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Chronicles of Darkness: 1996

World of Darkness: 1996

Trinity Universe: 1996


Events

  • By now, the Garou of Russia are at only two thirds of their original strength.[3]
  • Late in the year, the first Glass Walkers caern in Russia is attacked; the Sept of the Learning Hall in Moscow is paid a personal visit by Baba Yaga, and it is destroyed. Luckily, Children of Gaia had advised the Glass Walkers to pull out, and so only 17 of the 40 sept members were present during the attack, though all of them died.[2]
  • A movement begins in Horizon´s Fresh Wind Covenant to abolish Wards as a holdover from Heylel Teomim´s betrayal.[6]
  • In the summer, the Sons of Ether establish a temporary settlement within the terraformed region of Mars' Penumbra. The settlement is officially called Marsbase One, but nicknamed "Bradbury."[7][8]
  • Yukio Ishida, an Ivory Tower sociologist, disappears during a research assignment in MECHA. Several prominent Technocrats protest that she was killed for criticizing the New World Order.[10]
  • Ecstatic Hong Endi of the K'an Lu sect comes to Sigung Jou Shan with several visions about a "tattooed man" coming to "open a dusty bottle of poison, for us to drink and remember."[13]
  • The fourth edition of The Theophanies is printed.[14]
  • Jude Bankole Kuti returns to Oxford to lecture on Christian ethics and human rights. Singers in the audience recognize his Awakened nature and induct him into the Celestial Chorus.[15]
  • Mikhail Kamov meets Cam Trinh in the summer on Lake Michigan.[16]
  • Father Townland accedes to become the new Grandfather, leader of the Red Spear Society.[17]
  • By this time, Netsilak Raymond has gathered a small following of Spirit Smiths.[18]
  • Robert O'Toole meets High Winds in Sri Lanka after blowing up an irrigation system.[19]
  • Chelsea Newcastle is born.[21]
  • The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treat passes, banning all nuclear testing in the US.[22]
  • The Stratosphere Hotel Tower and Casino opens at the northern end of the Strip in Las Vegas.[23]
  • The Ice King awakens, and begins his hunt of the last living descendant of a family line of Wendigo. He attacks a Caern in the Pacific Northwest, but is defeated by a combined force of Wendigo warriors and European Garou. [24]
  • Fitzgeralds Hotel and Casino partners with the Holiday Inn.[25]

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  • August 7: At a bar called McAuliffe's in Boston, Brian Parnell, field collection agent for CommonWealth Assurance Company, and Charles J. Redding, VP in Charge of Collections for Proctor House Investments, talk. Parnell wants out of the Syndicate.[35] To help give him a sense of perspective, Redding gives Parnell a Syndicate history lesson.[36]
  • Morgana Chantry of Gilmer County, Georgia is ambushed by assassins from House Helekar. Latishia Jones-Careera bani Euthanatos and several companions are paralysed by death magick as their fellows die and their sacred tree is cut down.[37]
  • August 8: In the early morning hours, Brian Parnell and Charles J. Redding continue their review of Syndicate history,[38] finishing with Parnell deciding to stick with the Convention after all.[39]

October

  • October 14: Etherite Mikhail Kamov is found mutilated in the basement of his Brooklyn home.[16]
  • October 18: Elegant Pictures, previously known for their gory B-movies, releases The Journey starring Alan Vincent, an autobiographical tale of philanthropist studio owner Howard Barclay, to great acclaim.[40]

November

  • A young Greek psychic named Bartholomew Pappadakis awakes from a dream, where the angel Christopher warns of an upcoming time of great change. He instructs Bartholomew to create a community of brothers to protect the innocent at all costs.[41]

References

  1. WTA: Subsidiaries: A Guide to Pentex, p. 41
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 WTA: A World of Rage, p. 73
  3. 3.0 3.1 WTA: A World of Rage, p. 74
  4. WTA: Tribebook: Glass Walkers, p. 57
  5. WTA: Book of the Wyrm Second Edition, p. 20
  6. 6.0 6.1 MTAs: Horizon: Stronghold of Hope, p. 45
  7. MTAs: Beyond the Barriers: The Book of Worlds, p. 145
  8. MTAs: The Infinite Tapestry, p. 126
  9. MTAs: Order of Hermes Tradition Book, p. 21
  10. MTAs: Guide to the Technocracy, p. 109
  11. MTAs: Dead Magic, p. 91
  12. MTAs: Tradition Book: Akashic Brotherhood, p. 23
  13. MTAs: Tradition Book: Akashic Brotherhood, p. 30
  14. MTAs: Tradition Book: Celestial Chorus, p. 7
  15. MTAs: Tradition Book: Celestial Chorus, p. 71
  16. 16.0 16.1 MTAs: Guide to the Traditions, p. 55
  17. MTAs: Tradition Book: Dreamspeakers, p. 46
  18. MTAs: Tradition Book: Dreamspeakers, p. 77
  19. MTAs: Tradition Book: Dreamspeakers, p. 86
  20. MTAs: Tradition Book: Euthanatos, p. 35
  21. MTAs: Manifesto: Transmissions from the Rogue Council, p. 5
  22. MTAs: The Fallen Tower: Las Vegas, p. 29
  23. MTAs: The Fallen Tower: Las Vegas, p. 45
  24. WTA: Tribebook: Wendigo, p. 40
  25. MTAs: The Fallen Tower: Las Vegas, p. 47
  26. MTAs: Beyond the Barriers: The Book of Worlds, p. 149
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 MTAs: The Book of Madness Revised, p. 118
  28. MTAs: Horizon: Stronghold of Hope, p. 22
  29. MTAs: Horizon: Stronghold of Hope, p. 9
  30. 30.0 30.1 MTAs: Horizon: Stronghold of Hope, p. 35
  31. MTAs: Manifesto: Transmissions from the Rogue Council, p. 71
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 32.3 32.4 MTAs: The Bitter Road, p. 26
  33. 33.0 33.1 MTAs: The Bitter Road, p. 28
  34. MTAs: The Bitter Road, p. 30
  35. MTAs: Technocracy: Syndicate, p. 14
  36. MTAs: Technocracy: Syndicate, p. 15
  37. MTAs: Euthanatos Tradition Book, p. 30
  38. MTAs: Technocracy: Syndicate, p. 20
  39. MTAs: Technocracy: Syndicate, p. 25
  40. WTO: Wraith: The Oblivion - Afterlife
  41. MTAs: Tradition Book: Celestial Chorus, p. 42
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