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* Final entry in our series on Passions and Questors!
* Lochost: Passion of Rebellion, Change, and Freedom
* Often associated with adventurers, and with games that feature anti-slavery themes.
* Symbols: strong winds, uprooted trees, open gates.
* Powers: Inspire rebellion, comfort the imprisoned, unlock doors, transform into wind.
* Rebellion can be awkward; ideals don’t always live up to reality.
* Lochost could be drawn to anybody who is seeking to upset the status quo, even of an egalitarian or progressive society.
* Places in Barsaive that could draw Lochost or be a focus for their questors.
* Discussing “The Lady of Chains” essay in the Questors book.
* Bringing followers and devotees of Lochost into your game.
* Devotions available to Questors of Lochost.
* Vestrial: Passion of Manipulation and Deceit
* Trickster before the Scourge, not as drastic a change as other Mad Passions.
* Inspiration from other mythological tricksters: Coyote, Loki, Anansi.
* Focus shifted from trickery as a way of conveying moral lessons to secrets for secret’s sake, or holding power over others.
* Is Vestrial actually Mad, or just playing a long con?
* Powers: To confuse or beguile with lies, learn someone’s secret desires, travel to anywhere somebody has said a lie.
* Pop culture reference: Nick Fury
* Player characters as followers of Vestrial.
* Discussion of essay “Vestrial Revealed” and self-justification for following a Mad Passion.
* Devotions available to Questors of Vestrial.
* Lots of overlap with talents and knacks available to Thief adepts.
* Looking back at the Passions series and lessons learned.
* Check out the Questors book!
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