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Orcs of Nevermore
Society/ Organizations  (Ethnic/Cultural)   (Regional)
Kassy's comment on 2008-07-28 12:25 PM
And again i forgot to vote. Go to Comment
Orcs of Nevermore
Society/ Organizations  (Ethnic/Cultural)   (Regional)
Kassy's comment on 2008-07-12 10:36 AM
Again quite ingenious. Go to Comment
Blind Mary
NPCs  (Minor)   (Religious)
MoonHunter's comment on 2008-06-16 06:23 PM
I don't see a lot of Medusa with her. I find a wonderful blind priestess that could be any species.

How did she become trained in 3 section staff?

How did the church come to accept her?

I am wondering about the stoning abilities and why they are negated by her blindness. Go to Comment
Blind Mary
NPCs  (Minor)   (Religious)
Drackler's comment on 2008-06-08 10:14 PM
You have kept the Medusa set of subs good. Blind Mary is nicely detailed and usable. I could see a group traveling along, they get attacked by bandits. Once they finally fight off the bandits they stumble wearily toward the nearby town. But, once they get there, they are faced with a foul beast! The ensuing role-playing would hopefully end in the parties comprehension that the "horrible beastie" is actually a helper. Or something like that. Anyway, it was good. Go to Comment
Blind Mary
NPCs  (Minor)   (Religious)
valadaar's comment on 2008-06-08 07:54 PM
Interesting, though how does the town overlook her locks of serpents - a typical feature of medusea? Go to Comment
Blind Mary
NPCs  (Minor)   (Religious)
Stephie's comment on 2008-06-15 09:20 AM
Not bad. I admit that I finished reading the sub wanting more to it. Whatever happened between her and Andrew? And the 3 part staff is great that it has some blood in it. Go to Comment
Blind Mary
NPCs  (Minor)   (Religious)
Aramax's comment on 2015-09-08 06:28 PM
4/5 Ok I wanna party with you rock star!!!! Thats my kind of twisted NPC. Go to Comment
Blind Mary
NPCs  (Minor)   (Religious)
Grey's comment on 2008-06-16 11:02 AM
I try to leave my subs with room to grow in whatever direction anyone using it wants, so it's up to you what happened between her and Andrew really. Also, I'm glad you like the staff. I was a little unsure with that part, so it's good to hear. Go to Comment
Blind Mary
NPCs  (Minor)   (Religious)
Grey's comment on 2008-06-17 12:16 AM
It makes more sense when you read Twin Goddesses of the Medusa, which the word Amarane links to. In my take on Medusa, It's their gaze that turns them to stone, not their face. Go to Comment
Blind Mary
NPCs  (Minor)   (Religious)
Grey's comment on 2008-06-15 01:56 AM
At first they were skeptical in the extreme, but once she started healing people and teaching them to defend themselves they warmed up to her. Neighboring towns however know only that a serpent haired woman is training the peasants in the arts of combat. As is to be expected, tension is rising. They haven't yet faced the village with this, so it's mostly superstition and fear run rampant. Go to Comment
Blind Mary
NPCs  (Minor)   (Religious)
MysticMoon's comment on 2012-03-07 04:05 AM
Only voted Go to Comment
Blind Mary
NPCs  (Minor)   (Religious)
MysticMoon's comment on 2012-03-07 05:48 AM


This fits in well with the other medusa subs.


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Twin goddesses of the Medusa
Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (Area)
CaptainPenguin's comment on 2008-06-11 04:32 PM
Very fascinating. The only part that I disliked was the mention of Yuan-Ti. Couldn't you just say snake-men or something and leave Wizards of the Coast out of it? Still, very good. Go to Comment
Twin goddesses of the Medusa
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Drackler's comment on 2008-06-08 10:07 AM
Ah, good. I see your work is still as good as ever, Grey. These two goddesses are useful, especially in context with your sub Lost city of the Medusa. Here, as at that post, I would like to voice my preference to using the actual name of the creature (Gorgon), to that of the most famous representative of those creatures (Medusa). But I digress. This post is rather well detailed, but I do have a couple questions. First, are there any strenuous rights of passage to become an initiate in the respective churches of the goddesses? Second, what do the goddesses (or their avatars, if you prefer) look like? Go to Comment
Twin goddesses of the Medusa
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valadaar's comment on 2016-05-10 11:37 AM
This is a neat bit - I like the use of the Medusa and Yuan-ti races.

