P4 Characters

Captain E. J. Riley’s Personal Staff
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
Motochika Sonshin ??? Amatsuran strategist with a flowery persona.
Chang Fei Li Omoeia Monastery Omoeian scholar, monk, and warrior. Somewhat portly.
Sir John Rand Knighthood (Phoenician Order) Mustachioed Phoenician Knight, lady-killer.
Ketra Alder Guild of Luftmeisters Guild midshipman, communications specialist.
Candor Bragg Guild of Luftmeisters Able airman, gunner, heavy weapons specialist, and labourer.
Talian Sheppard Guild of Luftmeisters Guild ensign; young, eager, and optimistic. His father was killed in the line of duty during the assault on the Strategos.
Ze ??? Little girl rescued from ancient Republican research island. Awoken from chemically and Resonantly induced hibernation. Mute. Abhors magic. Strong bond with Md. Mariah Cole. Sneaky.
Chassa ??? Lupus Draconis. Previously under control of Ziroc. Burned Riley alive. Spared when fought in Kolyat-Vadra, rendered incapable of caustic breath. Lowly intelligence.
Grave Hawke Great Wheel, ??? A sixty-something, withered, crotchety arctic wolf-man, tasked with guiding Riley along the path of wisdom and morality. Full name, “Engraving the Deeds of the Righteous Hawke.”
George The Cold Man A snowy owl sent to teach and lead Margot Fortescue. Needs a lozenge. Do you have any mice?
“Virage” ??? Powerful warrior, amnesiac. Currently responding to the name inscribed on his enormous axe. Mild-mannered and conscientious, but prone to flying into terrifying frenzies.
CITADEL Staff and Agents
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
Rickard Straeth CITADEL CITADEL Director. Prophet?
Sir Shrivarre Akienne CITADEL Crested bird-man of unknown origin, found as a hatchling in the ruins of Etskago and adopted by Dir. Straeth. Former member of the Knighthood, Phoenician order.
Nicolette Tourmaline Knighthood (Phoenician Order) Phoenician knight, briefly commander of the CPS Sherra. Paralyzed from the waist down during the fierce battle against Capt. Rattlebones. Widow of Sir Saul Tourmaline.
Daniel of Armacaia ??? Sometime secretary-domo to Sir Akienne. Seems to specialize in diplomacy, mediation, negotiation, and drinking alone in high-end lounges and restaurants. Usually accompanied by large mechanikal dog.
Cass Mullaney CITADEL Bright young engineer, Applied Teknomantics division.
Cael the Addan CITADEL CITADEL Captain.
Adrienne St. Cyr CITADEL CITADEL Captain.
Finn Lamfada (MIA) Clan Lamfada Of the Lamfada clan of the House of Dragons. Operative and entryman. Enormously tall. Last seen in Obstkern.
Garrison at Fort Rochelle
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
Lord Xavier Cato (MIA) Knighthood (Order of the Knights Mentari) Commander of Fort Rochelle, second-in-command of the Knights Mentari. Led a majority of the Fort’s strength ranging prior to Red Renata’s attack.
Sir Saul Tourmaline (Deceased) Knighthood (Phoenician Order) High ranking Phoenician Knight, sworn protector of Princess Turalyona Katerina Angstrel Apterin. Husband to Dame Nicolette Tourmaline.
Squire Denham Knighthood Gruff, hirsute, and well-muscled gnome stationed at Ft. Rochelle. Fought bravely in defense of the Fort’s keep. Master of the forge.
Chaplain Vasili Starnsk Knighthood, Great Wheel Current highest-ranking Knight stationed at Ft. Rochelle. Devout Wheelite.
Dame Alice Dawnblood Knighthood (Order of the Knights Mentari) Reliquarian and Lorekeeper. Assisted party in the attempt to find and rescue Lord Xavier Cato’s retinue.
Turalyona Katerina Angstrel Apterin ??? Princess of the Kingdom of Adda. Reasons for presence at the fortress unclear.
The Guild of Luftmeisters
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
Lt. Stanis Pennecoste (MIA) Guild of Luftmeisters Tactical officer of the Rebeckah, vanished by foul sorceries during the battle to hold the bridge. Confirmed alive by Captain Riley through Divine Consciousness.
