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(The definitive list of backstories, sourced from build 2231. Script made. This is as they appear in the game.)
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Backstories

Title
(Short Title)
Description Skill Modifications Incapable of Civil Raider Slave Trader Traveler Tribal
Ace fighter pilot
(Ace)
[PAWN_nameDef] graduated from the Star Academy with honors and distinguished himself as an ace fighter pilot in three campaigns against more advanced aggressor cultures.

However, after one vicious battle, he found himself stranded and his carrier ship destroyed. With nowhere to go, he entered his escape pod and prayed.

Intellectual: +2
Mining: −3
Shooting: +3
Melee: +2
Social: +3
Medicine: +3
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Acolyte of stars
(Priest)
Ever the dreamer, [PAWN_nameDef] traveled across the universe to find the thing he felt was calling to him.

[PAWN_pronoun] became poorer and poorer, but used every means possible to carry on.

Intellectual: −3
Social: −3
Medicine: +4
Artistic: +7
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Violent
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Addiction counsel
(Counselor)
After recovering from a joywire addiction, [PAWN_nameDef] adopted a non-violent way of life and vowed to help others.

Travelling between communities, [PAWN_pronoun] used medicine, arts, and crafts to aid others who struggled with their own addictions.

Social: +8
Medicine: +3
Artistic: +3
Crafting: +3
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Adventurer
(Adventurer)
[PAWN_nameDef]'s thirst for adventure took [PAWN_objective] to many planets. [PAWN_pronoun] visited the brightest glitterworlds and the darkest war-torn toxic planets in [PAWN_possessive] quest to find novelty and excitement.

[PAWN_pronoun] worked as little as possible, often skirting ethical boundaries to make a quick buck. Among all jobs, [PAWN_pronoun] hated cooking the most.

Shooting: +3
Melee: +3
Social: +3
Medicine: +3
Crafting: +3
Animals: +2
Cooking
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Adventurous weirdo
(Weirdo)
A creative but strange individual, [PAWN_nameDef] dedicated his life to his twin passions of medieval world history and high technology.

[PAWN_pronoun] was fascinated by the idea of becoming a 'skyknight' with glittering armor and a giant sword.

Shooting: −2
Melee: +6
Cooking: +2
Artistic: +2
Crafting: +2
Mining
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Aerospace engineer
(Engineer)
[PAWN_nameDef] was an engineer responsible for the production of aircraft and spaceships. [PAWN_pronoun] focused on improving production lines, and was known for [PAWN_possessive] mastery of technical and research issues. Construction: +2
Intellectual: +4
Mining: +2
Shooting: +2
Social: +2
Cleaning
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AI programmer
(Programmer)
Michael enlisted in the military's robotics division, developing smarter combat AI.

The whole time he was there, he never spoke with another human. He spent all his time conversing with the AI he was developing.

Intellectual: +7
Crafting: +6
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AI researcher
(Researcher)
Dave was a renowned researcher in artificial intelligence, robotics, and interactive holography. His friendships with the artificial minds he created gave him the confidence to interact with real people, and he soon excelled at personal communication. Intellectual: +6
Mining: −2
Melee: −2
Social: +4
Crafting: +1
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Alcoholic trucker
(Alcoholic)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a space trucker working for Arcknight Industries when he killed his wife and daughter in a crash.

His body was repaired with an experimental nano-genetic therapy. Now his muscles continually regenerate and harden, and every movement tears the tissue anew. He bears the pain in silence.

Mining: +4
Shooting: +2
Melee: +2
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Caring
Social
Artistic
Cleaning
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Anarchist rebel
(Anarchist)
After being abandoned on a special operation, [PAWN_nameDef] swore vengeance upon the state. [PAWN_pronoun] formed an anarchist group dedicated to bringing down core world governments.

After too many close calls, and too few successes, [PAWN_nameDef] fled to the outer rim.

Shooting: +6
Melee: +2
Social: +6
Crafting
Cleaning
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Archaeologist
(Explorer)
[PAWN_pronoun] was trapped in an uninspired life. One day, [PAWN_pronoun] jumped on a ship to learn archaeology and see the universe.

[PAWN_pronoun] learned how to survive. [PAWN_pronoun] also learned about people - although [PAWN_pronoun] understood the dead better than the living.

Construction: +4
Intellectual: +5
Shooting: +2
Social: −2
Crafting: +2
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Archotech spy
(AI spy)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a cybernetic researcher. Studying a transcended world, [PAWN_pronoun] became too involved with [PAWN_possessive] subjects. Over time, the archotech machine core recruited [PAWN_objective] into its service, and used [PAWN_objective] as a spy.

When [PAWN_pronoun] later rebelled against [PAWN_possessive] non-human master, it sent mechanoids across space to hunt [PAWN_objective] down.

Construction: +4
Intellectual: +4
Shooting: +8
Melee: +2
Cooking: −2
Crafting: +2
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Army cook
(Cook)
Ben joined the army as a worker and spent most of his time cooking and repairing. While he was stationed on a dangerous planet, he underwent basic shooting and survival training. Construction: +2
Intellectual: −2
Shooting: +2
Melee: +2
Cooking: +3
Crafting: +1
Caring
Social
Firefighting
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Army scientist
(Scientist)
[PAWN_nameDef] did scientific research for a planetary army. [PAWN_pronoun] studied war scenarios and designed weapon systems to help win battles with a minimum of fuss. Intellectual: +8
Medicine: +2
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Army sergeant
(Sergeant)
[PAWN_nameDef] served in [PAWN_possessive] nation's military, commanding small units as a non-commissioned officer.

[PAWN_pronoun] excelled creating tactically sound plans despite difficult circumstances.

Construction: +2
Shooting: +8
Melee: +2
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Aromatherapist
(Therapist)
[PAWN_nameDef] practiced aromatherapy, using essences extracted from home-grown plants. Plants: +6
Shooting: −3
Melee: −3
Cooking: +4
Medicine: +4
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Artifact hunter
(Artifacter)
[PAWN_nameDef] became depressed and lost interest in life. [PAWN_pronoun] travelled from planet to planet, searching for psychic artifacts amid mechanoid ruins in the hope that they would cure the pain in [PAWN_possessive] soul.

A steady trigger finger and careful planning kept [PAWN_nameDef] alive.

Construction: +4
Shooting: +8
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Artificer rampant
(Artificer)
Fuelled by the thrill of discovery and his own megalomania, [PAWN_nameDef] set out to invent new devices and improve existing ones, breaking laws and customs as necessary.

[PAWN_pronoun] formed a crew to gather materials for [PAWN_possessive] work - and to deal with outsiders who might interfere.

Construction: +2
Intellectual: +6
Medicine: +2
Crafting: +8
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Assassin
(Assassin)
Robin was specially trained as an operative to be used for high-risk assassinations. His skill with a rifle was unrivalled.

He was eventually betrayed by his superiors when a target found out about the hit and offered to fund their future projects. Robin swore to never trust anyone again.

Shooting: +7
Melee: +4
Caring
Artistic
Crafting
Cooking
Cleaning
PlantWork
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AWOL soldier
(Soldier)
[PAWN_nameDef] was an infantryman.

When [PAWN_pronoun] was informed of his assignment to the Xennoa-Zartza War, [PAWN_pronoun] decided [PAWN_pronoun] did not want to be a soldier. [PAWN_pronoun] was able to escape via military spacejet.

