Most of these are manual tradesmen and servants. Carpenters, masons, plumbers, cab drivers, maids, grooms, costermongers… Regular, though low paying, jobs. Stocking clerks, warehouse labor, railroad workers. Many more are employed in the vast factories and textile mills either operating or maintaining the machinery. Educated and literate, but no college or university background.
Upper Working Class characters CANNOT be Adepts or Sportsmen
Upper Working Class characters are literate, but have only a rough knowledge of history and the greater world, have coarse language skills and possess the minimum of social graces. This allows the character an extra 3 points to spend on other skills.
|Skill||Relevant Ability||Notes & Modifier Check|
|Speak Native Language||Intelligence||1 point|
|Reading & Writing in Native Language, basic math||Intelligence||.5 point = very basic skill & limited comprehension minimum education, 2+2…|
|Area Knowledge, local||Intelligence||1pt Village, County, Part of the City|
|General History and Religion||Intelligence||.5pt National & some World, character’s religion|
|Manners & Social Graces||Wisdom||.5pt|
|Life Skills||Intelligence||1pt Making change, lighting a fire…|