Example Character: Gisten Koury
Gisten Koury is a woman, raised on the streets, stealing her daily bread. She is 33 years old, in her prime, and currently works for the Hands of Justice, a company of ethical Assassins. Thus we know where she will begin, and where she ends up, but what happens in between is the interesting part. At 33, she has 20 points for Templates, and three Maneuvers.
The player elects to use Method One for attributes, and distributes 10 to CHAR, 9 to AGY, 8 to COOR, to END, 6 to INT, and 5 to STR.
Gisten is a Street Rat, as poor as poor can be. Her Family Lifestyle is Poor, so she can never fall back on her family. She gains +1 to AGY, bringing that attribute to 10. She gains the skills Sneak+1 and Hide+1, and chooses Slight+1 over Overdo+1. She also gains an Edge of Shadows.
She takes an apprenticeship as a Thief. She has the prerequisites, and gains a second AGY bonus of +1, giving her an 11. She gains the skills of Sneak+1 and Hide+1 - bringing her to rank +2 in both, and chooses Athletics+1 over Slight+1.
She then begins earning her keep, becoming a Thief at a cost of 1 point, leaving her with 19. She has the prerequisites, and gains the skills of Sneak+1 and Hide+1, bringing her to rank +3 in both, as well as Fake+1.
She then specializes, becoming a Burglar at a cost of 5 points, leaving her with 14. She gains the skills of Sneak+1 and Hide+1, bringing her to rank +4 in both, as well as Slight+1, bringing her to rank +2.
She further specializes, becoming a Burglar Advanced at a cost of 8 points, leaving her with 6. She gains the skills of Sneak+2 and Slight+1, bringing her to rank +6 in Sneak, and rank +3 in Slight. She also gains an Edge of Rooftop.
She has to hide from the law, becoming a Warrior at a cost of 1 points, leaving her with 5. She has the prerequisite of Athletics, which gains her access to this profession. She gains the skills of Strike+1, Athletics+1 and Organize+1, bringing her to rank+2 in Athletics.
Still hiding from the law, she takes the template of Warrior Advanced at a cost of 5 points, leaving her with 0. She gains the skills of Strike+2, bringing her to rank +3, and Menace,+1.
She has picked up along the way 3 combat Maneuvers - Riposte, Lunge, and Environmental Maneuver, all tied to her sword.
Gisten's player chooses the Traits of Quiet+3, Impulsive+2, Cocky+1, and Impish+1
Full Character Stats:
STR 5, COOR 8, AGY 11, END 7, INT 6, CHAR 10
Sneak+6, Hide+4, Strike+3, Slight+3, Athletics+2, Fake+1, Organize+1, and Menace+1
Shadows and Rooftops
Riposte, Lunge, and Environmental Maneuver all tied to Sword.
Recently hired as an Assassin by the Hands of Justice