SW10/PRECOG: Powernaut 1944 (Re: LNH20: Bite-Size Tales of the LNH v20 #7: "First Republic")

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Thu May 3 13:17:34 PDT 2012

On 05/03/2012 02:23 AM, Andrew Perron wrote:
> On Thu, 3 May 2012 01:55:55 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:
> Meanwhile, for my character, I'm-a go with the Classic LNH, and with a
> character I already had show up in a World War II story: the immortal
> statue, brought to life by magic, known to classics students the world over
> as Galatea: http://www.lnhq.info/wiki/Galatea
>> 1.  How's he dress for battle?
> In something a few decades and/or centuries out of date.
>> 2.  What are his powers?
> Immortality, indestructibility, and thousands of years' worth of knowledge,
> probably including mystic skills and how to operate every machine under the
> sun.
>> 3.  How does he react to a hail of gunfire from the Waffen-SS?
> T'would simply bounce off!
>> 4.  How does he not win the war by 1943?
> Well, it takes a while for her to get involved - when you're thousands of
> years old, you no longer feel like leaping in every time they decide to
> hold a shindig, you know?  Plus, her powers are relatively passive.
> Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, time to make pancakes.

Oooh, Galatea would fit the concept perfectly.  I bet she'd be involved 
about as soon as Axis troops appeared near the real Mount Olympus, but 
she'd be more about saving artwork than saving mortals.

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