Campaign of the Month: August 2014
The Concord of Ashes
Factions of Transylvania
Factions of Constantinople
The Michaelite Toreador
The Antonian Ventrue
The Obertus Tzimisce
The Magnus Orthodox Lasombra
The Malachite Nosferatu
The Children of Judas
The Lexor Brujah
The Baron’s Gangrel
The Narsene Lasombra
The Byzantine Tremere
The Fourth Crusade
The Fourth Cainite Crusade
Locations of Interest in Transylvania
Locations of Interest in the Byzantine Empire
Locations of Interest in Hungary
Locations of Interest in Europe
Locations of Interest in the Byzantine East
Locations of Interest in the Levant
The Traditions of Caine
The First Tradition: Covenant.
“Thy blood makes thee my brood, crafted in my image. My curse thine, my salvation thine. I stand before and above thee as god-regent. I am the way, my Traditions covenant. Renounce me and renounce all hope.”
The Second Tradition: Domain.
“As I am master of Nod, thy domain is thine own concern. Thou art its master, and all will respect this or suffer thy wrath. All will present themselves when entering, and thou shall protect them in turn. By right, thou art allowed to hunt within the bounds of thy domain, its blood thine own. Accept its responsibilities, minister thy domain and pay others the same respect thou expect.”
The Third Tradition: Progeny.
“Thou shalt only sire another with the permission and blessing of thine elder. To create is the providence of those closest to me, for they shall be accountable. Break this, and both thee and thy progeny shall be slain.”
The Fourth Tradition: Accounting.
“Those thou create are thine own blood until released from thy charge. Until that moment, their sins, their blood and their punishments are thine.”
The Fifth Tradition: Destruction.
“Forbidden art thou to spill the blood of another of thy kind who is elder. This right belongs only to the closest to me and none other. It is forbidden for those of weaker blood to rise against their elders.”
The Sixth Tradition: The Silence of Blood.
“Never shalt thou reveal thy true nature to those not of the blood. Doing so shall renounce thy claims to my covenant.”
New & Expanded Backgrounds
Expanded Primary Abilities
New Secondary Abilities
Legacy Character Guidelines
Merits and Flaws
Hunting and Feeding
Feeding on Animals
Feeding on the Dead
Weapon and Armour Lists
Equipment Wear and Damage
Equipment Costs and Frequency
Session One: Ill met in Constantinople; the investigations begin
Session Two: Further Investigations, Meetings the Serpents & the Seraglio Fraternity
Session Three: Quaesitor politics, finding the Chosen of Calomena.
Session Four: Assault on the Chosen
Session Five: Reports and Consequences; a hunt gone awry
Session Six: Rewards; Blood Feasts of the Antonians & the Bishop
Session Seven: Meetings in Buda-Pest, a mission is taken on. Journey preparations, Veceslav in Esztergom
Session Eight: Sailing to Belgrade, Bandit attack & Gurna slain by the river wight
Session Nine: Aprads of Belgrade, meeting Xenephon the Ventrue, & the road to Vrsac
Session Ten: Xenephon tricked, Vrsac evacuated and the “demons” attack. Meeting the demon-hunters.