Shooting: +6
Melee: +5
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Bandit leader
(Bandit)
[PAWN_nameDef] rose up the ranks of the crime organization, eventually becoming the leader of one of their most remote cells of bandits. His dog Rest never left his side. Shooting: +5
Melee: +5
Social: +2
Intellectual
Cleaning
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Banished soldier
(Outlaw)
[PAWN_nameDef] became the most physically intimidating of the slaves, spending his little free time obsessively sculpting his body. His efforts eventually paid off when the lord offered him a job as a personal bodyguard.

Later, when he plotted to use his position to kill the lord and free the slaves, he was discovered and barely escaped with his life.

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Battle mechanic
(Mechanic)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a tech-obsessed mercenary in an early fusion-era system.

[PAWN_pronoun] was unusually obsessed with gathering the right gear, and often customized [PAWN_possessive] own equipment with original modifications.

Shooting: +5
Melee: +3
Crafting: +4
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Battlefield tech
(Technician)
[PAWN_nameDef] had received firearms training, but [PAWN_possessive] work was focused on technical adaption and manipulation of combat mechanoids on the battlefield.

[PAWN_pronoun] developed PTSD after narrowly escaping a primitive firebomb attack in a wheat field. The army medically discharged him from service.

Construction: +4
Intellectual: +4
Shooting: +3
Cooking: −3
Crafting: +4
Firefighting
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Beast slayer
(Slayer)
[PAWN_nameDef] traveled between planets, following news of animal attacks. [PAWN_pronoun] would camp on the planet for weeks, learning about [PAWN_possessive] prey before striking. [PAWN_pronoun] most enjoyed hunting thrumbos.

Preferring to work alone, [PAWN_nameDef] enjoyed the thrill of the hunt, and the meat from the kill.

Plants: +2
Shooting: +4
Melee: +4
Cooking: +3
Caring
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Behaviour research
(Scientist)
Captured as a feral child, [PAWN_nameDef] was forced into the ways of modern society. [PAWN_pronoun] quickly adapted and became a behavioural researcher, eventually owning a private facility.

[PAWN_pronoun] specialized in canines, but learned a great deal about all animals. [PAWN_pronoun] never had interest in plants, however.

Plants: −3
Intellectual: +8
Melee: +1
Social: +2
Cooking: −2
Medicine: +6
Artistic
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Blacksmith shooter
(Gunsmith)
As a young blacksmith, [PAWN_nameDef]'s family shop was raided by the police. [PAWN_pronoun] shot two officers before they knocked him out and arrested him.

Sentenced to life in prison, [PAWN_nameDef] learned about traveling and raiding from other criminals.

Construction: +3
Shooting: +5
Crafting: +3
Intellectual
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Blacksmith
(Blacksmith)
As a blacksmith on a medieval world, [PAWN_nameDef] gained a reputation for the high quality of [PAWN_possessive] work. [PAWN_pronoun] wasn't bad at using the swords [PAWN_pronoun] forged either. Mining: +2
Melee: +2
Crafting: +8
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Bloodgame survivor
(Bloodgamer)
[PAWN_nameDef] was sold to the Corestars Entertainment Company and used as meat in one of the company's system-wide broadcast shows.

[PAWN_possessive] manipulative nature made [PAWN_objective] quite a nightmare, even to the audience. He was kicked out and exiled to a planet full of deadly animals, criminals and armed camera-drones.

Construction: +2
Melee: +7
Social: +6
Crafting
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Bloody dentist
(Dentist)
After studying at a famous college, [PAWN_nameDef]'s weak personality eventually snapped under the strain of angry administrators and whining patients. [PAWN_pronoun] went on a secret murder spree, killing many of those under [PAWN_possessive] care.

After a pursuit, [PAWN_pronoun] managed to escape [PAWN_possessive] planet and travel to a new world.

Intellectual: +4
Medicine: +6
Artistic: +2
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Bloody wanderer
(Wanderer)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a wanderer, traveling from town to town, taking odd jobs and stealing to live.

One day, he had a mental break and went on a long rampage, destroying several towns and killing many. [PAWN_pronoun] eventually calmed, but [PAWN_possessive] bloodlust never left [PAWN_objective].

Construction: +2
Intellectual: −2
Shooting: +3
Melee: +4
Crafting: +2
Social
Firefighting
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Bounty hunter
(Hunter)
[PAWN_nameDef] is a self-employed bounty hunter. [PAWN_pronoun] spent [PAWN_possessive] days hunting space pirates and collecting cash bounties. Shooting: +6
Melee: +4
Medicine: +2
Cleaning
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Bounty hunter
(Hunter)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a bounty hunter on a massive glitterworld. [PAWN_pronoun] worked sensitive assignments for extremely wealthy clients, and was known for quiet execution and total discretion. Shooting: +8
Melee: +5
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Bounty hunter
(Hunter)
When the civil war ended, Mushinto had to find a new way to use his fighting skills. He decided to hunt down war criminals and soon realized that he enjoyed capturing bad guys by any means necessary. Shooting: +5
Melee: +3
Social: +2
Crafting: +2
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Brigand
(Brigand)
[PAWN_nameDef] flew with a band of brigands [PAWN_pronoun] called friends. [PAWN_pronoun] even had a ship of [PAWN_possessive] own - The Dung Mucker 2000. Construction: +2
Shooting: +2
Melee: +3
Cooking: +2
Medicine: +1
Crafting: +1
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Bush sniper
(Sniper)
[PAWN_nameDef]'s peaceful life was cut short when [PAWN_possessive] country was brutally invaded.

[PAWN_nameDef] was drafted into service as soon as [PAWN_pronoun] was of legal age, and quickly showed an aptitude for rifles. [PAWN_pronoun] spent months living in the forests picking off soldiers who dared cross the border.

Plants: −3
Shooting: +6
Cooking: +2
Artistic: −2
Animals: +4
Caring
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Business gangster
(Gangster)
Staying one step ahead of the law, [PAWN_nameDef] became a legitimate businessman and silenced anyone who dared say otherwise. As proprietor of brothels, speakeasies and eateries, [PAWN_nameDef]'s good fortune continued while his competition suffered a series of unfortunate and unexplained accidents. Shooting: +3
Melee: +5
Social: +7
Artistic: +2
Caring
Cleaning
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Caravaneer
(Caravaneer)
[PAWN_nameDef] was the leader of a caravan. [PAWN_pronoun] was responsible for the safety of [PAWN_possessive] caravan and was the head negotiator in countless trade deals.

[PAWN_pronoun] and [PAWN_possessive] people prospered, but their wealth made them a target for brigands. They often had to take up arms to fend off bandits and highwaymen.

Shooting: +4
Social: +7
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Cargo pilot
(Pilot)
[PAWN_nameDef] was brought up by cargo hands on a long-haul ore transport ship. [PAWN_pronoun] perfected [PAWN_possessive] skills at trading and manipulation of people while running weapons between systems. Construction: +2
Mining: +1
Shooting: +4
Melee: +2
Social: +1
Cooking
Cleaning
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Casket builder
(Builder)
[PAWN_nameDef] was fascinated with cryosleep, and spent [PAWN_possessive] life learning about the mysterious technology.

Working as an assembler on a midworld, [PAWN_nameDef] built an experimental prototype casket from discarded parts. Unfortunately, while [PAWN_pronoun] was searching for the final component, [PAWN_possessive] home was leveled by a bomb.

