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Yanyu is [[User:Elizabeth|Elizabeth's]] puttering-only character.  Ask for horoscopes!
 
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Yanyu is [[User:Elizabeth|Elizabeth's]] puttering-only character.  (With a few exceptions, I generally can't make runs on account of having small children.)  Puttering is not required in Dragon.  If you want to putter, though, please do talk to Yanyu, otherwise feel free to ignore her.  She is built as a downtime support character for informational and character development type things.
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= Description =
 
= Description =
  
Yanyu is a slender woman who appears to be in her 20s.  Her clothing seems to indicate that sometime prior to joining the circus she was a lady of some means.  She has a daughter who was about a year old at the start of game.
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Yanyu is a slender woman who appears to be in her 20s.  When she first joined the circus Yanyu's clothing was 'minor noblewoman who has seen better days'.  She added a few nicer pieces after traveling with the circus a while.  During book six she swapped out all the older stuff for much more high quality items from her home country of the Illuminated Precints.
  
 
= Background =
 
= Background =
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= Items =
 
= Items =
  
* Several changes of clothing appropriate to the wife of a Captain in the Dragon Army or a minor noblewoman, all but the best showing some signs of wear at this point.
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* Clothing appropriate for a noble woman from the Illuminated Precints who can afford quality but nothing overly showy. Yanyu tends to favor blues and pastel greens. 
* A small amount of quality jewelry such as jade pendnats and bangles, again what one might expect of an upperclass woman who isn't notably wealthy.
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* A small amount of quality jewelry such as jade pendnats and bangles.
 
* Writing materials
 
* Writing materials
 
* Astrological notes
 
* Astrological notes
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* Warm, tidy, respectable outfit aquired for 70 zhu in the Roof of the World, done in the local style.  It's done in shades of pale grey and some of the outer pieces have fur lining and trim.
 
* Warm, tidy, respectable outfit aquired for 70 zhu in the Roof of the World, done in the local style.  It's done in shades of pale grey and some of the outer pieces have fur lining and trim.
 
* Rose Bow: a +3 die bow of light green wood, with laquered paint up the spine of a rose vine, in darker green and dark pink.  
 
* Rose Bow: a +3 die bow of light green wood, with laquered paint up the spine of a rose vine, in darker green and dark pink.  
* Horses: Flower of the Morning and Sunbird
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* Horses: Flower of the Morning and Sunbird, each with horseshoes of +1 puttering range
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* Clothes of +3 status verses one person aquired in the City of Light
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* Clothes of +3 charisma verses one person aquired in the City of Light
  
 
==Non-Item Goodies==
 
==Non-Item Goodies==
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==Puttering In Progress==
 
==Puttering In Progress==
  
* Operation de-evil stepmother  (nigh impossible to match)
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* Operation Son of the Moon   
* Seeking the Son of the Moon  (location aquired)
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* Find Dark Chi Defense
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* Ancestor Shrine Message
  
 
===Awaiting Further Developments===
 
===Awaiting Further Developments===
  
 
* Lord Yu
 
* Lord Yu
* Sakong Yue  (Shen-ji seems to be doing well here)
 
* "Mr. Whetstone" has a mission.  Most expensive matchmaking interview ever.
 
  
 
[[Yanyu's Completed Stuff to Remember]]
 
[[Yanyu's Completed Stuff to Remember]]
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This is for the stuff that isn't active, but that isn't done either
 
This is for the stuff that isn't active, but that isn't done either
  
* Jin and Hsen Kei 
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* Make things up to Mr. Whetstone
* Sakong Yue: make sure all goes smoothly
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* Lijuan and the Siew heir
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==To Do List==
 
==To Do List==
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* Get back on track with matchmaking for DZH
 
* Get back on track with matchmaking for DZH
 
* Meddle Constructively
 
* Meddle Constructively
* Find a match for the Son of the Moon:  must be powerful-phoenix-with-weird-shit or very lucky cinderella
 
 
* Captain Xie
 
* Captain Xie
  
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===Illuminated Precints===
 
===Illuminated Precints===
 
* Buy party dress
 
* Buy horse shoes of puttering range
 
* Visit ancestor shrine
 
  
 
===Jade Taiga===
 
===Jade Taiga===

Revision as of 12:41, 9 May 2014

Yanyu is Elizabeth's puttering-only character. Ask for horoscopes!

Contents

Description

Yanyu is a slender woman who appears to be in her 20s. When she first joined the circus Yanyu's clothing was 'minor noblewoman who has seen better days'. She added a few nicer pieces after traveling with the circus a while. During book six she swapped out all the older stuff for much more high quality items from her home country of the Illuminated Precints.

Background

Yanyu is the widow of a soldier of the Dragon Army. She learned the barbarian tongues when her husband was stationed at first the southern and then the northern walls. She is originally from the Illuminated Precincts, where she learned a thing or two about Astrology.

