Dr. Thomas Westmore
Dr. Thomas Westmore maintains an extensive collection or art and artifacts from all over the world as curator of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. He has been known to send archeological teams to remote locations to secure artifacts and transport them to …
James "Jim' Black
Jim Black was a college friend of Alex Cooper. They studied Chemistry together and Jim seemed to balance Alexander's weirder side and helped him fit in better on campus. The two drifted apart as Alex became more immersed in weird science and his thinking …
Professor Harrison Monroe
Harrison Monroe is an archeology professor at Harvard University and an associate of Alex, Kane, Richard, and William. His primary field is Ancient Greek architecture. He is currently away on an expedition to the island of Crete, searching for the …
Lance Armitage is a photographer attached to the Department of Archeology and Antiquities at Harvard University. He is an associate of Alex, Kane, Richard, and William, and has accompanied them into the field. He is an outstanding archeological …
Dr. Ernest Brakespear
Dr. Ernest Brakespear is an explorer who occasionally procures antiquities and items of interest for Dt. Westmore at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. His expeditions have been funded by William Ellison from time to time. He is well-respected in his field, …
Dr. Oswald Hibbert
Dr. Oswald Hibbert is an assistant to Dr. Stephen Westmore at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Secretly, but obviously, Dr. Hibbert would love to succeed Dr. Westmore as head curator of the museum, but for now, he exhaustively catalogues and perfects his …
Professor Hamilton Dickinson
Professor Hamilton Dickinson is a lecturer of antiquities at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He spent some time at Harvard when he was younger, but moved to Georgetown to take the distinguished chair in the School of Antiquities there. He is at …
Dr. Jackson Barneswell
Another colleague from Harvard and associate at the museum, Dr. Jackson Barneswell is one of America's leading experts on Chinese history and antiquities.
Eddie Chang was a young man who had a dream of learning to fly and a desire to see the world outside his small village in China. Enter Ace Darling. Ace took the boy under his wing and the two became friends. Ace taught the boy enough to become Ace's co- …
Dr. Bai Li
Dr. Bai Li is an expert on Chinese antiquities and a professor of Chinese History at Columbia University in New York City. He has worked with the group's academics previously.
Dr. Ling Su is an expert in the field of Chinese antiquities and a former romantic dalliance of Richard Conners. She is currently a guest lecturer at the University of San Francisco, which has sparked no shortage of controversy, as the Jesuit run …
Buck Corgan is an up-and-coming movie star who, through a role as a treasure hunter in a previous film, met Richard Conners, who advised him on the life of a "treasure hunter" and Ace Darling, who showed him how to look semi-competent during a scene in …
Dr. Franklin Endicott
Dr. Franklin Endicott is a sometime associate, sometime friendly rival of Kane Rodgers. He is an archeologist/explorer and big game hunter.
Rutger Van Gulden
Rutger Van Gulden is a wealthy, prestigious Dutch shipping magnate. He owns a fleet of cargo ships and sometimes hires pilots with planes when a shipment absolutely, positively has to be there within a few days, give or take. To that end, he occasionally …
Another former fling of Richard Conners, Victoria Cantori is an aspiring actress who has great looks and little talent. Still, looks can go a long way in show business.