Mutant Chronicles spins a tail of darkness and brutality, and Modiphius has been working hard to fill out its dieselpunk universe in recent years. Coming on the heels of releases exploring the various mega-corporations vying for dread power we get the Cartel: the only force yet working altruistically. Or so it seems…read below to find out more.
It is a solar system riven by discord, where man fights man despite the looming darkness and the threat of the Dark Symmetry and its instruments the Dark Apostles and the Dark Legion. Corporations zealously usurp each other and leave humanity an easy target for the forces of darkness and corruption.
But there is still hope as one group stands up and waves the flag of unity among men. It is the last bastion capable of uniting the forces of mankind in full. These powerful men and women call themselves The Cartel.
- History: Immerse yourself in the history and origins of The Cartel. Discover the past that sets the foundation for success against an impossible present.
- Structure: Learn how this well-oiled machine that oversees corporations and the solar system is put together. See how this behemoth of juxtaposed voices delivers on the promise of a better future.
- Freelancers: The freelancers walk the edge of the law, but without them the society of Mutant Chronicles would not work. Learn some of the secrets to the success of the Freelancing Independent Corporations’ Committee within The Cartel.
- Underbelly: Even The Cartel has its seamy underside. Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Behind the red tape, beneath the democratic votes and good intentions, something nefarious moves about.
The Cartel and Freelancers Source Book is a lavish 96 page full colour softback written by our renowned writing team of Chris Lites, Robert Grayston Marc Langworthy and is edited by Laura Hutchison. It also features some spectacular art from Witold Trzcionka, Alex Innocenti, Dominik Kasprzycki, Peter Bergting, Alex Innocenti, Richard Hanushek, Alex Drummon and Wilmar Ballespi.