jueves, 31 de marzo de 2011

Paths of Enlightment


We established what the Beast is and represent in all Kindred. The vampiric Beast is a powerful manifestation of savagery, temptation, and chaos. It is a needy, visceral thing, which needs to either be appeased into docility or dominated into submission and so all Kindred can choose a path so he can calm the inner Beast

Humanity: This is the path we mortals walk, guided by our moral compass handed down to us since the dawn of times, Humanity is a meter that one uses to see how pure hearted or Wicked is a person. Murderers, Rapists and thieves may have lower humanity than a Professor, a Grad student, or a Priest. yet this is not always the case.

Only the Path of Humanity allows kindred to maintain their essence that made them Humans, the other paths forsake ones humanity and become another thing entirely, in some paths there is no place for mercy or repulsion for these are human emotions that have no room in undeath.

Path of Blood: Followed by the Assamites, this Path espouses a connection to Haqim, founder of the Clan, through the power of blood. Vampires on this Path hunt down other Cainites, drinking their blood in order to improve their own potency. by committing Diablerie one can come closer to the progenitor Haquim

Path of Bones: As walking corpses, vampires truly exist on the cusp of mortality. Death comes to all things sooner or later, so the Gravediggers study the process of physical death, the decay of the body and the extinguishing of the spirit. Practiced by many Giovanni kindred this path is to better understand Death and the condition that befell all kindred, they feel no remorse in taking a life un like that of the path of humanity. One embraces Death and tries to accept the inevitability of it. One must take a life willingly and if death comes must try not to prevent it for it is the natural cycle of all things.

Path of Cold Nights: a Sadistic path for all Kindred, one accepts that he is damned and so must inflict that much greater pain in all that surround you, unlike the path of bones in the Cold Nights one does not take a life for taking the life is sparing them of greater suffering, you are first and last in all that you do, Build your own strength and power that you may better serve your purpose.
 

Path of Righteousness: The path of a Zealot, a dark avenger if you will, Kindred accept their curse and try to rid the world of monsters like themselves, Kindred are considered the right hand of God in punishing all that is evil, Cainites try to buy their way into gods grace by taking this path but it is a wicked path none the less for they lost all humanity and feel no remorse, their soul is lost as soon as the take the road of the Righteous.


Path of Sutek: Followed by the Setites many within the Clan forget why they pursue and provide vice, power and pleasure to others, or they never learned from their neglectful Sires. This path teaches all followers to push past degradation and desire to find corruption at its fullest and your own pleasure at its maximum peak.
To subjugate the beast so you may serve Set and your duties, Immerse yourself in whatever you hate, fear, and shun that it may no longer have power over you. This path is of pleasure for oneself and to corrupt and degrade all who are around you.

36 comentarios:

  1. Mmmm excellent pics. alphabetalife.blogspot.com

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  2. I'm going for the path of righteousness.

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  3. I can't recall, has any kindred actually achieved Golconda in-cannon?

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  4. that second picture is definitely a little creepy. you're crazy man! ;)

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  5. Thats a crazy post. Man I love coming to this blog to gain information.

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  6. last one is cruel but in a way cool!

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  7. i think i'll stick to Humanity thank you very much!

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  8. Path of Righteousness sounds best to me.

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  9. So would Marvel's (and Hollywood's) 'Blade' be considered to be on the Path of Righteousness?

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  10. @Aaron M. Gipson Yes we would, Blade would be of Clan Brujah and he walks both paths, that of humanity and Righteousness for all of the paths mentioned here except that of humanity, embrace the idea that You are Damned and are not seeking redemption instead you are seeking to test sinners and judge them, Like the serpent that tested Eve´s loyalty to God, so all kindred that walk the path of Righteousness will test all mortals and judge the wicked. They will encourage the darkest and most depraved actions, joining their fellow Damned in the exercise of vice. If, in the off chance a mortal or Cainite maintains their purity and virtue in spite of these temptations, they will have proven themselves before God and thus, as a better servitor of his design, will gain the respect and awe of the followers of this Path.

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  11. The only Vampires I ever thought were cool and not (gay) weird were from Supernatural, nice blog though. 1+ follower.

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  12. Im not too into vampires and stuff, but this is a pretty interesting read, +1 follower/regular reader! keep em coming

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  13. I'll take any post about vampires that isn't twilight related!

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  14. Path of Cold Nights sounds best for me.

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  15. This reminds me that vampires were once not about twilight!

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  16. Reading this really makes me want to find a nice RPG with vampires and undead :o Got any advice? You should do a post about it!

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  17. i'm going wherever that beautiful Jewish chick goes

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  18. THE MASQUERAD!
    ive wanted to play that game for years now

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  19. Vampires are the real shit, more scary then then the twilight movies

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