A team from the Royal Jaune Records label arrives in Bon Marais, Louisiana, in June of 1956. They are in search of the original lyrics to the popular folk song “Cotton-Eyed Joe.” The family of local folk legend Rory Welch claims to have those lyrics and have promised to release them…for a sizeable sum, of course. But dark and terrible things lurk in the Louisiana swamps, and the team find themselves getting more than what they bargained for in this lyrical deal.
Harlem, New York City, December 1920. Even as the bitter cold envelops the city, Harlem is heating up. A vibrant rent party turns deadly when monstrous attackers show up. In the aftermath, two veterans of World War 1, some of the Harlem Hellfighters, are blamed and arrested. Friends of the veterans try to help them by investigating the attackers, who appeared like undead German soldiers from the War. Something dark stalks the streets of Harlem and only a trio of heroes can stop them!
If you enjoyed this scenario, check out Harlem Unbound, a Cthulhu RPG and sourcebook for running adventures in this fascinating historical era.
Special thanks to Best Pal Brigade‘s Kyle and Kat for joining us for this scenario!
In modern day Hollywood, a new movie, The Space Between, faces more troubles every day. The lead actress, Verity Harrow, has disappeared. The Church of Sunyata, a New Age religion, financed the movie, but its leaders have not been helpful in dealing with the crisis. Some of the cast and crew are now tasked with finding her, but they will uncover a dark secret beyond their imagining.
It is five years later, during the Reign of Terror. The survivors of the raid on the Comte’s mansion are thrown into a conspiracy, where spies and agents seek out those who would destabilize the new regime. Caught amongst the chaos and dangers of Paris, the way must be found to stop a nightmare that would plunge France and the rest of Europe into darkness.
A time of struggle, intrigue, and horror. A divided country, where the upper class enjoys the bounty of wealth, and the poor cannot afford a loaf of bread. Where the cries of anger and rage at life’s injustices find momentum, sparking the people to unite and cast away the old regime for a brighter and more hopeful tomorrow. Amid the stirrings of the revolution, sees a group of soldiers descend into the catacombs of Paris and brave the tribulations of courtly life, where debauchery and wickedness bring their own terrors.