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  • Barrakul

    Clearly a [[Dwarves|Dwarf]]-forged blade, finely constructed and decorated with gems and runes spelling out its name, "Barrakul", with a matching leather scabbard. Barrakul means "Hope of the Mountains." During the reign of Emperor Boris II, it …

  • Empire

    Total Census Population: 528,877 Of all the countries in the Old World, the Empire is the largest and most prosperous with a culture and technology comparable to an early renaissance age: knights co-exist with gun and cannon. It comprises a vast …

  • Altdorf

    Ruler: Emperor Karl-Franz I Census Population: 105,000 !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/132719/altdorf_cilindr0d511mlo_ch.jpg(Altdorf, by cilindr0-d511mlo)! !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets …

  • University of Altdorf

    The University of [[Altdorf]] is the centre of Reiklander scholarship. The University ranks high as a place of learning alongside similar institutions in Middenheim, Nuln, and rebellious [[Marienburg]]. Many prominent Imperial scholars have their offices …

  • Nuln

    Ruler: Countess Emmanuelle von Liebewitz Census Population: 85,000 !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/64165/ulm-in-winter.jpg(Nuln in winter)!Nuln is the third city of the [[Empire]] and is famous most of all for the Imperial …

  • Averland

    Ruler: Grand Countess Ludmilla von Alptraum Census Population: 29,759 !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/124588/m2470028_Averland_art.jpg(Averland uniform colours)!The River Aver marks the province’s northern border and the …

  • Hochland

    Ruler: Baroness Hildegarde Tussen-Hochen Census Population: 10,605 !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/124589/m2470012_Hochland_art.jpg(Hochland uniform colours)!The Barony of Hochland is governed by Baroness Hildegarde Tussen …

  • Middenheim

    Ruler: Graf Boris Todbringer Census Population: 15,000 !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/124584/m2470089_Middenheim_art.jpg(Middenheim uniform colours)!Middenheim is second only to [[Altdorf]] in importance (and size) in the …

  • Middenland

    Ruler: Grand Duke Leopold von Bildhofen Census Population: 48,306, including [[Middenheim]] !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/124590/m2470088_Middenland_art.jpg(Middenland uniform colours)!The Grand Duchy of Middenland is …

  • Moot

    Ruler: Elder Hisme Stoutheart Census Population: 6,109 !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/124605/m1250606_99060214038_ColWHLumpinBlisterMain_873x627.jpg(Moot uniform colours)!The Moot or the Mootland is an autonomous region …

  • Nordland

    Ruler: Baron Werner Nikse Census Population: 15,084 !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/124591/m2470010_Nordland_art.jpg(Nordland uniform colours)!The Barony of Nordland is the northernmost province of the [[Empire]] and lies …

  • Ostermark

    Ruler: Chancellor Maximiilian Dachs Census Population: 13,456 !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/124592/m2470019_Ostermark_art.jpg(Ostermark uniform colours)!The League of Ostermark occupies the eastern edge of the [[Empire]] …

  • Ostland

    Ruler: Grand Prince Hals von Tasseninck Census Population: 9,375 !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/124593/m2470014_Ostland_art.jpg(Ostland uniform colours)!Ostland lies on the other side of the [[Middle Mountains]] and is …

  • Reikland

    Ruler: Emperor Karl Franz I Census Population: 162,210, including Altdorf p(oembed). "Reikland scenery":http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Avx90FXPQWk !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/124594/m2470022_Reikland_art.jpg( …

  • Stirland

    Ruler: Graf Alberich Haupt-Anderssen Census Population: 25,147 !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/124595/m2470026_Stirland_art.jpg(Stirland uniform colours)!The Grand County of Stirland lies in the middle of the [[Empire]] …

  • Sylvania

    Sylvania enjoyed a period of stability when Vlad von Carstein took over the rulership of the province from the insane Von Draks and for two hundred years Sylvania became a productive realm. Yet there was another agenda. Vlad was merely making Sylvania …

  • Talabecland

    Ruler: Grand Duke Gustav von Krieglitz Census Population: 95,040, including Talabheim !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/124596/m2470016_Talebecland_art.jpg(Talebecland uniform colours)!The autocratic duchy of Talabecland is …

  • Talabheim

    Ruler: Duchess Elise Krieglitz-Untermensch Census Population: 72,000 !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/124587/m2470092_Talabheim_art.jpg(Talabheim uniform colours)!Talabheim, sometimes also known as the "Eye of the Forest", …

  • Wissenland

    Ruler: Count Bruno Pfeifraucher Census Population: 113,786, including Nuln !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/124597/m2470087_Wissenland_art.jpg(Wissenland uniform colours)!The County of Wissenland borders the [[Grey …

