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Rogue Trader - Edge of the Abyss


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Publication Date January 1st, 2010

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In Edge of the Abyss, a supplement for Rogue Trader, detailed descriptions of the Expanse’s famous worlds allow players and GMs to plan new Endeavours and adventures. Fight across the frozen surface of Lucin’s Breath, plunder the Egarian maze cities, and plumb the secrets of haunted Illisk. Study, negotiate, and war against the inhabitants of the Expanse: xenos races, the vile forces of Chaos, and monolithic Imperial organizations.

The vast darkness of the Expanse brims with legends and secrets. Within Edge of the Abyss are the rare bits of truth you need to explore beyond the Maw. Armed with this priceless knowledge, plot your own course to adventure and profit! Study, negotiate, and war against the inhabitants of the Expanse: xenos races, the vile forces of Chaos, and monolithic Imperial organizations. Learn of six legendary Rogue Traders, each a potential ally, enemy, or source of valuable information. Play through a complete, full-length adventure that pits Explorers against bloodthirsty xenos and offers the chance to plunder lost artefacts of the Egarian Dominion.

Edge of the Abyss offers in-depth descriptions of several important locations in the Expanse, including some never-before-revealed worlds. Additionally, you’ll find background information, statistics, and ships for the most powerful alien races and organizations of the Expanse.

With adventure ideas, location guides, and much more, Edge of the Abyss is an invaluable resource for GMs and players alike.

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Table of Contents

Chapter I: Legends Myths and Lies
006 | Legends, Myths and Lies

Chapter II: Islands in the Void
016 | Lucin’s Breath
021 | The Dominion of Mazes
025 | The Stations of Passage
030 | Naduesh
032 | The Breaking Yards at SR-651
035 | The Ragged Worlds
038 | The Siren Star
040 | Somnium VIII
043 | Illisk
046 | The Serpent’s Cradle

Chapter III: Foes and Rivals
050 | The Orks of Undred-Undred Teef
058 | The Eldar
066 | The Kroot
070 | The Rak’Gol
075 | The Stryxis
080 | Chaos Reavers
082 | Chaos Powers and Psykana Malifi ca
090 | Imperial Organisations
090 | The Disciples of Thule
091 | House Krin
093 | The Kasballica Mission
094 | The Blessed Apostles of Saint Asceline
095 | The Inquisition
096 | The Cortelax Confederacy
097 | Salvatorum Laborus

Chapter IV: Famous Rogue Traders
100 | Calligos Winterscale
104 | Aspyce Chorda
107 | Jonquin Saul
110 | Aoife Armengarde
113 | Sarvus Trask
115 | Wrath Umboldt

Chapter V: Vaults of the Forgotten
118 | The Setting
118 | GM’s Brief
121 | Egaria Omega
122 | Part 001: Secrets of Egaria
132 | Part 002: Into the Maze
136 | Part 003: At the Heart of the Maze
139 | Conclusion
141 | Rewards
141 | Further Endeavours
141 | Antagonists and NPCs


Lead Developer
Sam Stewart

Written And Developed By
Nathan Dowdell, Andy Hoare, Jason Marker, Rex Vogen, Ross Watson, and Benn Williams

Alex Davy

Mark Pollard

Graphic Design
Bryan Schomburg and Kevin Childress

Cover Art
Matt Bradbury

Interior Art
BlackVolta Studio, Matt Bradbury, Victor Corbella, Wayne England, Zach Graves, David Griffith, Nikolaus Ingeneri, Anton Kokarev, Jorge Maese, Paulo Parente, Mark Smith, David Sondered, Chase Toole

Art Direction
Zoë Robinson

Production Manager
Gabe Laulunen

Ffg Lead Game Designer
Corey Konieczka

Ffg Lead Game Producer
Michael Hurley

Christian T. Petersen

Games Workshop

Licensing Manager
Owen Rees

Head Of Licensing
Paul Lyons

Head Of Intellectual Property
Alan Merrett

Special Thanks
“You Bid Babies?!” Jordan “Milly” Millward with Keri Harthoorn, Kyle Harthoorn-Burton, Kieren Smith, and Julia Smith. “The Wise Guys” David Wiley Holton, Chuck Boyer, Scott Boyer, Dana Severance, Jared McGee, and Mark Belhumeur. “Furies for everyone!” David R. Schumpert III esq. with Pierre Wagenseil, Martin Linde, Adam Schumpert, and David Hudock. ”Unrepentant,” Lachlan “Raith” Conley, Jordan Dixon, Nick Maroney, and Brad Twaddell. “FFG Crew of the Golden Dawn” Tod Gelle, James Hata, Kyle Hough, Mack Martin, Thaadd Powell, and Ross Watson.



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