Veritas Jones

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Veritas Jones[edit]

Birth Planet: Whitefall Allegiance: Independent
Height: 191 centimeters (6' 3") | Weight: 86 kilos (190 lbs) | Age: 34 standard years

Raised a cattle rancher on Whitefall, a farming moon of Athens, Veritas worked a number of ranches and mining operations until he joined the War, where he served as a sharpshooter, making the rank of Corporal. Having worked for Mel before the War, he was one of the first to sign on to the Wanderer. He pulled his Heirloom Six Shooters off of a guy who tried to kill him.


A tall, trim black-skinned man with mostly close-cropped hair under a weather-beaten gaucho hat, who's partial to leather vests and chaps over work clothes. He's always got a pair of work gloves folded into his gun belt, which hangs with the insouciant bravado of a gunslinger and sports two pearl-handled pistols.

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Mental d8 Physical d8 Social d8


  • Craft d4
  • Drive d8
  • Fight d8
  • Fix d4
  • Fly d4
  • Focus d4
  • Influence d6
  • Know d4
  • Labor d8
  • Move d10
  • Notice d10 (Ambushes)
  • Operate d6
  • Perform d4
  • Shoot d10
  • Sneak d4
  • Survive d6
  • Throw d4
  • Treat d4
  • Trick d4


First Mate d8
You’re the captain’s right hand, but as often as not you’re his fist. (Fight/Influence/Notice)

  • Gain 1 Plot Point when you roll a d4 instead of a d8.
  • Got Your Back, Sir: If your captain fails a die roll in your presence, step up or double your Attribute on your next die roll.
  • Right Here, Sir: Spend 1 PP to join a scene involving the captain that you weren’t already in.

Gun Diplomacy d8
Let's let the guns do the talkin', now. (Move/Shoot/Survive)

  • Gain 1 Plot Point when you roll a d4 instead of a d8.
  • Gun Symposium: Spend 1 PP to step up or double your Shoot or Move when you’re outnumbered.
  • Meet My Advisor: Gain 1 PP when you escalate a situation by bringing guns into it before they're called for.

Workin' Joe d8
If it takes muscle and grit, I've worked with it. (Drive/Labor/Operate)

  • Gain 1 Plot Point when you roll a d4 instead of a d8.
  • I Know a Guy: Spend 1 PP to create a d8 Asset when you call in a hard-working friend with the skills you need.
  • Trick of the Trade: Spend 1 PP to create a Drive or Operate Specialty for the rest of the session.

Signature Assets[edit]

Heirloom Six Shooters d8
These pearl-handled beauts have been passed down from one generation of the family to the next for time immemorial. 'Til I got my hands on 'em.

  • Pointed Emphasis: When you threaten someone with your sidearm or conduct negotiations at gunpoint, spend 1 Plot Point to double Influence for the Action.
  • Finest Guns Made by Man: When you Take Out a GMC while you are outnumbered, take a Running Out of Ammo d8 Complication to Take Out another GMC nearby. Step up the Complication to a d10 to Take Out a third GMC in range.

Straight Shooter d6
Some folks can persuade you to do the right thing by lying to ya, others by being straight with ya. Name's Veritas. Guess which one I am?

Mama Didn't Raise No Fool d6
I've seen more dodges than you've thought of, son.




  • I think if I were looking for a happy medium, I'd say make Trick of the Trade a [d8] specialty linked to one of the two skills listed and it lasts for a scene. That is pretty much how triggers treat assets elsewhere. You create the asset (1 PP) but the trigger lets you make that particular asset a d8 asset. And I'm fine with paying a second PP to turn it into an episode long asset (specialty) with all such triggers, just like under the regular asset rules.
  • we can revisit it if you ever want to unlock the Gun Symposium trigger, but off the top I'm inclined to go with single action as the intended duration. Or we could change the wording to have consequences if you're looking for a longer duration. See the Awakened Weapon trigger on the Sleeper Agent distinction or the Always Working trigger from the Married to the Job distinction for examples of this setup for an extended trigger just to get an idea of the possibilities.
  • talk to Dec
  • talk to Mike

Signature Scenes[edit]