Session Eleven: Sir Conrad; The Walord of Timisoara, the Fiends of Lugoj and the ‘haven’ of Faget
Session Twelve: Dobria and Weissenburg, attack of the strange wolves
Session Thirteen:the road to Hermannstadt; “creative” surgury
Session Fourteen: the road to Mediasch, meeting Ambrogino the necromancer
Session Fifteen: Interview with the faux Nova, the road to Klausenburg
Session Sixteen: The Cult of Kupala attacks
Session Seventeen: Unwelcome in Klausenburg
Session Eighteen: Mitru’s ambush & Myca’s assistance
Session Nineteen: Intrigue at Bistritz
Session Twenty: Sir Alaric joins the coterie & blizzard delays
Session Twenty One: The Anonymous Monk & Travelling to Tihuta
Session Twenty Two: Anatole & Lucita & translating the tablets
Session Twenty Three: Scouting and Logistics, Beltzanz & his Ferals
Session Twenty Four: Destroying the Ferals, cowing Letzav
Session Twenty Five: Policing the Pass, Treasure hunt & encounter with a wolf
Session Twenty Six: Tracking the werewolf, Perlina arrives
Session Twenty-Seven: The Stricken Seer, discussing Antediluvians, Cleansing the taint
Session Twenty-Eight: A civilised Fiends & Flight of the Daeva
Session Twenty-Nine: The Concord divided, Iron Covenant visits, the Ravnos gather
Session Thirty: Ravnos flight, Gangrel Pursuit, and Perlina awakes
Session Thirty-One: Red Wolf returns, the master mason arrives, De Nord Sange
Session Thirty-Two: Trial by Combat
Session Thirty-Three: Dealing with the Devils, Loose Ends & Rewards
INTERLUDE ONE: The Witch of Apulon
Session Thirty-Four: Haunted Apulon, the rescue of Rowena d’Alexandre
Session Thirty-Five: Gathering in Venice, meeting Prince Narses
Session Thirty-Six: Council of the 4th Crusade
Session Thirty-Seven: Murder of a Crusader; Accusations and investigations
Session Thirty-Eight: Troglodytia, the Vampire hunters, and the Riots
Session Thirty-Nine: Rescuing Aimery; The Crusade is launched
Session Forty: Sack of Zara, Investigating sabotage
Session Forty-One: Apprehending Erzebet
Session Forty-Two: Obertus Diversions
Session Forty-Three: Arrival in Toth
Session Forty-Four: Preparations for the Trial By War
Session Forty-Five: Trial By War with Koban of Vrancea
Session Forty-Eight: Mortal intrigues, The Crusade at Corfu
Session Forty-Nine: Disease, sabotage & Brujah vengeance
Session Fifty: To capture a Prince & the sacrifice of Arnaud the Brave
Session Fifty-One: Execution and treachery, The Crusade sails for Constantinople
Session Fifty-Two: The Crusade at Negroponte, Abydos & Chrysopolis
Session Fifty-Three: The Crusade takes Galata & Latin Infiltration
Session Fifty-Four: The First Siege of Constantinople, Triumph for the Crusade
Session Fifty-Five: Intrigue in the Latin Quarter, the difficulties of Brother Adalbert
Session Fifty-Six: Maude returns and Iulia enlists Adelbert
Session Fifty-Seven: Veceslav returns from the Processional; rescuing the Unicorn
Session Fifty-Eight: A perilous march to St. John Studius
Session Fifty-Nine: Witnessing the Divinity Within; The Great Fire of 1203
Session Sixty: Michaelite Plots & The Missing Muse
Session Sixty-One: Against the Chosen of Calomena
Session Sixty-Two: Rescuing the Mad Muse, flight and survival
Session Sixty-Three: Cult of the Archangel
Session Sixty-Four: Crumbling Alliances, Extreme Measures
Session Sixty-Five: Investigating Mourtzouphlos, Secret Meetings
Session Sixty-Six: Concocting the downfall of Felix of Vaucluse
Session Sixty-Seven: Infiltrating Galata
Session Sixty-Eight: The Set up
Session Sixty-Nine: The Knock down
Session Seventy: Peace proposal
Session Seventy-One: Making Chalki safe and the betrayal of Shabah
Session Seventy-Two: The Council at Chalki
Session Seventy-Three: The Son of the Red Wolf arrives, Declaration of Annihilation
Session Seventy-Four: The Assault Begins (and fails)
Session Seventy-Five: Constantinople falls; The Monastery of John Studius burns…
Session Seventy-Six: The St. Ladre knights revealed, the Covenant of Three broken.
Session Seventy-Seven: The Chosen of Calomena are broken. Mad Maude returns…
Session Seventy-Eight: The Seraglio Fraternity is lost, Gabriel slain.
Session Seventy-Nine: Flight through the city, Petronius surrounded
Session Eighty: The Rats, the Bats, the Cats and the Angel…
Session Eighty-One: Death of the Patriarch. Facing Mary the Black.
Session Eighty-Two: The House of Fabricius falls. Epilogue to the Dream.
Session Eighty-Seven: Arrival at Magdeburg
Session Eighty-Eight: Presentation at Lord Jürgen’s Court
Session Eighty-Nine: The Burzenland is declared. Threats of war.
Session Ninety: Theft of the Sword of Roses & Sceptres
Session Ninety-One: Investigations; the Charlatans are caught
Session Ninety-Two: The thief revealed! Pursuit.
Session Ninety-Three: Wet as October. Desperate offers, suspicious minds…
Session Ninety-Four: Strained relations, “Death” of the Ghost, dubious rewards
Rise of the Bull: Wherein the Saxon Ventrue Ulrich von Wettin finds his future in Transylvania
Daughter of Szekelyland: Wherein the Magyar Brujah Helena Korosi finds a focus for her passion and her wrath.
