This is a list of minor characters that have appeared or are mentioned in passing in Gift from the Princess who Brought Sleep, including its song, light novel, or other related media.
Angela was the last Zorach family head's lover. At some point, she met a member of the Zorach family and they fell in love, promising to get married if they were both alive when the family duty was complete. After the previous family head died, her lover became the new head and moved into the Freezis facility under Castle Hedgehog. During this time, she would periodically visit to have tea and converse.
On January 30, EC 611, the family head called Angela telling her to pick him up so they could marry and live together. With the family duty over, the old man and Angela met above ground and departed together as lovers.
Ayn was the first commissioner of the World Police and the grandfather of Ayn Anchor. Abandoned as a child at the Held Monastery in Lucifenia, the boy was taken in by one of the nuns, Clarith, and named "Ayn". A member of the Netsuma Clan, he was raised along with the other orphans and eventually became a police officer. At some point, Ayn married and had a family. When the World Police was established by the Freezis Foundation in EC 573, Ayn became the international organization's police chief for a time.
Banner was the deputy mayor of Aceid in the Kingdom of Elphegort. On August 15, EC 609, Banner was attacked by a woman claiming to be First Santa Claus. He later received treatment for his injuries and recovered from the incident.
Bruno Marlon was Shaw Freezis' chief aide in the Freezis Foundation. Born a member of the Marlon Family, he eventually earned the position of chief aide to Shaw Freezis and adopted the name "Bruno" as per the Foundation's custom. In EC 597, Bruno visited the Lucifenian Republic and was secretly killed by Kaidor Blankenheim. Afterward, Kaidor brought his severed head to Seventh Magician. Using the Venom Sword, Seventh Magician changed Kaidor's face to resemble Bruno's and the criminal adopted the chief aide's identity for many years. He was described as having the blue hair of his family.
The daughter of an Earl of Calgaround and a member of the Calgaround Family. Born in Calgaround during the early third century EC, she later died and was replaced by the Clockworker's Doll; the doll eventually became infamous as "Phantom Thief Platonic" under the girl's persona. She is represented by the Vocaloid Hatsune Miku.
An Earl of Calgaround and a member of the Calgaround family. Born in Calgaround towards the end of the third century EC, he eventually became the head of the family and inherited its title as Earl. At some point, he married and had a daughter. After his young daughter ran away from home during the early EC 300s, the Earl posted a reward for any information on her whereabouts across Calgaround. Around August of EC 325, the girl returned home and the Earl gladly accepted her back into the family.
Chansaux was a Netsuma adopted by Ton Corpa. Born sometime during the 6th century EC, the young girl displayed her amazing singing talent to Ton and he soon after adopted her to replace Rin Chan. Although Ton tried to have her face changed by Seventh Magician to hide her Netsuma heritage and avoid discrimination, they found Seventh Magician's shop had closed. Ton later decided to have Chansaux sing behind the scenes while Rin Chan lip-synced onstage.
Living at Corpa's mansion in Rolled, Chansaux attended all of Rin's concerts, hiding backstage and singing in her place. On August 17, Chansaux sang for Rin at the Lucifenian Palace for President Julia Abelard's inauguration party. A few days later, she secretly performed at concerts in Asmodean, Aceid, and Central Theater.
After they returned home to Rolled mid-September, rumors began spreading about Rin Chan lip-syncing from an alleged former manager. Afterward, Chansaux was locked in the basement and Ton later murdered her to remove the evidence of the scandal. After Chansaux's death, Ton attempted to kill Rin as well before being murdered himself by her childhood friend, Lemy Abelard.
Cle Mence was the Marquis of Nianemu in the Kingdom of Elphegort and a lifelong friend of Kaspar Blankenheim. Born sometime during the 6th century EC, Cle was raised as a noble of the Mence family. At some point, he became friends with Kaspar, the son of Marquis Karl Blankenheim of Toragay. Cle eventually became the head of his family and inherited its noble title as Marquis. After Kaspar's mysterious death the previous month, Marquis Mence attended his friend's funeral on September 28, EC 609.
