Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

User Profile

Collapse
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
  • Source
Clear All
new posts

  • I didn't have to try hard at all! Your posts make it really easy for me....
    See more | Go to post

    Leave a comment:


  • While sunlight works on vampires about as you'd expect, the stake does not, because in folklore, the "staking" is literally the act of nailing the corpse to the coffin so it doesn't rise. Obviously they wouldn't use a crossbow for that! The "stake" itself is of little consequence and there are many "vampire burials" in which simple iron nails have been employed in place of wood.

    But that's not how it works in WoD/CofD. Here, the wooden stake needs to pierce the vampire heart to send it into torpor for as long as it remains in the heart. So, what is a...
    See more | Go to post

    Leave a comment:


  • The difference between sunlight and moonlight can be clearly intuited by anyone with a lick of folklore knowledge. There is no symbolic difference between two sharpened wooden shafts of different length and thickness.

    Just because sometimes logic and common sense fail you in WoD/CofD doesn't mean they shouldn't be considered at all.


    Obviously, this wouldn't apply to non-wooden arrows. I'm sorry, but did that really merit explicit mention?...
    See more | Go to post

    Leave a comment:


  • Even if it weren't mentioned specifically, it'd have to work because of logic and common sense. The only significant difference between a classic vampire hunter stake and a sharpened arrow shaft without a metal head is that the former is thicker than the latter. For one to work and the other not, the curse would have to tell them apart by thickness, which sounds rather contrived to me.
    See more | Go to post

    Leave a comment:

No activity results to display
Show More

Profile Sidebar

Collapse
Morangias
Morangias
Member
Last Activity: Today, 02:03 PM
Joined: 11-03-2013
Location:
Working...
X