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Jojokiwi
January 4, 2014
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Robber Squirrels    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Once the shipment arrives at the kingdom it seems that all the boxes are empty and for some reason most of the coins were replaced with small rocks and acorns.

Scrasamax
October 24, 2013
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Sparrow Oak    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Keep your helmet on, there are sparrow oaks in this forest.

Scrasamax
October 24, 2013
Hits: 593
Comments: 9
Ideas: 1
Votes: 7 / 3.785714
Ratwood Tree    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The hardest part about dealing with a ratwood tree is by the time you find it, there are dozens more you haven't found yet.

Cheka Man
June 25, 2012
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.375000
Changeling Wasp    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The nobleman was out on horseback when he came too close to a nest of Changeling wasps. The first sting made him scream and sent him falling from his horse. When he felt the second sting and was close to passing out with the pain, he thought Whatever happens now, my life of freedom is over. Even if I am not stung again,and escape being paralysed or killed I will be a girl. I will no longer have the right to choose who I marry, to carry a weapon, to join the army or to have control over my own finances.My life is ruined now.

Forganthus
May 22, 2012
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.714286
Dendrognaths    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Stay out of the woods.  It's not a place for men.  Not anymore.

Mourngrymn
October 21, 2011
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.666667
Talari Eggs    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Imagine this. You are the honored guest of the Conyamo himself and his chosen peers. You are placed at his right hand so everyone in attendance can look on you with wanting. Your every move, every breath will be watched. You are the highlight of this evening. Unfortunately, removing the talari eggs will cause you great pain. The nostrum I've just given you will not help the pain but it will burn your vocal cords so you do not disturb the dinner with your screams. With more than one talari loose inside you, you will beg for death. If you had a voice, and you will receive what you wish for. It will be a long and painful as they eat down to your hallows. I would almost pity you, but your not worthy of my pity. Do not worry though as my attendants are very skilled and will remove most of the eggs to be eaten, but not all. Enough of this dribble, be happy for tonight you are the honored guest of tonight’s celebration.

Syr Caran - Head Chef to the Conyamo

Forganthus
June 30, 2010
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.400000
Mordanfey    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Only after the unicorn hunts ended did the people realize that the unicorns were not returning. Many were saddened to discover that they had killed the last unicorns.  Some wept.

But when they returned many long years later, many more would weep.

Cheka Man
October 10, 2009
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.500000
Fire Flies    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Some people might call them cute, but unlike fireflies that just glow and look pretty, Fire Flies can give you nasty burns if you mess around with them, so look but don't touch.

Drackler
January 26, 2009
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Wood Spiders    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Tiny, side-scuttling spiders.

Maggot
November 24, 2008
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Gragami    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Rumored to be lurking in the dark jungles surrounding the exotic city of Zibaba, these elusive beasts have yet to be seen by anyone within living memory.

valadaar
November 4, 2008
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
No votes
Mesulu monkey    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A tool-using monkey of great dexterity.

valadaar
December 5, 2007
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.833333
Headsmans Tree    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A tree of somewhat macabre aspect - its coconut-sized fruit have hair-like fronds hanging down, suggesting decapitated heads dangling from the tree.

Scrasamax
August 14, 2007
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.000000
Timberwing Eagle    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Named Timberwings; for the girth and strength of their wings were as elder oaks, thick and tireless

valadaar
August 8, 2007
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
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Forest Encounters    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Forest Encounters

Scrasamax
May 6, 2007
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.500000
Dire Swine    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The earth holds the fool and holds the wise,
endures that good and bad dwell (upon her);
she keeps company with the boar,
gives herself up to the wild hog.

The Atharva Veda

DarklingCandle
May 2, 2007
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.666667
Dream Eater    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A scourge of sweet dreams and good nights… and nothing more than a harmless fox.

valadaar
March 23, 2007
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.857143
Voracious Slug    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Nothing like a slug to clean up a mess…

valadaar
March 16, 2007
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.250000
Swarmsnake    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

“Yarun slipped into the pit - his curses suddenly converted into screams of mortal agony.  Looking down into the pit, all we saw was a mass of writhing serpents and frothing blood….”

Wulfhere
December 16, 2006
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
The Bellowes Beastes    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

In the depths of Destinen Wood, the grotesque pets of the Dark Lady lurk, belching forth their vile webs.

manfred
December 3, 2006
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.571429
Mirruva Fox    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A smaller cousin of the typical fox, closer to trees.

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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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