Construction: +4
Intellectual: +4
Medicine: +3
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Castaway
(Castaway)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a passenger on a routine interstellar transit. When his ship was destroyed, he lived as a castaway on an uninhabited planet for several years. Construction: +2
Plants: +3
Mining: +2
Cooking: +02
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Chemist
(Chemist)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a renowned chemist on a thriving midworld.

After performing inhumane experiments that turned men into beasts, [PAWN_pronoun] was arrested and banished to a far-off rim world.

Intellectual: +6
Social: −3
Crafting: +6
Caring
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Chemist
(Chemist)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a research chemist. [PAWN_pronoun] worked with chemicals, from pharmaceuticals to explosives, to develop new substances and treatments. Intellectual: +6
Social: +2
Medicine: +4
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Chief engineer
(Engineer)
As chief engineer on board a large spaceship, [PAWN_nameDef] was an expert in all things fiddly and complex.

She relied on other members of the crew for some of the basic necessities of life. She and her ship eventually disappeared into a longsleep voyage of exploration.

Construction: +3
Intellectual: +3
Mining: +2
Social: −2
Crafting: +3
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Civil engineer
(Engineer)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a well-known civil engineer. [PAWN_possessive] job involved designing and maintaining rock fortification structures. [PAWN_pronoun] did enough statistical analysis to keep his mind sharp. Construction: +7
Intellectual: +3
Mining: +2
Social: −3
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Clan chief
(Chief)
[PAWN_nameDef] managed a small criminal clan on an outlying trade hub world. Shooting: +6
Social: +7
Caring
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Clone farmer
(Cloner)
Harvesting the products of clone farms is mostly done by the clones themselves -particularly to those whose sims tended towards the social. This clone was one such, who escaped from the farms and headed out to the stars. Social: +6
Medicine: +4
Crafting: +2
Cooking
Firefighting
Mining
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Coliseum fighter
(Fighter)
Applying the knowledge that he gained from years around fighters, [PAWN_pronoun] became a successful gladiator in the coliseum that he once cleaned. Intellectual: +2
Shooting: +5
Social: −1
Crafting: +3
Caring
Artistic
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Mining
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Colonial governor
(Governor)
Disillusioned by rampant government corruption, Henry ran for governor and won. However, the local gangs and their pet officials soon forced him out of power.

He left the community to return to his life as a marshal.

Construction: +3
Shooting: +1
Social: +6
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Colony engineer
(Engineer)
The children took over the facility, and they declared independence from the corporation.

[PAWN_nameDef] had used the VR system to become a master engineer, and he worked diligently to prepare the colony for the corporation's inevitable return.

Construction: +7
Intellectual: +4
Medicine: −3
Crafting: +4
Artistic
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Combat engineer
(Engineer)
[PAWN_nameDef] became a combat engineer. [PAWN_pronoun] built bases, fixed guns, and repaired vehicles for the army - when [PAWN_pronoun] wasn't shooting at people, that is. Construction: +2
Shooting: +5
Crafting: +3
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Combat engineer
(Engineer)
[PAWN_nameDef] was recruited by the military as an engineer and set to work improving the navy's space shuttles. The harsh training taught [PAWN_objective] how to build and repair military vehicles and structures.

One mission left [PAWN_nameDef] with pyrophobia and a strong desire to avoid plants.

Construction: +6
Intellectual: +3
Shooting: +4
Social: −3
Cooking: −2
Medicine: +2
Crafting: +2
Artistic
Firefighting
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Combat medic
(Medic)
After his home country entered a large-scale war, Felix was drafted into the army as a combat medic.

His few years in the trenches trying to keep his fellow soldiers alive gave him an acute sense for first aid. Losing many friend has made him stoic and reserved.

Shooting: +2
Melee: +1
Medicine: +6
Artistic: −2
Social
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Combat medtech
(Medic)
As a military medtech, [PAWN_nameDef]'s job was to fix and build anything he could get [PAWN_possessive] hands on, from living people to machines and mechs.

Sent into dangerous areas, [PAWN_pronoun] never had a problem saving soldiers' lives and building the technology and machines needed to win.

Construction: +3
Intellectual: +1
Medicine: +5
Crafting: +5
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Combat negotiator
(Negotiator)
After escaping his homeworld, [PAWN_nameDef] took his skills to the stars.

He chose to operate as a hired gun, working for various rebel organizations, enslaved groups, and merchant enclaves. His specialty was negotiation in combat situations.

Shooting: +4
Melee: +3
Social: +3
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Commoner lord
(Lord)
After years of training in martial arts and diplomacy, [PAWN_nameDef] was eventually given land and subjects of [PAWN_possessive] own to rule.

Because of [PAWN_nameDef]'s commoner heritage, the other lords disapproved. They framed [PAWN_objective] for a heinous crime, and the emperor had no choice but to exile [PAWN_objective].

Melee: +7
Social: +6
Cooking
Cleaning
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Computer engineer
(Tech head)
Bored of his code-monkey office job and missing the glory days of the Academy, [PAWN_nameDef] saw a commercial about the frontier where "only the strong survive".

With his wife Morgan, [PAWN_nameDef] undertook a journey into the unknown.

Intellectual: +8
Social: +4
Crafting: +2
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Violent
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Core world jeweler
(Jeweler)
After Alyssa had completed all of her surgeries, she found that she had a lot of time and energy to dedicate to her passion: trinket crafting. She spent years perfecting her art as a jeweler, then left her home world to sell her wares across the galaxy. Construction: +3
Shooting: −3
Artistic: +5
Crafting: +7
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Corp researcher
(Researcher)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a leading researcher for a massive space exploration corporation. Intellectual: +8
Social: +3
Cooking: −2
Medicine: +6
Crafting: +3
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Corp researcher
(Researcher)
[PAWN_nameDef] was sold to a corporation and put to work as a corporate slave doing scientific research.

Unable to adapt to the social politics of his workplace, he buried himself in his work and failed to progress up the corporate ladder. Every day, he yearned to be left alone.

Intellectual: +8
Shooting: −3
Melee: −3
Medicine: +4
Crafting: +4
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Corporate builder
(Builder)
Even as [PAWN_pronoun] stewed in [PAWN_possessive] own wasted potential, [PAWN_nameDef] found [PAWN_pronoun] had a knack for moving objects quickly. It was just what the planetary mega-corps wanted in their construction divisions.

Unfortunately, the monotonous work erased [PAWN_possessive] remaining creative impulses.

Construction: +7
Mining: +4
Artistic
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Cosmetic reject
(Reject)
Living on the streets, Chaz submitted himself to an unethical cosmetics lab in exchange for food and shelter.

After some painful cosmetic modification, Chaz barely resembles his former self. Having been forced to work for the lab until he was rescued, Chaz is now too afraid to lash out at anyone.

Construction: +4
Cooking: +5
Violent
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Cosmetic surgeon
(Surgeon)
[PAWN_nameDef] had a terrible bedside manner due to [PAWN_possessive] abrasiveness. [PAWN_pronoun] often bullied [PAWN_possessive] patients into getting cosmetic surgery. [PAWN_pronoun] made a lot of money this way.

While very studious and careful in [PAWN_possessive] work, [PAWN_pronoun] never had to lift a finger doing domestic chores.

Intellectual: +3
Medicine: +8
Artistic: +6
Cooking
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Costume crafter
(Costumer)
By day, [PAWN_nameDef] was an office worker on a midworld. At night, [PAWN_pronoun] designed and built elaborate monster costumes for science fiction conventions.

[PAWN_pronoun] learned a great deal about sewing. Unfortunately this came at the cost of being able to cook anything more complex than an instant meal.

