Mage: Shadows of Boston

Session 20

September 1, 2017:

  • The party gets to Vidis house and she and the party have dinner and “conversation” with Vidis’ mother and brothers.
  • Vidis does mage sight on the house and finds runes drawn inside and outside the house and all the houses around are the same and connected up by a line that goes to a building in the downtown business area. About 60% of the city seems to be connected up this way.
  • The party finds a guarded warehouse that all of these lines connect up to. The warehouse seems to be warded by some kind of spell.
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Session 19

August 31st, 2017:

  • Vidis, Clover & Manus head to the meeting at the nearby park.
  • The group finds these humans and turns toward them, and they notice a human that looks exactly like Vidis.
  • Clover casts a space spell to slow the humanoids so that they are slowed and the group can escape.
  • Manus casts collapse to hit the group of humanoids with aggravated damage.
  • Vidis casts a spell that creates a large fire from a lighter and burns the entire group.
  • Manus casts collapse again to finish the group. They then turn into a giant heap of moss, turn brown and then disintegrate into nothing.
  • Clover Casts a spell to take a look backwards in time to see when the group first arrived. She sees a door open to another world where she sees a mixture of flesh and mechanics.
  • Clover gets a new fallen name: Lolla Grims.

September 1, 2017:

  • The group gets on a plane and flies out to Arizona to head to Vidis family’s place.
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Session 18
Lock it down, Lock it all down!

Wednesday August 31

  • Vidis goes to get her car fixed at the auto body shop. Shop gave her a loaner car and $2000 + a week to fix it.
  • Clover goes to work and one of the men who had ratted her parents out and got them killed, came looking for her at the bakery.
  • He leaves with a smirk on his face after seeing Clover.
  • Clover went to Sai to get her appearance changed again.
  • Manus inspects the murder scene and sees that an Iris was opened in the sanctum and that when reading the statues mind, he heard all of the mentors sobbing at the same time.
  • the Mysterium members pack up and leave the sanctum.
  • Sabien gives Manus contact info to get ahold of him if he needs to.
  • Clover, Manus & Vidis are making plans to go to Arizona in the next couple of days to go to Vidis’ family’s place.
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Session 17
All Students Must Eventually Become the Teacher.

Tuesday August 30th

  • Manus Projects himself into his personal Astral Realm.
  • Vidis finds a new link on the site that says “Events and Meetups”. She finds out that the meetup is the next day at 10 pm in a park a few blocks away.
  • Manus runs into his old school from elementary and a teacher he despised. This man would come to his house and do horrible things to his mother. He casts collapse to move the man into the school wall next to where he was smoking. The children stop and turn to Manus with murder in their eyes.
  • Vidis calls her younger brother Tim to tell him that she is coming home to visit the coming weekend.

Wednesday August 31

  • The party eats breakfast together in the sanctuary.
  • Vidis goes to the auto-body to get her car fixed.
  • Clover goes to work.
  • Manus goes to the museum for work to find it closed and locked. There is no one at the front desk, so he goes down into the sanctum. He finds much of the Cabal in the entryway of the Mysterium Sanctum. The party’s mentors are dead on the ground surrounded by the other members. There is also a marble statue of an angel nearby with wings dripping with blood.
  • Kavka asks Manus where the Arcane Book of the Dead is. He says that it is missing.
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Session 16
Tasks, tasks, tasks,

Monday August 29th

10pm – Clover goes to her appointment with Geramine.
Clover has a meeting with Geramaine about her father – Rogredes Tora also know as Rog..
Clover makes a meeting with Geramaine for 11pm in two days to reconvene.
Manus teleports the book to the Hermanni linnus
Vidis goes to Yorvin to see what she should do. He tells her to go back to Professor Naomi.
Vidis teleports to Estonia where he sent the book.
Manus gives the book to the bishop. He gets an amulet in return.

Tuesday August 30th

Vidis goes to Professor Naomi Stapleton’s place and finds out that the professor knows about the man who painted the Eater of the Abyss.
Clover receives a written letter. The author tells Cover to meet him at 10pm at Bunker Hill on Friday September 2nd.
Manus starts to project into the astral realms. Inside the room with the stars.
Vidis and Clover tries to access a site with info on the Beast. They load the site and Vidis sees the site greeting her when she loads it.

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Session 15
And then some stuff happened

Saturday August 27th:

  • Manus found a note from the Bishop and a book on the Abyss.
  • Clover wrote a note to Jeff Bellows
  • Vidis talked to Yorvin about about the beast and getting transported to another dimension and getting a book on the beast.

Sunday August 28th:

  • Clover went to the main Mysterium library and got a book on Church Grims.
  • Manus talked to Byron about the book on the Book of the Dead. Byron said that he would talk to Kavka about having Manus help him with the book.
  • Vidis went to see Professor Naomi to find that she hadn’t slept in several days and had told her about an old painting from the 14th century that was of a story told to the painter from a pagan on the beast that keeps the two worlds in balance.

Monday August 29th:

  • Clover went to the Geramaine & Borland law firm and made an appointment for 10 pm that night with Geramaine.
  • Manus worked in the museum and then went to work with Kavka on the Book of the Dead.
  • Vidis went to work and while working on a patient, got pulled into the alternate world again. She talked to the chief of medicine and got a couple of days off and also labor day weekend (so she could spend time with her mother and two brothers, Tim and Terrance.)

Terrance is the drug dealing 19 yo brother.
Tim is the computer nerd 16 year old brother.
Gale is Vidis’ mother.

