Murder at the Bloodwood Masquerade Ball

Bloodworth Falls is an isolated town full of scandal, blackmail, and deceit.  The townsfolk bicker in the streets, and many believe the local government to be corrupt.  Nevertheless, the mayor is hosting a mysterious masquerade ball in the old Bloodwood Castle, and the tickets to the event have sold out in record time. The townspeople are curious to find out why the mayor would put effort into doing something positive in this town of gloom, but all are eagerly hunting for the perfect mask.  You are worried what will happen on this night when toxic people gather at the castle.  You are alarmed, as you didn't purchase your ticket - it was placed in your mailbox in an unmarked envelope.  Somebody wants you there, but you don't know why.  This is where your story begins.

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Invited Guests

 

FINN BURGUNDY

Playhouse Director 

Finn Burgundy is the brazen leader of the Moon Shadow Playhouse.  Finn prefers to produce dark-themed plays for the theater and is a demanding director.  Finn will get what s/he wants at all costs, so stay out of Finn’s crosshairs if you are into self-preservation.

Costume Suggestions: Trendy yet conservative burgundy attire of any kind.  Burgundy trimmed / colored masquerade mask as a prop.  

 ASHTON JADE

CBC News Reporter

Ashton Jade is the gregarious news reporter for CBC News.  Ashton is currently doing whatever it takes to secure the vacant anchor position at the television station.  Therefore, if you have newsworthy secrets, stay clear of Ashton.

Costume Suggestions: Conservative green attire of any kind.  Green trimmed / colored masquerade mask as a prop.  Can bring along a notepad to take notes as an optional accessory.   

PEYTON PEWTER

Computer Technician

Peyton Pewter founded the company Nerd Squadron, which is a traveling tech business.  Peyton services most of the business networks in Bloodworth Falls, and has recently started making house calls to private residences.  Peyton is wired into the town and seems to know a bit about everyone’s business.

Costume Suggestions: Nerdy gray attire of any kind. Gray trimmed/colored masquerade mask for a prop.  

 REESE CERULEAN

Entrepreneur

Reese Cerulean is the wealthiest person in Bloodworth Falls.  Reese is quite powerful, as s/he owns most of the businesses and properties in town.  Rumor has it that Reese’s pile of gold came from frivolous lawsuits many years ago. Reese has a short fuse, and you don’t want to light it – especially if wish to avoid wasting countless hours of your life in a courtroom.

Costume Suggestions: Designer / expensive looking attire of any kind.  Blue trimmed / colored masquerade mask as a prop.  Can bring along wads of money (real/fake) to have hanging out of your pockets.   

LOGAN PLUM

Electrician

Logan Plum is the antisocial electrician in Bloodworth Falls.  Not one for good conversation, this blue collar worker despises people in general.  However, Logan’s an excellent electrician and happens to be the only one in town.  As long as you leave Logan alone, you’ll have peace.

Non-stylish purple/plum attire of any kind.  Purple/plum trimmed / colored masquerade mask as a prop.  

DREW GOLDEN

Stagehand

Drew Golden is the boisterous stagehand for the Moon Shadow Playhouse. Drew has been desperately trying to break into stage acting, but Finn Burgundy won’t hear of it, and there’s not another playhouse in town. Drew sometimes takes out his/her frustrations on the cast members of the theater.

Trendy yet conservative gold/yellow attire of any kind.  Gold/yellow trimmed / colored masquerade mask as a prop.  

 RILEY WHITE

Mayor of Bloodworth Falls

Riley White is the scandalous mayor of Bloodworth Falls.  The mayor’s no stranger to corruption, bribery, and blackmail and has a hand in many depraved matters.  However, Riley is a hard worker and takes care of the primary needs of the people of Bloodworth Falls.  Things are doom-and-gloom in the town, but nobody would dare run against Riley for mayor.

Trendy yet conservative white attire of any kind.  White masquerade mask as a prop.

OMARI BLACK

Radio Host

The hit morning radio host, Omari Black, is a great friend to have and a horrible enemy to make.  Omari has the attention of the morning commuters and can make-or-break a person in the town of Bloodworth Falls.  Omari can be shady at times and is known to accept bribes for radio spots.

Trendy yet conservative black attire of any kind.  Black masquerade mask as a prop. 

