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Rainier, Calming the Beast
Quick Notes
Occupation Sensei
Affiliations Unknown
Game Rules
Connection 3
Loyalty 2 (if sensei increase to 4)
Personal Details
Age Unknown
Race Unknown
Sex Male
Description Unknown
Status Unknown
Likes Peace, Quiet, Harmony, Simplicity
Dislikes Complexity, Discord


 Acquisition Edit

Cost: 5, payable in ¥2000 or 1 Karma.

Art of Gardening Edit

Cost -1 if you have an Artisan or Knowledge skill with a specialization in zen-related skill (bonsai, zen gardens etc).

Description Edit

Quiet, impassive, mysterious. Rainer is not his actual name. Merely where he calls his home. Its hard to tell much about him. He is older obviously, however his white fur makes seeing specifics about him difficult. Not so much hiding at the top of this section of the world it is where he chooses to live. Around the area is nothing but the stillness of silence. Students, of which you hope to find yourself one, busy themselves around the mountain top. Nearby is his apprentice, Charlene Sanshiro The one who you managed to make contact with initially. Charlene, is the only one with the privilege to speak or use technology here. When Charlene, takes over as the new “Rainier” though, that will all have to go, as she will then pick her own successor. However the current master has much left in his large sasquatch frame.

Likes Peace, Quiet, Harmony, Simplicity

Dislikes Complexity, Discord

Special Rules Edit

Trainer Edit

Rainer is considered a trainer of the following skills:

  • Artisan
  • Unarmed Combat
  • Blades
  • Clubs
  • Armorer (weaponsmith)

Martial Arts Edit

Rainer can teach the following martial arts:

  • Aikido
  • Karate
  • Jeet Kune Do
  • Jujitso

Qualities Edit

The following Positive Qualities may be learned from Rainer:

  • High pain tolerance
  • Indomitable [mental] or [physical]
  • Focused Concentration Rank 3+ (must have focused concentration 2 before you can get more)
  • Perceptive
  • Mentor Spirit:
    • Peace maker
    • Oracle
    • Wise Warrior

The following Negative Qualities may be bought off:

  • Addiction-Physical (in stages, and intense time detox)
  • Combat Junkie
  • Combat Paralysis
  • Emotional Attachment
  • Loss of Confidence
  • Low Pain Tolerance
  • Poor Self Control

Sensei Edit

If you do not have a Sensei, you may take Rainer as that Sensei. Reduce his cost to 3.

  • You must spend 10 karma to pick up the Sensei quality for this contact and the reduced cost of 3 (total 13).
  • Purchasing him in this fashion will provide all the Sensei benefits, as well as Hub benefits.
  • Can only be chosen for the close combat group.

Flashbacks Edit

You may, once per run, spend 1 karma to automatically pass a composure test.

  • This may be done after failing a test.
  • You may go into a single point of karma debt for this ability. Mark this karma cost on your sheet as soon as you use it.
  • You must describe in super tropey fashion a lesson you learned while training there. Remember that he does not speak.

Power Within, Power Without Edit

The time to raise your Magic attribute is halved.

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