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The Baron’s Gangrel
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The Fourth Crusade

A Short History of the Fourth Crusade

The Fourth Cainite Crusade
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Locations of Interest in Transylvania

Bistritz
Hermannstadt
Weissenburg
Klausenburg
Kronstadt
Mediasch
Schaasburg
The Tihuta Pass
Toth and the Bostral Pass
Szeklerland
Ceoris

Draculas castle by araymous


Locations of Interest in the Byzantine Empire

Constantinople
Adrianople
Thessalonica
Athens
Nicaea


Locations of Interest in Europe

Buda-Pest
Esztergom
Pressburg
Vienna
Venice
Zara
Frankfurt
L√ľneburg
Sophia


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 Backgrounds

Alternate Identity
Byzantine Status
Clan Prestige
Fame
Military Force
Network
Spirit Retainers
Vassalage


Expanded Primary Abilities

Talents: Awareness
Talents: Streetwise
Skills: Herbalism
Skills: Meditation
Knowledges: Enigmas
Knowledges: Science

New Secondary Abilities

Talents: Franchise
Skills: Chivalry
Skills: Tactics
Knowledges: Cainite Lore
Knowledges: Heraldry
Knowledges: Magus Lore
Knowledges: Wraith Lore
Knowledges: Werewolf Lore
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House Rules
Disciplines
Hunting and Feeding
Combat
Armour and Shield Damage

Vampire by vyle art


TIMELINE


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SESSION SUMMARIES

STORY ONE
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

STORY TWO
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
Session Thirty-Four: Haunted Apulon, the rescue of Rowena d’Alexandre

STORY THREE
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

STORY FOUR
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

INTERLUDE
Session Forty-Six: The Red Wolf falls; Murder in Kronstadt
Session Forty-Seven: Lextalionis, Warlocks and Crusade

STORY FIVE
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

STORY SIX
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

STORY SEVEN
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

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