Sariel, the chaotic evil elf wizard
One of the earliest things we were taught about character creation in Dungeons & Dragons was that chaotic evil characters generally don’t last long. Aside from evil characters not usually making the best party members the conventional wisdom was that a chaotic evil PC/NPC eventually crosses the wrong person, or too many persons, and meets an untimely demise. But how do you define untimely? Is it 3rd level? 15th? We’re still not sure what the answer is but we thought presenting you with a mid-career chaotic evil wizard would be fun. A similarly power-hungry wizard may find this wizard’s spellbook a worthy prize to pursue as well as her Rod of Rulership. Or perhaps the Harpers have an interest in keeping this wizard in check.
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Today we give you Sariel Ilphelkiir, the chaotic evil elf wizard.“Knowledge is something that several people claim to seek. The truth is that’s just lip service that know-it-alls say to impress people by reciting ‘knowledge is power‘ to anyone that will listen and stroke their egos. I maintain a great secret knowledge that would crumble civilizations, for better or for worse. Were these knowledge-mongers to discover this knowledge, a sacred scroll I have secreted away, they would destroy it. They would do it in the name of prosperity but let’s call it what it is: censorship. A civilization that prides itself on censorship deserves to fall. Until the time is right, this scroll will remain secreted away. Continue reading