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February 6, 2008
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Gambon's Pot    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Here lad, you take it.  We’ve been through a lot this pot and I, ever since the last Great War, but you’re too young to remember that one.  I had this with me in all my campaigns after that.  The Althial Border Wars, the rising of the Dragon Lords, the Dwarven Rage…  Ah but I’m old and toothless now an’ it’s no use to me.  Take the pot lad, use it well.  At least you’ll always be guarenteed a reasonable meal

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July 5, 2006
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The Sisterhood of Aruvielle    Society/ Organizations  (Mystical)   (Area)

The Sisters may be found anywhere from street corners, where they offer to tell ones future for a few pennies, to those who appear to be working for the service of a lord.  It is said that they go where they will, when they will they work for who they choose, not for who chooses them.

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July 3, 2006
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Knight Templar of Alaithor    Society/ Organizations  (Combative)   (Country/ State)

Seen by some as warriors for the gods, and by others as mere mercenaries drapped in a priests robes.

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May 22, 2006
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Ibn Al-Fadyn    NPCs  (Minor)   (Travelers)

Ibn Al-Fadyn is no ordinary weaver of tales, but instead tells tales of infromation and observation.

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April 28, 2005
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Hostage Escort    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

The Players are asked to escort a prisoner to a point where he can be exchanged.  But first they have to break him out of the dungeon…

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Hu's Iron Ball

       By: Murometz

Hu was an ambassador of the Seventh Emperor of the Reng Dynasty. Throughout his life he traveled across many miles and lands to entreaty with neighboring kingdoms and the semi-savages who dwelled amidst the Metal Mountains.

During one such diplomatic mission, Hu was gifted a small iron marble as a gesture, by a shaman of the Kiy-Kiy tribe. Little else is known of Hu, but that marble was lost and is now somewhere out there for someone to find.

A tiny, shiny sphere, the marble has several properties. First and foremost it is a strong magnet, considerably stronger than its size and density would indicate.

Secondly, if thrown or rolled upon the ground and the command word is spoken, the iron ball will magically enlarge to either the size of an ogres's head or to that of a great globe, twelve feet in diameter. The rolling ball of either size will continue to roll or fly at the same relative speed it was when launched as a marble, and can thus cause great damage to anything in its path. The magnetic power of the ball will also magnify when enlarged.

Legends claim that the ball has been tossed from besieged castles upon attacking foes and rolled at marching armies in ages past. At the end of such rolls, the larger size globe has been known to not only crush soldiers underfoot, but to also "collect" many dozens of metallic weapons and bits of armor unto itself, appearing as an armored sphere, with swords and spears sticking out from it in all directions.

Owning this powerful marble has its drawbacks. Anyone carrying it on their person, will experience the iron ball's insidious effects after some time. The owner feels no worse for wear, but after two month's time they will suddenly awaken one morning to find that their hair has fallen out completely, their teeth loosened like baby's teeth ready to drop, and their fingernails simply shriveled and sliding off the fingers and toes. Perhaps unbeknownst to the owner at first, the iron ball also renders an owner sterile or barren by this time.

Regular clerical healing will not reverse this horrible malady. Only finding and beseeching a shaman of the Kiy-Kiy tribe to heal the iron ball's effects with their particular brand of magic, will work.

Hu's Iron Ball should be handled carefully by players and gms.

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