Just a little restraint.
You find these rapscallions
They are bizarre in that they
They are led by
YOU FIND THESE RAPSCALLIONS
1 completely blasted on waste amphetamines and looking for a fight.
2 fleeing from a HIDEOUS WASTELAND MONSTROSITY that had torn apart many of their fellows.
3 bullying a small group of cowering spice merchants.
4 surrounding a dug out fighting pit, making bets while pitting two tormented prisoners against each other in a fight to the death.
5 on route to pillage the last town you visited.
6 preparing to open a delicate tech-cache by smashing and shooting it.
7 following a map to a forgotten munitions stash.
8 harvesting and grinding up suspicious fungi.
9 dehydrated and in search of a source of water.
10 seeking medical help for a gang member who is mutating to death due to severe genetic damage.
11 using bizarre implements to hunt a creature that defies description.
12 plotting to seize control of a town by strongarming an election.
13 assaulting a settler wagon train and winning.
14 assaulting a Qoren unstable munitions transport and losing.
15 incompetently dismantling an ancient ruined vehicle.
16 in the midst of a coup against their leader.
17 in the middle of trying to ambush you.
18 in the middle of a bizarre organ feast.
19 ineptly programming the AI of a dangerous android.
20 battling another group of RAMBUNCTIOUS APOCALYPTIC OUTLAWS.
7 strangely generous.
9 bragging about recent violent acts.
10 arguing amongst themselves.
13 high on sweet, sweet drugs to the point of incoherence.
17 strangely contemplative.
AND THEY ARE BIZARRE IN THAT THEY (characteristic)
1 each have a shoddily-made prosthetic robot limb.
2 each have terribly tasteless matching tattoos.
3 are riding shoddy scrap-bikes that are actively falling apart.
4 are riding living flesh-bikes that constantly beg for death.
5 are riding hi-tech hoverbikes that they barely know how to operate.
6 each have countless bulging eyes.
7 have commandeered a military grade half-track but have yet to learn its weapons systems (or how to drive).
8 float above the ground in an eerie formation.
9 are all hideously mutated beyond recognition.
10 exist as a waveform of probable outlaws yet to be collapsed into a concrete reality.
11 believe they have successfully tamed a pack of scrap-hyenas (which will turn on them at the earliest opportunity).
12 are all identical clones of the same person.
13 believe they are far, far stealthier than they really are.
14 have the mistaken belief that they are psychic, due to an extremely unlikely string of coincedences.
15 are infected by a highly contagious beneficial virus.
16 wield an assortment of weaponized musical instruments with deadly skill (and kickass harmony).
17 are hopelessly inept, having survived thus far by sheer luck.
18 are actually a group of insect-people in masterful disguise.
19 have assimilated themselves into a hive mind.
20 are strangely polite, perceptive, courteous, and make scintillating conversation.
1 killed off local trade due to constant, vicious raids driven by a constant, burning hunger for drugs.
2 accidentally declared war on a nearby Tribe by replacing an 1 with an 0 in an encrypted binary message.
3 stole a priceless encrypted puzzle cube from a group of furious Tech-Wardens.
4 swore themselves to the service of a twisted Spirit in exchange for eternal unlife.
5 threw the kind of raucous, exhilarating party that becomes the stuff of legend.
6 deposed, executed, and then skinned a former leader.
7 raided a village and collected all the villagers' teeth to try to lift a curse placed upon them by capricious Spirits.
8 recieved a prophecy of victory from a Whispering Oracle deep within the earth, and now are overconfident.
9 recieved a prophecy of disaster from a Whispering Oracle deep within the earth, and now live in constant dread.
10 discovered the recipe for a new, innovative drug involving ground up human spleens.
11 constructed an organized crime ring based around the trading and selling of genetically clean organs.
12 gained the slight admiration of locals by deposing a tyrant and then being (slightly) less tyrannical.
13 all had a simultaneous and traumatizing nightmare that they refuse to discuss.
14 were slaughtered to a man, but lived on as hollow trope-echoes in the world's cultural memetic memory (therefore could be reasoned out of existence by 15 strong argument and evidence).
16 were caught in the blast of a Schrodinger-Bomb and now are simultaneously alive and dead.
17 were cursed by a Temporal Anomaly to repeat the same day over and over again.
18 hunted and killed a Virus Tamer, and then contracted a highly contagious, lethal plague.
19 accidentally unleashed a twisted Spirit from a thrice-sealed tech sarcophagus.
20 discovered a silicon eye of an ancient god, and are slowly being driven mad.
AND THEIR LEADER IS
1 a DISREPUTABLE WASTELAND WIZARD.
2 a constant, shared hallucination.
3 a Mantid Monk who has abandoned its monastery and forsaken its vows.
4 a puny, cowardly idiot who lucked his way into the leadership position.
5 a human effigy made of straw and bones that they address as a living being.
6 a deadly marksman with a high quality sniper rifle.
7 a rogue Summoner; an insane military deserter from Qorenclave.
8 a Dream-Raider, almost constantly asleep.
9 an Android with Cruelty and Avarice defects.
10 a skilled Surgeon who constantly operates on her underlings.
11 an irradiated cancer-stricken demagogue that they constantly harvest organs for.
12 a drug kingpin with inhuman proportions that never shows its face.
13 a gestalt consciousness made of flies.
14 a sinister snake-oil salesman who talked his way into the position.
15 a forsworn shaman who had slaughtered his whole Tribe to appease 'the Voices from Below'.
16 a memetic shapeshifter that has altered itself to conform to their shared expectations of leadership.
17 a completely ordinary human who is, in fact, so ordinary that it's unsettling.
18 a boombox-headed Spirit-Speaker who speaks through drum'n'bass (underlings can barely understand, leads to many a hijink).
19 a parasitic dreamland beast that puppets the body when it is dreaming, underlings constantly keep the poor host human tranquillized.
20 a SUMMONed Entity that managed to stay in this world permanently.