Each Thursday this year, I focus on a different aspect of the world I’ve created and played D&D in for over 20 years, in the hopes of cementing enough in place to settle the world in my own mind. This week, I’ve got the map of the continent itself, and am going to be talking a little bit about it.

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When I first heard that Wizards was going to create a cross-brand product between MTG and D&D, I was curious about what they would do with it. Ravnica, when it was announced, had me pretty excited as it was my absolute favorite MTG setting. Now that I’ve had a chance to actually own it, read it and digest it, I think it may just be the best setting book published. Its simply awesome. Lets take a look at it, shall we?

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In this series, I’m talking character idea’s, some that I came up with ages ago, and some that I’ve found through poking at the D&D 5e books looking for cool combos and abilities. I lay them out in fair detail in the hopes that someone else can take up the reigns of these characters. While I would love to, it is highly unlikely that I can play all of them, or even many, before my days expire. 

Today, we have Eias the Penniless, a Human Fighter Monk with but a stick to his name but who is also as deadly as any other warrior wandering the kingdoms. 

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In this series, I’m talking character idea’s, some that I came up with ages ago, and some that I’ve found through poking at the D&D 5e books looking for cool combos and abilities, and I lay them out so that, hopefully, someone else can take up the reigns of these characters, because it is highly unlikely that I can play all of them, or even many, before my days expire. 

Today, we have Aelowynd, The Sin Hunter, an Elven War Priest/Ranger who hunts those who have wronged her god and her people. 

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There are a lot of characters that my brain comes up with, and often it is a single line of inspiration that leads to a character that is fun, sometimes strange, and a little bit off the beaten path. Today, that character comes from another guide to Sorcerers, here. That line is: “Probably something you’d take with Subtle Spell to be a master infiltrator/doppleganger.” Let us see what happened! 

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