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    For a Paladin:
    "I must not fear.
    Fear is the mind-killer.
    Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration.
    I will face my fear.
    I will permit it to pass over me and through me.
    And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path.
    Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain."

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    Which kind of paladin: the lawful GOOD kind, or the LAWFUL good kind?

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    Spoiler: 'For hell has no furry like a-' 'Ever been to hell?'
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    This one really changes depending on the tone of voice that the second part is delivered with.

    If the voice is snarky or humorous, it is someone pointing out that you don't know about hell and probably shouldn't be speaking with such authority, or that you are blowing something out of proportion. The type to deliver one liners and point out flaws in logic.

    However if the voice is tinged with fear and madness then it becomes someone who knows and has suffered the furry of hell.

    My favourite, the voice is wary and unimpressed, not only have they seen the furry of hell and endured but this has absolutely nothing on it. Been everywhere seen everything and is alive and sane to talk about it.
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    There is a level of self awareness to this one, either they are crazy and know it (and are using some word play to express it) or they see things just a little bit differently/more clearly but are aware that it doesn't always make sense to the people around them.

    Playing a character like this might be tricky but it might work quite well with an insight ability that grants information to the player, but doesn't always explain exactly where that comes from.
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    Could be almost humble PC, in over their head but in a critical position where they can make a difference. Or could be a similarly situated but better equipped NPC that the PCs have to get to tip the scales one way or the other.

    The other way to view it is someone is being ironic, like some sort of underworld boss who completely controls the situation. Still seems to be the type whose room is laid out according to feng shui, but maybe not.
    Spoiler: He is a very nice man, just never mistake his kindness for weakness.
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    Not all strength is brutality and maybe the strong man has a heart of gold.

    I'm going artistic with this one.
    Spoiler: I'm not a big fat panda. I am thee big fat panda.
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    -Kung Fu Panda

    Now besides playing the big fat anthropomorphic panda (bonus if it uses kung fu, fights racism or eats, shoots and leaves) it could really speaks of someone who holds there oddities, especially the ones society would generally look down on, close and with pride. Disability, racial minority, obesity, whatever.
    Spoiler: As a child I was told to follow the rules. As I grew older I was told to follow the law. But why follow the law? They never told me why. Is it because the law is good? No, because the law is not good. But by the time I'm done it will be.
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    This one is interesting because it is basically classic Chaotic Good, right up until the last line. Then it becomes a little bit more confusing. Something is changing and since law changes more than good (unless you are really deep into chaotic evil) I guess they are changing the law. Not just a rebel, but a revolutionary. Strictly by my connotations of the words, but instead of just resisting they are try and shape the whole world.

    Also this puts a very political slant on the character. Not in for some political view necessary but most adventures aren't interested in drafting up a new set of laws. So they seem to be a thoughtful, forward thinking and planner type, which puts a lawful spin on a chaotic goal.

    Also I would like to pitch to the Playground: "I'm on no one's side, not even my own."

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    "You can't do that." "Yes I can! I just proved it!"

    "That's against the law!" "I'm against the law."

    "I may be drunk, miss, but in the morning, I will still be sober, and you will still be ugly." (Churchill for ya.)

    "Shut the **** up and let me die in peace." (From BB, good to start a "You're goin' to hell" campaign.)

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    Some villainous quotes that've always stuck in my mind. Adjust to taste:
    You shouldn't shoot me, Johnny. My grandmother shot me once… Once.
    — Danny Vermin, Johnny Dangerously

    You both seem bound and determined to meet destruction at my hands. So be it. I'll fight you on your own level! Come on!!
    — M.Bison (Vega), Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie

    For a time I considered sparing your wretched, little planet, Cybertron; but now you shall witness its dismemberment!!
    — Unicron, Transformers: The Movie
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    I have a blackness that comes upon me where even the God of War would not venture.
    I've done many bad things.
    I told you, do not mistake me for a good man.
    I am not the hero from the stories.
    I am the monster.

