Eric Stantz


Son of Dr. Ray Stantz.

"Magic, I bet, JC...It's cool stuff...when used for good instead of evil.

Character created by OgreBBQ and Fritz Baugh

Personal Timeline of Eric Stantz
1959
October 13 Raymond Francis Stantz is born in the Bronx.

1961
February 11. Birth of Elizabeth Lucille Hawthorne in Truro, Nova Scotia. She has an older sister named Cheryl, who has a son, Jay, by 1991.

Sometime before 1970, the Stantzes move to Morrisville, but the timing and reasons of this move have not been established. It is believed that an unnamed brother of David's lives in or near Morrisville. Ray meets Elaine Fuhrman, and has his first crush on her.

1982
Elizabeth Hawthorne takes the Oath of Bonisagus, and is inaugurated into the Order of Hermes as Lady Enlightenment, Filia of Lady Persuasion, Follower of Guernicus.

1983
Dr. Peter Venkman, Dr. Ray Stantz, and Dr. Egon Spengler are fired from Columbia, and form Ghostbusters Inc.

1986
The Ghostbusters encounter their counterparts from the year 2023; Eric Stantz is among the "future" Ghostbusters.

1991
Ray Stantz meets Elizabeth Hawthorne, the Hermetic maga known as "Lady Enlightenment"

Late 1991
Ghostbusters Inc. is dissolved once more, at Egon's instigation, leading to a major rift with the other Ghostbusters as well.

Ray accepts a job as a reasearcher at Stanford. This ends when an accident destroys his lab--he is fired from Stanford and forced to work a series of demeaning odd jobs--by the end of 1997, he's a used car salesman in Colorado.

1995
May 28. Marriage of Ray Stantz and Liz Hawthorne

1996
July 26. Birth of Eric Elwood Stantz

1997
Late in the year, the original Ghostbusters are reunited by the efforts of Janine Melnitz. Ray and his family return to New York in early 1998, and resume activities with the company.

2003
The present-day Ghostbusters are once again aided by the 2023 version of Eric and the other Ghostbusters.

2004
During the battle between the Ghostbusters and the Herald of Gozer, Eric manifests the "Gift" for mystic power for the first time.

2008
Fall. Eric Stantz, instead of attending seventh grade in New York, begins attending Rein•Hagen Academy, a private school secretly run by the Order of Hermes. Liz Hawthorne becomes a member of the faculty to keep an eye on him; .

2014
Eric Hawthorne (Eric Stantz) graduates Rein•Hagen Academy, and becomes a dedicated pupil of Vincent Belmont.

2018
Eric Stantz is inducted into the Order of Hermes as a member of House Bonisagus, and is officially known in the Order as "Eric Hawthorne".

Future Fate:
2020
The Forty First Grand Tribunal of the Order of Hermes. Vincent Belmont, Lady Enlightenment, and Eric Hawthorne (Eric Stantz) all attend; Eric defeats a Tytalus magus who badmouths GBI in a Certamen match.

2021
The Amot-Naphemus Crisis. Eric Stantz becomes a member of Ghostbusters New York.

Known Relatives of Eric Stantz
Dr. Ray Stantz
Relation: Father
Canon: Core character, though their relation is Fan

Elizabeth Hawthorne Stantz
Relation: Mother
Canon: Fan (Created by OgreBBQ)

Patricia Fielding Hawthorne
Relation: Grandmother
Canon: Fan (Fritz Baugh, Jay Tigran)

Max Hawthorne
Relation: Grandfather
Canon: Fan (Fritz Baugh)

Carolyn MacMillan Stantz (deceased)
Relation: Grandmother
Canon: Combines GB1 novelization and Fan (Shiela Paulson) Maiden name is RGB.

Dr. David Stantz (deceased)
Relation: Grandfather
Canon: combines GB1 novelization and Fan (Shiela Paulson)

Cheryl Hawthorne Brushett
Relation: Aunt
Canon: Fan (Fritz Baugh, Jay Tigran)

Joe Brushett
Relation: Uncle
Canon: Fan (Fritz Baugh)

Major Carl Stantz, USAF
Relation: Uncle
Canon: GB1 novelization.

Jean Stantz
Relation: Aunt
Canon: GB1 novelization. By 1983 she has married and divorced, and has a daughter, Amanda (Eric's cousin)--Jean's married name is unrevealed.

Danielle Stantz (Maiden name unrevealed)
Relation: Aunt by marriage (wife of Carl Stantz)
Canon: Fan (Fritz Baugh)

Amanda (last name unrevealed)
Relation: Cousin (daughter of Jean Stantz)
Canon: GB1 novelization; name is Fan (Fritz Baugh)

Justin "Jay" Brushett (Born 1984)
Relation: Cousin
Name unrevealed; son of Cheryl, nephew of Liz Hawthorne Stantz
Canon: Fan (Jay Tigran, Fritz Baugh)

Daniel Stantz
Relation: Cousin (born some time between late 1981-1983)
Canon: GB1 novelization. Name is fan.

Franklin Stantz
Relation: Cousin (born late 1979)
Canon: GB1 novelization. Name is Fan (Fritz Baugh)

Matt Fielding
Relation: Great-Grandfather
Canon: Fan (Fritz Baugh)

Andrew MacMillan (deceased)
Relation: Great Uncle
Canon: RGB

Gaylord Stantz (deceased)
Relation: Great Uncle
Canon: RGB

Lois Stantz
Relation: Great Aunt
Canon: RGB

Tegan Fielding
Relation: First Cousin twice removed (Cousin of maternal grandmother)
Canon: Fan (Fritz Baugh)

Samantha Stantz
Relation: Third cousin
Canon: RGB; exact relation is Fan (Matthew Riddle)

Lady Romana (Presumed Deceased)
Relation: Great-Great-Grandmother
Canon: Fan (Fritz Baugh)

Melwen Fallagar (Deceased)
Relation: Ancestor (of mother)
Canon: Fan (Fritz Baugh)

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