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MoonHunter
November 29, 2005
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Plaza of the Bell    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

In the center of the plaza is The Bell. The large iron Bell is covered by a small slanted roof held up by four pillars. These pillars rest upon a square raised foundation. There are small stairs that lead up to the level of foundation. The foundation also has four strong iron loops towards the edges. If one does not know the two traditions, this arrangement makes no sense.

MoonHunter
November 29, 2005
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The Quadrangles    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

In the western part of the city is a large neighborhood. It is this good sized old walled neighborhood that gives the city is reputation for education, wisdom, and enlightenement. It is called The Quadrangles by locals and those of high education.

MoonHunter
November 29, 2005
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Coastside Park    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

Coastside Park—the ultimate haven away from urban chaos—was deeded to the people over one hundred years ago out of the prescient notion that the city folk would one day feel overcrowded. The city has spilled over three sets of defensive walls and is now reaching water to water on its hilly sandy peninsula. This foresight proved invaluable.

CaptainPenguin
November 29, 2005
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The Plaza of Tarnished Entertainments    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

The Plaza of Tarnished Entertainments is a large, circular plaza, built in the formerly-affluent Saeppellion district of Hartacon, capitol of Mysia.

manfred
November 29, 2005
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River Side    Locations  (Area)   (Water)

It was some sixty years ago, a great flood on the river caused a lot of damage. The baron ordered masive works to be undertaken, to widen the river’s channel above its usual level. The “over-channel” spreads a few hundred yards on both shores of the river. This was to be a sufficient safeguard against any flood.

MoonHunter
November 29, 2005
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Beacon's Hill    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

Beacon’s Hill is a two and a half century old downtown residential neighborhood situated directly north of the Common and the Public Garden.

MoonHunter
November 29, 2005
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Hexagon Plaza - A Kerren Neighborhood    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

Hexagon Plaza is a “zone” in a cluster, not far from a gate. This is because gips are herded to the plaza, the shortest distance possible is the best for creatures, handlers, and people nearby. Note: For this area to make sense, check out the Encyclopedia Kernnica for details on gips, hard and soft leather.

MoonHunter
November 29, 2005
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Hy-Pointe    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

Hy-Pointe or “High Point” gets its name for being the highest point of the city. The Pointe is also the name of the signal tower (now in disrepair) that stood on the hill.

MoonHunter
November 29, 2005
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A'Cotery    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

In more magical areas, not all the citizens are full sized and landwellers. In worlds where pixies, nixies, gnomes, lepracauns, faeries and other fey, batkin, catkins, and ratkins, all exist, there will often be Cotery Neighborhoods in the city.

MoonHunter
November 29, 2005
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Asrolith    Locations  (Establishment)   (Plains)

The Guide said, "The Asrolith predates the comming of Men as we know them. It is an ancient place with an ancient wisdom." Looking back at his current employers, he sighed. "And it is just two blocks down on the right, by the big temple. "

MoonHunter
November 29, 2005
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Quagmire Quarters    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

Somewhere towards the mountains, something subterranean occured. A while later and many miles away, the two large eastern quarters in the city change.  The soil became damp for reasons beyond divination.

MoonHunter
November 29, 2005
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Embassy Quarter    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

It seems like nothing more than Walls, Gates, and two long windy roads. The Walls are nearly taller than the city walls. The Gates, they are manned with real soldiers. You can’t see what is going on here. They don’t want you to see either.

MoonHunter
November 29, 2005
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SkyReach    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

The courier looked at the address again. It did not make any sense. There was no Skydistrict street in the southern part of the city, or any part of the city. He jumped a bit when he saw a winged figure fly over his head. His eye followed the figure up to the tall towers above the buildings. He had seen them over city the city. He thought they were decorations. He was wrong. Scratching his head, he wondered how he was going to get up there.

manfred
November 22, 2005
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Finghaart's Sausages    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Finghaart’s sausages hasn’t moved since its founding. For all its reknown, it is quite a poor neighborhood.

Pieh
November 21, 2005
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The Moaning Lands    Locations  (Ruins)   (Other)

The Moaning Lands of the Dead and Dying. Many foul creatures of undeath roam here and seek living flesh, no one is quite sure what happened to this large desert island. Maybe you could unlock the mystery and free the tormented.

MoonHunter
November 21, 2005
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The Arcade District    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

The Arcade is a long narrow entertainment district built upon the dried up Arcadey creek. This jurisdictional no mans land has become a vibrant section of the city.

MoonHunter
November 21, 2005
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Kepus District    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

This little quarter of the city is a quiet one. It is where the “other people” live, those who do not have enough numbers to “take over” a given district in the city like The Orcen or The Chinese.

MoonHunter
November 21, 2005
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The Mound District    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

It is often a colorful part of the city, flags waving everywhere. The People there are always seeming to have a good time. They should, this faire like atmospher is their lively hood.

MoonHunter
November 21, 2005
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Grey District    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

The Grey District was once a prosperous inner district in The Hill City of Frankard. It is an erriely silent place now, where people make little in the way of noise or light. It’s district walls are now painted with a Grey Line, a warning as to plague. However, it is not the plague you would expect.

MoonHunter
November 21, 2005
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The Broken Ground    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

The City Fathers decided decades ago to build a Grand Temple. The Faiths gave their blessing. Taxes were raised. Land was purchased and dedicated. Supplies began to be procured. People poured in to do the work. The Broken Ground is the neighborhood around the construction site.

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Cold Comfort

       By: Murometz

Cold Comfort is a long-sword of star-steel, its blade giving off a wan, blueish light. Its grip is wrapped tightly in snow-serpent hide, and its pommel bears a single opalescent gemstone.

This blade is enchanted in such a way, that whoever wields it, begins to fall completely and irrevocably "in love" with the weapon. This love does not manifest itself as the expected reverence and bond formed between any warrior and his weapon, but as a deeper, truer love, one has for a soul-mate of the same species! The longer the wielder carries Cold Comfort the stronger and more disturbing this love becomes, and only the most powerful of magicks can potentially break the sword's insidious spell. The blade's owner will even speak to and coo to the weapon, convinced that the sword understands and returns this epic love.

If the blade's wielder somehow loses the weapon or has it taken away, they will become inconsolable, and will predictably go to "ends of the earth and back" to retrieve it at any cost. Such is the weapon's curse that even separation from it does not damper the feelings the owner has for the sword. Legends tell of several distraught and mind-addled knights who even years after losing the blade, still wander the country-side searching for their lost love. And woe be to the "new lover" if and when they find him or her.

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