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    Author Note: Considering that this is an official pilot in the WipEout series, there is no official backstory behind this character at all (that I know of). This is my own take of a made up backstory for this pilot, but of course it isn’t canon, especially since I have something planned out for this pilot, playing a big role in the Auricom/Qirex conflict in the FX500 league.


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    Name: Nadia Elenova

    SEX: Female

    Birth: January 17th, 2180

    Zodiac: Capricorn

    Age (Currently 2217): 37

    Nationality: Russian

    Origin: Russia

    Race: Caucasian (Albino)

    Language(s): Russian / some English

    Religion: N/A

    Height: 5'9"

    Hair Color: White

    Eye Color: Amethyst

    Occupation (Before AG-Pilot): Amateur AG-Pilot

    FX400 IDF: ELEN0117.2180

    Team: Qirex

    Position: Command Pilot

    Pilot Rank: Elite

    Region Reputation: Global

    Squad Teammates: Vadik Sidorov / Afina Rusakova / Rory Pinewood / Heather Mckellen

    Team Loyalty: High

    Allies: Triakis / EG.X / Mirage

    Rivals: All Belmondo Foundation supporting teams

    Medals: Gold: x13, Silver: x2, Bronze: x0, 2211 FX400 Champion

    Sponsors: Blimp, IOTA, Jap Energy Drink, Qirex, Anti Gravity Development

    Favorite Events: Tournament

    Favorite Track: Outpost 7

    Leagues Competed: FX400

    Character traits: Talented, Demanding, Relentless, Infamous (to Belmondo Foundation teams)

    Skill

    Awareness: 9/10

    Aggression: 10/10

    Reaction/Reflexes: 9/10

    Consistency: 9/10


    Nadia Elenova had been with Qirex Research & Development since the remaining years of the FX300 league during the early 2200's. Back then, Nadia was just an amateur pilot, hired by Feliks Levovitch during the 5th year of the FX300. Where Nadia had come from, she was born on January 17th, 2180 in Izhevsk Russia, and had started piloting AG-craft by the time she turned 20. The resurrection of Qirex in 2179 and their success during the early years had influenced Nadia to someday bring the team back to its former glory, and had made a big decision of purchasing her own craft. Buying a craft cost her a fortune, but putting her dedication and knowledge to the sport could someday bring her to the highest division of the AG-race commission for a chance to be a solid and valuable pilot on the once successful Russian team.

    For three years owning her own craft and competing in many local races across the country, Nadia had showed what she was capable of by winning almost every race she had entered. Many spectators were surprised by her experience, and were stunned to see how a single female pilot can outmatch her competitors regardless of the odds that she may lose to them. Her progress soon got the attention with large amounts of sponsors, but her most anticipated offer was a letter from Qirex. Reading the entire letter showed that her skills were highly impressive and that her skills could become stronger if she were to compete with them, paying her 800,000 rubles ($25,000) to hire her.

    Nadia immediately accepted the offer without a second thought, and in a few days she sets herself off to Qirex's main facility in Irkutsk. It was then when she had met Levovitch for the first time. Levovitch knew that he had made a wise choice of hiring her with the many hired pilots for the team as her skills continue to impress the company. She took most of her training in the virtual world of zone mode, until the development of a new AG-Craft was in the process of the upcoming FX350 league in 2205. Nadia was even given the chance to test pilot the new LS-01 craft, as this heavy looking design made quite an appeal to her while on the test track. Oddly, during her involvement in the facility one day, she was spotted talking to acouple of people outside the HQ. When Levovitch questioned her about it, Nadia just excused it saying it was nothing but random individuals interested about the company. Strangely she would be absent a few times from the facility, but it didn’t seem to question Levovitch at first as she returns on time the next day. However as they came to the Island of Makana in the mid 2200s, Nadia would do the same thing again while over there. It was the only mysterious thing the team had witness from her at the time.

    As Qirex made their appearance in Makana during the opening season of the FX350 league, she had made quite a stunning run with the craft, going through the paces against the other teams' newer models. With such a large and heavy craft out of the others, the maneuverability made it looked lightweight. Nadia had won a large amount of races, and by 2207, she became one of the most popular pilots in the entire league. Her skills became quite a match-up with other Elite pilots competing for the Season Final Championships held every ending year/season. Pilots like Thiago Castillo from Piranha (2207 entry), Sebak Abou-Gazia from Mirage (2209 entry), Griffin Lang from FEISAR (2209 entry), Tyrrell Byron from Auricom & Liana Morelli from Triakis (Both entered in 2211) including other single Elite pilots from other teams were exclusively chosen for the championships. Nadia was obviously chosen to compete for the SFC with the 11 chosen pilots from every team. She was one of the main reasons why Qirex had again became so successful during the first decade of the 2200's. Qirex once again showed the world that they were still the most successful team on the planet, and that their arch rivals would not dare to challenge them.

    However, their arch rivals of Auricom Research Industries still declined the fact of how Qirex's “Wildcard” pilot would be so acceptable in current races in the league. To Auricom, Nadia was a menace to any pilot in the league, and that her actions were somewhat dangerous to most amateur pilots. Nadia became known as a reckless pilot since her appearance in the FX350 AGRL; it's no doubt that Qirex would use her as a wildcard in every tournament they enter, and was frequently demanded to be banned from tournaments by Auricom. Nadia saw this as an excuse for Auricom to take advantage, and nervous to see Qirex dominate the race commission. Unfortunately for Auricom, the foundation would decline their claim, yet Nadia's behavior in every race did show concerns. With no choice of getting out of it, the foundation chose to follow part of Auricom's claim by restricting Nadia to enter in some races & tournaments in the standard AGRL events. Unsurprisingly, her and Qirex were not happy about it. However, she could still race in the SFC.

    Nadia would see the annoyance of her team's arch rivals, relying now on her team’s pilots at the time. Unfortunately they were no match against their competitors, leaving her to now choose her own in 2209. What followed was a pilot with experience of controlling the craft's technology; not exactly for use of AG-racing, but mostly with space flight. Retired Russian Cosmonaut, Vadik Sidorov was a former space pilot for Russia's Quantax Space Administration during the late 2180's. He was a transporter traveling to the moon and back, and has seen some of the racing on the moon's surface including being part of it. When he retired space piloting in 2206, he continued with Qirex as a test pilot for new ship development for the team, having also experience with AG-Racecraft while on the moon and Mars. Vadik's experience mixing with space flight made him an acceptable pilot for the league, and his competition was no problem to him, making him a reasonable choice for Nadia to take her place. In 2211, Nadia surprisingly discovers a young Qirex pilot during her visit to Exostra Run back in West Makana, as the pilot's skill was almost similar to hers. This young Russian/Ukrainian pilot was known as Afina Rusakova, and her skills were an influence by Nadia herself, being a big fan of her. Nadia continued on to find pilots from Qirex to take her place, finding another from Scotland (Heather Mckellen) and another from Canada (Rory Pinewood). During that same year, Nadia would also win the 2211 season final championships, earning a platinum gold medal for her team and the championship title.

    By this time, Nadia had unstoppable teammates, and with her now back along her squad, they were the team's biggest assets in the league, having Auricom walking right on their toes during the race seasons. However, Auricom would fight back with a number of their best pilots; most notable in their numbers was Tyrrell Byron from the U.S. In 2212, his teammate Rachel Vega, once an AG-Queen coming from the same country, also becomes exceptional for the team. Both pilots from each team would continue to clash each other for the next few years in the FX400 league. Unfortunately for Qirex, Auricom’s pilots prevail against Nadia’s very best. Vadik struggles to keep ahead of Tyrrell in regular events, while Afina loses against Rachel during a single tournament, losing and getting eliminated by Auricom for the first time in her career.

    As Vadik and Afina continued to race, Nadia was back in Irkutsk involved in the main Qirex facility. What brought back Nadia to Russia was an offer by Feliks, still head of control of the team and company, offering her to become co-director for the team. How she got the offer was during her choices of her own two pilots. Vadik, Afina including other handpicked pilots on her squad were such great pilots that the team were still unbeatable even without Nadia competing. She became Levovitch’s apprentice behind the scenes, thinking about putting Nadia as co-director hoping to still lead Qirex to be the most powerful and successful team on the circuit. As the offer stood, Nadia accepted it.

    Since Nadia's new position of the company, she had remained unknown throughout the FX500 racing league, even to Levovitch in certain occasions. Word did came out on her new position which made Auricom nervous of what she may do, especially when she openly threaten them after being given the position. Plans from Qirex now started to change, as some of their motives appear to be up to no good to the Belmondo Foundation. In early 2215, Qirex would round up team principals from other teams who oppose the foundation and settle a deal to attack their arch rival teams. Surprisingly to Qirex, Goteki 45 never showed up considering their alliance. Instead they recently had now given support to the foundation thanks to their “Diplomatic” pilot, Noelani Kekumu, turning around the aggression they were once known for. To Nadia they were now considered enemies, only having teams, Triakis, EG.X, and Mirage to support their new conglomerate.

    Days after the meeting, the conglomerate would cry war against the Belmondo Foundation teams. While the other teams may had responded after clashes in the league, Auricom, as well as AG-Systems remained to stay out, not falling for Qirex’s trap. Unfortunately that would all change as a new Auricom facility in Makana got burnt down to the ground. Qirex would allegedly take responsibility as Auricom now officially responded and goes to war with them in the racing league. However, as it turns out, Qirex didn’t have anything to do with the fire, despite AG-Media saying they did in favor of Auricom. Nadia took what was supposedly a workplace accident as an opportunity just to anger Auricom. Other people however had other theories.

    Ever since the fire with no legit evidence leading back to Qirex or what AG-media doesn’t report about while continuing to blame them, there were theories suggesting that it was all a false flag. In conspiracy, Auricom needed an excuse to attack Qirex, not showing their blood thirst by alienating their pure race supporters, taking the first shot on them in response. The company purposefully destroyed their new facility on the island, knowing full well that Qirex/Nadia would claim responsibility just to anger Auricom’s supporting fans/pilots into crying for vengeance. Another possibly was that it was an inside job between both teams including the Belmondo Foundation by bringing more excitement in the racing league since ratings had went down in recent years. It was the reason why they brought back eliminator events in the FX500 league, only to have been banned a year after its introduction in 2208 from the FX400 AGRL. Regulations for the new craft from each team also use the same durable armor made out of an unobtanium element as if they expected more “Fury” racing over “Pure”. No one knew for sure what was really happening despite all the shady theories spread around by people, even sparking up other conspiracies again like Auricom and or Qirex being responsible of the Goteki 45 base bombing back in 2137. Either way, the war officially started between the most heated rivals in all of the sport followed by other teams holding similar grudges. More AG-craft got destroyed out on the track from the two sides fighting over racing, more often in the returning eliminator events. Even though Qirex's pilots were determined to take down their arch rival teams for good, some would have mix feelings, questioning their own team and director of their new motives. Nadia would choose what to do about them, taking no buts for an answer.

    Nadia Elenova, since her position in Qirex, once again, no information of her motives were given out other than her intentions with the teams of the Belmondo Foundation. She wasn’t exactly in full control of the company as Levovitch still took the helm in decision making, regardless of Nadia wanting to take over the foundation. However by 2217, she would have full control of the company, and oddly, Levovitch had never shown himself in public since. She still had control of her pilots in the league going into the current year. Vadik, Afina and few others continue to follow her orders. However half of them would start to question. Afina would be the one to come in her office one day over the situation in the racing league. They both argued over it once Afina brought it up.

    Afina, translate Russian to English: “This is getting out of hand throughout my involvement this past year in every race event. More of our team craft are getting destroyed than our competitors out there and I don’t believe Levovitch would sacrifice his new craft over your continuous aggression towards the race commission. Is he even aware of what you’re doing that would put this company at risk…”
    Nadia interrupts:”Levovitch is well aware of the situation you’re stating ,Rusakova, your orders are to continue destroying our competition’s race craft until their full surrender of the race commission.”
    Afina: “This is ridiculous. Is this even about racing anymore? All you care about is taking over the race foundation and you have no idea what destruction you’re causing just to get to it."
    Nadia: “The destruction of Auricom and their support of the Belmondo Foundation has been our intention since the very beginning. This is only the continuation of what we will restore in the entire racing league. Every team supporting the foundation has only slowed down the 'excitement' it once had due to the mistakes it has made following Auricom’s narratives these past years.”
    Afina: “Well I didn't sign myself for this kind of sh*t. What does all this have to do about racing? And why do you care about what goes on for the race commission anyway?”
    Nadia: “It’s never about racing from what you speak of, it’s always about claiming success. You race because you wanted success, it is why you joined Qirex in the first place including myself. Is that true?”
    Afina: “..Yes, Director.”
    Nadia: “And with success always comes money and power. Our founders had craved for it since the technology’s beginning. What possibilities we could use with it for the people across the world. That is how this company was founded upon, and we have dominated every past league since the 21st century because of it. People want more excitement in the racing league, but they’re not going to get it if this same foundation keeps running this sport. Only Qirex should have full control of the race commission. Just think of the large paychecks you could earn If we control it all.”
    Afina: “But why must we put our own comrades in danger for it? Pilots could get killed at some point if this violence continues. I don’t care what profits we could make if we take over the commission. Racing and beating our rivals is all that should matter. There’s no need for greed or a larger power. You know what happened back in the F9000 league when the Overtel got a hold of it? Is that where you want us to lead again?”
    Nadia: “The Overtel Corp. didn’t know when to stop. That was their mistake.”
    Afina: “And so will you at some point. I guarantee you, Levovitch wouldn’t want history to repeat itself because of us. The least we turn out to be is like what happened to Tigron. For the good of the team, Director, You must stop this before problems really do occur in the AGRL.”
    Nadia stood up near her desk: “..I’m the one who decides now what’s good for Qirex. Levovitch has given me full control and I will use it to have influence over the race commission. Not some weak, pathetic team that is nothing more than a nuisance to our claim to victory and success. They rather cry to the foundation to beat us instead of taking us head on. They restricted me from events I could have won for this company less than a decade ago, now I will have my revenge by restricting those supporting teams from the league, permanently."
    Afina: “That’s idiotic. You’re putting Qirex at risk just to get back at what Auricom did to you in 2209? This doesn’t make any sense to me. Where’s Levovitch? I must speak to him for…”
    Nadia interrupts: “Levovitch isn’t here for discussion, Rusakova. Now I believe our unexpected meeting should come to a close at this point. So would you kindly leave my office and never bring this up again.”
    Afina: “I will not approve of this, Dire…”
    Nadia: “Enough. Leave my office immediately or I’ll have you suspended from this team. Is that clear?”
    Afina: “…Yes. As you wish, ‘Director’.” (Leaves office in fustration)

    Mysteriously, Tigron would make an unsuspecting return in 2218, attacking all teams including Qirex. While all team principals condemn the rogue team’s arrival and actions, Nadia would have no response, not even from Levovitch who was now considered missing. Eventually, she would soon come out to speak about it during a press conference, and her response would shock everyone in the racing league.

