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The Coterie

     In General 
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A chosen family.

A vamily that lives in Los Angeles and struggles to stay ahead of the weirdness there.


  • Action Girl: The team has two of them.
  • Anti-Hero Team: None of them is without sin.
  • Dark Chick: Nelli G serves as the team's while Annabelle is too nice.
  • Dark Secret: Every single one of them has one of these (or multiple these). Even Annabelle.
  • Family of Choice: They don't have anyone else to turn to without violating the Masquerade.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: While not thrilled about working together in the beginning, after fighting side by side for some time they're ready to risk their lives for each other.
  • Friendly Neighborhood Vampire: Subverted. Only Annabelle really qualifies as this as everyone else is too dark in some way.
  • Healing Factor: As vampires the coterie members have this ability.
  • Morality Pet: Annabelle serves as the team.
  • Odd Friendship: A Ventrue, A Toreador, a Brujah, and a Nosferatu.
  • Opposites Attract: Brujah and Ventrue are historic enemies. Toreador and Nosferatu generally despise one another.
  • Poor Communication Kills: The team is always on the verge of this thanks to the secrets they keep from one another.
  • Power Trio: Used to be this, until Annabelle arrived.
  • Sixth Ranger: Both X and Eva are unofficial members of the coterie.
  • Super Strength: Like all vampires the coterie posses supernatural strength.
  • Team Dad: Victor serves as this and is frequently called out on it.
  • Team Mom: Nelli G serves as this.
  • True Companions: They're best friends and swear to take care of one another.
    Nelli: And you're not alone.
    Victor: We look out for eachother.
    Jasper: I mean... yeah, I guess.
  • Vampires Are Rich: Both Nelli G and Victor are this.
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     Annabelle 

Annabelle

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"I may be an idiot, but I have convictions."

Played by: Erika Ishii

"What's a point of life if you don't have somebody to share it with."

A Naïve Newcomer Brujah of the 13th generation who knows nothing about Kindred society.


  • All-Loving Hero: It doesn't matter if you're a vampire, ghoul or werewolf, Annabelle believes you deserve respect.
    Victor: Annabelle wants to heal the world and it's actually kind of adorable.
  • Adorkable: As much as a stunningly beautiful vampiress can be.
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: A strong vampire, wears a suit in season one finale.
  • Bad Powers, Good People: Annabelle is a vampire who has to drink blood to survive, but is also kind and caring and always asks before biting.
  • Badass Adorable: She's a cute young girl, but also a powerful Brujah.
  • Berserker Tears: She cries a lot, which is usually accompanied by her punching someone who has wronged her.
    • When meeting her sire for the first time.
    • When confronting the man who nearly killed her and the reason she was Embraced.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: She's kind and caring to her friends, but isn't above beating her enemies within an inch of their life.
  • Bomb Throwing Anarchist: Torched an office in an act of protest.
  • Break the Cutie: Undergoes this after being Embraced.
  • Declaration of Protection: Towards Mark and Ellenore, her partners.
  • Emergency Transformation: Was Embraced by Carver to save her life.
  • Everyone's Baby Sister: Induces this effect in every Kindred she meets.
  • Friendly Neighborhood Vampire: While all of the vampires are Antihero types at the worst, she's the most humane and decent.
  • Granola Girl: As much as a vampire can be at least. She attends protests and has some strong beliefs.
  • I Hate You, Vampire Dad: Loathes whoever turned her into a vampire. Unaware she was dying.
  • In-Series Nickname: A lot of them: Baby B. (by Victor), Belle (by Miranda), Annie (by Juan), babydoll (by Carver).
  • Naïve Newcomer: Is the way to introduce the audience into the rules of Kindred society.
  • Parental Abandonment: Not her actual parents, but her Sire embraced her and then left her to fend for herself.
  • Polyamory: Is in a relationship with both Victor's son and another woman.
  • Rabble Rouser: Takes up this job with the Anarchs in Season 2.
  • Rebellious Spirit: A leader of a protest group. This is also the reason she was Embraced.
  • Red Is Heroic: Always wearing red. Usually her leather jacket, but in season one finale wears a red suit to the Succubus Club.
  • Safe, Sane, and Consensual: Annabelle only feeds on humans who are aware of her status as a vampire and consent to be fed on. This is a huge Masquerade breach.
  • Soap Box Sadie: Constantly talks up the need to do good and improve the world, which the other vampires find tiresome.
  • Thou Shalt Not Kill: Wouldn't kill a person, no matter if they wronged her or not.

     Jasper Heartwood 

Jasper Heartwood

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"I don't hurt people."

Played by: Alexander Ward

"I don't hurt people... We're not people. I hurt things that aren't people. That's what I do, that's what I'm good at. She's not a person. You two aren't people and, unfortunately Annabelle - you're not a person anymore."'

A snarky Nosferatu, he relies heavily on stealth and invisibility. He is one of the more humane members of the group but conceals a powerful dark side. He was forced to leave behind his old life behind and fake his own death when he became a vampire.