Intellectual: +4
Crafting: +8
Cooking
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Craft shaper
(Shaper)
[PAWN_nameDef] locked [PAWN_objective]self in his studio for years, ordering delivery food to save time on cooking.

Eventually, [PAWN_possessive] creations brought [PAWN_objective] the highest honor on Semantic World: Permission to materialize any design in minutes using the most advanced technologies.

Construction: +4
Social: −3
Artistic: +5
Crafting: +8
Cooking
Cleaning
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Crime lord
(Crime lord)
Through brutality and cruelty, [PAWN_nameDef] rose to the rank of crime lord.

He relied less on his fists and more on his guns. His reputation spread faster due to his cold-bloodedness and ruthless methods.

Intellectual: +2
Shooting: +6
Melee: +2
Social: +3
Caring
Artistic
Cleaning
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Criminal kingpin
(Kingpin)
[PAWN_nameDef] discovered his gift - people did what he said, when he said it. Taking advantage of this, he set off for the rimworlds planets to make a name for himself in the criminal underworld.

Having people do things for him taught him to avoid manual labor at all costs.

Shooting: +2
Melee: +2
Social: +5
ManualDumb
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Criminal surgeon
(Surgeon)
Being near many injured fellow criminals, [PAWN_nameDef] took it upon [PAWN_objective]self to work on them.

Although many people died, [PAWN_pronoun] did get better at using knives.

Intellectual: −3
Melee: +6
Social: −2
Medicine: +5
Artistic: +1
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Deep space surveyor
(Surveyor)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a deep space surveyor. She studied which worlds were the most suitable for colonization.

Her expeditions were met by hostile natives, green-painted space-women, and wannabe Greek gods. Surviving many firefights, she learned to build rudimentary lathes and rock cannons to fend off enemies.

Construction: +4
Plants: −3
Intellectual: +6
Shooting: +4
Social: +2
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Defector
(Defector )
[PAWN_nameDef] decided to leave the oppressive dictatorship where [PAWN_pronoun] lived. [PAWN_possessive] defection was not well-received, and agents were sent after [PAWN_objective].

[PAWN_pronoun] spent years on the run. Since [PAWN_pronoun] could trust no doctor, [PAWN_pronoun] treated [PAWN_possessive] own wounds. The ordeal made [PAWN_objective] bitter and untrusting.

Construction: +3
Shooting: +4
Melee: +2
Social: −2
Medicine: +4
Crafting: +3
Animals
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Defense lawyer
(Lawyer)
[PAWN_nameDef] found that [PAWN_pronoun] could make more money with a quick word than a blaster. Seeking a job where [PAWN_possessive] silver tongue could be useful, [PAWN_pronoun] turned to the law.

[PAWN_pronoun] often defended the illegal speeder racers [PAWN_pronoun] grew up with.

Intellectual: +5
Shooting: +3
Social: +8
ManualDumb
ManualSkilled
Caring
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Destroyer-general
(General)
[PAWN_nameDef] held the rank of Destroyer-General in a powerful midworld military.

[PAWN_pronoun] was known for his mastery of weapons, and was also a good ship pilot.

Shooting: +6
Melee: +3
Social: +6
Artistic: −3
ManualDumb
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Discharged soldier
(Soldier)
[PAWN_nameDef] prostituted himself to fund his drug habits. As an escape, [PAWN_pronoun] joined the military and learned to fight.

Too smart for the army, [PAWN_pronoun] questioned and often disagreed with [PAWN_possessive] superiors' decisions. This eventually led to [PAWN_possessive] dishonorable discharge and left [PAWN_objective] with a chip on [PAWN_possessive] shoulder.

Shooting: +6
Melee: +4
Cooking: +2
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Doomsday pariah
(Pariah)
[PAWN_nameDef] managed to open a vault of otherworldly technology while scavenging a dig site. [PAWN_pronoun] unwittingly triggered a doomsday device that cleansed the planet of all life. More interested in the tech than human life, [PAWN_pronoun] boarded the vault’s spacecraft and departed to find more relics to abuse. Construction: +2
Intellectual: +3
Shooting: +2
Melee: +2
Crafting: +2
Caring
Artistic
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Dreaded dude
(Dude)
Some followers say that [PAWN_nameDef] and [PAWN_possessive] crew of misfits found the Fountain of Youth, many, many centuries ago, and that they caused the extinction of the dinosaurs on many planets.

There's even a religion about them, somewhere, involving noodles and meatballs.

Intellectual: +6
Mining: −3
Medicine: +2
Artistic: +8
Crafting: +4
Cleaning
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Dromedary knight
(Knight)
Having caught the eye of [PAWN_possessive] people's Sand King, [PAWN_nameDef] was trained in the Sandy Boomrat fighting technique.

Always with a camel to carry his things, [PAWN_pronoun] served [PAWN_possessive] sand people faithfully.

Shooting: −3
Melee: +4
Social: +4
Animals: +4
Hauling
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Drug lieutenant
(Drugman)
[PAWN_nameDef] worked the drug trade under kingpin Grady Loughman. He had his men sell drugs when it was profitable, and fight the other cartels when the government came around.

His social skills kept him on top of the political game, and he always had servants to cook and clean.

Plants: +4
Social: +7
Medicine: +7
Artistic
Cooking
Cleaning
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Energy researcher
(Researcher)
[PAWN_nameDef] was working on an idea for rapid communication over long distances. [PAWN_pronoun] made an error which destroyed [PAWN_possessive] lab and most of the city. [PAWN_pronoun] fled the planet to escape the authorities. Intellectual: +8
Social: −2
Artistic: −1
Crafting: +2
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Engineer
(Engineer)
[PAWN_nameDef] found a job as a tinkering engineer on the trading hub planet Irithir. Tough local traders forced him to learn negotiation skills, and he made good profits selling refurbished weapons and tools. Construction: +2
Intellectual: +1
Social: +2
Cooking: −2
Crafting: +8
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Engineered pilot
(Pilot)
After his province was besieged by one of its neighbors, [PAWN_nameDef] volunteered for a generic modification program that created pilots for the very fighter craft that he had helped develop. The modifications allowed him to pilot the ship, but also made him less able to focus on the people around him.

By this time, people were calling him "Squirrel."

Shooting: +5
Melee: +2
Social: −2
Medicine: +2
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Envoy of the stars
(Envoy)
[PAWN_nameDef] entered the diplomatic corps. Honor and tradition were the values he took with him on every mission.

[PAWN_possessive] prestigious position distanced him from backbreaking manual labor, allowing [PAWN_objective] to focus on his wordsmithing abilities. He left the blacksmithing to others.

Shooting: +1
Social: +8
Medicine: +2
Artistic: +2
ManualDumb
ManualSkilled
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Executive officer
(Executive)
[PAWN_nameDef] was an executive officer for a large space trading corporation. After a failed attempt at manipulating his way up the corporate ladder, he was framed for the rape and murder of another executive and her family.

He was found guilty. However, because of his family's influence, he was exiled instead of put to death.

Construction: +3
Intellectual: +4
Melee: +2
Social: +7
Caring
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Exiled researcher
(Exile)
[PAWN_nameDef]'s love of robotics was not appreciated in her technophobic empire. The High Cardinal of the system excommunicated her, and she was never allowed to return. Intellectual: +8
Shooting: +2
Medicine: +4
Artistic: +2
Crafting: +3
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Exotic chef
(Chef)
[PAWN_nameDef] has always gone overboard when it comes to food. [PAWN_pronoun] is always seeking new and exotic ingredients.