The mother of Gatt Coulomb. Living in Asmodean and working as a prosititute; she became pregnant and gave birth to her son, raising him on her own. She and her child faced discrimination due to both being direct descendants of the infamous Gast Venom, as well as from her profession.
Dashaw Freezis was the grandson of Shaw Freezis and a close friend of Hanne Lorre. Born as a member of the Freezis Family, Dashaw attended a business meeting with Hanne in the town of Lioness in EC 597. During the event, the town was suddenly swept up in flames. Seeing the fire reaching the oblivious Hanne, Dashaw swiftly protected the woman and became consumed by the fire instead. As his entire body burned, the man saw Hanne was safe and gave her a warm smile. Shortly afterward, he died. He is possibly represented by the Voiceroid Tsukuyomi Shouta.
Eleanor was one of Kaspar Blankenheim's many mistresses. Born toward the end of the 6th century EC, the Elphe later dyed her hair blonde and became a mistress for Marquis Kaspar. Becoming his favorite, she continuously visited his mansion through EC 609, showered with gifts from the affluent Marquis, and often had intercourse with him. On August 30, during the night of Kaspar's 21st birthday, the man shared some of his wife Margarita's bread with trauben jam with Eleanor, and they both ate the treat. Unknowingly poisoned, the mistress died in bed with Kaspar shortly after.
Elman Odbang was a congressman of the Lucifenian Republic and one of Lemy Abelard's many victims. Born sometime during the 6th century EC, Elman entered into politics and was elected as a congressman to Lucifenian parliament. Following the arrest of Kaidor Blankenheim on May 23, EC 610 for impersonating Freezis Foundation Executive Bruno Marlon and allegedly collaborating with Père Noël, the politician became suspicious of President Julia Abelard's frequent meetings with "Bruno" at her mansion in Rolled.
Afterwards, Elman led the opposition against Julia's shady presidency, strongly requesting the woman resign from office. At night on October 2, Elman was walking through the streets of Rolled when he encountered Fifth Pierrot on the city's 11th Block. The congressman was then stabbed to death by the assassin. His corpse was later discovered at the murder scene.
Eloise Udanee was a prostitute living in Rolled and one of Lemy Abelard's many victims. Born in EC 568, Eloise became a local prostitute in the city of Rolled. During the alleged prostitute killings by Fifth Pierrot toward the end of EC 609, the thirty-one year old continued going out at night to find customers for her living.
On January 4, EC 610, the woman received a customer at around 11:00 at night. She later encountered Fifth Pierrot in 28th Block around 2:00 in the morning. Terrified by the assassin's clown get-up, Eloise was cornered and violently stabbed in the chest, dying shortly after. During the following day, the World Police and Justea Investigators Ayn Anchor and Willus Zorach examined the crime scene.
Fifth Pierrot was an assassin for Père Noël. Born sometime during the EC 500s, the man eventually joined the criminal organization Père Noël during the turn of the seventh century EC. Dubbed "Fifth Pierrot", he was charged with assassination missions for the organization by First Santa Claus, wearing a clown outfit and makeup as his disguise. As the years progressed, the assassin killed numerous targets for Père Noël, becoming infamous.
In EC 606, First Santa Claus tasked Pierrot with murdering a target at the circus performance Cirque de Lune held at the newly constructed Milanais Theater in Rolled. Infiltrating the theater, he prepared to assassinate the target when a lion suddenly mauled a child wild tamer to death backstage. Caught off-guard, the assassin quickly fled the scene and escaped, evading an undercover officer in a clown costume.
In EC 607, Fifth Pierrot was cornered and shot by Justea officer Willus Zorach, dying of his injuries. Following his demise, Sixth Venom replaced him as the interim assassin until Lemy Abelard joined the organization, replacing the former killer as Fifth Pierrot. Though skilled at throwing knives, Fifth Pierrot only used them for diversions, not for delivering killing blows.
