The Scion's Protector

Shi Hongshan

  • Occupation: Student / Explorer
  • Hobbies: Garage Sale Crawling, Puzzles
  • Favorite Foods: Curry, hot wings, sriracha



(Magical) Esoteric Martial Arts 3
Wushu Bodyguard 3
Manners 1
Silence 1

Connection: The Scion of the Empire 3
Connection: The Local Innocent 1
Connection: The Hermit 1


  • Cool 1
  • Bond: Master of Ten Thousand Forms (Hero)
  • Accessory: The Seven Breaths Spear

Quests and XP

Emotion XP: Hat Tip XP

Basic Quest: Teach By Example
1/15 minutes, before you do something impressive, complicated, dangerous, or otherwise noteworthy, turn to another character, preferably one that is subordinate or less experienced than you in some way and say something like this: "Pay close attention."

Alternately, after you do something impressive say something like, "I hope you were paying attention" to claim XP.

Aspect Quest 1: Recovering the Articles of Rulership

  • Major Goals:
    • Stand on the sidelines of a confrontation until absolutely needed
    • Have foes run in terror from your presence
    • (Capstone) Have a vision of Tang Heihu (Boiling Blacklake)
  • Flavour:
    • Encourage the Scion
    • Find out which bandits have the articles
    • Gather supplies
    • Be in pursuit of a bandit or contact (most likely at the start of a scene)

Side Quest: About Town

  • Major Goals:
    • Establish a favourite hangout
  • Flavour:
    • Eat like a hero (Jugs of wine and 10 catties of meat, sliced fine)
    • Have people fawning after you, offering you small gifts
    • Resolve some small disputes around town
    • Listen to normal people talk about their lives
    • Play/commentate on street games (chess, mahjong etc)
    • Shrug off a stalker


Child of the Ash

Element: “the sacred mountain” - chanted prayers, thin air, high craggy peaks, the tinkling of bells;

Kaiju Form: A towering red-eyed mountain spirit clad all in gold
Mood: A meditative sense of restful focus
Set the Mood: Things Become More Meditative, Focused, and Restful
Contemplate-splosion: ”I wish this [[ situation/place/thing ]] would just focus!”

Wicked Mode:
Set the Mood: Things Become More Wild, Thoughtless, and Uncontrolled
Rampage-splosion: ”I wish this [[ situation/place/thing ]] would go nuts!”

Magical Hero

Enemy: Disorder

Wild Magic

  • 0MP—invoke a cantrip


  • 0 MP—learn about an antagonist’s plans, secrets, or actions, 1/book
  • 1 MP—learn about a new antagonist’s plans, secrets, or actions
  • 4 MP—spy on a given antagonist for the second or later time per book


  • 1 MP—defend yourself against the Enemy
  • 2 MP—defend a small area against the Enemy
  • 4 MP—defend a large area against the Enemy

Raw Magic



  • 1 MP—fire a blast suited to handling typical opponents
  • 2 MP—fire a blast suited to handling impressive opponents
  • 4 MP—send out a blast suited to solving major problems
  • 8 MP, 1 Deadly Wound—send out a blast suited to defeating epic enemies

Prodigious Magic

  • +4 MP

Current Status

  • Health Levels
    • 2/2 Normal
    • 1/1 Tough
    • 2/2 Divine
  • Resources
    • 8/8 Will
  • Issues
  • Progress
    • Active Arc: Aspect 0/72xp
    • Quests
      • Teach By Example - 0/9xp
      • Recovering the Articles of Rulership - 0/21xp
      • About Town - 1/15xp
    • Unspent XP: 0xp


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