Tag: Sinead

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  • 2. The Wind from the Sea

    [Derpina, 9 July 2016] While Marcus and Sinead were dealing with the consequences of their excursion to the Third Elysium, a ship berthed at the London port, carrying Lady Bianca and her curious new companion, Ethan. Having arrived earlier than …

  • 17. In Her Wake

    _Earth, stream and tree encircled by sea Waves sweep the sand from my island. My sunsets fade. Field and glade wait only for rain Grain after grain love erodes my High weathered walls which fend off the tide Cradle the wind to my island_ [Lisa …

  • 1. New Beginnings.

    [Derpina, 22 May 2016] London, year 1888. Following several decades of boisterous adventuring, Sabbat hunting and journeying, now famous Sinéad chose to settle down in the greatest and most likely the smelliest metropolis in the world. With her …

  • 3. A Study in Scarlet

    _“Don't forget to speak scornfully of the Victorian Age; there will be time for meekness when you try to better it. Very soon you will be Victorian or that sort of thing yourselves; next session probably, when the freshman come up.”_ *** 1. Visiting …

  • 5. Haven

    "But often, in the world's most crowded streets, But often, in the din of strife, There rises an unspeakable desire After the knowledge of our buried life; A thirst to spend our fire and restless force In tracking out our true, original course; A …

  • 6. Sacred

    [Derpina, 19/11/2017] With the fires extinguished and the madmen put to rest, a tense stillness crept over London. Accompanied by her butler’s young niece, Sinead chose to use the temporary breather to examine her new predicament, curious whether her …

  • 7. Father, oh, Father.

    "Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory." *** [Lisa, 19. 08. 2016] …

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    _“And so you, like the others, would play your brains against mine. You would help these men to hunt me and frustrate me in my designs! You know now, and they know in part already, and will know in full before long, what it is to cross my path. They …

  • 9. The Dragonslayers

    _"Not my best side, I'm afraid. The artist didn't give me a chance to Pose properly, and as you can see, Poor chap, he had this obsession with Triangles, so he left off two of my Feet. I didn't comment at the time (What, after all, are two feet To …

  • 10. Endless Night

    A truth that’s told with bad intent Beats all the Lies you can invent. It is right it should be so; Man was made for Joy and Woe; And when this we rightly know Thro’ the World we safely go. Every Night and every Morn Some to Misery are Born. …

  • 11. Margot and the Devil

    "What would your good be doing if there were no evil, and what would the earth look like if shadows disappeared from it? After all, shadows are cast by objects and people. There is the shadow of my sword. But there are also shadows of trees and living …

  • 12. The Queen's Gambit

    Three blind mice. Three blind mice. See how they run. See how they run. They all ran after the farmer's wife, Who cut off their tails with a carving knife, Did you ever see such a sight in your life, As three blind mice?

  • 13. Bad Apple

    _Enter, stranger, but take heed Of what awaits the sin of greed, For those who take, but do not earn, Must pay most dearly in their turn. So if you seek beneath our floors A treasure that was never yours, Thief, you have been warned, beware Of …

  • 14. Bad Apple (II)

    _“Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.”_ (SleepyKoala, 01.02 - 25.02.2017) Sinead was in a dark corridor. Somewhere at the edge of her view there was a light, but when she turned to it, it …

  • 16. Wit's end

    _"God is the God of the people who are at their wits end, who are right up against it with their backs to the wall, and He delights to come to our help when we need Him most."_ *** [SleepyKoala 26.02.2017 - ???] Vanity was emptying really fast. …

  • 15. Consanguinity.

    _"Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars."_ [Lisa, 20. 02. 17] Marcus' meeting with his new Tremere acquaintance Dennis the Demonologist is interrupted …

  • 18. Lessons Learned

    _“A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back or from which to look ahead."_ [Lisa, 25. 03. 17] When Lambert returns to Emma and Hawke after trying to find the rest of the Sabbat in …

  • 20. Tales as old as time

    _"Trust the tale, not the teller."_ [Lisa, 13. 05. 2017] After Emma leaves the two elders to their own devices, Sinead prods Marcus about the priest Emma mentioned, and he gives her directions to the catholic cathedral where he met a Kindred …

  • 21. The Bear and the Maiden Fair

    _"BERTIE: Touch of indigestion, Jeeves? JEEVES: No, Sir. BERTIE: Then why is your tummy rumbling? JEEVES: Pardon me, Sir, the noise to which you allude does not emanate from my interior but from that of that animal that has just joined us. BERTIE: …

  • 22. Of Adam and Eve

    _" (...)Another time, the church elder himself, who was fond of an occasional private interview with my grandfather's brandy-glass, had not succeeded in getting to the bottom twice, when he beheld the glass bowing very low to him. "Satan take you, let us …

  • 23. Atticus Goes Forth

    _"I know from long experience that all my men have the artistic talent of a cluster of colourblind hedgehogs. In a bag"_ *** [Lisa, 18. 10. 17] As May draws to a close, the night of the Brujah clan meeting is upon London, with Emma arriving …

  • 24. Sunflowers

    _I stand tall As gracious as one could be Blooming to my best As slender as it touches my being Everyone else is facing the sun Bending towards its unfathomable galore They and I are both undoubtedly Grown on the benevolence of life’s essence The …

  • 25. Rose

    _“If I say your voice is an amber waterfall in which I yearn to burn each day, if you eat my mouth like a mystical rose with powers of healing and damnation, If I confess that your body is the only civilization I long to experience… would it mean that we …

  • 27.

    _Searching is half the fun: life is much more manageable when thought of as a scavenger hunt as opposed to a surprise party._ [Lisa, 09. 01. 2018] Emma spends the night visiting Ophelia in her graveyard, whom she finds decorating a grave. The two …

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    [Lisa, 09. 01. 2018] During the night of the 7th of August, Emma drops by the second Elysium only to find it completely deserted except for the Keeper and Mithras, who is dressed in what looks like most of a simple, modern suit, with an aura so muted …

  • 31. "Fun".

    _"Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game."_ [Lisa, 25. 02. 2018] After dealing with a small dispute about the scheduling for practices among her establishment's performers, Sinead pays a visit to the second Elysium in search for information about the …

  • 30. Gloomy Friday.

    _“Why so much grief for me? No man will hurl me down to Death, against my fate. And fate? No one alive has ever escaped it, neither brave man nor coward, I tell you - it’s born with us the day that we are born.”_ *** Chirp. Chirp. …

  • 32.

    _“Sit still with me in the shade of these green trees, which have no weightier thought than the withering of their leaves when autumn arrives, or the stretching of their many stiff fingers into the cold sky of the passing winter. Sit still with me and …

  • 33.

    _A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma._ *** [Lisa, 07. 03. 2018] Neither the investigation of the line of …