Description and Background
A deformed hunchback, he stoops low to the ground, supported by a gnarled walking staff 6ft in length. Prone to muscle-spasms and seisures, this is not an exemplar of humanity. He hides most of his many skin and bone deformities underneath a thick, heavy travelling cloak. He greets the world with a crooked smile.
(He looks a bit like a young Danny Devito with skin deformities)
An Acadian Noble family's attempt at magical eugenics. Using a fell ritual calling upon the blessings of the Outer Gods, he was meant to be a superman, to lead his fading House into a new era of dominance. Unfortunately nine months later, he proved to be much the reverse. Shunted off out of sight for the good of the House, he was forgotten almost as soon as he was born by the family Patriarch. In a dull yet unending agony, Heron struggled to find a purpose, eventually turning to the few eldritch books of lore the household had amassed over the years. Unwelcome and ostracised, he left his family with little remark, in the hope of one-day finding the arcane knowledge to transcend his cursed flesh. He now wanders from city to city as an outcast, listening for rumours of forgotten vaults of knowledge.more...