episode 63 — denizens of the dreaming

Changeling the Podcast
episode 63 — denizens of the dreaming

In they crawled through the long-shuttered gates, slowly they slithered into the world—the Dark-kin have arrived at last! And as we go on our flipthrough of Denizens of the Dreaming, we realized… well, not all of them are all that Dark. And they don’t much act like kin. And are they even really all “of the Dreaming” any more than the Kithain? (OK, mechanically, maybe so.) We deal with these questions, and many more than we thought we’d have before we opened the thing, in this mid-Spooptober installment. The last major tranche of kiths introduced to the game, the adhene are a hodgepodge of ideas drawn from myths worldwide and tied heavily into the original game’s sunset metaplot. Sworn to the Fomorians, they are the vanguard of Winter, and therefore Bad News…

Check out the book at: https://www.storytellersvault.com/product/111?affiliate_id=3063731. We also mention material from Charlie Cantrell’s excellent supplement, Harbingers of Winter, which expands on the Dark-kin and gives a write-up (finally!) for the aslynthi: https://www.storytellersvault.com/product/388455?affiliate_id=3063731.

And the usual mishmash of social things from our side:

your hosts

Josh Hillerup (any pronoun) keeps a jar of ground Tarrarom in the cupboard for chicken, fish, and egg dishes.
Pooka G (any pronoun/they) greatly admires the films of Kureksarra.

The darkness drops again; but now I know
That twenty centuries of stony sleep
Were vexed to nightmare by a rocking cradle,
And what rough beast, its hour come round at last,
Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?

—W.B. Yeats, “The Second Coming”