PF [RG] Return of the Runelords
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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2003

    [RG] Return of the Runelords

    Binder Fred playing Teea Tell the Human Gunslinger
    Deuce Traveler playing Michael the Human Fighter
    Kaodi playing Lunysh the Human Oracle
    Scotley playing Teodor Kirila the Human Rogue
    Scott DeWar playing Randolf Smarz the Half-Elf Alchemist
    Shayuri playing Mei Ying the Human Arcanist

    Paizo books are Core Rulebook, Advanced Class Guide, Advanced Player's Guide, Advanced Race Guide, Occult Adventures, Pathfinder Unchained, Ultimate Campaign, Ultimate Combat, Ultimate Equipment, Ultimate Magic, Pathfinder Player Companion: Champions of Corruption, Pathfinder Player Companion: Bastards of Golarion and Pathfinder Player Companion: Quests & Campaigns.
    Others possible. Just point me to them and I will make a determination.

    Everyone gets three character tokens (henceforth tokens) to spend on any of the following when creating your character.

    Step 1—Determine Ability Scores:
    A. Free: 20 point buy
    B. 1 token: 36 point buy

    Step 2—Pick Your Race:
    A. Free: Core Rulebook standard 7 (Dwarves, Elves, Gnomes, Half-Elves, Half-Orcs, Halflings, Humans).
    B. 1 token: Any race from the Advanced Race Guide that is a Featured Race (Aasimars, Catfolk, Dhampirs, Drow, Fetchlings, Goblins, Hobgoblins, Ifrits, Kobolds, Orcs, Oreads, Ratfolk, Sylphs, Tengus, Tieflings, Undines).

    Step 3—Pick Your Class:
    A. Free: Core Rulebook standard 11 (Barbarian, Bard, Cleric, Druid, Fighter, Monk, Paladin, Ranger, Rogue, Sorcerer, Wizard)
    B. 1 token: Other classes from Advanced Player's Guide, Anvanced Class Guide, Ultimate Combat, Ultimate Magic or Occult Adventures (Alchemist, Cavalier, Inquisitor, Oracle, Summoner, Witch, Arcanist, Bloodrage, Brawler, Hunter, Investigator, Shaman, Skald, Slayer, Swashbuckler, Warpriest, Gunslinger, Ninja, Samurai, Magus, Kineticist, Medium, Mesmerist, Occultist, Psychic, Spiritualist)
    C. Pathfinder Unchained: If you choose one of the classes that has an unchained version you can pick either version (Barbarian, Monk, Rogue, Summoner).

    Step 4—Select Skills:
    A. Free: Core Rulebook skills.
    B. 1 token: Background skill system from Pathfinder Unchained added.

    Step 5—Select Feats:
    A. Free: Core Rulebook feats.
    B. 1 token: Include feats from other Paizo books.

    Step 6—Buy Equipment:
    A. Free: Equipment from Core Rulebook and Ultimate Equipment.

    Step 7—Other stuff:
    A. All players need to select one campaign trait from the Player's Guide.
    B. All players need to select a second trait from any Paizo books.
    C. Max gold for your class.
    D. First level; max hit points for your class; any non-evil alignment.
    The Return of the Runelords Adventure Path follows the PCs from humble beginnings in the haunted town of Roderic’s Cove to an epic confrontation for the future of Varisia itself. The PCs should know each other and should begin in Roderic’s Cove; beyond that, your character’s history is up to you to decide.
    The campaign assumes that each PC begins with one of the following campaign traits. In addition to giving you a minor boon for your character, these traits will also help to establish why your character is destined to take the role of one of Varisia’s newest heroes. In addition, these traits link to additional events that unfold as the adventure path progresses, and may unlock additional and unanticipated opportunities down the road. Your GM will have information about these opportunities as they present themselves in the adventures.
    Accidental Clone

