h3. Ancient history
Christophe was born in Marseilles 1139 into the noble merchant house Mercier. His mother Adrienne was a well know beauty and his father Mathieu was the son of the respected and well connected noble man Benedict Mercier with manors …
Aziz was born in 1114 AD (509 AH) in Merv to a well-known line of pottery makers, selfproclaimed descendants of a personal guard to the great Sultan Alp Arslan himself. At an early age, Aziz was fascinated by stories of the …
Kadir claims not to have known his sire. According to him he was part of an army moving across North Africa. One night, as his patrol was camping out in the outskirts of the desert, they where attacked by a ferocious beast. The monster could not be …
Marius the Franc
Brooding and apparent temper issues that might be connected to the Week of Blood, the mysterious event that occured as Jerusalem fell in 1099. Since his mood swings make him rather unpredictable much of the dealings of the city is handled by his seneschal …
According to [[:conrad | Conrad]], Isabeau was promised to Thomas of Cornwall, but was instead embraced by "a beast" in spite.
[[:thomas-of-cornwall | Thomas]], [[:kadir | Kadir]] and, according to himself, [[:conrad | Conrad]] (presumably amongst others …
Monsignore Alonzo Dos Santos
Hailing from the Iberian peninsula he has traveled to the holy land in search of something together with his companions Sir Thomas and Kadir. Child of the former prince of Toledo, the respected Guillermo Cerano.
He want to move his domain to Jerusalem but has been denied by Prince [[:marius-the-franc | Marius the Franc]] several times. Lives in Bethlehem with his apprentice Kether and is in charge of the local Order of hermes chantry.
Wide scholarly knowledge and a part of the Order of Hermes.
Lives with his sire [[:priamos | Priamos]] in Bethlehem.
A beautiful and seemingly kind woman that grew up in northern France only to end up in Egypt sold as a common slave by her Sire. She has a deep but secret relationship with [[:christophe-mercier | Christophe Mercier]]. [[About Sabine | About Sabine]] is a …
He is the Seneschal of the Prince of Jerusalem, making sure that the city runs smoothly. Since the Prince is affected by moodswings his power is quite considerable.
Sir Thomas of Cornwall
Former Prince of Toledo. According to rumour killed in the unseating.
Colino De Ladispoli
Born into a family of merchants in Ladispoli. Colino was the brightest of the family but not bread for battle or trade. With a sharp mind his family sent him to school and later university so that he could come to learn language …
Felix von Bremen
[[Session 3|Presumed slain]] in his home by unknown assailants.
Collaborated with the Ashirra [[:yussuf-ibn-wahid | Yussuf ibn Wahid]] on an unknown project. Both are presumed dead.
Yussuf ibn Wahid
Yussuf collaborated with [[:felix-von-bremen | Felix von Bremen]] on an unknown project.
The characters speculate that they shared an interest in archeology. Yussuf is [[Session 4|presumed dead]].
A merchant that can get you anything. He runs a luxury wares shop in the armenian quarter.
[[:sabine | Sabine]] claims that Abdullah paid a grand sum for her.
Aram ibn Sharif
Aram is a hulk of a man and has, as is so common among his clan, a temper problem.
An elderly man.
Vizier of the Children of Haqim.
He was the former prince of Jerusalem but had to flee as the city fell to the Muslims and when the Crusaders took it back in 1099 he was in no position to claim the throne again.
He instead became the spiritual leader of the city and resides in a …
Maria is most certainly older than she appears. Her skin is pale and ash grey as the dead.
She claims her sire is engrossed in his work and something of a recluse.
Adam is truly ancient and lives in the catacombs under Jerusalem.
He has the appearance of a dried up corpse.