|A shrewd-looking man, Russell was the shipwright of New Magincia, working at a profession that he enjoyed a great deal. When the Avatar arrived in New Magincia, Russell greeted the Champion of Virtue, and when asked about the ship 'Crown Jewel', he commented that it had left a short while before the Avatar arrived, boarded by Hook and a gargoyle, but without a known destination. As they spoke, Russell told the Avatar about three strangers to the isle, found clinging to the wreckage of a ship built by Owen of Minoc. Sailing from Buccaneer's Den, the ship, not very well constructed, came apart in the seas, trapping the strangers in New Magincia.
When they approached Russell about a ship, they were offended when he expected them to pay for one. Their leader offered a locket for a ship, but later did not have it when Russell asked about it. Before he left, Russell also offered to sell the Avatar the deed to a fine sailing ship, 'The Nymphet', for a hefty sum of 600 gold pieces, and a fine sextant for a mere 40 gold pieces. As the Avatar continued his quest, Russell remained in New Magincia, building his dreams.
|Husband of Magenta, Boris was the owner of the Modest Damsel, an inn and tavern in New Magincia. When the Avatar arrived in New Magincia, Boris greeted the Champion of Virtue, but when he spotted Dupre, Boris refused to speak to them until a 74 gold piece debt was taken care of. Once appeased, Boris offered the Avatar a room for 3 gold pieces per person a night, and offered him affordable food and drink. Boris told the Avatar of the many people of New Magincia: Magenta, his wife who was mayor of the city, taking over for her father after he died; Russell, the shipwright who cared nothing for wealth or notoriety, but was content building his fine sailing ships; Henry, a local peddler whose heart was set on the beautiful Constance; Sam, the flower man who had perfected the art of enjoying life; Katrina, the former Companion of the Avatar who had returned to her life as a shepherdess; Constance, an orphan who had been raised by Katrina, and who carried the water from the Well of Humility; and Alagner, the sage who had moved to New Magincia after studying the world to enjoy the peace and solitude.
Boris also mentioned the three shipwreck survivors: Robin, Battles, and Leavell, who had all survived the destruction of their ship, built by Owen of Minoc. As they spoke, the Avatar asked about a locket, given to Henry by Katrina to give to his love Constance, that had been taken by Robin and his companions, but was lost while they visited the Modest Damsel. At first Boris was evasive, but soon confessed that he had taken the locket, but when he went to return it to the Avatar, he found it missing from its hiding place. As the Avatar continued his quest, Boris remained in New Magincia, running his business.
|Wife of Boris, Magenta was the mayor of New Magincia, taking over the office when her father, the previous mayor, had passed away. When the Avatar arrived in New Magincia, Magenta greeted the Champion of Virtue warmly and offered to help him in any way she could. As they spoke, the Avatar noticed a locket about the mayor's neck that resembled the one stolen from Henry by Robin.
When asked about it, Magenta remarked that she had found it in a secret hiding place in her husband's bar, and had assumed that Boris meant it as a surprise for her. When the Avatar explained the story behind the missing locket, Magenta placed it in his hands and instructed the Avatar to return it. As the Avatar continued his quest, Magenta remained in New Magincia, guiding the city.
|A scruffy young man, Henry was a peddler in New Magincia, selling a selection of items to the local townspeople. Deeply in love with Constance, the local waterbearer, Henry had been given a locket by Katrina, his childhood friend, to show his love. When the Avatar arrived in New Magincia, Henry welcomed the Champion of Virtue sadly and confessed that Constance no longer loved him, thinking he was a cad. Henry had planned to give the locket to Constance, but had lost it soon after he spoke with the three strangers to the island.
These strangers, Robin, Battles, and Leavell, were the survivors of a shipwreck, and were seeking a way to return to Buccaneer's Den. Suspicious, Henry asked the Avatar's help in recovering the missing locket, and after a small quest, the Avatar returned the gold locket to Henry. Elated, Henry thanked the Avatar and rushed off to present it to Constance. As the Avatar continued his quest, Henry remained in New Magincia, selling his wares.
|An orphan raised by Katrina, Constance was the waterbearer in New Magincia, providing the townspeople with water from the Well of Humility. Courted by Henry the peddler, Constance was in love with the young man, and when the young man planned to give his love a gold locket, she was elated. Her love quickly cooled after Henry failed to give her the locket, thinking he had lied to her. When the Avatar arrived in New Magincia, Constance greeted the Champion of Virtue, and confessed that her heart had broken over Henry's betrayal.
