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Origin: Birthright
Real Name: Jenni Ognats
First Appearance: Legionnaires # 0 [DC Comics October 1994]
                            Character created by Tom McCraw and Jeff Moy


Prowess 3 {Average}
Coordination 5 {Good}
Strength 3 {Average}
Intellect 3 {Average}
Awareness 4 {Fair}
Willpower 4 {Fair}

Stamina: 6
Determination: 1




Super-Speed 9 {Fantastic}
       Air Control
       Fast Attack
       Surface Speed



. The Call of the Speed Force.
. Flash's Granddaughter.
. "Sometimes, I feel adrift on time".  

Points: 76


Beginning with Barry Allen, the second twentieth-century hero known as the Flash, all members of the Allen family were born possessing superhuman speed. The only exception to this was Jenni Ognats.

Jenni is the daughter of Dawn Allen Ognats, one of the famed Tornado Twins, who used their super-speed abilities to free people from Dominator experimentation camps. In the process of this rescue, though, she and her brother Don were killed, and the Dominators became fixated on them and their super-speed as a subject for new experiments. With her grandfather Barry dead long ago from a Crisis and her mother and uncle killed by the Dominators, only she and her cousin Bart remained of the Allen genetic speed heritage.

Bart was taken back in time by their grandmother Iris to save his life from his runaway metabolism which was aging him too quickly. This left Jenni, who went with her father to hide out on his home planet Aarok. This didn’t work, though, and the Dominators caught up to them.

They tried fruitlessly to trigger her super-speed abilities many times, but they didn’t succeed until they threatened her father with torture. Her latent powers kicked in, and she managed to rescue her father. The government of Aarok then took over her life to test her abilities, albeit in a much more humane manner.

When the Legion of Super-Heroes was formed, Jenni was drafted to join them as XS. At first she was scared of the dangerous missions, but Legion leader Cosmic Boy inspired her to face her fears rather than run from them. She has since developed an attraction for him.

On a time-travel mission to the twentieth century, Jenni was lost because her speed powers messed up her time-travel, and she was found by the twentieth-century super-villain Chronos. She eventually escaped his grasp, and found her way to the one group of people who might be able to help her reach her home era… the twentieth century’s super-speedsters, led by her cousin Wally West, the third Flash. She met her cousin Bart, now known as Impulse, but soon after they met, their speed was stolen by the villain Savitar.

After Savitar was defeated, Wally West disappeared and in his place appeared John Fox, who took the name Flash in the twenty-seventh century. Fox, who had considerable knowledge of time travel, helped Jenni get home, where she was picked up by Valor and Andromeda to help out her fellow Legionnaires in their fight against the Fatal Five. She has been a valued member of the Legion ever since. 

Her quality "sometimes I feel adrift on time" reflects how she's able  with great effort to stunt time travel, without the Cosmic Treadmill. Converted characters, most of the times, unavoidably exceeds the 45-point limitation that the ICONS Superpowered Roleplaying Game core book recommends (and she's quite a powerhouse!). Character revised according to rules presented in ICONS Great Power book. Streamlined, once again, according to ICONS Superpowered Roleplaying: The Assembled Edition.


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