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January 15, 2015
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The Broken Peace    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Goblins descended on civilised land from the east nearly one thousand years ago. Now, it's time to descend upon them with all the fury they have shown us they are capable of.

January 26, 2014
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Votes: 2 / 3.500000
A New Pass...    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

The Odaneimo Mountains aren't exactly the sort the bards talk about, they dont tear at the sky or trip the gods. They are still tall enough that you just can't go hiking over them. There are just two passes through them, Oshen Pass down in the south, and Zoran pass, in the north. It would be worth a pretty penny if someone could find a middle pass through.

Diad, Teamsters Guild-boss

November 20, 2011
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Votes: 10 / 4.600000
What hath Science Wrought?    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Or, 30 Ways for Mad Science to go Delightfully Awry

July 22, 2009
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The Line of Thune    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

In the chosen families, the son was always more dangerous than the father.

July 28, 2008
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Votes: 6 / 3.666667
Under the track    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

- "This is train CIV1181, kilometer 15 right after the station. There is a person close to the track on my left side. Could you send somebody to look at it."
- "Understood. Anything suspicious?"
- "He simply lies there. And I think he was there yesterday, too…"

March 21, 2008
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
The Fourth Night    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

"Did ya hear that? There’s riches found every night, all over the town! No way you can miss that!"

June 30, 2007
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Votes: 5 / 4.200000
The Enemy Dice    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

This was such a nice place to spend a good evening. Now, everyone who wins a little money is found dead the other day! I bet the owner is up to something…

March 26, 2007
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.464286
The Mortuary Hotline    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

"What, never heard of it? I thought a young hacker like you would already know. Well let me tell you…"

Ria Hawk
January 6, 2007
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Votes: 6 / 3.666667
The Young Lord from Far Away    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

A mysterious young nobleman is making quite a stir in the court, and not all are pleased about it…

December 21, 2006
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Votes: 8 / 3.562500
The Highwayman's Vials    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Among his effects, the highwayman had 24 mysterious vials.  What could the strange liquid portend?

August 23, 2005
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Votes: 12 / 1.750000
The Evil Brothers    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

The PC’s have to help a disenfranchised young man reclaim his village.

July 18, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 16 / 3.937500
Jackpot!    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

A commoner has run into a LOT of money!  Unfortunately, everyone knows it.  Good luck getting out of town in one piece!

July 14, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.300000
The Nutty Professor    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

The local lord has been deprived of his prize family heirloom, the thief isn’t exactly a thief, but rather an absent minded wizard.  Get the heirloom from the kindly but absent minded professor.  Simple, right?  Well, except for the fine print.

May 18, 2005
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Votes: 11 / 4.454545
Stoned    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Sinister, enganging plot involves a powerful tool fallen into the wrong hands. Only the players can set things right. They have a piece of the tool, but first they have to figure out how the tool works, why two opposing forces are persuing them, whom to trust, and what to do next. Murder, accusation, betrayal, diplomacy, combat, and constant mystique force the players to make incredibly difficult decisions.

Dragon Lord
April 25, 2005
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Votes: 4 / 4.250000
Supply Run    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Defenceless villagers, highway bandits, and primitive tribesmen.
But who has the magic crystals a young shaman needs?
And how do you get hold of them?

Dragon Lord
March 22, 2005
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Votes: 7 / 4.071429
The Ruin    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

An ancient ruin, a pair of boastful teenagers, and a bunch of indifferent gargoyles - but who let the demonic spirit out

Dragon Lord
February 9, 2005
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.285714
Spring of Enlightenment    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Some legends are history, some are mere stories, and some have a basis in fact. This may not be quite what it seems.

December 13, 2004
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Votes: 6 / 3.666667
The most valuable treasure of them all    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

A jolly night with friends turns out to have long-lasting consequences. Can a hardened adventurer handle infinite responsibilities of a single dad - especially when there’s an evil mage out there looking for the adventurer’s child?

November 11, 2004
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Votes: 8 / 2.250000
Disappearing children    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Children have been disappearing from a herding village for the past 3 years. The superstitious locals blame it on the “gatha”, a troll living in the woodlands.

September 13, 2004
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Votes: 10 / 3.900000
The Charter    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Arriving in a small village the adventurering party is drawn into a meeting of the Parish Guild…

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Castoria, Land of Shattered Stars

       By: Veretrix

Castoria was once a thriving and prosperous nation, a rich trade center for the surrounding lands. This all changed when, on one fateful night nearly a century ago, the Mist of Eternity rolled in and surrounded the land, obscuring more of the outside world as days and nights passed.

By the time the Mist blocked out the sun, a new light shone during what was assumed to be daytime: The Starpoint Spire, a mysterious place atop Castoria's highest peak in the northern-central region. Some say that there is some sort of building atop the mountain shining the dim "sunlight" onto the land, but it is only ever too bright or too dark to fully make out any structure, not to mention the mountain's immense height.

Not a month after the Spire's light lit up, the stars fell. Flaming rocks and debris from far-flung edges of space plummeted downward onto the eastern region of Castoria. Once the shower subsided, a strange energy from within the fallen stars transformed the eastern lands in what are now known as The Voidwastes, a barren gray land littered with craters and strange alien creatures (these can vary, but I had Pathfinder's Akatas in mind).

To the south, strange mechanism of eldritch origin are again at work after aeons of rest in the Ruins of Kchuthngnl, an ancient city of non-human creation that is estimated by scholars to be no less that five millennia old.

To the west, the once peaceful and serene forest, now known as The Plagued Woods, has been experiencing corruptions of the wildlife and humanoids living there. Some humans have reported creatures that appear not unlike a halfling, except that they can open their mouths to massive proportions to swallow creatures the size of an ogre.

When adventurers and citizens alike try to make an escape from Castoria, they are never seen again, and it is utterly unknown whether they found hopeful sanctuary or agonizing death withing the Mist's depths.

What is unknown to all residents of Castoria is that all of these events occurred because of the actions of a secret but powerful cult loyal to the Elder Gods who call the space between the planes their abhorrent home. The cult still lives on, larger than ever, and their plan is for the alien horrors to incubate and thrive within the dome of mist that now envelops Castoria, so that when the Elder Gods return as the cult's prophecy foretells, they will have an army of blasphemous creation at their disposal that they will use to make war with and enslave the denizens of the Material Plane.

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