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Akhtar: DECEASED killed fighting with us at shunned mosque; friend of gypsies; had great bear companion which was slain by a flesh blob, which we destroyed
Alexis, Rudolph: DECEASED; member of Hermetic Order of Golden Dawn and Silver Twilight; killed in initial wreck of what became the phantom train but lived on in phantom zone; once we brought train out, he aged (to death?) all the years he had been on train
Atkins, Sgt. Maj.: bravest of brave on Channel Tunnel attack among Brit soldiers, along with a retired Col who perished.; wounded badly, now out of field duty; we, Atkins, and the Col. get Victory Crosses
Atwood, Gerald: met at Cantwell’s; from British museum; Dark Pharoah very early dynasty soon after bent pyramid built. Crazies think he ruled 500yrs til driven out by priests of Re or some such. His Capitol Hamunaptrah destroyed and buried. Think he’s a demon from ‘outer dark’. Insists it’s all rubbish.
Barnes, Ms. Penelope: Bif’s personal secretary but often makes scheduling mistakes, Bif ignores this;
Basant, Annie: Bidwell party; British socialist; theosophist; plain looking, vivacious;
Baskerwelle: hunchback hermit in Mladenovic; had extensive library, house attacked by monster like Marchan’s; body found burned beyond recognition; regularly visited Marchan;
Baxter, Bif: American film actor; girlfriend Daisy, secretary Ms. Barnes; originally cowboy then stuntman; Big, fit, not well educated, financially well off; Mike Tyson like voice (doomed when talkies arrive); want to climb a mt with Schuyler whom he had heard of; made a few popular westerns (newest Riders of the Texas Plains), but gangster and musketeer movies not so good; agent is J.B. Bramwell; would make a good Percy in a silent pic; rode LIghtning the Wonderhorse at Milan festival; treats RC like an equal; he and Schuyler particularly good friends;
Beardsley, Arthur: Bidwell party; artist
Beylab the Perspirer: DECEASED killey by skin cult, changed ito flesh blob, which we destroyed; fat man at Istanbul bath house on waterfront in Para;
Bidwell, John: London; Royal Arch Mason; friends in royal circles; Paul was invited to his party; wealth shipping/industry entrepreneur; smart, sharp wit; no family; was conspicuously absent from society for a time, rumors of exotic illness and hospital stay; was actually in Mercy Hill, Gloucester asylum (Allbrook) in the Severn Valley, insane, speaking of vivid dream of alien world returned with new interest in occult; we went to his party/seance leading to close call end of end world; looked 30 yrs too old at party;
The Black Arts: possible mythos tome found in library of one of the burnt out houses; obscenely fat, bald, arrogant;
Bora:the northern, bitter winter wind in Trieste;
Boroslov, Inspector Ivan: Mladenovic(?), mayor put him in as our guide/liaison;
Bramwell, J.B.: * Bif’s agent; was down on his luck until Bif came along;
*Bromwich, Susana
: met at Cantwelll’s; a medium. Does readings. Moffit says ‘mad as a box of badgers’. Dreamed at puberty of city under the sea, tentacled creature and creatures beyond the stars. Distant and dreamy.