As they spoke, Constance revealed that she had found new love, the mysterious and charming Robin, a shipwreck survivor, who had traveled with his two companions, Battles and Leavell. After speaking with Henry, the Avatar undertook a small quest to find the missing locket, and later returned it to Henry. When Constance was informed, she immediately regretted her actions toward Henry, and promised to apologize to him. The Avatar also revealed Robin's plans for Constance to sell to Glenno, the owner of the Baths on Buccaneer's Den, in the hopes of raising money. Shocked, Constance vowed to stay away from the scoundrel. As the Avatar continued his quest, Constance remained in New Magincia, carrying water for the people of the town.
|A roguish man, Robin was originally from Buccaneer's Den. His father, a well-respected nobleman, taught his son the art of gambling, a profession that helped the boy earn his way in life. While there, Robin met his two companions, Battles, a sailor whose captain was about to make his walk the plank before Robin crossed swords with him, and Leavell, a lusty man who Robin rescued him from a mob of angry noblemen whose daughters Leavell had been courting all at the same time. Robin and his friends had a dispute with Gordy, the owner of the House of Games, after the young man won a large amount of money. Angered, Gordy set his henchman Sintag after the group, who fled the island.
Sailing a ship crafted by Owen of Minoc, the three men sailed the seas of Britannia, but the ship soon broke apart, casting them ashore on New Magincia. When the Avatar arrived in New Magincia, Robin greeted the Champion of Virtue, and immediately asked if he owned a ship capable of taking them off the island. When the Avatar asked why, Robin admitted that they could not afford to purchase a ship from Russell, as a gold locket they had intended to sell for money was lost. When the Avatar asked about Buccaneer's Den, Robin warned him to watch out for the many rough characters, and in particular the man named Hook, who Robin warned, would kill anyone for a trifle.
As they spoke, Robin confessed that he had another plan to gain money, and would pay the Avatar well for travel to Buccaneer's Den. When asked about the plan, Robin spoke of Constance, the young waterbearer of New Magincia, whom he planned to sell to Glenno, the owner of the Baths on Buccaneer's Den. After a short quest, the Avatar recovered the missing locket, and after learning the truth, returned it to its rightful owner, Henry. As for Constance, the Avatar explained Robin's nefarious plans for her, and she agreed to stay away from him. However, when the he told Robin where his ship was located, the evil man and his group attacked the Avatar. After a short and bloody battle, Robin and his cohorts lay dead, and the Avatar continued his quest.
|A shifty-eyed man, Battles was a sailor from Buccaneer's Den, who along with Leavell, was hired by Robin to be a bodyguard. Following a misunderstanding between Gordy and Sintag on Buccaneer's Den, Battles and his friends fled the isle via a ship crafted by Owen of Minoc. Unfortunately, the ship soon broke apart, forcing the crew to be stranded on New Magincia. When the Avatar arrived in New Magincia, Battles greeted the Champion of Virtue gruffly, and mentioned that his employer Robin was looking for passage off the island.
As they spoke, Battles confessed his boredom on New Magincia, expressing his disbelief in the townspeople's lack of education about gambling. When the Avatar referred to the gold locket Robin had spoke about, Battles admitted that he had last seen it before the crew went drinking at the Modest Damsel. After a short quest, the Avatar recovered the missing locket, and after learning the truth, returned it to its rightful owner, Henry. However, when the he told Robin where his ship was located, Battles and his crew attacked the Avatar. After a short and bloody battle, Battles and his friends lay dead, and the Avatar continued his quest.
|A dexterous man, Leavell hailed from Buccaneer's Den, who along with Battles, was hired by Robin to be a bodyguard. Following a misunderstanding between Gordy and Sintag on Buccaneer's Den, Leavell and his companions fled the isle via a ship crafted by Owen of Minoc. Despite Battles' warning of an incoming storm, the ship quickly came apart, stranding the group on New Magincia. When the Avatar arrived in New Magincia, Leavell greeted the Champion of Virtue coldly, and mentioned that his employer Robin was looking for passage off the island.
As they spoke, Leavell expressed his admiration of Battles, commenting on the man's cat-like reflexes and sharp eyes, and of his debt to Robin, who had kept him out of prison. Leavell also made a side comment about Robin's constant remarks about Lord British, and wondered if perhaps the man wasn't royalty, a charge that Robin quickly hushed. When the Avatar asked about their stay on New Magincia, Leavell quickly dismissed the townspeople as peasant fools, but remarked that Avatar, the waterbearer, had caught their eye.
