Prof. Julius Smith
Prof. Smith is an expert on European and Middle Eastern languages and his known for his public lectures on history and archaeology.
In his youth he was a world-traveler and something of a gentleman adventurer but has long since retired to research and …
Son of a powerful Turkish family, Mehmet Makryat runs a shabby shop in Islington, but appears to be connected with a network of smuggling and other illicit activity in London.
Prof. Smith has encountered the Makryat family in the past and makes …
Henri worked as a porter and attendant on trains all his life. He served on the Orient Express for several decades until he briefly retired in the 1890s. He moved to Great Britain to live with a family, but quickly grew restless from "'staying still so …
In 1897 Randolph Alexis attempted to flee creditors and other unknown threats by opening a portal through multi-dimensional space. It all went wrong and he and the train he wa aboard was lost in time and space for 25 years. When the train was summoned …
As a youth Albert Alexis discovered his father's occult notes and came to believe that [[:randolph-alexis | Randolph Alexis]] vanished due to supernatural forces rather than dying in a train wreck. His interest in and knowledge about strange …