Category Archives: Gothic Horror Gallery

Count Adolphus Von Brechtenstein and his Daughters

“The nosferatu do not die like the bee when he sting once. He is only stronger, and being stronger, have yet more power to work evil. This vampire which is amongst us is of himself so strong in person as … Continue reading

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The Mannleigh Expedition

The Mannleighs have always been an adventurous bunch.  For two centuries, Mannleigh Park has served as a staging point for countless exploratory and military expeditions.  Mannleigh men have followed her Majesty into every conflict in which the Empire has participated. … Continue reading

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Dr. Franz Grunberg, His Lunatics, and His Associates

Franz Grunberg was born in a poor suburb of Vienna on October 20th, 1815. During his childhood, Franz’s father earned a meagre living as an asylum guard at the infamous Narrenturm mental asylum. Unlike his brothers and sisters, young Franz … Continue reading

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Grunberg`s Lunatic Asylum for the Criminally Insane

The Asylum lies just off the Old West Road approximately half a day’s ride from Dertflinghan. In its hay day, the building and surrounding grounds served as a game lodge for the more sporting of Dertflinghan’s nobility. Just over ten … Continue reading

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The Old Graveyard

A half day’s march on the South Road from Dertflinghan will lead a brave traveller to the abandoned hills which house the Old Graveyard. Throughout the medieval and renaissance periods the nobility, as well as most upstanding merchants and artisans, … Continue reading

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Wulfen Jager

Although their individual backgrounds may vary, the wulfen jager (or “wolf hunters”) all share two common traits; a highly developed skill-set in hunting and woodcraft, and the knowledge and experience required to successfully track and hunt lycanthropes. Werewolves are faster, … Continue reading

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Dertflinghan the Damned

Deep within the Transylvanian countryside under the oppressive shadows of the Carpathian mountain range lies the tiny hamlet of Dertflinghan. It was once a sprawling medieval town occupied by noblemen, tradesmen and merchants that flourished economically well into the late … Continue reading

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