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  • Doctor Peter Veterren

    A late colleague of [[Doctor Emiel Borland|Emiel Borland]] and fellow alumni of the University of Antwerp, [[Doctor Peter Veterren|Peter]] was a similar brilliant scientist. While his endeavors during the war are largely unknown, [[Doctor Emiel Borland| …

  • Professor Caskerian

    First name unknown. At 68 years old, possibly the greatest unrecognized scientific genius who ever lived, even above [[Doctor Emiel Borland|Borland]] himself, Caskerian taught advanced sciences in Antwerp to fund The Factory, a place of exceptional …

  • Zima

    A geezerly woman with deep red hag-like features, Zima existed as a supposedly mythical lenscrafter in the [[Elephant Temple]] world. She lived in a peerless white clay tower that reached above the clouds. When found, she offered to return the sight of …

  • Bhangrevav (Deity)

    Lord of his people but ensconced in a physically inaccessible area located in a water garden that would not truly manifest until [[Zima | Zima's]] light shone upon it, Bhangrevav lounges in his pleasure palace to give wisdom and insight. In truth, …

  • Craket

    A long serpentine 'fire drake' being who came from the Inner Earth section of the [[Elephant Temple]] world. He was a baker by trade and helped out the [[UnMen]] several times. His name is pronounced 'Crayk-tt'. !http://img217.imageshack.us/img217/ …

  • Ferdinand Frankenfurter

    A ridiculous [[UnMen]] in the shape of a bipedal hotdog who worked as a recon spy for an earlier incarnation of [[UnMen]] before the [[Bhangrevav]] people captured him, amused by his appearance. Once he was freed by the current [[UnMen]], he …

  • Vincente

    A loyal italian man who resembles a living cross between the titular character of V For Vendetta and one of the Three Musketeers, he was a direct ally and favorite underling of [[Doctor Emiel Borland | Borland]]. Known for his friendly and genteel …

  • Dame Nail

    Seen with [[Swan Diver]] in the Dance Hall in [[Ariadne's Maze]]. Unlike her cohort, she appears older with shorter hair, wearing a a small dress-like ensemble consisting of tree bark. Her skin is brass colored and her eyes are featureless. The name comes …

  • Swan Diver

    Seen with [[Dame Nail]] and demonstrating similar personality, Swan Diver appears more youthful. She is nude except for a large charcoal colored live swan she wears literally around her waist (she stands inside of it) and a skull cap wreath of lit …

  • Mud Men

    These are [[Doctor Emiel Borland | Borland's]] prototype [[UnMen]] or at least the first functional attempt at the later creation. Mud Men are mainly bald humanoids, possessed of wax colored skin that appears similar to clay. They have wide exciteable …

  • Lalitu

    Appearing as an albino lamia carrying an umbrella, Lalitu claimed to be the manifestation of a passing comet above the atmosphere who dropped into the [[Elephant Temple]] world out of passing curiosity until said actual form in space continued away. …

  • Lord Kite

    An invisible red dragon of middle adult age who was found lurking in the smoke near a burning mithril mine in the [[Fallen Star Glen (Kalpa) | first kalpa]]. Although initially rude, he exchange information for the price of a valuable diamond offered to …

  • Lady Genevieve

    Appearing as a Lady Godiva equivalent 'old world' elf with ties to the land, she could be found in a non-burning copse of woods in the [[Fallen Star Glen (Kalpa) | first kalpa]] with talking trees and a unicorn. She entreated one of the [[UnMen]] to stay …

  • Vulcan (Diety)

    The God of Fire found in [[Fallen Star Glen (Kalpa) | Fallen Star Glen]]. His head was toppled off into a lake of underground fire, transformed in the process by [[Phlogiston | Phlogiston]] to produce lava endlessly. Once his head was reclaimed to his …

  • Watchmen

    Sapient doors bearing a suspicious cyclopean eye found within various connections within [[Ariadne's Maze]]; they inspect people, demanding to know their business and reason for travel before allowing any passage. One remarked to an [[UnMen | UnMan]] …

  • Ariadne's Maze

    A wholly anomalous confusing area described as being without actual time and created by a namesake female [[Ariadne (Deity) | deity]]. [[Doctor Emiel Borland|Borland]] knows very little about it and has very little sway to what happens within. It is …

