|Name:||Invisible Kid (Lyle Norg)|
CODE OF HONOR: Uphold ideals of the Legion.
BACKGROUND: Although one of the youngest Legionnaires, Lyle Norg of Earth is the current leader of the team. He is also one of the premier inventive geniuses in the solar system.
Lyle doesn't speak much about his past, but evidence suggests that he was originally contacted by Earthgov and the UP about his inventions. When he created the serum that gave him his invisibility power, he became an active secret agent for his governments. His competence and special power more than compensated for any reluctance officials might feel about using an operative of his age. ("When there's no one there, it's Norg" became a byword in the Earthgov security community.) When the Legion was forming, he was "drafted" by Earthgov for the team. Unlike some of the draftees, he took to life in the Legion immediately.
Lyle's personal speicality is biochemistry, but his inventive genius is catholic. He is particularly adapt at taking the theoretical work of others and quickly turning it into an efficient, pragmatic application. He created the Legion Flight Rings from a discarded theoretical experiment conducted by Brainiac Five. Basically, he quickly masters any discipline that happens to catch his attention.
While Coz's leadership style was to rally the troops and charge in at the head of the battle, Lyle (while no less courageous) appears to be more of a tactician, evaluating the situation and striking for maximum effect. He's content to let the founders handle the spotlight of public attention. Although an effective team member and team leader, he has a definite taste for striking out on his own to complete a mission, sometimes without backup.
His best friend in the Legion is Chameleon - the two think remarkably alike. Although his early overtures of friendship to Brainiac Five were rebuffed (Brainy felt a bit threatened by a human of Lyle's competence) the Legion's two geniuses seem to be drawing a bit closer, largely due to their mutual friendship with Rond Vidar.
Lyle's parents have never been seen or alluded to. He may be an orphan. When he joined the Legion he appeared to be living alone in some luxury -- he probably has personal financial resources from his patents and royalties.
Because of his mysterious and eventful past, it seems likely that he would have significant Allies, Favors and Contacts (and possibly language skills) that are not reflected here (50 to 100 additional points, GM's option).
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