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Secret Societies

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"It is useless to deny, because it is impossible to conceal, that a great part of Europe is covered with a network of these secret societies, just as the superficies of the earth is being covered with railroads."

—Benjamin Disraeli, 14 July 1856 

Since the fall of Atlantis, the secret societies have grown, due to Nephilim patronage or human ambition. Many of them have learned to hate the Nephilim. Worse yet, many of them have learned to fight the Nephilim. These invisible empires rise and fall in combat made even more deadly by its secrecy.

This sourcebook is for the Nephilim gamemaster to use in devising suitable antagonists for the players. Nephilim, despite their mystical power, are surprisingly easy to thwart given humans with sufficient occult knowledge, resources, and will. Many a Nephilim has found itself impossibly at the mercy of a small band of humans armed with the proper information.

Within Secret Societies you can find this information. It details secret organizations, their representative members, spells and special techniques, and maps of headquarters or other significant places. Here you can find out how to create a Humonculous, activate Orichalka, or learn the special Solar-Ka awakening techniques of the Mithradites.

 

 
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February 17th, 2010
Great book! A nice clear overview with useful examples for multiple genres. Also 'roll your own' charts. [...]
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February 16th, 2008
A nice Book! Chaosium had another winner with the Nephilium series and then things went pear shaped. A damn shame would love to haev seen the upgrade to the system and new materials. [...]
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February 27th, 2007
Content: 3 Much less here than I'd hoped for. While some decent guidelines are provided for general use of secret societies in a campaign, very little of it can be applied to a medieval setting. I find the few PrC's to be overly powerful, and still [...]
Chris G. [Featured Reviewer]
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June 14th, 2006
Secret Societies Secret Societies are a well established tools in a lot of genres. They are prevalent in conspiracy theories and useful as an ally and antagonist. However they are under used in many role playing games. There are many ways to [...]
Peter I. [Featured Reviewer]
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May 11th, 2006
Secret Societies is a 104 page pdf product that provides a comprehensive guide to secret societies - their use, nature, beliefs, history and much more. It's a topic that's not been covered in any detail in d20 so far, and as such the pdf provides a fresh [...]
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