  • Bugman's Brewery

    Josef Bugman's father Zamnil set up in the family trade in the eastern forests of the [[Empire]]. He built a stout brewhouse beside the crystal clear waters of the river Sol where it cascades down from the foothills of the [[Grey Mountains]]. In order to …

  • Middle Mountains

    The Middle Mountains are a mountain range in the [[Empire]]. The greater part of the mountains are located in [[Ostland]], but some portions lie within the boundaries of [[Hochland]] and [[Middenland]]. Covered by dense forests, the mountains are the …

  • Mordheim

    The ruined city of Mordheim is located on the border of [[Ostermark]] and [[Stirland]]. The city was destroyed at the stroke of midnight that marked the beginning of the Imperial year 2000 by a twin tailed comet that had been believed to herald the second …

  • Emperor Magnus

    Magnus von Bildhofen, commonly called Magnus the Pious, was one of the greatest leaders and heroes of the [[Empire]]. He was elected Emperor in 2304 IC and ruled until his death in 2369 IC. Magnus appeared at the time of greatest peril. Reunifying the …

  • Josef Bugman

    Josef Bugman is a [[Dwarves|Dwarf]], and a famous brewer of beer, well established in the [[Empire]]. He has produced some of the most famous ales in the Old World. As he and his helpers were away on business, his [[Bugman's Brewery|brewery]] - located …

  • Adelyn Zumwald

    Character Sheet: [[:adelyn-zumwald]] Date of Birth: 14 Kaldezeit 2490 (Only roughly known to character) !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/73359/3523581_small.jpg(Adelyn)! Insert player's description here.

  • Reaver's Return

    On a dark and dingy lane in [[Nuln]]'s Shantytown near the river stands a vile little two-storey inn called the Reaver's Return. Bizarrely, a sign with actual letters proclaims this over its door - this is bizarre as almost no one reads in Shantytown. The …

  • Aussen

    Village along the [[Teufel River]], near the town of Grunburg, where [[Alric Konrad|Alric Konrad]] grew up. The [[Maria]] docked here to drop off the party on their way to [[Heideldorf]].

  • Heideldorf

    Village in the Hagercrybs in the [[Reikland]], known for its famous Sonderwurst and its annual Wurstfest. The party took on mercenary work here, staying at the [[Dancing Dragon Inn]].

  • Coach and Horses Inn

    The Coach and Horses is similar to thousands of other coaching inns found throughout the Empire. It lies on the Grunburg-Altdorf Road, about 2 days' travel from [[Altdorf]], near the side road to [[Heideldorf]], and is a key stop-over point on the land …

  • Weissbruck

    Weissbruck is a growing village of some 272 inhabitants (mostly peasant farmers, miners and boatmen) and ruled by the Gruber family. The Gruber’s made their fortune by establishing a network of mines in Delfgruber and commissioning the construction of the …

  • Bögenhafen

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/73971/bogenhafen.jpg(Bögenhafen)!Bögenhafen has a population of about 5,000, and sits at the highest point of the [[Bögen River|river Bögen]] which is navigable by large, river-going vessels. …

  • Dancing Dragon Inn

    The only inn in the remote village of [[Heideldorf]], run by the dim-witted [[:karl-taunenbaum]], who had quietly sold the inn to [[:heinz-schiller]]. Underneath it, in a secret basement, was the separate sausage-making facility that Schiller used to make …

  • Carroburg

    The city of Carroburg, known for its famous Greatswords regiment, lies in the south of [[Middenland]] on the [[Reik River|River Reik]]. Carroburg has been the site of many battles between warring Middenland nobility, and has at times served as the …

  • Felix Frolish

    Character sheet: [[:felix-frolish|Felix Frolish]] Date of Birth: 6 Erntezeit 2493 (Insert character portrait here.) (Insert player’s description here.)

  • Delberz

    Situated on the [[Delb River]] along the Middenheim-Altdorf road, Delberz is a prosperous mercantile community well known for the quality of its local wines. Several inns dot the town; some have large stables attached that cater to caravans, while others …

  • Castle Reikguard

    !(media-item-align-right){height:300px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/111046/castle_reikguard.jpg(Castle reikguard)!Up the [[Reik River|Reik]] from [[Altdorf]] is a towering stone fortress, Castle Reikguard, the some-time residence of the Emperor. …

  • Kemperbad

    Kemperbad is geographically part of [[Reikland]], but politically it is entirely separate. Kemperbad is a Freistadt, an independent trading town granted its charter by Emperor Boris the Incompetent in 1066. It stands on the high, cliff-like banks at the …

