Dungeons and Dragons – Mystara
NPC – Lucius Hyraksos
Admiral Lucius Hyraksos
Lucius Hyraksos (Male Nuari Fighter 14)
Title: Admiral and Minister of War Karameikos
AC 941 – Born AC 941 in the Empire of Thyatis.
AC 955 – Age 14 – Joined the Thyatian Navy and eventually became a Captain.
AC 965 – Age 24 – Switched to Mercenary Offierer, and became a friend and mentor of Stefan Karameikos.
AC 970 – Age 29 – Came with Stefan to help build the Karameikos military and was the one who decided upon the critical sites for the building of military fortresses and the navy. He is the guiding force for the military.
AC 975 – Age 34 – Minister of War
AC 980 – Age 39 – Married a famous Traladaran singer Katarina.
AC 1000 – Age 59 (F12) – Direct superior to the divisional commanders of Karameikos Militia, Elvenguard Ducal Guard and Guard Phorsis (Specularum City Guard), and the captains of the navy.
AC 1005 – Age 64 (Ftr13)
AC 1010 – Age 69 (Ftr14)
In the years before the founding of the Grand Duchy, Hyraksos was a fighting captain of the Thyatian navy and, later, a mercenary officer. In that role, he became a friend of and teacher to the young Stefan Karameikos. When Duke Stefan came to this country, Hyraksos was only too happy to follow and help the young Duke build his military. It was Hyraksos who decided upon the critical sites for the building of Karameikan military fortresses and Hyraksos who set up the Karameikan navy. He was the guiding force behind the Karameikan military from the first and functioned informally as the Minister of War before that ministry was made official 25 years ago. Today, Hyraksos is the direct superior to the divisional commanders of the Karameikan Militia, Elvenguard, Ducal Guard, and Guard Phorsis (Specularum City Guard), and to the captains of the Karameikan Navy. Hyraksos’ wife of 20 years is Katarina, a famous Traladaran singer and entertainer, now retired
Hyraksos is a gruff, outgoing, outspoken man with no diplomatic ability but substantial military skill. He doesn’t care about a person’s financial or ethnic background but is nasty and intolerant toward incompetence and cowardice. He has been substantially aided in the founding of the Karameikan Navy by Baron Philip Vorloi and is a fast friend of the Baron and his family.
Hyraksos is about 60 but in good condition. He of average height and is rather thick in the middle. His black hair is heavily grayed; his eyes are blue; his hair, mustache and beard are usually disarrayed. When away from his wife or left to his own devices, he doesn’t think about clothes and often appears in mismatched garments and clothing unsuited to the current affair. (When his wife or friends can help him, though, he appears in clothing suited to the occasion.)
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),
Nuari Clans – Hyraksos – Katrina (Wife of Lucius), Lucius (M69, Ftr14),
- Finance – Lord Valdo Tisza (M50)
- State – Lord Zorgrev Yarol (M60, Ftr11)
- Trade – Lord Bartran Cordelius (M65)
- War – Admiral Lucius Hyraksos (M69, Ftr14)
Karameikos Military Units
- Military Commander – Admiral Lucius Hyraksos (M69, Ftr14)
- 1st Division of Karameikos (City Guard/Guard Phoris) – General Duke Stefan Karameikos
- 2nd Division of Karameikos (Elite Guard Units) – General Lord Alexius Korrigan
- Duke’s Guard
- 3rd Division of Karameikos (Royal Navy) – Admiral Lucius Hyraksos (M69, Ftr)
- 4th Division of Karameikos (Northern and Eastern Forts) –
- Castellian Guard Battalion (The Mountain Storm)
- Duke’s Road Battalion (The Goblin Crushers)
- Ruglove Guard Battalion (The Sword of Halav)
- 5th Division of Karameikos (Western Forts) –
- Radlebb Guard Battalion (Hell’s Jailers)
- Riverfork Keep Battalion (Fury in the West)
- Wartime Forces of Karameikos (6th to 13th Militia Divisions)
- 6th Militia Division – Specularum
- 7th Militia Division – Kelvin
- 8th Militia Division – Dmitrov
- 9th Militia Division – Luln
- 10th Militia Division – Fort Doom
- 11th Militia Division – Penhaligion
- 12th Militia Division – Threshold
- 13th Militia Division – Vorloi
DMing Notes: Hyraksos is not likely to interact with the characters until they are at Name level and mingling with Karameikos society. If a character looks like a promising leader, Hyraksos will be inclined to try to commission him into the army or navy, perhaps (if he’s Lawful and of high Wisdom and Intelligence) grooming him as a replacement for Hyraksos.
BECMI Combat Notes: 12th-Level Fighter; AC 7 (court: dexterity bonus and ring of protection +1) or AC – 1 (war: dexterity bonus, ring of protection +1, chain mail+ 3, shield); hp 54; MV 90′ (30′); #AT 1 (sword +i);Dl-8 ( + 2, from strength bonus and sword +i); Save F12; ML 10; ALN; S 14 113 W 11 D 13 Co 13 Ch 14. Languages: Thyatian, Alignment (Neutral), Traladaran. General Skills: Riding (D), Seamanship (I), Persuasion (Ch), Knowledge of Military Tactics (I), Knowledge of Military Structure (I), Knowledge of Military and Naval History (I), Teaching (9)
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