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REPO! The Genetic Opera Stamping Community
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REPO! The Genetic Opera

This is a stamping community for the cheesy-but-fun-tastic rock/goth gore-fest opera movie musical REPO! The Genetic Opera. See the trailer here:

Overview of the plot from Wikipedia:
An epidemic of organ failures devastates the planet. Panic erupts and scientists feverishly make plans for a massive organ harvest. Out of the tragedy, GeneCo, a multi-billion dollar biotech company, emerges. GeneCo provides organ transplantation for a profit. In addition to financing options, GeneCo reserves the right to implement default remedies, including repossession. For those who can't keep up with their organ payments, collection is the responsibility of "organ repo men", skilled assassins contracted by GeneCo, ordered to recover GeneCo's property by any means necessary.

At the heart of the story is Shilo Wallace (Alexa Vega), a 17-year-old girl with a rare blood disease. She has been kept locked up and protected in her house, where she is guarded from the outside world by her father, Nathan Wallace (Anthony Head). While Shilo struggles with her wish to leave the house and experience the outside world, Nathan struggles with his job as the repo man, and more specifically, his next target, a woman named Blind Mag (Sarah Brightman). Blind Mag was a friend of Nathan's now-deceased wife, and is Shilo's godmother.

The Largo family, consisting of GeneCo president Rotti (Paul Sorvino), his daughter Amber (Paris Hilton), and his two sons Luigi and Pavi (Bill Moseley and Nivek Ogre, respectively), have their own plans. Rotti is dying, and the three siblings bicker and fight about who is to take the role as head of GeneCo.

The stories intertwine and merge at the GeneCo opera.

Rules/Deterrents against Anarchy

1. You must join the community to post an application. You do NOT need to have been stamped to vote on others' applications.
2. Please choose one or two characters you think best fit(s) the person who's applying when voting. Try not to be a sheep and just follow along with what other people have said, without considering the app. at all. Please BOLD your votes to make it easy to count. kthnx darlings.
3. You will get a stamp when you've gotten at least five votes or when a week has passed, whichever comes first.
4. You may reapply after a month has passed since your first stamping. I don't set a limit to this, but honestly, be reasonable, I think five Graverobbers is enough, huh?
5. Only members who have gotten a regular stamp can participate in themes.
6. You can promote communities, etc., somehow related to Repo! once you've been stamped.
7. If you want to affiliate with this comm., send me a message, but I'm going to be a bit more choosy about this, so don't have your poor feelings hurt if I don't want to add your comm. to our affiliates for some reason.
8. Be nice! We're not here to bitch at each other.

Your mod and maintainer is trypanophobic34.

The Application

*Copy and paste the contents of the scroll box below.
*Just to clarify, the question only should be in the color I selected; this is to make the answers easier to read; so please write them outside the font color/bold tags.
*Put "Chase the Morning," "Chromaggia," "Zydrate Comes in a Little Glass Vial," "Happiness Is Not a Warm Scalpel," or "I Will Find a Hole and Fuck It" in the subject line so we know you read the rules.
*If you're reapplying, put "Stamped as ____/Surgery Is What I Need" in the subject line.

The Character Choices

Nathan Wallace/Repo Man
Nathan is a torn man who desperately loves and wants to protect his daughter, Shilo. After (he believes) accidentally poisoning his sick wife, Marni, Nathan saves Shilo from her womb, and signs on with Rotti Largo as a Repo Man to cover up the secret. In an effort to keep Shilo close and safe, he administers to her pills that make her sick and confined at home. He grows to enjoy his work, taking a sadistic pride and pleasure in it and seeing himself as an efficient and very precise "night surgeon." Divided by long years of doing the gruesome work of Rotti into two identities, his love for Shilo overrides everything else he does. He lives in torment, extreme protective love, deception, and two-facedness, haunted by the memory of his wife and his inability to save her.

Shilo Wallace
Shilo is a sweet, innocent, plucky, and resourceful girl who has been kept isolated in her house all her life by her father, ostensibly because she has a serious medical condition. She longs to see the outside world and experience life there, and starts to feel rebellious towards her father. She loves Nathan very much, but resents him for being overprotective. Being limited her whole life by her "illness," she goes on to find out that she is actually free and no one has to be a slave to their genetics. That there is always a choice and there is no "fate" written in your genes.

