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Akhbar, Heneb: horse master nomad, hired by the cults at desert temple of Set; has 2 young sons; now among Omar’s Riders at Gorge.
Akhmed: half Italian animal handler used by Fritz on several safari; Hu now works with him
Akhmed: storyteller of Aartuat; told of Sinbad, Al Hazred
Alwas: Omar Rider who was captured and taken to Desert Temple, we rescued him
Ama: priestess of Bast at Gorge;Apu, Aria, Amanta, Ankha are others named; she and Rick had ‘relations’.
Archer, Davey: at Gavigan ritual; youngish captain in british army; recently back from India; gives couple colorful war stories and wog obsene practices, hidden temples to Kali; and other more evil gods; knows dark side of Indian religions; Rick has similar xp so commonality there; was very interested with ‘Mr. Fish’ as he calls Billy; revealed self as in Majesty’s Secret Service too soon and was shotgunned to death
Artichoke, Manfrad: at Gavigan ritual; busines man, portly fellow; manfacturing interests in Bristol including part ownership in a shipyard
Atmu Rahat: see Characters page
Babet: one of the Rick dubbed ‘bitches of Set’, ages old, not undead but revived after centuries of sleep; killed at Set Temple preGorge.
Barrington: London detective, ally through MH’s;lhas gained the nickname Bunny/Bunnington thanks to Paul
Bay, Ardath: bedouin leader met near the Temple of Set; had been hired by Crodwell and the Sisters to watch for us, did not know how evil they were; we end on good terms with them;
Bedouin Sheik, Cairo: saved his son from ‘vampiric’ visitor; owes us his son’s life;
Bishop, Nathan ‘Nate’: known by Somerfield; tried to steal jars on Nile, killed in the attempt; surprise extra sibling of Cassandra and Nathan; likely who poisoned Somerfield
Blowfly, Earnest: DECEASED on ship to China with MH’s; found murdered in his room;
Bluker, Klaus: Berlin senior archaeologist; was going to Amarna; killed at Amarna by a deadfall tomb trap;
Broughton, Lady Corinthia: on voyage to China with MH’s; wore wide dark eyeshadow and straight cut hair that make her look to be emulating ancient Egypt.
Bryce, Doc: expedition doctor hired for Gorge of Osiris
Cafore, Dr.:short thin man; at museum, top floor office, works in Egyptian Magik; Ismael thinks while his work is important, does not equal real history; but predicted Clive mummy theft!; well schooled on Nophru/Nephrun Ka; authored The Occult History of Egypt which contains real incantations;
Card, Ali: met us off boat at behest of Jonah Kensington, was Elias’ guide in Hong Kong, took us to his hotel The Peak; whereabouts unknown after he did not show up one morning;
Chafu: sister of Babet; one of the 2 ‘bitches of Set’; ages old, not undead but revived after centuries of sleep; killed in Set temple pre Gorge
Clive: archaeologist funded by Penhue Foundation; digging at Giza; mummy stolen just before our return to Cairo from Gorge;
Copeland, Ruth: DECEASED; aviatrix found dead on the strange island on way to China with MH’s; had been transporting mythos tome for Prof. Lewiston;
Coulston, Helen: fiance of Paul McLean; came to Rick for help finding him; librarian at Penhue Foundation
Crodwell, Wilhelm: Belock like archaeologist; duped by sibling Daughters of Set; under influence of vile music blew his own brains out at Aartuat.
