The new game by John Wick, the Origins Award-winning author of Legend of the Five Rings and7th Sea!Ambition. Lust. Revenge. You cannot have one without the others.Thousands of years ago, the Ven ruled the world. They were a passionate people, obsessed with Romance and Revenge, opera and theatre, and all the forbidden delights their decadent culture provided. In the end, that which made them beautiful was also the key to their own destruction. Houses of the Blooded is a game about tragic obsession. Players take the roles of powerful characters bent on conquering their world and destroying their enemies in stories of adventure, exploration, romance, intrigue, loyalty and betrayal.This is Houses of the Blooded: a roleplaying game in a violent world ruled by a magical race, featuring:Systems for The Duel, Warfare, Romance, Revenge and Art.A huge Narrator chapter, filled with advice for new and experienced game masters.’Seasons’ a system for long-term goals usually absent in most fantasy roleplaying games Both ‘friendly game’ and ‘cut-throat’ modes for players who enjoy a quiet game with friends and those who love destroying their favorite enemies.