The following three NPC’s can be found surviving out in the wilds of Balazar. They are deserters from the Sons of the Moon the mercenary company currently in garrison duty in Elkoi.
They will be somewhere between Elkoi and Trilus. They will be avoiding obvious threats, official lunar parties, but looking for safety in numbers with other civilised or friendly travellers.
If players to not change the course of events it is likely these three will become retainers of Quintas at least in the medium term.
These NPC’s can easily moved and placed anywhere along the edges of the Lunar Empire.
Eshan the Wolf
Lunar Deserter, Initiate of Seven Mothers, Male 21
Eshan, is a lunar deserter the leader of this small group. Wandering the wilds of Balazar trying to work out what he should do next. He was a young talented half crescent leader in the Sons of the Moon, a mercenary company who were serving in garrison duty in Elkoi. He was tipped to be going places in the company before he deserted.
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Cyrile Endalkar is a lunar Merchant operating out of Elkoi, and probably the richest man in Balazar. He has extensive operations both in a out of the region. Below are links to all the material produced about him so far.
Continue reading Cyriel Endelkar – Summary
Cyriel Endelkar – Human, Lunar citizen, Priest of Etyries
Cyriel is rich, connected, greedy, a close friend of King Glyptus, occasional lover of the Queen and probably the richest man in Balazar.
A lean and charismatic man in his late forties, with salt and pepper hair and beard. Has a very well defined and proper posture and moves gracefully. His manners are exquisite, his accent refined , his discourse educated and this is all but wasted on most people in Balazar.
His manner is brusque with servants menials and lower spending clients but will turn the charm on with potential clients he perceives are willing to spend a considerable amount.
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Character write ups for Cyriels merchants and apprentices.
Vestan Imtherman – Merchant, Imtherian Male 28, Etyries Initiate
Vestan is Young brown haired and bearded trader, tall thin and lean hailing from Imther. He first worked a Cyriels Imther depot and has proved himself mildly competent.
He is a good trader but also a coward and scared of fighting men, therefore he used mainly in the trading house and not on Cyriels Military contracts. He is also bullied by and sacred of Cyriel. Vestans attitude to conflict is to avoid at any opportunity.
Has a good knowledge of furs and pelts, and is adept at working with the Balazaring hunters. He has an interest in mystical and shamanic items and good relationships with a few of the local shamans, he will often have a small handful of Shamanic charms available for sale.
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Following are write ups of Cyriels Guards. A warning some of the later guards do include some very dark personal horror themes around rape, it its going to disturb you don’t read on.
Karvann Trueface – Chief Enforcer, Balazaring Male 37, Initiate of Seven Mothers
Karvann is Cyriels Chief Enforcer and has worked for him for 6 years now. He is responsible for co-ordinating and hiring the guards for the caravans, compound security and ensuring slaves don’t escape. He is efficient and well respected by Cyriel and the other warriors in the Citadel.
Before working for Cyriel he used to be one of King Glyptus citadel warriors , but has come to Cyriel for the money and because he couldn’t stomach the Kings family any longer.
Continue reading Cyriel’s – Guards and Mercenaries – Character Details
The final characters in the series describing Cyriel Endalkar and his entourage. This section looks over the major characters who work on his whorehouse.
It is a little grim and its tones based on the film ‘The whistleblower’. It is intended to shock, be difficult, and provoke thought. If that is not why you and your players game I would politely suggest passing this over.
A synopsis is that Warda has persuaded Cyriel to ditch his traditional girls, and use slaves from his own stock or specifically bought for the whorehouse. Dashin who Guards the girls is also a follower of Thed and is also abusing them and using the trauma to spread passion spirits of rape around the citadel.
Stats will be added at a later date.
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Cyriel Endelkar is a Lunar merchant based in Elkoi and the most prosperous private citizen in Balazar;
Cyriels business in Elkoi are interests are both diverse and substantial;
Supplier of the Imperial Garrison – Cyriel is responsible for the supply caravans which come from his depots in Soldier Fort, Holay Fort and Tashford. He is also responsible for paying for the guarding of these caravans which is sometimes done by local contacts, mercenary irregulars or regular lunar troops.
This is both his most lucrative business interest and his greatest expense, he has at least three full time staff at each of his depots responsible for buying, logistics and the hiring or mercenaries for the caravans.
Continue reading Cyriel’s Endelkars Business Interests
The following are plot scenarios, hooks and events that are based round Cyriel Endelkar and his entourage based out of Elkoi, which could provide a few a sessions interesting play for the characters.
They are primarily set up for Elkoi based players but could easily be altered.
Continue reading Plot Hooks from Cyriels Operation
This is the first of number of posts on different names from the Lunar Empire, these will be by the main subcultures of the Empire. The aim of these is to make quick is easy names lists for refs and to choose character names from.
The first list is for rural common Pendalaran and Pelorian folk, The names will have been created by searching what has been published to date, creating stems and suffixes cross referencing them to create a long varied list.
Continue reading Lunar Names Part 1- Lodrilli, Pelandan & Pelorian Names
As part of the Lunar Empire names for Glorantha and Runequest, here is a list of potential Carmanian name ideas.
This is taken from published sources, stemming the known names and some ‘Jiggery Pokery’ from me.
Its a cheat list and should save some time and add a flavour to your names.
I’ve merged prefixes and suffixes again so its a long list and there may be some howlers
Carmanian Mens Names Continue reading Lunar Names Part 2 – Carmanian Names