    Adventuring has been in your blood for as long as you can remember, and this urge to go out and explore the world left you recently in over your head when you (foolishly or bravely, depending on how you look at it) decided to explore an old Thassilonian ruin near your home town. The adventure ended in tragedy when you set off a devastating trap while investigating a statue of a beautiful woman—someone you believed to be one of the ancient runelords of Thassilon. The trap slaughtered your entire party—including you.
    You woke from death some time later, your memories intact but your body transformed. No longer did you resemble your previous self—you instead looked like the woman depicted in the statue. Now, you’ve joined up with a new group of adventurers; despite your tragic first attempt at dungeon delving, your thirst for adventure has returned stronger than ever. You’re sure that this time you’ll be able to keep your fellow explorers alive, and the strange dreams you’ve been having ever since you came back to life in your new body—a body that your research has revealed was originally intended to be a clone of none other than Sorshen, the Runelord of Lust—have only further solidified in your mind the fact that you and your companions are destined for greatness.
    Your character must be human if you take this trait (though you may retain your previous gender identity). Your ethnicity is Azlanti, but you are not pure-blooded—you have the standard human ability score adjustments. Your resemblance to Sorshen may have unexpected side effects as the campaign progresses, for good or for ill. In any event, you gain a +1 trait bonus on Bluff and Diplomacy checks, and these skills are always class skills for you.
    Once per adventure, you can retroactively apply a +20 trait bonus to a saving throw against a mind-affecting effect after you learn the outcome of the roll. A saving throw result of a natural 1 still automatically fails, but if the +20 bonus adjusts the save so that it is successful, you treat the failed saving throw as a successful one.
    Unless the GM approves, only one PC in the group can have the Accidental Clone trait.

    Audrahni’s Ally
    While every PC should be at least passingly familiar with the elven gravedigger Audrahni, you are one of the few in town she counts as a true friend. Work with the GM to determine what sort of common ground you and Audrahni share. Perhaps you worship a deity whose teachings parallel her vocation (such as Ashava or Pharasma). Maybe you’re a Forlorn elf and you sense a kindred spirit within her. With the GM’s permission you may have known her in Magnimar before meeting her once again upon arriving in Roderic’s Cove. Or perhaps you merely share a similar passion for arcana, dancing, history, magic, or religion. More details about Audrahni appear in the adventures, but she’s a mysterious woman who’s close-lipped about her past—and so you’ll need to work with your GM to have a stronger relationship at the campaign’s outset.
    Audrahni trusts you, and she’s shared one element of her past with you since befriending you. Choose one of the following questions. At the start of the campaign, the GM will give you a brief answer about Audrahni’s past. Once you know the answer, you should fashion a parallel event in your own PC’s history, creating a shared misery or memory with Audrahni. The fact that you’ve met someone else who had a similar event in their past has bolstered your own resolve, and has granted you a +1 trait bonus to the saving throw determined by the question you select.
    “What happened to your parents?”: Grants a +1 trait bonus to Fortitude saving throws.
    “Where did you grow up?”: Grants a +1 trait bonus to Reflex saving throws.
    “What historical figure inspired you the most?”: Grants a +1 trait bonus to Will saving throws.
    Once per adventure as a standard action, you may concentrate on the bond you and Audrahni share. The strong emotions brought on by these memories bolster your desire to forge ahead and remain alive, granting you the effects of one of the following spells at a caster level equal to your character level: calm emotions, cure moderate wounds, or lesser restoration.

    Close Allies
    Binder Fred & Deuce Traveler

    You and another PC are close allies—friends, lovers, siblings, or even twins. Work with the other player to build a shared history—both you and the other player must choose Close Allies as a campaign trait, and both must agree to the nature of the relationship between the two characters. (At the GM’s option, more than two PCs can be linked by this trait.) You and your close ally have always supported each other. You might have the tendency to complete each other’s sentences, dress similarly, share the same religion or faith, or have endured a dangerous event together in the past. If you and the other player agree (and have chosen either the siblings or twins option below), you might not even particularly like your close “ally,” yet you still respect them and can utilize this trait’s benefits all the same.
    If your relationship with your close ally ends (as a result of death, a parting of ways, or other catastrophe), you immediately lose this campaign trait and replace it with Spirit Touched (see below) as a result of your emotional distress.
    When you and the other PC agree to take this shared trait, you must also agree on the nature of your characters’ bond by choosing one of the following: friends, lovers, siblings, or twins. If you choose twins, both PCs must be of the same race. If you choose siblings, one or both of you are adopted if you aren’t of the same race.
    Whenever you are adjacent to your close ally, you gain a +1 trait bonus on all saving throws.
    Once per adventure as an immediate action, you may grant your close ally a bonus equal to the result of 1d6 to a single d20 roll. You must have line of sight to your ally to use this ability. You may choose to grant this bonus after your ally has rolled, but must do so before the result of the roll is known.

