I think I want to play a kobold, straight out of the Monster Manual.
A little scaled, horned being who grew up among 40 to 400 other kobolds. Raised to hate in a huge evil pile but left home with his red robes, his short sword and his wicker shield and is realizing quickly that the way he was raised might not have been perfect.
And so, I re-read the Monster Manual entry:
I asked on G+, thinking I had run into some kind of old school D&D jargon but no. I was set straight.
“gens, n.” OED Online. Oxford University Press, June 2016. Web. 15 August 2016.