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Scrasamax
November 20, 2007
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.875000
Humanoids: Augrune    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Predator, nightstalker, brother to beasts, call me a monster long enough brother and I very well might become one.

Jaurmes, Augrune woodcutter

MoonHunter
October 23, 2007
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 13
Votes: 2 / 4.250000
Earthstock    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Humanity is as varied as the stars themselves.

Ria Hawk
October 3, 2007
Hits: 2335
Comments: 6
Ideas: 3
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
The Despised    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

There are different sorts of demons in the world.  Some are indistiguishable from normal people.  Some are a little different, but pass initial scrutiny.  And some are much more monstrous.

Ria Hawk
October 2, 2007
Hits: 1841
Comments: 3
Ideas: 1
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
Thralls of Sorrow    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Every Court needs its servants…

manfred
September 30, 2007
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Comments: 24
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.550000
True Vampires    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

"That book?" sighed the librarian. "That one is hard to find. The priests say it is heretical. But," he continued more quietly "word is they have a few copies, and study them very carefully. That even they consider it true."

Dragonlordmax
September 19, 2007
Hits: 1471
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Tallyorans    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

A reptilian race of space-travelers whose addiction to a drug they need for survival leads them to a less than stellar reputation.

MoonHunter
September 19, 2007
Hits: 828
Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
No votes
The Others    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

The Others are a magical, elder race, that occasionally interact with Humanity.

MoonHunter
September 1, 2007
Hits: 3314
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.071429
The Dylori    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Their wyrm tainted blood and slaver ways mark them as not Human. These are the Evil of the Old World. They are Dylori.

manfred
August 12, 2007
Hits: 2899
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.125000
Firelings    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Of fire, but not elementals. Short-lived, yet intelligent. Bound to this world they are, more than most of its mortal inhabitants.

Lanfear57
July 13, 2007
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.318182
Berniunt    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

These creatures are foul things that prey on the weakness of loss. Their home society, and indeed, their home, in completely unknown, as all that have been found have been killed to out standards.

MindForge
May 2, 2007
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.000000
The Negasek    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Evil gives birth to many foul creatures, of these creatures the Negasek have emerged from a womb of darkness and terror. These powerful insect-like creatures radiate the dark force that gave birth to them, born of sheer negative energy, nearly dripping with the foulness of their diabolic nature.

manfred
February 13, 2007
Hits: 1836
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
The Kankreest    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

“I… I only wished to help. But… I had nothing to give… save me… and this… unclean thing took advantage of it. And now I have given birth to another of the creatures. I cannot take care of it. My family would… I just can’t.

May gods have mercy with it.”
The peasant girl puts the little bundle to the convent’s door, rings the bell, and flees.

Dragon Lord
January 15, 2007
Hits: 3047
Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.050000
The Urac-Ar - a new look at goblinoids    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

A misunderstood and much maligned race, goblinoids are a much more complex and sophisticated people than any human has ever given them credit for.

Exile
December 5, 2006
Hits: 2327
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.500000
The Malcavas    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

In fear, the families fled from the paths into the darkest lands of their despair. When the darkness changed to gray, they returned to the world with new hope.

Scrasamax
November 21, 2006
Hits: 3883
Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.000000
Anfau    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

How empty are their bellies that already so much man and horse flesh cannot fill them?

Excerpt from the Lex Predatoris

the Wanderer
October 30, 2006
Hits: 5790
Comments: 18
Ideas: 6
Votes: 6 / 3.916667
Eyes and Claws of Wodan the Red    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

The wizard Wodan the Red craves power and will perform almost any atrocity to reach his goals. Here are some of the many minions bred for such a dark purpose…

Maggot
October 16, 2006
Hits: 2940
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.916667
The Crones    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Beware the old woman clutching at the folds of her clothing..

Andimia
October 13, 2006
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
No votes
The Bygnok    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

The symbiosis of plants and animal has always been present, but long ago a special bond was formed to make the survival of plants coincide with the survival of their caretakers.

Wulfhere
October 11, 2006
Hits: 3875
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
The Lilitu    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

These beautiful women first steal your heart, then your mind, then your soul…

manfred
September 9, 2006
Hits: 4870
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Icathian Lycanthropes    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Not quite a race of its own, not quite the mortals they are so close to.

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Hu's Iron Ball

       By: Murometz

Hu was an ambassador of the Seventh Emperor of the Reng Dynasty. Throughout his life he traveled across many miles and lands to entreaty with neighboring kingdoms and the semi-savages who dwelled amidst the Metal Mountains.

During one such diplomatic mission, Hu was gifted a small iron marble as a gesture, by a shaman of the Kiy-Kiy tribe. Little else is known of Hu, but that marble was lost and is now somewhere out there for someone to find.

A tiny, shiny sphere, the marble has several properties. First and foremost it is a strong magnet, considerably stronger than its size and density would indicate.

Secondly, if thrown or rolled upon the ground and the command word is spoken, the iron ball will magically enlarge to either the size of an ogres's head or to that of a great globe, twelve feet in diameter. The rolling ball of either size will continue to roll or fly at the same relative speed it was when launched as a marble, and can thus cause great damage to anything in its path. The magnetic power of the ball will also magnify when enlarged.

Legends claim that the ball has been tossed from besieged castles upon attacking foes and rolled at marching armies in ages past. At the end of such rolls, the larger size globe has been known to not only crush soldiers underfoot, but to also "collect" many dozens of metallic weapons and bits of armor unto itself, appearing as an armored sphere, with swords and spears sticking out from it in all directions.

Owning this powerful marble has its drawbacks. Anyone carrying it on their person, will experience the iron ball's insidious effects after some time. The owner feels no worse for wear, but after two month's time they will suddenly awaken one morning to find that their hair has fallen out completely, their teeth loosened like baby's teeth ready to drop, and their fingernails simply shriveled and sliding off the fingers and toes. Perhaps unbeknownst to the owner at first, the iron ball also renders an owner sterile or barren by this time.

Regular clerical healing will not reverse this horrible malady. Only finding and beseeching a shaman of the Kiy-Kiy tribe to heal the iron ball's effects with their particular brand of magic, will work.

Hu's Iron Ball should be handled carefully by players and gms.

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