Teacher - Traits

I have learned all that I can so I can pass it on and shape the minds of the next generation. They have so much potential and it is my privilege to unlock their minds so that they can grow and expand.

Skill Proficiencies: Insight, Performance
Languages: Dwarvish, Elvish
Equipment: A historical book, ink bottle, ink pen, 2 sheets of parchment, common clothes, and a coin pouch containing 15 GP.

Attentive Teacher

We all learn better when people pay attention to us and help us. As a teacher you learned to pay attention to your students. When you study someone while they are performing a task you get an impression of how well they are doing.

(GMs this is meant to give a hint at how ability checks in the die tower are going. This may let a studying teacher figure out someone is struggling and help the player decide if they rolled a 1 and were fed a crazy response or if they really have found something cool.)

Suggested Characteristics

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

d8Personality Trait
1I set very high standards for myself, and expect others to follow my example.
2When work needs doing, I do the work.
3I like to joke around and tell stories.
4I see the error in extremes. I try to live by a middle path.
5I have never found a problem that a good boot to the head could not cure.
6I am more interested in the past than the present; as a result, I am mostly asocial.
7I am always on the lookout for something novel and exotic.
8I am full of stories from my old life, and am eager to share them.

1Friends - Life is about who I know not what I have. (Good)
2Revenge - I will make amends for what has been done to me, however I can. (Chaotic)
3Greed - I am only in it for the money. (Evil)
4Authority - I am above lesser folk, and people will do as I say. (Evil)
5Aspiration - I want to make something of myself. (Any)
6Duty - My purpose is the continued peace and safety of my people. (Good)

1I crave people's praise and go out of my way to impress them.
2I have been separated from a loved one for a long time. All I have left is their <span class="generate" data-recurrance="never" data-FID="hpVYJd37peuHNUlO" data-UGFLinkReference="tAtA1492">Random - Trinket</span> .
3My family has lived in the same city since it was founded. In many ways this is our city. Whenever I am away I long to return.
4I am pressured by a crime boss I can never repay.
5Something bad happened to my <span class="generate" data-recurrance="never" data-FID="ipN82HOcOq3GsHYx" data-UGFLinkReference="tAtA1522">Random - Family Member</span> . I believe it was foul play and will go to the end of the earth to bring justice.
6The Woods are my home. I will not venture far from them.

1I have little to no tolerance for frivolity.
2Coin doesn't last long in my pocket. I have to risk it or spend it.
3I help people because I like the recognition and the feeling that I could help them when they needed it.
4I have no problem with betraying people who trust me.
5I look down on the uneducated.
6Sometimes I go too far in my search for knowledge.