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					                       Child of Authority                                                     Child of the Brothel
      Starting Wealth       200            Monthly Income       20            Starting Wealth       25
Bonuses                                                                 Bonuses
  One bonus secondary skill from History, Insight or Intimidate          One bonus secondary skill from Bluff, Diplomac
    Improved reactions with Bureaucracy and Constabulary                     Improved reactions with Mercenaries and
   Increased starting wealth and item selection / availability            Bonus to skill checks when aided by your brot
Penalties                                                               Penalties

      You have made an enemy in the criminal underworld                      Lower starting wealth and item selection /
        Negative reactions with all Lower class factions                   Negative reactions with all Upper and Middle

Description                                                             Description
      You were born into a family of some local authority and                You were born into a brothel, a product of y
  reasonable status. Your family members may have occupied               profession. You are familiar with the seedier as
positions such as sherriff, judge, manager, principal, etc. You are     and a constant flow of strangers in your life. The
accustomed to the feeling of authority and the power it gives you         you a large family, of sorts, and while it was a
 over others, though you may not have followed the path for your         never found yourself alone, with someone willin
                             own career.                                                     right price or persuasion.


                      Child of the Church                                                   Child of the Commons
      Starting Wealth       100            Monthly Income       0             Starting Wealth       75
Bonuses                                                                 Bonuses
 One bonus secondary skill from a skill associated with the faith         One bonus secondary skill from any skill, trade
      Improved reactions with Commonfolk and Temple                           Improved reaction with City Guard and Co
       Bonus to skill checks involving your chosen deity                        No negative reactions from any particula
Penalties                                                               Penalties

       Monthly income dependant on donations or tithes                        Restricted item selection and availability a
   Negative reactions and outright hatred by opposing religions            Double cost to Training or Tradeskills after the

Description                                                             Description
You were born into a family of clergyfolk, raised either in a church,      You were born into a solidly lower/middle clas
  parish or religious community. You are steeped in liturgy and a        societal importance, the type which comprises th
 deeply religious lifestyle, even if you did not choose to follow the   population in a village, town or city. You had a va
     path for your own career. You understand the value of a               life but avoided the suffering below you as we
 community as you were brought up in the church's influence and          above. You are expected to work to survive, usu
                      its affect on the believers.                                                business or trade.


                       Child of the Farm                                                       Child of the Herd
      Starting Wealth       50             Monthly Income       10            Starting Wealth       25
Bonuses                                                                 Bonuses
 One bonus secondary skill from Athletics, Endurance or Nature             One bonus secondary skill from Endurance, H
       Improved reactions with Egrarian and Labormen                          Improved reactions with Downtrodden an
         Free Agriculture secondary skill at creation                          Free Animal Handling secondary skill at
Penalties                                                               Penalties
          Negative reactions by all Upper class factions                        Negative reactions by all Upper and Middle c
       Lower starting wealth and item selection / availability                             Lower starting and monthly wealt

Description                                                                Description
You were born into a farming family, located either near a town or          You were born into the nomadic life of a herder,
   city it serves or as a self-sufficient egrarian lifestyle. You are         following the animals according to weather, se
  familiar with the hard work required of such a lifestyle and the              market. You know little of roots in a commun
 company of livestock. What little culture you've experienced is            experienced much in the way of variety and hard
 primarily in the form of the small rural community that develops           move in the wilderness brings. You have little to
   around farmers and their land, aiding each other as needed.                                      civilized society.


                         Child of the Hunt                                                         Child of the Library
      Starting Wealth        150              Monthly Income          10         Starting Wealth         125
Bonuses                                                                    Bonuses
  One bonus secondary skill from Nature, Perception or Stealth                     One bonus secondary skill from History o
      Improved reactions with Constabulary and Merchants                      Improved reactions with Arcanum/Temple and
    Increased starting wealth and item selection / availability                Increased starting wealth and some magical
Penalties                                                                  Penalties

           -2 to skill and initiative checks in a crowd                          Double cost to Diplomacy and Insight trainin
        Negative reactions by Egrarian and Herd factions                           Temporary negative reactions by all othe

