The abandoned lover, waiting for her paramour to return, only to die, alone. Now she waits in her house forever.The murdered family, killed in a spree so violent their spirits couldn’t pass on to the hereafter, now wreaking an untampered revenge on anyone they find.The serial killer, who never made his tally complete in life, now determined to possess... [click here for more]
Reap The Whirlwind Centuries of violence, corruption and cynicism have sown a bitter harvest throughout the world. Wars rage and spill the blood of the innocent. Mercy and compassion are ground to dust beneath the heel of religious extremism. Faith is perverted by the schemes of politicians, priests, and criminals. Now a storm is raging in the spirit world, and the gates of Hell lie broken. The angels... [click here for more]
A History of Evil
From the antitribu who forged the Sabbat to dreaded Dracula himself, the Tzimisce have carved an indelible place for themselves among the society of the Damned. The modern nights have caught up with these monsters, however, who have fallen from their place as masters of hoary estates to degenerates bound by the callous whims of the Sabbat.
The Flesh-Twisted Fiends
As the next... [click here for more]
When you come to this guildhall, you come to learn the value of value.
We walk in the flesh divine. Born of gold, we stride among the basest metals of man, learning the unfixed worth of each thing… apprehending the Dedwen of the living world.We do this not merely for our Judge, nor even for the greater glory of the gods, but to manifest the unutterable greatness... [click here for more]
In the Age of Sorrows heroes were chosen by the gods to stand or fall as champions of Creation. Whether they narrowly escaped death, struck a death-bargain with the goddess of sharks, or faced hellish aberrations, their heroic deeds ring throughout the ages.
Tales from the Age of Sorrows gathers a dozen tales about the Solar Exalted, Chosen of the Unconquered Sun, and their mighty foes.
Stories are... [click here for more]
Remember those nice stories they told you about what’d happen after you died?
They were wrong.
There is no Heaven and there is no Hell. There’s only the Underworld, with the ravening maw of Oblivion at the bottom and the impossible dream of Transcendence at the top. And, somewhere in between, are scores of Restless Dead.
Are you ready to join them?
This collection of stories is inspired by... [click here for more]
The Shadow Academy is on the loose downtown, but the prom is tonight and, worse yet, you’ve got a make-up test tomorrow! But then nobody said things were simple at Hero High!
Teenaged superheroes have hard lives ... just ask them. After all, being a normal teenager is difficult enough: school, work, parents, friends, dating, and more without complicating matters by adding... [click here for more]
There are Things That Go Bump in the Night...
The Supernatural Handbook is a sourcebook of heroic horror for the Mutants & Masterminds Superhero Roleplaying Game. It lays out the elements for a successful M&M game in which the strange and paranormal are true and a few lone heroes struggle against the Things That Go Bump in the Night.
The Supernatural... [click here for more]
No hero can stand up to every challenge alone, nor should they! Legendary heroics demand teamwork and teamwork demands a team. Are you a super-powered minority fighting to protect a world that fears you? A family of gene-freaks trying to scrape by? Or super-powered ex-cons trying to do right? Whatever brings you together, your teammates are your friends, rivals,... [click here for more]
Note: This book was originally released as a series PDFs which are still available online. This is the final PDF of the print compilation of that PDF series. Visit a world not our own, but strangely familiar—a world of heroes and villains, of wonders and dangers, and limitless adventure! The Atlas of Earth-Prime is a trip around the world of the Freedom City and Emerald... [click here for more]
Greatest city of the medieval world, domed Constantinople is a lodestone for the vampires of the Dark Ages. Immerse yourself in intrigues ancient and contemporary as you traverse the labyrinthine streets and torchlit bazaars of Byzantium's wondrous capital.
This is the first setting book for Vampire: The Dark Ages.
Note: The Black & White print editions of this... [click here for more]
'This is Radio Free Death
The Voice of the Afterlife. Science thinks its shattered the barrier between life and death, but its only opened the floodgates. Stop meddling with the affairs of ghosts and close the doors before something follows you back through. You should have left some secrets buried, because now they wont go back to sleep without a fight.
