A serious-looking older man with a receding, graying ponytail, and a somewhat scholarly demeanor. Often leads discussions of the HOotCL, along with Madame Gavral, although there is not an "official" leader. Hired team to get a museum piece for him, as he …
The team chased Sonora for quite a while during the artefact hunt, but ended up teaming up with her to defeat the bloodmage who had hired her team, after he betrayed them. She feels she owes them a debt, and has been helpful in providing info on [[ …
Ehran the Scribe
Long-lived fromer *Tir High Prince*. Has many works published on magical theory and the *Sixth World*. Appears to be [[:jane-2 | Jane's]] employer/mentor, rumored to be her illegitimate father.
[[:lodestone | Lodestone]] heard a rumor/conspiracy theory …
Cossint is an [[Saeder-Krupp Heavy Industries | Saeder-Krupp Heavy Industries]]-employed dwarf female who manages magical corporate security for many of SK's *AGS* holdings. She contracts local mages to aid in ritual spellcasting & assist with spirit …
Born and raised in a Saeder-Krupp Arcology in the Frankfurt sprawl to German-Jewish parents Karl and Marina. Karl studied engineering at University and after graduating was employed by the Saeder-Krupp corporation, prospering there and becoming a talented …
Hired the mercs and runners for the assault on *Alamais'* compound near GeMiTo. Works directly under [[:lofwyr | Lofwyr]], though he receives paychecks through [[Saeder-Krupp Heavy Industries | Saeder-Krupp Heavy Industries]].
Vandana Rao Bat'Djoto
A powerful troll combat mage. She is one of the [[Skraacha | Skraacha's]] leaders in the Ork Underground district of Seattle. She aspects Hindu deities when fighting. She has ties to the [[Stonecutter's Guild]], and recently negotiated the Guild's …
Pursues an unknown agenda, frequently using runners to accomplish his goals. Rumored to be an immortal elf. Mentored [[:jane-2 | Jane]]. Recently fought a massive street battle one-on-one with *Ghostwalker* through the streets of Denver, ended only through …
Lothan The Wise
He moved to Chicago a couple years ago and opened up a talismonger shop called The Wisest Troll, after a long career in the Seattle shadows. Mentor/teammate to [[:kellan-colt | Kellan Colt]] before he landed in Chicago.
Occasional [[Jackpoint | …
Euro conservationast magician. Rational, prefers facts to proselytizing. Old [[GreenWar | GreenWar]] ties.
Ex-[[Mitsuhama Computer Technologies | Mitsuhama]]. Specialized at recon and tracking, very rational.
Good at blending in, leads a team as well as fixing. Somewhat reviled on JP for his extreme willingness to use (or abuse) invasive mind control. Recovering *tempo* addict. May have tried to have [[:pistons | Pistons]] killed over their long-running feud, …
Former runner, currently a thaumaturgy professor, still does odd jobs for the [[Draco Foundation | Draco Foundation]] and [[DIMR | DIMR]]. Much arcane knowledge, and pretty snobbish about it at times. Comes across as very cynical and upper-crust.
Has an …
Skilled mage and spell designer. On the run from [[Aztechnology | Aztechnology]] after they wiped out most of her last team during the *Artifact Rush.* She is skilled at ID-ing and activating artifacts.
Old friends/ex-trainee of [[:lothan-the-wise | …
One of the main leaders of the pro-Prop 23 movement, she is a genuine idealist. She really stepped up after *Rebecca MacCallister's* death, fearlessly pushing her agenda at great personal risk. Close to Rebecca's brother, [[:tauren | Tauren]] and father …
Plays up the "walking stereotype" of his nature. Gained his street name from his signature red hair, as well as his blood-drinking. Very coy and mysterious about his true age, but has some retro affectations and interests (which he turns off as needed).
A retired runner in her 30's, who got mostly out of the life, though she still maintains some old contacts and friendships. She used her "last big score" to buy a bar and restaurant called *The Rose and Thistle,* which has a rep as having the best fish and …
Founder of the [[Atlantean Foundation | Atlantean Foundation]], she is an elf of indeterminate age and origin, and seems to be a powerful mage, having been shown respect by wide-ranging figures from [[:ehran-the-scribe | Ehran the Scribe]] to [[:harlequin …
Former *Tir* High Prince, she is *carremoleg* expert, and trains frequently with her Paladins. She is also a high-level initiate.
She lead the conservative, Elf-supremacist faction of the government during the revolution in the 2060's, and either …