Archetypes

The Demagogue

An agitator, rabble rouser and leader of the common people.

Aristocrat
An aristocrat looking to harness the power of the crowd.
Free Resist
Toughness
Philosopher
A thinker who challenges the accepted wisdom.
Free Resist
Cunning
Preacher
Someone enthusiastically spreading the word of their god.
Free Resist
Willpower

The Exile

Cast out from their polis, an exile is a foreigner wherever they go and is denied the protection and rights granted to a citizen.

Criminal
After what you've just done, leaving town is for the best.
Free Resist
Dodge
Cultist
Exiled for your religious beliefs.
Free Resist
Will Power
Displaced Noble
After several attempts to gain power, your enemies sent you far away.
Free Resist
Healthy

The Famous Athlete

The great panhellenic games combine politics and religion and only the very best are chosen to represent their polis.

Boastful Winner
You were victorious in your event and you've made sure everyone knows it.
Free Resist
Speed
Cheated
A desire to win overcame good sense and you were caught cheating.
Free Resist
Swift
Pedigree Winner
Your parent was a champion at the games and has mentored you to make sure that glory stays with the family name.
Free Resist
Speed

The Lowly

Some are born great, some have greatness thrust upon them, and some have to seize greatness however they can.

Farmer
A life on a rural farm is all you knew before a god came calling.
Free Resist
Toughness
Refugee
Someone who has fled the destruction of their home and is now forced to seek a new life.
Free Resist
Toughness
Thief
Stealing is the way you avoided starvation.
Free Resist
Manual Dexterity

The Royal

Even in this age of democracy and oligarchies there are still powerful and noble bloodlines.

Dainty
Hard work is for the poor and fighting is for the bodyguards.
Free Resist
Healthy
Devious
Politics and the arts of subterfuge are the best way to get what you want.
Free Resist
Cunning
Dirty
No future sovereign can be respected unless they've spilt blood.
Free Resist
Reflexes

The Soldier

War is a constant in Greece and there is always a need for competent warriors.

Hoplite
A veteran of many wars who always come back with their shield.
Free Resist
Shield Expertise
Skirmisher
A peltast or an archer who keeps away from the enemy's spear tips.
Free Resist
Dodge
Officer
An experienced soldier who now commands his fellows on the field.
Free Resist
Weapon Expertise

The Sorcerer

True magical abilities are rare and inspire fear and suspicion in the common people.

Witch
A sorcerer adept at changing the fortune of others.
Free Resist
Manual Dexterity
Potion master
One who is capable of gathering their own ingredients for their powerful potions.
Free Resist
Falx
Mystic
A seer of hidden and strange truths.
Free Resist
Will Power

The Traveler

For some, the fates conspire to keep them constantly on the move.

Forest Dweller
A nomad from the wild forests of Arcadia.
Free Resist
Ferocity
Porter
Hauling goods overland is hard and dangerous work.
Free Resist
Weapon Expertise
Explorer
One who has traveled great distances and got involved in many wondrous stories.
Free Resist
Brawn

Discussion

Mark Foster, 2013/12/01 15:38

how about including a monster path in the monstrous ancestor?

James Foster, 2014/07/27 20:48

perhaps, which one?

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