Brotherhood of the Skin: aka skin cult; worship Jigsaw Prince?; so far as we know, we made them extinct
Byrd: Cantwell’s man of action butler; friends with Rathbone’s Wagstaff and Paul’s Butterdorf; super loyal;
Campbell, Dr.: of Allbrook Asylum, Mercy Hill, Severn Valley; knew Wilhelm by rep, got us in; asylum treats wealthy, discreetly; impressed by nobility, and so Paul, invited by him to Paul’s lodge’s xmas party;
Cantwell, Dr. Reginald: medical doctor; wealthy and well known; knows Rick well; collects antiquities, often fake; beloved by his servants; lovable old soul; servants all excellent people; Rick loves visiting; wife Sophia
Cavallono, Katerina: DECEASED; great opera singer, ruined by the skin cult; suicide
Chateau Guiraud lafon vineyards: wine that was given to us on train by unknown rotund man, with Watcher Lantern symbol pocket watch, that sent us to dream Zagreb to meet Mad Arab
Christian: owner of house in France on old Fennelik grounds; daugher is Marie; wife unnamed
Contanza, Alayna: on OE return trip; rich, exotic medit. beauty; helped us battle Mehmet (need to listen to recording for details)
Claude, Jean: OE porter?; recommended lodgings to us in Lausanna;
Crove: DECEASED burned at the stake by order of local magistrate; evil asylum Dr. in Mladenovic(?);
Cube, crystalline: Bidwell partyl; he carried it into the seance;
Daisy: Bif’s girlfriend, met her in Venice, saved her from street hoodlum; from Pgh steel money, bored with the life; has plenty of funds;
Debrusi, Count Henre Mathau: on OE return trip; stout, hearty; heavy drinkers red complexion; killed and skin taken by Mehmet;
Debrusi, Countess Emanuelle: red hair, green eyes; sophisticated, attractive;
Delplace, Dr.: Paris, Fennelik invest.; asylum dr. killed by electro shock, covered up by Dr. Larieux
Dewey, Tom: of Dewey, Cheetham, and Howe; Paul’s solicitor;
Doyle, Arthur Conan: Bidwell party; acquainted with Paul;
Doyle, Robert: met at Cantwell’s’; upper class, poet, friendly, user of absinthe and opium. Think Dorian Gray. Put the moves on Paul at the party.
Dunbar, Mr. Algernon: met at Cantwell’s; fat, bald clerk at foreign office. Racist and unpleasant man. Rumors he deals in slavery
Farr, Florence: Bidwell party; wizard of Golden Dawn;
Fayer: scribe, does not speak English, our guide in Istanbul;
Filopovic, Father: DECEASED killed by 3 leggen monstrosity during ritual of black goat; priest in village in Oraszac country, near Belgrade; was married to one of the hags
Galleria: area in Milan with our hotel, with famous cafe Biffi’s;
Garda, Donna del:on OE return trip; wealthy; seems to love Margrave for some reason; has a secret; was killed and taken over by skin cult Mehmet;
Gasparati, Gregorio: Venice; lover now husband of Maria Stagliani; both impressed by noble like Paul while also a fanatic man of the people; had socialism and democracy somewhat confused; gave up socialism, we inspired him into a man of action; anti slavery; pals Marco (very tough man, takes a few to beat him down) and Tall and Short Guiseppi; they acted as guides and interpreters for us;
Gattling, Jack: syndicated columnist NY Times; from NW territories, he and Schuyler hit it off; on OE for our return trip, had heard news of all the previous perils aboard; got great story during the terrible train ride;
Gramanci, Antonio: our clue in Venice to a Simulacrum part; elderly, thin and dusty looking old dollmaker, a fossilized look to him; family business ledgers go back hundreds of years, older ones in no order; capitalist; his ancestor Elvisi was an alleged sorcerer, known automaton creator, creations were masterpieces and supposedly could work like voodoo dolls, though never known to actually happen; has half dozen old master dollsmiths; happlyman, whistles often; leg was sold from the shop long to, giving us a lead
Gramanci, Sebastiano: Antonio’s nephew; allowed us the run of the records;
Gritty Palace: Piaze San Marco, our hotel in Venice, fully worthy of the likes of Paul;
Groenig, Kurt: German industrialist; handsome, young, wealthy, spent a lot of time w/ Count Debrusi and wife; on OE return trip
Guido: nom de plume of a man we met in the Lausanna dreamlands, probably a member of Brotherhood of skin
Gull, Sir William Withy: DECEASED; man who brought Bidwell to the asylum in Severn Valley; physician to her Majesty the Queen, Grand Master of his masonic lodge; died January 1890
Gumere: Paris asylum, Fennelik invest.; 1st attack by Fennelik at asylum we heard about; insane; was feeding Fennelik pretty young patients;
Hakim: leader of thugs whose ferry we hired, then tried to rob us; all killed
Hardwick, Col. Albert: Bidwell party; her majesty’s 7th Hussars;
Harrow, Sir Robert: Paul roomed with him on OE return trip; adventurer who loves talking about self, man a out town, tall and strapping, very English; from Big Game Hunter to conservative member Parliament; bristly stache, crooked grin; pleasant but Paul sensed something off; insomnia, reads and smokes all night;
Henri, Chef: OE chef; personally came to our hotel in Istanbul to thank us, on behalf of all aboard, for Fennelik fight;
Highgate, Lord: met at Cantwell’s; proud, elderly, gray sidburns, very neat, walking stick; disapproved of the fakes on display (knows arch); well known collector himself; charitable philanthropist (including churches); rumored to have an increasing interest in spiritualism; not keen to associate himself beneath his station, but for those who are graceful, polite, and reputable regardless of station; thinks Cantwell and idiot, both think the other is taken by fakes a lot.
