Sergeant Rock

Sergeant Rock
Dex:   7    Str:   4  Body:    5
Int:   7    Will:  6  Mind:    4
Infl:  7    Aura:  6  Spirit:  6
Initiative: 25  Hero Points:  95

Danger Sense: 10

Martial Artist: 8
Military Science: 10
Thief: 7
Vehicles: 7
Weaponry: 10

Advantages: Area Knowledge (French Countryside); Connections: Easy Company  (High), U.S. Military (Low); Iron Nerves; Leadership; Lightning Reflexes; Scholar (military tactics); Sharp Eye

Alter Ego: Sgt. Frank Rock
Motivation: Responsibility of Power
Occupation: Soldier
Wealth: 1

Thompson Submachine Gun [Body: 5, AV: 7, EV: 7, Ammo: 5, R#: 3] Bonus: After firing five bursts, Rock can fire additional burst without reloading at the cost of 5 Hero Points each.

.45 Pistol [Body: 5, EV: 5, Ammo: 5, R#: 2]

Grenades (x4) [Body: 6 Bomb: 8]

Source: 2nd Edition  Background/Roster Book, page 69; World at War Sourcebook, page 110

Ed's Notes: Before I talk about the differences between the two sources, I want to give DC a TON of credit for creating this character.  Here you have someone as much connected with patriotism and the military (bordering on jingoism) as Marvel's Captain America, but rather that just glorifying war, (which, yes, there was definitely some of,) in Rock they created a character who was at once tough as nails, while at the same time broken and fragile; weary of the war and just doing his best to complete his mission and keep his men safe. He was Easy Company's "rock" to hang onto in the storm, while at the same time HATING the war and the constant fighting, and never letting his men see how close he was to the edge. I have to give credit to DC for going beyond mere pro-war propaganda with this character, and showing that you can have a character who is an unquestionable badass, while at the same time giving you glimpses that he is not invulnerable and that, in fact, NO MAN is.

The info above is from the BG/R Book's entry.  The differences in the WaW Sourcebook include dropping the Danger Sense Power, lowering his Martial Artist to 7, his Hero Points to 75, raising his Wealth to 3, giving his Grenades an R# of 2 and using completely different statistics for his guns:

Thompson Submachine Gun [Body: 4, AV: 5, EV: 5, Ammo: 5, Range: 5 R#: 3] 

.45 Pistol [Body: 4, EV: 5, Ammo: 8, Range: 4, R#: 2]

Personally, I'm a fan of the BG/R Book's entry, but the WaW might be more realistic.  So, far realism, use the WaW stats, but for a more Comic Book feel, use the BG/R stats, shown above. (Including the possibility for bottomless magazines. lol)

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