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  • Originally posted by Gardner View Post
    Mea Cascio - Caspaia female. Apollo, did you mean she was born on the shores of the Caspian sea ?
    Yeah sorry about that, Gardner, it should be Cospaia. I typed in the "a" instead of "o". She's from the Republic of Cospaia in northern Umbria.



    • You seem to be quite fond of Italian women :-) A lot of them on your lists. I need two more :

      2nd century BC
      1rst century BC
      Any part of the world you like, both females. please



      • Zabibah of Qedar
        Known aliases : Dahiah al-Kahina, not to be
        confused with Kahina Princess Berber, also
        Notable characteristics : None
        Weapon : Not carrying one
        Recorded kills : None known

        Most recent base of operations : Present Tunisia
        Occupation : Prophetess, soothsayer, pretending
        to be Kahina, Berber Queen
        Prior occupations : Quedarite queen
        Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
        Date : 750
        Place : Tunisia
        Victor : N.A
        Watcher : Research, Ancient Immortals

        Original cultural affiliation : Qedarite
        Born : 753 BC; Qedar Kingdom, Arab tribal
        confederation, present Persian Gulf
        First death : 733 BC; Queen of Qedar killed
        leading rebellion against Neo-Assyrian Empire
        First teacher : Undetermined
        Known past associates : Selim Ubadah
        First recorded sighting : 650 Present Tunisia
        Married Selim Ubadah, a hardened warrior whop
        fell under her charm

        I never understood why Zabibah chose to impersonate Kahina the Berberp Princess (also an Immortal and a hot-blooded woman) but she was an old friend of the woman and wanted to create confusion for her lover/friend'sennemies. The plan backfired because all those who had a score to settle with Kahina came knocking at her dooer,sword in hand. Not her smartest decision. I told her so, I warned her but she told me she had nothign to fear ; she would live until the days of the Gathering, she claimed. I went though thousands of pages of the old chronicles looking into her, I hacked the computer databases, but could find no trace of her, not that the Watchers could hope to get a clue on her present whereabouts. Me, I found out where she is, at least I guessed it. The important chief of state counting on her wild tales of the future to keep things in order in his country is... YOU SHAKE NERO AND KNOW
        THE END COMING... guess who that head of state is, dear reader !

        From the journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

        Pantea Arteshbod
        Known aliases : None
        Notable characteristics : Lead a battalion of
        warriors, all allegedly’immortals’ under King Cyrus
        Followed the teachings of Prophet Zarathustra
        Weapon : Persian shamsir
        Recorded kills : None known

        Most recent base of operations : Western Asia
        No fixed location
        Occupation : Commander, Sassanid infantry
        Prior occupation : Commander, ‘The Immortals’
        elite troops under King Cyrus the Great; 553 BC
        Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
        Date : 602 Sasanian-Byzantine War of 602-628
        Place : Persepolis
        Victor : N.A
        Watcher : Research, Ancient Immortals

        Original cultural affiliation : Persian
        Born : 7th century BC; Persia, Iranian Plateau
        First death : Unrecorded
        First teacher : Unrecorded
        Known ennemies : Cleophon of Athens
        First recorded sighting : 559 BC. Babylonia,
        Achaemenid Empire. Encounter with Cleophon of
        Athens, relatively impressed by Pantea’s
        immortals troops

        I am the fly on the wall who gave the incentive to King Cyrus to constitute his army of immortal warriors, a cadre ofpowerful combattants instantly replaced after one falls on the field of battle, naming them immortals was a joke frommy part. Interestingly enough, history kept my joke for historians to record as a fact of life. Oh I knew King Cyrus well, I knew many kings and emperors and always reminded them they were all naked udner their clothing and needed good protection. The actual immortal who led the battalion was another disciple of mine, Pantea Artheshbod and she also put her mark on the history of mankind. I even wrote a page on the net dedicated to her (not on wiki, though, too amateurish to my tastes). Pantea taught to King Cyrus to respect the customs and religions of the lands he
        conquered which taught him to better centralize the power he held on the countries he he had a hold on, and also to respect women ! Well recognized for his achievements in human rights, politics, and military strategy, as well as his influence on both Eastern and Western civilizations accordign to the wiki pega, ha ! He has to thank Cleophon of Athens and myself for that, we taught him well.
        A hot-blooded woman Pantea, a woman who flexes her brain as much as her muscles. Gone missing in the 7th century and I hope still active. I miss hour traning sessions and the perfume on her body on morning.

        From the journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

        Maesa of Moab
        Known aliases : Ruth, daughter of Nehemiah
        Naomi Bat-Seraph, Rachel Naomi King
        Notable characteristics : Lives on Holy Grounds
        Weapon : Not carrying one
        Recorded kills : None, not a player of the Game

        Most recent base of operations : Moab, Utah
        Occupation : Teacher, Mormon community,
        viewed with pity since she cannot carry children
        Prior occupations : Moabite woman; founder of
        Mormon community in Utah with Hiram Scudder
        Roster of Immortals Status : Inactive
        Date :
        Place :
        Victor :
        Watcher : Research, Ancient Immortals

        Original cultural affiliation : Moabite
        Born : 5th century BC; Kingdom of Moab, Jordan
        Neo-Assyrian Empire
        First death : Killed in earthquake
        First teacher : Undetermined
        Known past associates : Hiram Scudder
        Known ennemies : Ahaziah of Ramoth-Gilead
        First recorded sighting : 220. Kingdom of Jordania
        Raped by Ahaziah of Ramoth-Gilead, fought him
        off, interrupted by mortal witnesses

        Another one of my disciples is Moesa, and I am rightly proud of how she turned out to be, a survivor of the Kingdom of Moab who now lives on the fringes of the immortal scene in Utah among the Mormons community,caring little about the looks of pity or scorn she gets because she cannot bear any children. God knows she has enough in her classes !
        She escaped the blade of my brother Kronos at a time he was looking for me, avoiding torture, rape and death (did he know anything else ?) and the blades of several other hunters. Once a rape victim herself by Ahaziah of Ramoth-Gilerad, she spent centuries hunting him before Anatellon got to him first in Lutetia in 421. I am the one who sent a pigeon after her with a message, writing to her she could stop hunting and start healing. And healing she did,not like Cassandra (writing a mea culpa, old man?) who never stopped hunting me. My brother, my slave, hunting me for thousands of years. Now both are dead. Why do I surround my self with suchintense women, I don't know. Maybe I
        want to heal those women, make penance. Had I been less cruel in my young days, I wouldn't make penance so much, but then... Maesa wouldn't be here, active and healthy. Was Cassandra somehow giving me the incentive to be a healer after having been a Horseman ? Better ask Sean Burns next time I visit him.

        From the journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

        Natrajan of Panchala

        Known aliases : None
        Notable characteristics : Immortal child, to all
        appearances 12-years old
        Weapon : Undetermined
        Recorded kills : None known

        Most recent base of operations : Punjab
        Occupation : Posing as miraculous neveraging
        child, leading cult dedicated to Yama, Lord of Death
        Prior occupations : Disciple of sage Dhaumaya,
        cross-identified as Methos
        Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
        Date : 460
        Place : Punjab
        Victor : N.A
        Watcher : Research, Ancient Immortals

        Original cultural affiliation : Brahmin
        Born : 407 BC; Panchala Kingdom, India
        First death : 395 BC Following his master
        Dhaumaya in forest, attacked and killed by bandits
        First teacher : Methos
        Known past associates : Methos, Katherien of
        First recorded sighting : 460 Punjab. Enocunter
        with Katherine of Samothrace, searching for his
        teacher, the legendary Methos, « god of death »

        After my nemesis, after my blood-brother, a third Immortal has been hunting me ceaselessly : my greatest fan.Originally a young boy from the Panchala kingdom of India, Natrajan was dedicated to the cult of Yama the Lord ofDeath and followed the teachings of a "wise old man" named Dhaumaya (guess who ?) who taught him a mix of oriental philosophies so complicated that not even Wikipedia can precisely give a clear definition of it (I challenge yout, go look for it!). Poor kid had a terrible shock when he resurrected and thought Yama had left him on Earth to do his work, so he started preaching and preaching and it isn't what I taught him that could meke things clear from him. I royally
        messed up that time again and Natrajan became a vicious player of the Game, offering the paradise of Yama to those of our kind. Obviously the Watchers don't know much about him, but the Indian pennsula is crammed with stories of missing Immortals or killed by an unknown quantity who is in truth Natrajan. I was death and I created a follower of death.

        From the journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

        Thai Anh Tam
        Known aliases : None
        Notable characteristics : Lived on holy grounds
        Weapon : Vietnamese cutlass
        Recorded kills : None known

        Most recent base of operations : South Vietnam
        Occupation : Holy Woman, shaman, rumored to
        cure Immortals afflicted with Dark Quickenings
        Prior occupations : Shaman
        Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
        Date : 1890
        Place : Khe Sanh
        Victor : N.A
        Watcher : Research, Ancient Immortals

        Original cultural affiliation : Van Lang
        Born : 4th century BC; Vietnam
        First death : Unrecorded
        First teacher : Unrecorded
        Known associates : Nguyen Thi Hai
        Known past associates : Xuan, Jin Ke, Hsien-
        Tsiang, Darius, Kan-chiang Ch’ih, Sang Yum,
        Alexandre de Rhodes
        Known ennemies : Nguyen Du and Trai
        First recorded sighting : 220. Southern Vietnam
        Encounter with Jin Ke and his disciple, Xuan

        Thai Anh Tam had a way of looking at me, she didn't need words to tell me "I am on to you, don't try your tricks with me !" She knew the darkness in a man's heart and how to cure someone from his demons, she had a penetrating gaze which I found unsettling and she is rumored in Watcher's circles to have tamed the Kurgan and Lobon Naro-Boshing, two of the most vicious killers on the immortal scene. With me she had nothing to fear, but she knew the darkness in my heart and when she asked me who I was... I couldn't help but speak the truth. I was Methos,bringer of death, master of slaves, prince of chaos. She retorted I was a raping bastard who had a huge ego and that was all. I had a good laugh, because that was true enough : whe were four killers on horse my brothers and I, and that's about it. We met during the Third Ly Dynasty, circa 600 AD and briefly met again in several occasions when Ineeded to ehlp someone go though the throes of the dreaded Dark Quickening. As I did with Xanthia.
        She was successful each time, a precious ally in that mad world. She was last seen in 1890 in Khe Sanh but she is doing quite well, careful as I was to erase her from current records o nthe Watcher's databases.

        From the journals of Adam Pierson, 2017
        Last edited by Gardner; 10-03-2017, 09:14 AM.


        • Dasmapia of Ammon
          Known aliases : Dasmapia of Gedara
          Notable characteristics : Lived on Holy Grounds
          Weapon : Undetermined
          Recorded kills : None known

          Most recent base of operations : Gedara, Jordania
          Occupation : Holy Woman
          Prior occupations : Traveller, vigilante, settled in
          places where fathers comitted incest with their
          daughters and murdered them
          Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
          Date : 63 BC
          Place : Gedara
          Victor : Darek Alak
          Watcher : Research, Ancient Immortals

          Original cultural affiliation : Ammonite
          Born : 4th century BC; Kingdom of Ammon,
          present-day Jordania, Achaemenid Empire
          First death : Incestuous relationship with her
          father who killed her for not producing children
          First teacher : Issam of Awsan
          Known past associates : Issam of Awsan
          First recorded sighting : 339 BC Ammon Kingdom
          Found and mentored by Issam of Awsan

          I am Methos the rapist according to Cassandra, but I never enslaved or raped any of the little girls I adopted as foundlings and saw growing to womanhood. There are worse evils. Dasmapia's foster father was a violent brute and a sex pervert who killed his own child in drunken state. Issam of Awsan is the woman who mentored her and sent after any men enslaving and raping their own daughters, like the Eurynides of Greek myth. I even went though the chronicle of Issam to check is she was a student of Cassandra, but no : Xanthia mentored her. Even so, Xanthia had a bite that could be even more ferocious than Cassandra's. That joke about the difference between a social worker and a pitbull ?
          Xanthia made it up. Good one. Well, Dasmapia was as enraged a pitbull as one can be and she avenged many girls and women in her three hundred year sof immortality until she lost her head against Darek Alak, losing her concentration in the fury she felt toward all men. I am glad I never enslaved her, or she would have castrated me on the spot !

          From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

          Ayako Kitoagi
          Known aliases : Mitsuko Kitogari
          Notable characteristics : Entombed for 1500 years
          Living on Holy Grounds. The oldest living Japanese
          Weapon : Not carrying one
          Recorded kills : None, not a player of the Game

          Most recent base of operations : District of Yayoi,
          Tokyo Japan
          Occupation : CEO/Manager, Kitoagi Silks Ent.
          Prior occupations : Weaver
          Roster of Immortals Status : Inactive
          Date :
          Place :
          Victor :
          Watcher : Research, Ancient Immortals

          Original cultural affiliation : Japanese, Yayoi
          Born : 4th century BC; Wa Kingdom (Japan)
          Yayoi Period of Japan
          First death : Undetermined
          First teacher : Zai Jie
          Known associates : Zai Jie
          First recorded sighting : 1884 Yayoi District of
          Tokyo. Found in a tomb with embelished pottery
          by Zai Jie during diggings

          In 1884, Zai Jie invited me to diggings in Japan, swearing we'd find treasures, I retorted I wasn't interested in a thousand years old garage inventory. But well, I needed the distraction and it beat fighting off old Samurai or getting involved with murderous geishas (look into Japan chronicles for a good read !). Note : William Adams wasn't me, just an European lost in translation and made the most of the geishas while he could and lost the head competely to one of the local Immortal women. Speaking of the local, I had a good suprise with Zai Jie : Ayako Kitoagi, one of the most beautiful women to grace Japan alive and healthy after a 15,000 years sleep. The poor woman though she had gone to heaven (or hell) and was suprosed to discover she was going to live again and pull through with no small help from smitten Zai Jie and modest old me, Methos the charmer.
          It took time and training but Kitoagi did very well, though she'd rather hide and busy herself with her little business in Yayoi, she write that it reminds her of her youth. She doesn't want to pick fights, but comes the time of the Gathering, she will have to make her choice : kill or be killed. Personaklly, I wish she'd train in earnest after all the trouble Zai and I went though to educated her in the customs of the 19th century.

