- "It's the same for almost everyone. We expect starring roles in our lives but somehow we just end up with walk-on parts. Life doesn't have plots and subplots and denouements. It's just a big collection of loose ends and dangling threads that never get explained."
- ― Grant Morrison (DC Comics)
The power to create characters with defined personalities and abilities. Sub-power of Creation, Story Manipulation and Art Manipulation. Variation of Life Creation. Opposite of Character Erasure. Lesser version of Absolute Character Creation.
- Original Character Creation
The user can create one or more characters with defined personalities, stories, skills, powers etc., these characters are often more defined then mindless creatures or monsters and possess their own personalities and free will but may still obey their creator, depending on how much free will they were created with. The user may also empower their creations in any way they wish, such as giving them new powers.
Users of this ability are more limited in their creation of characters then users of Absolute Character Creation, such as number of characters, how powerful they are etc.
- Ability Creation
- Life Creation
- Life Manipulation
- Support Powers; user can support their creations in many ways
- Weapon Creation; user can create weaponry for their creations
- Absolute Character Creation; higher version of this power
- Hero Creation
- Imagination Manifestation
- Villain Creation
- Users of Character Erasure can counteract this.
- May have trouble maintaining control over their creations.
- Created characters maybe capable of turning against their creator/author.
- May be restricted to being only able to create certain kind of characters. (for example, being limited to only creating cartoon characters.)
- May be limited to how powerful they can create their characters to be.
- May be unable to grant Absolute Powers to their created characters.
- Characters may need to be created with fully thought out lore and defined characteristics to come to life.
- The user's creations may not be able to exist in the same world or universe.
- New Earth Grant Morrison (DC Comics)
- Kevin Thorn (Fables)
- The Dark Place (Alan Wake)
- The House of Ideas (Marvel Comics)