Meadeport, OR

Opening the Door

It is made of bright red bricks with dark polished wood paneling inside. It has a wraparound covered porch, a basement and three floors, and a tower in the attic.

When they opened the front door, it smelled of musty beer and dark woods. The four mages looked at each other and went inside.

Damien, Lyon, Vitner, and Gwen.

They settled into the house, discovering nooks and crannies and a huge handmade pool table in the basement. They met Mary, a sweet local girl, at a nearby thrift store. They met the local prostitutes and their leader Hannah and find out that they all work for a man named Pete. They find out that Vitner kills people as part of his Tradition. They throw a party that gets them some attention from other frats and the Super 8v Club.
They get their first pledge who is named Jonesie. They meet another local mage named Cameron Von Katt.

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The Locals

They talk to Cameron Von Katt, aka “Midnight Cat”, who is a college dj and sometimes jockeys at a local bar called Whiskey Joe’s for Goth night. He is friendly but not interested in joining the frat.

They get invited to meet Pete. The girls tell them how much stronger and prettier they are now that Pete is in town. Gwen gets an offer to also be under his protection. They figure out that Pete is a vampire.

They ward the house to alert them to any supernatural intruders and to block off the third floor and attic from anyone other than themselves.

There is a black envelope on Vitner’s pillow.

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Gardens and Goths

They get new members sent to them by the council: Jonathan, Trixiebell, 8thseal, Jett, and Stewart.

They plant the gardens around the house. They divide up the rooms and get to know each other. They go to the Goth night to have the new people meet Cameron. He touches their minds and figures out that they are mages.
They go out on the town to mess with the locals because 8thseal thinks of them as simple AIs.

They have a Harry Potter dinner where Trixie makes sure everyone has a scarf.

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Right Hand Disco

They throw a 1970s themed party complete with jello shots and lava lamps. They have the Super 8v club come and it gets to be a medium sized party. They have their alarms go off when Sadie comes to the party. She is as Blessed as them.

The girls hang out together and talk about blessings and Granny. The boys hang out at the house and talk about vampires. Jonathan pulls strings to get Jonesie a job at a local mechanic. Vitner goes to the address from the black envelope but doesn’t kill the little girl. Gwen follows him and heals the little girl of the lung condition that keeps her on machines.

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Trapdoors

Jonathan and Trixie find out that there are more ghouls in town, each appears in spirit form as having a shadow leech on their neck. They do a picture taking session with Hannah and the Super 8v club in Cuppo (a snug little coffee shop).

They go to Portland to talk to Vitner’s mentor. They find him in a souvenir shop full of meaningless knick knacks and simple magic tricks for tourists. He is crazy and arrogant and named Caligoni.
They get transported by him to coffins with their names on them. Damien looks inside but find his perceptions warped by Caligoni’s magic and see nothing more than a dimly lit room and a man who bows and says “Thank you for coming to the show”

Sadie calls Granny and explain to her about vampires and other mages. She is worried and says she’ll come get Sadie and take her home.

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Everyone is In

They have a big Viking themed party with a steer roasting out on the front yard fire pit. Two big guys from SCA wear full gear and act as bouncers. It goes over really well with other frats and is very well attended. Hannah, the girls, and the Super 8V club are all there.

They have a big house meeting Saturday to decide that everyone, including Jonesie is in the frat.
It is official.

They get a visit from a Euthanatos to explain that Vitner’s mentor has gone crazy. They are wary of her but she is nice and wants more than anything for Vitner to be healed from this bad experience.

They hang out with Hannah who likes costumes like Trixie does.

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Iceberg Ahead

Lyon finally meets everyone else in the house after being gone for awhile to “film movies”.

Gwen talks to Pete about his offer and turns it down. He seems a little worried but respects her decision. Trixie and Stewart worry about the vampire being from House Tremere.

They throw a Titanic themed party. Trixie had built a whole set complete with balcony in common room and halfway through the night there was a flooding to about knee level. She did not warn everyone else in the house about the flooding. It was a huge party.
Even Sadie’s roommate comes.

Granny comes to visit; she was driven down here by Ellis, Sadie’s jealous cousin. Granny is more worried than ever about Sadie after seeing the aftermath of party. From upstairs they all can hear Mary yelling “Oh god, oh god, oh god” and singing hymns. Lyons had given her drugs and awakened her.

