All right, you know the drill: 3 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, 1 page content - this time, 12 new options to replace the bravery class feature:
-Defensive Stance: Scaling bonus against a certain maneuver.
-Executioner: Scaling bonus on attacks with weapons of crit x3 and higher and higher DCs with regards to massive damage.
-Into the Breach: 1/2 class levels to jump-related/fall-related acrobatics checks.
-Gatecrasher: Scaling bonuses against constructs and objects.
-Offensive Stance: Scaling bonus on performing a certain maneuver.
-Physical Prowess: Bonus to Str and Str-related skill-checks.
-Quick Healer: This one is awesome, allowing for enhanced non-magical healing. Not only awesome to reflect the tough-as-nails trope, this is gold for divine-less campaigns - perhaps even as a house-rule. Excellent piece of crunch!
-Respected Veteran: Bonus to social skills when dealing with martial characters and to leadership, if applicable.
-Spartan: Require less food and drink.
-Steely Determination: Delay the onset of mind-influencing effects by a scaling number of rounds - another absolute winner.
-Tough as Iron: Increases the number of hp (e.g. 0 and -1) that make the character disabled or kill him by scaling bonuses.
-Weapon Familiarity: Reduces the non-proficiency penalty for his weapons - Great for masters of unusual weapons/weapon collectors.
Editing and formatting are top-notch, I didn't notice any glitches. Layout adheres to a 3-column standard and the pdf has no bookmarks, but needs none at this length. Bravery is a boring and imo lame ability, thus I was intrigued by the content of this pdf - also because bravery is weak and balancing the new options with the old ability would thus be rather tricky. Owen K.C. Stephens succeeded once again: From the extremely flavorful (wilderness campaign!) Spartan to the iconic steely determination and tough as iron-abilities and the excellent Quick Healer, this pdf provides a nice smorgasbord of options for fighter that should make them feel even more distinct from another. All killer, no filler, balanced, fun and all for a buck - final verdict: 5 stars seal of approval.
[5 of 5 Stars!]