Great list. I like the extra features that you have added on. Jealous is a really creative tag!
The stats at the end are a little overpowered for 5e d&d, but ant DM worth his salt could fix that in an instant.
Well done! Go to Comment
I am only voting because I'm not sure why I wouldn't. And I somehow find that I like this. It has given me an idea for a short side plotline in my story. A visceral idea of an oracle or wayward traveler speaking to a party member on a darkened rainy road. Go to Comment
I agree with Strolen that I like the visual. I might be inclined to make it technological undeath rather than requiring a spell, but that's an easy adjustment.
I also find the eye/ear/brain thing interesting, in that it to some degree suggests different vulnerabilities for a brass man than for a normal human. Sure he has no heart, but maybe if you cut his ear off.... Go to Comment
It looks like a cook's book. It is a cook's book. It is also where the cook, who happened to be a master spy, encoded all his secrets and contacts. The book has innocently fallen into your group's hands. Everyone wants it, and many are not subtle or peaceful in their attempts.