    Intrigued by Thassilon

    The rediscovery of Thassilon’s legacy several years ago was an eye-opener for many, including you. After living so long in the shadow of these enormous ruins, you were intrigued to find out that they were much older than anyone could have guessed and that the runelords who built them may still exist. You’ve made a promise to yourself to uncover all that you can about Thassilon, its runelords, and the mysterious history of that ancient civilization.
    You gain Thassilonian as a bonus language, and at 1st level and every 2 levels thereafter, you gain a bonus skill rank that can only be applied to Knowledge (arcana), Knowledge (history), Linguistics, or Use Magic Device.
    Once per adventure, you may either take 20 on a Use Magic Device check or activate a charged magic item without expending any charges.

    Scion of Legend
    Your character has a personal link or association with one of Varisia’s established heroes. This hero should be a PC you played in a previous campaign (and could be, but need not be, one of the Sihedron Heroes). Your character could be a younger sibling, younger cousin, or even an apprentice of the hero. If enough time has passed, you might be the hero’s child, or your character could have reincarnated from the soul of a hero that died before your character was born.
    Choose two skills for which your associated hero has skill ranks. You gain a +1 trait bonus on checks with both of those skills, and those two skills are class skills for you.
    Once per adventure as a free action, you can call upon a previously forgotten bit of advice or lore imparted to you by the hero to gain an insight bonus equal to your class level (minimum +10) to a skill check. You may choose to apply this bonus after you roll the skill check, but must do so before the result of the roll is known.

    Spirit Touched
    As a child, you were influenced by overwhelming emotional trauma associated with death or undeath, and that influence marked you for the rest of your life. You may have been possessed by a ghost, had strange dreams in a haunted house, or suffered from an affliction from an undead source. You might even have had a near-death experience, or actually died and been returned to life. Work with your GM to determine the details of how you became spirit touched; she may have suggestions for you to tie your experience more tightly into the themes of the Return of the Runelords Adventure Path.
    You gain a +2 trait bonus on all saving throws made against supernatural attacks, spells, or spell-like abilities from undead creatures.
    Once per adventure, you may automatically succeed at a Constitution check to stabilize or a saving throw to remove a negative level.

    Time Lost
    Scotley & Scott DeWar

    You’ve always felt separated from the era into which you were born. Perhaps you feel that you were born too late, and that you and your interests are better suited to a previous age. Maybe you have the conviction you were born too soon, and that your true destiny lies in some distant future. You might be suffering from missing time—whether a few hours, a few weeks, or even several months—for which you have no memories. You might instead receive brief visions of friends or enemies much older or younger than their actual age. You’ve long since grown used to this strange condition, but have not yet determined why you suffer from it. Your GM will be provided with additional information about this trait’s strange nature in the third adventure of Return of the Runelords.
    You have a knack for knowing when to act a few instants in advance and gain a +2 trait bonus on Initiative checks.
    Once per adventure as an immediate action, you may use your strange link to the flow of time to force the GM to reroll a single d20 roll. You must declare the use of this ability immediately after the GM rolls the d20, but you can choose to do so after learning the results of the roll.
    Let me know if there are any questions.
    This is for the characters for my "Return of the Runelords" game.

    Last edited by Tailspinner; Tuesday, 16th October, 2018 at 05:51 AM.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2002
    Napanee, Ontario
    Name: Lunysh "Shendra"
    Race: Human
    Class/Level: Oracle 1
    Gender: Female

    Strength (STR) 14
    Dexterity (DEX) 14
    Constitution (CON) 14
    Intelligence (INT) 13
    Wisdom (WIS) 11
    Charisma (CHA) 20 (18 +2 racial)

    Alignment: Neutral Good
    AC: 15 (10 + 2 dex + 3 armor)
    Hit Points: 14 (8 + 2 + 3 + 1)
    Movement: 30'

    Init: +2
    BAB: +0
    Melee Attack: +2
    Ranged Attack: +2
    Fort: +2
    Reflex: +2
    Will: +2 (+7 vs charms and compulsions)

    Race Abilities
    +2 Cha
    Bonus Skill Point/Level
    Bonus Feat
    Favored Class: Oracle
    - 1 +HP

