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axlerowes
December 15, 2014
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The Dwarven Beard Explained    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Mountains)

A 100 word Sci-fi explanation as to why Dwarves can never shave and why the beard truly is a matter of life and death.

axlerowes
March 23, 2014
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The Martell Griffin and the 8th Plague of Lake Superior    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Plains)

All you need to stop a brain is a bullet.

axlerowes
January 6, 2013
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The Saulberry    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Plains)

The food of the Gods: specifically a bitter sappy God.

axlerowes
October 1, 2012
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The Bank    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Cyberspace)

Act now and receive a 0.9% APR for 6 months on any home or personal loan, and walk away with 1000 frequent flyer miles*



*Usage limited to those departing Lagos, Nigeria or Fairbanks, USA. 

axlerowes
September 25, 2012
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Beardspiders    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Beard grooming is a life-long process divided between two schools of thought:  harsh mineral treatments or more the natural approach.  The popular naturalist approach requires beard-spiders that live off lice, fleas and other small insects.

axlerowes
January 27, 2012
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The Hemangini Flying Squirrel    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Mountains)

100 word pest

axlerowes
January 21, 2012
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Sivvers    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Space)

"Sivver is the common name given to crystalline parasites, which interact with the nervous systems of carbon based Chordate life forms."

Definition of the word Sivver provided by the Galactic Scouting Guild's Almanac

“The Sivvers are an alien weapon that turns people into murderous glass sweating zombies.”

Uwell Ofmobile, retired Galactic Scout  

 

axlerowes
August 11, 2009
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Ghostchasers    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

Ghostchasers are small nocturnal birds that have the ability to see what normal humans and most other animals cannot.

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Order of the Moonbeard

       By: valadaar

Among the assortment of organized criminals who live in the great city, few command greater fear the Moonbeard Order.

They of course do not call themselves that, but have earned the moniker from their fashion of dying their large beards with lye to produce a distinctive crescent shape running from earlobe to earlobe. This is meant as a taunt for their enemies, for it clearly outlines their throats.

They also wear garb similar to the northern tribesman, carefully tooled leather and showing multiple, colourful glyphs.

They are feared due to the intense discipline that their group maintains, due to their origins as a warrior-sect.

They serve as paid thugs, enforcers and assassins within the city, with the client simply ordering a service from the organization, not hiring an individual. Apart from making the request and providing payment in full in advance, the order completes the assignment themselves.

Their order has many moles through the organizations of the city, and more than a couple of nobles. As such, no organized move has been made against them since their chief activity is directed against other members of the crime world. It is said that their services have been useful for those in power as well, further protecting them from persecution.

Their religion holds that their time in this world is vanishingly brief, and largely unimportant except as training for the Great Battle.

The order is very utilitarian with weapons choice - they simply use the tool needed for the occasion, though not without having trained extensively with it beforehand. Daggers, garrottes, swords, bows, battle axes, polearms, wagons, even siege engines have been used to carry out their contracts.

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