Campaign of the Month: October 2017

Blood and Bourbon

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“You want to know how it starts? The same thrice-damned way it always starts. Somebody wants something. Bad. Bad enough to shell out clams, bullets, or blood. Maybe all three.”
—Louis Fontaine, retired NOPD detective

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Story One

Prologue
Alice Prelude
Clea Prelude
George Prelude
Julien Prelude
George I
• George deals with frenzying guests in his hotel and receives an invitation to visit his exiled clanmate John Harley Matheson from the enchanting young Becky Lynne.
Clea I, Julien I
• Clea and Julien compete for their sires’ favor and possession of a mysterious artifact.
Alice I
• Alice tries to answer a seemingly impossible question and investigates three hauntings.
Clea II, George II, Julien II
• Clea cuts a deal with George.
• George and Julien pay a visit to the Midnight Bayou and its proprietor Sundown.
George III
• George searches for suitable companions to Matheson in his exile, but finds not all of the candidates are what they seem.
Alice II
• Alice plans for a party, deals with a con artist, and makes a potentially lucrative new sale.
George IV
• George pays his respects to two Primogen and swallows his pride for a miserable treck through Clan Nosferatu’s sewers.
Julien III
• Julien returns to the French Quarter to tie up loose ends, only to receive a lesson in the nature of friendship from Antoine Savoy.
George V
• George smooths over a grudge with the Mafia, trades truths with an insightful Malkavian, and bears witness to another grim example of Vidal’s justice.
Alice III
• Alice attends a strained dinner.
George VI
• George receives a warning from an old flame, and deals with unforeseen trouble on the road to Matheson’s.
Julien IV
• Julien investigates rumors of hunters hunted, seeks atonement for his sins, and calls in a favor from the despicable Doc Xola to set up tentative peace talks between the Baron’s followers and the Tremere.
George VII
• George races the rising sun back to the Windsor Court, only to face a second foe he cannot so easily avoid: his own Beast.
Julien V
• Julien meets with one of the Baron’s lieutenants to negotiate a truce between their covenants, only for events to spiral far out of control.
George VIII
• George convenes a meeting of Clan Ventrue’s elders to flush out a traitor within the ranks.
Alice IV
• Alice attempts to help a restless shade pass on, makes a move on a long-held crush, and deals with an angry vampire.
George IX
• George confronts three traitors and shares a devastating secret with Antoine Savoy.


Interlude

Cletus I
• Cletus deals with a trespasser on his land.


Story Two

Prologue
• An accounting of what has come before.
Caroline Prelude
Lou Prelude
Micheal Prelude
Louis I
• Lou descends into the Crescent City’s seedy underbelly to find out who is murdering its prostitutes.
Caroline I
• Caroline plunges headfirst into her new existence among the Damned.
Louis II
• Lou witnesses a murder through a dead woman’s eyes, reunites with an old failure, and puts a name to a killer.
Micheal I
• Micheal rallies popular support against a cannibalistic elder and barters with Clan Nosferatu for secrets.
Caroline II
• Caroline deals with an unexpected visitor to her daytime haven.
Louis III
• Lou turns to the Holy Mother of Church for aid and attempts to pawn off an old keepsake, but gets more than he bargained for payment.
Caroline II
• Caroline navigates a tense reunion with her family and faces the Lancea et Sanctum’s judgment for her unsanctioned Embrace.
Louis IV
• Lou cases a double homicide and calls in some help.
Micheal II
• Micheal makes an impossible choice between his family and his ideals.
Louis V
• Lou teams up with a new partner.
Caroline III, Louis VI
• Caroline enlists some badly-needed help in tracking down her sire.
• Lou takes on a case that makes him question everything he’s ever done.
Caroline IV
• Caroline takes a wrong turn in a bad neighborhood.
Cletus I, Micheal III
• Micheal goes on an alligator hunt with Cletus, only to find his loyalty and conscience may be the Sangiovanni’s true quarry.
Chapter: Caroline V, Louis VII
• Caroline covers up an inconvenient sin.
• Lou offers guidance to a fledgling in need.
Caroline VI
• Caroline swears a desperate oath and meets a friendly face among the Damned.
Chapter: Louis VIII
• Lou reunites with an old friend and an old flame for aid in his coming battle.
Cletus II, Micheal IV
• Micheal attends a birthday party thrown by Cletus’ cannibalistic redneck descendants.
• Cletus shows his guest the full measure of Southern hospitality.
Caroline VII
• Caroline deals with a home invasion, learns an abject lesson in how little her pride sells for, and witlessly crosses a perilous boundary.
Chapter: Louis VIII
• Lou confronts a wrathful loa and races against time to save a stubborn mambo’s life.
Adelais I, Caroline VIII
• Adelais gives a neonate some lessons in etiquette.
• Caroline faces a Regent’s wrath.
Louis IX
• Lou recovers from his previous night’s ordeals and delivers a soul-wrenching apology.
Cletus III, Micheal V, Rocco I
• Micheal awakens from torpor to discover that he has lost far more than time at the Boggs’ hands.
• Cletus celebrates some unexpected nuptials.
• Rocco issues a warning to an intransigent Anarch.
Caroline IX
• Caroline frantically tries to stop the Masquerade from unraveling as her mortal loved ones grow too curious for their own good.
Louis IX
• Deserted by his allies and bereft of options, Lou reluctantly agrees to a meeting with the enemies of his enemies.
Rocco II
• Rocco passes on some unusual news to an elder Brujah and plays a game of cat and mouse with an intransigent Harpy.
Caroline X
• Caroline searches for kindly souls amidst a sea of predators.
Louis X
• Lou seeks out a long-dead fortune teller for counsel over his ominous new affliction.
Cletus IV, Micheal VI
• Starving, wounded and out of options, Micheal turns to a seeming friend for aid—only to set and spring a trap of his own making.
• Cletus exacts vengeance upon a treacherous guest.
Caroline XI, Lavine I, Rocco III
• Caroline acts fast to protect her loved ones from their sudden exposure to the Kindred world, but finds the price for their safety may be all-too high.
• Lavine puts in an appearance at Elysium.
• Rocco cleans up a neonate’s Masquerade breach.
Epilogue: Caroline, Cletus, Louis, Micheal
• Grimly resolved as to his prophecized fate, Lou prepares for a final confrontation with his centuries-old foes.
• A final accounting of all that has come to pass.


