Mage: Shadows of Boston

Session 5
A New Mage Appears

Sarla contacts the Persuers and requests them to send another mage.

Vidis is sent from the Mysterium to assist the party in dealing with the magical anomaly.

August 17, 2016:

Manus studies the dome and determines that it is several millennia old.

Clover reduced the Opacity to 4.

The group leaves from Concord, MA back to the sanctum via Manus’ portal.

The party checks in with Byron who tells them to take a few days and report back to him later.

August 18th, 2016:

Manus goes and has tea with Byron. Manus requests a book from Byron on tranversing the astral realms. He said he would get the book to him in the next couple of days.

Clover goes to the bakery to catch up on work. She goes to her hairdresser, Midnight (Sai Yashi) her effeminate gay Chinese hairdresser. He tells Clover that some men in suits were passing around a strange drug, then hands her a business card for the club. (Club Tank).

Vidis tries to get into contact with Professor Naomi Stapleton by emailing her, then goes on to work on homework.

August 20th, 2016:

Manus, starts creating a rock garden in his well lit room in his sanctums’ hallway.

Byron gives Manus a small leather bound Tome. It is the book on the astral realm.

Clover tries to capture one of the UV orbs from her room of lights to have Yorvin study.

She tries containing the first orb with a glass jar and it turns into sand.

She tries a second orb with a tin coffee can and the can disappears and a black fuzzy thing with large white cat-like eyes appears and starts floating through the sanctum.

Vidis casts Wards of Truth to talk to the creature and tell it that they mean it no harm, they just don’t know what to do with it.

Manus casts telepathy to communicate with the creature. He fails the roll and permanently fuses his communication with the creature. (this will cause negatives to his ability to use concentration for spell bonuses).

Manus communicates with the creature, and tries to figure out what to do with it.

Vidis decides to go grab Yorvin to figure out what the creature is.

Session 4
Spooky Scary Skeletons

August 16th:
The party makes it to Sanguine Grape Vineyard in Western Mass.

Clover sees some tracks that lead toward the woods.

The party notices a blue glowing light from behind a couple of buildings in the distance.

Grevane sees three men, two middle aged and one in about his twenties. They all have the same tattoo on their left arm.

The party hears a roar from the woods and a 12 foot beast comes barrelling over the hill on all fours toward the house.

Manus creates a room sized ban around the werewolf.

Clover and Manus meet up with Sarla and head to the translucent dome that has blue-green grass and leaves in it.

Sarla proposes the plan to lure in a ghost to distract the Seers of the Throne. Grevane is on board with this.

Grevane summons 5 ghosts to harrass the Seers.

Session 3

August 7th, 2016

Group finds a sanctum entrance in a shipping container next to the grounds building.


August 8th – 15th, 2016:

Party cleans the sanctum, restores the cushions of the furniture.

August 16th, 2016:

  • Clover, starts putting plants in the room with the orbs. vegetables, house plants, & domestic mushrooms.
  • Grevane discovers the journal he found has the name Bothe on it.
  • Manus enters the natural lit room to see that it mimics a day & night, also Manus finds it much easier to drift into a dream-like state.
  • Grevane found a steel chain-wrapped box behind a wall in the back corner of the lab. There is something rattling in the box.
  • Manus goes to investigate what books are in the library, he finds books on history, astronomy & animal anatomy books.
  • Clover finds a book with information on church grimes, they are described as the gate keepers of the shadow realm.
  • Talos takes the party to a floor below the base via a large industrial elevator, and has the party stab themselves with swords to transport to the archives building with is located in the mountains. They talk to a snake woman named Notialla who tells them of a supernal realm phenomena about 15 miles west of Concord, MA.
  • They leave via giant fish and make their way back to their sanctum so that Manus can cast co-location to take them to Concord, MA.
  • The party walks through the portal and finds themselves in front of a government building in Concord, MA.
Session 2
Book of Death

Party has fight with 3 young people with supernatural abilities.

Man 1 – Anton Forester – Medical Intern at Georgia hospital.
Woman 1 – Mara Tabold – Florida State University.
Man 2 – ?

Party inspects the book to find out it is a book created using death magic. It’s skin is created from dead awakened mages. It is over 200 years old.

Grevane opens the book to find a pair of eyes looking back at him.

Session 1
A Trip to the East

The Mages find their way through their awakening and find themselves in a new and fasinating, but dangerous world. Armed with the knowledge taught to them by the Mysterium, they set their sights east to a cave near Engedi, west of the Dead Sea.

They find a semi-physical book made of an unusual leather. And while inspecting the book & the cave, they see a face partially emerge from the wall and whisper, “Hello there little lambs.”


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