Helene ex Bonisagus

A Seeker from Normandy

Description:

Characteristics

Stat Rating
Int +4
Per -1
Pre -1
Com 0
Str +1
Sta +2
Dex +1
Qik +1

Other Characteristics

Size: -1
Age: 25 (25)
Decrepitude: 0 (0)
Warping Score: 0 (0)
Confidence Score: 2 (11)

Twilight Scars: None
Equipment: Wizards robes, copy of the Analects of Tytalus
Encumbrance: 0 (0); with sword -1 (2)

Virtues and Flaws

Virtues

The Gift,
Hermetic Magus,
Self-Confident,
Puissant Great Weapon
Affinity for Magical Theory
Book Learner
Deft Form (Corpus)
Educated
Fast Caster
Great Intelligence
Improved Characteristics
Skilled Parens

Flaws

Driven (Library)
Flawed Parma (Ignem)
No Sense of Direction
Over-Sensitive (Books)
Small Frame
Tormenting Master

Personality Traits: Brave +3, Curious +2,
Reputations: None

Combat

Dodging: Init 1, Attack n/a, Defense +3, Damage n/a
Fist: Init +1, Attack +2, Defense +2, Damage +1
Great Sword: Init +3, Attack +13, Defense +10, Damage +10
Soak: +2 (
4 with Literature is my Armour)
Fatigue Levels: OK, 0, -1, -3, -5, Unconscious
Wound Penalties: -1 (1-4), -3 (5-8), -5 (9-12), Incapacitated (13-16)

Skills

Skill Specialisation Rank Notes
Basic
Athletics Running 1
Awareness Searching 2
Brawl Dodging 1
Concentration Spells 3
Chirurgy Binding wounds 1
Guile Impersonation 1
Intrigue Plotting 1
Local Lore (Italy) Military 1
Ride Battle 1
Stealth Sneak 1
Teaching Magical 1
Academic
Arte Liberales Ritual Magic 3
Medicine Poisons 1
Philosophae Ritual Magic 1
Profession (Scribe) Copying 2
Theology Heresy 1
Martial
Great Weapon Great Sword 4 (Puissant; general +2)
Languages
Lang (Italian) Military 5
Lang (Latin) Hermetic texts 4
Lang (English) Common Speech 3
Magic
Finesse Rego 2
Parma Magic Mentem 1 (Flawed Parma: Ignem)
Penetration Corpus 2
Magical Theory Inventing Spells 3 (Affinity; 2/3 XP to advance)

Arts

Technique Rank
Creo 4
Intellego 3
Muto 5
Perdo 1
Rego 4
Form Rank Soak Bonus Form Rank Soak Bonus
Animal 4 Aquam 0
Auram 1 Corpus 8 (Deft Form: Corpus)
Herbam 4 Ignem 0
Imaginem 2 Mentem 2
Terram 5 Vim 5

Spells

Name Requisites & Level Bonus Mastery
Literature is my Sword MuAn(Re)(He)(Te) 15 +14 +1 Fast Cast
Literature is my Armour MuAn(Re)(He)(Te) 15 +14 +1 Fast Cast
Endurance of the Berserker ReCo 15 +14
Bestride the Wide Ford ReCo 20 +14
The Gift of Vigour ReCo 20 +14
Wizard’s Sidestep ReIm 10 +8
Whispers Through the Black Gate InCo 15 +13
Restoration of the Defiled Body CrCo 25 +14
Wizard’s Communion MuVi 20 +12

Sigil

Words and rustling of leaves of books, etc.

Bio:

Helene ex Bonisagus was born Helene de Mouen, the daughter of a Norman knight and his lady. Despite the Gift her earliest years were unremarkable, due to a combination of her parent’s love and the vigilant fist of her devoted elder sister Maynild. By the age of 8, however, she still had no brother and the family no suitable heir. It was then that an old man on some mysterious quest visited and took an interest in Helene and her family. Within a year her mother gave birth to twin sons, and a year and a day after their birth the man came and took Helene away. A deal had been struck and delivered. Whether Maynild was a part of that deal or not she went with the man too.

Helene served her apprenticeship at the great Quaesitorial covenant of Confluensis under the somewhat absent-minded tutelage of Celeres ex Bonisagus. She grew to love the old man and his rather eccentric views, and he instilled in her his own tendencies as a Seeker. Helene

Helene has jumped at the chance to become a member of a covenant in the Theban Tribunal, renowned amongst the Seekers as one of the most productive areas for their search into ancient magics. It is also an auspicious time to leave Confluensis as a faerie lady that guards one of the Roman ruins near the covenant has taken an amorous interest in Helene.

Helene ex Bonisagus

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