Greeonio (son)EditMikulia Greeonio and one of Mikulia Calgaround's victims. The boy was born in Abito, Asmodean in the Beelzenian Empire in EC 137. Shortly after, Mikulia fled from the village with the child and they later ended up at a brothel in Lasaland. Around the following year, the prostitute Mikulia died and the child was left abandoned. Around EC 150, the boy learned his alleged mother was in Calgaround and traveled to the town, claiming that Countess Calgaround was actually his mother. Soon after, the boy was killed by the fake Mikulia.
Afterwards, his body was disposed of in a nearby well. Sometime later, the boy's unidentified remains were found in the well by the residents of Calgaround and the tales of Mikulia's alleged murders became folklore among the residents. Yukina Freezis later wrote a Freezis Fairy Tale inspired by the legends concerning the boy and Mikulia, entitled "Flower of the Plateau". Elluka Clockworker later discovered the truth behind the child's death, determining the real Mikulia couldn't have had more children like him after her young death.
Hank Harewood was a commissioner of the World Police. Born sometime during the 6th century EC, Hank joined the World Police and eventually became its commissioner, headquartered in Marlon. On January 26, after confirming Gatt Coulomb was the suspect for the murder of the imprisoned Kaidor Blankenheim, Hank held an emergency conference at the organization's Marlon Headquarters announcing the Asmodean Lieutenant General was on their wanted list.
Hanne Lorre (former)Edit
Hanne Lorre was the great-granddaughter of Shaw Freezis and the elder sister of Heidemarie. Born sometime during the latter half of the 6th century EC, Hanne and her sister contracted illness at an early age. They soon after died of their disease. Following her death, Hanne's identity was used by Elluka Clockworker to avoid attention while investigating the vessels of sin.
Heidemarie Lorre (former)Edit
Heidemarie Lorre was the great-granddaughter of Shaw Freezis and the younger sister of Hanne. Born sometime during the latter half of the 6th century EC, Heidemarie and her sister contracted illness at an early age. They soon after died of their disease. Following her death, Heidemarie's identity was used by Gumillia to avoid attention while investigating the vessels of sin.
Hermann Bälz was a chronicler living in the Kingdom of Elphegort. Living sometime during the 6th century EC, he eventually compiled a census of every citizen recorded in Elphegort's history up to that point, including their date of birth, date of death, and cause of death. Unable to find any records for Mikulia Calgaround, Hermann listed Mikulia's birth and death dates as unknown.
Ingo was an orphan living at the Charity Institute in Toragay. Abandoned at a young age, Ingo was raised along with the other orphans at the institute by Rita Flohn. Over the years, Margarita Felix came by and made meals for the children to eat. On October 17, Ingo became infected by Margarita's airborne Gift pathogen and died along with his fellow orphans shortly after.
After their deaths, the Schuburg Newspaper published an article regarding the mysterious twenty-four deaths caused by an "unknown illness" in their 62nd issue. The toxic infection that killed Ingo quickly spread during the following weeks, prompting the World Police to quarantine the town to prevent the infection from further spreading.
Isidor Anghel was a reporter for the Saintes Fauraux Newspaper and one of Lemy Abelard's many victims. Born sometime during the 6th century EC, Isidor became a reporter for the Saintes Fauraux in Rolled. Following the arrest of Kaidor Blankenheim on May 23, EC 610 for impersonating Freezis Foundation Executive Bruno Marlon and allegedly collaborating with Père Noël, Isidor began following the story.
Learning that President Julia Abelard frequently met with "Bruno" at her mansion in Rolled, Isidor grew suspicious and began pursuing the lead. On the night of November 21, the reporter encountered Fifth Pierrot in Rolled and was stabbed to death. His corpse was later discovered on the city's 2nd Block.
Jacqueline was a prostitute living in Rolled. Born sometime during the 6th century EC, Jacqueline became a local prostitute in the city of Rolled, working there when the brothel came under the ownership of Elluka Clockworker. During the alleged prostitute killings by Fifth Pierrot toward the end of EC 609, the woman continued going out at night to find customers for her living.