Interlude

Adelais I
• A heartless art critic discovers her true calling.
Louis I, Rocco I
• An old man attempts to save a young boy’s soul from sin.
Adelais II
• An icy-tempered Harpy enjoys her Requiem’s spoils.
Micheal I
• Bested but not broken by his captors, Micheal holds out for as long as he can.


Story Three

Prologue
• An accounting of what has come before.
Cletus I
• Cletus disciplines a wayward childe and strikes a new accord with Antoine Savoy.
Lavine I
• Lavine plumbs the centuries-old journals of Pierre d’Iberville, founder of New Orleans, to uncover an even older mystery.
Cletus II, Rocco I
• Rocco baits a trap to ensare his new foes.
• Cletus defends his domain from a dangerous intruder.
Lavine II
• Lavine runs into several unpleasant reminders of her mortal past and butts heads with a dogged cop.
Cletus II, Rocco II
• Cletus interrogates his new prisoner.
• Physically and mentally broken by torture, Rocco entertains a duplicitous offer to yet serve his Prince.
Lavine III
• Lavine journeys beyond New Orleans to seek the wisdom of Kowi Anukasha, a native spirit of her people.
Cletus III
• Cletus prepares a lavish party to host the Camarila’s diplomats, but discovers several flies in his ointment.
Lavine IV
• Lavine receives a chilling reminder why her race keeps to the cities.
Annabelle I, Louis I
• Annabelle approaches the Ventrue elder John Harley Matheson over a matter of mutual aid, only to find she has struck a devil’s bargain and must immediately pay its price.
• Lou goes against his better judgment to help out a lady in trouble.
Jacob I, Lavine V
• Lavine faces arrest by mortal authorities and assumes a grave new responsibility.
• Jacob welcomes a new addition to his ‘family’.
Cletus IV
• Reeling from a series of new disasters, Cletus shows his mortal descendants the terrible price for disobedience.
Baptiste I, Lavine VI
• Baptiste offers succor to a wounded soul.
• Lavine searches for sacrifices to placate a demanding spirit, only to make one of herself as well.
Baptiste II
• Baptiste perfects Clan Nosferatu’s underground defenses and trades secrets with his overly affectionate sire.
Cletus V, Jacob II, Lavine VII
• Seizing advantage of the conflict among the Circle’s Acolytes, Cletus puts his own pawns into play.
• Jacob gets in over his head rushing to a distressed ally’s rescue.
• Lavine turns to the despicable Doc Xola for help with a kidnapping, only to rapidly find his monstrosity too much to bear.
Baptiste III
• Baptiste offers salvation and damnation to a wayward soul and commits himself to a grave new mission.
Annabelle II, Louis II
• Annabelle plots revenge against those who have wronged her.
• Lou cases an old murder for new answers.
Cletus VI, Jacob III
• Cletus receives an early guest to his soiree.
• Jacob is called upon to provide a sorcerous consultation.
Baptiste IV
• Baptiste puts into motion a bold plan: the infiltration of Perdido House, seat of Prince Vidal’s power.
Annabelle III, Cletus VI
• Annabelle presents Cletus with an unorthodox gift.
• Cletus graciously receives his soiree’s guests and shares an enlightening carriage ride with a disembodied elder.
Annabelle V, Cletus VII, Jacob IV
• Annabelle searches for allies among the soiree’s attendees.
• Cletus plies his charms upon his guests and pits the Camarilla against Clan Sangiovanni in a game of symbolic egg paquing.
• Jacob summons a restless spirit to learn of an ominous intrusion.
Annabelle V, Cletus VIII, Jacob V
• Annabelle attempts to thwart an assassin’s attack.
• Cletus moves to conclude his prolix diplomatic deal with the Camarilla, but looming specters threaten to throw all into chaos.
• Temporarily banished from his domain, Jacob makes provisions for the care of his children and witlessly invites a monster into his home.
Chapter Epilogue
• A final accounting of all that has come to pass.


