If my character is spontaneous or has the potential for spontaneity I will explain that potential via some event or sequence of events in their life. So when he risks his life to save a little girl, he will be thinking back to his sister’s death that no one risked their life to prevent. Or he will be going out of his way to impress a maiden, fooling himself and others that he is chivalrous.
So, you’re sitting there and wondering to yourself, “How did this to me, again?” That’s right, another role play has died at your fingertips. It was fun, exciting; it had an amazing story and a developing plot, right? Maybe to you, but it seems your players didn’t think so. If they did, they’d still be [...]