CODE NAME: OZYMANDIUS -- A World in a Grain of Sand

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Simone Cooper

A new mission from the mysterious OZYMANDIUS for members of Earth's team of elite Path Masters, stationed on Cynosure:
For all of time, the births and deaths of Shadow Realms, however catastrophic, took place anonymously and mostly unmourned, hushed by the silence of the Veils between worlds. Now that the Veils are thin, and the Paths are open to any with the eyes to see, what happens when catastrophe strikes?

This is an episodic game open to new team members at any time.

We are a team of Path Masters from Earth--what we now know is one of many Earths. As Path Masters, we can spot and traverse Shadow Paths. For the past year we have lived and worked in the crossroads city of Cynosure for many reasons: recon, adventure, employment, to save our home. Over that time, we have heard rumors of a mysterious employer, one who demands incredible commitment from their people, but who also provides incredible rewards: access to Jewel Ghosts; horses of Arden; weapons of allShadow; passkeys to the locked Realms of Faerie.

After many successful independent missions, we received Cynosure's fabled golden ticket, an invitation to the back room of Munden's Bar, and an interview is with the independent agent code-named OZYMANDIUS. Apparently we were successful enough that our benefactor has called on us again ....

Cynosure: the shattered mirror of the Keep of Four Worlds, a crossroads of the many ShadowPaths. It is a hundred years after Patternfall and decades after the Veils fell from our eyes ... [Setting based on the GRIMJACK comics. Player knowledge of the comics not necessary but can be fun.]

Amber: the rose of creation, faded now that the shaping hands of the Pattern have lost their strength, but still considered the Father of all Shadow--a father who may yet be jealous of his lost power.

Chaos: a scattered but wealthy collection of realms well-positioned to take advantage of the changes wrought when the Pattern lost its sway, a hive of "scum and villainy," heroism, beauty, and danger.

What do players need to do to prepare for the game
Returning players may use a character they've already made for the game; new players may create characters based on a set of pre-generated character skill packages to balance the group. We will discuss the state of Earth's Cynosure Outpost and get an idea of why making a big score now is important to you, and what your team might seek from OZYMANDIUS as its reward.

Communication exchange before the convention is essential but should be brief. Please DO NOT sign up if you cannot do this.
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Returning Players Given Preference, New Players Welcome
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