Portrayed by Chloe Blanchard
Full Name Xiaoyi Chen
Age 19
Height 5'6"
Build Lithe
Eyes Dark brown
Hair Black
Skin Tan
Factions Inhumans, Titans

Claim to Fame

She's far too new to have accomplished anything of widespread noteworthiness.


She's been talked up amongst Ennilux employees and a few inhumans as being particularly powerful in spite of her newness, and also remarkably intelligent, but she's had little contact with the wider community.


Xiaoyi Chen spent most of her life on a working farm in a village located in Wulingyuan, Hunan Province. Her parents wanted a son; what they got instead was a daughter who was never satisfied with the life that chance had allotted her. She wanted books, information, education. She wanted access to the wider world. They loved her because they were her parents, but the disconnect between their world and the one she sensed could belong to her was so vast that no one was ever truly happy, least of all Xiaoyi.

When the Terrigen mist swept through her village and left her changed, she was presented with the opportunity to leave that life behind, and take a chance on making a better life for herself elsewhere. She took that chance, letting her parents believe she had perished as a result of the violent explosion of her home (a drastic act taken to try to avoid capture by armed men), and leaving with Reader — an inhuman who promised her he had the answers she needed to make sense of what she'd become.

That didn't quite go to plan, but then, what does? And so Xiaoyi — codename 'Iso' — finds herself abroad, newly arrived in America and seeking to find a place for herself, more or less alone.

Character Details

Xiaoyi's mind rules her entire life. Her intellect allows her to be self-sufficient and confident, but it — along with her history of dissatisfaction with controlling parents and a life that did not sate her need to learn about the world around her — has made her fiercely protective of her own independence. She doesn't talk as much in mixed company as many others, but she is always, always paying attention.

In spite of her frequent appearance of reserve, she has a sharp sense of humor and no shortage of courage, or affection for those who earn it.


Image Name Relation Information
3h0GsdB.jpg Impulse Teammate Friendly. Enthusiastic. Energetic. He seems the type who might burst at the seams if he were ever made to sit still for long.
Dg8DTJR.jpg Caitlin Fairchild Teammate A young woman of intimidating stature, and a warm personality that's quick to make people forget to be intimidated. Xiaoyi isn't sure that taking her up on her offer of physical training is the smartest idea in terms of self-preservation, but she has no doubts it'll be effective…and anyway, the world can never have too many women who are engineers in it.
h0sh3xk.jpg Red Robin Recruiter The man with the plan and the terrible jokes. Red Robin's solicitation of Xiaoyi's interest in the Titans may have changed the course of her life for the immediate future — and who knows? Maybe forever. Several awful experiences since her terrigenesis have left her justifiably wary of people in authority, but Red Robin has an unassuming way about him that projects both competence and personal restraint. It helps to put her mind at ease. Only time will tell if that's a terrible mistake.
dMgXt70.jpg Spider-Man Teammate They haven't met. All Xiaoyi knows about him is what the Daily Bugle reported: that he got into a fight with children while the rest of the Titans were taking on super-villains. The fact that Red Robin decided to let her continue to operate under this misconception surely won't have awkward consequences for anyone in the future.
oBye2PE.jpg Zatanna Zatara Teammate She's an honest-to-god magician. They don't know one another very well yet, but Zatanna occupies a world vastly different from the one Xiaoyi knows best, and that automatically makes her interesting.


You have to learn to pace yourself
You're just like everybody else
You've only had to run so far
So good
But you will come to a place
Where the only thing you feel
Are loaded guns in your face
And you'll have to deal with


RP Logs & Journals

October 30, 2017: Jus Soli

Black Bolt, recently a guest in Titans Tower, approaches Red Robin to ask if he can join the team. Iso meets her 'king'. Clawminator Destrucat Mk.II conquers a slipper.

(permalink: log:6418 | tags: black_bolt iso red_robin | posted: 31 Oct 2017 06:03)

September 06, 2017: Dressing the Part

With Iso having moved fully into Titans Tower, Red Robin helps her get outfitted with a proper superhero costume. It is, fortunately, not pigeon-themed.

(permalink: log:6236 | tags: iso red_robin | posted: 12 Sep 2017 03:02)

August 28, 2017: The New Kid

The newest member of the Titans meets some of the team she's joined. Impulse takes up a new career in pizza delivery.

(permalink: log:6194 | tags: fairchild impulse iso red_robin zatanna_zatara | posted: 29 Aug 2017 19:40)

August 16, 2017: Birds of a Feather

A week after the incident involving mutagen spilled into the East River, Red Robin tracks down one of the metahumans involved in that day's events — notably, the one that caused a massive, oversized pigeon to explode before it could crush anyone as it fell out of the sky. Due diligence suggests that Xiaoyi Chen may be a good candidate for the Titans project he's overseeing…

(permalink: log:6182 | tags: iso red_robin | posted: 27 Aug 2017 07:15)

August 08, 2017: Without A Paddle

An accident in the East River exposes the local wildlife to a dangerous mutating chemical… And forces a disparate group of exceptional individuals to act quickly to prevent the chaos from spreading.

(permalink: log:6140 | tags: atli daredevil dr._jane_foster impulse iso kingpin merrow moonstar noemi_nogueira red_robin rusalka spoiler the_winter_soldier tigers_flies zatanna_zatara | posted: 12 Aug 2017 05:44)

March 22, 2017: Welcome Wagon

Storn and Phoenix greet Reader with Iso in tow, as well as tales of Ennilux

(permalink: log:5578 | tags: inhumans iso phoenix reader storm x-men x-mists | posted: 23 Mar 2017 03:49)

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