From Tatters of the King
Andrew Saunders is 45 years old. He was born in Inverness, Scotland. Andrew is assistant curator of the early medieval gallery of the British Museum, specialising in Anglo-Saxon and Viking Britain. He is also a keen amateur cryptozoologist.
Elaine Saunders and James Saunders. They used to live in Inverness, where Andrew was raised. They moved to Edinburgh when Andrew was about 12 years old. Both are alive and still living in Edinburgh. James, who is now retired, was a Professor of History at Edinburgh University.
Andrew has a wife called Jennifer. They don't have any children. Andrew and Jennifer have been married for about 15 years. They live in Kensington.
Andrew has a passion for the study of the Loch Ness monster, a creature in whose existence he devoutly believes.
- Nathaniel Browne- an author. A good friend of Andrew's. They see each other on a regular basis.
- John Tolkien - a young professor of Anglo-Saxon at Pembroke College, Cambridge. Andrew corresponds with and sees John when he can. John, (who reads and speaks fluent Anglo-Saxon), introduced Andrew to Beowulf - his favourite Anglo-Saxon source.
- Richard Grant - a young archeological student who was introduced to Andrew by John. He is also at Pembroke College in Cambridge.
Andrew was killed horribly. He refused to become the servant of the King in Yellow after touching his cloak. The king, furious at this refusal, began to spin at high speed, the tatters of his cloak cutting like knives. Saunders was torn to pieces before the eyes of his horrified friends.
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