The Path of the Tumultuous Heavens
By Igle, from The Jade Agenda site
Whispers in the Wind
Feet of Wind
Stair of Clouds
Bridge of Feathers
You will note that this Path uses several ideas from the Dragon’s Tail, Dragon’s Veins and Walk of Clouds Paths. This is because they were written from a common starting point (suggestions by another regular patron, Paulino). If you didn’t like those, here is a second chance.
|Thunder Block||Chi Cost: 2||Shot Cost: 1|
Parry a hand to hand attack with a +5 AV bonus. If attacker doesn't manage to hit you, your attacker takes 1 Wound point (no Toughness/Armor). Count as an active Parry.
|Prerequisite: none||Path: Thunder Strike|
|Thunder Strike||Chi Cost: 2||Shot Cost: 3|
Gathering power in your fist, launch a barehanded Martial Arts attack. If you hit, you deal Strength + 4 damage to your target, and she retards one shot her next action if your Chi rating is higher than hers.
|Prerequisite: Thunder Block||Path: Thunder Kick|
|Thunder Kick||Chi Cost: 3||Shot Cost: 4|
You learn to accumulate power in your legs beforing releasing it as an awesome kick attack. Make a Martial Arts check with +1 AV that deals damage equal to twice your Strength.
|Prerequisite: Thunder Strike||Path: Distant Thunder|
|Distant Thunder||Chi Cost: 3||Shot Cost: 3|
Discharge raw Fu power through your hands to far away opponents. Make a ranged Martial Arts check with a –1 AV that can be aimed (as per the Guns aiming rules). Base damage is your Chi rating, and range is your Chi × 3 in meters.
|Prerequisite: Thunder Kick|
|Whispers in the Wind||Chi Cost: 2||Shot Cost: 1|
The wind brings sounds to your ears. You may add your Chi rating to your Perception attribute for the purpose of hearing things only. Lasts until end of sequence.
|Prerequisite: none||Path: Feet of Wind|
|Feet of Wind||Chi Cost: 3||Shot Cost: 1|
You feel as if you were as light as a cloud. For the rest of this sequence your Martial Arts AV becomes your Move attribute.
|Prerequisite: Whispers in the Wind||Path: Stair of Clouds|
|Stair of Clouds||Chi Cost: 1||Shot Cost: 3|
Move up in the air as many meters as your Martial Arts AV.
|Prerequisite: Feet of Wind||Path: Bridge of Feathers|
|Bridge of Feathers||Chi Cost: X||Shot Cost: 3|
You may fly for X shots. This counts as a continuous action.
|Prerequisite: Stair of Clouds|