To help me and my friends wrap our minds around the fate system I drew up a list of comparisons between Strands of Fate and D&D 3.5:
D&D 3.5 = SoF
Abilities (Str, Dex, Con, etc.) = Abilities (Agility, Reasoning, Persation, etc.)
Action Points (Eberron) = Fate Points
Skills = Expert Advantages...