Interlude

Cletus I
• Cletus looks into some unusual disturbances.
Rocco I
• Rocco is called to account by his superiors.


Story Four

Prologue
• An accounting of what has come before.
Emmett I
• Em picks an ambitious new mark to con. (Fri, Sep 4th, 2015)
Caroline I, Louis I
• Caroline tempts a witless soul into damnation and repeats an awful sin.
• Lou settles for losing slowly.
Emmett II
• Concerned he’s in over his head, Em chances a meeting with a crooked cop and walks into a trap of his own devising. (Sat, Sep 5th, 2015)
Caroline II, Louis II
• Caroline attends a strained dinner with her future company in hell.
• Lou stalks a witless pawn.
Emmett III
• Em faces truth. (Date ?)
Caroline III
• Caroline clashes with a rival coterie through mortal proxies and shares a bitter drink with her mortal brother.
Emmett IV
• Em awakens from his ordeals in the hospital and faces a horrifying loss. (Mon, Sep 7th, 2015)
Caroline IV, Emmett V
• Caroline orchestrates a two-pronged attack against her foes to reclaim a kidnapped friend, but finds she may be no less a monster.
• Em remembers back to better times. (Sat, May 17th, 2014)
Emmett VI, Mouse I
• Arrested by NOPD and beset by crushing medical and legal debt, Em strikes a devil’s bargain with the Dixie Mafia. (Thurs, Sep 10th—Sun, Sep 13th, 2015)
• Mouse tries to help out a ‘friend’ in trouble. (Thurs, Sep 10th, 2015)
Caroline V
• Caroline saves a servant and loses a friend.
Mouse II
• Mouse elicits an unexpected response from the latest object of his affections.
Caroline VI
• Caroline watches a budding romance bloom full flower.
Emmett VII
• A lifetime of lies comes crashing down as Em grapples over whether to do the unthinkable: tell the truth. (Sun, Sep 13th, 2015)
Caroline VII
• Caroline clashes with slighted rivals—and the hands behind them.
Caroline VIII
• Caroline tempts a second soul into damnation.
Emmett VIII
• Em accepts his fate. (Wed, Sep 16th, 2015)
Caroline IX, Louis III
• Caroline severs another tie to her mortal past and gets drawn into a perilous game of cat and mouse with her sire.
• Lou gambles centuries of anonymity over a secret that could change everything.
Caroline X, Louis IV
• Caroline faces apprehension for her crimes.
• Lou takes a once-inconceivable risk.
Louis V
• Having exposed his centuries-hidden identity on Caroline’s behalf, Lou withdraws deep into hiding and seeks out an old teacher’s aid.
Emmett Epilogue
• A final accounting of all that has come to pass.
Caroline Epilogue
• A final accounting of all that has come to pass.


Interlude

George I
• George dreams.