  • Castle Wittgenstein

    The dark towers of Castle Wittgenstein once stood upon the impressive cliffs which rise above the [[Reik River]], south of [[Kemperbad]]. Destroyed by [[Skaven]] undermining and now nothing but rubble, the castle used to brood omninously over the river, …

  • Grissenwald

    Grissenwald is a small friendly settlement situated where the [[Grissen River|River Grissen]] joins the [[Reik River|Reik]]. It is a favourite stopping place for riverfolk and boasts a number of wharfside inns, including the Black Peaks View Inn, a …

  • Signal Towers

    A system of experimental towers built between [[Altdorf]] and [[Nuln]] at the Emperor's command, allowing for quick transmission of simple messages by fire signals and "semaphore":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semaphore_line. The chief architect for the …

  • History of the Empire

    h6. The Legend of Sigmar Heldenhammer Some 2,500 years ago, the north-eastern lands of the [[The Nature of the Olde Worlde|Old World]] were inhabited by numerous barbaric, feuding tribal groups. The development of these early [[Humans]] had been rapid …

  • Unterbaum

    Unterbaum is a small, secluded village in [[Talabecland]], at the conjunction of the [[Stir River|Stir]] and [[Narn River|Narn]] rivers. It sees little traffic, despite managing the locks that allow traffic on the Stir to pass that point, and its …

  • Barren Hills

    Falling almost entirely within [[Talabecland]], the Barren Hills get their name from the poor state of the local [[Flora|flora]] and [[Wild Beasts|fauna]], which are sparse and stunted around here. A few small rivers, such as the [[Narn River|Narn]] flow …

  • Devil's Bowl

    The Devil's Bowl is a crater, almost 100 meters across, in a shallow valley near the center of the [[Barren Hills]]. It is surrounded by druidic menhirs, as are many smaller meteor craters in the area, and the water trapped inside it glows eerily green. …

  • Knights Panther

    The Knights Panther were established after the wars against [[Araby]] when returning crusaders brought back magnificent [[Wild Beasts|leopards, tigers, and panthers]], as well as furs that adorned their clothing. The Knights still trim their clothes and …

  • Order of the Broken Sword

    The Order of the Broken Sword formed after a band of local freelance knights led by Dott Barthos gathered together to go after a marauding band of [[Chaos]] [[Beastmen]]. In recent months, these Beastmen had terrorized and pillaged several local farms. …

  • Order of the Fiery Heart

    An elite cavalry unit of [[Sigmar|Sigmarite]] Templars, dedicated to the destruction of all [[Goblins|Goblinoids]]. They have a long and glorious history, dating from the civil wars when the Cult of Sigmar was outlawed in [[Talabecland]]. In times of war …

  • Order of the White Wolf

    The Knights of the White Wolf are templars of [[Ulric]]. According to ancient Teutogen tradition, the [[:ar-ulric|High Priest Ar-Ulric]] is expected to raise and maintain his own force for the defense of the temple and the faith, and to honour the wold- …

  • Order of the High Helms

    This is a newly constituted order, founded by the Emperor who wants to creat an elite cavalry unit of very tough and extremely tall knights. Members are selected according to their physique (minimum acceptable height is 6 feet 6 inches) and are currently …

  • Armies

    The armies of the [[Empire]] are massive and diverse fighting forces, having a wide range of available units. Each of the Elector Counts, including the Emperor, maintains their own standing armies, called State Troops, which are largely composed of …

  • Fieldwardens

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/124605/m1250606_99060214038_ColWHLumpinBlisterMain_873x627.jpg(Mootland fieldwarden)!The [[Moot]] fields its own local militia, called Fieldwardens, who carefully guard its borders, especially …

  • Roadwardens

    The Roadwardens of each province are paramilitary groups who constantly patrol the roads searching for signs of bandits, [[Beastmen]], [[Goblins]] and simple road damage. Most often, they act as police, keeping the peace and investigating crimes, …

  • Watch

    Every large city, most towns and a few wealthier or better organised villages will have dedicated watchmen to protect the community from outside attack and to police against crime and disorder. A few smaller communities may instead rely on ad hoc …

  • Siegfried von Kesselring

    Siegfried von Kesselring was a member of the Holy Order of Templars of [[Sigmar]], alive during the reign of Emperor Boris II. He wielded the [[Dwarves|Dwarven]] rune-sword, [[:barrakul]], using it to great effect to successfully defend the newly-built …

  • Wittgendorf

    Once a thriving farming village along the banks of the [[Reik River]], Wittgendorf's fortunes have slipped ever lower over the last century, and the whole Barony of Wittgenstein is now a depressing place with deformed flora, hardly any live fauna and a …

