Appearance: Ven is a 7' animate scarecrow, with an eternally blazing Jack-o'-Lantern for a head and a body stuffed with fibrous white asbestos. His asbestos insides are encased by a long-sleeved olive-green shirt, rough burlap pants, and rough brown leather work gloves on his hands. Dirty, yet sturdy, old farmer's boots act as his feet. Despite this odd structure, his manner is not at all awkward or impaired. He consistently wears a very wide-brimmed straw hat, A little bit tattered and with some burn marks. A worn brown leather belt hangs at his waist, and hanging from that are usually his crowbar. His form is kept by a crude skeleton of wooden wicker support rods running through his back and limbs, with an especially thick one sprouting out of his shirt's head hole to support his pumpkinhead. These "bones" are unexpectedly stronger than your average wicker rod, despite their skinniness.
Born: unknown; probably 19th-20th century.
He was created and animated by a mad sorcerer/alchemist/overall weird person called Rain. He was made for the purpose of a personal army. Like a true mad scientist, he wasn't really sure what he'd do with the army, but he was hellbent on creating it. Rain built an army of homunculi so strange that surprise would be one of their most effective weapons. The army was also made strange because the sorcerer built all the soldiers out of whatever materials he could scavenge or steal. Ven was made after Rain stole a scarecrow and a Jack-o'-Lantern from a farmer and a ****load of asbestos from a construction site, and enchanted the candle flame to give the scarecrow life, making it the source of his consciousness and soul. He named this creation Vengeance of the Fields, because he thought it sounded cool and awe-inspiring. He took a liking to Vengeance and made him "captain" of one of his "troops", and granted him with a great array of abilities.
Vengeance, meanwhile, had developed a very cynical attitude towards all this, and began to see his creator as complete BS. He cause a "lab accident" that killed Rain and the rest of his creation. Since then he has been roaming freely, an agent of mischief and overall chaos. He shortened his name to Ven in this time period, because he really dislikes all that pretentious stuff about names that try to be menacing.
As a being animated by enchanted fire, he can manipulate his inner fire just as a human could manipulate ki. He can breathe fire, shoot fireballs from his hands, whatever.
His "skeleton", as well as the rest of his body, has regenerative capabilities ("healing factor", as some would say). Most injuries to his "bones" regenerate within a minute if the process is undisturbed.
He can run up to and slightly over 100 miles an hour and make vertical jumps of over 50 feet. his reaction time is nearly immediate.
Due to his asbestos body and pyromantic soul, he is totally immune to fire and heat-related attacks.
An enchanted scythe that lets the holder manipulate plant life (including moving, accelerating the growth of, etc.) in a 1-mile radius. Think Swamp Thing. He rarely uses its power, though; He doesn't relish an easy fight. Other than that, it looks like a perfectly normal 4.5 foot long scythe, except that the blade is a mysterious dark green metal. It glows when its power is being used.
A good ol' rusty crowbar. It's decent for close combat, as Ven does not have much physical prowess to speak of.
Ven enjoys causing trouble ranging from light mischief to murderous chaos. These acts are always harmful and accompanied by his distinctive, bizarre and terrifying cackle. Despite his humorous means, Ven can act quite cynical at time and takes absolutely no BS, pretension or arrogance from anyone. Like a combination of Natsu (from Fairy Tail) and the Joker.