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Concubine

You served as a concubine to a great Lord or Lady. One member of a larger harem, you were trained in the arts of bodily pleasure. When your lord died, their heir saw fit to exile many within the harem, and you were among those cast out from the great palace you had always called home. An outcast, you have fought to make your own way in the wider world.

Skill Proficiencies: Persuasion, Acrobatics.

Tool Proficiencies: Disguise Kit.

Languages: One of your choice.

Equipment: A set of fine clothing, a disguise kit, and a bag containing 15 gold coins. Feature: Honeyed Words

Your words are like honeyed milk to the ears of those to whom you whisper. You gain advantage on any persuasion or deception roll made to seduce your target. Feature: World’s Oldest Profession

Any settlement large enough to house a brothel is an opportunity for you as you may find gainful employment at any of these establishments. Provided you work, you will receive free lodging and food and earn 15 GP per day.

d6 Personality Trait
1 I’m very shy.
2 I am incredibly outgoing in my personal and professional lives.
3 I want for a life of comfort and plenty.
4 I know I’m beautiful and will use it to get what I want.
5 I am embarrassed to tell others of my past.
6 I am proud of my profession, no matter how others see me.
d6 Ideal
1 Wealth: Enough coin to never work again.
2 Freedom: The people should be free to make their own choices without the lords and kings of the world.
3 Privileges: The upper classes have powers and privilege that I covet.
4 Comfort: To live comfortably and safely is the most one can ask.
5 Peace: War is bad for business.
6 Lust: It’s nothing to be ashamed of.
d6 Bond
1 I have a certain patron whose embrace I miss dearly.
2 The first brothel I worked; it has always felt like home to me.
3 Coin is the only company I need.
4 The world is a dark place, I don’t feel strong connections with anyone.
5 A fellow concubine I met in my youth; we have always been there to support one another.
6 In a world like this, I can only rely on myself.
d6 Flaw
1 I’m actually a bit of a prude.
2 I complain if I have to walk long distances.
3 I talk too much.
4 I like to steal from my clients.
5 Seeing someone prettier than me drives me into a rage.
6 I always want to be the center of attention.
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