Cask is described as a tall and wide man who keeps a full beard; his frame and costume make him imposing.
In costume, Cask wears armor patterned after a keg- an alternate name for his namesake- along with a bandolier of mini-kegs.
Lawrence has been described as somewhat reserved and uninvolved socially. He is also when spoken to, and professional in demeanor. He is strictly non-combat in all but the direst situations. Instead, he elects to use his capabilities to assist teammates and mend injuries.
Abilities and Powers
Lawrence is a tinker who can produce chemical batches to increase strength, flexibility, resistance to toxins, resistance to the elements, resistance to harm, reflexes, or focus. He can also produce chemical batches to restore damaged tissues and prompt rapid cellular growth. One dose is a minimum of 1.33 liters, administered orally, limiting the speed of consumption, emergency application and the number of successive doses that can be given.
Cask treats his own chronic physical ailment with regular consumption of a durability-increasing admixture and can be considered to be a low-level Brute class cape at any given time as a consequence. It should be noted that he still suffers from the ailment, and if at any time he should stop drinking his own mixtures he will begin suffering from it again.
Cask created his own shorthand language for notation purposes when working on his formula.
With the proper readings and research beforehand Cask can brew a draft that when imbibed temporarily nullifies parahuman abilities; these drafts only affect the specific parahuman for whom they were designed. It is unknown how a draft would affect a parahuman with a related power to the intended recipient.
Cask triggered while trying to find a cure for his unspecified physical ailment; His power allows him to stave off the effects of said ailment without curing it decisively, rendering him reliant on his own output to survive.
Lawrence has been a member of the Wards and Protectorate since 1998, but maintained a strictly part-time position until he finished his college degree. He volunteered for placement in Anchorage because he felt the would be ‘behind’ if he were to take on full duties at a more established department. He also noted, quote, “I like the cold.”
|Staff||Walsh (deputy director) • Cpt. McKay (PRT tactical & operations) • Wedge (PR and liason) • Harrigan (accounting) • Dr. Rowland (testing, research, analysis) • Ingram (informations) • John Saito (headquarters)|
|PRT Squad One||Lt. Leatham (squad leader)|
Sq. Crigler (foam) • Sq. Beebe • Sq. Gilliam • Sq. Young
|PRT Squad Two||Lt. Burns (squad leader)|
Sq. Holquin (foam) • Sq. Anderson • Sq. Armstrong • Sq. Rollins
|Members||Cask • Lightslinger • Rail • Snaptrap|
|Members||Feint • Roulette • Vellum|