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ITALY & BE

YOND

them is an
oth
Perception er young man; either
a su
rol
the man as l, or asking their hosts ccessful
, identifies
Dr
find someth . Todorovic. Invest
igators ma
ing odd ab
y
out the ph
though the
otograph.
couple ma
Alrri
like the pr
ed
iest and the young, now it seems
nearing the
museum dir
ir 60s while
ector are
the priest’s
in her 40s.
Perhaps sh
wife is only
e has good
complexion
?

Orasac 1923

Orasac 1923

Todor Nedic

Father Filopovic
The Villag
e Mayor

Todor Nedic
, 56
wife Ilija are , is the village mayo
r. He
honored to
Fortunatel
have foreig and his
y, Todor ha
n visitors.
s sufficient
English to
German an
allow for co
d
nversation
their large
. In the hous
extended fam
e,
ily includes
ter Marja,
four grand
Todor’s sis
parents, To
their wives
dor’s two son
, and sev
s,
A big hous en grandchildren.
ehold alw
room. The
ays has a
Ne
bit more
vestigators. dics can provide beds
The others
for two incan stay wi
as he has
th the pries
the
t,
no children largest house in the
village, and
. Im
years and no agine that, married
for twenty
children!
AN INVITA
Todor Nedic
TI
AND OTHE ON TO DINNER,
R THINGS
dependent,
and sharp
Todor invite
of mind. “I
bargaining
s
hope your
skills are we
ning meal, them all to join in the
ll-practiced
a chaotic ple
“she make
ear
,” he laugh
s a nice liv
tyasure in wh ly evethr
ee or so
s,
ing out of
and the Na
ich twenDr. Todorov
tional Museu
together an people sit around tab
ic
d fi
les shoved
m!”
He suggest
bowls of ste ght over enormous
s that they
platters an
aming foo
visit tomor
ing, as it is
d
d.
than norm
row morntoo late in
al this evenin The meal is earlie
the day no
them with
r
w. He provid
it is a very
g. Todor ex
directions,
es
important
pla
explaining
tage is to
night for the ins that
there will
that the co
the northwe
be a cerem
tvillage, as
st, deep in
good walk
ony at
says,
the wood,
from the vil
a an the investigators are dusk to which, he
lage.
most welco
cient ritua
THE PICT
l is describe
me
URE IN TH
Ancient Ri
d in the sec . This
E HOUSE
tual.”
tion “An
The Filopov
ic house is
The house
large and wa
furniture is
is
typical of
in a rural
rm, but the
slightly too
a
pro
sperous ma
community
formal to be
fortable. Th
n
; while no
it is comfor
tru
e couple tak
t sump
table
e pride in op ly com- ecl
home to dis
ectic range and well-maintained, tuous,
ening their
tinguished
with an
guests.
An investiga
tion that cle of furniture, rugs,
and
arl
on the mante tor may notice a ph
so typical are y spans many genera decoraotograph
lpiece in the
tions. Not
the scatterin
a youthful
jects—clay
Kristijan an living room—it is of
figurines an g of small pottery ob
d Ana at the
taken when
d
ly—
de
co
tha
rat
ir wedding
t adorn som
ed tiles, mo
they were
,
in their 20
e
stof
the window
s. Posing wi
216
sills.
th

Orasac 1923

Orasac 1923

Ana Filopovic

Tsura Ljubisa

Orient Express 1923

Sofia 1923

Dr Radko Jordanov

MJR Vasil Christova

Horror on

CONSTANTINOPLE 1923

the Orient

Feyar
CONSTANT

Kcerca

Grandmother

Sofia 1923

Dr A. Chedenko

CONSTANTINOPLE 1923

Beylab the perspirer

INOPLE & CO

CONSTANTINOPLE 1923

Aktar the gypsy

NSEQUENC
ES

In all such
many investi attacks now, the Brothe
gators captive
rs take as
ly those wh
o seem to kno as possible, especialers, or who
w more tha
appear to be
n the othleaders. Th
ited to the
ese are spirShunned Mo
sque and tor
the Curse
of the Putrid
tured with
Husk until
the whereabo
they reveal
uts of the
thing else
simulacrum
they may kno
and anyw.
they should
last all of two Under such torture
them will
hours. Then
be cut off
parts of
to provide
the Brothe
new
rs. This sho
pieces for
uld prove
(requiring
a nas
a Sanity rol
l) for the rem ty shock
vestigators
when they
meet someon aining inone of the
e
ir friend’s
limbs (ident who wears
net ring, for
ified by a sigexample).