  • Fallen Star Glen (Kalpa)

    Once a series respectable elvish woodlands and villages (Timberdark and Brahams), an impact resulting from a fallen meteor above set the land ablaze with a peculiar alien fire known as [[Phlogiston]]. The [[Kalpa|kalpa]] caught ablaze and has been …

  • Parasites

    Diminutive black animals (of some sort) resembling a modern day mermaid's pouch. Parasites as they were simply called, were found in the spiny shells in [[Elephant Temple | Elephant Temple's]] oil ponds. Though opening said shell was not a certain factor …

  • Absence-Of-Sound

    This being appears as an indistinctly youngish girl with only black, white, and grey monotones for skin, hair, and dress. A.O.S. has a third arm sticking out of her scalp which carried a living disembodied cat head as well as an extra pair extending from …

  • Ortill

    Ortill is a hunched bald and chubby mortician serving to assistant Reynalds the Soultaker. Because Reynalds is considered unsettling by the locals, Ortill acts as the northern gate master to allow visitors to pay their respects. He knows much of the …

  • Homefront

    Discovered by an UnMan in the plaza section of Ariadne's Maze, Homefront consists of an old haunted mansion filled with both sentient and sapient furnishings, which is set amidst a series of forested hills. The origin of Homefront is not currently known …

  • Sandolucian

    Commonly called "The Guttersnipe" as per his role as an UnMan, he is a survivor of another party who made their way to Ariadne's Maze, with his survival being nothing short of miraculous. A Guttersnipe by class, Sandolucian is a wheelchair bound UnMan …

  • Whiskey

    Resembling a bearded prospector carrying a long barreled rifle, he encounters the UnMen during a patrol and hunting trip in their visit to the new Detour from the Fallen Star Glen. He ushers them into cover in the town of Yattarusqk, warning them of …

  • Mother of Pearl

    Mother of Pearl can be found alongside her disaffected contemporaries, Dame Nail and Swan Diver, in the ballroom dance hall near Borland's plaza. She appears nude, carrying an oversized prawn with similar much smaller prawn being worn as a head cap, which …

  • Seal

    A Seal, according to Absence-Of-Sound, is effectively a passport between one Kalpa and another. Because of this, Kalpas likely follow a semi-linear direction with travel being a matter of metaphysical locks and keys. Seals are presented as sheets of flesh …

  • Zereul

    An engineer and scientist, the lone inhabitant of the moon, he is drawn to the land of Kordovia through an unknown experiment at a power station nestled in some isolated plains and mountains which literally brought the moon closer to the earth, holding it …

  • Kordovia

    Kordovia is a mountainous valley comparable to Switzerland or otherwise the greener parts of Scandanavia. It is the first Detour the UnMen find. !http://img580.imageshack.us/img580/6415/yattarusqk.gif! *** [[Places]] [[Main Page]]

  • Roadside Picnic

    Given by Absence-of-Sound as part of a challenge, Roadside Picnic is a mundane fiction novel dealing with anomalous exploration. It was apparently written in Russia in 1971 by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky. The following passage is gleaned as perhaps …

  • Ocean of Noah (Kalpa 2)

    The second Kalpa, appears to consist of half sunken skyscrapers in ocean water, amidst a series of intense tornadoes and a hurricane. It is host to an after humankind society of various sapient sea creatures who follow a sea god theocracy. The Kalpa is …

  • Dancers

    p. The Dancers are a group of aberrant appearing females in an unexplained convent-like society who reside in the Manor's Dance Hall near Borland's plaza. Despite the slight differences in their appearance, they all have the same disaffected gaze and …

  • The Rock

    A solitary traveling Moai headed humanoid, The Rock as he identified himself as was found in Kalpa 2, watching a storm atop a skyscraper. An apparently ancient and invulnerable stone being born from a volcano, he states his interest is simply to sight-see …

  • Serket (Fallen Deity)

    Serket is encountered out of the End of Time bar in the End Mile Kalpa, weeping to herself with a spilled flagon. She tells the UnMen who approach her that they reminded her of her earlier life as a once relevant goddess in ancient Egypt where she was …

