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  • Chapter 6-2 - Blood in the Sand

    _10th of October, 1217, 10:52pm Vendramino's Chamber The Domain of Etienne de Fauberge Prince of Acre_ The Cappadocian had made a cozy little vault for himself within the catacombs beneath Prince Etienne's Caravansary. It was deeper than those of …

  • Chapter 7-1 - Milash

    The Teutonic Order had once been the most powerful knightly order in all of Hungary, but time it seemed ravaged all things. Eight years ago Baron Heinrich von Achern, the Ordensmarshall of the Black Cross, the elite vanguard of the Teutonic Order, was …

  • Chapter 10-5 - The Oncoming Storm

    _April 8, 1444, 5:34am The Lion’s Inn Just inside the City Gates, Sebeș_ Lord Claudius glared at the Lady Ana as she stood before him. “I sent you to speak with Japheth and you come here to tell me that the Cappadocian himself wishes for me to …

  • Chapter 1 - The Arrival

    _The Domain of Vencel Rikard, Prince of Buda-Pest April 15, 1198 7:00pm, Dusk_ The Hillside was still alight with the setting sun when the three covered wagons arrived. The three drivers hopped off their perches and, with quick acknowledgements …

  • Chapter Two - Venetian Nights

    In August of 1198 the young Pope Innocence III called for a new Crusade to recapture the Holy Sepulcher. The Angevin Kings of England and Capetian Kings of France were once again at war with one another even as the others contended for the recently …

  • Chapter 3 - A Fiendish Winter

    _1st of December, 1202; 7:10pm The Crusader Headquarters Zara_ Teresa had risen from her comfortable day sleep. She’d quickly commandeered a room with the commander of the Crusader army, the Italian Marquis de Montferrat, called Boniface, when she’d …

  • Prelude - The Princes' Ball

    _21st of June, 1207, 8:43pm (Sundown) Mediasch Castle The Domain of Nova Arpad Prince of Mediasch_ Mediasch Castle stood on the hill over the small farming town of Mediasch. Only three hundred mortals lived in the community below; they were the …

  • Prelude - Hell Hath None

    _March 23, 1424, 10:56pm Not far from the Puente de Diablo The Domain of Silvester de Ruiz Lord of Shadows_ Silvester absentmindedly ran his fingers over the scar on his right cheek as he read the report from he had received from his most trusted …

  • Prelude - The Beckoning

    _Sanchez, Somewhere_ The road was covered in ash, as was the sidewalk, the venders, the lantern posts (their fires completely guttered), the buildings themselves were even coated in ash so thick as to look like snow. Sanchez looked up to the sky as …

  • Chapter 1-2 - The Conspiracy

    _April 15, 1198, 9:45pm The Castle District The Domain of Vencel Rikard, Prince of Buda-Pest_ Even as they crossed the threshold into the market square Sanchez couldn’t help but think that something was off; that they were being followed. “Relax, …

  • Chapter 1-3 - Friends, Fiends and Ruins

    _May 6, 1198, 1:38am The Road to Castle Bistritz The Domain of Radu, Count of Bistritz_ The road east had been long. Their caravan broken, Sanchez and Erasmus spent many nights watching for another attack, while Kosmos spent a great deal of time in …

  • Chapter 1-4 - Night's Visitors

    _5th of June, 1198, 2:38am The Ruins Tihuta Pass_ It had been three weeks since they’d come to the pass and things were slowly starting to get moving. In that first week Ignacio, Vanko, Thran and Josephus had all gone into the towns and procured day …

  • Chapter 3-2 - Righteous Endeavors

    _3rd of December, 1202; 4:41pm; Dusk Somewhere_ Sanchez awoke in frigid darkness. His limbs felt heavy, as if he was crushed beneath a great weight and yet he felt somehow weightless too. He was sure that he was face down, but could not seem to open …

  • Chapter 3-3 - Witch Hunt

    _3rd of December, 1202; 5:00pm Erasmus’ Rooms The Domain of Gari, Prince of Zara_ Initially the interruption had infuriated Teresa and Kosmos alike, but upon learning that a large crowd was forming at the end of the block with Demon being bandied …

  • Chapter 3-4 - Amaranth

    _6th of February, 1203; 6:49pm The North Eastern Passage The Bostral Pass_ The shadowy figure slipped into the pass and scuttled across the snow. Not an hour behind him a caravan approached, it was fortuitous in its own way, that Dominik might use …

