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This product is compatable with HSD Second Edition

HC SVNT DRACONES:  Sound and Silence is a comprehensive lore compendium for the HC SVNT DRACONES roleplaying universe. Contained within the first half of this book are descriptions of locations, corp practices, technology, culture, and history, that will help augment and support your HSD plots. Diagrams and portraits will allow you to get a feel for uniforms and aesthetic, and job descriptions can help you craft characters to specific roles. It is a great tool for Guides and players alike.


The second half of this book explores the secrets of the HSD setting, and digs into the hidden monstrosities that plague the Sol system. Questions left unanswered in the rule books are examined and explored here, and new concepts are introduced that can drive stories and expand your field of play. Filled with art and information, Sound and Silence brings the HSD universe to life.

Sound and Silence is not a rule book. This lore and image collection will serve current HSD players, fans of the franchise, and new players heading into the new editions regardless of any rules changes that take place there.

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Cody W August 26, 2019 12:33 am UTC
Will you folks be releasing a quick guide any time soon? Kind of a HSD Lite book that'll let people taste the system and streamline the main points for those who own the core book but want to help their players create characters a bit faster?
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Ryan P December 25, 2017 6:41 am UTC
And now suddenly I wish to play a Wraith. thanks
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Pierce F January 11, 2018 11:46 pm UTC
I intend to make that possible. It'll take time, but it's all in the works.
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Dee B December 17, 2017 11:02 pm UTC
The PDF of this is messed up. Selecting one page shows 2, selecting 2 pages shows four. It's not very usable in its current state.
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Pierce F December 18, 2017 3:30 am UTC
That's not an error, that's a page spread. The .pdf is arranged in page spreads to make it easier to view the numerous dual page spreads in the book. If this turns out to be a problem for people we can replace this with a single-page version, but the goal was to preserve the large format experience of the hardcover title.
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Dee B December 18, 2017 3:51 am UTC
It's a problem. It makes page numbering and navigation useless. (I.E., I can't go to page 136 because there AREN'T 136 pages in the PDF. The whole point of a PDF is easy navigation; if I can't use it for that, it's useless.

If you want to preserve an experience, by all means, keep that file there, but put it in a zip file with a single page spread so it's useful for running at the tabletop.
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Pierce F December 18, 2017 6:34 am UTC
The file download has been updated as a single page version. Re-download it and you should have the new one. Hopefully this provides an easier navigation experience!
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Dee B December 18, 2017 8:15 am UTC
There are two files now, but both are still a 110 pg. PDF with double-page layouts.
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Pierce F December 18, 2017 4:06 pm UTC
Odd, I wonder if it just hadn't finished updating. When I go to download it now there's only one, and it's the single page version. I've tried it from multiple accounts. When you go to this page, goes it say "You have purchased this product" with a link below saying "Click here to get it"? Clicking that has provided me with the non-spread .pdf several times now.
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Dee B December 18, 2017 6:57 pm UTC
Nope. It says the following:

You Have Purchased This Product
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Andrew R December 18, 2017 10:22 pm UTC
My PDF is single page layout. A few of the pages have been turned horizontal so you can read them on the screen but it's all single pages.
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Dee B December 18, 2017 11:03 pm UTC
Which would be great, /if I could download it/. I have no link to get this single page version. Here's a screenshot:
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Pierce F December 19, 2017 4:02 am UTC
Hmm, wacky. Well, no worries, I'll get the other version sent to you. Send me an email at and I'll send it your way.
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