Items

  • Clothing appropriate for a noble woman from the Illuminated Precints who can afford quality but nothing overly showy. Yanyu tends to favor blues and pastel greens.
  • A small amount of quality jewelry such as jade pendnats and bangles.
  • Writing materials
  • Astrological notes
  • Toddler clothes and toys
  • Leather travelling satchels
  • Warm, tidy, respectable outfit aquired for 70 zhu in the Roof of the World, done in the local style. It's done in shades of pale grey and some of the outer pieces have fur lining and trim.
  • Rose Bow: a +3 die bow of light green wood, with laquered paint up the spine of a rose vine, in darker green and dark pink.
  • Horses: Flower of the Morning and Sunbird, each with horseshoes of +1 puttering range
  • Clothes of +3 status verses one person aquired in the City of Light
  • Clothes of +3 charisma verses one person aquired in the City of Light

Non-Item Goodies

  • Access to the Royal Library of the Butterfly Kingdom, granted by Ti Wren
  • Patron of the Exalted Library

Character Sheet Info

Concept

Phoenix Matchmaker

Skills

Skill Ranks Cost
Knowledge Aquisition
Astrology 22 (x5 = 110)
Conversation 16 (x5 = 80)
Gather Information 9 (x4 = 36)
Passive Perception 3 (x4 = 12)
Psychology 7 (x4 = 28)
Detect Lie 3 (x4 = 12)
Sense Motive 3 (x4 = 12)
Research 8 (x3 = 24)
Active Perception 2 (x2 = 4)
Observation 5 (x2 = 10)
Social
Charming 2 (x4 = 8)
Fast Talk 1 (x4 = 4)
Persuasion 3 (x4 =12)
Bluff 1 (x3 = 3)
Diplomacy 1 (x3 = 3)
Etiquette 2 (x3 = 6)
High Society 7 (x3 = 21)
Matchmaking 5 (x3 = 15)
Parenting 2 (x3 = 6)
Exit Gracefully 1 (x2 = 2)
Intimidation 1 (x2 = 2)
Annoy 1 (x1 = 1)
Fashion 1 (x1 = 1)
Formal Dance 1 (x1 = 1)
Grooming 1 (x1 = 1)
Grovelling 1 (x1 = 1)
Seduction Resistance 2 (x1 = 2)
Knowledge
All Politics 2 (x5 = 10)
Recurring NPCs 5 (x5 = 25)
KS: Spirit World 2 (x4 = 8)
KS: Twelve Kingdoms 1 (x3 = 3)
Buerocracy 1 (x2 = 2)
History 3 (x2 = 6)
KS: Altering the Cycle 5 (x2 = 10)
KS: Dragon Army 1 (x2 = 2)
KS: Ninjas 1 (x2 = 2)
Law: 12 Kingdoms 1 (x2 = 2)
Linguistics 1 (x2 = 2)
Art Appreciation 1 (x1 = 1)
Astronomy 2 (x1 = 2)
KS: Circus 5 (x1 = 1)
KS: Illuminated Precincts Court 1 (x1 = 1)
Language: Senatali 8 (x1 = 8)
Language: Torghut 8 (x1 = 8)
Mystical
Magic Ritual 2 (x5 = 10)
Chi Mastery 1 (x3 = 3)
Fortune Telling 1 (x3 = 3)
Interpret Omens 1 (x3 = 3)
Wrath of the Phoenix 18 (x3 = 54)
Meditation 1 (x2 = 2)
Spirit/Demon Law 1 (x2 = 2)
Combat
Dodge 6 (x5 = 30)
Longbow 8 (x3 = 24)
Utility
Calligraphy 1 (x1 = 1)
Ceremonies 1 (x2 = 2)
Close-mouthed 1 (x2 = 2)
Climbing 1 (x2 = 2)
Cryptography 10 (x2 = 20)
Event Planning 2 (x1 = 2)
Eye For Detail 1 (x1 = 1)
Foraging (people) 5 (x2 = 10)
Graceful 2 (x2 = 4)
Medicine 2 (x5 = 10)
Memory 1 (x3 = 3)
Midwifery 5 (x2 = 10)
Noble Lady Pastimes 1 (x2 = 2)
Riding 1 (x3 = 3)
Showmanship 1 (x2 = 2)
Shadowing 1 (x3 = 3)
Strong Willed 1 (x3 = 3)
Survival 1 (x3 = 3)
Total 489

Inherent Skils: Conversation

Stats

Physical Mental Spiritual
Body Reflexes Mind Social Tao
Force/Offense Strength 4 Accuracy 5 Intelligence 12 Charisma 11 Yang 10
Precision/Defense Resistance 4 Dexterity 5 Wit 8 Grace 11 Yin 10
Reserve Health 5 Energy 5 Resolve 8 Status 11 Chi 9
Hit Points HP = 50 (Health + Energy) * 5
Move Move = 4.5 (Strength + Energy) / 2

Shticks

Sources: Hai-Ling of the House of Harmony, Song of the Phoenix, Assorted texts in the Exalted Library, Tokai Takanata, Grandmother Sakota

