izkandar is an Ifrit, a fire elemtal of mideastern lore. he would be at home in a desert or asian steppe setting.
Blind mage that casts spells from Braile scrolls.
An ingenious alchemist. An insane idea. A disastrous result.
(—Joint Character by Shadoweagle and CaptainPenguin—)
Once an adventurer, this now disembodied mage is seeking a reason to continue, or a way to die.
A soft smile and good nature hides this mans true intentions.
An elder lich recently returned from a journey across the worlds who seeks an artifact of ancient times.
A casual remark by one of the party about something met on a previous adventure leads to a summons to and grilling by the Mages' Guild (or equivalent), probably resulting in an expedition back to that area to recover the things for 'study' by the Guild. The party's presence will be 'requested' for this expedition.