Home Non-Player Characters What Does the Kitsune Say?

Meet Hakaru! Boisterous, wickedly intelligent, and generally good natured, this kitsune is unbelievably hard to dislike. To the public, Hakaru is a gem trader of some middling success. He’s often found in inns or taverns, enjoying games of chance and talking it up with the locals. Privately though, Hakaru is a master thief. All of his time spent in inns and taverns is spent fishing to information to aid him in his jobs or even jobs for others. Hakaru is in fact such a talented thief, that he started his own band of thieves, known as the Grand Theives Guild. His guild often trade tips and gossip and even work together on larger jobs or cons.

Here are a few ways that you can incorporate Hakaru into your campaign:

  • A Thief in the Night: Your heroes have just been hired to protect their new employer’s prized possessions. Rumor has it that a thief has his eyes on them and some extra security is needed. Can your heroes stop this thief?
  • Backstory: Not all heroes have a squeaky clean past. Perhaps one of your heroes has a history work for, or against, Hakaru.
  • It Takes a Thief: Perhaps your heroes have a need to carry out a heist of their own. Who better to aid them than a master thief?

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