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: ''For the event, see [[Bitter Crusade (event)]]''
 
: ''For the event, see [[Bitter Crusade (event)]]''
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'''''Bitter Crusade''''' is a [[chronicle]] for [[Vampire: The Dark Ages]] that concludes the story arc that began in ''[[Constantinople by Night]]''. The chronicle follows the {{w|Fourth Crusade}} (and the [[Cainites]]' accompanying [[Bitter Crusade (event)|Bitter Crusade]]) that travels from [[Venice (WOD)|Venice]] to [[Constantinople (WOD)|Constantinople]], precipitating in the decimation of the Cainites of Constantinople and heralding the end of the [[Long Night (VTM)|Long Night]].
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| class="even" | [[Brian LeBlanc]]
 
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| class="odd" | Front & Back Cover Design:
 
| class="even" | [[Becky Jollensten]]
 
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| class="odd" | Publisher:
 
| class="even" | [[White Wolf Publishing, Inc.]]
 
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| class="odd" | Imprint:
 
| class="even" | [[White Wolf Game Studio]]
 
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| class="odd" | Published:
 
| class="even" | [[2001]]
 
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| class="odd" | Pages:
 
| class="even" | 112
 
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| class="odd" | Years Covered:
 
| class="even" | [[1202 (cWOD)|1202]] - [[1204 (cWOD)|1204]]
 
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| class="odd" | Publication #:
 
| class="even" | WW 02833
 
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| class="odd" | Reference #:
 
| class="even" | ISBN 1-58846-214-5
 
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| class="odd" | PDF:
 
| class="even" | {{DTRPG|61475}}
 
|-
 
| class="odd" | Price:
 
| class="even" | $9.58
 
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'''''Bitter Crusade''''' is a [[chronicle]] for [[Vampire: The Dark Ages]] that concludes the story arc that began in ''[[Constantinople by Night]]''. The chronicle follows the {{w|Fourth Crusade}} (and the [[Cainites]]' accompanying [[Bitter Crusade (event)|Bitter Crusade]]) that travels from [[Venice (cWOD)|Venice]] to [[Constantinople (cWOD)|Constantinople]], precipitating in the decimation of the Cainites of Constantinople and heralding the end of the [[Long Night (VTM)|Long Night]].
 
   
 
==Summary==
 
==Summary==
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:'''''Warriors of Christ'''''
 
:'''''Warriors of Christ'''''
:''Pope Innocent has called for a Fourth Crusade against the Saracen, and knights from across [[Europe (cWOD)|Europe]] gather to respond. [[Cainites]] and [[mortal (cWOD)|mortals]] alike taint the enterprise with their own ambitions. In [[Venice (cWOD)|Venice]], Cainites gather to decide on the crusade's course, only to watch it spiral out of control and head toward [[Constantinople (cWOD)|Constantinople]] and its powerful masters. Blood calls to blood, and the flames of mortal hatred burn brightly.''
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:''Pope Innocent has called for a Fourth Crusade against the Saracen, and knights from across [[Europe (WOD)|Europe]] gather to respond. [[Cainites]] and [[mortal (WOD)|mortals]] alike taint the enterprise with their own ambitions. In [[Venice (WOD)|Venice]], Cainites gather to decide on the crusade's course, only to watch it spiral out of control and head toward [[Constantinople (WOD)|Constantinople]] and its powerful masters. Blood calls to blood, and the flames of mortal hatred burn brightly.''
   
 
:'''''Monsters of the Faith'''''
 
:'''''Monsters of the Faith'''''
:''Bitter Crusade is a chronicle detailing the Fourth Crusade, the latest Christian adventure toward the Holy Land. Over the course of three stories, set in Venice, Zara (on the Dalmatian coast) and Constantinople itself, it shows how mortal and immortal agendas conspire to turn a holy war into a mockery and set Christian against Christian. In the fires that end it all, the [[Long Night (VTDA)|Long Night]] itself comes to an end.''
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:'''Bitter Crusade''''' is a chronicle detailing the Fourth Crusade, the latest Christian adventure toward the Holy Land. Over the course of three stories, set in Venice, Zara (on the Dalmatian coast) and Constantinople itself, it shows how mortal and immortal agendas conspire to turn a holy war into a mockery and set Christian against Christian. In the fires that end it all, the [[Long Night (VTDA)|Long Night]] itself comes to an end.''
   
:'''''Bitter Crusade includes:'''''
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:'''Bitter Crusade'' includes:'''''
:*''A way to bring your [[Dark Ages]] game forward from [[1197 (cWOD)|1197]] to [[1204 (cWOD)|1204]];''
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:*''A way to bring your [[Dark Ages]] game forward from [[1197 (WOD)|1197]] to [[1204 (WOD)|1204]];''
 
:*''Details on Venice and Constantinople, updating previous material;''
 
:*''Details on Venice and Constantinople, updating previous material;''
 
:*''The chance to put your players' [[coterie]] center stage for the transformation of the Dark Ages setting.''
 
