Professor Henry Tillinghast III

Description:

Name: Professor Henry Tillinghast III
Concept: Professor of Folklore
Description: Henry Tillinghast was born into a distinguished Providence family with some dark history. According to family lore, the Tillinghasts have been accursed in some way since before the founding of Rhode Island, but legends of a “family curse” had faded away to nothing in the generation of Henry’s parents. Enchanted with tales from mythology and folklore, Henry became obsessed at a young age. After his undergraduate years he traveled the country and the world, collecting stories and objects of mythic significance. After his graduate degree, Henry accepted a position as a professor of folklore and anthropology at Brown University, where he tries to live a normal, conservative life.
DOB: November 5th, 1955
Attributes:
• Agility: d6
• Strength: d4
• Vitality: d4
• Alertness: d8
• Intelligence: d10
• Willpower: d8
Derived Attributes:
• Initiative (Agility + Alertness): d6+d8
• Endurance (Vitality + Willpower): d4+d8
• Life Points (Vitality + Willpower): 12
• Resistance (Vitality + Vitality): d4+d4
Skills: Discipline d4, Drive d6, Guns d2, Influence d6, Knowledge d6/History d10/Linguistics d10, Lore d6/Superstitions d10/Symbols d10, Melee Weapons d2, Ranged Weapons d2, Science d2, Survival d6, Unarmed Combat d4
Assets: Higher Education d6*, Intuitive Leaps d4, Natural Linguist d6, Mystic Protection d8*, Wealthy d4 (Lifestyle d8)
Complications: Absent Minded d6, Duty d4 (Brown University), Insatiable Curiosity d4, Memorable d4 (distinctive dress, including bow ties and matching handkerchiefs), Slave to Tradition d4, Socially Awkward d4 (outside academia), Superstitious d2
Gear: Normally: Suit, tweed jackets, bowtie and matching handkerchief, fob watch, leather briefcase, laptop computer, mobile phone, collection of talismans; at home he has an extensive collection of melee weapons, ranged weapons, and firearms; drives a minivan
Plot Points: 6

Bio:

Name: Professor Henry Tillinghast III
Concept: Professor of Folklore
Description: Henry Tillinghast was born into a distinguished Providence family with some dark history. According to family lore, the Tillinghasts have been accursed in some way since before the founding of Rhode Island, but legends of a “family curse” had faded away to nothing in the generation of Henry’s parents. Enchanted with tales from mythology and folklore, Henry became obsessed at a young age. After his undergraduate years he traveled the country and the world, collecting stories and objects of mythic significance. After his graduate degree, Henry accepted a position as a professor of folklore and anthropology at Brown University, where he tries to live a normal, conservative life.
DOB: November 5th, 1955
Gender: Male
Hair: Salt & pepper hair, mustache, and beard
Eyes: Piercing Blue
Height: 6’2"
Weight: 190 lb.

Professor Henry Tillinghast III

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