Posted on April 21, 2012
Meet Ron Towin
Okay… Ron’s painted.
Backstory on Ron is that he was a wandering monk who’d been taught the Drunken Fist and Quarterstaff Master styles before his monastery was wiped out (like all of them always are). He managed to survive and escape, then spent the succeeding years wandering from town to town gambling to keep himself in good spirits… barrels of good spirits.
After fifteen years of playing games of chance he eventually saw the light of Abadar, realizing that chance was only part of the games he’d been using to sustain himself in his journeys. Abadar taught him that the systems and rules that govern games of chance were what was keeping the madmen and drunks he was surrounded by from simply murdering each other for their money.
He’s early in his career of studying the lord of laws, but he’s also still devoted to his lifestyle of alcohol abuse and not permitting bad things to happen to reasonable people. He occasionally joins adventuring parties to ply his martial trades, and it was on one of those jaunts for fame and fortune that he confronted the Mouth of Winter. The Mouth killed most of his compatriots, but he and a couple survivors made it through the portal… but none ever came out.
Not yet, anyway.