:*''The chance to put your players' [[coterie]] center stage for the transformation of the Dark Ages setting.''
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==Chapters==
 
==Chapters==
 
===Introduction: Innocence and Folly===
 
===Introduction: Innocence and Folly===
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===Chapter One: Venetian Nights===
 
===Chapter One: Venetian Nights===
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Written by [[James Maliszewski]].
  +
 
===Chapter Two: Fiendish Winter===
 
===Chapter Two: Fiendish Winter===
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Written by [[Zach Bush]].
  +
 
===Chapter Three: Dying Embers===
 
===Chapter Three: Dying Embers===
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Written by James Maliszewski.
  +
 
===Chapter Four: Dramatic Personae===
 
===Chapter Four: Dramatic Personae===
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===Appendix: Come to Dust===
 
===Appendix: Come to Dust===
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Written by [[Joshua Mosquiera-Asheim]].
   
 
==Background Information==
 
==Background Information==
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(...)
   
 
==Memorable Quotes==
 
==Memorable Quotes==
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(...)
   
 
==Characters==
 
==Characters==
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* [[Gabriella of Genoa]], The Latin Dissenter
 
* [[Gabriella of Genoa]], The Latin Dissenter
 
* [[Lucita de Aragón]]
 
* [[Lucita de Aragón]]
* [[Narses]], Prince of [[Venice (cWOD)|Venice]] and [[Archbishop of Nod]]
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* [[Narses]], Prince of [[Venice (WOD)|Venice]] and [[Archbishop of Nod]]
 
* [[Peter the Humble]], Dark Acolyte
 
* [[Peter the Humble]], Dark Acolyte
 
* [[Khadijah Saadeh]], [[Ashirra]] Envoy
 
* [[Khadijah Saadeh]], [[Ashirra]] Envoy
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;[[Nosferatu (VTM)|Nosferatu]]:
 
;[[Nosferatu (VTM)|Nosferatu]]:
* [[Malachite]], Rock of [[Constantinople (cWOD)|Constantinople]]
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* [[Malachite]], Rock of [[Constantinople (WOD)|Constantinople]]
 
* [[Nicolo]], Wretch of Venice
 
* [[Nicolo]], Wretch of Venice
   
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* [[Lanzo von Sachsen]]
 
* [[Lanzo von Sachsen]]
   
;Others
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;Others:
 
* [[Gauthier de Dampiere]], Hound of the Lord
 
* [[Gauthier de Dampiere]], Hound of the Lord
 
* [[Rodrigue de Navarre]]
 
* [[Rodrigue de Navarre]]
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==Terminology==
 
==Terminology==
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(...)
   
   

Latest revision as of 22:17, February 2, 2020

For the event, see Bitter Crusade (event)

Bitter Crusade is a chronicle for Vampire: The Dark Ages that concludes the story arc that began in Constantinople by Night. The chronicle follows the Fourth Crusade (and the Cainites' accompanying Bitter Crusade) that travels from Venice to Constantinople, precipitating in the decimation of the Cainites of Constantinople and heralding the end of the Long Night.

SummaryEdit

From the White Wolf catalog:

Warriors of Christ
Pope Innocent has called for a Fourth Crusade against the Saracen, and knights from across Europe gather to respond. Cainites and mortals alike taint the enterprise with their own ambitions. In Venice, Cainites gather to decide on the crusade's course, only to watch it spiral out of control and head toward Constantinople and its powerful masters. Blood calls to blood, and the flames of mortal hatred burn brightly.
Monsters of the Faith
Bitter Crusade is a chronicle detailing the Fourth Crusade, the latest Christian adventure toward the Holy Land. Over the course of three stories, set in Venice, Zara (on the Dalmatian coast) and Constantinople itself, it shows how mortal and immortal agendas conspire to turn a holy war into a mockery and set Christian against Christian. In the fires that end it all, the Long Night itself comes to an end.
Bitter Crusade includes:
  • A way to bring your Dark Ages game forward from 1197 to 1204;
  • Details on Venice and Constantinople, updating previous material;
  • The chance to put your players' coterie center stage for the transformation of the Dark Ages setting.

ChaptersEdit

Introduction: Innocence and FollyEdit

Chapter One: Venetian NightsEdit

Written by James Maliszewski.

Chapter Two: Fiendish WinterEdit

Written by Zach Bush.

Chapter Three: Dying EmbersEdit

Written by James Maliszewski.

Chapter Four: Dramatic PersonaeEdit

Appendix: Come to DustEdit

Written by Joshua Mosquiera-Asheim.

Background InformationEdit

(...)

Memorable QuotesEdit

(...)

CharactersEdit

Assamites
Baali
Brujah
Caitiff
Followers of Set
Gangrel
Lasombra
Malkavian
Nosferatu
Toreador
Tremere
Tzimisce
Ventrue
Others

TerminologyEdit

(...)


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