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Hu Child (3.5e Race)
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One born of the Deity Gods Hu and Fi. Formed without birth, in an adult body. Spirit and knowledge are recieved at their creation from their divine parents. Their material body is fashioned after the universal design of humans. They are cousins to the Human Race.
Each Hu Child is filled with all the emotions of the Human Race at the time of their creation. They desire knowledge, power, freedom, and happiness. Each is a unique individual with chosen talents and a unique personality. They cannot reproduce and have no reproductive desires or lusts.
A Hu Child is more likely to suffer from pride than from cowardice or regret. They desire to succeed in every task they undertake and often risk a great deal in doing so. This can lead to amazing financial achievements and disappointing social experiments. That being said, they all possess a very mild temperament and are slow to wrath and quick to laughter.
Every Hu Child enjoys a physically active lifestyle with good friends and company. Their many professions are diverse even with such a tiny population and they consider themselves family when amongst themselves. Becoming an adventurer or explorer seems second nature to them and provides days worth of stories to tell and share.
They all share a disposition towards a lawful and orderly lifestyle.
Males and Females are constructed at their creation as adults and are physically similar to the Human Race in almost every way. Males are always formed at a height 6'1" and weigh about 175 pounds. Females are always formed at 5'10" and weigh about 155 pounds. They are created with all the functions of the Human race except that their reproductive organs are dorment. These functions are permanently suppressed while in their current stage of existence.
No two Hu Childs are born twins. However, all the males are very similar in appearance and likewise, so are the females. Both the male and females possess no body hair except for what grows on their head. Males can grow beards while both male's and female's have light freckles on their face and back. Every Hu Child is said to be formed in the likeness of their parents, either Hu (male) or Fi (female).
They are cousins to the Human Race and often invite themselves into Human Society. They remain detached in many ways but generally assimilate into the regional structure of society. They are created however with the knowledge that they are special and worthy individuals of any task, caste, or position. They believe they are created to serve others and also to gain for themselves power, knowledge, wealth, and friendship.
The Gods Hu and Fi can be best described as being of the Lawful Good Alignment. Every Hu Child is given this knowledge at their creation. However, each one is a unique individual with a chosen path they wish to walk, regardless of the desires of their parents.
They desire well populated lands rich in natural resources and a modest climate. They also prefer to be within a days travel of an ocean or large body of water. However, they can be known to survive in almost any region or environment.
- By alignment.
Their parents Hu and Fi endow them with special knowledge at birth. They know of their parents lawful good alignment and of the desire all parents have to see their children grow and act accordingly. However every Hu Child is an individual and will make that decision for themselves.
Their parents, Hu and Fi, are considered the Hu Children's immediate Deities according to the opinion of the other Gods. This does not imply that the other Gods think less of them. It simply means they feel no immediate kinship or responsibility for these mortal creatures. Every Hu Child is encouraged by their divine parents to make friends and worship any God of the lawful good alignment.
- Common tongue.
Along with their divine endowment of knowledge which every Hu Child recieves at birth, comes the knowledge of the common tongue. While this is not the language spoken by their divine parents, it is believed to be the most beneficial language while residing among their Human cousins on the Material Plane.
They commonly have three names. The one given to them by their parents Hu and Fi and the one they choose for themselves when they are created as adults. These names can be just about anything. The third name is simply Hu Child. This is what they are called by their cousins the humans.
Playing a Hu Child has a unique style to it. Since you are created as an adult and endowed with knowledge you do not require a genealogy. Meaning you do not have a family and your back-story can be pretty darn short. A Hu Child's endowment of knowledge allows you to play them with less cultural-discrepancies. Meaning your character can think differently, act differently, learn differently, and speak differently according to cultural norms. You always have an excuse to be different.
You also share no common racial ancestors. Meaning you have no history either. Meaning no racial enemies or racial friends, right? But you look Human? So others will perceive you as Human. So watch your back and study up on the Human race's history.
You also have dormant reproductive abilities and no sex drive. Meaning no drama or dating problems. It can make life so much simpler. Of course, this means no Dynasties for you. Well, you could always adopt, right? Also, this can make any arranged marriages kinda awkward.
Oh, and if anybody asks how old you are? Remember to always add 20 to that number. Saying "Oh, I'm 6 years old", can make people wonder about your mental health.
- Humanoid. Formed in the likeness of the Human Race.
- Medium Size.
- A Hu Childs base land speed is 30 feet.
- A Hu Child gains 4 extra skill points at 1st level and 1 extra skill point at each additional level.
- A Hu Child can activate a spell-like ability mimicking Prayer once a day. This effect lasts for 2 rounds.
- A Hu Child of 2nd level or higher can exist comfortably in environments ranging from -50 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit without having to make Fortitude saves against environmental damage.
- Automatic Languages: Common. Bonus Languages: Any.
- Favored Class: N/A.
|Middle Age1||Old2||Venerable3||Maximum Age|
|60 years||100 years||120 years||+1d6 years|
|Gender||Base Height||Height Modifier||Base Weight||Weight Modifier|
|Male||6'1"||+0||175 lb.||+,−2d6 lbs.|
|Female||5'10"||+0||155 lb.||+,−2d6 lbs.|