Written by noted science-fiction novelist C.S. Friedman, The Erciyes Fragments is a version of the Book of Nod that has never been seen before by mortal eyes. The Erciyes Fragments has ratings and 4 reviews. Matthew said: A fascinating perspective of the origin of the kindred, and the multiple layers of sto. This is a soucebook for White Wolf’s roleplaying game, Vampire: the Masquerade . The Erciyes Fragments is the Book of Nod from Caine’s point.

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Paolo rated it really liked it Mar 31, Friedman and Celia Friedman. The actual fragments are very similar to The Book of Nodbut different in a few key points.

The Erciyes Fragments by C.S. Friedman

Not to be left out are the clever idea to add commentary in the margins by previous elders, really added a nice touch. Simon Exton rated it it was amazing Nov 13, See My Book of Nod review for a review of this one. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Patrick rated it really liked it Oct 27, Carl rated it it was amazing Jun 21, I also really liked the subtle differences in the angels’ curses on Caine. A fascinating perspective of the origin of the kindred, and the multiple layers of storyline ercciyes just awesome.

The Erciyes Fragments

While the Book of Nod laid out the foundational myths of vampire society and Revelations of the Dark Mother provides a counterpoint, The Erciyes Fragments is more of an expansion on the original Book of Nod than a new account of tragments prehistory. To ask other readers questions about The Erciyes Fragmentsplease sign up.


Tyler Neal rated it really liked it Sep 18, Myssi rated it really liked it Feb 19, Their commentary might even have more total words than fragents actual text, and while some of it is juvenile or dumb, mostly it adds to the poetic styling with more down-to-earth criticism.

There he finds fragments of the original Book of Nod in a language that has been dead for thousands of years. If, like me, you’re drawn to the mythology of Vampire as one of its selling points, pick this up. Carlton rated it liked it Dec 16, The Bible has no explanation for why G-d accepted Abel’s sacrifice and rejected Cain’s.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Preview — The Erciyes Fragments by C. Or if it would. Return to Book Page. And why has he been chosen to transcribe the words of one who could be Caine himself? This comes after the Flood, of which Caine says “And in fragmehts end there was only water My foolish children knew hunger And loneliness And fear And it was good.

Jedidiah rated it really liked it Jun 21, Who Found it and Why? Friedman is a science fiction and fantasy author. They’re good for the reader to look at and feel superior to the commentators, who are writing without knowledge of what the events refer to, but they aren’t useful even in a Dark Ages game because as soon as the GM includes them, any player who knows anything about Vampire is instantly going to know the subject of the prophecies.


Want to Read saving…. There are no discussion topics on framgents book yet. Mar 01, Mitchel rated it liked it. And then Raphael’s curse of division and strife comes into effect, and you can see how Caine wasn’t quite as cursed with awesome as he initially seemed to be.

Mark Duffield rated it really liked it Jan 06, The Erciyes Fragments also reciyes out support for the various secret Antediluvian conspiracy theories, since it has six members of the Second Generation and doesn’t mention Irad and states that before the Flood and Caine’s curses, Generation as a concept didn’t exist.

Nancy rated it liked it Dec 06, This book also explicitly lays out that the various Clan weaknesses are all explicit curses from Caine for their Antediluvians’ particular deeds.

Matthew Kowalski rated it fragmejts it Jun 26, Paperbackpages. Yannis Karatsioris rated it really liked it Aug 06, Adding that to Vampire is a great way to deepen the mythology and allow the GM to provide cragments quotations on the same topic and let players sort through what they believe.

A ghoul of the Giovanni travels there, copies the manuscript and mails it back to Augustus Giovanni, and then dies under mysterious and spooky circumstances.