  • Dagmar von Wittgenstein

    Dagmar von Wittgenstein, now almost forgotten, was once one of the [[Empire]]'s most prominent astronomers. A younger son of the von Wittgenstein barony, his research took him to a private observatory (the remains of which later became the foundations for …

  • Emperor Karl Franz

    Karl Franz Holswig-Schliestein, formally known as Karl Franz I, Protector of the [[Empire]], Defier of the Dark, Emperor Himself and the Son of Emperors, Elector Count of [[Reikland]] and Prince of [[Altdorf]], is the current Emperor of the Empire. He is …

  • Coaching Houses

    !(media-item-align-right){height:538px;width:260px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/126027/coaching_lines_cheap.jpg(Coaching lines' emblems)!The roads of the [[Empire]] are well served by numerous coaching houses. The most famous of these is Four …

  • Heiligen

    15 miles South of [[Altdorf]], Heiligen is one of several small farming villages that surround the capital, feeding its thousands of statesmen, soldiers, merchants, servants and others. It may be physically separated from the grand city, far away enough …

  • Odric Lankdorf

    Character Sheet: [[:odric-lankdorf|Odric Lankdorf]] Date of Birth: Unknown (Insert character portrait here.) Insert player’s description here.

  • Place of Shining Rock

    A roadside shrine in [[Middenland]], holy to both the cults of [[Sigmar]] and [[Ulric]], found along the main route between [[Altdorf]] and [[Middenheim]]. The god (whether Sigmar or Ulric) is said to have been ambushed here, weaponless, and used a long, …

  • Willow Alderberry

    Character Sheet: [[:willow-alderberry]] Date of Birth: 8 Nachgeheim 2487 (Insert character portrait here.) Insert player’s description here.

  • Averheim

    Averheim is the capital of [[Averland]]. The town is located on a steep hill south of the [[Aver River]], and the [[Old Dwarf Road]] passes through it. Averheim has been the chief city of the land between the Aver and the [[Reik River|Reik]], since before …

  • Snotball

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/170212/snotball.jpg(Snotball)!Also known as Snotling Football. This is a game played in several parts of the [[Empire]] where greenskin incursions are common, and it is particularly popular in …

  • Templar's Arms Inn

    !(media-item-align-right){height:135px;width:295px}http://i434.photobucket.com/albums/qq70/cdsham/warhammer/templarsarms_zpsbfd51784.png(The Templar's Arms)!A two-storey hostelry in the center of [[Middenheim]], catering to a moderate class of clientelle. …

  • Councillor Albrecht Oldenhaller

    Oldenhaller is a wealthy merchant and council member in the city of [[Nuln]]. He resides at the Oldenhaller Mansion, Oldenhallerstrasse, Altestadt, Nuln. He hired the party to find and retrieve a Chaos-related gem from the Schatzenheimer gang.

  • Karl Taunenbaum

    Innkeeper of the [[Dancing Dragon Inn]], [[Heideldorf]]. Later evidence showed that he was not the owner of the inn anymore, but had secretly sold it to [[:heinz-schiller]].

  • Heinz Schiller

    Owner of _Heinz Schiller's Most Excellent Sausagerie_, [[Heideldorf]]. He had been making his special sonderwurst out of human flesh, and was forced to flee the village with his wealth by the party. He was later encountered leading a band of mutants …

  • Manfred Harwitt

    Very elderly, alcoholic witch hunter, living in the [[Dancing Dragon Inn]], [[Heideldorf]]. He bannished the party from the village for bringing disrepute and having too much to do with [[Chaos]].

  • Gustav Fondleburger

    A large, friendly man, middle-aged, with a large moustache, Gustav runs a [[Coach and Horses Inn|coaching inn]] along the Altdorf-Grunburg road, not far from [[Heideldorf]]. Late in the night of 13 Nachexen, while investigating a coach theft in his …

  • Adolphus Kuftsos

    Initially sighted in [[Altdorf]], Kuftsos followed the party to [[Weissbruck]], and was killed by [[Alric Konrad]] in an assault on the [[Maria]].

