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You are dead. You shuffled off this mortal coil, passed away, bought the farm, or any of a thousand other quaint metaphors we use to avoid staring into the face of our own mortality.

You are not dead. Something else was more important – you didn't have time to lie quiet in your grave, you had things that needed doing. And on the cusp of dissolution, at the crossroads of this world and the next, you met something that felt the same way.

Now you walk the world with living flesh and dead eyes, eyes that can't help but see the plight of the for gotten shades that huddle just beyond the light. Stalked by Reapers, devoured whole by the eaters of the dead, summoned and bound by necromancers, they are your people, and they are suffering. Pulled between your own Burden, the half-remembered humanity of the monstrous ghost to whom you are Bound, and the cosmic injustice of the Underworld, where will you stand?

This book contains:

  • The complete rules for playing a Sin-Eater in the Chronicles of Darkness, including systems for organizing and directing the efforts of large-scale organizations like Sin-Eater cults or organized-crime families.
  • Burdens, krewe Archetypes, and a host of unique powers to create your Sin-Eaters and the strange death-cults they build.
  • Example settings from across the globe and history, from the tumult of Washington, D.C. in the 1960s to medieval Carcassone to present-day Beijing.
  • A detailed look at the Underworld and its denizens, from the terrifying Kerberoi to the never-born Chthonians.

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Neil S February 06, 2022 6:24 am UTC
Does this have details on organized crime
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Lawrence Z September 14, 2021 9:35 pm UTC
Do I need the CoD main book to run this? I am new to WoD/CoD completely and the different naming and editions is a huge turn off.
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Michael S September 14, 2021 11:29 pm UTC
It’s a self-contained book, with all the rules you need. All of the Chronicles of Darkness 2e games are, except Demon.
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Jonathan S December 02, 2020 7:45 am UTC
Bought a hardcopy, decent book all n all, great concepts and art! Though the strong political overtones are kinda weird, not bad, just weird, even for white wolf games which have never shied away from political content. I went back and checked the 1st edition of this game to compare. 7/10 decent!
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Graham S July 05, 2020 9:26 pm UTC
What do they mean by "cosmic injustice of the underworld" a lot of RPG games have gotten a bit too political for my tastes. Is this book "woke" or is it just an updated version of 1st edition elements?
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Daniel T July 06, 2020 11:11 am UTC
Onyx Path has been pretty political for awhile now, they've just gotten even more blatant with their bias.
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Justin S July 30, 2020 8:49 pm UTC
Ghosts are people's memories, and they get sucked into the underworld (where they don't belong) and forced into basically being food through servitude or just being absorbed into the underworld itself. The whole arrangement is basically an error (like, say, if 7000 years ago fire decided it was going to be a vacuum that sucked everything into Hell in addition to its natural properties). Sin-Eaters can fix the error in places.
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Jason R August 12, 2020 11:02 pm UTC
There is plenty of attention being paid to it. That's why it's happening. The hobby is shared with others, now, folks. Get used to it.
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Michael Z October 20, 2020 11:40 pm UTC
Imagine bitching about a White Wolf game having political overtones. These games were using exclusively female pronouns back in 1989, what the hell were you expecting? They've always been left leaning and uber political.
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José María S June 08, 2022 5:46 pm UTC
A game that takes place in this world and this era, just darker, and you expect it not to be political?
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Michael S April 28, 2020 7:01 pm UTC
Will this be released as a traditionally printed book, like Changeling the Lost 2e was?
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Stacie W May 28, 2020 2:07 am UTC
It was printed traditionally yes.
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