Blood Will Out!
Shadowrunners have a lot of rules, and each and every one of them can be overruled by the proper amount of nuyen. So when shadowrunners talk about “never trusting an elf,” that’s more of a bargaining position than anything else. Luckily for them, some elves have plenty of scratch they can use as a persuasive tool. And for the tasks they have in... [click here for more]
The Long Shadows of War
This is the way it works—if you want to know what the main cause of World War II was, look at World War I. If you want to understand the United States of America in the late twentieth century, make sure you understand the Vietnam War and all of its ramifications. The point is this: Even if you didn’t fight in a war, even if you weren’t born when the... [click here for more]
Nothing Is Free
Guns and ammo cost nuyen. Mastering martial arts takes time. And learning how to use explosives without blowing yourself up takes patience and a steady hand. These weapons and more are out there, waiting for you. You have the chance to use them to become deadlier, faster, more dangerous than the next guy—and more dangerous than you were yesterday. You’ll have to pay the... [click here for more]
The War Within
Not all has been right in our shadows of late. Especially in the dark shadows of my mind.
Those were among FastJack’s parting words to JackPoint when he left, the victim of a condition that divided his mind against itself. And the condition is spreading. Across the Sixth World, people’s minds are in schism, as new personalities emerge and battle the old. The world is in... [click here for more]
It’s been a tense couple of years (or couple of decades, if we’re being accurate) in the Sixth World. Aztlan and Amazonia have been slugging it out. Great dragons have turned on each other, testing old alliances and forging new ones. Governor Kenneth Brackhaven of Seattle is facing pressure unlike ever he’s ever seen, and scandals seem on the verge of... [click here for more]
Paying with Your Soul
Magic can burn your brain and sear your soul. It can inject power into every millimeter of your veins, or leave you a lump of ashes at the end of a dark alley. It’s dangerous, but to spellslingers in the Sixth World, it’s worth it. Because magic is power, and power in the Sixth World needs to be grabbed with both hands.
Spells, rituals, alchemical preparations,... [click here for more]