    — "The Warrior", translated from the Māori language film The Dead Lands

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    It's not what inspired my character, but it's his most defining quote so far:

    *sits down in a chair before a prisoner, cracks neck*

    "You have information I want, and I'm not leaving without it. Now we can do this the easy way, or the fun way."

    *cracks knuckles & begins to get out rusty/bloody torture tools*

    "I recommend the fun way!"

    -my Gnoll Warlord, Yautja

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    "I actually think I'm a hell of a nice guy...but work gets in the way, and sometimes you have to get your hands dirty." *Grins*
    Player: I'm going to make a new character, I suck at bard.
    Me: Your only saying that because you died.
    Player: So?
    Me: Everyone dies when they do stupid stuff between two rogues.
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    Fire! Fire! Fire!
    - Scout, Team Fortress 2

    Probably good for a wizard
    I'm a Lawful Good Human Paladin
    Justice and honor are a heavy burden for the righteous. We carry this weight so that the weak may grow strong and the meek grow brave
    — The Acts of Iomedae, Pathfinder
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    For a BBEG (although coming from a LG hero describing the BBEG)
    "Villains who twirl their mustaches are easy to spot, those who clothe themselves in good deeds are well camouflaged"
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    " I really need to restructure my life so I can spend more time reading abstracts and less time punching dinosaurs "

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    "Mercy is the mark of a great man." *STAB*
    "Guess I'm just a good man." *STAB*
    "Well, I'm all right." *STAB*
    --Captain Mal Reynolds, Firefly
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    - If it's something mortals were not meant to know, I've already found six different ways to blow myself and/or someone else up with it.
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    I have a good one from Pathfinder in my signature

    any Lawful Good hero, but I love basing any LG quote on Paladins, Clerics, or Rangers
    I'm a Lawful Good Human Paladin
    Justice and honor are a heavy burden for the righteous. We carry this weight so that the weak may grow strong and the meek grow brave
    — The Acts of Iomedae, Pathfinder
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    Just because perfection is unattainable is no excuse not to strive for it.
    -One of my personal creeds and a good one for a Paladin or monk.

    We're not here to take part, we're here to take over!
    -Conner McGregor
    Player: I'm going to make a new character, I suck at bard.
    Me: Your only saying that because you died.
    Player: So?
    Me: Everyone dies when they do stupid stuff between two rogues.
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    Surprise! You've got no legs!

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    I was listening to the Nobody Can Drag Me Down song.

    Probably horrible for any PC in a team campaign, but great for loners who won't take any nonsense.
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    In honor of David Bowie, may he rest in peace:
    "We can be heroes, just for one day."
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    JAL_1138: Founding Member of the Paranoid Adventurer's Guild.
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    "Light can do a lot of things. It can illuminate. It can welcome. It can warm. As it turns out, it can also make laser beams that slice through protosteel."

    - Takanuva, BIONICLE

    Paladin or good-aligned cleric
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    I'm a Lawful Good Human Paladin
    Justice and honor are a heavy burden for the righteous. We carry this weight so that the weak may grow strong and the meek grow brave
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    The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in battle.
    Great for a fighter.
    Oh, this is indeed an interesting turn of events.
    Crazy sorcerer anyone?
    The dark is my ocean, I'm a shark, and you, can't, swim.
    Stealth based characters.
    Player: I'm going to make a new character, I suck at bard.
    Me: Your only saying that because you died.
    Player: So?
    Me: Everyone dies when they do stupid stuff between two rogues.
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    "Oh, this is indeed an interesting turn of events" works for pretty much any adventurer.

    And maybe even the DM

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    As you said image as well...

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    For some reason, seeing that image reminds me a lot of Tuco....

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    But if you miss you had better miss very well. Whoever double-crosses me and leaves me alive, he understands nothing about Tuco. Nothing!
    When you have to shoot, shoot. Don't talk.

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    As you said image as well...

