“Recently a series of grisly murders have gripped world headlines. The killer or killers move unseen, striking at will with a precision that has baffled police from London to Tokyo. What has gained the attention of the national media are the killers’ targets: world-class martial arts experts are being beaten to death. Quiet sensei found slaughtered in remote Buddhist monasteries. High-profile class instructors found dead in their offices before class. Special operations personnel found dead by their units while on patrol. The list goes on. Who is the killer or killers? The FBI task force heading the American stage of the investigation only had a terse ‘no comment’ for this reporter, but we will bring any updates to this bizarre case as soon as they are made available. For the Philadelphia Constitution, this is Brianna Riggs signing off.”
The Shadow Cult is an adventure seed for modern d20 games. This adventure seed draws on elements from Blood and Relics as well as Blood and Fists to create a somewhat unique horror-martial arts role-playing experience. If you intend to play in this adventure you should stop reading now.