Mortal Coils

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Publisher: Pagan Publishing

Product Code: 1007

Publishing Year: 1998

Pages: 204

Cover Price: $20.95

Author(s): Michael Cisco, John H. Crowe, III, Dennis Detwiller, Jeff Moeller, Rebecca Strong, John Tynes

Artist(s): Toren Atkinson, Dennis Detwiller, Heather Hudson

Setting(s): 1900s, 1910s, 1920s

Format(s): Softcover

ISBN: 1-887797-11-4


An all-new anthology of eight unconnected scenarios for Call of Cthulhu, ranging from 1900 to 1930. Find two lost archaeologists in the Andes, rescue a kidnapped starlet in Hollywood, investigate a bizarre photograph from rural Mexico, a case of insanity in a Kentucky mining town, and much more. Authors include Michael Cisco, John H. Crowe III, Dennis Detwiller, Jeff Moeller, Rebecca Strong, and John Tynes, with illustrations by Toren Atkinson, Dennis Detwiller, and Heather Hudson. Assembled by Brian Appleton.

Scenarios: Vigilante Justice, A Murder of Crows (Pagan Publishing Scenario), Nightcap, God of the Mountain, Common Courtesy, We have Met the Enemy, Dream Factory, Mysteria Matris Oblitae

Additional: Introduction, Player Handouts

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Dread Bargains

... a murdered professor at Miskatonic University...
... a pair of brothers lost in the Louisiana bayou...
... a man gone mad in a Kentucky mining town...
... a bizarre photograph from rural Mexico...
... a strange kidnapping in California...
... a missing Hollywood starlet...
... a lost city in the Andes...
... and a stole child...

... these are the ties that bind, the connections from life to life, the terrible compacts between the sane and the mad - these are the mortal coils that entwine humanity and the Cthulhu Mythos in a web of terror. Mortal Coils is a new anthology of eight Call of Cthulhu scenarios from Pagan Publishing. Inside is a diverse group of noisome terrors ranging from surreal horror to violent action.

Works include:

  • GOD OF THE MOUNTAIN by Michael Cisco
  • MYSTERIA MATRIS OBLITAE by Dennis Detwiller
  • COMMON COURTESY and NIGHTCAP by Jeff Moeller
  • WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY by Rebecca Strong
  • DREAM FACTORY by John Tynes

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