Francis Charles

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Francis Charles
Conflicted Vampire
Owner's Discord NameArchtmag/Aurora
Public Contact?Yes
Awakened/EmergedAwakened Mage
Preferred Payment MethodGood Deeds
Hobbies/ViceEssence Draining and Penance
Personal LifeSingle
FactionThe Night Throne
AspectsChristian Theurge
Conflicted Vampire


Francis served his days in Christian outreach, helping others and spreading the word of God. It was a good life, fulfilling and meaningful, until things changed. While in Redmond one night, he was ambushed and drained by unknown infected. Left for dead, he rose again, changed. Horrified with his new nature and scared of what was to come, he managed to push past his shame and tell his brother, another mage of the Church, what had happened.

The brother, Augustus, wasn't content to let this stand. Wanting his brother to be free of his curse, he delved deep into forbidden magical archives, searching for something, anything, that promised a means. He succeeded, eventually, something he should have left buried. As he delved into the artifact, he was taken in by a being beyond his ken, and Augustus's mental state degenerated. After a violent confrontation with Francis, he headed off alone to finish his mission. Francis, worried, gathered a team of runners, pooling his life savings to hopefully save his family.

As events unfolded, his brother ultimately did not survive, killed by the runners sent to save him, an unfortunate but necessary reaction as the team fought for their life. The team mainly went their own ways after this, but Swerve, one of the runners, saw a kindred spirit. Another infected, one abandoned and alone after the change, just like her. She needed to help him. Swerve kept in contact with him, and eventually pestered him enough that he followed her to the Night Throne. While the work and environment might be unpleasant, especially for someone with his moral character, it would provide a refuge, a place where he could find food and a home safe from hunters.

Francis was desperate enough to join in the end. While still deeply conflicted about his nature and place in the world, life is hard as a vampire. Sometimes, the choices need to survive are too. For now, he's simply trying to get by and to preserve what's left of his faith and humanity.

Aspects Description

Aspect Description
Christian Theurge Francis is a trained magician (MAG 6, IG 3). While in his own words never as good as his brother, he is a capable magic user.
Conflicted Vampire Francis is a recent convert to the Night Life. While not happy about it, he is being drawn further in. He can do vampirey things, though he might feel bad about it after, and he's learning more and more about the life.
Devotion Francis was, and still is, a Catholic. He's knowledgable in his faith and in the local Catholic community.


Knowledge Checks 6 + Loyalty + Aspects - Notoriety
Active Checks 10 + Loyalty + Aspects - Notoriety
Gear Acquisition Checks 2 + Loyalty + Aspects - Notoriety
Networking Checks 0 + Loyalty + Aspects - Notoriety


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Narrative Significant Runs

NameGMMetaplotDate of Run
A Devotee Of Conrad Of ConstanceAurora5 February 2083