East of Eden
Embrace: 1977 (born 1940)
Apparent Age: Mid- to late-thirties
Physical: Strength 2, Dexterity 2, Stamina 2
Social: Charisma 4, Manipulation 4, Appearance 1
Mental: Perception 2, Intelligence 3, Wits 2
Talents: Athletics 5, Brawl 3, Expression 4, Intimidation 2, Leadership 1, Streetwise 2
Skills: Drive 1, Firearms 1, Larceny 3, Stealth 2, Survival 1
Knowledges: Academics 2, Politics 2, Technology 1
Disciplines: Animalism 1, Celerity 1, Fortitude 2, Protean 2
Backgrounds: Allies 2, Resources 2, Status 2
Virtues: Conscience 4, Self-Control 3, Courage 4
“Mike Jones” isn’t his real name. He’s all but forgotten what he once was called. Mr. Jones will do.
He’s a sad, sickly specimen, an embarrassment to the Kindred, and yet… other Ventrue have pity on Mr. Jones. There but for the grace of God (or, if you prefer, the vagaries of the blood) goes any Kindred passing.
Mike Jones is a creature obsessed, doomed by compulsion, a mad thing who suffers hellish torment unless he feeds from other vampires. His Vitae addiction began tragically soon after his Embrace—the rich, effulgent Blood hooked him, and now Mike can feed comfortably only from the veins of his fellow Kindred.
Mike has made his peace with it. He slinks into town, abases himself before the Prince, grovels before the middle tier of his clanmates and begs, pleads for just a little taste of what he needs…