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According to the legend, in 1944 the SS built a mysterious device deep in a Silesian mine shaft. Its bell-like shape gave it the nickname “die Glocke,” or “the Bell,” but the purpose of “Project Lantern-Bearer” remains a mystery to this day. Was it a time machine? A zero-point energy generator? A gateway to another world? Die Glocke cuts through the legend to the truth — and then piles on a bunch more legend. Plus, a look at “die Glocke” as a NIGHT’S BLACK AGENTS node, a TRAIL OF CTHULHU seed, or a ESOTERRORIST black site.

The core of the Bell legend is this. In an abandoned coal mine in Poland, the Nazis built Something that violated the laws of orthodox physics. More than that – it blasphemed against them. That Something had the form of a large metal Bell (Glocke in German), and it could have won the War, but the Allies closed in. Those who built it were killed, and it was taken away to a hidden place where its power slowly poisons any mind that beholds it, even now. Where the Bell rested remains a desolate place, guarded by a concrete henge.

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“As a general rule, I recommend anything [Ken] writes as highly valuable reading material, and “Die Glocke” is no exception. Five stars.” – Jeffrey V.

“a brief injection of Hite-ian awesome … they’re just about the right length to digest in a single sitting, and full of amazing ideas that will make anyone’s game into a flavourful occult gumbo.” –High Trust, High Drama Blog

This supplement is also available as part of Ken Writes About Stuff Vol 1. KWAS v1 is a collection of 13 supplements written by master Lovecraftian writer and GUMSHOE guru Kenneth Hite. Discover hideous creatures, uncover an occult Nazi bell or join the men in black with this baker's dozen of fear and fun!

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March 24th, 2017
This sketch artifact description is also part of 'Ken Writes About Stuff Vol 1' (and you should consider to rather by that). It is a interesting and thoughtful read with good ideas how to introdruce the artifact in a campaign or to set up a whole compa [...]
April 21st, 2016
A 10 page PDF (9 are the content). Some good factual data on the device, where and what it might be. Also Call of Cthulhu ideas. Definitely worth £2.06/$2.95 [...]
August 30th, 2013
An outstanding summation of the publicly available information on the "glocke" project. Provides excellent ideas for use in your RPG, and even actually describes what the facility probably ACTUALLY was (definitely not what the conspiracy nut [...]
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