On Being a Financial Genius
Size: 0.2 to 0.3
Mental: x 1.4
Physical: x3 then adjust for size
Skills: Any involving finance, business, and economy +2 to DR. Any involving such as gardening. herbalism, mental criminal activities, perception—both kinds, and acrobatics +1 to DR.
- 01-03: Appalachian
- 04-13: Brythic
- 14-18: Caledonian
- 19-48: French
- 49-68: German
- 69: Magurian
- 70-75: Nihonjin
- 76-100: Shamash
Of all the species available for HPs at this time the Gnomes are the smallest of them. They are also a lot stronger and agile than they look, and quite capable.
In addition they also hate those ludicrous pointed red caps so damn many cheap pictures saddle them with, much preferring proper headgear to go with their business suits.
By and large the Gnomes of Ærth are business men and financiers. Even more to the point, Gnomish women make Mountebanks keep a sharp eye on their wallets and other possessions.
A Gnome doesn’t seek revenge for being wronged, he hires people to do that work, and they pay well.