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Written by: Forrest Black, Phil Brucato, Beth Fischi, Amelia G, Stephen Long, Jaymi Wiley
Additional Contributions by: Ethan Skemp
Developed by: Phil Brucato
Edited by: Ethan Skemp
Vice President of Production: Richard Thomas
Art Director: Lawrence Snelly, Aileen E. Miles
Layout & Typesetting: Matt Milberger
Art: Mike Chaney, Jason Felix, Andrew Kudelka, Matt Milberger, Alex Sheikman, Dan Smith
Front & Back Cover Design: Matt Milberger
Special Thanks to:


Ken "Orphan" Cliffe, whose children keep dying on him. (Well, I liked the damn magazine!)
Bill "Novel Futures" Bridges, for Rage-ing through his first novel (The Silver Crown; go buy it — it rocks!).
Phil "Good Doggie" Brucato, for sticking to his own bed.
Ian "Sticky Twins I" Lemke, for passing on the food curse.
Jennifer "Sticky Twins II" Hartshorn, for becoming a none-too-willing recipient of the food curse.
Cynthia "Desperately Seeking" Summers, for promising to be good for the British Toreador.
Laura "Turncoat" Perkinson, for being the latest to leave for the fiction dept. Is it our breath, or do they just get better lunches?
Ethan "Living Room" Skemp, for hosting the daily developers' lounge.
Richard "Undead Undead Undead" Dansky, for taking over the line that is both alive and dead.
Kyle "Poor Rudolph" Allen, for being banned from the reindeer games.
Mike "Show Me How You Do This Thing" Carter, for wanting to learn how developers get heartburn and headaches.
James "Trollchilde" Stowe, for inviting cubicle signs and friendly demeanor.
Kate "Omega Female" McKaskill, for being the latest to graduate internship and join the pack.

Publisher: White Wolf Publishing, Inc
Imprint: Black Dog
Published: 1995
Pages: 123
Publication #: WW 04040
Reference #: ISBN 1-56504-450-9
Online: DriveThruRPG.com Bullet-rpg Bullet-nip
Price: Print: $16.99
PDF: $9.99

Destiny's Price is a book for Mage: The Ascension Second Edition with ideas for Gothic-Punk settings, stories, characters, as well gaming rules and new gear. A Black Dog work, it is intended for mature audiences.

SummaryEdit

From the White Wolf catalog:

The Test
The wet street mirrored the neon and the dark equally, impassively. At my feet, another life. I swallowed, knelt, felt her faltering pulse. I caressed her cheek. A caress like the angel of death. My throat tightened: Why do I stay? As if in response, the dying girl whispered, "Hold me."
"At which price such power?" asked Siehchang. And again: "At what price such knowledge?"
I was silent. How could I respond?
"Indeed," he said, "who can answer fully to destiny's price?"
— Kiki Siehchang, Verbena Mater, from The Dialogues of Siehchang and Ortega
The Price
The streets offer endless questions. This book, however, holds many answers for the Gothic-Punk troupe. Within its pages, players and Storytellers will find characters, settings, new rules, street gear, and some harsh truths about the urban nightmare, including:
  • A guided tour of the streets by one who knows them.
  • Dozens of characters, settings and weapons, plus details about organized criminal groups.
  • Source material for Mage, Vampire, Werewolf, Wraith and even Changeling.

ContentsEdit

PreludeEdit

IntroductionEdit

Chapter One: Under the Knife: A Guided TourEdit

Chapter Two: Nowhere to Go but Down (Culture)Edit

Chapter Three: Gutter Magick (The Street Mage)Edit

Chapter Four: Blood and Asphalt (Settings)Edit

Chapter Five: Men of Dust (Characters)Edit

Appendix: Street GearEdit

Background InformationEdit

This is the first Mage: The Ascension book under the Black Dog imprint.

Memorable QuotesEdit

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CharactersEdit

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TerminologyEdit

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