          From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

          Vincent Jacobson

          Known aliases : None, posing as Methos
          Notable characteristics : Proponent of peace
          Preaching peace and the rejection of the Game
          Weapon : Bronze Charles V sword
          Recorded kils : None known

          Most recent base of operations : No fixed location
          Occupation : Independent means, proponent of
          peace, posing as the oldest living immortal
          Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
          Date : 20 September 1996
          Place : Seattle WA
          Victor : Heinrich Klein
          Watcher : Lucy Wang

          Original cultural affiliation : Unrecorded
          Born : Unrecorded
          First death : Unrecorded
          First teacher : Unrecorded
          Known past associates : A number of immortals
          killed shortly after listening to his message of
          peaceful coexistence between Immortals
          First recorded sighting : 1975. Memphis TE
          Convinced Goodman Fletcher to lay down his
          sword and to spread his message of everlasting
          peace, Fletcher was killed shortly therafter

          Ah Vincent ! Lost somewhere on a road, looking for an unattainable goal he never could reach. Born in a time predating the Game, seeing the folly of it but never realising the Game was such a part of Immortality that both could be never be parted. I long suspected Vincent was older than I am, possibly 10,000 years old but who can prove it ?
          For all I know he could be the first cro-magnon Immortal and his first head was the last Neanderthal, killed with a stone axe. Though I wonder how he could have lived for 40,000 years without his memory crumbling under the weight of time. Even I with my 5,000 years of existence cannot remember how I first died, at least offically. Some idiot wrote my head was crushed by a camel during a stampede, that's wrong ! I died in battle like a mighty warrior, a giant among men. "When the fiction looks better than the truth, print the fiction", my old friend Mark Twain used to say.
          Getting back to Vincent, not even the oldest of us know how old he was so he may well have been a cro-magnon, he looks like one after all. When I spoke to him the first time, he never realised who I was and I seriously believed his mind had crumbled when Iistened to his idiotic antics about fear beign the source of all evil on earrth. The source of evil is us, of course. Just us. What I find truly shameful is how his "teachings" led other Immortals to their death, which is a perversion of his message of peace : lay down your sdword so we alllive together like a big happy family. Well, all families are dysfunctional and have their nasty elements. Like my dearly departed family.

          From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017
          Last edited by Gardner; 10-04-2017, 07:02 AM.


          • General Holofernes
            Known aliases : None
            Notable characteristics : Warlike commander,
            weakness for teenaged girls
            Weapon : Assyrian saber
            Inconclusive fight against Magos of Ur, 605 BC

            Most recent base of operations : Jerusalem
            Occupation : General, army of Nebuchadnezzar II,
            King of Nineveh and Assyria
            Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
            Date : 587 BC
            Place : Jerusalem
            Victor : Judith of Bithulia
            Watcher : Research, Ancient Immortals

            Original cultural affiliation : Assyrian
            Born : 9th century BC, Assyrian Empire
            First death : Under Ashurmasipal II, leading
            campaign against Balyon, annexing central
            First teacher : Kronos
            Known past associates : The Kurgan, Kronos
            Known ennemies : Judith of Bethulia
            First recorded sighting : 612-605 BC Under shur-
            Ubalit II, leading resistance against a coallition of
            Medes, Persians, Scythians durign downfall of
            Assyrian Empire

            Judith of Bethulia
            Known aliases : None
            Notable characteristics : Teenaged Immortal
            Weapon : Undetermined
            Recorded kills : General Holophernes

            Most recent base of operations : Jerusalem
            Occupation : Bodyguard/lover of Zedekiah, King of
            Judah, tributary to Babylon, in revolt agaisnt
            Prior occupations : Rebel fighter
            Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
            Date : 587 BC Siege of Jerusalem, destruction of
            Kingdom of Judah by Nebuchadnezzar II
            Place : Jerusalem
            Victor : N.A
            Watcher : Research, Ancient Immortals

            Original cultural affiliation : Israelite
            Born : 7th century BC Kingdom of Judah,
            Southern Israel
            First death : Undetermined
            First teacher : Elishevah of Samaria
            Known past associates : The Seven Prophetesses
            of Ancient Israel, Elishevah of Samaria
            Known ennemies : General Holophernes
            First recorded sighting : 597 BC. Kingdom of Israel
            Challenged and beheaded General Holophernes
            during siege of Bethulia, the ensuing Quikcening
            frightened Holophernes troops

            A notable "villain" of the Bronze Age, Holofernes has made his mark on history as the victim of the fabled Judith who decapitated him with help from er handsmaiden, a scene depcted in paintings countless of times, includign a famous one by Artemissia Gentileschi, aka Immortal Artemissia of Helicarnassos.. Holofernes knew the true sense of terror and made a point of terrorizing and enslaving the populations of the countries and kingdoms he conquered, thus making his teacher very proud. His teacher was Kronos, my brother, thus making of Holofernes my nephew by association.
            Well, Holofernes, Kronos and I shared one trait of character : a definite weakness for women. This weakness allowed Cassandra to "kill" Kronos and escape from him (I remember she nearly castrated him with her own teeth) and Judith of Bethulia to reach him with her handsmaiden (who may have been Elishevah of Samaria, her teacher) and decapitated him with a knife. His muffled screams for help were mistaken for orgastic screams and when his body was found, it was too late : Judith and her friend had vanished like a puff of smoke.

            I really get a kick at writing those entries for the Watcher's chronicles because it allows me to disclose the fates of lesser-known Immortals of the Bronze Age and also to make my presence known as the sole contemporary Immortal Watcher. I said contemporary, guys... Get it ? Yes, it may be childsih, but at my age one can afford to be childish sometimes.

            From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

            Known aliases : None
            Notable characteristics : The oldest known Immortal of Mesoamerica
            Weapon : Undetermined
            Recorded kills : None known

            Most recent base of operations : Pacific coast of
            present day Chiapas, Mexico
            Occupation : Preparing cacao beverages,
            domesticated cacao after it was imported from Amazon basin
            Prior occupations : Undetermined
            Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
            Date : 1650 Posing as Mayan village woman
            Place : Valley of Mexico
            Victor : N.A
            Watcher : Research, Mesoamerican Immortals

            Original cultural affiliation : Amerindian
            Mokaya, pre-Olmec culture
            Born : 19th Century BC, present Chiapas, Mexico
            First death : Unrecorded
            First teacher : Unrecorded
            Known past associates : Yarhuata Pachaco
            Known ennemies : Kosumi, may have been
            enslaved by his people in the 4th century BC
            First recorded sighting : 1590. Valley of Mexico.
            Encounter with Yarhuata Pachaco, entrusted him
            with her favorite cacao recipes

            Recently I was asked by the Watcher community in the department of research to be less sarcastic and more humble in my reports. Hence this : I humbly think of Xmucane each time I savor a cup of hot cocoa because this is the woman to whom we owe this modest pleasure since she started cultivating cocal in the 19th century before common era, a woman of major importance in the history of mankind who dwarfs modern preparations of cocoa because of the love and passion she put in it. Where some of you guy call me 'granddad' behind my back, I can tell you this was a 'granma' who could single-handedly beat every Immortal coming after her and have time for a cup of hot chocolate while she wasprocessin the Quickening she took. And believe me, there is more than one Immortal who regretted not havign accepted a cup of her brew instead of foolishly challenging her.

            Fomr the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

            Known aliases : Talghad
            Notable characteristics Bearing hallmarks of
            ancient origins
            Weapon(s) : Tuareg saber
            Recorded kills : None

            Most recent base of operations : Ayer, Niger
            Occupation : Anzad (Tuareg violin) player
            Prior occupations : Singer and guitar player
            Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
            Date : 8 August 1976
            Place : Ayer
            Victor : Ari al-Muzaiyin
            Watcher : Ibn Tayaden

            Original cultural affiliation : Tuareg, Sunni Muslim
            Born : 5th century BC Central Sahara
            First death : Unrecorded
            First teacher : Unrecorded
            Known associates : Halis Ag Emoctar
            Known past associates : Amanar, the Seven
            Sisters of the Night in Tuareg myth (Rihanna,
            Delilah, Leyla, Qadira, Sabah, Malikah)
            First recorded sighting : 1200. Western Sahara
            Reuniting with Ag Emoctar, referred to herself as
            having been born centuries before the coming of
            Christ and last survivor of the Seven Tuareg
            Sisters, a clan of immortals

            How green was my oasis in the middle of the desert of Sahara, I had good company with divine Almuntaha and her six immortal sisters. I posed as a western prince and was lavishly gifted by the presence of those women. Like a pig in .. fertilizer, to the very least. Seriously, Ibn Mohamed Kara was two young to have been Almuntaha's teacher and Amanar 'warrior of the desert" was truly me in a tome when a commanded a tribe of Tuaregs. We got lost in a desert storm, my men and our camels buried under the sand and only I survived to be found by Almuntaha's youngest sister, Sabah. Beautiful Sabah, 14-years of in appearances and the manners of a woman. The six other women had grance and qualities too and they new well the dance of the seven veils, the dance of the saber, the preparation of the makroud, the sophistication of sexuality and how to please a man. Was it my charisma o did they sense something else in me ? Did they fear the ancient horseman in me ? I believe they didn't, because I never hurt them or hurt their feelings. Rihanna, Delilah, Leyla, Qadira, Sabah, Malikah and finally Almuntaha who survived her sisters well into the 20th century. I have lost trace of those wonderful women over the centuries andwhen finally I met again with Almuntaha, she told me with sadness in her eyes that only herself survived.

            From the journals of Adam Pierson, 2017
            Last edited by Gardner; 10-03-2017, 05:49 AM.


            • Appius Lepidus Baro's chronicles, Last Part

              Mei Mian
              Known aliases : None
              Notable characteristics : Cambodia nationalist,
              deep hatred of Westerners, especially the French
              Weapon : Malaysian kriss
              Recorded kills : Thai warrior, durign Thais
              destruction of Phom Pen, 1772

              Most recent base of operations : Phnom Pen,
              French Protectorate of Cambodia
              Occupation : Leading rebel cell against French
              imperial ruile in Cambodia; posing as tour guide
              Prior occupations : Cambodian rebel fighter, led
              rebellion of 1840 against Vietnamese influence
              Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
              Date : 21 May 1932
              Place : Phnom Pen
              Victor : Appius Lepidus Baro
              Watcher : Research, Baro Chronicles

              Original cultural affiliation : Cambodian
              Born : 1408; Angkor, Cambodia
              First death : 1431; Durign capture of Cambodian
              capital city by Thais, raped and murdered
              First teacher : Xuan, posing as a Cambodian
              consort to the King
              Known past associates : Xuan
              Known ennemies : Appius Lepidus Baro, Xuan
              First recorded sighting : 1550. Cambodia.
              Led King of Cambodia to jungle-covered ruins of
              Angkor with explorer Zai Jie

              From now on I shall stop questionning why I always in the middle of stories of women who have been aped, abused or enslaved and accept it as penance for the crimes I comitted against womenfolk during the Bronze Age.Xuan was Mei Mian's mentor in 1431 but I was Xuan's consort in those days and I personally trained the Cambodian girl in efficientways to defend herself against men's agressivity and my lessons bore good fruits : she lived until the days of Cambodia's occupation by the French when she turned into a bitter nationalist.
              Appius Baro was hopelessly trying to find some respite from the Game as a lietnant of the French colonial army and thought he had found a nice consort with my former student but she only sought informations about the French army from him. She sold whatever things she could get from him to her mortals friends and soon a string of murders occured in the ranks of the French military in Phnom Pen. Appius wouldn't allow that and though he had simpathies to Mei's cause, he had to take action agaisnt her actions. I was charitable enough not to tell Appius who exactly he had to kill.

