Johan was a renown and accomplished fighter several years ago in the fighting pits. He used those skills and spread his own legend to anyone who would listen and managed to rise quickly through the ranks of the city watch. Now he is a guard captain and …
Mask was the seventh child of a minor noble household of Theeds, one of the great city states in the Empire. As is custom, the seventh child is given to either a church or monastery following their seventh birthday as praise to the gods and the natural …
Lord Drake Worthington
Drake Worthington was born as the soul heir to the Worthington family. A natural intellect and a reader from a young age, he was afforded the best tutors in Ferros. His thirst for knowledge is unquenchable and he is often lost in some book or another. …
James is a carpenter by trade and learned construction from his father. Seeking to become an adventurer, he set out on his own at a young age having a few brief adventures, but didn't get far before his limited funds ran out. Eventually, James settled in …
Gregory (Banner) Smith
Born to a noble family, Greg was trained in the ways of etiquette, swordsmanship and history from a young age. When it came to martial training, he was a natural, able to best his peers and even some of his elders in combat, he clearly had a competitive …
Amir K'Tar is the representative of a foreign interest. He leads a small but skilled band of men to expand these interests in the criminal underworld of Ferros. He appears to be a calculating man with a distaste for common thugs, and appreciates people of …
Delaine Walker is the proud owner and operator of Walker Corpse Collection, a small business operating out of his workshop and home in Tanner's Alley. He is a husband and father of two and works hard to put food on the table and keep the roof in repair. …
William "Billy" Gerard
William was raised by his mother Emelda after his father left to seek his fortune in a mercenary company. Money was sent home at first which Emelda used to pay for a proper education for her son and Billy learned to read and write, as well as the …
Empress Qira Starwhisper
Quira Starwhisper was a cousin of Emperor Tristan Redmoon. She spent much of her life as a dedicated cleric of the pantheon before the deaths of several nobles at the conclusion of the Northern war resulted in her coronation. Her education and innate …
Lady Aurelie Selse
Rumours of Lady Selse's appetites abound in Ferros. She is a lady of the city and is a force to be reckoned with, controlling a certain amount of influence over key areas of the city, including other nobles. This has been attained through blackmail, …
Alice has worked at the Rat's Nest for as long as she can remember. [[:magdeline-flintjaw | Magdeline Flintjaw]] found her as a very young girl selling flowers on the streets for coppers. Seeing something industrious in the young orphan, she took her in …
Frank is a merchant, like his father before him. He learned the trade by watching his father haggling from a very young age and quickly learned the value of coin. Frank decided not to have a family or children of his own because he knows how expensive a …
Hank Gunnarson was born in the city of Trenton, and learned the way of cutting precious stones and forging beautiful jewelry from his uncle. He had to leave the city after having a run-in with the city watch for his "alleged" dealings with the local …
Count Ferbin Rhyis
Count Rhyis is an experienced battle commander and fought in several campaigns for the Empire under Emperor Tristan. It is a particular sore spot for him that the Empire's flawless military history was brought to an end during his lifetime when the Empire …
Lord Rolf is a newly appointed noble, though he doesn't say much about the deeds that landed him the title. Lord Rolf owns a few small holdings, somewhere far away, that he doesn't really administer to, choosing instead to earn his money in business at …
Santos is the defacto leader of a group of thieves who were operating out of Ferros. Santos and his gang of ne'er do wells were rescued by the [[Thorns | Thorns]] in a daring attack on their prison wagon while in transit to be hanged by [[:count-ferbin- …
Dolan is one of the [[Falconers | Falconers]] who sailed across the ocean under the banner of the Falconers. Dolan is a capable fighter who fought for a Pashar of some renown for many years before the Pashar died during campaign. Dolan worked as a …
Mishka grew up in the deserts, the daughter to a prominent city magistrate and servant of the local Pashar. Mishka has always had a wild, untameable heart. She spent much of her childhood sneaking around her home city at night and learned to move silently …
Sir Byron Alexson
Sir Byron Alexson is a formerly retired Imperial Paladin, called back into service by his conscience when he heard of the turmoil in Ferros. Knowing he could do something to make a difference, he has once again donned his armour and picked up his war- …
Vance rarely speaks of his past before attending the Imperial College of Magic in Ferros, though he freely states that he is not of noble birth and suggests an ongoing dislike of most nobles.
