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I think there could be a plot hook in this...

Post by Graham » Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:21 am

Found on wikipedia an account of a short story written for the purposes of Union Propaganda in 1863, the central characters predicament, exiled to sea, never allowed to approach land, their every communication monitored and censored, seems to me to be a perfect plot hook or background to someone Investigators might need to find.

The wikipedia plot summary is linked below:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Man_Without_a_Country
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Post by Shannon Mac » Sun Oct 26, 2014 3:13 pm

I love incorporating Historical elements into my CoC games. As long as it doesn't turn into a History class it's good.
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Post by Dr. Gerard » Mon Oct 27, 2014 11:09 am

Yeah, this begs to be used in a game.
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Post by Graham » Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:06 am

Apologies for the bump after three years. But I have managed to locate on YouTube the 1973 TV movie which is the last theatrical adaption of the story ever made.

https://youtu.be/JJ56q2h-8gg
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Post by Graham » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:02 pm

I just went and checked the link to the 1973 Dramatization of the short story (Which it might be noted is apparently the most faithful of the filmed versions.) and YouTube have removed the video due to a copyright strike. The Wikipedia link in the OP is still good though.
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