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Their origins mysterious and history tragic, this once-prominent bloodline have become obscure, many would say extinct.  In fact, not so.  "Inbreds" still walk the earth, albeit few in number.  Pretense, their weird Discipline that allows them to seem mortal, aids them in hiding from enemies and each other.  So in fact how many still exist?  No one can say.  Or at least no one who knows is sharing.

This book about the almost lost Karnstein bloodline includes:

  • An overview of their nature and history.
  • A detailed description of their Discipline.
  • Complete character bios for some prominent Karnsteins anyone might meet.
  • Archetypes of the line which may be used by Players or Storytellers.
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May 12th, 2018
Clanbook Karnstein is a very nice effort to add another bloodline to the (already much time ago overpopulated) Vampire background, besides an imaginative love letter to a very seminal work of vampire fiction. All that brief text is ba [...]
October 12th, 2017
The history and the love put into the book truly shows throughout every aspect of the book. I found everything about the Karnstein clan to be something that I would allow for my players to create in a campaign. This clan can work so well as a [...]
September 14th, 2017
Let me begin by saying that I adore the premise of this bloodline. The setting information is well-crafted, and the system section is largely enjoyable. The PRETENSE discipline is interesting, though I feel it could use a little more fine tuning to be [...]
August 23rd, 2017
Wow. Nicely done! I like the write up for Carmilla a lot and the whole Clan history is very well done, with two divergent legends about how the bloodline began (I tend to like the second one the best!). The IC parts are well-written and add flavor whil [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on August 23, 2017.