There have always been those who understand the power of performance through words in poetry, song, stories, and speeches.

Minstrels perform as musical entertainers. Storytellers chronicle the deeds of legends as tales. Orators deliver rousing speeches with persuading rhetoric. Poets use the art of wordcraft to describe ideas and scenes. You have a range of diverse knowledge and an understanding of social skills, and as an entertainer and sage you are often welcomed and offered hospitality in exchange for a few tales.

The traveling minstrel is a staple of the various cities and towns of Arcanis. However, bards in Arcanis frequently become involved in information brokering and political intrigue. Typically they lead much more dangerous lives than their traditional cousins.