Paladin of the Black Cross: Wherein the Saxon Ventrue Berengar von Dohna finds his road to redemption.
The Gilded Sinner: Wherein the Magyar Tzimisce Kelemen Szantovitch strives to find amusements worthy of his attention.
A Saga Begins: Wherein the Rus Nosferatu Vladka is reborn in horror, blood and hope.
Session Ninety-Five: A legacy is born, and ambition redrawn, in the city of Kronstadt
Session Ninety-Six: Journey to Etteldorf
Session Ninety-Seven: Assaying Etteldorf. Can this work?
Session Ninety-Eight: Ambush.
Session Ninety-Nine: Taking Council with prince and lord. Dead Guard Storage.
Session One Hundred: Sankt Georgen bound.
Session One Hundred-and-One: Prince of the Szeklers, City of Refuge & the Philosopher Animal
Session One Hundred-and-Two: Etteldorf finds a people, the coterie pursues their long term goals
Session One Hundred-and-Three: The Council of Reps; the Problem with Hermannstadt
Session One Hundred-and-Four: The Wolf Plague and the seeds of war.
Session One Hundred-and-Five: The Werewolves strike and marching on the Black Cave
Session One Hundred-and-Six: Battle of the Black Cave; The Sculptor of Wolves falls.
Session One Hundred-and-Seven: The Ashen Band learns to play together; Dangerous secrets.
Session One Hundred-and-Eight: Delving into domains; the Szeklers arrive, leadership deals.
Session One Hundred-and-Nine: The Burnzenland army arrives at Bran; Camp domains; Ulrich staked.
Session One Hundred-and-Ten: The Band rescues Ulrich and plans change. Arrival at Campulung.
Session One Hundred-and-Eleven: Negotiations with Raluca and her brood.
Session One Hundred-and-Twelve: The Ashen Band journey to Curtea de Arges
Session One Hundred-and-Thirteen: Negotiations with Lambach Ruthven; an outrageous sum.
Session One Hundred-and-Fourteen: Return to Arges, the Swordbearer’s wrath.
Session One Hundred-and-Fifteen: Consequences and repercussions. Ostracism and Infamy.
Session One Hundred-and-Sixteen: Regathering the threads, mending the fences.
Session One Hundred-and-Seventeen: Marius’ plan; a raid on Buzau. Machinations begin.
Session One Hundred-and-Eighteen: Fooling the archdeacon, courting the Burgrave, dealing with Tiberiu.
Session One Hundred-and-Nineteen: Allies gather at Bodzofordulo, the secret ways of Tiberiu.
Session One Hundred-and-Twenty: The attack of the Varganyi
Session One Hundred-and-Twenty-One: Leksi, the future of the Varganyi, and Prince Wiprecht.
Session One Hundred-and-Twenty-Two: Into the Buzau Pass.
Session One Hundred-and-Twenty-Three: Meeting the Uta, and Crusaders without Crosses.
Session One Hundred-and-Twenty-Four: The Keep of Razors and the Winter Ancestors.
Session One Hundred-and-Twenty-Five: Ambushing the Brodniks Cultists of
Session One Hundred-and-Twenty-Six: The Corpse Tree, the Party of Three, and Urkel Tekol.
Session One Hundred-and-Twenty-Seven: Entering Urkel Tekol, carnage of the Undying One.
Session One Hundred-and-Twenty-Eight: The Horror of Tharsătul, fighting the Mother Klavdiya.
Session One Hundred-and-Twenty-Nine: Plan B for Ulrich & Saga, replacing the Seals of Urkel Tekol.
Session One Hundred-and-Thirty: The way is clear. The Vales of Wolves and the Outpost. Mala taken prisoner.
Session One Hundred-and-Thirty-One: Preparing for the attack. Infiltrating the lines of the siege.
Session One Hundred-and-Thirty-Two: Breaking the Siege of Buzau
STORY 11 and D
Session One Hundred-and-Thirty-Three: The Fifth Crusade Gathers at Zagreb
Session One Hundred-and-Thirty-Four: Meeting between Concord and Band. Theophanus arrives.
Session One Hundred-and-Thirty-Five: The Band settles in. Armis arrives.
Session One Hundred-and-Thirty-Six: The First Council of the Fifth Cainite Crusade