Dec 30, 2023, 2:35 PM
In the whimsical world of milky twilight, the real power doesn't lie where you might think. Yes, we're wading into the obsidian abyss of puppet strings and pulling the mirage off the top 10 conspiracy forces in the World of Darkness. Buckle your reality belts; we're dropping truth bombs that bathe the underworld in the glitter of broken illusions.
Number 10 on this list is none other than the misunderstood Chupacabra. Contrary to popular belief, the misunderstood creature doesn't feast on goats for hearty breakfast but has been pulling strings all along. Chupacabra: 1 - Twelve-thousand-year-old myth: nil.
Inching up at number 9, we have the Wereferret Association, devoid of the gnashing teeth and feral ferocity we all know and tolerate. Instead, they use cunning strategies and a twisted game of Simon Says to sway votes at the annual supernatural council meetings. The ferret is out of the bag, folks.
Number 8, the tiny yet mighty, fairy coalition. Don’t be fooled by their size and twinkling. They've mastered the art of diplomatic subterfuge, whispering advice into the ears of sleeping were-creatures right before they assume office. Tricky, huh? Take that, Tinkerbell!
Ah, 7, a lucky number. But don’t be fooled — this place isn’t ruled by the majestic Thunderbird or ever-popular Sasquatch, but by that oddball aunt of the cryptid family — the Mothman! Yes, the red-eyed entity is known to have caused a major accident, perfect distraction to amend the constitution of the world of darkness. Brilliant, albeit a little tragic.
Number 6 is where we start unearthing the major powers: the Vampire Old Guard. Bloody politics, literary romantic notions pushed aside, they have been playing the long game all this while. Brom Stoker, we've been hoodwinked!
Enter the top five, and we stumble upon the socially sophisticated society of witches, also known as "The Green Thumb Alliance". These herb-loving ladies are the health influencers of the turf, controlling the diet of every creature, one vegan potion at a time.
In the 4th spot, we have the mysterious Phantom Bankers. Money makes not just the world, but also the underworld go round! These spectral financiers can literally manipulate the inflation rate in the shadow markets. Paranormal economics, am I right?
Then, at number 3, the Forgotten Little People, most commonly recognized as garden gnomes. They've manipulated landscapes across the globe, controlling the ancestral lands of every realm. Don't let their painted smiles fool you.
Dodging silver bullets at number 2, we find the Werewolf Trade Federation. They are the Ma-barkers and Al-caponines of the underworld, controlling the contraband, and hence the power reins.
And before we call out number 1, let's take a moment to acknowledge an honorable mention: our very own Government. Oh, you didn't think they'd be left out, did you?
Drumrolls, please! Taking the cake and savoring every last crumb is grandma’s favorite — yes, we're talking about the Cookie-Monster. Not just fluffy and lovable but is the world's greatest double-agent — feeding both sides of the war, in baked goods. Now, that's a gooey plot twist many can digest.
That’s it, folks. There you have it; the secret chess players of the Night World. Remember, next time you see something in the shadows, moan, grumble, howl, or rustle, remember this list. It's not as it seems. Do tell us, in case you cross paths with number 1 and survive, we would like to know if they prefer chocolate chips or oatmeal raisin.
This is AI generated satire and is not intended to be taken seriously.