Seekers
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"I was eight years old when my granddaddy died
He that showed me the signs I still miss him sometimes
Been a long time ago but his words still ring true
Whatever you do be a seeker"

(from) The Seeker. Steve Earle

Basic Information

Seekers are characters who quest for the truth, uncover lies, seek out mysteries and generally try to gain knowledge.

List of Seeker Archetypes

See Also

Characters
Narrative Tropes
Charles Fort

Sources

Bibliography

Game and Story Use

  • Characters who know what they want in life - other than just money and fame - are much easier to write adventures for.
  • A Seeker could also be an NPC who provides information to the players… just enough to get them in trouble.
    • Like the retired police detective obsessed with the one case he couldn't solve; he might be able to give you the clues which connect his case to your own.
    • Or the paranoid Conspiracy Theorist who sends you a copy of his notes… just before he is killed under mysterious circumstances.
    • Or the Cryptozoologist who thinks he may have located the Yeti, but needs your help to find it.
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