Tag Archives: Inspiration Block

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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Sylum Inspiration: Odysseus

Vampire Council: War Counsel   Relatively little is known of Odysseus’s background other than that his paternal grandfather (or step-grandfather) is Arcesius, son of Cephalus and grandson of Aeolus, whilst his maternal grandfather is the thief Autolycus, son of Hermes … Continue reading

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Sylum Inspiration: Arthur Pendragon

Camelot: Clan Leader   Born Arthur Aurelianus in 7 AD, Tintagel, England, the illegitimate son of Lady Igraine. A strong and intelligent boy, he grew up working the land, teaching himself to read and write to better his status and … Continue reading

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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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