  • Ernst Heidlemann

    Ernst was first encountered at the [[Coach and Horses Inn]], on his way to study in [[Altdorf]], although nobody asked his name at the time. He was intending to travel on the same coach as the party, until it was stolen. When the party underwent the …

  • Lady Isolde von Strudeldorf

    A young noblewoman, encountered with her small retinue at the [[Coach and Horses Inn]]. She commandeered the smaller coach sent to collect [[Svorgen Gotgottleson|Svorgen Gotgottleson]] and [[Wrayan Castlemilk|Wrayan Castlemilk]] the day after the main …

  • Captain Josef Quartjin

    An old friend of [[Adelyn Zumwald|Adelyn's]], Josef and his wife Gilda have been trading on the [[Empire|Empire's]] rivers for years. Their barge, the [[:berebeli]], had been undergoing major repairs in [[Altdorf]], so they hired the [[:maria]] for a …

  • Councillor Johannes Teugen

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/84400/ordo_septenarius.jpg(Ordo Septenarius)!A wealthy, powerful merchant and statesman from [[Bögenhafen]], who headed both the town council and the cult known as the [[Ordo Septenarius]]. A …

  • Kastor Lieberung

    A man found dead with other victims of a coach ambush by mutants along the Grunburg-Altdorf road. He looked remarkably like [[Alric Konrad]], but with a beard, a small, purple tattoo on his chest of a hand, and far finer clothes. On his person were also …

  • Councillor Friedrich Magirius

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/84400/ordo_septenarius.jpg(Ordo Septenarius)!Friedrich Magirius was a moderately successful merchant on the town council in [[Bögenhafen]], and was also a member of the inner circle of the [[ …

  • Crum Grunberry

    Herr Grunberry operates the [[Weissbruck]] chapter of the Cult of [[Ranald]], behind a front operation in the form of a barber shop. He employed the services of [[Alric Konrad]] and [[Adelyn Zumwald]] to acquire [[:apotheosis-of-ranald]], and later …

  • Councillor Franz Steinhäger

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/84400/ordo_septenarius.jpg(Ordo Septenarius)!A wealthy merchant, statesman and member of the inner circle of the [[Ordo Septenarius]] in [[Bögenhafen]]. Steinhäger's offices served as an …

  • Watch Captain Reiner Goertrin

    Captain of the town watch in Bögenhafen. He allowed the party to escape the town after they had foiled [[:johannes-teugen|Teugen]]'s ritual and were on trial for murder, [[Chaos]] worship, etc.

  • Liza Sauber

    A girl of around 5 or 6, found hiding in the basement of [[:elvyra-kleinestun]], who had been kidnapped. She later left town with Kleinestun.

  • Elvyra Kleinestun

    Apothecary in [[Weissbruck]], kidnapped by unknown men. [[:crum-grunberry]] asked the party to find her, which they soon did. She refused to explain her situation and left town immediately afterwards, along with a child found in her basement, [[:liza- …

  • Lord Magister Heironymus Blitzen

    Blitzen is a very senior wizard of the [[Schools of Magic|Amethyst College]], and something of an expert on [[Chaos]] cults. He resides in a large house in [[Delberz]] called Blitzenhausen. He normally wears a deep purple watch-maker's outfit, with a …

  • Hans-Peter Schiller

    The apprentice of [[:heironymus-blitzen]], living with him at his home in [[Delberz]], and also the son of [[:heinz-schiller]]. His duties seemed to include serving his master and working on clockwork devices. After working out that the party had killed …

  • Etelka Herzen

    Etelka Herzen was a member of the [[Cult of the Red Crown]], originally from [[Nuln]], but later based near [[Grissenwald]]. From there, she assisted her friend [[:johannes-teugen]] with his plans to rule [[Bögenhafen]] through sorcery, and was later …

  • Dumpling Hayfoot

    Dumpling was apparently a servant of [[:etelka-herzen]]'s, stuck at her tower in the Black Peaks and forced to work for the goblins who'd taken over there. After a brief interrogation, [[Adelyn Zumwald]] executed her for association with [[Chaos]].

  • Ernst Gottlieb

    Ernst Gottlieb had reportedly been head of the largest criminal gang in [[Nuln]], until sometime in early 2522, when he suddenly vanished. With his departure, the Gottlieb Gang fell apart and other, smaller gangs rose to prominence in the city. A year …

  • Ludwig Prost

    A visitor to [[Marienburg]] from [[Talabecland]], Prost asked the party to recover the letter case he'd dropped in the [[Reik River]] upon entering the city. Reading a letter found inside this case, the party opted to purchase future-shares in the …

  • Don Luigi Belladonna

    Don Luigi is a [[Tilea|Tilean]] immigrant to [[Kemperbad]], where he is a major figure in the local [[Thieves' Guild]]. The party has performed some minor errands on his behalf. Clearly wealthy, he dresses above his apparent station and ensures that his …

  • Corrobreth

    Corrobreth is a native of [[Unterbaum]] and is part of the long line of Baumenvolk following the Old Faith, responsible for maintaining the standing stones in the area that protect Unterbaum from the damaging [[Chaos]] effects that have reduced the rest …

