TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH: THE BOOK OF THOTH The year is 1938. Depression still holds sway - and throughout Europe, varied governments draw closer and closer to a political situation that will mark human history forever. But while many struggle to make a living, one man has become famous for surprisingly savvy business decisions, arguably insane donations, varied feats of aviation, exotic travels... ...And being a vocal, self-proclaimed Treasure Hunter... Cornelius Fontaine pops up in headlines all across the globe - sometimes for a generous donation to a museum or charity, and other times being ridiculed for declaring plans to search for things thought only to exist in myth and fable. But now, something very strange and new is happening. Fontaine is flying across the world, from major city to major city, actively recruiting experts and amateurs alike for what he advertises as, "An Expedition Like No Other! A Bold Search For The Fabled, Ancient Egyptian BOOK OF THOTH" This open advertisement is printed around the world, along with a schedule of when and where the magnate will be - certainly a city near you. All across the globe, men and women, boys and girls leap at the chance not just to perhaps earn some real money, or to see exotic places, but for the chance to well and truly find something that would leave their mark in history. But not all respond to this ruckus well. The world of tomb-raiding and treasure-hunting is filled with individuals and organizations who would kill to keep some things secret. And for all we know...they might be right. BUT THIS IS YOUR CHANCE. No matter where you are. No matter who you are. From the humblest worker to the most extravagant hobbyist. From the most well trained archaeologist to the charming farmboy who just got lucky. Cornelius Fontaine is coming, and bringing with him the adventure of the lifetime! That's right, the Sign Up is finally here. 'To the Ends of the Earth' is going to be a series of varied RP's, each one a Fontaine-hosted adventure into myth, legend, and (of course) an adventure worthy of Indiana Jones or Nathan Drake. Given the nature of these stories, each one is likely going to be somewhat fast paced, with a fair bit of Storyteller intervention and NPC manipulation. But, that is the glory of being able to have multiple adventures! "THE BOOK OF THOTH" is just, how we say, 'Episode One' of what I hope will become a truly fun, and wondrous saga. That being said, a few quick Guidelines: 1. Basic etiquette. I shouldn't have to say this, but it needs be said. Respect your fellows, and you shall gain respect in turn. Disrespect your fellows, and your Storyteller kills your character in an extremely humiliating and painful way. 2. No OOC drama, kindly. Any and all situations that (hopefully do not) arise can be handled in a civilized way and need not impact the story. 3. Godmodding - AKA: How to get the Storyteller to bring down the wrath of god on you an devour your soul! I don't need to say it, but I still shall. None of it. 4. PLEASE POST AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK - OR DO NOT COMMIT. ALERT US IF YOU HAVE TO VANISH. I'll not have an RP die because some person becomes inactive. 5. Kindly put, "Exvind is a Harpoon-wielding madman" in your post so that I know you've read this. It is a requirement for acceptance into this RP. 6. There will be some violence, but character diversity and interaction is encouraged! That said, if you truly wish to have a steamy night with another character in a tent underneath the stars of the Sahara, do it on your own time or through a less-public channel and just shoot me a PM saying, "We bumped uglies. So. There." And we can nod, take it in stride, and all that jazz. CHARACTER SHEET: NAME: AGE: APPEARANCE: PERSONALITY: HISTORY: NATIONALITY: SKILLS:(This is a realistic RP, so if you say you can conjure fire or some nonsense like that, I'll find you, and end you. - A bit of uncanny luck, however, is alright) Once you are accepted into the RP, I will contact you likely via PM to engage in a brief one x one RP detailing your interview with Cornelius Fontaine. The RP thread itself will begin on the onset of the Expedition. That said, I hope to see this through, and that we all have a bloody good time along the way.