By Kim Newman
It really is 1888 and Queen Victoria has remarried, taking as her new consort Vlad Tepes, the Wallachian Prince infamously often called count number Dracula. Peppered with regular characters from Victorian heritage and fiction, the radical follows vampire Geneviève Dieudonné and Charles Beauregard of the Diogenes membership as they try to resolve the secret of the Ripper murders.
Anno Dracula is a wealthy and panoramic story, combining horror, politics, secret and romance to create a different and compelling trade historical past. Acclaimed novelist Kim Newman explores the darkest depths of a reinvented Victorian London.
This brand-new version of the bestselling novel includes certain bonus fabric, together with a brand new afterword from Kim Newman, annotations, articles and trade endings to the unique novel.
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One of the difficulties modern Kindred face is the ability to activate modern accessibility. Elders and ancillae have an edge here, as they can work through mortal thralls when such arrangements are necessary, but what does a fledgling Tremere do when establishing an Internet repository of secret knowledge? ” It takes creative thinking, favor-trafficking (see the Prestation chapter), or a judicious application of persuasive Disciplines to make modern technological bureaucracy work in one’s favor.
It was comparatively easy to hide a domain transgression or to undermine a rival while she spent three months crossing the sea from the Old World. This is, inarguably, no longer the case. Digital footage of Masquerade breaches hits the web before the Kindred even knows someone was recording him. News of the Anarch Movement in the United States reaches and incites European Anarchs almost as it’s happening. A Cainite in Montreal can be by her sire’s side in Buenos Aires in under 24 hours. The World of Darkness is no longer populated by superstitious peasants huddled around meager fires.
When a Prince claims Praxis, is the claim over physical territory, or does the Prince’s claim extend over the virtual wellbeing of her subjects as well? Does punishment for transgression lie in the responsibility of the “meatspace” location of the transgressor, or does a digital crime warrant digital justice at the hands of a Prince able to enforce it? What if the Prince of the physical domain and the virtual territory disagree? What if they’re at war, or of different sects? And what of Kindred who are stalwart sect members of physical locations but self-styled Autarkis in digital domains?