     Petronella "Nelli G" Griffith 

Petronella "Nelli G" Griffith

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"I see you wore every single jewel that you own."

Played by: Cynthia Marie

"You need to cry us a river, build a bridge and get over it, now."

A Toreador who uses her good looks and social skills to get what she wants. Although she might appear shallow at first she's aactually a saavy businesswoman who is fully capable of defeating an enemy twice her size.


  • Action Girl: As a vampire, it comes with the job description.
  • Action Fashionista: Likes to look stylish while killing her enemies.
  • Animal Motifs: Spiders
  • Anti-Hero: Bordering on villain, especially in season 2. She is a cold blooded killer who will lie, murder and enslave anyone who disobeys her.
  • Aura Vision: Her Auspex ability shows other people's aura.
  • "Awesome McCool" Name: Only goes by her name and the first letter of her surname, which sounds pretty cool.
    Doctor: Mr. and Mrs. G? I see.
    Victor: We're very progressive.
  • The Beautiful Elite: Is a member of this as both a Toreador and upper crust L.A. fashion designer.
  • Berserk Button: Anything that implies she's weak or abused. Annabelle unwittingly trips it.
  • Big Sister Instinct: She is usually cold and calculated, but unusually caring towards Annabelle.
  • Blood Magic: Uses Thaumaturgy, the secret technique of the clan Tremere.
  • Blue Blood: She's Nelli Griffith of Griffith Park fame.
  • Cannibalism Super Power: She commited Diablerie, absorbing her victim's powers.
  • Charm Person: Her Presence 1 ability "Awe", makes her more persuasive to other people.
  • Cool Big Sis: Is this to her younger sister.
  • Cool Shades: Just like her sire, Nelli wears big sunglasses, which she pulls off at dramatically apropriate times.
  • Dark Secret: Is a diablerist, which is the highest crime among Kindred.
  • Embarrassing First Name: "Petronella". She doesn't consider it her real name and never uses it.
  • Face of an Angel, Mind of a Demon: Easily the most cruel and murderous of the coterie.
  • Famed in Story: Is a famous fashion designer well known among Hollywood's elite.
  • The Fashionista: Her actual job in the mortal world.
  • Goth Girls Know Magic: Is a blue-haired vampire and frequently uses blood magic.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Victor Temple. While they may or may not have dated, they're still very close friends.
  • Hidden Depths: Knows some degree of Thaumaturgy, via Baron Abrahams to help spy.
  • Hot Witch: Is capable of using magic and is one of the most attractive vampires in LA.
  • Knife Nut: Her Weapon of Choice.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Thanks to her Rapid Reflexes ability she can both take hits and deliver them at rapid speed.
  • Ms. Fanservice: One of the most beautiful women in L.A. (and the world) and man does she know it.
  • Secret Art: Thaumaturgy, the Tremere technique.
  • Sunglasses at Night: Due to vampires only being able to come out at night she and any vampire wearing sunglasses is this.
  • Token Evil Teammate: Is the most heartless and willing to murder of the coterie.
  • Tranquil Fury: Has this when Annabelle asks if she's an abuse victim.
  • Weapon of Choice: Her wicked sharp knife.
  • Vampires Are Rich: She is a successful businesswoman with her own fashion line and perfume line.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Has blue highlights, just like her actress.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Is on the receiving end of this with her boyfriend Brad and her sire.

     Victor Temple 

Victor Temple

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"The undisputed Baron of the Valley."

Played by: B. Dave Walters

"I activate Awe."

The self-styled Only Sane Man who is a rich rap media mogul and Papa Wolf turned Ventrue Manipulative Bastard, who uses his powers to Mind Wipe both his foes as well as his friends and family.


