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So begins a reign of terror. In Iraq, IS slaughters thousands of Yazidis in Sinjar and forces more than 7, women and girls into sexual slavery. In Syria, it massacres hundreds of members of the Sheitaat tribe. IS beheads Western hostages in grotesquely choreographed films. Militants in Libya behead Christians and pledge allegiance to IS, followed by groups in other countries, but they stay operationally independent.

In May, IS takes Ramadi in Iraq and the ancient desert town of Palmyra in Syria, but by the end of the year it is on the back foot in both countries. In August, the U. In June it loses Mosul to Iraqi forces after months of fighting and Baghdad declares the end of the caliphate.

Developed by Call of Cthulhu mastermind Mark Morrison as a secret chapter in the story of Horror on the Orient Express, Reign of Terror has been designed for play with or without reference to that campaign. Part One, set in amid the stirrings of the revolution, sees the investigators descend into the catacombs of Paris and brave the tribulations of courtly life, where debauchery and wickedness bring there own terrors.

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Part Two, set during The Terror, catapults the investigators into a conspiracy, where spies and agents seek out those who would destabilize the new regime. Caught amongst the chaos and dangers of Paris, the way must be found to stop a nightmare that would plunge France and the rest of Europe into darkness.

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Butchers slaughter beasts in the courtyards behind their shops; the blood flows out into the streets. The better cuts go to the wealthy while poorer Parisians eat mutton, sausages, offal, and salted pork.

This book provides a stand-alone setting, with a plethora of historical details to help the Keeper bring Paris and the French Revolution to life. Profusely illustrated throughout, with detailed maps of Paris, the Palace of Versailles, and more!

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Alongside the two-part scenario of Reign of Terror is a range of scenario seeds, each providing roots for extending play and building a longer, more in-depth campaign. Further supporting the timeframe, the Keeper is provided with a full timeline for the French Revolution, from May to Julyas well as a detailed bibliography of books, films, websites, and graphic novels for further research and inspiration.

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For use with both options of play are six ready-to-use pre-generated soldier investigators, each detailed with their statistics and motivations. Also, for those wishing to create their own characters and further explore the setting, are ten era-specific investigator occupations, including cleric, noble, and peasant, as well as guidance on social class, income, and weapons of the period.

Whether choosing to play Reign of Terror as part of Horror on the Orient Express or as a stand alone scenario, its twisting plot, dire threats, and enthralling streets of Paris to say nothing of the horrors within the catacombs!