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Chaos Cultist

The world was wrought in the throes of chaos and to Chaos it should be returned.

You were a member of a cult dedicated to the primordial forces of Chaos or to one of the deities seeking to return the world to that roiling void. Before your rituals were completed, however, a traitor in your midst sold your sect out to the local authorities and you were one of the few members to escape the purge and watched from the crowds as your fellows were returned to the void. Though your sect was all but wiped out you still endeavor to see their work done. Though local sects of the cult seek to create minor tears in the veil through which the horrors and monstrosities of chaos might flow, the greater goal of the cult is to see the veil destroyed entirely, the physical and immaterial worlds reforged into one.

Skill Proficiencies: Deception, Arcana

Tool Proficiencies: Proficiency with forgery kits.

Languages: One of your choice.

Equipment: An obsidian ring bearing the emblem of your cult, a forgery kit, a set of traveler’s clothes, and a bag containing 5 gold coins.

Restriction: Bound by Chaos

As an agent of Chaos your alignment faces restriction, you cannot be of Lawful alignment.

Feature: Follow the Signs

You are able to sense when a settlement has a chaos cult within it. If you sense a cult within a settlement, you can begin leaving signs that allow its members to recognize you as one of their own. Within 24-hours of leaving signs you will be contacted by a member of the local cult. They may provide you with information to help further the cause, or shelter should the authorities be after you.

d6 Personality Trait
1 I am fanatically loyal to my cult.
2 I wish to spread the word of Chaos to the masses.
3 I hate humanity and wish to see it punished.
4 The gods are false; in Chaos I know we will all be equal.
5 I seek to harness Chaos for my own power.
6 I have second thoughts about what I am doing.
d6 Ideal
1 Power: Chaos is the true power behind the universe and with it we can become gods ourselves.
2 Freedom: I seek to free humanity from the shackles of the gods who torment us.
3 Insanity: I am completely deranged and will lash out randomly.
4 Sacrifice: Anyone who must die to further the cause is a sacrifice to Chaos.
5 Revenge: This world has wronged me and I will see it undone.
6 War: I seek to create the chaos of war wherever I can.
d6 Bond
1 My fellow cultists.
2 My hatred towards the gods is the only bond I need.
3 The signet ring I use to identify myself with my cult.
4 My mentor who inducted me into the cult.
5 A tome of dark knowledge given to me by my mentor.
6 The roiling void.
d6 Flaw
1 I have trouble keeping my mouth shut.
2 I am dimwitted and need to have instructions repeated to me.
3 I am a social outcast and do not do well with other people.
4 I am noticeably ugly with an easy to remember face.
5 I hate working with teams.
6 I lack resolve.
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