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February 10, 2012
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Turtle Lotus    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Water)

A response to Dragonlordmax's Freetext Friday. Specifically, Exotic Mounts.

Thanks to axlerowes for help fleshing out the details and helping me tie it in further with the rest of the setting.

March 31, 2007
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Chimcherae    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Desert)

The dual, muted voice called out it’s siren wail across the dunes, “...Of course, no one as brilliant as yourself would ever enter the deeper desert without one of my extra light canteens. Why, I haven’t seen anyone come out alive without them! If you act now I can give you the reduced price…”

May 26, 2006
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Kissing toad    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Underground)

Her lips pressed against the soaking flesh of the toad, and Viova’s words entered her mind…

March 28, 2006
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The Knights of Mercy and Grace    Society/ Organizations  (Combative)   (Country/ State)

“...And you, Human, must follow our words, lest we summon up every curse that lies buried beneath these sands and pour them upon you and your children, and their children, and in turn their children, for so many generations that your blood will surely never survive.”

December 29, 2005
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Bahara'hara'raha    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Water)

Swarming, never-ending, sea of teeth, muscle, and scales. They are all pervasive, all consuming, and they will destroy you. Devouring body and soul. They are hatred and fear incarnate, a punishment from the foul and incomprehensible gods.

December 20, 2005
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Cool Blue Reason    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

Simultaneously feared and desired by mages, Cool blue reasons are the collections of negative energy and the absence of emotion. A Reason appears as a tapering worm of translucent blue-black color, nearing one foot in length at the time of creation, though through their feeding on emotion can grow to be miles long.

December 18, 2005
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Egoyo    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Mountains)

They come in the night, and they take things. Nothing neccesary. Maybe they’ll take some candle wax, mabe a few sticks, a curtain, anything. But guard all your possesions boy, because if you don’t, they’ll come down on you like a hellbeast in one of their damned machines.

December 7, 2005
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Luzori Mushroom    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Mountains)

An influential fungus among us!

December 1, 2005
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Godkiss Butterfly    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

In Gaeaioa’s wings, inspiration is physical.

November 27, 2005
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Ivory Men    Society/ Organizations  (Ethnic/Cultural)   (Area)

Legends claim that in the far south, men made of ice roam…

November 27, 2005
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Sirrush    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

The majestic, draconian riding beasts of Tarran.

November 26, 2005
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Ylfharn    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Swamp)

They were born before we were, and they will last, long after we die.

July 28, 2005
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Domestic Magic    Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Magical)

Who says maids can’t use magic?


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       By: MoonHunter

Mages/ wizards and such use cards (playing cards or tarot cards) as training tools. The patterns created by certain layouts of cards are mnemonic devices to teach key elemental associations and paths. With such interesting names as the Tree of Life, Phoenix's tail, Rythm of Heart, and Balance of the sphere, there pattern represent the matrices used by magic users to focus and present power. Spell processes can be represented by a sequence of cards.

So mages will often be seen handing around hands of cards.

Wizards will have a deck of cards with them. Since cards were used to train wizards in legerdemain, Since they have cards with them, they frequently know how to use them. Guild magic users often have a knack for fancy shuffles, palming cards, and a variety of card tricks and games.

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