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    For some reason, seeing that image reminds me a lot of Tuco....

    Hooray for Images!

    All men must die, all men must serve
    The faceless men.
    Player: I'm going to make a new character, I suck at bard.
    Me: Your only saying that because you died.
    Player: So?
    Me: Everyone dies when they do stupid stuff between two rogues.
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    Surprise! You've got no legs!

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    One shudders to imagine what inhuman thoughts lie behind that mask...
    ...what dreams of chronic and sustained cruelty?

    -The Spy, Team Fortress 2
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    As far as building an interesting RPG character, there are few things more telling than their perspective on LIES, GLORY, VENGEANCE, JUSTICE, and BATTLE.

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    I coined this first one in play, and it’s still one of my favorite moments ever at a table:
    "Honesty is the best policy... but deception works in a pinch."
    ―Glimrick "Doubletongue" Brangle, Gnome Bard
    “I always tell the truth. Even when I lie.”
    ― Al Pacino
    “Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception.”
    ― Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince
    Deception and misdirection are our tools. We don’t believe in hard work when a false face and a good line of bull**** can do so much more.”
    ― Scott Lynch, The Lies of Locke Lamora
    “Lies are just stories, and stories are all that matter. We all tell stories. Some are more truthful than others, maybe, but in the end the only thing that counts is what you can make people believe.”
    ― Lauren Oliver, Delirium Stories: Hana, Annabel, and Raven

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    “Honor is a fool's prize. Glory is of no use to the dead.”
    -Darth Revan
    Glory is for cowards, too afraid to let their names die.”
    ― Aaron Dembski-Bowden, Butcher's Nails
    “To shift a few grains of sand is no more a sign of great strength than to see the sun a sign of great sight. There is no glory in dominating the weak.”
    ― Peter V. Brett, The Desert Spear

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    “I'm a fighter. I believe in the eye-for-an-eye business. I'm no cheek turner. I got no respect for a man who won't hit back. You kill my dog, you better hide your cat.” ― Muhammad Ali
    “Vengeance is sweet. Vengeance taken when the vengee isn't sure who the venger is, is sweeter still.”
    ― Gary D. Schmidt, The Wednesday Wars
    “Tomorrow, in the fields of my kingdom, may you have a happy battle. May your kingly hands be terrible in weaving the sword stuff. May those opposing your sword become meat for the red swan. May your many gods glut you with glory, may they glut you with blood. Victorious may you be in the dawn. Of your many days may none shine bright as tomorrow. Because that day will be the last. I swear it to you. For before its light is blotted, I shall vanquish you and blot you out.”
    ― Jorge Luis Borges, Dreamtigers

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    If you would take a man's life, you owe it to him to look into his eyes and hear his final words. And if you cannot bear to do that, then perhaps the man does not deserve to die.”
    ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
    “nobody’s ever been arrested for a murder; they have only ever been arrested for not planning it properly.”
    ― Terry Hayes, I Am Pilgrim
    We fight for justice because justice is the fundamental bedrock of civilization: an unjust civilization is built upon sand. It does not long survive a storm.”
    ― Matthew Woodring Stover, [I[Shatterpoint[/I]

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    “That joy. That madness. The gods must feel this way every moment of every day. It is as if the world slows. You see the attacker, you see him shouting, though you hear nothing, and you know what he will do, and all his movements are so slow and yours are so quick, and in that moment you can do no wrong and you will live forever and your name will be blazoned across the heavens in a glory of white fire because you are the god of battle.”
    ― Bernard Cornwell
    “Does that have to go in?” Lada asked.

    “What do you mean?” Wistala said, brought back to the dictation.

    “The battle. Betrayals. Incompetence, even cowardice. Boats falling, mud everywhere, blood running from balconies, carrion birds poking marrow from bones, dwarves hanging from bridges, burned corpses, but worst of all, no hero whose courage and skill is put to the ultimate test.”

