Introduction & Game Master's Section
Idyll Heresies is a brief scenario designed for a group ofAcolytes near the end of their first Rank or at the beginning oftheir second. Its mysteries plunge these Acolytes into one ofMalfi's Underhive urban hells, tracking a heretical drug, Idyll.Following this narcotic will be no easy task, as it is the focalpoint between a silent conflict between a cult of decadent,noble family born, pleasure worshippers and a degeneratemurderer plagued with dark ambitions. This challengingadventure melds investigation with healthy doses of violence,pitting Acolytes against foes both natural and malefic inorigin.
Though the action leading into and carrying throughout muchof this scenario revolves around the drug Idyll, at the heart ofthis particular plot are two men's obsessions. First of theseis Liam Kensington, the prodigal son of nobility. Tired oftoiling for a distant, unseen God-Emperor, Liam Kensingtondiscovers a new cause: the pursuit of selfish amusement. Tothis end, he forms the Ecstatics, a cult dedicated to unabatedpleasures. While their existence is not common knowledge --such a cult is, of course, heresy -- word spreads among certain
Robichaud / Idyll Heresies / 2