Nephilim
PRIME–BLESSINGS lvl Dice pool Traits Effects
Supernal Vision 1 Wits+Occ - Mage sight & can identify aura's nature as instant action
Dispel Magic 1 Int+Occ 1M,L Cancel an existing spell of [conjunctional Arcanum] (???)
Magic Shield 2 Res+Occ 1M/use Get (Armor=best Prime-Blessing) against Supernal Magic
Channel Mana 3 Wits+Occ L,Touch Move Mana between self & place or item; transfers 1M/sux
Imbue Mana 3 Pres+Med L,Touch Transfer own Mana into a living being, up to 1M per sux
Awakened Eyes 4 Pres+Emp - Affected Sleeper doesn't suffer Disbelief & gets Mage Sight
FORCES–BLESSINGS lvl Dice pool Traits Effects
Influence Light 1 Int+Sci - (Redirect Light, move it around)
Control Light 2 Int+Sci - (Make light stronger or weaker)
Light Mastery 3 Pres+Sci - (Create or extinguish light)
LIFE–BLESSINGS lvl Dice pool Traits Effects
Healer's Trance 1 Int+Med Conc Get ability to analyze disease & injuries
Organic Resilience 2 Sta+Ath - Get Armor = lvl of best Life Blessing (vs dmg by grappler)
Healing Heart 3 Int+Med 1M,L Cure target of 1 B or L damage per sux
Supreme Honing 4 Res+Ath 1M Gain +1 dot/sux, distributed on Phys Attributes (max +4)

In those days, and for some time after,
giant Nephilim lived on the earth,
for whenever the Sons of God
had intercourse with women,
they gave birth to children who became the
heroes and famous warriors of ancient times.
-Bible; Book of Genesis, Cptr 6, verse 4

Nature: Proximus Dynasty
Parent Path: Obrimos
Patron Group: Silver Ladder
Arcana: Prime, Forces & Life
Nicknames: Giants, The Daughters, Cannibals, the Fallen Ones, Witches, the Hunted
Character Concepts & Themes: Wise women, learning passed along from mother to daughter in secret, knowledge and enlightenment blazing against the darkness, everyday folk doctoring for the village, firebrands and community leaders, passionate educators, nurses, proponents of clean lifestyles and healthy exercise.

Curse: Their magic (whether Blessings or Awakened spells) doesn't cause Disbelief in Sleepers (it isn't forgotten or mis-remembered by those with WP<8), but risks causing ''Disquiet''-like effect. This 'Disquiet' mostly follows the rules for that mental state as put forth in the Promethean core rulebook, but instead of the lineage-types given there it manifests as a hatred towards the Daughter for her evil and nature-defying magics, eventually seeing her as a monster who has betrayed all humanity and needs to be put down.

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Description: The family is matrilineal, with females being in the vast majority when it comes to becoming sleepwalkers, proximi or even awakening, as well as being the main vector through which the family traits are passed on. The Nephilim suffered heavily during the witch trials, for while the awakened could easily get away from such persecution their sleepwalker relatives were not so lucky. According to their own stories the first members arrived in America aboard the Mayflower, eager to escape the persecution and constant dangers of the old world. This heavy persecution, combined with the inheritance following the female line of descent, meant that the surname of the members tended to change with every generation as their children got married.

The meaning of the word 'Nephilim' is hotly debated by scholars, but many think that it probably derives from the Hebrew root "to fall", which also includes "to make [someone] to fall", "cause of [the/a] fall", or even "to kill, to ruin", while others take it as "fallen ones", "apostates". In the end, many translations of the bible simply replace it with ''giants'', following the tradition which interprets them as one of the tribes of monstrously large people which the Hebrews fought with (of which Goliath and his kin are the most famous example).

In both accepted church canon and orthodox Judaic scriptural interpretation, as well as biblical apocrypha and pseudepigrapha (such as the Book of Jubilees and the Book of Enoch), it's stated that the Deluge, the world-ending flood which Noah survived in his ark, was inflicted specifically in order to wipe the earth clean of Nephilim influence and taint. Interestingly, Genesis 6:4 implies that they have inhabited the earth in at least two different time periods: in pre-flood times "and afterward."

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