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Alignment is the the moral and ethical perspective of the character. Generally, these perspectives can be defined in one of three ways: Good, Neutral, and Evil. Each of these three ways may have many facets, or encompass a great span of things.

"Good" generally implies a respect for life, altruism and concerns for the safety and dignity of others (be that their own kind, or -all- others). The are often honorable, trustworthy and reliable, and sometimes make personal sacrifices for the greater good. The downside of the Good alignment is that often times doing what one considers 'Good' is not what another considers 'Good', leading to closed-mindedness, reactionary adherence to traditions, and a lack of adaptability.

"Neutral" characters are the ones who sit the fence, either from indecision or lack of caring. They generally have compunctions against killing others, but at the same time lack the commitment to sacrifice themselves for someone else. They can be honest, or they can be tempted into lying and deceiving others. On the flipside of this, Neutral characters may just want to see a balance or compromise, seeing the ways of Good and Evil as being complete extremes. Some of this alignment may just lack the intelligence to make, and be held accountable, for moral decisions.

"Evil" characters have very little compassion for others. The can be reckless, resentful, and irresponsible. They may enjoy harming, oppressing, or killing others for sport or out of duty to another. They have very little moral compunction, and will generally do what is necessary to facilitate or manipulate the outcome they desire.

It is important to note that these are only guidelines with respects to alignment. Things other than these three suggestions may be accepted, provided that it fits your character.
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