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Aura - Toa of Gold (Dec 2010)
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-Version II- Vain and powerful, Aura's gifts have attracted the attention of unwanted eyes. Thrown from the lap of luxury she is forced to take up arms and flee from the Dark Hunters.
About this creation
Before we get onto Anything, here are some links to the original made by me almost a year ago, and to the BRCII, of which Aura is a leading character.
Borrowed designs are Scott Aldridge's pelvis design, and the design of the BioCore, which Alpha requested both Kriigen and Aura to have. This is a better rendition of how I imagine Aura to look - the blue is brighter, there's much more gold on her, and she's slimmer too: that includes with the chest. I normally hate overlapping chest plates, but I also wanted to give a figure more 'generically hot'. Most other MOCers use that technique to make females, as with the Rashzakea assplate, so I went with it. This once. Also she has loads of custom limbs due to the scarcity of mata-blue parts.
And now onto the MOC:
Note that I also gave her a sword. They don't necessarily crop up in the storyline, but I felt I should add them. Also her mask would be darker because it's old. Why not? XD


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Name: Aura
Gender: Female
Species: Matoran
Race: Ce-Matoran, Weave Toa
Occupation: Renegade
Title(s): Toa
Element: Gold
Kanohi: Kualsi, Mask of Teleportation
Alignment: Chaotic Neutral
Typical Weapon: None. Relies heavily on powers.
MOC Status: Sacrificed to Project MATRIARCH



(A.R. Rahman - Mausam and Escape)


Aura was originally a Ce-Matoran on Poliaz, who was... well, a bit kinky. She was one of Lord Poliaz's servants - his favourite. She had also had several other matoran after dates with her, Gratigan being one of the few that succeeded and Gringat being one of the many that failed. She was chosen by Lord Reglas to be the Toa of Gold.


She was originally a member of a toa team of three based in the southern islands (in Mata-Nui's anatomy, his left shin) meant to keep an eye on a known entrance to the shadowcaverns. One day a strange horned being, and another with wings arrived and attacked, killing the other two. Aura, however, hid and managed to escape. The beings were dark hunters. They were trying to capture Aura.


The Shadowed One had long anticipated, secretly, the creation of the Toa of Gold. His plan, when he or she manifested, was to capture him/her and force them to use their powers to fund projects for the hunters. Lucky for him, Aura's transmuting abilities, while only affecting metals in s and p block, were involuntary. Any metal she touched would turn to gold if held for long enough.


Aura was on the run for many years, escaping from numerous Dark Hunter encounters, unable to kill them because of the code. Her powers were useful - she could bribe others, as well as her usual tricks of persuasion, coercion and seduction. Her mask was bought from Nuhrii for a considerable amount of energised gold. The teleportation abilities have saved her many times. She also generally coats her hands and feet in lead, or plastic to stop premature transfiguration of metals.


Over time she became bitter, and left the code behind her. Two dark hunters died after she suffocated, stabbed, electrocuted, irradiated or transmuted them. She formulated several plans to kill the Shadowed One, many of which involved killing others to get to him.


She was captured after a joint, chaotic attack from two dark hunters - Kriigen and Veneno. Another toa attampted to defend her from the capture, and failed. She ended up incarcerated in a dark hunter base, and used her mask to escape the stasis tank she was in.


Lord Reglas had himself formulated a plan to get Aura back to safety, and remove her powers. This was after Brogas' disappearance, and he was anxious not to lose another. Harleci, the new Toa of Carbon, was dispatched to aid her. He succeeded, taking Aura to his home island after her cataclysmic escape. She was unconscious, another dark hunter was dead, and a strange artefact had integrated with her heartlight.


Unfortunately, this is as far as she is in the storyline. We have yet to write the next bit ^^.