              Adam Pierson, 2017
              From the Chronicle of Appius Lepidus Baro

              Rykaard Graaf
              Known aliases : Pieter Vorstedt
              Notable characteristics : Master knife-thrower,
              self-proclaimed champion of the « master race »
              Weapon : Dutch cavalry saber, set of knives
              Recorded kills : None, not a player of the Game

              Most recent base of operations : Johannesburgh,
              Republic of South Africa
              Occupation : South African diplomat and head of
              security for the South African consul
              Prior occupations : Fighting Red Army with the
              Dtutch fascist, WWII
              Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
              Date : 13 May 1967
              Place : Johannesburgh
              Victor : Appius Lepidus Baro
              Watcher : Research, Baro Chronicles

              Original cultural affiliation : Dutch
              Born : 1813, Batavia, Dutch East Indies
              First death : 1863; Killed durign Benjarmansin War
              for the restotation of Dutch authority in Borneo
              First teacher : Jacob Van Houten
              Known associates : Rutger Verhoeven, Janus
              Known past associates : Jacob Van Houten
              Known ennemies : Sheila Meintjes
              First recorded sighting : 1863. Dutch East Indies
              Trained by Jacob Van Houten

              Ah, I don't know if I already wrote that down but: why are the white race's best champions always its worst representants ? I mean, look at the Nazis : Hitler had one testicle, Goebbels was a dwarf with a limp, the SS... half of them were certified closet homos. They were foul rascists, hated everyone and each others. Rykaard Graaf hated the negros, the communists, the Jews, was a mysogynist and couldn't stand those who didn't abide by this single credo : the white are superior before the eyes of the lord. He was coarse, mean-spirited, selfish and a disgrace to the Immortal world. Even Caspian looked down on him (they briefly met in Zantibar, 1964)... Yes, Caspian ! Appius Lepidus tainted
              himself with Graaf's Quickening after a quarrel about black people in Apartheid-dominated South Africa, Graaf not understanding how an Immortal who seved the greatest Empire of Europe could not side with him. Unfortunately for him, Appius had changed in the last centuries and couldn't abide by Graaf's kind. He still can't.
              As he told me himself, "I cleaned up Johannesburg's household from a huge vermin".

              Adam Pierson, 2017
              From the Chronicle of Appius Lepidus Baro

              Aurea Figo
              Known aliases : Aurea Miruelo, Ayleena Methol,
              Susana Torres, Flor Castillo
              Notable characteristics : Used a pack of
              rottweilers in the Game to hunt and kill her quarries
              Weapon : Salamnca Toledo rapier

              Most recent base of operations : Bogota,
              Occupation : Companion/bodyguard of Immortal
              drug lord Escobar Gallego
              Prior occupations : Socialite, huntress
              Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
              Date : 12 September 1989
              Place : Bogota
              Victor : Appius Lepidus Baro
              Watcher : Research, Baro Chronicles

              Original cultural affiliation : Colonial Colombian
              Born : 1533; Cartagena, Colombia
              First death : 1553; Killed by runaway negro slave
              First teacher : Diego Miruelo
              Known associates : Escobar Gallego
              Known past associates : Diego Miruelo
              Known ennemies : Appius Lepidus Baro
              First recorded sighting : 1553. Asuncion, Colombia.
              Mentored by her husband, conquistador Diego
              Miruelo, who married the pre-Immortal and taught
              her to hunt Immortals with a pack of dogs

              The chronicle of "Flor Castillo" and "Cecilia Barraza" was apparently a mix-up written by Watcher historians who mistook those women for two other Immortal women hailing from middle eastern countries. Barraza is really Policarpa Salavarrieta, a former sharphooter for Colombia's FARC and Flor was really Aurea Figo, the consort and bodyguard of Colombian drug lord Escobar Gallego. Those two women were never close and didn't even know each other. Policarpa deosn't even play the Game, while Aurea did, using the same hunting techniques as Peter Kanis as Appius Lepidus Baro found out when he came after Gallego, seeking to purge Bogota from one of its most nocive elements. It wasn't enough that he burnt down Gallego's pavot field, that he slaughtered his bodyguards and put an end o theactivities of the corrupt officials supporting him. He had to finish the job by taking his head. However, he faced Aurea and Gallego fled the scene while the woman he used for companionship faced my student on her own.
              Appius never had the opportunity to "finish" Gallego, Maude de Valerie else did the job for him two decades later.

              Well, that was professional updating. No witty banter that time.

              Adam Pierson, 2017
              From the Chronicle of Appius Lepidus Baro


              • Really great job, my friend! Loved reading these chronicles, especially as written by Methos himself. Lots of snide comments, witticisms and insights into the activities of the ancient Immortals through the eyes of someone who knew them.

                I supply the names and origins, you come up with these wonderful stories!

                Love it.



                • Glad you liked those stories, they were fun to write. Btw in the midst of the whole matter, I asked for two more names :
                  2nd century BC
                  1rst century BC
                  Any part of the world you like, both females. please

                  Cheers !


                  • Originally posted by Gardner View Post
                    Glad you liked those stories, they were fun to write. Btw in the midst of the whole matter, I asked for two more names :
                    2nd century BC
                    1rst century BC
                    Any part of the world you like, both females. please

                    Cheers !
                    No worries, my friend, i'll post them tomorrow.



                    • Koh Mingyu
                      Known aliases : None
                      Notable characteristics : Undetermined
                      Weapon : Undetermined
                      Recorded kills : None known

                      Most recent base of operations : Ancient China
                      Occupation : Warlord, renagade disciple of Sun
                      Tzu, sought to kill him
                      Prior occupations : Undetermined
                      Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
                      Date : 850 BC
                      Place : Ancient China
                      Victor : Methos
                      Watcher : Research, Ancient Immortals

                      Original cultural affiliation : Chinese
                      Born : 21st century BC; Xia Dynasty, China
                      First death : Undetermined
                      First teacher : Sun Tzu
                      Known past associates : Sun Tzu, Ts’ong Hu
                      Known ennemies : Methos
                      First recorded sighting : 860 BC Eastern China
                      Blood brother of Ts’ong Hu, got the ennemity of
                      Methos who was a scholar and friend of Sun Tzu,
                      While Koh Mingya wanted The Art of War book to
                      help him conquer China mainland

                      I stayed with Sun Tzu for twelve years, being taught by the ancient Chinese monk and helping him write the Art of
                      War, the book every chief of state in the world ought to read and which ought to be required reading for every man in the world in charge of leading an army corps. I fought and killed the Iommortal Koh Mingyu whowanted to obtain the book and keep it to himself, to use the teachings of Sun Tzu so he could conquer mainland China with his armies. Sun Tzu didn’t agree and since he couldn’t fight, I was the one in charge of ridding the world from this menace. Not that it would do the world any good thereafter, since the book’s publication it has been used countless of times in warfare and Sun Tzu may well be responsible for for the armies marching on countries, having followed the teachings
                      of the former Horseman of War, me.

                      From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

                      Known aliases : The Chaos-Bringer, Mother Kali
                      Notable characteristics : Rumored to be a four-
                      armed death goddess, illusion-casting abilities
                      Weapon : Undetermined
                      Recorded kills : None

                      Most recent base of operations : Tamealipti, India
                      Occupation : Queen of local cult held by Kamir
                      Prior occupations : Goddess of death and chaos
                      Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
                      Date : 1356 In conflict against Sanjiv Gupta who
                      disrupted a ceremony held by Kamir, founder of
                      the Thugee cult
                      Place : Tamealipti
                      Victor : N.A
                      Watcher: Ancient Immortals Research Team

                      Original cultural affiliation : Hindus
                      Born : 20th century BC Indus Valley, Late
                      First death : Unrecorded
                      First teacher : Unrecorded
                      Known associates : The Four Horsemen
                      Known past associates : Kamir
                      Known ennemies : Sanjiv Gupta
                      First recorded sighting : 1700 BC. Hindus Valley
                      Encounter with Kronos and Methos

                      Lord Rama
                      Known aliases : Ramavijaya, Ramar, Phrea Ream,
                      Phra Ram, Mega Serit Rama, Raja Bantugan
                      Notable characteristics : The eighth avatar of Indu
                      God Vishnu
                      Weapon : Undetermined
                      Recorded kills : None known

                      Most recent base of operations : Hindus Valley
                      Occupation : Traveller, adventurer
                      Prior occupations : King
                      Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
                      Date : 1700 BC
                      Place : Hindus Valley
                      Victor : Kronos, at this time leading the Four
                      Horsemen of the Apocalypse
                      Watcher : Research, Four Horsemen Chronicle

                      Original cultural affiliation : Indian
                      Born : 21st Century BC, present-day Uttar Pradesh,
                      First death : In war against Ravana, Rhakshasa
                      king of Sri Lanka
                      First teacher : Unrecorded
                      Known ennemies : The Four Horsemen
                      First recorded sighting : N.A Mentioned as one of
                      Kronos earlier kills by Methos to Xanthia of Miletus

                      Well, that was bound to happen. Here is a moment of my past as co-leader of the Four Horsemen fo the Apocalypse.We rode for hundreds of years together, all it took was a woman to take us apart (looking at you Cassandra!) In 1700 BC India was known as the Hindus Valley and was ruled by Lord Rama the Immortal and his wife Sita, a mortal woman of great beauty. Kronos challenged Lord Rama and took his head, spreading a legend among the Hindus about a demon who killed their king, raped their queen and magically created a demonic woman Ajatashatra, a four armed killer with ugly features who became the chaos-bringer, the giver of death, Mother Kali. There is a lot to be found about
                      us, in the Bible, in Hindu myth but what is true is Kronos killed Rama, I raped Sita and Kronos and I became the teachers of the woman better known as Mother Kali. We were the Four Horsemen, we were death, war, pestilence and famine and our legacy was carried out by our disciples, all Immortals.

                      From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

                      Yi Young-yi
                      Known aliases : None
                      Notable characteristics : None
                      Weapon : Undetermined
                      Recorded kills : None

                      Most recent base of operations : South Korea
                      Occupation : Commander, Gojoseon Kingdom
                      Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
                      Date : 108 BC Han Conqest of Gojoseon
                      Place : South Korea
                      Victor : Yau Chouan Chou, Commander in the
                      army of Han China
                      Watcher: Ancient Immortals Research Team

                      Original cultural affiliation : Korean
                      Born : 18th century BC, Gojoseon Dynasty, Korea
                      First death : Undetermined
                      First teacher : Lee An-Kor
                      Known past associates : Lee An-Kor
                      Known ennemies : Yau Chouan Chou
                      First recorded sighting : 380 BC. Joseon Kingdom
                      During war agaisnt Feudal State of Yan, observed
                      final battle of Lee An-Kor agaisnt an Egyptian
                      Immortal identified as Memnet-Ra

                      In a moment of lucidity Yau Chouan Chou once told me how he defeated a Gojoseon Immortal in single combat in 108 BC and the Quickening of Yi was so powerful, the immortal so ancient and so cruel that it drove him insane. He asked me how I would feel if I was driven over the edge : would I kill a friend ? Kill a lover ? I didn’t want to kill my friend and to have to deal with a Dark Quickening, so I took him to Shaman Thai Anh Tam of Vietnam whom I already wrote about, in an early chronicle. She was rumored to be so powerful and wise that she could rid an Immortal from his demons and she just did with Yi, locking him in a cave, on a sacred place near present Khe Sanh. Yi fought himself for one night
                      and one day, while I had conversation with Tahi. Thai guessed what I was in an instant, but she agreed to help me because she felt even an avil, curle, merciless man like I was could be redeemed. She never met Kronos then. Yi got out of his cave, cured, a sane man. And I got myself a litle better from my encounter with the Shaman.

                      From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

                      Known aliases: Unknown
                      Notable characteristics: Unknown
                      Weapon: Unknown
                      Recorded kills : None

                      Most recent base of operations: Harran,
                      Mesopotamia, Neo-Assyrian Empire
                      Occupation: Soldier
                      Prior occupations : Soldier, Middle Assyrian
                      Empire (14th century to 10th century BC)
                      Roster of Immortals Status: Deceased
                      Date: 609 BC Fall of Harran, Median and
                      Babylonian capture of the city
                      Location: Harran
                      Victor: Unidentified Median mercenary, tentatively
                      cross-identified as the Kurgan
                      Watcher: Ancient Immortals Research Team

                      Original cultural affiliation : Babylonian Amorite
                      Born : 17th century BC, Southern Mesopotamia,
                      present-day Syria
                      First death : 1595 BC, Hittite sack of Babylon
                      First teacher : Muwatilis the Hittite
                      Known ennemies : Muwatilis the Hittite
                      First recorded sighting : 1500 BC. Cilicia
                      Hunting Muwatilis the Hittite, witnessed his final
                      battle against Tizkar of Sumer

                      Ashur-dan the Assyrian, the aptly named, since he believed he was a God and a supersticious Immortal, collecting the heads of his ennemies he kept in bags he carried everywhere with him. He was called the collector by his friends and the giver of head by his ennemies, because he offered some of them as presents.Ah, I knew him well, he got me captured and tortured because he thought I was coming after him, fortunately for me I bribed his corruptible headman (pun intended) and vamoosed. That was two or three hundred years before he fell to the sword with his name on it. It may have been the Kurgan who got to him, or Kronos, I don’t really know.