PRAM PEACH

Costume Designer

Pram Peach is the flamboyant costume designer for the Moon Shadow Playhouse. Pram aspires to be more than a theater costume designer and has sent the latest Pram Fashions to handpicked celebrities.  Pram hopes to see the pieces walk down the red carpet one day soon.  Pram’s been frustrated lately that a big break hasn’t happened yet.

Costume-themed orange/peach attire of any kind.  Orange/peach colored theatrical masquerade mask as a prop. 

DEADBEE CYAN

EDM Producer / DJ

Deadbee Cyan is a rising star and electronic dance music (EDM) producer.  Deadbee is famous in the underground music scene and has recently gained recognition for receiving a Gram Award for the hit song I’m Lucky.  People say everything Deadbee touches turns to gold.  It would be wise to stay in this DJ’s shadows if you are seeking fame and fortune, as there’s plenty to go around. 

Trendy yet conservative turquoise/ greenish-blue attire of any kind. Turquoise/greenish-blue colored masquerade mask as a prop. 

WOLFE INDIGO

Butler of Reese Cerulean

Wolfe Indigo is the sarcastic butler of the town tycoon, Reese Cerulean.  Rumor has it that Wolfe’s current position is a by-product of a frivolous lawsuit.  Many have tried to validate this rumor, but all have failed. One thing is for certain - Wolfe is miserable as Reese’s servant, and that is not disputed. 

Trendy yet conservative indigo/dark-purple attire of any kind. Indigo/dark-purple colored masquerade mask as a prop.  

MADISON SCARLET

Federal Agent

Madison Scarlet is the femme fatale federal agent.  She often leaves her hometown of Bloodworth Falls to travel to foreign lands on secret missions. This secret agent’s difficult to be around, as it is impossible to tell if she is working on a mission or enjoying her time away from the agency. Watch what you say around this undercover snoop.

Red evening gown, red-trimmed/red masquerade mask as a prop.  Optional toy gun strapped to a garter belt as an accessory. 

BRAD OLIVE

Stage Actor

Brad Olive is the charismatic stage actor at the Moon Shadow Playhouse.  A tad narcissistic, he knows he is shamefully good-looking and can get whatever he wants out of women.  Brad has been the lead actor in the theater for many years and is looking for a big break in Hollywood.

Olive green attire of any kind.  Olive green trimmed/colored mask as a prop.  Sharpie marker for autographs as an optional accessory.

GARY GRAY

Mechanic

Gary Gray is the deceitful mechanic at Gray’s Auto Shop in Bloodworth Falls. Gary’s a skilled mechanic, but many people believe he adds charges for unnecessary parts and labor after repairing a vehicle. He’s the best mechanic in town, so what can anybody do about it?

Gray attire of any kind.  Gray masquerade mask as a prop. 

FREDDIE FUCHSIA

Horse Jockey

Freddie Fuchsia is the cynical horse jockey of the infamous racehorse Dark Sail.  Freddie does whatever it takes to win races and will stop at nothing to get in the winner’s circle.  Other jockeys think Freddie has trained Dark Sail to bite competitors during races, but nobody has been able to prove Freddie had anything to do with his ill-mannered behavior.

Trendy yet conservative fuchsia/bright pink attire of any kind. Fuchsia/bright-pink trimmed or colored masquerade mask as a prop. 

AVERY  LEMON

Scuba Instructor

Avery Lemon is the blissful scuba instructor.  Avery is a helpful person and a joy to be around.  Unfortunately, cruel people often take advantage of Avery’s gentle personality, and Avery often ends up on the wrong side of things. Nonetheless, everybody loves to be around Avery’s smile, as it’s contagious.

Trendy yet conservative yellow attire of any kind. Yellow trimmed or colored masquerade mask as a prop.

CAREY CORAL

Ancient Artifacts Dealer

Carey Coral is the eccentric ancient artifacts dealer from England.  Carey travels to remote spots around the globe to find exotic items and sells them at local auctions. Due to worldly travels, Carey knows a bit about everything.  Carey has recently moved to Bloodworth Falls and is not afraid to say it was a big mistake.

Trendy yet conservative coral/salmon attire of any kind. Coral/salmon trimmed or colored masquerade mask as a prop.