  • Brunhilde Gratten

    Brunhilde was encountered by the party in the form of a ghost, haunting the [[Devil's Bowl]]. She had been murdered "a long time ago" by [[Dagmar von Wittgenstein]], stabbed repeatedly in the side while she slept, along with the rest of his expedition …

  • Doctor Fritz Carhingar

    Fritz Carhingar was found by the party in the dungeons of [[Castle Wittgenstein]], caged, starved and mad. He claimed to be the Baron's personal physician, and that he'd been rewarded by the Baronness for successfully treating the Baron's ailments. He was …

  • Captain Georg Hegel

    Georg Hegel had apparently once been captain of the [[Castle Wittgenstein]] guards, but had deceased at some point. Even so, he carried on as an animated skeleton, residing in a tower in the Outer Bailey, along with half a dozen lesser skeleton guards. …

  • Herbert Marcuse

    Herbert runs the Shooting Star Inn in [[Wittgendorf]] as best he can manage with the village's limited supplies. As their are hardly ever outside visitors anymore, his business has primarily centered around acting as a tavern for the few locals not …

  • Hilda Eysenk

    Daughter of the village miller in [[Wittgendorf]], Hilda was a member of the rebelion against the von Wittgensteins, based in the village and reporting back to those hiding out in the woods.

  • Baronette Ingrid von Wittgenstein

    Ingrid was the wife of [[:ludwig-von-wittgenstein]], and apparently a strange and cruel woman who kept mutant cats and birds, as well as hunting any sort of creature, including other [[Humans]]. She was killed by [[Adelyn Zumwald]] during the assault on …

  • Doctor Jean Rousseaux

    Doctor Rousseaux was a [[Bretonnia|Bretonnian]] living in [[Wittgendorf]], apparently very close with [[:margritte-von-wittgenstein]], where he served as the local physician. In this role, he conspired to serve the villagers poisons for Margritte His …

  • Sergeant Kratz

    Kratz was one of the senior guards from [[Castle Wittgenstein]], as well as a mutant of sorts. He led the seizure of the [[:ungenannt]] from the [[Wittgendorf]] wharf and then an expedition into the local woods to find the rebel outlaws hiding there. He …

  • Kurt Kutzmann

    Kutzmann worked for [[:jean-rousseaux]] in [[Wittgendorf]], and faithfully tried to defend his master from the party. He cried terribly, like a child, when he was injured and was only consoled when the party used Rousseaux's corpse to mime some …

  • Lord Kurt von Wittgenstein

    The party never met Kurt von Wittgenstein themselves, but were led to believe he was in [[Castle Wittgenstein]] when it was destroyed. His portrait was seen in his father's tower.

  • Baron Ludwig von Wittgenstein

    Baron Ludwig had mutated into a cockroach-like creature and thus kept himself hidden in a side tower of [[Castle Wittgenstein]], playing organ music for his "friends," tens of thousands of small cockroaches that shared the tower with him. The party found …

  • Lady Margritte von Wittgenstein

    Lady Margritte was the only daughter of [[:ludwig-von-wittgenstein]], and took a keen interest in the research of her ancestor, [[Dagmar von Wittgenstein]]. Among other things, she used his knowledge and his warpstone meteorite to create her unusual [[: …

  • Lieutenant Schif Doppler

    Although the party never encountered Lieutenant Doppler themselves, he was known to the [[Wittgendorf]] rebels as the de facto head of the guards at [[Castle Wittgenstein]]. [[:sigrid]] reported that he'd been killed in the fighting during their assault …

  • Sigrid

    Sigrid is a priest of [[Taal]] who left her home in [[Wittgendorf]] to head the outlaws operating in rebellion against the oppressive rule of [[Castle Wittgenstein]]. She succeeded, with the party's help, but was one of only a handful of rebels to survive.

  • Slagdarg

    Slagdarg was a massive ogre standing over 3 meters tall, who lived in the dungeons of [[Castle Wittgenstein]], serving as the torturer. He was killed by [[:sigrid]] during her rebels' assault on the castle.

  • Slurd

    Slurd was the ancient butler of the von Wittgensteins, serving in [[Castle Wittgenstein]] and thus heavily mutated. He was quietly killed by the party during their infiltration of the castle.

  • Klaus

    Klaus was the burly dockworker employed by [[:matthias-blucher]] to direct the stevedores loading and unloading the [[:ungenannt]] on its last visit to [[Kemperbad]]. He took formal responsibility for the boat for the 24 hours needed for this task.