                      From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

                      Inanna of Kish
                      Known aliases : None
                      Notable characteristics : Disguised herself as male
                      bodyguard to King Astyages of Medea
                      Weapon : Undetermined
                      Recorded kills : None known

                      Most recent base of operations: Median Kindom
                      Present-day Iran
                      Ocupation : Mercenary archer, Median Empire
                      Prior occupation: Part of a cadre of female archers
                      Prior occupations : Master archer
                      Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
                      Date : 580 BC Conqest of Median Kingdom by
                      Cyrus the Great
                      Place : Median Kingdom
                      Victor : Araxis the Mede
                      Watcher : Researcvh, Ancient Immortals

                      Original cultural affiliation : Kassite
                      Born : 1350 BC, Middle-Assyrian Empire
                      First death : 1330 BC, Protecting the life of King
                      Ashur-Ubalit of Assyria
                      First teacher : Ashur-Dan
                      Known past associates : Ashur-Dan
                      First recorded sighting : 1330 BC Assyrian Empire
                      Officer in Assyrian company of female archers,
                      dug up from grave by Ashur-Dan, mistaking him
                      for a Kassite war god, Marutta

                      Innana of Kish escaped the madness of Ashur-dan, her husband, in the same fashion Cassandra escaped Horsemen camp circa 1400 BC. Both women were taken as slaves, killed, then reborn Immortals to fall in the clutches of evil Immortals in the 14th century BC. Ashur-dan was evil, a cruel husband who became mad over the centuries and when finally he was killed by the Kurgan in 609 BC (unless it was Kronos in a twist of irony), she didn’t need to run from him anymore, freed at last. But that wasn’t for long as Araxis the Med challenged her to a fight and took herhead by the time of the conquest of the Median kingdom by Cyrus the Great, my student.
                      I remember the fight and how Innana begged for her life, having enjoyed her freedom only too briefly by mortals standards. But Araxis despised the woman who hid under male cloth, even though they were on the same side.Retrospectively, I could have chosen to interfere, saving her life, but my duties to King Cyrus took precedence. Another regret out of thousands.

                      From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

                      Ang Chwun-hwa
                      Known aliases : None
                      Notable characteristics : The only recorded female
                      Immortal who died in childbirth, apocryphal tale
                      Weapon : Not carrying one
                      Recorded kills : None, not a player of the Game

                      Most recent base of operations : No fixed location
                      Occupation : Midwife, created herbal remedies to
                      help women though childbirth
                      Prior occupations : Zhou Emperor concubine,
                      Scholar, studyed the words of Shennon the
                      Herbalist, aka the Emperor of the Five Grains
                      Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
                      Date : 106 BC Han Dynasty Last seen helping
                      mortal wife of Jin Ke though childbirth
                      Place : Eastern China
                      Victor : N.A
                      Watcher : Researcvh, Ancient Immortals

                      Original cultural affiliation : Zhou Chinese
                      Born : 1046 BC; Zhou Dynasty, China
                      First death : 1030 BC; Emperor’s concubine giving
                      birth to Emperor’s son, according to legend
                      First teacher : Undetermined
                      Known past associates :Xanthia of Melitus, Jin Ke
                      First recorded sighting : 978 BC. Yangtze River,
                      China. Midwife and healer, encounter with Xanthia
                      of Melitus, found her to be an herbal genius
                      though a bit delusional about Immortal

                      Of course the tall tale of a pre-immortal woman dying in childbirth is apocryphal but this story is the one of Ang Chwun-hwa who was the concubine of Emperor Zhou in 1030 BC and had promised him an heir. She faked her pregnancy and presented him with a foundling she and I (as her physician) passed as legitimate heir. Ang had been poisoned by a jealous rival and was dying from slow poisoning, so we cooked a tale in which she died after giving birth to her child and once she was “buried” (an empty coffin) we both exited China for India where we lived for a few years.
                      She decided she xould help women go through labor so she would never see the horror of bothced childbirths and dedicated her immortality preparign herbal remedies for pregnant women, wether to ease the pains of pregnancy and childbirth or to terminate one. Ang’s teachings have reached medieval times when herbalist Grace Chandel discovered her teachings in a monastery of eastern China; the manuscript was hidden in an ancient monastery.
                      In 106 BC she became acqauinted to Immortal Jin Ke who was ready to take her head, but laid his sword down when this amazing woman helped Jin’s mortal wife through labor and saved the woman’s life. Jin Ke was so elated with the birth of his two sons that he spared Ang’s life.

                      From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

                      Shekinah of Hebron
                      Known aliases : Shekina of Jerash
                      Notable characteristics : 5’6’’ tall
                      Weapon : Custom broadsword
                      Recorded kills : None known

                      Most recent base of operations : Babylon, living
                      among its Jewish community
                      Occupation : Artesan, married to Immortal Gideon
                      Prior occupations : Freedom fighter, guerillas
                      against Canaanites, Romans and any invader of Judea
                      Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
                      Date : 637
                      Place : Babylon
                      Victor : Lucius Oranius Capito
                      Watcher : Researcvh, Ancient Immortals

                      Original cultural affiliation : Israelite
                      Born : 9th century BC; Hebron, Judean Kingdom,
                      present-day West Bank
                      First death : Destruction of Hebron by Canaanites
                      First teacher : Gideon
                      Known past associates : Gideon, Xanthia of Miletus
                      Known ennemies : Lucius oranius Captio
                      First recorded sighting : 598 BC. Jerusalem,
                      Judea. During invasion of Judea and conquest of
                      Jerusalem by King Nabuchnedezzer II, identified
                      as past disciple of Gideon

                      Shekinah of Hebron was formally identified as an Immortal by Watchers one yer before Judith of Bethulia took out the Quickening that made her famous. Since both women were ennemies of King Nabuchodonezzer there is a valid possibility that Shekinah is the woman who helped Judith kill General Holofernes, and not Elishevah as I previously wrote in my journals. Anwyway, Shekinah had formidable weapons and by that I do not mean her sword, but also the sexual power which she held over men, making them obey her every whem and when she married ancient Hebrew Gideon, it wasn’t out of love, rather an arrangement to face common ennemies and life in the Game as a deadly force
                      to be reckoned with. She would never acknowledge it to my face, but this is a woman who did love her Gideon and Gideon loved her. When Lucius Oranius Capito killed Shekinah, his world fell apart and he was never the same man over the centuries.

                      From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

                      Last edited by Gardner; 10-04-2017, 06:50 AM.


                      • Issam of Awsan
                        Known aliases : None. Not to be confused with
                        Immortal Issam Boumedienne
                        Notable characteristics : None
                        Weapon : Undetermined
                        Recorded kills : None known

                        Most recent base of operations : Haram Kingdom
                        Present Yemen
                        Occupation : Concubine to the King
                        Prior occupations : Courtesan, storyteller
                        Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
                        Date : 200 Invasion of Haram Kingdom by Arab tribes
                        Place : Haram Kingdom
                        Victor : Ari al-Muzaiyin
                        Watcher : Research, Ancietn Immortals

                        Original cultural affiliation : Yemenite
                        Born : 6th century BC; Hagar Yahirr, Kingdom of
                        Awsan, Modern Yemen
                        First death : Killed during attack from Western
                        Yemen raiders
                        First teacher : Xanthia of Miletus
                        Known past associates : Xanthia of Miletus,
                        Dasmapia of Ammon
                        First recorded sighting : 500 BC Southern Yemen
                        Durign war against neighboring Kingdom of Qataban

                        Issam of Awsam wasn’t just the King of Haram’s favorite she also protected the Harem’s other women and cared about the women’s children as if their were her own. When they were cold, she sew them cloth, when they were hungry she fed them, when they were unclean she cleaned them up; when the girls grew up she taught them to be proper women, when the boys grew up she taught them to behave with women. She had a fierce independent streak eher enamoured King came to respect. Oh, she had many rivals and she knew she could never truly be free but she felt it was her duty to stand watch, to observe and record the lives of her companion. A true Watcher in spirit. She was even invited to choose the eunuchs who stood guard before the harem’s doors.
                        A woman who could behave like that ! She must have had sexual charisma to burn ! A shame her charisma didn’t work on Ari al-Muzaiyin who was a general fo the arab armies that invaded the Kingdom of Haram, raped and looted their way across the king’s castle and had they way of the victors with the King’s woman. The women were raped and merclessly killed, the children and eunuchs put to the sword, and the nightly sky lit with the passing Quickening of one of the bravest women the Immortal scene was ever graced with.

                        From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

                        Mei-li Choe
                        Known aliases : None
                        Notable characteristics : Mistress of kung-fu
                        Weapon : Yan broadsword
                        Recorded kills : None known

                        Most recent base of operations : No fixed location,
                        training peasant guerillas, An Lushan Rebellion
                        Occupation : Rebel fighter
                        Prior occupations : Student
                        Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
                        Date : 755 Battle of Yangqiu, An Lushan Rebellion
                        Place : Yongqiu, China
                        Victor : N.A Last seen overwhelmed by Tang
                        soldiers, possibly decapitated or later executed
                        Watcher : Research, Eastern Asia, China

                        Original cultural affiliation : Chinese
                        Born : Late 5th century BC, China
                        First death : Undetermined
                        First teacher : Yuenü, foster mother
                        Known associates : Lan Xiong
                        Known past associates : Yuenü, Yau Chouan
                        First recorded sighting : 360 BC Southern China
                        With foster mother Yuenü, sought tutoring from
                        Yau Chouan Chou, later seduced the ancient
                        Immortal, or was seduced by him (the Watchers
                        aren’t sure)

                        I would like to make matters clear where the chronicle of Yau Chouan Chou is concerned: he wasn’t the mysoginist oen would pretend him to be, rather a man from his time who had a hard time beliving women could be the equals of women on the field of battle. And yet, he was always proven wrong with the likes of Mei-Li Choe or May-Ling She, his last known student. Mei-li was the mistress of kung-fu of the 5th century BC in China and she is the one who taught her art to Master Yau who later passed those skills on May-Ling Shen who herself gave a lesson in humility to the boorish Highlander called Duncan MacLeod.I knew Mei-li and believe me this woman was a kicker ! I even saw her best techniques used in combat by Golden Swallow in the Shaw Brothers productions. And oddly enough, the Godlen Swallow was herself azn Immortal. Life has

                        an odd way of moving in circles.

                        From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

                        Parthenia of Udyana
                        Known aliases : Iphigenia, Sappho
                        Notable characteristics : Lesbian Immortal, in
                        relationship with Samira Hamid, occasional triolet
                        with Xanthia of Melitus
                        Weapon : Malysian kriss
                        Recorded kills : None, not a player of the Game

                        Most recent base of operations : Punjab, India
                        Occupation : Undetermined
                        Prior occupations : Kingmaker
                        Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
                        Date : 10 AD Fall of the Indo-Greek Kingdom
                        Place : Pashawar
                        Victor : Unrecorded
                        Watcher : Research, Ancient Immortals

                        Original cultural affiliation : Indo-Greek
                        Born : 180 BC; Indo-Greek Kingdom, region of
                        Peshawar, India
                        First death : 160 BC Smothered by boa snake
                        First teacher : Xanthia of Melitus
                        Known associates : Samira Hamid, Xanthia of
                        First recorded sighting : 160 BC. Indo-Greek
                        Kingdom. Found and mentored by Xanthia and her
                        other disciple, Samira Hamid

                        Xanthia once told me about her lover Parthenia of Udyana during our reunion in Normandy in 950. There was her student, Amanda, a wild little hellion who was jealous of my relationship with her mistress. When I asked Xanthia if she and Amanda had an intimate relationship she answered they didn’t.That was a student/teacher relationship, akin to an older aunt and her niece. To which I retorted that “funny aunts” had existed since the dawn of mankind. Xanthia had a light laugh but swore she hadn’t been involved in any serious lesbian relationship since her days in the Punjab
                        by the 2nd century BC. At this time she reuntied with Samira, a former disciple, and she did the mistake of accepting her as lover. When she took a new student from the Indo-Grek kingdom, the three women became involved in a risqué ménage à trois which led slowly to jealousy from the insecure Parthenia. The relationship ended badly and Xanthia took an oath to never mix romance with her work as a teacher again. The last time she heard of Parhenia she was in the Punjab when the Indo-Greek kingdom dissolved itself.

                        From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

                        Marcus Octavius
                        Known aliases : Publius Octavius Secundus,
                        General Werner Hoffman, General Myles
                        Hardcastle, Senor Manuel Lazaro
                        Notable characteristics : Cruel, merciless nature
                        Weapon : Roman gladius

                        Most recent base of operations : Rio de Janeiro,
                        Occupation : Businessman
                        Prior occupations : General, Army of Rome;
                        General, Wehrmacht, General, US Army
                        Roster of Immortals Status : Active
                        Date :
                        Place :
                        Victor :
                        Watcher : Research, Octavius Chronicle

                        Original cultural affiliation : Roman
                        Born : 60 BC; Suburrus, Rome
                        First death : 30 BC, Repelling Parthan invasion of
                        Northern Italy
                        First teacher : Kronos
                        own associates : Kyala
                        Known past associates : Julius Scipio, Kronos,
                        Combined Immortals of America, Third Reich
                        Immortals, Colonel Melike, the Kurgan, Kyala
                        Known ennemies : Alconen of Britain, the Bogatyris,
                        Immortals of Mother Russia
                        First recorded sighting : 30 BC. Rome. Student of
                        Publius Corvius, cross-identified as Kronos

                        How many Roman Immortals survived to present times, exactly ? Nine ? Ten ? More ? One of them is Marcus Octavius a sadistic killer with charisma to burn, giving him an apparence of niceness that belies a ferocity and a lack of principles that match his teacher, my brother Kronos. Ah Kronos, your legacy endures and I am afraid it will live out the Gatherin unless someone finally disposes of the old wolf. I bet on Alconen of Britain, Marcus’ age-old ennemy who always fought on the side of the angels while Marcus worked for conquerors history would damn : Nero, Genghis Khan, Hitler, Stalin. Nowadays he is a retired businessman and philanthropist in Rio with plans inside plans I cannot fathom. I am keeping an eye on my spiritual nephew but I suspect him to be part of the Zodiac Brotherhood once thought destroyed after the Immortals War five years ago. History taught me the Brotherhood is like the hydra of myth: severs ten heads, ten more will spurt out and I believe this ‘head’ has a lot of venorm to spit out upon us.

