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A noble born girl who rejected her gilded cage in favor of a membership in a warrior order rejected by the Church hierarchy.

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Basics[edit]

Character Name Player Name Race Class Alignment AC Experience Levels Hit Dice Hit Points
Violet d'Amacio Potted Plant Human Champion Chaotic Good 3 5275 Champion 3 3D10 19

Physical[edit]

Age Height Weight Eye Colour Hair Colour
19 5'5" 135 lbs Blue Blonde

Appearance: Violet is a youthful, blue-eyed blonde who has a compact build despite her exceptional strength.

Stats[edit]

Strength 18/34 Hit. Prob: +1; Dmg. Bonus: +3; Wt. Allowance: 135#; Max Press: 280#; Open Doors: 12; Bend Bars: 20%
Dexterity 10
Constitution 12 Sys. Shock: 80%; Res. Surv: 85%
Intelligence 10 #Lang: 2
Wisdom 16 Mag. Def. Adj: +2; Bonus Spells: 2 x 1st, 2 x 2nd; Spell Failure: 0%
Charisma 14 Mx. Hench: 6; Loy. Base: +1; Reac. Adj.: +2

+10% XP bonus (meet prime requisite requirement)

Saving Throws[edit]

Saving Throws
Paralyzation/Poison/Death Magic Rod, Staff or Wand Petrification or Plymorph Breath Weapon Spell
14 16 15 17 17

Weapon Proficiencies[edit]

Spear
Shortbow
Footman's mace
Long sword
Two-handed sword
Dagger

Nonweapon Proficiencies[edit]

Etiquette
Heraldry
Religion (incl: Holy Faith, Iruzhin, Haradi Coast, misc. cults)
Swimming

Languages[edit]

Veniri
Vox Mercanti
Âzhaghû

Encumbrance[edit]

Unencumbered 0-135
Light 136-174
Moderate 175-213
Heavy 214-252
Severe 253-280

Equipment[edit]

Magic Items
Spear +1, +2 vs. Undead (on loan from Thaïs) 5 lbs
Normal Items
Extra funds: 65 gp, 18 sp, 8 cp n/a
Holy symbol -
Clothing 5 lbs
Banded mail + medium shield 35 lbs
Footman's mace 10 lbs
Two handed sword 15 lbs
Pair of Veniri black steel daggers 2 lbs
Backpack 2 lbs
Small pouch 0.5 lbs
pouch of hard-shelled nuts 0.5 lbs
Hooded lantern 2 lbs
lamp oil 1 lbs
Quiver 1 lbs
Soap 1 lbs
Wineskin 1 lbs
Blanket 3 lbs
Flint and Steel -
Keepsake Locket -
Gloves with bird designs -
Small silver mirror -
Standard rations, 3 days -
Belongings of Jacques: Prayer book, green feather -
Jacques's rations (7 days) and waterskin (2 days) 2 lbs
Gabriel's sling bullets x 6 3 lbs
Large tent 20 lbs
Total 119 lbs
Stored (Not Carried)
Short bow 20 lbs
20 arrows 2 lbs
Fine Fur Cloak (at Bronzechapel residence) n/a
Cloak Chain set with Hematite (at Bronzechapel residence) n/a
Nightgown and change of clothing (at Bronzechapel residence) n/a

Background[edit]

Violet d’Amacio was born as a daughter of the noble Veniri house of d’Amacio, in the Great City of Tras Veniri. And grew up to be a consternation to her parents. She was a wild and carefree child who would not take their authority seriously, and did not act at all as a scion of a noble house was expected to. After a teenage dalliance with a common-born undergardener that the family barely managed to hush up, her parents had finally had enough and sent her to a convent of the Church of the Holy Faith, The Order of St. Yvonne the Silent, for a few years, to be educated to act according to her station.

The stern discipline of the convent helped to keep Violet in check but did little to tame her. With little to occupy her time with in between her studies, Violet took to reading in the library of the convent. Her teachers allowed it, thinking that such a quiet pursuit was a good sign. Besides, the texts were mainly religious or academic ones, so what harm could it be.

