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Roack
May 26, 2006
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Kissing toad    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Underground)

Her lips pressed against the soaking flesh of the toad, and Viova’s words entered her mind…

Erfunden
May 26, 2006
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Crystal Waveivore    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Space)

This vast and ancient organism played an important part in the mysterious organization of the cosmos, facilitating the isolated development of inteligent species.

Dozus
May 25, 2006
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Marching Barnacles    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

“Jones, when was the last time ye cleared yer hulls?”
“Mm, a few months back.  Why?”
“Yer ship.  She’s comin’ outta the water.”

Cannibal Monkey
May 25, 2006
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Arcanis    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)

Also going by the names ‘Mageweed’, ‘Sorceror’s Moss’ and ‘Puff-Wizard’, these tiny little shoots can have a variety of uses to the canny alchemist.

Murometz
May 21, 2006
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Votes: 10 / 4.400000
Aspergoi    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Mountains)

Vog’s Children, the Lava-Oil Symbiotes

Scrasamax
May 15, 2006
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Votes: 9 / 4.000000
The Lash Serpent    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

Twas as long as a yard-arm and fast as a cobra. Took crewman Dobbs off of the rail and into the deep, that’s why we dont lean over the rail, lad.

Midshipman Oberhall lecturing new sailors

MoonHunter
May 14, 2006
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Condori Dragonlings    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

The fishing was good, but everyone else was wary. These were Condori waters. ...

The crew was pulling up a net when it happened. The claws first appeared on the railing. Golden eyes preceeded the broad snout. Gregus grabbed a pole and advanced upon it. The creature spat at him, covering his face in a green slime.  He fell and screamed. The creature looked at all of us slowly and deliberately. Assured that we were no threat, it simply stretched over a bit farther.. secured the huge tuna we had just pulled in with its maw, and slid back over the side. We were in its waters. It only wanted its due. .....

Gregus died the next day of a terrible fever and strictures. His face had been scared and develope terrible white sores. Our limited magics were no avail to stop it. We decided to secure the body in a case and return it to the see when we left these waters.
Log of the Dolphin Clanship- Myra

Mourngrymn
May 8, 2006
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Orick    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Mountains)

The camp was eerily quiet this evening. The fire itself seemed nervous enough not to crackle; the wind seemed too scared to whistle. These treks into the Blade Peaks always worry me, what am I doing here? I find myself asking that very questions even during the day time now, not just during the night. Tales of rangers heading into the peaks and not returning were always common, what worries me is that myself and the group of rangers are heading into these blasted mountains in search for one such group. How my life would be much better had I not learned the truth. The Oricks are here, small brutish little bastards for true, but ruthless and uncaring. I just want to return home. Wait, a sound in the darkness. A scrap? A grunt? oh no they are here!

- Ranger Arkisa, Last journal entry,

Cheka Man
May 7, 2006
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Sandkoi    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Swamp)

Whilst they are not the leading predators that they used to be, a bite from them is still to be avoided.

Appaloosa
May 6, 2006
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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.

Mourngrymn
May 5, 2006
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Gretalia    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Forest/ Jungle)

As we viewed the island from afar, I knew we would be forced to land there. Our hull was breached and we are taking on water rapidly. My hope of us making the island is grim, but I keep a face up for the crew. The rumors every sailor has heard of this dreadful place makes even the stoutest sailer make water. We shall see.

-Captain Edver Brakuars, Second to Last Journal Entry.

Mourngrymn
May 3, 2006
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Jotun    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Out of the three giants I am hunting the jotun have been the most aloof. It seems like they stay out of my sight for a reason. Who knows. I will track them down as i have the others to gain their knowledge. Damn, even the surtur were not this hard. Wait, I hear a noise, a drum perhaps… I will follow to see if I can find the jotun.

-Aergais, Sage, Traveler, Historian. His last entry.

Mourngrymn
May 3, 2006
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Surtur    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Desert)

The hot sun was murder to my pale skin. I didn’t realize how harsh it would be, after all I read about the harshness of the burning sands who would have known that the tombs would be an understatement? I left my Lemiean guids yesterday, they refused to travel where I required to go. They are fearful of the Surtur, and frankly if what they tell me is true, I do not blame them. We will see.

-Aergais, Sage, Traveler, Historian

Mourngrymn
May 3, 2006
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Aegir    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Water)

From afar I hailed the large man in the dialect of the keirn, thinking him to be friendly. To my surprize, the closer I walked to his large boat, the alrger he became, until he towered over my small frame. His frightning size and pose did little to hide his friendly face and then I knew, that I had found the Aegir.

-Aergais, Sage, Traveler, Historian

Mourngrymn
May 3, 2006
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Giants of Hewdamia    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Some claim that the giants were the first mortals to walk the land in the wake of the spirits rising when the gods began breathing life into the souls that Kasal deposited on Hewdamia. As elusive as they are at times, here are my findings of their cultures in my search for the truth.

-Aergais, Sage, Traveler, Historian

Appaloosa
April 25, 2006
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Grex    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Proof that some times truth is stranger than fiction. (Sometimes)

The Unique Life cycle of the Grex. A forest Decomposer.

Cheka Man
April 25, 2006
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Trapper Ants    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Not all the beasts that threaten humans are large.There are those who despite watching out for dragons, bears, giant spiders and the like, have underestimated this downright nasty little ant and paid for it with their lives.

Appaloosa
April 23, 2006
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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.

MoonHunter
April 18, 2006
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Protoss - A fantasy version    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Protos in Elder Tongue means ‘first’. This name is supposedly given because the Protoss were the first beings through the eyes, but some say it was given to the humans who first met them.

Scrasamax
April 15, 2006
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Epargner Daemon    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

homunculi of the Old World, epargner daemons were once as common as cats…

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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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