                        From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017
                        Last edited by Gardner; 10-04-2017, 06:49 AM.


                      • Apollo, I removed Amestrin of Ugarit from yesterday's post, I got a better idea for her.


                        • Originally posted by Gardner View Post
                          Apollo, I removed Amestrin of Ugarit from yesterday's post, I got a better idea for her.
                          No worries, Gardner. Another great set of chronicles with interesting tales to tell.

                          And here are those two names you wanted:

                          2nd century BC

                          Melanie of Traxiane - Greco-Bactrian female

                          1st century BC

                          Hentempet - Ptolemaic female



                          • Beautiful names Apollo, thanks! Although I already have an Egyptian, can I have a Sub-Saharan one instead ? I am still keeping the Hentempet name for future purposes (wink!) Glad you appreciate those stories too, Bystander.
                            Last edited by Gardner; 10-04-2017, 11:08 AM.


                            • Anunit of Mazaca
                              Known aliases : « The giver of life and death »
                              Notable characteristics : Known for developping
                              feminine hygyene for abortions and childbirth
                              Weapon : Hittite cavalry saber
                              Recorded kills : None known

                              Most recent base of operations : Kayseri,
                              Central Anatolia, Turkey
                              Occupation : Holy woman, medecine woman
                              Prior occupations : Traveller, scholar, shrine
                              Caretaker, occasional midweife/abortionist
                              Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
                              Date : 36 BC Midwife catering to birth of Archelaus,
                              last king of Cappadocia
                              Place : Caesareae in Cappadoccia, Roman
                              Victor : N.A
                              Watcher : Research, Ancient Immortals

                              Original cultural affiliation : Cappadocean
                              Born : 19th century BC; Masaca, Cappadocia,
                              present-day Central Anatolia
                              First death : Killed in earthqake
                              First teacher : Methos
                              Known past associates : Xanthia of Melitus
                              First recorded sighting : 163 BC Kayzeri,
                              Cappadoccia. Put to death by King Ariarathes V
                              for aborting his favorite 14-years old concubine
                              Dug up from grave by Xanthia of Melitus

                              I remember Anunit of Mazaca, a woman I mentored upon her first death and whom I loved dearly until she left after two hundred years spent together. Her departure broke my heart, filling me with emptiness. Mortal women died quickly and if I couldn't spend my immortality with a fellow immortal then what was the point with living ? It is around that time that I met Kronos, Silas and Caspian who filled the vacuum in my life. We became blood-brothers and decided a combined power of four immortals had better chances of surviving life on Earth than one single Immortals. I must admit I admired
                              Kronos' raw power, his will, the strenght with which he ketp us united and how he needed le to plan his raids. I had a close relationship with Silas, but Caspian turned me off sometimes. Still, they filled me with a sense of belonging Ionly felt with my beautiful Anunit. Ah Anunit, why did you fear me so ? Did you fear my power, of the potential for evil you sensed in me ? Did you fear my darkness unless you didn't want to be infected my that darkness. You were right to fear me because me and my brothers became a force to be reckoned with and hell followed our wake.

                              From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

                              Yzebel of Arzawa
                              aliases : None. Not to be confused with
                              Ayzebel of Berytus
                              Notable characteristics : The ony female Immortal
                              to seduce and love Aganesthos of Tiryns
                              Weapon : Undetermined
                              Recorded kills : None known

                              Most recent base of operations : Kingdom of
                              Lydia, Western Anatolia, present-Turkey
                              Occupation : Artesan, painter
                              Prior occupations : Traveller, scholar
                              Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
                              Date : 678 BC Mermnads Dynasty. Murdered by
                              Teushpa in a fit of jealouy, final fate unknown
                              Place : Kingdom of Lydia
                              Victor : N.A
                              Watcher: Ancient Immortals Research Team

                              Original cultural affiliation : Arzawan
                              Born : 17th century BC; Apasa, Kingdom of
                              Arzawa Western Anatolia
                              First death : Unrecorded
                              First teacher : Unrecorded
                              Known associates : Teushpa of Cimmeria
                              Known past associates : Aganesthos of Tiryns
                              Known ennemies :
                              First recorded sighting : 1320 BC Durign an
                              alliance between Arzawan Kingdom and
                              Mycenean Greece against Hittite Empire, lover of
                              Aganesthos of Tiryns

                              Ayzebel of Beritus was the only known Immortal woman who was capable of finding the innate goodness hidden in Aganesthos of Tyrins the harshest taskmaster of the Bronze Age and to be able to marry him, to love him unconditionally. They stayed two or three hundred years together before parting ways but the grumpy bear that was Aganesthos became a changed man : he became kinder, calmer.. in some fashion.
                              Not that he forsook his innate violence, after all he was one of the most temperamental and uncompromising teachers of his era, one who didn’t accept failures from his disciples. But still. Yzebel had toned that violence down. A true shame she thought she could do the same with another former student of mine, Teushpa of Cimmeria, Conan the Barbarian with a mix of the Kurgan. How can artesans, painters, such as Yzebel can grow attached to brutes such as him is an enigma that needs to be decyphered once and for all. It is not for today or tomorrow. He was vindictive,
                              possessive, jealous and when I visited the happy couple in Anatolia I found her gone, while my disciple pretended she had left for parts unknown. Under my stern gaze – my best Horseman of Death gaze – he admitted the truth : he killed her in a fit of jealousy and when he woke up from drunken stupor, she had gone like a puff of smoke. I hope he didn’t kill her permanently and that she lived for a few more centuries before an Immortal finally did her in.

                              From the Journals of Adam Pierson

                              Na’Amah of Ramah
                              Known aliases : Channah of Palestine, Yskvet
                              Notable characteristics : Proponent of peace,
                              preaching rejection of the Game and the end of
                              violence between Immortals
                              Weapon : Not carrying one
                              Recorded kills : None known

                              Most recent base of operations : Constantinople
                              Byzantine Empire
                              Occupation : Holy woman, prophetess
                              Prior occupations : Undetermined
                              Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
                              Date : 1347 Black Death sweeping through
                              Constantinople, Field Watcher died
                              Place : Jerusalem, Palestine
                              Victor : N.A
                              Watcher : Research, Middle East

                              Original cultural affiliation : Israelite
                              Born : 1070 BC; Mount Ephraim, Ramah in
                              Benjamin, Ancient Israel
                              First death : Unrecorded
                              First teacher : Cassandra
                              Known associates : Malthace of Palestine
                              Known past associates : Cassandra, Xanthia of
                              Melitus, Malthace of Palestine, Aretas of Nabatea,
                              Salome, Elishevah
                              First recorded sighting : 132, Palestine
                              During revolt of Simon Bar Kokhbah against
                              Rome, encounter with Gideon

                              I was in Constantinople when the Black Death struck and if you haven’t lived through it you cannot imagine what it was like or how it felt like. It felt like death on a horse. My brother Kronos (always him!) was in London at that time and I am one hundred percent convinced he brough the rats with him from the Orient, starting the entire catastrophe. Not that poor hygiene in those days didn’t help, in fact it was another one of his tool : ignorance of mortal kind. And rats.
                              He must have appreciated the dispute of Silas and Caspian over red wine or white wine in ‘96. Again talking about my brother when I am supposed to write around Na’amiah of Rabah, a disciple of Cassandra and afflicted with the same passions and demons as the ancient soothsayer.
                              Na’amah was one of the Seven Prophetesses of Israel, seven immortal women who were diviners, healers, tribe leaders and among them Xanthia and Cassandra. Cassandra infected her with the bitterness she felt toward Immortal men but Na’amiah fought those demons and tried to curb the violence of the Game, giving her message everywhere she went, suggesting to Immortals they lay down their swords, to live in peace. We have seen how well that worked with the Immortal posing as me. Na’amah wasn’t as delusionnal as “the other Methos” but she wanted to curb our inner violence so we could survive and thrive as a race. Naturally, in the 14th century we weren’t as numerous, and we
                              had more troubles finding each others. Now the world stands on a seaside cliff, ready to jump in the abyss and our race has but two decades to live. We are pitifully few. What would Na’amah do now, I wonder.
                              I remember the debate she had with me and how she found me unsettling. Did Cassandra tell her about me ? Did she gave her a good description of my face ? She couldn’t prove anything but she didn’t feel at ease with me around her.

                              From the Journals of Adam Pierson

                              Irene of Antioch
                              Known aliases : Kymaera of Antioch
                              Notable characteristics : Ferocious fighter, raised
                              entire crops of children who became warriors
                              using Spartan techniques in combat
                              Weapon : Selucid infantry saber
                              Recorded kills : None known
                              Inconclusive fight against Arishat of Carthage, 197
                              BC; Ari al-Muzaiyin, 145 BC, Battle of Antioch

                              Most recent base of operations : Antioch on the
                              Orontes, near present Ankara, Turkey
                              Occupation : Chariot racer, Circus of Antioch
                              Prior occupations : Seleucid warrior, commander
                              Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
                              Date : 115 Antioch Earthquake
                              Place : Antioch
                              Victor : N.A
                              Watcher : Research, Ancient Immortals

                              Original cultural affiliation : Seleucid
                              Born : 325 BC,Seleucia, Seleucid Empire
                              First death : 301 BC; Commander of Seleucid
                              Army, killed fighting Antagonids, Battle of Ipsus
                              First teacher : Kyra of Sparta
                              Known associates : Marcus Constantine
                              Known past associates : Kyra of Sparta
                              Known ennemies : Ari al-Muzaiyin
                              First recorded sighting : 301 BC. Seleucid Empire
                              Taught Spartan combat techniques by Kyra, they
                              saved her head when she faced Ari al-Muzaiyin

                              I remember racing against Irene at the time of the earthquake, I bet her fifty gold coins that I would win on the fourth and she agreed o it because she liked placing bets. To her, playing the Game already was placing a bet so she didn’t mind the gold coins. It’s not like a Quickening was going to be lost.
                              The crowd cheered as we ran around the colyseum and then the ground started moving, thousands of people screamed and I don’t remember quite clearly what happed, I know we ran for safety while everything started crumbling.
                              We must have been trampled in the stampede. I was dug up from a pile of rubbles, called miraculous because I survived unscathed. I looked after Irene but could find no trace of her. I am sure she survived the earthquake, at least I belive so because if she had lost her head, I would have received her Quickening and I would feel her presence in me. I she is out there somwhere, I hope we can resume our race. I wonder how many gold coins she would ask this time.

                              From the Journals of Adam Pierson

                              Princess Chiomara
                              Known aliases : Chiara of Galatia
                              Notable characteristics : Fiery temperament, no-
                              nonsensical and intelligent woman
                              Weapon : Celtic broadsword
                              Inconclusive fight against Marcus Constantine, 25

                              Most recent base of operations : Galatia, Roman
                              Occupation : Warrior woman
                              Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
                              Date : 25 BC Warring against Marcus Constantine’s
                              Legions, didn’t accept the incorporation of
                              Galaltia in the Roman Empire
                              Place : Near present Ankara
                              Victor : N.A
                              Watcher : Research, Ancient Immortals

                              Original cultural affiliation : Galatian Tectosagi
                              Born : Galatia, present Anatolia
                              First death : Unrecorded
                              First teacher : Unrecorded
                              Known ennemies : Marcus Constantine
                              First recorded sighting : 186 BC Galatia, present
                              Anakara. Leading Galatians in battle against
                              Roman legion led by Marcus Constantine raped
                              by a centurion; fought and beheaded him later on

                              I once looked into the chronicle of Princess Chiomara of Galatia, suspecting she may have been a past identity of Cassandra because this was a formidable woman who didn’t accept to pose as a victim after that centurion raped her in 186 BC. Instead she decapitated him and gave his head to her mortal hsband, statign that only her husband would only lay with her. She disappeared in 25 BC, for the second time confronting my old friend Marcus and when I asked Marcus about Chiomara, he wrote back that he didn’t kill her and that her physical description didn’t match Cassandra’s. So who knows. My nemesis had scores to settle with rapists of allkind, all though fault of mine but I enslaved and raped thousands like her. Should I look behind my back each time I am in a crows for fear a former

                              victim might turn to be Immortal like Cassandra did ?

                              From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

                              Parthos of Aram
                              Known aliases : None
                              Notable characteristics : None
                              Weapon : Undetermined
                              Recorded kills : None known. Inconclusive fight
                              against Aganesthos of Tyrins, 1800 BC; Ahaziah
                              of Ramoth-Gilead, 732 BC

                              Most recent base of operations : Aram-Damascus
                              Northern Syria
                              Occupation : Chariot racer
                              Prior occupations : Chariot-driver, Assyrian
                              Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
                              Date : 732 BC
                              Place : Aram-Damascus
                              Victor : N.A
                              Watcher : Research, Ancient Immortals

                              Original cultural affiliation : Aramite
                              Born : 19th century BC; Aram-Rehob,
                              Aramean Kingdom, Old Assyrian Empire
                              First death : Trampled by horses
                              First teacher : Kushtashpi the Lawgiver
                              Known past associates : Kushtashpi
                              Known ennemies : Aganesthos of Tiryns, Ahaziah
                              of Ramoth-Gilead
                              First recorded sighting : 1800 BC Assyrian
                              Kingdom. Inconclusive fight against Aganesthos of
                              Tiryns war between Assyria and Babylon

                              I won against Parthos of Aram fair and square, he owned sixty gold coins but he wouldn’t pay up. No one likes a sore loser. He even accused me of cheating, pretending I gave drugged water to his horses, riight ! When he challenged me to a fight, he found how a Horseman can deal sore losers and tried to recoil from the fight, but I wasn’t in the mood to let this slide and I went for he kill. I don’t regret not having spared his head, this was an Immortal with a solid reputation as a player of the Game who knew what he risked when he challenged others of his kind, and if I hadn’t taken his head, it would have been some other Immortal to be sure.

