Morgan was, and remains, a new kind of vampire. Most kindred faced with a
changing world retreat into the certainties of the past. Morgan embraces
the future, it is his weapon.
Obviously he is an accomplished mage, but he has also used science and
technology to devastating effect. There are whispers amongst his enemies
that he alone engineered the Industrial Revolution. Although this seems
far fetched, many believe it.
believed that the Industrial Revolution and the Age of
Reason were plots aimed specifically at him. The fact that Morgan was
originally of the Cross Sigil, and a traitor further clouded Thomas' mind.
In his final years, his entrenched Church power base became fatally
weakened. Thomas blamed the scientists, and he saw Morgan's hand behind
every new discovery.
It is perhaps fairer to say that Morgan was flexible enough to seize the
opportunities offered by science. He had vision enough to see that
technology and industry would re-shape the world, and he used his vision
In less than a century Morgan rose to a position of almost unparalleled
power. He is challenged only by the great wealth and personal puissance
of Myfanwy, and the
great influence in both the mortal and kindred communities of