Legends of the Three Pillars
his background indicates a number of followers that serve the character. There are many reasons why these people follow the character – money, loyalty, fealty, love and servitude are all common examples – and the character must maintain this relationship if he is to retain their services. Retainers are followers that have a useful ability of some kind – warcraft, trades and crafts, subterfuge or academia, for example – or that serve a useful function – such as a blood-doll or fodder for the front lines.
x One retainer.
xx Up to five retainers.
xxx Up to ten retainers.
xxx Up to a score of retainers.
xxxxx Up to one hundred retainers.