Deadlands - Divided States of America

The Hunger Spirit

No one is sacrificed today...

Go out to the flock and bring me two choice young goats, so I can prepare some tasty food for your father, just the way he likes it.
–Genesis 27:9

Start of Play – December 20, 1879

Event Summary

  • Doctor Lee informs posse that Joseph Humiger was bitten by their infected horse. Blame is passed around.
  • Augustus Klein III asks around for medical/spiritual help. Identifies two possible avenues
  • Trevor and Augustus seek out Old Lady Edwina. She is unhelpful, but may know more than she sees.
  • Hank Sanders pays Callie Huminger to have her son help him out for the day
  • Doctor Herman Grey shows off his insane experiments involving resurrection. Tells of rumour that the “Faminite plague” appeared here before
  • Trevor stalks Edwina to Marshal Lila Wilt, where the Marshal blames Edwina for this mess.
  • Posse confronts Edwina, admits she had a vision which led someone to a seaside shipwreck. When he returned, he turned into the first Faminite.
  • House of first victim raided, maps discovered, probably shipwreck located.
  • Marshal Wilt convinced to ride with posse to investigate.
  • Shipwreck discovered. Faminites fought.
  • Hunger Spirit emerges. Proves immune to normal gunfire. Doctor Lee has abnormal gunfire and destroys it
  • Those who were infected appear to recover, but existing Faminites remain.

End of Play – December 21, 1879


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