Monthly Archives: July 2013
Matthew Rook is one of the Seargents in Hawksby’s Foot. Matthew was born in Leeds, the son of a drunkard father. Hi mother died when Matthew was just 5 years old leaving him a virtual orphan. Matthew learned to live off the land and on the streets, a tough capable survivor Matthew spent his teens and early twenties as a poacher and vagabond. A chance encounter on the road lead to Rook saving Lord Hawksby’s life. Hawksby employed Rook as a groundsman and falconer, and soon found Matthew to be an invaluable a dependable servant. Rook is a tough and capable leader and a born fighter. His quick thinking and sharp reactions have got him out of many tough situations. He is often the man Lord Thomas calls upon when he needs particularly difficult tasks accomplishing.
These two brothers are both tenants on Lord Hawksby’s land and members of the Town Watch. Jonathan (right) is the elder of the two by some six years, he is known locally as a hard fighter and hard drinker. Luke is a much quieter and thoughtful character than his brother but no less dependable in a fight.
The miniatures and parts on these are all from Warlord Games. The heads are both from the Celtic Warriors plastic sprues in their Hail Caesar range. Jonathan’s right arm is taken from the pike and shotte cavalry sprue, the hand removed and replaced with a bolt action hand.