  • Action Dad: Father to Mark and Isaiah.
  • Affably Evil: The most friendly and gregarious of the group as well as most morally ambiguous.
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: Very powerful vampire, whose always well-dressed.
  • Blue Blood: Is a Ventrue, which is rare enough among Anarchs.
  • Can't Take Criticism: Victor takes being lectured badly.
  • Charm Person: His Presence 1 ability "Awe", makes him more persuasive to other people.
    Victor: I activate Awe.
  • Control Freak: Loses composure quickly when the situation is out of his control.
  • Disappeared Dad: Isn't present in his children's lifes.
    Annabelle: You are a deadbeat father!
    Nelli: Whoah... Shots fired.
  • Expy: Has been stated by B. Dave Walters to have been based (at least partially) on Suge Knight. He (ironically) lacks the RL man's Ax-Crazy tendencies, though.
  • Famed in Story: Is a well known part of L.A.'s nightlife and a wealthy music producer.
  • Father to His Men: He values his employees and treats them with respect and care. The best example of this is Ib, his Right Hand Woman in season one, who he protects and pleads with Fiorenza when she is to be taken away.
    • When Ib freezes up in her encounter with a lupine, he hugs her and then erases her memories to make her at peace.
    • He recklessly tries to sire his dead security guard because of his protective instincts.
  • Guns Akimbo: Practices this as an intimidation technique.
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: The Grove incident destroys Victor's reputation among the Anarchs.
  • Ignorant of Their Own Ignorance: Victor seems to be unable to realize how reckless he's being, thinking himself to be somewhat untouchable.
    Abrams: You probably expect me to yell at you...
    Victor: Nope!
    Abrams: Well, you were wrong!!!
  • Mind Wipe: Liberally wipes the memories of mortals around him whenever they see something he doesn't want them to see. It's also implied he does this to his son every time he visits.
  • Murder Is the Best Solution: Has this view if mind-control or bribery doesn't work.
  • No Good Deed Goes Unpunished:
    • He spares a Nosferatu after offering a job, only for the vampire to immediately betray him.
    • His attempt to help the Tremere Anarchs results in him losing half his Barony.
  • Papa Wolf: Will kill anyone who threatens his identical twin sons.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: Virtually all of his evil deeds are done with a minimum of collateral damage and with as little cruelty as possible. The exception being if you hurt his children or plan on it.
  • Rank Up: Becomes undisputed Baron of the Valley. It doesn't last and he loses half his territory to Fiona.
  • Weapon of Choice: Victor uses a lot if guns, although he's not with them as Ib.
  • Vampire Monarch: The Valley may be something Isaac Abrams resents having to police, but it's larger than the vast majority of vampire-controlled cities with almost 2 million residents. Becoming its leader makes Victor Temple one of the most powerful vampires in America. He loses a good chunk of it to Fiona due to his recklessness at the Grove.
  • Vampires Are Rich: He is a rich musician and very much a vampire.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: Uses Instagram and social media to protect himself from recriminations. The SAD are taken aback by it.

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Guest Party Members

     X 

X

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"Don't use that word."

Played by: Xander Jeanneret

"Learn to do small good, don't think big picture or you're gonna end up a tomato smoothie."

X is a Malkavian who straddles the line between Fishmalk (a "wacky" mentally ill character) and a genuine depiction of his condition's tragedy. Here as even though he regularly makes appearances, he isn't part of the main coterie.


  • Cloud Cuckoolander: Is by far the strangest acting person in the show.
  • The Cuckoolander Was Right: Victor Temple, of all people, points out that most of X's insane ramblings are fairly accurate depictions of vampire society.
  • Convenient Replacement Character for Jasper while Alex Ward pursued other opportunities.
  • Dude, She's Like, in a Coma!: He prefers to perform The Kiss (the act of drinking someone's blood) on sleeping mortals. Since sucking someone's blood is seen as someting very sexual it counts as this trope.
  • Hearing Voices: Like all Malkavians.
  • Odd Friendship: Develops one with Annabelle.
  • Only Known By His Nickname: X is not his real name, but nobody knows what is.
  • Mistaken For Drug Dealer: A humorous example when at a club opening, X is assumed to be his drug dealer name (as in "Ectasy"). X is actually taken aback at it being treated as a perfectly normal alias for the situation.
  • The Pigpen: States that he's always smelly, due to a lack of personal hygiene beyond bathing in the ocean.
  • Sad Clown: He is humorous and bizarre but also seriously mentally ill.

     Carver 

Carver

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"I'm sorry, babydoll."

Played by: Taliesin Jaffe

"I know everybody's daddy."

A Brujah and operative for the Anarch Free State and Annabelle's sire.


     Eva 

Eva

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A vision in white.

Played by: Josephine McAdam and Jason Carl

A Tremere who the coterie turns to for magical advice.


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Anarchs

     Isaac Abrams 

Isaac Abrams

"What horrible things did you find out about me?"

The Toreador Baron of Hollywood, and the financier of just about every single major American film made in the last few decades.


     Ramona 

Ramona

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"I'm sending the Rat Pack!"

Played by:''' Bex Taylor-Klaus and Jason Carl

A Gangrel who occasionally works with the coterie. She looks as though she has been Embraced as a teenager and acts accordingly. She has the domain over the Griffith College after Victor became the Baron of the Valley.


  • Adaptational Personality Change: Ramona in the books is considerably meaner and tougher. She also lacks this version's playful side.
  • Animal Motifs: Rats are her preferred animal.
  • The Beastmaster: Rats are her best friends.
  • Creepy Loner Girl: Spends most of her time alone in a condemned building. She opens up to people after meeting the coterie.
  • Crossdressing Voices: Played not only (like most characters in this category) by Jason Carl, but also by Bex Taylor-Klaus who's non-binary.
  • Friendly Neighborhood Vampire: Refuses to indulge in the scheming ways of Camarilla or the brutality of the Sabbat and just wants to get by and keep the people she cares for safe.
  • Hidden Depths: Is a gifted sketch artist.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Ramona is rude, abrasive, easily offended, somewhat cold and pretty poor with words, but unlike many vampires, she very much has a conscience.
  • Speaks Fluent Animal: Can communicate with her rats.
  • Troll: Ramona rips up one of Victor's very expensive chairs just for the hell of it.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: As a Gangrel her powers include changing into animal forms.