Cult of the Bloated Woman: small cult in Hong Kong; we destroyed it to a man
Firenze Tome: tome given by Lewiston to Copeland to drop in the ocean; blown up to destroy the monster on the mysterious island during voyage to China with MH’s
Fitzcullen, Lord and Lady: at Gavigan ritual, were to be primary sacrifices thanks to royal blood; aristocracy; landowners in northern England around Canterbury and other places. They live almost exclusively in their London house, they prefer the city hustle and bustle; Billy slept with Lady! Lord ‘likes to watch’; Billy can call her Lady Ellie; both are promiscous egalitarians, but choosey; gave Billy golden pinky ring set with small emerald as token of friendship, Billy dubs it his Ring of Protection
Fortiscue, Lord Edward: patron of Somerfield’s Amarn a dig. Wife Isabella, 8 year old son Charles; marriage was a scandal of London;
Fortiscue, Isabella: Lord Edward’s beautiful hispanic wife; channeled Nefertiti whom she is the spitting image of; former music hall singer; Iluminati; we believe Nefertiti in a past life; post hypnosis her link is gone forever
Galloway: archaeologist working west of Cairo in desert; digging at ‘The Well’; attempted poisoning of his dig members; Gave Rick medallion of Cult of Light found at his dig; like a proto Iluminati symbol;
Gavigan: DECEASED; ran Penhue foundation after disappearance of Lord Penhue; cultist, killed at his home during mass ritual
Geirhut: father of Hepthait, in Aartuat; killed by Billy during infernal piping
Gerard: frenchman; daughter Marie saved from kidnappers in Cairo by us; junior officer at French embassy;
Godfrey, Squire: Hong Kong professor at the University in antiquities/classics; Rick spoke with Godfrey who was “enchanted and charmed” to meet one so famous; Rick promised to use connections to add to their collections; long winded, circular speaker, going off on short tangents constantly; student of Cult of the Bloated Woman, Elias was seeking connection tween that and Bloody Tongue; believed cult no longer extant;
Goldtooth, Zakir: dragoman, caravan chief, general supervisor from Cairo; a major Rick contact;
Grand Continental: the hotel to stay at in Cairo
Gregson, Prof.: Brit who tried to go for Rehotep’s tomb, but died trying; father of dead Isabelle; Lovejoy was in his party; killed by the cult; Eton professor; could create and Elder Sign and cast other terrible magic (may have died casting a banishment and destroying his own brain)
Hamphat, Captain: cpt of Aartuat garrison; became cpt on own merit by 21; another cpt w/more connections got him stuck in Aartuat;
Haroun, Lt.: Theben police officer, saw the fight at Crodwell’s vs ghouls and zombie; very amiable to what we needed done afterward; good contact in future
Hepfurah: evil cultist of Aartuat; ran the big store in town; escaped Aartuat;
Hepthait: son of Gerhit; beggar boy at Aartuat; attacked self to Rick much of the time;
Hesperus: steamship we took from England to Egypt for Gorge
Hetet: infantryman of Aatruat; friend of Sgt. Nemekh; 10yrs younger than he; like brothers; always in troublemaking rogues; duped by Crod w/ fake map
Horatio:DECEASED photog hired for gorge trip; murdered on boat trip over via poison
Hu: kid of Aartuat; great w/ horses; drank poisoned water from Hepthait, saved by Bryce; Billy and Akhmed take care of him most; now works for Akhmed
Hughes, Stephen: friend of Mulverhill; movie star handsom, spirtualist, seances, medium, like Paul Lemonde but not quite as good. Maybe even some smoke and mirrors. Heart in the right place, but huge expert in occultism and spiritualism. Believes in occult, to a degree; was 0 help in finding McLean
Gregson, Isabelle: Lovejoy’s betrothed; partially skinned and slain by Desert Temple cultists;
Ismael: curator of Cairo museum; admits to having stolen canopic jars for a mystery buyer and hiring Sayida, was tricked and set up by Khareem so we kept it quiet; Offers us to visit him at home or office any time. If we require a permit for a dig, his office will get it done “you my friend are considered to be one of the foremost of your generation"
Khansu: ran small shop in Aartuat; Cult of Osiris; favored more by locals over Hepfurah;
Khareem, Setekh: leader of Amun cult who set up Ismael and Rashid, taking the latter’s place; as we closed in on the tomb, the heart beating fiercely, his own heart exploded in his chest;
Ledbottom, Charlie: cigar smoking, big bulbous red nosed and boller hat; walked right up to Paul and introducing himself at our table; called german cuisine ‘tubesteak’; played pool with Paul; poolshark tried to work Paul but Paul held back every time Charlie tried to make his move;
Lewiston, Clive: Miskatonic occult expert and classicist; asked Copeland to drop Firenze Tome in ocean
Lovejoy, Cpt.: former solder, 19th Bengal Lancers; found in Gorge as a crazy man; began noticeably recovering once around other subjects of the Queen; his lady Isabelle was killed by the cult, as was her scientist father Gregson; his tomb home was protected by a true Eldar Sign; cured of his mania by Bes’ mirror, though now remembers all
Mattie: Rick’s live in maid
