By Sherwood Smith
Aurelia Kim Murray is a California lady who needs there have been extra to lifestyles. and there's. For Kim is a part of a royal kinfolk from a tiny japanese eu nation, and shortly reveals herself swept up within the romance and secret she continually wanted-and extra, simply because there's anything very assorted approximately her bloodline and the mystical nature of her ancestral kingdom.
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If her check succeeds, the target stares attentively at her for up to one round per level of the qedeshot. While fascinated, the subject suﬀers a -4 penalty to Spot and Listen checks. , an ally of the qedeshot moving behind the fascinated person) forces another opposed check. , casting a spell, drawing a sword, or aiming) automatically breaks the eﬀect. Inspiration: A qedeshot with six or more ranks in Perform can help her allies in battle. While maintaining this dance, all allies within 30 ft.
40 - Chapter 3: New Feats In addition to the feats available in the Player’s Handbook, there are many character feats unique to the world of Testament. Those feats marked “Battleﬁeld” are intended for use with the mass combat rules in Chapter 5. National feats are only available to characters raised in the indicated nations and cultures: (B) Babylon, (C) Canaan, (E) Egypt, (I) Israel. Not all people from a place or culture will have those feats, but those from outside the area won’t. - New Feats - Astronomer (General) You know how to use the stars to your advantage.
Spellcasting A royal astrologer continues to increase in his normal spellcasting abilities as he rises in astrologer levels. Thus, when a new even- - 39 - - CHAPTER 2: new Classes Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Table 2-29: The Royal Astrologer Base Attack Bonus +0 +1 +1 +2 +2 +3 +3 +4 +4 +5 Fort Save +0 +0 +1 +1 +1 +2 +2 +2 +3 +3 Ref Save +0 +0 +1 +1 +1 +2 +2 +2 +3 +3 numbered astrologer level is gained, he gains new spells per day as if he had also gained a level in the spellcasting class he belonged to before he added the prestige class.