                              From the Journals of Adam Pierson, 2017

                              Last edited by Gardner; 10-05-2017, 05:37 AM.


                              • Another great set of chronicles, my friend. More interesting tales of these ancient Immortals, although do you have the death date for Parthos of Aram. The stats say he went missing in 732 BC, but Methos states he took his head after a chariot race. Thanks.

                                And here's that name correction you wanted for the 1st century BC:

                                Karimala of the Blemmyes - female



                                • Whhops ! Editing misshap lol

                                  Parthos of Aram
                                  Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
                                  Date : 732 BC
                                  Place : Aram-Damascus
                                  Victor : Methos
                                  Watcher : Research, Ancient Immortals

                                  I love Karimala of the Blemmyes, a Nubian with links to mythological monsters. Thank you!

                                  Question, regarding SIS (thy creation) : why give the role of Allegra Chambers to an Indian actress ?
                                  She was born in Canterbury in 1650, she would have been of British blood, not of Indian ancestry imo.

                                  And for the Ptolemaic Egyptian :

                                  Black Friar Asylum Charmian
                                  Known aliases : Hentempet, Yasmine Abdelaziz
                                  Notable characteristics : Mind forever stuck in the
                                  past, believes herself to be the last Queen of Egypt
                                  Usually ot dangerous to others, but alethal weapon
                                  under the guidance of Jacob Kell
                                  Weapon : Custom broadsword, undetermined
                                  origins, confiscated
                                  Recorded kills : None known

                                  Most recent base of operations : Black Friar
                                  Mental Asylum, Swansea Wales
                                  Occupation : Mental patient
                                  Prior occupations : Handmaiden
                                  Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
                                  Date : 24 October 2013
                                  Place : Dublin
                                  Victor : Etain of the Second Look
                                  Watcher : Sylvia Krause, Black Friar Chronicle

                                  Original cultural affiliation : Egyptian
                                  Born : 58 BC; Thebes, Egypt
                                  First death : 30 BC, Slave and advisor of Cleopatra,
                                  committed suicide alongside her
                                  First teacher : In likelihood, Nefertiri
                                  Known associates : Sean Burns, Black Friar mental
                                  Known past associates : Nefertiri
                                  First recorded sighting : 1943. Valley of the Kings,
                                  Egypt. Found by Sit-hathor Iunet, identified as an
                                  immortal but clearly not as the actual Cleopatra

                                  The immortal pretending to Cleopatra was actually Cleopatra's handmaiden, she was mentored by Nefertiri when she poisoned herself after her mistress' suicide and briefly stayed on the immortal scene before disappearing by the time of the birth of Christ. She was never heard from again and was to be an urban legend, likely to be anotheirdentity of Nefertiri herself. Until she challenged Sit-Hathro Iunet in the Valley of the Kings in 1943, claming to be Cleopatra, back from the dead to reign upon Egypt and restore it to power.
                                  Sit-Hathor was old enough to have known the actual Cleopatra and knew the woman was delluded; she tried to help but couldn't do much until she finally travelled with her to England where she entrusted her to the care of Doctor Burns. The fact that she claimed Mement-Ra was his master clue us in the brainwashing she must have received from the ancient wizard and from Nefertiri.

                                  Sylvia Krause, 2012

                                  From Watcher Bureau, Ireland
                                  To Ravenwood
                                  Date : 10.10.2013

                                  The following notes on Kell's followers have been compiled by field Watchers and by Sylvia Krause, Sean Burns' Watcher :

                                  - Abel Attwood, already mentally unstable, could permamently settle for the personality of the lethal Cain Attwood and thus become a formidfable weapon for Kell.
                                  - Charmian could become Kell's new concubine and be entranced into playing hte Game on his behalf.
                                  - Berg Doepker, a fragile being prompt to violent anger could become a dangerous killer in the hands of Kell.
                                  - Ugolin Ferrant, even as foolish as he is, can become a savy player if led by Kell.

                                  Sylvia Krause' theories were proven correct on the field of battle when the group took on Inek Procjnow, a former Hussar who proved his worth during the Immortals War of 2012. Abel/Cain Attwood and Ugolin Ferrant completely landed the hussar on his knees, as did Charmian and Berg Doepker. Jacob Kell had little effort in giving Inek the coup de grâce.

                                  From Watcher Bureau, Ireland
                                  To Ravenwood
                                  Date : 24.10.2013

                                  We supposed Jacob Kell and his surviving followers would target Liam Riley, a lifelong ennemy of Kell but this time, the surviving immortals of Ireland stood ready : coming from other part of the island came Seamus of Athlone, Etain of the Second Look and her student, youngish Paddy Bell whom no one would give a decade in the Game. Remember Boyer ? Never underestimate a computer geek. Combined with the might of Lang Quing, China's Little Dragon, Kell's group didn't stand a chance. Etain of the Second Look's powers allow her to anticipate an opponent's moves during a fight, Paddy learnt all the tricks of the sword with mortal teachers and Internet, Seamus of Athlone found his fire back and Lang Quing, no surprise, was the one to take on Jacob Kell.

                                  Updating Piers Jacobs...

                                  Piers Jacobs
                                  Known aliases : Jacob ‘Jake’ Pierce
                                  Notable characteristics : Womanizing rogue,
                                  ladies man; British patriot
                                  Weapon : British infantry saber

                                  Most recent base of operations : London, England
                                  Occupation : Major, parachute regiment; also
                                  member, Immortals Secret Services/Scociety
                                  Prior occupations : Agent, MI5; race car driver
                                  Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
                                  Date : 30 January 1972 Bloody Sunday
                                  Place : Belfast, Northern Ireland
                                  Victor : Annie Devlin
                                  Watcher : Gareth Hunter

                                  Original cultural affiliation : English Jew
                                  Born : 1737; Brighton, England
                                  First death : 1779; Infantryman in British regiment
                                  killed during Anglo-Marathan War
                                  First teacher : Richeard of Mercia
                                  Known associates : Secret Immortal Society, also
                                  in relationship with Alice Ming
                                  First recorded sighting : 1779. Bangalore, India
                                  Found and recruited in the SIS by Richeard of Mercia

                                  Reporting the death of Piers Jacobs by the furious blade of Annie Devlin in Belfest the same day that will go down in history as Bloody Sunday as our troops tried to tame those Irish rebels. Helen Bondeville and Allegra Chambers will no doubt mourn the passing of their colleague of the SIS as well as a great friend and occasional lover. He was a serious man with an agenda but never forgot that to survive as an Immortal you need to live your life fully. He put as much care in his preparations for his missions as he put in forging alliances with other Immortals or bonds with the SIS group. And as far as the Game was concerned, he took it seriously and trained constantly, his fatal flaw being he expected the same fair-play from his opponents as he had when his sword was in his hand. Unfortunately, Annie Devlin isn’t fair-play : she used her trick of the sword to defeat Piers and took him out in mere minutes while Jabs’ men shot 28 innocent civlians, to our collective shame as British citizens.

                                  Gareth Hunter, 30 January 1972
                                  London, England

                                  Correcting discrepancies between Lydia Melchior and Edwina of Mercia created by Dana in 2008. Edwina was meant to have been killed by Matsuhiro Kanagawa. I found a better background story for Lydia.

                                  Edwina of Mercia
                                  Known aliases : Carolyn of Mercia, Carolyn of
                                  Wessex, Glorianna of Knavesmire, Mary of Guise,
                                  Gloria Wallis, Edwina Solomon, Edwina Archer,
                                  Carol-Ann Archer, Carol Jessup
                                  Weapon : One-handed broadsword
                                  Recorded kills : Leofric, Basilica Hands
                                  Inconclusive fights against William Nichol, 1076;
                                  Hansel Rau, 1317; Theresa Malloy, 1656; Polo
                                  Metaxas, 1696

                                  Most recent base of operations : Philipines
                                  Occupation : Chief Nurse, US Army, Korean War
                                  Prior occupations : Seamstress, weaver, nurse,
                                  teacher, traveller, lady-in-waiting, maiden
                                  Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
                                  Date : 3 May 1942
                                  Place : Philipines
                                  Victor : Matsuhiro Kanagawa
                                  Watcher : Andrea Vargas

                                  Original cultural affilation : English
                                  Born : 648, Mercia Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy
                                  (present-day English Midlands)
                                  First death : 668, Jumped from castle tower
                                  First teacher : Alex Raven
                                  Known associates : Ceirdwyn, Robert & Gina de
                                  Valicourt, Sean Burns, Hugh Fitzcairn
                                  Known past associates : Bethany Clarke, Appius
                                  Lepidus Baro
                                  Known students : *See Addendum*
                                  Known ennemies : William Nichol, Hansel Rau,
                                  First recorded sighting : 668. Mercian Kingdom
                                  Found and mentored by Alex Raven

                                  It always amazes me that the female immortals not only survive but become extremely good players in the Game. Edwina surprises me more than most. Raised as a gentle lady the sharpest thing she ever carried was a needle. And she was quite proficient with it. The Mercian Tapestry that now hangs in the Paris Watchers Headquarters is one of the finest examples of earlier 7th century needle work. And if the chronicles are accurate also designed by Edwina herself. But after her First Death everything changed as it does with all immortals. Thrust into a new world where she would need to fend for herself Edwina took to the sword with the same tenacity that she brought to her other endeavors. She was also lucky enough to find and excellent teacher in Alex Raven who taught her not only to use the sword but about immortality and how to live in a world that was hostile to women.

                                  In return for having been tutored so well by Alex Raven, Edwina of Mercer decided to dedicated her immortality to searching and mentoring young, impressionable immortals who had been killed and been reborn in the cruel world of the Game. She scoured most of Western Europe in search of new immortals or pre-immortals so that she could teach them how to be proper men and women in the world of immortals.
                                  Her students have become intelligent and strong people, players of the Game only when confronted by challengers. Most of them still live to this day and are the proof of how a dedicated teacher can influence the world of immortality in a positive manner. Every year, they gathered around their teacher and celebrate her anniversary, remembering the old days when they were heroes.

                                  In 1941, the war in Southeast Asia erupted, marking the involvement of Japan and of the USA in the Second World War. Dozens of immortals on both sides were involved - most notably the BMR, the SIS, Xanthia of Melitus, Deoneces and Kyra of Sparta, the MacLeods. Standing among them was Edwina, war nurse serving in the US army, stationed in the Philipines during the takeover of the archiplago by Japan.
                                  Matsuhiro Kanagawa was in charge of the fightings this side of the war, and when his men threatened the wounded GI's in Manila, Lydia offered Kanagawa her life if he would withdraw his troops from the Philipines.
                                  Matsuhiro Kanagawa agreed to the deal, he took Lydia's head after a brief fight, let General MacArthur's wounded men live and, the following year, kept his promise when Tokyo gave their independance to the Philipinos.

                                  Watcher Research, Western Europe

                                  Gardner & DMVTREK 2008

                                  ADDENDUM : Students :
                                  James Wallace, Pascal Chaussende, Crispin Cordwainer, Bethany Clarke, Heilewid of Flanders, William of Winchester, Sybil Dvorak, Athalos of Thebes, Calyute, Thembaletu, Lisa Madison, Lalita Kittasara

                                  Lydia Melchior
                                  Known aliases : Lydia Chkalov, Lydia Stahl
                                  Notable characteristics : Scar on left hip predating
                                  First Death; butterfly-shaped tattoo on shoulder
                                  Weapon : Flamerge rapier

                                  Most recent base of operations : Houston, TX
                                  Occupation : Photographer
                                  Prior occupations : Secret agent, Soviet Military
                                  Intelligence; war nurse, journalist, colonist
                                  Roster of Immortals Status : Inactive
                                  Date :
                                  Place :
                                  Victor :
                                  Watcher : Andrea Vargas

                                  Original cultural affiliation : Palestinian Jew
                                  Born : 1443; Herat, Palestine
                                  First death : 1471, Hit by lighting stroke during
                                  First teacher : Melchior of Babylon
                                  Known associates : Susan Dieprecht, Salman Abu Sita
                                  Known past associates : Luke Monroe, Melchior
                                  of Babylon, Katherine of Samothrace, BMR
                                  First recorded sighting : 1471. Herat, Palestine
                                  Found and mentored by Melchior of Baylon, later married him

                                  Notes from Wikipedia:
                                  Lydia Stahl (1890-?) was a secret agent who worked for Soviet Military Intelligence (GRU) in New York and Paris. She was born Lydia Chkalov in Rostov, in the south of Russia, in 1890. Once the wife of a Tsarist officer, she later married Baron Stahl, a Baltic nobleman, and emigrated to the United States where she became a naturalized citizen. When her only son died in 1918, the lonely and grief-stricken Lydia returned to Europe. She befriended the Finnish writer Hella Wuolijoki and was a regular visitor to her estate Marleback in Southern Finland, which was a meeting place for leftist intellectuals and politicians. Through her relationship with Otto Kuusinen, she met the American radical John Reed, and maintained a correspondence with him until his death in 1920. She joined the Soviet secret service while a refugee in Finland in 1921.
                                  During the 1920s, Lydia established a photography studio in Paris where she copied secret documents for Soviet Military Intelligence. In the spring of 1928 she was transferred to New York to help the GRU resident Alfred Tilton. She remained in New York until 1933, when she returned to Paris to work for the apparatus which included Robert Gordon Switz. Lydia's ami was the French professor Louis Pierre Martin, former attache of the Naval Ministry and member of the Legion of Honor.
                                  In 1933 counterespionage uncovered an apparatus in Finland which included Tilton's wife Maria, Lydia's friend Ingrid Bostrom, and Arvid Jacobson. He provided information which led French counterintelligence to Lydia. She was arrested in December 1933 and other members of the apparatus, including Switz and his wife, were arrested shortly afterward. Lydia was convicted of espionage in April 1935 and served a four-year sentence. She disappeared after her release from French prison.

