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custos
May 19, 2014
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Beastmaster's door    Dungeons  (Any)   (Doors)

- The sculptures seem alive

- Your right, I think I know what to do with the horse, but I'm not touching the snake!

PeteBain
March 30, 2014
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Orbs of Wendlehook    Dungeons  (Any)   (Doors)

"Pass me the blue one." said Quinn.

"Are you sure?" asked Elise. "It's just, you were sure about the last two combinations, and that ceiling got closer both times."

"It's a gamble, I agree," replied Quinn, "but whatever's behind this door has got to be worth it."

Elise passed Quinn the blue stone which he placed carefully in the final slot. As the grinding began, Quinn looked to the door while Elise looked up...

caesar193
November 10, 2012
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Hrothen's Gate    Dungeons  (Mountains)   (Doors)

The swirling snow fell on the soldier's shield,

covering the symbol of Hrothen's Hope.

The swirling snow fell on the dwarf's black beard,

and melted into the darkness.

-opening poem of Hrothen's Curse, a dwarven tale

OmegaDraco
February 8, 2012
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Icegate    Dungeons  (Tundra/ Arctic)   (Doors)

A treacherous door to enter. Take a deep breath, focus your mind, and leap into the ice.

Nuchiha101
August 20, 2010
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Thunderstone Door Trap    Dungeons  (Any)   (Doors)

The ' Thunderstone Door Trap ', a nice mix of doors, traps, and Thunderstones!

malisonxpert
March 2, 2010
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"Knock First" Door Trap    Dungeons  (Any)   (Doors)

Tired of kicking down dugeon doors?  This one kicks back.

MoonHunter
June 23, 2006
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Pegoran Doors    Dungeons  (Any)   (Doors)

"The Pegoran saw the circle as the link between this world and the next," the mage said. Before he could pontificate further, "So the door rolled in Raygar to send him to the next?" the rogue blathered, "What a mad peoples!"

manfred
November 4, 2005
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The Giant's Lair Door    Dungeons  (Any)   (Doors)

"That is one really big door"

Kassil
November 4, 2005
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Frieze Door Trap    Dungeons  (Other)   (Doors)

An elaborately worked door, carefully made to balance upright on a horizontal bar, containing a deadly trap.

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Pearl Spider Economics

       By: Murometz

These rare, fist-sized spiders do not make webs, but rather excrete secretions which harden upon contact with air. These "droppings" resemble barley-sized spider eggs, or even lustrous pearls, once the slime coating them, dries up. In fact, dried Pearl Spider "drops" are indistinguishable from the marine varieties produced by mollusks, and hence of identical value on the open market!

Several centuries ago, they were studied by naturalists, and several observations were made. Firstly, was that these spiders "lay" these pearls for no apparent or discernible "natural" reason, and secondly, the naturalists had discovered that the more these spiders ate or were fed--and they were true omnivores--the larger the spider pearls came out.

A cottage industry began. Enterprising merchants hunted and collected these creatures across the lands, erecting spider-farms for the manufacture of Spider Pearls. It wasn't long before someone got the idea to force-feed the spiders, ala foie gras geese, and soon, the fattened spiders began pooping out pearls of great size! (relatively speaking). The regular pearl market came to disarray, and prices and value fluctuated wildly.

[b]Plothook[/b] The Mermen Mercantile Alliance hires the party to eradicate all terrestrial Pearl Spider Farms!

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