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Dragonlordmax
February 7, 2015
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Motive Spirits    Items  (Transports)   (Sentient)

The great magics of the past have become the great cars of the present.

Dragonlordmax
March 15, 2014
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Bjonak    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Any)

A strange mask containing a merciless demon, a parasite on those around it.

Dragonlordmax
March 7, 2014
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Chrysander    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Sentient)

A sword containing the mind of a legendary general, and very picky who may wield it.

Dragonlordmax
February 10, 2014
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The Town of Inexplicable Babies    Locations  (City)   (Any)

"Get me the sugar!" called Jack's wife. His heart skipped a beat as he stood before the cabinet. Holding his breath, he slowly opened it.... Dangit! A baby!

Dragonlordmax
September 9, 2013
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The Tower of NON    Locations  (Fortification)   (Any)

I know a guy who says he found a tower in the woods and saw a man fall out the window - straight up!

Dragonlordmax
September 7, 2013
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The Most Serene and Devoted Temple of the Moon    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Did you ever wonder where the moon comes from?

Dragonlordmax
March 1, 2012
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The Festival of Prataan    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (General)

That very special day when the people try to use up all of the most horrible deaths for the coming year.

Dragonlordmax
February 11, 2012
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Stuffy Dinner Party Guests    NPCs  (Major)   (Political)

So, Lord and Lady Brennan definitely must sit together, but not too close to either of the Fletchers. General Schneider will cause a scene if he gets stuck next to one of those "brownnosed royalists," but his wife will be upset if she isn't next to one of the king's confidantes. I think we'll have to do it this way....

Dragonlordmax
December 23, 2011
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Random Castle History Tables    Locations  (Fortification)   (Any)

A handful of tables for randomly generating a colorful history for castles and other fortresses.

Dragonlordmax
November 20, 2011
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What hath Science Wrought?    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Or, 30 Ways for Mad Science to go Delightfully Awry

Dragonlordmax
November 2, 2011
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The Miskatonian    NPCs  (Minor)   (Criminal/Espionage)

"Mad you call me? Every great mind is mad, and I would see the whole world great...."

-the Miskatonian, to one of his more talkative captives

Dragonlordmax
September 7, 2009
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The Hub    Locations  (TransWorld)   (Space)

The Interstellar Highway of the Galaxy

Dragonlordmax
March 22, 2009
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Putnazad Armor    Items  (Armor)   (Combat)

A highly modular suit of power armor.

Dragonlordmax
January 26, 2009
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Natasha Tchakov    NPCs  (Major)   (Technical)

Because someone must come up with new ways to kill.

Dragonlordmax
May 7, 2008
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The Aurelyans    Society/ Organizations  (Ethnic/Cultural)   (Regional)

Fearsome horsemen from the plains, they raid, trade, and run.

Dragonlordmax
November 12, 2007
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Magic Candles    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

Candles aren’t just for lighting, anymore.

Dragonlordmax
November 6, 2007
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The Piemaster    NPCs  (Major)   (Criminal/Espionage)

He is the master of more than just the piemakers.

Dragonlordmax
November 6, 2007
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Glicenor Norius    NPCs  (Minor)   (Domestic/ Craft)

One of the Piemaster’s most devilish associates.

Dragonlordmax
October 11, 2007
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Elkarion's Tome of Mental Rejuvenation    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

Because the Mind is a Muscle, too.

Dragonlordmax
October 4, 2007
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The Lands Beyond    Locations  (World)   (Any)

Sort of a collaborative effort to create a world for the Citadel.

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       By: Raptyr

Nine times out of ten, it’s the undead that do the running.

Not strictly animal or vegetable, the Corpse bud is a peculiar individual that shares characteristics from multiple kingdoms and species. In appearance, all corpse buds bear a shape of a large rounded top bud divided into four lateral segments, and a much longer, narrower bottom bud, also divided into four segments. Between the two halves are a set of four radial limbs, rounded on top and flat on the bottom, covered with tiny serrated hooks facing towards the body. In overall size, it’s limbs reach as wide as a spread hand, with the body being as thick as a fist. It is as long as a human hand from top to bottom.

Internally, the top bud of the corpse bud contains a bacteria filled membrane that produces the hydrogen that the corpse bud uses to stay aloft, and a series of fungal gills for the dispersal of spores for reproduction. The lower half of the bud contains a number of fine filaments, as well as a sharp barbed stinger containing a powerful local anaesthesia.

The Corpse Bud mobilizes by inflating its top bud, and steers by rotating its arms rapidly about its body. The corpse bud ordinarily drifts with the wind, orienting towards the scent of recent decay and death. It preys on the recently dead, burrowing the lower bud into the victim, using the anaesthesia in case the victim is dying, and not truly deceased. Once embedded, it releases its filaments into the body, replacing the current nervous system. This gives it full animation of the body, and allows the corpse bud to direct it.

Corpse buds are not a malevolent species, being primarily concerned with breaking down the host body for food, and infecting the reproductive cycle with spores in order to mate with other corpse-bud bodies. To preserve the corpse for this purpose, Corpse buds will seek out dry locations to prevent bacteria from destroying the corpses. This often causes a large number of corpse buds to gather in a single location.

In culture, Corpse buds are used to repair broken spines or degenerative diseases, as the sentient mind will easily overcome the mind of the non-sentient corpse bud. Once infected by a corpse bud, however, removal is usually fatal, and the infected individual cannot reproduce, or risk infecting another. Thus, it is a technique often reserved for the elderly, or a last resort.

Necromancers and other dark sorcerers will often preserve the corpses of their victims magically, and infect them with corpse buds, creating traditional undead as well, so as to seed their lairs with undead both offensive and non, in order to throw their enemies off balance. They will also enslave the rudimentary minds of the corpse buds, and transform the docile things into a plague. There have also been accounts of magically transformed corpse buds with stronger minds and a taste for living flesh, but thus far all accounts are unproven rumors.

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