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Chaosmark
July 27, 2014
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The Soldier and the Princess    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

A short tale, for when your bard needs a tale of adventure, romance, and tragedy.

Dossta
June 25, 2013
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Votes: 4 / 4.750000
That Which is Forgotten    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

A short story which uses Memory Moths in a sci-fi setting. Props to Echomirage for the forum post that inspired the symbiotic Proxy Bug.

Kid Cannibal
February 19, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.600000
Is Anybody Out There?    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

"Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying." -- Arthur C. Clark

Pieh
August 7, 2011
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Strolenati Origins Pamphlet: Manfred    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

There is a being we know as Manfred. His generators of randomness have aided the Citadel in times of need, but what of his career as a time-traveller? This is the first in a series uncovering the secret origins of famed Strolenati members. I fear I must type quickly, there are those who wouls not want you to read this. Will you crawl deeper into the rabbit hole?

Raptyr
July 6, 2011
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The Leech and the Mud-Puddle    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

The wide wicked world is a very dangerous place, especially for not-quite so big leeches who wish nothing so much as to be left out of thing such as wars, and wizards, and spells.

Ouroboros
November 16, 2010
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Votes: 4 / 5.000000
The Deserts of the Heart    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

A short story set in the Locastus universe. 

Silveressa
May 19, 2008
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Darkest of Winters    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

This a post apocalypse adventure/horror novel, the prologue of which I’m putting up here and will be updating with further chapters.

Rated R for graphic violence and some profanity.

kalabar
May 18, 2008
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Votes: 4 / 1.625000
Can you hear that sound?    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

It comes slowly, making it’s
Way toward you, a look of
Hunger could be seen In its eyes…

Silveressa
April 29, 2008
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Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Bridgeton Asylum    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

A modern day horror story focused around an (supposedly)abandoned insane asylum

Silveressa
April 28, 2008
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Battlefield Promotions: Scars of War    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

A Sci-fi tale surrounding a Earth force captains first command and battle against an unknown alien race.

This is the first 2 1/2 chapters of my on going Battlefield promotion novella, I have attempted to blend third and first person writing together in a smooth natural fashion, and strived to keep true to the details of space as it’s understood by modern astronomy today.

It may be a bit slow to pick up the pace in the beginning, but it does gain momentum.

For those who are curious I’d consider this story to be rated PG-13 or R due to descriptive violence.

Scrasamax
January 31, 2008
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Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Temple of the Stillborn    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

The inanimate remnants and dry husks of ideas left stillborn.

Spark
January 7, 2008
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Votes: 4 / 3.375000
God of the Forests, Lord of the Hunt    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

In a clearing in a long-lost wood, it was morning.

Cheka Man
December 10, 2005
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The Mad Queen and her Daughter    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

This is the tale of how Princess Amber liberated Vallermoore from it’s mad Queen.

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Order of the Moonbeard

       By: valadaar

Among the assortment of organized criminals who live in the great city, few command greater fear the Moonbeard Order.

They of course do not call themselves that, but have earned the moniker from their fashion of dying their large beards with lye to produce a distinctive crescent shape running from earlobe to earlobe. This is meant as a taunt for their enemies, for it clearly outlines their throats.

They also wear garb similar to the northern tribesman, carefully tooled leather and showing multiple, colourful glyphs.

They are feared due to the intense discipline that their group maintains, due to their origins as a warrior-sect.

They serve as paid thugs, enforcers and assassins within the city, with the client simply ordering a service from the organization, not hiring an individual. Apart from making the request and providing payment in full in advance, the order completes the assignment themselves.

Their order has many moles through the organizations of the city, and more than a couple of nobles. As such, no organized move has been made against them since their chief activity is directed against other members of the crime world. It is said that their services have been useful for those in power as well, further protecting them from persecution.

Their religion holds that their time in this world is vanishingly brief, and largely unimportant except as training for the Great Battle.

The order is very utilitarian with weapons choice - they simply use the tool needed for the occasion, though not without having trained extensively with it beforehand. Daggers, garrottes, swords, bows, battle axes, polearms, wagons, even siege engines have been used to carry out their contracts.

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