Cunning and intrepid souls risk it all to uncover the truth and protect humanity from horrors buried deep in the ground — and in our secret history — in this moody and horrific adventure.
By day, Kingsport is a small city feeling it’s age, no longer a thriving fishing and shipping community it is metamorphing into a summer destination for artists, poets, mystics and dreamers. By night, those who know Kingsport lock their doors and leave the lights on, sleeping lightly until the dawn.
Those who are unaware or uncaring go out under the sparse streetlights, looking for nightlife - sometimes finding more that they went looking for.
I expect this to be a short piece - no more than 5 chapters of a couple of scenes each. There is a definite conclusion but how - or whether it is reached depends largely on the choices made. I prefer third person past tense but whatever is comfortable - after all, the play’s the thing. The inspiration is, of course Lovecraft.
I would like realistic character pics and character sketches relative to the time period of about 1930. Same for creating your own nature, subplot, strengths and weaknesses. I expect to accept no more than five players and am more interested in quality and intent to see the story to completion than first comers. There are some players that I know and know me who I expect to accept without pause; I would like players who already have a track record of good play and coherent narrative.
The players are normal people thrust into an abnormal situation, no power players, no Tommy guns, no undead, monsters or gods. I expect players to write only for themselves unless there is a discussion between players and agreement made. NPCs may largely be managed by players with some exceptions so revisions may be asked for. Players are welcome to add flavor and color including zero card moves.
The tone will be gritty and dark but should remain generally safe for work.
I can be reached (and response expected shortly) at Talionis@live.com. I am in the U.S., Mountain time. I get that real life happens, so if you’re going to be offline for more than a day or so let me know and I’ll keep things moving.
Hosted and narrated by:
Mike Hill (Talionis)
Scenes played: 4
License: Community License