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The Road of the Abyss was a version of the Road of Bones, constructed by Abyss mystics of Clan Lasombra. As they are immersed in the undying study of a force transcending and ultimately opposing all light and life. Humanity and concepts like right or wrong have little use to those who study the mysteries of the outer darkness.

Some of the scholars among the followers of the Road draw similarities between the Abyss and the Well of Bones known to the Cappadocians. In the Modern Nights, most Abyss mystics study the Path of the Allied Night.

Hierarchy of SinsEdit

Road of the Abyss
Rating Moral Guideline Rationale
10 Showing fear of the dark. Darkness has much to teach us about the Abyss.
9 Failing to observe a manifestation of darkness. Only through observation can one increase knowledge.
8 Expressing reverence for creation. Creation is a blight, a taint of the purity of the Abyss.
7 Refusing to feed when hungry. Hunger is a manifestation of the void.
6 Refusing to kill when it is the most expedient path. Everything returns to the Abyss in time.
5 Giving in to Frenzy. In order to master the darkness, you must first master yourself.
4 Refusing to share knowledge with another Abyss mystic. Full understanding of the Abyss cannot be attained without the insight of others.
3 Letting morality hinder study of the Abyss. Morals are a light-born weakness. We are creatures of darkness.
2 Needlessly avoiding the darkness. We are creatures of darkness. To reject it is to reject yourself.
1 Showing aversion to the Abyss. You cannot master that which you fear.

ReferencesEdit


Dark Ages: Vampire Roads and Paths
Road of the Beast Path of the Grey Hunter · Path of the Hunter · Path of the Nomad · Path of the Savage · Road of the Slain · Road of the Yasa
Road of Heaven Path of the Archangel · Path of Christ · Path of Divinity · Path of Life · Path of Penitence · Path of the Prophet · Path of the Pure · Path of Retribution · Path of Tears
Road of Humanity Path of Breath · Path of Community · Path of Illumination · Path of Vigor
Road of Kings Path of Chivalry · Path of Daena · Path of Devaraja · Path of the Merchant · Path of the Tyrant · Path of the Vizier
Road of Lilith Path of Making · Path of Thorns · Path of Veils
Road of Sin Path of Cruelty · Path of Pleasure · Path of Screams · Path of the Devil · Path of the Eightfold Wheel · Path of Watchful Gods
Other Roads Code of Samiel · Road of Blood · Road of Bones · Road of Metamorphosis · Road of Night · Road of Paradox · Road of Service · Road of Set (Path of Apep) · Road of the Abyss · Road of the Hive · Road of the Serpent