Again, scrunching things around to fit. In this case it’s worked out well, with no noticeable impact on layout. I also got rid of the roaches – when this chapter was a New Thing, I was still hacking out the exact abilities of The Dualist, and Thad’s sensory perception was considerably more sensitive in this scene than it really ought to be. Also, I hate bugs.

Big phobia, that one.

There was some more “overheard” dialogue between Greymalkin and the doc, but I cut it – it doesn’t directly impact the story, and after several attempts there was just no way to fit it in without completely reworking the page.

Cast

  • Dyluck

    A being with a talent for astral projection, possessing some form of teleportation ability. Dyluck incarnated as Thaddeus Gallahad and remained in a dormant state until Awoken in 1997. Thad’s cognitive dissonance forced her...

  • Thaddeus Gallahad

    A traumatic Awakening in the summer of 1997 was just the beginning of Thad’s emotional problems. The disappearance of most of his Pittsburgh friends a few weeks later compounded his issues and, while he...

  • Ornix Khan

    Ornix doesn’t let trivial things like ethics and morality get in the way of his loyalties or sense of reality. A longtime friend of Thad and a fellow “victim” of the Templar Waking God...

Glossary Articles

  • Astral Space

    A cognitively-informed plane of perception, Astral Space is a blanket term applied to Astral Projection, Remote Viewing, and other forms of cognitive or psychic non-corporeal translocation in which the physical location of the characters...