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Murdered by Jeb Hawkes.
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Biography[edit | edit source]
Early Life[edit | edit source]
Visit To Collinsport[edit | edit source]
In the 1940s, Paul married into the wealthy Collins family and lived at Collinwood with his wife Elizabeth, there he met an unscrupulous con artist named Jason McGuire (271). He once commissioned Sam Evans to paint a portrait of him in the style and size of the Jeremiah painting hanging above the Collinwood mantle. The portrait was never begun, despite a few preliminary sketches by Sam (42). He later had a daughter named Carolyn Stoddard in June 16, 1946 (267).
The Deal[edit | edit source]
In December 4, 1949, Paul Stoddard, said the day started as usual, Roger was pouting, and the baby was crying and he was also plotting with Jason McGuire about the money, and how he was enabled to get any of it.
He later went to the Blue Whale, to get a few drinks like usual and was shown to be very depressed there, he later met a man named Mr. Strak and made a deal with him for his most precious object in exchange for twenty years of good luck and fortune in which he agreed, but Paul Stoddard, just thought of it as a drunken conversation, nothing of importance (900).
Faking his Death[edit | edit source]
the next day, Paul Stoddard decided to pack his bags and finally leave Collinsport and became a traveling man, he was gonna leave with his best friend, Jason McGuire, he decided to take his daughter's suitcase which angered Elizabeth, making her attack Paul with a poker, which stunned him. Jason told her that Paul was killed and he made it look that he buried his body and belongings in a locked room in the basement of Collinwood. Paul and Jason left Collinsport to start life somewhere else (272).
He fled with Jason McGuire, eventually losing contact with him during their trip in Hong Kong, after that his life became successful he created his own business and did very good in stockmarket, until losing all of his money in 1969 (900).
Return to Collinsport[edit | edit source]
In 1969, Paul did return to Collinwood after 20 years (888). He also learned at that time the details of a pact he had made for wealth with beings he now knew were demons. His deal with Mr. Strak was for 20 years of good luck and fortune in exchange for his most precious possession. The Leviathans were coming to collect payment for his good fortune—his daughter Carolyn (900). Attempting to stop this plot, he was killed (933).
Background information and notes[edit | edit source]
- Paul was first alluded to in 5, though his name wasn't revealed until 41.
- In 244 it is stated that Paul left after Carolyn was born. Elizabeth makes references to how he ignored Carolyn.