Bran the Blessed - Celtic God of Rejuvenation and Protection, Lord of Ravens. He died protecting modern-day England, but his severed head continued talking and giving advice for several months afterward. When it at last stopped, it was buried in the White Hill, where some say the Tower of London stands today. According to folklore, that is why ravens still guard the Tower of London.
Vince could not go with Libitha and their child, who would only survive if they left now. Which meant he wouldn't see them again until he died. Of course Libitha had made him promise he wouldn't make that day come sooner than it should, but it was this twist of fate that meant he was grateful the time in hell added to his life had made him old.
Gargoyles are guardians whose job is often to protect and train children, such as Demi-Gods and Demi-Angels. Gargoyles are not very common in modern times but they were once a very strong and powerful species