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Professor Hubert Windlenot’ is one of the people mentioned in the game ‘Shivers‘, and one of the Ixupi‘s victims.
 
 
[[File:Spirit_of_Professor_Hubert_Windlenot.jpg|thumb|Hubert Windlenot]]
 
[[File:Spirit_of_Professor_Hubert_Windlenot.jpg|thumb|Hubert Windlenot]]
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Sir Hubert T. Windlenot is a "mad Professor", the protagonist of the game ‘Shivers‘, the creator of the [[Windlenot's Museum of the Strange and Unusual]] and one of the [[Ixupi]]‘s victims.
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==Background==
 
Hubert Windlenot, the second son of [[William Windlenot]], Earl of [[Runcorn]], is a member of a very old family in Britain. The Windlenot family has been around for centuries, as noted in the letter from his family’s [[Whitney and Son|lawyers]]. He went to proper schools and attende Oxford
   
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After graduating Oxford with honors, he married noble [[Mary Elizabeth Windlenot|Mary Elizabeth Worthington]] and their son was [[Geoffrey Windlenot]]. He then went into a career of Archeology, possibly the first in his family line to do so. It could be assumed that he had the finances to do such things, since his family is wealthy, something that held true over the years. One of his first travels was at Egypt, and stood before the Great Sphinx when he felt "reborn" and decided to dedicate himself to the lore of the ancients and prove the truth behind myths. From then on, his scholarly interest was that of oddities, his research being focused on ancient curses, findings on mythical beings, proof of alien life, [[Atlantis]] and so on.
==Basic Information==
 
   
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In 1938 he became convinced that pyramids were to be found in isolated parts of the world other than Egypt, inspired by extraterrestrials. His paper gained him election to Edinburgh's Royal Society at 30. Membership was so important to him that he didn't dare to express his true feelings in the paper. He then ventured to archeoastronomy although his theories brought ridicule on him. For 6 years he traveled to several places like Peru, Uzbekistan, Pakistan and China and found when he believed to be proof about common elements between unrelated civilizations.
Professor Hubert Windlenot moved to Mt. Pleasant, Ohio several years prior to the events of the game. He had done so to build the museum of his dreams.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
==Past==
 
Hubert Windlenot is one of the members of a very old family in Britain. The Windlenot family has been around for centuries, as noted in the letter from his family’s lawyers.
 
 
After graduating university, Hubert Windlenot went into a career of Archeology, possibly the first in his family line to do so. It could be assumed that he had the finances to do such things, since his family is wealthy, something that held true over the years.
 
   
 
At some point in Hubert’s life, he earned Knighthood. This could be linked to some Archeological discovery, since Knighthood cannot be purchased.
 
At some point in Hubert’s life, he earned Knighthood. This could be linked to some Archeological discovery, since Knighthood cannot be purchased.
   
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He also claimed to find the remains of a mythical griffin in a tar pit in Turkey, and the mummy of a cyclops in a cave in the Himalayas. The President of the society Sir [[John S. Brown]] accused called him a charlatan and asked him to resign, saving him the shame of being dismissed. However his attitude estranged him from his family.
Apparently, before coming to America, Professor Windlenot had stopped presenting to the Royal Society, after his ‘[[Professor Windlenot’s Scrapbook|findings]]’ of a Griffin were dismissed as lunacy. While it was possible that it was purely fraud pulled on him, he had reasons to believe it was genuine.
 
 
   
 
==The Museum==
 
==The Museum==
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Hubert had accepted a professorship at a college and moved to Mount Pleasant, Ohio. He was soon disappointed by the interest displayed by his students and he failed to establish relationships with them. In an attempt to sparkle their interest he showed them his controversial discoverie. They even started calling him "Windlenut".
   
