I am having a dispute with the assistant storyteller of our live action Vampire game. Laws of the Night says I earn rituals when I increase the primary path of Thaumaturgy. From the book:
A character learns one Basic ritual automatically after learning Thaumaturgy. As the vampire's primary path improves, additional rituals are learned, one appropriate to each level gained. Thus, with Advanced Thaumaturgy, the vampire knows at least two Basic rituals, two Intermediate rituals, and one Advanced ritual.
The AST is saying I have to spend XP on those rituals based on the XP costs listed on page 124 for new rituals, but my reading of the paragraph I quoted is that paying for the Thaumaturgy earns me a ritual, because it says I have the rituals rather than saying I have an opportunity to buy them.
So who is right?