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 Aspirations is an anthology of articles and scenarios for the Call of Cthulhu roleplaying game published by Chaosium, Inc, and is a companion book to the horror RPG anthology  Fear's Sharp Little Needles. Edited by Jeff Moeller and Chitin Proctor, and written by Glynn Owen Barrass, Adam Gauntlett, Simon Yee, Jo Kreil, Jeff Moeller, and John Shimmin with art by Dean Engelhardt, Lisanne Lake, Earl Geier, Badger McInnes, and Stephanie McAlea it is an exploration into extra cases and background supporting your modern horror gaming.

Taking its inspirational cues from Delta GreenX-FilesThe Ritual, Mandy, and True Detective, the book takes a mature look at the horror of human nature and its ability to be just as disturbing as anything from the Mythos with blood and its inhuman uses as its theme. 

The scenarios deal with unavoidable fates, dark secrets, and seriously bad choices made by the antagonists. As so often is the case, there are no winners when fate has trapped you in a dice game for doom or destiny. As such, please be aware that some of the themes are very mature and are suitable for adult gamers only. Please take care, as a Keeper, that your group is suitable for these adventures.

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Jeffrey M May 07, 2019 10:03 pm UTC
Click on the preview guys, its got the table of contents. But to answer the question, there are 9 chapters: 4 more "needles" similar to FSLN (1 night scenarios); a campaign framework for use with FSLN; and four articles (a tome, two places and a creature)
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Cherch I May 14, 2019 4:19 am UTC
Thanks Jeffrey, i think it is much clear now. Adding to the chart ...
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Cherch I May 05, 2019 6:55 pm UTC
I agree with Ronnie S that the link with FSLN is not really clear. In addition, I miss some clarification/quantification regarding the content of this book. How many articles are there? Do they aim just at providing additional background for the Cthulhu modern setting?. How many scenarios are there?. How many game sessions are they expected to last? Are they part of a common story line, or totally independent?. Thanks
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Ronnie S May 04, 2019 5:53 pm UTC
Can someone be more specific to what is exactly in this book and how it relates to Fear's Sharp Little Needles? I mean does it build out some of the scenarios, provide general Keeper advice, what?
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