    Spells: 5 1st/day, CL 1, DC 15 + Spell Level

    Spells Known
    1 - Command, Comprehend Languages, Cure Light Wounds
    0 - Detect Magic, Ghost Sound, Guidance, Light, Mage Hand, Mending, Resistance, Stabilize

    Class Abilities:
    Proficiencies - all Simple Weapons, Light and Medium Armour, Shields (except Tower Shields)
    Mystery - Intrigue (adds Bluff, Disguise, Sleight of Hand, and Stealth to class skills)
    Oracle's Curse - Haunted (retrieving stored item a standard action, dropped items land 10 ft away, + Mage Hand/Ghost Sound)
    - Whispered Glimpses (add Cha instead of Wis to Perception and Sense Motive)

    Skills: 6
    Bluff: +10 (1 rank +3 t, +1 trait, +5 Cha)
    Diplomacy: +10 (1 rank +3 t, +1 trait, +5 Cha)
    Heal: +4 (1 rank +3t, +0 Wis)
    K (Religion): +5 (1 rank +3 t, +1 Int)
    Perception: +5 (0 ranks +5 Cha)
    P (Barmaid): +4 (1 rank +3 t, +0 Wis)
    Sense Motive: +9 (1 rank +3 t, +5 Cha)

    - Accidental Clone (campaign trait)
    - Irrepressible (add Cha instead of Wis to Will saves vs charms and compulsions)

    H Toughness
    1 Extra Orisons

    Languages - Common, Varisian

    Age: Lunysh 28, Sorshen Clone ?
    Height: 5'9"
    Weight: 120 lbs.

    Money - 88 gp, 8 sp, 8 cp

    Encumbrance - 46 1/2 lbs (58/116/175)

    Weapons -
    Spear, +2 atk, 1d8+3, 20/x3, 6 lbs, 2 gp
    Light Crossbow, +2 atk, 1d8, 19-20/x2, 80', 4 lbs, 35 p
    - 10 bolts, 1 lb, 1 gp
    Dagger +2 atk, 1d4+2, 19-20/x2, 1 lb, 2 gp

    Armour -
    Studded Leather +3 AC, +5 max Dex, -1 ACP, 20 lbs, 25 gp

    Gear -
    Backpack 2 lbs, 2 gp
    Belt Pouch 1/2 lb, 1 gp
    Bedroll 5 lbs, 1 sp
    Waterskin 4 lbs, 1 gp
    Flint & Steel 0 lbs, 1 gp
    Whetstone 1 lb, 2 cp
    Grooming Kit 2 lbs, 1 gp
    Explorers Outfit 0 (8) lbs, 0 gp

    (-20 starting gp from remittance)

    Lunysh was a vain girl. She had been the prettiest and then most beautiful in her small rural village on the outskirts of Magnimar's influence, and she had had the local farm boys (and maybe even a farm girl) wrapped around her little finger. But her vanity made her believe that she was greater than her humble beginnings, and so given the chance she decided to head to the big city where certainly wealth and riches awaited a girl like her.

    Lunysh was only small town beautiful. Magnimar turned out to be a rude awakening. In the city there were many whose looks exceeded her own, and she had to eke out a living doing the sort of menial work she thought she had escaped from when she left home. But still she was vain and willful, and she prayed to the goddess of love and beauty, Shelyn, that someone would come and sweep her off her feet. And she mirrored, as best she could afford, the grooming habits of the wealthy elites shared by many of the Shelynites.

    One day as she worked her serving job at the local tavern her wish appeared to come true. Lunesh caught the eye of a patron, a moderately handsome looking young nobleman who appeared to appeared to be carousing with friends. They had a short romance, but when Lunesh became with child the truth about the "nobleman" was revealed: he was, like her, of humble origins, and had taken on airs in the hopes that adjusting his ways would naturally be followed by a change in station.

    While Lunysh's "prince" was not so churlish to leave her out in the cold to care for a baby herself, life was hard after that. She had a baby girl, and her days did not leave much room for worrying about her appearance between work and raising a child. Much of her vanity was worn out of her, but the longing for a scheme to get rich quick - not so much. So several years later when a motley group of folks who frequented one of the establishments she toiled at appeared to be discussing the treasures and riches of a local ruin they hoped to explore she jumped at a chance she feared might not come again: she volunteered as a torchbearer, pack carrier, and all around menial servant in exchange for a chance to get in on it.

