J. R. R. Tolkien

Professor of Germanic Languages, Rhodes University


Wild Card

Attributes: Agility d6, Smarts d10, Spirit d8, Strength d6, Vigor d6

Derived Statistics: Charisma 0, Pace 6", Parry 4, Toughness 5

Skills: Driving d4, Investigation d6, Riding d6, Knowledge (linguistics) d12+2, Knowledge (myth) d10, Notice d10, Survival d6, Swimming d6

Edges: Connections (military and academic), Expert (Knowledge (linguistics)), Master (Knowledge (linguistics)), Professional (Knowledge (linguistics)), Scholar (linguistics, myth)

Hindrances: Habit (tobacco, minor), Phobia (minor, spiders)


A brilliant if reclusive Oxford scholar, who miraculously survived the Serpentfall. Fervent Roman Catholic. Employed as a code-breaker by MI6 during the war, and currently retained by Sir Maxwell Knight as a consultant on ceratin esoteric texts in ancient Germanic scripts, obtained from Nazi operatives. Rumored to write escapist fiction in his spare time.

Disappeared July 21st, 1948, on the third anniversary of the Serpentfall, in Johannesburg. A team of local operatives has already been mobilized to investigate the matter…

J. R. R. Tolkien

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