Gary Kowaleski

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Clan Nosferatu
Position Fury
Status 6+3+3
Domain Santa Rosa, CA
Coterie Furies
Society E-Division
Path Humanity 00000
Player Akira Barnes



Overview

Gary Kowaleski.jpg

Alias(es): None Known

Real Name: Maybe Gary Kowaleski

Apparent Age: Late 20's? Early 30's?

Concept: Social Nosferatu

Physical description: Gary's Mask appears to be an adult male of indeterminate age, shaved bald and with unremarkable features. He is generally seen wearing a long gray duster with a duct tape "X" on the left shoulder over a black and white hoodie. Occasionally he has been seen wearing other things (including a black pinstriped suit with a tie) but he always wears a pair of black gloves and, most notably, a white feather boa that seems to be his signature piece.

Detailed Status:

  • Acknowledged by Prince Lix of Springfield, CT
  • Feared by Sovereign Prince Luther Rommell of Baltimore, MD
  • In The Know by Prince Zphonco Davinovich of Milwaukee, WI
  • Insightful by Sovereign Prince James Abbott of the Twin Cities, MN
  • Resourceful by Prince Helena Russo of Blackhawk County, IA
  • Well-Connected by Prince Pagan of Milwaukee, WI
  • Empowered as a Fury in service to Harridan Yul
  • Influential as a Fury in service to Harridan Yul
  • Well-Connected as a Fury in service to Harridan Yul
  • Insightful as an Agent of E-Division
  • Dignified as Dignitary of the Camarilla
  • August as Luminary of the Camarilla
  • Respected as Scion of the Camarilla


Character Information

Known History

Gary surfaced several years ago in Connecticut, though was seen extremely rarely topside. Since the 2007 he's been seen at various gatherings in the Midwest, including the last few Midwinter Galas. He moved to Chicago in 2007, taking the position of Primogen under Prince Tasha X. Since then, Gary provided a fair amount of assistance to other Midwestern Domains through Influence and personal aid, like serving as Milwaukee's Nosferatu Primogen pro-tem for several Midwinter gatherings. In 2012, he left Chicago for Milwaukee to serve as their actual Primogen. Post Midwinter 2014, following the disappearance of Prince Mathias Warren, Gary claimed Praxis of Milwaukee. In 2015, a year and a half after taking Praxis, Gary was deposed by Prince Pagan, and remained in Milwaukee as their Harpy. In March 2018, Gary was removed from his position of Harpy, causing a stir in Camarilla circles. In May 2019, Gary was called into service as a Fury of Harridan Yul.

Gary served as a Deputy Sheriff of Baltimore for the Conclave in March 2015, and as a Lesser Harpy of Baltimore for the Glitter & Gloom galas of 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.

He's been known to be a strong proponent of Humanity and has earned notable success aiding others in regaining their lost Humanity. A known pacifist, Gary avoids violence and tends to vanish in fights, taking non-combatants with him.

Coterie

Gary was known to spend a great deal of time with Bobby Horsefall and Kate Kennedy-McKenna, prior to Bobby's death and Kate's disappearance.

He often attends parties with Rachel Dubhan, with the two of them frequently coordinating outfits.

As of May 2019, Gary was called into service as one of the Furies in service to Harridan Yul.

Allies

Gary is very well-connected within the Nosferatu Clan, and is known to a have close ties with most Camarilla Nosferatu - notably Butterfly, Cock Robin, Howl, Irina Dobrescu, Jane Woodward, Jenny Talia, Lance Richards, Plaguerat, Silhouette, Stanford Warwick, Svetlana Sokolova, Tiny, and Vanessa Lee.

He is known (as officially as possible) to be a friend of Clan Malkavian (OOC: Clan Friendship - Malkavian), thanks to several close and more-or-less close friendships with many Malkavians including Casamir Harlock, Echo, Izarra Getzi, James Abbott, Luni the Wise, Mark Richardson, Phillip Bankrofte, Priscilla Hale, Reika Tsudeko Kuze, Sadie Court, and Samuel.