    To be continued…
    Last edited by Synergy2048; 31st May 2017 at 09:46 AM.

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    Identification/Statistics


    Name: Thiago Castillo

    SEX: Male

    Birth: December 29th, 2184

    Birthplace: Vidigal, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

    Zodiac: Capricorn

    Age (Currently 2217): 32

    Nationality: Brazilian

    Origin/Ethnicity: Brazil

    Race: Caucasian (Brown Latin)

    Language(s): Portuguese / some Spanish/English

    Religion: N/A

    Height: 5'9"

    Hair Color: Black

    Eye Color: Brown

    Occupation (Before AG-Pilot): Bar Employee / Musician

    FX350 IDF: CAST1229.2184

    Team: Piranha

    Position: Lead Pilot

    Pilot Rank: Elite

    Region Reputation: South America

    Squad Teammates: Chayond Puntashima / Julieta Vasquez

    Team Loyalty: High

    Allies: Tyrrell Byron (Auricom)

    Rivals: Liana Morelli (Triakis), Edgar Lawrence (Icaras)

    Medals: Gold: x12, Silver: x8, Bronze: x4

    Sponsors: aimi, ICOM, Anti Gravity Development, Piranha

    Favorite Events: Speed / Single Race

    Favorite Track: Sinucit

    Leagues Competed: Mid FX350 to FX500, VX (Drag Race Division)

    Character traits: Loyal, Cocky but Wise, Talented, Encouraging


    Skill

    Awareness: 8/10

    Aggression: 7/10

    Reaction/Reflexes: 7/10

    Consistency: 9/10

    Born on December 29th 2184 in Vidigal, south of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, Thiago Castillo was a chosen AG-pilot to join the professional stage after impressions during his 2 years of training/test piloting at Piranha HQ in Sao Paulo. During his childhood, he was raised on the safer parts of the favelas in Rio, but became cautious. Ever since the second great depression, crime rates began to rise again in parts of the slums in the neighborhoods. But even after the depression, crimes still appeared around villages, slowly calming down around the mid 2180s and so on. Vidigal, despite modernization taking place in the main city of Rio, remained the same over the years, partially modernized with solar panels covering all roofs in the area as well as hologram ads lighting up sides of old buildings. Overall it was still one of the lowest parts or Rio, but oddly it became more of a tourist attraction.

    Growing up as a young teenager, Thiago was once interested in music as he owned his own guitar, practicing and playing on top of his complex or out on the streets below. He drew attention to his neighbors in the area, listening and enjoying the tunes he played near his home, sometimes walking and playing his guitar in different areas of his village only to get new groceries for his family. He did however managed to get girls for his string plucking talent, but unfortunately they wouldn’t last too long, moving on unsatisfied. When he did became a teenager, his interest in AG-Racing also emerged alongside when seeing the first test run of the Piranha FX300 Rockettooth model craft in the main city. Only once was he able to go to the modern city, seeing the craft in action for the first time. Immediately he tried to invest a small but cheap craft after watching the excitement, only to realize how tedious it was to even own one.

    Earning money wasn't so easy back in the slums, but was in luck to have an uncle carry him in the city owning a luxurious bar located in the lower parts of Rio. Unfortunately, owning a small race craft was still a big fortune to come by, and instead took his part of being the entertainment playing his musical instrument in the bar for paying customers and visitors. As a young adult, Thiago began to stay with his uncle in the bar moving out of the slums and his parents’ home. He only worked as a bartender alongside with a liquor mixing bot during his hours. During his free time however, he continued to play music to customers on a small stage, earning tips that way. His other sources of entertainment in the business were also seeing live races on television, and at the time, the FX300 league was in session. Still dreaming of becoming one with the AG-League, his dream would eventually come to him.

    New Years Eve for 2203 became a busy night at the bar, as racing fans gathered together to see a live televised raceday at the Amphisium in North America, eventually becoming the pre-installment of the FX350 league. Employees of the AG-Race commission including Piranha Advancements, were surprisingly at the bar, searching for individuals that may be interested in becoming an AG-Pilot. Not exactly hiring for Piranha, but giving opportunities for a racing career. Just afew miles west in the large city of Sao Paulo was Piranha’s main Headquarters, having an academy there for recruits around the continent/outside. Thiago of course was interested; he was given a brochure to an academy close to the HQ, and from this point on he was for sure to head over there immediately. Making an Agreement with the team employees, the clock had finally struck 12:00 A.M, Jan 1st 2203.

    Days after New Year’s Day including a late birthday, Thiago headed to the Piranha AG-Academy in Sao Paulo, west of Rio to train himself on an AG-Craft. Though not exactly put on the pilot seat of Piranha's main AG-Craft, but rather a slower and smaller craft on a test circuit built through the city. While Piranha was a private team since the early A.G.R.C in the mid 21st century, they recently became more open to new pilots during the mid FX300 league. Team Principal Zack Vilmã was somewhat in need of new pilots at the time. Though relying on elite pilots Loana Silvaris and Esteban Dominguez for events in the league in Makana, more race events were appearing around parts of the world as traffic in Makana started to rise due to its returning popularity. Piranha only had a few pilots in their lineup compared to their competitors since the beginning of the century. Unable to poach pilots from other teams or hire experienced pilots looking for a successful team, Vilma would go the route of training his own, hoping to train up new pilots for the next generation. Offers were very limited however, only acquiring a couple small training craft for just one group of trainees. Thiago surprisingly was given the last offer from the men back at the bar, and Vilma expected him to become exceptional before piloting the main Rockettooth model craft exclusively. For over two years, Thiago would prove his worth on the test track. He graduated from the academy, and was finally put on the pilot seat of the new FX350 model craft. However more training was still required due to the handling and speed of the craft. But between all that, Thiago was still working at the bar back in Rio, until one day meeting an interesting person.

    Foreign flamenco dancer, Julieta Vasquez, coming from Spain was performing on the bar's stage where Thiago was in full attention of her performance. Thiago brought his Guitar to play his own music on stage, until he was given a favor by Julieta to play his Guitar on stage with her. He wasn't too familiar with flamenco music, but it was pretty simple as Julieta said to him. The two had a small relationship after performing/speaking with each other, until one day wearing a pilot uniform had Julieta asked him a question. In surprise, Julieta was interested in seeing an AG-Race craft in person, being a big fan. Though Piranha never wanted visitors unless they were involved in the academy, Thiago took her to the facility anyway.

    Thiago goes off again in training with Piranha as he showed Julieta his craft in the hanger. Unfortunately, workers in the hanger immediately ask her to leave until she made a request to volunteer for the company, surprising Thiago as she was pretty much giving up her dancing career for it. Julieta didn’t know what she said as the workers still told her to leave the facility. Thiago had no choice but to have her leave, but she seemed to have an addiction to the sport overall. Both of them went their separate ways a day later as Julieta headed back to Europe. Thiago would have an interest in her in some way after their collaboration on stage, unsure if he’ll ever meet her again though still scratching his head after what she said back at the facility. When a new season came, he was anxious of whether he’ll make it to the international stage. With all that training for the past two years, it was uncertain if he’ll ever get chosen comparing himself to other highly trained pilots alongside him. With only five pilots in his group, only 3 will make it. After all the anticipation, Thiago was one of the chosen to compete for Piranha, now traveling to America at the Amphisium for the 2205 opening season. Thiago showed enough promise towards director Zack Vilmã with his statistics back at the facility including the opening event. The other pilots that were chosen alongside, (Maxim Tsyzrev from Russia, and Emma Jokela from Finland) all traveled to the racing capital of the world in Makana soon right after the opening event.

    In 2206, almost a year racing officially in the FX350 league, Thiago would perform greatly under the Rapier class division, racing with professional contenders around his skill level. Earning a decent number of gold medals and sponsors, his strongest events were on the straight tracks, racing with raw power in the Speed & Drag Racing league Championships (VX400 AG-Drag Racing league). He soon met his matches in continuing tournaments. Piranha's rival team, Icaras enters in their best speed pilot, Edgar Lawrence from Great Britain, and eventually Triakis pilot, Liana Morelli from Sicily. While beating Liana in the first few seasons, Thiago couldn’t keep up with Edgar in the tournament finals, losing the gold medal including the tournament trophy. But despite his participation in speed championships and eventually out-matching Edgar, Thiago would continue in standard league events, performing very well in circuit and combat based races. Eventually by the end of the season, Thiago unexpectedly gets chosen for the 2206 FX350 SFC. What became a tough decision from Vilma back at HQ, it was a tie up between Thiago and Maxim as to who would enter the SFC. Both pilots showed a lot of skill and podium streaks within regular events of the 2206 season. It was only their first year in the racing league, but Vilma was highly impressed by these new pilots racing for the company. However, sticking with his nationalism and the nationalism of Piranha, he chose the Brazilian pilot (Thiago) for this coming SFC. It turned out to be a wise decision. By the end of the Championship, Thiago earned platinum silver for the season coming in second place, but unfortunately it was still considered a loss for the team, losing to their moderate rival, Icaras. Jean Belmondo, a relative of the foundation, was the pilot to earn platinum gold for this season’s championship.

    Icaras would continue to be the champions of the SFC for the next 2 seasons. But by the 2207 season of the FX350, it would be Thiago’s last year in that division, moving on to the FX400 racing league. Vilma’s second choice, Maxim Tsyzrev would take his place for the FX350, but would do poorly overall unfortunately. Throughout the years of the FX400 league (2207-14) Thiago's career would still skyrocket above the ranks in the Rapier division, even reuniting with Julieta as a new wingman for his squad in late 2209. Julieta would become an AG-Pilot after all, spending some of her time back in Europe flying AG-Craft from FEISAR, only to be selected by Piranha for her fair skill level, 3 years after she had met Thiago back in Rio. She was still an amateur, but somehow Vilma accepted her for his lineup, charmed by her dancing talents and knowing her celebrity standards in Spain/Portugal. Following soon after would be Thai pilot, Chayond Puntashima, originally from Harimau International only to be poached by Piranha back in 2209, offering a better paycheck while also showing payback for Harimau’s activists who tried to break into his ‘Azteca’ Casino in Las Vagas, over rumors of him keeping rare animals for entertainment. While Julieta knew Thiago, there were few team events the two could compete together, including their speed classes while she was still in Flash. This left Thiago to only choose Chayond as a secondary pilot, but he would rather go on as an independent for most events of the FX350 still. Thiago would instead train Julieta himself around Makana or back at HQ in Sao Paulo as she improved overtime by 2212.

    That same year, Thiago would push for Phantom class speed events in the racing league, and throughout the years of the FX400, Piranha made him an excellent and primary choice of taking the team above their own rankings with the other racing teams in regular events. Competing for the Season Final Championships however was another story; since his entry in the league in 2208, Thiago did very poorly in number of SFCs. French Pilot, Amy Senand was suppose to take on the championships for the FX400. Unfortunately an elimination accident would have her out of commission for two races, only for Thiago to take her place temporarily. He would get a taste of how difficult these division pilots were, not doing so well for the two races absent. Eventually, Amy would get back into the Championship, coming in 4th place overall for the 2207 season. However, she would retire right after the ending season, only for Thiago to take her place almost permanently. He raced ferociously in the SFC, but luck was never on his side up until 2211. He earned platinum bronze overall, but it would be the last time he would ever stand on the podium for the SFC. It didn’t help much now that his VX rival, Liana Morelli had entered in 2211, almost making herself up after a few encounters on the drag strip. What soon followed was him now getting replaced in 2215. Latvian pilot, Andris Ozolins would make a major comeback for Piranha in the SFC, earning their only platinum gold medal for the FX400 league. Either way, Thiago would give up on the championship events, continuing in standard events including participation in the VX Division.

