Children of the Blood is a supplementary Vampire: The Masquerade Fifth Edition book that expands on the contents presented in Cults of the Blood Gods.

Summary

Children of the Blood includes:
  • A broad selection of new SPCs to introduce into your stories as antagonists and supporting characters, with many linked to strange and dangerous cult organizations - some new for Children of the Blood, others expanding concepts introduced in Cults of the Blood Gods and Forbidden Religions.
  • Ready-made characters for players, along with coteries for them to form, allowing you to take material from this book and immediately play with it.
  • New Bloodlines, Loresheets, Merits, and Flaws, all available to help expand your playable options in a chronicle of Vampire: The Masquerade.

Contents

Fiction: Second-Best Smile

Introduction

  • No Candles, No Robes
  • Faces, New and Old

Chapter One: Believers and Charlatans

Chapter Two: Cult Coteries

  • The Church of Caine — San Diego
  • The Comparative Minds of the Night
  • Heralds from On High
  • The One True Way — Charleston Chapter
  • Cult Coterie Types
  • Ready-Made Characters

Chapter Three: New Advantages

  • Merits and Flaws
    • [Any character]
      • Apocryphal Texts (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
      • Inspired Artist (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
      • Traveling Preacher (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
      • Flaw (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png or Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png ): Excommunicated
      • Flaw (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png ): Faithless
    • Ashfinders
      • Streamer (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
      • Memories of the Fallen (Thin-Bloods) (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
    • Bahari
      • Gardener (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png to Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.png )
      • Dark Mother's Song (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
    • Church of Caine
      • Fire Resistant (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
      • Flaw (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png ): Schism (Lasombra)
    • Church of Set
      • Fixer (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
      • Go to Ground (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
      • Vigilant (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
    • Cult of Shalim
      • Gematria (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
      • Insidious Whispers (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
    • Mythraic Mysteries
      • Bargainer (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
      • Bull-Slayer (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
    • Nephilim
      • Archangel's Grace (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
      • Flaw (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png ): Yearning
    • Haven
      • Holy Ground (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
      • Shrine (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png to Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
    • Domain
      • Built-in Flock (Chasse) (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
      • Mithraeum (Chasse) (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
      • Community Outreach (Lion) (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
      • Networked (Portillon) (Menu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png )
  • Bloodlines and Loresheets
    • Little Siblings (Bloodline; Hecata characters only)
    • Grudge Masters (Bloodline; Hecata characters only)
    • The Ashfinders (Thin-Blooded characters only)
    • Amaranthan
    • Cleopatras (Nosferatu characters only)
    • Meneleans
    • The One True Way
    • Starfall Ranch (Malkavian characters only)

Characters

Banu Haqim

  • Faith Corrigan;

Brujah

  • Akawa;
  • Derek Jacobson;
  • Grace Boateng;

Caitiff

  • Frankie Boudreaux;

Gangrel

  • Dai Qingzhao;
  • Oscar Vasquez “The Operator”;

Hecata

  • Euan Dunsirn;
  • Raíz;

Lasombra

  • Miss Fitzsimmons;
  • Misery;

Malkavian

  • Chapel;
  • Jorg Morawitz;
  • Tobias Novak “Dr. Starr”;

The Ministry

  • Freddie Montgomery;

Nosferatu

  • Anastasia;
  • Belinde Buch;
  • Gloria Flores "Gums";

The Thin-Bloods

Toreador

  • Baptiste;
  • Florian Ribeiro;
  • Lyle Mercer Coch III;

Tremere

  • Roberto Vega;

Ventrue

  • Ignaz August von Kral;
  • Mary-Jane Hollingsworth;
  • Zhou “Jenni” Guang;

Trivia

  • The original name of this book, before it was renamed to the current title, was Faithful Undead;
  • In Grace Boateng's character sheet, it's noted that she's from the Osebo Legacy.
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