    “They asked for a history, they shall have my history. If someone else will have the battle take place on a spring-green field with pennants at the lance points and songs sung over the honored dead, let them write it thus. This history is a story of death begetting death, and should end with carrion birds, for they are the only ones who come out the better at the end.”
    ― E.E. Knight, Dragon Avenger
    “Other folk thought the Rage was simple bloodlust, a berserk savagery that neither knew nor cared what its target was, and so it was when it struck without warning. But when a hradani gave himself to it knowingly, it was as cold as it was hot, as rational as it was lethal. To embrace the Rage was to embrace a splendor, a glory, a denial of all restraint but not of reason. It was pure, elemental purpose, unencumbered by compassion or horror or pity, yet it was far more than mere frenzy.”
    ― David Weber, Oath of Swords
    "Honesty is the best policy, but deception works in a pinch."
    Spoiler: Motto of Glimrick "Doubletongue" Brangle, Gnome Bard
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    Glimrick Brangle is a skilled and unapologetic gambler, forger, liar, lover, and historian of heroes; as quick with his wit as he is with his blade; as talented with a tale as he is with a lute, his skills mystify men and leave ladies lusting for the tiny traveling troubador whose narrow escapes and many (mis)deeds have made him a hero to us all--and yes, he does have a song or two about his own adventures (but those cost extra).

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    "With great power, comes great irresponsibility." - Deadpool (not sure if the poster is real or fan-made, doesn't matter for the sake of quotes though)

    Fitting for an anti-hero who finds fun in many things.

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    The song "God Syndrome" (Nightcore version, just think it fits better) by Madame Macabre is full of quotes, and is itself an overall adequate theme, for a Lawful Neutral character gone wrong. Like, delusions of divine purpose and wholesale slaughter wrong.

    "Discord" by Eurobeat Brony (personal preference for the techno remix, thus its use) is a good one for a Chaotic Good freedom fighter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Teapot Salty View Post
    Just because perfection is unattainable is no excuse not to strive for it.
    -One of my personal creeds and a good one for a Paladin or monk.
    I have an actual question about this one. Does anybody know the original source? I've had to attribute it to "the paladin". I like this one two, good for anyone who focuses on self improvement.

    Quote Originally Posted by Teapot Salty View Post
    The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in battle.
    Great for a fighter.
    I felt I had to comment on this as I know some martial artists (so more monks) who use this one. Well they have a variant: "It is better to sweat in training than to bleed in battle." Good for any martial who constantly refine their skills.

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    -Espirt15

    Blood minded determination. It originally came up in a discussion about the Barbarian's rage, however personally I feel it is more about determination.
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    Lawful Evil type, probably a tyrant type that have some very strict rules, but if you follow them you will be fine. This might make for a good long term villain as you may be able to operate under their shadow for a time without getting immediately crushed.

    I think there could also be a sympathetic slant to this one.
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    -James Bond: Tomorrow Never Dies

    This is one of the most genius evil lines I have ever heard. (Although I have never seen the movie.) "Killing people is my job, hurting them is my joy." Except stated more elegantly. This is they type of villain that the players should feel good about offing.
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    -The Specialists: ?

    He might be bragging a bit but at the same time it strikes me as a very simple statement of his skill. I am stealthy, you will never see me if I don't want you to.

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    He can hide his thoughts, with only a thought.
    He's so secretive, that even his own mother doesn't know what he looks like.
    The Illuminati are being controlled by him.
    He is...
    The Sneakiest Man in the World
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    -Michael Terraccian

    A nice statement, but also one that ties together some stuff about nature. Sort of an optimistic druid type. Except futuristic. Space druids anyone?
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    -Hero Oh Hero

    One who revels in being strong. I say this because it is not a taunt, it isn't quite a declaration of victory. It is merely a nonsensical statement of one's own strength. Revelling in strength, not so much in logic.

    Also, the other day I actually did make a character with one of these quotes, to be exact: "For hell has no fury like a-" "Ever been to hell", using the "been everywhere, survived everything" interpretation.