Description                                                                Description
You were born into a family of hunters and taught the trade of your           You were born into the quiet life of the library,
 forebears. The pelts and meat you bring to market, and the skills            books and scrolls, with work as a scribe, archi
         used to acquire them, make you a popular - if often               librarian. You have little in the way of social intera
misunderstood - profession, and relied upon by local law to assist            to all sorts of historical or fictional texts genera
   in the defense of the realm should the need arise, even if you          centuries of scholarly endeavor. This knowledge
          chose not to follow the path as a career yourself.                                 whatever path you've since chose


                       Child of the Market                                                            Child of Order
      Starting Wealth        250              Monthly Income          25         Starting Wealth         175
Bonuses                                                                    Bonuses
       One bonus secondary skill from Bluff, Insight or Streetwise          One bonus secondary skill from Diplomacy, His
            Improved reactions with City Guard, and Guild                           Improved reactions with Nobility and R
      Increased starting wealth and all items available at creation           Increased starting wealth and item selection
Penalties                                                                  Penalties

    Income reduced each month by thieves; you are a target                         Target of sworn ancestral enemies to yo
        Negative reactions or aggression by competitors                      Negative reactions by those that do not unders

Description                                                                Description
You were born into a merchant family, either a small enterprise or          You were born into a family associated with a kn
a large trading house with many relations. Travel might have been           or political order, deeply involved in the innerwo
   a mainstay of your life, or you might have been raised in one               cloistered and regimented organization. Thes
marketplace only. You have ample social interaction, as well as a            contacted by governments and ruling bodies in
 honed instinct for behavior and relationships, even if you chose           services, advice, protection, etc. You are used t
               not to follow this path for your career.                               feared, or respected, based on this ass
You were born into a merchant family, either a small enterprise or      You were born into a family associated with a kn
a large trading house with many relations. Travel might have been       or political order, deeply involved in the innerwo
   a mainstay of your life, or you might have been raised in one           cloistered and regimented organization. Thes
marketplace only. You have ample social interaction, as well as a        contacted by governments and ruling bodies in
 honed instinct for behavior and relationships, even if you chose       services, advice, protection, etc. You are used t
               not to follow this path for your career.                           feared, or respected, based on this ass


                       Child of Privilege                                                       Child of the Sea
      Starting Wealth       500            Monthly Income       40            Starting Wealth        75
Bonuses                                                                 Bonuses
   One bonus secondary skill from Bluff, Diplomacy or Insight             One bonus secondary skill from Acrobatics, Athleti
         Improved reactions with Nobility and Royalty                          Improved reactions with Longshoremen and
           Increased starting and monthly wealth                                 Access to exotic items and better prices at

Penalties                                                               Penalties

    Double cost to Streetwise and Thievery training and skills               Negative reactions outside of the docks reg
    Negative reaction with all Middle and Lower class factions                   -2 to Insight checks and skills on landl

Description                                                             Description
  You were born into a family of nobility or royalty, a member of            You were born into a seafaring family, be it p
some court or ruling elite. You have extensive experience with the          merchants, marines, a navy or even one of th
extremely specific and unique social interactions of this world, but      tribes. You know much of life on the oceans, an
have almost no knowledge of the outside world from this sheltered        the cities, though not much outside of the dock
    life and its harsh realities. You cannot help but carry these       comfortable with these people but cautious or na
                     experiences into current life.                                            of land-based society.


                        Child of Secrets                                                      Child of the Streets
      Starting Wealth       250            Monthly Income       25            Starting Wealth        15
Bonuses                                                                 Bonuses
    One bonus secondary skill from Arcana, History or Nature              Two bonus secondary skills from Bluff, Streetw
         Improved reactions with Arcanum and Temple                          Improved reactions with Downtrodden and
     Increased starting wealth and magical items available                       Free training in the Streetwise skill at c
Penalties                                                               Penalties

             Negative reaction by all other factions                                  Negative reactions by all other facti
 Seen as a threat or enemy by those who's secrets you uncover                           Lower starting and monthly wealt

Description                                                             Description
You were born to a family involved in the arcane, psionic, spiritual,    You were born to a destitute family, without a ho
 or other secretive arts and practices on Azolin. You were raised       live on the streets, carving out a meager existenc
around these mysteries and understand them to a greater degree,           world. You know of, and have interacted with, th
and are more comfortable with their existence. Even if you chose        of society and done things others would never dr
  a very different path, you always know more than the common              simply survive. You have seen the darkest side
              man about the magical and mysterious.                                what we are capable of at our most des


