In the Shadows of the Last War
Maerraine Ravaya d'Medani
Medium humanoid (half-elf), lawful neutral
Armor Class: 13
Hit Points: 9
Speed: 30 ft.
STR 10 (+0) DEX 15 (+2) CON 12 (+1) INT 14 (+2) WIS 8 (-1) CHA 17 (+3)
Saving Throws: Dexterity +4, Charisma +5
Senses: Darkvision, passive Perception 9, passive Investigation 12
Skills: Deception +5, Insight +1, Investigation +4, Performance +5, Persuasion +5, Sleight of Hand +4
Tools: Inquisitive’s kit, lute, lyre, voice
Armor: Light armor
Weapons: Simple weapons, hand crossbows, longswords, rapiers, shortswords
Dragonmark. Maerraine bears the Mark of Detection, and can use the spells detect magic and mage hand 1x/long rest each.
Fey Ancestry. Maerraine has advantage on saving throws against being charmed, and magic can’t put her to sleep.
Bardic Inspiration (d6). As a bonus action, Maerraine can choose one creature within 60’ who can hear her. That creature gains her Bardic Inspiration die, and must use it within 10 minutes to add the number rolled to one ability check, attack roll, or saving throw that it makes.
Spellcasting. Maerraine is a 1st-level spellcaster. Her spellcasting ability is Charisma (spell save DC 13, +5 to hit with spell attacks).
Cantrips (at will): prestidigitation, true strike
1st level (2 slots): cure wounds, dissonant whispers, unseen servant
Equipment. Leather armor, rapier, dagger, fine clothes, manacles with Medani emblem, signet ring, identification papers, bullseye lantern, flask of oil, diplomat’s pack, inquisitive’s kit, pouch, 10 gp, Gnomish music box.
Unarmed. Melee Attack: +0 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 1 bludgeoning damage.
Rapier. Melee Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 1d8 + 2 piercing damage.
Dagger. Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., range 20/60 ft., one target. Hit: 1d4 + 2 piercing damage.
Maerraine is a member of House Medani. The house provides her with lodging and food, though she is expected to put in a few hours of work in exchange. Where the house has a presence, she may have access to discounts on other goods and services related to the house’s specialty. If she is accused of a crime, her house will support her if a good case can be made for her innocence or the crime is justifiable in the eyes of the House. She can also gain access to powerful political figures through the house, if she is a member in good standing. Such connections might require that she perform some noteworthy service for the house. Her house will occasionally call upon her for support. She will have to provide support for the house to remain in the house’s good graces.
❖ Personality Traits: My favor, once lost, is lost forever.
❖ Ideal: The ancient traditions of my house must be upheld.
❖ Bond: Nothing is more important than the members of my house.
❖ Flaw: I have an insatiable desire for carnal pleasures.
Contacts: Wultram Kessler d’Deneith