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Don’t run. 

Please. I know what I look like. I know you saw me,
with my stitches and punctures and wires. 

I know you felt the Fire. 

It’s not my fault. 

It’s what I have instead of a soul. 

It’s how I know I’m alive. 

Don’t run! I don’t want to hurt you. 

I’m not trying to hurt anyone. 

I know it looks like I should. 

I know you’re afraid — but so am I!

Don’t run! No, don’t scream! Please… I don’t want to run, either. 

You are a pilgrim now, one of the Created. You rose to life from dead flesh or inert matter, under the ministrations of one of your own, or a mad scientist, or perhaps just the power of the Divine Fire. You wander the world, sometimes alone, sometimes in the blessed company of your own kind, driven by memories of events and facts you never knew, all in the service of one Great Work…

…to be human. 

Humans don’t make it easy, though. The Divine Fire that animates you burns too bright, blinds people, and scorches the land if you linger too long. It masks your disfigurements and makes you appear human, but that mask slips and people see your hideous, true form. The Pilgrimage is a long, difficult road, but it is yours, and you know, somehow, that the salvation of the New Dawn waits at the end.

This book contains:

  • The complete guide to playing a Promethean in the Chronicles of Darkness
  • Reimagined Lineages and Refinements, and a redesigned system for Transmutations
  • A more detailed approached to the Pilgrimage that presents players with more control over their characters’ path
  • New challenges on the road to humanity, including deranged, greedy alchemists

Note on the Print Editions: Standard Color uses a thinner paper stock than Premium Color, basically the same paper as the Black & White books. This usually means the colors are less vivid, but it also means the price drops a bit per page in the production process. Examples of pages: Premium Color vs. Standard Color.

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Nicolas M March 06, 2023 4:52 pm UTC
The perfect game, great art,great stuff!
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Yann E December 10, 2019 4:35 pm UTC
Does the game need the WoD rulebook ?
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Ian B April 22, 2020 9:16 pm UTC
It does not.
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Courtney B July 10, 2018 5:38 pm UTC
Is the PDF printable?
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Perspective Daily / D August 10, 2016 12:09 pm UTC
I really liked the 1st edition book and am VERY interested in this. And I don't mind some typos or gender-stuff either. Is there any other problem with this PDF? Any significant changes from 1st edition?
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Matthew M August 11, 2016 4:15 pm UTC
The "gender neutral pronouns" that some folks are complaining occur in probably 4 paragraphs, so saying that they're "throughout the book" is more than a little disingenuous.

That said: Do note that this an advance PDF. We're collecting typos and other mistakes as people find them and post them to a thread on the OPP forums, at which point they'll be corrected, the PDF will be revised, and at that point it'll be available in print.

As for changes from the 1st edition, there are a few. Extempore and Unfleshed are included as core Lineages, we added a Refinement, and put a lot more attention into the Pilgrimage and how it works in play.
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Perspective Daily / D August 11, 2016 4:42 pm UTC
Thank you for your answer :) Sold me.
Edit: Wow, I love the new Art! Big improvement to 1st Edition.
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This title was added to our catalog on August 03, 2016.