been many places matey. Strange lands I've seen
and stranger creatures I've met; I've seen foreign
gods and heard the beat of pagan drums in the
night....but I say I ain't never come across
owt like the situation here. A living god down
in the sewers and a blacker fiend you won't
find all round the world...He's a dirty stain
on the land and he's up to summat". Thomas
knocked his pipe out on the shelf. "Time
I found out what. Come on lad!"
The Dark Portal
called Thomas Stubbs, the seafaring mouse was
born on the 23rd of September. As soon as he
came of age and received the Sign of the Travelling
Mouse, Thomas began his wanderings.
Making his way
to the sea, on a blizzard howling night, he
was forced to take shelter with a community
of mice in Betony Bank Farm. There he met the
two greatest friends of his life, Woodget Pipple
- and alcohol. With Woodget he sailed across
the world and the two became embroiled in the
hideous schemes of the Scale, the evil followers
of Sarpedon, the serpent God.
adopted the name Triton in memory of Woodget,
who often teased him with it after their encounter
with the water maidens. After many years as
a mariner, the midshipmouse eventually settled
in Greenwich where the old Starwife eased his
unhappy heart. Thomas Triton now lives on board
the Cutty Sark, inside a hollow
figurehead, with his wife Gwen.
guilt he has carried since those early days
has never left him and is a constant torment.
Perhaps one day Thomas is fated to learn the
truth and his conscience will finally be clear.
Only the Green Mouse knows.