Margaret "Magpie" Pye
Quick Notes
Title Whisper on the Wind
Affiliations Independent
Game Rules
Connection 2
Loyalty 3
Personal Details
Age Unknown
Race Pixie
Sex Female
Description 16" (40cm) tall with wings
Status Active and Operational
Likes Trinkets, Baubles, Shiny Things
Dislikes Cages, Loud People

Acquisition Edit

Cost: 0, Dependent (1) Negative Quality

Caught in the Act! Edit

This contact costs 0 points. However when you pick it up you must take the dependents Magpie quality. This represents Margaret taking little things from your living style that you have to replace. Please make a slightly longer than "short" description of how and what you caught her in the act of stealing when you pickup this contact.

Out in the Wild Edit

This contact CANNOT be taken at chargen, but can be taken immediately after character approval.

Moving On Up Edit

This contact cannot be removed, except when changing lifestyles.  To do so, you must buy off the associated Dependents (Magpie) negative quality for 6 karma.  Only then will Margaret not be able to find you.

Description Edit

Margaret is only seen when she wants to be seen. Its amazing how many people never look up, nor down. Being a mere 16” (40cm) tall with wings will do that to you. As a pixie Margaret has a curiosity for things we tend to take for granted. Often picking up things for no reason other than it looking neat. Often putting them back down somewhere else and forgetting about them.

Likes Trinkets, Baubles, Shiny things Dislikes Cages, loud people

Special Rules Edit

Trainer Edit

Margaret is skilled in breaking and entering, and is available to teach any of the following skills at normal fees.  Do note, however, that all training times, including these, are increased by 50% while Margaret is a Dependent.

  • Stealth, Palming, Locksmith

Whoops, Dropped It! Edit

Magpie has a habit of dropping of incidentals. As such, you can purchase the following items without rolling.

  • Autopicker (1-6)
  • Cellular Glove Molder
  • Keycard Copier (1-6)
  • Lockpick Set
  • Maglock Passkey (1-4)
  • Miniwelder
  • Miniwelder Fuel Canister
  • Sequencer (1-6)

They Didn't Have Anything Good Edit

Magpie has snuck into a lot of places. Chances are she's infiltrated a location before. Make a standard test to gauge how recent that infiltration was (Connection x2 + Loyalty). The GM will then provide some details about the location's physical and astral security.

  • GM Note: The details should be delivered from the perspective of someone who is 16" tall and uneducated. Rotodrones are big flying machines, fly spys would be metal insects, etc.

Where Did This Come From? Edit

Once per run, a player with this contact may “find” an item on them that they didn't’ realize they had. This item must follow the following rules.

  • A piece of gear
  • Less than 500 nuyen total, which you still must pay
  • Not a toolkit
  • Not ammo or a weapons
  • Not armor

Making It Work Edit

You may pick up the following qualities at normal 2x Karma costs.

  • Juryrigger
  • Catlike