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Prince, Seneschal, Sherrif, Keeper of Elysium
Carthians, Crones, Invictus, Sanctified, Ordo, Unaligned





The Carthian Movement
The only force that can overcome an idea and a faith is another and better idea and faith, positively and fearlessly upheld. ~ Dorothy Thompson


Tamsin Lee
Primogen
Status:
Daeva
Quote: Dearest, I think you're the lowest thing that ever crawled, but as long as I can put my hands on you, no other man will ever touch me.
Common Knowledge:
  • Tamsin is from San Diego.
  • She's visited San Francisco before -- once, in 1946, and she stayed about a year.
  • Tamsin's an active member of the Carthian Movement, and doesn't care who knows it.
  • She likes to debate. Anybody. Anytime. About anything.
  • Tamsin's sire was in San Francisco a few years ago.

Played by Robin Alberg



Gregori Anvil


Status:
Daeva
Quote: If you choose not to decide you still have made a choice.
Common Knowledge:

Gregori is recently from Seattle where he and his friends were Hounds.
He was sent here to "help" the prince.
Gregori is a firearms expert.
He is always looking for the next way to make money.
The three of them, Hammer, Anvil, and Smith, are known as "Carthian Troublemakers".

Played by Phil Lewis



Cody Lee DuChamp
Brood Hunter
Status:
Daeva
Quote: "...."
Common Knowledge:
  • Childe of Olga Hurloffsdottir, the former Harpy of San Francisco.
  • Was formerly of the Invictus.
  • Proficient in 12 different martial arts and dozens of weapons.
  • Cody does not talk much.
  • Was part of the Brood Hunters in the 1960's.
Played by Cory Sober



Isabella DiAngelo

Brood Hunter
Status: Ghoul
Regnant: Cody Lee DuChamp
Quote: "If you actually were as innocent as you pretend to be, we'd never get anywhere." --Sam Spade in 'The Maltese Falcon'
Common Knowledge:

Isabella di Angelo served as ghoul to the Invictus Angel Victor Wu, providing him with her wealth of knowledge, both trivial and other.
As a personal data assistant, her primary areas of expertise were art history and the antiquarian book trade.
It therefore comes as something of a surprise to see her resurface in San Francisco hunting the Brood with Cody Lee DuChamp.
During the chaos of the mid-80s, he swept her away from Wu for reasons unknown and spirited her off to Los Angeles.
Is it the Brood-hunt that brings them back to SF or something more?

Played by Jana Wright



Vasili Hammer

Status:
Daeva
Quote: "Let me do your taxes. When you next come out of Torpor you will thank me, and the inventor of compound interest."
Common Knowledge:
  • Big and strong, Vasili hits people and things with his pick/hammer.
  • Born in the Soviet Union some time after "The Great Patriotic War" (WWII).
  • Always hangs out with Grigory "Anvil" and Mikhaela "Smith", who have recently taken to calling themselves "The Justice League".
  • Vasili is a Hound for the "Director" (Prince) of Seattle.
  • Vasili is a tax attourney, and pretty good at it.
Played by Rick Lewis



Marshal Peyton

Brood Hunter
Status:
Mekhet
Quote: The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them.
Common Knowledge:

Articles bearing his name appear occasionally in local newspapers.
He claims that he is a newspaperman.
He claims that Samuel Clemens taught him the newspaper business.
He says things that make it appear that he has lived in San Francisco for a long time or has studied the city's history carefully.
Marshal is exceptionally dexterous and can be regularly seen licking his own ass crack.
Do not mess with the Web Monkey, you will not win.


Played by Wes Divin



Michaela Smith (Misha to her friends)
Deputy
Status:
Mekhet
Quote: "Tell me, are you familiar with the writings of Shan Yu?"
Common Knowledge:
  • Misha was born in the Ukraine after World War II.
  • She always hangs out with Gregori and Vasili.
  • Michaela is a Hound for the Director (Prince) of Seattle.
  • She is often unseen, but seems to be everywhere.
  • Michaela was a "cleaner" before becoming undead, and still practices that skill for the benefit of the worthy...
Played by Mindy Lewis



Alex Sutter

Brood Hunter
Status:
Mekhet
Quote: You fondle my trigger then you blame my gun. --'Limp'
Common Knowledge:

Alex is a talented driver and travels often.
He recently came from San Diego with a small coterie.
Alex Sutter has very little respect for covenants other than the Carthians and the Lancea Sanctum.
Alex has a very short temper.
He has been connected to a number of violent political changes.

