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    Twin Peaks

    I just realized tonight while running the opening scene for Adventure 7 - Captain Dale is totally Special Agent Dale Cooper from Twin Peaks, isn't he?

    It all adds up now:
    - The "red curtain" scene in adventure two on Cauldron Hill
    - The Bleak Gate being coterminous there in much the same way that the Black Lodge bleeds over in the Twin Peaks woods
    - Cauldron Hill is a source of all this "witch oil" manufacturing - kind of like the burnt engine oil that is at crime scenes that Bob is involved with

    But the thing that really tied it all together was Stover Delft and Captain Dale standing around Governor Stanfield's conference room eating donuts and drinking coffee. When Dale was describing the first of Stanfield's four "distraction" problems, I had him use donuts as reference points on the conference room table. A jelly donut on the left to represent the Bleak Gate, an apple fritter on the right to represent the "real" world, and a cinnamon twist in the middle to represent the coterminous mingling. Dale brought the jelly donut and apple fritter together in a clash above the cinnamon twist to represent the colliding of these two worlds, and pointed to the resulting crumbs falling to either side as the "nightly appearances of undead and other monsters" that his people had been dealing with.

    I don't know if any of my players understood the reference, but I had fun with it!
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    Also, check out Dale's martial science thesis.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RangerWickett View Post
    Also, check out Dale's martial science thesis.
    Oh yeah!

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    "Alternatively, researching his infamous thesis, Meditation, Coffee and Cherry Pie: Unorthodox Salves Against the Supernatural, can learn this technique."

    So awesome!

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