During the middle of the night on February 13, EC 610, Elluka summoned Jacqueline into the room she was in and hypnotized her into not noticing the other occupants of the room, in order to convince Julia that she was Third Sleep Princess. After Elluka led her to demonstrate this fact, Jacqueline excused herself and left, thinking her employer odd.
Jamal was a regular of the Rolled brothel. Born sometime during the 6th century EC, Jamal began visiting the local brothel in Rolled. Charmed by the Lust spell of Isabel Ismael, the man frequently came by the whorehouse to request Isabel's services until her death on February 11, EC 610.
Jean Marcel was an investigator of the World Police and one of Lemy Abelard's many victims. Born sometime during the 6th century EC, Jean joined the World Police and was assigned to its Lucifenia branch, stationed in the city of Rolled. After the murders of Elman Odbang and Isidor Anghel during the fall of EC 610 allegedly perpetrated by Fifth Pierrot, Jean began investigating the cases. At night on December 8, he encountered Fifth Pierrot and was killed shortly after, his body disposed of in the Orgo River. Presumed missing immediately after his death, Jean's corpse was later discovered in the waters of the river two days later.
Johnathan was an orphan living at the Charity Institute in Toragay. Abandoned at a young age, Johnathan was raised along with the other orphans at the institute by Rita Flohn. Over the years, Margarita Felix came by and made meals for the children to eat. On October 17, Johnathan became infected by Margarita's airborne Gift pathogen and died along with his fellow orphans shortly after.
After their deaths, the Schuburg Newspaper published an article regarding the mysterious twenty-four deaths caused by an "unknown illness" in their 62nd issue. The toxic infection that killed Johnathan quickly spread during the following weeks, prompting the World Police to quarantine the town to prevent the infection from further spreading.
Justea was the Emperor of the Beelzenian Empire. During his reign, he established the first police organization to maintain security throughout the growing Empire. Centuries after his death, his name was used by the World Police's International Tasks Department.
Karl Blankenheim was the Marquis of Toragay in the Kingdom of Elphegort and the adoptive father of Kaspar Blankenheim. Karl was born in Elphegort during the 6th century EC as the son of the noble Blankenheim Family and the younger brother of Kaidor. After his brother was expelled from the family for murdering his wife, Karl took Kaspar in as his own son by Kaidor's request and became the head of the family, inheriting its noble title as Marquis.
During the turn of the 6th century EC, Karl entered repeated negotiations with Marx Felix among others to have their daughters betrothed to Kaspar. As part of the arrangement, Karl allowed Dr. Felix's daughter, Margarita, and the other potential suitors to visit Kaspar at different times every so often. Sometime in the early EC 600s, Karl died and was succeeded by his adoptive son.
Katja was an orphan living at the Charity Institute in Toragay. Abandoned at a young age, Katja was raised along with the other orphans at the institute by Rita Flohn. Over the years, Margarita Felix came by and made meals for the children to eat. On October 17, Katja became infected by Margarita's airborne Gift pathogen and died along with his fellow orphans shortly after.
After their deaths, the Schuburg Newspaper published an article regarding the mysterious twenty-four deaths caused by an "unknown illness" in their 62nd issue. The toxic infection that killed Katja quickly spread during the following weeks, prompting the World Police to quarantine the town to prevent the infection from further spreading.
Katya Kang, later taking the name Leah Lambert, was a customer of Yuzette Ora. Sometime before the Nativity Festival of EC 608, the woman visited Seventh Magician and had her face changed, paying the fortune teller a hefty sum of money. After the woman agreed and changed her face with the Venom Sword, Katya took on the identity of "Leah Lambert".
Kevin was a regular of the Rolled brothel. Born sometime during the 6th century EC, Kevin began visiting the local brothel in Rolled. Charmed by the Lust spell of Isabel Ismael, the man frequently came by the whorehouse to request Isabel's services until her death on February 11, EC 610.
