Guvner Background



You are a member of the Unity of Order. You believe that all of creation has a hidden pattern and cohesiveness, and that by discovering this pattern, you can attain power over it.

Skill Proficiencies: History, Investigation
Tool Proficiency: Cartographer’s Tools, Scribe's Supplies
Equipment: Cartographer’s Tools, Scribe’s supplies, abacus, a set of common clothes including a faction badge sewn into them, and a belt pouch containing 15 gp

Feature: Aide to Unity

You belong to the Unity of Order, which allows you to access the City Court and the Vault of Knowledge that lies there. You may be assigned tasks by the faction and make some coin – enough to live a Modest lifestyle. You also know of a portal to the Fortress of Disciplined Enlightenment, the Unity’s headquarters on Mechanus, and the key to that portal.

Inspiration: Patterns of Speech

If you gain a point of Inspiration for adhering to your faction philosophy, you may use it to understand one bit information spoken or written in a language you are not otherwise proficient in.

Actions you might take that may gain you Inspiration might include

  • Spending your down time accessing and learning about the laws of the area you're in.
  • Adhering to the law of the land when breaking it would bring you some reward or convenience
  • Exploiting or correcting a loophole in a legal system

Suggested Characteristics

Guvners are attracted to power. Though the faction’s daily activities are dry and even dull, the stakes are quite high – if the Guvners are right, then sufficient study will allow one to control the underpinning axioms of reality.