  • Matthias Blucher

    Blucher is a very wealthy young merchant from [[Kemperbad]], primarily involved in shipping all manner of goods up and down the Reik. His main assistant appears to be [[:max-wagner]], and his wife is Karoline Blucher nee Oldenhaller. He personally …

  • Max Wagner

    Right-hand-man to [[:matthias-blucher]], the older Wagner is a very direct and professional businessman, assisting his young master with the day-to-day operations of their business in [[Kemperbad]]. He finalised the details of the contract for the job the …

  • Father Marcus

    The party met Father Marcus aboard the [[:blue-salmon]], travelling between his monastery near Dunkelberg and [[Altdorf]]. He entrusted them with a small stone and a letter for a colleague at the [[Place of Shining Rock]].

  • Captain Alex Eisen

    Captain of the [[:blue-salmon]], Eisen is a loud and opinionated man, clearly successful at his work, but hard for most to get along with.

  • Ruairi Roddy

    A merchant, encountered in a very drunk state by [[Odric Lankdorf]] in [[Kemperbad]], blaming the destruction of [[Castle Wittgenstein]] on [[Dwarves]].

  • Grand Theogonist Yorri XV

    The supreme cleric of the Cult of [[Sigmar]], normally based at the Grand Cathedral in [[Altdorf]]. [[Alric Konrad]] and [[Willow Alderberry]] met him at the [[Place of Shining Rock]], where he expressed gratitude for Alric's slight assistance in …

  • Graf Adelbert von Stromdorf

    A knight-templar of the [[Order of the Fiery Heart]] and head of the personal guard of [[:yorri-xv]]. [[Alric Konrad]] and [[Willow alderberry]] met him and his men while they were guarding the [[:yorri-xv|Grand Theogonist]] at the [[Place of Shining Rock …

  • High Wizard Albrecht Helseher

    The most senior representative of the [[Schools of Magic]] in [[Middenheim]], Master Helseher specialises in Death Magic. At the request of [[:heironymus-blitzen]], he took over the apprenticeship training of [[Alric Konrad]].

  • Allavandrel Fanmaris

    [[:boris-todbringer|Graf Todbringer]]'s official hunting leader. Allavandrel benefitted from [[Adelyn Zumwald]]'s tip that [[Alric Konrad]] stood a better chance against [[:dieter-schmiedehammer]] than the bookies expected. He also faced off against …

  • Ar-Ulric

    The highest priest of the Cult of [[Ulric]], based in [[Middenheim]]. The Ar-Ulric had been in constant communication with [[:yorri-xv]] over the 2512 conflict between their followers, and one such communication reached him via [[Alric Konrad]]. …

  • Brunhilde Klaglich

    A master of disguise, Klaglich was known by several different names among the ruling class of [[Middenheim]], as she extorted and blackmailed them into cooperating with plans to control the city, primarily by imposing new taxes. She was ultimately found …

  • Dieter Schmiedehammer

    Formerly the official champion of [[:boris-todbringer]], he had been undefeated at the annual [[Middenheim]] Carnival for 4 consecutive years. However, [[Alric Konrad]], with a single solid blow, was able to beat him on the first day of the 2512 Carnival. …

  • Graf Boris Todbringer

    The ruler of the City of [[Middenheim]] and its substantial army, and one of the Electors of the [[Empire]], and so one of the most powerful people in the Old World. Graf Boris, however, had not been well for some time, according to his minstrel, [[: …

  • Emmanuelle Schlagen

    A young lady in the courts of [[Middenheim]], romantically involved with both [[:boris-todbringer]] and the supposedly-celebate [[:ar-ulric]], leading to the blackmail of the High Priest.

  • Erina Eberhauer

    A mage visiting the city of [[Middenheim]], staying at the [[Templar's Arms Inn]]. She arrived there late one evening, just in time to help the party defend the inn from marauding [[Beastmen | Chaos beasts]]. She was quite impressed by the party's …

  • Gotthard Goebbels

    A relatively young man, considering his dual roles as Convenor of the City Komission on Commerce, Trade, and Taxation, and Chairman of the Governing Body of the Merchants' Guild of [[Middenheim]]. He seemed to spend a great deal of time drinking and …

  • Hildegarde Zimperlich

    The chaperone and chief servant of [[:katarina-todbringer]], the two were almost never seen apart. The elderly woman was very protective of her ward, quite impatient with the party and also apparently held a deep loathing of [[:luigi-pavarotti |Luigi …

  • Law Lord Joachim Hoflich

    One of the three Law Lords of [[Middenheim]]. There was some suspicion in the party that he might be an agent of Chaos, as he was powerful and seldom seen, but when they finally got into his room in the palace, they found his dead body in a chest. Moments …