    The small fellowship was a bit taken aback. They said that bringing a hireling to carry your things was a bit old fashioned and that they were modern adventurers. Lunysh begged. Anything to get her out of this life. Eventually they acquiesced after it came to light than the ruin in question was in the area of her hometown. She tried to explain as best as possible to the father of her child was she was leaving their kid with him as she went cavorting in the wilderness. And she made it clear that she felt he owed her. Her daughter cried when she left, and Lunysh struggled to hold back her own tears. But she had to be strong! This was for both of them.

    The adventuring career of the vain girl was short. Her party found the old ruin, Thassilonian, easily enough. There were dangers, and Lunysh even had to personally bop a couple of goblins on the head with her burning torch. But then the came on a wondrous state of an extraordinarily beautiful woman. Maybe the sculptor had been generous (you could never tell with such old things) but the woman appeared to be just as Lunysh had always believed herself to be in her heart: beautiful, strong, even enchanting. In fact the woman in the statue was quite enchanting, because Lunysh was suddenly overcome by such a strong attraction to the woman, an animal lust, that she felt she would kill rather than let another set a hand on her. Unfortunately, as she found out when the hand of the rogue slipped a hand in from behind her and slashed a dagger across her throat, so was everyone else.

    Some time later Lunysh came to. She was surprised to draw breath again, and surprised again when the mere act of breathing seemed strange and foreign to her. She thought she was supposed to be dead, so it seemed trifling at the time. Stumbling out of the bizarre looking room she had awoken in, she grabbed some ragged cloth to tie around herself. Why barely had time to dwell upon why she was undressed before she came upon the statue of the woman. There, scattered around it, were the bodies of her companions. And... and her own.

    Breathe caught in her throat, Lunysh fell over and crawled over the floor sticky with blood to what appeared to be her own body. Frantically she ripped open the pack and found the small mirror she had brought with her. Holding it up in front of her face she gazed on her reflection, and who gazed back she was totally unprepared for. She looked up fearfully at the beautiful and formidable visage engraved in stone, a visage that was now her own. The mirror slipped from her fingers when it struck the floor its surface cracked and shattered. Lunysh poured out the rest of the contents of the pack and scooped up a keepsake her daughter had made for her before she left. And then she fled. Back home. A place no one knew her.

    She had been a vain girl. But now she was a mysterious stranger in her own hometown, and the most beautiful woman that any of them had ever seen, or ever would see. More than one young man who, in their youth, had claimed there was no one else in the world for them as they pleaded for Lunysh's hand in marriage, stumbled over themselves to win her attention. Not one even mentioned the girl they used to know. It was all too much. And that was before she realized the weird instances of bad luck that were beginning to pile up were not going to stop.

    Lunysh had strange dreams. In these dreams she seemed not herself, but rather the woman whose face she now wore. But then one night she had another dream. She gazed upon a beautiful statue. Not a large, imposing one. But one she recognized. Not from the ruins, but from a temple in Magnimar. It was a representation of the goddess Shelyn. And for the first since she woke up as another woman Lunysh felt at peace, like whatever had been plaguing her (the spirits of her dead companions) were gone. Nothing was said, but she understood: the goddess had chosen her. Lunysh blinked and the face on the statue changed. It was now her own. Her true face. The face of Lunysh, champion of Shelyn.

    She was a vain woman. But her vanity had been tempered by motherhood, then by the divine. She had a new look, but more importantly she had a new sense of self; and a purpose. Her small misfortunes followed her back to Magnimar, but along the way she came to understand the goddess had given her new gifts as well, though she was as yet inexperienced with them. She consulted with a number of sages and came to understand her new body had been prepared as a clone for a figure of legend: the Runelord of Lust, Sorshen. Given the circumstances of her demise and rebirth, it made more than enough sense.