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    I always like song quotes for characters.

    "I'm the Son of Rage and Love/The Jesus of Suburbia"

    "I'm the patron saint of denial"

    "There's a lady who's sure/All that glitters is gold/And she's buying a stairway to heaven"

    "Johnny, resin up your bow and play that fiddle hard/'Cause hell's broke loose in Georgia and the devil deals it hard/And if you win you get this shiny fiddle made of gold/But if you lose, the devil gets your soul!" (C'mon . . . what every bard wants to be ;P)

    And the like.
    Words and stuff!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cluedrew View Post
    I have an actual question about this one. Does anybody know the original source? I've had to attribute it to "the paladin". I like this one two, good for anyone who focuses on self improvement.

    I felt I had to comment on this as I know some martial artists (so more monks) who use this one. Well they have a variant: "It is better to sweat in training than to bleed in battle." Good for any martial who constantly refine their skills.

    Spoiler: Not today, and if today, after you.
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    -Espirt15

    Blood minded determination. It originally came up in a discussion about the Barbarian's rage, however personally I feel it is more about determination.
    Spoiler: I may be harsh, but I am never unfair.
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    Lawful Evil type, probably a tyrant type that have some very strict rules, but if you follow them you will be fine. This might make for a good long term villain as you may be able to operate under their shadow for a time without getting immediately crushed.

    I think there could also be a sympathetic slant to this one.
    Spoiler: 'I suppose you are professional in torturer as well?' 'No, no, that is more of a hobby... although I am gifted.'
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    -James Bond: Tomorrow Never Dies

    This is one of the most genius evil lines I have ever heard. (Although I have never seen the movie.) "Killing people is my job, hurting them is my joy." Except stated more elegantly. This is they type of villain that the players should feel good about offing.
    Spoiler: 'How come I've never seen you?' 'Because I didn't want you to.'
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    -The Specialists: ?

    He might be bragging a bit but at the same time it strikes me as a very simple statement of his skill. I am stealthy, you will never see me if I don't want you to.

    Comment about the same character.
    Spoiler: Planets, like people, are beautiful. Even the ugly ones.
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    -Michael Terraccian

    A nice statement, but also one that ties together some stuff about nature. Sort of an optimistic druid type. Except futuristic. Space druids anyone?
    Spoiler: 'How many Burks does it take to screw in a light bulb?' {Defeats five enemies.} 'Five light bulbs.'
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    -Hero Oh Hero

    One who revels in being strong. I say this because it is not a taunt, it isn't quite a declaration of victory. It is merely a nonsensical statement of one's own strength. Revelling in strength, not so much in logic.

    Also, the other day I actually did make a character with one of these quotes, to be exact: "For hell has no fury like a-" "Ever been to hell", using the "been everywhere, survived everything" interpretation.
    I was just talking to someone about how no one seems to remember the source for the perfection quote, but I originally saw it in a paladin meme (of all places!)

    The intro to Tribe Society's Kings is one of my personal favorites: Running with all my brothers/I always wondered how far we could go/if we could break through the ceiling above us/there'd be no point in us looking below
    Player: I'm going to make a new character, I suck at bard.
    Me: Your only saying that because you died.
    Player: So?
    Me: Everyone dies when they do stupid stuff between two rogues.
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    Your companion? The goblin you are using as ammunition.
    Surprise! You've got no legs!

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    BarbarianGuy

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    “I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep. You may have heard of me.”
    ― Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind
    Check out my setting, the Solstone Islands! Any advice is appreciated.

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    Attack me if you must, but remember, I am old for a reason.
    Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless. You put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. You put water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can flow, or it can crash. Be water, my friend
    -Bruce Lee
    Player: I'm going to make a new character, I suck at bard.
    Me: Your only saying that because you died.
    Player: So?
    Me: Everyone dies when they do stupid stuff between two rogues.
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    Your companion? The goblin you are using as ammunition.
    Surprise! You've got no legs!

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