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Aloysis was king of the Cherusen tribe during the time of Sigmar. [1a]


A lean, hawk-faced man with dark hair tied in a scalp lock, his face adorned with blue and red curling tatoos. [2a]


After his lands were invaded by the Norsii, he asked for aid from King Björn of the Unberogens, offering a sword-oath if his warriors joined his and those of King Krugar of the Taleutens. [1a] Before the battle, Aloysis gifted Björn, his champion Alfgeir and the royal bodyguard with cloaks of white wolfskin. The combined army of about 7000 warriors met the 6000 of the Norse in battle in the foothills east of the Middle Mountains and defeated them but the Warlord of the enemy managed to retreat with many of his warriors to a wooded ridgeline - giving them a good defensive position. [1b]

He swore a Sword Oath to Sigmar, allying the Cherusens with the Unberogens, and brought Cherusen forces to the Battle of Black Fire Pass. Afterwards, Aloysis was one of the kings who hailed Sigmar as Emperor, taking the title of Count for himself.

For generations before Sigmar's time, the Cherusens had warred with their eastern neighbours, the Taleutens. This bitter feud continued even after Sigmar's uniting of the human tribes into the Empire, though both Aloysis and the Taleuten Count Krugar denied raiding each other's lands. [2b] Fallen under the dark influence of the Crown of Nagash, Sigmar became enraged by Aloysis and Krugar's continued fighting and deceit, and imprisoned them both pending execution. [2c] Thankfully, Sigmar's friend Wolfgart was able to break the crown's influence before Sigmar could carry out the dark deed, and Aloysis and Krugar were freed. From that moment on the Cherusens and Taleutens ceased their feud.

Aloysis led the Cherusens through both the first Chaos invasion of the Empire and the undead invasion orchestrated by Nagash, he and his people surviving both wars. The Cherusens would go on to become the people of Hochland.

As the dead began to rise across the new Empire, Krugar and his rival Aloysis sent to Sigmar for aid, the three initally gathering forces for the Battle of Ostengard. [3a] During the battle, he and Sigmar held the line against the dead allowing time for Krugar and his Red Scythes to flank the enemy and charged them from the rear. After Krugar threw his sword to impale the Wight King leading them, Aloysus decapitated the Wight and the dead all collapsed. [3b]


Great Tribes
Tribes Asoborn - Brigundians - Cherusen - Endals - Jutones - Menogoths - Merogens - Ostagoths - Taleutens - Teutogen - Thuringians - Udoses - Unberogen
Characters Adelhard - Aldred - Alfgeir - Aloysis - Alessa - Artur - Berongunden - Björn - Bysen - Conn Carsten - Cradoc - Cuthwin - Ebrulf - Egil - Eoforth - Freya - Fridleifr - Garr - Gerreon - Govannon - Griseldis - Henroth - Idris Gwylt - Krugar - Laredus - Leovulf - Maedbh - Marbad - Marika - Marius - Markus - Myrsa - Notker - Otwin - Pendrag - Petra - Ravenna - Redmane Dregor - Redwane - Siggurd - Sigmar - Sigulf - Trinovantes - Ulfdar - Ulrike - Wolfgart - Wolfila