    Hanging over this all though was an ache in her heart, one that would not go away. For all intents and purposes Lunysh was dead and her little girl was now motherless, in the hands of a father who had never been quite up for the task. She had watched them once, from far away. She had even caught her little girl's eye. But there was no recognition there. How could there be? Would she even want to try and make her baby understand that another woman's face adorned the love of her mother? She even had a new name to go along with her new face: Shendra. And so she fled again. Not to her hometown, but rather north, to Roderic's Cove, the gateway to Riddleport. In time, once she had gained a little more mastery over her powers, perhaps she could move onto that den of thieves and piracy. Or perhaps destiny would come looking for her once again.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Eastern Canada

    Teea Tell, AKA Teea the Unreasonable

    Human (Tian-Varisian) Gunslinger 1 1 Token

    Diminutive and slight of build, 4'4 inches in height
    Long brunette hair hanging down to her thighs
    17 years old
    Mastered this expression

    Ban family history
    • Long ago, Ban Tchell (probably a deformation of her true name) crafts her guns in faraway Tian. A prolific craftswoman, some say she made them to slay a dragon; some say she was mad with grief, or possibly possessed, or maybe both. Others say the 'dragon' was really the Warmaster of some great country of the time... Which might explain why they no longer live there
    • Tian expats, washed up on Vasirian shores, are one of the founding families of Roderick’s Cove (branch off Ameiko’s family (from Jade Regent) who settled in Sandpoint?)
    • Many generations later: Teea’s family are wheat farmers (rotation crop?) on the best land in Roderick’s Cove: between the river and the hills, where yearly flooding render the earth rich and dark.
    • Father marries mother, giving her the name Tell (and inheriting the farmlands of both families?)
    • Teea is born, child of a harsh winter
    • Two years shy of maturity, during a great rain, Teea gets bored and decides to go exploring. She finds the family’s ancestral cache, half-buried under the house (the ground has shifted for some reason). The cache includes strips of moldy lamellar armor, rotten bolts of silk, ripped and faded scrolls (with secret family histories and –drum roll - the Secret to Dragonpowder!tm), battered oil lamps, mud-filled barrels, and a few broken firearms! (a single one of which only she can (eventually) make work)
    • As she's down there, the ground rumbles and the hill slides; the lives of father, mother, brother and two sister are swept away, along with most of the house; buried in Audrahni’s cemetery (although little James' body was never found); Teea regularly goes to offer little tokens and burn offerings
    • Meanwhile Aunt Mirh, who never approved of her brother's wedding ("Too foreign-looking!"), now wants to take care of her, and Teea's inheritance just possibly might have something to do with it (the best farmland in the Cove, not "those foreign contraptions!")
    • Teea shows up with all her kit at uncle Michael's stool in Creekside Tavern, with a stubborn expression on her face -- he's father's youngest brother, a scarred ex-soldier
    • Now. One year shy of maturity.
    1 Token - 36 points
    Diminutive and slight of build, she's still a bit unsure of herself but has the grace of her grand ancestor
    Str 8 (-2)
    Dex 20 (17) +2 Racial
    Con 9 (-1)
    Int 12 (2)
    Wis 16 (10)
    Cha 16 (10)

    Init +5
    BAB +1
    Hit points: 10/10
    AC 17 (5 dex + 2 leather armor) Touch 15, FF 12
    Fort +1 Ref +7 Will +3/+5 changing her mind (+1 adjacent with Michael)
    Spd 35'

    - Utility knife, 10' range, +0 atk, 1d4-1, 19-20/X2
    - Battered musket, 40' range, +6 atk (vs touch at close range), 1d12 dmg, 20/x4, Misfire 1-3
    Mv action to reload with paper cartridges, 1-3 Misfire (otherwise Standard action and 1-2 misfire)
    10/10 paper cartridges

    Broken (-2 tohit and damage, max 20/X2 on crit)

    - Song short sword, +0 atk, 1d6-1, 19-20/x2
    Feats & Powers
    Simple weapons, Martial weapons and Firearms
    Light armor
    Favored class: Gunslinger (+1 HP)
    HUMAN: Fleet (+5' movement)
    1st: Rapid Reload (reload firearms or crossbows one step quicker)
    GUNSLINGER: Grit (Regain grit though I. Critical hits, II. Killing blows, III. Daring act)
    GUNSLINGER: Gunsmithing (Make bullets and mix black powder 1/10 cost, alchemical bullets 1/2 cost, firearms 1/2 cost, 1 day/1000gp. Repair broken firearm 1h, 1/day)

    Grit Deeds 3/3 Grit
    - Deadeye: 1 grit/extra range increment where she can use touch AC
    - Gunslinger's Dodge: 1 grit to move 5' and gain +2 AC as a reaction (Or drop prone, +4 AC)
    - Quick Clear: Has at least 1 grit = Standard action removes the broken condition (1 grit = Mv action)

