Beyond the Stars
Cate Hoffman's Mentor
Oswald Bates was born Virginia, and as soon as he was able began presenting as male to the outside world. He became a celebrated archaeologist, began a relationship with a woman he loved, and soon gained a protégé in Cate Hoffman, who he trusted with his secret.
Oswald was arrested prior to the events of the game following his committing of a heinous crime, later found out to be linked to his discovery of ties between the Cult of Chaugnar Faugn and the Firman family, and his hopes to prevent the cult’s rise.