BRIN MINT

Cosmetic Surgeon

Dr. Brin Mint is the outrageous plastic surgeon from Bloodworth Falls.  Brin will give you a free treatment plan for your face – without a request for one. This can be off-putting to most people, so this doc doesn’t have many true friends.  Nevertheless, Dr. Mint’s appointment book is filled for months in advance.

Costume Suggestions: Trendy yet conservative mint colored attire of any kind. Mint trimmed or colored masquerade mask as a prop.

 LOU VIOLET

Magician

Lou Violet is the paranoid magician.  Lou performs weekly at the Moon Shadow Playhouse and constantly dribbles about conspiracy theory nonsense.  Lou is a talented magician with a great team of assistants.  Lou has an amazing magic show but is exhausting to be around personally.

Costume Suggestions: Glitzy purple attire of any kind or a black tuxedo with a top hat.  Purple trimmed / colored masquerade mask as a prop.  Optional to have a magic wand and a bag of tricks to perform for other guests.

MAGICIAN’S ASSISTANT

Assistant to Lou Violet

Lou Violet’s assistants are the best in the entertainment business.  An attractive bunch with great performing skills, they often complain about how difficult it is to work for Lou. There are rumors going around they are seeking employment elsewhere.

Costume Suggestions: Glitzy purple attire of any kind or a black tuxedo with a top hat.  Purple trimmed / colored masquerade mask as a prop.  Optional to have a magic wand and a bag of tricks to perform for other guests.

IZZY MAROON

Lead Makeup Artist

Izzy Maroon is the eccentric makeup artist at the Moon Shadow Playhouse. Izzy’s also a weapon collector and loves to discuss the items in the collection such as blast knuckles, chain whips, grappling hooks, and throwing star necklaces.  It isn’t a mystery why the actors who sit in Izzy’s makeup chair never voice a complaint.

Costume Suggestions: Trendy maroon/burgundy attire of any kind.  Maroon/burgundy trimmed / colored masquerade mask as a prop.  Optional to have a makeup kit to do ‘touch ups’ on people at the party.

MAKEUP TEAM

Moon Shadow Playhouse

The members of the Moon Shadow Playhouse makeup team are obedient, hard-working professionals.  Rumor has it they’re scared to work for someone like Izzy Maroon. However, Finn Burgundy doesn’t mind Izzy’s oddities, as the makeup always gets done on time for the opening act and nobody ever complains.

Costume Suggestions: Trendy maroon/burgundy attire of any kind.  Maroon/burgundy trimmed / colored masquerade mask as a prop.  Optional to have a makeup kit to do ‘touch ups’ on people at the party.

CASS CHOCOLATE

Lead Production Assistant

Cass Chocolate is an insomnia-driven workaholic.  Cass typically has dark circles under the eyes from a lack of sleep but is mentally sharp as a tack.  Cass and crew assist everybody at the Moon Shadow Playhouse and ensure everything runs smoothly during performances.

Costume Suggestions: Brown attire of any kind.  Brown or brown trimmed masquerade mask as a prop.  Dark circles drawn under your eyes as an optional effect for when / if you remove your mask.

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Moon Shadow Playhouse

The production assistants who report to Cass Chocolate are a boisterous bunch.  Cass has a full plate, as this team needs to be micromanaged.  Cass can become quite intolerant of ill-behavior on occasion – but for good reason.

Costume Suggestions: Brown attire of any kind.  Brown or brown trimmed masquerade mask as a prop.

BRUNO IVORY

Pop Star

Bruno Ivory is the wacky pop star who catapulted to fame this year with his uber-hit single – Eatin’ Grenades. Bruno is famous for peculiarities, such as keeping insects in jars as pets. His entourage must always sneak behind him and set his insect armyfree each day.

Costume Suggestions:Trendy yet conservative white/ivory attire of any kind.  White/ivory colored masquerade mask as a prop.  Toy insects in jars as optional props.

ENTOURAGE

Bruno Ivory’s Entourage

Bruno Ivory’s entourage is a group of serious professionals.  Bruno has risen to fame in such a short amount of time; his entourage has had a difficult time keeping up with the demands of the pop star – and his increasing needs for security.

Costume Suggestions:Trendy yet conservative white/ivory attire of any kind or a black suit.  White/ivory colored masquerade mask as a prop.  Optional to have a toy gun and ear pieces.