  • Andromeda

    Actively engaging the UnMen shortly after they enter the End of Time bar in Kalpa 3, Andromeda manifested herself as a woman of early to middle age dressed in a plain white tabard and matching hair. She makes it clear she is very familiar with their …

  • Clutch Cassidy

    Found in the End Mile kalpa, Clutch Cassidy is an original iteration Caskerian Mud Man who directly served Professor Caskerian up until the time that Emiel Borland destroyed him. Whereas other original Mud Men were mostly destroyed in the attack, Clutch …

  • Caskerian Mud Men

    Superficially similar to Borland's Mud Men, Caskerian Mud Men are their predecessors upon which Borland modified to make his own version as more obedient as well as visible. Caskerian Mud Men despise Borland's "2nd Generation" creations as inferior and …

  • The Council

    A mysterious group of litigators who pronounce judgement based on the laws and rules of the universe. They apparently occupy a niche of relevance on the level of interstellar sentience such as other galaxies. They are not moved whatsoever by pleas and …

  • Pelangia

    An unknown realm of existence from which alien gods and bizarre creatures of dubious sentience are said to reside. The UnMen were led to it by Xbalanque, who in turn indicated an invisible but semi-tangible presence in the air. Upon painfully applying the …

  • Lake Witches

    There are four known Lake Witches who exist in the Old Water district of Pelangia past a series of piers. They live on a shoreline being used as an outdoor magical laboratory alongside a great deal of calico and tuxedo cats. Despite being different …

  • Zeus (Deity)

    The self proclaimed 'God of gods', Zeus primarily resides in End Mile's "End of Time" saloon where he engages the other patrons with his captivating behavior. Despite not being worshipped actively anymore, Zeus still runs very strong due to a cult of …

  • Jefferson

    Jefferson was a Caskerian Mud Man who was slain in battle against the god Hades underneath Kalpa 1. He arose later as a Burning Dead monster, capable of talk but utterly confused and unable to remember much. The UnMen managed to extinguish the flames …

  • Hades (Fallen Deity)

    A death god of the Hellenistic era slain by a swarm of Caskerian Mud Men in the interests of taking his heart. They happened upon him underneath Kalpa 1's Dragon Skull cemetery during a time when the magma was draining out and Hades was apparently looking …

  • Wormwood

    An incredibly dangerous star whose very presence directly implies dire consequences and ill fortune, Wormwood describes himself as 'the rock thrown at the window' or 'the hammer swung by the Annunaki'. He is a dire individual who brought immense harm to …

  • Gigamuth

    Colossal and apparently ageless humanoids crossbred into existence by the Quarlangians for the express purpose of filtering out Pelangian contaminations. Apparently the only creatures capable of doing this, they absorb such antimatter when it specifically …

  • Sweet Jane (Deity)

    A marijuana specialized goddess who largely holds command in Kalpa 4. She is friendly and seems to be a general daze befitting her focus. She grants the UnMen her blessing to seek Enlightenment. Little else is known about her. She is believed to …

  • Poseidon (Deity)

    A regal and assertive god as well as an immediate brother of Zeus and Hades, Poseidon joined in the assault against the Caskerian Mud Men. Later, he works directly with Zeus and Vulcan in arranging for salt water from Ocean of Noah to rain upon Kalpa …

  • Bacchus (Deity)

    A jovial overweight god of drink, he appears as a piebald roman with a full ginger toned beard. He wears a toga and a book on a chain, as well as a massive gourd of wine. He seems perpetually intoxicated. Bacchus is also the patron deity of The Dancers, …

  • Santa Muerte (Deity)

    A recent deity that arose from the prevalent gang warfare culture that has arisen in Mexico, Santa Muerte is a corruption of the Virgin Mary to whom contraband is tithed in exchange for her blessing (through a priest) which grants one confidence through …

  • Good Old Jake

    Well dressed and a chain smoker, Good Old Jake is quite clearly a devil or the very entity himself. He owns a white Cadillac which appears to be more a pan dimensional traveling device he uses for the novelty value rather than any true need for it. …

