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Iain
November 11, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Codex Seraphinianus    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

A fictional encyclopedia, depicting the bizarre fauna, flora, geography, culture and history of an imaginary world. (Actually a real-world book.)

manfred
November 11, 2005
Hits: 145040
Comments: 51
Ideas: 116
Votes: 17 / 4.823529
Books    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

Books of all kinds and purposes, their short summaries as well as wide descriptions, come and enjoy.

MoonHunter
November 11, 2005
Hits: 12863
Comments: 6
Ideas: 23
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
Antioch Books    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

In Antioch, since the invention of the impressor (the printing press), books have been the “in thing”. Here are some of the most common ones.

Kinslayer
November 11, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 12
Votes: 4 / 3.625000
Midian Books    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

There are a number of important, influential, or interesting books of Midian

MoonHunter
November 11, 2005
Hits: 22668
Comments: 22
Ideas: 21
Votes: 10 / 3.900000
DogBounds    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

DogBounds are the pulp magazines and books of their day: cheap, lurid, with a charm of their own.

MoonHunter
November 2, 2005
Hits: 7229
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.583333
The Red Hand's Guide    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

It is a simple book, a codex, a few dozen loose folios bound together. The cover is heavy stock with a simple red hand that one hopes is impressed in red ink rather than blood.

MoonHunter
October 27, 2005
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
The Tome of Klorak -The Book    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

It was the first true “scientific” book of healing arts. Thus the clerical establisment decided it was heretical and all the copies and the author were burned.

Monument
August 9, 2005
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.687500
The Strange Parchment    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

The bureaucrat in the Office of Interior Development expects us to solve a riddle before he will even SEE us?  You’re kidding me right?  Oh, you’re not kidding…

Pieh
June 4, 2005
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 3.038462
A Wizard's Secret    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Magical)

A Wizard’s most prized possesion is his Spellbook and with this item it will be safe from the eyes of others.

Scrasamax
June 1, 2005
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.615385
Anvil of Davyd    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Campaign Defining)

In Aelfa’s arms, have I left my anvil…

These were the last words of Davyd, the last master alchemist of the Old World, upon his deathbed. For nine centuries many have sought out Aelfa to find the anvil so that they might create weapons of power equivalent to those crafted during the height of the Old World.

CaptainMayday
May 16, 2005
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.615385
Book of Eventful Evenings    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Sentient)

A slightly worn looking, and rather thin book. Its cover is red, but also holds some inset jewels, and the words “Eventful Evenings with Magic” written on the cover in gold leaf. While not a misnomer, it is interestingly deceptive.

Ria Hawk
August 25, 2004
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.833333
Book of Fury    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Heroic)

The Book of Fury is a tool that many aspiring vampire hunters would kill to get their hands on.  Of course, since the only way to get it would be to pry it from the dead hand of the Reverend Fury…

Shadoweagle
August 20, 2004
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.714286
Scroll of mute    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Magical)

Ever had that oh-so-annoying companion, that just wouldnt shut up? Here is the perfect remedy.

ephemeralstability
August 5, 2004
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.423077
Trivulo's Compendium    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

A dangerous book of maps…

Iain
January 17, 2004
Hits: 3605
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.571429
Lord Tuath's Tax Documents    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Magical)

Even the most useless of items can become something more if a legendary mage carries it around for a couple of centuries.

Erebus
January 3, 2004
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Lexicon Mortis    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Magical)

Will this tome be the saviour or the bane of your heroes?

elfkin
December 4, 2003
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 2.600000
Pentwell's book    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Cursed)

This book’s origin’s are unknown, it’s owner, Pentwell, an old hermit gnome living of the coast of Felldart found it one day on the shoreline, floating in the tide.  Then, he learned that the book fortold what was to happen.

Pieh
December 2, 2003
Hits: 6395
Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.428571
The Assassin's Scroll    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Magical)

The Assassin looked at the scroll, smiled and put it away. His work was done…

manfred
March 4, 2003
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Tome of Illusions    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Magical)

Deep within a strange labyrinth, a book wields the magic of its former master. Illusion becomes reality.

CaptainPenguin
January 29, 2003
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
Book of Cain    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Cursed)

And Cain said “Blood of my Blood, Soul of my Soul, partaketh of the Blood of the mortals, who art like the swine and chattel of the earth.”

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