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Taxus
November 28, 2003
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.000000
The gems of Madvar    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

The empire of Madvar is ruled by a man who is slowly slipping into insanity. And now the gems of Madvar have been stolen.

Almar
November 9, 2003
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.388889
The Wild Men of Bisk Bay    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

The adventurers are called upon to help a lord aide a group of “wild men” who are threatened by Bugbears and whoever is behind them. Most people seemed unconcerned with these savage people, but are they really so savage? This is a very fully described plot, a complete adventure.

CirrusWind
October 29, 2003
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.000000
Lost Saga    Plots  (Discovery)   (Mini-Campaign)

When a local farmer discovers something at the bottom of his new well, the fate of the land will hang in the balance.

CirrusWind
October 17, 2003
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.045455
Buried and Forgotten    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

A group of travelers come across an abandoned village and find themselves in a battle for their lives.

ephemeralstability
September 20, 2003
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.375000
The Old Kingdom Plots    Plots  (Discovery)   (Encounter)

Plots for use with the Old Kingdom setting.

Adel
August 20, 2003
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 16 / 4.312500
The Dreamkeeper    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

Selene’s life revolves around a secret that not even she knows. It is when this secret is revealed to her; that she can go and fufill her own destiny…

(inspired from the dream walkers thread)

Ylorea
August 19, 2003
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.187500
Castel under Siege    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

A Castle or better a fortified tower is floating over the country side and being attacked by goblins (or other monsters, depending on PC strength)

Matze
August 16, 2003
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.687500
Teenager in love    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

People disappear under mysterious cicumstances, undead creatures are seen and the villain is 14 years old.

MoonHunter
July 20, 2003
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.875000
The Tome of Klorak    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

A great Evil has settled across the land. A sage of your acquaintance thinks he have a solution. He found several references to an older tome of healing that details such a crisis and gives a solution.  The Tome of Klorak. However, all copies were destroyed a century ago, as the clerics call him a heretic. One copy might remain.  It is in the royal library in the lost city of Asylum.

MoonHunter
July 20, 2003
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 3.791667
Madness on the road    Plots  (Discovery)   (Encounter)

Once a year, the army rounds up the Mad and takes them to the City of Asylum.  While you are travelling on the road, you encounter an army unit escorting 30 insane people dressed in tattered clothes.  Yet one might not be mad….

Melvins Cat
July 19, 2003
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 3.333333
Spring cleaning    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

Sometimes things are simpler then they look…

Ria Hawk
July 12, 2003
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
The Mystery of Cicero Talaten    Plots  (Discovery)   (Encounter)

The great mage Cicero Talaten and his family suddenly vanished one day two hundred years ago.  The bodies of his wife, daughter, and one of his sons were found on the grounds of his ancestral home.  But what of Talaten himself, or his other son?

Siren365
June 7, 2003
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.600000
A World of Mystery    Plots  (Discovery)   (Multi-Storyline)

Floating cities, legendary spells, sinking islands, and a missing king.

ephemeralstability
May 14, 2003
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.000000
Winds and waters keep...    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

“Winds and waters keep,
a hush more dead than any sleep”
- W. Allingham, Ruined Chapel.

The trade ships from Menast have failed to arrive, but why?

MoonHunter
April 14, 2003
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 3.884615
The Twisting of the Land    Plots  (Discovery)   (Encounter)

Something strange has infected the land. Plants and Animals are taking on the characteristics of other plants and animals. Many are harmless, others have become monsters.  The effect has spread from the near by wilds and into the populated areas. The first person has been infected by this strange malady.

Ria Hawk
April 10, 2003
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 3.863636
Hail to the Queen    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

The Queen of Thieves is a mysterious person.  All that is know about her is that she’s the greatest living thief in the world.  Some even say she doesn’t exist.  Oh, she exists all right.  And maybe it’s a good thing no one knows about her…

Ria Hawk
April 4, 2003
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.750000
The Well of the Dreamer    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

It is said that somewhere in the wilderness, there is a well with miraculous powers.  Some said that it bestowed eternal youth.  Some said it contained all of the knowledge in the world.  There were other rumors.  But they remain only rumors, for of all of those that sought the well, only two returned.  And they did not return the same…

ephemeralstability
March 11, 2003
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.750000
Catacombs    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Silent voices in the catacombs of hush demand call out to the King in his sleep. He awakes, pale as bone, raving and delusional, whispering of the Retribution of the Charred Skulls. The servants look on horrified at their foaming lord…

strom
March 6, 2003
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.000000
Dark Tides    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

A mad necromancer is bent on enslaving the world.

Erik
February 25, 2003
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 3.269231
The Golem Wars    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

The Golem Wars are over now. There is a great peace around the world, but something evil and powerfull has been awakened in the darkness.

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Wet Faeries

       By: Murometz

Sages and naturalists frown at the common name given to these strange creatures by the small folk, but sometimes the silliest nicknames for creatures, places and people persevere in the minds of many. “Purifiers”, “Pond Jellies”, “Breath-Stealers”, “Lung-Ticklers” and “River Butterflies” are much less commonly heard appellations for these life forms. Wet Faeries are basically (and simply) a species of fist-sized, fresh-water jellyfish. Several traits steer them toward the peculiar category however. Firstly, Wet Faeries are nearly invisible in the water, much like their marine cousins but even more so. One can swim in a river swarming with these critters and not even notice their presence. Secondly, they possess the unique ability to clean and purify whatever body of water they inhabit. They do this via some sort of biological filtration process, sucking in all toxins present in the water, and releasing it back in its purest form. Needless to say, they are both a blessing and a curse to whichever folk dwell beside the rivers and lakes Wet Faeries inhabit. On one hand, no purer water can be found anywhere than a Wet Faerie lake or pond, and yet, in “pure” water “life” tends in fact to die out, lacking the needed nutrients to prosper. Thirdly, their “sting” is (unfortunately) virulently poisonous to all mammalians. Wet Faeries are loathe to sting anyone or anything, using their barbed fronds as a last line of defense, but if stung, most swimmers will suffer respiratory arrest, and die within minutes, usually drowning before they can make it back to shore.

Alchemists, druids, and less savory characters have studied these creatures over the years, and have predictably found all the ways Wet Faeries could be exploited. Morbidly humorous, some bards find it, that the Poisoners and Assassins Guilds as well as the Healer’s Union, all prize these creatures. The assassins use the extracted venom in obvious fashion, while the priests and healers use the still-living jelly-fish to sterilize other poison potions and to cure those already poisoned on death’s door.

It is known that a certain Earl Von Trumble keeps his vast castle moat stocked with Wet Faeries, the waters so clear that every bone of every one of his past enemies can be clearly seen on the bottom, twenty two feet below.

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