The blood of the celestial Valinor flowing through your veins. Naturally, this makes you singularly gifted as a leader of other races.

You and your family take your duty to shepherd and guide lesser races seriously. Over the years, great val families have produced charismatic leaders, incomparable warriors, skillful politicians and powerful psions. However, those same families have also produced unstable and ambitious individuals who delighted in using their positions of power to satisfy their own selfish ends.

Nationality: Any except the Dwarven Enclaves or elorii nations

Races: Human, or val

Social Class: High class

Skill Proficiencies: History, Insight

Tool Proficiencies: One type of gaming set or musical instrument

Languages: High Coryani

Literacy: You are literate.

Equipment: A signet ring with your family’s coat of arms a trinket such as a coin or crystal used to focus during meditation, a set of fine clothes, and a purse containing 25 gp.

Feature: Family Ties

If you maintain a respectful status in society, you can call upon your family for favors, such as access to restricted areas or an audience with a reclusive noble. These favors are only accessible when your branch of the family has influence in the area (typically your home nation). In exchange, you are expected to serve your family’s interests in general, and to provide specific services when called upon.

High Born Personality Traits (d6)

1 I try not to, but sometimes I do fit the stereotype of my bloodline.
2 The head of my family had a quip for every situation and I constantly find myself repeating them.
3 I am often lost in my own musings and mental wanderings, oblivious to those around me.
4 I naturally assume that I am in charge. I am the most capable person I know.
5 At rest, I often engage in meditation or special exercises to hone my talents.
6 If you do me an injury, I will unleash the full might of my heritage on you.

High Born Ideals (d6)

1 Mastery: I constantly seek to improve myself and connections to my bloodline.
2 Independence: I do not need the protection of my family, but I am not averse to dropping their name and using their influence.
3 Leadership: I must use my gifts to rule wisely and well.
4 Family: Blood is thicker than water.
5 Purity: My bloodline should be kept undiluted.
6 Freedom: I never asked for the burdens of my bloodline.

High Born Bonds (d6)

1 I am in love with someone outside my race and I need to find a way to convince my family to accept them.
2 I will do anything for a fellow member of my bloodline.
3 The common folk need to see me as a hero.
4 I have a duty to protect those who do not have my gifts.
5 My family has suffered great losses and I will avenge the wrongs done to them.
6 I am finally free to choose my own path in life instead of following the dictates of my station.

High Born Flaws (d6)

1 I have a taste for the finer things in life and if it costs a little more, so be it.
2 Everyone who isn’t family must earn my trust.
3 The gifts of my race’s blood are an obvious sign of our superiority.
4 I led a sheltered life growing up and I’m naive about a lot of things.
5 I don’t understand how others can live in such squalor. My distaste for their way of life is evident.
6 Why isn’t everyone listening to me? You should all follow my orders. It will just be better.