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Maggot
November 21, 2005
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Powi fighting net    Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)

A simple net made of strong jute,this otherwise innocous looking object when combined with the amazing Ahal paste used by the tribsemen of the Powi,can be a serious threat to any warrior who finds himself menaced with this traditional Powi wepaon.

Maggot
November 17, 2005
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Shura Fist of Slaying    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Non-Magical)

Just like with the sharks they so revere,a wrong or inappropriate action can provoke a lethal reaction from a Shura. As the other mer-races are so fond of saying among themselves,the only thing more unpredictable than a shark is a Shura.  This is a prefered weapon, simple yet deadly.

Maggot
November 12, 2005
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Knife of Meat-Loving    Items  (Tools)   (Cursed)

A well crafted but otherwise ordinary steak knife. It makes the cutting of meat sooooooo easy.

Maggot
November 8, 2005
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Wyvern's Lure    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Other)

“ew. What is that smell? Where did it come from?” 
“Where did that wyvern come from!”

Maggot
November 8, 2005
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The Orc Tick    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Other)

"OH MY GOD! LOOK AT THE SIZE OF THAT THING!"

Maggot
November 5, 2005
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Zabans    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

They are the result of the magical merging between a goblin and a bull shark. Zabans are a classic example of a wizard’s tinkering with life gone horribly wrong; a warning to those who would meddle with life.

Maggot
November 5, 2005
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Ranchowen    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

Ranchowen are aquatic beasts that are ridden by high ranking Eshal warriors. A lot more comfortable to ride than Great Serpents and infinitely more docile,they are highly prized live stock that are bred and reared in special hatcheries by skilled Eshal animal trainers and herders.

Maggot
November 2, 2005
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The Brotherhood of Larfu    Society/ Organizations  (Ethnic/Cultural)   (Regional)

The Brotherhood’s goal was to preserve traditional Eshal practices and customs, with emphasis being placed on the belief that every member of the tribe mattered and that to ignore his rights and contributions, would result in the Clan collapsing.

Maggot
October 30, 2005
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The Great Serpents    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

The Great Serpents are the primary form of riding transportation for the Eshal. These massive, venomous creatures are one of the primary reasons that the Eshal were so successful in running roughshod over the cities of the Mer-folk.

Maggot
October 29, 2005
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Stone Lizards    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

Large lizards about 5 feet long, nothing about them seems to stand out. As drab and colorless as the parched brown stone of the desert, these things come across as your average (admitedly huge) reptile residents. But what most wouldn’t know is that these scaly things are virtually unkillable, thanks to a unique gift that they possess.

Maggot
October 28, 2005
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Dunkleoustous    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

Large and powerful, they are the aquatic equivalent of elephants in a battle situation-very dangerous, but no army can afford not to have large numbers of them.

Maggot
October 27, 2005
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Acehrax raptors    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

Acehrax raptors, with fifty foot wingspans and powerful talons, these dangerous creatures, are the bane of the Snake Riders.

Maggot
October 4, 2005
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The Great Market of Ushart    Locations  (Establishment)   (Water)

Welcome,o distinguished traders to the Great Market of Ushart! Here you will want for nothing when it comes to the exotic and wonderous!

Just mind that you have a strong stomach…

Maggot
September 14, 2005
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Trudool    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Water)

Suffused with a love for probing every inch of the darkest and most unexplored depths of the ocean,this adventurous octopus like being possesses a dashing courage most odd for one of his race.

Not very surprising perhaps,when you consider the fact that this young explorer is insane.

Maggot
September 3, 2005
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Sword of Inar    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Cursed)

Bestowed by the pagan Godess Inar,upon the king of Silamarh in the his nation’s most dire time of need,it allowed to destroy nigh single-handed,the great horde of the infamous barbarian war-chief,Hordan.

The classic sword of the incorrigible munchkin,you think? Not quite.

Maggot
August 14, 2005
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Fiend Of The Shorto Bay    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

Human in a previous existence,one thing about this former Captain’s life has been left unchanged by its brush with the Black Tide.

Maggot
August 9, 2005
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Heart of the Black Worm    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Other)

For a creation of the Black Tide of Acqua,death never truly befalls it. As long as the most vital part of it survives,the foul thing will continue to exist. In a certain sense..

Maggot
June 24, 2005
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The Smiter    Items  (Armor)   (Heroic)

Blessed by three of the Spirits of Nature,it ensures that the wielder will slay his foe in any duel. Provided he always fulfills the requirements laid down by the first wielder.

Maggot
May 5, 2005
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Bolar    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

Destined am I to hunt down and slay the half breed called Rachat, for only his demise can bring me what I yearn for…

Maggot
May 3, 2005
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Ahal Paste    Items  (Materials)   (Non-Magical)

A traditional weapon among certain primitive tribes such as the Powi,this strange paste derived from the Ahal nut has been used to suprise and encumber many an opponent.

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Castoria, Land of Shattered Stars

       By: Veretrix

Castoria was once a thriving and prosperous nation, a rich trade center for the surrounding lands. This all changed when, on one fateful night nearly a century ago, the Mist of Eternity rolled in and surrounded the land, obscuring more of the outside world as days and nights passed.

By the time the Mist blocked out the sun, a new light shone during what was assumed to be daytime: The Starpoint Spire, a mysterious place atop Castoria's highest peak in the northern-central region. Some say that there is some sort of building atop the mountain shining the dim "sunlight" onto the land, but it is only ever too bright or too dark to fully make out any structure, not to mention the mountain's immense height.

Not a month after the Spire's light lit up, the stars fell. Flaming rocks and debris from far-flung edges of space plummeted downward onto the eastern region of Castoria. Once the shower subsided, a strange energy from within the fallen stars transformed the eastern lands in what are now known as The Voidwastes, a barren gray land littered with craters and strange alien creatures (these can vary, but I had Pathfinder's Akatas in mind).

To the south, strange mechanism of eldritch origin are again at work after aeons of rest in the Ruins of Kchuthngnl, an ancient city of non-human creation that is estimated by scholars to be no less that five millennia old.

To the west, the once peaceful and serene forest, now known as The Plagued Woods, has been experiencing corruptions of the wildlife and humanoids living there. Some humans have reported creatures that appear not unlike a halfling, except that they can open their mouths to massive proportions to swallow creatures the size of an ogre.

When adventurers and citizens alike try to make an escape from Castoria, they are never seen again, and it is utterly unknown whether they found hopeful sanctuary or agonizing death withing the Mist's depths.

What is unknown to all residents of Castoria is that all of these events occurred because of the actions of a secret but powerful cult loyal to the Elder Gods who call the space between the planes their abhorrent home. The cult still lives on, larger than ever, and their plan is for the alien horrors to incubate and thrive within the dome of mist that now envelops Castoria, so that when the Elder Gods return as the cult's prophecy foretells, they will have an army of blasphemous creation at their disposal that they will use to make war with and enslave the denizens of the Material Plane.

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