Curwen Carfield was a male near-human Krath Master, Scientist and Grand Inquisitor in the Imperial Inquisitorius of the Byss Empire. He was a close associate and devout follower of Grand Inquisitor Clana'thaly'nuruodo and led the Science&Research department of the Inquisitorius for which he developed several prototype technologies - often bypassing ethical standards and intergalactic treaties in the process of doing so.