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The Cainite Conspiracies Anthology is a collection of short stories from the Vampire Twentieth Anniversary Edition: The Dark Ages setting.
- 1 Summary
- 2 Chapters
- 3 Background Information
- 4 Memorable Quotes
- 5 Characters
- 6 Terminology
Summary[edit | edit source]
From the Onyx Path catalog:
- Step back into the Dark Ages...
- ...into a time when the clans, high and low, battle for blood and power.
- Welcome to The Cainite Conspiracies
- This collection of short stories inspired by the 20th Anniversary edition of Vampire: The Masquerade Dark Ages features tales by Vampire developers such as Justin Achilli, Eddy Webb, David A. Hill, Jr., and award-winning horror authors including Maurice Broaddus, Catherine Lundoff, and Richard Dansky.
Chapters[edit | edit source]
Young, Gifted, and Ventrue[edit | edit source]
Written by Maurice Broaddus, this story follows the revenge of a young Ventrue named Mararah, exiled from Rome by Andronikos after the elder killed his sire Octavius for the crime of failing to ask permission before Embracing Mararah himself.
Family is Family[edit | edit source]
Acts of Cruelty[edit | edit source]
Written by Justin R. Achilli, this story follows the activities of a Tzimisce monstrosity known as Gabija, whose actions stirred up the mortal population of the surrounding lands against the undead, and eventually brought the attention of the ruling Cainites upon itself.
A Quest for Blood[edit | edit source]
Written by Russell Zimmerman, this story follows a night of the manipulative Isouda de Blaise, as she reads a letter and receives a gift from Sir Fulco de Outremer, one of her childer in exile in Ireland.
Sand and Dust[edit | edit source]
Incarnadine Seas[edit | edit source]
The Last Spark[edit | edit source]
The Hidden Stars[edit | edit source]
Omen's End[edit | edit source]
Eighty and Nine[edit | edit source]
Ghosts of Chorazin[edit | edit source]
Written by Alan Alexander, this story follows the Assamite elder Enkara, who traveled to the depths of the cursed city of Chorazin to rescue her sire, Izhim abd'Azrael, imprisoned by a demonic entity.
Orfeo's Plague[edit | edit source]
Written by Richard E. Dansky, this story follows the Cappadocian scholar named Orfeo DiScalfani, as he studies a strange kind of sickness that has befallen upon the city of Venice, at the beginning of the Giovanni purge of his clan.
Veil of Power[edit | edit source]
Goat's Nails[edit | edit source]
Written by Neall Raemonn Price, this story follows the Salubri lovers Mahtiel and Rothriel as they travel through the Kingdom of Hungary to rescue a fellow healer of their clan, who is trapped within the Tihany Abbey as it is besieged by Mongol forces.
Background Information[edit | edit source]
Memorable Quotes[edit | edit source]
Characters[edit | edit source]
Terminology[edit | edit source]
Vampire: The Dark Ages books