After this, Hubert had decided to fulfill his dream of a museum for the things that he found interesting: the oddities of the world. He, no doubt, had felt it was possible after Robert E. Ripley made such things famous. It is also possible that Windlenot had decided to create the museum in America since Ripley was American.
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After his contract ended, he quit teaching. Hubert had decided to fulfill his dream of a museum for the things that he found interesting: the oddities of the world. He purchased a piece of land that reminded him of Cumberland. He, no doubt, had felt it was possible after Robert E. Ripley made such things famous. It is also possible that Windlenot had decided to create the museum in America since Ripley was American.
   
Hubert had accepted a professorship at a college in Ohio, and moved to Point Pleasant, Ohio. When he mentioned his dreams of opening a museum, the town decided to allow it, expecting Professor Windlenot to provide people in the town jobs. Professor Windlenot had, in the interest of keeping some things about the place to be a surprise to the town, gone with outside help.
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When he mentioned his dreams of opening a museum, the town decided to allow it, expecting Professor Windlenot to provide people in the town jobs. At the museum ground-breaking Mayor [[Jim Wilton]] and president of CoC [[Bob Taylor]] were present. However Professor Windlenot had, in the interest of keeping some things about the place to be a surprise to the town, gone and hired outside contractors. Arguments between the mayor and outside cntractors postponed the opening of the museum.
   
In the years that followed, he acquired various objects for on display, and was slowing getting things in order. His work at the university had also earned him some admirers in the town, one being a young man who was new to the town.
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In the years that followed, he acquired various objects for on display, and was slowly getting things in order. The opening of the museum kept being postponed. His work at the university had also earned him some admirers in the town, one being [[Merrick Campbell]], a young man who was new to the town.
   
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In the 1970's he sought to find the entrance to a subterranean world and to prove that the Stonehenge was built by aliens.
Around May of 1972, Hubert Windlenot left the Royal Society. In a letter that came from his wife, she says that it would be socially better for their child if he never communicated with Geoffrey, and also that the Royal Society had not mentioned his indiscretions. A common thought at the time, when it came to things that did not make sense. She also mentions that it had earned Professor Windlenot the reputation of a trickster.
 
   
 
In a letter that came from his wife, she says that it would be socially better for their child if he never communicated with Geoffrey, and also that the Royal Society had not mentioned his indiscretions. A common thought at the time, when it came to things that did not make sense. She also mentions that it had earned Professor Windlenot the reputation of a trickster.
In September of 1980, he had left on trip, no doubt related to his museum. When he had returned, he had discovered some things in the museum in disarray. He figured the place had been broken into, but something told him the break in was not meant to be malicious. To his horror, he discover the exhibit of the Ixupi had been tampered with, and that all thirteen were released.
 
   
 
Having left for a trip to Africa he returned in September 1980, and discovered some things in the museum in disarray. He figured the place had been broken into, but something told him the break in was not meant to be malicious. To his horror, he discovered the exhibit of the Ixupi had been tampered with, and that all thirteen were released.
   
 
==Death==
 
==Death==
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[[File:Windlenots_Corpse_Closeup.jpg|thumb]]
 
Hubert met his death as he was trying to flee from the museum. While he was fleeing through the area with the [[File:Windlenots_Corpse_Closeup.jpg|thumb]]underground lake, his life essence was taking by the Stone Ixupi. This led to his spirit being trapped inside the Stone Ixupi’s Vessel. His spirit, however, has been able to speak out to people who get near the museum.
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Hubert met his death as he was trying to flee from the museum.regretting that he had put all those puzzles. While he was fleeing through the area with the underground lake, his life essence was taking by the Stone Ixupi. This led to his spirit being trapped inside the Stone Ixupi’s Vessel. His spirit, however, has been able to speak out to people who get near the museum.
 
==Family==
 
 
Hubert Windlenot is survived by his estranged wife, [[Mary Elizabeth Windlenot]], and his son [[Geoffrey Windlenot|Geoffrey]]. Geoffrey had gotten married in 1984, and it is possible that the young man had children by the time of 1995.
 
 
 
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Latest revision as of 16:29, 7 November 2015

Hubert Windlenot

Sir Hubert T. Windlenot is a "mad Professor", the protagonist of the game ‘Shivers‘, the creator of the Windlenot's Museum of the Strange and Unusual and one of the Ixupi‘s victims.

