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  • Welcome to your campaign!

    *We apologize as our printing press threw a gear. The Epitaph and its regular assortment of stories is under construction. Look back here in the New Year for more exciting, horrific, and titillating …

  • The Buffalo Men

    The names on the list read: * Lazlow * Eugene J. Guest * Felix Maroney * Dr. Margot J. Jourdain * Min Zhang * Xun Ru p. The agent examined the six individuals before him. He was not impressed. …

  • Slippery Salamanders & Whiskey Damsels

    The names on the list read: * Lazlow Sorenson * Felix Maloney * Dr. Margot J. Jourdain * Min Zhang * Xun Ru April 29th 1879 - accounts from the desk of Dr. Margot J. Jourdain p. After our …

  • Massacre at Burnside Mines

    The names on the list read: Lazlow Sorenson Iiniwa Dr. Margot J. Jourdain Min Zhang Xun Ru h4. The Plain Mountain Journal h5. Massacre at Burnside Mines h3. A report from Burnside mines …

  • Massacre at Burnside Mines: Addendum

    The sun dips under the Rockies behind you. A great shadow grows over the hills just east of the mountains. Travel is silent except for the scrambling sounds of your companions and the mules, and the …

  • A Barbecue of Burning Flesh

    p. No sooner had the group finished burning the felled bodies of the undead when Sheriff Sioux approached the group. “Mayor Alexandra wants to meet you immediately,” he said. p. The heroes trudged off …

  • She'll Put a Spell on You

    * group is approached by Tabitha, working for the Black River Railroad Co. * offers a job to retrieve a package en route on the Denver Pacific line * arrival coinciding with the centennial of the …

  • Here Comes the Night

    * Xun Ru and Min dispose of the bodies * Eugene and Dr. Jourdain sell the flamethrower * Laslow, Dr. Jourdain, and Xun Ru investigate more and discover the Bayou agent * Xun Ru makes a couple friends …

  • Smoke and Mirrors

    *From Investigator Felix's Notebook:* All we've found has been smoke and mirrors. A labyrinth of smoke and mirrors. My notes leave us twisting and turning like the streets of Shan Fan. Here's what I …

  • Blood Ties

    p. During the trek to Lynchburg to find Min’s mother, the group spotted a cat trapped at the top of the tree, huddling miserably under the branches in the rain. Dr. Jourdain climbed the tree and retrieved the cat, which jumped into her arms like a …

  • Bison, after the events outside of Shan Fan

    The teeming streets of Shan Fan are largely ignorant to Bison as he strides down the road. People flow around him like water around a stone in a river. As he walks his mind wanders to the tasks he must …

  • Ms. A's Ivory Onyx Cupboard

    Dr. Jourdain opened a creaky door and discovered half a dozen weary children staring into space, fingers peeling poppy seeds from flowers, wrapping bricks of the black gold. The living dead, so young and …

  • Look the Beast in the Eyes

    Eugene pulled out the brown envelope just as he’d done countless times over the past couple days. He couldn’t put the trip off any longer, he was telling Ru. Ru had been sharing stories of the ordeal in Shan Fan, although truth be told, he told more …

  • Strange Fruit

    p. In the aftermath of the werewolf attack the posse was moved into the first class cabin. They rested in the plush seats under the crystal chandelier, trying to recover. Mary Beth walked over to Eugene and asked if he would do the tarot reading he had …

  • Ghoulish Activities

    It had been a very long since Eugene had walked the streets of New Orleans. It reminded him of some of the streets in Philadelphia where he first grew up - gothic, decorated features adorning buildings that struggled against decay. Our posse found …

  • His Name was Django

    The next day Stefan and [[:clarisse | Clarisse]] wasted no time. They met with the posse and they had their morning brunch with Madame Laveaux. The only small trouble was that Iniwa and Ru were missing. What's more, Eugene was feeling a wee bit …