After the embrace of Ionache, the Eldest met the ancient ancestors of the Dacians, and their leader, the Taraboste Ruthven, a powerful shaman who had used his magics and those of his people to bind the demon Kupala into their ancestral soil. The Eldest …
Shortly after Damek's ascendancy to the throne of his sire he embraced Tabak to be his lieutenant. Tabak has struggled with understanding why ever since. A cruel and twisted man even before his embrace, Tabak would never be described as innovative or …
Lambach dreaded the embrace.
He knew it was coming. He was of the noblest family of the Ruthvenski, and had shown unheard-of aptitude for Koldunic Sorcery, rivaling only Lord Ruthven himself before his embrace. Lambach knew the secrets of the Zadruga …
Raised amongst the Ruthvenski family of the Dacian tribe, the lady Danika arose to her position, taken to be one of the many brides of the vampire warlord Damek Ruthven. Danika, however, was far more canny and insightful than most of his previous brides, …
Marcus Ruthvenski is something of an anomaly, the last of the Ruthvenski to be born, decades after all had assumed that the family line had dried up. Much hope was pinned on him, but it was the dying hopes of a lost family. He was sent to Constantinople …
A talented warrior and sorcerer in the tradition of the Ruthvenski, Valerian wuickly distinguished himself in the Omen War, and with the death of Palioro Cotizovitch, then Taraboste for the family, the reigns of the family fell to Valerian. On orders …