Messenger - Traits

As a messenger your job takes you far and wide, but always serving someone else's agenda. Do you like service, or do you wish to adventure for yourself.

Skill Proficiencies: Persuasion, History
Tool Proficiencies: Cartographer's Tools, Dice Set
Equipment: A set of cartographer's tools, a dice set, common clothes, and a coin pouch with 15 GP.

Don't Shoot the Messenger

You have a knack for making bad news bearable. After telling several kings and other powerful leaders that their heir just died in combat, you have learned the valuable lessons of not making light of tragedy, but also speaking in such a way that you don't loose your head (literally) in these situations.

Suggested Characteristics

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

d8Personality Trait
1I live for knowledge. There is nothing better than an interesting conversation.
2I am honest to a fault. Knowing all of the information is the only way to make a good decision.
3I like to impress everyone I meet with a simple trick or quick joke.
4I am full of stories from my old life, and am eager to share them.
5I'm always early to bed and early to rise.
6I am uncomfortable in open spaces, where I'm too exposed.
7I set very high standards for myself, and expect others to follow my example.
8I am one with myself. I strive for balance in all things. I work hard but play just as hard.

1Brutal Practicality - Bury a fish or bury a man, just get the job done. (Evil)
2Greater Good - No matter the circumstances, I am expected to protect those who cannot protect themselves. (Good)
3Order - Chaos is inefficient and causes everyone to loose. (Lawful)
4A Simple Way of Life - If it ain't broke, don't fix it! (Neutral)
5Amusement - Playing a hand in the growth and development of things delights me. (Chaotic)
6Respect - Everybody deserves to be considered, even the lowliest. (Good)

1Everything I carry on my person is all I have. I wont part from any of it.
2I lost my family when I was little. Someone came along and took care of me. There is no way I can ever repay them, but I will do anything in my power to try.
3I was picked on growing up for being a bookworm.
4I crave people's praise and go out of my way to impress them.
5I have an elegant locket which hides a fine key in a tiny hidden compartment. I don't know why my <span class="generate" data-recurrance="never" data-FID="ipN82HOcOq3GsHYx" data-UGFLinkReference="tAtA1522">Random - Family Member</span> gave it to me but I will seek that answer no matter how long it takes.
6I will protect my people, if from the shadows.

1I do not share my things with friends, and I will fight to keep personal belongings within my full control.
2The mere mention of gold throws all my judgment out the window.
3If I see any who betrayed me, their blood will spill on my hands. Nothing will stop me.
4My hatred for raiders is blinding and furious.
5I never forget an insult, and I bide my time for revenge.
6I can never turn down a chance to gamble.