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SotM's Guide to Dying


Secrets of the Masquerade becomes Shadows of the Masquerade for their Wraith supplements! 

Dive into the causes of deaths and their effects on given lives to fuel your Wraith creation process.

Well, we’re dead, now what?

This small supplement organizes types of possible deaths and gives examples of matching passions for the newly born Wraith.

Guide to Dying includes:

•   Short concise descriptions of possible deaths and how they may affect the individual in Death;

•   Three sample characters with two to three different deaths with their matching Passions, Fetters and Shadow, for a total of eight character concepts. 

As their mortal bases were interesting to become Wraiths, two of the three sample characters are from SotM's Guide to Siring for Vampire: the Masquerade. Their causes of death difer from their embrace. The purchase of Guide to Siring is not mandatory, the products are two separate entities.

The eight character concepts proposed do not have character sheets included. This is to allow a player to personalize or use them as starting points or to fire up their imagination when creating their own wraiths.

20 pages, about 5500 words
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January 15th, 2019
Secrets of the Masquerade brings us another top notch book with their Guide to Dying. A very similiar feel to their previous book, Guide to Siring, this book provides us with background story plots for new wraith characters. We could say a lot of gr [...]
December 27th, 2018
Review of the Product, Secrets of the Masquerade, Guide to dying. To begin this review I would like to start by saying I found this products organization, both in layout and presenting information, was Stellar. It is quickly apparent that this [...]
December 20th, 2018
So often when a Storyteller is spooling up a Wraith: the Oblivion game, they become preoccupied with the setting of the chronicle – because Wraith can have so many – and the antagonistic factions at work within the chronicle – because, [...]
December 20th, 2018
I love toolkit books like this. Short, sweet, to the point, without need for tons of flowery exposition. I found this short book to be quite helpful. Too often, I personally get a little bogged down by all of the metaphysical elements [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on December 18, 2018.