    During his involvement in the SCF, one of his competitors would turn out to be an overall friend due to the team’s alliance with Auricom Recearch industries. Supporting with Auricom pilot Tyrrell Byron in certain events, they had formed at least a small friendship sometime back in 2212, meeting each other outside of racing. Throughout the events they happened to meet each other in, they would race like teammates to try and double down on their rival teams from Qirex to Assegai. Still, one of them had to take a position for a certain race, going back to racing against each other only to forgive and complement themselves by the end of an event. In the SFC however, they remained competitive as their teams’ loyalty were on the line, racing for the final prize of the season. Still, even while passing eye to eye in certain rounds, they both give a nod in their cockpits, showing they were still allies. Thiago once said to Tyrrell during one of the championships. “I will still be your friend, even if you fire a barrage of rockets at me in these races. But if I lead in front of ya this season, then you owe me a cocktail afterwards.”

    Currently in 2217, Thiago Castillo continues with the race conflict against Qirex’s conglomerate. However they hardly faced them over the past two years as they continued racing in normal events using the new Razorfin model craft. Thiago has earned less than 25 medals throughout his career including 2 medals in the SFC. (G12/8S/4B/1PS/1PB) While good overall in regular events around Makana and parts of the world, he wasn’t the best out of the elite pilots he’s faced or compared. He falls short going up against most during the SFC, but that’s not to say that he didn’t have his own talents and or special maneuvers that even a standard professional pilot wouldn’t pull off. With teammates, Julieta is still his partner, now positioned as secondary when Chayond officially went Independent in 2211. She now holds her own in both single or team events with the same skill level as Thiago, barely reaching elite rank. The VX league was still his strength out of the events from the FX division earning gold there still. However, he would always still stand next to one of his main rivals on the podium in most of the seasons, more specifically with Liana Morelli of Trakis. Thiago will continue to show what he’s capable of in the FX500 racing league and will promise to do better for Piranha by the next decade.
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    Name: Julieta Vasquez

    SEX: Female

    Birth: June 11th, 2185

    Birthplace: Barcelona (Spain)

    Zodiac: Gemini

    Age (Currently 2217): 32

    Nationality: Spanish

    Origin: Spain

    Race: Caucasian (Hispanic)

    Language(s): Spanish / Partial Portuguese

    Height: 5’5”

    Hair Color: Black

    Eye Color: Brown

    Occupation (Before AG-Pilot): Dancer (Flamenco)

    FX400 IDF: VASQ0611.2185

    Team: Piranha

    Position: Secondary Pilot

    Pilot Rank: Professional

    Region Reputation: West Europe / South America

    Squad Teammates: Thiago Castillo / Chayond Puntashima

    Team Loyalty: Medium

    Allies: (None)

    Rivals: N/A

    Medals: Gold: x2, Silver: x3, Bronze: x5

    Sponsors: aimi, ICOM

    Favorite Events: Time Trial

    Favorite Track: Fort Gale

    Leagues Competed: FX400 to FX500

    Character traits: Loyal, Curious, Dependent, Ambitious,

    Skill

    Awareness: 7/10

    Aggression: 6/10

    Reaction/Reflexes: 6/10

    Consistency: 7/10



    While most pilots who had came from a low paying job or even a well paid career to seek wealth, reputation and or amusement in the race commission of the AGRL, Julieta Vasquez was a big surprise to most people. Born on June 11th, 2185 in the low parts of Barcelona Spain, Julieta was known as a famous flamenco dancer across the country. As a little girl, Juileta was driven to flamenco music, spending most of her life teaching herself the basics of dance. She got her first moment of fame during a talent performance at her highschool, and while going to college, she brought her talent even further. She got her shot of being a star in 2203, just two years before the announcement of the FX350 league. For several years, Julieta had made a name for herself. She appeared and even hosted shows on Spanish television, where almost everyone saw her as a Spanish celebrity.

    It was people like her that others didn’t really expect to become a pilot and throwing away a long going career for a dangerous sport like AG-Racing. However, not mentioning to anyone, Julieta had an addiction to AG-Racing during her career. She had no thought of being a pilot at the time, but rather enjoyed the heart of the sport on television during her own free time as much as possible. Between the years of 2203 to 2207, Julieta had traveled to other countries overseas, most notably in South America, where she extended her fame all over the continent. It was when in 2208 while taking a trip to Rio in Brazil where she kept quiet for months. All of a sudden she returnes to Europe only to arrive in France, heading to what was a FEISAR facility outside of Paris.

    The people of Spain were surprised when they found out their famous dancer had an interest in the fastest sport on earth. When Julieta went to Brazil, showing herself around bars and dancehalls around Rio, she was met by a Brazilian pilot named Thiago Castillo. Thiago was still a training pilot for Piranha.A, but also had a talent in music, taking part time in one of the bars as a guitarist. They had met when Thiago showed some of his guitar playing skills with the Spanish Dancer. Juileta would notice him with the instrument, wondering if he knew how to play her genre and asked him to join her on stage. Thiago wasn’t too familiar with flamenco guitar playing, but Juileta gave him tips and had a song playing in the background as an example until he got the rhythm of it, making up a riff afterward. She had made some relationship with the Brazilian pilot, not knowing he was one until finding out when she came back, seeing him in his pilot overalls.

    As a fan of the sport, Juileta frequently asked Thiago for a visit to the Piranha HQ in Sao Paulo to watch AG-racecraft in action and in person. She gave herself free time with him to at least check out the facility and sidelines taken by a hover cab to a local test track close to the facility, able to see high-speed craft including Piranha’s own craft out on the course. Julieta was amazed by what she saw and heard, hearing the sounds of the craft pass by and echo out in the distance. The craft were going by so fast from the stands that she could barely make out the craft aside from the red/yellow colors. Julieta wanted to view them up close, asking to see Thiago’s craft stored in the hanger bay close to them. However, going in the hangers was prohibited to visitors as Thiago stated to her. Still, he rather show her a quick glimpse. Taking a back gate in the facility’s test track, they spot an open hanger that stored 2 craft, one of which was Thiago’s, luckily.

    What Julieta saw was almost breathtaking; a craft viewed from up-close and in person was something she never thought would see, even for her celeb standards. It was smaller than she thought it was, but still a large craft overall. As she wanted to get close and possibly touch it, hanger crews spotted her, asking her who she was. Thiago explained, even telling she was a visitor, but the workers still told her she was in a restricted area as they try to lead her out. He didn’t know what else to tell them as they approached her, until she made a surprising request. “I want to volunteer here.” She quickly responds without thought of what she said. Unfortunately she was still carried out, only for Thiago to go with her, still on his break. Outside of the HQ, he was surprise to hear what Julieta had said back there. She surprised herself after telling the workers; even she didn’t know what she said. From watching the sport on televised events to seeing a craft in action and upclose for the first time, it was love at first site she thought. She now wanted to know what it’s like, telling Thiago while traveling back to Rio. All he could say, “It’s a head rush.”

    Julieta’s addiction to AG-Racing would get the best of her that day, and it finally showed in front of Thiago when she made that request back in the hanger bay in the facility. Unfortunately for her, Piranha.A was a private company/team. Though the team was now recruiting pilots, only a couple individuals would get chosen or found, and Thiago was one of them. With only a few training craft at the time, Team Principal, Zack Vilma, wanted the best out of his pilots in training, and only a small handpicked few would make it to the international stage. Just days after seeing the facility, Julieta headed back to Europe, saying farewell to Thiago back at the bar. Soon after, he would get chosen for the FX350 Racing league, heading to North America for an opening season and to Makana out in the Pacific.

    Julieta heads back, but doesn’t land in her home country of Spain. She instead booked a flight abit further out east, landing in France. However, this wasn’t another independent tour as her drop-off was to a FEISAR main facility outside of Paris. Unlike Piranha, FEISAR was a commercial company/team for anyone to become a AG-pilot, having multiple HQs around the world that were only temporary spots for communities. Julieta made a decision to register a slot in FEISAR’s AG-Academy to now train as a pilot, making her dancing career now as a hobby. Still she continued dancing even while now piloting an AG-craft. Fans of her were surprised to find out what she was doing at some point, days involved in the FEISAR Academy. She hardly ever came back to Spain as she temporarily stayed in the French region to continue training. About a year later she already graduated from the facility, but she was only taking her new career across the continent. Overall, Julieta became an amateur pilot for FEISAR.

    Between the years of 2208 - 09, Julieta experiences AG-Racing first hand in regional events across the European Federation. Though racing for FEISAR, she was no professional pilot, yet putting herself on a craft even while training back at the academy did she ever felt fulfilled. It took her a while to get use too, but FEISAR’s easy controls helped her reached an intermediate skill level in amateur competition. Her progression in the region was quite decent, but her reputation was largely increased. Old fans of her dancing would boost her attention all around the Spanish country of Spain, coming back home for an event that took place at the sharp rock edges of Fort Gale. Julieta took a shot at a professional AG-Track for the first time with her FEISAR competitors, surprisingly doing very well compared to her opponents she left behind on a number of laps. Her few years of flying AG-craft would finally show in this very raceday as her skills would reach at an advance level, almost good enough for the professional AGRL taking place in Makana. Just as she finished her race and leaving her craft for the FEISAR crews, a sponsor was given to her as a reward for dominating the lead. This would prove her decision to stay racing, now given the opportunity to race with FEISAR on the international stage and earning her trip to the Makana islands to race with semi-professional competition.

    Though coming in late on the 2208 FX Season, Julieta would use the rest of season to practice run on a number of tracks with her FEISAR craft given permission from the Makanian AG-Academy, housing her team for training pilots. Knowing full well of what may come ahead of her in terms of competition, Julieta began to master her skills with advanced pilots in pre league events across the island. Teams like AG-Systems, Goteki 45, including Piranha were mostly her opponents in pre-events of the FX400, starting herself there. Julieta would see the familiar Rockettooth model craft once again after two and a half years since her visit to Brazil. Racing against it in Vineta K had her witness its sheer speed compared to her FEISAR craft, even on Venom Class speeds. It was the craft she fell in love with at first site back in San Paulo, doing anything she could to keep up with it using the high handling to counter its speed on oncoming turns. An offer to join the team would be her determining wish after the season. But from Piranha, a semi-private team overall would be difficult to impress, trying to earn a spot with them for the next FX400 season.

    Julieta went on pushing herself with the X4 model FEISAR craft during the last days of her unofficial season. She gained some impression from locals around Makana but was hardly a showstopper, not even as much when she was a dancer. While she was no AG-Queen pilot, only a few spectators recognized her from her old career, giving her a small boost of recognition overall. With her efforts at the end of the 2208 season, she would receive another sponsor from aicom (aimi). However her most ambitious offers were team invites, proving her skills to other teams. Out of 4 invitations, one invite got her the most excited. Just weeks in her pre season, Piranha Advancements now called for her for a free spot on their team. She immediately transferred after the season.

    Julieta would get sent back to San Paulo in Brazil to Piranha’s HQ once again to train herself on their latest craft. However that meant meeting team principal Zack Vilma for the first time to introduce her to the company. He had a very welcoming appearance as Julieta stepped in his office, smiling as she shook his hand like he was excited to see her. He seemed to have seen something on Julieta since he only shakes a transferred pilot’s hand after they’ve proven themselves with his team’s craft on the test track. Surprisingly, Vilma knew who she was before she became a pilot. While he doesn’t speak out about it, he has seen her dancing before on Spanish television and was sort of a fan of this foreign celebrity. Recognizing her name from FEISAR and seeing her race performances up against his team’s own craft, Vilma wanted to include her on his lineup, getting the best out of her before the new season of the FX400 league. He didn’t realize how far in love Julieta was with their craft, gladly granting her wish to pilot it herself, expecting the best. An elite pilot was offered to train Julieta to the fullest, and she was surprised to see who it would be.

    After two years since they last seen each other, Julieta meets Thiago Castillo once more now as an elite pilot in the FX400 Racing League and a Season Final Championship contender. Meeting her again, he couldn’t believe that she was now a pilot specifically for Piranha. With already a friendly relationship, it was destined that these two would become teammates in the league. However, that was not so much the case when Thiago had chosen Thai pilot, Chayond Puntashima for most team events based on their same skill level. Julieta would instead become a backup pilot temporarily until Chayond decided to go independent in events from the FX350 league, taking his place. Going back to when they first met again, during the closed season, Julieta needed to train herself now with the Rockettooth model craft, having Thiago become her instructor around the test track. With only a month and a half before the next season, she got use to the faster but harder controlling craft. Already having experience, she adapted to the new controls of her craft right away and followed Thiago’s techniques on the course. She would become good overall to Vilma watching over the two on the track. Thiago was one of his best, not counting his progress in the SFC, but trusting him to get her to an exceptional level for the team to succeed in standard events. Only her progress in the league would tell if she was the right choice for the company/team.

    Making her official debut at the Amphiseum in North America, Julieta was now seen wearing the Red/Yellow color scheme, matching the colors of her nation and even some of her dance dresses. However, she was now experiencing real competition, and as such, she began to struggle on events through her first few seasons of the FX400 league. Beating her way and getting use to the aggressive pilots in the league, Julieta would then start to race impressively. By then, she was getting use to the speed of the craft, and taking the best racing line for her to catch up with the skilled pilots. By 2214, she had made herself quite professionally, and was weaving her AG-Craft to the front of the top 3. She was gaining fans as an AG-Racer, only to double her fame from her old dancing career which had her constantly interviewed during press conferences and media. Her craft was also noticeable to race fans using the sharp teeth marked livery giving a message to her competitors that she will “take a bite out of the competition.” By the time of the FX500 league in 2215 and piloting a new model craft, Julieta would soon earn gold for the first time in her racing career. Winning a European Tournament of 7 races including her home track of Fort Gale, she barely wins by 2 points ahead her team’s arch rival, Assegai Developments.

