Profile: The Vampyr

The westernmost estates of Tabacon have always been dogged by rumours of evil, of malign entities just out of sight. The tales retold by those who have never visited are often of wickedness and pestilence beyond comprehension, of monsters linked to the sordid practices of the wild clans at civilisation’s limits. Yes, monsters they are … Continue reading Profile: The Vampyr

In The Dark Places

‘Abdai, in the dark places many things dwell that fear the light, yearning for the chaos of the night. They include the hatred that fills men, the doubts that order would set aside. They include the beasts and monsters we create within, and try to bury.’ ‘Yet the dark also houses many chances, many opportunities, that … Continue reading In The Dark Places

Man Of Nature

‘You have been expected, Aodh Ciardha. Take your place at our table.’ ‘I know you. You are Cernunnos… yet you are also not. Do I dream?’ ‘What is dreaming? What is reality? You are in the Otherworld now, Ovate. Such terms are meaningless here.’ ‘Are you a god?’ ‘All are gods here, Ovate. Everything is … Continue reading Man Of Nature

The Threshold

‘I lurk within the shadows about the light. Outside of man’s compass, yet within his fears. I stride the lightening path, straddling the gloaming between this world and next. ‘And yet you know me well, Hyden Rosik. ‘I am the despair in your eyes, your spite, your vainglories. I am the test you will always … Continue reading The Threshold