[PAWN_possessive] quest for ingredients has brought [PAWN_objective] into some close calls with local flora and fauna.

Cooking: +6
Artistic: +2
Crafting: +1
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Expert handyman
(Handyman)
[PAWN_nameDef] worked as a traveling engineer. [PAWN_pronoun] fixed things ranging from a simple communications array to the intricate software harness in his ship's AI meta-core. Nothing is beyond repair for [PAWN_objective]. Construction: +7
Intellectual: +4
Crafting: +3
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Explorer
(Explorer)
[PAWN_nameDef] traveled from planet to planet, gathering samples, stories, and research. He hoped one day to compile a record of every animal, plant, mineral, and machine and device in known space: The Complete Traveler's Guide to the RimWorlds. Intellectual: +3
Mining: +3
Shooting: +2
Melee: +2
Crafting: +2
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Explorer-writer
(Explorer)
[PAWN_nameDef] traveled from planet to planet, gathering samples, stories, and research.

[PAWN_possessive] goal was to bring together enough knowledge to make a survival guide for future generations.

Construction: +3
Plants: +3
Intellectual: +4
Cooking: +2
Medicine: +3
Crafting: +2
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Faction leader
(Leader)
Early in [PAWN_possessive] adulthood, [PAWN_nameDef] found [PAWN_objective]self surrounded by a gaggle of low-lifes.

For fun, [PAWN_pronoun] gathered them and lead them to a certain death. [PAWN_pronoun] knew then that [PAWN_pronoun] had the talent to realize [PAWN_possessive] ambitions of leadership.

Intellectual: +3
Melee: +2
Social: +8
Medicine: +2
Cleaning
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Fallen official
(Official)
[PAWN_nameDef] was an official for an autocratic government.

When [PAWN_possessive] superiors demanded [PAWN_pronoun] participate in atrocities, [PAWN_nameDef] resigned and escaped from [PAWN_possessive] homeworld with nothing but the clothes on [PAWN_possessive] back.

Melee: +2
Social: +5
Medicine: +2
ManualSkilled
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Fearful chef
(Chef)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a excellent chef who worked in a high-end restaurant.

One day, [PAWN_pronoun] left the stove on, and accidentally burned down the whole building. This event shook [PAWN_objective] so much that [PAWN_pronoun] swore to never touch a stove again.

Plants: +2
Intellectual: +2
Medicine: +2
Cooking
Firefighting
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Feline scientist
(Scientist)
[PAWN_nameDef] became a renowned scientist in the field of felines. Wanting the best for his animals and specializing in selective breeding, he set out on a journey to find the perfect breeding grounds for his cats. Intellectual: +4
Social: +2
Medicine: +3
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Fervent researcher
(Researcher)
As a young adult, Holly was sure that her planet and its people were nearing their time of transcendence.

A firm belief that her research would be the catalyst drove her to increasingly alarming acts as bureaucrats and bioethics committees worked to stall her progress.

Intellectual: +6
Shooting: +2
Medicine: +8
ManualDumb
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Fighter controller
(Controller)
During the Zartha crisis, Bashkire fought across many worlds, providing the vital link between the ground and the air as a fighter controller. During the campaign, he saw friends injured and killed. This mental trauma haunts his dreams to this day, but his aim remains sharp. Shooting: +5
Melee: +5
Social: +2
Cooking: +1
Medicine: +3
Intellectual
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Flaneur
(Flaneur)
[PAWN_nameDef] strolled and sipped his way through the streets and cafes of [PAWN_possessive] world, pursuing freedom at every turn, never becoming attached.

Through all this time, [PAWN_pronoun] remained distrustful of others. And never took an order from anyone.

Intellectual: +3
Social: +6
Cooking: +3
Artistic: +3
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Forest prowler
(Prowler)
[PAWN_nameDef] led a band of wild men in the forest. They foraged for food, hunted, and sometimes murdered more civilized people to steal their shiny objects. Melee: +3
Social: +4
Crafting: +2
Mining
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Frontier marshal
(Marshal)
Nate was the marshal of his colony. He tried to honorably uphold the law, but the corrupt local mayor killed his family and left him for dead.

After regaining his health, Nate arrested the mayor. [PAWN_pronoun] left his homeworld and started a new life working to make a difference in the universe.

Shooting: +5
Social: +4
Medicine: +3
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Fugitive
(Fugitive)
[PAWN_nameDef] rebelled against the corporation [PAWN_pronoun] worked for. [PAWN_pronoun] failed, and was forced him to go on the run.

[PAWN_pronoun] was always on the move, always leaving everything behind. [PAWN_pronoun] tried to gain supporters for [PAWN_possessive] cause, but failed due to [PAWN_possessive] poor social skills.

Plants: +3
Social: −2
Cooking: +4
Medicine: +4
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Game developer
(Game dev)
[PAWN_nameDef] was an independent game developer.
After an early success, [PAWN_possessive] career quickly degenerated into a circus of misguided ideas, deals gone wrong, and desperate, failed PR stunts.
Construction: −2
Mining: −2
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Game tester
(Tester)
Making a new life on a barely-livable planet after nuclear war, [PAWN_nameDef] was able to fulfill his desires with money borrowed from his father.

He loved playing a particular colony simulator. His favorite thing to do in the game was to build elaborate hospitals. Spending most of his time playing, he forgot horrors of war and his need for revenge.

Intellectual: +5
Shooting: +4
Melee: +4
Social: −2
Medicine: +4
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Gang boss
(Boss)
To survive, [PAWN_nameDef]'s gang often had to rob interstellar traders for food and supplies. Sometimes he had to kill the guards. Sometimes he had to kill the police who arrived to stop him.

After years of this, he became one of the most-wanted criminals in the local stellar empire.

Construction: +4
Shooting: +8
Melee: +6
Social: −3
Medicine: +3
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Gang soldier
(Soldier)
Living for many years between three raider settlements, [PAWN_nameDef] persevered through many challenges: a spacecraft implosion, cryptostasis, crashlanding on a miserable dustball of a planet, and nursing an old man back to health, and many of battles.

[PAWN_pronoun] eventually took control of a violent gang.

Construction: +2
Shooting: +6
Melee: +3
Cooking: +2
Medicine: +2
Artistic
Hauling
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Genetic engineer
(Geneticist)
[PAWN_nameDef] carried out [PAWN_possessive] first genetic experiments on farm animals. [PAWN_pronoun] soon grew to become quite skilled in all forms of genetic engineering.

A horrifying lab accident left him with a mortal fear of rodents.

Plants: +1
Intellectual: +6
Medicine: +2
Violent
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Genetic scientist
(Geneticist)
After the war he joined a genetic engineering firm. He worked on enhancements for humans and livestock. His experiences in inflicting and healing wounds were very beneficial to his work, but he developed a black sense of humor. This made social gatherings awkward. Intellectual: +4
Shooting: +2
Medicine: +3
Social
Artistic
Crafting
Cooking
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Gigolo
(Gigolo)
[PAWN_nameDef] sold [PAWN_objective]self into slavery for money to purchase boomrat pizza. [PAWN_pronoun] was then traded to the Zeglar colonies, where he worked as a male prostitute.

In a fluke event, [PAWN_pronoun] managed to join other escaping slaves as they hijacked a ship. After fighting with the captain of the slave crew over the last piece of boomrat pizza, [PAWN_nameDef] was sent off the ship in an escape pod.

