During his mortal days, Bertrand was a crusader who was present durign the call to reclaim the Holy Land. He was among those who participated in the siege of Jerusalem and slaughtered countless innocents in the battle. He stayed in the Holy Land and was struck by a saracen assassin. When he draw his sowrd, he reckognized his assailant as a woman and saw the bitter hatred and sorrow in her eyes.
Struck deep into his heart by the revelation of his crimes, he dropped his weapon and apologized, something that moved his attacker to instead embrace him, granting him eternity to atone for his sins. He was taken to Alamut, where he was trained Islamic theology, philosophy art. He left and returend to Jerusalem, vowing to protect the different religions from extremists in both groups, exspecially dedicating himself to the poor.
Bertrand d’Anjou, Penitent Crusader
Sire: Layla bint-Nadr
Apparent Age: Mid 20′s
Physical: Strength 3, Dexterity 4, Stamina 3
Social: Charisma 2, Manipulation 3, Appearance 2
Mental: Perception 4, Intelligence 4, Wits 3
Talents: Alertness 2, Athletics 2, Brawl 2, Dodge 1, Empathy 2, Intimidation 2, Subterfuge 2
Skills: Etiquette 3, Melee 3, Ride 2, Stealth 1, Survival 1
Knowledges: Academics 4, Law 2, Linguistics 3, Seneschal 1, Theology 2
Disciplines: Auspex 4, Celerity 4, Fortitude 1, Obfuscate 1, Presence 1, Quietus 2
Backgrounds: Allies 3, Contacts 3, Domain 3, Herd 2, Mentor 3, Resources 2
Virtues: Conscience 4, Self-Control 3, Courage 4
Morality: Humanity 7
- Road of Humanity (book), p. 96