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CaptainPenguin
November 15, 2005
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Don Han, by Don Hazhizhab Takl    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

Among the Centasi, especially those of the northern regions (a peculiar debased form of opera is performed among the islands of the north of which we shall not speak), there is no more beloved, ancient, and respected art than opera, that wondrous blending of theater, song, and orchestra. And there are no more respected composers of opera among the Centasi, whether ancient or contemporary opera, than the late masters Signore Anlar Parlat and Don Hazhizhab Takl. Their masterpieces, Phantom Snake and Don Han, respectively, are iconic to all Centasi.

CaptainPenguin
November 15, 2005
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Phantom Serpent, by Signore Anlar Parlat    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

Among the Centasi, especially those of the northern regions (a peculiar debased form of opera is performed among the islands of the north of which we shall not speak), there is no more beloved, ancient, and respected art than opera, that wondrous blending of theater, song, and orchestra. And there are no more respected composers of opera among the Centasi, whether ancient or contemporary opera, than the late masters Signore Anlar Parlat and Don Hazhizhab Takl. Their masterpieces, Phantom Snake and Don Han, respectively, are iconic to all Centasi.

CaptainPenguin
November 13, 2005
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The Silver Mask of Ssungar    Items  (Armor)   (Heroic)

The legendary Silver Mask of Ssungar is the battle-mask of Ssungar er-Shiai, the Magpie of Jiddeh. Taken as a trophy from his corpse, it was lost, found, stolen, and stolen again…

CaptainPenguin
November 11, 2005
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The Mask of Sebak    Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)

This is a large, heavy mask of Ahursian make, made with tarnished gold and lapiz-lazuli, as well as ivory. It has the appearance of a great crocodile head.

CaptainPenguin
November 8, 2005
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Dog Pods    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)

A plant named for its gords, both in the smell of wet dog and for their roughly dog like appearance.

CaptainPenguin
November 8, 2005
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Jewel-of-the-Mire    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Water)

“Like the Jewel of the Mire, the soul is a bright light along the dark path of time. “
—Scedebus Scholar

CaptainPenguin
November 4, 2005
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The Rain of Toads    Dungeons  (Swamp)   (Traps)

The unwitting players tromping through the swamp won’t know what hit them.

CaptainPenguin
November 2, 2005
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Curalon Hestaris    Society/ Organizations  (Criminal/Espionage)   (Regional)

The principal axiom of the Curalon Hestaris, and the basis of all its teachings, is this:

"Inhale. Kill. Exhale."

CaptainPenguin
October 30, 2005
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The School of Jundera    Systems  (Mystical)   (Specific)

The School of Jundera is the most ancient school of Amandaeanic magic. Few know it’s history.

CaptainPenguin
October 28, 2005
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Societies, Guilds, and Groups    Society/ Organizations  (Knowledge/Lore)   (Trans World)

A great listing of names and short descriptions as well as fleshed out groups/ societies/ and organizations.

CaptainPenguin
October 28, 2005
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Marongghovec aka Ale-Ox    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

the Marongghovec, or Ale-Ox, is a large, yak-like animal native to northern Ageratos. To keep its belligerent, stubborn, and generally annoying personality in check requires an interesting ingredient.

CaptainPenguin
June 26, 2005
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Firebow    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Combat)

A firebow, though no longer the staple weapon that it was during the era of it’s modernity, is still a powerful and versatile missile weapon in it’s own right.

CaptainPenguin
April 14, 2005
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The Treasure House    Locations  (Plains)   (Ruins)

Built to house riches that never came, the ironically-named Treasure House now lies in tumbling ruin.

CaptainPenguin
March 4, 2005
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Return To Me    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

“Return to me,” she said, and as he died, he said: “I shall return”.
And though the years flew like sparrows from disturbed nest, he did return, year after year…

CaptainPenguin
December 4, 2004
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Arascui    NPCs  (Campaign)   (Political)

Darkness nested in the woman’s heart
And her husband found that the Dark Face lingered there
So he took her to a pit of fire
And he cast her in.
-Twenty-Ninth Explanation, Sun’s Sword 5:8, The Book of Two Faces

CaptainPenguin
December 4, 2004
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Avoti the Blessed One    NPCs  (Campaign)   (Religious)

The God has two faces, and wears two masks.
One is a bright mask, shining with light, shining like the sun’s gold; it is the Gold Mask.
The other is a dark mask, blackened with shadows, black like the night. That is the Dark Mask.
-First Explanation, Priest’s Teachings 1:2, The Book of Two Faces

CaptainPenguin
September 19, 2004
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Bloody Smile    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Criminal/Espionage)

Was this to be his last sight, then? These bloody-red gums, these rusty, iron teeth? Where were the Gods to defend him from Bloody Smile?

CaptainPenguin
September 18, 2004
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The Eye of Riches    Items  (Clothes)   (Magical)

“Your eye, your eye!” crowed Imupokith, the Sea-Witch, and Vruthath, clutching his bleeding socket, held out his hand.
Upon the palm was a staring green eye.

CaptainPenguin
September 15, 2004
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the Upheld Lantern    Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Cursed)

The wall unsealed, Mirror Serpent peered inside, ready to gaze upon the riches within. But he recoiled. There was only a withered corpse, and in its hands, a flickering lantern…

CaptainPenguin
August 15, 2004
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The Sinking Ring of Ku Pum    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

Ku Pum, the Sorceror of Trum Pku, was struck by a strange need, and in his need he sought out the aid of Stone Bell, a Spirit of caves and underground places…

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