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Fear Itself: Epilogue

Editor’s Note: Mark here. I’d like to thank Mirko for his fantastic event. You’ll be seeing, over the next few weeks, datafiles for most of the things discussed here in the event, so keep your eyes peeled.



Sin, Red Skull’s daughter, and adoptive daughter of Cul, had to face fear, hatred, sadness and failure. With the Serpent’s defeat, she is lost again.

Thor has never made his Father proud, not even when he ruled Asgard in his absence, but now for the first time, on his deathbed, Odin is finally proud.

Sin wakes up in a confused state helped by what seems a insectoid-like sentient race, that convince her she has now the knowledge on where the journey continues.

Thor is dead, and even though Odin watches on him, this has led to the isolation of the All-Father for feelings of guilt towards his son and his kingdom. It was a meager victory against the forces of Evil. The burden is laid upon the inhabitants of the ruined City of Asgard, and Odin’s guilt is always lurking in the shadows.


On Earth, there is a lot to mend, a lot to rebuild. The humans have shown an irreducible courage and a strength with no equal. But they were on the verge of breaking, and they are far more broken now.

Few Heroes have died, symbols of power and cities have been destroyed and the population feels the burden that allowed the Serpent to seize Earth in the first place… But there is hope again.

Among others, Captain America’s Shield, the beacon of hope that for years has protected the world is broken. The Dwarves in Nidavellir, with the help of Iron Man rebuild it but one single crack can’t be fixed. Even though it doesn’t look as perfect as before, Tony reassures Steve that the Shield has never been so strong and Steve is content he has a mark to show the pain suffered and overcome.



Thor’s spirit remains dead until Loki embarks on a journey to save his brother, retrieving the lost cane which used to revert into Mjolnir and bringing it back to Donald Blake, his past human incarnation. This could recreate the link between the two spirits and could allow Thor’s return. Chances are that the Serpent itself, once his killer will be brought back to life, would be able resurrect if some will find a way.


Sin, helped by these enigmatic figures (Intelligencia) contacts her old lover Crossbones and with him embarks on a journey to retrieve the Hammers of the Worthy, which have been safely hidden by several organizations across the globe, both criminal and security.


On earth a new Asgard city is rebuilt with joint efforts of repulsor technology and Asgardian magic and named Asgardia. After some time spent floating around Broxton, the all-mother decides to move the city in space, and let it float around the moon to have a better control over Asgardians.

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A huge thanks goes to Marvel for their ability to amaze us at any age and time with their characters, stories and magic.

Same stands for the Margaret Weis Productions and especially Cam Banks for creating this amazing game that with simplicity and astounding precision captures the essence of those stories. Thank you for your passion and devotion shown regularly on the forums.


Thank you very much for making me part of your community, I am very proud of being part of your project and I share the idea that this game need more and more recognition even, and especially, after its retirement.

Special thanks to Mark to have liaised with me and for his approval, I have so much more to share with you.


I am just going to mention NateArnold and MidnightBlue from the forum for their massive help and insights about the game system.

Same goes to Nomad79 for his incredible efforts on the Marvel HRPG wiki project, I have saved plenty of your characters!


No words will describe how, after more than 10 years, I am still proud of playing with you every week, sharing our interests, passions, time and stories and never getting tired, or having enough, of each others. You have been the witnesses, the addressees and the excited audience of my work since we started playing, thanks for your friendship.


It will make me so proud and happy to know that even just one group in the world has played and had fun with something I have put together. Please let me know if you do, it will make my day, maybe even a couple of them!

About Mark

Mark is a military veteran, game designer, a believer in the oxford comma, and an all-around nerd.

4 comments on “Fear Itself: Epilogue

  1. William Patrick Butler
    March 14, 2015

    this event was so awesome! thanks for all your hard work and can’t wait to see the new datafiles 🙂

  2. Timothy
    March 24, 2015

    Could you put this whole event in a PDF or something so it’s easier to read all at once?

    • tayloraj100
      January 4, 2016

      I second that.

      • David W
        January 10, 2016

        This is on a list of projects I am supposed to be working on…

        So, keep your eyes peeled!

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This entry was posted on March 12, 2015 by in Asgard, Events, Fear Itself, Narrative, Transition Scene.

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