     Bobby Blaine 

Bobby Blaine

Played by: Jason Carl

An old rival of Victor's who is out for revenge.


  • Big Bad: Of Season One. Subverted in that every one of his minions was just using him.
    • Big Bad Wannabe: All of his plans consist of just attacking the coterie a few times before he's executed.
  • Bullying a Dragon: Victor and the coterie dismantle his organization in fairly short order. This includes totally destroying his gang post-mortem.
  • Equal-Opportunity Evil: Recruits from Thin Bloods, Nosferatu, Gangrel, mortals, and the Second Inquisition.
  • The Ghost: Only makes one on-screen appearance before he is killed.
  • Horror Hotel: His gang base is in one of these. The coterie never visits it, though.
  • I Have Your Wife: Recruits Victor's son Isaac into his gang.
  • Killed Off for Real: Victor and the coterie make short work of him when they finally get him alone.
  • Make an Example of Them: Bobby has this happen to him when Victoria Ash approves his execution.
  • Not So Different: Ironically, is very similar to Victor in the fact neither of them share much in the way of immortal prejudices.
  • The Quisling: Is willing to work with the Second Inquisition to take down Victor. Subverted in that it's an unsanctioned op by three Rogue Agent SAD officers.
  • Unknown Rival: In-universe. Victor barely remembers the guy and can't even recall what, specifically, was what made Bobby his mortal enemy.
  • We ARE Struggling Together: Technically, Bobby is also an Anarch.

     Therese/Jeanette Voerman 

Therese/Jeanette Voerman

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"I think we should give them a little something."

Played by: Whitney Moore

Malkavian and the Baron of Santa Monica.


  • Abusive Parents: A very dark example in their past with Therese' father often sexually assaulting her as a child and keeping her confined in the house, so she "wouldn't get hurt" outside. It's implied this may be the reason she developed a split personality in the form of Jeanette.
  • Anything That Moves: Jeanette is noted to have sex with many people.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: Is working with the Camarilla but says she wouldn't object to Victor murdering Chaz.
  • Creepy Twins: Therese and Jeanette are this, especially considered they're the same person.
  • Famed in Story: Like Victor, Therese is a successful businesswoman and nightclub owner.
  • The Glorious War of Sisterly Rivalry: Hates Jeanette and puts her down at every opportunity.
  • Hearing Voices: Like all Malkavians.
  • Les Collaborateurs: Is actively working with the Camarilla in exchange for financial gain.
  • Manipulative Bitch: Is much better at this than other Kindred we've seen, almost persuading the coterie to side with her.
  • Noble Demon: Therese prides herself to be this; unlike most of her "megalomaniac" peers, she always keeps her part of a bargain, unless the one she made a bargain with betrayed her first.
  • Perky Goth: Jeanette is bubbly and cute, but wears heavy eye makeup and goth fashion.
  • Polar Opposite Twins: Therese is serious, cold and calculated, Janeatte is kind, playful and cunning.
  • Really 700 Years Old: They lived through two normal human lifespans.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Jeanette is the red to Therese's blue.
  • Sexy Spectacles: Therese has a pair of these.
  • Split Personality: Therese developed one because of her tragic past.
  • Vampires Own Night Clubs: Own The Asylum.

     Fiona 

Fiona

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"Is this like a teenage thing?"

Played by: Ash Minnick

An experienced Ventrue businesswoman sent on behalf of Baron Abrams who turns up to give Victor advise.


  • Blue Blood: Is a Ventrue like Victor Temple.
  • Dragon with an Agenda: Uses the incident at The Grove to talk Abrams to give her a portion of Victor's territory in the Valley. Has also made Chloe into her ghoul
  • The Dragon: To Abrams, much to Victor's chagrin.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Victor is never anything but warm and cordial to her but she actually gets ruder the nicer he is.
  • Ice Queen: Has no warmer qualities. All she cares about is money, power, and putting people down.
  • It's All About Me: Fiona doesn't care about any Kindred other than herself and is quite loud about it.
  • The Load: Contributes almost nothing to the group and demands a great deal. This is deliberate according to Word of God.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: Seems more or less just an obnoxious Blue Blood early on. Then she ghouls Chloe.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: Gives evasive and ignorant answers to every question she's asked, even if they're things she absolutely should (and does) know.
  • Overt Operative: More or less admits to being Isaac's spy in Victor's group. It actually works because Victor doesn't want to hide anything from Isaac.
  • Rank Up: Becomes Baron of the North Valley due to Victor's screw ups.
  • Smug Snake: Everything about her seems less clever and dangerous than older more powerful vampires while being twice as obnoxious.
  • Undying Loyalty: Subverted hard. Fiona goes out of her way to establish she has no loyalty to anyone or anything other than herself.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: Victor gives her an agent of the Second Inquisition to present to Isaac Abrams and she still works against him. Later repeated when he gives her an import/export business.

     Nines Rodriguez 

Nines Rodriguez

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"I'm not a badass."

Played by: Luiz Carazo

The Brujah Baron of Downtown and a famed warrior.