Kriemhilde was one of Kaspar Blankenheim's many mistresses. Born towards the end of the 6th century EC, Kriemhilde later became a mistress for Marquis Kaspar. Throughout EC 609, she continuously visited his mansion, showered with gifts from the affluent Marquis, and the two often had sex together. At some point, she called his wife, Margarita, a "poor child" in front of her.
Lamia Zorach, born Lamia Asayev, was a member of both the Asayev and Zorach families. Born around the first century EC, Lamia later married a member of the Zorach lineage. Afterwards, she cursed the family to safeguard the Leviantan relics stored in the Marlon facility deep below Castle Hedgehog, including the Freezis devices hibernating baby ghoul children. Long after her death, the Zorach family heads of each generation continued protecting legacies entombed there for five hundreds years before the god Behemo ordered the Freezises to be shut down and the facility abandoned. She was a descendant of Yegor Asayev.
Margarita Felix was the stillborn daughter of Marx Felix. In EC 593, while her mother was in labor, lightning struck near the Felix manor, resulting in both Margarita and her mother's death. Shortly after the dead child was delivered into Rita Flohn's hands, Julia Abelard entered the mansion and took the baby from the midwife before replacing her with the Clockworker's Doll. The mage with the red cat then left with Margarita's corpse, leaving the hypnotizing doll to act as the real Margarita instead.
Moritz was an employee at the Schuburg Newspaper headquarters in Aceid and a coworker of Hanne Lorre. After Hanne was summoned to the Freezis Foundation headquarters in Marlon, Moritz, disgusted by her unwashed hair, complained that she should shower before she leaves.
N A was an anonymous tipster for the Schuburg Newspaper. After learning that the diva Rin Chan was abused by her manager Ton Corpa and was lip-syncing during concerts, they reported the lip-syncing scandal to the Schuburg Newspaper and agreed to an anonymous interview with the paper in September of EC 609.
Following the interview, their story was published and rumors surrounding Rin Chan were enflamed. After Ton Corpa's murder and Rin Chan's abduction allegedly perpetrated by Fifth Pierrot on October 6, N A agreed to another anonymous interview with the Schuburg Newspaper in November regarding the alleged sightings of the missing diva in Elphegort's capital city of Aceid.
Nickelle was an orphan living in the Rolled orphanage. Born in Rolled, Lucifenia around the turn of the 7th century EC, the child was taken in at the local orphanage. Sometime after, Nickelle met Lemy in the orphanage and the two became friends. At some point, the boy acquired a clockwork horse carriage. Whenever Lemy asked him to share the toy, the young orphan refused to lend it to him.
Plus Rogzé was the head of the Rogzé Family and the father of Prim and Presi. Born in the Kingdom of Lucifenia as a member of the esteemed Rogzé family during the 5th century EC, Plus eventually began studying his family's expertise in medicinal drugs. Sometime after, the noble married and sired a daughter, Prim, and later a son, Presi. Using his family's prestige, Plus provided his children with whatever they desired and eventually taught them their family's pharmaceutical craft.
In the early EC 470s, Plus was asked by his daughter to help her develop a poison that could effectively kill Prince Arth for choosing to marry Anne Swee instead of her. After experimenting with the Gift poison, he refined a second, more toxic variant of the drug and instructed his children on how to make it.
Qyoichi was a Justea investigator in the World Police. Born sometime during the 6th century EC, Qyoichi joined the World Police and eventually became an investigator for the International Works Department. After Justea was ordered to terminate the Rolled Serial Killings case by Bruno Marlon in May of EC 610, Chief Hob Homer ordered Qyoichi to covertly investigate the Freezis Foundation vice president and his apparent connection to the criminal organization Père Noël.
During the following investigation, Qyoichi discovered Bruno was scheduled to appear at a meeting with the Lucifenian government along with President Aai Freezis and fellow vice president Nob Nicole on May 23, in correlation with the time the Justea unit in Rolled was expected to abort and return to the Marlon Headquarters. He then forwarded the information to Investigators Willus Zorach and Ayn Anchor in Rolled before continuing with his investigation into Bruno.
