About Eldon Appleton
CN Small Humanoid (Halfling)
Init +3 (+3 Dex)
Fear save +3 (+2 Fearless +1 Halfling Luck)
Melee: +1 Adamantine Rapier
Ranged: +1 Light Crossbow
* May be substituted with Perform (Dance)
** May be substituted with Perform (Oratory)
*** May be substituted with Perform (Sing)
Languages: Aklo, Common, Gnome, Halfling
Handy Haversack (2000gp, 5lbs.): 23.25/120lbs.
Encumbrance: 20.275lbs.; Light Load, (Light Load up to 38lbs., Medium up to 76lbs., Heavy up to 115lbs.)
Bardic Performance (25 a day: 4 +9x2 for level +3 Cha): Countersong, Dirge of Doom; Distraction; Fascinate; Inspire Courage +2; Inspire Competence +3; Inspire Greatness; Suggestion
Spells level 0 (Unlimited uses): Dancing Lights; Detect Magic; Message; Read Magic; Resistance; Summon Instrument
As a young boy Eldon worked in an apothecary shop owned by his parents. Here he learned the basics of healing, which do still come in handy for him from time to time. When he almost reached adulthood Eldon began to frequently visit taverns, looking for a fun place to drink some beer and pass some time. One day a bard visited the tavern Eldon frequented, and the bard told the audience in the tavern great tales of adventure. This inspired Eldon to also become a bard, and he began practicing telling stories and performing jigs.
When 20 years of age Eldon set out in the world, eager for adventure. He traveled to various places all over the continent and met a wide variety of people. Though nowhere he went Eldon encountered actual adventure. This caused Eldon to start exaggerating his stories somewhat, so it'd at least seem like he'd experienced a lot of adventure. However, the halfling bard had never expected his own stories to be so convincing. Eventually he came to believe his own made-up stories.
Eldon loves telling stories about himself, and loves to exaggerate when telling his stories. This, in combination with his extrovert personality, causes Eldon's epic tales to be somewhat too epic. In turn this causes people to think he's lying, which he basically really is. However, Eldon's not always aware of his own exaggerations. A reason may be that Eldon finds himself so convincing he starts believing whatever he says.
Always eager to impress other people with his skills as a bard, Eldon has more than stories at his disposal. He also knows a wide variety of jigs, which he can often be seen performing. When dancing or telling stories Eldon often makes use of magical instruments, which enhance his performances.
Eldon doesn't revere any god or goddess, but by inspiring himself with his tales of awesomeness he's convinced he can take on everything. He eagerly searches for adventures so he can tell the tales of his bravery to others.
Being a halfling means Eldon isn't very tall, having a length of 3 feet (0.91 m). His weight is average for a halfling of his stature, as he weights just 34 lbs (15.4 kg). Eldon is 23 years old, but by letting his side-whiskers grow long he managed to look a staggering 24 years old. His hair is a light blond. His eyes, which once were a light blue, now are a pale silver due to Desna's blessing.
Considering himself an adventurer, Eldon wears an explorer's outfit. His outfit includes a black cloth shirt and brown leather breeches, held up with a brown belt. Over his shirt Eldon wears a red jacket. Also, he wears sturdy black boots, brown leather gloves, and a brown cloak which protects him against the weather and is used to store various small items.