Knight Sororitas (5e Background)

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Knight Sororitas[edit]

A matriarchal order of Holy knights who answer only to the Empress. Driven to protect the world from demons, Devil's, aberrations, and shapechangers, they fight with their all. The second largest of the Knightly orders protecting the world. They take recruits from many sources, the younger the better. They are prone to taking young girls from orphanages and abusive homes to join the Sisterhood. Those that walk the path walk just outside the law, preserving it but not necessarily beholden to it, doing whatever they deem necessary

Skill Proficiencies: Insight, Religion

Tool Proficiencies: none

Languages: Celestial

Equipment: Holy Symbol, Book of Prayers, Writ of Authority, a coin purse containing 15 Gold pieces

Feature: Holy Authority[edit]

As a Knight Sororitas you have the authority train troops, you are considered an authority of the law of the empire, and you can requisition items from your order and the common folk. The extent of this power is dependant on your rank, which starts as a Knight Initiate and ranks up every 4 levels. You become a Knight at level 5, a Knight Sergeant at level 9, a Knight Captain at level 13, and a Knight Sentinel at level 17

Suggested Characteristics[edit]

The Knights Sororitas aren't all Daring Knights who would ride headlong against the Leaders of Darkness, but they are all a dedicated lot who, through the training bestowed upon them, have learned to protect themselves and others

d8 Personality Trait
1 I idolize a certain member of my order
2 I am quick to quote my orders tenets
3 I believe my order is the one true path to ridding the world of evil
4 I could stare down a hell hound without flinching
5 I see omens in every event and action
6 I am tolerant(or intolerant) of other faiths
7 I would die for my sisters
8 I've spent so long in the temple that I have little practicle experience in dealing with people
d6 Ideal
1 Sisterhood. The sisters protected me and I intend to return the favor (Good)
2 Power. I will use my authority for my own gain (Evil)
3 Strength. I will never be helpless again (Neutral)
4 Faith. My orders patron is my guiding light (Good)
5 Justice. Those who would harm the innocent must be punished (Good)
6 Tradition. I must uphold the tenets of my order (Lawful)
d6 Bond
1 Everything I do is for the common people
2 I must repay my debt to the order for saving me
3 I must find a lost Relic of my order
4 My Honor is my life
5 A friend of mine betrayed the order, I must find them
6 My sisters are worth dying for
d6 Flaw
1 I judge myself harshly when I fail and often become despondent
2 The only way I can cope with the things I've seen is through alcohol
3 I stole a sacred item from the order
4 I failed the Mother Superior
5 The faiths of others are lesser than my own
6 I judge harshly those who cannot defend themselves

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