Jothan Messandi

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Jothan Messandi was a professor of history who is missing and presumed dead on Mirayn or Alzenei.

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345-1107[edit]

Formerly Professor of History at the Institute for System Studies on Alzenei, and author of the popular book "Hoard of the Sky Raiders". Born 298-1057; educated at Alzenei University and several advanced schools; degrees in history and comparative folklore. Missing and presumed dead, 1105.

Messandi's career was undistinguished before the publication of his book, which lead to a short-lived celebrity status. His theories on the origins and fate of the so-called "Sky Raiders" created great public interest, as well as considerable controversy among scientific circles. It has been suggested that Messandi's act of publishing his material for popular consumption, without first going through accepted academic channels, was as much behind Messandi's resulting ostracism as any failure in scholarship or research in the theories themselves. At any rate, Messandi was forced to resign his position with the Institute shortly after the appearance of the book in 1104. He retired to private life; in 1105, however, Messandi disappeared, reputedly while leading a privately organized expedition to Mirayn in an attempt to vindicate his theories. [League of Suns Library Database, 345-1107]

148-1108[edit]

Formerly Professor of History at the Institute for System Studies on Alzenei, and author of the popular book "Hoard of the Sky Raiders". Born 298-1057; educated at Alzenei University and several advanced schools; degrees in history and comparative folklore. Died 052-1108.

Messandi's career was undistinguished before the publication of his book, which lead to a short-lived celebrity status before official disapproval took its toll on his career. The controversy he generated caused the Institute to ask for his resignation in 1104. He was missing, presumed dead, from 1105-1107, when he mounted an expedition to the Outback of Mirayn in a last attempt salvage his reputation. His theories were totally discredited as a result of discoveries made by him and his daughter Lorain during the course of their expeditions. Messandi returned to civilization with his daughter early in 1108 but died shortly thereafter. [League of Suns Library Database, 148-1108]

295-1108[edit]

Formerly Professor of History at the Institute for System Studies on Alzenei, and author of the popular book "Hoard of the Sky Raiders". Born 298-1057; educated at Alzenei University and several advanced schools; degrees in history and comparative folklore. Died 049-1108.

Messandi's career was undistinguished before the publication of his book, which lead to a short-lived celebrity status. His theories on the origin and fate of the so-called "Sky Raiders" created great public interest as well as considerable controversy among scientific circles. Messandi was forced to resign his position with the Institute shortly after the appearance of the book in 1104, retiring him to private life. Missing and presumed dead from 1105-1107, Messandi was discovered by an archaeological team in the Outback of Mirayn where he had been engaged in a search for proof of his theories. They were totally discredited as a result of those Mirayn expeditions.

Shortly after his return to civilization, Messandi died. He is survived by his daughter Lorain.

[League of Suns Library Database, 295-1108]


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