    Currently in 2217, Julieta Vasquez still races in the FX500 Racing League along with Thiago Castillo. Since team rivalries had escalated since the inaugural season, Piranha was in the middle of an all out AG-race war between the Belmondo Foundation teams and Qirex’s Conglomerate. Piranha, while allied with Auricom Research, they try to avoid as much of the eliminator events as possible, handling their opposition in actual racing. Julieta would follow this route to avoid destroying her craft in what she thought was a pointless war over the race commission. She believed in pure racing and hopes for the best from the Belmondo foundation. Either way, Piranha’s rivals stayed neutral overall in the racing league. Throughout her 9 year progress, Julieta comes out average for Piranha’s standards, only winning less than 10 medals throughout her seasons. (2G/3S/5B) Still, Julieta didn’t care much about winning; while she was competitive at times, all she really enjoys was the head rush she gets on a high speed craft. Dancing may have been her first love, but with AG-racing, she was engaged.
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    Name: Chayond "Zico" Puntashima

    SEX: Male

    Birth: December 2nd, 2189

    Birthplace: Bangkok (Thailand)

    Zodiac: Sagittarius

    Age (Currently 2215): 25

    Nationality: Thai

    Origin: Thailand

    Race: Asian

    Language(s): Thai

    Religion: N/A

    Height: 5'6"

    Hair Color: Black

    Eye Color: Brown

    Occupation (Before AG-Pilot): Prodigy AG-Pilot

    FX350 IDF: PUNT1202.2189

    Team: Piranha

    Position: Independent Pilot

    Pilot Rank: Elite

    Region Reputation: Southeast Asia

    Squad Teammates: Thiago Castillo / Julieta Vasquez

    Team Loyalty: Low

    Allies: (None)

    Rivals: Jacob Reilly (Icaras)

    Medals: Gold: x17, Silver: x3, Bronze: x0

    Sponsors: aimi, ICOM, Anti Gravity Development, Piranha

    Favorite Events: Speed Lap

    Favorite Track: Anulpha Pass

    Leagues Competed: Late FX350 to FX500

    Character traits: Optimistic, Perfectionist, Independent, Cocky

    Skill

    Awareness: 8/10

    Aggression: 8/10

    Reaction/Reflexes: 8/10

    Consistency: 9/10

    Born on December 2nd, 2189 in Bangkok Thailand, Chayond Puntashima had a personal destiny to become the best AG-Pilot in the world. Chayond was obsessed with Anti-Gravity, and had saved himself some cash to by an AG-Racecart at the age of 12. He had trained with a group of junior AG-Pilots, setting up their own line of modified AG-karts to compete in junior grand prix across the country, soon going around Asia. The group set up their own racing team where Chayond was chosen to lead throughout his teen years. As he got older, the craft became larger, faster, and custom modified, mastering flight on any makeshift circuit at a young age.

    Considered a prodigy to most, he reaches professional at age 16, getting recognition all across Southern Asia. He was close to competing in the upcoming FX350 league, already trained to be elite requiring not much else if recommended to the training facilities. Many teams from the league offered to hire him, but surprisingly he would turn down all of them only to sign himself with the environmental team of Harimau International. After filling his first sponsor for remaining amateur races, he sets a waypoint to Malaysia where he'll choose to race with one of the most underestimated teams in the AGRL. Why he chose to race for this team was mostly for regional purposes, but as he continued to race, he would almost regret his decision.

    Chayond already had the experience as an AG-Pilot, but piloting the Harimau craft was another thing. Traveling to Makana for the first time, he took his new craft on the circuit of Anulpha Pass, privately test piloting the craft on his own. Despite changing over to a faster speed class, Chayond continued to keep racing on Venom and continued to race at Anulpha. He continuously beats his own personal time on every lap until beating the lap time record. No matter how many times he had broken his own record by hundredths of a second, Chayond was not satisfied pushing the limits on the Harimau craft, but in actual race events he showed to be victorious for the team most of the time. Chayond was considered Harimau’s wildcard pilot during the first few years of the FX350 league. With every tournament he has entered, he would come out with either the gold or silver medal in every podium finish. His progress from his first year of racing brought him a spot for the Season Final Championship in 2206, but unfortunately his competitors proved to be much faster and resilient than his opponents in regular events. It didn’t help much that he would get eliminated once in every season championship, bringing spectators’ expectations to a low margin. Nothing would come by him other than a few more sponsors to sign himself with, but it didn’t seem enough to satisfy him in his 3 years, more so by the capabilities of his team’s craft.

    The H4 was a nimble craft overall, rivaling that of assegai with similar statistics. While powered by a biofuel energy cell over plasma, solar, or even plutonium powered reactors from a few teams, Harimau lacked in acceleration that wasn’t in fault of weight. The craft didn’t have enough power to jumpstart quicker than the other power reactors. However, Chayond’s only issue was its top speed, mostly for his personal lap time in Anaulpha Pass. Being a perfectionist, Chayond believed he could go faster on venom class speeds, and because of the mostly straight forward sections of the track, he didn’t need all the craft’s handling, wanting to exchange it for top speed. Chayond was willing to transfer teams, and it would appear that one team was already eyeing him for that opportunity. What followed was an unexpected meeting at the end of the 2208 season. During an after party event after the closing ceremony at the Amphiseum in Las Vegas USA, Chayond was by himself eating at a Asian buffet section until this person in a red/yellow suit approached him. It was the team principal himself from Piranha Advancements, Zack Vilma. While also visiting his casino in the same city, Vilma had taken part during the ceremony with his racing team lineup of pilots. He had eyed Chayond during his speed lap trial from the ledges near the track, noticing his skills and performing barrel rolls on sections around the park. Taking the opportunity to encourage what was Harimau’s best pilot, Vilma attempted to convince him to join Piranha’s racing team, promising more wealth of paychecks including a much faster craft that would put Harimau’s craft to shame. Chayond wanted more speed overall; having frustration pushing the H4 in Anulpha Pass, he was easily convinced when shown a hologram preview of Piranha’s Rockettooth model craft. He was impressed with the specs, given one final offer; Zack would write him a paycheck upfront on his table to tease, promising more like it if he transferred his skills in a Piranha AG-craft. Chayond didn’t need any more reason to race for them, convinced by the craft alone. He abandons Harimau wanting better success, and shook Vilma’s hand to seal the deal. He would transfer a week after, leaving his craft/ suit in Malaysia to head for Brazil in South America.

    Director of Harimau International, Manjula Vamatharen, wasn’t too happy to see a great pilot on his team go. With Chayond now absent for future SFC events of the FX350, he was soon replaced by Kiwi pilot, Ian Cooper soon after. Not only was Chayond leaving Harimau for Piranha, he was now moving on to compete for the FX400 series for the next season. There was no regret from transferring, but to Vilma it was payback for Harimau itself. After break-in attempts at his casino from the company’s activist over rumored rare animals being kept there, Vilma had the opportunity to steal one of their best on their racing team knowing full well he had scored a highly skilled pilot. He met the pilot again, landing and heading for their main HQ in Sao Paulo Brazil. Not needing to introduce himself or the craft, Vilma right away showed Chayond his new craft for the FX400 racing league at the training facility. The craft’s livery was much different than the standard Rockettooth design; it had a white base coat with pulse like red/yellow stipes giving it a unique look from the rest. Vilma leaves him to suit up, knowing what to do by getting a familiarity of the craft’s controls on the test track. Testing it on a phantom speed class in the open, the craft felt immensely fast compared to Harimau’s H4 model including sounding more louder using a different reactor/engine. Knowing right away he felt that the handling was less maneuverable, using the airbrakes often on the track turns. Still, he loved and got use to the craft right away, using the rest of the closed season to practice run on the facility course once more.

    With the new season approaching, Chayond was prepared to show what he could do with his team craft. However there was another thing he had in mind and that was beating his record back at Anulpha Pass, Makana. His debut with Piranha during the reopening ceremony at the Amphiseum surprised a few fans, but most thought he deserved to race for a better, more well known team to boost his reputation across the globe. Harimau would notice their last star pilot on the other team, but showed now anger whatsoever being easily forgiving of the transfer. Chayond was always ready for competition in every season, feeling no different on another team. When landing on Makana, he continued what he did best by dominating standard events of the FX400 league.

    Piranha never had such a young pilot race for them, turning heads including Zack Vilmã's who was greatly impressed by the young 21 year old Thai pilot mastering his craft. In 2210, Chayond would become elite ranked, but was long overdue based on his already elite skill when racing for Harimau. While he had competed in the SFC in the FX350 division, unfortunately for him a spot would already get taken for the FX400 series, having Brazilian pilot, Thiago Castillo compete under Piranha for the SFC. However, Thiago himself would choose him as a secondary pilot on his squad, followed by Spanish pilot, Julieta Vasquez. Though only racing alongside in a few team events in the 2211 season, by 2212, Chayond would choose to race independently, going back to the FX350 division/series.

    No one knew why he downgraded a league, but it would appear he would have unfinished business back at Anulpha Pass. Seeking to beat his own speed lap record again on Venom class, Chayond would now tackle it with one of Piranha’s 350 league craft. He could feel more of a top speed boost with the new craft on a restricted speed class, taking once again every possible chance to perform quick barrel rolls over small bumps and passing all speed pads on the track. For a number of laps he tried over and over, given enough shield energy to use. Eventually, Chayond would break his own record by another second, feeling like no one will ever beat it. His speed lap record was 30.82 and was almost an impossible lap time for any pilot including himself to beat on Venom class. His record would make a headline including a cover on Float Magazine, earning the nickname, “Zico” by Piranha. Zico was a name of a Japanese AG Systems pilot back in the AGRC in the mid 21st century. Zico "Nana-San" Nanasawa once flew a Pir-Hana Speed model craft in the 2050 AGRC season, pushing the limits around the Altima VII track in Canada, North America. Legend has it that he has pulled off the fastest/unbeatable speed time on the circuit, going around it on a speed lap time of 52 seconds on Venom class. However, there was no such record to prove it, yet the story had been told for many years since the early F3600 era with no other pilot being able to beat it in the same speed class craft. Here at Anulpha, Chayond had done the same thing earning the nickname and setting a world record time. Only the greatest AG-Pilot could possibly beat his time with the same ship and speed class, but was unlikely a pilot from Piranha could ever beat it. Soon after, Chayond was ready for more competition.

    Chayond would soon switch over to a higher speed class and still remained successful, earning more sponsors. The 2213 season would have him come back into the FX400 league, continuing his dominance in open events there. He was still elite rank, making him menacing to most opponents on other teams. Despite having everyone on the track walking on their hind legs, one teenage pilot would try to stand up against him. Coming from Piranha’s main rival teams, Irish pilot, Jacob Reilly was one of Icaras’ feistiest pilots, yet was only an amateur at best. Confronting Chayond in a few events of the league, Jacob would always get defeated every time. But despite the disadvantage with the Thai pilot, he never gave up, knowing his Icaras craft could take on Piranha. Chayond however would eventually lose to Jacob few years later into the FX500 racing league. With the Irish pilot almost coming up to his level in the new league, one thing’s for sure that a heated rivalry would finally develop between the two.

    2217 would become a slowdown for Chayond in the current FX500 racing league. With an AG-War carrying out between the Belmondo foundation and Qirex, including more pilots reaching an even rank on his division, Chayond’s top 3 placing streak would eventually be hard to make. He has hoped for a spot for the SFC but was never chosen, and as for the battle for the race commission, he doesn’t get involved in eliminator events. Earning around 20 medals, they were mostly all gold from standard race events and trials (17G/3S/0B). He is considered one of the very best of Piranha but hardly ever gets much attention like the pilots of the SFC. His only famous achievements in his career was his speed lap record in Anulpha Pass, still holding the fastest Venom lap time with a Piranha Rockettooth model craft till this day. Overall, Chayond was not a mainstream pilot on the team, but was highly successful getting mostly attention from Southeast Asia. Rumor has it that he will transfer to another AG-team after the 2217 season, but so far it was unknown which team got his attention or if the rumor is even true. One thing’s for sure was that he will still continue to race in the chaotic FX500 league.
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    Name: Ricardo "Rico" Martinez

    SEX: Male

    Birth: April 24th, 2170

    Birthplace: Guaymas Sonora (Mexico)

    Zodiac: Taurus

    Age (Currently 2217): 47

    Nationality: Mexican

    Origin: Mexico

    Race: Native (Latin)

    Language(s): Spanish / some English

    Religion: N/A

    Height: 5'10"

    Hair Color: Chocolate

    Eye Color: Dark Brown

    Occupation (Before AG-Pilot): Family Business (Market), Piranha Test Pilot (FX150 to FX350)

    FX500 IDF: MART0104.2170

    Team: Piranha

    Position: Secondary Pilot

    Pilot Rank: Veteran (Test Pilot)

    Region Reputation: Latin America

    Squad Teammate: Angelica Martinez (Sibling)

    Team Loyalty: Medium

    Allies: N/A

    Rivals: N/A

    Medals: Gold: x0, Silver: x0, Bronze: x0

    Sponsors: None

    Favorite Events: N/A

    Favorite Track: N/A

    League Competing: FX500

    Character traits: Cocky, Reliable, Protective (To Angelica)

    Skill

    Awareness: 7/10

    Aggression: 7/10

    Reaction/Reflexes: 8/10

    Consistency: 7/10


    Born on April 24th, 2170, Ricardo or Rico Martinez is the older brother of independent Assegai pilot turned Piranha, Angelica Martinez, and was a family business market employee back home in Guaymas Senora Mexico. He had some responsibility but was easily bored at an extent. Most of his child and teen life was nothing but serving his family in a medium sized grocery market in his small town, and his family was very strict to keep their children of 2 busy at work with some pay. During that time, Angelica wasn't even born yet, still in Rico's mother's womb just a few months before birth. During end of work or short shift weekends, his time spent was with friends in town, including a date. However his family had a curfew before 10 only to wake up in the morning to start work again at 5AM. Still at times, he would ignore his family's rules and would sometimes come back home after midnight or wake up late to do his job. Through time, Rico was eventually sick of it, wanting to get away from the family business, working nonstop for 8 to 12 hours straight with only a 1 hour break during mid day just to eat lunch. Eventually, an exciting event would come to town one day.