Sadie goes to sleep in the dorms but she dreams of a starry quilt and Hannah knocking on her dorm room door. She rushes back to the Brick House.

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Granny's Visit

They keep an eye on Hannah to see if she truly visited the dorms in the night. She does a birthday cake for another frat and some dominatrix sessions during the week.

Granny continues her visit. Sadie’s roommate at the dorms is bribed into saying that Sadie still lives there. Granny is suspicious. Later she checks out the hotel that Jonathan got her a room in. Granny says its because of the water pressure in the shower and hits the desk girl with a cane. Jonathan offer the desk girl, named Rebecca, a dinner to make up for dealing with Granny.

They get a coffin on their doorstep, made of pine with a hand-whittled Vitner’s name on it. Seal breaks it into tiny pieces by stomping on it.

They track Granny but only find Ellis in a taco stand, eating some tacos washed down with cold beer. Eventually, they find out that Granny has gone to the Old Chuck football game to see what the college is like and decide if Sadie can stay.

Some boys take a ride with Vitner. He tells them that he needs to get rid of his mentor. To that end, he needs to rob the Old Chuck football game to pay some “mechanics” (hitmen).

They have a lot of projects. Stewart is perfecting a portable flame thrower to be ready for the vampire. Gwen is making herself a room out in the garden to entertain her special guests. 8thseal is making a Correspondence tagged coffin for Caligoni.

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Pretty Things with Petals

They get flower on the doorstep for Trixie from an unknown admirer. She assumed her mentor, who she has been sending letter to despite the prohibition against it.

8thseal finds out that Damien has been captured by the Technocracy. He sees someone else in a power suit when he rewinds the time in the area where Damien’s Ipad was found. He tracks back to where it come from and finds Damien tied up in a warehouse. The only other thing in the warehouse is some crates of coffee beans. 8thseal takes Damien and a sample of the beans back to the house. Damien was lain in his own bed as he is in a coma. The beans are discovered to have been altered to keep those drinking it less likely to Awaken.

They find out the flowers are from a place in Portland called Sherwood Florists. The order came to them from a place called Oldtown Portland Souvenirs; this is the store owned by Caligoni.

Gwen registers for a druidic club at Old Chuck and puts up fliers to the first meeting.

Trixie sneaks out during the week to meet her mentor in the stadium. They have a nice time and he leaves her with one white pretty flower. Vitner followed her but did not interfere.

Halfway in the back yard with the bottom up is ebony coffin with silver ornaments. From inside comes a pounding like bass notes in an empty club, teeth thrumming and insistent. When they open it, out falls Cameron. They find that after his normal stint at Whiskey Joe’s, he got knocked out and woke up inside the coffin.

Jonathan makes the decision to make the Friday party a 1920s themed one. The common room is turned into a speakeasy. Costumes are required to get inside as well as the password. Rebecca comes to this huge party wearing peacock feathers to impress Jonathan.

Stewart goes out searching for a small node for fueling his work. Long grey stone pillars and lots of little steps lead to the courthouse doors. In family court, he finds a node that feels like red tape and family conflict but takes it back anyways. It is installed in the Brick House.

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The Score

Vitner enacts his plan to steal from the Homecoming football game. He takes Trixie and 8thseal with him for their forces and correspondence expertise. While waiting for the score to go down, TRixie gets bored and draws all over 8thseal’s armor with a marker.

Sadie and Gwen go to visit Cameron. He is upset about a bunch of his records and his dj equipment being stolen after last Goth night’s show. They track it all down and return it. In the process, they find him another record with a magic imprint on it that is different than Cameron’s. He happily takes it.

Coco is upset at Gwen being gone so much and how the family is not hanging out together. Keeps calling various people “Pretty girls” or “pretty boys” and crying on their shoulders.

The stealing goes well and the trio retreat to a motel room to count the money. Vitner figures he has enough to pay the Portland mafia to eliminate his mentor. The Portland mob is Greek with the family of Papas family being the head.

Jonathan investigates the old bunker for Technocracy. Instead, he finds the ghost of a young boy from World War II. He promises the boy some crayons.

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