Familiar: Old Diggerdoodle the Dragonbane Mole
Everyone in the first year is young, but with Kurt it really shows. He’s always doing something foolish and it’s usually because he’s not very good with magic despite his enthusiasm for it. He tries to get involved in spell fights with the other boys, but he always ends up doing something disastrous. He’s lucky no one’s been seriously hurt.
Ability: Focus on Zapping
Kurt loves to blast things, and sometimes he gets so caught up in the sheer joy of blasting that he loses track of where he is and what he's supposed to be doing. When the mood strikes him, he enjoys (generally for a few days at a time) one-point Increases to his mastery of Incantation Methods and Spells - but at the same time he's so eager for a chance to use them that his chance of Prosecution (or, more simply, his odds of overreacting to something and sparking a small, fiery war) go up 5%.
And they're pretty high to begin with.
Clique Ability: Incantation by Osmosis
Hanging out with Kurt gives one a fifty-fifty chance of Expanding a random Incantation Subskill by a Step. It can also get your eyebrows burned off.
Botany, Calligraphy, Dialectic, Incantation, Negation, Revision
Competition, Confidence, Courage
Fitness: 3, Finesse: 1, Charm: 2, Strength: 2, Intelligence: 1, Insight: 1, Luck: 3
Likes: Expand Incantation, Expand Duel, Expand Playfulness
Dislikes: Expand Library Knowledge, Expand Patience, Expand Calligraphy
- Building a Better Zapper (Expand Duel, Expand Incantation)
- Academic Success (Study)
- Familiarize the Familiar (Bond and Familiar)
- Know the School (Explore)
- Make Friends (Expand Befriend, Add Friendship)