CONSTANTINOPLE 1923

Sir Douglas Rutherford

The Deputy
High Comm
issioner

Lt Douglas Hennessey

CONSTANTINOPLE 1923

Maurice Cotting

Horror on

the Orie

CONSTANTINOPLE 1923

Orient Express 1923

FENNALIK

CONSTANTINOPLE 1923

CONSTANT
INOPLE & CO
Professor Azap
NSEQUENC
ES
* New spells
Skills: Climb
75%
Cthulhu My , Credit Rating (as Ev
elyn) 55%,
tho
Persuade 40% s 25%, Hide 75%, Lis
ten 55%,
, Stealth 65%
.
Languages
: English 60%
, Turkish (ow
n) 75%.

CONSTANTINOPLE 1923

N ew S p el l

KNOT FLES

H

Hakim

’s

Plea
Around the
British clu
bs and hot
word that
els there is
the
sioner seeks British Deputy Hig
h Commissom
him. The imp eone to look into a
matter for
lication is
the agents
that he tru
available to
sts neither
him nor the
Interallied
Police.
Turkish or
The investig
If the investi
ators continu
gat
bizarre bear
ors
ally meet the
have been
(suffering
. Something
gypsy with
in the new
attacks fro
about this
his
m Brothers,
s
man is stra
the murde
nge and
unnerving
or present
r of
at
son that His Beylab), or if there is
hint that it
some reaMajesty’s rep
could be virt
should kno
resentative
ually anythin
disguised aga
w of them,
to Turkey
g. His face
in, Mehmet
the
tak
n
e
it
Sir
upo
Do
later introdu
n himself
to them as
uglas may
to con
Aktar in “Th
ces himself
the odd affa
e Gypsy’s
ir that occurr tact them (perhaps
Aktar follow
London to
ed not long
s the investi Tale,” below.
ago
Liv
rescue the
gators, hop
m from the
scenario “Th erpool line, from the on the
ing to
Brothers and
e Doom Tra
optional
their trust.
rec
in”). In this
If no opport
thus gain
eive an urg
cas
unity presen
ent summo
for examp
to go to the
le the investi
ns and a car e, they
ts itself (if
embas
gators are
by wh
the waiting
not caught
trap at Üsk
Sir Douglas sy. It is in Pera-Galata. ich
in
üdar), Aktar
see
them direct
s the investi
He refuses
app
ly and tells
gators at onc
entrance to
his story. See roaches wit
ning of the
e.
any Turkish
h them, inc
the beginsection “Th
national
luding Fey
e Shunned
ar.
Mosque.”
THE BROT
SIR DOUG
HERS OF
LAS RUTH
TH
E
SK
ERFORD
IN
On their nig
The Deput
hts out, inv
y
Hig
h Commissi
estigat
attack by the
stooped ma
oner is a tall
Brothers. Som ors always face
n wit
, thin,
subtle than
e Brothers
He has a hab h a crooked nose and
others, and
are less
gray hair.
it
a darkened
of their ma
for emphasis of clapping his han
alleyway full
ster’s enemie
ds together
while he talk
s may be too
for the wat
a
s.
sno
He
b and a xen
is a stuffed
chers not to
tempting
shirt,
ophobe, but
atta
tion
ck.
al British stif
he has the
50
tradif upper lip
staunch ally
and could
.
prove a

CONSTANTINOPLE 1923

Orasac 1923

Express

CONSTANTINOPLE 1923

Selim Makryat

Marco Markovic

Orasac 1923

Orasac 1923

Luminitsa Venclovic

Orasac 1923

Orient express 1923

Charles drake

Cost: 1D8
Sanity point
s; 2D6 magic
Casting tim
points
e: 1 round
The caster
opposes the
vic
If the caster
is successfu tim’s POW with their
l, on
body (most
own.
often an arm e portion of the vic
tim’s
like it is a
or a leg) tw
rope until
ists and
it becomes
incredibly
knotted. Th turns
painful req
e spell is
uiring a CO
ing out fro
N roll to avo
m shock, an
id passd costs 1D
correspond
8 Hit Point
ing
s an
the bones do permanent loss of
5 DEX, alt d a
no
hough
knot a victim t break. The spell can
also be use
’s arm or leg
d
ject such as
a pole or fen around an inanimate to
ce, or anoth
obIf 5 POW
er
per
son.
is sacrificed
the knotting
requiring
exten
is permane
is 1/1D4 San sive surgery to cor
nt,
rect. Sanity
ity points
to witness
loss
1/1D6 for
the knotting
the victim
of the spell.
, and

Companion to the
dead

Orient express 1923

Evelyn Drake

Evelyn Drake