Richter Rowansen's History

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Born

1776

Richter was born to a highborn noble family in Southern Germany.

Mortal Service

1792 - 1799

Richter becomes a Knight in the Service of the Holy Roman Empire. Later joins the Swiss Guard, quickly gaining the Rank of Hauptmann, and is given a command as part of a larger company.

Watched

1798

Richter begins to feel he's being watched at night.

Difficulties of Command

1799 - 1800

Richter's command is fraught with difficulties from a corrupt Commander. Despite Richter's efforts, the two continue to have heated disagreements. The matter is settled when Richter accuses the man of violating his oath and challenges him to a duel. Richter walks away after leaving the man crippled.

Thrall

1800

House Skold Rank - Thrall

With Rowan

1800 - 1810

Tutored and instructed by Rowan.

Embrace

1800

Richter is "tested" by Rowan (Brandi Dunn) in an alley after departing the Swiss Guard by way of an ambush of thieves. Victorious but mortally wounded, he is immediately embraced by Rowan.

Travels Europe

1810 - 1815

Joins Ragnar and Rowan as they travel through Europe.

Meets Ragnar Soren

1810

Rowan introduces Richter to Ragnar. (Andy W.) Due to an error of etiquette, the meeting goes poorly for both Richter and his sire.

Meets Sarah Kuar

1810

Richter encounters Sarah Kuar while travelling with his sire and grandsire.

Au Paired

1815 - 1816

Trained by Lief Ragnarsen (Mike McGough)

Manumission

1816

Joins the Invictus, and presents a True Feast at the ceremony.

Krigare

1820

Promoted in House Skold Rank - Krigare to Rowan

Knighted

1831

Knighted for service to the House

Torpor

1861 - 1908

Richter falls in combat when defending Ragnar from several assassins.

Awakened

1908

Richter is awakened from torpor by Rowan.

Move to Los Angeles

1910

Richter travels with Rowan and Ingifríðr to oversee new holdings in America.

Order of the Bronze Griffin founded

1912

Richter founds the Order of the Bronze Griffin, a knightly order set to defend and uphold the Fourth Tradition.

Monomancy Duel

1935

An elder Invictus, seeing the growing success of the Bronze Griffins, duels Richter for control of the Order. Richter destroys him without taking a scratch.

Meets Arthur Weatherby

1955

Upon the return of House Skold's dynasts, Richter meets Arthur Weatherby for the first time. For his service to the house, Richter offers him a knighthood in his Order.

House Restructured

1960 - 1975

Number of House Ghouls allowed to dwindle after evidence presented by Sir Weatherby shows that the numbers are now more of a threat than benefit.

Meets Rakel Ragnardottar

2012

Richter meets Ragnar's latest childe.

Location

Germany

1776 - 1800

Richter's mortal life was entirely in Germany

Bremen

1800 - 1910

Though he takes small journeys with his Sire and Ragnar, Richter is predominantly in the house haven in Bremen.

With Ragnar and Rowan

1810 - 1815

Acts as guard and escort to Ragnar and Rowan while Ragnar travels Europe after his torpor.

Los Angeles

1910 - 2013

Moves with House to avoid coming conflict in Europe.