  • Big Good: He seems to be the closest thing the Anarchs have, as well as the truest ally to the Coterie amongst the local Barons. However, he's very resistant to the idea of becoming an outright leader to the whole movement.
  • Famed in Story: Nines Rodriguez is a famous Anarch folk hero.
  • A Father to His Men: A quality he shares with Victor.
  • Hero of Another Story: Was present in both the Free State Anarch Revolution as well as the events of Bloodlines where he played a significant role.
  • I'm Not a Hero, I'm...: Nines more or less says this word for word.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: Doesn't like the way the other Barons treated Victor but thinks they were right to call him out.
  • Living Legend: Victor goes beyond even this and says Nines is this to him.
  • Noodle Incident: "The thing with the werewolf." ''Bloodlines players know he killed one by shoving a grenade down its throat.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Is the only Baron to have anything approaching Victor's back.
  • Refusal of the Call: Could unite the Anarchs of the Free State but actively refuses to do so. His reasons relate to this as if he did take charge, he'd almost certainly be expected to continue leading.

     Kasey 

Kasey

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Played by: Trisha Hershberger

A Brujah member of the Valkyries biker gang.


     Sycorax 

Sycorax

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Played by: Brittney Michelle

A Gangrel member of the Valkyries biker gang.


     Hester 

Hester

Played by Juliet Landau

The leader of the Wyrd Sisters Tremere coterie.

     Kyoko 

Kyoko

Played by Faye Mata

A member of the Wyrd Sisters Tremere coterie.

     Luna 

Violet Luna

Played by Kendra Vaughn

A member of the Wyrd Sisters Tremere coterie.

     Delilah 

Delilah

Played by

The leader of the LA Thin-Bloods.

Camarilla

     Charles "Chaz" Price 

Charles "Chaz" Price

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"What's done is done."

Played by: Mark Meer

A Toreador and a member of the Camarilla. Nelli's sire who isn't above blackmailing her with her Dark Secret.


     Victoria Ash 

Victoria Ash

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Played by: Jessica Chobot

"Not a single person... Not a single person leaves here alive, or else you won't be invited next year!"

A high-class Toreador, host of the Succubus Club and a signature character from Vampire The Masquerade lore. She's a bon vivant and party-goer who wishes to become Prince of New York.


     Fiorenza 

Fiorenza

Played by: Jason Carl

"Victor my boy..."

A Camarilla Ventrue of Victor's acquaintance.


  • Catchphrase: As seen above, no call from her is complete without an arch "Victor my boy..."
    • Also heralds an imminent call from her via a texted "Are you able to talk?" (Victor's texted response to this question is invariably immaterial)
  • Deadpan Snarker: Has very little patience for what she sees as Victor's naivete and recklessness.
    Fiorenza: May I presume you are calling regarding the most recent unpleasantness that has befallen you and your associates?
    Victor:Yyes. We-
    Fiorenza: It is so difficult to keep track of them.
  • Evil Old Folks: Is one of the few Kindred Embraced at an elderly age.
  • Famed in Story: Is a canon character who helped take Mexico City from the Sabbat.
  • Knowledge Broker: She's the best source of intel the coterie has on the Ivory Tower.
  • Loophole Abuse: Saved Victor from a Blood Hunt by pointing out that Vannevar Thomas hadn't officially declared himself Prince so Jasper killing his Sheriff wasn't a crime against the Camarilla.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Is able to pull the strings necessary to protect Victor from the Camarilla's wrath despite that being her side (and probably Victor against his own people).
  • Mysterious Backer: Plays this role to Victor, providing information (and backup, in the form of Ib) that benefits him and keeping the confidences she asks in return.

     Vannevar Thomas 

Vannevar Thomas

Played by: Bryan Dechart

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"Kiss the Ring."

The former Prince of San Francisco, he has recently made a grab for L.A. A member of Clan Ventrue.