Background[]

Hubert Windlenot, the second son of William Windlenot, Earl of Runcorn, is a member of a very old family in Britain. The Windlenot family has been around for centuries, as noted in the letter from his family’s lawyers. He went to proper schools and attende Oxford

After graduating Oxford with honors, he married noble Mary Elizabeth Worthington and their son was Geoffrey Windlenot. He then went into a career of Archeology, possibly the first in his family line to do so. It could be assumed that he had the finances to do such things, since his family is wealthy, something that held true over the years. One of his first travels was at Egypt, and stood before the Great Sphinx when he felt "reborn" and decided to dedicate himself to the lore of the ancients and prove the truth behind myths. From then on, his scholarly interest was that of oddities, his research being focused on ancient curses, findings on mythical beings, proof of alien life, Atlantis and so on.

In 1938 he became convinced that pyramids were to be found in isolated parts of the world other than Egypt, inspired by extraterrestrials. His paper gained him election to Edinburgh's Royal Society at 30. Membership was so important to him that he didn't dare to express his true feelings in the paper. He then ventured to archeoastronomy although his theories brought ridicule on him. For 6 years he traveled to several places like Peru, Uzbekistan, Pakistan and China and found when he believed to be proof about common elements between unrelated civilizations.

At some point in Hubert’s life, he earned Knighthood. This could be linked to some Archeological discovery, since Knighthood cannot be purchased.

He also claimed to find the remains of a mythical griffin in a tar pit in Turkey, and the mummy of a cyclops in a cave in the Himalayas. The President of the society Sir John S. Brown accused called him a charlatan and asked him to resign, saving him the shame of being dismissed. However his attitude estranged him from his family.

The Museum[]

Hubert had accepted a professorship at a college and moved to Mount Pleasant, Ohio. He was soon disappointed by the interest displayed by his students and he failed to establish relationships with them. In an attempt to sparkle their interest he showed them his controversial discoverie. They even started calling him "Windlenut".

After his contract ended, he quit teaching. Hubert had decided to fulfill his dream of a museum for the things that he found interesting: the oddities of the world. He purchased a piece of land that reminded him of Cumberland. He, no doubt, had felt it was possible after Robert E. Ripley made such things famous. It is also possible that Windlenot had decided to create the museum in America since Ripley was American.

When he mentioned his dreams of opening a museum, the town decided to allow it, expecting Professor Windlenot to provide people in the town jobs. At the museum ground-breaking Mayor Jim Wilton and president of CoC Bob Taylor were present. However Professor Windlenot had, in the interest of keeping some things about the place to be a surprise to the town, gone and hired outside contractors. Arguments between the mayor and outside cntractors postponed the opening of the museum.

In the years that followed, he acquired various objects for on display, and was slowly getting things in order. The opening of the museum kept being postponed. His work at the university had also earned him some admirers in the town, one being Merrick Campbell, a young man who was new to the town.

In the 1970's he sought to find the entrance to a subterranean world and to prove that the Stonehenge was built by aliens.

In a letter that came from his wife, she says that it would be socially better for their child if he never communicated with Geoffrey, and also that the Royal Society had not mentioned his indiscretions. A common thought at the time, when it came to things that did not make sense. She also mentions that it had earned Professor Windlenot the reputation of a trickster.

Having left for a trip to Africa he returned in September 1980, and discovered some things in the museum in disarray. He figured the place had been broken into, but something told him the break in was not meant to be malicious. To his horror, he discovered the exhibit of the Ixupi had been tampered with, and that all thirteen were released.

Death[]

Windlenots Corpse Closeup.jpg

Hubert met his death as he was trying to flee from the museum.regretting that he had put all those puzzles. While he was fleeing through the area with the underground lake, his life essence was taking by the Stone Ixupi. This led to his spirit being trapped inside the Stone Ixupi’s Vessel. His spirit, however, has been able to speak out to people who get near the museum.