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Holey Stone
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tinypoisonousfish's comment on 2010-01-08 07:23 AM
When blessed and tied with an iron nail at the center, the stone can detect the presence of fey creatures and fairy paths, as well as shapechangers such as lycanthropes.

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Holey Stone
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tinypoisonousfish's comment on 2010-01-09 10:24 PM
People who find these are supposed to be favored of Diana. :) Maybe you have a witchy calling you're neglecting. Go to Comment
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tinypoisonousfish's comment on 2010-01-09 10:42 PM
Okay, don't know why, but this item and replies intrigued me to the point of looking hard for something, specifically Doreen Valiente's ABC of Witchcraft (which is awesome, highly recommended, if only for gaming ideas.)

Holed stones, sometimes called Holey Stones or Hag Stones (see below), seen as a feminine symbol/birth portal, so representing life and good luck. Called Hag stones because they are reputed to protect against witch's spells. A holed stone hung at the head of a bed wards off the Night Mare, that is, a witch or hag sitting on the stomach of the afflicted (insert your succubus/incubus/astrally attacking witch/changeling, what have you, awesome beginnings). Also supposed to prevent witches from riding horses, which is why these stones were often tied to a stable key. Looking through it can reveal fairies under certain conditions (I'm guessing dawn, dusk, on a threshold, at the water's edge, on certain holy days and/or places, and other liminal borders and places.) As mentioned above, finding a holed stone reveals the favor of Diana (or some other goddess in your setting) and that one should pick it up and thank the spirit that led to it (perhaps facing some foul consequence for not doing it.)

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Holey Stone
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tinypoisonousfish's comment on 2010-01-09 10:43 PM
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The Mirror of Doom
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tinypoisonousfish's comment on 2010-01-23 10:44 AM
Nice ambiance, gets my GM mind going. Go to Comment
Acorn of the Honorable Whiskered Emissary
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tinypoisonousfish's comment on 2010-01-09 10:07 PM
I'll give it a high vote because of its simplicity yet I and others already can see uses for it in their game. Bump for justice. Go to Comment
Ally Shield
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tinypoisonousfish's comment on 2010-01-04 05:59 AM
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