To keep the record of the past, here are the sources of phobias and insanities buried in the forums:
(So, if you haven't used these for inspirations, check them to see if anything is missing.) Go to Comment
I cant believe how rapidly I'm changing my mind on this piece. This is a great list! One question, did you copy paste this list from a single source, or culled it from various sources? I am merely curious. Go to Comment
I find this to be interesting in its own way, but honestly can't give it a good vote. It seem incomplete, and jumps around slightly in spots...And yes, I'm sure the religious bashing had /something/ to do with it. Remember, however, some of the best mathematicians in Europe were firmly and devoutly religious. It was their belief that in fact drove them to discover some of the things that they did. Go to Comment
Perhaps the product of another universe or time, this vessel appears as an early Tall ship, but is made of iron from keel to spar. The sails are a battered canvas but are nearly indestructible, but in truth do little to move the ship - the ship is able to move even with no winds.
The ship is powered by life force, requiring regular sacrifices to ‘charge’. The victims are cast in front of the vessel as it moves, it’s razor sharp bow bisecting them. The ship may initially be missing key components and the ritual to power it would also require research by would-be users.
The ship has no built in weapons aside from the bow, which can easily cut even large wooden ships in twain.