Category Archives: Character Introduction

Sylum Inspiration: Benoit Fransiscus

Tallikut: Clan Leader Benoit was born in Gaul. His father was a Roman soldier, who earned his freedom, his mother, was the daughter of a scholar. His mother saw to his education, his father saw to his ability to defend … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Ardeth Bay

Medjai: Clan Leader   As long as there have been Medjai, Ardeth has been their commander.  He doesn’t talk about his life before he met Viduus, jokingly stated he doesn’t remember that far back. When asked, Viduus will tell you that … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Wenceslaus

Ehre/Weisheit: Clan Leader Wenceslas was son of Vratislaus I, Duke of Bohemia from the Přemyslid dynasty. His father was raised in a Christian milieu through his own father, Borivoj I of Bohemia, who was purportedly converted by Saints Cyril and … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Sappho

Sanguen Vitae: Member   Sappho was a Greek lyric poet, born on the island of Lesbos. The Alexandrians included her in the list of nine lyric poets. Little is known for certain about her life. The bulk of her poetry, … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Carl Cox

Sanguen Vitae: Member (India) Carl was born in Ohio to a typical family. He was blessed to be able to attend school, and when the teacher realized how smart he was, encouraged the family to allow Carl to continue with … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Marcus Antonius

Sanguen Vitae: Co-Leader   A member of the Antonia clan, Antony was born on January 14, mostly likely in 83 BC. Plutarch gives Antony’s year of birth as either 86 or 83 BC. Antony was an infant at the time … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Gorgo

Sanguen Vitae: Council Member   Gorgo was the daughter and the only known child of Cleomenes I, King of Sparta (r. 520–490 BC) during the 6th and 5th centuries BC. She was the wife of King Leonidas I, Cleomenes’ half-brother, … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Alexander

Sanguen Vitae: Clan Leader   Alexander as a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle until the age of 16. By the age of thirty, he had … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: James Harrison

Serenity/Oceania: Member   James has been a fisherman his entire life. Born and bred, it’s in his blood and he’s brought his family into the fishing business with him. But fishing in the Bering Sea is rough, and it can … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Heath Jacobson

Serenity: Member   Heath was born a fisherman. His father was a fisherman, his grandfather and so forth. He always knew he would be a fisherman. He remembered his mother crying when his father’s ship the Cosntant Vigil had gone … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Richard Beauregard

Serenity: Member   Richard Beauregard comes from a long line of Beauregards, that date back to the famous Confederate General. The family has always been based in New Orleans, and because of this he’s known about Vampires most of his … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Norðmaðr

Serenity/Mod: Member Norðmaðr was raised in a small fishing village on the coast of Norway. His family were fishermen and he was expected to be the same. While at sea everything had changed. He doesn’t remember what happened, just that … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Noah Dixon

Sylum: Hunter Noah was born a free black man in Missouri, to Henry and Martha Dixon. Noah was the youngest of four children (Gregory, Elizabeth and Hannah), and his mother died when he was born. His father died when he … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Aveline de Grandpré

Sylum: Hunter Aveline was born in New Orleans on 20 June 1747 to Philippe de Grandpré and his African placée bride, Jeanne. Granted freedom along with her mother at birth, Aveline grew up in a caring and considerate environment, protected … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Yasuke

Shogun: Hunter   Yasuke was taken from his home country of Ethopia and was sold into slavery. He arrived in Japan in 1579 in the service of the Italian Jesuit Alessandro Valignano, who had been appointed the Visitor (inspector) of the … Continue reading

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