                                  Last edited by Gardner; 10-06-2017, 12:39 AM.


                                  • Great stuff, Gardner! I really enjoyed reading these chronicles and the updates you've made. Especially loved the Piers Jacobs story.



                                    • Fire from the Sky
                                      Known aliases : Karimala of the Blemmyes, Zuri Kenyatta
                                      Notable characteristics : Posing as African-born
                                      Goddess; sexually promiscuitous, conquered
                                      Immortals sexually before taking their heads
                                      Weapon : Tribal spear
                                      Recorded kills : Unknown immortal at time of
                                      appearance, in front of mortals
                                      Inconclusive fight against Appius Lepidus Baro,
                                      250; Sekou Nkruma, 520

                                      Most recent base of operations : Present-day
                                      Occupation : Witch, warrior-woman
                                      Prior occupations : Undetermined
                                      Roster of Immortals Status : Missing
                                      Date : 520
                                      Place : Kooby Fora, Kenya
                                      Victor : N.A
                                      Watcher : Research, Eastern Africa

                                      Original cultural affiliation : Sudanese Beja
                                      Born : 1st century BC; Blemyes nomadic kingdom,
                                      First death : Repelling raiders attack
                                      First teacher : Kashta of Nubia
                                      Known past associates : Kenyatta Clan , Kashta of
                                      Nubia, Sekou Nkruma
                                      First recorded sighting : 250, Egypt. Romantically
                                      linked to Kashta of Nubia, in war against Roman Emperor Decius

                                      There is the legend in Eastern Africa about Fire from the Sky, a dark-faced woman of amazing powers who killed an African prince around 400 AD, triggering an earthquake and the biggest lighting inferno to grace the land of Kenya. The woman put such an impression on the Kenyans that they called her Fire from the Sky, the witch who rose from the dead and killed the Prince who put him to death, taking his head and drinking his essence. This folktale clearly describes an immortal, a challenge and a Quickening.
                                      Fire from the Sky is recorded as having raised a tribe of twelve children - who started wandering Eastern Africa upon reaching adulthood and all died in wars, all of them bearing the name "Kenyatta" and rising from the dead. We do not know what happened of them. Fire from the Sky raised those children after marrying a local prince, himself an immortal and is said to have kept him aprt from the education of her childen, never letting him approach her daughters. She fought often, led her tribe in war and battles, and often illuminated the Kenyan sky with ligtnings. She is written to have lived six generations before burying her husband and disappearing with her children, thus marking the time of her diseappearance around 520 AD when she fought a battle against the legendary Sekou Nkruma, the warrior who turned into a doctor. Sekou lives to this day, we presume she won the battle, being such a formidable warrior and allowed him to live.

                                      Fire from the Sky, a Kenyan legend
                                      Watcher Research, Eastern Africa

                                      Updating :

                                      Blake Wilmington, since she has the same birthdate than Nebefer (Brotherhood of Ra) and Fire from the Sky...
                                      Original cultural affiliation : Meroitic
                                      Born : 320; Meroë, Napata/Meroitic Kingdom
                                      First death : 350; During invasion of Nubia by
                                      Kingdom of Aksum, raped and killed by Aksumite
                                      First teacher : Kellistra
                                      Known past associates : Kellistra, Maude de
                                      Valerie, also part of Jack the Ripper hunt squad
                                      First recorded sighting : 1888, London England as
                                      Jane Doe I during Hunt for Jack the Ripper

                                      And please I need five more Immortal women for the 11th century...
                                      Last edited by Gardner; 10-06-2017, 12:07 PM.


                                      • Originally posted by Gardner View Post
                                        Whhops ! Editing misshap lol

                                        Question, regarding SIS (thy creation) : why give the role of Allegra Chambers to an Indian actress ?
                                        She was born in Canterbury in 1650, she would have been of British blood, not of Indian ancestry imo.

                                        To be honest, my friend, Indira Varma was my choice at the time as i liked her in Torchwood, where she didn't play an Indian character. Since then, i would replace her with another, more appropriate, actress: Jenna Coleman.

                                        I'll get those names for you ASAP



                                        • Gardner
                                          Gardner commented
                                          Editing a comment
                                          Good choice! I think she is very beautiful. I used Indira Varma for a teacher from India, Chandra Kapoor.

                                          Chandra Kapoor
                                          Known aliases : Dharmendra, Sunilta Kumar,
                                          Sanjeeva Datt-Suresh, Professor Chandra Suresh
                                          Notable characteristics : Pacifist
                                          Weapon(s) : Never seen carrying any
                                          Recorded kills : None, not a player of the Game

                                          Most recent base of operations : Madras
                                          Occupation : Teacher
                                          Prior occupations : Ethnologist, historian, writer
                                          Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
                                          Date : 7 June 1953
                                          Place : Madras
                                          Victor : Keith Douglas
                                          Watcher : Aamir Khan

                                          Original cultural affiliation : Hindu
                                          Born : 1526; Bangalore, Karnakata Province,
                                          India. Mughai Empire
                                          First death : 1566, Killed with family by Mughai
                                          soldiers for not paying taxes
                                          First teacher : Supriya Bhaskar
                                          Known associates : Keith Douglas, Sanjiv Gupta,
                                          Supriya Bhaskar, Indira and Kajari Bedi
                                          Rajmathi Patel
                                          Known past associates : Kaliyamma Bedi
                                          Known ennemies : Kamir
                                          First recorded sighting : 1566, Karnakata Province
                                          Found and mentored by Bhaskar

                                          Keith Douglas came to Chandra's home in search for knowledge, for the origin of the Game and of immortality. So far he received different views of immortality but sought advice from an Hindu; he was tipped by Ahasuerus on the possibility to learn more from Chandra Kapoor before he took the Wandering Jew's head and thus boarded a plane for India. Madras gave him the answers he sought in the presence of Professor Kapoor who lectures he attended, posing as a foreign student on an exchange student program between America and India. Kapoor was interested by the presence of a foreign immortal in Madras and develloped a friendship with the polite, knowledge-hungry boy.
                                          Chandra explained to Douglas that Hindi immortals belived that pre-immortals upon First Death didn't reach the multi-layered paradise of Hindu religion : they became the living dead who walked the earth, killing each others and the last one, the last immortal standing would accumulate all the life-energies of the death immortals and be joined with Buddha, thus becoming the chosen one. There can be ony One immortal to unite with Buddha. Keith Douglas lauded this vision of immortality and spent one entire year folowing the tutelage of Hindi masters before finally uniting Chandra's Quickening with his, promising his fallen teacher that one day his sould would be with Buddha.

                                          From the Chronicle of Keith Douglas

                                      • Greetings, Gardner! Here are those names you wanted:

                                        11th century

                                        El-Jamah of Kanem - female
                                        Milja of Travunija - female
                                        Sabahat of the Khazars - female
                                        Lyubochka of Pskov - Kievan Rus' female
                                        Vuissance of Dijon - Burgundian female



                                        • Very interesting list of names again, Apollo, thank you.
                                          Here is to keep you waiting, while I find more stories to tell...

                                          The Redeemers
                                          Estrela Acosto, Gabriel Calvino, Joe Fujita, Moses Johnson, Alice Chase
                                          Most recent base of operations: Washington DC
                                          Occupation: Charter member, the Redeemers

                                          The remnants of the Combined Immortals of America are back in the game, so to speak, trying to help America back on the right tracks as Donald Trump is taking our country to the abyss. They have been on the four conrers of the American territory since Trump got elected, fighting neo-Nazis who triggered recent riots in South Carolina, helping survivors of the hurricane in Miami, gathering political strenghts in Washington CD in the hope to demote Trump from his functions and woundering is they wouldn't simply hire an Immortal assassin to sanction Trump as they foolishly did in 1963 with President Kennedy. They are everywhere, wokring with civilians, trying ti curb racial tension, trying ot help the poor and disinfranchised. But isn't it too late for America ? The CIA did all the damage they could to thei homeland underr the lead of Tobias Berrick; the self-annointed Redeemers of America try theri best but theri hopes are vain because the future looks very grim.

                                          Watcher Bureau, US Northeast


                                          • Nice idea with the Redeemers, my friend. I completely endorse the change you made to the CIA, since the original idea was that Merrick was the driving force behind their activities and the others were driven by patriotism and were susceptible to his twisted ideology.

                                            BTW I've started updating my Immortals now as i'm transferring them to my PC again, and i'd like to incorporate the updates you've made in the intervening period. I'm starting with the currently active and inactive Immortals. I'm not going to ask you to post all 463 of them at the same time! Lol

                                            I intend to do it in sections a week at a time;

                                            For this week could you post the full chronicles for the active and inactive Immortals of Central Africa, except for Kun Hou. Thanks in advance.



                                            • Central Africa, no problem. Here is an updated chronicle for you :

                                              Milena of Trieste
                                              Known aliases : Milena Morgendörfer
                                              Notable characteristics : Hunchback, walked with a
                                              limp, severely handicapped
                                              Weapon : Using a crossbow, shooting an Immortal
                                              through the heart before taking his head
                                              Recorded kills : None, not a player of the Game

                                              Most recent base of operations : Trieste, Germany
                                              Occupation : Back-alley abortionist
                                              Roster of Immortals Status : Deceased
                                              Date : February 1202
                                              Place : Trieste
                                              Victor : Hugo Hauser
                                              Watcher : Gunther Kolben, Chronicle of Horst &
                                              Hugo Hauser

                                              Original cultural affilation : German
                                              Born : 1085; Trieste, Patriarcat of Aquilea, Holy
                                              Roman Empire
                                              First death : 1105; Hung as witch
                                              First teacher : Sigihild of Teutoburg
                                              First recorded sighting : 1202. Trieste, Germany
                                              Found and killed by Horst & Hugo Hauser who
                                              killed her in a 'gesture of mercy‘; managed to shoot
                                              Horst down before Hugo killed her

                                              The woman was an ugly sight : misshapen, walking with a limp, unable to carry a sword (I don't think she even owned one) but still good with the crossbow according to her chronicle, ugly as sin, but still with a quick mind and witty tongue. She also had the sharpest needles in Trieste with which she helped 'women in need of solutions'. Smart enough to never get noticed. Until the day of February 1202 when she was noticed by the Hauser brothers, two sharks prawning for prey. The sibling killers first mocked her and then offered to kill her in a 'gesture of mercy' (they said). Milena gave them a stern send-off,succesfully shooting Hugo Hauser down but the killers wouldn't listen. If Hugo was the one who took Milena's head, the killing was a combined gesture has those two share a link that goes beyond fraternal relationship.

                                              Watcher Research, the Chronicle of Horst & Hugo Hauser


                                              • CENTRAL AFRICA DATABASE
                                                ACTIVE AND INACTIVE ROSTER

                                                Ivane Kazbegi
                                                Known aliases : None
                                                Notable characteristics : Trained himself in the use
                                                of a sword, also taught by mortal teachers
                                                Weapon : Moorish broadsword
                                                Recorded kills : Tshala Massanga

                                                Most recent base of operations : Bangui, Central
                                                African Republic
                                                Occupation : Soldier, Georgian peacekeepers unit
                                                stationed in CAR
                                                Prior occupations : Soldier, Georgian
                                                Peacekeepers, Russo-Georgian War
                                                Roster of Immortals Status : Active
                                                Date :
                                                Place :
                                                Victor :
                                                Watcher : Vasyli Belanov

                                                Original cultural affiliation : Georgian
                                                Born : 1978; Shida Kartli, Georgia
                                                First death : 2008; Battle of Tskhinvali, Russo-
                                                Georgian War
                                                First teacher : Zourab Shelia
                                                Known past associates : Zourab Shelia
                                                First recorded sighting : 2008. South Ossetia,
                                                Georgia. Briefly mentored by Zourab Shelia

                                                I have been watching Ivane Kazbegi since we landed foot in CAR and I can say this is not a pedophile preying on little children. Ivane is a good man who saw countless horrors and had to fend for himself in the Game, getting all the help he could find to perfect his swords skills. He may be serious about the Game but this is a man who is also serious about keeping peace in war-torn countries and who would never hurt a child. And while some of those kids did offer him sex in return for his kindness, he never lowered himself to accepting those favors. I have never sen him doing any thing suspect to the children there, he gives them food and water, helps them write English or Georgian poems but that is all. He is dedicated to his mission and his on the look out for any Immortal in the area. A very caring man… or careful man.