Hive: DECEASED killedy by us; member of Mladenovic cult group with Baskerwelle, Hive, Crove, Marchane; lived in the abandoned church, authority on local lore;
Hotep, Rama: roomed with Groenig on OE return; mysterious, wealthy Egyptian; antiquities dealer from Alexandria; overweight;
Ihrem: lost city in Arabia, told to us by Mad Arab holding secrets of Old Ones and Harbinber, perhaps how to stop it
Irving, Henry: Bidwell party; celebrated stage actor;
Jigsaw Prince: on OE return trip; Nyarlathotep mask?
Kheir, Prof. Kasim el: of British Museum; met during Cantwell party;
Kippling, Rudyard: Bidwell party; Paul freaked out upon meeting him;
Larieux, Dr.: Paris asylum, Fennelik invest.; covered up Dr Delplace death
La Scalla Opera House: Milan; found piece of Simulacrum there; built on the grounds of church of Santa Maria DeLa Scalla (Our Lady of the Staircase); old crypt sublevels act as storage now;
Lees, William James: Bidwell party; official psychic to court of Queen Victoria;
Loretta: Cantwell maid; ‘knows’ Rathbone; warned us of thieves at party; burned in attack but saved by Schuyler’s quick acting, some scarring, even a bit to face;
Ludington, Cpt. Reginald: Cantwell party; wreeks of whiskey; Boring military Cpt
Lumiere, August: Bidwell party; french; owns largest cinema studio on Paris; knew Bif by rep, invited him to come film an adventure picture on Foreign Legion;
The Majestic: stayed at this hotel in Paris, on ‘Champ de Lazy’ per Schuyler;
Mandarin: worker at Paris asylum, coward; spilled all the beans to us; pudgy dirtbag
Manuscript, Mladenovic: found in Clove’s asylum; manuscript in a language none of us know. Profusely illustrated with odd otherworldly plants, then astrological signs, then nude women. Simon got a blasphemous feeling from it.
Marchan, Old Man: DECEASED owner of house destroyed by monster of Mladenovic(?), killed by it; kept to self, had been rennovating house; was a close friend of Crove;
Marco: doorman at LaScalla;
Margrave, Lord: on OE return, roomed with Jeremy; English; tall, snobby; likes bowties, butterflies, and money; can speak endlessly on all 3; rumors of affair with del Garda;
Marie: daughter of couple who lived on the old Fennelik grounds; father’s name Christian
Martinelli, Senior: opera base, was on OE for our return trip; sad over new of Katarina
Matthews, Henry: English Home Secretary; mason like Paul; summoned Paul to a meeting concerning mason Bidwell
Matinain, Maria de: understudy of Katarina for La Scalla opera;
Matuk, Karim: met on Orient Exp; Turk financier, travels OE often for business; fiercley patriotic; always same meal and seat;sophisticated; staff loves him as a good tipper;connoseaur of great music, tried to put moves on Katrina;
Me(k)hmet: son of Salim; leader of skin cult, and impersonator of burned Prof. Smith in London; killed him on train, but reincarnated in Calais during ritual so destroyed him there, too
Miriam, Lady: met at Cantwell’s; stands out and gives knowing smile. Jewish. Met Rick who made quite an impression on her; a sense she has seen much
Mladenovic(?): town near Belgrade on way to Oraszac; ass. mayor is Iluminati agent; we took out cult and killed monster, local authorities fought alongside us; we are local heroes;
Moffatt, Oswald: met at Cantwell’s; ignores wife Eleanor a lot. Traded cigars for Schuyler’s indian leaf tobacco; short; she wears expensive pearl neclase, busy body know it all. He has a weakness for tall women, enjoys being dominated.
