Secrets d’Asie au cœur de Paris

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Front cover

Translated Title: Secrets of Asia in the Heart of Paris

Pages: 19

Author: Samuel Tarapacki

Artist: Vintage photographs, Loïc Muzy

Editor(s): Christophe Ployon, Isabelle Donné

Setting: September 1931, Paris, France

Appears in: Les 5 supplices, Livret 2

Campaign: Les 5 supplices


In their hunt for a master tattoo artist in Paris, the investigators must face a shadow kite and prevent the sorcerer Sayk Fong Lee from getting to the Gate of Shadows before they do.

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The investigators track down two leads in Paris: Guang Ying, who leads the Guardians of the Final Sacrilege, and Louis Lonsdale, a relic collector whose collection is being sought by Sayk Fong Lee. Meanwhile, the sorcerer Lee launches a shadow kite into the skies of Paris to cover his departure by train to Manchuria. In confronting the kite and Louis Lonsdale, some of the investigators become marked by the Seal of the Dragon, placing them in jeopardy of falling under Sayk Fong Lee's control unless they can stop him from gaining access to a Supreme Tattoo that will make him the Ransomer of Divine Right. In a terrible turn, Lee captures Lonsdale and Liu Chen before he escapes.



  • Hungry Ghost (L’Esprit Affamé)
  • Shadow (L’ombre combative)
  • Shadow Kite (L'ombre du cerf-volant)


  • Les Gardiens du Dernier Sacrilège (Guardians of the Final Sacrilege)

Tomes and Artifacts:

  • Portail des Ombres (Gate of Shadows)
  • Sceau du Dragon (Seal of the Dragon)

Campaigns / Scenarios: Les 5 supplices


Keeper Comments

The scenario is designed to be a companion to another scenario in the same campaign called "La Chine en Gare de l’Est." Depending on how the investigators proceed, the two scenarios may be run concurrently.