Regiment of Dread

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Tales of the Miskatonic Valley

Pages: 16

Author(s): Geoff Gillan

Setting: 1920s

Appears in: Tales of the Miskatonic Valley

Summary

Wherein the investigators bring to light a monumental evil, and stand in the long shadows of old, old sins.







Spoilers - Keepers Eyes Only

Players should not read any further.

Synopsis

The investigators become involved with an aged veteran of the Civil War who, driven mad by guilt over his long-ago cowardly actions, has invoked a great power in order to regain his lost honour. The investigators are inexplicably, and infallibly, drawn into the demented man's nightmare.

References

Player Handouts:

  • Excerpt from Our Boys in Blue; Arkham and the Civil War
  • Excerpt from Massachusetts in the Civil War
  • Arkham Advertiser article
  • Arkham Gazette article

Locations: Arkham

Creatures: N/A

Tomes and Artifacts: The Corpus Modus

Comments

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Keeper Comments

This scenario draws the investigators into the haunted world of a demented veteran of the Civil War. No Cthulhu Mythos knowledge is necessary, nor are magic spells of any particular advantage. Intelligence and courage arc the investigators' best tools.