They don't eat meat.
Ideal: Change is frightening.
Flaw: They have tremendous difficulty with remembering names.
Bond: They will do whatever it takes to promote harmony with nature.
“You artless beetle-headed pigeon-egg!”
They wear a patched wool cloak.
Ideal: They only feel alive when money is on the line.
Flaw: They refuse to work when tired.
Bond: They spend their evenings volunteering for the temples.
“God spede you.”
They twitch frequently.
Ideal: Anything is possible with overwhelming strength.
Flaw: They are obsessed with a long-forgotten diety.
Bond: They protect their community from the old magics of the forest.
“I sure could go for a drink.”
They wear a pair of spectacles that are missing one eyepiece.
Ideal: All that matters is a successful hunt.
Flaw: They seek a worthy opponent to defeat them in a child's game.
Bond: They swore to unlock the mysteries of a wizard's tower.
“You fawning fat-kidneyed lout!”
Droplets of water drips off their boots at each step.
Ideal: They dream of exploring lost civilizations.
Flaw: They are obsessed with finding a lost treasure.
Bond: A magical accident harmed someone they love, and they will stop at nothing to fix the damage.
“Did you hear about those blasted wood elves? Snuck into town last night and freed all the livestock, they did! It's going to be days rounding them back up again.”
They wear moth-eaten wizard's robes.
Ideal: They only feel alive when cleaning out their home.
Flaw: They run at the first sign of trouble.
Bond: They are working to pay off an old debt.
“Have you heard the good word?”
They wear modest clothing.
Ideal: The only constant in this world is the gods.
Flaw: They overreact to everything.
Bond: They swore to defend their ancestral home from abyssal terrors.
“You expect me to eat this?”
They always stand up straight.
Ideal: They only feel alive when giving selflessly to others.
Flaw: They constantly search for their next mark.
Bond: They travel the place with a band of clerics.
“It's been ages since we danced.”
They are always hot.
Ideal: They will prove themselves to the world.
Flaw: They are idyllic to a fault.
Bond: They abandoned their community in service of their lord.
“Have you heard about Fenwick the cleric?”
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