Gary is known to have quite a few friends in the Camarilla, including a surprising number of Toreador, among them Amanda Desrosiers, Charlie, Dominique, Harrow, Lilyan Townsend, and Rachel Dubhan, - as well as Ainsley Good, Corkie Pelligrino, Daniel Corcoran, Elisabeth Schroeder, Hannah Martin, Jennica Sparrow, Mercy St. Isaac, Oliver Freigh, and many others.

The list of Gary's allies that are dead or missing is quite long, as it is with most Kindred that exist for any number of years. Some of them include Adrian Serra, Blood Rat, Bolt, Bunny, Castella Brooks, Chantel Rousseau, Charlotte Creed, Ellenor Dears, Francis Merivein, Hazar al-Qasem, Ilera Parker, Isabella Rodriguez, James Hawthorne, Julian St.John, Julianna Kronnin Ward, Katherine Zilthai, Lena!, Leyla Hunter, Luc Menhir, Marli Giovanni, Masako Hara, Matthias Blackstone, Michael Basil Giovanni, Milos, Rachel Waynewright, Raphael Carmichael, Rosamund Elise Kingsley, Saul Good, Severin Delacroix, Shane Masters, Simone Randel, Sonali Kata, Victoria Hunter, William Dunstin, S. J., Xxero, Zio!, Zphonco Davinovich, and many others.

Enemies

None known. There's probably some though.

Sire

Unknown.

Childer

Several young Nosferatu have been under Gary's Accounting, but he is not known to have Embraced any of them.

Lazarus, Gary's Ghouled bat, is his oldest companion.

Recently, it has become known that his Childe Luvia has been Acknowledged.

Broodmates

None Known.

Character Inspirations

Leon (The Professional). Garrett (Thief: The Dark Project). Malcolm Crowe (The Sixth Sense). Bruce Banner (The Incredible Hulk). The Phantom (Phantom of the Opera). Peter Parker (Spider-Man). Harry Goldfarb (Requiem For A Dream). Tony Stark (Iron Man). Mr. Wall (Dark City). The Vore (The Beastmaster). Johnny Cash.

Soundtrack

After The Flesh - My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult
Carry You - VNV Nation
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Forty-Six & 2 - TOOL
Gratitude - VNV Nation
High Road - Fort Minor
Illusion - VNV Nation
Let Me Be Your Armor - Assemblage 23
The Man In Black - Johnny Cash
Mutate - Battery
Never Had It - Flobots
Perpetual - VNV Nation
Reprehensible - They Might Be Giants
Rhyme of the Nibelung - MC Frontalot
Solitary - VNV Nation
The Sad Truth - Null Device
This Charming Man - The Smiths
This Hideous Strength - Battery
Unhappy - Lincoln
Word and Deed - Null Device

Quotes

"No, I'm not really wearing pants. I'm tricking your mind into BELIEVING I am."
"I know a guy."
"If you can't be beautiful, be fabulous." - Corkie Pelligrino

Rumors

Gary has a rock dragon baby that he adopted in Kenosha.
Gary used to be a thief and drug dealer, but found Jesus and turned his life around, so to speak.
Gary had bizarre physical changes after the Embrace, and can't wear normal clothes anymore.
Gary has adopted the kittens left by Bethany Nevermore when she died.
Gary is a nudist, and does not wear clothes if he doesn't have to.
Gary is not only a pacifist, but in fact petrified by the thought of fighting.
Gary is a former hitman who is attempting to make up for his past misdeeds.
Gary is agoraphobic, and gets nervous around large crowds.
Gary is a party animal, and goes to every large gathering he can attend.
Gary wears a feather boa to watch Malkavians make a game from gathering feathers that fall from it.
Gary's boa feathers are delicious and good to eat.
Gary loves him some pretty music in pretty buildings.
Gary has turned in Harpy reports in the form of musical numbers.
Gary might actually exist. Maybe. It might be best to poke and prod him to find out.
Gary is colorblind.
Gary is Prosymnus.