Dungeons and Dragons – Mystara
NPC – Torenescu, Dmitrios
Dmitrios (Male Traladaran Bard 6)
Title: Lord of Beggars
Clan – Torenescu
Source – GAZ1 p55
AC 974 – Born in Duchy of Karameikos
AC 901 – Age 17 – Started career as beggar,
AC 1000 – Age 26 – Beggar King (F4)
AC 1005 – Age 31 (Brd5)
AC 1010 – Age 36 (Brd6)
History: Dmitrios is a clever man who, in his youth, discovered that he could make more money by talking passersby out of it than by participating in an honest trade. Since the age of 17 he has dressed in ragged clothes, gone to the market places, and begged for money. He’s not a pitiful beggar: He calls, “Coins, for the love of Halav,” and if he receives none he may fall to the ground in mock death (for the enjoyment of the crowd) or harangue the passer-by with witty insult (ducking into the crowd in mock fear if the passer-by turns takes offense). He performs antics in the markets, doing juggling, stealing hats from the heads of fat merchants and running hither and yon with them before bringing them back. At day’s end, he takes his haul of coin and returns to his small but expensive town home near the Torenescu estate – for, though he’s a beggar, he’s not a poor man; he makes quite a good living from his craft (though this fact is known to few people).
Personality: Dmitrios is a born comedian and clown. He’s very happy with his life: He enjoys gathering coin in the street, entertaining folk in the market-place, piercing the egos of the pretentious, and returning to his family.
Appearance: Dmitrios is of average height and lightly built. He dresses in a ragged tunic with colorful patches upon it, hosen, and short boots; he usually has some prop or gimmick in his hands (juggling balls or stray fruit, ribbon or rope), anything he can keep in motion to entertain watchers.
DMing Notes: Dmitrios and his wife are cousins to the Torenescu clan, and Dmitrios uses his street savvy to overhear information helpful to the Torenescu and pass it on to young Aleksander. On missions of considerable importance, Aleksander might send Dmitrios as messenger – not many people know that Dmitrios is allied to the Torenescu. When Aleksander’s health begins failing due to Boris’ slow poisoning, Dmitrios will be the first to notice and will act to find out what’s wrong – which may entail his finding some good-hearted adventurers to aid him.
BECMI Combat Notes: 4th-level fighter; AC 7 (dexterity bonus); hp 21; MV 120′ (40′); #AT 1 (dagger); D 1-4; Save F4; ML 9; ALN; S 10 I 16 W 11 D 17 Co 12 Ch 16. Languages: Traladaran, Alignment (Neutral), Thyatian, Elvish (Callarii dialect). General Skills: Juggling +1 (D + l), Mime (D), Persuasion (Ch), Specularum Street Savvy (I), Knowledge of Torenescu Clan (I).
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