Vance has a particular gift with binding magic into objects, …
Grandma Cooper is the matron of the Cooper family. She is the mother of John and Alice Cooper, and grandmother to Rickard and Grayson Cooper. Catherine Cooper is her daughter in law, the wife of John Cooper.
Little is known by the Thorns about Grandma …
Shar "The Cold"
Shar has lead a mercenary group known as Shar's Marauders for over twenty years. Though she mainly operated in the northern Kingdoms for most of her career, she came south after the Northern War with the Empire ended, as the Kingdoms had few well-paying …
Valerie is from the Imperial city of Trenton, and came to ply her trade of blacksmithing in Ferros. As the area surrounding Ferros is rich in iron, a great deal of the steel produced and exported in the Empire is crafted in the Guild District in Ferros, …
Duke Rodrick Karnack
Duke Karnack as ruled Ferros for the Empire for nearly thirty years. His personal life is kept very private, and few common folk know much about the man.
Elissa Banner is the older half-sister of [[:gregory-banner-smith | Gregory (Banner) Smith]]. They share the same mother. Like Gregory, Elissa was trained in the art of combat from a young age, in addition to the traditional noble education of reading, …
Lord Fredrick Marcarth
An older opportunist. Lord Marcarth was an landless noble for many years before earning favour with [[:duke-rodrick-karnack | Duke Rodrick Karnack]]. Fredrick was awarded lands recently seized from other nobles during the great purge of Ferros to root out …
Rapture is a charismatic woman of the people. She was the leader of Rapture's Roughnecks, a gang that came to control most of Shantytown before being all but destroyed by the [[City Watch | City Watch]]. Rapture is well liked by the poor and dispossessed …
Reginald Briarcrest is the specialist on Elemental Planes at the Arcanist College in Ferros, and has been for some years. Reginald is one of the few people in Ferros to have actually travelled to outer realms.
Reginald was informed by the [[Thorns | …
Lady Celeste Montaigne
Celeste dreamed of having grand adventures as a child, visiting distant lands and seeing incredible sights. She is one of several children in a noble house, and as she was not the first born, had to strike out on her own to secure her future and fortune. …
Salam grew up in Telnesthene and accompanied his father on many caravans. He learned the skills of bartering, trading, and persuasion from his experiences. During his travels, he also made many contacts throughout the continent to buy and sell goods.
Bertrand was born in the Empire, and is known is Telnesthene as "The Pearled Wanderer", a derogatory reference to his pale skin colour. He is a skilled tracker and outdoorsman and offers his services to the highest bidder. He has acted as a scout for many …
Quinn grew up in the city of [[Iridius | Iridius]], and as a young rapscallion would often wind up in trouble for various acts of mischief he would call jokes. Any prank that made anyone look foolish, even himself, was an instant favorite. His family …
Countess Delara Rhyis
Delara was born to the family Chevak, an old, but relatively minor house in the Empire. She spent her childhood learning of history and etiquette.
Delara convinced her family to arrange a marriage with house Rhyis after the death of his first wife and …
Titles: The Uncaring, the Lord of All Magic, the Archimage of the Gods, the Archmage of the Deities
Home plane: Concordant Domain of the Outlands
Power level: Greater
Alignment: True Neutral
Portfolio: Magic, arcane knowledge, balance, foresight
Jack Colton was born in a small village outside of [[Montesna | Montesna]]. He was the son of a thatcher, though he lived in a ramshackle hut with his siblings and mother. Jack was kept awake many rainy nights by the steady dripping of water through the …