Profession

Merchant
From Shop-Keep to Blacksmith to Snake-Oil Salesmen Merchants make the the world go round, moving and selling everything from weapons to food. You’d be hard pressed to find one you don’t like, and harder pressed to find one you could trust.
Distribute 3 skill points among:
Talking, Crafting, Theiving, Defense

Hunter
A steady supply of meat makes the difference between a a strong family and a family barely surviving, especially if your family is a tribe, but Hunting doesn’t stop with game. Bounty hunting is as lucrative as it is dangerous.
Distribute 3 Skill points among:
Sneaking, Tracking, Wrangling, Attack

Doxy
There’s something to be said for the “World’s Oldest Profession”, sure “decent folk” look down their nose at you, but you meet plenty of new people, you’re always the life of the party, and the drinks are always free. Of course it’s not nearly as glamorous as that, but there’s money to be made by being more then on your back, maybe your singing can move a room, or your wiles can wrest secrets.
Distribute 3 Skill points among:
Medicine, Performing, Talking, Defense

Gambler
The Book of Hoyle is your bible, and your collection plate is ever short. Highwaymen have their guns, Whores have their wiles, you have cards and dice, and boy, there are few professions that match your skill with the right tool in the right hands.
Distribute 3 Skill points among:
Perceiving, Talking, Theiving, History

Homesteader
The frontier is a hard place, and it’s hard men and women like you who make it habitable. From raising crops to raising, livestock, to raising a family, you find a way to make it work with the strength of your back and the sweat of your brow.
Distribute 3 Skill points among:
Labor, Wrangling, Crafting, Defense

Barber
Barbers offer more services then a shave and a haircut, a barber wears many hats, and over time becomes adept at not only stylish trimming of the beard, but also dental work, and minor surgery. If shot, a barber shop isn’t a bad place to end up in a pinch.
Distribute 3 Skill points among:
Medicine, Talking, Crafting, Attack

Teacher
The west is an uncivilised place, but the people don’t have to be. Sure there’s no brick and morter prepratory academies, but a clean room with desks, books, and a blackboard is all you need to feed minds, and plant the seeds of democracy.
Distribute 3 Skill points among:
History, Performing, Perceiving, Talking

Laborer
Towns, Railroads, Telegraph lines, all are built on strong backs, your back. Get to work.
Distribute 3 Skill points among:
Labor, Crafting, Wrangling, Attack

Soldier
Soldiers and ex-soldiers are some of the most dangerous people in the west, any man can hold a gun and take a life, Soldiers are trained to do it, for God and Country. Though over the course of, or after a career in the military, a soldier who’s seen enough blood and death to last any number of lifetimes may have very different motivations
Distribute 3 Skill points among:
Perceiving, Attack, Defense, Labor

Clergy
In an unforgiving land the only comfort to be had is often spiritual. Regardless of denomination, a Holy person is the first line of defense for the troubles of mind, body and spirit. Their prayers can give succor to those who’s bodily humours are in a state of distress or keep the wriggling tendrils of the Beast at bay. Keep your faith strong and your soul pure because you will be tested.
Distribute 3 skill points among:
Medicine, Performing, Talking, Defense

Profession

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