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Thousand Suns Design Notes: Sample Career Package

July 20, 2007


The Navy is the perhaps the most celebrated branch of the military for it is a prime guarantor of the Concord by protecting the jumplines from piracy and foreign powers. Unfortunately, the Thousand Suns are large and, even with an infinite budget, the Navy could never patrol their entirety. Most naval commanders are thus given wide discretion to act according to their own judgments and this reality has only added to the service’s fame, as starship captains throughout history have shown astounding resourcefulness in the face of remarkable odds and come out on top.

Novice: Acrobatics (Zero-G) 1/1, Athletics 1, Brawl 1, Bureaucracy (Military) 1/1, Computers 1, Diplomacy (Leadership) 1/1, Profession (Navy) 1, Shoot (Pistol) 1/1, Technical Sciences 1 and one of the following: Astrogation (Specialization) 1/1, Enginering (Specialization) 1/1, Gunnery (Specialization) 1/1, Piloting (Starship) 1/1

E: Starman Recruit, Starman Apprentice, Able Starman; O: Ensign, Sub-Lieutenant, Lieutenant

Experienced: Acrobatics (Zero-G) 1/2, Athletics 2, Brawl 2, Bureaucracy (Military) 1/2, Computers 2, Diplomacy (Leadership) 1/2, Profession (Navy) 2, Shoot (Pistol) 2/2, Technical Sciences (Electronics or Mechanical) 2/1, and one of the following: Astrogation (Specialization), Engineering (Specialization), Gunnery (Specialization), Piloting (Starship) at Rank 2/2 and another at 1/1

E: Petty Officer 3rd Class, Petty Officer 2nd Class, Petty Officer 1st Class; O: Lieutenant Commander, Commander, Captain

Acrobatics 2/2, Athletics 2, Bureaucracy (Military) 1/3, Brawl 2, Computers 2, Diplomacy (Leadership) 2/3, Profession (Navy) 2, Shoot (Pistol) 2/3, Technical Sciences (Electronics or Mechanical) 2/2 and one of the following: Astrogation (Specialization), Engineering (Specialization), Gunnery (Specialization), Piloting (Starship) at Rank 2/3, a second at 2/1, and a third at 1/1

E: Chief Petty Officer, Senior Chief Petty Officer, Master Chief Petty Officer; O: Commodore, Rear Admiral, Vice Admiral

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