The Ashes of Paradise
Once they ruled the earth as gods, radiant spirits of fire and thunder that defied the fury of Heaven for a thousand years. Now the angels of the Abyss have returned to a world that has forgotten them, a place devoid of the faith that fueled their dreams of glory. No longer titans of creation but bound in frail vessels of human flesh, the fallen are but shadows... [click here for more]
The world is a dark and dangerous place.
It is filled with enigmas that do not fit neatly into boxes built by scientists or occultists. That doesn't stop us from trying to find an explanation for everything. It is human nature to compartmentalize, to label and identify the things that frighten them - a thing named is a thing neutered. But some things refuse to be categorized neatly. Some mysteries... [click here for more]
Puppeteers and Puppets We are the masters of the world. We control the Machine, watch every human cog spinning within it. We have gained power over the material world and the supernatural. And all we had to do was trade our freedom for eternal servitude to those above us. A Character Book for Mage: The Awakening™
• The history and society of the Seers of the Throne,... [click here for more]
The Fractured Prism The higher truths of the Supernal World are constantly broadcast down into the Fallen World, distorted into a thousand different forms — such as the occult beliefs of Sleepers throughout the world. A mage versed in these traditions can see past the Sleeper’s occult trappings to the Supernal truth, like a faint light that is invisible to the blind.... [click here for more]