DnD 5E Stojanow Prisoner Background

Ahaha! “We need to leave, now!”

The above words are still haunt of your dreams at the night. Of course whenever everyone was fleeing Phlan, you can simply select to stay. However whether or not out of an emotional attachment, or else the pursuit of riches, you’re simply made a decision which would affect a rest of your life. In case if you’ve missed our phlan 5e article then read it once.

The food is becoming the scarcer for those without their any type of connections. Even though you’ve became the beggar and also to stay alive that you bartered the information for any type of their interested party with the food or gold for the spare. Probably you’re good at what you’ve done, and you also thought that you’re invincible.

Even though that has already been changed whenever you’re simply captured by the Tears of Virulence, the soldiers of Vorgansharax, and the Maimed Virulence, for selling some of the secrets to those bent on overthrowing the dragon. They are locked you in the cells of Stojanow Gate. Even the first weeks that you are hoped to stay alive. Like the weeks are turned into months, and also the interrogations continued, you would began to pray for death.

  • Skill Proficiencies: Deception, Perception
  • Tool Proficiencies: One type of gaming set, thieves’ tools
  • Equipment: A small knife, a set of common clothes, a trinket from the life you stayed behind to defend, and a pouch with 10gp

Feature: Ex-Convict

Here the knowledge that has been acquired at the time of your incarceration lets you gain insight into the local guards and also the jailors. Of course you know that shall accept the bribes, or else the look in the other way for you. Even though you can even seek to the shelter for yourself from the authorities with other criminals in that area.

Suggested Characteristics

Personality Trait

d8Personality Trait
1I am a bully; others will suffer as I have.
2I always say yes even when I mean no; it’s just easier.
3I aim to misbehave.
4I go out of my way to frustrate or anger those in power.
5I strive to obey the law. I will never again make the mistake of going against authority.
6I always plan everything out. The one time I let others plan things it did not end well for me.
7I take blame to protect others from pain.
8I horde information, you never know what may come in handy.


1Loss. I freely give those who offend me what was so brutally denied me, death. (Chaos)
2Dedication. I never betray those who trust me. (Law)
3Vengeance. I use any means to get information I need; I have been well taught. (Evil)
4Redemption. Everyone deserves a second chance. (Good)
5Resilience. I can survive any challenge. (Any)
6Leadership. The best teams are made up of those that society has discarded.


1I take up arms to help establish a free Phlan.
2The horrors of my time in Stojanow haunt my dreams, only after a day of hard work can I find sleep.
3I am indebted to those who freed me from prison, I will repay this debt.
4My torturer survived the attack that set me free, I will find them.
5I will not rest while others suffer fates similar to mine.
6I am searching for a way to heal the scars of Stojanow, both physical and emotional.


1During stressful times, I find myself crying for no reason.
2My nerve endings are shot from the interrogations; I am numb to all but the harshest touch.
3I am incapable of standing up for myself.
4I folded under the torture, and gave information that I promised would be kept secret. My life would be in jeopardy if others found out.
5Survival is worth more than friendship.
6The ghosts from my past hinder my actions.

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