  • Anima Mundi

    Anima Mundi is a formless embodiment of existence with only a voice to describe herself, although she is technically genderless. She is seen as a glimmer of light atop Mount Nevermind in Kalpa 4 after which the blessings of the local deities are acquired, …

  • The Demiurge

    A unique being brought forth as a needed exception by The Yellow, The Demiurge was needed to create things of stability. He resembles a strong eyeless man wearing a rope braid headband and patchwork trousers. He is male in appearance but is likely gender …

  • Lapis

    A sentient purplish forearm with a fish-like eye in the palm and moth wings on either side of the hand, Lapis was found attached in an anonymous white section of Ariadne's Maze. In exchange for removing her from the wall and taking her to Kalpa 11, she …

  • Sir Reginald Thorpe

    A very stereotypical British safari hunter who carries an amplified blunderbuss. Reginald claims to be quite aware of the UnMen and expected to meet them eventually. He expresses an interest for them to leave Borland and join his scientific advancement …

  • Stillborn Sanctuary (Kalpa 11)

    Kalpa 11 is a temperate and fairly open rural area consisting of a heavy amount of smoke and burning material in the air. It is the former empire of Ma So Yan, but has now become a feudal land since her passing with her generals quarreling over themselves …

  • Clyde

    Clyde is a rabbit-like humanoid (or a humanoid with a rabbit shaped mask) hailing from Particle World and is an Apothean from the Moon Clan. The Moon Clan are non-combatant Apotheans, as they espouse running and playing as their virtues Like the earliest …

  • Molasses

    A traveling merchant with a magical bag of random draws. Molasses is a sentient swamp blob wearing goggles and making a very sincere attempt to seem pleasant although his voice is quite nerdy. For 500 gold, he grants the chance for a grab where one might …

  • DeathBoy

    A Skellar general of the late Ma So Yan, now in conflict with the other generals of Kalpa 11 in order to take Murdermoore. His name is a slight misnomer as he is an adult. Said to be a very competent martial artist who uses both magic and technology to …

  • Skelebarbra

    A Skellar general of the late Ma So Yan, now in conflict with the other generals of Kalpa 11 in order to take Murdermoore. She is said to be reasonably comparable to DeathBoy in mentality. Her ruling city is Gazreth in the southeast, near the Consortium …

  • Perry

    A non-Skellar general of the late Ma So Yan. Unlike the other generals, he is not contesting for supremacy but will respect the winner of the war and join them. Perry is said to be the weakest of the four generals so it is likely this is for his own …

  • Velstanatrix

    Aka the Red Lady of the Lake, Vel is a monstrous general of the late Ma So Yan. She is an outsider of some kind and a mate or consort of Dagon himself. Velstanatrix runs the smallest army but is said to be more directly aggressive on her own terms. She …

  • Mr Fixx

    A named Keeper who demonstrated the morphic weapon hands of his kind to the UnMen on the Consortium's behalf. He is somewhat indistinguishable from the rest of his kind. !http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/247538/Mr_Fixx.gif(Mr fixx)! …

  • Mr Leonard

    A representative of the Keepers granted somewhat more personality than his brethren. He chats briefly with the UnMen concerning how they might feel to be replaced and not to take it personally, as well as the idea that a group of Keepers might approach …

  • Consortium Headquarters

    A semi-futuristic area of blue skies and the white dome-like buildings elevated within them ala the Jetsons. It houses the various members of the Consortium organization as well as the Keeper servants. It is technically the third Detour (the 2nd was …

  • The Forbidden Zone

    Found after 12th Kalpa, TFZ is not a Kalpa or anything officially named. It is a mysterious place of which very little is known about. Various things have been said about it. 1. The entrance to TFZ is guarded by a purposed and largely immobile roman …

  • Terminus (Deity)

    A largely immobile proto-Roman deity who guards The Forbidden Zone at the edge of Kalpa 12. He is an obscure god, centered around the idea of walls for protection. He is driven by purpose and has no following. He is said to be stuffy and un-personable. …

  • Emily Veterren

    Once Emiel Borland's fiancee, his colleague Peter Veterren became concerned for her and began to warn her about Borland's dangerous ways. She had not noticed but increasingly began to see such a side in Borland. She then fled to Peter and married him …