Lt. Piers Sheridan Guild of Luftmeisters Most senior Guild officer aboard the CPS Rebeckah. Pilot. Badly burned with acid during the battle to hold the bridge. Challenged Samuel T. Marlowe to a duel, and won.
Enoch Cabler Guild of Luftmeisters, ??? Engine-master of the Rebeckah. Admitted to freeing Orrick Dar-Fel due to crisis of conscience, removed from his position pending court martial.
Md. Jaime Thalis Guild of Luftmeisters Assigned to the Rebeckah. Young midshipman, sent to retrieve Riley’s armor from his cabin just before being boarded. Sickly.
Md. Ames Calendar Guild of Luftmeisters Assigned to the Rebeckah. Older midshipman. Stim junkie?
Dr. John Best Guild of Luftmeisters Rebeckah. Signature treatment: fish tranquilizer.
Cpt. Kyrias (Deceased) Guild of Luftmeisters, ??? One-time hero of the Guild, more recently a gambling gadabout and traitorous saboteur. Slain by Md. Mariah Cole on Tal-Jika in a duel.
Lt. Cmdr. Rolles Cortana Guild of Luftmeisters Commander of the GFS Nova. Human, but wears a bright blue braid flecked with gold. Gnomish-blooded?
Leon Harriman Chandler Guild of Luftmeisters, ??? Captain, GFS Star Chaser. Codenamed Mongoose. Mariah Cole’s new commanding officer. Serran’s former (current?) boss. Commander of a unit of blue-and-grey-coated operatives encountered by Riley on Obstkern.
Various and Sundry on Trebarre
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
“Red” Renatta Corbleu Renatta’s Crew Pirate Lord. Seems to have a bit of a thing for Captain Riley.
Mr. Thorpe Renatta’s Crew Little is known of him beyond his arcane prowess and almost-successful attempt at slaying Sam at Ft. Rochelle’s outer curtain wall.
Dr. Francois Bonnet Renatta’s Crew Gnomish. A fierce combatant when secure within his teknomantickally-powered armor. Travels sometimes with a small contingent of graduate students.
Darwin Oldfang Trebarre Bandits Bandit leader. Fairly old, grizzled. Decent shot with a rifle. Happens to be a werebear.
“Six-Shot” Susan LaCroix Trebarre Bandits Bandit leader. Young girl with a sharp tongue and a short temper. Dual-wields pistols impressively. Shot out one of Md. Mariah Cole’s eyes.
Angela Bradley Trebarre Bandits Bandit leader based in Shafton Forest region. Terrifyingly effective sniper. Former resident of a central-Trebarrine town called Drydock, where she was acquainted with one Marshal Ashley Galliford. Now dreams of a position of status and respect within Shafton.
Coleman Caine ??? Travelling merchant and occasional de facto postman.
Lyanna ??? Arcanist and tracker last seen searching for a missing trade caravan. Aided the party during their failed search for Lord Xavier Cato.
Gregor Lazar ??? Gregarious travelling merchant intent on unloading his wares and joining up with the Mayor of Hart’s Falls.
Kayla (Deceased) ??? Rauxon ex-patriate. Killed by assassins and bounty hunters seeking Riley.
Daven Grail (Deceased) Grail Family Member of the prominent Grail Family, Daven was on a mission to secure trade privileges with the Alchemists of Shafton. He was killed by Angela Bradley’s bandits before making it to the city.
Jedidiah Thompson ??? Reclusive goatherd. Owns property between Ackar-Villefort and Catastrophe Chasm.
Shafton
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
“Painter” Gainesbury Shafton, Gainesbury Family Disaffected youth recently returned to Shafton from a voyage abroad. Seems to possess a kind of connection to the forest.
Leni Hyle Shafton, Hyle Family Young lady, Commander of the Flying Squirrels.
Harton Glass Shafton, Glass Family Appointed to be Protector of the City during the spate of mysterious disappearances, recently stepped down. Ex-officer of the Blackpenny Veterans mercenary company.
Charle Finchley (Deceased) Hyle Family? A merchant of fine papers, and a contact of Daniel of Armacaia. Currently missing, along with an artifact of apparent import marked “Omicron.”
Naomi Forthright ??? Accurately-named ex-mercenary and proprietor of Bullets, Blades & Bludgeons, a secondhand weapons shop within Shafton’s Bazaar.
