A ferryman from Holstein, attempting to escape the madness in the Holy Roman Empire. He ended up dying outside [[:emperor-rudolf-ii | Emperor Rudolf's]] _Wunderkammer_, slain in the chaos among the soldiers trying to prevent access and the mercenaries …
Maksymilian was a wealthy clockworker from Russia, fleeing the Troubles with whatever he could carry. His skill at constructing delicate clockworks was wondrous; his manservant, [[:aleksy | Aleksy]], was an incredibly lifelike clockwork man.
Like so …
Goffhilf is a creepy Swedish rune-carver, a pagan magician who gains power by mortifying his own flesh.
He might be one of the greatest sorcerers of this or any age, having cut off his own hand to defy the march of time itself — only to die of the …
A burgher from the Holy Roman Empire, Nicholas Schlender similarly tried to avoid the unrest surrounding the War of the Jülich Succession, fleeing with his associates to France.
He never made it, killed by [[:emperor-rudolf-ii | Emperor Rudolf's]] …
A displaced noble from the Holy Roman Empire, Mannfried sought his fortune with a group of ragtag travelers, attempting to flee for France.
Unfortunately, he died of the plague before he found his way there. Nasty, brutish, and short.
Gasparo di Mercurio
A former court astrologer for the de' Medici family, Gasparo fell out of favor when he failed to predict the death of Grand Duke of Tuscany Ferdinando I de’ Medici's son Filippino. Wandering around Europe telling fortunes for pocket change, he was …