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Old 04-20-2013, 09:42 AM   #21
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Default Re: How to avoid broadcasting Choir/Band

Originally Posted by PenitentDemon View Post
oh curious is it dissonant for a Servitor of Mammon to Give or Loan the Cauldron of plenty to a mortal?
Probably, although not if the demon can find a way to profit directly from what the mortal does with it.
or to give ostensibly free assistance in financialy exploiting other mortals in service to the cause of greed?
Ostensibly is the key word here. As long as there's some hidden cost, the higher the better, I'd say they're in the clear.
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Old 04-20-2013, 12:15 PM   #22
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I'm beginning to think one of the game's unspoken... erm, let's say un-emphasized conceits is how celestials are expected to run more than one vessel. It's a great Character Point sink, helping to keep advancement rates to manageable levels. And the return is fantastic as it: a) is a fail-safe to keep you immediately in the game, b) help maintain discretion for roles, espionage, etc., and c) can open new access otherwise unreachable.
Absolutely! My favorite In Nomine PC, a Mercurian of Destiny with the role-name Kevin Ryder, found himself having to infiltrate a YWCA shelter at one point to pull off a long-odds Redemption... a job for which his preferred vessel was highly unsuitable. So I talked with the GM, spent some saved character points, and arranged for Yves to "reactivate" a vessel Kevin hadn't used in a couple of centuries, for which some light documentation was quickly arranged.

And thus did Jenny Gladwyn, broke college student, first make the scene.
“It's not railroading if you offer the PCs tickets and they stampede to the box office, waving their money. Metaphorically speaking”
--Elizabeth McCoy, In Nomine Line Editor

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Old 04-20-2013, 02:03 PM   #23
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Default Re: How to avoid broadcasting Choir/Band

In that same campaign, my Kyriotate has taken shameless advantage of the Kyriotate of Eli attunement and the Kyrio resonance to maintain a number of short and long term identities that persist across Vessels, two of whom even have documentation to back their existence up, although it's often not directly available. (One is a real person and favored host, whose face Jesher often uses even when it's not in his body, and the other is the result of some CP and favors owed by Destiny and Lightning.)
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