When the Avatar spoke of a missing locket, Leavell stated that he had no knowledge of it, but that the Avatar should speak with Robin about it. After a short quest, the Avatar recovered the missing locket, and after learning the truth, returned it to its rightful owner, Henry. However, when the he told Robin where his ship was located, Leavell and his companions attacked the Avatar. After a short and bloody battle, Leavell and the rest lay dead, and the Avatar continued his quest.
|A content-looking man, Sam was the Flower Man of New Magincia, growing and selling flowers to the people of the island. Although Sam was not born in New Magincia, his father was a nobleman who cared more for his son's counting gold than his studies into botany. Sam traveled Britannia, but found New Magincia to be a special place in the lands. As the Avatar arrived in New Magincia, Sam greeted the Champion of Virtue warmly, and explained his research about the uses and applications of wheatgrass. When the Avatar asked about the flower shop, Sam confessed that his business did very well on the island, but that he had little interest in money, as long as he had enough for a good drink and a round of song at the Modest Damsel.
As they spoke, Sam mentioned the three strangers on the isle: Robin, who Sam privately believed had stolen a bouquet of flowers from his shop; Battles, who had sent a chill up Sam's spine when they met; and Leavell, who had seemed friendly but had mentioned Constance often before the others shushed him. Before he left, Sam offered to sell a bouquet of flowers to the Avatar for a mere 12 gold pieces. As the Avatar continued his quest, Sam remained in New Magincia, selling lovely flowers to all that asked.
|A large, cunning man, Alagner had fled the mainland of Britannia to the peace and quiet of New Magincia. Once there, Alagner pursued his destiny to learn and know all things, often inventing new tools to help his research. When the Avatar arrived in New Magincia, Alagner welcomed the Champion of Virtue warmly, and offered his help. As they spoke, Alagner admitted that he had also moved to New Magincia to escape the corruption in the lands, and mentioned that there was a new evil in Britannia. When the Avatar asked for more information, Alagner confessed that he spoke of the Fellowship, a group founded by Batlin to teach the philosophy of 'sanguine cognition'. Alagner explained that the people of Britannia had become lazy and were being deceived by the Fellowship, and that after much research, he had placed his proof into a notebook, which he planned to present to Lord British.
Alagner observed that the Fellowship's philosophy of the 'Triad of Inner Strength' seemed a bit optimistic, but when examined more closely proved to be a fallacy. Their first value of 'Strive for Unity' implied that they worked toward harmony and one goal with all, but Alagner found that most Fellowship members considered themselves an elite and prejudicial group, and if one was not with them, that person was in mortal danger. Their second value of 'Trust Thy Brother' seemed to imply that all Fellowship members should trust each other implicitly, but as Alagner more closely examined the group, he found that the Fellowship expected members to do whatever was expected of them regardless of the implications or consequences in a 'do as we say and do not question it' attitude. Finally, their third value of 'Worthiness Preceeds Reward' implied that Fellowship members would be rewarded for their good deeds toward the group, but Alagner realized that anyone that did not do good deeds for the Fellowship would receive a different style of reward. After twenty years of expansion, the Fellowship had duped the masses of Britannia and had grown incredibly strong in support.
As he dug deeper, Alagner revealed a surprising truth about how the Fellowship was broken into three grades of members: Grade One, which consisted of the general masses of members who joined the Fellowship, in hopes that their lives would be helped in some way; Grade Two, consisting of the various branch leaders of the Fellowship, forming an inner circle of members; and finally, Grade Three, the administrative leaders of the Fellowship, such as Batlin, and the mysterious brother and sister Elizabeth and Abraham who traveled Britannia collecting and distributing the Fellowship's funds. Alagner learned the sinister truth: these elite Grade Three members would serve as lieutenants to a malevolent being known as the Guardian, who sought to gain power and dominion in Britannia. Alagner theorized that the recent troubles in Britannia were caused by the Guardian, including the instability of the Moongates, and the destructive nature of the ether in the lands. Alagner also realized that the Guardian was the strange 'inner voice' that Fellowship members heard when they joined the group.
The Avatar, following the advice of Margareta of Minoc, had sought out the mysterious Wisps of Yew, who had asked for the information in Alagner's notebook in return for a message from the Time Lord. When the Avatar asked to borrow the notebook, Alagner expressed his doubts about the Wisps, remarking on their aloof nature and their obsessive collection of knowledge, but promised to give it to the Avatar if he would obtain the answers to the questions of Life and Death from Caine, the Tortured One of Skara Brae. After a small quest on the isle of Skara Brae, the Avatar returned to Alagner with the answers. Grateful, Alagner loaned the Avatar his notebook, but only after he promised to return it as soon as he was done. After speaking to the Wisps, the Avatar returned to New Magincia to find a horrible sight. Alagner had been brutally murdered in a fashion that matched the death of Christopher the blacksmith in Trinsic. Remembering Alagner's crystal ball, a device that would show the events of the day before, the Avatar activated it to see Alagner being killed by Elizabeth, Abraham, Hook, and Forskis. Realizing that the Fellowship had caused the death of the sage, the Avatar continued his quest to save Britannia.
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