Kendall Hunter has a rare writ allowing him to own and use a shortbow. The reason he has that writ is because his smoked meats make excellent traveling food, and the Orcs often demand provisions when they have to march more than a day from Waymeet for …
Asa is, as far as she knows, the only survivor of her Sarcosian village about two days' journey from Waymeet. She was in the hills picking the last of the season's wildflowers when she heard screams and smelled smoke. She crested a hill and saw down …
Emry was orphaned when his parents were killed for practicing elemental magic. At the time he did not show any magical aptitude, so he was left to fend for himself among other orphans of the perpetual war.
Kenneth is a tall, slight Erenlander whose farm was destroyed and his wife and son killed by the Orc leader of a warband. Before he was struck down, Kenneth cut the ear from this particular Orc. Somehow, he survived the blow that should have killed him, …
Jin is a Sarcosian nomad who found her way to the town of Waymeet and has set herself up as a horse-trader. She brokers horses raised by fellow Sarcosians and stays in touch with them. She has also earned some trust of Legate Karix, who sometimes …
Callan is a Halfling slave who provides meals for Legate Karix and his two Acolytes, as well as any guests that Karix might have. He is periodically called on to oversee other slaves preparing food for the Orcs garrisoned in Waymeet. Callan is often …
Verrick, upon arrival in Baden's Bluff, found he was able to simply re-insinuate himself into the Shadow's bureaucracy. Presented with the options of working in the Government House in relative safety, or working for a local Legate personally once again, …
Tomas Baden is the scion of the old ruling Baden family who ruled the city before the Shadow came. Baden's Bluff chose to surrender rather than be destroyed, and while other members of the Baden family rule as puppet lords of the Shadow, the one many …
Colin the Tanner works in a large tannery outside Baden's Bluff which has been in his family for generations. He no longer technically owns it, but he manages it on behalf of Baden's Bluff, and working outside the city proper, Colin Tanner has the …
Baroness Andilin Westerin
Baroness Andilin Westerin is a courtier whose reputation for licentiousness is significant even among other courtiers in Baden's Bluff. She is a raven-haired Dornish beauty, but has no connection to the old royal family of the Dorns - it is a matter of …
Victor Fausebender [DECEASED]
"Wiktor" Fausebender is a lanky ghost of a man who haunts the Quarry and Steeps districts of Baden's Bluff. He easily blends in with the other refugees, criminals and desperate types.
What Victor does have is a reputation as a man to be left alone. …
Delwen Todorovich is hard to take seriously in her broad-brimmed hat, colorful silk clothing, and large shiny buckles on her boots. She is a shrewd trader, however, with a lot of connections among Gnomes and other merchants who work in Baden's Bluff.
Niklas is one of the heroes of the Battle of Dorn Hill, who slew one of the Orcish sergeants with an axe-blow at the climax of the battle. He has since recovered from minor injuries, and is emerging as another leader of the Dorn Hill villagers. …
Serge is one of the many beggars strewn about Baden's Bluff. He is known to be a very fearful person; some whisper that he is haunted by the past, or perhaps that his mind is not right.
He also has a secret - he is a channeler, one able to learn …
Ebore suffered a terrible adolescence as the plaything of a local Legate, and only escaped being handed to the Orcs when the Legate's body washed up on the shore not far from the city. Ebore was taken in by [[:delwen-todorovich | Delwen Todorovich]] and …
Arla Dell is the owner and proprietor of the [[Tussle House]]. Before anyone enters her establishment, she performs a brief ritual in which they must give her something from their own hand.
Arla is influential in her own right, welcome at any party in …
Cyrus is Kaveh's oldest son and a very skilled rider, though he does not get to indulge his pastime as often as he would like. Unbeknownst to his powerful father, Cyrus is connected to the resistance.
Sheila and I were talking about her character, and she said she would like to play a 20 year old half elf (half human) thief named Maeve. (I know elves are kill on sight, so she may look a bit more human than elf - we can talk about it more on the 30th.) …
Rumor has it that Ortwin organized a group of other resisters and tried to get something going in the city. They burned a few buildings and killed a few Orcs before they were caught by Legates and handed over to torturers. Most of his companions were …