The Outlaws of Down Cthulhu
KOTST on Sunset Strip opened on Sunset Srip after Grim destroyed their cell in City of Lost Angels; came to law’s attention cause of disappearances, name of Stanford came up concerning a large money draft from an account of that name in Boston; they are bad news, went quiet in last week or so, place like a tomb now, empty, reports some went off into the desert; give us names of higher ups: Mortimer Smythe (accent odd, English to German), his right hand Raif Jenkins. Disappearances started, girls rates rose especially. They may have been trying to frame the Tong.
California passed a law against Chinese entering. So they are smuggled in, ending up on railroads, the Chinatowns of LA and Lost Angels; also an underground railroad type of thing to move them to San Francisco.
Political reasoning was they were afraid they would take jobs from the citizens. Weird twist is it is against the law for them to enter CA, but once they are here they can’t be sent back. You must then prove absolutely they sneaked in, which is difficult. There are anti Chinese sentiments of course, even gang activity.
Ambrose, Chester: Dr. of sanitarium in Hollywoodland; terrible, beat and sexually assaulted inmates; the real culprit behind female disappearances; Atwater shocked him KO’d and he was arrested;
Baptiste, Pierre: cinematographer of Prince of Babylon
Bartlet, Rosanna: newspaper girl in Hollywoodland; temporarily captured by cult at Arc of Vlaktos site, emotionally hysterical at end but survived to recover
Bird, Mack: police officer in Hollywoodland; flaming red hair/handlebar moustache; derby hat; member of Fraternal Order of Moose; does not trust Grimm, calls his city ‘hellhole’; from east, former member of Dead Rabbits and arrested by Friday!! who helped the youngster and his best friend, put them through academy;
Campell, Fergus: Scot; sorcerer who led the Twilight cultists in the desert after the Arc of Vlaktos. DECEASED killed in desert after we recovered the Arc of Vlaktos
Dulles, Cpt/Cpt. Dave McCreary.: merc, ex soldier, hired by Fergus Campell; he and his group relented once they found out what was going on; physical relations with Anne once; left 4 men who helped fight
Gibson, Hoot: movie actor; Ron, Beverlys, Anne took part in a few hours of filming for one of his pictures
Hotecs: natives near Hollywoodland; hated by fellow native americans; outcast Hope worshipped Yig and a corn/fertility deity The Black Beast; lots of contact w/ Weatley; vanished c. 1843 of smallpox, but really became Spectral Haunters; wore red fingerpaint on their raids;
Kasper: in sanitarium in Hollywoodland under false name of Bradley Tepes; survivor of American Dream wreck; thrown off Nasho Maroo cargo ship by cpt. and stowed away on American Dream, Dracula took advantage, drank some from him;
Keeper’s Club: Hollywoodland club; Tooms tried to get Meakers to join; known to help its members out with networking; kept from harm and toils; an escape from wives and and pressure of business; all set up by Tooms, Drac used to further his brood; it is now no more.
Ladd, Alan: newspaper man in Hollywoodland; was mighty impressed by NY Will (and Cassandra’s looks); gave us some general info in Tooms/Drac investigation;
Raven, James: actor gone mad who starred in Prince of Babylon picture; now a nut on the studio grounds who is basically allowed the run of the place
Meaker, Benjamin: dad of Jonothan and Mirabella; housemaid Ellen;
Meaker, Jonothan: insurance man handling American Dream ship wreck (Dracula in LA); Benjamin is his dad, who also runs the business;
Meaker, Mirabella: sister and secretary for Jonothan Meaker; googley eyed for Billy; his suspicions of live cargo et al upset him greatly; had nightime visits from Dracula;
Smith, Dennis: owned the canyon area where Prince of Babylon was being filmed; was on vaca in Rio; no suspicion concerning him;
Spectral Haunter: undead that the Hotec’s became; must do so willingly, you become unageing; can become invisible and ethereal, but they are in fact real and physica. If you can catch them in this state, you can take them down but only temp.; their soul(s) are tied to a phylactery which they protect; they must be destroyed and the SH’s will be destroyed. See Varnstein Lenses.
Tooms: Dracula’s man who in Hollywoodland; had been buying up property for Dracula for months; DECEASED taken down on the train out of LA by Mad Dog
Wynnwood: producer of the film in Hollywoodland that led us to the Arc of Vlaktos