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  • The Long Trip There

    Original session date: June 2011 Philip Marlowe and Mason Graves find themselves standing alone by the broken body of the deputy, surrounded only by the wail of the rushing wind. Marlowe drops to the ground and takes a moment to dig through his jacket …

  • The Short Acquaintance

    *Play Date 5/10/2012* p. Philip Marlowe and Mason Graves sit quietly in the office of Feare Observational Services while waiting for a meeting with their possible future employer. The secretary glaces looks up at them in between shuffling paperwork …

  • Doppelganger Corpse

    h3. Synopsis The detectives gather at the office, and Michael Feare sends Graves, Marlowe, and McKenzie into the Irish turf on a night mission to gather information on the O'Malley gang and their association with the missing prostitutes. Marlowe ends …

  • A Street Paved In Blood

    h3. Synopsis Tom O'Malley and his cretins break in to Feare's own office and wait for the detectives to return. Upon their arrival, O'Malley threatens Feare's detectives for looking into their gang's business. The O'Malleys leave and unbeknownst to …

  • The Ten-thousand Dollar Deal

    h3. Award ceremony For their bravery in helping clean the streets of a violent gang, L.A.'s own mayor Frank Shaw along with the LAPD, rewards Feare's agency with a plaque and acknowledgement at L.A.'s city hall. The ceremony is grudgingly introduced by …

  • The Virgin Kill

    Philip Marlowe and John McKenzie deal with the aftermath of capturing Meredith and rescuing Emily. Harvey is called upon again to dispose of Meredith's corpse. John McKenzie stays overnight with Emily at the hospital. All the while, Heinrich Hersteller …

  • Home Page

    _The purpose of law is to be wielded as a sacred saber in the hands of justice, but what happens when corruption and dissidence wither those hands? The people are left vulnerable unless men take it upon themselves to bear a shield until they …

  • Main Page

    Coffee and donuts. "Feare Observational Services evidence board":http://wallwisher.com/wall/CityofaThousandCrime

    Creation Guidelines

    *Last updated 11-May-2012* h3. Base Character rules (Creation and the character sheet) *Core Characteristics*: Use the standard 24-point buy in the BRP rulebook. * An average ability score is 9-11. 3 and 21 are the lowest and highest natural …

  • Places

    This list will expand as the agency travels throughout the city. h3. Commercial locales * *Feare Observational Services*: The detectives' office. A small office located a few minutes drive off of Main Street. Located directly above a cigar shop. …

  • Soundtrack

    h3. Albums Bersarin Quartett - Bersarin Quartett Parole De Navarre - Dale Cooper Quartet & The Dictaphones Stories from Midnight Streets - Somewhere off Jazz Street Succubus - The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation "Sunset Mission":http://www.last.fm …

  • Cases

    I would like the players to fill out the cases sections themselves that way they can post what they see important, name the cases in a way their characters could refer to in-game, and keep track of their actions in a place other then the play log. This is …

  • House Rules

    h3. Core Attributes Ability scores have been altered. At character creation, you receive 7 points to distribute among these instead of 5. Not much to explain but here goes: *Strength* - As normal. *Agility* - As normal. *Vigor* - As normal. …

  • Maps

    "Los Angeles overview - main streets and districts":http://imageshack.us/a/img600/5874/lamapoverviewmarks.png - Updated 10-Oct-2012 Locations are color-coded and listed in order of in-game discovery (the higher the number the more recently the locale …

  • History

    In 1935... *Costs of common things*: Car: $580 Gasoline: 15 cents/gal Average Cost of new house $3,450.00 Average Cost for house rent: $22.00/month Bread: 8 cents/loaf Milk: 47 cents/gal A lb. of Hamburger Meat: 11 cents Postage Stamp: …

