Horror on the Orient Express Nouveau
DR. KASIM POLAT
Turkish Historian, Age 31
STR 70 CON 70 SIZ 65 INT 70
POW 75 DEX 50 APP 60 EDU 75
Sanity 75 Build: 1 Move: 8 HP: 13
Damage Bonus: +1D4
Brawl 25% (12/5), damage 1D3 + 1D4
Dodge 40% (20/8)
Skills: Art/Craft (Writing) 50%, Bargain 49%, Dodge
40%, History 70%, Library Use 60%, Persuade 40%,
Psychology 50%, Spot Hidden 55%.
Languages: Arabic 35%, English 55%, Persian 55%,
Gear: Traveling clothes, notebook, luggage, manuscript
of his current half-finished book.
Traveling Expenses: 20 pounds
Personal Description – Well groomed with small moustache and receding hairline.
Ideology/Beliefs – Believes in the international brotherhood of scholarship.
Significant People – His wife and children.
Traits – Cautious and considered. A generous heart.
Injuries & Scars – Small scar on right leg from automobile accident.
Dr. Kasim Polat is a young Ottoman historian beginning to make his reputation writing about the early Ottoman Empire and its Imperial Diaspora. He is married with two children at home in the northwestern Turkish city of Bursa (aptly enough a former Ottoman capital). Dr. Polat has been attending a conference in London and is looking forward to getting home.
CONNECTION WITH PROFESSOR SMITH:
The two have worked together in Turkey.
CONNECTION WITH OTHER INVESTIGATORS:
Polat knows Worth well as a colleague.