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The Scientist


  • Action: If you are on a space containing a Gate, discard 1 Monster on your space with toughness less than your Observation.
  • If a Gate would spawn on your space, discard that Gate and gain 1 Clue instead.

Flavor Text


"Professor Young taught me that everything is simpler than it seems. The connection is there if you look for it."


Quiet and resourceful, Kate Winthrop has been obsessed with studying dimensional instability ever since her friend and mentor Professor Young was devoured by a beast from another world. Following a peculiar dream and a string of mysterious disappearances, Kate has come to the University of Buenos Aires to continue her research. Now that preliminary testing has been completed on her flux stabilizer, Kate is no longer content to sit idly by. She is determined to seek revenge for the death of her colleague.

Defeated Encounters

Loss of Health

You recieve an invitation from Kate to meet her at her hotel room. When you arrive, you find her things but she is nowhere to be found. Gain all of her possessions. You search for any sign of her (Observation). If you pass, you find a note with your name on it along with her more experimental projects; gain the Flux Stabilizer Unique Asset and improve 1 Skill of your choice. If you fail, you find no further news of Kate's whereabouts. Whether you pass or not, discard her Investigator token.

Loss of Sanity

You find Kate tinkering tirelessly in a filthy laboratory, an air of madness above her. She waves you to a pile of old things in the corner, all the while fiddling with a monstrous machine. Gain all of her possessions. She does not seems to know who you are, but you try to act as if you were her assistant (Influence). If you pass, she directs you to pull a lever attached to the massive machine; retreat Doom by 1. If you fail, she accuses you of being a ghoul and chases you away. Whether you pass or not, discard her Investigator token.

Team Role

Kate is well suited for research. However, her abilities are oriented around preventing gates from opening and removing Monsters on Gate spaces, making her useful in dealing with gates.


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