Story Five

Prologue
• An accounting of what has come before.
Amelie I
• Sent to live in New Orleans with a distant relative, Amelie takes in her first sight of the Crescent City. (Fri, Aug 14, 2015)
George I
• George hires legal counsel for his upcoming trial.
Caroline I
• Caroline deals with a truculent prisoner.
Mouse I
• Mouse enlists dubious help to navigate New Orleans’ criminal justice system.
Amelie II
• Amelie settles in to her new home and makes an auspicious purchase. (Sat, Aug 15, 2015)
Caroline II
• Caroline deals with a long-postponed threat to her personal Masquerade.
Mouse II
• Mouse faces sentence for his inadvertent crimes.
Amelie III
• Amelie attends her first day at McGehee, the so-called “Southern belle West Point”, and sets her eye on a purportedly haunted house for a research project. (Mon, Aug 17, 2015)
Caroline III
• Caroline confronts a dangerous intruder in her haven.
Mouse III
• Mouse becomes a YouTube sensation and finds himself in dire financial straits.
Amelie IV
• Amelie strains to fit in amongst her privileged peers.
Caroline IV, Mouse IV
• Caroline punishes a wayward sinner.
• Mouse endeavors to prove his innocence before a stone-hearted audience.
Amelie V
• Amelie sets out to explore some of the Big Easy’s historic attractions and encounters her first taste of its equally notorious corruption.
Caroline V
• Caroline loses a friend and entertains a cautious offer from a powerful new patron.
Amelie VI
• Amelie receives a dire warning.
Caroline VI
• Caroline receives some sorely-needed lessons in Kindred etiquette.
Mouse V
• Less than twenty-four hours after his release from jail, Mouse witlessly lands himself in further trouble with the Big Easy’s police.
Amelie VII
• Amelie rushes to the hospital after paying for her curiosity with blood.
Caroline VII
• Caroline rediscovers a damning secret.
Mouse VI
• Mouse faces judgment and sentencing for his newest and even more inadvertent crimes.
Amelie VIII
• Amelie makes plans for an overnight stay in one of New Orleans’ most infamous haunted houses.
Caroline VIII, Louis I
• Caroline pays the price for her newfound knowledge.
• A wanted man braves now-familiar danger to aid a fledgling in need.
Caroline IX
• Caroline is called to account for her actions by Philip Maldonato, the Seneschal of New Orleans, and receives a shattering revelation.
Amelie IX
• Amelie eavesdrops upon a cruel truth.
Caroline X
• Caroline grants a faithful servant her final reward.
Amelie X, Caroline XI
• Stripped of her comforting illusions by her furious aunt, Amelie faces the Big Easy’s hidden ugliness.
• Caroline remembers better times.
Caroline XII, Cletus I, George II, Rocco I
• Caroline comes face to face with her true maker.
• Cletus makes a trip out to the big city.
• George betrays two clanmates.
• Rocco pulls some strings to acquire a new pawn.
Cletus II, George III
• Cletus hatches a plan to avenge past slights.
• George is charged with blasphemy against the Lancea et Sanctum.
Amelie XI, Caroline XIII
• Still determined to get ahead in the city, Amelie attends a privileged lunch.
• Caroline tries to cover up a minor embarrassment to her aunt’s alma mater.
George IV
• Cletus develops a newfound appreciation for the arts.
• George clashes with New Orleans’ dreaded Scourge and pledges loyalty to a new cause and patron.
Amelie XII
• Past and future converge as Amelie braves a night in the infamous LaLaurie Mansion.
Caroline XIV, George V
• Caroline presents herself before her clanmates.
• George’s garden of deceit bears fruit as Prince Vidal lays down his final verdict.
Epilogue
• A final accounting of all that has come to pass.


Story Six (Ongoing)

Prologue
• An accounting of what has come before.

Caroline
Caroline I
Caroline II
Caroline III, Rocco II
Caroline IV
Caroline V
Caroline VI
Caroline VII
Caroline VIII
Caroline IX
Caroline X

Isabella
Isa Prelude
Isa I
Isa II
Isa III, Rocco I

Jonathan
Jon I
Jon II
Jon III
Jon IV, Rocco IV
Jon V

Milo
Milo Prelude
Milo I
Milo II

Rocco
Isa III, Rocco I
Caroline III, Rocco II
Rocco III
Jon IV, Rocco IV
Rocco V

Comments

I like the idea of this Master Logs page, where you can see all of the sessions at a glance. Good idea!

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Thanks! As you say, it’s been really helpful for keeping track of them all.

Now I just need to update it with the two months’ of sessions we’ve since played…

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Possible to read any of the individual logs?

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