Level 1 Shticks

  • Set Gender: (Frequency: 3, Power: 1, Major, Taught, Cost: 3)
  • Identity: Tell which of six related facts about a single individual is true, provided at least four are true. (Frequency: 2, Power: 3, Major, Taught, Cost: 6)
  • Winnow the Truth: Given a number (up to your Chi) of true statements about a single subject, determine their relative importance from most important to least important. (Frequency: 2, Power: 3, Major, Taught, Cost: 6)
  • Good Listener: Once per run you can get someone else to tell you about twice as much as they were originally going to. (Frequency: 2, Power: 3, Major, Taught, Cost: 6)
  • Social Perception: +1 Grace die for evaluating people. (Frequency: 6, Power: 1, Major, Taught, Cost: 6)
  • Locate Triad Members: 1/run know the rough location of the other members of your triad. (Frequency: 2, Power: 3, Major, Taught, Cost: 6)
  • Cure Infertility: (Frequency: 1, Power: 5, Major, Taught, Cost: 5)
  • Sense Mistake: 1/run, when I have said something I think is true but isn't, I spend a Yin and know that it is false. (Freq 1, Power 3)
  • Reputation: I have a reputation as a matchmaker. (Freq 2, Power 3)

Level 2 Shticks

  • Determine Aspect: Given some information about a person (or talking to them), determine what their aspect is. (Roll Wit + Astrology) (Frequency: 4, Power: 3, Major, Taught, Cost: 12)
  • Sense Supernatural: Once per 10 minutes make a Yin roll to perceive if someone is a spirit, demon, or other supernatural being. (Frequency: 4, Power: 3, Major, Taught, Cost: 12)
  • General Horoscope: Once per run draw a long term astrological prediction - what are the long term signs and portents for this person's future? (Frequency: 2, Power: 5, Major, Taught, Cost: 10)
  • Sense Relationship: Once per scene determine the familial, personal, or professional relationships between a group of people. (Frequency: 3, Power: 3, Major, Taught, Cost: 9)
  • Find Spouse: Once per run know the distance and direction to the spouse of the person standing before you. (Frequency: 2, Power: 5, Major, Taught, Cost: 10)
  • Use Triad Skill: Use any skill listed on a triad member's sheet as if it were your own. (Frequency: 2, Power: 5, Major, Taught, Cost: 10)
  • The Auspicious Day: Get a list of the best days for a given event, or when a specified event is most likely to occur. (Frequency: 2, Power: 5)


Level 3 Shticks

  • Makeover: Once per run double someone else's Charisma dice for one scene. (Frequency: 2, Power: 7, Major, Taught, Cost: 14)
  • Love Potion: Once per run I may perform the Love Potion ritual working and it automatically succeeds. (Frequency: 2, Power: 8, Major, Taught, Cost: 16)
  • Secret Language: The members of your triad share a secret language that no one can decode. (Frequency: 6, Power: 3, Major, Taught, Cost: 18)
  • Seduction Resistance: Once per scene double dice for seduction resistance rolls. (Frequency: 3, Power: 6, Major, Taught, Cost: 18)

Level 4 Shticks

  • Wrath of the Phoenix: Once per combant roll your Yang to consume an enemy in Fire. Ranged damage = Yang successes * 6 (Frequency: 3, Power: 8, Major, Taught, Cost: 24)
  • Summon/Contact Spirit/Demon: Summon or contact a spirit given it's name; requires a chi roll. (Frequency: 3, Power: 8, Minor, Taught, Cost: 36)
  • Sense Connection: Once per ten minutes determine the most important person who is not here, connected to the person you are talking to. (Frequency 4, Power: 5, Major, Taught, Cost: 20)

Level 5 Shticks

  • Child Protection Officer: For the duration of the scene no child may be attacked until you are incapacitated. (Frequency: 3, Power: 10, Major, Taught, Cost: 30)

True Mastery

  • Specialized Invincibility

Other Stuff

Potion Tracker

  • Zhu Cai Wen
  • Tokai Takanata
  • Song Min Feng x2

Plots

Puttering Logs

Puttering In Progress

  • Operation Son of the Moon
  • Find Dark Chi Defense
  • Ancestor Shrine Message

Awaiting Further Developments

  • Lord Yu

Yanyu's Completed Stuff to Remember

Watch List

This is for the stuff that isn't active, but that isn't done either

  • Make things up to Mr. Whetstone

To Do List

  • Get back on track with matchmaking for DZH
  • Meddle Constructively
  • Captain Xie

Bear Mountain

  • Touch base with Lord Yu
  • Gift delivery

Beautiful Kingdom

  • Buy clothes
  • Find eligible Butterfly-aspected young women

Forest of Chin

  • Look for Trouble

Hidden City

  • Investigate politically-connected Phoenix-aspected women

Hon'eth Arcade

  • Visit the Cup of Five Virtues
  • Shop

Illuminated Precints

Jade Taiga

  • Attempt to talk to the Pearl of the Taiga
  • Talk to Lady Dewu
  • Buy party dress

Qin Chao Steppes

  • More research on what is up with Dogs married to Spiders. Squint at many people

Roof of the World

  • Talk to the Steward
  • Go with Takanata to talk to the Lake

Savannah of Tears

Shrouded Isle

  • Train
  • Shopping

The Strand

  • Visit court?