A Hundred Reasons Low Life Characters Hang out Together
D100 Characters together because:
1 Characters are best friends.
2 Characters are good friends, one secretly loves the other.
3 Characters are very distant cousins; very, very distant.
4 Characters were both adopted by the same family and grew up together as siblings.
5 Characters were both adopted by the same family, which got killed by giant slogs;
characters were separated for a long time, now reunited.
6 Characters are lovers but both are looking to "trade up."
7 Characters are lovers.
8 Characters were for a time joint together at the hip due to a weirdo device, got used to
each other and always hang out together now that they are separated.
9 Characters are both distantly related to yet another being, and met at a family party.
10 Characters traveled the Oith together for a while.
11 Characters are or originally were pimp and protégé(e).
12 Characters have been hocus-poked to think they are father/mother and son/daughter.
13 Characters have been hocus-poked to think they are lovers; actually find each other
14 Characters have been hocus-poked to think they are siblings.
15 Characters met each other at a birthday party of some one neither of them knew, only
there for the free booze.
16 Characters grew up in same village/town, a feud existed between their families for
generations, but they hit it off swimmingly, though in secret.
17 Characters grew up in same village/town, a feud existed between their families for
generations, they are keen on continuing the tradition.
18 Characters recently met each other, one mistook the other for a friend from the distant
past, the other stuck around to take advantage of that error.
19 Characters met each other in a brothel, in whichever roles or positions they fancy.
20 Characters made a drunken wager, one now owes the other a (huge) favor or (lotsa)
21 Characters are often thought to be the same person, despite looking nothing alike; this
got them into trouble at one point and led to the characters actually meeting each other.
22 Characters both worship and perhaps serve the same gawd.
23 Characters don't like each other but grudgingly accept each other for their skills.
24 Characters met in a convalescent home; one thinks the other is his/her imaginary friend,
the other thinks the former is a drunken hallucination. Both agree they are the only sane
25 Characters were both the object of a mysterious study by an even more mysterious
wisenheimer, and met each other during some tests.
26 Characters are from the same dirty ghetto.
27 Characters are from the same small town.
28 Characters share a secret criminal past.
29 Characters hardly know each other; one is obsessed with the other and follows
everywhere like a stalker, the other is annoyed and/or creeped out by this.
30 Characters have a platonic relationship.
31 Characters have been hated rivals since childhood and want to show each other up.
32 Characters both share the delusion that they once were one being that split into two
separate ones; they are extremely protective of each other, thinking that if one dies, so will
33 Characters met each other in a game of chance, where one won the other as a
consolation prize, may or may not been given back his/her freedom now.
34 Characters met each other working as hoinks.
35 Characters met each other on the road, joined forces for mutual protection.
36 Characters met each other while praying at a temple/shrine.
37 Characters met each other while robbing the same temple/shrine.
38 Characters met each other while shopping for adventuring gear.
39 Characters met in a petrified forest, both escaping enslavement and/or being eaten by
40 Characters met in a petrified forest, both running from a whole bunch of scary ass
41 Characters met in a bar, fought over the same male/female/it (both lost).
42 Characters met in a bar, hired for the same adventure, which proved disastrous.
43 Characters met in a bar, hired for the same adventure, which proved lucrative.
44 Characters met in a bar, hired for the same job but double-dealt by their employer.
45 Characters met in a bar, over a fist fight.
46 Characters met in a bar, over drinks. Not very exciting but these things happen.
47 Characters met in a bar, had a drinking contest and both lost.
48 Characters met in a big friggin’ storm, sought shelter in the same hollowed-out
mushroom; characters had to huddle very close together to stay warm, and now things are
sort of complicated.
49 Characters met on a heist turned sour, both barely escaped with their lives.
50 Characters met in prison, deservedly or not, doing hard time.
51 Characters met in prison, deservedly or not, busted out by a mutual friend who died in
52 Characters met in prison, deservedly or not, escaped together.
53 Characters met in a casino and suddenly scored big, now stick together because they
think they bring each other luck.
54 Characters hate each other, and secretly plot each other’s demise. Both are staunch
believers in ‘
keep your friends close, but your enemies in stabbing distance’.
55 Characters met on a disastrous adventure, only survivors.
56 Characters met on a ship, both had hired passage together.
57 Characters met on a ship, both shanghaied by price-o-corns while drunk.
58 Characters met on a ship, both working for passage.
59 Characters met on an adventure, both deserted their party to a certain doom (or was it?).
60 Characters met on an adventure, saved each other’s lives.
61 Characters met through a mutual acquaintance, which is currently imprisoned.
62 Characters met during a bad time in their lives in a suicide cult; even that they bunged up,
being the only ones to survive.
63 Characters met when each refused to yield right of way to the other and got in a fight
about it. When the hoinks came, they teamed up.
64 Characters met when one broke an enchantment that had been placed on the other.
65 Characters met when one caught the other in an attempted swindle.
66 Characters met when one caught the other picking his/her pocket.
67 Characters met when one freed the other from the bunghole of a giant slog.
68 Characters met when one ran the other down with his/her wiggly wiggler.
69 Characters are friends; hang out together because both secretly think the other is dumber
and uglier, and thus make him/her look better by comparison.
70 Characters met when one was out of clams and sober and the other bought him/her a
71 Characters met when both went to get even with a slickster who had scammed them.
72 Characters only survivors of a lost caravan that was forced to resort to cannibalism; they
rarely talk about it, but sometimes get a certain ravenous craving.
73 Characters sent on a quest together by the same gawd.
74 Characters sent on a quest together by the same snoot.
75 Characters briefly worked together as goons.
76 Characters served the same snoot.
77 Characters woke up in the same bed together this morning. Neither remembers the other,
but no one is willing to admit it (yet).
78 Characters share a tragic death; one deliberately/accidentally killed the other character’s
great-aunt, but everyone involved decided it was for the best and there are no hard feelings,
quite to the contrary.
79 Characters were slave and lashmaster, but a sudden change made them run off together.
80 Characters are goon and master.
81 Characters are legally bound to stay within 50 yorts distance of each other, the result of a
previous misdemeanor and the experimental ruling of some hippilicious judge.
82 Characters were both in love with the same male/female/it, now deceased.
83 Characters were both in love with the same male/female/it, who spurned both.
84 Characters were both slaves together, escaped and are on the run.
85 Characters were both slaves together, slew their lashmasters and never discuss past.
86 Characters were both slaves; one earned freedom and purchased it for the other.
87 Characters were in a love triangle, but dumped the third wheel and became fast friends.
88 Characters were from the same village, only survivor of a savage horde.
89 Characters were from the same village, only survivors of a horribly lethal and physically
90 Characters were hired muscle for a gangsta who turned on one of their friends.
91 Characters were hired muscle for a snoot who turned on them; now on the run.
92 Characters were good friends once; one now secretly hates the other, being jealous of
the other’s real or perceived popularity, wealth or good fortune.
93 Characters were good friends once; one now secretly hates the other for some perceived
94 Characters think the other is his/her evil/good twin, cleverly disguised as to not arouse
suspicion, and pretend to be friends, each planning to kill the other when least expected.
95 Characters are worshipper and object of worship, for real or perceived reasons.
96 Characters met wearing exactly the same outfit, which considering the outfit is pretty
unlikely and both took it for an omen or something.
97 Characters were originally goon and master; now friends and peers.
98 Characters were originally booty hunter and prey, now friends and peers.
99 Characters for a time were both lowly peed-ons at the same farm.
100 Characters worked together, apprenticed to the same craftsbeing.