These are the player characters from my first game of Dogs in the Vineyard.
|Killian Smith (played by Dennis, Strong History option)|
|A devout rifleman, inspired by the sniper from "Saving Private Ryan".|
|Stats||Acuity: 4, Body: 2, Heart: 3, Will: 4|
3d10 "Shooting guns has always made me feel close to the Lord"
2d8->3d8 "I'm a Dog"
2d8 "I've always been good at moving around without being seen or heard"
3d6 "I read all the books I can get my hands on"
1d6 "I exorcised a demon"
1d4 "I hear granny is a holy roller and drinks strychnine and lets rattlesnake bite her"
2d8 "Uncle Samuel is a strong man in the community"
3d6 "My brother Zebediah is a Dog too"
1d4+2d8 Longshot Rifle
|August Derabold Jackson (played by Bill, Complicated History Option)|
|"Before I was reborn in the Faith, I hunted runaway slaves in the Territories."|
|Stats||Acuity: 4->5, Body: 3, Heart: 4->3->4, Will: 4|
3d10 "I'm a Dog"
2d10 "I'm calm in a fight"
3d4 "I do what's asked of me, even if I don't like it"
1d6 "I helped someone through a crisis of faith"
2d6 Territorial Authorities
2d8->1d8 "Zebediah Smith, Killian's brother, who brought me into the faith"
(3d6, 1d8) Available
2d6 Bowie Knife
2d6 Cavalry Boots
|Joshua Mortimer Smith (played by Jim, Complicated History Option)|
|A hustler, pimp, and thief from New York -- Tom "Two Bits" Tuhlman -- killed someone he shouldn't have and got in big trouble both with the law and the other criminal gangs there.|
|Stats||Acuity: 2, Body: 3, Heart: 5, Will: 5|
2d4->2d6 "I'm a Dog"
2d4 "Intimidating people"
2d6 "Hiding and concealment"
2d10 "Fooling people / bluffing"
2d4 "Has visions"
3d6 "Zebediah Smith, fellow in Bridal Falls City"
(2d6, 2d8) Available
horse and saddles
metal chain and lock
|Eldridge C. Book (played by David, Strong History Option)|
|An escaped slave, inspired by the preacher Book from the TV series Firefly.|
|Stats||Acuity: 4, Body: 3, Heart: 4, Will: 3|
2d8 "I'm a Dog"
3d10 "I went to seminary"
2d6 "I can hold my own in fisticuffs"
2d6 "I have a mysterious background back East"
1d6 "I can make a mean stew"
1d6 "I overcame racism"
2d6 "Bill's character was chasing me"
1d6 "I helped Doc Flint"
(1d4, 2d8) Available