Masks of Nyarlathotep
Irresponsible playboy and leader of the doomed Carlyle expedition.
Roger Vane Worthington Carlyle. Leader of the lost Carlyle Expedition. He was rumored to be a dissolute playboy and was a favorite topic of the New York gossip columns. He had a checkered academic record with gentleman’s resignations from Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Miskatonic, Cornell and USC, before finally earning a degree from Groton. He is said to have pulled himself together after his parents died in an automobile accident. It also said however that he relied heavily on the assistance of his more capable sister, Erica Carlyle, and his bodyguard, Jack “Brass” Brady.
The Carlyle Expedition, announced in Spring of 1919 was an abrupt and unexpected chapter in his escapades.He was declared dead in 1919 after local tribesman reported a massacre of whites in the area the expedition had been exploring.