Horror on the Orient Express Nouveau
Frankish Cistercian Monk, Age 50
STR 55 CON 70 SIZ 70 INT 80
POW 85 DEX 50 APP 50 EDU 90
Sanity: 85 Build: 1 Move: 5 HP: 14
Damage Bonus: +1D4
Brawl 70% (35/14), damage 1D3 + 1D4
Mace 60% (30/12), damage 1D6 + 1D4
Dodge 32% (16/6)
Armor: Leather with rings (1D6-points of protection).
Skills: Astrology 15%, Art/Craft (Drawing) 30%, First Aid 55%, Insight 45%, Library Use 65%, Occult 75%, Science (Theology) 60%, Spot Hidden 40%, Status 15%, Stealth 40%.
Languages: Arabic 35%, Frankish (own) 90%, Greek 60%, Italian 40%, Latin 75%.
Equipment: A relic (the finger joint of Saint Jude, patron saint of the desperate cause). Robes, rosary,crucifix, mace, armor, riding horse.
Personal Description – Stout but powerfully built. Graying hair and stubborn chin.
Ideology/Beliefs – Only knowledge of supernatural evil will defeat it.
Significant People – His abbot.
Traits – Humble and pious on the outside, but secretive.
Injuries & Scars – None.
The Cistercian order was the main order that accompanied the Fourth Crusade. Their monks were often drawn from those with warrior backgrounds or at least some skill in fi ghting. Brother David has seen his share of action as well as administering to the religious needs of the Crusaders. On the surface he is a humble and pious man. However he is drawn to the secrets of the occult, rationalizing that it is only knowledge of such things that will ultimately protect the souls of his charges. He believes in the greater good and feels no conflict in sacrificing a life to achieve what he believes is God’s