Adrian was born in 1537 to a Warwickshire man-at-arms and his wife. Despite being raised like any English girl, she was more fascinated with her father's skills than her mother's domestic duties. She eventually convinced several of her father's younger comrades to train her. Most regarded this as a fair trade for the opportunity to spend time with a pretty (if eccentric) girl.
When Adrian was 17, her father marched off to some nastiness in which the Duke of Suffolk was embroiled. It proved to be a rebellion, and her father was slain when forces loyal to Queen Mary defeated Suffolk. Shortly thereafter, her mother was killed in random reprisals against Protestants. Adrian escaped the same fate only by taking up a rusty longsword - a souvenir of her father's -and fighting her way free.
Once safe, Adrian cut her hair, dressed in men's clothing, and posed as one of England's many traveling "masters," showing off for food and drink. She swore a vow to avenge her parents' deaths by seeking news of unpopular deeds by the Queen's agents in the countryside, finding those responsible, and killing them. She soon found herself sought by bounty hunters coming to collect the price on her head. Several Englishmen, two Welshmen, and one Italian later, she still walks free.
Adrian is a larger-than-life prodigy at 19 years of age, and stronger than some men - which lets her move her 5'8", 125-lb. frame with blinding speed. She was built with the Duelist template (p. 34) and has Masters of Defence Weapon Training (p. 182).
ST 12 ; DX 14 ; IQ 11 ; HT 11 . Damage 1d-1/1d+2; BL 29 lbs.; HP 10 [-4]; Will 11 ;
Per 11 ; FP 11 . Basic Speed 7.00 ; Basic Move 8 ; Dodge 10; Parry
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