Static TV Programs

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You sit down to watch some TV, but just end up staring at static and listening to the untuned TV's faint whispers until it lulls you to sleep.

OR With REM Timer and Neural Link:

You head back to your place and crash out for a few minutes with the help of your REM timer. The untuned television crackles gibberish in the background.

See discussion page 2 for hypotheses and data on conditions.

Program Effects Conditions
(no additional message) - (always)
The whispers of static slowly become the gentle rolling of waves. You float in the water, unable to breathe, but comfortable in it.

A wordless song eventually picks up, filling you with a calm joy as you awaken.
5 energy of Ocean Song (or 10 duration and 2 XP in Will with Ocean Sight active) Ocean Eyes OR (either Blessed of the Seas and/or Warrior of the Seas?
The whispers of static slowly become the buzzing of wings. You breathe deeply of the forest air and can feel strange winged creatures, like butterflies, landing on you lightly then flying off again. 5 energy of Fae Blessing (or 10 with Fae Sight active) Fae Eyes (OR another fae skill? [Got with Subterranean Rhythm and no other Fae skills])
(and, sometimes) You've earned 5 XP in Will Fae Step ?
The crackle of static slowly becomes a rasping laugh. In your dreams, the ghoul king looms over you, holding a chain loosely in one hand.

He grins and asks who is the binder and who is the bound. All you can remember after that is screaming. You wake up covered in a cold sweat.
- Kingly Favor
The crackle of static slowly becomes a rasping laugh. In your dreams, the ghoul king looms over you, holding a chain loosely in one hand.

You somehow turn the dream around on him, chaining him back where he belongs.
(gives one extra favor today, if you aren't already at 3?) Kingly Favor with <condition>?
The crackle of static slowly becomes a rasping laugh. In your dreams, the ghoul king looms over you, holding a chain loosely in one hand.

You shatter the illusion and wake, feeling a little better for it.
Kingly Favor with <condition>?
The gentle crackle of static slowly becomes a gentle crackle of flames. In your dream, they build upwards into an inferno, consuming buildings then entire cities.

You awaken feeling a pleasant warmth, like the fire has made a home inside you.
1 XP in Will
or
New technique: Pyromancy
Pyro
The static eventually resolves into a calming pulse that matches your heartbeat, strengthening both. 3 XP Strength Undying Heart
You find the static calling to you and your body calling to the static, as though through a mirror. 2 XP Strength, 2 XP Will Body and Spirit
The crackle of static slowly becomes sobbing in your dreams. You wake up feeling refreshed. 1 XP Will Born of Sorrow
The gentle scratching of static slowly grows more and more frantic, like someone trying to scratch their way through a wooden barrier. You wake up feeling particularly hungry. +1 energy next time you eat someone with Ghoultouched Ghoultouched, limited number per day
The steady crackle of static slowly transitions into a hum of all the objects around you, each shaking and twitching. 2 XP Will Poltergeist Spark
The hiss of of static grows louder and louder, until you can hear tormented screams begging for release. It feels like hours before you can claw your way out of the dream. You feel more exhausted on waking than you did falling asleep. 1 XP Strength, 1 XP Will Haunting Cries
The steady drone of static lulls you into deeper and deeper sleep. You find yourself in front of a great eye that stares at you accusingly.

Its gaze bores its way into your conscience and seems displeased at what it finds. Its gaze burns deeper into you, branding you with its mark.
New technique: Light of the Eye Third Eye Technique and/or Third Eye Inward
The steady drone of static lulls you into deeper and deeper sleep. You find yourself in front of a great eye that stares at you accusingly.

Its gaze bores its way into your conscience and seems to like what it finds. You wake up feeling pretty good about yourself.
2 XP Will Third Eye Technique and/or Third Eye Inward, knowing 11+ instances of Light of the Eye
You let the static lull you into a deep, dreamless sleep. 3 XP Will Dreamslayer
The rhythmic crackle of static slowly becomes more like the beat of waves against a ship's hull. Past the writhing sails, you can see a great bone mask staring down at you.

The mask seems displeased, gazing down on your balefully. You wake up, chilled to the bone.
<Will> energy of Spectral Curse Servant of the Mask
The rhythmic crackle of static slowly becomes more like the beat of waves against a ship's hull. Past the writhing sails, you can see a great bone mask staring down at you.

It seems pleased by what it sees.
2 XP Will (4 XP Will if wearing a bone mask) Servant of the Mask after wearing a bone mask until it dissolves
The rhythmic crackle of static slowly becomes more like the beat of waves against a ship's hull. Past the writhing sails, you can see a great bone mask staring down at you.

The matching mask on your face grows cold and your dreams move to island kingdoms where the residents bow before your iron rule.
New technique: Death Mask (2-3) Servant of the Mask while wearing a bone mask Yielded two copies of Death Mask on the first occurrence and three on the second.
The hiss of static slowly transforms into burbling cheers. It's strange, certainly, but cheering at the same time. 3 XP Will Monarch's Call
The static slowly resolves into the sound of creaking chains and distant sobs for mercy. 2 XP Reflexes Twisting Chains
The static ebbs and flows, forming brief stacatto patterns. You follow them as long as you can, forming chains of sound and light in your dream world. 2 XP Perception
or
10 energy of Ardent Investigator (if active)
or
10 energy of Lotus Map if active)
Lotus Map
The steady crackle of static slowly transforms into rhythmic chanting.

You cannot understand their words, but the intent is clear. They're honoring some glorious hero, chanting so history cannot forget.
2 XP
Removes Puzzled Out
Secrets of the Cube
The hiss of static slowly transforms into the sound of a serpentine bulk dragging itself along the ground. You only faintly remember the dream, just striking and blood. 1 XP Reflexes Shadowy Presence?
The steady crackle of static slows further and further, until you're dreaming of a flower opening on a cliff face. Nestled in the flower is a tiny blue and green ball, an entire world resting between its blossoms. 1 XP
5 energy of Etheric (if etheric)
Eclipse Conduit
You find something in the static a little inspiring, making you look at the world in a bit of a different light. 3 XP Perception Stolen Artistry
The static grows, seeping into your mind, jabbing at you like the beat of a drum. You wake up infuriated and ready for war. Gain 5 energy of Dark Bloom Etheric Seed
The static slowly resolves into the best horror movie ever. And you're the star, naturally. 3 XP in Will Lord of Nightmares
The static slowly resolves into a terrifying horror movie that sends you trembling to the other side of the room. 3 XP in Perception Slave to Nightmares
The steady drum of static slowly resolves into the sound of rain. You're standing on a beach waiting with your mouth open as black rain pours down on you. 1-2 XP in Strength (1 if Sober, 2 if etheric) Slags Eater
The static joins and breaks apart in patterns like the formless, intricate dance of stars. You're not show how long you watch them, but they bring you a certain tranquility. 2 XP in Perception (if sober) or Will (if etheric) Stellar Appreciation
You wait and wait, until even the static fades away. 2 XP in Will Boundless Patience

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