In an update to the Ultima Forever Facebook page, we get a glimpse of a new character class:
The Fighter of course takes prominence in the picture, and the Mage is there too holding evil skeletal creatures at bay. But on the right…that appears to be a Paladin, and the Paladin appears to be a lady.
So it would seem that the Paladin will be a second female class (joining the Druid) in Ultima Forever.
The artwork, by the way, is evidently by Eric Polak, who also did this awesome print to celebrate Ultima Online’s 15th anniversary recently.