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Moonlake
May 13, 2012
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Sheen Leech    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

A variety of bizarre but otherwise harmless insects.

Pieh
October 23, 2010
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Odinsteed    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

When you want a horse, but not any horse will do. You don't want a Lord's horse, nor one fit for a King. You want a horse bred for a God.

Be careful of unearthing legends, however.

Ted
September 12, 2010
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Votes: 7 / 4.357143
Veracit's Furball    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

It's so cute!

Wait, why is it glowing?
 

axlerowes
August 11, 2009
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Votes: 7 / 4.500000
Ghostchasers    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

Ghostchasers are small nocturnal birds that have the ability to see what normal humans and most other animals cannot.

Scrasamax
February 15, 2009
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Votes: 6 / 4.000000
The Land Dragons of Tevesage    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

The see the land dragons of Tevesage is to see the sharks of the land.

manfred
November 19, 2008
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
The Melaran Drakelings    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

"Never forget the season if you want to defeat the plainsfolk."

Kinslayer
September 24, 2008
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Votes: 9 / 3.777778
Suicide flies    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

"Gak!  Cough!  I just swallowed a bug."

Cheka Man
June 25, 2008
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Votes: 4 / 3.250000
Manna Mosquitos    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

It is said that the bite of a Manna Mosquito can turn someone with no magical power into a spellcaster, but few are willing to pay the price for such power.

Cheka Man
December 13, 2006
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Votes: 4 / 3.125000
The Snarf    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

The Snarf is one of the funnier and seemingly harmless and defenseless beasts, but underestimate it at your peril.

Cheka Man
December 9, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.900000
VirginsBane Beetle    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

The VirginsBane Beetle has ruined the life of many an innocent girl. Many a forced wedlock or an honour killing has been caused by it’s sting.

Scrasamax
August 27, 2006
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Comments: 19
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.466667
The Demon's Herd    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

Fiendish of appearance, beware these black kine…

Dozus
August 9, 2006
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Votes: 9 / 4.055556
Grassbiter    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

“Careful where you step.  There’re grassbiters ‘round here.”
-Farmer Jorl

Appaloosa
May 6, 2006
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Votes: 6 / 4.250000
Falani Tersk    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

The Falani Tersk is an easy going and willing breed. They are very intelligent and eager to learn new tricks or commands. This along with their lovely silver color makes them highly desirable as circus horses as well as very accomplished hunter mounts and race horses.

Appaloosa
April 23, 2006
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Votes: 8 / 4.062500
The Calcobrinian Hotblood    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

“From the desert I come to thee on a stallion shod with fire.”

The calcobrinian Hotblood. One of the Oldest and purest of all horse breeds. Also a foundation breed for all know types of light riding/racing horses. It is considered by many to be the single most beauitful of all the breeds as well. With it’s refined head, dished profile, large expressive eyes, high spirits, and unique floating gait.

Erfunden
March 20, 2006
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Votes: 9 / 4.500000
The Blib    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

Blibs are generally genial in nature, posessing malicious thoughts only for the flying insects they eat.  But regardless of their peacful predispositions, bodily harm is inevitable if one happens to be standing in a blib’s shadow as it falls out of the sky.

ephemeralstability
November 13, 2005
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Votes: 7 / 3.714286
Fire ants    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

The mystery of fyre is one which has much occupyed my studies and the studies of men before me. ... I have concluded that fyre is the product of Fyre Antes.

Professor J Klewlise, "On the nature and origin of fyre" (1542)

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Which way is he going?

       By: Murometz

Molk Peruda is encountered by the PCs on the second day of their journey west from the salt-choked port of Quyn, as they prepare to explore the jungle.

He appears a gaunt, wolfish man, with matted, dark hair that sprouts from his head in dreadlocks, contrasting with his well-oiled, blue-black, conical beard. His eyes are hidden ebon shards beneath thick arching brows, his nose, crooked, long, and reminiscent of a snout. His mouth is a thin, dark line, his teeth unseen even when he parts his lips to speak.

His skin is the color of tallow, surprising perhaps for a renowned jungle guide, yet his natural helm of dreads and the jungle's canopy keeps the sun from bronzing his originally pale flesh. On his back are tattooed three women from the waist up, side-by-side, each resembling the other but of different ages. This is a tattoo of Molk's mother, sister, and daughter. His wife (don't bring her up to him!) was killed by marauding Qullan years ago, and appears as her own tattoo on his broad but sunken chest.

His feet shockingly are turned around 180 degrees at the ankle, facing towards his back! A curse from a pernicious shaman. Molk walks feet backwards (he's used to it) and walks backwards, forwards. This can be very disconcerting and outright creepy to the PCs as he guides them through the rainforest.

Slung from his back is an archer's quarrel of treated wood carved to resemble a stalking leopard, in his hand a re-curved composite bow of horn and sinew, with a pair of vivid, red eyes, each one painted on the opposite side of the hand-grip. In a leather sheath at his belt, hangs a falchion, its pommel adorned with a curved bird's head and beak.

Encounter  ( Forest/ Jungle ) | January 15, 2014 | View | UpVote 8xp


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