Written by: Nicky Rea, Sam Chupp, Lucien Dark
Developed by: Phil Brucato
Edited by: Heather Bryden
Art Director: Richard Thomas
Layout & Typesetting: Aileen E. Miles
Interior Art: Mark Jackson, Matthew Korteling, Andrew Mitchell Kudelka, Joshua Gabriel Timbrook, Lawrence Allen Williams
Front Cover Art: Michael W. Kaluta
Front & Back Cover Design: Aileen E. Miles
In Memoriam: Matthew Korteling: Grimmy misses you, my love. – Krista
Special Thanks:

Mark "Chainsaw Surgery" Rein•Hagen, for his delicate ghost-writing.
Stewart "von Allmen's Express" Wieck, for taking the name before tying the knot.
Sam "Sticky Buns" Chupp for that sugary, lightheaded felling he always gets...
Ben "Vexological Economist" Monk, for his scintillating lectures on finance.
Staley "Toast of the Town" Krause, for juggling Elric, Sonja Blue, and the host of horrors.
Rob "Spoke too Soon" Hatch, for thinking he'd put the games behind him.
Mike "Woody" Krause, a Natural Born Salesman.
Wes "She's Not Jamie" Harris, for his True Lies girlfriend.

Authors' Special Thanks to:

Jackie Cassada for sharing her insights and proofreading again and again...
Wayne Peacock, my online friend, for keeping me abreast of Mage developments and sharing his "Edge" with me.
The Wednesday night gaming group (Carla, Beth, Sherry, Jim, and Tony) for playing through the weeks of unAwakened mages without powers, which had so much to do with how this was written.
Teeuwynn, without whose encouragement I might have chucked the whole thing and given up writing.

Publisher: White Wolf Publishing, Inc.
Imprint: White Wolf Game Studio
Published: September 16, 1994
Publication #: WW 04059
Reference #: ISBN 1-56504-128-3
Online: Bullet-rpg
Price: PDF: $6.00

Verbena Tradition Book is the first edition sourcebook for the Verbena Tradition in Mage: The Ascension.


From the White Wolf catalog:

Beneath the Tree, we Dance
The moon peers between the branches of the World Tree as the Verbena seek the Sacred within the Self. After centuries of persecution, the Verbena have regained a foothold on the path to Ascension. The Verbena Tradition Book draws back the curtain of myth hiding these most ancient of mages.
The Magick is Within Us!
This Mage Tradition book traces the origins and practices of the Verbena, their allies and enemies, and their quest for understanding the Self in all its forms. The Verbena Tradition Book includes:


Prelude: Between the Worlds: Samhain EveEdit

Introduction: Birth Cry: Winter SolsticeEdit

Chapter One: Never Again the BurningEdit

Imbolc/Candlemas - History.

Chapter Two: Blessing the FieldsEdit

Beltane Eve - Culture and Politics.

Chapter Three: Aligning the SpheresEdit

Midsummer Night - External Relations.

Chapter Four: The Fruits of the TreeEdit

Lammas - Character Templates.

Appendix One: Ancient WisdomEdit

Verbena Magick.

Appendix Two: The Center of the WheelEdit

Famous Verbena.

Background InformationEdit

This book was included in 1999's Traditions Gathered II: Blood and Dreams.

Memorable QuotesEdit






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