Cold as Steel
Ladro della Spada
Duellist, street-tough, bastard son: a concatenation of Shakespearean bravos.
Hesitation: 6 (5 against death, violence, and pain)
|–||2Diff, 1Chal||–||–||1Rout, 2Diff||1Diff|
|1P, 1F||–||–||–||3F, 1P||–|
|Family Secrets-Wise (Special)||B3||2Diff, 2Rout, 1Chal|
|Streetwise (Special)||B3||3Rout, 1Diff||2P|
|Sword (Martial)||B5||2Rout, 1Diff||7F, 5P|
|Two-Fisted Fighting Training||*|
|Extortion (Social)||B3||4Rout, 1Diff||1P|
|Intimidation (Social)||B4||-||2P, 1D|
|Persuasion (Social)||B3||2Rout, 2Diff, 1Chal||1F, 1P|
|Conspicuous (Social)||B4||2Rout||1F, 2P|
Skills Being Learned
|Aptitude||Skill||Number of Tests|
Artha1 Fate 0 Deeds 4 Persona
|Sup (+1 Ob)||Li (-1d)||Midi (-2d)||Ser (-3d)||Trau (-4d)||Mortal|
“All that remains is to humiliate my truebred brother utterly – by informing that I have brought about his ruin!” → Upgraded to Driven
“To complete Benovitto’s fall from grace, I will frame him for Silvio’s abduction.”
“I will cement relations between the rat-folk and myself but delivering them the magus Silvio.”
Always reply to insults with steel. (Spent Persona towards this Instinct)
Never take ‘no’ for an answer. (Spent Fate towards this Instinct)
Always grant mercy to those who beg for it.
- Mercenary (Char)
- Scheming (Dt) – +1D to Body of Argument
- Mark of Privilege (Dt) – 1D Affiliation with nobility, +1Ob to Inconspicuous or Falsehood when masquerading as a commoner
- Bastard (Dt) – 1D Infamous reputation among the nobility
- Cold-Blooded (Dt) – -1 Hesitation for death, violence, or pain
- Scarred (Dt)- +1D to Intimidation, +1Ob to Inconspicuous & Seduction. Adds 1D infamous reputation as “scarred at his better’s hands.”
- Gesticulant (Char)
- Dusky (Char)
- Magnanimous (Char)
Affiliations, Relationships, and Reputations
1d Affiliation with the local nobility
1d Infamous reputation among the local nobility as a della Spada bastard
1d Infamous reputation as being scarred at his better’s hands
1d reputation as a blade to be reckoned with
1d reputation among the Roden as the Deep One’s Chosen
Inimical relationship with truebred half-brother, Benovitto della Spada
Relationship with Rodolfo the Fat, mildly unsavory merchant
(Tizio’s superior rapier – image ripped from Cashen Blades.)
|Superior parrying dagger||1||1||1||Fast||Shortest|
Rapier IMS: B3 B6 B9
Reinforced leather fighting doublet: B3 armor on chest (reduced to 2)
Moderately nice clothing and shoes: brown leather slippers, grey whipcord trews, a linsey-woolsey doublet, a felted beret. And a murder uniform — pointy-toed boots (worn and scuffed), baggy pants (striped off-white and a rather muddy green, now stained with blood and dyer’s remnants to mid-thigh), a once-lush red silk swordsman’s shirt that needs a tailor’s attention, thoroughly bloodstained over the scarlet dye.
A dimly phosphorescent rock, a sigil for passing among the rat-folk.
A single cash die (about thirty ducats)
A mysterious ring procured from the magus Silvio
Clemente — a physicker of ill repute. +1d to Circle up.
M’lady ’Ella — Roden contact. +1d to Circle up.
Padre Eustacio — +1D to Circle up.
Emilio — +1D to Circle up.
“I deserve a woman of virtue and beauty — such as Mirabella Nicolosio. I will make her mine!” (Spent Fate, Persona towards this Belief)