Tradition Book: Verbena (Mage: The Ascension) [Steve Kenson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. derived from the white wolf book of. Hello. I have only the (revised) core rule book, and here I do not understand the paradigm of Orde of Hermes and Verbena (Despite description. Mages of Verbena are blood-shamans, healers and primordial witches and warlocks. They are masters of the sphere of Life. The Verbenae believe Life is.

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FATAL & Friends — Tradition Book: Verbena

And these are ones who were usually writing about others So why did the writers feel the need to inject New Age stuff into something that’s supposed to be ‘Old Age’? Altars, athame, blood, cauldrons, chalices, chanting, dance, herbs, incense, ordeals, pentacles, runes, sacrifices, sex. Our power is our history; family tradition is the best teacher. Magge bears watching and talking to just like any other part of Nature.

Due to their ancient ties with the cycle of death and verbenx, all Verbena receive a free level of Medicince ability. Nature is harsh with Willworkers that make Her do things that She does not want to do in part because Her dreams have been corrupted by the Technocracy. Is there any hope they will be slightly reflavoured to better reflect ,age Agey’ Pagans or are we doomed with ‘New Agey’ pagans?

Verbena – Old WoD Mage

What’s more, the existence of weapons of mass destruction disturbs them far more deeply than any other Tradition. Some Willworkers come from strong Celtic roots and have found deities from that tradition to work with. As much as one can generalize: I got this a long while back, when I was first getting into World of Darkness stuff. On the back of their tradition book, it even says ‘Great Goddess and Horned God’.


The vergena of life gives us the power to shape reality. Through the simple things and bare essentials, we regain ancient power. Should mag continue practicing the old ways as best they know and risk stagnating in the eyes of their younger followers, or should they incorporate new beliefs maeg practices at the risk of alienating their older members and losing sight of their roots?

Paradigm Summary: Verbena

These witches are interested in the bare essentials of both life and magic. I mean, yeah in the real world paganism was pretty much eliminated in any meaningful way, but in the real world there isn’t a vast modernist conspiracy systematically trying to stamp out ‘non-rational’ ideologies and belief systems.

These wild Verbena continually re-invent themselves, experimenting with shape, form, and ability to create something new and marvelous. We often battle, but just as often we stand together against those who would oppress us. Originally posted by Ramnesis View Post.


The Verbena are more comfortable with their animal natures than most people, which can be disconcerting. They all understand the power of sacrifice. They are a hollow tree — elegant outside, but rotting within. This Faction is charged with the protection of Glastonbury Toran important secred site of the Verbena in England.

Life is pleasure, but also pain. Odin sacrificed his eye in order to gain visions of the future. An Epic Game of Reality on the Rink. Since so many of their rites are quite intimate in nature and so deeply tied to natural processes, blood and sacrifice, this honesty has put off many members of the vebrena Traditions.


This is in part represented by the countless deities they worship. I suggest Dead Magic and Dead Magic 2 for inspiration of Old Way Verbena if you are after actual Mage verebna instead of real world studies of different faiths now labeled under Paganism. True power comes from heartfelt service.

Demeter is one of many faces of the Earth Goddess. If the situation is hopeless for the victims, however, they have no trouble ending those lives either.

Flow of Life The Verbena are so attuned to living cycles that they verbeba hesitate nor second-guess themselves in matters of nature.

It is certain that this Mystery lies at the heart of the quest for Ascension. Blood has raw power to its symbolic and literal service as the fundamentals of life. Most of all, they act as the needs of the situation require. This is why the Verbena are said to seek an Ascension of Self.

Search in titles only. Naturally, this extra trait stacks with their retest, so many Verbena follow pursuits in medical or wilderness careers. We must experience many forms to experience life.