- See also: Clanbook: Malkavian (first edition)
From the White Wolf catalog:
Chapter One: The Tower of Babel
A history of the clan, as told to a young Malkavian named Daniel by a voice inside his head. The voice is presumably an elder vampire speaking through the Madness Network, or perhaps the Network itself.
Chapter Two: Inside Bedlam
The first half is a summary of the Malkavian take on the Modern Nights, as told by a "20 years dead" Malkavian talking to himself. (He is never named, but knows many famous Malkavians, including Dr. Netchurch.) Details how the clan chooses for the Embrace, the nature of clan gatherings, clan practices and traditions, and attitudes toward the sects, other clans and other supernatural beings, though these last opinions seemingly come to the narrator from the Madness Network. He also mentioned other 'members of the family' - his familiar malkavians: Becker, Drew, Ringall, Fitzgerald, Pearl, LeRoi, Marleybone, Reeve, Pack, Rosegarden.
Chapter Three: Shards of a Broken Mirror
The Revised clanbook is generally seen as an improvement over the original, which while fondly remembered was also criticized for its overt silliness. The new book gives a much more realistic portrayal of mental illness.
- Author Ethan Skemp recently stated "One of the notable vampires in the back of Clanbook: Malkavian Revised is basically a Street Fighter character with the name and country of origin changed because Rob Hatch is the kind of developer who would let me get away with that sort of thing." From context, it appears that Alessio Rinaldi, the Peacock Prince, is a reference to Street Fighter's Vega.
- Dr. Douglas Netchurch: world's foremost expert in Kindred pathology, hematology, and neurobiology.
- Dr. Nancy Reage: Netchurch's childe and assistant.
- Dawn Nakada: One of Maris Streck's Archons
- Alessio Rinaldi, the Peacock Prince: the masked Prince of Ravenna.
- Pelinka, an artist
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