  • Adaptational Villainy: Vannevar Thomas was never a particularly nice man but he was a respectable and capable Prince in San Fransisco. His LA by Night counterpart is a complete scumbag.
  • Aristocrats Are Evil: Makes it clear that he's utterly uninterested in peace or even coexistence with the Anarchs.
  • Bad Boss: Orders the executions of Rychek and Sanchez as punishment for "fraternization."
  • Big Bad: Is this for Season 2 and possibly the entire series.
  • Berserk Button: Does not react well to betrayal.
  • Blatant Lies: Says that San Fransisco hasn't fallen and he's just here because it's a bigger prize.
  • Blue Blood: Is the Prince of Los Angeles and a member of Clan Ventrue.
  • The Bus Came Back: Vannevar Thomas is an early character created for Vampire: The Masquerade but was only broight back into canon by Beckett's Jyhad Diary twenty-five years later.
  • Evil Has a Bad Sense of Humor: Primarily on display in Play the Devil where he suggests pouring molten gold into a greedy Kindred. He's annoyed not everyone finds it hilarious.
  • Evil Luddite: Reacts to a cellphone the way someone might react to bringing a gun into a meeting with the President.
  • Evil Is Petty: Vannevar forces Victor to kiss his ring with Dominate.
  • Evil Overlord: Is ruler of the Camarilla in Los Angeles, even though he only rules Beverly Hills.
  • For the Evulz: Claims the only reason he doesn't claim Los Angeles right this very second is because he's bored.
  • Kick the Dog: Threatens Victor's children in their conversation.
  • The Older Immortal: Is a number of centuries older than the coterie's oldest member.
  • Passive-Aggressive Kombat: All of the coterie's conversations are like this.
  • Sanity Slippage: In Play the Devil shows extremely abberant behavior, mood swings, bizarre decision making skills, and more.
  • Screw the Rules, I Make Them!: Casually ignores the rules against using Disciplines in Elysium.
  • Shame If Something Happened: Mentions this regarding Mark and Isaac, Victor's children.
  • Unholy Matrimony: With Suzanne Rochelle.
  • Vampires Are Rich: Rules over Beverly Hills and has the full resources of the Camarilla behind him.
  • Worthy Opponent: Subverted when the coterie and Vannevar finally meet. Victor considers Vannevar this while Vannevar considers Victor an arrogant child.

     Suzanne Rochelle 

Suzanne Rochelle

Played by: Amelia Rose Blaire-Dechart

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"Be my handmaiden."

The consort of Prince Vannevar Thomas. She was once antiquated with Marie Antoinette. A member of Clan Toreador.


     Maximilliam Strauss 

Maximillian Strauss

Played by: Jason Carl

A powerful wizard who serves as the Keeper of Elysium.


  • Almighty Janitor: Is the Keeper of Elysium versus a Primogen member, Seneschal, or even the Prince.
  • The Dreaded:
    • X has a vision of him threatening the entire city.
    • Eva prefers death to falling back into his hands.
  • Evil Sorcerer: One of these. Comes with being a Tremere Elder.
  • The Older Immortal: Claims to remember the First Inquisition, which would make him somewhere in the area of 800-600 years old.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man: So much so that Jasper copies his style.

     Rychek and Sanchez 

Rychek and Sanchez

Played by: Jason Carl

A pair of Camarilla fixers that don't hate the vamily.


  • The Fixer: Their job for the Camarilla is to cover up violations of the Masquerade.
  • Defiant to the End: Sanchez goes down telling the Camarilla that Vannevar is insane and the Lasombra are too dangerous to be trusted.
  • Fantastic Racism: Sanchez utterly hates the Lasombra.
  • Killed Off for Real: Both of them met the Final Death at the hands of Vannevar Thomas and his Lasombra.
  • Reality Ensues: Their continued contact with the vamily results in them getting into serious trouble.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: They are the only Camarilla operatives who aren't complete asses. It gets them taken down.
  • Those Two Guys: At least at the start of the story.

     Aurora and Rodrigo 

Aurora and Rodrigo

Played by: Jason Carl

A brother and sister team of Lasombra that serve as Vannevar Thomas' Scourges.


  • Brother–Sister Team: They are mortal siblings that were Embraced together.
  • Casting a Shadow: It comes with being Lasombra.
  • Co-Dragons: They work together as Vannevar's Scourges.
  • Defector from Decadence: They joined the Camarilla after being Sabbat for many years. It's Subverted when it's revealed they're every bit as sadistic and evil as before.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Are polite and humorous until it's revealed to be a cover for their sadism.
  • The Heavy: Are the most dangerous opponents our heroes have faced so far.
  • My Master, Right or Wrong: They are completely loyal to Vannevar despite being former Sabbat.
  • Screw the Rules, I Make Them!: Basically state that Prince Thomas is above the law when it comes to things like Elysium and having two Scourges.

     Robert Garrick 

Robert Garrick

Played by: Ivan Barron von Norman

A former stage magician turned Tremere and Strauss' chief lackey.


Independents

     Miranda 

Miranda

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"We have... almost anything here."

Played by: Satine Phoenix

"The night doesn’t have to be so dark..."

A member of the Ministry (the 'reformed' Followers of Set). She runs a club in the Valley.


  • Aborted Arc: Her deal with Chaz is unlikely to come through now that he's dead.
  • Accomplice by Inaction: Chaz wants her to become this when Victor needs her help.
  • Ambiguously Evil: Everyone acts like they're dealing with Satan but she doesn't do anything overtly evil. It's mostly the Ministry's reputation that put everyone on guard.
  • Coolest Club Ever: Despite being a weird hybrid between a casbah and a dual-sex Bikini Bar, Miranda's club has this effect on the Kindred.
  • Deal with the Devil:
    • Victor approaches business with her as this. All the others are very wary about bargains with her.
    • Makes one of her own with Chaz Price.
  • Did Not See That Coming: The Second Inquisition burns down her club after its agents are compromised.
  • Lesbian Vampire: Flirts with Annabelle and Nelli G both but only speaks business with Victor.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Satine Phoenix brings all of that to her character and then some.
    Victor: Definitely hotter than a Toreador.

