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Blood Sacrifice: The Thaumaturgy Companion is a sourcebook about blood magic for Vampire: The Masquerade. While is companion volume, Blood Magic: Secrets of Thaumaturgy, focused on the Discipline of Thaumaturgy, Blood Sacrifice focuses on other, non-Hermetic forms of blood sorcery. The book features the Disciplines of Akhu (Setite sorcery), Dur-An-Ki (Assamite sorcery), Sadhana (Indian blood magic), and Wanga (Vodoun blood magic).

SummaryEdit

From the White Wolf catalog:

Hidden Sorcery...
While the Tremere have potent magic at their command, Hermetic tradition isn't the only source of mystic power. The ancient ways of Egyptian magic, the Sufic trances of the Middle East, sacrificial Hindu rotes and the natural magic of Caribbean craft can all be used affect the modern nights. But what are these thaumaturgies capable of?
Blood Sacrifice: The Thaumaturgy Companion includes:
  • New schools of blood magic, including rituals and paths
  • A multicultural look at a predominantly Western magical style
  • Residuals and anomalies: magic that is unique or waning in the world

ContentsEdit

Prelude: VendettaEdit

Introduction: In Vitae VeritasEdit

Chapter One: Akhu - The Divine ImageEdit

Chapter Two: Dur-An-Ki - The Demon-Haunted WorldEdit

Chapter Three: Sadhana - A Meditation Upon BloodEdit

Chapter Four: Wanga - Legacy of the CaribbeanEdit

Appendix: Mysterious WaysEdit

The appendix introduces the Tlacique bloodline and their Mesoamerican blood sorcery Discipline, Nahuallotl, as well as several new rituals for non-Thaumaturgical forms of blood magic. The appendix also introduces the concept of spontaneous talismans: magical artifacts that defy origin and classification.

Background InformationEdit

All page numbers on the table of contents are erroneously given as "XX". The Prelude begins on page 6, the Introduction on page 10, Chapter One on page 16, Chapter Two on page 32, Chapter Three on page 52, Chapter Four on page 68, and the Appendix on page 84.

Memorable QuotesEdit

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TerminologyEdit

Akhu, Dur-An-Ki, Nahuallotl, Ritual (VTM), Sadhana, Tlacique, Wanga


Previous release:
VTM: Clanbook: Lasombra Revised Bullet-pdf
Game Books
Vampire: The Masquerade books
Next release:
VTM: Cairo by Night Bullet-pdf
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