to break the rules or just for the kicks of it. She enjoys life to the max, and “Carpe Diem!” is her motto.

She hates hot weather, so she always prefers cold planets. She can never hold in tears when she watches dancing aurora borealis waves, and snowflakes make her feel bittersweet. Especially if it is snowing heavily and she is among nature. Nothing beats such an atmosphere for a drink. Well, maybe, some exceptionally wild parties.

She adores her custom-made cutting-edge Gauss sniper rifle.

She never skips her workouts. According to her, she is addicted to the dopamine rush right after every completed workout session. She is in awe of phenomenal space objects such as black holes, neutron stars, and, recently, Ais stars. She had no idea such remarkable space objects existed until she joined the Osiris crew. She is also in love with Phoenix; well, at least she had been when he was human.

She is not a Neo-human, but when she learned about the Unbounded Neo-human faction, she genuinely started to admire their way of life.

Hates:

She dislikes idealistic people, extreme discipline, repetitive activities, philosophy, and dominant characters. She also hates the Infestation, money, overambition, and long-term plans. Well, she hates a lot of things. The corporations, including her "creators." She even hates "the old ones," regular humans. She started to call humans the old ones only recently, just to mock them. Even though Neo-humans never intended for this name to have a negative connotation when they began to use it.

She is disgusted by bugs, even talking about them can easily freak her out.

She despises human experimentation and slavery, including the modern form called "salary-slavery" or "contract slavery," torture, gore, and excessive forms of aggression.

Even though she is considered simply of "human species" according to the Osiris logs, for the corporations and many people back on Earth, eugenic people are a sub-species of humans. The corporations present them as advanced, better humans. Commonfolk, however, mostly despise them, calling them labmates or fakes because they are genetically crafted, modified, and raised on eugenics farms. In a sense, Eugenic people are both lucky and cursed. They have extraordinary abilities and talents but also lack a proper childhood and family and receive little to no respect from others.

Zarya Mólnija was able to fulfill her duties in 43 years, seven years before the average service time threshold, as a hunter-class tactical operations corporal. This awarded her the right to a personal name, and she chose Aurora. Thus, she left the service of corporations when she was just 54 years old. Eugenic humans can live for hundreds of years. Consequently, severing ties with the corporations is considered a risky move; because they need expensive recurring treatment to sustain their modified bodies. The corporations sponsor these services as long as one remains in their service.

Regardless, she had decided to leave the TacOps right after she met Phoenix, at the time still human, with whom she fell in love. She wanted to start a new life in deep space colonies with him. She had dreams and ideals.

Phoenix, Aurora, and their best friend Xander were all killed by Daeva in one of the scavenging missions but later revived by Iset the Mother. Aurora's biggest trouble ever since is adapting her lover's new Neo-human form. Unlike Aurora and Xander, Phoenix was not redeemable since his body was burned and dismembered heavily. Iset had to transcend him into a Neo-human, which meant Aurora and Phoenix had to continue sustaining their "love" with their marginally different and incompatible bodies. Humans and eugenics use carbon-based organic bodies, while Neo-humans use silicon-based synthetic bodies.

Aurora is trying to cope with that confusion, pain, and agony. She wanted to start a new life with her lover, but the first Infestation hit their home. Then one of their salvage runs with Phoenix and Xander turned into a disaster.

Now she finds herself in the service of a Neo-human "goddess" and has no option other than to follow Phoenix, her former lover, into missions that have nothing to do with her own goals. She just wanted to escape her old life and live happily without any concerns or objectives, only to end up with another "mission chain" she is forced to follow. She has to find a way to adapt to and survive these new circumstances. Even worse, she needs to understand if she still loves Phoenix and wants to pursue that kind of life or needs to go back to the world of corporations. All prospects seem dark.

For many among the Osiris crew, Iset is like a mother and mentor, but it's difficult for Aurora to build that kind of relationship with her. Even though Iset revived her and her friends, she cannot forgive her for allowing Daeva into the party. Xander is her ultimate mentor, and she considers him a father figure. The feeling is mutual. Xander always protects and supports her, even when she is playing around. However, he makes sure to give her a lengthy lecture later. In her mind, Xander is like a family she never had. Always reliable, trustworthy, protective, and caring.

“No remorse. No regrets. F*ck it all and live on, darling!”

Zarya’s reflexes, agility, and speed are on such a level that she can nail her enemies’ butts twice, even before they get a chance to put their fingers on the trigger. She has camouflage abilities, and her hunter class training provided her with excellent tracking and hiding skills. Enemies usually will not be aware of her presence until flashes of light blue bolts appear out of nowhere, obliterating half of the enemy party and forcing the other half to sh*t their pants.

She is weak in close quarter encounters. Yet, her superb ranged damage dealing abilities and zone control capabilities through the overwatch ability make her a perfect addition in almost all combat scenarios.

Tiers & Skins

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Zarya “Aurora” Mólnija

Default Skin

Her default skin. Her original perfectly combat-ready suit.

The Wraith of the TacOps

Legendary Tier

They say there was a red wraith on the battlefield. When she arrived, thunderbolts appeared, and she was the only one to leave.

Daughter of the Storm

Angelic Tier

Phoenix nicknamed her “Daughter of the Storm” due to her skill with the storm-thrower Gauss sniper and her accurate lighting fast shots. When Iset gifted her this beautiful armor, she transformed her into a literal walking storm.

Aurora the Party Girl

Arch-Angelic Tier

When a good DJ plays beautiful music in the club, everybody listens. When beautiful Aurora is the DJ with good music, nobody listens.

Iset

Aurora

Seliné

Daeva

Odile

Rumbrogon

Pale Phantom

Phoenix

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