A body appears in the morgue with disturbing signs of ritualistic killing. Suspecting a supernatural murderer, Dr. Wheelock calls in the available mages she knows to help track and stop this killer. Graeme identifies the victim as a street musician / busker in his circle of acquaintances – the latest of several to go missing this month. Meanwhile, John Wick is offered a job to find the missing nephew of a local crime boss – a kid whose also been “slumming it” to play music.
Through divination and calling up the victim’s ghost, the group is able to find the crime scene and get glimpses of what occurred: a grotesque, almost human figure eating people alive… while they played music! Perhaps even worse, they find scrawled notes at the scene which match something Aiden discovered at the Lorehouse: an essay which compares describing the human soul to describing music to a deaf person . . .
Thinking they were dealing with a spirit-claimed, the budding cabal recruits Tavi, whose network of vermin and feral cats lead them to a monster in the storm drain system. Tavi and Wick leap in to save its latest victim from his gruesome fate. Though they learned too late that the creature had nothing to do with spirits, they were able to vanquish it.
Experience earned (3 sessions)
5 Experience, 2 Beats, 1 Arcane Experience, 4 Arcane Beats