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Beautiful Lies: Faces of Heresy

Beautiful Lies: Faces of Heresy


Clinging to hope

If they were to ever overcome doctrinal and dogmatic difference, the Heretics would represent a terrible threat to the unity preached by the Hierarchy.  Whilst not officially discouraged, Transcendence is still the dream of many Restless who know that the Shadowlands cannot be the final destination for all souls.  Those with the conviction to pursue Transcendence often need the comfort of others on the journey, those who can illuminate the Eight Truths and provide the rarest and most basic of human needs – hope.

 Beautiful Lies includes:

  • An overview of the role of Heretics in Stygian society, and the reasons the Hierarchy wants Restless to focus on anything else.
  • Three complete Heretic cults: The Knights of the Siklos Redemption, The Circle of the Guttering Flame, and the Path of the Harmonious Agrarian Collective
  • Six charácter templates
  • Story ideas to integrate these Heretic cults with your chronicle.
  • A simple Haunt contested by Heretics and Renegades
  • Heresy by design – a tool to help Stoytellers and players develop Heretic cults for their chronicles

 If caught with this volume, throw it into the nearest Nihil – secrecy is our greatest strength.

The Revised and Expanded Edition takes the page count from 40 to 50 pages, and addresses feedback from readers.  Enjoy the new content!

**Character sheets in this title are used with permission from Mr Gone.  You can find all of his Storyteller Vault products and support him here:"MrGone"%20Leland

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Jason S July 20, 2019 1:36 pm UTC
There's a glitch among the character sheets. Instead of the "Camp Counselor," the "Blackmailed Bureaucrat" appears twice.
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Adrian S September 05, 2019 1:49 am UTC
Hi Jason, my apologies for not seeing your comment earlier. I'll attend to this and republish the title tomorrow. Thanks for letting me know.
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Adrian S September 06, 2019 12:45 am UTC
Hi Jason, I have just uploaded the new version as promised, all character sheets now match the write-ups, and I have ensured they are 'locked' so that information isn't lost if readers accidentally click on fields. Thanks for helping to improve the quality my work; I really appreciate it.
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DSC Tabletop Gaming Club _ April 23, 2019 9:29 pm UTC
Just to point out the chapter titles don't match the titles in the table of contents. Also with the character sheets for the archetypes being fillable, its makes it real easy to accidentally delete information.
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Adrian S July 05, 2019 12:16 am UTC
Thanks for letting me know. I've addressed these issues in the new edition (available above), and added another chapter of content, taking the page count to 50. I hope you enjoy this new version.
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