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  • Welcome To The Machine

    h5. CONTEXT/RATIONALE: Finally. At last. The second of the Troll Trials - the Saga Contest. Contestants will travel into the Near Dreaming to encounter a story. Later, as their memories fade, they will recount their adventure and the best story will win …

  • Darkness Visible

    h5. CONTEXT/RATIONALE: A Tuesday session to resolve the dangling threads from [[Welcome To The Machine | Welcome To The Machine]], albeit without Nick. So: much to explore, as in, Can the R-Thor battalions defeat the evil vampire cog-regiments? who is …

  • The Getaway

    h5. CONTEXT/RATIONALE: Here's an odd one: a short Tuesday game in which everyone turns up. And everyone doesn't just mean regular luminaries like Alec, Ray and Alex, but also Nick. And Luke. Yes. So, a twisty-turny sort of storyline that tries to work in …

  • The Fist Unclenches

    h5. RATIONALE/CONTEXT: The long-awaited (by me, anyway) Season One Finale. The objective here is to have a jolly tough fight that will stretch players' abilities, get the hell out of the Forgotten Factories, resolve the Troll Thing and find out the …

  • Surluse

    Surluse is the mystical realm in the Dreaming ruled by the [[:prince-galahault | Haut Prince Gallehaut]] – High Prince of All the Fae. It is a glamorous place, with a strong historical, literary and arts connection generating Glamour but roots in modern …

  • Interlude - Wild Hunt in Rotherhithe

    [[:sir-gawaine | Sir Gawaine]] and [[:swami | Swami]] meet in a trendy nightspot in Southwark. Gawaine is accompanying a group of celebrities and moneybags who are endorsing a inner city project he is supporting; Swami is waiting for a new DJ, [[:izzl- …

  • London Eye

    The largest Ferris wheel in Europe and most popular tourist attraction in the UK! A turn on the wheel earns the Fae either Glamour or Banality, depending on Fortune herself.

  • Waterloo Bridge

    This bridge across the Thames connects [[Surluse | Surluse]] to the south with [[Cameliard | Cameliard]] to the south. The bridge is imbued with the spirit of love. Romantic oaths sworn here are keenly observed by the Dreaming and Bunks performed to …

  • Imperial War Museum

    This museum in Lambeth is built on the site of the old Bedlam Hospital. The Glamour here is easy to access, but tinted with anger, death and madness: Redcaps and unseelie Sidhe love it and the chimerical weapons to be found here.

  • Tate Modern

    The most visited modern art gallery in the world, built in the power station designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. It’s another source of exciting Glamour for the Fae of Surluse.

  • Shakespeares Globe

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/197856/globe.jpg(Globe)!Rebuilt in Bankside and open air performances generate Glamour still. The Rose is the chimerical theatre nearby, staging performances no human stage could support.

  • Liberty of the Clink

    An area once independent of the City of London and consequently given over to gambling and prostitution – and theatres, like the Globe and the Rose. The Clink Prison endures in the Dreaming, an effective gaol for Changelings and Chimera from all over New …

  • Golden Hind

    A replica of Drake’s ship at Bankside. It sustains just enough Glamour to generate seadog chimera who infest nearby streets and pubs.

  • Bankside

    The trendy district north of Southwark Street, containing the George Inn (a galleried coaching in, popular with chimeras like Falstaff, Sam Weller and Chaucer’s Miller), The _Anchor_ (Pepys recorded the Fire of London from here) and fully chimerical inns …

  • South Bank Centre

    Hosts the Royal Festival Hall and four orchestras along with Europe’s largest centre for the arts - a Winter Venue for Fae. And the Glamour keeps coming from the many exhibition spaces nearby: _Alma Enterprise Gallery_ is a performance space for up-and- …

  • The Shard

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/197855/shard.jpg(Shard)!A new 72-storey skyscraper with a fount of Glamour in the viewing gallery at the top – and even more Glamour for Fae prepared to scale the spire on top! [[:prince- …

  • Millennium Bridge

    Crosses the Thames outside the Tate Modern and the Globe, crossing over to St Paul’s Cathedral. The “Wobbly Bridge” lives up to its name in the Dreaming, inflicting wounds or Banality on Fae who can’t keep their feet.

