“Hello! Sweet Andraste, it's good to see you again. I swear you're taller every time.”
The Kindly Knight is an elderly knight who has lived in Serault for many years and knows its history, laws and customs better than anyone. He serves in the court of the Marquis of Serault. He is well-regarded as a pious man and a loyal vassal, though his peers mutter that he's too gentle with the peasantry. He hasn't been the same since the death of his wife. He is the uncle of the Wayward Bard.
The Kindly Knight "Hello! Sweet Andraste, it's good to see you again. I swear you're taller every time." The Knight is smiling, but nervously.
A pious man; a donor to the Abbey of the Bans; a loyal vassal, though his peers mutter that he's too gentle with the peasantry. He hasn't been the same since the death of his wife.
Consult his expertise The Kindly Knight knows Serault's past better than anyone: ancient murders, lingering oaths, the disasters at the Green Bridge and the Bridge of Masks, even the enigmatic miracles of Masked Andraste.
Success: +7 Clues
Failure: +3 Clues
Ask the Kindly Knight about the Elusive Iconoclast
(Requires Flames of Freedom) She has been sighted on his lands.
Piece together a chapter of the Badenflus manuscript The Knight has a partial copy in his library. It is the most regarded of martial manuscripts, and the least comprehensible.
-(Derring-Do) in Clues, +1 Derring-Do (+3 if Derring-Do > 50)
Ask for his help interpreting Serault's ancient laws Serault's legal system is a thicket of local custom, Marquisal precedent, and imperial decree. The Knight's scholarship will untangle it, His lenience will blunt its thorns.
Spend Clues to increase Freedom. The higher your Freedom, the more it will cost.
-(Freedom) in Clues, +10 Freedom
Buy old lore to help the Kindly Knight's studies In his dotage he has turned his home into a library. His appetite for books is insatiable.
(Uses 2 actions)
-3 Bags of Royals, +1 Favor
Ask him to become your counselor Few in Serault are as well-read as he.
-2 Favor, Knight becomes Counselor with +20 Scholarship
Spend time with him in his library
(Requires Knight as Counselor) And see what you can discover.
-1 Favor, +3 Scholarship, +11 Freedom, +7 Clues
Ask him about the Freehold
(Requires The Freehold) What does he think he's doing?
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