Played by Doug Picanzi









The Circle of the Crones
Great are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force, that thoughts rule the world. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson



Belle Calhoun
Seneschal / Brood Hunter
Status: Seneschal's Territory Civic Center
Nosferatu
Quote: 'Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation, and publicly and privately, in season and out, avow their sympathy with despised and persecuted ideas and their advocates, and bear the consequences.' -- Susan B. Anthony
Common Knowledge:
  • Belle claims to have been in San Francisco from 1880 to 1933.
  • Belle came to San Francisco in March 2006 with Renato Cortez to fight the brood. She seems very loyal to Cortez.
  • Belle is visibly Nosferatu, with three disturbingly long fingers on each hand, covered by black gloves.
  • Belle always covers her eyes with a veil or sunglasses.
  • Belle typically wears all black with a very peculiar looking helmet.

Played by Kathy Bunt



Vanessa Jameson

Primogen
Status:
Gangrel
Quote: 'You might say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you will join us
and the world will live as one.' --John Lennon 'Imagine'
Common Knowledge:

Vanessa has her own 'Save the Urban Forest' group.
She is contantly fundraising for her organization.
Vanessa rides a small electric scooter around town. She doesn't like being teased about the scooter and her look says she would happily punch anyone who mentions it.
She is from LA.
Vanessa enjoys current pop and hip-hop music.

Played by Melissa Carl



Mia
Heirophant
Status: Personal Territory Land's End
Daeva (Daeva Status 1)
Quote: Badly translated from Nuahtl:
They sound the drums the timbaleros sound I will continue loving you
To the rate of the low one through the guiro and maracas I will continue loving you
My dark solitude you will never leave me
My dark solitude I will always love you
My dark solitude never leave me
My dark solitude hold till the dawn
My dark solitude I die if not for you
Common Knowledge:
  • Mia comes, most recently, from San Diego.
  • She speaks a variety of languages, some of which are not readily identifiable.
  • Mia smells faintly like musty fishing nets.
  • She occasionally "zones out" at gatherings.
  • Mia is quite friendly and often attempts to hug people.

Played by Stacy Hart



Piggy Bellsmeade


Status:

Quote: Yes, ma'am.
Common Knowledge:

Piggy was brought to San Francisco by the Heirophant of San Diego and Tiajuana.
He was introduced as a new kindred.
Piggy was placed under the tutelage of Bernie.
Bernie and Piggy were previously aquainted.
He has a memory that would stagger a librarian.
Played by Sechin Tower




Kalen Delphae

Status:
Gangrel
Quote: Peace or pain, sleep brings both to the defenseless dreamer; it is not the caress or wound but the intensity that is remembered.
Common Knowledge:
  • He came to America with Katya to help her search for her pre-mortem daughter.
  • Kalen is recently reawakened.
  • There are ancient rumors that fit with the description of Kalen.
  • Kalen's loyalties lie strongly with the Crone.
  • Little else is known about Kalen, other than the occasional dark whisper.

Played by Wolff Chaffee



Katya Maria Guzek


Status:
Mekhet
Quote: Always carry an extra blanket killing in cold blood is rude.
Common Knowledge:

Katya if from Eastern Europe.
She only just arrived in America, recently.
Katya is a skilled investigator.
She is very loyal to the Circle of the Crone.
Katya is looking for someone who was once a member of Prince Juarez's Court.
Played by Jenn Chaffee




Bernadette "Bernie" Stone
Deputy / Brood Hunter
Status:
Mekhet
Quote: "Now you see me. Now you don't."
Common Knowledge:
  • Bernie was in San Francisco right after the 1906 earthquake.
  • She looks tough, but is quite friendly.
  • Bernie is over 100 years old.
  • She fought the Brood ... and lived to tell about it.
  • Bernie has fought beside Renato Cortez for many decades and will continue to do so "until one of us is no longer".