     Gary Golden 

Gary Golden

Played by: Jason Carl

The leader of the Nosferatu in L.A. He is a former movie star turned monstrous information broker.


Mortals and Ghouls

     Ib 

Ib

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Played by: Nours Ibrahim and Jason Carl

Victor's former bodyguard, driver and enforcer. She was born in the Middle Eest in the early 20th century and became Fiorenza's ghoul during the Great War. And as from Season 3, episode 5, a member of Clan Lasombra.


     Mark and Isaac Temple 

Mark and Isaac Temple

Played by: Jason Carl and Josh Dempster

A pair of identical twin brothers that are children of Victor Temple. Mark is Annabelle's fiance and an activist while Isaac is a wannabe gangster.


  • Always Identical Twins: They're this.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Victor wipes their memories of his meetings with them.
    • Mark becomes this when Annabelle makes him a ghoul.
  • Daddy Had a Good Reason for Abandoning You: Victor left them to keep them safe.
  • Damn, It Feels Good to Be a Gangster!: Averted with Mark who wants to avoid being a criminal. Played straight with Isaac.
  • Distressed Dude: They've been both used against their father by his enemies.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Mark starts developing jealous and possessive feelings underneath the influence of Annabelle's blood.
  • I Hate You, Vampire Dad: An unusual variant in that they do hate their vampire dad but are both human.
  • It's Not You, It's My Enemies:
    • This is why Victor keeps his distance from his sons.
    • Annabelle briefly breaks up with Mark because of fear that he'll be killed.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: Played with. Annabelle told Mark that she was a vampire early on (while Victor brainwashed him not to know he was undead) but he didn't believe her. He eventually finds out the truth. Isaac, by contrast, was kept completely ignorant of the Kindred world.
  • Polyamory: Mark is in one with Annabelle and Eleanor.
  • Put on a Bus: Isaac is sent to Canada on Nelli G's dime to keep him safe.
  • Reality Ensues: Mark doesn't believe Annabelle when she tells him she's a vampire. Until he feels her lack of a heartbeat.
  • Ridiculously Average Guy: Averted with Isaac who is part of Bobby Blaine's gang.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: Mark is an activist and wants nothing to do with his father's (perceived) criminal ties. Isaac is very much interested in becoming a criminal, even if it's not his father's empire.

     Gregory Demetrios 

Gregory Demetrios

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Played by: Vince Caso

A former FBI agent and vampire hunter turned Nelli's ghoul.


  • Break the Haughty: A fearless vampire hunter reduced to begging for help.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Nelli G ghouls him and it slowly chips away at his Fantastic Racism.
  • Conveniently an Orphan: Not quite as he has a wheelchair bound mother but otherwise very few human ties.
  • Dirty Coward: After the events of Season 1, comes to Nelli G in order to fake his own death.
  • Dramatic Irony: Joins the Second Inquisition after losing his team. The team thought they were the Second Inquisition before.
  • Faking the Dead: After his team has been scattered he admits to having nothing to live for and fakes his own death with Nelli's help.
  • Fantastic Racism: However justified or not, he loathes the undead.
  • Heel–Face Brainwashing: Becomes Nelli's ghoul which reprograms his brain.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: Gregory assumes that Victor is the most dangerous of the coterie and will be coming after him. Victor is actually prone to Easily Forgiven and ready to make deals. He also has no idea Gregory exists. Nelli, by contrast, is Silk Hiding Steel and more vicious than the rest of the coterie combined.
  • It Gets Easier: Ends up becoming a ally to the vampires over his own government.
  • Jumping Off the Slippery Slope: Formally joins Team Vampire when he helps in a raid on a Second Inquisition facility and kills a fellow agent.
  • Malicious Misnaming: Prefers to be called Greg, Nelli ignores his request, calling him Gregory every time.
    Gregory: Also Greg is fine. Just Greg.
    Nelli: Just Greg... So Gregory...
  • Mercy Kill: Has this view of setting fire to the cabaret.
  • Not Quite the Right Thing: A lot of Gregory's actions can be viewed through this lens. From burning down the cabaret, seeking out Nelli G as the least dangerous member of the coterie, and later when he talks with his superiors—just flat out not reporting back in.
  • Odd Friendship: In Season 4, he and Ib develop a Vitrolic Best Friends dynamic while staking out a target together. It doesn't stop her from handcuffing him to the car
  • The Quisling: Becomes one of these for the vampires as he works for them against Project: Firstlight.
  • Properly Paranoid: Subverted. His superiors are confused why they assumed he wouldn't be welcome back at the FBI despite his Cowboy Cop tendencies.
  • Revealing Cover Up: He was the one who burned down the cabaret and thus got himself in a world of trouble.
  • Survivor Guilt: Is implied to be suffering a lot of this.
  • Take a Third Option: Betrays Fiona to the Second Inquisition instead of Nelli G.
  • You Are a Credit to Your Race: Has this view of Nelli G.
    "She's not bad for a Blankbody."