    Since 2185, a rebirth of AG-racing began in certain parts of the world after a great depression in the 2170s and the amateur race scene emerging. During the mid 80s to early 90s, the arisen Belmondo Foundation hosts an amateur racing league to bring back the sport to its former glory, having professional teams to support the amateur race teams of the FX150 league. Like so, teams like FEISAR, Qirex, Piranha, and etc. were testing their own craft in between the league, and were looking for test pilots in support for a developing league after the FX150. Sometime in 2190, the FX150 hosts amateur events around the Mexican country, until arriving in the Senora state near Rico's town out in the desert. The family wanted to bring food to the one day event, taking the opportunity for the business. While the rest of the family had to stay in the market, they give the delivery trip to 21 year old Rico, asking to deliver the items to the event. His father gave trust to him to take the supplies, receive the pay, and head back home right after. They filled the crates on a truck running on biofuel; the family still used automotive vehicles in order to take or bring back supplies in the non AG-developed town, very rarely seeing AG-technology overall. After the supplies were strapped, Rico now heads out to the desert, only to have another thing in mind as he got there.

    At first, Rico wanted to go just to see the races out in the desert, very rarely he has seen AG-technology, and has never seen actual racing along with it. As he got close to the area, it was busy on the road, including seeing AG traffic in the air until eventually coming to an entrance to the racing grounds. He showed that he was delivering supplies as he was allowed in. It was like a festival driving through the tents and makeshift garages storing the Amateur craft as he parked the truck in an area to meet the people to take down the crates off the truck bed. The people paid him, but instead of going right back like his father had said, he stayed for awhile to watch some races, taking in the experience. Racecraft ranged from small to large, with different classes speeding around the desert and closed highways. There were adverts by Piranha Advancements scattered along the tents, being hosted by the company forming back into a racing team. In doing so, Piranha has set up a recruiting booth to hire individuals that were willing to work for the company including test pilot their craft. The Test Pilot Program was open for a number of slots in the company, offering opportunities to a lucky number of individuals looking for a career in AG-racing, growing them into experienced pilots and possibly race with them in the later leagues. Rico goes to check out the booth to see what it was about.

    While there, he met what looks to be a businessman standing next to the tables, greeting Rico as he approaches. The person encourages him for an opportunity to test pilot the company's craft; even Rico made a comment about himself of where he worked and what he did in his lifetime. As of course, the person takes advantage by convincing that working with Piranha can make him more money and to have a great experience piloting a craft himself if interested in the program, including a possible chance to have the skills to become a professional AG-Pilot for the team. "This is the only opportunity" the person said as Rico signed up without even thinking about it. Unfortunately, he had to travel a long way to Mexico City at a Piranha temporary-HQ to confirm his signing and first day for heath tests and procedures. While heading back to the truck he thought about telling his family about going south of Mexico, only to realize that they would obviously say no to going down there, instead to continue working in the market. On a second thought, he decided not to go back home and instead heads south of Mexico, possibly to convince the family that he could get paid more for testing a craft, bringing back the cash to prove it. Rico heads down on the highway for the long trip on his own, only to realize what huge trouble he’ll be if he ever came back home.

    For 2 days of driving and staying at a couple motels using the cash he received from selling the supplies, Rico finally reaches the city, more modernized than his hometown. He eventually found the Piranha facility, heading into the building to meet at a desk to turn in his application and to pay a fee using the money. Right away they lead him in the facility, but was yet to be officially accepted, heading into a room with other signed in and awaiting pilots. They were given instructions for the facility until at some point taking heath procedures and tests in order to pilot a craft. Rico would pass the procedures, but was still awaiting official acceptance to test pilot the facility's prototype craft, waiting over a day. Again Rico stayed at a motel in the city hoping to get accepted and not have to come there for nothing. As he came back to the procedure room with the other in progress pilots, a list was put up, taking a good look to find out that the team had accepted him for the Test Pilot Program. Rico got excited, only to officially receive his pilot uniform for the facility and was lead to the main hanger bay to be shown the prototype race craft. A person would introduce the craft without its armor, showing only the chassis and inside components/engine.

    The craft were yet to be taken out for a test run, still being applied the armor plating by aiCorp aimi robots. Rico was kind of nervous realizing he will be the first to pilot the prototype, though the company was confident that their craft will be reliable to the new TPP pilots. In the meantime in the facility, they took their training in simulation craft, getting use to the controls before controlling one. Taking the sim was basic enough for Rico, coming out decent based on his scores. Test pilots were able to take it again to improve their scores, and Rico did took it plenty of times like the rest. Eventually a week later, the prototype craft were ready for the TPP. The craft were unpainted but were available to be tested out on the testing grounds, being perfected until the next coming league that won't happen for another 5 years. Rico was suited up and was directed to a free race craft, climbing inside the cockpit. Everything was new on the ship and was now the first time for them to be flown. A restraint came down on Rico after he was strapped in, and was given directions to close the cockpit and start up the craft.

    The engine turns on in back of him, including the magnetic field generator below keeping afloat the craft. Everything was going good to Rico, only to see a couple test pilots struggling to start up the craft as he slowly moved it out of the hanger bay doors with the rest. Outside was a makeshift course where the test pilots flew the prototypes and taking it to its paces. The facility monitored each craft for any errors, and of course some craft had technical problems from reactors leaking or switching off, including engine trouble. Test pilots would report the problems to the facility and the main Headquarters of Piranha Advancements located in South America's, Brazil. So Far Rico only experienced a few technical problems with his prototype, and continued on testing the craft until a first monthly paycheck. By the end of the month, the test pilots were dismissed for a few days, only for Rico to be transferred to Sao Paulo, Brazil, along with a couple of pilots chosen. However, he needed to do one thing before heading down more south, though big trouble may come his way involving his family.

    At first Rico didn't want to go back home, knowing his parents will be very upset about not telling them where he went and being gone for over a month. As of course with a sour feel, the family was shocked and angry at their lost son coming home. His father however was more angrier at him.

    Rico's father talked to him in Spanish: "Where the hell have you been, hijo?"
    Before Rico could say anything, the father hits and yells at him: "Do you have any Idea how worried we were of you not coming home!? You better have a damn good explanation as to why you were gone without even telling us! We had the whole town searching for you, and you mamá though you were kidnapped on the way over to that event. What do you have to say for yourself?"
    Rico: "I'm sorry, Papá."
    Father: "You asked me that you could bring the supplies to that event and come back home while you were done. I trusted you, but you decided to run away from home from the looks of it."
    Rico: "Maybe I did run away from home, Papá. Maybe I was sick and tired of working at your market. You never pay me alot and I never get a break from it to hang out with my friends or anything, it's just work, work, work all the time, the whole day. You don't even let me have my own job."
    Father: "This is the only job you'll have, hijo. You got to work for the family business and only the family business, I tell you what you can do and not do under my rules."
    Rico: "I'm 21 years old, papá, I'm not a little nino anymore, I can do whatever I want."
    Father: "That doesn't matter. You're still too young to be going anywhere without my permission. I'll decide when it's time for you to do what you want when you're responsible enough." (Looks at Rico's pilot uniform) "Now where the hell did you get that outfit?"
    Rico explained: "How's about I show you this first." (He reaches in his bag and takes out a wad of cash from his paycheck)
    The father looked and answered: "Where the hell did you get this kind of money from? This is… this is more than what I sold those supplies for, how the hell did you get all this money?"
    Rico: "What if I said that I'm already doing another job, and that is how much I get paid for? Papá… I'm an AG-test pilot. I've met someone over at that event that gave me a job to pilot those racecraft like back in the day. I took the offer, headed down to Mexico City, and got the job of test piloting racecraft for a company called Piranha Advancement. What do you say to that, Papá?"
    The father gave an answer: "…I say you should quit, hijo, and never go back."
    Rico: "What? After coming home with all that money? That money is yours for that supply drop off."
    Father: "It doesn't matter, you didn't ask for our permission, including going as far as Mexico City to do it."
    Rico: "But you're just gonna say no anyway, even if I got the opportunity because you rather have me continue working at your market."
    Father: "That's right. Hijo, we can't have you pilot those floating deathtraps, it's too dangerous. We can't have you get killed for that, no matter how much you got paid. I don't care if you say that it won't happen to you, you're gonna stay here, work at my market, whether you like it or not, understand?"
    Rico gives answer: "…No, okay I'm not working at that boring market again. I should do whatever I want and not what you want, okay. If I like what I'm doing than that should matter to you and mamá. I'm going back, and I'm getting transferred to Sao Paulo to pilot those craft. I'm taking the money and truck with me right now, you can keep what I sold at the event."
    The father gave his final response: "Hijo… I'm very disappointed in you."
    Rico: "I'm sorry it has to be that way, papá. Tell mamá and Emilio (Other brother) I'll be leaving again, and that I'll miss my baby sister's birth."

    Rico leaves the house once again, not regretting what he did.

    The Martinez family did have a negative look on AG-Racing since the F9000 league, hearing news of destructive weapons and causing the 2nd great depression in the 2170's with the family being affected. As for the father, he was really strict to his two sons, always providing them what he wanted by having them support his business. Eventually just a few weeks after Rico left, Angelica was finally born on January 4th, 2191. By age 5 in 2196, she started working at the market with her father and other brother. As for Rico at the same time, he was in Brazil continuing to test pilot the Piranha AG-craft for the FX300 league, beginning in Makana for the Inaugural season in 2197. Piranha had already revealed their tested craft back in 2195 with Rico as one of the supporting test pilots that presented. However, despite having experience with the craft, he was not officially selected for the FX300 in Makana, instead he continued working in the facility in Sao Paulo. Rico would live in Brazil renting a low rent apartment outside the city near the HQ, and throughout the years into the FX350 in 2205, he continued to test on AG-craft in the testing grounds including the FX350 models that were prototypes at the time. Unfortunately, despite having at least 16 years of experience with the AG-craft, in hopes of competing officially in the FX400, the Facility still doesn’t accept him for the league once again. However, he decided to let himself go in 2209, agreed by director, Zack Vilmã, coming out of the facility.

    Rico left Brazil as he did coming there by aircraft and was taken back to Mexico at Hermosillo Airport. He took a bus back to his hometown, being dropped off with a bittersweet feeling seeing his home again. Rico greeted his mother who was happy to see him home, but his father on the other hand, wasn't too happy to see his son again. While seeing his brother again, he also saw his little sister Angelica for the first time. She was 18 when she met him, almost making him kind of regret not seeing her as a baby or kid. Rico knew the consequences of coming back as the father gave him a punishment to work overtime or hard labor with no pay, seeing how he already made a lot of cash. Even so, he had to pay his father at times using his earned money, feeling it was unfair. Though while back home, he did bond with Angelica, including telling what he did as she asked him. He soon discovered his sister's courageous personality by talking to her, and it was when she said that she could make it in the professional AG-League, thinking it was a joke. However, she was serious, fascinated to do something dangerous by being an AG-pilot herself. Rico thought she would never convince their parents after what he did, especially since she is 3 years younger than the age when he left. Surprisingly however, she got them to say yes, even though it was hard for them to do so, especially their mother. They just couldn't stop her ambitions even as a child, and gave her the permission, leaving her responsible to what she might face. Angelica wanted to prove she was strong and fearless enough to where she could do things that looked out of her limits, looking back at her rough childhood. What had her ability to go was with Rico's earnings, being able to take her to the Island of Makana to train on an AG-craft with training teams like FEISAR or AG-Systems. They both flew over there, only for Rico to come back home, leaving Angelica to stay on the island at the main academy. Angelica would go on as an independent pilot, racing on an Assegai craft as her choosing for the next 5 years in the FX400 league.

