Once a diplomat of the Licinian Lasombra of Adrianople, this brilliant schemer and mistress of politics now exists in disgrace for failing to prevent the destruction of the Byzantine Empire. She resides in the court of her progeny, Iulia of Weienburg.
A member of an extended family of ghouls and herd that serve the Cappadocian elder Dietrich von Steyer. He was Maude's only attempt at making a ghoul, and was slain shortly after. She later found him in the Shadowlands and they renewed their friendship.
A noted elder of the Clan of Death, this powerful but eccentric sorceress was an early supporter of the Siebenburgen. She reigned as Prince of Weienburg for decades before her mysterious disappearance, and she is widely thought to be deceased.
Sabas of Constantinople
This ghoul was an officer of the Scholai Guard before the fall of the old order of Byzantium in 1204. He now serves Prince Iulia of Weienburg as her chief of security and eyes on the street.