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Channelers exist, the world knows, and grave consequences

Since posting The World Gathers in the Red Square, extraordinary things have happened in a short amount of time for channelers in the First Age.   It began with the demonstration in the Red SIn that moment, the axis of the galaxy rotated around him. If he desired, he was certain he could have altered the fabric of reality itself.quare in Waves in the Crowd.  As the crowd grew more and more demanding, oscillating between Read more…

By Ascendancy, ago
Mythos

The Water Guardians

Three water guardians inhabit in the earth. They are unique creatures, only one of each kind exist, that must remain submerged in water. They were each tethered to an object, bound for eternity to guard, that was split into three shards. This object was a weapon of devastating potential in the hands of a god, that upon the end of the godwars, was split into three pieces each referred to as a ‘shard’ and separated Read more…

By Ascendancy, ago
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New character class – Singer

Singers have souls tied to all things that grow on the earth. The talent may manifest as something as innocuous and unremarkable as a person being described as “green-fingered,” to an innate ability to encourage and direct the growth of plants. Though not connected with the One Power, there is a suggestion that the two abilities in tandem can be powerful allies, as demonstrated by the myths of gods connected with the archetypal Green Man Read more…

By Ascendancy, ago
Mythos

Strzyga

Beast form Strzyga is a vampiric demon in Polish folklore. It is born to human parents, but has two hearts, two souls, and two set of teeth. Often a child born with already developed teeth was said to be a strzyga. They are sometimes said to have bright red hair and blue eyes. When a strzyga dies, only one soul passes into the afterlife. The other soul reanimates the corpse and begins to prey on Read more…

By Ascendancy, ago
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Memento mori

(Latin) “Remember, death,” “All will die,”  “All men die” The phrase, “memento mori” first appeared during the Ascendancy’s war games with other channelers.  A man was found in the presence of a rakshasha, a wretched, violent creature that, surprisingly, the man had tamed.  Before his death, he uttered the phrase “memento mori” to the Ascendancy.  Afterward, a necklace was found on his body.  A necklace that the Ascendancy recognized: an hourglass set in an oval Read more…

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Fawn

Fawns of both genders were devised by a mind with a insatiable lust for art and beauty.  They are stunning creatures at rest, but when they dance, it is breathtaking.  Today’s fawns are long diluted in majesty from that of their ancestors, but occasionally, a miraculous child is born under the perfect combination of events.  The greatest dancers cultivated by the Imperial School of Ballet in St. Petersburg were all most likely fawns.

By Ascendancy, ago
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The world gathers in the Red Square

Following the Ascendancy’s proclamation that magic is real, hundreds – possibly thousands – have gathered in the Red Square outside the Moscow Kremlin. Some are protestors. Some are supporters. Everyone is tense. Already one fight has broken out. But it the Kremlin is watching. CCD police closely monitor the majority of the crowd. However Commander Vellas has brought the world’s first trained channelers to keep the peace. Meanwhile, the Ascendancy and Sigma Marcus watch from Read more…

By Ascendancy, ago
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The world is changed

It’s official.  The world changed the day that the CCD government publicly admitted that magic and supernatural powers were real.  Read the Ascendancy’s speech and follow up interview. The Atharim were also outed to the world. The aftermath is only now beginning to unfold. The police are dealing with infinite reports of disturbances.  Protestors and supporters have gathered in the Red Square.  And channelers of all kinds are congregating in Moscow.

By Ascendancy, ago
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Coup in Sierra Leone

Follow-up to: Taking Care of Business in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone is in a state of civil war.  This small country in west Africa had formerly known peace the past 30 years, but old prejudices came to a head in this plot when fighting broke out between two cultures of the region.  The fighting itself destroyed a hospital in the capital, and embroiled one of our players, Natalie Northbrook-Grey, who sought treatment for a wounded Read more…

By Ascendancy, ago
Mythos

Quetzalcoatlus

Civil War soldiers pose with the remains of a potential quetzalcoatlus Introduction Modern paleontologists have identified the quetzalcoatlus as a flying reptilian bird, an azhdarchid pterodactyloid from the Latest Cretaceous that ended 65 million years ago.  However, like other species of Dinosauria, their lifetimes existed in unknown Ages-past from an unknown number of turnings of the Wheel.   The quetzalcoatlus has specifically been called “one of the greatest freaks of all time,” by the Harvard Read more…

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