A shot with the other elemental toa I currently have built. Brolas was a surprise; I was sure I had scrapped him. Anyway, he's dead now. I needed his bits for my current MOC projects ^^

C&C is welcome. Thanks me ep for making the BRCII, and Scott for that pelvis design. I'd been tinkering for AGES to try and find a design that worked! ^^




Comments

 I like it 
  August 19, 2011
Nice upgrade! The body is now fantastic! And the custom designs of the legs and the arms are breathtaking! But where did you get these dark gold pieces on her upper back?
Gringat the Repugnant
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matthew zipf
  March 9, 2011
nice job as usual gringat. although, can you do a how to an the body please? i Favorited you
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  December 20, 2010
I like how she covers her hands in lead very nice moc.
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  December 19, 2010
Awesome update of Aura!!!!! love the kk armour and the awesome forearm design !!!!! Could you maybe comment on my newest version of my self moc Toa Phosphorus V3
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  December 18, 2010
Beautifuly built, nice color scheme!
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  December 18, 2010
cool combination of pieces ,,look great
  December 18, 2010
Great shoulder joints!
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  December 18, 2010
Amazing color combination, although you could have tried gold and red. It goes together well.
Gringat the Repugnant
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Ahollow Darkfiend
  December 17, 2010
I like her as a moc and character
  December 17, 2010
Ahpolki: O_O HEY! How come she looks like me?! D:< Great, now people're gonna start callin' us twins.
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  December 17, 2010
Nice, by the way, for me it's CHristmas break now, so is it yours? So you can go rp more? By the way, the "other toa" was kryote... rite? And your welcome for me killing that hunter.... but now i have a feeling Aura is gonna become something over time....
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  December 17, 2010
Very nice job here man. Can't wait to see what you put out next
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  December 17, 2010
Good moc, but I dont think that mask clashes with the other colors. But I like it. Mind check out my self moc? http://www.mocpages.com/moc.php/240165
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  December 17, 2010
Quoting Connor Hoffman This MOC is great. I love the design, the song and the backstory. I'm anxious to know what happens next! One complaint though. (UGGGH)I don't really like the orange-gold knights kingdom parts... :)
Ah well. Sucks to be you, because I love KK parts ^^
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  December 17, 2010
I love her story- A lot like one of my toa. Wait so you scrapped the toa of copper?
  December 17, 2010
Just joking with ya, there's no fun with no rivalry. :P But I have to say, the mask gold compared to the body gold kinda takes away.
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  December 17, 2010
I thought its a guy again but the breast plates prove it lol
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  December 17, 2010
What a sweet piece of bling she be! Great background story although I'd love to hear more about her "kinky" side but of course in an appropriate "wink, wink" manner for all audiences. I need to try and build some more of these characters but my knowledge of the storyline is utterly lacking in nearly every detail.
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  December 17, 2010
Excellent Toa, but I'm not a fan of the kingdom parts or the back of the legs, it's nothing but blue there. But, it is still a very good creation, none the less! 10/5 -DV#
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  December 17, 2010
Very nice job on her dude!. Although I suggest making some more feminine poses. I actually first thought she was a guy lol. Maybe crossing her legs while she appears to stand could help :/. Still very nice job ^.^
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  December 17, 2010
This MOC is great. I love the design, the song and the backstory. I'm anxious to know what happens next! One complaint though. (UGGGH)I don't really like the orange-gold knights kingdom parts... :)
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  December 17, 2010
she has telaportisis =D
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  December 17, 2010
AWESOME, I love the blue and gold they work really well together!
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  December 17, 2010
Nice, I like the blue-gold color scheme.
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  December 17, 2010
Wow pretty cool! Mind if I use that bottom arm design sometime? Give credit of course! :3 Actully I might jump back in the the BRCII sometime once theres the next story...
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  December 17, 2010
wow, awesome work dude. poor brolas XD.
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  December 17, 2010
Quoting Callan Lord of Fire Sweet! But Veneno PWNS her! :P
I have yet to see Veneno pwn Aura.
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  December 17, 2010
Much better then the last version, but there is someone that I miss: Argentum!
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  December 17, 2010
Sweet! But Veneno PWNS her! :P
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  December 17, 2010
heyyyyy those arms are just like grimblade could u check out his latest version http://www.mocpages.com/moc.php/241538
 
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