The PC's are investigators for Valkyrie Security, a company
which blends security, law enforcement, and mercenary interests.
(Similar to the Pinkertons of the 19th century, but with more
The first four PC's were the original team assembled by Valkyrie to
investigate the loss of contact with a distant 4D Research Station.
Valkyrie was contracted for this investigation by the Governor of the
sector, whose son was an employee of 4D there. They were sent out
there in a small spaceship (capable of 500c FTL speed). In addition
to the investigators, there were eight Valkyrie-employed crew plus the
resident 4D engineer who maintains the FTL drive.
- Armand Giles (Player: John Kim)
An amiably corrupt "cop", Armand grew up in Valkyrie Security
(both parents being employees). He is a social and diplomatic
- Dr. Joseph Pike (Player: Liz Henry)
An elderly doctor, specializing in pathology, who was forced (by
some scandal) into private work. He has silvering hair and a
- Tia Zone (Player: Damien)
A combat-trained marine woman with anti-social tendencies.
- Aaron Limberger (Player: Tom Kinzer)
A computer hacker and techie with a compulsive curiosity to
explore computer systems.
Subsequent to that investigation, the team was hired for other jobs
by Governor Caruthers and later by others. Other members of the team
were later added, generally at the request of clients.
- Walter Geller (Player: Peter Froehlich)
Assigned to the team by Valkyrie when they reached Earth as part
of their contract for that mission. He is a bodygaurd who until
recently worked for Sector Governor Caruthers. He carries a
duffelbag full of archaic firearms.
- Raymond Mitchell (Player: Jessica Mandoki)
A Valkyrie Italian translator assigned to the team when they
reached Earth. He is a good-looking, upper-class sort who is a
- Yvette Cairn (Player: Venter Laird)
A nun working for the Gaurdians of the Light, trained as an
astronaut and pilot. After their "conversion" to the Order, she
joined up with the group. (Armand pulling strings to get her
hired by Valkyrie).
- Joe (Player: Kim Haas)
A mathematician formerly working for the 4D corporation, on their
secret research facility on Titan. His project was on
mathematical modelling of hyperspace.
John H. Kim <jhkim-at-darkshire-dot-net>
Last modified: Thu May 29 22:07:46 2003