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chaoticwaffle
March 30, 2013
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The Warens    Locations  (Other)   (Any)
Warens are the locations in which weilders are trained. This is where they are molded into, what many would say, the best warriors in the world. Here they hone their mind, train their bodies, and understand their spirit. Here they become warriors.
chaoticwaffle
March 16, 2013
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Revelia, the time looped world    Plots  (Event)   (Campaign)
Magic can apparently break any law.
chaoticwaffle
December 10, 2012
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Alzim    NPCs  (Major)   (Knowledge/Lore)

"Alzim, now that's a name! Leader of the Alten Mercenary Corps, master tactician, ex-general of the Cadmury Kingdom's forces, slayer of entire brigades, or perhaps most notable is he is a master Weilder. Sadly many of the young do not remember him."

Old man at the local pub

chaoticwaffle
December 1, 2012
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Art of the weilder    Systems  (Combat/ Warfare)   (Specific)

 

chaoticwaffle
August 26, 2012
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Divine One Chrysani    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

"What a pretty place momma." "Yes it was made by the Divine One Chrysani as she died."

Commoners in the Goddess Forest

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August 26, 2012
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Divine One Hizeel    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

"Checkmate." The crowd looked with awe. The best player in the world beaten second turn. How was it possible.
                                                                                                   Hizeel playing chess champion in the 3rd century

chaoticwaffle
August 24, 2012
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The 9 Divine Ones and 3 Exalted Ones    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)

"The 9 Divine One's you ask? 'Ow can ye not know of them? They made e'erythin'. From the tiniest pebble all the way to the high species. "

chaoticwaffle
August 22, 2012
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Divine One Kolou    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

"Kolou, oh mighty Divine One I ask of thee to grant me strength in the upcoming battle. To have the strength to stare fear in the eyes and charge courageously into battle."

Praying warrior

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August 4, 2012
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Peripheral Beasts    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Plains)

"Bah, dere be no such thing as no 'peripheral beast'. How can their exist a creature you canno' even look at?"

Torax Shieldbreaker, Dwarven explorer

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       By: Raptyr

Nine times out of ten, it’s the undead that do the running.

Not strictly animal or vegetable, the Corpse bud is a peculiar individual that shares characteristics from multiple kingdoms and species. In appearance, all corpse buds bear a shape of a large rounded top bud divided into four lateral segments, and a much longer, narrower bottom bud, also divided into four segments. Between the two halves are a set of four radial limbs, rounded on top and flat on the bottom, covered with tiny serrated hooks facing towards the body. In overall size, it’s limbs reach as wide as a spread hand, with the body being as thick as a fist. It is as long as a human hand from top to bottom.

Internally, the top bud of the corpse bud contains a bacteria filled membrane that produces the hydrogen that the corpse bud uses to stay aloft, and a series of fungal gills for the dispersal of spores for reproduction. The lower half of the bud contains a number of fine filaments, as well as a sharp barbed stinger containing a powerful local anaesthesia.

The Corpse Bud mobilizes by inflating its top bud, and steers by rotating its arms rapidly about its body. The corpse bud ordinarily drifts with the wind, orienting towards the scent of recent decay and death. It preys on the recently dead, burrowing the lower bud into the victim, using the anaesthesia in case the victim is dying, and not truly deceased. Once embedded, it releases its filaments into the body, replacing the current nervous system. This gives it full animation of the body, and allows the corpse bud to direct it.

Corpse buds are not a malevolent species, being primarily concerned with breaking down the host body for food, and infecting the reproductive cycle with spores in order to mate with other corpse-bud bodies. To preserve the corpse for this purpose, Corpse buds will seek out dry locations to prevent bacteria from destroying the corpses. This often causes a large number of corpse buds to gather in a single location.

In culture, Corpse buds are used to repair broken spines or degenerative diseases, as the sentient mind will easily overcome the mind of the non-sentient corpse bud. Once infected by a corpse bud, however, removal is usually fatal, and the infected individual cannot reproduce, or risk infecting another. Thus, it is a technique often reserved for the elderly, or a last resort.

Necromancers and other dark sorcerers will often preserve the corpses of their victims magically, and infect them with corpse buds, creating traditional undead as well, so as to seed their lairs with undead both offensive and non, in order to throw their enemies off balance. They will also enslave the rudimentary minds of the corpse buds, and transform the docile things into a plague. There have also been accounts of magically transformed corpse buds with stronger minds and a taste for living flesh, but thus far all accounts are unproven rumors.

Ideas  ( Lifeforms ) | October 12, 2011 | View | UpVote 3xp


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