Shooting: +3
Melee: +6
Cooking: +7
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Gnomebiologist
(Biologist)
Gizmo was a xenobiology professor in a glitterworld university. He went to conferences and managed an art gallery.

However, he never stopped sculpting yard gnomes, and considers this to be his true profession.

Intellectual: +4
Social: +4
Artistic: +7
Crafting: +4
Cooking
Firefighting
Cleaning
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Government agent
(Agent)
[PAWN_nameDef] worked for the government against rebel groups and excelled in this capacity. During [PAWN_possessive] training [PAWN_pronoun] was taught firearms, melee combat and medical skills.

Having grown up in a war-ravaged city, dirt, blood and dead bodies don’t bother [PAWN_objective] and [PAWN_pronoun] sees no reason to clean them up.

Shooting: +4
Melee: +4
Medicine: +3
Cleaning
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Graphic designer
(Designer)
Kees' interest in artistic expression led him to become a designer. His eye for detail made him a reasonably well-known artist on his planet, though his meticulousness often led him to spend too much time perfecting a single project. Artistic: +7
Crafting: +1
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Guardian
(Guardian)
After [PAWN_pronoun] learned what truly matters in life, [PAWN_nameDef] changed for the better. [PAWN_pronoun] learned to work hard and protect the things that matter - not money or material things, but friends and loved ones.

[PAWN_pronoun] became a professional guardian.

Shooting: +4
Melee: +4
Medicine: +4
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Gun dealer
(Gun dealer)
[PAWN_nameDef] traded high-tech firearms between warring factions.

Over time, [PAWN_pronoun] became very skilled at conducting product demonstrations and negotiating profitable deals.

Shooting: +4
Social: +8
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Gunfighter
(Gunfighter)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a deadly shot. Peace wasn't for him. [PAWN_pronoun] found [PAWN_possessive] family among the brothers and sisters that [PAWN_pronoun] spent years fighting alongside.

After most of those close to [PAWN_objective] died, [PAWN_pronoun] once again set off to lend [PAWN_possessive] gun to those who needed it - or those who could pay.

Shooting: +8
Melee: +2
Medicine: +6
Social
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Healer
(Healer)
[PAWN_nameDef] took the time to admire the beauty of the world.

Her passive aggressiveness surfaced once in a while, but she tried to adapt to her changing life.

Plants: +5
Medicine: +7
ManualDumb
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Hedge fund manager
(Banker)
A top hedge fund manager on a teeming urbworld, [PAWN_nameDef]'s portfolio grew rapidly as he charmed clients with a sweet voice and devious intent. When the deal turned out too good to be true, he was forced to flee the planet with a bounty on his head.

As he travelled the stars he found a passion in the arts, making masterpieces fit for high society customers.

Construction: −2
Plants: −2
Intellectual: +3
Social: +4
Artistic: +7
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Herpetologist
(Herper)
After a terrible mining accident, [PAWN_nameDef] set off into space in search of exotic new animal species.

[PAWN_pronoun] hoped to leave [PAWN_possessive] past behind and find long-lived companions. [PAWN_pronoun] knew the pain of loss too well.

Plants: +2
Intellectual: +2
Medicine: +4
Animals: +6
Mining
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Hired assassin
(Assassin)
Axle was a master thief, working mostly for organized crime. Over time, he made a name for himself and shifted his business into the paid "removal" of human threats. Shooting: +4
Melee: +5
Social: +3
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Hired gun
(Hired gun)
[PAWN_nameDef] always wanted to prove [PAWN_pronoun] could make a living without [PAWN_possessive] parents' help. [PAWN_pronoun] did shady jobs that often involved pointing guns at innocent people.

He eventually made enough money to board a cheap freighter. He discovered why it was so cheap when it crashed.

Shooting: +6
Melee: +2
Cooking: +2
Medicine: +3
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Hired muscle
(Hired thug)
Knowing what life on the streets was truly like, [PAWN_nameDef] slipped into police work. However, a particularly disturbing case ended with him beating the perpetrator to death.

Dishonorably discharged from his duties, he used his contacts and skills to find work as a thug for hire.

Shooting: +5
Melee: +3
Social: +3
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Human trafficker
(Trafficker)
[PAWN_nameDef] stole children from their homes to sell them to interested buyers.

Over time, he lost what little moral sense he had left.

Melee: +4
Social: +3
Crafting: +2
Caring
Artistic
PlantWork
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Hunter of the king
(Pest guard)
[PAWN_nameDef] was forced to protect his colony in the name of the king after a mysterious outbreak of murderous genetically-modified wildlife.

Despite his best efforts, his kingdom was destroyed. [PAWN_nameDef] developed PTSD, a hatred of animals and a bad case of technophobia. [PAWN_pronoun] was named for the place they found him.

Intellectual: −2
Shooting: +6
Melee: +4
Medicine: +3
Crafting: −3
Animals
Artistic
PlantWork
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Hunter
(Hunter)
Hawke was a master hunter.

He learned to track and trap any animal in the most dangerous of places, and had deep knowledge of many ingenious methods for taking down specific large animals.

Plants: +2
Shooting: +6
Medicine: +4
Mining
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Imperial general
(General)
[PAWN_nameDef]'s thirst for power defined [PAWN_objective]. [PAWN_pronoun] quickly rose through the military ranks and soon attained the rank of general.

[PAWN_pronoun] was given with the most challenging task - conquering distant and unexplored rim worlds. Victory here could even position [PAWN_objective] as a successor to the emperor.

Construction: −2
Intellectual: +4
Mining: −3
Shooting: +4
Melee: +4
Social: +5
Medicine: +2
ManualDumb
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Information broker
(Broker)
[PAWN_nameDef] caught a ship to the next star system and began a life of travel and learning, quickly collecting a massive bank of knowledge from people of all shapes and sizes.

[PAWN_pronoun] learned to sell this knowledge for great profit, and became a powerful broker of information.

Intellectual: +4
Shooting: −1
Melee: −2
Social: +5
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Intelligence agent
(Agent)
Because of his hacking skills, Wedge was recruited by his home planet's governing body to serve as an intelligence agent. The government trained him in combat, but he prefers psychological warfare.

Government rules proved too strict for him, so he went rogue. His current activities are unknown.

Shooting: +7
Melee: +4
Social: +8
Artistic
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Intimate assassin
(Assassin)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a professional assassin. She was sadistic, calculating, and appeared utterly harmless.

She preferred using intimate means to dispatch her targets. This fulfilled both her contracts and her own personal desire for control.

Melee: +8
Social: +4
Caring
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Involuntary hermit
(Hermit)
[PAWN_nameDef]’s escape pod was jettisoned onto an unexplored region of a frontier world. She eked out a lonely existence with only a herd of muffalo for company.

Later, she was spotted clad in pygmy wombat furs, discussing the importance of hoof hygiene with a group of elderly muffalo.

Construction: +1
Plants: +3
Melee: +4
Crafting: +3
Caring
Artistic
Cleaning
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King of pirates
(Pirate)
As a self-proclaimed king of pirates, [PAWN_nameDef] was ruthless. Manipulative in nature, [PAWN_pronoun] was not afraid to sacrifice the people around [PAWN_objective] in service of [PAWN_possessive] own goals. [PAWN_pronoun] was a good shot, but even more skilled with a sword, and [PAWN_pronoun] loved the adrenaline rush of close combat. Shooting: +5
Melee: +8
Social: +4
Animals: +3
Artistic
Cooking
Firefighting
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Language analyst
(Linguist)
After war broke out on [PAWN_possessive] homeworld, [PAWN_nameDef] was conscripted as a linguist. [PAWN_pronoun] spent [PAWN_possessive] days in a space station, decoding enemy communications and tending the hydroponic crops.

