After mere months, Rictus releases Johann and instructs him to travel and learn the ways of kindred society from other allies. He is instructed to eventually return to Vienna when he is ready.
Johann returns to Vienna. He remains Independent despite the formation of the Camarilla. What exists of Clan Brujah in the area looks to Johann for advice, but Johann stays out of the affairs of the locals.
Johann gets exiled from Vienna.
Johann travels to the New World and is disgusted with slavery. He continues to ignore kindred society and instead dedicate himself to inflicting his pain and wrath upon the depraved and wretched.
Johann puts his services to work for the Continental army.
Johann serves as a Bounty Hunter. He makes it a habit of causing problems for plantation owners.
Johann fights for the Union along his family.
The abolition of Slavery. Johann celebrates.
Celebration and jubilation is cut short over the news of the death of Johann's sire Rictus. Johann is once again despondent and proceeds to go on a pilgrimage west.
Johann eventually meets up with the rest of his brood and announces his formal pledge to avenge his sire's death, and shockingly announces his joining The Camarilla.
During the height of the Anarch Revolt, Johann sacrifices his honor to set a plan in motion. After murdering the Seneschal of Riverside CA, Johann Schmidt is immediately bloodhunted in Riverside.
With the speed of the technology boom looming, Johann sought out and poached a ghoul to embrace.
Johann's plan comes to fruition and Max Powers becomes the new Prince of Riverside. Johann is exonerated of his crimes and is named Advisor to the Prince.