    Rico was already in his early 40s by the 2210s, but was still in good shape even after test piloting and carrying crates around the market. His punishment by his father was soon lifted, but continued to work in the market even after ending his shift. The father was getting too old only to leave Rico to do most of the heavy lifting jobs, along with his brother. The other brother, Emilio Martinez would be given the co-manager position, sometimes giving Rico an easy shift leaving other employees to deal with the rest. Eventually by 2215, months before the FX500 league's first season, Angelica would come back home, only to surprise Rico by showing a Piranha pilot uniform with an FX500 league badge. Angelica had transferred from Assegai to Piranha, now focusing on the team aspect of racing. Assegai restricted her from team races due to not being and African nation's pilot. For all this time she had been racing solo with the use of an Assegai craft, but had earned reputation from parts of the world, mostly in Latin America. However, she was never a real Assegai pilot to the team, leaving her out of more tournaments involving with African pilots. Angelica wanted to race with pride for a team which had her joining Piranha Adv for the FX500. However, even though she came home to be with family, Angelica wanted Rico to come with her, trying again for a spot with the team officially as he still had experience and the dream to race with the best pilots around the world. However, that was up to the parents, specifically his father.

    The father's mind seemed to have changed after pushing Rico during his punishment in the store. He realized that he was an adult and could take responsibility for his own, including his daughter, Angelica, coming out successfully from the racing league and avoided herself getting hurt or killed. Rico seemed to have worked enough for him and decided to let him go with his sister. Despite being in his mid 40s, it didn’t keep him from racing with the young pilots in the league and thought he could race with the veterans. Weeks later, the two set out on an airship to Sao Paulo, Brazil to the main Piranha facility. Even though Rico didn't get acceptance for the FX400 league back in 2207, he hoped again to be accepted with the experience as a test pilot. However, that was decided by Vilmã from the facility. They showed their cards at the front desk and were escorted to the director's office. There they meet Zack Vilmã, noticing Rico back from when he was a test pilot, and was surprised to see him again. Rico insisted that he wanted a position in the AG-League with Piranha including being a teammate with sister Angelica. Vilmã noticed Angelica formerly from Assegai, making a comment that she made a right choice coming to this team. As for Rico, Vilmã asked for his statistics log for his pilot testing rank, including Angelica's, even though she was officially with the team. There were promising numbers and consistency to Rico's skill level as a test pilot with 18 years of experience. Even though he didn't get accepted for the FX400, he was excellent for the racing league, and had a speed class of Rapier, followed by Angelica. Fortunately, more AG-Craft were built in the facility, and Vilmã thought he could give a racecraft, officially signing him for the FX500 AGRL. Angelica was excited, and about a day later, Rico was given the new Razorfin model craft, perfected for racing which lied ahead.

    Ricardo and Angelica became a squad of two for the opening season of 2215-16 at the Amphiseum, standing with other pilots on the team including another duo, Thiago Castillo, and Julieta Vasquez. The two were ready to take on the season as a team together, racing in the red and yellow colors of the fastest ships in the league. Angelica took time to get use to the team craft in the first speed runs of the ceremony, while Rico was right at home with the new craft, discovering more maneuverable controls on it and acceleration. Despite coming in the racing league for the first time, he considered himself as a veteran test pilot, test piloting Piranha craft for the other leagues and with years of experience. Still, with his sister being a professional pilot, she had the same amount of skill as Rico. Because of this, his skills weren't really elite like famous AGRL veterans in the league. Rico will still need to face other contenders in the league in order to prove his experience racing. As for Angelica, she had to get use to racing as a team from now on.
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    Name: Angélica Luisa Martinez

    SEX: Female

    Birth: January 4th, 2191

    Birthplace: Guaymas, Sonora (Mexico)

    Zodiac: Capricorn

    Age (Currently 2217): 26

    Nationality: Mexican

    Origin: Mexico

    Race: Native (Latin)

    Language(s): Spanish / some English

    Religion: N/A

    Height: 5'8"

    Hair Color: Chocolate

    Eye Color: Dark Brown

    Occupation (Before AG-Pilot): Family Business (Market)

    FX400 IDF: MART0104.2191

    Team: Piranha

    Position: Secondary Pilot

    Pilot Rank: Professional

    Region Reputation: Latin America

    Squad Teammates: Ricardo Martinez (Sibling)

    Team Loyalty: Low

    Allies: (None)

    Rivals: Julieta Vasquez (Piranha)

    Medals: Gold: x7, Silver: x4, Bronze: x6

    Sponsors: Arial, Ignition Energy Drink

    Favorite Events: Speed Lap

    Favorite Track: Any tracks with jumps

    Leagues Competed: FX400 to FX500

    Character traits: Reckless yet considerate, Courageous, Reliable, Independent


    Skill

    Awareness: 9/10

    Aggression: 7/10

    Reaction/Reflexes: 10/10

    Consistency: 8/10

    Angelica Luisa Martinez was born on January 4th, 2191 in the town of Guaymas Sonora Mexico. She was born in a medium size family, consisting of 2 older brothers, as one of her brothers happens to be an AG-test pilot for Piranha during the years of the FX150 amateur league. Her brother, Ricardo "Rico" Martinez was just a volunteer to supply food during the time the FX150 league began marking makeshift races around the Mexican country.

    In 2190 Racing began showing up around the Martinez's town while the family owned a business of a small market just a couple miles where the racing took place. The family thought it will help their business if they were to supply for the league bringing in any money from the event, however they had no fond with the sport considering the cause of the second great depression. 21yr old Rico asked for the delivery, going by himself with a truck full of groceries from the shop to take to the hosted event. It was the last time they ever saw from him, only to comeback a month later wearing a uniform of one of the teams that had competed. The parents were not happy, worried about what had happen to him for so long and not coming back with what he had sold. Rico suddenly pulled out a wad of cash of his currency, surprising the family of how he earned this money, realizing he had been in the amateur league as a test pilot for Piranha. The parents were still upset with him however, strictly having him to quit from racing for not telling them where he had went. But Rico disagreed with them and continued to test with Piranha back in Brazil, rather piloting test craft than selling groceries all day.

    As years went by and Angelica being born, their son was out racing while the family continued working at the store. Angelica started working around the store when she turned 5yrs old, and had mostly supplied and brought food to certain areas of town with her father and only sibling, only to discover her second brother Rico during that same year. Angelica began asking questions about him, only to have her parents still upset and confused about leaving the business. Despite how much money he’d made, they won't have another member of the family racing in what they call "floating death traps".

    Angelica began to feel curious about the sport her older brother was in, even feeling as though he was having more fun out where ever he was. She had an unusual personality compared to the other little girls in her town. Shy may not had looked like it, but she became a Tomboy while growing up. Her childhood was difficult, having to feel bullied by other boys while going to school, only to try and talk back believing she could be as tough and crazy as them, developing her somewhat boyish traits.

    She was peer pressured to do troubling things, only to prove her childhood bullies / friends she'll do any dare they would tell her. If she were to impress the boys, they had her do things they believe were crazy even for them. The dumbest dares she ever did impressing them was diving in a puddle of mud, matador with a wild rooster, even eating a ghost pepper, all of which she didn't enjoy. The worst she tried doing was using a hoverbike to jump over boxes on a small makeshift ramp. While speeding down a hill in her neighborhood with other kids watching, she had jumped the row of boxes but unfortunately came short. She loses the landing and falls off her bike scraping her elbow and knee. The boys there just watched her only to laugh as she started to cry and run back home, feeling embarrassed. Only a few times she got in trouble by her parents, as Angelica didn’t try doing anything stupid again, but still felt judged. Never there was a time she was interested in things girls like, even rejecting to wear a dress during her quinceañera at age 15. When entering highschool, she always hung out with the guys, cutting her hair short at one point which only upsetted her parents more. No matter what her parents said, she wanted to live life young & reckless.

    Her parents were strict overall. It was kind of a reason why her brother may had chose to become a pilot as they were only interested in their own terms and what they think is best for their children, one of which was not high velocity AG-Racing. When Angelica was a teenager, it became a surprise to see that the son had came back to the market, only to find out he was dismissed from the AGRL and team. Rico was punished however, as he was never let into racing again or leave the store under his family's rules. While Rico began working around the shop again, 18yr old Angelica with her hair back long, began questioning him about the league, and how it was like to pilot an AG-race-craft. "It was the greatest experience I ever had" Rico said in Spanish. He assumed that Angelica was interested, and began telling his stories of his involvement at the Piranha HQ in Sao Paulo.

    While he was at the event years ago, he said that he met with a business person from the Piranha company/team. Rico wanted to get away from his previous job and was why he volunteered to go to the race event in the first place, Piranha had promised him they would make it worth his while if he were to sign with the team, and immediately took the offer, continuing his new career as a test pilot. However, he couldn't compete for the FX400 league during the 2207 season.

    Angelica said to him, "I bet I can make it in the professional league" as Rico began to chuckle, thinking she was joking, but as he looked at her, she was serious of her words. "Mama and Papa would never let you race, they would be too concern of you than they were to me" Rico explained to her."And how is a sweet girl like you would want to compete in a big sport like this, they won't take you seriously."
    Angelica responded: "I can be loco sometimes, almost like you. You think I'm too weak and soft, but that's what I want them to think. I want extreme moments in life, feeling speed and adrenaline."

    Angelica wasn't bluffing; she may have been too nice and safe around her parents, but Angelica was courageous, on a count that she was picked on by boys during school when she was a child, and tried showing them that she wasn't too much like the other girls locally, becoming a Tomboy. She wanted to prove that she could be as crazy as them and what else but to compete for the FX400 league. All her brother could say to her was: "Well you only live once. Try telling that to Mama and Papa."

    Like what Ricardo expected, Angelica's Parents disagreed with her. She tried to beg them (speaking in Spanish): "Why can't I race? If Rico can do it, then so can I"
    Papa: "You have more important things to do in your life, than risking it on a death race"
    Mama: "Your brother may have raced in this sport, but that doesn't mean you can too."
    Angelica: "Mama, Papa, please, he may have not told you where he was going, but I'm asking myself to you, please let me compete? I can be just as good as everyone else."
    Papa: "Well where you gonna go? You can't cross the border to America or go out in the ocean by yourself."
    Angelica thinks as she stared back at her brother, having an idea: "Rico can take me. There's this Island called Makana were most of this racing is taking place. He could give me the money he has earned, and I can take care of myself while I'm there."
    Her Papa thought about it with no choice: "…. Ok, you can go with your brother, just stay safe once you're over there, and make sure he does come back home."
    Angelica smiled. However, when she hugged her Father, her Mother began to break down, scared for her safety. Angelica tried calming her down: "Mama, .. Mama, don't worry, I'm going to make you proud, I promise."

    Mama: "Just don't get yourself killed. I know how you are my brave niña"

    While Angelica began to ready herself in the next couple days, she was now off traveling to Makana, along with her brother.

    Though Angelica got the permission to enter in the AGRL, she didn't have time to think what team she was going for. While speaking about Piranha with Rico, he explained the control type of the craft he had been racing with, thinking it won't be suited for her due to its handling. He insisted her sister to take FEISAR as their craft was easy to control, and that they hold an AG-Academy on the island of Makana followed by AG-Systems and Goteki 45, where Angelica could begin her training. She would rather make her own choice while she passes out of there. After landing on the Island, Angelica was on her own.

    Filling out a resume and choosing a training team, she began her pilot training with a FEISAR craft, having to stay in the academy for over half a year. She struggled at first during the first months of training including abit of nausea while controlling a craft. Sure enough she toughened herself out and eventually got the hang of the motions. As the months pass and getting use to craft, she was stunningly handling the controls very impressively on the testing grounds, even stunning the trainee pilots with her piloting techniques. The academy would notice her skills, feeling she was ready to take on the AGRL. While graduating from the academy, she was given recommended teams to join, willing to accept new trained pilots other than private teams like EG.X and unfortunately Piranha. With only a selective number of teams including the 3 from the academy, only one seemed to interest her. She would make her odd choice signing for Assegai Developments.

    Since the beginning of the F7200 league in 2116, Assegai, being one of the newest teams at the time was a national team to race, requiring pilots only from the African Nations. However, after being bought by Piranha sometime before the F9000, and reestablishing themselves for the FX300 League, new team principal, Rashika Oguchi would change the company policy. Their rules of requiring pilots had been proposed before the inaugural FX300 season in 2197. With new direction taking control of the team, Assegai had made an agreement to now recruit handpicked pilots from other parts of the world to take control of their new Cheetah and Panther model AG-Craft. Still, the majority of pilots from Assegai still came from the African Nations, showing pride for the only African development team in the professional AG-League. Angelica was lucky enough to be signed with Assegai for her skills, despite coming from a different continent.

    Assegai had a very good controllable craft with a decent top speed and acceleration. Angelica was interested, and she even liked the team's colors. Though Angelica would have made a trip to South Africa to train on the craft, Assegai was temporarily in Makana at the time as she was able to pilot their craft without leaving the country.

    However there was a twist to piloting their craft or team. Despite wearing the team colors, Assegai pilots who were not from the African nations were restricted to compete in most team tournaments with the exception of the Season Final Championships, accepting Japanese pilot, Ryoichi Honda by 2214. They were the only team to have this rule, keeping their F7200 pledge for their home continent of pilots. Angelica only was able to race by herself and was still able to earn sponsors in her career. Wearing the team colors however, she was not an official team pilot.

