Hold the Press i’ve found it! p.392-394 Resurrection
Today, Cubes are implanted in custom-grown
Lhosts incorporating the user’s own DNA, all but
eliminating instinctual rejection of the new body.
Resurrection: The actual process of infusing a
stored personality into a new Lhost is an expensive
one. The listed cost does not include the cost of the
Lhost itself (which must be purchased separately).
The process of Resurrection is mentally straining.
The character being resurrected must succeed on
a Challenging (D2) Discipline test or suffer from
Resurrection Dysmorphic Disorder (see sidebar).
The difficulty of this test is increased for Lhosts
which are distinctly inhuman
I think i’ve also seen, that cost for Alien Lhosts goes up 1+1N. But can’t find it right now… I made a Dogface for a Newbee round next week. So i’m hunting for a lot of Answers there too!
uh… and…while FrankF is totally right! p.71 Step Five: Gear
You may spend your Assets to immediately purchase additional equipment, or you can choose to
save your Assets for later use. All characters start
with a comlog. All non-Ariadnan characters (or
Ariadnan characters who have been Resurrected on
the Lifepath) start with Cubes and also receive a
free, basic geist, which you can update by spending
additional Assets (see Supporting Cast, on the
So, there are several events that make starting with a cube possible, while you could still buy a cube with assets at the end… if you think, your dice might try to kill you…