Trader

Description

Buy and sell goods, looking for profit whereever you can.

Statistics

Primary: social
Secondary: stamina

Ranks

Rank Title Credits Bonds Prerequisites Perks
1 Stock Person 12.5 0
2 Hawker 46.00 0
3 Vendor 100.50 10
4 Apprentice Shopkeeper 174.00 10
5 Shopkeeper 267.50 20
6 Interstation Trader 379.50 20
7 Intrasystem Merchant 511.00 30
8 Intersystem Distributor 658.00 30

Tasks

Go to the different areas of the station to complete your career tasks. In time, your great work performance will be rewarded with a promotion and a better salary. But be careful! Failing your tasks too often can keep that promotion out of reach, and if the task is illegal or dangerous, you might find yourself in trouble if you fail.

The lower the pay of the task, the easier it probably is to do.

Name Bonus Primary Stat Area Success Failure Risk
Help a customer 3 social Market The customer is happy with your service. The customer storms off in a huff.
Stock the shelves 3 stamina Market The shelves are full and ready for shoppers. Your shelving skills leave something to be desired.
Attract customers 5 social Market Your smile and charisma draw customers in like a magnet. People actively look away when you wave at them. Have you bathed recently?
Set up a kiosk 5 stamina Market You set up a temporary kiosk to help a shopkeeper sell their goods. You have trouble assembling the kiosk, and it falls over when you're done.
Hawk stolen goods 6 social Ruins A small-time fence who hooks you up with stolen goods to sell. With honeyed words, you convince someone to buy them at a higher price than they're worth. There are too many guards around to close the deal.
Sell illegal stims 15 social Anywhere Something in your demeanor scares the buyers off. Brig
Work in sales 15 social Market Customers are apprehensive at first, but you talk them into spending. The customers seem to like keeping their credits more than they like you.
Steal from the safe 62 agility Market The shopkeeper catches you trying to steal credits. Brig
Run the store for the day 48 stamina Market Convinced that the day would never end, you try to close early. Your boss finds out and is not pleased. Brig
Record a holo-vid commercial 19 social Market “Come on over!” you shout, waving your arm and beckoning the audience. The commercial you make for the shop draws in a multitude of new customers. Your attempts at humor fall flat in the commercial you make and protesters set up outside the shop.
Supervise staff 15 social Market You manage things well, directing the staff and dealing with customers. You're overwhelmed by your duties and the store falls into disarray.
Negotiate a supply deal 93 social Port One of the local suppliers swindles you with bad terms.
Manage the store during a sale 111 stamina Market Overwhelmed by the crowds, you bumble your way through the work day and the entire store suffers for it.
Cook the books 155 intelligence Anywhere Your creative bookkeeping entries are too obvious and no one believes them. Brig
Negotiate for goods from another station 130 social Port You make a mistake and your order is sent to the wrong station.
Receive a delivery 170 social Port The ship's captain looks you over and rolls their eyes. "No way you're my contact."
Shortchange a ship captain 190 social Port The captain claims you're violating the contract and calls for a guard. Brig
Attend a merchant meeting 199 stamina Market You say the wrong thing to the wrong person and get ejected from the meeting.
Buy a shipment of contraband 255 social Ruins Station security caught wind of the deal. Brig
Create an intersystem distribution plan 270 stamina Anywhere The details are too complex and you can't find a compromise that works for the other distributors.
Negotiate a trade agreement 320 social Market The negotiations devolve into arguments and you don't reach an agreement.

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