Afterwards, Qyoichi discovered Bruno and Nob were at odds with how to manage the foundation and that Bruno had been secretly sending men over to the Maistia continent over the past month, in violation of Nob's jurisdiction over the New World's development and done without his knowledge. Around that time, he discovered Bruno was frequently meeting with Lucifenian President Julia Abelard and visiting the site of the black market in Elphegort. Qyoichi reported all these details to Willus later that week on his return to headquarters in Marlon.
Soil Elphen was the King of the Kingdom of Elphegort. Born in August sometime during the 6th century EC, Soil eventually became King of Elphegort, residing in the royal palace in Aceid. At some point, he became well acquainted with the Blankenheim Family and its heir, Kaspar.
On June 3, around EC 608, Soil attended the marriage ceremony between Marquis Kaspar and Margarita Felix in Toragay, joining the townspeople in giving gifts and congratulations to the newly wed couple. Soil later attended Kaspar's funeral on September 30, EC 609. Around October 14, Margarita visited Aceid and spoke with King Soil over the matters of succession for the Blankenheims.
Thomas Ackerman was the Chief of the World Police's Elphegort branch. On August 30, EC 609, Thomas confirmed for the press that First Santa Claus had taken credit for the attack on Deputy Mayor Banner on August 15. Later on September 4, Chief Ackerman confirmed that Marquis Kaspar Blankenheim was found dead in the early morning of August 31 by his father-in-law, Dr. Marx Felix.
Unknown Asmodean Prime MinisterEdit
The prime minister of Asmodean. He attended President Julia's inauguration in Rolled while being escorted by lieutenant general Gatt Coulomb, seated in the fourth chair on the left in the guest seats. During the inauguration, his escort left to speak to the president's son and the elderly man became annoyed by his absence, looking around with a bitter expression. He had drooped eyes.
A coachman that worked from Toragay and the son of the innkeeper, Brigitta. In September of EC 609, the coachman carried the reporter Hanne Lorre into Calgaround from Aceid to meet with the mayor of the city, Julia Abelard. He later took Hanne to the library after her meeting; after Hanne came out, she had the coachman bring her to the city of Toragay on urgent business. Weeks later, the coachman took Hanne Lorre into Lucifenia, bringing her to the Rogzé household in its capital; afterward, he took her back home to Aceid.
Some time later, he took a customer all the way to Rolled; on his way home, he encountered two children, unknowingly Rin Chan and Lemy Abelard, who paid him to take them to an inn in Aceid. As instructed by the boy, he returned in the evening and agreed to take the children to one of the checkpoints near Calgaround. Stopping in Toragay on the way, he passed by his mother's inn and encountered Hanne Lorre. After chatting with Hanne for a time, the coachman continued on his journey.
While driving, he relayed to the children how Hanne was investigating Kaspar Blankenheim's death and how the death of Ton Corpa was being investigated by the police, before dropping the topic. He then dropped his charges off as promised. In November, during the epidemic plaguing Toragay, the coachman went out of town and attempted to return, only to be blocked by the World Police's quarantine. Worried for his mother, the coachman argued to be let in past the quarantine and tried to even fight his way through.
As the police officers prepared to arrest him, they were stopped by Gumillia and Elluka, whom the coachman recognized as Heidemarie and Hanne. Once the officers had been dispatched, he took them away from the site and questioned "Hanne" on her changed appearance. After the sorceress brushed the question aside, the coachman again brought up trying to get into Toragay; as Elluka claimed to know how to solve the problem, the coachman resolved to help her. As Elluka requested, he took the women to Calgaround using a shortcut around the mountain. After delivering them to the Calgaround mansion, he waited for them at the entrance to the town.