I See Dead People
Its called projecting,... [click here for more]
In the world of the Kindred, vampires lurk behind every shadow, planning their machinations and watching their prey. But who watches the watchers? Powerful Kindred from all sects (and none) move among their peers, protecting the Masquerade, interpreting the traditions of Caine, leading the Sabbat against the Antediluvians or subtly pulling strings in the darkness. Who are the most feared and most powerful... [click here for more]
The Old World Must be Destroyed...Cast as monsters, villians and rogues, the novas of Teragen are hatred by Project Utopia, vilified by the media and worshipped by misfits, outcasts and rebels everywhere. Led by the powerful and charismatic Divis Mal, the Teragen seeks to create a new Eden for the Quantum born. But there can be no salvation without sacrifice. Once the Teragen... [click here for more]
Stronghold of the Sabbat The city teems with over 20 million mortals. Since the dawn of the New World, Mexico ity has been the bastion of the Sword of Caine. In the modern nights it remains that way, though plagued by Cainite overpopulation and sundered from within by internal dissent. Although it presents a bold faceade, how strong is the Sabbat's sprawling home? Mexico... [click here for more]
You so-called ‘arisen’ and your mighty Wheel.That wheel… Fate itself… is as clay in my hands. I am not he who spins and spins until he is sick, but he who turns the wheel. I am the hand that ascended from the spoke, and into the maw. You people. You miserable, unknowing wretches. You children of a lost pattern. You are not even witnesses to my ascent,... [click here for more]
Fallen Angels Walk the Earth
At the dawn of creation, Lucifer ignited the fires of rebellion. A third of the heavenly host rallied by his side, believing his cause was just. The fallen defied the armies of Heaven for a thousand years, never questioning their leader's resolve; even in defeat, they chose to suffer the fate of their prince rather than recant and betray... [click here for more]
16 LOVECRAFTIAN TALES FROM AN UNFORGETTABLE JOURNEY
Trains embody the promise and peril of technological advance. They unlock opportunities for wealth and travel, but also create incredible chaos—uprooting populations and blighting landscapes. Work on or around the rails leads to unwelcome discoveries and, in light of the Mythos, dire implications in the spread of the rail system as a whole.
A certain... [click here for more]
Do you dare to explore the hidden reaches of the World of Darkness?
Venture into those forbidden regions where even vampires fear to tread. Glide through the elegant salons of Europe's elders and trek through the depths of the Dark Continent. Lose yourself in Peking's Forbidden City and find what waits at the headwaters of the Amazon.
A World of Darkness Second Edition... [click here for more]
Visit a world not our own, but strangely familiar, a world of heroes and villains, of wonders and dangers, and limitless adventure! The Atlas of Earth-Prime is a trip around the world of the Freedom City and Emerald City settings for the Mutants & Masterminds Superhero RPG, looking at different regions and their heroes, villains, features, and opportunities,... [click here for more]
Something is wrong. The angels are falling one by one, and the world is poised for a plunge into madness. Will you try to prevent the cataclysm or welcome it as a glorious new age for novakind?Time stands still for no man...It used to be easy to be a hero. Now, the embattled Project Utopia is being pressed by enemies on all sides. Nova cults are springing up... [click here for more]
Blood Calls to Blood Ever since his Embrace, Duce Carter has been a firebrand among the Kindred of Chicago, fanning the flames of revolution against the city's Prince and its hidebound elders. But when Chicago's Carthians turn on Duce in the wake of a brutal assassination attempt, the only person he can go to for help is none other than Persephone Moore, the Prince's only childe. Is Persephone... [click here for more]
'This is Radio Free Death
... the voice of the afterlife. Hundreds have died from taking tainted pigment, but what the media doesn't know is that all those addicts have become ghosts. We have an epidemic of lost souls on our hands, and the scavengers are coming out of the woodwork. What you've got to wonder, my loyal listeners, is who poisoned the drugs and why are Spectres building hives?'... [click here for more]
When God Tore the Sky
It came from nowhere, a spectral shard from beyond the Stormwall, where the lands of the dead are scoured by winds. They say the other side is a blistering hell of storms. Well, you're about to find out because there's a hole in the sky and the other side is leaking through... into the land of the living.
Queen of the Dead
Shadow Games, the next episode in the evolving... [click here for more]
Where the Undead Stay
Almost every Kindred has a haven, and those who dont are a sorry lot indeed. From a princes sprawling estate to the steam-tunnel nest of a Nosferatu, havens say much about their owners. This collection of unique havens looks at the specific needs of the Kindred who maintain them and gives advice for how to incorporate them into a story.
Dwellings of the Kindred
The... [click here for more]
There Is No God but God. . .
We are the progeny of Caine like our Christian cousins, but we know what they do not. Muhammad came from our lands and the words revealed to him contain the secrets of our salvation. The Children of Haqim have their ways, but Islam is large and its monsters are many. And Caine Bears His CurseVeil of Night is a complete guide to the medieval... [click here for more]
For Every Secrets Answer...
Who killede Baba Yaga? How has the Succubus Club fared after the war with the Chicago Lupines? What have the hunters wrought on Kindred society? How goes the Kuei-jin invasion of the American West Coast? These Mysteries and others await you.
