The Abbey of Fitz(-Martin?)

Dave Arneson's original fantasy campaign; as compelling, gritty and enigmatic as ever.
The Book-House: Find Blackmoor products.

Moderator: Havard

Post Reply
User avatar
Yaztromo
The Real Nowhere Man
Posts: 1737
Joined: Sun May 27, 2012 10:55 pm
Gender: male
Location: My Nowhere Land

The Abbey of Fitz(-Martin?)

Post by Yaztromo »

The Abbey of Fitz is just across the river from Vestfold in Blackmoor.
However, I just came across this: The Ruins of the Abbey of Fitz-Martin by Thomas Isaac Horsley Curties (1805) https://epublications.marquette.edu/cgi ... ish_gothic
It is something I don't know. Did you ever heard about it? Is there any connection?

EDIT: here https://larocheworldlit.wordpress.com/2 ... in-tropes/ you can find a quick summary and comment of the plot.
I'm the Real Nowhere Man, sitting in my Nowhere Land,
making all my Nowhere plans for Nobody.

User avatar
Big Mac
Giant Space Hamster
Posts: 26490
Joined: Sun Jun 15, 2008 3:52 pm
Gender: male
Location: London UK
Contact:

Re: The Abbey of Fitz(-Martin?)

Post by Big Mac »

The name certainly sounds similar.

Are there any interesting adventure hooks you think that The Ruins of the Abbey of Fitz-Martin could give the Blackmoor campaign setting?
David "Big Mac" Shepheard
Please join The Piazza's Facebook group, The Piazza's Facebook page and follow The Piazza's Twitter feed so that you can stay in touch.
Spelljammer 3E Conversion Project - Spelljammer Wiki - The Spelljammer Image Group.
Moderator of the Spelljammer forum (and administrator). My moderator voice is green.

User avatar
Yaztromo
The Real Nowhere Man
Posts: 1737
Joined: Sun May 27, 2012 10:55 pm
Gender: male
Location: My Nowhere Land

Re: The Abbey of Fitz(-Martin?)

Post by Yaztromo »

I think that in the below summary and comment you can find a few interesting hooks with gothic flavor.
Yaztromo wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:25 pm
EDIT: here https://larocheworldlit.wordpress.com/2 ... in-tropes/ you can find a quick summary and comment of the plot.
I'm the Real Nowhere Man, sitting in my Nowhere Land,
making all my Nowhere plans for Nobody.

User avatar
Havard
Dragon Turtle
Posts: 21445
Joined: Thu May 22, 2008 7:32 pm
Gender: male
Location: Norway
Contact:

Re: The Abbey of Fitz(-Martin?)

Post by Havard »

Great find! :)

I remember visiting the Abbey as a player in a campaign over at The Comeback Inn :)

-Havard

Aliases: Håvard Frosta, Havard Blackmoor, Blackmoorian, Dragon Turtle etc
Where to find me on the Web
The Comeback Inn - My Blackmoor Forum
The Blackmoor Blog
THRESHOLD Magazine - The Mystara Fanzine
My Articles at the Vaults of Pandius
Moderator of the Mystara, Blackmoor and Thunder Rift forums.
My moderator voice is
GREEN.

Post Reply

Return to “Blackmoor”