Some time later, he saw Gumillia return with Rin Chan and Elluka, who was suffering a serious injury, and he rushed them to the hospital in Aceid. After Elluka had sufficiently recovered, the coachman took them back to Toragay and, no longer impeded by the barricade, rushed to his home. Not finding his mother, as well as realizing several inhabitants were missing, the coachman returned to Elluka and Gumillia and told them what he found. As the mages were alerted to Blankenheim manor, the coachman followed them inside and caught sight of his mother, tearfully reuniting with her. He then left the mansion with his mother and the other survivors.
The coachman continued to live in Toragay with his mother, watching as she helped to bring liveliness back to the ruined town. In January of EC 611, Elluka and Gumillia asked him to take them to Toragay again; on the way, he tried to make small talk with them as he noticed the tense atmosphere. He continued on driving as the conversation died and the two sisters talked amongst themselves, until Gatt Coulomb stopped the carriage by decapitating the horse. The coachman fainted at the sight; when he reawakened, Elluka gave him money to buy a new horse and he called the police on the defeated Gatt. He later purchased a new horse and returned to his occupation.
Unknown ProcurerEditVenomania Event, collecting the money she earned from prostitution before she abandoned both him and her child. Around EC 147, he traveled to Calgaround and arrived in town the day before Mikulia's engagement to a noble. He was soon after killed by Mikulia for being a link to her past.
Afterwards, his body was disposed of in a nearby well to hide her crime and was never discovered in her lifetime. Sometime later, the man's unidentified remains were found in the well by the residents of Calgaround and the tales of Mikulia's alleged murders became folklore among the townspeople. Yukina Freezis later wrote a Freezis Fairy Tale inspired by the legends concerning the boy and Mikulia, entitled "Flower of the Plateau".
The father of Willus Zorach. Although meant to be the head of the Zorach family looking after the Leviantan relics in Castle Hedgehog, sometime after having Willus he died at a young age.
The head of the Zorach Family and the grandfather of Willus. Growing up, he was instructed about the Zorach's family history and his duty to live in the facility deep beneath Castle Hedgehog, to safeguard the Freezis devices along with the other Leviantan relics left by the gods until the gods told them otherwise. During this time, he met and fell in love with a woman named Angela, promising to marry her if they were both alive when his duty was complete. He also sired a son. After moving into the facility to safeguard the ancient technology there, he received frequent visits from Angela.
After his son sired a child of his own, Willus, the aging Zorach helped raise the boy and teach him the family duty. At some point, the man's young son died and Willus repeatedly visited his grandfather over the years while living his own life outside. He later permitted Willus to take out and use one of the facility's broken guns. On January 30, EC 611, the Zorach noticed one of the devices deliver a message from a god, ordering him to terminate the Freezises. Realizing the family's duty was finally over, he contacted Angela to pick him up so they could finally live together and marry. When Willus came by later that day, the Zorach head told his grandson about the message and had the Freezis devices shut down at last, killing the babies inside.
The two prepared to leave, the Zorach head explaining to Willus how they wouldn't be able to return again as the facility would sink into the lava below and be immolated. He then explained his plans to live with Angela and marry her as he'd always wished. The two exited the facility, Willus planning to keep visiting his grandfather; once they exited the castle tower, the Zorach elder met up with Angela and the lovers departed together.
Zusco Jr. was a criminal living in the Lucifenian Republic the younger brother of Yarera III. Born sometime during the 6th century EC, the child was given the name of his great-uncle. Becoming a thug along with elder brother, Yarera III, Zusco Jr. scrounged to make a living for himself. In EC 606, the brothers hid in a dark alley nearing 1st Block; Yarera soon grabbed a passing boy, Senator Julia Abelard's son, and the two crowed over the ransom they would receive from him. When his brother then struck the boy to silence him, Zusco Jr. chastised his partner for hurting their hostage.
The two were then confronted by a man dressed as a clown; when Zusco Jr. tried to dispatch him with a knife, he was swiftly knocked out by the clown. Zusco was described as being smaller and more slender than the imposing Yarera III.