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  • All Hallows Church, York

    [[File:326128 | class=media-item-align-center | 482.JPG]] All-Hallows church stands on the corner of North Street and Tanner's Row on the south side of the river Ouse in York. A number of large crypts, similar to the one pictured below, stand in …

  • York

    [[File:326135 | class=media-item-align-center | Map_of_York.jpg]] The city of York is the administrative capital of the north of England and the home of the [[:archbishop-of-york | Archbishop of York]] and Lord [[:henry-de-percy | Henry de Percy]].

  • Clementhorpe Nunnery

    [[File:326136 | class=media-item-align-center | 476.JPG]] Clementhorpe Nunnery stands in a walled compound two furlongs to the west of York. Founded by Archbishop Thurstan in around 1130, it is home to an order of Benedictine nuns led by Mother …

  • York Catacombs

    [[File:326185 | class=media-item-align-center | York_Catacombs.JPG]] Beneath the churches, houses and streets of [[York | York]], unknown to most of the city's inhabitants, lies a network of ancient catacombs. Built by the danagrim engineers of the …

  • The Prince of Connacht - Prologue

    It was late summer, and a warm wind carrying the tang of the sea refreshed the seven companions. They stood at the centre of a ring of standing stones, atop the highest hill on the holy isle of Anglesey. The group had assembled at the behest of [[: …

  • Transition

    At first Manzio thought he'd entered the ocean but the water surrounding him was not the freezing sting of the North Sea. Instead, a warmth spread throughout his exhausted limbs as he floated effortlessly through the ether. He could not breathe but …

  • Sophia

    Sophia is the daughter of [[:henry-de-percy | Henry de Percy]], Fourth Baron of Topcliffe and _de facto_ ruler of Yorkshire alongside his mother Agnes de Percy. Born and raised in her father's court in York, Sophia is charming, confident and resourceful. …

  • Tector

    Tector was born in York and took service in the household guard of Baron [[:henry-de-percy | Henry de Percy]] at an early age. He quickly impressed with his enthusiasm, loyalty, and great strength, and was tasked by the Baron with the role of personal …

  • Storm

    Storm's earliest memories are of [[York Minster | York Minster]]. He was raised by the priests of the Minster chapter, schooled in the scripture and baptised at a early age. His sorcerous powers began to manifest as he grew older, and the rigorous …

  • Archbishop of York

    Archbishop Roger is one of the most powerful men in England. He leads the Church in the North from his powerbase at [[York Minster | York Minster]] and is the chief representative of King Henry in many dealings with Scotland and its rulers.

  • Henry de Percy

    Baron Henry is the the de facto ruler of Yorkshire alongside his mother Agnes de Percy. He generally rules from York while his elderly mother, Agnes, remains in Topcliffe. He is also the father of Lady [[:sophia-11 | Sophia]] de Percy.

  • Father Benedict

    Father Benedict is one of the most senior priests in the Archdiocese of York, and is generally seen as the right hand of the [[:archbishop-of-york | Archbishop of York]]. He played an important part in the defence of [[York Minster | York Minster]] when …

  • Father Geoffrey

    Father Geoffrey is very popular with the other priests and with the deacons, novices and the laity. He is the eyes and ears of the [[:archbishop-of-york | Archbishop of York]] in the community and is often seen as his left hand. He has been an important …

  • Mother Constance

    The Mother Superior healed Sophia, Storm and Tector after they all succumbed to terrible wounds at the hands of a pack of ghouls near [[All Hallows Church, York | All Hallows Church, York]].

  • Lector Joseph

    He may be slow in movement and speech, but Lector Joseph has a vast knowledge of the books and scrolls in the [[York Minster | York Minster]] library. He is perhaps the most learned of the priests in York, and despite his humility he takes pride in …

  • Aethelred

    The source of his uncanny powers is unclear, but [[:sophia-11 | Sophia]], [[:storm-9 | Storm]] and [[:tector | Tector]] have turned to Aethelred on several occasions for assistance with the arcane, and he has never let them down. He has his price however …

  • Uther

    Uther is a devout and serious individual who does not suffer fools gladly. He is a Templar loyal to the Archbishop of York and has been a former representative of the York diocese in the Hold Lands. More recently he has been the close friend and ally of …

  • Guillaume de la Croix

    The background of the de la Croix brothers is steeped in mystery. Guillaume first appeared in York alongside the Archbishop after his last visit to Rome during the infamous Thomas Becket scandal of the early 1170's. He has remained as an imposing and …

  • Mara

    Mara is a gentle, kind woman despite the troubles the world has heaped upon her. Her diplomatic and compassionate qualities complement her quiet determination and established her as an influential member of the informal ruling council of the Twisted …

  • Tinuviel

    Bitter and withdrawn as a result of her enslavement and subsequent inability to find solace with her own people, Tinuviel is a powerful combatant and a very stealthy scout. Her skills have been central to the survival of the Twisted community in the York …

  • Dolgrim Stoneborn

    From a young age Dolgrim had a natural affinity with stone that enabled him to manipulate it through force of will alone. However, as his power grew so did his mutation. Cast out of his community while barely an adult, he survived most of his life as a …

  • Cathal mac Bruinen

    Mac's brutish appearance belies his shy but inquisitive nature. He likes to feel useful and to help and protect his smaller friends. He will often answer questions with 'Dunno' accompanied by a shrug of the shoulders.

  • Deathwhisperer

    A faithful servant of Morgana, and one of her best human pupils, Deathwhisperer was sent to York to investigate a lingering vestige of great undead power that his mistress sensed in the vicinity. Upon arrival, he made contact with another servant of …

  • Flameskull

    When 'awakened', the Flameskull demands that those who wish to pass through its chamber answer a riddle as the price for doing so. If its question is answered correctly, the Flameskull sinks back onto its plinth and the flames which wreathe it die down. …

  • Bloodmask

    Bloodmask is an agent of the [[Witches | Witches]], and appears loyal to Morgan le Fay in particular. He led an undead attack on [[York Minster | York Minster]] and tried to steal a gilded crucifix from the sacristy. [[:tector | Tector]] tackled him and …

  • Mary of Stamford

    Mary is a young but loyal servant of the Church and York, a poor girl from Stamford Bridge with great faith who manifested powers of healing and holy light at an early age. She refused to become a nun as her local priest expected, and instead took up the …

  • Brother Thomas

    Brother Thomas is a devout and faithful priest, humble yet stern. He was also blessed by God with great strength and a natural co-ordination, and this took him from simple parish priest to crusader and thence to itinerant warrior-priest in the service of …

  • John of Hexham

    As prior of Hexham Abbey, John was appointed by the [[:archbishop-of-york | Archbishop of York]] and is loyal to York rather than Durham. He is a learned man, deeply interested in the doctrines of the [[Church | Church]] and the history of England and …

  • Captain Patch

    Captain Patch sailed [[:sophia-11 | Sophia]], [[:storm-9 | Storm]] and [[:tector | Tector]] from York to Rouen and back, fending off the attentions of a kraken and [[Goblin | goblin]] pirates en route. Perhaps there is more to him than meets the eye . . .

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