Your character — new or preexisting — awakes in a location they have never been before, and they have no idea where it is or how they arrived in their current predicament. In their pocket, they have a limited amount of local currency (enough to buy two meals, though they are not aware of this); besides that, they only have the clothes on their backs. The language spoken by the locals is one your character does not know.
How does your character react to this unforeseen change in their life? Do they lay low and try to figure out how they ended up in this location? Do they have enemies that they automatically assumed dump them there? Or do they go along with the flow as it were and walk about at leisure exploring their new sights? How do they handle the unknown currency in their pocket? Do they hoard it for future use, choosing instead to hunt through garbage and/or steal what they need? Or do they use the currency, possibly getting swindled? Most importantly, how do they communicate with the locals (if they decide to do so)? And don’t even think about universal communication devices a la Star Trek; they would either be broken or removed prior to the dump.
Follow this prompt through and feel free to make it as long or short as you wish. What better way to see what a character is made of than to thrust them into the unknown!
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