Dungeons and Dragons – Mystara
NPC – Oliver Jowett
Patriarch Oliver Jowett
AC 925 – Born in Empire of Thyatis
AC 1000 – Age 75 (C18)
AC 1005 – Age 80 (Clr19)
AC 1010 – Age 85 (Clr20)
Oliver Jowett was a prominent cleric of Thyatis 30 years ago, and decided to follow Duke Stefan to Karameikos, that the Good Word of his Church properly be spread in the new duchy. Instead of remaining part of the primary church of Thyatis, Jowett and his patriarch-level friends chose to form a new church, based on their own interpretations of religious philosophies and the needs of the peoples of Karameikos. Thus was born the Church of Karameikos, strongly resembling the churches of Thyatis but with its own distinctive attitudes.
Jowett is a gentle, good natured man. He’s no zealot – he preaches the doctrine of his church as the compelling philosophy it is, not as the One True Way that many clerics believe it to be. As Patriarch of Specularum, he is head of the Church of Karameikos and the titular head of Order of the Griffon, and takes his responsibilities seriously. He uses his considerable political might only occasionally, when new decrees by the Duke might hamper the efforts of the Church, for instance. He works hard to contain the missionary fervor of Alfric Oderbry, his chief opponent within the Church. When not working on Church matters, Jowett enjoys collecting, reading and writing poetry.
Jowett is in his mid-70s. He is mostly bald and keeps himself clean-shaven; he wears the lavish robes of his position without appearing pretentious.
Karameikos (AC 1010) Lady Adrianna Karameikos (F30, Ftr6), Lady Aleena Halaran (F32, Pal14), Lord Bartran Cordelius (M65), Lord Justin Karameikos (M28, Ftr4), Lord Oliver Jowett (M85, Clr20), Lord Valdo Tisza (M50), Lord Valen Karameikos (M24, Rog3), Lord Zorgrev Yarol (M60, Ftr11),
Thyatis (AC 1010) Lord Cornel Osteric (M55, Ftr9),
Lieutenants of Mystara (Counts as Court Lord)
Priests of Mystara (Counts as Court Lord)
Squires of Mystara (Counts as Court Lord)
Karameikos (AC 1010) –
Admirals of Mystara (Counts as a Knight)
Karameikos (AC 1010) – Admiral Lucius Hyraksos (M69, Ftr14)
General of Mystara (Counts as a Knight)
Patriarchs of Mystara (Counts as a Knight)
Karameikos (AC 1010) – Aleksyev Nikelnevich (Specualrum, Church of Traladra, M55, Clr13), Oliver Jowett (Specularum, Church of Karameikos, M85, Clr20), Sherlane Halaran (Threshold, Church of Karameikos, M72, Clr16),
Hattian Clans – Jowett – Oliver (M85, Clr20),
Church of Karameikos (AC 1010)
Leader/Patriarch – Oliver Jowett (Specularum, M85, Clr20)
Patriarch – Sherlane Halaran (Threshold, M72, Clr16),
Bishops – Alfric Oderbry (Specularum, M50, Clr16), Desmond Kelvin (Kelvin, M40, Pal12)
Priest – Aleena Halaran (Threshold, F32, Pal14), Magdel (Specularum, F25, Clr6),
DMing Notes: Jowett is the cork in the bottleneck of church schism. Should he become ill or die, an internal war will wage within the Church, led by Patriarch Sherlane of Threshold (a friend and follower of Jowett) on one side and Alfric Oderbry on the other … for reasons you’ll see under Oderbry’s character description.
BECMI Combat Notes: 18th-level cleric; AC 9; hp 37; MV 120′ (40′); #AT 1 (mace +3); D 1-6 (+4, from mace and strength bonus); Save C18 (+ 3); ML 10; AL L; S 13 I 16 W 18 D 10 Co 9 Ch 15. Languages: Thyatian, Alignment (Lawful), Traladaran, Elvish (obscure Thyatian dialect). General Skills: Knowledge of Poetry (I), Profession of Poet (I), Knowledge of Thyatian History (I), Knowledge of Church History (I), Knowledge of Thyatian Society (I), Storytelling (Ch), Persuasion (Ch), Riding + 2(D + 2).
Spells Normally Carried: First Level – Cure Light Wounds, Cure Light Wounds, Detect Evil, Detect Magic, Protection from Evil, Remove Fear. Second Level – Bless, Bless, Hold Person, Hold Person, Know Alignment, Know Alignment. Third Level – Continual Light, Cure Blindness, Cure Disease, Locate Object, Remove Curse. Fourth Level – Cure Serious Wounds, Cure Serious Wounds, Dispel Magic, Neutralize Poison. Fifth Level – Commune, Cure Critical Wounds, Dispel Evil, Raise Dead. Sixth Level – Aerial Servant, Barrier, Cureall. Seventh Level – Raise Dead Fully, Restore.
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