Government Liaison

Government Liaison - Traits

I've spent my whole life negotiating between organizations and the governments they operate under. When a city is on the brink of civil war, they call me in to maintain the peace. I may have a hidden ace up my sleeve, but I've also gotten really really good at influencing people.

Government Liaison - Hidden Ace

Skill Proficiencies: Persuasion, Insight
Languages: Elvish
Tool Proficiencies: Forgery Kit
Equipment: A forgery kit, letter from patron, a set of fine clothes, and a coin pouch with 15 GP.

Politician

Years of charming the highborn has given you a knack for it. This gives you advantage when persuading highborn. Unfortunately your lack of experience with commoners leads to you being seen as pompous and arrogant. You have disadvantage when persuading commoners. (The GM decides which category any npc fits into).

Suggested Characteristics

A Government Liaison typically has the following characteristics. Feel free to modify or write your own to give your character even more flavor.

d8Personality Trait
1I have two ears so I should listen twice what I speak.
2People don't like being bullied into things, so I look for what they want and let them convince themselves that what I want is what they want.
3I believe I wield a ton of power so if push comes to shove... I will knock them over.
4I'm completely devoted to the job, even at the cost of my family and friends.
5I see the error in extremes. I try to live by a middle path.
6I hold myself to a strict code of ideals.
7I will never give up. No matter how dark things get.
8The greater the challenge the more excited I get. The more divided the group the more I seek their reconciliation.

d6Ideal
1Peace - My job is to stop bloodshed. (Good)
2Justice - I seek to see wrongs righted. (Good)
3Order - Chaos is inefficient and causes everyone to loose. (Lawful)
4Power - I influence others to get my own way, even if it means tricking them into hurting themselves. (Evil)
5Subterfuge - Others may think that I'm trying to bring peace, but really I'm throwing kindling onto the fire. (Chaotic)
6Time - My time is valuable and I cannot stand wasting time. (Any)

d6Bond
1I was raised to respect the government and follow its rules and regulations even when I find them foolish.
2I grew up in a war torn land and vowed to end war after my <span class="generate" data-recurrance="never" data-FID="ipN82HOcOq3GsHYx" data-UGFLinkReference="tAtA1522">Random - Family Member</span> was killed. I will do everything I can to prevent future tragedies.
3I was really close to my <span class="generate" data-recurrance="never" data-FID="ipN82HOcOq3GsHYx" data-UGFLinkReference="tAtA1522">Random - Family Member</span> . They died a few years ago and all I have to remember them is this <span class="generate" data-recurrance="never" data-FID="hpVYJd37peuHNUlO" data-UGFLinkReference="tAtA1492">Random - Trinket</span> .
4I crave people's praise and go out of my way to impress them.
5My mentor gave me a scroll listing regulations of many cultures and organizations. Its information may be out of date, but it reminds me of how much he taught me.
6I have the cutest nephew. He has so much potential and I will go far out of my way to help him reach it.

d6Flaw
1I am used to getting my way. I don't know how to deal with negotiations swinging against me.
2I am very well known from my travels. Like it or not my reputation tends to stay ahead of me.
3I think that my training has prepared me for everything. I go into meetings confident, even if I'm way out of my depth.
4I am so focused on being politically correct that there are many topics I will not discuss.
5I messed up a deal early in my career that earned me some enemies in powerful positions.
6I enjoy talking about my accomplishments and easily go down rabbit trails describing them. This can distract me from more imminent issues.