The year is 1989.
This is our world. This is not our world.
The shadows loom longer here, and the night is more reluctant to yield to day. Corruption runs rampant, from the government through private corporations and into the various subcultures that revel in these culturally bankrupt times.
It is a world of contrasts, of haves versus have-nots. It all looks very much like the real world, as seen through an extremely stylized filter that turns up the contrasts between dark and light.
In this world, vampires exist, and they are very much an extension of the tarnished aesthetic that shapes the World of Darkness. Whatever their origins, or whatever they believe to be their origins, vampires are an outgrowth of the people who populate this desperate environment. Vampires exist in the World of Darkness because they are the monsters among us, the products of a world so dark that only something truly horrible and captivating can challenge the depths into which the living residents of the world have plunged it.
Passionate and fiery, Los Angeles burns with an excitement found in no other city. It has become the center of fashion, art, entertainment—and the Anarch Movement. Fifty years ago, its streets ran red with Elder blood, and the anarchs claimed the city for themselves. They stood poised to make it a land unparalleled in Kindred history.
Now it is unparalleled in violence.
Welcome to the Neon Masquerade.
- Barony of the Angels
- The Central Baronies
- Barony of West Los Angeles
- The Northwest Baronies
- The Northeast Baronies
- The Southern Baronies
- The Outlying Baronies
- Lupine Territory