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Historian

Yours is a life of arguing over the minutiae of primary source documents, building a picture of the world as it was to the best of your ability, publishing lest you perish. No one here cares about whatever your pet fascination was. It’s a good thing that the work of a historian is far more than memorizing dates! You are an expert at sifting fact from supposition, news from rumor. You have a built-in lie detector so finely honed you can sniff one out not only from thousands of miles away but across centuries of time. Confronted with an entirely new world to study, your reaction is most likely, “I get to be the first person to write about this!” Like most historians, you’re wrong about that, but it’s not going to slow you down.

Skill Proficiencies: Insight, History.

Tool Proficiencies: Forgery kit, or your choice of one artisan’s tool

Languages: A dead language of your choice

Equipment: Common clothes, pens, paper, and several dog-eared paperbacks

Feature: What Happened Here?

The past is a historian’s job. Usually, that’s the work of searching through documents, but sometimes it’s the work of getting your hands dirty as well. Once per session, when confronted with a scene where action clearly took place in the past, you may ask the GM what happened there. The GM will call out certain features of import, but the conclusion is yours to make.

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