Houses of Hermes: True Lineages

An Ars Magica sourcebook

Houses of Hermes: True Lineages at a Glance

  • Learn more about Houses Bonisagus, Guernicus, Mercere, and Tremere with this Ars Magica sourcebook.
  • Explore the four Houses that form the backbone of the Order.
  • Dive deeper into the politics, magics, and personalities in each House.

About Houses of Hermes: True Lineages

Discover True Lineages, the four Houses that work directly for the Order of Hermes. The magi of House Bonisagus lead and advise the Order. House Guernicus magi serve the Order as judges and investigators. House Mercere facilitates communication and trade among Order members. House Tremere provides strength in times of war.

True Lineages details the history, training, and magical practices of each House. You'll find a variety of mechanics and story seeds to integrate into your sagas, such as the duties of a Guernicus Quaesitor, an inside look at the Redcap messengers of House Mercere, and rules for the military magic of House Tremere.

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  • Chapter 1: House Bonisagus
  • Chapter 2: House Guernicus
  • Chapter 3: House Mercere
  • Chapter 4: House Tremere
  • Chapter 5: Timeline

Vital Stats

Authors: Erik Dahl, Timothy Ferguson, Matt Ryan, and David Woods
Editor: David Chart
Artists: Grey Thornberry, O. Brausewetter, Alphonse de Neuville, Kelly Hensing, J. F. Horrabin, Tyler Jenkins, William Maskell, Jeff Menges, Howard Pyle, Dom Reardon, J. Scott Reeves
MSRP: $29.95
Atlas Stock #: AG0277 / AG0277SC
Barcode: 978-1-58978-074-3 hardcover / 978-1-58978-170-2 softcover
Format: 144 pages, hardcover & softcover
Release Date: April 2005