Linden Elswyth Isen Xajorkith Thorn
High Concept : Renegade Arcane Attorney
An experienced white council wizard who now works to help those mortals who need or are caught up in deals with supernatural entities as a mediator and negotiator. This is complicated by his membership in the Order of St Guthlac, a group of dedicated religious monster hunters.
Thorn is a dedicated idealist and humanitarian and has a deep mistrust of the white council and is haunted by the things he saw in his time at Bletchley park trying to use an entity from beyond to assist in the war effort.. He has only recently come to terms with that.
Reccuring theme : Rebel With Too Many Causes.
Throughout his early life serving the white council and apprenticing for wizards in Bolshevik Russia and the Spanish civil war – up till his time at Bletchley park till today – Linden has had his rod to bear. Always having to use a means which harms as well as heals, a double edged sword to all his actions, and sometimes realizing he is on the wrong side all along. Even now his membership of the order and his career are at odds.
Where did you come from
Born 7th July 1907
Wizardly family, white council
Executed for crimes which are still secret among the white council
Taken in by a white council member Elder Reeves, raised till his late teens
Found out about his past, ran away and roamed Europe
Aspect : Yeah, but whats in it for you?
What Shaped you?
Moved around Europe, ending up in Bolshevik Russia, under the tutelage of a revolutionary Sorcerer Dragdna Voronov.
Learned odd evocation schools, Metal, Wood.
Realized the powers were being used for the wrong purposes, left the sect with some bad blood. Went back to wandering Europe.
Rendered Assistance in the Spanish civil war, met up with his cousin again
Drafted into work by the white council at Bletchley park as war broke out.
Assisted in opening up a portal to draw power from the entity under Milton Keynes
Made an unwilling channel for the entity that is interfacing with the area. He was the first wizard to channel the entity, as he was considered expendable.
Took part in the ending ritual which went disastrously wrong.
Stayed in MK and helped in its rebuilding, a broken wizard and guilt ridden.
Opened up his consulting business after MK sees a rise in supernatural activity with the influx of mortals.
Aspect : When bad things happen to good people, I make it my bidness.
First Novel : Heart of Thorns
Linden Thorn, arcane lawyer, just took the most dangerous case of his career. When major pharmaceutical corporation Glenco are trying to trial a new artificial heart, they need a little push of an infernal kind and only Thorn can do that kind of negotiation. When Glenco’s directors change the deal and the demon takes control, it decides Linden needs to be the one under the knife.
- Pursued by The Cleaners best wet worker, Evelyn Blunt and the psychotic Order of St Guthlac, Thorn has noone to turn to, other than
His niece Bethany is the only one who can help him, and reveals her true power when forced to protect Linden.
-Resolution : Gaining the trust of Evelyn after Beth’s intervention, Thorn stages a final showdown with the Order. At the showdown, he manages to summon forth the demon Xajorkith he assists the order and Blunt subduing it and binds it into his own heart.
Aspect : Ill never stop still channeling the beast
Guest Starring in : The Waiting Room
In the midst of vanishing citizens, rouge magicians and a shadowy cult, can the wayward station master solve the mystery of the Waiting Room before it too claims him? Partnered with the wizard Linden Thorn, who can open the one door the world walker can not, can the two also rescue an unlikely ally, Blunt, trapped in the Room awaiting whatever lies beyond…
-Arcane Attorney Linden Thorn is the only one who can defend De La Croix to the white council, but as the web tightens, he is forced to call on his contacts in the order of st. Guthlac to face the horrors of the waiting rooms denizens.
Aspect : The Order gives me strength, but I give them mine.
Guest Starring in : Absence of Regrets
Bethany is forced to call on her Wizard uncle, Linden Thorn to help track down the missing children by mystical means and assist in putting a stop to their plot.
Aspect : Not another fucking cultist!