d20 Modern: Beginnings
A deeply cynical and jaded reporter and photographer, who use to work for a tabloid magazine called The Inside View. Dees’ ruined his career when he depleted all his resources and funds in his investigation of the Night Flier, an individual who travels between small airports in a Cessna Skymaster, gruesomely killing people in a way that leads Dees to think the man is a lunatic who believes himself to be a vampire.
After only a few days of interviewing witnesses and following the killer’s trail in his own Cessna, Dees tells the story of how he overtakes the Night Flier during a violent thunderstorm at Wilmington International Airport, and quickly learns that he is badly mistaken about his would-be quarry: it is, indeed, a vampire that is doing the killings. After Dees watches the Night Flier casually empty the bloody contents of his bladder into an airport urinal (or as much of this act as he can see reflected in a mirror), the creature warns off his “would-be biographer”, destroys his photographic evidence, and leaves the mortally-shaken reporter amidst a scene of carnage to be arrested by the police.
Dees lost all his money, his Cesna and his credibility and now (after completing his sentence) he works as a janitor on the Train Station located on the Old Industry Area. He lives in a small apartment near by and almost every day travels or calls the Bradford Airstrip to see if any Cessna has arrived the night before….