Vedic Amalthusileia Shafton, Great Wheel Chief Priest of Shafton and the party’s primary contact to Ivan Drakovir.
Angelos Hyle Hyle Family, ??? Called Angie. A young highborn posing as an urchin with many unofficial jobs and connections all over Shafton.
Tanda Gainesbury Alchemists, Gainesbury Family? A young Alchemist and suspected lover of the missing Charle Finchley. Wife of Valentine Gainesbury. Successfully healed and rescued from an assassination attempt at the Exile’s Heart, then again rescued in the cattle holds of the Bazaar.
Valentine Gainesbury (Deceased) ??? Treacherous former husband of Lady Tanda. Sought the Omicron artifact for unknown reasons.
Throbnok ??? Orc accountant seeking a job from Sam. Prone to uncontrollable rage.
Hart’s Falls
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
The Mayor Himself A well-built, palpably intense human male. Has for some time been gathering a force of mercenaries, ’dynes, and various other allies to his side to an unknown end. Encountered firsthand by Margot near the derelict airship outside Shafton.
Lilith Banecourt The Mayor of Hart’s Falls Fairly intimidating, albeit waifish, young woman in the employ of the Mayor.
The Metal Knight The Mayor of Hart’s Falls, ??? A man-sized metal “statue” first discovered by the party in a cavern beneath Shafton’s derelict airship, later seen animated and appearing to swear fealty to the Mayor.
The Moorlands League
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
Sgt. Angus McClintock Moorlands League Previously stationed upon the Rebeckah. Commander of the King’s Own 23rd of Hellebore Muskets. His tactical expertise and leadership proved instrumental to the party’s success during their trials in Tal-Jika. Majestic mutton-chops.
Major Loup Dragar Moorlands League Officer of the King’s Own 23rd Hellebore Muskets.
Cpl. Karen Pyncheon Moorlands League Just a small-town girl living in a lonely world. Enjoys a good fistfight, and a good vial of stims. May or may not have a little crush on Ashley.
Tal-Jika
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
Mayor Lord Phillip Parth (Deceased) Water Lords Former majority shareholder in TacAm and mayor of Tal-Jika.
Willant of House Baszeria ??? Currently holds a plurality of shares in TacAm. De facto civil leader of Tal-Jika, along with a council of union representatives. Guarded at nearly all times by enthusiastic goblin ninjas.
Prudence, and her Sisters ??? Well-funded bounty hunters seeking Iseult. Have proved willing to listen to reason.
Rawlings ??? Motivations unclear. Allied at least temporarily with Gnaeus during the party’s time in Tal-Jika.
The Jackdaw Detective Agency
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
Col. Delos Jackdaws High-ranking member of the organization. Considerably skilled with heavy arms. Forced to retreat from combat with the party at the Tal-Jikan ’Dyneworks, and subsequently eluded.
Jace Manderley (Deceased) Jackdaws Once a puissant wielder of a Vorpal falchion. Possessed an aura of palpable terror, before falling in to a volcano. Encountered again by the party during the anarchist riots in Shafton, now partially reptilian and encased in an enormous suit of powered armor, and dealt with permanently.
The 4th Republic
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
General Severyn Toha 4th Republic Highest ranked Canid in Republican military. Fought with Riley against the Strategos. Reasons for presence in Shafton during the time of the anarchist riots unknown, but provided needed support to the party during same.
Capt. Ah-ah-ah-eh-eh-eh’Keek 4th Republic Mongoose-man soldier under Gen. Toha’s command. Valiantly defended Shafton from arsonists and anarchists. Assisted in the search for Dr. Fortescue post-battle.
“Mr. Hand” 4th Republic Nom de Guerre used by at least two different Republican operatives. One known by Ashley Galliford (and currently imprisoned for undertaking a suspicious investigation on Ashley’s behalf), the other met by Captain Riley in Obstkern.
“Ms. Hand” 4th Republic, ??? Ashley’s current contact to the Republic. A very attractive gnomish woman.
Obstkern
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
Motochika Eiko ??? Amatsuran expat, dancer. Along with her uncle, caught up in events she did not fully understand.
