The Castle: Strange Days, Stranger Nights – Session Notes – 7 November 2020

The Castle: Strange Days, Stranger Nights – Session Notes – 7 November 2020

August 20th-21st, 2025 – New York City A fight ensues. During the battle, many of the party find their powers non-functional or much more difficult than normal, additionally, firearms don’t function. Seamus and, surprisingly, Margaret in a vicious display of vampirism, dispatch the two attackers. When they “die”, they vanish from the world and Emma sees what appears to be their life force flow into Seamus and Margaret – who both get a visceral rush. Daphne was seriously wounded in the fight and Emma manages to get her patched up the old fashioned way, then discovers she could siphon some healing strength from Margaret. After Daphne and Margaret find replacement clothes and the rest of the party finds knives and baseball bats from...

The Castle: Strange Days, Stranger Nights – Session Notes – 17 October 2020

The Castle: Strange Days, Stranger Nights – Session Notes – 17 October 2020

August 20th, 2025 – New York City With Emily’s help, the party begins to monitor the local police and rescue bands. At the same time, Hugo decides to release his hostage, and the men retreat back to their vehicle and follow Hugo back to the theater, where he relays the story of discovering and subsequently catching the man following him. The party debates for a while longer, but before long Daphne begins to sense the presence of one of the knights again, and it seems to be in the building. The party moves down to the theater, and are approaching the stage through the house when they recognize the Summer Knight in coveralls on stage. The man gives them a grin, kicks open a road case full of explosives, and hits a button. There’s an explosion. The party...

The Castle: Strange Days, Stranger Nights – Session Notes – 3 October 2020

The Castle: Strange Days, Stranger Nights – Session Notes – 3 October 2020

August 20th, 2025 – New York City The man standing across from the theater is wearing nice clothes and seems to be examining the building, looking towards the floor the party is on. Emma sees the man as a magnesium-flare of life compared to the candleflame of the average person. Daphne sees the man glad in golden fae armor. Jamie recognizes him as the man who slaughtered the commune he had been studying across the veil. The man sees Jamie watching from the window, mouths the words “I see you…” him, and vanishes. The party concludes he must’ve stepped into the world of the dead much like Jamie. The party debates the merits of pursuing him to ask questions. After several lines of research, the party finds out that the proprietor of a...

The Castle: Strange Days, Stranger Nights – Session Notes – 12 September 2020

The Castle: Strange Days, Stranger Nights – Session Notes – 12 September 2020

August 19th, 2025 – New York City The party continues to work out what to do with the information they’ve discovered. Daphne asks several questions of Boober, who mentions the party is being watched.Most of the party heads to the roof and takes a look around. Seamus gets a sense that they’re being watched from the roof of the building across the street. The party finds their way to the rooftop across the street and a man-sized blur in the air attempts to take a swipe at Daphne but barely misses. Cole attacks it but is stabbed and grievously wounded. Hugo hits the rewind button. Hugo informs the party of what would happen if they go across the street and everyone agrees to stay put. Boober says that the agent across the street is the Winter...

The Castle: Strange Days, Stranger Nights – Session Notes – 29 August 2020

The Castle: Strange Days, Stranger Nights – Session Notes – 29 August 2020

August 18th, 2025 – New York City On Monday nights, the staff of The Castle have “family dinner” and cater in fine dining for the party and John’s confidants. A spirited discussion occurs about the motivations of The Division in general, Mr. Jones specifically, as well as some speculation about what actions the party should or should not take. After dinner, the party retires to the lounge on one of the residence floors and engages in various lines of research. The following are discovered: Emily finds a discrete way to contact Benjamin Randall, the man attempting to find Emily after the death of his father, Theodore. After some electronic exchanges, she discovers that Theodore left a letter for Emily that must be hand-delivered. Somehow,...