Aziz of the Knife

Description:

Age: 28
Lifepaths:

Born Noble
Pickpocket
Criminal
Smuggler
Duelist
Crossbowman

Will 5
Perception 4
Power 4
Forte 3
Agility 6
Speed 5

Skills
Inconspicuous (Will) 2B
Streetwise (Per) 4B
Sleight of Hand (Agl) 4B
Knives (Agl) 5B
Climbing (Spd) 5B
Persuasion (Will) 2B
Falsehood (Will) 4B
Appraisal (Will) 2B
Stealthy (spd) 6B
Sword (Agl) 6B
Brawling (Agl) 4B
Two-Fisted Fighting
Crossbow (Agl) 3B
Foraging (Per) 2B
Indigenous People-wise (Per) 2B

Beliefs:
I’ll find my parents and make ‘em pay up.

The filthy underbelly of the city doesn’t quite feel like home anymore. I need to change my station, either by moving up in the city or out of it.

Instincts:
I don’t go into danger without some reconnaissance first
I’m always looking for an angle, usually the money angle
I’ll try to talk my way out of it first, whatever it is.

Traits
Mark of Privilege
Plain Face
Cynical
Mercenary
Impecunious
Fleet of Foot (call on for running)

Relationships
Kindly old Courtier (in reality a powerful noble who hid me as a baby). I only know him as Ben. 15 pts
Kingpin — City crime boss 15 pts
Former quartermaster — still in the military unit I just left 5 pts
A common thief — a colleague — 5 pts
Former sensei — the guy who trained me to swordfight, more of a well-trained thug than zen master 5 pts

Enemies
The brother of the noble I killed in a duel.10 pts

Reputation 7 pts) Local — a local hero with the city peasants for killing a despised noble in a duel (although I had to flee town afterwards)

Gear (total 15 pts)
Arms (standard) 5 pts
Sword
Long dagger
many small, concealable knives
large crossbow
hand crossbow

Clothes & shoes 2 pts
Thief’s gear 1 pt
Caltrops
Dog powder
50ft silk rope
4 grapples
Climbing claws
small crowbar
Black clothes
sword black
face black

A few coins 6 pts
personal effects 1 pt

Aziz was born in his father’s first, politically undesirable marriage. When his father, a baron from a poor but ancient and technically high-ranking house, was given the chance to marry a daughter of a far wealthier noble house, he had Aziz and his mother poisoned. A kindly courtier managed to save Aziz and

Bio:

Notes
Ben McKee
No enemies? Enemies are juicy.

Dylan
Good point. And an enemy noble fits the background.

Ben McKee
What number son are you? Are you in line for the title?

Dylan
Number one, but of a violently annulled marriage.
Ben McKee
Despised by who? The commoners? His family? Who exactly did you piss off?

Gdrive link
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xDbJoxwPfk1LBqz4up77TBr1llQWZidi0f_4nM7nySw/edit

Aziz of the Knife

River of Shifting Sand McKee McKee