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The Coterie

     In General
  • Anti-Hero Team: None of them is without sin.
  • Family of Choice: They don't have anyone else to turn to without violating the Masquarede.
  • 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 eachother.
  • Healing Factor: As vampires the coterie members have this ability.
  • Power Trio: Used to be this, until Annabelle arrived.
  • Super Strength: Like all vampires the coterie posses supernatural strenght.
  • 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.


"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.
  • Bi the Way: Is in a relationship with both a man and a woman.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
"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
"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.
  • Bi the Way: Kisses both boys and girls in the Succubus Club.
  • 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 diablerie.
  • 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
"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 ereases 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.


Temporary Party Members


"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.


"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.


Vampire NPCs

     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.


"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.

  • 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.
  • 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.

     Charles "Chaz" Price 

Charles "Chaz" Price
"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.


A vision in white.

Played by: Josephine McAdam and Jason Carl

A Tremere who the coterie turns to for magical advice.

     Victoria Ash 

Victoria Ash

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 Masquarede lore. She's a bon vivant and party-goer who wishes to become Prince of New York.


"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.

  • 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.
  • 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.

     Therese/Jeanette Voerman 

Therese/Jeanette Voerman

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.
  • 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.
  • Hearing Voices: Like all Malkavians.
  • 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.
  • Split Personality: Therese developed one because of her tragic past.
  • Vampires Own Night Clubs: Own The Asylum.


"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 either sired Chloe or made her a 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.



"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: Dear, dear, who have you offended this week?
  • Knowledge Broker: She's the best source of intel the coterie has on the Ivory Tower.
  • 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.

Mortals and Ghouls



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.

     Gregory Demetrios 

Gregory Demetrios

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • Revealing Cover Up: He was the one who burned down the cabaret and thus got himself in a world of trouble.



Played by: Marisha Ray

"Let's make it forever..."

Annabelle's girlfriend and possibly childe/ghoul.



Played by: Becca Scott

Jasper's girlfriend before he became a vampire.

Other Creatures

     Strikes A Chord 

Strikes A Chord

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.

Example of: