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Sylum Inspiration: Michael Dundee

Oceania: Scientist Michael Dundee has no idea who his father was. He was raised on the edge of town by his mother, who had been shipped to Australia because she was pregnant. She worked hard and he will always remember … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Emma Frost

Oceania: Member Emma was one of three daughters of a wealthy land owning family in Australia.  Her suave and no nonsense attitude had her inheriting the family business and creating a small empire.  Her ability to move ahead of the … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Thomas Jefferson

Oceania: Legal Advisor   As I’m working on a story set in Oceania thought it would be good to showcase some of the characters! Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Donald Flack Jr.

Sylum: Member Born into a Chosen Family, Don has grown up around Vampires. He’s had a heavy responsibility on him all his life, between being the son of a decorated Police Officer and a respected Chosen One. He followed in … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Hannibal King

Sylum: Hunter The King family had a small farm just outside Lawrence, Kansas.   Hannibal’s father died when he was barely twelve, leaving him with his mother to run the farm.   It wasn’t a life he wanted, but he wouldn’t leave … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Daniel Messer

Sylum: Hunter His parents are Paul and Rebecca Messer. Paul leads a life of crime following in the Messer tradition. While his mother did love him, she ultimately sided with her husband and left Danny without support or direction to … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Mac Taylor

Sylum: Hunter As the Afternoon Fic is finished and now in a full edit before release during Advent – I figured to post the new bios for this month’s Sylum Inspiration. Mac Taylor was born and raised in Chicago.  His … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Ellen Kaye

  Ellen is the daughter of an influential family, that has been in the House of Lords for generations.   She opted out of being a politician instead work behind the scenes influence others on how they should vote. Raised a … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Eames

Sanguen: Hunter   Eames is fourth generation Londoner though someone at some point in his family migrated from some part of Russia; but any papers related to that were destroyed before World War I. However, Russian is among the dozen … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Alan Rikkin

  Alan Rikkin came from a powerful wealthy family in England.  He had the best education in the finest schools, and was given everything he needed to make something of his life. He took over his father’s businesses and expanded … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Arthur

Sanguen: Hunter   Arthur is from California. He can’t surf, hates wine, loves bacon, and adores coffee. He was raised Jewish –the bacon-thing was problematic. Though, thankfully not looked unkindly upon in Reform Judaism. He slowly stopped attending synagogue during … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Oenone

Sanguen: Spy Liaison   Oenone was a mountain nymph (an oread) on Mount Ida in Phrygia, a mountain associated with the Mother Goddess Cybele, alternatively Rhea. Her gift of prophecy was learned from Rhea. Her father was either the river-gods, Cebren or Oeneus. Her very name links her to the … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Hector

Vampire Council: Second-in-Command   Hector was a Trojan prince and the greatest fighter for Troy in the Trojan War. As the first-born son of King Priam and Queen Hecuba, a descendant of Dardanus, who lived under Mount Ida, and of … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Paris

Council: Spy Liaison (Note: There has been some adjustments made to the Troy/Greek characters due to Bob being an asshole … so make sure to look back over a few of them just in case) Paris was a child of … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Achilles

Medjai: Deceased   Achilles was the son of the nymph Thetis and Peleus, the king of the Myrmidons. Zeus and Poseidon had been rivals for the hand of Thetis until Prometheus, the fore-thinker, warned Zeus of a prophecy that Thetis … Continue reading

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