Perhaps a line or two for the benefit of those who don't play D&D to explain the nature of these races.

Yuan-it - In the likely D&D origin, are humans corrupted into snake-things by foul sorcery, usually in the long, distant past.

They are one of my favorite D&D Creatures. Go to Comment
Twin goddesses of the Medusa
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valadaar's comment on 2016-05-10 11:39 AM
Also, referring to the Medusea as Gorgons would cause confusion for D&D Players, as in that system, a Gorgon is a completely different type of creature - a metal-hided bull also with the ability to petrify.


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Twin goddesses of the Medusa
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Moonlake's comment on 2013-05-23 02:42 AM
I do like these two goddesses but the write-up leaves me with one major question: how did the goddesses spawn out of a race who's forsaken religion altogether? I mean, first you said the some of Medusan race developed different traits and how the goddesses were discovered (meaning they were always there. If so, I buy the story that the unusual traits that some Medusans develop were the twin Goddess' attempt to get their attention) but then in the ending, you said sth abt the Yuan-Ti being responsible for the Medusans' suffering and that's what led to the Goddess' creation? In this case, my question arises and I just don't see the logical link b/w the two. Go to Comment
Twin goddesses of the Medusa
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Kinnyth's comment on 2010-09-12 04:07 PM
Yeah I rather like the historical/mythical version of Yuan-Ti known simply as the Naga, seriously look it up. Go to Comment
Twin goddesses of the Medusa
Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (Area)
MysticMoon's comment on 2012-03-07 04:02 AM


A helpful addition to your Lost City of the Medusa sub.


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Spontaneous enchantments
Systems  (Mystical)   (General)
Strolen's comment on 2008-05-21 09:52 PM
This is a good idea for a scroll. I wish I had my creativity but I seem to have lost it. Been staring at it for about 5 minutes trying to think of something and I am blank. Go to Comment
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Wet Faeries

       By: Murometz

Sages and naturalists frown at the common name given to these strange creatures by the small folk, but sometimes the silliest nicknames for creatures, places and people persevere in the minds of many. “Purifiers”, “Pond Jellies”, “Breath-Stealers”, “Lung-Ticklers” and “River Butterflies” are much less commonly heard appellations for these life forms. Wet Faeries are basically (and simply) a species of fist-sized, fresh-water jellyfish. Several traits steer them toward the peculiar category however. Firstly, Wet Faeries are nearly invisible in the water, much like their marine cousins but even more so. One can swim in a river swarming with these critters and not even notice their presence. Secondly, they possess the unique ability to clean and purify whatever body of water they inhabit. They do this via some sort of biological filtration process, sucking in all toxins present in the water, and releasing it back in its purest form. Needless to say, they are both a blessing and a curse to whichever folk dwell beside the rivers and lakes Wet Faeries inhabit. On one hand, no purer water can be found anywhere than a Wet Faerie lake or pond, and yet, in “pure” water “life” tends in fact to die out, lacking the needed nutrients to prosper. Thirdly, their “sting” is (unfortunately) virulently poisonous to all mammalians. Wet Faeries are loathe to sting anyone or anything, using their barbed fronds as a last line of defense, but if stung, most swimmers will suffer respiratory arrest, and die within minutes, usually drowning before they can make it back to shore.

Alchemists, druids, and less savory characters have studied these creatures over the years, and have predictably found all the ways Wet Faeries could be exploited. Morbidly humorous, some bards find it, that the Poisoners and Assassins Guilds as well as the Healer’s Union, all prize these creatures. The assassins use the extracted venom in obvious fashion, while the priests and healers use the still-living jelly-fish to sterilize other poison potions and to cure those already poisoned on death’s door.

It is known that a certain Earl Von Trumble keeps his vast castle moat stocked with Wet Faeries, the waters so clear that every bone of every one of his past enemies can be clearly seen on the bottom, twenty two feet below.

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