A city as large as Chicago requires more than a surface study to find out its secrets.
Princes, Primogen, and all those other Kindred with titles and notoriety may claim to uphold the Masquerade, but they delight in the undead fame and status. There are others, well-hidden, with deeper secrets, darker ambitions, and elusive sects buried in Chicago and its surrounding towns and cities.
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It’s a mistake to think of vampires as simple parasites that latch on to an unlucky victim and drain them until they drop. No, they’re not ticks. They’re spiders.Kindred lure victims into their webs and form a ring of protection and sustenance around themselves. And spiders, like vampires, are cunning. They ensnare the small and the weak, but some... [click here for more]
What motivates an undead body to go on walking, talking, plotting, and biting?The Hunger is an obvious motivation. It drives all vampires to commit foul acts in the name of sustenance.The Beast, too, gives a Kindred drive. Whether in fear of the Beast within or in attempts to master it, that constant nagging growl makes an undead monster march on. ... [click here for more]
When you have already experienced death, why have faith? If you accept that you and everyone like you is cursed by God, why cling to His word?When you return from the other side as a blood-drinking monster, what purpose serves belief?Kindred build and are drawn to faiths for myriad reasons. The exertion of power over a flock. Satisfying... [click here for more]
Do you know who considers faith among the dead a trivial concept — or worse, a new one?Dullards and con artists.These vampires want you to believe that religion is a new phenomenon among Kindred. They want you to believe only vampires on the periphery subscribe to the worship of higher powers or seek a greater cause.They want you... [click here for more]
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In a small American town, someone is killing people and taking their blood, which is always a problem for vampires. If it is a human being, it might draw attention to the true predators of the night.If it is Kindred, the Masquerade is in jeopardy. If it is something else...
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