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Bartleby the Gnome

Posted on September 29, 2016

I’m currently partaking in a campaign in which the DMs are more heavily focused on the “fun” of the game, rather than a strict interpretation of the rules. This, of course, has led to many shenanigans, most having something to do with my character, Bartleby.

A truly infernal creation, Bartleby is a doddering 400-year-old, hopelessly senile forest Gnome Warlock of Cthulhu with an alignment that quite literally reads “chaotic amnesiac,” and a magical item known as a “Beard of Holding” filled with an inventory that was random-rolled completely from the 5e Player’s Handbook item tables. Basically, he was once a great and powerful…

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