Played by Katie Tower













The Invictus
"There is a name for you, ladies, but it isn't used in high society... outside of a kennel." ~ Crystal Allen - The Women(1939)



Renato Cortez

Prince / Brood Hunter
Status: Prince's Territory Presidio and Telegraph Hill
Gangrel
Quote: "If you fight alongside me you will know victory and justice. If you fight against me, you will learn caution...if you survive."
Common Knowledge:

Cortez came to San Francisco in the late 19th century to help Francesca Juarez take Praxis.
He became her Seneschal in 1945.
In 1985 he declared the Carthian Movement in San Francisco "a failure" and left the covenant, continuing his Requiem as one of the Unbound.
He was one of a handful of Kindred to escape the city last year after a failed attempt to bring the insane Prince Juarez under control.
In March of this year he returned with a group of volunteers who destroyed a nest of Belial's Brood, and then claimed Praxis as the new Prince of San Francisco.
Played by Jason Carl



Clara Huntington
Mistress of Elysium
Status:
Mekhet
Quote: "It's not that power corrupts, although that is true. It's that power makes us careless."
Common Knowledge:
  • Clara has recently arrived from London.
  • She seems very familiar with San Francisco as a whole.
  • Clara seems wealthy and dresses well, if with an eclectic, old-fashioned air.
  • She is friendly and polite, appearing comfortable in Kindred society.
  • Clara is rumored to have been a fixture of London society, first in her mortal life and then among the Kindred following her embrace.

Played by Michelle Lyons



Arabelle Macias Vizcaina

Primogen
Status: Personal Territory Nob Hill
Ventrue
Quote: "In the interest of renown, the forwardness should lie chiefly in the capacity to handle things."
Common Knowledge:

Arabelle has a childe, Ash.
She is interested in epic stories.
Arabelle loves Shakespeare.
She is new to the area and has never been in San Francisco before.
Arabelle is concerned about the recent negative events involving former members of the Invictus.
Played by Tarisse Smith



Ash
Deputy
Status:
Ventrue
Quote: "I know you liked me better when...I was a fool." -Concrete Blonde
Common Knowledge:
  • Ash has a rock band.
  • She seems to be a "rebel" type.
  • Ash is an excellent performer.
  • She does not appear to want to follow rules or the traditional way of the Ventrue or Invictus.
  • Ash is the childe of Arabelle Vizcaina.

Played by April Duncan



Nick Dalton


Status:
Ventrue
Quote: "I'm not kind, I'm vicious. It's the secret of my charm."
Common Knowledge:

Nick is very loyal to the Invictus, and while not an important member, is known to be "employed" by several very important Invictus.
Nick lived in San Francisco for decades before moving to LA during WWII.
Nick is an American.
Nick is a quiet man who listens intently to all about him.
He was very pissed off about recent events in LA. "Is every city that I live in gonna go to hell?"
Played by Brannon Boren



Sarah Winchester
Former Regent of San Jose
Status:
Ventrue
Quote: "Please, come into my parlour, don't mind the cob webs deary."
Common Knowledge:
  • Sarah Winchester is famous for her house in San Jose.
  • She is a loyal member of the Invictus and was one of Prince Juarez's strongest supporters and a personal friend.
  • She is a known recluse and rarely ever leaves her home. She sends her ghoul Mary to court as her representative.
  • Sarah always hides her face behind veils. No one has seen her face in over 100 years.
  • No one shows up at Winchester House uninvited. Those who do and survive the experience vow never to return.
  • Played by J Kovach



  • Mary Lin

    Regent of San Jose
    Status:
    Ventrue
    Quote: "That my Mistress is well pleased is my only concern."
    Common Knowledge:

    Mary is the childe of Sarah Winchester who had served her since she came to the area.
    Mary was a quiet, respectful ghoul who attended gatherings in the name of her Regnant.
    Mary is knowledgeable about the occult, especially when it comes to ghosts.
    Mary's sense of fashion is slightly archaic, yet elegant.
    Mary is fluent in English, Chinese, and Latin.
    Played by Jane Izumoto









    The Lancea Sanctum
    Oh faithless and perverse generation? How long shall I be with you? How long shall I bear with you? ~ Matthew 17



    Constance Cortland

    Primogen
    Status:
    Ventrue
    Quote: Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.
    Common Knowledge:

    Cortland Steel Fabricators is a mega-corporation based out of VA that Constance is synonymous with. Those that carry the name Cortland are much like American Royalty.
    She seems to be respected amongst her Covenant but it is not clear as to the source of this respect.
    Constance was last seen 10 years ago in Denver. After the public assassination of her sire, the long standing Prince Mary Josephine, Constance dissapeared until now and was believed dead.
    She moves easily in many social circles despite her staunch Roman Catholic beliefs.
    Constance is a hobby botanist and has interests in natural sciences.
    Played by J Kovach



    Nadja Kirillovna
    Bishop
    Status:
    Ventrue
    Quote: 'Come, my children, listen to me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord.' --Psalm 34:11
    Common Knowledge:
    • She is Russian.
    • Nadja is a scholar, who speaks many languages.
    • She has a ghouled ferret who accompanies her to most places.
    • Nadja has a personal bodyguard.
    • Nadja exudes a palpable aura of menace -- mortal and Kindred alike tend to be uncomfortable in her presence.

