Dr. Miles Thurston

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Dr. Miles Thurston
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Talismonger {Swag}
Arcano-archaelogist, talislegger and professor of ancient history
Contact Owner u/Dice-Mage
Connection 4
Public Contact? Yes
Archetype Swag (Talislegger)
Location Downtown, Seattle
Metatype Human
Sex Male
Age 65
Preferred Payment Method (Cash)
Hobbies/Vice Entertainment (Artwork)
Personal Life Single
Faction Independent

Overview

Doctor Miles Thurston (PhD, ThD) is a well-read arcano-archaeologist and professor of ancient history, who currently runs a small independent lorestore called 'the Rosetta store'. He caters almost exclusively to Old World traditions, such as Olympianism, Norse paganism, Druidism and, his own tradition, the Ancient Egyptian faith. Among the products that he sells are genuine historical relics pilfered from digsites and museum wings, foci and spell forumulae copied from unearthed grimoires and a range of reagents catering to almost any magical tradition of European or Near-Eastern origin.

Dr. Thurston was formerly the curator of the Los Angeles Museum for Historical Antiquities in the PCC, but was forced to leave his place of employment rather abruptly when the Director and the board of trustees discovered that he had been quietly selling a number of magical relics on the side to Awakened customers. Despite his love of knowledge and (once) well-respected academic background, Miles is unrepentant about his actions; as far as he is concerned, magical artifacts do not belong in museums, but rather in the hands of Awakened individuals who can put them to the kind of use that their creators had originally intended. The general public can and should content themselves with being able to examine non-magical replicas.

Miles is quite tall, at 6'5", though his body is starting to catch up with his age. He can be quite absent-minded at times, usually giving off the impression of either being in the middle of something or only partially paying attention to the people he is speaking with.

Key Dice Pools

Find Gear: 23

Enchanting skill group: 14 (17 with Power Focus) [7]

Ancient History: 13 [7]

Talislegging: 10 [7]

Stat Block

B A R S W L I C Ess Edge Magic
2 2 2 2 4 5 5 3 6 2 5
Condition Monitor Physical 9, Stun 10
Limits Physical 3, Mental 7, Social 6, Astral 7
Initiative 7 +1d6
Skills Assensing 1, Conjuring skill group 1, Enchanting skill group 8, Spellcasting 1,
Knowledge Skills Ancient Egyptian 3 (Read/Write), Ancient Greek 2, Arcano-Archaeology 4, English N, History 6 (Ancient History), Magical Theory 3, Magical Traditions 2, Smuggling 3 (Talislegging)
Spells/Alchemical Formulas Increase Reflexes (Preparation)

Acid Stream, Armor, Heal, Knockout, Mass Animate, Phantasm, Translate

Gear Erika Elite commlink, Humanoid Wax Figures (Inanimate Vessels) (x8), Magical Lodge Materials (8), Power Focus (3), Summoning Focus (Combat) (1), Vault of Ages (5)
Vehicles Hyundai Shin-Hyung (Sports Sedan)

Handling 4, Handling (Off-Road) 5, Speed 6, Acceleration 3, Body 8, Pilot 1, Sensor 2, Seating 2, Device Rating 1, Data Processing 1, Firewall 1

Condition Monitor: x

Armor: 6

Vehicle Mods: Amenities (High), Anti-Theft System (2), Morphing License Plate, Off-Road Tires (4), Smuggling Compartment

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