The Great Power
Climate – Temperate forest
Community – Small city, around 12,000
Economic Status – Wealthy, owns large family estate
Social Standing – Noble, barons of the surround realm
Defense Readiness – Medium, excellent hunting experience supplemented with hired guards
Private Ethics – Fair, holds to the letter of contracts and agreements
Public Ethics – Normal, matches private ethics
Religious Commitment – Historical, worshiped Ehlonna for years but may not observe religious commitments consistently. This generation mildly worships but it is nothing very serious.
Reputation – Family is known as stalwart companions and good rulers
Political Views – Loyal Opposition, your family supports the current political structure but favors a change of rulers
Power Structure – Patriarchy, the male members control your family
Ancestors of Note – Successful Founder, an ancestor founded a community that still thrives
Early Childhood Instruction – Outdoors, learned basic wilderness survival skills;
Formal Education – Finishing School; educated in courtly manners and etiquette. Magic; studied “defenses against the dark arts” and learned ways to fight monsters and battle the influence of black magic.
Learned Trade – Hunter/Trapper; spent time seeking animal skins or meat in the wilderness.
Early Childhood – Survived Major Danger to Community; flood, famine, plague, or another calamity struck when William was a child. Death in the Family; lost his mother to plague and became very close to his father after.
Youth Events – Battle, aided in the defense of the community against a marauding monster.
Pivotal Events – See above
Parents – one living, father
Siblings – four younger siblings, two brother and two sisters
Grandparents – all have passed away, same plague
Extended Family – None
Friends – Few, people he hunts with, some in noble circle, his mentor
Enemies – The Enemy of My Friend Is My Enemy, one of his friends has an enemy, and now that person hates you, too
Instructor – Lower Class, old hunter that has lived there his entire life and refuses a room at the estates for his cottage in the woods