In many societies, people regard Paladins as formidable heroes, dedicated defenders of the realm, and role models of self-control and righteousness. Most of those who have met Paladins are convinced that they have the strength of character to accomplishing great things, perhaps even fantastic deeds that will be sung for generations to come. Veritable bastions of virtue, the members of this class follow a strict code of conduct. Presented here are optional rules especially designed for the Paladin class. These rules are made to help players and DMs mold the personalities and goals of their Paladin PCs or NPCs.