McCulley: heroic man in Gregson’s Gorge party; killed by cult; a hunter, partnered w/ Fritz for a season or 2 just before Terror of the Myan Blood God (same time Gregson’s party came to Gorge)
McLean, Paul: archaeologist; fiance to Helen Coulston, had disappeared working as artifact restoration specialist for Penhue
Mulverhill: London detective, ally through MH’s
Nemekh, Sgt.: cavalry; garrison at Aartuat;like brothers w/ Hetet of infantry; always in troublemaking rogues; duped by Crod w/ fake map;
Nigerlater, Jesse: on voyage to China with MH’s;
O’ Lockland, Brian: Lord Kelsey; Spymaster for viceroy and Rick’s recruiter into British Special Services in India
Omar the Great: old acquaintance of Rick, which is why we survived; bedouin leader; killed at Amarna by traitors; his people guarded the tombs; gave Rick an amulet of a sun symbol, hieroglyphs on the back read “sons of Re”;
Omar’s Riders: those of Omar who joined us after his death; Walid Abu Hadba, Akhbar abu Akhbar
Omar, Sahid: antiquities dealer and owner of small shop in Cairo; Khareem palled around with him. Still needs investigating
Panzbec: one of 2 eldest sons of Hepfurah, who escaped Aartuat with him; killed by Fritz outside the town
The Peak Hotel: Where Elias stayed in Hong Kong, hence so did we; past its prime;
Petrie, William Matthew Flinders: Archaeologist and Rick’s mentor, though they disagree on many social issues concerning the more ‘primitive’ societies; Rick’s acting as his own dig foreman is drawn from Petrie’s example, as well as his careful digging practices, study/use of ‘seration’, and detailed record keeping and cataloguing
Queen of the Nile: river boat we used to go from Cairo to Amarna
Rashid: Somerfield’s dragoman who fell for Sayida; replaced by Khareem; innocent other than foolishness; got us out of pyramid alive
Rehotep: the hopeful Set Rehotep; boss at end of Gorge of Osiris; we destroyed him in his tomb, and the evil artifacts along with him
Salvatore, Marie and Francesca: Italian sisters and lovers of Rick; first met on Hesperus; agents of unknown party (Vatican?);
Sanussi, Mohammed S.: worker for Somerfield who found the Nefertiti bust;
Sayed/or Tewfiq?: DECEASED ran shop where Salvatore’s were kidnapped, and shipped them to Gavigan’s estate for ritual. Simon strangled him to death.
Sayida: DECEASED Cairo dancing girl hired to steal key to storage; used Rashid to do so; found dead at pyramid fight vs moron cultists;
Sheikh: villainous leader of nomads working with Set cult at Desert Temple; in on Omar’s murder
Sing: DECEASED; Gavigan manservant
Snafnir: Set cultist, from Desert Temple, we rescued him from them; had spoken vs them and so imprisoned and tortured; now resides at Gorge; artist, they showed him something and he lost his mind temporarily; hired him to draw horrible works of art; thanks to talks with Alwas has converted to Islam;
Sneferu: brother in law of Geirhut of Aartuat; aka Shana, Hepfurah’s sorcerer; killed at fort during infernal pipe music
Somerfield: archaeologist collegue of Rick; friend of Archimedes for years; not in the Iluminati nor knows the Mythos until now. Thought it was all “popycock” at first.
Sons of Re: all too small sect around Thebes, at least, who informed us to ‘consult Nefertiti’ and ‘look for sign of Amun’; upon our return to Thebes from Gorge, met them again telling htem of our success, and to combine with Omar’s Guardians of Osiris; they revealed their history;
Thatcher, Thomas: nightwatchmen at Penhue; Rick contact; got us inside
Thomas, Sir Sebastian: former thief and British secret agent; former naval officer, has a couple contacts there; quite the ladies man; known for his vivaciousness; sporting personality; he and Rick get along very well;
Throckmorton, Willy: DECEASED on voyage to China with MH’s; “second cousin to the inventor” (conveyor and torpedoes); his head spontaneously turned completely around
Tophevvy, Phyllis: full figured blonde; escorted by Charlie Ledbottom; she and Rick shared glances under table leg/foot touches/fellatio; ‘archaeologist’; theory that inhabitants of Shangai are not CHinese but descendants of ancient Egyptians from Akhenaten’s time who sailed away and set up a colony “because they were always sailing hither and yon”; was interested in conversation with the savages RC and Billy
The University, Hong Konk: new school, low quality but trying; see also Godfrey; Rick promised to use contacts to send papers/books there to improve collections
Utat Nabu: Re hotep’s vampire; whereabouts unknown, had gates to several lands throughout the world. See Tomb of Rehotep Day 8 adventure log.
Veck, Conrad: DECEASED; Captain of ship on our voyage to Ching with MH’s; was invaded by the Thaquatic Master and died from accidental OD of morphine from Wilhelm;
Volkman, Dieter: young German archaeology student; also tinkerer; murdered in Cairo by cult for one of the jars; tried to meet us but too late;
Wagstaff: Rick’s live in butler
Warbler, Carl: famous showman who gave performance on ship to China with MH’s
Yellow Lilly: seedy Hong Kong bar; frequented by expatriots;
Yeung Wo Nursing Home: fine Hong Kong establishment actually; where we found Roger Carlyle and where he remains currently

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