Prince - Traits
I am in line to be King. That is a big hat to wear and I don't know if I'm ready for it.
Considerations: How noble am I? How close am I to my dad? How close am I in the line of succession? What am I doing to prepare to be King?
Skill Proficiencies: History, Persuasion
Languages: Dwarvish, Elvish
Equipment: A royal signet ring, fine clothes, and a coin pouch containing 15 GP.
Commoners tend to think that the prince's life is one of luxury and ease. In reality you grew up in a prison of expectations and ceaseless training. From early morning training in the sword ring to an afternoon in the magical court, finally ending at a desk with hovering professors, your day was a prison. The good news is that you learned how to learn well and fast. When studying a new skill or language you learn it at twice the normal rate.
A Prince typically has the following characteristics. Feel free to modify or write your own to give your character even more flavor.
|1||I am bright and cheerful with a personality that draws a crowd.|
|2||I always save up as much as I can, spending and consuming only what I must.|
|3||I understand that sometimes a little bit of flirting goes a long way.|
|4||I have killed so many I have lost count.|
|5||To me, the whisper of steel and the clash of weapons is just as pleasing as any amount of gold.|
|6||I see the error in extremes. I try to live by a middle path.|
|7||I change my attitude and personality to blend in with the people around me.|
|8||I instinctively give orders instead of requests.|
|1||Betterment - By studying the mistakes of our elders, we might prevent the mistakes of our children. (Good)|
|2||Dominance - The past holds secrets I can use against those who oppose me. (Evil)|
|3||Independence - When people follow orders blindly, they embrace a kind of tyranny. (Chaotic)|
|4||People - I help people who help me. That's what keeps us alive. (Good)|
|5||Change - Change makes the world go round. It's everywhere and needs to be embraced. (Chaotic)|
|6||Preservation - We must protect the relics of the past, else their creators will fade from memory. (Lawful)|
|1||I am always willing to help out someone else who is down on their luck.|
|2||I love my city and will see its streets safe for anyone to walk down at any time.|
|3||My son was sent to war and never returned. I must find him!|
|4||Those who fight beside me are those worth dying for.|
|5||Seeing the world is as valuable as gold, I must see it all.|
|6||I seek a cure to a mysterious disease that afflicts my <span class="generate" data-recurrance="never" data-FID="ipN82HOcOq3GsHYx" data-UGFLinkReference="tAtA1522">Random - Family Member</span> .|
|1||I have crossed a foreign military force and they have hunted me ever since.|
|2||I never forget an insult, and I bide my time for revenge.|
|3||As much as I pretend to love fighting, I secretly hate hurting others.|
|4||I don't save people who can't save themselves. The Game is harsh and the stupid and flamboyant tend to die the first.|
|5||I am very well known from my travels. Like it or not my reputation tends to stay ahead of me.|
|6||I pretend to know far more than I actually do, and will often ignore any evidence that proves me wrong.|