About the Location:
On hallowed ground. Formerly the Knightfall Heritage Museum.
Established in the nadir of 1970's Gothic, the Knightfall Heritage Museum sprung from established yet humble beginnings before maturing into a sophisticated intelligentsia of its own cultivation. Thanks in part to its unrivaled collection of exclusive antiquities as well as its symbiotic association with the city's political elite. The KhM enjoyed unprecedented notoriety. Diversity of nearly 60,000 authenticated pieces from the prehistoric era to the 20-century have earned this architectural masterpiece idiosyncratic and diacritical acclaim. Exhibiting paintings, sculptures, objects d'art, and archeological rarities that at the time, could not be found anywhere else in the World.
For awhile, its growth rate was unprecedented. Generating more then 129 million dollars yearly and an undisclosed amount through its allowance of filmed galleries. Unlike any museum before it, the Knightfall Heritage Museum had hosted a multilayer structural masterpiece that premiered, among other things, an elegantly designed Gothic high rise restaurant highlighting Gothic's magnificent cityscape. The Von Ducasse, changed seasonally to offer the best cuisine with an extensive wine list and a stylishly designed atmosphere that ensured a sophisticated dining experience.
The Unsung Years; Balled of the Knightfall Saint
Ripped from their own reality and cast into the nightmare of the CVnU, Quintus and Ashely Knightfall were forced to forge new lives. The Reality-M revolutionaries, who had been unable to stop the cataclysmic events that eventually tore their Universe apart, were sparingly given a second chance. Ashley could go on to secretly establish the Catholicon. Covertly operated beneath the ruins of the old family museum.
An abandoned epicenter that had, at one time, served as the original Quintus' one man command center in his war on crime. Back before life and tragedy twisted his mind into that of the enigmatic Father of Assassin.
The cave's centerpiece was a supercomputer with operational specs are on par with any of those used by leading national security agencies. However when her brother mysterious cut off contact, the Knightfall Saint turned the operation into a place that saved and repaired the lives of the misfortunate. Those who survived the financial illness of a broken city, a broken system. But that would all change with an alliance with an unexpected individual.
Signifying a commitment to the advancement of technology, science, and pioneering capitalism cloaked in the charity based fundamentals of private medical clinics and equipment , the HALO Corporation strives to create a unique sense of diverse manufacturing products for the general public as well as the private sector. As well as privately funding multiple city programs for the poor. Thanks to the innovative genius of highly trained biomedical engineers, surgeons, and captains of industry ; flown in by the philanthropic Ishmael Strix himself, the latest Gothic corporation's shining testament of modernization revolves around their state of the art Battery. The HALO battery, for all intensive purposes, is marketed as "The Immortal Battery." A battery that lasts forever. But with the company's new existence it is, as of now, impossible to say if the battery is as marketed. But there are several universities and others already lining up to test those claims.
At the Catholicon Complex, an exclusive HALO corp surgical revolution has sparked a modern day medical renascence. Combining the metallic wonders of Aethrium and the reputed endless energy of the HALO battery, newly fashioned robotic limbs have begun a new era and a new revitalized sense of hope for those unfortunate enough to have suffered an appendage. However, still in the experimental stage, the short list of possible amputee candidates have been strictly confined to the Gothic City area. For now. But the possibilities of such a medical marvel could have unimaginable and lasting benefits
Wither way the controversial but news grabbing headlines have ensured HALO brand as a household name. The aggressive advertising campaign focusing on ingraining itself in the minds of the Gothic's rebuilding population with the expensive help of several media consultants. Settling the brand in the mediocrity of channel surfing consumers and click bait internet phenomena with entertaining and well placed advertisements strategically targeting a wide ranging demographic. Planting a firm foothold on the beachhead of monetizing consumerism.
And while his public persona and finger prints are all over the founding of the HALO corp, his foresight and firm belief in the abilities of the newly returned Ashley Knightfall, are what promoted his shocking decision to name the Knightfall Saint as the company's CEO and majority owner and Chairwoman of the Board, selling her just one share more then he himself owned. Ishmael never the less continues to seek the means in which to regain his family's tarnished influence over the city. By any means necessary Using HALO to manipulate his way back to significant political power. On the surface the corporation operates a day to day business like any other industrialized company prominently rising in the post-construction era of Gothic. Filled with 9 to 5 employees, temps, secretaries, foremen, and consultants, the HALO corp business complex continues to act as a source of the city's bountiful employment rate.
|Aethrium® (fundamentals & properties)|
Similar to Vibranium, Aethrium is a metal whose key feature is it's ability to absorb energy as well as releasing said energy in a controlled manner. These properties are made possible by Aethrium's ability to store energy in it's bonds and release it as needed, rendering it an almost perfect material for a variety of different applications. Created by Sage, Aethrium is often used as a both a lightweight structural material (one which renders planes, trains and automobiles lighter and lessens the usage of fuel) and a near-perfect battery material for powering the world. As previously mentioned, the mechanism behind the metal's energy storing qualities is that it stores energy in it's bonds by 'damping'.
Energy has to go somewhere or change form, and this can be through sound, thermal mechanism, deformation or light emission, amongst others. Inherent to any material is its ability to damp, or absorb vibrations, in its bond structure or micro-structure. As an example, old car bumpers were made of metal, however newer bumpers are made from foamed polymers that absorb a significant amount of energy. Aethrium however, not only damps energy, but stores and releases it as well. Unfortunately, Aethrium features an incomplete energy transfer efficiency, meaning that it can be overloaded as any material can. And though it's energy absorbing properties are otherworldly, Aethrium primarily absorbs kinetic energy, and because of it's array of energy absorption mechanisms, the force of kinetic energy, the momentum is not an issue, enabling one to wear a suit of Aethrium that can perfectly deflect bullets without even so much as a nudge from the bullets' momentum.
Because of it's properties and qualities, Aethrium has a variety of uses. For one it can be used for transportation where mankind is currently burdened by excessive weight. Because it is exceptionally strong and light, Aethrium results in greater fuel/energy efficiency and reduced wear-and-tear at no expense to the safety of the passengers. Additionally, it can be used in medical/prosthesis fields where people could be assisted by something that returns energy easily and is also incredibly lightweight. (originally created & written by Impero)
One of the corporations first acquisitions was that of the bankrupted KS-Corp and its advanced research and development division. Mainly the manufacturing rights to the exclusive metal breaththrough, Aethrium. Applied to microchips, the metal enables electronic capacitors to perform superbly in an array of devices, like smart phones in the pockets of more and more consumers. Refined into a powder and applied to solar panels, Aethrium increases energy efficiency. Analytically placed Photovoltaic Aethrium cells help convert sunlight into raw energy for the Halo corp's state of the art operating systems and trademark patented of the Halo battery . Giving the corporation's base the visual illusion of a planet friendly energy efficient company. Secondary power annex's distributes power to the foundations circulatory nexus and storing excess points. Recycling the entire complex's electrical surplus through intricate and sheathed industrial wiring.
- Open Business Location/complex (primarily medical based)
- Location in the CVnU Gothic City
- Both Ashley Knightfall's and Ishmael Strix's public identities are openly known.
- Costumed identities are not
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