  • Budai

    A jolly overweight monk with the Turquoise Buddha affliction, appointed by Siddhartha to observe and curate the monuments of the gods in Kalpa 11. He is not well caught up on immediate issues and avoids the politics of the land, but he was aware of some …

  • Hoss

    A weirdly heavy set hairless man with all over wide features, wearing a trenchcoat. Hoss speaks in an 1800's midwestern accent and takes care of security/enforcement issues for the Consortium. Despite this, he is granted a seat at the table with the rest …

  • The Leg Horse

    A horrible looking abomination said to possibly hail from the Forbidden Zone, The Leg Horse was found outside one night in Kalpa 11, slain by Thane 2 while the UnMen were having a rest period. Amon and Caskerian held the belief it was a foreign thing as …

  • Thane (dog)

    Found wandering into a fight with skeletal dragons in Kalpa 11, Thane (or Thane 2) is a common mutt with orange patches of skin in between fur. After some hesitation, he proceeds to attack a skeletal dragon, dealing significant damage to it although he …

  • Keepers

    The 4th generation cousins of the UnMen and Mudmen. They were created by Amon in Hoss' likeness and employed by the Consortium. They all wear goggles or otherwise sunglasses as they have no eyes of their own and seek to hide this fact. They generally have …

  • Time Spigot

    An amazing palm head time traveling device that allows one to visit the past, but not the future beyond which the user first came from. Designed and developed by the Consortium, it was stolen by Caskerian who used it to observe the existence of the …

  • Susanoo (Deity)

    A Shinto deity of summer storms, he is the oft spoken of sky god who opposes Dagon. Susanoo appears in a whirlwind to the UnMen during a short visit to Kalpa 2, asking if they would be interested in helping him drive out Dagon. Declining his request, …

  • Apollo (Deity)

    A helpful Greek god who was tasked by Zeus with moving The Rock rapidly across the End Mile kalpa by use of his fiery chariot. !http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/250878/Apollo_of_the_sun.jpg(Apollo of the sun)! *** [[People]] [[Main …

  • Loki (Deity)

    A Norse trickster god tasked with slaying the UnMen in Kalpa 12, but he quickly abandons his task in order to save them from the command. He disguises himself several times to play roles for the flow of Kalpa 12. !http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/ …

  • Zero Men

    The humanoid minions of The Entity. They are faceless humanoids that are utterly white save for a black circle around their visage. They seem incapable of speech but are perfectly able to understand whatever is said to them. Their hands contain acid …

  • Osmund

    A nutty and rather skeevish self proclaimed 'Blood Mage' who acts as the gatekeeper for the village of Erstwhile in TFZ. He is sickly looking and wears stereotypical off color wizard clothing. He gives the price of entrance to Erstwhile as drinking other …

  • Asir

    A short homeless and eyeless individual with a long nose wearing rotting burlap robes. He begs for a spare Blood Card 'to keep him warm'. Upon being given one, he happily leads the UnMen around town. He isn't sure, but he believes he was once a god at …

  • Sepsis Pluton

    Technically unnamed during the course of the game, this appeared by the docks in back of Vincente's when pulled inadvertently by the Old Water fishing pole. It then attempted to slay the UnMen outright. Sepsis is an undead Horror in the form of a lake …

  • Roger Bacon

    A brilliant 12th century scientist who used the power of alchemy to bring humanity into the new age of enlightenment, based on a few scraps of information he learned concerning the Quarlangians. In particular, a DNA fragment. Roger created a potion and …

  • Gail the Unclean

    Gail is a female Roach Priest, a weird religious order that thrives on obscurity and minimalism. She appears with a short mane of black hair, white vacant eyes with eyeliner, and walks with a slight hunch. She dressed in a pile of red robes/togas and …

  • Ptah

    A First of the First from Dagon's home dimension who is ultimately slain by him. His mauled corpse defaults to the starry top of Castle Amalurth, although the Unmen buried him out of respect. He appears a male in an Egyptian skirt, 5'6, and has …

  • Maroz

    A well mannered cockney speaking small humanoid of unclear origins that is native to TFZ but not amongst the recycled creatures. He appears as a small sprite possessed of poofy hair covered with a garbage can lid for a hat and wearing colorful robes. He …