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Authors: Michael Butler, Richard E. Dansky, James Maliszewski, Guy-Francis Vella
Developer: Philippe Boulle
Editors: James Stewart
Consultants:
Art Director: Becky Jollensten
Layout & Typesetting: Becky Jollensten
Interior Art: Mike Chaney, Guy Davis, Eric Hotz, Mark Smylie
Front Cover Art: Christopher Moeller
Cover Design: Becky Jollensten
Cartography: Conan Venus
Publisher: White Wolf Publishing, Inc.
Imprint: White Wolf Game Studio
Published: 2001
Pages: 124
Years Covered: 1212 CE
Publication #: WW02834
Reference #: ISBN 1-58846-212-9
Online: DriveThruRPG.com Bullet-rpg Bullet-nip
Price: Print: $19.99
PDF: $11.99

Iberia by Night is a supplement for Vampire: The Dark Ages that details the roles of the Kindred in the Moorish lands of Spain and Portugal.

SummaryEdit

From the White Wolf catalog:

A Land Divided
This is a land of warring faiths and burning wills. Once the Moors ruled almost all, but now the Christian kingdoms push them ever further south. Great universities die and glorious kingdoms rise. And behind it all, in the deepest of shadows, we Cainites lurk. Blood calls to blood and vengeance will be ours.
A Clash of Wills
Iberia by Night is a complete sourcebook for medieval Spain, including both Christian and Moorish kingdoms. The history, cities and people are all covered in detail, as is the course of the bloody Reconquista that reshapes the land. Details on the vampiric princes and sultans of the land, the shadowy Amici Noctis manipulating Clan Lasombra, and on the other forces of the Iberian night give you enough for many stories indeed.

ChaptersEdit

And The Sea Called for Dust (Prelude)Edit

Written by Richard E. Dansky.

Introduction: From the Pyrenees to GibraltarEdit

Notes on the history, cultures, and factions of Iberia at this period in history.

Chapter One: Shadowed HistoryEdit

Written by James Maliszewski. The tumultuous history of Iberia, and how the kindred made things that much more complicated.

Chapter Two: The Christian KingdomsEdit

Written by James Maliszewski and Richard E. Dansky. Details on Aragón and the cities of Lerida and Zaragoza, Catalonia with Barcelona and Girona, Castile with Madrid and Toledo, León with Compostela and Oviedo, Navarre with Pamplona and Tudela, and Portugal and the city of Lisbon.

Chapter Three: Al-AndalusEdit

Written by Michael Butler and Guy-Francis Vella. Details on the Muslim-dominated areas of Iberia, including the taifa kingdoms Extremadura, Huelva and Silves, the Central Plain (including Cadiz, Sevilla, and Cordoba), the Eastern Highlands (including Malaga, Granada, and Almeria), and the Eastern Coast (including Murcia, Valencia, and the Balearic Isles).

Chapter Four: Powers That BeEdit

Written by James Maliszewski and Richard E. Dansky. Clan Lasombra dominates the Iberian peninsula, but other Cainites also call Spain, Portugal, and Andorra home. Included here is information on the Shadow Reconquista, the Islamic Cainites (mostly Assamite), and the Apostles of the Third Caine, an offshoot of the Cainite Heresy. Many mortals also hunt these Cainites in the day, including the Knights of Santiago and the Sword of St. James.

Chapter Five: The DamnedEdit

Written by Michael Butler and Guy-Francis Vella. The vampires of Iberia, organized by clan.

Chapter Six: Legends of the Reconquista (Storytelling)Edit

Written by Richard E. Dansky. Guidelines for creating and running an Iberian campaign.

Background InformationEdit

  • Continuing the trend started in Ashen Cults, the date of the Dark Ages setting has been advanced from 1197 to 1212.
  • There is a Spanish-language version of this book, Iberia Nocturna.
  • The introduction notes that Veil of Night complements much of the Moorish information in this book regarding the Islamic religion.

Memorable QuotesEdit

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CharactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

Apostles of the Third Caine, Knights of Santiago, Shadow Reconquista, Sword of St. James


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