Roland "Freddie" Blakely
I'll have you know that I spent most of the War in New York with a chap named Corky. He was a pal of my cousin Gussie, who was in with a lot of people down Washington Square way. I don't know if I ever told you about it, but the reason why I left England …
Charleston Chiu was born in Shanghai--West Virginia, but has spent most of his short life (born 1907) in New York City.
His father was a former Boxer rebel with connections to the Triads of New York's Chinatown, and as soon as he was old enough young …
Francis O'Donnell left medical school in 1917 to enlist in the US Army. A veteran of the final battles in France, he returned to New York and became a private investigator, sometimes working with Jimmy Wright. In 1922 he moved to Paris to study law. He …
Jimmy Wright is a black sheep member of a prominent East Coast family. In university, he studied law but soon came under the influence of various disreputable characters, including Freddie Blakely. His family discovered it was more efficient to pay him a …