Zeitgeist: Gears of Revolution
Leader of the dockworkers
A grizzled sailor, still with a full head of hair
in his early 50s, Grimsley acts as head of a
nascent dock workers guild in Flint.
only worked the docks in his youth, Grimsley
spent decades sailing—primarily as captain of
a ferry service in Flint’s harbor, but with a stint
in the navy during the last Yerasol War. He took
a gash from a policeman’s knife on the side of
his face in the last big docker riot, and since
then has tried to organize a unified front for the
A couple of months working
at a theater as a child gave him a very stylized
public speaking voice, one full of unnecessary,
Since the events during the first adventure, Thames’ influence in the docks has grown. He has managed to establish a real worker’s union, and he organises frequent gatherings and manfestations in front of places known to exploit workers. All of it is rather peaceful, despite fequent attempts to goad them.