                      Child of the Trades                                                          Child of War
      Starting Wealth       200            Monthly Income       20            Starting Wealth        75
Bonuses                                                                 Bonuses
 One bonus secondary skill from Diplomacy, Insight or Tradeskill          One bonus secondary skill from Athletics, End
         Improved reaction with Guild and Merchants                       Improved reactions with City Guard/Mercenari
        Increased starting wealth and item availability                       Bonus reactions with fellow soldiers in yo
 One bonus secondary skill from Diplomacy, Insight or Tradeskill              One bonus secondary skill from Athletics, End
         Improved reaction with Guild and Merchants                           Improved reactions with City Guard/Mercenari
        Increased starting wealth and item availability                           Bonus reactions with fellow soldiers in yo
Penalties                                                                   Penalties

       Income reduced if less than 50% of month is worked                        You are a prime target for conscription in lo
         Expected to aid fellow tradesfolk without question                         Negative reactions by civilian factions o

Description                                                                 Description
 You were born into a family dedicated to one particular tradeskill           You were born into a military family, raised in a
      which most likely is the familial trade passed down from              outpost, a large barracks or perhaps by a normal
   generation to generation. You have the advantage of an early               a time of war that defined your childhood. You
introduction to this skill and time to become extremely comfortable           challenges and terrors of war, which may make
 with its execution. Even if another path is chosen, this knowledge            boring or even unsettling. A childhood steepe
                      remains with you always.                                        military affects whatever path is finally c


                         Child of the Wild                                                         Child of the World
      Starting Wealth          5              Monthly Income        0             Starting Wealth        50
Bonuses                                                                     Bonuses
    Three bonus secondary skills related to survival in the wild                   One bonus secondary skill from any reg
             Improved reaction with Egrarian only                            Improved reactions with Longshoremen and Mi
           Free training in the Nature skill at creation                              One additional starting language at cr
Penalties                                                                   Penalties

              Negative reactions by all other factions                         Temporary negative reactions by all factions in
              Automatic mild phobia of urban settings                                   Double cost for Local secondary sk

Description                                                                 Description
 You were born to an existence without a family to raise you, and            You were born into a family that was constantly
   instead were left to fend for yourself in the wild, with little to no    gypsy clan, performing troupe, caravaneers, or m
    humanoid contact - raised by wolves, so to speak. You have                 have seen much in the ways of the world, site
difficulty with civilization but are adept at survival and self-reliance.     wondrous and impossible for some who have
  In many ways you feel closer to nature and animals than other             homes. No two childhoods are alike for someone
                            beings of your race.                                               varied lifestyle such as this.
  Child of the Brothel
                        Monthly Income        10

dary skill from Bluff, Diplomacy or Streetwise
 ctions with Mercenaries and Taverners
 cks when aided by your brothel community


g wealth and item selection / availability
ns with all Upper and Middle class factions



 into a brothel, a product of your mother's
e familiar with the seedier aspects of society,
  of strangers in your life. The brothel afforded
 , of sorts, and while it was a difficult life you
elf alone, with someone willing to help for the
  right price or persuasion.


Child of the Commons
                        Monthly Income        10

dary skill from any skill, tradeskill or training
 ction with City Guard and Commonfolk
e reactions from any particular faction


em selection and availability at creation
 aining or Tradeskills after the first (of each)



 o a solidly lower/middle class family of little
 , the type which comprises the majority of the
 e, town or city. You had a vaguely challenging
he suffering below you as well as the luxury
 ected to work to survive, usually in the family
      business or trade.


   Child of the Herd
                        Monthly Income         5

ndary skill from Endurance, Heal or Nature
actions with Downtrodden and Egrarian
 l Handling secondary skill at creation
ons by all Upper and Middle class factions
er starting and monthly wealth



 the nomadic life of a herder, always moving,
mals according to weather, season and the
ow little of roots in a community but have
 n the way of variety and hardships life on the
ess brings. You have little to no status in any
      civilized society.


