categories: Mundane and Social
2 levels, 1 point per level
The character cannot talk. This may be caused by injury (damaged vocal cords), biology (genetic disorder), magic (voodoo curse), ineptitude (was never taught language), choice (monastic vow of silence), or any other means.
Level One: The character can make sounds and communicate like a beast, but cannot actually speak a real language. Written communication is possible.
Level Two: The character has no means of communication at all.