Written by noted science-fiction novelist C.S. Friedman, The Erciyes Fragments is a version of the Book of Nod that has never been seen before by mortal eyes. The Erciyes Fragments has ratings and 4 reviews. Matthew said: A fascinating perspective of the origin of the kindred, and the multiple layers of sto. This is a soucebook for White Wolf’s roleplaying game, Vampire: the Masquerade . The Erciyes Fragments is the Book of Nod from Caine’s point.

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The Erciyes Fragments

And fragment of loneliness, the book makes a point that that is the real curse on Caine. The Erciyes Fragments Vampire: Ronnie Webb rated it it was amazing Sep 12, This book also explicitly lays out that the various Clan weaknesses are all explicit curses from Caine for their Antediluvians’ particular deeds.

Nov 19, Brian rated it really liked it Shelves: Friedman is a science fiction and fantasy author. There he finds fragments of the original Book of Nod in a language that has been dead for thousands of years. And then Raphael’s curse of division and strife comes into effect, and you can see how Caine wasn’t quite as cursed with awesome as he initially seemed to be.

Said manuscript has been commented on by multiple scholars over the centuries, and those comments are written in the margins in a variety of hands, as is traditional for medieval and earlier manuscripts. Preview — The Erciyes Fragments by C. Elysse rated it liked it Jun 28, Paolo rated it really liked it Mar 31, She has also been credited Celia S. Gianfranco Mancini rated it really liked it Mar 13, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


An expansion of Frqgments Book of Nod. Adding that to Vampire is a great way to deepen the mythology and allow the GM to provide multiple quotations on the same topic and let players sort through what they believe. Aug 11, Matthew Gill rated it it was amazing. Bobby Hitt rated it liked it Jan 27, Return to Book Page.

Tyler Neal rated it really liked it Sep 18, And why has he been chosen to transcribe the words of one who could be Caine himself? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This isn’t a problem at all, because real myth is full of contradictions or accounts that are slightly different from each other, even things are widely believed. Jason Valletta rated it it was ok Feb 01, Patrick rated it really liked it Oct 27, That leaves the door open for several extra Antediluvians and their hidden Clans.

Another book I read in high school. Matthew Kowalski rated it liked it Jun 26, Nov 23, Anthony rated it liked it. Simon Exton erciyee it it was amazing Nov 13, Not to be left out are the clever idea to add commentary in the margins by previous elders, really added a nice touch. The book ends with some proverbs and prophecies, but the prophecies here aren’t as good as the ones in The Book of Nod.


The Erciyes Fragments (Vampire: The Dark Ages) by C S Friedman

The Bible has no explanation for why G-d accepted Abel’s sacrifice and rejected Cain’s. Published December 6th by White Wolf first published November 1st Open Preview See a Problem? The Erciyes Fragments also lays out support for the various secret Antediluvian conspiracy theories, since it has six members of the Second Generation and doesn’t mention Irad and states that before the Flood and Caine’s curses, Fragmentd as a concept didn’t exist. Yannis Karatsioris rated it really liked it Aug 06, Thom Langan rated it really liked it Mar 06, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

No trivia or quizzes yet. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The traditional interpretation is that Cain’s sacrifice was lacking somehow, but in The Erciyes Fragments it’s because G-d loves the sweet smell of blood and found Caine’s harvest unacceptable, and so Caine sacrifices that which is perfect, that which is unblemished, the first part of what he loves–his brother.