Gregor Karr is a one-time Marshal of the European Security forces. He was recruited by General Tolonen from the Net. In his youth he was a "blood" - a to-the-death combat fighter. A huge man physically, he is also one of Li Yuan's "most-trusted men". As a respected pillar of society, is married to Marie Enge and the father of four growing daughters he rose beyond all early expectations and became a pivotal figure in the politics of City Europe, but when offered the role of Emperor, he demurred, instead joining Kim Ward and the others on the journey to Eridani.