What happened before
After the bowling alley massacre, we effectively flee the scene of the fight. We’re picked up very quickly by someone we identify as a sidhe, and a powerful one at that. We try and find a place that might be tactically defensible, and take the pursuit out of town to an abandoned church, which is surrounded on three sides by running water. We then realize that the sidhe really isn’t going to be hindered by this, and that we’ve basically boxed ourselves in. This is reinforced when tons and tons of sluagh start arriving, in anticipation of the carnage to come. We bargain with them, trying to make them at least neutral, and while making deals with fae is never good, we buy ourselves time time. Five years, in fact . . . but that might not work out as we thought. The sluagh mistress, in order to secure her future interests, “helps” us escape – taking us to the fae lands of Underhill. We journey down the King’s road, and eventually meet the king, and of course also the father of the sidhe we killed in the bowling alley. Some major bard-song later, we manage to escape back to the real world – but not before agreeing to meet the champions of the sidhe in combat to settle the matter once and for all.
Oh, and also Timothy got completely vamped by a ridiculously hot faerie lady, who started the conversation saying nice things about Timothy’s car, and ended up giving him the ride of his life . . . and whenever faeries do that sort of thing . . . bad things happen later. Changelings? Yeah, don’t want to be the baby-daddy of that kind of union, but we’re pretty sure that’s what’s going to happen.
Never mess with fae. Never make deals with fae. Never travel through fae lands. And definitely do not have sex with fae. We managed to do all four.
Kamali Blackshear (14): Kamali is a young boy in his early teens. He is healthy and is of mixed ethnicity of Caucasian South African and native South African. He is a determined youth who believes in a justice of his own, likening himself to the knight of the round whom he has read deeply into. Just as they stood against the darkness of their age so too does Kamali seek to do the same. For his sister, for his friends, and for the world.
Lorenzo DeModouco (15): A handsome and charismatic musician. The loss of his parents didn’t dampen his spirits and he soldiered on after their death. He’s the cheery one always trying to make others happy and sometimes spontaneously breaks into song. Perceptive of others and their feelings, Lorenzo is the one who knows what people are thinking by the looks on their face. He’s also a boy scout and is quite comfortable in the wild.
TAG: “He’s a Jukebox Hero. He’s got stars in his eyes. A Jukebox Hero – he’ll make sure you survive.”
Amos M. Humiston (15) – A comfortable existence turned upside down, he’s still shell-shocked from what happened to his parents and has switched from a small and chatty boy to a small and quiet boy. Amos tends to quietly slip along after the group leaving a trail of books read behind him. And though he doesn’t volunteer himself quite yet, he’s always happy to help the best he can without showing off his intelligence, though that doesn’t stop him from being happy to do so when it’s possible.
Gabriel MacAlister (14) – Built like the natural athlete he is, he shows signs of growing even larger and stronger. A fairly quiet and hard-working lad, always ready to lend a hand with any work, which he will do without complaint or obligating the other person to respond. Emphatically not a pushover or weak personality, but also not one to purposefully show off. Has been in many horrible places and seen many horrible things; he’s a bit of a compulsive planner as a result, as well as always feeling that most folks don’t really know how lucky they are.
Tag: “To serve others is the highest calling; to protect the meek the noblest endeavor.”
Timothy I Mitchell (16): Timothy possess an honest if forgettable face. He tends towards comfortable, though inexpensive clothing and durable running shoes, rounding off his typical attire is a deep pocketed jacket and a backpack slung over one shoulder. Timothy appears to be a poster-boy for bad kids, often finding himself in trouble with any and all forms of authority. A victim of neglect, driven to never become a victim again he often acts seemingly on impulse, taking any dare or challenge in his stride. Timothy doesn’t have friends, not in any real sense. Too few of the people who enter his orbit can deal with him in anything more than bite sized pieces, a fact which only further frustrates the young teenager.