GURPS Psionics for Third Edition included a sample campaign background centered on the Phoenix Project, an organization devoted to helping and training folks with psionic abilities. Using the system presented in GURPS Boardroom and Curia, here's the organization stats for the Phoenix Project in Fourth Edition.
The Phoenix ProjectMission Statement: The Phoenix Project is a secret organization dedicated to nurturing the birth of a benevolent “world-mind” which would embrace all psi-users in peace and harmony. To this end, members attempt to help new psis realize their potential, while at the same time protecting them from organizations like the Eugenic Security Police and the Overmind Institute.
CapabilitiesTL: 8; Members: 2,000 Wealth: Comfortable Contacts: Parapsychological research skills-15 . Member Traits: Unusual Background (Psi) . Notable Resources: The Project’s facilities are disguised as parapsychological research institutes, private boarding schools, or even religious…
CharactersEmmeline Forthwrought, eccentric human wizard.Frevia Arden, self-sufficient human druid, with Roberta, snake animal companion.Imra Shadowmantle, disciplined elven rogue.Melanie Shadowmantle, aristocratic human fighter.
Roberta the snake had been seperated from her mistress when Frevia and the others were captured by the slaver "monks." She managed to follow the scent trail to a well-furnished bedroom, where the smells disappeared into a stone wall. Unable to fathom how this could be, Roberta hid under the bed and waited for the situation to make more sense.
Eventually, a large man came in and pulled a torch sconce on the wall, revealing a secret door. As he went into the tunnel beyond, Roberta followed as stealthily as she could. The man seemed to hear her, but the snake was able to hide behind some crates while he turned back to investigate. In the darkness, Roberta struggled to find her way, but she eventually discovered a door and a set of stairs goi…