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Tananda

(MYTH Adventures)


Context

The MythAdventures series is a 1978+ series of novels, originally written by Robert Asprin (perhaps best known for his Thieves’ World fantasy novels). The are comedic fantasy with lots of puns and absurdities, and are also known for Phil Foglio illustrations that nicely match their atmosphere.


Background

  • Real Name: Unrevealed.
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Known Relatives: Chumley (brother), unnamed parents.
  • Group Affiliation: M.Y.T.H., Inc..
  • Base Of Operations: The Bazaar on Deva.
  • Height: 5’8” Weight: 150 lbs.
  • Eyes: Green. Hair: Green. Skin: Olive.
  • Dimension of Origin: Trollia.


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History

Not too much has been written about Tananda’s history in the Myth Adventures books, except to say that she has been Aahz’s friend for a long time.

She was trained as an assassin, but has let her dues to the Assassin’s Guild lapse. She has traveled the dimensions  extensively, but she’s found a bit of a home with MYTH, Inc.


Description

Tananda is a very good looking Trollop. Trollops, unlike their male counterparts, Trolls, look very human-like, except for the green hair.

She is usually dressed in fashionable and tight-fitting attire.

If Tananda is traveling dimensions, she will insist on disguising herself as a very attractive version of whatever creature inhabits that dimension.


Personality

Tananda is a bit of a vamp. Her “greetings” have been known to get a rise out of a corpse. However, when it comes to a fight, she is usually cool as a cucumber.


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She is a bit vain about her looks and insists on looking good all the time. If she is travelling in a dimension of slimey creatures, her disguise will be the slimey-est of all.

Her fear of failure sometimes causes her to over-react when things aren’t going the way they should. Chumley once told Skeeve of a dimension where she had a bad time with a collecting assignment. That dimension no longer exists, says Chumley, because she had a bit of a temper tantrum.

When Skeeve first met her, she was acting a bait for a group of thieves. She’s always been willing to take on the “dirty” assignments for MYTH, Inc.. Must be all that assasin training.



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Tananda

Dex: 07 Str: 04 Bod: 04 Motivation: Thrill of Adventure
Int: 04 Wil: 05 Min: 05 Occupation: Demon for Hire
Inf: 05 Aur: 05 Spi: 04 Resources {or Wealth}: 005
Init: 017 HP: 050

Powers:
Dimension Travel (ML): 03

Bonuses and Limitations:
Dimension Travel: No Banishment, No Summoning.

Skills:
Martial Artist*: 07, Weaponry (Melee Weapons, Missile Weapons)*: 07, Thief*: 07, Charisma (Persuasion)*: 05, Medicine (First Aid)*: 04

Advantages:
Attractive.

Connections:
M.Y.T.H., Inc. (High).

Drawbacks:
MIF of Failure, MIA toward Looking attractive, Minor Rage.

Equipment:

  • Translator Pendant [BODY 04, Comprehend Languages: 10].
  • Disguise Compact [BODY 02, Chameleon: 05, R#02. This device looks like a typical women’s compact (with mirror and powder puff) but has a series of dials and knobs that let the holder disguise him/herself as he/she sees fit].

By Scott A. Christensen.

Source of Character: The Myth Adventures series of books by Robert Lynn Asprin.

Helper(s): Pufnstuff.

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