Blind Mag
Mag is the Voice of GeneCo and a famous singer at the Genetic Opera. She unknowingly sold her vocal talents to Rotti Largo seventeen years ago in exchange for an optical surgical operation that allowed her to see. Very elegant, wise, and sorrowful, Mag has amazing eyes with a spectral appearance that can project her visual memories out into the air for others to see. She stars in commercials and acts as a sort of spokesperson/advertising whore for GeneCo, and is rewarded with fame and wild admiration - all unwittingly. Mag was Marni's best friend, and Shilo's godmother; when she discovers Shilo is alive, she seeks to make contact with her, and encourage her to do what she is no longer free to - live with integrity and follow her dreams. Mag is the true mysterious, dark, and unique beauty of the Repoverse; haunted by regret, she is resigned, and has given up on her life, and she is planning the ultimate act of defiance to Rotti - death. At her last Opera performance, she sings about a tragic beautiful caged bird called "Chromaggia" before bringing on her suicide for all to see.

Graverobber is a clever, colorful, somewhat gallant, Shakespearean-esque character who has no moral scruples against plundering the bodies of the dead or accepting sexual favors as payment for his black-market Zydrate. He both participates in the events of the Repoverse and is a kind of outsider looking in at the society and experiencing a peculiar sort of social phenomenon of obsession with surgical perfection, which he considers "petty" while still profiting from the monstrous desires and obsessions of others. He is intelligent, smug, and amused, an altogether good guy who is out for himself but will help such a wanderer as Shilo and give a very charming fare-thee-well gesture with the hand.

Rotti Largo
Rotti is the dying founder and owner of the GeneCo corporation. Cold, calculating, conniving, and greedy, he considers GeneCo simply a highly lucrative enterprise, and would stop at nothing to get what he wants. He was engaged to Marni at the time she met and fell in love with his young associate, Nathan, and was deeply hurt when she left him. When Marni fell sick, he got back at her by exchanging Nathan's potential cure with poison, killing her. He then punished Nathan by binding him to lifetime service as a Repo Man. Uncaring about his children and considering them failures, he plots to give the ownership of GeneCo to Shilo, whom he considers an appropriate heir. Rotti is a master at double-dealings and leading people to believe twisted versions of things to get them to do what he wants. Though cold, manipulative, and amoral, he still has deep passions for the one love of his life, Marni. Nobody crosses him without suffering the consequences.

Luigi Largo
Luigi is the constantly enraged, violent, incredibly twisted older son of Rotti. He is liable to stab anyone for so much as getting him the wrong kind of coffee or staining his shirt with a transplant heart. He is also very obscene, and emotionally psychopathic, making dark jokes about everything. He has a huge ego, and is determined that he will inherit GeneCo.

Pavi Largo
Pavi is the freakish, narcissistic, and somehow enormously popular, brother of Luigi, also vying to be the heir of GeneCo. He is a true dandy, effeminate, vain, and flowery. Horribly scarred, he always wears the cut-off faces of others, which he changes like outfits and thinks make him beautiful. Twisted, theatrical, and somewhat romantic, he charms all the ladies, and is usually surrounded by GENtern groupies.

Amber Sweet
Amber Sweet is the pampered, self-serving daughter of Rotti, and the "face" of GeneCo. She has an expensive habit of constantly getting new surgery done and changing her appearance; the original developer of Zydrate, she is now addicted to it, and has a sexual relationship with Graverobber, who provides her with illegal Z. Usually numbed by the drug and dreamy, she is addicted to cosmetic surgery to make herself feel better, and to Z for the pain afterwards. She is perhaps the poster girl for the current obsession with artificial surgically-created beauty and bodies. She is also an aspiring singer, and wants to succeed Mag on the stage, "Amber Sweet" being her stage name. Though spoiled, she is not totally a brat, and seems to care somewhat for her father, and to be hurt by his disappointment in her, even to have a sweet side. Unlike her brothers, she has a sense of shame. She ultimately becomes the new head of GeneCo.

Marni Wallace
Marni is the kind, loving, tragic young wife of Nathan, who died at Shilo's birth. She has become a ghostlike figure, haunting Nathan's head, and haunting Shilo as a familiar but unknown figure who has given her a legacy of her blood disease. Her eerie pictures adorn the halls and rooms of the Wallace house; her preserved body is even kept behind glass. Despite her disturbing presence, she seems to have been a very gentle and sympathetic person.

GENterns are the perky, girly, leggy uniformed workers of GeneCo. They kind of serve a double purpose as cheerleaders and nurses for the corporation. Sexy and cheerful, they effectively serve and assist in organ transplantion.

Zydrate Addicts
These are the dazed and tripped-out Zydrate junkies, who suffer from addiction to the anesthetic drug and withdrawal of it. They flock around graverobbers and desperately seek Z, and the only thing they know is the blissful feeling Zydrate gives which relieves the pain of surgery and everything else. Colorful characters that drift around back alleys like lost souls.

The Stamps
Here is the first set of stamps.
Here is the second set of stamps.

The Stamped Members
Here is the list.

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