A tireless free speech fighter, Flynt was a divisive figure but also very important. In a time that is ever more censorious and prudish, his death feels like a big loss – even though printed pornography has possibly never been less relevant.
His death really seems symbolic of the death of freedom that we all once shared and celebrated.
In memorium, here is Lorin Flint, adventurer, bawd, businessman and talent scout.
Lorin Flint rarely goes adventuring any longer, rather he scouts for ‘talent’ for his best-selling series of erotic illusions, scrolls and live-scried sex-dungeons. He has the aesthetic taste of a colourblind magpie and is completely devoted to freedom (and hence, chaos).
- Lorin’s wheelchair is gold (orichalcum) plated and provides a +3 bonus to any rolls made that involve the wheelchair, whether for him or his assistants. These include trying to haul himself up stairs (Athletics DC 20) down stairs without falling (Athletics DC 15) or maintaining control while rolling downhill (Athletics DC 15). Lorin has to use the wheelchair because of a terrible injury recieved in a battle with a foul orc, when he was in his mid thirties. A band of hags he had wronged exploited the opportunity to curse him and make the wound permanent.
- Lorin’s wheelchair is an actual wheelchair, not something silly like a hovering one that provides all kinds of absurd magical bonuses to the point where normal adventurers would use them instead of walking. Lorin treats stairs as impassible terrain, and anything other than a smooth, flat surface as difficult terrain – including cobblestones. With the help of an assistant he can tackle this terrain more easily, treating it as one level of difficulty lower.
- Lorin’s wheelchair can be used to store equipment, adding 50% to the amount of weight he can carry without suffering encumberance levels.
- Lorin’s handaxes are +2, magical, and completely coated in orichalcum, a magical form of gold that will not tarnish or chip.
- Lorin’s chain mail is +2 and made of the same, gaudy orichalcum.
- Lorin wears a preserved middle finger on a leather thong around his neck, this is the legendary Digitus Impudicus. Lorin, and any person or item on his person, cannot be silenced by any means while he wears the Digitus Impudicus. It would, possibly, be better used in the possession of a magic user, but he refuses to give it up.