  • Chapter 3-5 - The Coming Storm

    _7th of February, 1203; 7:02pm The Keep Toth_ The Drawing Room was well appointed; reclining sofas and high backed chairs were arranged about the perimeter of the room, brilliant tapestries depicting fanciful scenes from local folk tales and …

  • Chapter 3-6 - Trial by War

    _Somewhere_ The knight awoke to the sound of fire and far off screaming. He found himself in a cistern though he wasn't sure how he got there. He was adorned in the armor and mark of his order, his sword in hand and held over his heart. As he rose …

  • Chapter 3-7 - Epilogue

    _24th of March, 1203; 9:21pm The Forest beyond the walls The Domain of Erasmus, Prince of Kronstadt_ The Forest had a sadness about it, though it was spring nothing grew on the forest floor which seemed thick with dust. "What is this place?" - …

  • Chapter 4-1 - City of Ashes, City of Dreams

    _15th of April, 1204, 9:26pm Monastery of Christ Pantokrator The Domain of Michael Patriarch of Constantinople_ Dona Teresa de Portugal sat in quiet repose on the smallish stool that sat in the corner of the chamber. The room was elegant in its …

  • Chapter 4-2 - Waking Dreams

    _15th of April, 1204, 11:03pm The Back Alleys of Exokionion The Domain of Michael Patriarch of Constantinople_ Kosmos stood triumphantly over the littered corpses of his fallen foes. He turned to see his friend, the Lord von Kronstadt, leap from …

  • Chapter 4-3 - Devil's Night

    _16th of April, 1204, 9:24pm Somewhere in Constantinople The Domain of Michael Patriarch of Constantinople_ They'd spent their day sleep in the shared haven of Natalya and the Baron. When they arose they thanked their hosts and were preparing to …

  • Chapter 4-4 - Streets of Woe

    _16th of April, 1204, 11:34pm Somewhere in Constantinople The Domain of Michael Patriarch of Constantinople_ After they left the church it didn’t take them long to find themselves completely lost. Their guide, Vendramino, had done little to …

  • Chapter 4-5 - The Approaching Dawn

    _17th of April, 1204, 12:10am The Grand Bazaar The Domain of Michael Patriarch of Constantinople_ Vendramino slipped into the House of Lamps as silently as a ghost. The store was larger than it appeared on the outside and was filled with dozens if …

  • Chapter 4-6 - Dreams End

    _17th of April, 1204, 7:35pm The Latin Quarter The Domain of Alfonzo of Venice Prince of Constantinople_ They rose as one as the sun set. Each was well fed and well rested as they set forth with grim determination. "Where could he be?" - Erasmus …

  • Chapter 5-1 - Frail Alliances

    _8th of February, 1211, 8:02pm The City Gates The Domain of Jurgen von Verden Warlord of the Black Cross_ The city of Magdeburg was dark in more ways than one. The moon and stars were black in the sable clouded sky and while the streets were lit by …

  • Chapter 5-2 - Frail Alliances

    _8th of February, 1211, 10:19pm The Great Hall The Domain of Jurgen von Verden Warlord of the Black Cross_ Sanchez and Dimities slipped back into the crowd as Lady Rosamund curtsied before Lord Jurgen with a flourish. All eyes were on her as her …

  • Chapter 5-3 - Accusations and Recriminations

    _9th of February, 1211, 12:49am The Great Hall The Domain of Jurgen von Verden Warlord of the Black Cross_ The crowd was growing restless as they awaited word from Jurgen. Between the music and the chatter few could hear the goings on behind the …

  • Chapter 5-4 - Ambiguities

    _9th of February, 1211, 2:56am Beneath the Fortress The Domain of Jurgen von Verden Warlord of the Black Cross_ After the thief and his compatriots had been dragged away, along with the three bags of treasure that were found within the wagon, …

  • Chapter 5-5 - Epilogue

    _12th of February, 1211, 11:16pm An abandoned barn The Domain of Vendramino Giovanni Don of Schaasburg_ The barn was little more than a decrepit and rotten shell amidst the winter landscape. Though it would make for poor shelter it was perfect for …

  • Chapter 6-1 - Holy Land, Unholy Nights

    _16th of September, 1217, 6:56pm The Bay of Haifa Outside The Domain of Etienne de Fauberge Prince of Acre_ Teresa breathed deep the humid air of the sea. She could not explain its calming influence upon her black soul. She allowed the waves to …

