Ain and Anat
Ain, aged fifteen, and her sister Anat, aged fourteen, came to Belverus from their forlorn homes in the hills of Nemedia, seeking the refined depravities that only a large city could offer. These thin, pale and tall, yet nubile nymphets have since sold …
Arkad and Severyn
Tall and athletic, at the prime of their youth, Arkad and Severyn make a handsome sight, though they are not likely to last long in combat against opponents of any skill. For the time being their job seems to consist largely of shutting up and looking …
A skilled scribe, Yara worked in the temple of Zath in Zamora until his “recruitment” to the motley band of a strange foreign sorcerer. A short, bald and thin man, it is difficult to estimate his age. In addition to helping his master translate texts from …
A promising young scholar with his sights set on priesthood in the cult of Zath, Igor ended up working as the lab assistant and physician of a mysterious foreign sorcerer. At first dismayed, he has since warmed to the prospect of adventure and possibly, …
The prodigal son of a Nemedian noble, Attius is a strapping young lad, brimming with self-confidence. Sent to study at the university of Belverus, he has decided instead to indulge in every vice offered by the city, and his quest for novel sensation has …
A thrity-year old, shamelessly glib merchant of illicit wares, the origins of Zarek are a mystery. He sees his attachment to a young aristocrat of apparently Acheronian descent as a stepping stone towards greater wealth and connections, if not social …
A very slight youth from an affluent Zamoran family of ancient Zhemri stock, Demian has been drawn towards the dark arts mainly as a way to alleviate chronic boredom, among more conventional means of escapism. His effeminate appearance makes him a popular …
A pale, stringy lad with close-cropped black hair, Pylyp has become a popular guest at parties due to his tendency to frequently subject himself to various forms of painful, spectacular humiliation.
Died in a spectacular fashion when
Boris, the excrement conoisseur
A blubbering, relentlessly naked semi-feral man with scabrous, sickly-pale skin and wild, unkempt hair infested with vermin, Boris reeks of shit. When not fashioning his excrement into unnerving shapes, he loudly and annoyingly adulates foul, forgotten …
p. Nestor: A sturdy, though not necessarily obese man in his mid-twenties, Nestor’s whole life revolves around the kitchen. He makes excellent sausages. Watching his master’s wife handle various foul concoctions nonchalantly, he silently hopes that Lord …
The village idiot
This poor lad was living in the streets of a small rural village south of Nahab. Fortunately his insanity was of the portentous kind, and now he rambles happily in Tyrus's dungeons instead.
Atarpas is one of the nemedian officers Barathus rescued from slavery. He’s young and had not yet finalized his education in the military academy before the war, but still a capable archery officer.
Unlike Mazare, Atarpas is somewhat well-read and …
Mazare is the most seasoned veteran among the soldiers Barathus rescued from slavery. He is no longer young, but looks even older. Wrinkles and patches of grayed hair cover his face, enhancing the impression of a stressed old man.
Mazare is …
Sallust was a childhood friend of Tyrus and the youngest son of a fellow merchant. He studied with him through all of his early life. Both chose to enter the university as young men and equally enticed of the possibility of learning forbidden knowledge. …
Josius happened to witness both the sorcery of his master and the sanctum below his keep. Fortunately he no longer remembers being pissed off about his fate.
Octavia was game in some kind of a hunting ritual set up by a deranged nemedian forest cult. Luckily she never found out whether the entertainment she was set out to be was sexual or violent (or both), as Tyrus happened on the scene and bought her from …
Kallikrates is a city doctor who was a good friend of many merchant families residing near Belverus. When the possibility of moving to a bigger city and acting as a family doctor arose, he contemplated for a while, but chose to accept.
The doctor is a …