The Verenian Watchers
Abraxis Finch was the local town wizard for the city of Northaven. He provided common magical services for the populace who would have to travel to his estate a mile out of the city in order to ask for them, which was a task that required some commitment given the state of his estate. According to local legend, Finch’s estate was cursed by a hag whom he offended, and has since had a creepy exterior, with shadows of those who enter appearing more gaunt, and as though they are moving independent of those who are casting them. A creeping fog clings to the ground around his estate, obscuring everything around it, and the plant life is withered and thorny.
Despite the creepy exterior of his abode, Abraxis is a soft-spoken, kind-hearted man who cares deeply for his community, having hired The Stellar Alliance to eliminate whatever creature was causing the grisly murders of people in the city. After that contract was finished however, he disappeared from the city, leaving only a letter at his previous home to explain that he had to leave for other business.