The term originates from a Neo-Classicist during the 1800's, comparing the Romantics to the Goths of old who sacked Rome. The term stuck, though it has been warped over the ages. Nowadays it is a sub-culture that emphasizes the dark, spooky and cynical. The heavy, sorrowful themes stem from the Romantic Movement's emphasis on emotion, drama, and the human condition. This includes the color black, vampires, and the works of Edgar Allen Poe.
So those oh-so-witty definitions of goth as a few Germanic tribes are tragically,tragically right.
One of White Wolf Studio's greatest, and most misunderstood, achievements in pen-and-paper roleplaying games.
Vampire: They're just faeries, what could they do?
Redcap: Mmm... hungry... *CHOMP*
Vampire: AAAH! THE AGG!!!
So, this has become a chatroom? Sorry, its just rare that I see someone who isn't an America-can-kill-whoever-they-want-to kind of person. Oh that and my angst is at a record high, so I'm freaking out over anyone who *drama* understands me. Spring break is just a way of driving adolescents into making asses of themselves.
A school's form of population control.
A clan of Usurpers and vandals in the World of Darkness setting, they epitomize all that is bad about the Camarilla, a sect of "civil-minded" vampires
Saulot's children are still hunted by the Tremere
Dear Dave look at all the stereotypes! *waves to the throngs of misconceptions.*
Think of Satan. Now think of him not turning from "God" and ruling over a world of elves and dwarves and other Norse-inspired creatures. Throw on an eagle fetish for good measure
Thanks for explaining Manwe, Thomas