  • Michael Feare

    *Gender*: Male *Age*: 30 (DOB: March 15, 1905) *Origin*: San Diego, California *Current Residence*: Los Angeles, California *Height*: 5'11" *Weight*: 165 *Profession*: Chief executive of _Feare Observational Services_ *Religion*: Non-religious ( …

  • Alice Feare

    *Gender*: female *Age*: 26 (DOB: October 19, 1908) *Origin*: Los Angeles, California *Current Residence*: Los Angeles, California *Height*: 5'5" *Weight*: ??? *Profession*: Ex-dancer *Religion*: Non-religious *Education*: some high school * …

  • Philip Marlowe

    *Gender:* Male *Age:* 25 (DOB: June 22, 1910) *Origin:* New York, NY *Current Residence:* Los Angeles, California *Height:* 5’10" *Weight:* 155 *Profession:* Detective for 'Feare Observational Services' *Religion:* Roman Catholic *Education:* City …

  • John "Shotgun Johnny" McKenzie

    *Gender:* Male *Dependents:* Divorced to one Katie Hathaway (Resides Chicago Illinois) *Age:* 32 (DOB: March 1, 1902) *Origin:* Born of Kintail Scotland. Raised from age 8 in Chicago Illinois. *Current Residence:* _7734 Jefferson Avenue, Hawthorne, …

  • Mason Graves

    Mason Graves was trained at the U.S. Marshal's Academy, which he entered shortly after he completed high-school. He graduated training with high marks, and was quickly placed on assignment as an official U.S. Marshal. Through-out the years he has compiled …

  • Donald "Big Don" Howard

    Big Don is a friend to both Michael and Edward Feare. Michael began talking to Big Don back in the day when Michael was new and doing the morning breakfast run for his uncle. Through the friendship, Big Don will often help Michael out when he can either …

  • Tracy King

    Tracy has been with the company since Edward was still running things. She helped Michael a lot after he took over smoothing out some of the transitional rough spots. Michael and Tracy have kept a very professional relationship despite the times, and She …

  • Meredith "Cindy" Hersteller

    A young, slender, and seductively dressed woman with strawberry blonde hair. However Michael noticed that her hair was probably dyed reddish, and inferred that it might have something to do with fitting into the Irish territory better.Cindy Brought the …

  • William “The Fence” Robard

    Robard is the man the agency turns to for goods that might raise eyebrows in the limelight if the paper trail behind them isn't covered up. However, The Fence’s discretion comes with a hefty inflation of the monetary worth, but once purchased his lips are …

  • Rex Henderson

    A small-time reporter for the L.A. Times. He has had a long career but unfortunately he never made it far. For some money, exchange of leads, or promise of story he is willing to toss over some unprinted news.

  • John Deggan

    A cop Michael has known since he was a rookie. His ambition pushed him to a fast-track career, as well as a reckless abandon. This recklessness caught him a bullet in the hip that ended his street-cop days. Since then, he has been manning a seat as a desk …

  • Paul Newcase

    John's best friend since he moved to Los Angeles, he is a warehouse worker in the industrial district. He isn't too useful for your profession, but he never misses the chance to catch a beer with you. *Contact of John*

  • Lawrence Tamlin

    The agency's lawyer. Without him, Feare would most likely be staring at the inside of a jail cell. He is the man to call if you need legal advice and the limits of what the law allows you to do. He is paid by his clients very well every year, but his …

  • Tai Xue Feng

    He helps you because he is trying to raise enough to bring his sister to America, and uses whatever money you give towards that goal. He also is will to translate for you but will never do it in person Unless he is outside of Chinatown. Tai Xue Feng is …

  • Rory Mc'Rease

    An Irish Informant. Reports to you some of the happenings on the Irish turf, and also has his ear to the ground towards the Italians. His information can be costly and can also be wrong.

