A corpulent elemental of corruption and bad taste, Balabar Smenk lords his political clout over everyone in [[Diamond Lake]] save the [[:neff|governor-mayor]] and [[:trask|garrison commander]], whom he privately mocks. Smenk has wrestled four mines into …
[[Diamond Lake|Diamond Lake’s]] youngest mine manager is also its most cautious. He’s sympathetic to the appeals of his paramour [[:parrin]] to join her and [[:tilgast]] in an alliance against the spreading influence of [[:smenk]], but his inherent …
Regulars at [[Lazares House|Lazare’s]] gaming parlor know this reclusive elf as “The Prince,” since he is a minor noble from the distant elven realm of Celene, a land so fabled it might as well be imaginary as far as most of [[Diamond Lake|Diamond …
Ten years ago, the aging Gelch Tilgast held the reins of [[Diamond Lake|Diamond Lake’s]] ore trade, a position he’d enjoyed most of his life. Then [[:smenk]] and his boundless ambition came to town. In his youth, Tilgast would have relished the challenge, …
"The smartest man in town" grew up in [[Diamond Lake]], but was sent to the [[Free City|Free City of Greyhawk]] after he and his brother [[:neff|Lanod]] caused too much trouble for their father, then Governor-Mayor of the mining town. He attended the …
This albino half-orc is the leader of a gang of toughs in the employ of [[:smenk]]. He has a distinctive tattoo on his forehead and a cut across his right eye. He and his entourage are known to frequent [[Feral Dog|The Feral Dog Tavern]].
_14 Planting, …
Son of the previous Governor-Mayor, Neff was placed in a plum assignment with the City Watch in the [[Free City|Free City of Greyhawk]] after he went too far shaming the local mine manager with social indiscretions. When his father died, he returned to [[ …
The garrison’s aging commander distinguished himself in a recent war and has the respect of his
charges and of the community at large. He cares little about the day-to-day politics of [[Diamond Lake]], and encourages his men to stay out of local business …
Cubbin is a man so renowned for corruption that many citizens assumed the announcement of his commission was a joke until he started arresting people. He employs six thugs that serve as constables, seeing to the general safety of the town and ensuring that …
Wierus is the zealous high priest for the church of St. Cuthbert in [[Diamond Lake]]. He endlessly preaches a creed of common sense, honesty, and self-sacrifice, encouraging his faithful to give penance to St. Cuthbert by whipping themselves in repetitive …
Valkus Dun is a tall, handsome man with dark brown hair and long sideburns. His strong brow gives him a serious look at all times. He’s almost never seen without his full plate armor and twin swords — one a mighty bastard sword (his favorite) and the other …
|*Height:* 5'8"|*Weight:* 170|*Age:* 21|
|*Eyes:* Green|*Hair:* Brown|
Xan's image is intentionally crafted to make him seem impressive, but also relatable to anyone. His shaggy brown hair is kept short and tidy to appear …
Charles Fisher (Sr.) 42 Heavy, ugly, red-haired, slow witted Miner (human)
Mazoru Fisher (Deceased) Miner/amateur tattooist, Died in 589 …
"You smell that?.. Smells like fire."
|*Height:* 6'2"|*Weight:* 200 lbs|*Age:* 22|
|*Eyes:* Dark Brown|*Hair:* None|*Skin:* Pink-White (patchy scar tissue)|
Cornelius is a large man, not enormous, but larger than most. …
Benazel works for Vulgan Durtch, the owner of the [[Smelting House]]. He took on [[:cornelius]] as his apprentice.
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When Drake was banned from Diamond Lake after burning down his own house, Benazel offered to use his contacts in the [[ …
_The human gladiator Auric wears a unique red and black leather girdle topped with the representation of a haunted female face—the Champion’s Belt of the Free City Arena._
Recently, the [[Free City]] gladiator Auric has been seen at the [[Spinning Giant …
_This balding, dark-haired human wizard wears a high-collared red cape fastened with a skull clasp over a green jerkin and pants. His receding hairline reveals his advancing age, as do the white streaks at his temples._
Khellek, leader of the trio of [[ …
_This sallow-skinned necromancer speaks in the hoarse, hacking voice of an addict._
The adventurers encountered Filge on the top floor of the [[Old Observatory]]. [[:mom]] nearly killed the wizard in a fit of rage, but was able to stabilize him before …
Alastor first appeared to the party as a translucent 13-year-old farm boy with a broken neck, long black fingernails, and a demoniac glare in his eyes. He possessed [[:xan|Xan]] and told his sad story. He offered to open the otherwise impassable metal door …
When [[:allustan]] ran out of ideas about the cult of the *Ebon Triad* and the rising spawn of Kyuss, he directed the party to the [[Free City]] to seek out *Eligos*, a former associate.
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_20 Flocktime, 595 CY_
The adventurers met the …
Tarquin Shortstone XXIV
The adventurers were referred to the Crooked House by [[:eligos]] who told them to tell *Tarquin* - an old friend - he had sent them. The gnome's friendliness and generosity won even the most dour of the bunch over, and he became a fast friend.
And then …
Loris Raknian is a tall, heavily muscled man in his early fifties. Famous for his great strength, Raknian remains an exceptionally hardy man today. He has short grizzled hair, a strong jaw, and small gray eyes.
Zanipolo Uberto Lucentio di Mezzanotte
Background: [[Letters to Home 1]]
[[di Mezzanotte's Journal]]