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Moonlake
December 20, 2014
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The Return of the White Deer- Chapter 7    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A new-school fantasy novel based on my Crunalan society of the Dragon Empire setting and various historical characters whose stories have been mangled up by the author’s imagination. Most critical readers welcomed!

Moonlake
December 19, 2014
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The Return of the White Deer- Chapter 6    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A new-school fantasy novel based on my Crunalan society of the Dragon Empire setting and various historical characters whose stories have been mangled up by the author’s imagination. Most critical readers welcomed!

Moonlake
December 18, 2014
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The Return of the White Deer    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A Codex to hold all Chapters of my novel together in one place and show some of the behind-the-scenes work I had done on it

Moonlake
December 15, 2014
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The Return of the White Deer- Chapter 5    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A new-school fantasy novel based on my Crunalan society of the Dragon Empire setting and various historical characters whose stories have been mangled up by the author’s imagination. Most critical readers welcomed!

Moonlake
December 13, 2014
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The Return of the White Deer- Chapter 4    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A new-school fantasy novel based on my Crunalan society of the Dragon Empire setting and various historical characters whose stories have been mangled up by the author’s imagination. Most critical readers welcomed!

Moonlake
December 13, 2014
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The Return of the White Deer- Chapter 2    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A new-school fantasy novel based on my Crunalan society of the Dragon Empire setting and various historical characters whose stories have been mangled up by the author’s imagination. Most critical readers welcomed!

Moonlake
December 13, 2014
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The Return of the White Deer- Chapter 1    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A new-school fantasy novel based on my Crunalan society of the Dragon Empire setting and various historical characters whose stories have been mangled up by the author’s imagination. Most critical readers welcomed!

Moonlake
December 13, 2014
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The Return of the White Deer- Prologue    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A new-school fantasy novel based on my Crunalan society of the Dragon Empire setting and various historical characters whose stories have been mangled up by the author’s imagination. Most critical readers welcomed!

axlerowes
November 16, 2014
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'Cooked Barbarians' or 'By The Sword or By The Coin'    Articles  (Fiction)   (Players)

On his thirty-fifth birthday Akribus paid a wealth of coin for the greatest weapon ever forged by men or Gods.

Longspeak
October 14, 2014
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Legacy, Part III - Delta Company    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

While reading his great-grandfather’s memoirs, Kevin realizes someone is watching his flat. What’s Jenny involved him in this time?

Longspeak
October 9, 2014
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Legacy, Part II - Bloody    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

At his great-grandfather’s funeral, Kevin Baxter meets an old friend, bearing a gift. She called it his great-grandfather’s legacy....

Longspeak
October 8, 2014
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Legacy, Part I - Goodbye    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

In the world of Delta Factor, everyone knows the first Delta appeared on September 11, 2001, when he saved the World Trade Center from a terrorist attack. There have been thousands of Expressions since then, but Jacob ‘Polaris’ Richter was unquestionably the first.

Wasn’t he?

Scrasamax
August 21, 2014
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7 Things about Team Building    Articles  (Fiction)   (Game Mastering)

The team is the functional core of a story, and as such, team building is vital to the flow of the story.

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.

caesar193
June 11, 2014
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Two Graves    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A tale of vengeance and woe

Longspeak
May 1, 2014
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New Personal Best    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

Intense, personal stress can trigger expression, turning Baseline into Delta. In many cases, the stress comes from life-threatening danger. But in some...

Silveressa
April 26, 2014
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Darkness and Shadows, Part 1 of 126    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

Part 1 of a Shadowrun novel, I wrote a few months back, that I decided to place up here for public enjoyment, and commentary, after yet another rejection letter for dead tree publication.

This novel is Rated R for graphic violence, adult situations, and general all around Cyberpunk goodness.

GM's and players may find it useful for character concepts/backgrounds and adventure ideas, enjoy, more to follow every week.

Longspeak
April 10, 2014
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The Song That Doesn't End, Part One    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

In the world of Delta Factor, one young woman fights a never-ending war with a remorseless enemy.

caesar193
April 2, 2014
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Anthony and Adora    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

Warning: Sexual assault, violence, and language. Read with caution.

The classic love story, tainted with death.

Scrasamax
October 2, 2013
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7 Things about Lovecraftian Fiction    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

7 things that make a work of fiction Lovecraftian, even if it doesn't deal at all with the established Mythos

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       By: Monument

THE COVEN
When the characters approach a clearing in the forest, they will see 4 ogres who are guarding, and preventing from escape, 4 human males, and 3 human females. The ogres will see the party and leap to attack. The females will scream "OUR SAVIORS!!" and run screaming straight across the currently forming battlefield, in between ogres and party members, to hide behind the rearmost party members. They will be safe there. The males will try to skirt the battle to the north side to join the women.

To the south, giants will be hiding in the thick underbrush until the party has engaged the ogres and then attack the most opportune target EXCEPT the ones that the females are next to.

It should be noted that the female commoners are not female commoners at all, nor are the male commoners actually male commoners. The female commoners are the hags, who have polymorphed themselves as the commoners in their stewpot to escape detection. The males skirting the battle are actually MORE ogres, the hags were in the process of polymorphing ALL the ogres into regular humans for ambush purposes. The REAL commoners are already dead, having found their way into the coven's cauldron for dinner.

The hags (the women) will position themselves near to any spellcasters in the rear first, and then near anyone else in the back of the fight. The ogres (the men) will wait until the hags shift form, and then attack first the rear folks, then shift into the melee.

It is possible that the characters, as they approach the ogres, will notice the giants in the bush, and be able to warn the others of the ambush.

GAME NOTES: If you sell the screaming women correctly, they will not even be suspected until it is too late. Therein lay the problem. This encounter is ESPECIALLY deadly to the rear eschelon of the party. It is entirely possible that the hags will finish off half the party before they even realize they have been duped. Caution is required if the game master wishes to avoid a TPK(total party kill).

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