Mayor - Traits

As mayor I direct a small village. My burdens may not be as great as a large city or kingdom, but there are still many duties.

Considerations: How well do I know my people? Can they just come and talk to me or are there official channels? What is my city struggling with? How strong is the town guard? How much do I trust others? What do I believe I have to do myself?

Skill Proficiencies: Insight, Animal Handling
Tool Proficiencies: Forgery Kit, Lute
Equipment: A forgery kit, a lute, a set of fine clothes, and a coin pouch with 15 GP.

Local Politician

After years of serving your little town. You know who is who and how to push their buttons. With a few words you can sway the opinions of those you have studied and get them to think it was their idea when it was actually yours. (advantage on Persuasion checks in your home village with local people)

Suggested Characteristics

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

d8Personality Trait
1I tell stories about my adventures to anyone who will listen. Even tales of woe and disaster are retold with enthusiasm!
2I focus on making friends and building relationships. When there is something I don't know, I know who will.
3I freely offer my knowledge to those who wish to learn, and I encourage those I know to do so as well.
4I tend to approach conversation with people I've just met as though it were an interrogation.
5I tend to make friends out of enemies, and enemies out of friends.
6When work needs doing, I do the work.
7I have two ears so I should listen twice what I speak.
8All I think about is saving lives, or lives that have been lost.

1Duty - I have a job to fulfill, and it shall be so. (Lawful)
2Change - Change makes the world go round. It's everywhere and needs to be embraced. (Chaotic)
3Non-Sold Honor - I never break my promises. Never. (Lawful)
4Authority - I am above lesser folk, and people will do as I say. (Evil)
5Responsibility - My power is a gift not to be taken lightly, and I should avoid seeking out unnecessary conflict. (Lawful)
6Virtue - I am the sword of virtue for those in need! (Good)

1I work to uncover the truth of past events, even if doing so is harmful to my nation or organization.
2A battlesmith saved me or someone close to me, and I strive towards filling their enormous footsteps.
3I seek to protect something of great importance to me by keeping it a secret, so you better forget what you just heard.
4I grew up with a best friend who has always been there for me. We have laughed and cried together countless times. We have not seen each other in a couple years but look forward to our reunion.
5One of my friends was hanged for treason. My helplessness to aid him still haunts me today.
6I was raised to respect the government and follow its rules and regulations even when I find them foolish.

1I cannot stop myself from reveling in material pleasures.
2I never share secrets with anyone.
3No amount of gold is worth my life, I will run when in danger.
4I would send an innocent to face his death if it means I will win the fight.
5Violence is my answer to almost any challenge.
6I am used to getting my way. I don't know how to deal with negotiations swinging against me.