Name: Maxwell Granger
Meaning: Originally a surname meaning "stream of Maccus" from the Old English name Maccus combined with wella "stream".
Occupation: Scholar and Linguist
Age: 35 years old in Treasures of the Congo
Hair: Short, Blond
Complexion: Lightly tanned
Height: 5' 11"
Identifying Marks: None
Clothing: Has no real interest in fashion and so will wear whatever is appropriate for the climate and location.
Marital Status: Single
Personality: He is usually calm and favours logic and reason over emotion, however is also capable of being scathing. He does not suffer fools gladly, and dislikes deceit.
Abilities: Max is able to translate several ancient tongues, as well as being fluent in Arabic, Greek and Italian. He also has a rough knowledge of other languages, including French, German and Swahili, but with less than native fluency.
Weapons Used: Carries a hunting rifle when on expedition in remote locations.
Other Information: The only child of Wilbur and Dorothy Granger, Max comes from a family of noted scholars and archaeologists. His father, together with his brother, Martin, was well-respected in the field of archaeology, specialising in the ancient civilisations of North Africa and the Middle East. When an unfortunate accident with a gun left him paralysed from the waist down, Wilbur turned instead to books and the long dead languages of the peoples whose ruins he had previously studied. This passion was one he passed on to his son, who is now respected in his own right as a scholar and linguist.
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