  • Chapter 6-3 - Devils Deal

    _20th of November, 1217, 11:04pm Etienne's Chambers The Domain of Etienne de Fauberge Prince of Acre_ It had been a tumultuous month since the fall of the Aura. In the first few nights the city was inundated by the damned and it seemed that chaos …

  • Chapter 6-4 - Epilogue

    _29th of March, 1219, 1:05am The Slaughtered Lamb Inn The Domain of Rudolph Brandl Prince of Prague_ For months Gauthier de Dampiere's sleep had been plagued by vivid and horrific visions of the days to come. He saw great mountains of flesh and …

  • Chapter 7-2 - The Looming Storm

    _8th of April, 1225, 8:53pm The Abby of St. Mary The Domain of Michael Erasmus Prince of Kronstadt_ The City of the Crown was a testament to the vision and skill of Master Sanchez. Since his ally Erasmus took the city as his own some thirty years …

  • Chapter 7-3 - The Lesser Evil

    _26th of April, 1225, 8:37pm The Black Cross Encampment Tuzfold Forest_ Sanchez looked over the work that the ghouls had done over the course of the day with some pride. They’d fortified the tower itself with stones and fallen shields from the …

  • Interlude - The Brothers Dim

    _29th of June, 1263, 8:07pm The Kicking Pig Tavern Timisoara, Western Transylvania_ Iakov sat outside the tavern eyeing the door. This was such a stupid plan he was sure that his brother, Iózsef, was going to be killed by that lunatic barkeep Simon …

  • Chapter 8-1 - The Second of Eight

    _February 17, 1314, 9:44pm Burghausen Castle District The Domain of Hardestadt High-Lord of the Black Cross_ Sanchez sat in the Tavern amidst the rabble-rousers and the malcontents of the Burghausen as he worked. He’d barely touched his ale, as …

  • Chapter 8-2 - The Fallen Magus

    _March 27, 1314, 10:54pm Teresa’s Mansion The Domain of Lady Teresa Black Queen of Alba Iulia_ Sherazhina looked at the wagons that had been pulled out in front of Teresa’s manse. Each had been designed with additional fortifications against the …

  • Chapter 8-3 - When the Rains have Stopped

    _April 23, 1314, 9:37pm The Castle on the Hill The Domain of Kyrillos Dimities Mad Count of Timisoara_ The voyage home should have been swifter and more comfortable, without their ‘precious cargo’ they no longer had to worry about Tzimisce …

  • Chapter 9-1 - Of Things Yet to Come

    _June 18, 1413, 12:11am Dealul Cetatii The Domain of Kyrillos Dimities Mad Count of Timisoara_ That Sanchez had been invited to this place at all made the Spaniard nervous. It had, after all, been nearly a century since he’d last stood in the …

  • Chapter 9-2 - The Prince of Ash

    _June 18, 1413, 9:41pm The Cities Edge The Domain of Nova Arpad Prince of Mediaș_ When last Sanchez had come to this house it had stood upon a large walled estate outside the city. Now its walls had been absorbed by the city’s own. The lady Arpad …

  • Chapter 9-3 - The Pettiness of Princes

    _June 24, 1413, 11:55pm The Abbey of St. Mary The Domain of Josephus Prince of Brasov_ Unwilling to leave the recovered jewelry behind, Teresa had brought it with them as they traveled toward the city and in so doing had time to study the Enochian …

  • Chapter 9-4 - Betrayal

    _July 17, 1413, 12:56am Bihor Fortress The Domain of Vintila Basarab Voivode of Tara Crișana_ Lugoj, the Voivode of Tara Banat, dressed as he was in darkened leather and furs, his small but densely packed body reminded Sabela of the wolves she would …

  • Chapter 10-1 - The Wetting of Appetites

    _April 3, 1444, 6:14pm The Red Lamb Inn Sighisoara, Transylvania_ Karlo nervously trudged into the largish inn. As the youngest scion of the House of Bismarck he was expected to make a good impression upon the estimable Lord Claudius and, perhaps be …

  • Chapter 10-2 - The Art of Fine Dining

    _April 3, 1444, 10:30pm Somewhere beneath the Manor Casa Frumoasa_ Ana floated in a cold sea of oblivion for what felt like an eternity before she felt the warmth of hands upon her skin and the rush of air on her face. “Wake up, Ana, It is time …