Montinelli: DECEASED; man in Trieste, had been working on Winkleman’s code; walked with cane due to a missing (tentacle) leg; nasty Lloigor cultist, we killed him and Termana
Myers: DECEASED killed by us; Mladenovic cult member; one of wealthiest in city, owns distillery and warehouse on river; was about to release a new brand of ale that was “going to change the country its so good”.
Oleg: Mladenovic(?) man who we rescued from asylum, had witnessed and drawn the monster;
Oraszac, rural village near: Shub Niggurath cult village, near Belgrade, 6 1/2 miles from nearest train stop on bad roads; Filopovic’s town; hags in the woods are still alive, need dealt with eventually, now the spiritual nature leaders of town, they can not cross iron, such as railways; we wipe cult out completely; Filopovic is killed by the 3 leggen monstrosity; Todar still alive (good guy)
Patchwork Prince: name for the ruler of the dreamlands; a patchwork of skin and parts; we defeated him in a trial for Edgar Wellington; seemed limited in power in real world on train after, was unable to just take the scroll from us, plus he said “we’re almost out of range, but we will meet again much to your detriment”;
Pera Palace: our hotel in Constantinople; partnered w/ OE; standard luxory hotel, native workers but European mngmnt;
Phantom Train Set: now at Archimedes’ home; model of train that wrecked in 1873; an Rudolph Alexis (reported member of Golden Dawn and Silver Twilight) died in the tragedy, his son disappeared in 1887 into the train set (unclear or missing, what happened to him); all aboard are living dead;
Raccini, Alberto: fat 40 year old bad breath in Venice; bureaucrat in permits; into occult; tried once to court Maria S.; her dad got in way of that, so he murdered him, or had him murdered; fascist; kidnapped and attempted forced marriage, we and Gregorio’s men saved her;
Richards, Peter: guide in Belgrade; mother is sick
Rischanti, Paulo: Milan; operates La Scalla opera house
Rutherford, Sir Douglas: british ambassador in Istanbul; mostly talked with Paul, Bif and Schuyler; son was missing, captured by skin cult, we rescued him; fought with us at shunned mosque
Salim: DECEASED; skin cult sorcerer; father of Me(k)met we set him up to fail at shunned mosque, and his own cult ripped him apart
Sauna, Duke de: Wellington friend; royalty, Paul knew the name; member of the 7:30 club who meets in a cafe and talks occult; introduced Edgar Wellington to dreamland and the occult; turns out to be the Patchwork Prince himself!; room in his house was a portal straight to the dreamlands; we burned the house to the ground
Savoy Excelsior Palace: our hotel in Trieste; finest in the city
7:30 Club: occult and travel discussion group in Lausanna, meets at a local cafe Le Chat Noir; Members: Welington, Duke de Sauna, Wertheim.
