Markus Hemmings

218-Markus Hemmings


Actor: Gill Gayle
Gender: Male
Type: Taureus-Armenta
Relationships: Dead Unnamed wife
Status: Living
Job: Former archaeologist and teacher
TV Show: "Volcanalis"

Markus Hemmings is a Taureus-Armenta that appeared in "Volcanalis".

Early HistoryEdit

Markus was married 15 years prior to "Volcanalis". He was an archaeologist before his wife was murdered by Volcanalis, and he went off the grid to avenge his wife and warn others about Volcanalis in the mountains.



When Jill Prembrey was near Mt. Hood collecting rocks near a fumarole, Markus tried to warn her that she did not respect "his" property and that she was going to die. He tried to take back the rocks, but Jill pepper sprayed him in the eyes and then drove away. When she fled and he recovered from the pepper spray, he woged into his Taureus-Armenta form.

Later, Markus was in the woods, and Nick found him. When Nick pointed his gun at Markus, Markus woged again. Nick said, "What the hell are you," which led to Markus finding out that Nick was a Grimm, so he tried to flee. He ran for awhile until he was tackled and arrested by Wu. He then warned them the exact way he had warned Jill.

At the precinct, he was questioned by Nick and Captain Renard about his involvement with the death of Jill Prembrey. He told them how he did not kill her and that he was warning people like her to return the rocks, only they never listened. As he rambled on, he eventually said that it was Volcanalis that killed Jill.

After doing some research, Nick and Renard showed Markus one of the diary pictures of Volcanalis. Markus confirmed that the picture looked just like Volcanalis and told them that he had been trying to find a way to kill the demon. He also told them that he would wait even after hell had frozen over to kill Volcanalis, which gave Nick an idea on how to kill Volcanalis.

Nick, Renard, Monroe, and Markus went to where Jill was collecting rocks and grabbed a bunch to take with them. They set up a trap for Volcanalis at an abandoned warehouse, as they had liquid nitrogen tanks and used Markus and the rocks as bait. When Volcanalis arrived through a manhole on the ground of the warehouse, they waited until Markus was out of the way and then blasted Volcanalis with the liquid nitrogen until he was frozen. Markus delivered the final blow by smashing Volcanalis into many pieces with a sledgehammer and thanked the team while telling them he needed that.



  • His date of birth is June 27, 1968.
  • The name Markus was likely derived from Mars, who was the Roman god of war, the most prominent of the military gods in the religion of the Roman army. Mars was also an agricultural guardian.
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