    - Neutral good
    - Close Ally: Uncle Michael (+1 all saves if adjacent. 1/adventure = grant Michael +1d6 to a d20 roll)
    - Passionate Inertia (+2 Will saves to resist having to change her mind. -1 vs compulsions/temptations to do what she's already inclined to do)

    1 Token - Background Skills
    Skills 6 (4 + 1 human + 1 Int)
    Acrobatics +9 (1 rk, class) Lithe
    Alchemy 2 (1 rk) Learned from Scott's character? very useful for crafting dragon powder
    Bluff 7 (1 rk, class) Hard to read
    Diplomacy 4 (1 rk) Very Good Listener
    Local knowledge 5 (1 rk, class) From being a native and from the Tian founder scrolls
    Swim 3 (1 rk, class) Uncle Michael taught her
    - Perform singing 4 (1 rk, background)
    - Profession, (farmer's) wife to be 7 (1 rk, class, background)
    - Speaks Common, Tianese (horribl-y cute accent ) and Celestial for church and ceremonies

    Equipment for market
    Purse: 4 gp 16 sp spending money
    Loose dress, cinched at the waist, slits on the side for mobility
    1. Leggings beneath
    2. Small holy symbols of Erastil (bow + sheaf of wheat) and Shizuru (golden dragon) hanging from a red chord at her waist (20gp, 0#) Iron from a plow, golden tin with jade eyes
    Short utility knife on left hip (2gp, 1#)
    Basket (4sp, 1#) For shopping
    • 10 Paper cartridge, her first batch (60gp, -) to show either Brogan or Scott's character

    168 gp, in uncle Michael's keeping?
    Pieces of leather armor being worked on (10gp, 15#) and,
    Lamellar fauld skirt (Kusazuri) over, from cache (part of the leather armor)
    Snake-skin scabbard, to be on her left hip
    • Song short sword, from cache (10gp, 2#)
    To be held or slung on her back: Short-barreled ornate musket, from cache (9#)
    Battered gunsmithing kit, partially from cache (15gp, 2#)
    Belt pouch (1gp, 1/2#)
    Powder horn (3gp, 1#)
    • 4 dose of dragon powder (4gp, -) AKA gun powder
    Last edited by Binder Fred; Friday, 12th October, 2018 at 05:47 PM.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Miscatonic U. professor of supernatural studies-Emeritus [Greater Nashville area, Tenn.]
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  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Memphis, TN

    Teodor Kirila

    Human Rogue, Unchained Level 1

    Str: 13
    Dex: 20
    Con: 12
    Int: 14
    Wis: 12
    Cha: 15
    HP: 10 (favored class bonus level 1)
    AC: 18 (19 two weapons) Touch: 15 FF: 13
    BAB: +0 CMB: +1 CMD: 16
    Fort: +1 Reflex: +7 Will: +1
    Initiative: +7
    Age: 21
    Alignment: NG
    Height: 5'11"
    Weight: 160#

    36 point buy, background skills, feats

    Human Abilities

    Human characters gain a +2 racial bonus to one ability score of their choice at creation to represent their varied nature. (Dex)
    Size: Humans are Medium creatures and thus receive no bonuses or penalties due to their size.
    Base Speed: Humans have a base speed of 30 feet.
    Languages: Humans begin play speaking Common. Humans with high Intelligence scores can choose any languages they want (except secret languages, such as Druidic).
    Bonus Feat: Humans select one extra feat at 1st level.
    Skilled: Humans gain an additional skill rank at first level and one additional rank whenever they gain a level.

    Rogue Abilities

    Proficient with all simple weapons, plus the hand crossbow, rapier, sap, short sword, and shortbow as well as Light Armor.

    Sneak Attack +1d6

    Trapfinding: A rogue adds 1/2 her level on Perception checks to locate traps and on Disable Device checks (minimum +1). A rogue can use Disable Device to disarm magic traps.

    At 1st level, a rogue gains Weapon Finesse as a bonus feat. In addition, starting at 3rd level, she can select any one type of weapon that can be used with Weapon Finesse (such as rapiers or daggers). Once this choice is made, it cannot be changed. Whenever she makes a successful melee attack with the selected weapon, she adds her Dexterity modifier instead of her Strength modifier to the damage roll.

