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Siren no Orakio
March 4, 2009
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.250000
The Accursed of Alabrin    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Undead abominations born of the Light, the glow of the Accursed’s warped flesh strikes terror into those who behold it.

January 12, 2009
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
Sorcerghul    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Any)

Beware this wizardly cadaver! His spells might not kill you, but you will wish they had…

January 11, 2009
Hits: 1375
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.900000
Houselings    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

"Oh, there goes another make-believe

January 5, 2009
Hits: 3407
Comments: 16
Ideas: 3
Votes: 6 / 4.750000
30 Were-Creatures    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Any)

Therianthropes? Lycanthropes? Animorphs? Homo-Zoological-Hybrid-Sapiens? Manimals? Take your pick.

January 2, 2009
Hits: 1423
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.375000
Of Mutants    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Fire is the purifier, let it cleanse the taint from the flesh of the mutant

Prelate Deacon Delhomme

December 29, 2008
Hits: 1309
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.250000
The race of Steve    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

A completely average race, similar to humans, but with a few small differences.

December 17, 2008
Hits: 2221
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Rot Beetle    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

A plague in improverished locations, the Rot Beetle is the bane of those who are not careful about where or what they eat.

December 12, 2008
Hits: 1629
Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.666667
Sunflower    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)

A flower that blooms in honor of the sun itself.

November 25, 2008
Hits: 1769
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
Cristata    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Any)

In the bleak midwinter frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak midwinter, Long ago.

Christina Rossetti
English poet (1830 - 1894)

Kuseru Satsujin
November 22, 2008
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.916667
Karakuri Ninja    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Electro-Clockwork assassins of the Far East.

November 7, 2008
Hits: 1862
Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 3.954545
Mech-Undead    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

The grinding of gears in the dead of night is a precursor of an unforgiving danger. Survivors remember little, save the smell of metal and death.

October 26, 2008
Hits: 2047
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
The Hollow Ones    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Any)

The dead, imbued with the divine essence of magic, walk again, ever hungry for the missing spark of a living soul.

October 22, 2008
Hits: 1899
Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.428571
The Trolls of Kuramen    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Loathsome creatures born of magic gone hideously awry, the trolls of Kuramen are little more than ever-hungry masses of cancerous tissue.

Siren no Orakio
October 20, 2008
Hits: 2421
Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.000000
The Kth'k'k'kt - A New Look at Hivers    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Though each drone possesses little intelligence of its own, together, they are the Kth’k'k’kt, who span the stars.

September 19, 2008
Hits: 1817
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.250000
Valnorians    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

These lovely people had the unfortunate luck of living adjacent to a zenophobic bug race and a species that would defend their colonies

September 18, 2008
Hits: 2453
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.000000
Synths    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Synthetic Bioforms: (Syns, Synths, SBF):  The use of synthetic people helps alleviate the manpower shortage and most real peoples’ dislike for manual labor.  They are also cheaper, easier to utilize, and easier to maintain than robots in most situations. Encyclopedia Galactica 2453ed

September 15, 2008
Hits: 2593
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
The Green Dragon Challenge    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

There it was, big as two horses and all scales and wicked looking head. thought we was alldead, we did. Then the beastie did the damndest thing. Instead of breathin fire on us, or cursin us with magic it started eatin one of the damned bushes.

Explorer Kurold the Hammer

September 11, 2008
Hits: 1155
Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Singers    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

You can hear the song from miles away. The song is enchanting in a mild way. Even the plants sing this haunting tune all day. This gives you fair warning to be ready to dance to a different tune. You are leaving your country and entering theirs.

June 15, 2008
Hits: 2758
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.428571
Shugrath's Lust    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

The deadly legacy of a vindictive demon, Shugrat’s lust is to be feared by those who dread to sin..

May 17, 2008
Hits: 2321
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.583333
The Storm    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

I know. I know. It sounds crazy. But look at it! Look at what it is doing. The lightning strikes! Three times right on top of us. The hail. It just struck our car. The Wind hitting the house so hard. It is after us. It wants something. And, if we can figure out what it wants, I say we give it to ... it.

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Pearl Spider Economics

       By: Murometz

These rare, fist-sized spiders do not make webs, but rather excrete secretions which harden upon contact with air. These "droppings" resemble barley-sized spider eggs, or even lustrous pearls, once the slime coating them, dries up. In fact, dried Pearl Spider "drops" are indistinguishable from the marine varieties produced by mollusks, and hence of identical value on the open market!

Several centuries ago, they were studied by naturalists, and several observations were made. Firstly, was that these spiders "lay" these pearls for no apparent or discernible "natural" reason, and secondly, the naturalists had discovered that the more these spiders ate or were fed--and they were true omnivores--the larger the spider pearls came out.

A cottage industry began. Enterprising merchants hunted and collected these creatures across the lands, erecting spider-farms for the manufacture of Spider Pearls. It wasn't long before someone got the idea to force-feed the spiders, ala foie gras geese, and soon, the fattened spiders began pooping out pearls of great size! (relatively speaking). The regular pearl market came to disarray, and prices and value fluctuated wildly.

[b]Plothook[/b] The Mermen Mercantile Alliance hires the party to eradicate all terrestrial Pearl Spider Farms!

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