Unkindled (5e Background)

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Unkindled[edit]

Unkindled are those risen from death who seek the embers, small remainders of fire, to give themselves strength and life. Similar to undead, they given new life to serve a purpose. What were you in your last life? What is your purpose now? Will you accept your purpose or refuse it?

Skill Proficiencies: Deception and Survival

Tool Proficiencies: Smith's Tools

Equipment: A set of tattered clothes, an item of no purpose which you were buried with, and some medicinal herbs.

Feature: Unkindled Kin[edit]

Along your journey, you will meet other unkindled like yourself who share a similar fate as you. They may assist you in your journey, providing food, supplies, or simply wisdom.

Suggested Characteristics[edit]

Unkindled range in personality, but are often molded by the flame that rebirthed them or their desire to understand why they live.

d8 Personality Trait
1 I will often sit and simply contemplate.
2 I often read through history books and scriptures in my spare time.
3 I'm fascinated by fire and love to see it dance.
4 I never underestimate a situation and plan out meticulously.
5 I'm intrigued by the people of the world and their strange ways, loving to watch them in action.
6 I keep my weapon close by me and my shield never leaves my arm.
7 I am passionate. Like a flame.
8 I don't have the greatest memor... what was I saying again?
d6 Ideal
1 Enkindlement I desire to seek the embers, for they will give me life. (Any)
2 Kindling I seek to sacrifice myself, as those before me. (Lawful)
3 Darkness I seek to bring a new age by my hand, no matter the cost. (Chaotic)
4 Madness I seek to bring others pain for my amusement. (Evil)
5 Cooperation I seek to aid others, to prove some good left in the world. (Good)
6 Purpose I have a burning desire to seek why I live. (Any)
d6 Bond
1 I fight for myself and only myself.
2 I serve to protect others who cannot protect themselves.
3 I will protect my comrades, til the bitter end.
4 There is a dear friend who I made a promise to. I intend to keep it.
5 I live only to serve my purpose. Nothing more or less.
6 A stranger saved my life. I intend to find out why and return the favor.
d6 Flaw
1 I often will run towards treasure without second thought.
2 I’m rather reckless and put myself in danger frequently.
3 I usually have something useful on me for a situation, but I often forget about it and it collects dust
4 When I see the sun rising, I can't help but feel the strangest urge to praise it, despite potential danger.
5 I'm rather grim and collect bones, skin, and worse from my enemies. It puts people off.
6 I'm terribly lazy and it takes great effort to get me on task.
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