    Pending 2nd Level Evasion and 1st Rogue Talent


    Weapon Finesse--Short Sword (Class Bonus)
    Two-Weapon Fighting (Human Bonus)
    Two-Weapon De fence (1st Level0


    Time Lost

    You’ve always felt separated from the era into which you were born. Perhaps you feel that you were born too late, and that you and your interests are better suited to a previous age. Maybe you have the conviction you were born too soon, and that your true destiny lies in some distant future. You might be suffering from missing time—whether a few hours, a few weeks, or even several months—for which you have no memories. You might instead receive brief visions of friends or enemies much older or younger than their actual age. You’ve long since grown used to this strange condition, but have not yet determined why you suffer from it. Your GM will be provided with additional information about this trait’s strange nature in the third adventure of Return of the Runelords.
    You have a knack for knowing when to act a few instants in advance and gain a +2 trait bonus on Initiative checks.
    Once per adventure as an immediate action, you may use your strange link to the flow of time to force the GM to reroll a single d20 roll. You must declare the use of this ability immediately after the GM rolls the d20, but you can choose to do so after learning the results of the roll.


    You are always on the lookout for reward and danger.

    Benefits: You gain a +1 trait bonus on Perception checks, and Perception is always a class skill for you.


    8+1race+2Intx1 level=11 and 2x1 level Background skills
    Class Skills all with ranks add 3
    Acrobatics (Dex+5) 1 rank
    Appraise (Int+2) (1 rank as background)
    Bluff (Cha+2) 1 rank
    Climb (Str+1) 1 rank
    Craft (Int+2)
    Diplomacy (Cha+2) 1 rank
    Disable Device (Dex+5) 1 rank
    Disguise (Cha+2)
    Escape Artist (Dex+5)
    Intimidate (Cha+2)
    Knowledge (dungeoneering) (Int+1) 1 rank
    Knowledge (local) (Int+1) +1 rank
    Linguistics (Int) (1 rank as background) Common, Varisian, Thessalonian, Goblin
    Perception (Wis+1) 1 rank (+1 Trait Bonus)
    Perform (Cha+2)
    Profession (Wis+1)
    Sense Motive (Wis+1) 1 rank
    Sleight of Hand (Dex+5) 1 rank
    Stealth (Dex+5) 1 rank
    Swim (Str+1)
    Use Magic Device (Cha+2)

    Non-Class Skills
    Heal (Wis+1)
    Ride (Dex+5)
    Survival (Wis+1)


    Starting Cash 240 gp
    Current funds 33 gp 11 sp 8 cp

    Explorer's Outfit
    Studded Leather 25 gp 20 #

    2 Short Swords (1 is cold iron) 30 gp 4 #
    8 Daggers 16 gp 8 #
    Sap 1 gp 2 #
    Light mace (alchemical silver) 25 gp 4#

    Backpack common 2 gp 2#
    Bandolier 5 sp
    Belt Pouch 1 gp .5#
    Canteen 1 gp 1 #

    MW Thieves’ Tools 100 gp 2#
    Mess Kit 2 sp 1 #
    Bedroll 1 sp 5#
    Flint and Steel 1 gp
    2 Torches 2 cp 2 #
    4 Rations Trail 2 gp 4#


    Teodor Kirila is a lanky young man with the mixed heritage of Varisan history--his ancestry contains all the major human stock to have lived in the regions. His hair and eyes are dark and he has very little facial hair. His skin is naturally fair, but he has spent a good deal of his life on the road and has the tan to prove it. He's a naturally inquisitive boy with a tendency to ask so many questions he can be bothersome. He likes to take mechanical things apart and put them back together. He enjoys trying to pick locks for the sport of it.

    He has long felt that he is a person out of his time. This has led him to study ruins and the traces of ancient Thessalonian peoples. He has even learned the language.

    As the child of traveling merchants he has a keen eye for quality goods and it shows in the choice of his own gear.


    Teodor is the son of traveling merchants and has seen much of the region from the seat of a wagon. His sense of self as someone out of time has left him looking for something new. He dreams of a life as an adventurer exploring ancient ruins and perhaps finding out why he feels the pull of another time. He has come to Roderick's cove in search of lost ruins. He had a tip that Audrahni might know something and has been flirting with her trying to learn what she knows.
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