Military Instructor

Military Instructor - Traits

A trainer of armed men. Do you seek to make ruthless killers, or noble warriors who stand for virtue? Do you seek power, or balance?

Skill Proficiencies: Athletics, Intimidation
Languages: Choice
Tool Proficiencies: Playing Card Set
Equipment: A playing card set, 2 wooden training swords, eagle engraved scabbard, common clothes, and a coin pouch with 15 GP.

Years of Experience

After training young men through their mold-able years for half of your life, you have learned how to push them to their limits without actually breaking them. You thrive when they are on the edge of their abilities.

(When training a skill or language your students learn at twice the normal pace.)

Suggested Characteristics

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

d8Personality Trait
1I'm always early to bed and early to rise.
2My loyalty to my employer is unmatched.
3I speak with an accent nobody recognizes.
4I am extremely focused. In my line of work to loose focus is almost certain death.
5I don't like killing at all.
6I make noises which indicate my mood when I eat.
7I am honest to a fault. Knowing all of the information is the only way to make an accurate diagnosis.
8I'm a specialist and my skills are best used in a team atmosphere.

1Paperwork - Dot those Is and cross those Ts. It doesn't matter how long this takes, it will be by the book! (Lawful)
2Generosity - My gift is for all to enjoy! (Good)
3Improvisation - Winning isn't everything, winning in a cool way is! (Chaotic)
4Function - This is what I was made to do. (Neutral)
5Greed - I am only in it for the money. (Evil)
6Greater Good - No matter the circumstances, I am expected to protect those who cannot protect themselves. (Good)

1I am almost dangerously greedy.
2I am in love with someone far richer than I am.
3I strive to bring balance to the land.
4I want to find that special someone and raise a home full of children.
5My families signet ring means everything to me... I will get it back no matter what.
6The things I have with me are everything I have and everything I am.

1I am pompous and insist on a rich lifestyle even if I struggle to be able to afford it.
2I would rather lose honestly than lie to win.
3I enjoy talking about my accomplishments and easily go down rabbit trails describing them. This can distract me from more imminent issues.
4As much as I pretend to love fighting, I secretly hate hurting others.
5I never forget an insult, and I bide my time for revenge.
6I fight and risk my life because the feeling of invincibility is a heady drug.