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.
Russell Corey after months of research has finally made a breakthrough in his discoveries. Excited he wanted to share this in a special meeting with his close friends. One by one he contacted the investigators, inviting them to come to a dinner party that he has put together to share with them his discovery, which he claims will blow the minds of the skeptics… But the investigators when called to visit, find him murdered, which leads them on a trail of discovery.
Sailing from Daker to Recife the Epsilon Pioneer chugged away… The investigators are out to work on scientific chores and they begin to subtly investigate the crew of the ship. Some use the opportunity to hone their skills and abilities.
Luna points out that the shadow has not been seen since Dakar.
The resupply in Recife is mostly uneventful Fredrick under the disguise of Patrick enjoys a romantic date with Dr Singh.
The journey to Sao Paulo is stormy and everyone feels rough from the choppy seas.
After shopping in Sao Paulo they return to a commotion on the boat, everyone is gathered on the top deck. The British Consul has arrived and warns not to continue and to stay away from Argentine Waters as trouble seems to be heating up again.
Dorian says that they should listen to the British Consul. But Prof. Schmidt says they will continue and complete what they have set out to do. Tension rises and opinions are split across the crew.
The Ship leaves San Paulo towards Port Stanley
Frederick comes to the realisation that perhaps the killer Is on the boat! Luna points out that they have no idea who or why Corey died. The pressure of the voyage begins to weigh heavy on them, and they decide they need to include another in the fold. But who can they trust?
Our 2-hour game session then ended unit next time!
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