Its nearly an everyday occurrence now that some nut job in
the country reports being abducted by aliens. These claims
have become so common that they are simply shrugged off by
the public at large. Likewise, reports of magic and
monsters, ghosts and psychic phenomena are relegated to the
pages of the tabloid, while more serious and real journalism
is left for the big shots. Or at least that's what the
public is supposed to think.
Ya see, aliens are real. So is psychic phenomena, ghosts,
magic, and monsters. Lucky for us, they don't stand a
We're AEGIS, and we're the guys and gals whose job it is to
keep the public from learning that the truth is out there.
We're at war here, and we can't tire, we can't falter, or at
any moment the human race may be overrun. We're the only
line of defense humanity has, both from within and from
without. I plan to make sure we're worthy of that position.
-Retired General Ivan Roussev
The Seepage surrounds us and pervades us at all times,
almost like a psychic ooze which we extrude. Humanity's
untapped psychic abilities, bled off into the world around
us, filled with all of the anger and hate of our kind. When
the Seepage pools in a place, what the uninitiated call
"magic" becomes possible. So does the existence of otherwise
The Seepage is seemingly unintelligent, but filled with
malevolence. Those who dabble in the shaping of the Seepage
best guard themselves from its influence. More than one
erstwhile researcher has fallen prey to its grasp.
-Part of the Book, a large encrypted tome found in Brooklyn
Hopefully, some idea of what my game will be like is
conveyed up above. All of the characters will be members of
AEGIS, a secret organization tied to no government. AEGIS
has its fingers in several fields around the world, but
principally they concentrate on psychic phenomena, and the