Bureaucrat

Whether you come from a government or a corporate bureaucracy, you are an experienced administrator. You’ve spent much of your career doing the paperwork that gets things done. Now you’re ready to take up the traveling lifestyle, applying your hard won skills to the problems of a galaxy.

Attributes

ST 10 0; DX 10 0; IQ 12 40; HT 10 0.

Secondary Characteristics

Damage 1d-2/1d; BL 20 lbs.; HP 10 0; Will 12 0; Per 12 0; FP 10 0; Basic Speed 5 0; Basic Move 5 0.

Advantages

Either Administrative Rank 1 5 or Merchant Rank 1 5; plus a total of 20 points selected from more Administrative Rank [5/level], Allies [variable], Common Sense 10, Contact Group [variable], Contacts [variable], Courtesy Rank [1/level], Favor [variable], Languages [variable], Mathematical Ability [10/level], more Merchant Rank [5/level], Patron (Corporation or bureaucratic agency) [variable], Security Clearance [variable], Single-Minded 5, high Status [5/level], Unfazeable 15, or aboveaverage Wealth [variable].

Disadvantages

A total of -20 points selected from Bully [-10*], Callous [-5], Chummy [-5 or -10], Clueless [-10], Code of Honor (Professional) [-5], Combat Paralysis [-15], Cowardice [-10*], Dependents [variable], Duty [variable], Fearfulness [-2/level], Gluttony [-5*], Hidebound [-5], Honesty [-10*], Incurious [-5*], Intolerance [variable], Low Pain Threshold [-10], Miserliness [-10*], No Sense of Humor [-10], Oblivious [-5], Pacifism [variable], Phobias [variable], Post-Combat Shakes [-5*], negative Reputation [variable], Secret [-5 to -30], Selfish [-5*], Shyness [-5, -10, or -20], Space Sickness [-10], Squeamish [-10*], Stubbornness [-5*], Unfit [-5 or -15], Unluckiness [-10], Workaholic [-5], or Xenophilia [-10*].

Primary Skills

Administration (A) IQ+2 8-14.

Secondary Skills

Accounting (H) IQ-1 2-11 and any two of Merchant or Politics, both (A) IQ 2-12, or Diplomacy, Economics, Finance, Law (any), or Market Analysis, all (H) IQ-1 2-11.

Background Skills

Computer Operation (E) IQ 1-12; Research (A) IQ-1 1-11; Savoir-Faire (any) (E) IQ 1-12; Writing (A) IQ-1 1-11; and two extra points in primary or secondary skills.

Cost

65 CP.

Bureaucrat

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