                                                Vasyli Belanov, May 2014

                                                Saleh Koullamalah
                                                Known aliases : Jean-René Oungar
                                                Notable characteristics : None
                                                Weapon : Persian shamsir
                                                Recorded kills : Helene Matsemela

                                                Most recent base of operations : Chad
                                                Occupation : Soldier, Chadian army
                                                Prior occupations : Kanem-Bu warrior;
                                                Sharpshooter, Free French Forces Light infantry
                                                batallion, part of Sara troops
                                                Roster of Immortals Status : Active
                                                Date :
                                                Place :
                                                Victor :
                                                Watcher : Research, Central Africa

                                                Original cultural affiliation : Chadian
                                                Kanem-Bu Warriors
                                                Born : 1775; Kanem Empire, Chad
                                                First death : 1808, Repelling raid from Fulani
                                                First teacher : Kassim ibn Sallis
                                                Known past associates : Kassim ibn Sallis
                                                First recorded sighting : 1893. Kanem Empire
                                                Foudn and mentored by Kassim ibn Sallis

                                                Missing since the Battle of Jaffa in 1940 during World War II, Saleh Koullamalah had re-appeared on the immortal scene in 1975 during the Chadian civil war, as soldier in the Chadian army. Recently he and his battalion took down a center of operations of Boko Haram in Dikwa, Nigeria, March 2015.

                                                Watcher Bureau, Central Africa

                                                Estelle Malembo
                                                Known aliases : Louise Kakiyé
                                                Notable characteristics : None
                                                Weapon : Military saber
                                                Recorded kills : Theodore Bagowono, Gordon
                                                Byrne, Pierre Kangeshe, Kwami Longange

                                                Most recent base of operations : DMR of Congo
                                                Occupation : Leader, Congorillas, leading scare
                                                tactics against Rwandan rebels and Congolese
                                                Soldiers responsibles of rapes and crimes against
                                                civilians in any part of Central Africa
                                                Roster of Immortals Status : Active
                                                Date :
                                                Place :
                                                Victor :
                                                Watcher : Leah Chisughi

                                                Original cultural affiliation : Congolese
                                                Born : 1944; Belgian Congo, present
                                                Democratic Republic of the Congo
                                                First death : 1964, Leading Simba Rebellion vs
                                                Central Government of Congo-Leopoldville
                                                First teacher : Philippe Ibaka
                                                Known associates : Nasika
                                                Known past associates : Philippe Ibaka
                                                First recorded sighting : 1995. Rwanda Hunting
                                                perpetrators of mass rapes during Rwandan War,
                                                fought and berheaded Theodore Bagowono

                                                Estelle Malembo and her group, the Congorillas, have been dishing out justice on the countless women and girls who were raped during the war in the Congo, hunting and killign soldiers perpetrating those heinous acts. They are like demons, appearing, killing and then disappearing in a puff of smoke. No one knows were they come from, in likelihood from the four corners of the continent, unless Estelle recruited her girls solely in Congo.

                                                Watcher Bureau, Central Africa

                                                Ghost Mulenga
                                                Known aliases : Theodore Mulenga, Nyambe
                                                Notable characteristics : Immortal child
                                                Weapon : Curved saber
                                                Recorded kills : Massala Imbako, Casper Ndinge,
                                                Julien Bakangué

                                                Most recent base of operations : Central African
                                                Occupation : Soldier, army of Central African
                                                Republic, leading a battalion of child soldiers
                                                Prior occupations : Drifter
                                                Roster of Immortals Status : Active
                                                Date :
                                                Place :
                                                Victor :
                                                Watcher : Nelson Koré

                                                Original cultural affiliation : Bemba people of
                                                Born : 1945; Chingola, copperbelt province of
                                                Northern Rhodesia, present-day Zambia
                                                First death : 1957, Killed in landslide
                                                First teacher : Kunto Ourgane
                                                Known past associates : Kunto Ourgane
                                                First recorded sighting : 1957. Northern Rhodesia
                                                Found and mentored by Kunto

                                                In the midst of the sex scandals surrounding soldiers of the Blue Helmet Corps involved in abusing Congolese children, at least one of those men received just punishment after assulting immortal boy Ghos mulenga, not expectign the Bemba child to be so quick and able to use his sword against an adult-sized immortals. Mghos Mulenga scored a victory last night, in legitimate defense.

                                                Nelson Koré

                                                Roxane Bangura
                                                Known aliases : Roxana N’Koto, Sarah Mbodji
                                                Weapon : 17th Century Toledo rapier
                                                Weapon backgrdound : gift from Sunda Kastagir;
                                                the Blade originally belonged to Raul Hernandez

                                                Most recent base of operations : N'Djamena, Chad
                                                Occupation : Abortion doctor, N'Djamena General
                                                Hospital; shelter manager
                                                Prior occupations : Whore
                                                Roster of Immortals Status : Inactive
                                                Date :
                                                Place :
                                                Victor :
                                                Watcher : Elodie Ndaré

                                                Original cultural affiliation : BaKongo
                                                Born : 1615; Southern Congo, present Republic of
                                                First death : 1645; Captured as slave during tribal
                                                warfare, killed shortly thereater in slave revolt
                                                First teacher : Sunda Kastagir
                                                Known associates : Sunda Kastagir
                                                Known past associates : Laurent Kaliganshe,
                                                Kaltouma Bechir
                                                First recorded sighting : 1645. Southern Congo.
                                                Found by Oliveira, taught of immortality

                                                Abortion in South Africa was legal for very limited reasons until 1997, when the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act (Act 92 of 1996) was passed, providing abortion on demand for a variety of cases. It allowed Roxane Bangura to switch her unsafe position as back-alley abortionist for a respectable position of medical doctor with needed credentials in Johannesburg Gen. Hospital where she has been helping women vicims of rape and incest who became pregnant, not mentioning the numerous teenage girls coming in her office.

                                                The colour of Roxanne Bangura’s skin isn’t what defines her as an immortal, even though her African heritage helps define her background, past history and personality. What defines her is the colour that predominate in her heart : a strong, warm yellow that benefits the five young children in her charge, five war-orphans she took under her wing and who turned her into a much better person now that she has people to care about, to feed, dress and educate. She provides shelter for them and even though she had to sell her body to survive in Kinshasa in the 19th century, being a prostitute isn’t what defined her. It is her inner strenght and the love she has for her children. Strong enough that when Immortals come to her looking for an easy kill, she knows how to face them : with bared teen and a drewn Tulwar saber. She bagged five immortals in the last thirteen years we have been observing her. We needn’t worry about her because she has some quite formidable weapons.

                                                Elodie Ndaré, 2016

                                                Jabari Kadewale
                                                Known aliases : Karega Agaranaike
                                                Notable characteristics : Eyes sensitive to sunlight
                                                Weapon : Roman Gladius
                                                Recorded kills : None known. Inconclusive fight
                                                against Hamran of Babylon, 1960

                                                Most recent base of operations : Kinshasa,
                                                Democratic Republic of the Congo
                                                Occupation : Surgeon, repairing damages caused
                                                to female victims of war mass rapes
                                                Prior occupations : Medical doctor
                                                Roster of Immortals Status : Inactive
                                                Date :
                                                Place :
                                                Victor :
                                                Watcher : Idrissa Koubé

                                                Original cultural affiliation : Congolese
                                                Born : 1908 Belgian Congo, present day DMR of
                                                the Congo
                                                First death : 1948, Shot by Belgian troops during
                                                rally protesting Belgian Imperial rule
                                                First teacher : Sekou Nkruma
                                                Known past associates : Sekou Nkruma, Peter
                                                Gaicus, Massala Imbako
                                                Known ennemies : Hamran of Babylon, trafficking
                                                organs stolen from Congolese women
                                                First recorded sighting : 1971. Kinshasa, Zaire
                                                Surgeon in conflict with Hamran of Babylon

                                                It never stops, more and more women, girls and infant girls are coming to Jabari Kadewale for repairs, their genitalia mutilated, their minds destroyed by the horrors of gang rapes, dozens, hudnreds of htem. Japari is a strong man but there is a rupture point in any immortals and I am afraid the day will come when finally Jabari doesn’t just repairs women, he pîcks up his sword and start dishing out justice of the men responsible for raping, torturing and mutilatign those innocent women. Once a warrior in the middel of the 20th century, Japari became a doctor udner the guidance of Darius and Grace Chandel and laied down his sword,swearign to nafver take a life again. I do hope the horrors he vews ever day do not infect his mind and taint the good doctor he became over the last six decades.

                                                Idrissa Koubé, 2015

                                                Ibrahim Kiesso
                                                Known aliases : ‘The King of Slaves’
                                                Notable characteristics : Flamboyant dresser, total
                                                disregard for human life, taste for young girls
                                                Weapon : Broadsword manchu
                                                Recorded kills : Ibrahim Endélé, Kaltouma Bechir

                                                Most recent base of operations : Yaoundé,
                                                Occupation : Human trafficking, runs a teen/child
                                                prostitution ring servicing pedophiles from the
                                                Western world
                                                Prior occupations : Slaver, exploiting children and
                                                women from Benin, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea
                                                Roster of Immortals Status : Inactive
                                                Date :
                                                Place :
                                                Victor :
                                                Watcher : Michel Djibango

                                                Original cultural affiliation : Cameroonian
                                                Born : 1432; Cameroon
                                                First death : 1472, Killed by Portuguese sailors
                                                during skirmish
                                                First teacher : Unrecorded
                                                Known past associates : Dimej Yar’adua
                                                Known ennemies : Lucien Sango
                                                First recorded sighting : 1656. Western Nigeria
                                                Slave-treader, in partnership with Dimej Yar’adua.
                                                Dissolved their association over territorial dispute

                                                If the rate of teen prostitution is rising in Cameroon today it is because of Ibrahim Kiesso, who for four centuries and a half has been specilaizing in the trade of human flesh. First trading slaves in the 17th and 18th century, then working In the brotels of Southeast Asia during the 1950’s, of Latin America in the 1970’s and then back to his homeland for the past decade. He managed to survvie the Immortals War and it is a shame so many good immortals persihed, when he still lives.

                                                Michel Djibango, Yaoundé

                                                Beatriz Kimpa Vita
                                                Known aliases : Sister Angelique Namaita
                                                Notable characteristics : Prophetic abilities,
                                                considered to be the Congolese Joan of Arc
                                                Weapon : Not carrying one
                                                Recorded kills : None, not a player of the Game

                                                Most recent base of operations : Kinshasa
                                                Democratic Republic of the Congo
                                                Occupation : Senior nun, Augustine Sisters
                                                Prior occupations : Kongo Empire prophet,
                                                Catholic nun, leading Antonianism movement
                                                Roster of Immortals Status : Inactive
                                                Date :
                                                Place :
                                                Victor :
                                                Watcher : Sister Mary Ignatius

                                                Original cultural affiliation : Congolese
                                                Born : 1684; Miount Kibangu, Kongo Empire,
                                                present Democratic Republic of the Congo
                                                First death : 1709, Drank poison to trigger
                                                immortality at her prime
                                                First teacher : Cassandra
                                                Known past associates : Cassandra, Tantini
                                                Known ennemies : Roland Kantos
                                                First recorded sighting : 1706. Kongo Empire
                                                Cassandra, mistress of a Portuguese officer,
                                                investigating the story of Beatriz, rescued her in
                                                time from being burnt to death

                                                Rebels invaded the Augustien Sisters convent, burnt it to the ground and raped all the nuns there, including Beatriz Kimpa Vita and myself. We were lucky to stay alive after this. After enduring this ordeal, Beatriz remembered the lessons of her teacher, Cassandra, picked a sword and came after the offenders, tracking them down to their lair and one by one, butchered them all. Beatriz may be a saint, but this is a three centuries old immortal hiding a lioness beneath her cloth.

                                                Sister Mary Ignatius

                                                Sekou Nkruma
                                                Known aliases : Baruch Dongo, Mengistu Worku,
                                                Ignatius Fortuna, Benjamin Dede
                                                Notable characteristics : Amazing sense of humor
                                                Weapon : Manchu broadsword
                                                Recorded kills : Martin Hyde; usually not a player of
                                                the Game. Inconclusive fight against Fire from the
                                                Sky, 720; Charles Quasah, 1327

                                                Most recent base of operations : Kinshasa,
                                                Democratic Republic of Congo
                                                Occupation : Medical Doctor, World Health
                                                Roster of Immortals Status : Inactive
                                                Date :
                                                Place :
                                                Victor :
                                                Watcher : Meseret Defar

                                                Original cultural affiliation : Axumite
                                                Born : 423, Kingdom of Axum, present-day Ethiopia
                                                First death : 441, Killed in battle against Nubians
                                                First teacher : Sunda Kastagir
                                                Known associates : Grace Chandel, Paula
                                                Kagame, Jerome Bluescher, Jabari Kadewale
                                                Known past associates : Sunda Kastagir, Dina
                                                Katumba, Sooriya Djambé, Mebrahtom, Seraphina,
                                                Jaelle Mafany, Pierre Kangeshe
                                                First recorded sighting : 441, Axumite Kingdom
                                                Student of Kastagir

                                                Trying to stem the tide of the disaster is like trying to empty the ocean with a teaspoon. Every day we see more and more cases of the AIDS virus. By the time the patients realize that they have the disease it is too late to do anything more than just hold there hands and wait for them to die. That is why Sekou has gone to the city to try to help the government come up with some plan to try to educate and identify people with HIV. One of the centerpieces of the plan is to build more clinics and schools and is helping to fund this project out of his own pocket. It will do nothing for the poor souls already infected but it could save the lives of thousands in the years to come.

                                                Meseret Defar, 2008