Item Code: #MGP4021
Title: The Quintessential Half-Orc
Type: Accessory
Author: Alejandro Melchor
Published: 2003
Publisher: Mongoose Publishing
Format: 128-page perfect-bound book
Children of violence, half-orcs seem condemned to lead a life of violence from the moment they leave their mothers' womb. Few half-breeds are as commonly scorned and looked upon with so much prejudice as the half-orc, born from an union not as foul as to be unholy but still not 'clean' or eagerly expected in the least. Whether they grow up amidst humans or raised by orcs, a half-orc child can look forward to a life filled with abuse and misunderstanding.

At their core, half-orcs raised by humans are not as different as those taken in by an orcish tribe even if their outward demeanour is completly different. A runt raised by orcs learns to endure the physical abuse of other orcs his age, just like a bastard child must endure the psychological and emotional torture of growing up in human society. Even those rare half-orcs who grow up without ties to either society, or as a result of both have the same core of rage, shame and resentment that makes up most of a half-orc's mindset. With the help of this sourcebook, however, any character choosing the half-orc race will find many alternatives of growth for any class the character follows beyond the stereotypical barbarian.

Inside You Will Find:
Character Concepts Tools of the Half-Orcs
The Prestige Half-Orc Half-Orc Sub-Races
Tricks of the Half-Orcs Half-Orc Blood Magic
Half-Orc Feats The Nomadic Half-Orcs

Requires the use of the Dungeons & Dragons Player's Handbook, published by Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
This product utilizes updated material from the v.3.5 revision

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