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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’.
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.
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
Bluker, Klaus: Berlin senior archaeologist; was going to Amarna; killed at Amarna by a deadfall tomb trap;
Bryce, Doc: expedition doctor hired for Gorge of Osiris
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;
Crodwell, Wilhelm: Belock like archaeologist; duped by sibling Daughters of Set; under influence of vile music blew his own brains out at Aartuat.
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;
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;
Geirhut: father of Hepthait, in Aartuat; killed during infernal piping by Billy
Gerard: frenchman; daughter Marie saved from kidnappers in Cairo by us; junior officer at French embassy;
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
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; we believe Nefertiti in a past life; post hypnosis her link is gone forever;
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;
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
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)
Nemekh, Sgt.: cavalry; garrison at Aartuat;like brothers w/ Hetet of infantry; always in troublemaking rogues; duped by Crod w/ fake map;
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
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;
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
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;
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;
Utat Nabu: Re hotep’s vampire; whereabouts unknown, had gates to several lands throughout the world. See Tomb of Rehotep Day 8 adventure log.
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;

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