  • Tower Bridge

    A dramatic edifice in the Dreaming, where Glamour can be gained from leaping the bascules as they rise. Roll Strength + Athletics and set a difficulty between 7 and 9 to earn 1-3 Glamour; on a botch the character falls into the Thames (about 130', roll …

  • Surrey Quays

    The district of Rotherhithe, a part of London Docklands. Once a notorious hellhole of gin halls and opium dens, it serviced the timber traders and whalers; the Mayflower set sail from here in 1620. Damaged by the Blitz, it is now heavily gentrified: the …

  • Guys Hospital

    Another source of Glamour for those attuned to life and death (first blood transfusion, first kidney transplant) or the architecture of Guy’s Tower. Chimeras are common at this hospital – doctors, patients and nervosa but also ‘new’ chimeras like robots. …

  • Elephant and Castle

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/197857/elephant_castle.jpg(Elephant castle)!A chimerical coaching inn where exceptional knives and blades can be bought from the Worshipful Cutlers. Shakespearean characters from ??Twelfth …

  • Burgess Park

    Over 2 miles out into [[Listenoise | Listenoise]] (the very Banal areas of Walworth and Camberwell) but is connected to Surluse by the *Grand Surrey Canal* – a chimerical waterway to the park for Fae barges, pleasure boats and gondolas. The park was …

  • Old Kent Road

    This ancient thoroughfare is a ribbon of Glamour that links [[Surluse]] to the strife-ridden realm of [[Bedegraine | Bedegraine]]. Any other route takes Fae through the [[Listenoise | Wasteland]]. The road's enchanted character might be due to it being a …

  • Dreaming Realms

    Each of the realms of New Camelot is connected to a realm in the Near Dreaming that reflects its essence: there is a Dreaming Cameliard, a Dreaming Broceliande and a Dreaming Gorre, for example. The exception is Listenoise; if there is a Dreaming …

  • Sir Florence

    A female knight of Surluse, one of the group sent by [[:prince-galahault | Prince Gallehault]] to accompany [[:sir-gawaine]] to the Shard during [[Dragons in the Shard | Dragonfall in the Shard]]. She escaped from the dragon's lair and [[Invoke the Dragon …

  • Sir Bleoberis

    One of [[:prince-galahault | Prince Gallehault]]'s knights who encountered [[:swami | Swami]] and [[:izzl-drzzl | Izzl Drzzl]] during [[Interlude - Wild Hunt in Rotherhithe | Interlude - Wild Hunt in Rotherhithe]] and expressed a (possibly homoerotic) …

  • Prince Gallehault

    Gallehault is widely acclaimed the greatest of the Sidhe lords to have returned from Arcadia. He is a man of massive stature, formidable in combat and a military leader who commands absolute devotion. As ruler of [[Surluse | Surluse and the Faraway …

  • Lord Gallowglass

    Manipulated by [[:tempeste | Tempeste]] into working with her against [[:prince-galahault | Prince Gallehault]] until his schemes were exposed. Attacked by [[:lancelot | Lancelot]] and left wounded.

  • Cog Person

    These robots were first created by [[:prince-galahault | Prince Gallehault]] to fight for King Arthur in his campaign against [[Gorre | Gorre]]. Huge regiments still exist, unactivated, in the forgotten factories of [[Surluse | Surluse]]. The basic cog …

  • Malegea

    Malegea is a mechanical woman created by the Nocker King Brandegoris, although she claims to be older and that Brandegoris merely awoke her from Slumber. She became a student of the merlin Aurelianus and had an intense but ill-fated relationship with [[: …

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