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Valkenberg Foundation is a supplement for Werewolf: The Apocalypse tells the story of the Questing Pack, a group of lost Garou pups who attempt to find other pups before madness takes them.

Summary

From the White Wolf 1993-94 catalog:

"The Garou cannot recover every cub. Those that suffer the First Change without the support of their tribe are lost, These Lunatics run alone in a cruel world of madness-until the Valkenburg Foundation steps in. The characters are recruited to become the Questing Pack and hunt down lost cubs, those who endanger themselves and the Veil with their madness. But, something casts a shadow on the Foundation. Can the Pack recognize the danger within and avert it in time? Valkenburg Foundation is a story supplement which includes five stories designed to be run in chronological order."

From the Back Cover:

The Shattered Mind...
The Garou cannot recover every cub. Those that suffer the First Change without the support of their tribe are lost. These lunatics run alone in a cruel world of madness - until the Valkenburg Foundation steps in. The characters are recruited to become the Questing Pack and hunt down the lost cubs, those who endanger themselves and the Veil with their madness.
Plays Dark Tricks
From the grimy streets of New York City to a bizarre government laboratory, the Questing Pack must journey to rescue lost cubs from their dark fates. But something casts a shadow on the Foundation. Can the Pack recognize the danger within and avert in time?

Contents

Legends of the Garou: Shadow of the Wolf

Selected journal entry of Dr. Leopold Valkenburg. He attempts to aid Baron von Kulk in unlocking his repressed Garou heritage, but discovers that the baron is possessed by a malevolent spirit. Valkenburg manages to drive away the spirit, but in doing so earns the enmity of a pack of Red Talons led by Dark Blood Gushing.

Introduction

The history, geography, and people of the Foundation, including inmates.

Story One: When the Wolfsbane Blooms

The characters are recruited to become the Questing Pack.

Fetishes:

  • Moongleam (Level 2, Gnosis 4)
  • Whistle Call (Level 3, Gnosis 6)
  • Spirit Slayer (Level 6, Gnosis 6)
  • War Paint (Gnosis 5, Talen)
  • Summons From Across the Gulf (Level 6, Gnosis 7)

Story Two: Hostile Takeover

The Pack goes to New York to bring back an escaped Lunatic -but this Lunatic has allies both in the corporate boardrooms and on the grimy streets.

Story Three: Skins

The Pack befriends a group of Lunatic lupus only to later discover them dead and skinned — the work of Samuel Haight, a Kinfolk whose plan is to gain full Garou heritage at the cost of other's lives.

Story Four: Weird Science

The Pack travels to the northwest to free a Lunatic from imprisonment in a government laboratory . Where Science and the Wyld meet, anything can happen.

Story Five: Dark Union

The dark secret of the Foundation is revealed. The Pack must ally with the insidious Black Spiral Dancers to avert the coming disaster.

Appendix: Characters

The NPCs for the campaign, both allies and antagonists.

Background Information

This book was reprinted in Werewolf Chronicles Volume 1.

Memorable Quotes

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Trivia

Valkenburg Foundation (along with Werewolf: The Wild West) seems to have been partly inspired from S.P. Somtow's Moon Dance (1989).

Characters

Terminology

Caldron Rock Sept, Mir-Herta, Psychomachia, Puppeteer Bane, Pure Heart Sept

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