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A Ghost Story

Steed's Tale - "A Ghost Story"

Journal of Prince "Major" Jonathan Steed of Amber:
Based on a Scenario by Rae Williams during Ambercon XII, 2001.

Written by: R. Cal Westray, Jr. in 2001.
Steed's history was written in 1994.

"Extraordinary crimes against the people and the state,
need to be avenged by agents extraordinary..."

Cast of Characters (in alphabetical order):

Bran, orphan Michael T. Trout

Chastity Brian Stanley

Elizabeth, daughter of Julian Jennifer Stanley

Gregor Chris King

Kincade, son of Caine Ian Ng

Roland, son of Dworkin (House MacDonald) Darrell Butler

Steed, son of Flora - Cal Westray

Stefan, son of Random Jo Ann Spencer


Family Background:
Mother: Flora of Amber
Grandmother: Dybele (deceased) Grandfather: Oberon (deceased)
Great-grandmother: Unicorn Great-grandfather: Dworkin
Father: unknown

Personal History Time Line:

Time conversion: 4 Amber yr. = 10 Earth yr./4 Earth yr. = 1.5 Amber yr.

>Ages 0-10: (1922-1931) (2369-2372 d'L)
Born Jonathan Steed, on February 6, 1922.
Shadow Earth: in Berkshire, England.
>Ages 11-14: (1932-1935) (2373-2374 d'L)
Shadow Earth: Boarding school in Winchester, England.
Amber: Walked the Pattern at 12.
>Ages 15-18: (1936-1939) (2375- 2376 d'L)
Shadow Earth: Eton College, student.
>Ages 19-28: (1940-1949) (2377-2380 d'L)
Shadow Earth: British Royal Navy, title Major.
>Ages 29-32: (1950-1959) (2380-2384 d'L)
Amber Army, title Major. 
>Ages 33-50: (1960-1977) (2385-2390 d'L)
Shadow Earth: Ministry of Intelligence, independent agent.
>Ages 51: (1978-1979) (2391 d'L)
Return to Amber after the Patternfall War ended.
>Ages 52: (1980-1981) (2392 d'L)
In Chaos for exchange program.
>Ages 53-60: (1982-2000) (2393 d'L-2400 d'L)
Return to Amber, royal agent.





Story Background:

Mystery - Ghosts and mirrors in Castle Amber have led to this adventure that involves the past, present and future. The first adventure was run as a one shot, which evolved into a campaign, now in its 5th year.


Steed's story:




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Revised: January 29, 2009.

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