Pal George is a super sweet guy, and he’s really getting excited about an IKRPG campaign we’re hoping to start locally in the near future. Accordingly, being the wily harsh blogmaster that I am, I saw an opportunity. “Oh George, if only I had someone contributing guest articles for the Character Crunch series, that would make me so happy…”
Well, he fell for it, and frankly, I’m delighted. I love being able to express myself creatively through the written word, and it makes my decrepit old heart happy to give someone else the opportunity to do so as well. Enjoy!
My first Lost Hemisphere blog post! The Bloke asked me if I would be interested in doing a write up as we will be starting a new IKRPG group at the LGS soon, and I am keen on playing. To do that I need a character; normally I play fighters or magic users in other game systems, but my wife suggested I try something different. So here he is, Nogix; he isn’t your normal polished killer for hire, he is more street urchin than refined assassin. But he’s small, sneaky, and can get the job done all the same. You just may not want to stand too close though, he hasn’t bathed in a while…
Growing up on the streets of Caspia wasn’t easy, but Nogix preferred it to the horrible orphanage where he had started out. The orphanage had been brutal. Horrible food, abusive attendants, and mandatory work sessions every day. It had been little more than a sweatshop and once he was big enough and strong enough he had fled.
He fell in with a crew that was running the local black market, starting out as a lookout, watching for possible trouble when cargo was being moved or “liberated” from the docks and warehouses. Being a gobber made it easy to go along unnoticed, and he was soon running packages all over the city. Life was going pretty well for Nogix, he had a warm safe place to sleep in one of the gang’s warehouses and coin in his pocket. The rest of the gang treated him well, and for the first time in his life he felt he belonged.
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