    By 2212, Angelica would eventually prove herself as one of the best pilots from Assegai Developments. Though not racing for the African nations, her experience alone gave a wide impression to her country, racing independently from the team regarding to be the best and only female Mexican pilot in the entire league. She was supposedly a backup pilot for a Squad, lead by Pilot, Gabriel Khumala and co-pilot, Leon Kadeem, both coming from parts of Africa. Unfortunately, she was never able to race with them on team tournaments due to team restrictions, only to continue on her own. Still, on her own she received her first gold/silver medals on solo tournaments as well as trials on the first few seasons. She would become one of the most responsive female pilots in the league, doing the most barrel roles on technical circuits from Makana and around the world. Based on her progress and reckless race techniques against her opponents, she was considered a risk taker by most race fans, surviving the most aggressive pilots in the league on weapon enabled events. Angelica then starts to gain attention by her family back home, even mostly impressing her oldest sibling, Rico, seeing that she made it in the professional league and accomplishing what he could not.

    By 2215 however, Angelica would leave Assegai Developments due to their team restrictions. Already a professional class pilot racing on Rapier to phantom class, Angelica chose to officially compete for a team that took pride of their nations' pilots, now transferring for the South American development team, Piranha Advancements. As for Gabriel and Leon, they got a replacement pilot, a female pilot coming from the African Nations who was now a third pilot to be allowed to race with the other two in 3-way team tournaments. Still, for Angelica, she was going to miss piloting the Assegai craft, moving on to something that was a little harder to control.

    Angelica now wanted to race as a team, racing only for herself all this time on an Assegai craft. Even though her previous team would not officially accept her as a team pilot, at Piranha, despite if pilots from outside nations race their craft, they were accepted as team pilots if proven to be exceptional. Going back to South America to now train on Piranha's Razorfin model AG-craft, she also heads back home to Mexico, being away from her family for too long. Her parents were glad that she was not harmed from racing, and had made big impressions to her older brother, Rico. However there was one reason why she came back home. Taking out her new Piranha uniform to show her brother, she wanted him to come back into racing, despite not being accepted by Piranha years ago and not allowed by their parents for him to go back. However, Angelica proved she was able to keep herself safe despite her reckless nature, and insisted to have her brother come back with her to Piranha HQ in Sao Paulo. Rico did wanted to race again despite his old age of 45, yet has lived a healthy lifestyle during the time Angelica was gone, still fit to pilot a craft one last time. He was excited to now race along with his little sister, even though she probably had more experience than him. The parents decided to let him go with her, taking off once again, this time with their permission.

    Angelica Martinez would make a name for herself once again throughout the first couple of seasons of the FX500 league. Though she was only known in Latin American countries, her reputation would soon seep through the Makanian mainland. Surprisingly though, she was also noticed by her thin/curve body shape, even while wearing her pilot uniform. She kept herself fit during the years, but never considered herself as a model, or in this case based on the comments on an island, an AG-Queen. AG-Queens were dancers of the AGRL, but even she didn’t see herself as a dancer nor think she could pull off gymnastic style moves. “The only flips I could do are on an AG-craft.” She replied. However, while her personality was far from feminine all these years, now people were saying she couldn’t be an AG-Queen, wanting to prove them wrong. Angelica still couldn’t help herself; while she has proven to be courageous by racing in a dangerous sport, now she wanted to prove that she could be elegant.

    2217 would become an interesting year for Angelica, but it wasn’t just from AG-Racing. She would succeed in becoming an AG-Queen for Piranha part time, growing out more of her hair wearing a body revealing AG-Queen suit, including wearing makeup. Fans of her were stunned by her transformation, including her own brother currently racing. She looked beautiful in appearance, even saying to herself that she looked like her mother at the same 26yr old age. However, she felt awkward, questioning herself what she was doing, not use to her feminine qualities. While practicing to dance, it also felt weird to her, not having the flexibility to perform such moves. Still, she didn’t enjoy the things she did as a kid either, only to prove a point just to fit in and became who she was. As she continued, she was average at best, up until her first performance in Makana with a group of other peer AG-Queens, coming out decent on stage. She was no Mariana Sinclair or Sofia Rossetti, but it was an experience worth trying overall. She could at least model in the AG-Queen outfits for Piranha showing her narrow pear figure and beauty on magazines, but never wanted to dance anymore, sticking to racing. Float Magazine would also put her on the front cover of an issue to promote her and her team doing a photo shoot with her Razorfin model craft. She would get more attention from it, but it was probably for other reasons. Throughout her racing career however, she has earned around 17 medals including from Assegai. (7G/4S/6B). When she was interviewed by the magazine press during her photoshoot about the racing league, she responded: “My goal is to become an elite pilot by the end of the 2217 season.” And so far, she’s wasn’t too far off from it.
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    Author Note: I'm not done with this one, I still have one more paragraph.

    Identification/Statistics

    Name: Gabriel Khumala

    SEX: Male

    Birth: July 29th, 2178

    Birthplace: Cape Town (South Africa)

    Zodiac: Leo

    Age (Currently 2217): 39

    Nationality: South African

    Origin: South Africa

    Race: African

    Language(s): English / Afrikaans

    Religion: N/A

    Height: 5'11"

    Hair Color: Black

    Eye Color: Dark Brown

    Occupation (Before AG-Pilot): N/A

    FX300 IDF: KHUM0729.2178

    Team: Assegai (Transferred)

    Position: Lead Pilot

    Pilot Rank: Veteran

    Region Reputation: African Nations

    Squad Teammate: Leon Kadeem

    Team Loyalty: High

    Allies: Triakis / Qirex

    Rivals: Sebak Abou-Gazia (Mirage)

    Medals: Gold: x12, Silver: x8, Bronze: x3

    Sponsors: Arial, Mindcorp, ICOM, Lunar Parcs

    Favorite Events: Tournament

    Favorite Track: Khara Decent

    Leagues Competed: Late FX300 to FX500

    Character traits: Arrogant, Determined, Reckless, Challenging

    Skill


    Awareness: 9/10

    Aggression: 9/10

    Reaction/Reflexes: 9/10

    Consistency: 9/10


    Son of F9000 pilot, Omarr Khumala, Gabriel was born on July 29th, 2178 with his father and divorced mother in Cape Town South Africa. His father Omarr was once an AG-Pilot for Tigron Enterprises during the years of the 2150's to 60s. However, since the fall of the F9000 league in 2170, Tigron had been removed from its HQ in Russia as the team had been involved with corporate crime syndicates, corruption, even involvement with Overtel Corporation, and was immediately flushed out of the Race-commission. As for Omarr, he was dismiss from the team, and was left with his last paycheck going back to his home country.

    Retired from racing, Omarr will have his son race in the upcoming AG-League, noticing the comeback of AG-Racing in the 2180s. Gabriel's father lended an AG-craft to him, given to Omarr during the F9000 league, as he trained his son to pilot a craft when he was just 16yrs old. Due to Omarr's aggressive nature from the last league, Gabriel was also told to be aggressive as possible. However, Gabriel seemed more precise when piloting. By age 19, Gabriel would soon realize he'll have two choices of which team to race with for the remaining years of the FX300 league.

    Omarr had first introduced Gabriel to the team of Qirex-RD, resurrected from a burnt down factory, originally being the headquarters of the old Tigron Enterprises. Omarr still had a grudge with Auricom, knowing that Qirex will continue to eliminate the team which Tigron could not. But despite Omarr's personal wishes to transfer down to his son, Gabriel chose to race for Assegai Developments, racing for pride of the African Nations, and to continue his training from there. Omarr was kind of disappointed of him, but Gabriel just wanted to race and to choose his own team, instead of taking on Auricom for his dad.

    In 2199, Gabriel would compete as a Rookie pilot for the FX300 league, now racing in Assegai’s Cheetah model craft. His performance was good to Assegai but was not the best; though given time to practice back at Assegai’s main Academy in Durban, South Africa, It would take a lot more to impress team director, Rashika Oguchi to reach an exceptional level. Throughout the FX300 racing league, Gabriel would improve each season taking top 3 spots in events around the Makanian Mainland. He would earn his first silver in a Beta league tournament in 2202 followed by a first gold on a Gamma tournament in 2203. Opponents were aggressive in most of his races, but that would only test his skills further, counteracting their moves including fighting back in weapon enabled events, testing his aggression. By the time of the FX350 league in 2205, he would reach professional, and immediately was racing Assegai's newest craft for the team, the Panther prototype. Gabriel still believed in precise racing at the time, but as it showed in his past seasons, he was almost aggressive. His racing style would change from time to time depending on his frustration. He was smooth, but in some close situations, he would throw that knowledge out of his cockpit, sometimes making him come in first while racing.

    The FX400 was somewhat his challenging league, only to face mostly against an experienced but quick learning pilot from Mirage. Mirage was a new competing team since the FX350 league, and even though their performance was poor at first, their best pilot Sebak Abou-Gazia, brought them up as a challenging contender. Gabriel has faced Sebak more times in the league, and would come close to winning that their rivalry began to heat up when faced again and again, mostly caused by Gabriel himself. He would show his father's side as he became more aggressive towards the Emirati pilot, doing whatever it took to get in front of him, coming out victorious.

    In 2210, Gabriel would receive a wingman coming from Senegal. Amateur Assegai pilot, Leon Kadeem becomes his trusty partner throughout the league, while also meeting a Mexican pilot, Angelica Martinez. Angelica was an independent pilot however, yet Gabriel was kind of impressed by her agile performance in racing, yet sometimes complements on her reckless racing style. Still, she was not allowed to race with them in team events, leaving only him and Leon to take on team events on their own.

    In the following years, Gabriel began to lose his precision by the end of the FX400 league. Meeting more challenging contenders, Gabriel would begin an aggressive run throughout the final seasons. His aggression gets the best of him as his racing style becomes a small threat on the track. Gabriel would gain more attention by his new method of racing, and begins to win more races on his division. When he came back home to South Africa, meeting his sick father, his father Omarr would become proud of him. Omarr wanted Gabriel to keep racing in the matter that he wanted. Though not racing for Qirex, he knew that his son was now making his presence more felt than before. Just days after, Omarr dies of cancer sickness in 2215, age 84.

    Gabriel Khumala would now become more like his father; his entry in events become more menacing to some pilots in the league that he would unsurprisingly become a concern to Auricom Research Industries. Even though Assegai was not an aggressive team by their set of pilots, including their craft, Gabriel was considered the tip of the African long spear for the team. Though having a passive start during the FX300, it is now that he will show his true nature on the track. Gabriel was truly the son of a past aggressive pilot from the F9000 era, making his way into the FX500 league a year later in 2216.

    2216 overall would have Gabriel Khumala committed to his aggressive racing style during events of the FX500 league. Quoting his father during an interview at the opening season at the Amphiseum, “I will make my presence felt on my opponents this year. Fulfilling my father’s last dying wish, I will finish, what he had started.” It was unclear what he had meant on his last statement. Given to what his father had said to him when he came to the sport, it would seem that he may move forward on it. Like so, Gabriel would lose loyalty to Assegai Developments. Around this same time, a war between the Belmondo foundation and Qirex’s conglomerate had escalated throughout events of the league, mostly in the return of eliminator events back in 2215.

    What looked to be total 180 of what he believed in back in the FX300 league, Gabriel would approve of the actions that Qirex was conducting on the race commission, opposing the teams that sworn to defend the it. His current teammate, Leon Kadeem would want no involvement of the situation, including the team in general. Assegai wanted no part of what was going on in the league, even though they wanted to settle scores with Piranha who has some involvement in the conflict in support for Auricom Research. Still, Gabriel would show his support for Qirex by attacking pilots from Auricom, piloting Assegai’s new Leopard model craft. Kadeem, including a new female teammate on their squad would oppose the actions their lead pilot would conduct in events. Eventually, Gabriel would abandon his squad all together by the start of 2217, leaving only Leon to lead the squad of two, while their old lead had pretty much gone independent, or in the case of Assegai, has become a rogue AG-pilot. By the end of the 2216 season, Gabriel would decide to leave Assegai entirely.[/I]

    Medal count: 23 (12G/8S/3B)
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    Author Note: The name of the new female pilot, Tonya Kanyanta is actually a name of one of my concept pilots for Formula Fusion, team Izulu Dynamics. Since I see both WipEout and Formula Fusion as alternate realities, the names of my pilots there might end up in the WipEout Universe also or I’ll just scrap the Idea of fanmade pilots for FF. At this point, I might not make a pilot archive for Formula Fusion after all. Because WipEout HAD to make a likely comeback with the Omega Collection, I’m gonna continue on with this universe and not focus on FF like I thought I was. So, you may end up seeing some of those pilot names with teams Van-Uber and Tigron instead, perhaps new extra pilots for each team, but that’s gonna be too much unless I put some of them in the WipEout 2048 era. As much as I wanted to create a fanmade anthology for Formula Fusion, I just can't let go of WipEout, so I'm staying here. I’ll still end up buying Formula Fusion, just not diving deep into its universe.

