Red Shift – Episode Six – Calais and Paris – #nightsblackagents Play Report

After Sunday’s action packed episode, last night’s visit to the bloody world of Night’s Black Agents was one of evasion and consolidation.   Having had to flee from a murder scene, Hans and Rowan dug in at their safe house and ran through what they’d learned.   The word “vampire” was used for the first time with […]

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Night’s Black Answers – a player’s response to my questions for #NightsBlackAgents

In my last post I shared a short list of questions I’d asked the players in my Night’s Black Agents campaign in the hope of generating some backstory details I could plunder for drama and complications. Tonight Rowan’s player replied – and instead of just answering the questions she copied me into a folder containing […]

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Night’s Black Questions – quick backstory for #nightsblackagents characters

I’m a handful of adventures into my Night’s Black Agents campaign and we’re all getting a feel for the characters.    Having refreshed my exposure to the spy/thriller genre I’ve noticed that most protagonists have something lurking in their pasts that made a big impact on them.   “He’d never been the same since Kiev” […]

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The Saint’s Hair?

Ethelflaeda was a pious woman, so they said.  Devoted to God and to his service.  And in those long ago days before the first millennium had come and emptily gone who was to say that the unorthodox methods of her worship were to be condemned?  They say she used to stand naked in the river […]

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Thoughts in the Depths

A creature for Trail of Cthulhu. The shunned tribal elders called it Giaouchatnhon when they discovered it’s lair deep within the caves in what is now Vietnam. They saw the effects it had on the first unfortunates to be exposed to it, infected by it, and they studied the results. The victims grew ill, pale […]

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