- Numenera Corebook, Page 76
- Cypher System Rulebook, Page 179
The thief, the burglar, the pickpocket: these are the dangerous individuals who haunt the back alleys of every community. You are a thief in a city or town, making your livelihood at the expense of the wealthy. Your talents, however, prepare you for all kinds of pursuits, even when you’re not crouching in an alley
or climbing into a window.
Usually, you dress to blend in with the crowd. When you’re on a mission, black, form-fitting clothing allows you to swim in the shadows.
Most thieves are jacks, but nanos make interesting burglars as well. A glaive thief likely adds a little more physicality to his crimes