Zacharias is the youngest of 4 brothers. His mother is Elena and his father is Jakob Bernstein, which are running the crematory of Cauldron. The family is running the crematory for a long time. The maybe most important person of his family is maybe his grandmother Svetlana. Through the bloodline a gift for magic is bequeath from the grandmother to the niece. In some rare cases the gift goes to he nephew. It is known that if the gift goes to a male descents the characteristics of magic is more powerfull. In the youth of Zacharias his grandmother teaches him how to channel his magic power.
The crematorium run by Zacharias’ father is very close to Ash Avenue:
Character Sheet Zacharias Bernstein