As the World Burns
Ally - Andarie Windsong
CR 1 (XP 400)
female halfling expert 2/ bard 1
CN Small humanoid (halfling)
Init + 2; Senses Perception + 7
AC 13, touch 13, flat-footed 11 (+ 2 Dex, + 1 small)
hp 16 (3d8)
Fort + 1, Ref + 5, Will + 5
Defensive Abilities well-versed
Speed 20 ft.
Space 5 ft.; Reach 5 ft.
Special Attacks bardic performance (12 rounds/day): countersong, distraction, fascinate (DC 13), inspire courage + 1
Spells Known (CL 1st, concentration + 3)
1st (4/day)—charm person (DC 13), cure light wounds (1d8+1)
0th (at will)—detect magic, lullaby (DC 12), prestidigitation, read magic, summon instrument
Str 7, Dex 14, Con 11, Int 10, Wis 8, Cha 15
Base Atk + 1; CMB -2; CMD 10
Feats Extra Performance, Well Prepared
Skills Knowledge (geography, history, local) +7, Linguistics +4, Perception +7, Perform (lute, singing) +8, Sense Motive +4, Sleight of Hand +8, Spellcraft +6, Stealth +12, Use Magic Device +7
Languages Common, Halfling, Infernal
SQ bardic knowledge +1
Favored Class: Bard CL 3
Basic NPCs: The ability scores for a basic NPC are: 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, and 8.
Andarie was apprenticed as a musician in her youth, and hoped to become, someday, a master of stories for her people.
Unfortunately, her village was illegally raided by slavers, and she was captured. Her musical skills and small size were valued by a galley captain, who purchased her to keep time on the great drum, the one that set the pace for the other slaves. This was a hard life, and she was treated harshly for years.
Perhaps, in time, she will learn to put it behind her, but for now, the scars are still fresh.