MARIA LIME

Mobster

Maria Lime is a notorious gangster from the Silver Dollar Mob.  She is trying to remain undercover, as there may be federal agents lurking about in Bloodworth Falls, and she is a wanted felon.  She often makes up stories about what she does for a living if she senses she’s around law enforcement.

Costume Suggestions: Black suit with a green colored or trimmed masquerade mask.  A fedora and toy gun as an optional prop. 

MOBSTER

Silver Dollar Mob

The mobsters of the Silver Dollar Mob from Anonville are an infamous group of criminals.  They all report to Silver Dollar Sonny - a legendary crime boss wanted by the FBI. Sonny crept underground many years ago. The rumor mill reports the feds are actively searching for him and his mobsters.

Costume Suggestions: Black suit with a green colored or trimmed masquerade mask.  A fedora and toy gun as an optional prop.

JOHN/JANE DOE

Unknown

Nobody knows who this person is at the masquerade ball.  Everybody agrees that this person is certainly up to no good.

Costume Suggestions: Solid color full face mask of any style and a hoodie to hide your hair.  Try to appear androgynous by covering your hair and wearing baggy clothing. 

CHARLIE PERIWINKLE

Fisherman

Originally hailing from the bayous of southern Louisiana, Charlie travels the world in search of the best deep sea fishing.  Charlie recently took a position as a boat captain hosting deep sea fishing excursions along the eastern coastline.  Charlie’s famous for pirate impersonations and prefers to be called Captain Charlie.

Casual bluish purple colored attire of any kind.  Fisherman’s hat or pirate hat as an optional prop. Bluish purple trimmed or colored masquerade mask as a prop. 

MICKY MUSTARD

Astronaut 

Micky Mustard lingers in the shadows during social gatherings, as an exceptionally high I.Q. makes Micky a challenge to have a conversation with, as s/he talks over everyone’s head.  Micky is a rocket scientist-turned-astronaut with superhuman intelligence.

Astronaut costume (or any white jumpsuit) with a golden trimmed masquerade mask as a prop. 

STEVIE PINK

Cafeteria Line Worker

Stevie Pink is the nosy cafeteria line worker at Bloodworth Falls Elementary School.  Stevie knows everything about everyone through eavesdropping on the kids during lunchtime.  This lunch worker’s no stranger to cuttin’ a rug, as Stevie is always bustin’ a move. 

Cafeteria uniform with a hairnet as an optional prop.  Pink masquerade mask as a prop. 

CARNEY COBALT

Amusement Park Ride Operator

Carney Vale is the boisterous amusement park ride operator at Bloodworth Falls Amusement Center.  Carney has a bad habit of mocking people and has a reputation for being greedy.  Don’t get into a situation where Carney could take advantage of you, or you’ll lose!

Blue carnival/amusement park uniform/t-shirt.  Blue masquerade mask as a prop. 

TELE TAUPE

RBC News Reporter

TTele Taupe is always on top of the latest story - sometimes before they happen!  Tele’s an ambitious investigative reporter for the RBC Television Station and will stop at nothing to be the first to get the scoop.

Taupe colored attire with a microphone (toy/fake) as an optional prop. Taupe trimmed masquerade mask as a prop. 

CHEK LILAC

Bank Teller

Chek Lilac is the pennywise bank teller.  Known to be quite frugal, Chek will drive you crazy with meticulous calculations to the nearest quarter of a cent! Add on thirty minutes to the time slot if you plan a lunch date with Chek, as it takes that long for Chek to analyze the bill!  

Business attire (black or any shade of purple) with a light purple masquerade mask as a prop. 

FRANKIE VERMILLION

ER Physician 

Frankie Vermillion is the energetic emergency room physician at Bloodworth Falls Hospital and heir to the Bloodwood Castle.  This doc’s in serious love - with Dr. Frankie Vermillion.  Dr. V doesn’t pass up a reflective surface without admiring him/herself.

Lab coat and stethoscope as an optional prop.  Red masquerade mask as a prop. 

ALEX CHARCOAL

Pastry Chef

Alex Charcoal is a baker and owner of the Bloodworth Falls Bakery.  Alex is the rudest soul in town and a notorious party crasher.  For this reason, Alex received a free ticket to the masquerade ball at the castle just to ease the tension!

Dark gray colored attire with a chef’s hat as an optional prop.  Dark gray masquerade mask as a prop. 

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