  • Chapter 10-3 - Halls of the Damned

    _April 4, 1444, 7:11am The Gate House Poenari Castle The Făgăraş Mountains_ Guadalupe was buried under the weight of oblivion when the carriage doors swung wide. The lot of them had been shoved into a carriage after being escorted from the …

  • Chapter 10-4 - Son of All Kindred

    _April 5, 1444, 7:26pm An Underground Chamber Poenari Castle The Făgăraş Mountains_ Deep beneath the dilapidated Castle Poenari was a vault. This vault had a great metal door that was latched so as to keep something in. Beyond that door was a …

  • Chapter 11-1 - The Count

    _June 5, 1472, 3:11am The Tihuţa Pass The Domain of Radu Exiled Count of Bistria_ Lightning flashed against the Bârgău Mountains as the coach rode dangerously fast up the mountain road. As they reached a particularly precarious turn in the road …

  • Chapter 11-2 - The Impaler

    _June 17, 1472, 12:00am Kastély Hermannstadt The Domain of Otto Prince of Sibiu_ From her vantage point on the outer edge of the gilded hall Sabela watched the various factions square off. There were, of course, no active hostilities. No …

  • Chapter 11-3 - The Voivode

    _July 7, 1472, 9:42pm Birkau Castle The Domain of Radu Exiled Count of Bistria_ The trek across Transylvania was relatively quiet. They traded coaches often and took their time to keep from being noticed and they passed the time answering the …

  • Chapter 12-1 - Conspiracies Convene

    _February 9, 1493, 9:43pm The street outside the Black Ox Inn The Domain of Master Sanchez Prince of Sebeș_ “You’re a funny man Iaco, even if you are a gimp.” – Adrian Adrian and Iaco stumbled drunkenly down the street, along with Adrian’s …

  • Chapter 12-2 - Peace and Retribution

    _October 18, 1493, 10:00pm The Abby of the Sacred Crown The Domain of Father Samuel Prince of Southampton_ The Courtyard was packed tightly with the undead. A dais had been built at its center surrounding an ancient fountain, the step encircled …

  • Chapter 12-3 - The Fifth Tradition

    _October 20, 1493, 10:00pm The Abby of the Sacred Crown The Domain of Father Samuel Prince of Southampton_ As with the night before, the third night of the Convention of Thorns began with a summary of the previous night’s speeches and debates as …

  • Chapter 13-1 - Amber's Secret

    _October 20, 1495, 1:00am The Black Ox Inn The Domain of Master Sanchez Prince of Sebeș_ The Prince of Sebeș sat upon his stool behind his writing desk and waited to hear his next constituent’s plea. Though he was a notoriously busy man he …

  • Chapter 13-2 - Amber's Heart

    _October 30, 1495, 6:14am The Entrance Hall Poenari Castle_ The coming dawn weighed heavily upon Sanchez as the scout kneeled before Dracula. Like Kyrillos, who stood at the Voivode’s side, he’d chosen to stay up to see why the messenger was in …

  • Home Page

    *_The Transylvania Saga_* is a game set in the _Classic World of Darkness_ but played with the updated _New World of Darkness_ rules. Beginning in the wilds of Transylvania in the spring of 1197, the Saga chronicles the lives of half dozen or so [[ …

  • Clan

    The clans are the major vampire lineages that comprise vampiric society. Each clan has greater familiarity with a set of three [[Disciplines]], a weakness largely unique to its members, and various stereotypes attributed to it as a result of a tendency to …

  • Brujah

    a clan of warrior-scholars noted for their fierce devotion to radical philosophies. The Brujah viewed themselves as the practitioners of a Greek philosophy of total mental and physical discipline (commonly called entelechy), and would often train their …

  • Lasombra

    Elegant yet predatory, the Lasombra honestly think of themselves as the apex of Cainite existence. Firm believers in Divine Right and the rule of the superior,they have little patience, though often much pity, for those Cainites who are (through no fault …

  • The Saga

    h3. A World of Darkness The World in which we live in is a scary place. Between, war, natural disasters, madmen, economic crises, wanton criminals, and acts of God it’s a wonder that we can make it through the day without going mad. When we go to bed …

  • Book One - The Long Night

    The Long Night There was a time when the Damned were held together not by a shared need to survive, but by the iron and often invisible hands of their elders. Ancient beings that came from across history. These Ancients crafted great Kingdoms that …