Ewald Dechert The Nachtkessel Previously employed as an officer of the Obstkern police force. Recruited by Prince Attalwulf to the ranks of Obstkern’s elite operatives. Vaguely disdainful of Capt. Riley, known under the alias “Micah Joran” and also as the “King of Stars”.
Prince Attalwulf The Nachtksessel Black hair, black eyes, pale skin; grave and imposing demeanor. In a command position at the Nachtkessel.
Prince Ghislain ??? Eldest son and presumptive heir to the grand duchy of Obstkern. Handsome and ruddy cheeked, he is popular with women and his peers among the aristocracy. Fond of gambling and the finest imported luxuries from around the Aetheria.
“Gully” ??? A goblin with a cruel sense of humor. A hanger on often seen in the company of Ghislain and his young friends.
Sir Anton “The Rook” The Nachtkessel, ??? A knight of some infamy, and a regular companion – perhaps a bodyguard – to the sons of the Grand Duke of Obstkern. Massively built on a scale that dwarfs even the most imposing Orques.
Church of the Great Wheel
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
Torres Great Wheel Bodyguard of Arch-Bishop Father Ivan Drakovir. A very large man apparently possessing many personal technomantick enhancements.
Others (Allies)
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
Abbott Shoukou Omoeia Monastery Leader of the Omoeian sect of the Shaan religion. Accomplished sleight-of-hand artist. Supports the belief that several members of the party are Small Gods. Wants Riley to grow into the role.
Gary the Demon Raven The Vanishing Lord, ??? Corvus Demonica. Member of a widespread network of birds. Sometime familiar to the Vanishing Lord, when present. Loves berries, and calling people “bitches.”
Iseult Lady Kannarkin ??? Rescued prisoner from the Shard Haseth. Considered valuable because of an unpopular parent.
Scarlocke ??? Gentlemanly scarlet mantis-man. Long-lived adventurer and businessman. Previously friends with one Miss Georgina Chandler.
Rosius Helm Satyeva Former judge and current municipal leader of the city of Satyeva. Fought alongside the coalition of Heroes to delay the Strategos.
Paros Elliman ??? A roaring, drunken barrel of a man. “The greatest Luftmeister not in the Guild” is almost half machine, his left arm and leg replaced by technomanitik prostheses. Has to date offered 367 different reasons for his condition, never the same one twice. Partners in crime with Cordelia.
Cordelia ??? An anthropomorphic feline, “Cordy” is a skilled second-story burglar and has a prodigious appetite for mice, catnip, and handsome men of all humanoid species.
Arch-Bishop Father Ivan Drakovir Great Wheel, Gruffyd Head of the Church in Gruffyd. Has established a loose alliance with Fort Rochelle in order to provide stability to Trebarre for supposedly altruistic reasons.
Lanx Overcrown ??? Freelance broker and investigator hired by an unknown party to purchase the Omicron artifact. Former Colonel of the King’s Irregular Service. Has an old war wound in his right leg courtesy of Ashley. Legal guardian of Adelaide Voltus.
Others (Enemies)
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
Ziroc the Warped ??? Powerful arcanist with an oversized draconic left arm, encountered aboard the rogue levium refinery prior to its destruction. Encountered again in the Dwarven city of Kolyat-Vadra, in a retinue of dragon-creatures. Abandoned Chassa.
Orrick Dar-Fel ??? Son of illegal levium merchants and an amateur armordyne pilot. Taken prisoner at the rogue levium refinery, and maimed by Mr. Galliford during an interrogation. Aided in escaping the Rebeckah upon arrival at Tal-Jika.
Capt. Rattlebones ??? Undead Pirate Lord. Commands an enormous, ancient battleship, the Shard Haseth. Currently being hunted by a secret Guild task force.
Mortifect ???, previously Rattlebones Undead arbitrator in the employ of Rattlebones. Escaped captivity aboard the Sherra upon arrival at Tal-Jika.
Varnis Morth Midnight Brotherhood Servant of Lughnassa and powerful divine spellcaster. Raised Ephraim Jacob Riley from the dead at his mistress’s command.
Maj. Jack Hobbs 4th Republic Gnomish commando in tireless pursuit of Ashley. His right arm is a bulky, armored, technomantick prosthetic. Was in Kolyat-Vadra concurrently with the party, but did not encounter them.
