The Watcher and The Witness is one of the first things that I ever posted to this blog. It is also one of the things that I always feel as if I should do something "more" with. Maybe this is a start. Enjoy! The Watcher and The Witness
In honor of this most frightful of days I am trying something a bit different. I submit for your listening pleasure, and the edification of beings that dwell in lightless places beyond knowing, H.P. Lovecraft's "Nyarlathotep" as read by yours truly. Enjoy! Halloween 2022- 4/4 Nyarlathotep by H.P. Lovecraft
In this month of spooks and black cats, I though I'd craft an homage to a little known character from the works of J. R. R. Tolkien. The wicked cat lady-queen of Gondor herself, Queen Berúthiel. "She had nine black cats and one white, her slaves, with whom she conversed, or read their memories, setting … Continue reading Lord of the Rings Adaptation: Queen Berúthiel (Akashic Mysteries) [PF1E]
Halloween 2022- 2/4 Warlock Patron: Labyrinth Your Patron is a powerful being of the Labyrinth. You sought power, or perhaps to perfect your trade beyond what is possible via mortal or even most magical craftsmanship. You rang the bell and the Labyrinth answered. Regardless of what motive led you, you have bound yourself to the … Continue reading RPG Adaptation: Hellraiser
Halloween 2022- 1/4 New Veil Set: Shinigami’s Visage Note: The veil Reaper's Scythe is also a part of this set. Death God's Wings Descriptors: Death, Teleportation, Variant Class: All except Rajah Slot: Body, Shoulders Saving Throw: none Ragged, black, feathered wings stretch from your shoulders. This veil is a variant of the Angelic Wings veil … Continue reading Anime Adaptation: Death Note (Akashic Mysteries) [PF1E]
If you haven't taken a look at the very beautiful and very sad anime/manga that is The Ancient Magus' Bride/Mahō Tsukai no Yome, you are missing out. One of my favorite moments in the anime was Chise and Ruth/Ulysse forming their contract. So here is my loosely inspired homage to their bond as an akashic … Continue reading Anime Adaptation: Ancient Magus Bride- Ruth (Akashic Mysteries) [PF1E]
“What is wrong?” But he sobbed quietly, saying nothing. His mother spoke again: “If you resent your brother Akana now for breaking his pledge, you will have nothing to say if he comes tomorrow. Are you such a child that you can be so foolish?” Thus she admonished and encouraged him. Finally Samon replied, “My brother came tonight to fulfill our chrysanthemum pledge. When I welcomed him with saké and food, he refused them again and again and said, ‘For this and that reason, I was about to break our pledge, and so I fell on my sword and came these one hundred ri as a ghost.’ Then he vanished. — An Excerpt for the Chrysanthemum Vow by Ueda Akinari
Descriptors: Law, Necromancy, Title
An ephemeral black haori decorated with white chrysanthemum blossoms appears on the faithful’s form.
The entitled gains the…
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Characters choosing the Purple Rider must replace another constellation with it. This choice may be made whenever the character first chooses a cosmology or adapts to a new one.
The Purple Rider
“And there went out another horse that was purple: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take truth and knowledge from the earth, and there was given unto him a great quill.” — Some Crazy Guy
The mantle of the Purple Rider is the obscuring light of misinformation.
Element: Variable; Gains the element of the constellation it replaces.
Manifestations: Sign, Equipment
Sign (Essence cost 2): You gain the ability to bestow the sign of the Purple Rider onto a willing Medium or Large sized animal of your choice. In addition to the glyph made by granting this sign, the marked turns the purple of a deep bruise. When…
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In previous posts I introduced some new constellations for the Zodiac class found in Classes of the Lost Spheres: Zodiac(affiliate link) from Lost Spheres Publishing. Specifically, The Forgemaster, The Hell Knight, and The Signifer. Each of these new constellations includes the ability to manifest a champion, which is effectively a summonable cohort. While this is definitely … Continue reading Constellations, Now With Signs! (Akashic Mysteries/Zodiac) [PF1E]
Lets take a lovely piece of decorative art and breathe some life into it shall we? Introducing, for the use of both GMs and Players alike, Anya Lal. Like an iconic character, this character uses a 20 point buy and gained two traits at creation. Please note that this build employs the automatic minor veils(cantrip … Continue reading Veil Deck: Mysteries- Who’s On The Back? [Pathfinder 1E]