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Inquisitor Cut-ups

The cut-up technique is a literary extension of collage, involving randomly picking words or phrases from an existing body of text. It was pioneered by Tristan Tzara, and first published in "To Make a Dadaist Poem" from Dada Manifesto On Feeble Love And Bitter Love (1920). A hundred years later, works such as Tilt (2020, Alex Yari, Little Dreamer) and Cut Up Solo (2021, Peter Rudin-Burgess, PPM Games) advocate for the use of cut-ups in providing inspiration for role-playing games. The Dark Heresy role-playing game is set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe and has the player characters in the role of acolytes working for the Inquisition. Therefore, the various Black Library books that feature Inquisitors are an ideal source for the application of this technique. This page generates sets of random snippets from the following series:

man. ‘Or rather that is
backing. Serious capital support. Maybe
said, ‘choose one.’ ‘What is
a lever, and a thud
on his coat. ‘Can’t you
all, of course, was Kara
other like crazed packs of
in his immediate vicinity. Presently
sword from his shoulder and
But Carl Thonius won’t stop
lest the Imperial Fists be
‘A place?’ Worna gestured around
light fades again, the masters
spreadeagle on Lex’s plastron was
this a vision of himself
incantations. Lex’s gauntlets were flexing
slime-choked, the tunnels narrower and
teach us to fear and
of a sinkhole. The Death
coin wavered and toppled under
the guide discoursed about the
cover behind a stone bulkhead,
reach further?’ ‘Praise be,’ the
left arm, and gripped the
but Molotch shook his head.
The monstrous machine must occasionally
various cults and heretic groups
Volker and Zigmund were among
that spilled and split through
himself another. ‘This is what