     Ellenore 

Ellenore

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Played by: Marisha Ray

"Let's make it forever..."

Annabelle's girlfriend and possibly childe/ghoul. Confirmed as her childe as of chapter 37.


     Chloe 

Chloe

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Played by: Becca Scott

Jasper's girlfriend before he became a vampire.


     Chelsea 

Chelsea

Played by: Aliza Pearl

One of Chaz's ghouls who comes to work for Nelli G.


Other Creatures

     Antonio Griffith 

Antonio Griffith

A wraith that is a distant relative to Nelli G.

  • Evil Plan: Has one of these for Jasper's Labyrinth.
  • Evil Uncle: Is Nelli (and her sister's) granduncle with a few greats.
  • Hidden Agenda Villain: No one knows what he's up to yet.
  • I Have Your Wife: Kidnaps Nelli's sister for some mysterious purpose.
  • Knight of Cerebus: One of the most dangerous and aggressive villains in the game so far.
  • No-Nonsense Nemesis: Managed to stake Nelli and bury her under a church then brought down an entire building on the player characters.

     Patronella 

Patronella

A wraith that was also Nelli's ancestor.

     Strikes A Chord 

Strikes A Chord

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Portrayed by: Jason Charles Miller

A Garou (or werewolf) of the Bone Gnawer tribe the coterie encounter.


  • Affably Evil: As a Bone Gnawer, he actually doesn't really care too much about random vampire hunting in the sewer.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: Is willing to make an alliance with the vampires to escape the Labyrinth. He's also willing to possibly do some "work" for Victor despite this being against Garou tradition.
  • Properly Paranoid: Allying with vampires would be considered a gross breach of the Litany but as a Garou, Strikes a Chord knows what's going on in the Labyrinth.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Really just wants to get out of the Labyrinth he's trapped in.

Historical Characters

     In General 
A group of NPCs encountered by Suzanne Rochelle when she enters a Memorium to remember details she's forgotten.

  • All-Star Cast: An in-universe one as Karsh, Lucita, and Francois Villion are all famous V:TM characters. Then there's Marie Antoinette.
  • And You Were There: The vamily plays various memories of the event.
  • Aristocrats Are Evil: All of the vampires are this, though Vannevar and Suzanne Rochelle are (at the time) a Downplayed Trope example.
  • The Beautiful Elite: All of the vampires in Versailles are perceived as this. Marie Antoinette gets a rude awakening when she encounters her first Nosferatu.
  • Blue Blood: All of them are high clans. With the exception of Zelios.
  • Deadly Decadent Court: The court of vampires at Versailles are definitely this.
  • Famed in Story: With the exception of Suzanne Rochelle, they're all famous V:TM NPCs or historical personages.
  • Flashback: They are encountered in one of these.
  • The Fog of Ages:
    • Jason Carl says that events of vampire life are colored by this even in the Memorium.
    • The very reason Suzanne is going back in time is because she suffers this.
  • Foregone Conclusion: Nothing that happens in Suzanne's flashback can change the future or the past.
  • Pride: All the vampires suffer an excessive amount of this.
  • Unreliable Narrator: Even with the Memorium, this is very likely.

     Francois Villon 

Francois Villon

Played by: Alexander Ward

The Prince of Paris, childe of Helena, and one of the most powerful vampires in the world.


  • Bad Boss: Murders a bunch of ghouled servants for almost no reason.
  • Big Good: For definitions of this as he's the head of the Camarilla in France.
  • Beethoven Was an Alien Spy: The historical Francois Villon and he were the same person, though Francois says he's much older than the mortal one.
  • Blatant Lies: Claims his ghouled servants were assassins to justify his cruel murder of them.
  • The Evil Chancellor: Acts like the ruler of France and is implied to hold power equivalent to the King from behind the scenes.
  • For the Evulz: Has Karsh kill three of his servants just to show off his ax-skills.
  • Kick the Dog: His treatment of his servants and dimissiveness to Marie Antoinette.
  • Know When to Fold 'Em: Leaves Versailles when it becomes clear the situation is untenable.
  • The Older Immortal: Plays this role to Vannevar Thomas and Suzanne Rochelle.
  • Proven Instantly Wrong: Dismisses the Revolution on the night the Bastille falls and an assault on Versailles is made.
  • Unreliable Narrator: Claims to have witnessed the fall of Carthage and Rome but was Embraced much later.
  • What Measure Is a Mook?: Treats his ghouls as utterly disposable with the exception of Marie Antoinette (and even then he's very dismissive).

     Marie Antoinette 

Marie Antoinette

Played by: Erika Ishii

The Queen of France during the French Revolution and Francois' ghoul.


     Karsh 

Karsh

Played by B.D. Walters

The Warlord of the Camarilla and a terrifying Gangrel badass.


     Lucita de Aragorn 

Lucita de Aragorn

Played by Cynthia Marie

A Princess of Aragorn and a Lasombra of great notoreity.


     SPOILER 

Zelios the Master Builder

Played by Jason Carl

A Nosferatu geomancer and master architect.


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