Torm cleric RP question
I was recently doing the scholar quest and had my cleric of Torm saying "Torm protect his soul" when happening upon fallen adventurers. Someone in my party asked my character if she would say that if the fallen was a Banite. I was unsure how to answer and am curious how a cleric of Torm would handle the situation. Any input appreciated!
Torm hates most faiths of an evil alignment, and Bane is probably the one faith he has most hatred for (someone feel free to correct me if I'm wrong)
All very true.
However, whether the cleric would have compassion for a fallen Baneite is entirely down to the individual cleric.
Also bare in mind, Torm only protects the souls of his own faithful.
When you die you are "protected" by Kelemvor until your own god comes to the fugue to claim you.
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If someone develops the habit of saying something in a particular situation, you may find them saying it in an inappropriate situation out of habit.
Visible Traits and Habits are what brings your character alive and gives them a personality. Who cares if it's inaccurate. We're all fallable humans/dwarves/elves etc. You never know, you might meet another Cleric of Torm who'll challenge you over this issue and you can have an IC debate over the ethics of such a statement.
We don't want all the Clerics of Torm to do and say the same thing. We want to see individuality. We want to see both character flaws and strengths.
Refering to your own situation, you need to ask yourself what kind of character are you playing? Is he compassionate, in which case, he may well ask Torm to forgive and comfort the fallen as the man was brave in battle. If he's a rigid dogmatic character, he may reject the fallen, on principle, as the fallen was a banite. Interpret the Tormite religious dogma in the light of your character's personality and history. Don't follow it blindly or your character will be flat and uninteresting.
Thanks for the replies. I'm going to take the advice here and think about how to apply it best to my character.