The harm was that Violet found an account of an obscure martial order outside the hierarchy of the Church. The order was called Wayward Daughters. Originally members of the famed Order of St. Allyson, the all-female fighting order of the Church, The Wayward Daughters apparently had splintered off based on the ideal of freedom, with little hierarchy or rules. Violet was not just intrigued, she was thrilled. That very night, she snuck out of her room, fled the convent and went to search for the order.

Violet wandered for a time, eventually making her way to Avis Inia, the grand capitol of the Kingdom of Athervon, and the seat of the Church of the Holy Faith. Her store of funds from her family had allowed her to travel this far in comfort and security, but now she found herself running low on funds, and was forced to take chances. Alone in the city in her fancy garb, Violet was in short order targeted by footpads. And in a stroke of either blind luck or divine guidance, the person who came to her rescue was a Wayward Daughter, Mother Jacinta Silverfield. It took a bit of talking, but Violet eventually managed to convince the older woman to take her as an apprentice.

Violet’s family was scandalized by her disappearance, and had posted a reward for her return -- which conspicuously indicated that her willingness to come was of no importance to claiming the bounty. Noticed by a professional hunter, the man and his hired thugs attempted to reclaim her by force – only to be met with Mother Jacinta and her Waywards, who soundly trounced the ruffians. Hearing of this, and to avoid further scandal, d’Amacios disowned Violet, who has had no contact with them since. Nor has she used her surname. She goes around as just Violet, or in a formal setting, Violet of the Wayward Daughters.

Basic Motivation

- Freedom: Violet would die before abandoning her life choices, but she would also die for the rights of people who took the opposite choices.

- Helping Others - Violet is committed to a heroic ideal. She will help anyone in need and expects no reward. In fact, she spends all she earns the moment she has it, that not for her own needs going to other people.

- Wanderlust -Violet is not a native to the city of City of Avis Armois, nor was she allowed to experience much of what life had to offer in her growing years. So now she is eager to see and feel it all!

Personality

- Bold - Violet will face anyone and anything. Her background and training lead her to take charge of any situation she finds herself in, and never submit to anything that might strangle her freedom.

- Honest - Violet will lie without a mark on her conscience, but only if the lie serves the Greater Good.

- Wary - Violet knows all too well what lies people tell even to themselves to justify their actions. She will trust her chosen companions, but new acquaintances will have to earn her trust.

Champion Abilities & Restrictions[edit]

Min stats: STR: 14* (exceptional allowed); INT: 9; WIS: 14*; DEX: 8; CON: 9: CHA:12

  • = Prime Requisite: if both of these 16 or greater, earn 10% bonus on XPs

Special Abilities:

  • Start w/ 5 weapon proficiencies, gain +1/2 levels (4 & +1/3 for Paladin); Spear must be first weapon proficiency
  • Nonproficiency penalty -1 (-2 for Paladin)
  • Any armor allowed, any shield allowed
  • Detect Evil, per Paladin ability
  • Lay Hands, per Paladin ability (2 hp/level)
  • +2 Save vs. Evil Magic, Poison, etc. per Paladin ability
  • Aura of Protection from (Lawful) Evil 10 ft, per Paladin ability
  • Priest Spells starting @ 9th Level per Paladin
  • Can use CG Holy Spear (as Paladin for LG Holy Swords)
  • Turn LE Undead @ 3rd Level per Paladin
  • To Hit & Dmg bonus of +1/4 levels (+1 @ 1st – 4th, +2 @ 5th – 9th, etc.)

Restrictions/Notes

  • No poison use allowed
  • Tithing (10% of monetary gains to any Good Institution or Cause)
  • Wealth Limits: Per Paladin must give away excess wealth beyond what is needed for necessities after tithing; Strongholds & followers not allowed
  • No Mount per Paladin
  • No Immunity to Disease per Paladin
  • Cannot Cure Disease per Paladin
  • Use of force allowed only on non-Good aligned individuals/creatures, with exceptions of direct self-defense or direct defense of other Good-aligned individuals
  • Alignment of Associates & Employment of only Good-Aligned individuals
  • Must be proficient in Spear (Holy Weapon)
  • Cannot have more than 6 followers at a given time
  • 1 hour per day in prayer (else abilities start to suffer)