Miller - Traits
Day in and day out you grind away at grain so that bread may be made. In a culture of farms, often with only one mill per town, you have quite a bit of prestige. However your prestige is a delicate thing, to deprive the wrong person access to the mill at a "reasonable" fee can cost you not only your mill, but also your life.
Skill Proficiencies: Nature, Athletics
Tool Proficiencies: Dice Set, Flute
Equipment: A flute, dice set, hammer, work clothes, and a coin pouch containing 15 GP.
You have learned how to identify a plethora of plants so that the flour you make is of the highest of quality.
A Miller typically has the following characteristics. Feel free to modify or write your own to give your character even more flavor.
|1||If I must live this life I will truly LIVE.|
|2||I always save up as much as I can, spending and consuming only what I must.|
|3||I insist on checking every ruined fortress, abandoned town, and forgotten castle I come across. I never got to see these stuck in the mill, I must make up for lost time.|
|4||I quote historical texts and famous philosophers whenever they seem relevant to the situations I'm in. I mean what else did I have to do in the mill? The wheel only turns so fast so all I had were my books and thoughts.|
|5||I'm completely devoted to the job, even at the cost of my family and friends.|
|6||I leave marks for myself wherever I go, as messages to myself when I return. Their meaning is known only by me.|
|7||Drinking on the job is never a problem.|
|8||I never pass up a friendly wager.|
|1||Death - Some people deserve to die. (Chaotic)|
|2||Amusement - Playing a hand in the growth and development of things delights me. (Chaotic)|
|3||Control - By deciding who eats and starves, I can shape the world to my liking. (Evil)|
|4||Justice - I seek to see wrongs righted. (Good)|
|5||Honor - I swore my oath, and now I must live by its tenets. (Lawful)|
|6||Curiosity - If the job is interesting, I'm in! (Neutral)|
|1||I'll never forget the family farm I grew up on.|
|2||My culture and past keeps me on the road, it keeps me bargaining for the best sale.|
|3||My tools are symbols of my past life, and I carry them so that I will never forget my roots.|
|4||I was raised to respect the government and follow its rules and regulations even when I find them foolish.|
|5||I owe everything to my home village/clan, for pooling their resources to have me educated.|
|6||Seeing the world is as valuable as gold, I must see it all.|
|1||I am frightened/sickened by human suffering.|
|2||I never fail at my tasks, even if I have to resort to less honorable means to complete them.|
|3||I love my dice and almost never turn down an opportunity to gamble.|
|4||I cannot stop myself from reveling in material pleasures.|
|5||I am used to getting my way. I don't know how to deal with negotiations swinging against me.|
|6||I made a mistake once, and it cost a lot of lives.|