  • James “Two Gun” Davis

    L.A. Police Chief. Pretty much despises Michael Feare. In 1933, he was backing an up and coming mayoral candidate Frank Shaw for a big promise of a budget raise for the entire force. However, Feare and his detectives weren't aware of this, and cracked a …

  • "Harvey"

    A fixer of few words and fewer morals. He is the man to call if you need a “Clean-up”. When things have gone sour and traces need to be removed, "Harvey"'s services can be purchased for steep prices. However, the man is excellent at his profession and has …

  • Louie Weston

    Late night morgue worker. Had a run in with Philip and John asking to see a body of a young woman. He allowed them to view the body after a bribe was accepted, but he did not let them view the medical file. Philip Marlowe would sneak in thereafter and …

  • Francisco Rossi

    Local bartender at John's bar of choice. He has worked at Bellow's Bar since it opened ten years ago, and has known John since he first walked in. Francisco and John are not "friends" but Francisco likes John's money and John likes his drinks. Francisco …

  • Bryce Eldridge

    A young U.C.L.A student going to school for his law degree. He specializes in criminal law and he can provide access to the schools resources in exchange for information to help with his dissertation. *Contact of Michael*

  • Heinrich Hersteller

    Medical Professor at U.C.L.A that the agency was led to by Bryce. He has been teaching at U.C.L.A for 3 years. He met with John and Michael in his office, and examined the file Philip stole from the morgue. He was able to give some clues about the killer …

  • Edward Feare

    Edward Feare is Michael Feare's uncle and former chief executive of _Feare Observational Services_. At age 65, his health is in decline, and is currently living alone with the help of a caretaker and Michael Feare. His neurological condition interrupts …

  • Frank L. Shaw

    Los Angeles' Mayor. He was elected in 1933 and during that election Feare Observational Services embarrassed the L.A. police force by cracking a racketeering problem the LAPD was investigating negligently. Shaw acknowledged this embarrassment by …

  • Ned Thompson

    Anyone who has met Ned Thompson for more then a few minutes is aware that he is the seven time winner of the _Reporter of the Year_ award for the L.A. Times. He will often carry the most recent newspaper that bears his story on the cover and mention his …

  • Jacques Roche

    Ned Thompson's photographer. Jacques is a Louisiana-born Frenchman. Not much is known about him, for he doesn't seem to speak.

  • Tom O'Malley

    One of the two leaders of the O'Malley boys. He often handles the groundwork of the gang while his brother, Luther is more of the brains behind the gang. He is known for brutality and ability to hunt people down. Tom was involved in a very notable gun …

  • Clare and Sara

    Two prostitutes in the Irish turf. Phillip propositioned these two while they were on the job. They took him up to their apartment where he revealed he was detective and they told him their stories of what was going on. The Girls and Phillip exchanged …

  • Bobby Haligan

    An old retired detective. He worked for the police early in his career and worked closely with Michael's uncle Edward. He was the one that inspired Edward to open his own agency and went to work for him the day Edward opened the office. He had a knack for …

  • Steven Wallace

    A wealthy club owner. Steven owns The Voyeur nightclub that's located in the heart of Los Angeles. Steven was the one that gave Alice Feare her first stage job in L.A.. When Alice and Michael met at the Voyeur, she introduced Steven to Michael. The Feare' …

  • Luther O'Malley

    The leader of the O'Malley Boys. A well-dressed and well-spoken man who sees his work as a business and treats it as such. h4. $10,000 deal Luther and Tom would break into Feare’s office on September 24, 1935. Tom’s left ear was heavily bandaged …

  • Raymond Chandler

    An American writer. Chandler was being robbed in an alleyway beside a convenience store in Hawthorne, CA when Philip Marlowe arrived at the scene and shot the three robbers and saved his life. The writer thanked the detective profusely, and caught his …

  • Robert Feare

    g[[:michael-feare|Michael's]] older brother. Robert Feare grew up in San Diego with Michael, their younger sister [[Jack and Margaret Williams|Margaret]], and the sibling's parents Edgar and Hazel. An exceptionally bright individual, Robert was pushed …