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The only thing Abel dislikes about the Order of Saint Cecil is their “slash and burn” policy when it comes to potentially valuable texts and artifacts. Not only does this unwillingness to confront the facts of magick make them ill-prepared to fight it, it results in the loss of information that could be helping Abel towards his goals. Consequently, Abel only floats a tip to the Order if he’s sure the target has no new information or useful equipment. Since he’d rather be safe than sorry, this really doesn’t happen that often.

They also give you tunnel vision: just like looking through binoculars, you can’t see what’s on either side of you. RESOURCES & GEAR CHAPTER THREE RESOURCES & GEAR 36 What You Get Newcomers to the New Inquisition are given a box of standard equipment to use or ignore as they see fit. The equipment box contains . . • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Two pairs of stainless-steel handcuffs. Instead of chain links between the cuffs, these have only a single hinge, and are nigh-impossible to break. These are custom-made by a metal shop and each set has a unique key.

A magickal attack could work—if a sorcerer could get close enough to work it and do it fast enough to not get torn to pieces by Douglas’s rabid followers. TNI has had to content itself with a program of observation, containment and harassment. Known TOSG compounds are monitored by remote video cameras, but the True Order is remarkably sophisticated about bugging technology and cleans itself regularly. If a known member of the True Order is seen moving about alone, TNI people from the Miami branch certainly aren’t above pulling a snatch and grab for information and eventual revenge, but they’re cautious.

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