Sickert, Walter: Bidwell party; artist;
Skinless One, The: being worshipped by the Brotherhood of the flesh, aka the skin cult
Smith, Henry: Bidwell party; London police comissioner;
Smith, Prof. Julius Arthur: sent us on Orient Express for Simulacrum; Collegue of Wilhelm; Dr. of lit. and phil.; heavy set 54 yr old Englishman; investigator of supernatural; house burned down to set up phantom train adv; his man is Bedows who was killed by cult; both were impersonated; we found Smith a shell of his self in shunned mosque,
Sommers, Montague: during Fenelik invest. in France; wrote book The Vampire in Europe whick spoke of Fenelik, Simulacrum, Dracula, Stygia
Stagliani, Maria: MH met her on OE between Milan and Venice; stuck up for us/Wilberforce vs a french fop; speaks broken English; lives in Milan with aunt, was going back to Venice for father’s funeral; lover now wife of Gregorio in Venice; smitten with each other, hopeless romantic; dad Giovanni was importer/exporter merchant who was mugged and murdered in street; more interested in raising Gregorio’s kids than his politics; brother a cpt in military; other brother a lawyer in Rome, not too swift in business; convinced her to sell family business for a fortune;
Stander, Nigel: Bidwell party (lots fawned over him); White Star shipping magnate
Stanley, Mr. Henry: longtime member of trainsptter’s society; bought the phantom train set; disappeared into it; rescued by us and quit trains, took up stamp collecting;
Stoker, Bram: Bidwell party; told us of story he was writing based on factual events;
Sucard, Emille: conductor on our OE return trip car; was actualy skin cult leader Mehmet;
Szofbic, Dantone: on OE return, roomed w/ RC; small, rotune, balding, bifoculs; spoke little; hired to kill Groenig for much $ but RC captured him;
Termona: DECEASED; well known Trieste family, he had Winkleman’s coded notes; part tentacle, Lloigar cultist; we killed him and Montinelli
Terry, Ellen: Bidwell party; celebrated state actress
Todorovic,Dr. Milonav: curator Belgrade museum
Trainspotter’s Society: headed by a Mr. Butter;
Vangheim, Remmy: Paris researcher; US secret services at Paris embassy put us in touch with him;
Venice Detective, unnamed: bought our story, not Raccini’s, of the brawl for Stagliani; aslo accepted even glimmer of supernatural curse/vampire possibiliy and let us out of city after fall of clocktower;
Viscanti, Louisa: propmaster of LaScalla
Watkin, Sir Edwin: on the Channel Tunnel train attack; chairman of south east railway;
Wellington, Edgar: DECEASED we presume killed by mob in dreamland, given Paul’s saber to defend self; France; in letter found at family living on old Fennelik grounds; was looking for Simulacum piece or pieces; has a scroll describing artifact; owns Wellington Taxidermy in Lausanna at #50 at Rue St. Etienne; occult is a hobby; had scroll of the head’ and had researched Simulacrum; member of the 7:30 club who meets in a cafe and talks occult; introduced to dreamlands and occult by de Sauna; we won victory for him in his trial vs the Patchwork Prince; died as a distraction so we could escape.
Wellington, William: DECEASED killed by skin cult; brother to Edgar; bit crazy; military service; head wound received on Mars; metal plate in head; can only stare straight and is mute;
Wells, H.G.: Bidwell party; interest in science;
Wertheim, Maximillian von: Lausanna, member of 7:30 Club; very handsome, blonde, blue eyes, 6’ tall; has brother who hates him, and lost his inheritance;
Wescott, William Wynn: Bidwell party; vice charman Golden Dawn London; Dr. fo philosophy;
Wilberforce, Dr. Tom: author, doctor of philosophy; American w/ slight southern accent; nice but naive; really believes he lives in teh world he writes about: heroes are super heroic, English are great, French are cowards, villains are terribly villainous; knows of Jake Washington and Mike Kelly; met by MH on OE between Milan and Venice so Jeremy regaled him w/ the Channel Tunnel tale; stayed to chronicl their battles vs occult;
Wilde, Oscar: Bidell party, with several young men;
Williamson, Godfrey: Bidwell party; celebrated psychic; friend of Lees;
Winkleman, Johan: our lead on Simulacrum piece in Trieste, works at museum there; dead many years, grave in the museum garden, murdered by a Francesco Arcangeli;
Woodman, William Robert: Bidwell party; founder of Golden Dawn; dark cape, bald, shaved head, arcane symbol tatoos on his head

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