    Played by Jen Running Deer



    Azrael


    Status:
    Nosferatu
    Quote: [BANG!]"Don't use the Lord's name in vain."
    Common Knowledge:

    Azrael is the Bishop Nadja's personal "Paladin".
    He has an obvious hideous appearance.
    Azrael is very quiet, keeps to himself, and speaks mostly with the Bishop.
    He was recruited by the Bishop Nadja for his reputation in battling the Brood South of Seattle.
    Azrael is a Catholic extremist.
    Played by Patrick Villanueva



    Jason McCallister

    Status:
    Daeva
    Quote: "Thuggin' for God, YO!"
    Common Knowledge:
    • Jason recently arrived with his Lancea Sanctum mentor, from LA, to fight the Brood.
    • His mentor is now missing.
    • Word is, the Carthians of LA have a beef with him.
    • Jason seems to have an "anger management" problem.
    • He is obviously a rank neonate.

    Played by Matt Skau



    Ezekiel Sutter

    Brood Hunter
    Status:
    Mekhet
    Quote: Is this the kind of ordeal like going to visit a rather elderly, ill-kempt, and female relative is an ordeal? Or is this kind of ordeal more like a... like a plunging your hand into scalding hot water to see how fast it takes off the skin sort of ordeal?
    Common Knowledge:

    Ezekiel is a demon hunter and exorcist.
    Ezekiel hails from Los Angeles.
    Ezekiel fought the Brood and lived to tell the tale.
    His inquiring mind frequently gets him into trouble.
    Ezekiel carries a small pink stuffed animal in his backpack, ask him about it!
    Played by Jesse Means









    The Ordo Dracul
    It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power. ~ Alan Cohen



    Ian Stewart
    Primogen / Brood Hunter
    Status:
    Gangrel (Gangrel Status 1)
    Quote: It is the act of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
    Common Knowledge:
    • Ian entered the city from Sacramento with Cortez to fight the Brood.
    • He has only been a Kindred for a couple of years.
    • Ian is very large.
    • He considers himself a philosopher.
    • Ian has some standing both with his Clan and Covenant.

    Played by David Lyons



    Westley V. Blackwood

    Deputy
    Status:
    Mekhet
    Quote: "By taking a multidisciplinary approach to the science of mysticism, I hope to be able to conclusively prove a link between phenomena previously thought as completely unrelated, or even utterly fictional."
    Common Knowledge:

    Westley is fascinated by earthquakes.
    He combines various sciences and occult studies in a seemingly random and nonintuitive way.
    Although he's studied for a century, he tends to place a higher value on new discoveries, sometimes to the point of distraction.
    Although not young, Westley is inexperienced in the ways of Kindred Court.
    He was recently in Tunguska, Siberia.
    Played by Monty Ashley



    Isaac Nox

    Status:
    Nosferatu
    Quote: "We forget so much in our long lives - someone should make sure we don't keep reinventing the wheel."feel it's point!"
    Common Knowledge:
    • Isaac is the childe of a somewhat prominent, yet reclusive, Ordo Dracul member.
    • He travels around cataloguing rare bloodlines for his sire.
    • Isaac doesn't involve himself in local politics more than he has to.
    • Once, he fell into Torpor after causing a building to fall on himself and one of the VII that was chasing him.
    • Isaac refuses to carry a cell phone.

    Played by Ed Matuskey









    The Unaligned
    "When you're going through hell, keep going."~Winston Churchill



    Tom Flynn

    Brood Hunter
    Status: Sherrif's Territory - Chinatown
    Gangrel
    Quote: Vice takes constant practice.
    Common Knowledge:

    Tom was recently embraced.
    He comes to San Francisco from Portland.
    Tom is an avid club crawler.
    He was a scout in the recent Brood Hunts.
    Tom is good at finding.
    Played by Tim O'Brien



    Alexandria DuSaussay

    Status:
    Daeva
    Quote: Next time make sure he's better than I am.
    Common Knowledge:
    • Alexandria is French.
    • She is new to San Francisco.
    • Alexandria came to San Francisco looking for a particular Kindred.
    • She is always nicely dressed and fashionable.
    • Alexandria is one of Elle's senior fashion editors.

    Played by Aimee Bigo