Christmas in Venice

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Pages: 14

Author(s): Laszlo Dozsa


Setting: 1920s

Appears in: Christmas in Kingsport (monograph).



Sometimes the merest glimpse of horror is enough to trigger dire events which make your trip to Venice a nightmare to forget.


Spoilers - Keepers Eyes Only

Players should not read any further.


In this scenario, the Investigators are hired in America to undertake a trip to Italy to obtain a certain chest on behalf of a mysterious client. However, when they arrive in Venice, they are thrust into a complicated situation in which multiple factions are struggling to carry out their own Mythos-related activities.

An Italian man, Giorgio Rossi, is caught up trying to avoid a terrible doom at the hands of the Hounds of Tindalos.

A group of British Police are in the city, investigating the sinking of a British vessel.

A special squadron of the KGB is also in Venice, charged with a mission to track down and catch Mythos monsters.

And finally there are the Investigators, with their mission to unearth the mysterious chest.


Player Handouts: Newspaper article: Mystery Murder Case in the White Canal, Diary of Giorgio Rossi, Telegram from Thomas Fanti, Letter from Thomas Fanti, Diary of Borotnyikov Squadron, Ivan's Diary, Italian Newspaper Articles

Locations: Venice (Italy)

Creatures: Hounds of Tindalos, Nyarlathotep, Nightgaunts

Tomes and Artifacts: Necronomicon, The Sword of Batu, The Tooth of the Serpent Lord, Sword of Balance, Spear of San Marco, Scourge of the Inquisitors, Crystal Ball, The People of the Monolith

Campaigns / Scenarios:


This adventure has a 'pulp' style tone to it.

Keeper Comments

Comments to Keepers about this scenario; Possibly how to run it successfully. Keep general DISCUSSION on the talk page.

The manner in which this scenario is presented makes it quite difficult to easily follow the intended flow of events. Some Keeper work would be required to plan a run of the adventure.