    Identification/Statistics

    Name: Leon Kadeem

    SEX: Male

    Birth: February 7th, 2189

    Birthplace: Dakar (Senegal)

    Zodiac: Aquarius

    Age (Currently 2217): 28

    Nationality: Senegalese

    Origin: Senegal

    Race: African

    Languages(s): French

    Religion: N/A

    Height: 6'2"

    Hair Color: Black

    Eye Color: Dark Brown

    Occupation (Before AG-Pilot): Fisherman / Amateur AG-Pilot

    FX400 IDF: KADE0207.2189

    Team: Assegai

    Position: Secondary Pilot

    Pilot Rank: Professional

    Region Reputation: African Nations

    Squad Teammate: Gabriel Khumala / Tonya Kanyanta

    Team Loyalty: Medium

    Allies: Clara Bellerose (FEISAR)

    Rivals: Piranha

    Medals: Gold: x1, Silver: x2, Bronze: x5

    Sponsors: Arial, Mr. Somo, 2ND SKIN

    Favorite Events: Single Race

    Favorite Track: Gemini Dam

    Leagues Competed: FX400 to FX500

    Character traits: Responsible, Determined, Polite, Confident

    Skill

    Awareness: 8/10

    Aggression: 7/10

    Reaction/Reflexes: 8/10

    Consistency: 7/10


    Leon was born on February 7th, 2189 on the tip of Dakar Senegal. During the events of the 2170 depression and throughout time, the country was slowly dying out with its low economy and food resources. Not just Senegal alone, but most of the African nations. However, what kept Senegal alive was its high rate of fishery, but even that was a struggle, as other countries around and outside took most of the fishing grounds, even more so with advanced technology. Leon was once a fisherman when he was a teenager, along with his father and siblings, independently fishing in the areas on a small boat. Unfortunately, despite knowing good areas to catch fish, they mostly came very scarce. Days of trying to catch a good amount to sell or even take home, their number of catches were just a couple fish. It didn't help that larger and more advanced boats were around their areas, taken most by a hover boat labeled by Mr. Somo, a food corp. for most of the world's food chain eateries, including a restaurant itself, serving 0 calorie meals for a limited lifetime. As Leon and his family saw the boats catching larger nets of fish out of the ocean, they simply call it a day, with just very little on their small boat.

    The family lived outside of the big city of Dakar, not living among the densely populated areas or most of AG-Transportation in the air surrounding them. Leon again lived with just his mother, father and 2 siblings, only to go with his father and two brothers out in the ocean, only to come back with just little earnings from selling their fish and bringing a couple home. The family struggled mostly with food than money, even so not able to afford much. In 2208, Leon would get engaged at age 19. But having his wife also living with them didn't help much with a family of 5 in terms of food. However, despite some struggles and labor out in the ocean, Leon did have one special hobby out in the grasslands in the middle of the country.

    Out in the dry savannas of central Senegal laid a flat surface of ground almost perfect for a small AG-Race craft to fly on. Leon, along with his brothers, traveled to the area where they kept a shack storing a very crude, but small working AG-Craft. It was once just an AG-car striped with just one seat and made to look like the professional AG-Craft from the AGRL using welded metal from the car itself. The brothers had created their very own craft to fly around in the savanna, only to now attach a small jet fueled engine that was many years old founded in a junkyard in their hometown. Though the three took turns flying their craft, as the engine was bolted on, none of them thought they should fly it, knowing it will go too fast or for the engine to malfunction, possibly exploding during flight. Despite the risk, this didn't faze Leon in any way. He decides to go for it, being the oldest of his brothers. He would strap himself to the craft's seat with just a seat-belt rather than an over the shoulder restraint like the professional AG-Craft. Wearing only a bike helmet as he lifted off the ground, one of his brothers still had second thoughts, telling Leon of not being sure to take off. But Leon thought nothing bad will happen, as the other brother turns on and lights up the engine with a blowtorch. The two stood away from the heat of the engine, taking shade from the hot sun. Leon throttles the engine as he immediately zooms off, leaving his brothers behind.

    Leon was going faster than before with the small jet powered engine, going at least under 300mph (Vector Class Speeds). The craft zoomed around the savanna, as animals take notice of the dust cloud forming across the land. He was able to still turn with the craft, performing very well for a crude makeshift machine. His two brothers lose track of him only to see the dust plume come towards them and stopping nearby, seeing that Leon had made it in one piece. He gets off with a big smile on his face of how amazing the craft performed. Just immediately, Leon thought about the AG-League, if it was that easy to pilot a makeshift craft, then it's possible to pilot a much larger, professional one. He was optimistic about it, yet his brothers thought it was too expensive to travel down to South Africa to train at the main headquarters of Assegai Developments. All Leon could do was teach himself on his craft, despite having very little jet fuel to use rather than long lasting Plasma energy like an actual one.

    Eventually, the rest of his family knew what he and his brothers were doing in the Savanna. Not knowing that they had and were piloting their AG-craft, the father got kind of upset with Leon for not telling him, but oddly became impressed by his experience and amateur skill controlling it, despite how dangerous his craft was. Leon became confident that he could race with Assegai in the professional AGRL. But as he suspected, his family couldn't afford him to enter the Headquarters to go train with the team, or his journey down to South Africa. Leon could only dream on as his hopes of competing may not ever happen, only to be approached by his father again a year later.

    In 2209, throughout the year also improving his makeshift craft with his brothers now stored in their home garage, Leon's father would come in to show something to him, following his father in his bedroom to a small safe holding a bag, giving it to his son. Inside the bag shocked Leon. A big wad of cash was given to him in order to get in the headquarters of Assegai to now train himself to become a professional AG-Pilot. Leon's first thought was about his family, throughout the year struggling with food, his father kept the money all this time only to help him go to South Africa. With Leon's hard work out in the ocean, and work to his craft, his father thought he deserved to go. While doing so, if successful, he could really help out the family. It was then his brothers, mother, and wife found out about the news. Leon was heading south, heading to a nearby airport to take a commercial aircraft over.

    Saying goodbye to his family and wife, wishing good luck to him, Leon was on course to the Assegai headquarters south of Africa. Arriving at the HQ, some anxiety kicked in when Leon entered the facility. Heading at the front desk, showing his resume/information, the person at the desk then says there were no slots available for recruiting. Assegai had given much of their craft to African and European pilots since the FX350 that their lineup was pretty much full, that and stopping production of the current gen FX400 model, continuing their research on their FX500 prototype. The front desk suggested the waiting list, only for Leon to beg for a spot on the team, waiting a couple days for an answer. At last, with luck, one craft was available to lend over, but being as one of their only remaining AG-craft they have for the racing league, they urge him not to have it destroyed or critically damaged during races. Leon would begin his training north of South Africa in a test track out in the Savanna once again.

    Taking half a year in honing his skills with the main Assegai craft, Leon was eligible for Venom class events in the FX400 league, setting course first at Gemini Dam in Morocco. His first race was against other Assegai pilots, a quarter which coming from Europe. Leon would excel coming in a podium position against the other team pilots, having a good start to soon compete along with other teams in the AG-racing capital of Makana in the Pacific Ocean. However, things would only get tougher with the opposing teams around the world for Leon, facing such teams like Piranha Adv. His racing skills were good, but not up to par, coming mostly in the mid pack in single races. It was not much of a good start in the world stage, but by the ending year of 2210, looking for squad-mates for team events, he would get assigned to experienced Assegai pilot, Gabriel Khumala.

    Leon would eventually become Gabriel’s trusty wingman in the AGRL, being unaccepting at first when he was introduced to him. Throughout two years of racing, despite a couple medals earned while racing alone, Leon would still earn a good number of sponsors while racing in team events, earning recognition by Assegai's main sponsor Arial, including secondary sponsors by 2ND SKIN, and Mr. Somo. Leon would recognize the Mr. Somo logo since he was a teenager, remembering that big boat that took most of his catch years ago. His given objective from the company was to win a podium spot in any standard tournament in his career. But instead of money from the company, Leon wanted food instead, promising the deal as long as he could earn one tournament medal without Gabriel's support.

    In 2213, coming to a closing season of the FX400 league, Leon would fail to at least come in third in any of the tournaments in Makana. That was until one generous female pilot from the FEISAR team had approached him after one final event. French female pilot, Clara Bellerose would take bronze on one of the last remaining tournaments, followed by Leon taking fourth place. Clara was just an amateur in her AG-Career as a FEISAR pilot. Though this was her first tournament she had competed by herself, Clara would make a comeback in this event, catching up with Leon for third position. This would become an upset for him as he failed to complete Mr Somo's objective, thinking he had let down his family back home. But surprisingly, the French pilot would come up to him, speaking to him with the same French language. She was small compared to Leon being 6'2" ft, as she looked concerned seeing him upset about the podium lost.

    Being a good willed person, Clara talks to him in the French language. "Don't be so down on yourself, maybe next season you'll win a medal."
    Leon Responds: "It's not winning that I care about. …My family would have expected me to bring something home to them, if I only did make it to third place, I could have helped them a lot for this."
    Clara answers to him feeling bad: "Oh…Well I'm... Sorry that I took this from you then."
    Leon: "No, no, it's not your fault, I'm just not sure how I can feed my family and my wife from here on. I've just hoped I could have earned food from my sponsor by completing this tournament. I'm just wasn't fast enough."

    Clara knew what he was talking about, considering she was also sponsored by Mr. Somo. Taking out her paycheck from her bronze win, she thought she could split it for Leon to afford food back home.

    Clara offers: "I can split this check for you, just this once so you could afford food."
    Leon replied: "But.. This is your money, you've earned it. You don't have to…"
    Clara interrupts: [I]"Please? I know your nation's people are struggling with this. I at least want to help you with yours. I insist. Let me split this check with you just this once to help your family back home.”
    Leon: “I.. I can’t.”
    Clara: “You need it more than I do. …Please, just take the whole check. I don’t want it anymore knowing I’ll be starving a family with it” [I] (Looks at him in plead)
    Leon was grateful: "Y.. You are too charitable. If only there were more people like you in this world of greed, back in the day. (referring to F9000 era and depression) I..I… I don't know how I'll ever repay you. Thank you, thank you for this. This will help my family a lot. I promise I'll pay this back to you next season."
    Clara: "No need, I'm just glad to help. I know you'll do better next time."
    Leon: "I will never forget this. Again, thank you for your kindness."
    Clara: "BonneChance." (Good Luck)

    Leon would still keep his promise to Clara by paying her back. With the money by Clara helping Leon's family back home, he was motivated to become a better AG-Pilot on his last seasons of the FX400 league, continuing in the newly installed FX500 racing league in 2215. Leon steps up his game by finishing third or better in most of the events he competed in the new league, able to complete Mr. Somo's objectives in the open tournaments of his racing career. Eligible for Flash and Rapier class events in the league pairing with more skilled pilots, the competition gets much faster and aggressive, challenging Leon throughout his seasons of racing. Still a secondary pilot to Gabriel Khumala, he was able to still handle himself while also finishing for Khumala in a couple team events. As for Clara, while not meeting much in races due to different skill divisions, they sometimes bumped into each other outside the race events. Leon also pays back Clara now with success in his career, including helping his family back home in Senegal. Soon after, Leon and his wife were now living on their own moving out of his family's house. Eventually, he returns for the new season.

    Unfortunately a year later, Clara would retire from racing in 2216 as Leon would never see her again in later seasons. Around this time however, his squad would receive a new pilot, supposedly replacing their backup pilot, Angelica Martinez who had transferred to their rival team, Piranha Adv. Angelica was a Mexican AG-pilot; while she could pilot an Assegai craft, she was restricted to race in team tournaments due to her nationality. Still, she was mostly an independent pilot, only to have interest in racing with a squad but was not officially a wingman for Leon’s squadron. Angelica would leave the team entirely back in 2215, only to be replaced a year later by Kenyan pilot, Tonya Kanyanta.

    Tonya had been an Assegai test pilot for only two years entering her first season in 2214 going into her third. Already mastering the new Leopard craft for the FX500 league, she became exceptional on her first year of racing. As for their lead pilot, Gabriel Khumala he was suddenly influenced to race more violently in these new events. Since his debut in the FX300 league, he had always been a more precision pilot racing purely with Assegai against his opponents. However as years went on he would slowly become aggressive by the middle of the FX400 league, almost now resembling his deceased father, Omarr Khumala from the F9000 era. Gabriel would almost go rogue during the 2216 FX500 season, only to now abandon his squad in favor of going alone in events and becoming violent with teams like Auricom and Piranha. By 2217 he would also leave Assegai entirely in favor of Qirex-RD, and was around the time a war had been going on in the league between allies of Qirex and the Belmondo Foundation teams. Though Assegai stayed neutral from the fighting/eliminations including Leon and Tonya, the team would still tease a war with Piranha in most combat events, not including eliminator. Overall the squadron opposed aggressive racing including eliminating their opponents.

    In the current year of 2217, Leon is now lead pilot of his squad of two. Already a professional pilot, he will continue to hold his own in events along with support of Tonya in team events. Though a good pilot, he has only earned 9 medals in 7 years of racing with just one gold medal received during a Vertigo team tournament in 2215 along with Gabriel Khumala. (1G/2S/5B) Leon hopes to succeed in more team events with Tonya using her combined skill level to reach the top 3 placed finishes. Above all he still races for his family back home, including his new family with his wife and new child. It’s expected that his new son would race in the AG-league someday, following the footsteps of his father and continuing the Kadeem name in the near future, possibly away from Earth.
    Last edited by Synergy2048; 2nd June 2017 at 11:16 AM.

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    Hmmm, that sounds a lot like Brian Kadeem from Hot Wheels: World Race.

    I mean, it's okay, I've taken and edited bits of other franchises for my fanfic, even that series!
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    That's exactly where I got it from, including the inspiration like his motivation for racing and how Vert gave Brian his check for his people at the end of the movie. Here Clara does the same thing for Leon's family.

    Also Thiago Castillo's surname was taken from Banjee Castillo. (Yes I know Banjee's Puerto Rican and not Brazillian)
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