By Gavin Bennett, Genevieve Cogman, Chris Hartford, Adam Tinworth
The Land Is old Mithras of London fancies the Isles as his area, however the land is much older than even he. old vampires lurk within the fens and wolf-men stalk the moors. The Church has taken carry right here, yet worshippers of a ways older gods name upon energy that no follower of Christ has ever identified. And someplace past the mist the fae chuckle, for they have been the following earlier than the other. the following There be Monsters darkish a long time: British Isles is the 1st neighborhood sourcebook for the darkish a long time line. It contains the background of the land, details at the significant towns of britain, eire, Scotland and Wales, and info on how the supernatural denizens of Europe care for one another and the oldest population of the Isles.
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However, many barons were not comfortable with a man of God gaining such power. See once more how the Devil’s own servants recoil from and conspire against those who commit their lives to the service of Christ. The king’s younger brother, the abominable John, quietly built himself a power base composed of these heretical barons, while his brother did God’s work. With the Devil’s aid and at the cost of his soul, no doubt, Prince John built enough power to drive good William Longchamp from England and set himself up as king in his brother’s absence.
Men, women and children died in droves. How very poetic. On these matters, I cannot comment. These years were before my time. However, he admits to speculation, and I must respect that. Little is known of those dark times, and even those few elders who remember them refuse to speak of them. One story, fanciful as it may be, is as good as another. - Wilfred of London • CHAPTER ONE • • HISTORY OF THE ISLES • 29 On one highsummer’s night, the story goes, the Severn ran red with blood. Meanwhile, the Britons, or to be more accurate, the scattered and fractious Britonic, Welsh and Roman peoples of the west and north, warred with the Saxons in the east.
A time of winnowing came, when the princes fought claimants. A Cainite who would once have been master of a dozen vampires now fought merely to claim hunting rights over his old fief. If there was any blessing in those years in the last half of the fifth century, it was that we had massacred the Lupines, and they would not trouble us for generations. The Dark Ages As a historian, I am obliged to rely on fact and documentation. But in the years following Hengist’s conquest, nigh on until the Vikings came…of those times there is little fact.