  • General Johann Schwermutt

    A senior military official of [[Middenheim]], briefly met by [[Alric Konrad]] in the celebrations after his victory over the city champion on the first day of the 2512 Carnival, then more formally in the Palace after he'd won the final day of challenges …

  • Chancellor Josef Sparsam

    Head of the [[Middenheim]] Treasury, Sparsam was seen by the party being hounded by angry [[Dwarves]] through the streets near the palace. They later got a chance to meet him in person when [[Alric Konrad]] requested tax exemption as the new City Champion …

  • Josef Gropius

    Associated with the Southgate-Ostwald Gang in [[Middenheim]], Josef charges high fees for interesting information. He traded secrets about the city's recent tax hikes to [[Adelyn Zumwald]] and [[Willow Alderberry]] in exchange for a golden idol from the …

  • Karl Matthaus

    A bright young orphan, living on the streets of [[Middenheim]]. He's seems small for his age. The party paid him a gold crown up front to assemble his friends to spy on the comings and goings of the city's leaders, and then further crowns to encourage him …

  • Law Lord Karl-Heinz Wasmeier

    One of the three Law Lords of [[Middenheim]]. Initial attempts by the party to meet him were unsuccessful. An eventual brief meeting was unproductive, as the party couldn't prove most of their claims to him. It only emerged later on that Wasmeier was …

  • Princess Katarina Todbringer

    The daughter of [[:boris-todbringer]]. She was seen at the opening night of "The Barbarian of Seville" with a large retinue in tow. [[:rallane-lafarel|Rallane]] claims the Graf is extremely fond of her and will do nearly anything she asks. [[Alric Konrad …

  • Kirsten Jung

    A young lady in the courts of [[Middenheim]], briefly met by [[Alric Konrad]] in the company of [[:petra-liebkosen]] in the celebrations following Alric's defeat of city champion, [[:dieter-schmiedehammer]]. It emerged a few days later that she is engaged …

  • Doctor Luigi Pavarotti

    The personal physician to [[:boris-todbringer]], this loud and outgoing [[Tilea|Tilean]] tried chatting up [[Adelyn Zumwald]], boasting of his prowess in curing the Graf's elder son, [[:stefan-todbringer|Baron Stefan]]. Adelyn drugged Pavarotti's drink …

  • Marshal Maximillian von Genscher

    A senior military official of [[Middenheim]], briefly met by [[Alric Konrad]] in the celebrations after his victory over the city champion on the first day of the 2512 Carnival, then more formally in the Palace after he'd won the final day of challenges …

  • Natasha Sinnlich

    A young lady in the courts of [[Middenheim]], briefly met by the party in the celebrations following [[Alric Konrad]]'s successful rise to the position of City Champion.

  • Petra Liebkosen

    A young noblewoman from [[Middenheim]], she took a shining to [[Alric Konrad]] after he won the first day of challenges against the city champion. When he secured the title after the fourth day of challenges, her interest increased and [[Adelyn Zumwald]] …

  • Rallane Lafarel

    The elven minstrel to [[:boris-todbringer]], Rallane has been seen a lot around the Carnival, notably at the Archery Tourney. [[Adelyn Zumwald]] and [[Willow Alderberry]] had a late night meal with him in the Outer Palace, where he revealed a deep …

  • Law Lord Reiner Ehrlich

    One of the three Law Lords of [[Middenheim]]. Upon discovering that Ehrlich had not been seen leaving his house all week, the party opted to break into it and confront him. He revealed that his niece had been kidnapped and he was being blackmailed by the …

  • Knight Eternal Siegfried Prunkvoll

    A boastful, arrogant knight from [[Middenheim]], always dressed in gleaming armour. He mocked Willow for betting on [[:dieter-schmiedehammer]], later praising (in a fairly back-handed manner) [[Alric Konrad]] for his victory over Schmiedehammer. He was …

  • Baron Stefan Todbringer

    The son and heir of [[:boris-todbringer]]. He is known to have some mental health problems, currently being treated by [[:luigi-pavarotti|Doctor Pavarotti]], and seldom ever leaves the Palace. The party have never seen him.

  • Commander Ulrich Schutzmann

    Commander of the [[Watch]] in [[Middenheim]], briefly met by [[Alric Konrad]] in the celebrations after his victory over the city champion on the first day of the 2512 Carnival, then more formally in the Palace after he'd won the final day of challenges …

  • Uli Breitner

    The former total and now partial owner of the [[Templar's Arms Inn]] in [[Middenheim]]. He sold most shares in his business to the party for 200 crowns.

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