As Apocalypse World made plain – ask provocative questions and use the answers, my friends.
What piece of your homeland do you carry with you?
What do you miss most from your homeland?
What would others first notice when you Rage? What were you taught about this state by your elders?
What was the first song you can remember performing?
When did you realize the power in art, poetry and music?
When was the first time you used your art to manipulate someone?
When did you first hear the Call from your deity?
What lessons are there to be learned from a rival deity?
When you heal someone, what do they feel when your holy power prolongs their life?
What was the first species you learned something valuable from other than your own?
What shape are you most comfortable in?
What do you fear in nature?
Who was the first person you killed?
Who was the first person to defeat you in combat?
What childhood games were you taught that you learned were tools for teaching war later? Did that change how you felt about the game?
Who was the first shmuck you punched in the mouth?
What do you miss about monastic life?
What earthly attachment do you fear you will never be able to set aside in order to become ascend this mortal flesh?
What line of scripture is written on your soul?
When did you have a moment of doubt about your faith?
Do you feel closer to your calling when you are healing those who are harmed or when you are shedding the blood of tyrants? What do you think that says about your own spiritual growth?
Where were you first lost in the wilds and how did you find your way back?
What part of the natural world fills you with awe and a bit of fear?
What was the most beautiful natural phenomenon that you have ever seen?
What was the first time you were caught stealing?
When did you sneak into a place and regret it?
Who was the first person you killed by stabbing them when they weren’t looking? How did you feel about the deed as their blood coated your blade, hands and legs?
When did you first know you had arcane power in your very blood?
What part of yourself is in every spell you cast?
How did you learn to control this power?
What powerful figure ruled your life before you swore oaths of soul and spell to your Patron?
If you were a Patron, what kind of Warlocks would you gather around you?
If you could set aside all tradition and consequences in order to offer your Patron one bit of advice, what would it be?
When did you first realize the power and glory to be found in tomes and scrolls?
If you ascend to Arch-Magery and leave a tome of your own for future generations to learn from, what do you hope the title will be? What do you fear the title will be?
Who taught you magic and what do you remember most of their methods?
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