|supernatural creatures have existed for thousands of years, living in the shadows of the world alongside their human counterparts. secrecy was upheld for survival’s sake, small clusters of supernatural beings living underground, participating in their own feuds and power struggles. at the same time certain families of humans, committed to eradication of the supernatural, attempted to maintain order and protect humanity. some supernaturals were allowed grace, as long as they didn't antagonize the humans, but for centuries, the supernatural community as a whole remained firmly underground.
this illusion shattered in 2010, when the radicalized pastor joseph monroe formed
a highly regarded werewolf, rian mercer, formed the orginization noctiluca and gave a highly publicized interview on good morning america, once and for all confirming the existence of the supernatural and stressing the peaceful lives they could live side by side with the humans of the world. tensions eased.. for a little while.
communities began to form throughout the world, strength could, of course, be found in numbers and supernaturals felt safer living together. while not completely taking over cities, they began to settle in and around certain places, prized for their supernatural leylines or simply the cloudy weather that allowed for certain creatures to live better lives. seattle, washington became one such city.
the pacific northwest is an attractive location for the supernatural, known for it's heavily forested surroundings, beautiful beaches, and of course the hustle and bustle of one of the largest cities on the west coast, seattle. averaging some of the highest precipitation in the nation, the cloudy climate makes a happy home for those noctural creatures.
the council of three |
a semi-formal group of three supernatural 'elders' who do their best to protect the seattle area, and to help foster relationships between the different species, factions and people that make up the population. not in any kind of actual power, the elders are just generally respected, regarded members of their community.
the radiant dawn