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Ayansh'i Character Generation

by Derek Stanley

There are a number of changes in the character generation system which must be observed when generating an Ayanshi character. The following Stat modifiers are applied to all Ayanshi Characters: STR -2, AGL +2, CON +1, EDU -2, PSI +1. This may seem excessive but these modifiers include both the Planetary and Racial modifications. All Ayanshi characters are aware of their Psionic ability.

On the Background Skills List on page 23, for any skill included the Cascade, Fine Arts one background option point counts as 3 skill levels in that skill. All Ayanshi characters begin the game with Willpower 1 and the Psionic Skills, Suspended Animation 1 and Shield 1. As a compensation for this, Ayanshi never begin character generation before the age of 22.

Aging Effects are something far more difficult to deal with. Due to the inordinate length of the Ayanshi life-span the effects of aging rarely begin to effect the character before the age of 200. What this means is an Ayanshi character could serve upwards of 45 terms before beginning to age, you can imagine the types of characters that would appear.

To remedy this problem and keep things within the spirit of the game all Ayanshi characters must roll a d10 vs. their current term if the die roll is less than or equal to that number the character precipitates out into the game. (i.e. after 5 terms if the character rolls 5 or less the game begins.)

Only during the characters final term may careers with a tech level of 9+ be selected. The only exception to this rule is if characters wish to join CNERS in which case two TL9+ careers can be taken.


Special Ayanshi Careers.

Artisan: There are few people on Eralaka as respected as its artists and there were few artists in the Old Imperium as respected as the Ayanshi. Though the Collapse denied you the larger market it gave you the time to prefect your craft. You remember the tales of your parents, of the men from the stars who came seeking the art of your world, taking your artists with them for special commissions. One day that will all return and when it does you will be ready, for you are an artist and your life is but a work in progress.

Prerequisites

First Term

Subsequent Term

All Terms


Patzaitah: The Patzaitah are the disciples of the Oracle. It is your duty to collect the knowledge and secrets of your people. You are closer to the Inchata than most but not nearly as close as the Oracle. Sometime the Inchata invades your thoughts and dreams giving you visions or insight into problems once thought insurmountable. The Inchata is there, just beyond your reach. Perhaps one day it will reach to you.

Prerequisites

First Term

Subsequent Term


Inoshan Order: For a thousand thousand years the members of the Inoshan Order have served the disciples of the Oracle. They guard her holy sites and are the defenders the Patzaitah. There is a sacred trust there for as they defend and watch over the people it is you who must defend and watch over them. There is no profession more honorable or respected, for while they are the bringers of life, you are its keepers, the guardians of the Ayata.

Prerequisites

First Term

Subsequent Term

All Terms


Inoshan Marine: With the return of the people from the stars four years ago your life changed. You went to their world where they trained you in a different art of war. You learned about new weapons, new world and new enemies, learned about steel hearted starships that could rain fire on a world without even seeing what they were destroying, learned about metallic creations whos only thought was to kill and learned about people who had forgotten what it meant to be human. The universe had become an evil place since the Ayanshi were last here but the Oracle sent you to do a job and no one argues with the Oracle.

Prerequisites

First Term
All Terms

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