Monday, January 31, 2011

001 - Mr. Corbett 01 (Providence Cycle)

Skype of Cthulhu presents a Call of Cthulhu scenario: Mister Corbett, by Michael DeWolfe. From Mansions of Madness, published by Chaosim, Inc. 1990.

Providence, Rhode Island
Sunday, January 24, 1924

It is a cold, clear evening in Providence. Mr. William North, an elderly gentlemen and moderatley successful publisher is being visited by one of his authors Mr. Geoffrey Ratcliffe of Alexandra to discuss a new project. This particular evening, Mr. North has invited some of his acquaintances to a dinner party with Mr. Ratcliffe. Joining them are Dr. Gregory Larson, a successful psychiatrist from Arkham; Mr. Frank Ballentine, a local private investigator; and Mr. Terrence Williams, a local barber.

The evening starts out pleasant enough, until ...

Dramatis Persone:
  • David as Mr. Terrance Williams, barber, of Providence, RI;
  • Ed as Mr. Frank Ballantine, private investigator, of Providence, RI;
  • Jim as the Keeper of Arcane Lore;
  • Randall as Dr. Gregory Larson of Arkham, MA; and
  • Seth as Mr. Geoffrey Ratcliffe, author, from Alexandria, VA.