  Child of the Library
                       Monthly Income        15


econdary skill from History or Training
ns with Arcanum/Temple and Bureaucracy
g wealth and some magical item selection


 Diplomacy and Insight training and skills
negative reactions by all other factions



 o the quiet life of the library, always around
, with work as a scribe, archivist, scholar or
ittle in the way of social interaction but access
orical or fictional texts generated over many
y endeavor. This knowledge serves you well in
ever path you've since chosen.


     Child of Order
                       Monthly Income        15

ary skill from Diplomacy, History, or Religion
reactions with Nobility and Royalty
ng wealth and item selection / availability


worn ancestral enemies to your order
s by those that do not understand your order



 a family associated with a knightly, monastic,
eeply involved in the innerworkings of such a
egimented organization. These Orders are
 rnments and ruling bodies in order to obtain
rotection, etc. You are used to being wanted,
 espected, based on this association.
 a family associated with a knightly, monastic,
eeply involved in the innerworkings of such a
egimented organization. These Orders are
 rnments and ruling bodies in order to obtain
rotection, etc. You are used to being wanted,
 espected, based on this association.


    Child of the Sea
                         Monthly Income        15


 ary skill from Acrobatics, Athletics or Endurance
 ctions with Longshoremen and Taverners
  xotic items and better prices at creation



 ions outside of the docks region of a city
  ht checks and skills on landlubbers



nto a seafaring family, be it pirates, sailors,
 es, a navy or even one of the nomadic sea
much of life on the oceans, and even some of
 ot much outside of the dock regions. You are
 se people but cautious or naive to the majority
   of land-based society.


  Child of the Streets
                         Monthly Income         0


 dary skills from Bluff, Streetwise or Thievery
  tions with Downtrodden and Thief Guild
 ng in the Streetwise skill at creation


 ve reactions by all other factions
 er starting and monthly wealth



 destitute family, without a home and forced to
 arving out a meager existence from this harsh
  and have interacted with, the lowest aspects
 things others would never dream of in order to
 u have seen the darkest side of society, and
 re capable of at our most desperate.


       Child of War
                         Monthly Income        15

dary skill from Athletics, Endurance or Heal
ns with City Guard/Mercenaries and Military
ons with fellow soldiers in your military
dary skill from Athletics, Endurance or Heal
ns with City Guard/Mercenaries and Military
ons with fellow soldiers in your military


e target for conscription in local militaries
eactions by civilian factions of society



o a military family, raised in a fort or remote
 acks or perhaps by a normal family but during
defined your childhood. You are used to the
 rors of war, which may make a peaceful life
nsettling. A childhood steeped in war or the
ects whatever path is finally chosen.


  Child of the World
                        Monthly Income          10

secondary skill from any regional skill
  with Longshoremen and Military/Thief Guild
tional starting language at creation


ive reactions by all factions in a new region
e cost for Local secondary skills



 a family that was constantly traveling, be it a
ng troupe, caravaneers, or migrant labor. You
in the ways of the world, sites strange and
possible for some who have never left their
hoods are alike for someone raised in a wildly
aried lifestyle such as this.
                        MASTER FACTION LIST
        Faction                                        Description
         Arcanum        Local sorcerors, sages, scholars and keepers of arcane skills
       Bureaucracy      The operational government of the city: aldermen, tax collectors, etc.
        City Guard      Hired soldiers that protect the city itself, stationed therein
       Commonfolk       General commoner populace, the average citizen of no repute
       Constabulary     The local sherrif or constable and their law enforcement group
       Downtrodden      Beggars, homeless, diseased and abandoned that dwell in the slums
         Egrarian       Farmers and country folk of the surrounding area
       Guild: (Trade)   Members of a trade guild such as carpenters, boatmakers, armorers, etc.
        Labormen        Common labor force employed in many facets of the city
      Longshoremen      Dockworkers, marines and sailors
       Mercenaries      Adventurers, sellswords, wandering ruffians and fighters
        Merchants       Purveyors of the local marketplace, may be merchant houses depending on city
          Military      Enlisted or conscripted soldiers either for domestic or foreign campaigns
          Nobility      Landowners, employers, holds resources and influences city politics
          Royalty       Upper echelon of society and their immediate courts
        Taverners       Barkeepers and their clientele, drunkards, brawlers and bards
      Temple: (Deity)   Priests and worshippers of a particular deity or cult
        Thief Guild     Rogues of the local thief guild and their contacts




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