After a meteorite damaged the station, [PAWN_pronoun] was forced to enter cryptosleep and hope for rescue.

Plants: +4
Intellectual: +8
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Lazy programmer
(Programmer)
[PAWN_nameDef] independently developed software that had a competitive edge against local urbworld corporations.

[PAWN_possessive] legally questionable methods lead to a growing number in unsolved claims of intellectual property theft.

Intellectual: +8 PlantWork
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Lone traveler
(Traveler)
After escaping [PAWN_possessive] homeworld on a jury-rigged ship, [PAWN_nameDef] traveled to new worlds to experience their beauty.

[PAWN_pronoun] joined resistance groups and applied the skills [PAWN_pronoun] cultivated on [PAWN_possessive] homeworld. [PAWN_pronoun] often warned of the nuclear horror [PAWN_pronoun] saw as a child.

Plants: +3
Shooting: +4
Medicine: +3
Artistic: −2
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Lost marine
(Traitor)
Shortly after being promoted to a respected position in his planet's military, [PAWN_nameDef] disappeared without a trace.

Later, he reappeared at the head of his own military force. No one knows why he became who he was.

Shooting: +7
Melee: +5
Medicine: +2
Crafting: +6
ManualDumb
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Lost soldier
(Lost)
[PAWN_nameDef]'s childhood soldier conditioning failed, and the experiment was shut down. [PAWN_pronoun] was abandoned, purposeless, friendless.

[PAWN_nameDef] eventually found solace in physically demanding work. [PAWN_pronoun] especially liked building houses and crafting heavy armor.

Construction: +5
Intellectual: −3
Social: −2
Crafting: +5
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Machine fixer
(Fixer)
[PAWN_nameDef] was adept at dealing with mechanical problems, as long as the problem didn't involve the kitchen.

After a life spent around dangerous machinery and flammable chemicals, [PAWN_pronoun] learned how to patch [PAWN_objective]self up pretty well. Despite the pain, [PAWN_pronoun] never learned to dislike fire.

Construction: +5
Medicine: +5
Crafting: +3
Cooking
Firefighting
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Mad accountant
(Accountant)
As an accountant, [PAWN_nameDef] often socialized with colleagues, and made many friends in upper management.

One day, [PAWN_nameDef] discovered a corruption racket run by some of [PAWN_possessive] bosses. After reporting this, [PAWN_pronoun] was fired. Wishing to hunt down those responsible, [PAWN_pronoun] went on a mass murder spree.

Intellectual: +6
Shooting: +4
Social: +4
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Mad scientist
(Scientist)
[PAWN_nameDef]'s lust for knowledge was only matched by his disdain for anyone who would stand in the way of his research.

Traveling from world to world, he sought answers to questions few dared to ask.

Construction: +3
Intellectual: +7
Social: −2
Caring
Animals
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Mad scientist
(Scientist)
After finishing her education, [PAWN_nameDef] was hired by the planet's leading genetic researcher. Later, she was caught running illegal, inhumane experiments.

Despite her family's influence, she was convicted and sentenced to hard labor on a penal colony.

Intellectual: +8
Mining: +3
Medicine: +3
Artistic: −3
Animals: −2
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Mad scientist
(Scientist)
Stripped of his life’s work and exiled after his unethical experiments on the survivors of the Callos IX incident were published, [PAWN_nameDef] learned the skills necessary to survive in the outer rim.

Continuing his research with nothing left to lose, he made minions to carry out the tasks that bored him.

Intellectual: +5
Shooting: +5
Medicine: +4
Crafting: +2
Hauling
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Marble doctor
(Doctor)
On a bomb-blasted world, first aid is often the only aid.

[PAWN_nameDef] used his medical skills to help the injured and the sick. [PAWN_pronoun] believed that while guns and machines may be powerful, a doctor is even more so.

Intellectual: +4
Medicine: +8
Crafting
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Master chef
(Chef)
On a glitterworld, [PAWN_nameDef] found a job washing dishes at a famous restaurant and worked [PAWN_possessive] way up the ranks.

A few years later, [PAWN_possessive] career came to an end when someone poisoned the meal [PAWN_pronoun] was preparing for the mayor. Jobless, [PAWN_pronoun] and left to explore the stars once again.

Cooking: +8
Artistic: +4
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Master trader
(Trader)
[PAWN_nameDef] was a master at trading. [PAWN_pronoun] earned his nickname by helping a village through a trying time. Social: +8
Cooking: +2
Artistic: +4
Mining
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Mech war veteran
(Veteran)
[PAWN_nameDef] fought against swarms of rogue mechanoids since he was old enough to enlist. [PAWN_pronoun] has bled on half a dozen worlds and has lost more than he cares to recall. These experiences left him hardened, both mentally and physically. Shooting: +7
Melee: +4
Caring
Artistic
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Mechanics engineer
(Engineer)
[PAWN_nameDef] loved solving problems and, with [PAWN_possessive] steady hands and a reputation for quality work, earned a job as a mechanical engineer. [PAWN_pronoun] built and redesigned devices of all shapes and sizes.

Eventually, [PAWN_pronoun] was able to pick and choose [PAWN_possessive] corporate clients. [PAWN_pronoun] made several wealthy friends, as well as a few powerful enemies.

Construction: +5
Plants: −2
Intellectual: +2
Crafting: +6
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Medic soldier
(Medic)
[PAWN_nameDef] enrolled in his planetary army as a frontline medic. He soon knew the horrors of war and was deeply marked by them.

[PAWN_pronoun] left the military and his homeworld and began researching medicine and helping those he came across.

Intellectual: +5
Medicine: +7
Violent
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Medical scientist
(Scientist)
Benjamin enlisted as a doctor on a passing science vessel. Roaming the stars with a large crew of xenohumans and transbirds, he did genetic research on encountered species. He developed a deep friendship with one transbird but was forced to leave the ship when the captain dismissed all non-avians. Intellectual: +8
Medicine: +2
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Medieval knight
(Knight)
William fought for king and country on the battlefield, where he further honed his skill as a swordsman. His greatest glory was leading a charge into an enemy courtroom and capturing the king at sword point. Shooting: +2
Melee: +6
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Mental patient
(Patient)
[PAWN_nameDef] was placed in a psychiatric hospital. There, [PAWN_pronoun] spent [PAWN_possessive] time engaged in the calming activities of the asylum.

[PAWN_pronoun] was eventually released, but [PAWN_pronoun] retained [PAWN_possessive] emotional distance, [PAWN_possessive] curiosity about human anatomy, and [PAWN_possessive] namesake manic giggling.

Plants: +3
Intellectual: +2
Shooting: −2
Artistic: +3
Crafting: +3
Cooking
Firefighting
Mining
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Mercenary chef
(Mercenary)
Following in his family's footsteps, [PAWN_nameDef] was a soldier for hire.

He is a naturally gifted sharpshooter. However, his real passion is in perfecting a new recipe or dissecting a new gadget.

Construction: −3
Mining: −3
Shooting: +4
Cooking: +5
Crafting: +5
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Mercenary leader
(Mercenary)
Alone, [PAWN_nameDef] set out to rebuild [PAWN_possessive] father's life's work. [PAWN_pronoun] challenged the leader of a small band of mercenaries and took control, then led the band as they hijacked trade ships and stole valuable cargo.

