The Midnight Codex: Episode Eleven
The Midnight Codex is an episodic, one-page, tabletop role-playing series using the Omen Method (The same game system used to power Short Order Apocalypse).
In it, payers are thrust into the roles of would-be spell casters as they attempt to solve mysteries, take on nightmarish creatures, and try to prevent the world from collapsing into total chaos and its impending destruction.
Each new exciting episode is designed to be played as a one-shot story and can be played in any order you choose. However, each episode can also be chained together to advanced the overall meta-plot of the game as it unfolds each month.
After just barely managing to escape from Wynter’s Keep, you now sit in front of a barely conscious girl. Anabelle Le ‘Fey, once presumed dead, is indeed very much alive - but only just so. You gently reassure her everything is going to be okay. Sadly, she doesn’t speak or respond to her own name.
After being locked away in the Fairy Winds since birth, you ponder how much she has had to endure. You dice to leave her at your place for tonight. As you look up at the sky, you feel a light rain play against your face. After a several deep breaths, a flash of lightning suddenly streaks across the sky. You shift your gaze to the horizon as dark clouds slowly begin to swirl in a vortex over the buildings downtown.
As if you needed more of a sign, you gather your things to go investigate. That’s when you notice – something else doesn’t feel quite right. Your body begins to tremble as a sickening feeling start to slither underneath your skin…