NPCs and monsters organized by region and/or by organization. List NPCs by region of origin unless it is unknown (in which case list them by organization) or unless it would obviously make more sense to put them elsewhere.

Deities and other creatures of cosmic power have a separate page.
The Nessian Knot (the party) has a separate page
Minions can be listed both here and on the minions page.

Branderscar Prison and surroundings

  • Damodred Anheis, a deceased elven villain who likely caught a bloodborne disease from his baby-eating ways.
  • Irena, a servant from Branderscar turned willing slave
  • Gregor, a servant from Branderscar turned cooperative slave
  • Grumblejack, the party’s ogre ally rescued from the prison
  • Malcolm, a former nameless slave of Tiadora who recovered his identity with the party’s aid
  • Mathias Richter, the prison warden who preferred holing up in his tower with a bawdy penny dreadful to actually overseeing the prison for the most dangerous criminals of Talingarde.
  • Myrtle, a devout servant from Branderscar and unwilling prisoner
  • Sam, a cowardly and now headless kitchen worker on Branderscar’s day shift
  • Sir Balin, legendary witch-hunter
  • Timeon, Sir Balin’s yellow squire
  • Tomas Blackerly, the corrupt sergeant who managed the prison’s day-to-day affairs

Farholde, the Horn of Abaddon, and surroundings

The Defeated
Hallack’s Raiders

Traya’s Raiders

Fort Balentyne and Aldencross

  • Albrecht Schmidt, a minor wizard fed up with anti-arcane discrimination
  • Crystal and Kysa are two minions of Lucavi Delacroix recruited from Aldencross.
  • Father Donnagin, deceased (and sainted) clergyman
  • Franz Mott, a former captain of Balentyne, turned cuckold, murderer, and unwilling guest of “The Inquisition”
  • Jacques, former soldier of Balentyne and zealous torturer duped into the service of the Nessian Knot
  • Kaitlyn Mott, the beautiful but unfaithful wife of Franz
  • Mama Giuseppe is a maker of delicious stews.
  • Melrov Altsney, a former soldier of Balentyne turned minion of the Nessian Knot
  • Paula, alchemist from Aldencross and friend of Sebastian.
  • Ryan Varning, captain of the fort’s rangers, who was ambushed and slain returning to Balentyne
  • Samual Barhold, senior captain of Balentyne killed in the secret tunnels below the fort
  • Tacitus, deceased former magister of Balentyne.
  • Thomas Havelyn, deceased former Lord of Balentyne and inflexible Paladin of Mitra.
  • Zach Eddarly, a former captain of Balentyne murdered by Franz Mott

The Knot of Thorns



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