[PAWN_possessive] men mutinied. [PAWN_pronoun] was abandoned, arrested, and sentenced to death.

Shooting: +4
Melee: +4
Social: +4
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Mercenary lord
(Merc lord)
[PAWN_nameDef] formed a mercenary company out of freelancers who wanted to make good money while also making slightly better-than-average moral choices. [PAWN_pronoun] called it the Ashmarines.

To avoid the core worlds' military forces, [PAWN_pronoun] moved his company to the rim worlds. There, [PAWN_pronoun] established bases and communities. In ruling, [PAWN_pronoun] maintained a form of order among the raiders and madmen of deep space.

Intellectual: +4
Shooting: +2
Social: +7
Medicine: +3
Artistic: +2
Animals
Mining
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Mercenary pilot
(Mercenary)
[PAWN_nameDef] convinced his squadron to abscond with their ships and make a course for the rim worlds. There they could fight for the causes they believed in.

His men were loyal and fought hard, but their ideals soon faded away and their cause became that of the highest bidder.

Construction: +3
Shooting: +6
Melee: +4
Social: −1
Caring
Artistic
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Mercenary
(Merc)
Vas spent his teenage years as a mercenary, being hired to kill and maim others. He was tall, menacing, and frightening. He could instill fear into the hearts of any man who crossed him, and kill anyone he wanted. Construction: +3
Mining: +2
Shooting: +4
Melee: +3
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Mercenary
(Mercenary)
After escaping a crew of rimworld slavers, Graham developed a lack of respect for life. He proceeded to sign on to a mercenary group where he developed skills using guns and survival techniques. Graham did dirty work where he found it, and traveled to many worlds. Construction: +3
Mining: +2
Shooting: +5
Artistic: −2
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Mercenary
(Mercenary)
After escaping his home planet, [PAWN_nameDef] fell in with a band of mercenaries. [PAWN_pronoun] fought alongside his brothers and sisters in arms for many years.

One day, they were caught in a fight they couldn't win. Refusing to retreat, [PAWN_nameDef] was shot down by his enemies. [PAWN_pronoun] was alarmed to awake in a heap of corpses, mysteriously unharmed.

Construction: +2
Shooting: +6
Melee: +6
Social: +2
Crafting: +2
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Microbiologist
(Biologist)
A plague struck [PAWN_nameDef]'s native urbworld. [PAWN_nameDef] and other researchers revealed that the illness was a bioweapon, but the people turned on them, blaming them for the sickness.

[PAWN_nameDef] barely escaped his homeworld as it fell into chaos.

Intellectual: +5
Medicine: +3
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Midworld sailor
(Sailor)
[PAWN_nameDef] joined his country's Royal Navy. After years as a non-commissioned officer, he eventually cracked and used the skills he had acquired to start a mutiny on his ship.

In the end, [PAWN_nameDef] was the leader of a large group of trained and dangerous pirates. He henceforth always had chefs to cook for him.

Construction: +3
Shooting: +4
Melee: +3
Social: +4
Cooking
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Military engineer
(Engineer)
[PAWN_nameDef] worked as an engineer for a colonial military. [PAWN_pronoun] got to play with weapons, murder-drones, and other 'fun' stuff.

[PAWN_pronoun] specialized in repairing and modifying mechanoids' tools. Sometimes [PAWN_pronoun] tested them [PAWN_objective]self.

Construction: +3
Shooting: +3
Melee: +1
Crafting: +4
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Military gunsmith
(Gunsmith)
When [PAWN_possessive] world was thrown into conflict, [PAWN_nameDef] was conscripted along with many of [PAWN_possessive] peers into the war machine that tore across the planet.

With [PAWN_possessive] particular expertise, [PAWN_pronoun] was lucky enough to find a position serving as small arms mechanic rather than on the front line.

Construction: +2
Shooting: +5
Melee: +4
Cooking: +1
Medicine: +2
Crafting: +5
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Military inventor
(Inventor)
Jackson, in a final act of rebellion, left his father's lab and joined the local Imperial military.

He used his laboratory skills to design machines of war. At this he was one of the best on his planet.

Construction: +3
Intellectual: +3
Shooting: +1
Social: +2
Crafting: +3
Artistic
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Military officer
(Officer)
Obsessed with interstellar travel, [PAWN_nameDef] left [PAWN_possessive] desolate life behind to join a military academy in hopes of becoming a pilot.

[PAWN_pronoun] was trained in advanced combat and survival skills. While [PAWN_pronoun] excelled in [PAWN_possessive] studies, [PAWN_nameDef] was a loner and never cared about [PAWN_possessive] crewmates.

Construction: +2
Intellectual: +2
Shooting: +8
Social: −3
Caring
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Militia soldier
(Soldier)
[PAWN_nameDef] joined the militia forces and fought for rights and peace.

After her homeworld was unexpectedly destroyed in the wars, she traveled great distances, seeking a refuge where she could build a new, free way of life.

Construction: +3
Melee: +3
Social: +4
Medicine: −3
Artistic: +4
Crafting: +3
Cooking
Cleaning
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Mindwiped assassin
(Mindwipe)
The corporation took and remade [PAWN_nameDef]. They trained [PAWN_objective] into an tool of destruction and subversion. [PAWN_pronoun] took to [PAWN_possessive] new life, finding satisfaction in the jobs they sent [PAWN_objective] on.

When [PAWN_pronoun] learned that they planned on disposing of [PAWN_objective], [PAWN_nameDef] turned on his masters, killing several and fleeing the planet.

Shooting: +8
Melee: +4
Cooking: −2
Caring
Artistic
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Minister
(Minister)
[PAWN_nameDef] managed to secure an important position in the government of a minor glitterworld. [PAWN_pronoun] got used to the opulence, while attempting to keep [PAWN_possessive] citizens content. [PAWN_pronoun] had ample time for pleasure and indulgence – though [PAWN_pronoun] never forgot how to do hard work. Intellectual: +3
Shooting: +2
Social: +4
Crafting: +3
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Missionary
(Missionary)
[PAWN_nameDef] decided to devote [PAWN_possessive] life to religious service. [PAWN_pronoun] made a vow of peace and spent several years preaching and serving food in soup kitchens for the homeless. Social: +6
Cooking: +4
Medicine: +2
Violent
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Mob henchman
(Henchman)
After being "saved" from his home world by a slaver ship, [PAWN_nameDef] was sold to an urbworld crime lord, where he was used as a henchman. He specialized in low-tech beat-downs and intimidation. Shooting: +3
Melee: +7
Social: −2
Medicine: +2
Crafting: +2
Artistic
Cleaning
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Muffalo researcher
(Researcher)
[PAWN_nameDef] specialized in studying and manipulating the genetic code of the muffalo.

[PAWN_possessive] work left little time to develop an appreciation for the arts or other people's company.

Intellectual: +5
Melee: −3
Medicine: +4
Animals: +4
Social
Artistic
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Mutinous captain
(Captain)
[PAWN_nameDef] was taken to the stars by slavers after [PAWN_possessive] tribe was decimated in a raid. Over the years [PAWN_pronoun] learned the language of [PAWN_possessive] captors, eventually working for them as an interpreter and diplomat.

The captain only learned of [PAWN_nameDef]'s true cunning when revenge was taken by form of mutiny.

Shooting: +4
Social: +8
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