[Name Unknown] (Deceased) ??? Physically powerful and unarmed Amatsuran woman specializing in mage-slaying. Demonstrated spell-turning abilities against both Marlowe and Riley. Temporarily cut Riley off from the Resonance. Viciously slaughted by Virage during Shafton’s riots.
[Name Unknown] (Deceased) ???, Flying Squirrels Knife-wielding assassin sent after the Alchemist Tanda. Escaped the Exile’s Heart using a concealable grapnel-pistol. Identity as a Flying Squirrel confirmed via searching of their headquarters. Found dead at The Rotwood.
The Lace Butterfly (Deceased) Anarchy, ??? Infamous anarchist with a penchant for foppery and explosives. Impersonated Elias Tarquedo while in Shafton in order, presumably, to incite the massive riot and explosions that shook the Bazaar. Died while trying to escape, his personal ordnance detonating prematurely.
Others (Unclear)
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
Borealis Traske ??? Foremost scholar on teleportation and magical gateways. Only scattered notes were found in his Satyeva home
Sin Dao ??? Massively powerful semi-divine creature. Bound to the Wheel until the Battle of Satyeva, when Wheelite priests released him to slow the Chariot. Gravely wounded, whereabouts unknown. Prime suspect in a recent nearly-successful attempt on Capt. Riley’s life.
Acheron Lady of Gears One of the ancient Exceptionals, departed the Rebeckah’s crew at Tal-Jika. Referred to Riley as an “exceptional bag of meat”.
“The Dragonfly” Lady of Gears? Strange technomantick aircraft discovered in the depths of the refinery and rescued by the Strike Team. Child of the Gearmother. Relinquished to Captain Rattlebones in exchange for prisoners and the Sherra. Rendered inoperable by Md. Cole under orders of Captain Riley.
Gnaeus Ahenobarbus Republics of Borealis and Argentum? Arms dealer, spy & politico. Owed a couple of favors by Captain Riley. Has some very old history with Ashley. Streak of white hair. Present in both Tal-Jika and Shafton during times of great turmoil.
Dr. Prof. Aldous Blount ??? “A very, very famous doctor”. Adventuring archaeologist of some renown. Last seen with a party of orcs striking off in to the wilds of the Continent. Disliked by all but Marlowe.
Viscount Alex Winters ??? Commander of a Sceptre MultiCom mercenary unit. Lost a squad in Kolyat-Vadra; blames Riley.
Serran Drakaar ??? Mystic possessing the rare ability to interact with the poorly understood spirit realm, or “deeper world”; veteran of the battle with the Strategos. Currently in seclusion with acolytes training in the ways of the Shinobi no Mono. May have some connection to Ashley Galliford and Samuel T. Marlowe. Whereabouts unknown.
Aspiros Church of the Great Wheel, ??? “Spire”. Famous gunslinger/mercenary. Wields twin “revolver”/gunblades. Fought on the side of the Strategos at the Battle of Satyeva. Currently on the payroll of the Archbishop of Gruffyd, Ivan Drakovir.
Detective Elias Tarquedo Moorlands League The most talented and famous detective of all Hollen Moor.
Spriggan Justice? Spear-wielding freelance vigilante. Wears an iron half-mask. Looks forward to meeting Riley again.
Higher Powers
Nom de Guerre Allegiance Profyle
Camael Caelus Aetheria Also known as Cameron d’Caeli. Appears human. Of indeterminate age. Fallen angel, once in the service of Loki. Suspected to be full manifestation of The Manipulator, sometimes referred to as the Gardener. Currently master of the King’s gardens on Hollen Moor.
Azrael ??? Angel.
Kyou Songen Omoeia Monastery? Monk, and master of Shaan martial arts. Vessel of the Strategos. Location unknown.
Francis (Deceased) ??? Possible impostor of the Deep Dweller “The Eater of Names”. Swallowed whole by a greater Power.
Wrath ??? Believed a malicious divine power by dwarven priests of Kolyat-Vadra. May have some connection to Dr. Margot Fortescue.
Void ??? Believed a malicious divine power by dwarven priests of Kolyat-Vadra. May have some connection to Dr. Margot Fortescue. Also known as Entropy.
The Cold Man ??? One of Margot’s creators, an Old Divine whose power is strongest in Drakaar. Originally known as The Scholar.

P4 Characters

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