Thomas Blackthorne

archaeologist, treasurehunter, the civilized beast

Description:

Attributes:
Strength 3, Dexterity 4 (Catlike reflex), Stamina 3, Charisma 2, Manipulation 2, Apperance 2, Perception 3 (keen eyed), Intelligence 4, Wits 2
Skills:
Alertness 1, Athletics 4, Brawl 4, Intimidation 1, Subterfuge 1 , Craft 1, Etiquette 1, Firearms 1, Ride 1, Stealth 2, Survival 3 (Tracking), Academics 2, Enigmas 1, Investigation 1, Linguistics 2, Occult 1, Science 1, Kindred lore (vampyre history) 4.
Disciplines: Protean 4, Auspex 1, Fortitude 2
Backgrounds:
Ressources 4, Status 2, Retainer 1
Virtues:
Conscience 2, Self-Control 3, Courage 4
Humanity:5
Willpower:6
Merits:
Calm Heart (Difficulty for all Frenzy rolls are lowered by 2), Lucky, Acute senses
Flaws:
Old Flame, Clan Enmity (setites), Prey exclusion (scholers), Compulsion

Bio:

- Born 1782
-Fader was in the east india company. Always had great stories about esotic places
-Join the colonial army at 16 in 1798 in India.
-Return to England to Study in 1800. With army connection he got into Oxford.
-Studied History and when on expedition with his professor to central Asia in 1802.
-After he was graduated he rejoined his old regiment for the fight in the Napolean war in spain in 1808. But he quickyly got enough and when he was wounded in 1810, he left the army.
-was going back to Oxford to teach, but quickly got himself involved in more expeditions for a rich supporter.
-After a few years he left Oxford to only do expeditions for his patron Don Cerro.
-Found out that Don Cerro had sponsored expeditions 80 years before, making him a very old man or something else. Was kidnapped by Don Cerro who told him about vampyres. He even promised Thomas he could be immortal if he work for him. Knew his choice was dead or work for the vampyre. So continued to work for Don Cerro.
- Had an expidition to Columbia in 1820 that went all wrong. People started to die of diseases and wild animals when they walked into the jungle. Soon only Thomas was alive and hunted by animals. Was embraced by a gangrel. The gangrel observed Thomas for a few days and then he disappeared. Thomas had to survive on his own from the start. From his knowledge of the undead, thomas knew what he could and could not do. So after he started to get back to civilization and got in contact to Don Cerro. When the gangrel returned to check on his child the child was gone.
-Got back to london and was now adopted by Don Cerro. Don Cerro was a scholar of old vampyre history, which was why he sponsored so many expeditions to strange lands. He and thomas got close and Don cerro told thomas all he knew about the origin of the vampyres. They continued there cooperation. Thomas was going out to gather the material and Don Cerro would stay in london.

Thomas Blackthorne

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