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  • The Blood Red Fez

    Safely on the train en route to Paris, the party has a chance to peruse [[:professor-smith | Dr. Smith]]'s diary. This begins the tale of the Blood Red Fez. [[File:469666 | class=media-item-align-none | Smith_Diary.JPG]] After dinner one Sunday …

  • PROFESSOR HAROLD ‘HARRY’ WORTH

    Personal Description – Deep set but kindly eyes, worried brow, scholarly air. Ideology/Beliefs – The supernatural is a genuine threat that must be opposed through learning. Significant People – His college. Traits – Quiet determination. Injuries & …

  • CAPTAIN RODERICK BARRINGTON, BART

    Personal Description – Handsome and dashing in the young well-bred officer mold. Ideology/Beliefs – Chivalrous and despises the opposite. Significant People – His family. Traits – Manly forbearance. Injuries & Scars – An old war wound from the …

  • GEORGE BANKS

    Personal Description – Small and wiry with dark hair and blue eyes. Ideology/Beliefs –Determined to make his way in the world no matter what. Significant People – Professor Smith and Professor Worth. Traits – Cocky and out for himself. Injuries & …

  • AMELIA MEADOWCROFT

    Personal Description – Cool appraising eyes. Strong brow and jaw. Ideology/Beliefs – Chivalrous and despises the opposite. Significant People – Her famous father, Sir Meredith Meadowcroft Traits – Determination, suspicion of conformity Injuries & …

  • DR. KASIM POLAT

    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. …

  • DR. JEAN-LOUIS SAROCH

    Personal Description – Handsome, distinguished with elegant moustache and side whiskers. Ideology/Beliefs – Believes in his doctor’s oath. Significant People – A lifelong traveler he keeps aloof from lasting ties with people. Traits – Intellectual …

  • Professor Smith

    Professor Julius Arthur Smith is the investigators’ friend whose presence sets the 1920s campaign in motion. Biographical information pertinent to him in that era can be found [[:professor-julius-arthur-smith | here]]. In the 1890s he is thirty years …

  • Professor Demir

    Demir is trained as an anthropologist both in Turkey but also in Greece and London. He also has an interest in magical belief and has written extensively on the subject of cults and outré religions and is well respected in his fi eld. He is a Muslim and …

  • Baron Leopold von Hofler

    Initial Knowledge: The Baron is mysterious. He is a noted occultist but also a wealthy and powerful man in his native Austria, being part of the Austrian nobility. He does not publish but is known for readily helping those who are interested in the area …

  • Henri Peeters

    The conducteur on the Constantinople car is Henri Peeters, a rail-thin dark haired Belgian in an impeccable uniform. Henri is very friendly and helpful. His greeting is always: “Henri is here. How may I help you?”

  • Aileen MacGregor

    Macgregor is an intense but pleasant woman and comes from a well-off Lowlands family, hence her capacity to travel on the Orient Express. She is keen to get to her story fast. She has travelled for pleasure before in the east and knows Constantinople well …

  • Egorov Age

    Age 39 A thin man largely bald with just a few small tufts of grey hair over his ears, and grayish white skin, Egorov is stooped, silent and implacable, but always polite and obedient.

  • Countess Irina Razumosky

    Age 25 Countess Irina is a young and beautiful woman. She is enjoying seeing the world and has a genuine interest in other people and other cultures. She is hoping the experience of the east will give her some perspective on life.

  • Hieronymus Menkaph

    Menkaph is a spiritualist and guru to the Myers. He wears an opera cape and stagevillain moustache, and expresses himself in highly theatrical terms.

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