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Session 14
As Above So Below

Friday August 26th:

  • Vidis finds herself in the police station and falls asleep in her cell. She wakes up and finds herself in a world that looks decayed and an open jail cell door.
  • She runs from the beast and finds herself eventually in the abandoned mall.
  • Vidis crawls down a ladder in a large square hole at the bottom she finds a manhole cover.
  • She finds herself back in Boston in the middle of the street.
  • Clover requests a book about church grims from Byron.
  • Manus permanantly removes the memory of the dagger flashback and stores it in Charles’ mind.

Saturday August 27th:

  • Vidis speaks to Byron about the other world.
  • She gets her car from the impound and replaces her personal things.
  • Her and Clover then go back to inspect the manhole cover to find a normal sewer beneath it.
  • The token that Manus received started to hum in his pocket in the evening (around 6pm).
  • Manus disappears from the sanctum with a thunderous clapping noise.
  • Manus finds himself in a run down old hotel somewhere.
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Session 13
Why isn't it Friday? (If you forget, Ask Manus)

Thursday August 25th:

  • Manus borrows two books on Atlantis from Byron. Byron says they are not to leave the premise.
  • Vidis Name drops Naomi to Byron, who tells Vidis to keep an eye on Naomi and pass all further discussions through him. She then goes on to do research on why the mall development closed.
  • Clover spends the day researching and copying pages looking for information on Church Grims.

Evening:

  • The party goes back to the Farm house with the strange translucent dome.
  • The party finds a dead body hung from a make-shift cross and tied the body up to a pole with hemp rope. The body is heavy with smell of decay.
  • They go down to the dome and find several skeletons laid surrounding the dome. The ground around the skeletal bodies is burnt, much like what happens when a strong force of lightning strikes something.
  • Manus finds out that this dome is an Iris to the Supernal realm. It appears to be a one-way door.

Friday August 26th:

  • Vidis goes back to the mall and finds where the tablet in the floor is now an open glowing hole in the floor. A sickly skeletal like figure crawls out and starts towards Vidis. She leaves and gets arrested by a cop for trespassing.
  • Manus finds a rusty medieval dagger while doing his cataloging duties. He feels physically tired when around it. He gave the dagger to someone at the front desk of the cabal.
  • Clover looks into Jeff Bellows. She contacts his publisher and sends a letter to his fanmail address.
  • Byron comes into Manus office and tells him that the dagger (that is from the middle ages) has his fallen world name on it. Manus follows Byron back to his office to look at the dagger more closely. Manus decides that he is going to touch the dagger.
  • Manus sees a vision of a himself tied to a straw bed in a small candlelit room with a small 1 foot window. It appears to be dark outside. A woman in an old nightgown enters the room with a burlap sack for a mask and holding the dagger. She approaches Manus and starts stabbing him repeatedly in the gut. She then grabs his intestines and starts ripping them out of him. She takes the dagger and shoves it up under Manus’ ribcage and leans down, removes the mask and whispers “How does it feel Aaron?”. Manus sees not a human woman, but instead a female face that is thin with very narrow eye sits, horns protruding toward the back of her head and thin lips with a large rictus grin.
  • Clover talks to Byron who hands her a bloody note with her name on it. It was found on a dead man that Clover doesn’t recognize. She reads the note: “You don’t know me, and I don’t know you, but they are hunting me and I think they are hunting you.”
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Session 12
Meetings, meetings, meetings

Monday, August 22nd:

  • Manus hands the other two their pebble keys to the sanctuary.

Tuesday, August 23rd:

  • Vidis meets up with Professor Naomi Stapleton.
  • Vidis discovers a stone animated mosaic under the concrete of the mall floor. It animated after mana leaked from Vidis into the stone mosaic animated a scene of the beast trying to eat up a black swirl and the swirl instead eats up the entire scene.

Wednesday, August 24th:

  • Clover goes to meet with Head Priest Martin. He says he will pass Gail’s number along to Norland Geramaine. – 3pm.
  • Manus decides to enter the astral realm and sits himself into his own astral realm. He comes to a scene of his childhood when he was twelve and eating blueberry pancakes made by his step mother. – evening.
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Session 11
Monsters eating Monsters

Monday August 22nd,

  • Clover clicks some pictures of the monster which looks like a semi-translucent membrane with a dark blue smokey liquid center.
  • Vidis goes into Manus’ office and explains the situation going on with Clover. Byron says that he will need assistance and calls up a couple of people that Vidis has never seen before.
  • Clover tries to climb one of the ladders of the alleyway to get away from the monster, but falls and draws attention to herself with the crash of the ladder against the pavement.
  • Vidis casts a spiritual shield on Clover.
  • The monster starts to dissolve Clover’s lower half with an acid like damage.
  • Vidis grabs her rifler from her car and shoots the creature.
  • The man with the half-mask shoots the creature with a liquid fire spell using a zipo lighter.
  • Clover is able to get away from the monster and towards the group.
  • Another monster appears on the building. It is the creature that attacked Vidis’ squad from so long ago. It inhaled the abyssal monster, then turned on Clover.
  • The shirtless man with the tattoos pulls out a staff with a shrunken head and starts chanting. His muscles quickly grow and he charges the creature.
  • The shirtless man chanted using a staff and
  • The creature took a bite out of Clover’s leg. She then fell unconscious.
  • Byron teleported Clover & Vidis back to his office.
  • Vidis used medical skill to stabilize Clover.
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