The world is a dark and dangerous place.
It is filled with enigmas that do not fit neatly into boxes built by scientists or occultists. That doesn't stop us from trying to find an explanation for everything. It is human nature to compartmentalize, to label and identify the things that frighten them - a thing named is a thing neutered. But some things refuse to be categorized neatly. Some mysteries... [click here for more]
As the Prey Evolves...
Everywhere you turn, a vampire eats some poor factory worker. Werewolves shred cars. Witches curse the innocent. Serial killers devastate communities.
But what about the stranger aspects of the World of Darkness?
Mortal Remains picks up where we left off with Night Stalkers, Spirit Slayers, Witch Finders,... [click here for more]
It's a story that begins with death -- with your death.
Why did the Reaper reach out for you before your time? Why was it that you fell between the cracks?
Do you remember the flare of the gun or the sharpness of the knife? Do you remember the gnawing emptiness or the choking thickness of disease? Did you fall across the Threshold alone in the wild, or in the heart of the city?
The story begins... [click here for more]
"It wouldn't be magic's cutting edge if it didn't make someone bleed." -- Carbon, founder of the Cloud Infinite Reapers
The Price of Disobedience
All societies have rules--even societies of mages. But rules were made to be broken. For the Awakened, shattered laws raise sinister forces. The Left-Hand Path tempts sorcerers with forbidden power, fulfilling their... [click here for more]
THE FEW, THE PROUD, THE ENLIGHTENED
The Void Engineers are hiding something. They’ve traded many of their ideals for guns, turned vessels of peaceful exploration into mobile defense platforms, and — most frightening to the Union — forged themselves into an organized military. They’ve kept the rest of the Technocracy grounded as they fight a mysterious war... [click here for more]
Advocate to the Masses
Of everyone in the Ascension War — Traditionalists, Nephandi, and even other Technocrats — no one gets humanity quite like the Syndicate. The Convention of Cash doesn’t try to change people, and it doesn’t have the hubris of believing it should make the Masses “better” as its fellow Conventions do. No, the Syndicate knows... [click here for more]
Heart of the Union
The Progenitors hid far more depth than anyone, Tradition or Technocrat, realized. Too long considered by others — and even themselves — as lab monkeys and cloistered researchers, their protective cocoon of isolation was ripped away by the Dimensional Anomaly. Forced by cataclysmic events, the Progenitors are injecting themselves back into a sick world.... [click here for more]
"Oppenheimer was no mage, but how can you say he wasn't a wizard? I'm sure he'd never seen any Watchtower or Atlantis god-king or any of your other old myths. But he conjured up something the world had never seen before and changed this Earth forever. No mage had ever done what he did, but we consider ourselves the Awakened people. I'll bet you anything that when he saw the flash, he woke... [click here for more]
Suffer Not the Witch Only a few have the vision to see magic for what it is — anathema. Those who wield this unnatural power must be converted or destroyed, lest they unravel the fabric of the world itself. This is the crusade of the few, the zealous — the Banishers. A Character Book for Mage: The Awakening™
• A look at the varied motives and methods... [click here for more]