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Benjamin Dobinbough
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Benjamin Dobinbough is an eccentric and hardworking English scientist. He is a friend of Barok van Zieks. He was accused of murdering a volunteer of his during an experiment.

History Edit

Benjamin Dobinbough was a young man aiming to become a scientist. During his time in university he became friends with Barok van Zieks. Then, he decided to study in Germany for two decades. But while he was gone, van Zieks got caught up in an incident where his brother was murdered, then he was labeled as a Grim Reaper after all the trials he lost had the defendants somehow die. Upon Dobinbough's return to England, he was determined to prove his theory of possible teleportation. Because Dobinbough was in Germany for so long, most people in England thought he was actually German. Dobinbough was approached by an investor, really leader of a notorious crime syndicate, named Elyder Meningen who offered to find a guy who can make an actual teleporter with the goal of getting money from the government.

A Demonstration Gone Wrong Edit

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World's fair

Unveiling his invention

The teleporter wasn't shown to the public until the World's fair. Benjamin Dobinbough gives a speech about the transportation of the twentieth century before announcing the invention. He was very excited about this, but when he tested it on Meningen something went wrong. Although his volunteer made it to the intended teleported location of the new Crystal Tower, he ended up dead. This resulted in the scientist getting arrested for the murder of Elyder Meningen.

Personality Edit

Benjamin Dobinbough is quite cheerful, ambitious, and eccentric.

Name Edit

  • "Benjamin" is possibly derived from Benjamin Franklin, a United States founding father and scientist.
  • "Dobinbough" is a pun on Do binbō (ド貧乏) which means “incredibly poor”.