Francis Charteris “The Rape-Master General”
“The Notorious Aristocrat: Francis Charteris and His Scandalous Deeds Unveiled!”
- Alias: “The Rape-Master General”
- Gender: Male
- Race: Human
- Occupation: Aristocrat, Scandalous Figure
- Religion: Notably Irreligious
- Allies: Fellow Nobles, Influential Figures, Likeminded Libertines
- Enemies: Moral Advocates, Law Enforcement, Those Wronged by His Actions
- Abode/Base of Operations: Lavish Estates, High Society Gatherings
- Nationality: Scottish
- Languages: English, French, Latin
- Alignment: Neutral Evil
- Affiliation(s): Aristocracy, The Hellfire Club, Notorious Libertine Circles
- Significant Others: Various Lovers and Paramours
Francis Charteris, a man of privilege and scandal, commands both fascination and disdain in the corridors of high society. Born into aristocracy, he exudes an air of entitlement, his actions often shrouded in controversy and notoriety. Known for his daring escapades and extravagant lifestyle, Charteris has managed to spark both envy and outrage in equal measure.
As a character, he possesses a certain audacity, fearless in the face of conventional norms and societal expectations. Charteris thrives on the thrill of pushing boundaries and challenging authority, driven by a desire to assert his dominance and revel in his influence. His name has become synonymous with excess, his reputation built upon audacious exploits that simultaneously astonish and shock.
Charteris, while relishing his reputation as a libertine, is not impervious to the fears that often come with such a controversial lifestyle. He fears the potential loss of his social standing, the wrath of those he has wronged, and the consequences of his audacious actions catching up to him. Yet, these fears seem to fuel his audacity, driving him to pursue ever more daring exploits to maintain his notoriety.
Driven by an insatiable desire for both power and pleasure, Charteris pursues a life that promises him the utmost satisfaction. He is motivated by a thirst for influence, a longing to command the attention and admiration of those around him. In his pursuits, he seeks to defy societal norms and expectations, often at the expense of others, leaving a trail of scandal and controversy in his wake.
In the grand tapestry of history, Francis Charteris stands as a complex character, his actions leaving an indelible mark on the world around him. Whether one views him with admiration or disdain, there is no denying his magnetic presence and the enduring impact he has made on the annals of history.
Francis Charteris, Aristocratic Scoundrel
Medium humanoid (human), neutral evil
- Armor Class 15 (fine clothing)
- Hit Points 88 (16d8 + 16)
- Speed 30 ft.
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- Saving Throws Dex +6, Cha +7
- Skills Deception +7, Persuasion +7, Sleight of Hand +6
- Senses passive Perception 11
- Languages Common
- Challenge 6 (2,300 XP)
Evasion. If Francis Charteris is subjected to an effect that allows him to make a Dexterity saving throw to take only half damage, he instead takes no damage on a successful save, and only half damage on a failed save.
Cunning Action. On each of his turns, Francis Charteris can use a bonus action to take the Dash, Disengage, or Hide action.
Sneak Attack (1/Turn). Francis deals an extra 10 (3d6) damage when he hits a target with a weapon attack and has advantage on the attack roll, or when the target is within 5 feet of an ally of Francis that isn’t incapacitated and Francis doesn’t have disadvantage on the attack roll.
- Multiattack. Francis makes two attacks: one with his rapier and one with his dagger.
- Rapier. Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 9 (1d8 + 3) piercing damage.
- Dagger. Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 5 ft. or range 20/60 ft., one target. Hit: 5 (1d4 + 3) piercing damage.
- Parry. Francis adds 2 to his AC against one melee attack that would hit him. To do so, Francis must see the attacker and be wielding a melee weapon.
Equipment. Fine clothing, rapier, dagger, derringer pistol (range 30/90 ft., deals 1d8 piercing damage), thieves’ tools, signet ring, purse with 50 gp.
Personality Traits. Charming, manipulative, opportunistic.
Tactics. Francis is a skilled rogue who excels at exploiting opportunities. He prefers to strike from the shadows, using his Sneak Attack to deal significant damage when he has the advantage. He utilizes his Evasion to avoid damage from area effects and his Cunning Action to stay mobile and elusive. Francis may attempt to deceive his opponents with his charismatic demeanor before launching a surprise attack. He’s not adverse to retreating if a situation becomes unfavorable, only to reappear when the odds are in his favor.
Currently in the World
Francis Charteris is a man of aristocratic bearing, standing tall and confident, his frame hinting at a life of indulgence. His finely tailored clothing, adorned with exquisite fabrics and extravagant embellishments, signifies his opulent lifestyle. His eyes are sharp and calculating, seemingly always searching for his next opportunity. His handsome face carries a charming smile that conceals a darker intent beneath. A well-groomed mustache and beard frame his lips, adding an air of sophistication to his otherwise roguish appearance.
Currently, Francis Charteris is lounging in the sumptuous surroundings of his lavishly furnished drawing room. The room is adorned with elegant paintings, intricate tapestries, and gleaming chandeliers that cast a warm, flickering glow. He reclines on a luxurious divan, a glass of fine wine in hand, as he entertains a group of equally affluent companions. His mood is one of casual amusement, his laughter mingling with the soft music that fills the air. He exudes an air of calculated charm, engaging those around him with clever anecdotes and witty remarks, all the while maintaining an air of subtle authority.
Yet beneath his affable exterior lies a man driven by his desires and self-interest. Despite his outward charm, he is notorious for his scandalous exploits and morally questionable actions. There is a sense of restlessness in his eyes, a constant hunger for excitement and pleasure that drives him to push the boundaries of society’s norms. He thrives on the thrill of risk-taking and delights in the shock and outrage he often incites.
Francis Charteris is surrounded by wealth, power, and influence, his every action a testament to his insatiable appetite for life’s pleasures. Whether he’s attending a high-society event or indulging in more illicit activities, he always seeks to revel in the excesses that his position affords him.