  • Book One - Dark Tides Rising

    h3. The Long Night There was a time when the Damned were held together not by a shared need to survive, but by the iron and often invisible hands of their elders. Ancient beings that came from across history. These Ancients crafted great Kingdoms …

  • Book Two - The War of Princes

    h3. The War of Princes- The uneasy peace between the vampire kingdoms has come to a violent and bloody end. The War of Princes would rage for two full centuries, East against West, North Against South, and the uncivil wars within the kingdoms …

  • Book Three - Ill Omens

    h3. The Anarch Revolt- In the end the War of Princes died a slow, bloody death, not on the open battlefield but in the courts of the survivors as long forgotten vassals cut the hamstrings of their once-lieges. These Elders, so busy attacking and …

  • Children of Caine

    Vampires within the _World of Darkness_ are supernatural creatures whose origin is found in the Biblical story of Cain and Abel. For the murder of his brother, Cain was cursed by God to become the first Vampire (hence, he is known as the Father of All …

  • Cobweb

    The Cobweb is the mystical network of insanity by which all members of the Malkavian Clan are interconnected. This connection transcends time and space, allowing visions to come to Malkavians from anytime and anywhere.

  • Caine

    Caine, the Dark Father is considered to be the first vampire. He can be identified with the biblical figure, Cain, who is mentioned in the Book of Genesis; after becoming a vampire, the letter 'e' was added to the end of his name. Before the formation of …

  • Bloodlines

    Superficially, bloodlines are much like clans. They are composed of Kindred who share a common heritage, Discipline affinity, mystic weakness and (infrequently) agenda. They differ, however, in two primary areas: recognition and lineage. No bloodline has …

  • Antediluvian

    The Antediluvians are the founders of the [[Clan | thirteen vampire clans]]. They are attributed to be vampires of incalculable power, each of whom survived the Great Flood (ante, before; diluv, flood: hence antediluvian, one who comes before the flood) …

  • Jyhad

    Central to [[Children of Caine | Kindred]] myth is the idea of [[Gehenna]]. The Kindred believe that this approaching apocalypse bears down ever more each night upon the world. When Gehenna arrives, the [[Antediluvians]] shall arise and make a wasteland …

  • Second Generation

    The Second Generation are the vampires direct childer of [[Caine]] and the sires of the [[Antediluvian | Antediluvians]]. Traditionally in [[Noddism | vampiric lore]], there are three vampires of the second generation: *Enoch* "The Wise". First of the …

  • Noddism

    Noddism is the study of lore pertaining to [[Caine]] and [[Enoch]], the term comes from the land of Nod, "East of Eden" where Caine was banished after the murder of his brother Abel. Noddist scholars are also generally interested in the activities of the …

  • Book of Nod

    The Book of Nod is the primary religious text of [[Noddism | Noddist Kindred]]. There is no one copy of the Book, instead consisting of multiple recensions and fragments that have been reassembled by various Kindred scholars. h3. Structure There is …

  • Enoch

    In Kindred mythology, Enoch is the first city. Originally a human city under the rule of a king named alternatively Enoch or Ynosh, [[Caine]] came to the city and embraced its ruler. From that time onwards, Caine ruled Enoch as both king and god. Most …

  • Generation

    Generation measures a Cainite's innate power and descent from the biblical [[Caine]]. Vampires of low generation (7 or lower) are closer to the First Vampire and more powerful; they are usually Methuselah or Elders. High generation vampires (8 or higher) …

  • Embrace

    The Embrace is the act of turning a mortal into a Vampire. It is a conscious act of will that begins with death-a torrid rush of blood spilling from the throat or wrist of the victim. At the right moment, a Vampire tears his/her own skin and places a few …

  • Camarilla

    The Camarilla is a loose organization which ostensibly represents and protects all Kindred by enforcing and promulgating The Masquerade. h3. History The Camarilla was officially founded in 1493 in the hamlet of Thorns; however, the origins of the …

  • Treaty of Tyre

    The Treaty of Tyre was a truce called between the Camarilla and clan Assamite in 1496 (though some sources place it in 1493; see sources section). The Camarilla agreed to call off all hostilities towards the clan ("hold back its Hand from the Full and …

  • Sabbat

    The Sabbat is a loose sect of vampires that believes Cainites should accept their vampiric nature and subjugate humanity as the inferior species. Also known as the Sword of Caine, the sect has the stated goal of destroying the Antediluvians, who they …

