SR4: To Live and Die in the Mile-High City
When discussing Denver’s awakened culture, you pretty much have to start with Ghostwalker. There’s something about a massive ivory Great Western Dragon that brings him to the top of the list. The facts that he runs the city and has a church dedicated to his worship are also more than just minor footnotes.
Ghostwalker’s presence seems to have had effects that extend beyond his mundane rule of the city. During his time in Denver, the spiritual activity in the area has skyrocketed. Free spirits of virtually all known types have been identified in the area. Ghostwalker hasn’t offered any explanation, but most speculators see this as a chicken-egg effect. Everyone wonders – are the spirits so active because Ghostwalker is here, or is Ghostwalker here because of the heightened
While this heightened astral activity may also have had a spillover effect. Recent census figures have shown a disproportionately high percentage of awakened among Denver’s youth. As a consequence, Denver’s schools have been actively recruiting thaumaturgical educators. This has created a trickle down effect, to the point that it seems that there’s a new talismonger shop opening every month.