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Aramax
October 13, 2014
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Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Castle    NPCs  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

100 word challenge, Super Villain

Forganthus
December 8, 2012
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Votes: 4 / 4.500000
The Awakened    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

"We're nothing new.  We've always been here.  YOU're the newcomers.  You're the animal that forgot that it was a man.  Stop crying, you animal, you sleepwalker!  If you opened your eyes for only an instant you would see that.  You're a race of amnesiacs, of dreaming children.  I said STOP CRYING!  You disgust me.  That's why I'm not going to explain anything else.  That's why you will die--screaming--without ever having truly woken up.  I will paint every inch of this floor with your blood."  

-An Awakened, formerly Ms. Albright, speaking to Albert Frond, immediately before his murder

valadaar
June 18, 2012
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Votes: 5 / 4.400000
The Eye of Avarice    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

The manifestation of the Queen of Avarice, the Eye of Avarice is a worthy herald of that fell being.

hylandpad
June 19, 2011
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.500000
The Kandolari    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

"I have no love for these aliens."

-Jax the Chronicler

EchoMirage
November 27, 2010
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Votes: 5 / 4.500000
The Daughters of Alesta    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

Beau yet alien, the soldier-concubines of Aerazad, the Returned King, are a glowing reminder that a new order reigns in Eversea.

Ramhir
October 25, 2010
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Votes: 5 / 3.700000
The Ska'ag    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

 The Ska'ag warrior lay in his hide, watching the intruders.

“The Makers,” he thought. It had been many generations since the last one had died, but there was no doubt. They were back. “I have to warn the People.”

Blydden
July 30, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.600000
Niyott    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

Little imp-like creatures...that eat paper?!

Cheka Man
January 17, 2009
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Votes: 4 / 3.500000
The Vénat    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

Some people think that the Vénat are harmless, helpless, charming creatures. Despite their small size and gauzy wings, they are anything but. You underestimate them at your peril.

Ouroboros
November 26, 2007
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The Races of Locastus    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

The various intelligent species that inhabit Locastus, City of Mirrors.

Thewizard63
October 1, 2007
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.600000
Living Stones    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

"The walls moved!" Krunis exclaimed. This he was sure of it this time.
"Of course they did. They are trying to accommodate the additional room needed for tonight." Xarn returned matter-of-factly.
Living stones are tuned to one master to do his bidding.

valadaar
August 24, 2007
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Giants of Stoneholt    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

The Ky’iish are greatly advanced in the arts of magic and created many strange and powerful materials and items. Some of their weapons were the most formidible artifacts found on Neyathis, dwarfing both physically and magically virtually all the works of man.

valadaar
August 3, 2007
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Votes: 4 / 4.375000
The Caretakers of Stoneholt    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

The Caretakers of the Vast City - Stoneholt, a race of great skill, persistence, and antiquity…

Murometz
July 9, 2006
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Comments: 4
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Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Shadow Bestiary    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

Featured creatures of the Swollen Shadow Codex.

Ria Hawk
June 12, 2006
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Votes: 5 / 4.200000
The Jandoshan    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

“We beg the protection of the gods.  Of Deneth, divine father; of Larisa, queen of the heavens; of Mynis, guardian of the gates; of Tychis, master of secrets; of Desha, she who protects.  Grant us safety from the sons of the devourer of worlds.  Grant us protection from the Jandoshan.”
- Ethalani prayer

Scrasamax
January 27, 2006
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Votes: 5 / 4.600000
Ash Children    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

Some are called dhampir, others exalt as champions of undeath, and yet neither of these are correct…

CaptainPenguin
December 17, 2005
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
Ghulas - Eaters of the Dead    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

Below the surface of the Earth, dwelling in darkness and forgotten catacombs, the goat-headed Ghouls, dark spirits of murder, feast on the dead. Ghouls dwell in old, forgotten places, luring others down into the grasping claws of their evil tribes.

MoonHunter
December 10, 2005
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Kythrythe - People of the Insect God    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

The Kythrythe are a different kind of people. Given their worship of the Insect God Kythrellemen, they are more than just Humans. These people, except for their eyes, will be normal people at first glance. Some might be quite big or small or graceful, but they look like people. At second glance you will notice their small antena peeking out from their hair. Every now and again, you will see one that has been "blessed" by the God and granted "Marks of the God", insect like physical abilities.

Mourngrymn
December 1, 2005
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Votes: 5 / 3.300000
Souless    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

The call to Him is unnerving. The power He gives is unmatched. He is the reason why I turned my back on my God and now worship Him. I will live eternal for the trade of my Soul to a God. I can live with that.

-Rakeos -Follower of Sethalis, fallen Priest of Aduivo

Mourngrymn
November 10, 2005
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Olwynn    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

As your advisor my liege I am apt to tell you the difficulty in what you ask. Enemies are indeed everywhere and what you propose will inevidable be the end of your line. It is not always the enemies in front of you with a sword that are the worst, it is the ones behind you with a dagger you should watch for. Do not fear that which you see my lord, fear what you do not!

-Inaeius Keal - Advisor to the King of Kerrabar, Prophet and Seerer

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       By: Almar

While setting up camp for the night, the PC's are aproached by another group of adventurers who seem nice enough. The road is somewhat dangerous and the other group suggests camping together. The two bands split watches, one adventurer from each group watching at once. The night goes by without incident, the next day the PC's travel with the other group as they are going the same way.

The group consists of Hordel the ranger, who is skilled with the bow. Hordel is a quiet man who speaks little but appears quite skilled. Dremar is a barbarian who is a little excentric, he seems to be an excasive drinker and thiunk that battle is the solution to everything. He appears to be a stout and powerful fighter with his greataxe. Ferrin is the leader of the group, a rouge by trade. He is daft and witty, speaking with the PCs often and asking many questions. He fights with finesse with his rapier. Preminitat as a cleric but he will not say which god he worships. He uses his spells to empower and heal his party and fights with a club. He sticks close to Ferrin. Ferrin is a great talker and tells much of himself and his party, but asks even more about the history and capabilities of the PCs. He tells of some adventures his party has had, and they seem like an interesting group of mercenaries. Hordel is quite and has little interest in speaking with the PCs, he ignores most questions. He spends a lot of time with Dremar and sometimes Ferrin. Dremar seems to not care about any questions ansked to him, nor does he seem to know the answers. He seems battle hardened and is a simple man. Preminitat rarely starts conversations but will speak with the PCs. However, some of his accounts of the party's history seem to condradict those of Ferrin.

The Party spends another night and day with Ferrin's group. One of four things can happen on the third night.
1: While eating dinner around the fire, Ferrin gets into an argument with one of the PCs when he/she mentions the discepincies between Ferrin's stories and Preminitat's.
2: Hordel gets mad after repeated questioning about his life from the PCs.
3. Preminitat gets mad after repeated questioning from the PCs about what god he worships.
4: One of the PCs rejects the offer of a drink from Dremar and he takes it as an insult.
All of these scenarios result in a battle between the parties. If Ferrin's party is defeated and still lives he swears vengance. His party may then cross paths with the adventurers again.

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