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'''''Tome of Secrets''''' is a supplemental product to [[Vampire Twentieth Anniversary Edition: The Dark Ages]], offering additional information on [[Blood magic (VTM)|blood sorcery]], medieval society, and [[True Faith]].
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'''Tome of Secrets''' is a supplemental product to [[V20 Dark Ages]], offering additional infos on [[Blood Sorcery (VTM)|Blood Sorcery]], medieval society and [[True Faith]].
 
   
 
==Summary==
 
==Summary==
From the [[White Wolf]] catalog:
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From the [[Onyx Path]] catalog:
   
:''Every occult order worth its weight has a library of mystic truths. But the truly wondrous, truly frightening truths require you look deeper. That you delve in long, lost places. These, my friend, are those long, lost places. ''
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:"Every occult order worth its weight has a library of mystic truths. But the truly wondrous, truly frightening truths require you look deeper. That you delve in long, lost places. These, my friend, are those long, lost places."
: - ''Creidne''
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:''— [[Creidne]]''
   
The Tome of Secrets is a treatment of numerous topics about Cainites and stranger things in the [[Dark Medieval]] World. It’s about peeling back the curtain, and digging a little deeper. Inside, you’ll find:
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:''The '''''Tome of Secrets''''' is a treatment of numerous topics about Cainites and stranger things in the [[Dark Medieval]] World. It’s about peeling back the curtain, and digging a little deeper. Inside, you'll find:''
   
:''Expanded treatment of [[Assamite Sorcery]], [[Koldunic Sorcery]], [[Necromancy (VTM)|Necromancy]], and [[Setite Sorcery]] ''
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:*''Expanded treatment of [[Assamite Sorcery]], [[Koldunic Sorcery]], [[Necromancy (VTM)|Necromancy]], and [[Setite Sorcery]] ''
:''A look at Cainite knightly orders, faith movements, and even human witchcraft''
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:*''A look at Cainite knightly orders, faith movements, and even human witchcraft''
:''Letters and diaries from all over the Dark Medieval World''
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:*''Letters and diaries from all over the Dark Medieval World''
===Introduction===
 
   
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==Chapters==
 
===Introduction===
 
===Chapter One: The Dark Medieval world===
 
===Chapter One: The Dark Medieval world===
A list of letters detailing the [[Bloodless Crusade]]'s quest for the city of [[Scáth]] and reactions among the Cainite world
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A list of letters detailing the [[Bloodless Crusade]]'s quest for the city of [[Scáth]] and reactions among the Cainite world.
 
===Chapter Two: Forgotten Secrets===
 
===Chapter Two: Forgotten Secrets===
Lost powers of [[Abyss Mysticism]], [[Assamite Sorcery]], [[Koldunic Sorcery]], [[Akhu]] and [[Necromancy (VTM)|Necromancy]], as well as the magic used by witches.
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Lost powers of [[Abyss Mysticism]], [[Assamite Sorcery]], [[Koldunic Sorcery]], [[Akhu]], and [[Necromancy (VTM)|Necromancy]], as well as the magic used by witches.
 
===Chapter Three: The Weight of Nobility===
 
===Chapter Three: The Weight of Nobility===
 
A short description of Cainite knighthoods and responsibilities to one's vassalage.
 
A short description of Cainite knighthoods and responsibilities to one's vassalage.
 
===Chapter Four: Faith===
 
===Chapter Four: Faith===
Details about True Faith, as well as Faith-based power for true believers. Deals also with the role of [[Dark Thaumaturgy]] and demons.
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Details about [[True Faith]], as well as Faith-based power for true believers. Deals also with the role of [[Dark Thaumaturgy]] and [[Demon (DTF)|demons]]
 
===Appendix: Player Options===
 
===Appendix: Player Options===
A list of [[Combination Discipline]]s that were omitted from the final version of Vampire Twentieth Anniversary Edition: The Dark Ages
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A list of [[Combination Disciplines]] that were omitted from the final version of Vampire Twentieth Anniversary Edition: The Dark Ages
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==Background Information==
 
==Background Information==
The Tome of Secrets was funded as a part of the [[V20 Dark Ages]] [[Kickstarter]].
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* The '''Tome of Secrets''' was funded as a part of the [[V20 Dark Ages]] [[Kickstarter]].
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* This is the second part of the "Hecata arc" which began in {{b|VTM|Lore of the Bloodlines}}, and is next covered in {{b|VTDA|V20 Dark Ages Companion}}.
===Memorable Quotes===
 
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==Memorable Quotes==
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(...)
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==Characters==
 
==Characters==
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* Sultan [[Prospero|Ameirin]] of [[Ankara (WOD)|Ankara]], a [[Brujah]] [[Infernalism (WOD)|infernalist]]
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==Terminology==
 
==Terminology==
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(...)
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Latest revision as of 15:12, 15 March 2021

Tome of Secrets is a supplemental product to Vampire Twentieth Anniversary Edition: The Dark Ages, offering additional information on blood sorcery, medieval society, and True Faith.

Summary

From the Onyx Path catalog:

"Every occult order worth its weight has a library of mystic truths. But the truly wondrous, truly frightening truths require you look deeper. That you delve in long, lost places. These, my friend, are those long, lost places."
Creidne
The Tome of Secrets is a treatment of numerous topics about Cainites and stranger things in the Dark Medieval World. It’s about peeling back the curtain, and digging a little deeper. Inside, you'll find:

Chapters

Introduction

Chapter One: The Dark Medieval world

A list of letters detailing the Bloodless Crusade's quest for the city of Scáth and reactions among the Cainite world.

Chapter Two: Forgotten Secrets

Lost powers of Abyss Mysticism, Assamite Sorcery, Koldunic Sorcery, Akhu, and Necromancy, as well as the magic used by witches.

Chapter Three: The Weight of Nobility

A short description of Cainite knighthoods and responsibilities to one's vassalage.

Chapter Four: Faith

Details about True Faith, as well as Faith-based power for true believers. Deals also with the role of Dark Thaumaturgy and demons

Appendix: Player Options

A list of Combination Disciplines that were omitted from the final version of Vampire Twentieth Anniversary Edition: The Dark Ages

Background Information

Memorable Quotes

(...)

Characters

Terminology

(...)


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