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Henry Hancock was murdered by a coven of witches associated with the [[Hermetic Order of the Silver Twilight]. They are searching for pieces of the R'lyeh disk, a powerful magic item.
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'''Player Handouts:''' Letters sent to Jacob Hancock, extract from Nameless Cults, letter from Carl Stanford to Duncan MacBain, extract from A Summary of the Expedition to Loch Murdoch
 
'''Player Handouts:''' Letters sent to Jacob Hancock, extract from Nameless Cults, letter from Carl Stanford to Duncan MacBain, extract from A Summary of the Expedition to Loch Murdoch

Revision as of 06:34, 31 August 2013

Details

Pages: 15

Author(s): John Scott Clegg

Artist(s):

Setting: 1920s

Appears in: Shadows of Yog-Sothoth

Campaign: Shadows of Yog-Sothoth

Summary

Jacob Hancock asks the investigators to check up on his uncle Henry in Scotland.

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Synopsis

Henry Hancock was murdered by a coven of witches associated with the Hermetic Order of the Silver Twilight. They are searching for pieces of the R'lyeh disk, a powerful magic item.

References

Player Handouts: Letters sent to Jacob Hancock, extract from Nameless Cults, letter from Carl Stanford to Duncan MacBain, extract from A Summary of the Expedition to Loch Murdoch

Locations: Cannich, Scotland

Creatures: Serpent people

Tomes and Artifacts: True Magick, R'lyeh Disk

Campaigns / Scenarios: Shadows of Yog-Sothoth

Comments

Keeper Comments

If the players received the computer print-out clue in Look to the Future, they may be confused by the link with Henry Hancock. There appears to be no reason why his nephew should contact them - unless he is working for the Order as well! A certain level of paranoia is justified - see The Worm that Walks - but having several writers for the one campaign does make this rather messy.

The village of Cannich is awash with NPCs - both cultists and allies. The Keeper might wish to cut out some of the less important ones.