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Dragon Lord
November 14, 2005
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.000000
The Beast of Cragley Forest    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

A dangerous beast is loose in the forest.

Does the circus have anything to do with it, and if so can they help catch it?

More to the point, will they admit it?

GleepwurpTheEyebiter
August 23, 2005
Hits: 6931
Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 1.750000
The Evil Brothers    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

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

Monument
July 18, 2005
Hits: 6211
Comments: 12
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!

Monument
July 14, 2005
Hits: 4607
Comments: 8
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.

Siren no Orakio
June 24, 2005
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 16 / 3.781250
The /What/ Knight?    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

The Seer of Ceylon has had an ominous vision. A warrior clad all in black armor, a horde of demons at his back, and a woman equally vile at his side shall assault Ceylon in the coming weeks. Ceylon shall fall, and burn, and a darkness such as man has never known shall fall upon the world. To prevent this, he has called the PCs forth, and ordered them to slay the man in his vision…

Stefan
May 18, 2005
Hits: 4971
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
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
Hits: 5458
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
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
Hits: 8432
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
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

AgentTwiggy
March 9, 2005
Hits: 10209
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 2.750000
Sodin's Stone    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

Treachery, murder, magic and an army of the dead, all in one rather confusing escapade.

CaptainPenguin
March 4, 2005
Hits: 32176
Comments: 25
Ideas: 0
Votes: 19 / 4.421053
Return To Me    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

“Return to me,” she said, and as he died, he said: “I shall return”.
And though the years flew like sparrows from disturbed nest, he did return, year after year…

Dragon Lord
February 9, 2005
Hits: 5487
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.

macaroni
February 5, 2005
Hits: 4587
Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.500000
Sour Grapes    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

The PCs traveling through the mountain end up in the the small village of Bitterfruit, this tiny village is the epitome of paradise, but even paradise has its secrets.

macaroni
February 5, 2005
Hits: 5391
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.333333
The Highway comes to Harbuckle    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

subterfuge abounds in this royal rumble over the kings road project. The road is way behind schedule and someone needs to find out why.

Dragon Lord
January 21, 2005
Hits: 5680
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
A Test of Loyalty    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

Political ambition, religious confusion, ancient artefacts, and a mad ghost.

Dragon Lord
January 20, 2005
Hits: 5142
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.666667
The Avenging Angel    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

A long forgotten atrocity and crime left unsolved.
At what point does the quest for justice become a desire for revenge?
And when does revenge become another atrocity?

Scrasamax
December 28, 2004
Hits: 7102
Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.366667
Gator Hunt    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

There are sewers beneath the cobbled stone streets, carrying the filth of society away, rather than letting it pile up into steaming heaps of refuse. Something has moved into the sewers and is now coming to the surface to feed.

Iain
December 21, 2004
Hits: 37550
Comments: 31
Ideas: 0
Votes: 23 / 4.934783
Regression    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

The evil mage Zarakoth is dead, but with his death the world has gone mad. The aging characters are confronted on all sides by rot, death and decay whilst around them the world regresses rapidly to the stone age. Furthermore, Zarakoth seems to have miraculously not died - and to be more powerful than ever.

theokratie
December 13, 2004
Hits: 5658
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
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?

MistyMerchant
November 11, 2004
Hits: 4444
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
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.

Scrasamax
October 20, 2004
Hits: 7019
Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 16 / 4.218750
The Tolling of the Bell    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

The bell calls from its lonely tower, ringing across the valley. For whom does the bell toll, it tolls for thee…

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the dead mechent of death

       By: celticring

To Dougles Nye money is power, a powerful wizard only newly into lich-hood

Originally the son of servants to a noble family, yet he found that life humiliating. "How could anyone stand to serve another?" he often wondered. His father, was a greedy man who offered an explanation one day “It’s all for the coin, every demanding, humiliating thing. It’s for the coin, boy."

So when Dougles began developing the potential for magic, he found a way out of a life of servitude. Learning magic though stolen books, he made his escape. Taking the all the possessions of the lord’s vaults with him. He set out to gain as much money as possible.

His gifts for magic allowed him many advantages other merchants could only dream of. Capitalized on the use of deviation magic, allowing him to always having what the city he is in needs most, whether that is wheat or weapons, poison or drug doesn’t matter to him.

Some would say he follows war, disease, famine, and political strife like a vulture looking for a nice carcass to claim. What they don’t know is he has a hand in the conflict he supposedly follows. Assassinating ruler to incite wars, casting spells that decimating crops, acting as an information broker to both sides in a conflict. Dougles is known as a man who can get what you need to some, to other a monster who capitalizes on the suffering of others.

The lich know as Dougles Nye, prefers the title ”The Merchant of Death” for that shows just how much power money has earned him.

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