  • Anarch Revolt

    The Anarch Revolt is generally assumed to be an indirect consequence of the witch-hunts of the Inquisition and the attempts by elder vampires to use the younger Cainites as cannon fodder. The Brujah Tyler is credited with sparking the uprising when she …

  • Book Four - Son of the Dragon

    h3. Nights by Gaslight h3. Son of the Dragon bq). *...The Dragon returns, wreathed in blood and after him, a raging torrent of flames and destruction follow! The earth cannot hold him, nor the fires of the sun contain his fury! Darkness claims …

  • Chapter One - The Rise of Princes

    _*My Child, It is my wish that you join me at the market square close by the stocks in the Castle District of Buda-Pest on the tenth hour of the evening of the fifteenth day of April, in the Year of Our Lord 1198. There, you shall be introduced to an …

  • Chapter Three - A Fiendish Winter

    What was to be a war for Christ against a heathen enemy was twisted into a two week siege against a Christian city. Zara has fallen and with it, the honor of those who took up the cross. On the 23rd of November the Siege of Zara ended and no sooner …

  • Chapter Four - Dying Embers

    Seven years ago, five Disparate vampires from as many different parts of Europe were brought together by a powerful patron to build a tower. From that night they have become a conspiracy of neonates of disproportionate power. Two years ago they were …

  • Chapter Eight - The Trials of Princes

    The War of Princes, which began with two Kingdoms of the Night clashing with fang, claw and steel and the deaths of thousands had, in the last ninety years ground into a bitterly cold war of treachery and recriminations. Lord Jürgen, the Sword-Bearer …

  • Chapter Nine - The Death of Princes

    A Second century has passed since the War of Princes began and it has gone on for far too long. The great vampire kingdoms are crumbling and the war has created new complications for the damned of Europe and beyond. The Court of Love splinters due to …

  • Chapter Five - Shadows of Court

    A deceptive tranquility masks the Hungarian countryside. Typically the Dead relish the stillness. Since their dark Embrace, Caine's childer have learned the value of moving about unheard by the Living. Yet despite their vast skills, there are times …

  • Chapter Six - Ashes of Outremer

    Lord Jürgen's forces have established a firm grip on the Siebenburgen, due in no small part to the machinations of the Conspiracy, and has established Kronstadt as his headquarters, with other cities and strongholds across the region supporting it. …

  • Chapter Seven - A Call to Arms

    For over a decade, the Teutonic Knights' influence in Hungary has grown largely unchecked. While the Teutons instill terror in the name of the Cross, Jürgen makes use of his collection of slavish knights like well-stringed puppets, directing their moves …

  • Chapter Ten - The Last Supper

    _*The honor of your company is most respectfully requested for a late dinner at Casa Frumoasa; the home of LORD CLAUDIUS GIOVANNI, COUNT OF SIGHISOARA, The Fourth Day of April, The Year of Our Lord 1444.*_ _*A coach will be sent round To collect you …

  • Chapter Eleven - Dracula

    In the late 15th century, one of the most important schemers among the Transylvanian Cainites isn’t a vampire at all. In 1431, Vlad II Draculesti, the Prince of Wallachia, was invested into the Order of the Dragon. In Romanian, Dracul means “Dragon …

  • Chapter Twelve - Thorns

    The Anarch Revolt is over. Overpowered by the strength and potency of their elders, the rebellious Cainites who dared to attempt to change the established order of Cainite society now face the prospect of paying the price for their actions. The …

  • Chapter Thirteen - Revelation in Amber

    The year is 1495, two years after the deaths of the luminaries [[:vykos | Myca Vykos]] and [[:kyrillos | Kyrillos Dimities]] at the Convention of Thorns. In those years, the world has discovered (via the voyages of Christopher Columbus) that a new …

  • Chapter Fourteen - Blood and Fire

    Europe has changed since the Convention of Thorns and seems to be growing ever smaller. Copernicus and his spiritual children have literally reinvented the universe; Galileo, Brahe, Kepler and countless others have ushered in the twin ages of Reason and …

  • Sascha Vykos

    Over the centuries, Sascha has served its sect as scholar and warrior. In both roles, it acts as wandering priscus, though its manner of advising regional cardinals seems more akin to making strong "suggestions" than polite recommendations. As scholar, it …