"Any fool can fling arrows off a parapet at an attacking army, but
to truly master the bow requires a lifetime of dedication."
-Vercing Sableroix, Bowmaker to Royalty
ARCHERS are skilled hunters and scouts, as well as being masters with
their chosen weapon, the bow. Their skills represent their ability to
survive in the wild, track down their foes, and their self-sufficiency
in building and repairing the tools of their trade. Achieving real
skill in archery takes such a lengthy commitment that master archers
are generally reluctant to teach those who have already started down
a different path.
Tall, agile races with good eyesight make the best archers, notably
ELVES and CENTAURs. Clumsy, bulky or non-humanoid races such as OGREs
and GRIFFONs will not fare so well. The PRIME REQUISITE of archers