Originally Posted by KillianHawkeye
In other words, you have no option other than to ask your DM. I'm not sure why that wouldn't be an option, but that's all you have. Sorry.
Mostly because I am the DM and I have no idea. It could also happen if you were under some submission deadline and the DM couldn't be reached promptly, or if you just want to build the character and have it ready to go without having a specific campaign to build it for, but with the ability to slot it right into any "first level, RAW only" campaign.