The Bane of the Ever-Young
The Favored are a rare specimen of Man that are born to about 1 in a hundred mothers. Whenever a Favored is found they are celebrated and sent to live among their own kind in the capital cities. There, they are tasked with the important jobs of governing, planning, studying, and record-keeping. They are also incredibly beautiful and stay young for their entire lives.
Favored Racial Traits
+2 Dexterity, +2 Charisma, –1 Strength, -1 Constitution: The Favored are well educated, beautiful, and eloquent. In addition, their youthful bodies are rather lithe but slightly frail.
Medium: The Favored are Medium creatures and have no bonuses or penalties due to their size.
Normal Speed: The Favored have a base speed of 30 feet.
Life Abundant: The Favored receive a +2 racial bonus on saving throws against poison, spells, and spell-like abilities.
Divine Appearance: The Favored receive a +2 racial bonus on Diplomacy and Bluff skill checks, but a -2 to intimidate checks.
Weapon Familiarity: The Favored are familiar with rapiers and scimitars, as they receive training with these weapons as part of their schooling from an early age.
Educated: The Favored add all knowledge skills to their list of class skills.
Languages: Favored begin play speaking Common. Favored with high Intelligence scores can choose any languages they want (except secret languages, such as Druidic).