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Strolen
August 22, 2001
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Fairy Luck    Plots  (Hired)   (Encounter)

While in a deep forest a fairy will take a liking to one of the players.

Strolen
August 22, 2001
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Comments: 8
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Votes: 4 / 3.500000
Book of Angst    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Cursed)

A very ornate and very old looking spell book. Chock full of spells, most of which are unreadable by any magic user. The ones that can be read, unfortunately, don’t have the affect the mage is looking for.

Strolen
August 15, 2001
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Comments: 6
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Votes: 8 / 2.812500
Galley Slaves    Plots  (Duty)   (Encounter)

They awaken with the tilt of a ship on the open sea. Any glimpses they see of the water is an endless expanse of blue. They are chained at their wrists and ankles with the chain going through an eye hook in the floorboard and then connecting them to their bench mate. A stowed oar is resting in front of them ready to be deployed. Life as a galley slave can be hard.

Strolen
July 20, 2001
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Comments: 12
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Votes: 12 / 2.291667
Dangerous Harvest    Plots  (Duty)   (Encounter)

An outlying village is actively searching the nearby city for mercenaries to help them protect their village.

Strolen
July 20, 2001
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Comments: 7
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Votes: 11 / 2.727273
Drafted    Plots  (Duty)   (Encounter)

Armed city guards came into the tavern quickly, and efficiently blocked all the exits. He announces to the chosen that they have just been inducted into the city guard and are hereby ordered to serve their city.

Strolen
July 20, 2001
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Comments: 6
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Votes: 8 / 3.437500
Protected Dead    Plots  (Duty)   (Side-Quest)

On the outskirts of a poor looking village is a large mausoleum that is well kept and richly deserted. It has a marble walkway and bricked windows with beautiful ironwork adorning it. For grave robbers the look of the outside tells of untold riches on the inside.

Strolen
July 20, 2001
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Comments: 11
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Votes: 10 / 3.400000
Wolve's Revenge    Plots  (Duty)   (Campaign)

The ring he found in the entrails of the wolf that killed his father served him well. He would use it to avenge his fathers death. Those that sent him out to his death would pay.

Strolen
July 20, 2001
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Comments: 8
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Votes: 8 / 2.937500
Thieve's Luck    Plots  (Duty)   (Encounter)

Tommy the Thumb must have messed up. What did he miss? Who saw him? Was it a inner guild rivalry surfaced? Either way Tommy the Thumb must now dodge authority and his guild to get away safely.

Strolen
July 20, 2001
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Votes: 8 / 3.500000
Cursed Profit    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

In a village the characters hear rumors of a man that recently came through screaming of demon attacks and murderous insects.

Strolen
July 20, 2001
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Comments: 18
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Jasper's Tale    NPCs  (Extras)   (Knowledge/Lore)

A shaman like man appears out of nowhere and asks if any of the PCs have ever heard of him.

Strolen
September 15, 2000
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Comments: 33
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Votes: 19 / 2.973684
Forgotten Treasures    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

A long forgotten and abandoned mine has been recently rediscovered by a local village.

Strolen
September 11, 2000
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Demon Bang    Plots  (Hired)   (Side-Quest)

A large explosion was heard 4 days ago coming from the foot of the nearby mountains. Ever since then no trade wagons have come through as they usually did.

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       By: ephemeralstability

In a crowded marketplace, a man is standing on a soapbox, orating. Some of the crowd are cheering, some hissing, some standing around saying "I can't hear a bl**dy word he's saying". It's a hustings for an election. The PCs can either leave, or stay and listen. If they do the latter, then they can vote too, and they might get quite involved in the cheering. Depending on who wins they might get quite involved in the post-election brawl too...

There are numerous possibilities with this encounter: the PCs might end up talking to one of the nervous candidates before their speech, and offer encouragement and support. Of course this candidate may well turn out to be someone with outspokenly unorthodox views, and the crowd don't take kindly to s/his supporters. Or maybe the seemingly innocuous candidate turns out to be a complete racist, and the PCs wander off embarrassedly, pretending they weren't talking to this person five minutes ago.

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