As part of the Pegasus Engine can handle any setting challenge… I was Challenged to run Cthulhu.
So I have put together a short run adventure to take the investigators over a 3-5 session adventure.
Character creation was fun and we now have six investigators to face the unspeakable horrors that lurk on the fringes of their insanity!
The adventure is set in the 1980’s…
Tactician (Actor: Byron)
A Chellosit and a Singer performer in the modern arts and a star among the young generation as a classical-rock musician. He cannot be found without his closest fan, Luna Dawn. Together they found that their common interest in witchcraft and the forbidden knowledge has sown their friendship together.
Freddrick Hayes (Mystic Fred)
Agitator (Actor: Rich)
A charlatan, con-man who operates within a travelling circus pretending to be a clairvoyant. He was approached by Russel Corey after Russel received several complaints about Mystic Fred. But when Russel visited Freddrick had his first experience in a true clairvoyant activity! Since then they have become true friends.
Ranged (Actor: Silver)
Theodore has just started his Private Investigator Firm. He got involved with Russel Corey when a client brought Russel to Theodore’s attention. Meeting at a dinner party they shared similar interests and would meet often to discuss such topics.
Ranged (Actor: Waracolyte)
A shunned member of royalty who joined the secret service. Now only known as W. He has joined a special operation that seeks and shuts down cultist activities. W latest mark was Russel Corey, whose name came to the department of defences interest after making it big with his clairvoyant activity. Meeting with Russel, W has infiltrated his circle of friends, hoping to learn more about this man.
Scrapper (Actor: Woadan)
An ex-serviceman. Now works as a taxi driver and has an interest in all things supernatural. One day he was transporting Russel Corey to a big event, they got talking and since then, Russell uses Warrens services as often as possible.
Fredrick fights for his life against the crazed scalpel woman who he has spent several weeks flirting with! Before he is dealt any real damage he is able to render her unconscious and beings to tie her up. But is disturbed by another member of the crew wielding a heavy chain! Out of reaction, he hits the crewman hard, who falls and cracks his head on the door rim and is killed. Fredrick panics as he is trapped on the ship and has just murdered someone… he tries to calm himself telling himself it was self-defence…
Meanwhile down the corridor, Theodore faces a similar situation against Gordon Knowles wielding a bloodied axe and the professor Norma at his feet dead a horrendous sight! Theodore kills Gordon with his sling and starts to panic, he runs through the ship until he finds Fredrick, and helps him with Dr Singh.
Warren finds himself cornered in the ship against another crazed crewman and fights hard until he is cable to kill him.
W heads to the sounds of the commotion above deck and finds himself attacked by another crewman, diving under a boat, he is safe for a short while, looking for an avenue of escape, he sees Mr Patel run past but gets shot by one of the crazed professors! Who then shoots the Head foreman. W uses the moment to climb into the boat where he finds Percy the cook hiding.
Warren joins up with Fredrick and Theodore and they try to make it to the bridge. But Arnold will not let them in, pointing to the Island and saying “I must get us there!”
Warren decides to go help W, While Fredrick looks for the Captain with Theodore following closely behind. Only to find the Captain dead and his 2nd officer attacking him, who then turns to attack Fredrick. Fredrick and Theodore have an almighty battle against him before dispatching the crazed 2nd officer.
Warren sneaks up to eh crazed professor just as he aims his gun to shoot W!
Then the boat struck rocks sending everyone flying!
Our 2-hour game session then ended unit next time!
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