... Another Riddle Arises
A compendium of stories, Nights of Prophecy updates teh numerous... [click here for more]
What are heroes without villains? Unemployed, that's what! Fortunately, Freedom's Most Wanted provides heroes with corrupt crimes to solve, dastardly plots to unravel, and sinister super-villainy to defeat. This beautifully illustrated book offers a collection of all new villains for the award-winning Freedom City campaign setting for Mutants & Masterminds. From petty crooks... [click here for more]
The Whole Is Greater Than the Sum of the Parts
Within these pages lie the stories of 13 madmen and their singular creations. Some are flesh and blood, others glass or wax, even metal or mist. Whatever their makeup, each has the will to live - and sometimes that means needing to kill. They are more than just golems. They are the Created. And they are ready to make your acquaintance.
Among those lurking... [click here for more]
Justice. Law. Know the difference. With centuries-old traditions and roots in the world’s most feared secret societies, the European Commonwealth can (and has) blackmailed, blackballed, and broken presidents, premieres, and superpowers alike. Today, the combined forces of the elder power mongers known as the Gemeinschafft Consortium and the elusive ranks of Fade fight to keep... [click here for more]
Once, I met a Chinese woman with hobbled feet and ancient eyes. Once, I fought a knight whose armor shone like burnished light. In the streets of Cairo, sharp-toothed men gnaw sinners' bones; in Haitian midnights, the Loa dance.
Not all magi go to war, my young friend. Many dwell in the Titans' shade, the shadows of shadows. These so-called "Orphans" have families,... [click here for more]
Edited by Sue Weinlein Cook A Diamond Throne Fiction Anthology
When Dragon and Giant Meet . . .
Millennia ago, the dragons fled their homeland after a devastating war with demonic creatures of their own making. The noble Hu-Charad giants arrived on these shores to defeat the dragons’ old foes and, in the centuries since, have become the wise stewards of the land. But then the wyrms return to reclaim... [click here for more]
do yOU WaNt tO PlaY wiTh MadNEsS?
Hi, there. I know you're not dead yet, but we're working on it. Anyway, I was wondering if you'd thought about your career prospects once I finally get around to killing you. I was hoping you'd consider coming to work for us. No? You won't even consider it? Oh, wel.. And, yes, Im going to kill you anyway.
And All Pandemonium Breaks Loose!
Some... [click here for more]
The Hunters Hunted
As far as the chosen know, they're the first to see the truth, to know that monsters exist and prey upon humanity. But the imbued aren't the only ones to oppose the creatures of the night. Government agents, crusaders and mystics wage their own wars. How do these people perceive the chosen? Can alliances be forged? Or is war inevitable between all... [click here for more]
They are seldom seen, but their deeds are often marveled at. They live in legend to serve the land. They are the mysterious runechildren, favored by some greater power to receive a distinctive runic tattoo—and magical gifts to work great wonders. Runechildren blaze a brilliant path in a world where good and evil are never clear, guiding it to a destiny not even they always understand.
The thirteen... [click here for more]
FREEDOM CITY A BESOIN DE HÉROS !
Freedom City vous présente la ville de super-héros la plus célèbre du monde qu’il vous faudra sauver des forces du mal ! Nommée “meilleur cadre pour des aventures super-héroïques”, Freedom City est une métropole extrêmement détaillée qui peut servir de port d’attache à vos héros, ou simplement faire partie des nombreux endroits... [click here for more]
Darvin is said to be many things: vanquisher of crazed dwarven kings, rescuer of princesses, and hero of renown—all thanks to the imagination and storytelling of his adopted halfling brother, Fife. But when called upon to back up their outrageous claims of valor, the two find themselves forced to save a village from a dead necromancer’s vengeance. Set up against these all-too-real horrors, will... [click here for more]
This is the EPUB version. PDF version is here.
Science fiction movies are weird and well after more than a century, as they time-travel beyond all genre cliches. Sci-Fi movies aren’t afraid to be more thought-provoking, more experimental, more adventurous, more...subversive.
Subversive Sci-Fi : Reflections on Futuristic Films That Broke the Rules salutes movies and movie-makers who forever changed... [click here for more]
The Silver Age has come and gone. Superpowers now bring fear as often as comfort, and shades of gray cast the world in shadow, muting the shining colours of yesteryear. Villains have become stronger, and their influence is felt in every nation. The need for heroes is greater than ever.
Can you balance superhuman gifts with humility, compassion, and hope? Do you have what it takes to stand strong... [click here for more]