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the Wanderer
December 22, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.777778
Tomb Trilosydes    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

Some places are better left undisturbed…you never know what may be waiting there for you.

Wulfhere
December 16, 2006
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
The Bellowes Beastes    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

In the depths of Destinen Wood, the grotesque pets of the Dark Lady lurk, belching forth their vile webs.

Strolen
December 14, 2006
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Sieka    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Underground)

Named for a type of tick found in the wastelands of Acheron, it is extremely tiny, barely the size of an ant or ladybug and, due to its bright blue coloring and segmented, mite-like body, it is often taken to be a strange insect. It is not, however, a harmless bug.

Cheka Man
December 13, 2006
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.125000
The Snarf    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

The Snarf is one of the funnier and seemingly harmless and defenseless beasts, but underestimate it at your peril.

Cheka Man
December 9, 2006
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.900000
VirginsBane Beetle    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

The VirginsBane Beetle has ruined the life of many an innocent girl. Many a forced wedlock or an honour killing has been caused by it’s sting.

manfred
December 3, 2006
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.571429
Mirruva Fox    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A smaller cousin of the typical fox, closer to trees.

Wulfhere
November 27, 2006
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.833333
Myrie Bugs    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

Crawling among the garbage and offal, the detritus of what men call civilization, the myrie bugs claim their own small domains.  They eat, and breed, and wait…

Maggot
November 17, 2006
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
The Agerai    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Swamp)

A dark shadow falls over the still waters of the swamp, and for a brief instant every sound made by a living creature ceases.

Unbeknown to them, the party of Brave People wading in the shallows in hot pursuit of a small band of defeated human soldiers, have themselves unwittingly become the prey.

Shadoweagle
October 30, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.000000
Jakthra    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

Storm clouds! The folk of the caravan were overjoyed! They had been moving through the hostile desert for weeks, and this was the first they had seen of any sign of precipitation. The people actually cheered when the first drops of rain hit the desert sand. But soon the cheering turned to cries of confusion as the sand beneath their feet began to move…

Maggot
October 27, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.571429
Geshua's Clouds    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

And the Immortal Spirit shall unleash his wrath to strike down the maloveant forces that would seek to oppose the Chosen sons of Geshua..

-Fifth Verse from The Gospel Of Prophecies

Scrasamax
October 23, 2006
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Comments: 20
Ideas: 10
Votes: 8 / 4.187500
Concerning Bears    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Often the largest of the terrestrial predators, the bear is often overlooked in favor of more flashy and glamourous monsters.

Wulfhere
October 18, 2006
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Fire Kine    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

These foul-tempered brutes are seldom encountered away from their native jungles, and a good thing that is!

valadaar
October 17, 2006
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.250000
Ralu    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

From the Book, The Southern Reaches - of Savages and Silver, a travel log by Admiral (ret.) Saveth, noted Naturalist.
“One of the most interesting discoveries we made during our visit with the Hanaset was the odd looking, but very useful beast they called the Ralu. ”

Wulfhere
September 21, 2006
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.833333
Compall Fowle    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The crests of Compall Fowle are reputed to have potent healing powers, but little else is known of the vicious birds.

Scrasamax
August 27, 2006
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Comments: 19
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.466667
The Demon's Herd    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

Fiendish of appearance, beware these black kine…

Cheka Man
August 11, 2006
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.125000
Giant Urchin    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

Twisted and cave-filled are many of the coastlines of Acqua, scoured by the mighty waves and sucking currants and tides. If you are not careful when approaching one of these caves, you might well not be able to dodge in time as one or more spines spring out at you.

Dozus
August 9, 2006
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.055556
Grassbiter    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

“Careful where you step.  There’re grassbiters ‘round here.”
-Farmer Jorl

Appaloosa
July 14, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.062500
Greiges' Killer Shrews    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Other)

Those who hunt by night will tell you that the wildest, most vicious of all animals is the tiny shrew.
The shrew feeds only by the dark of night. He must eat his own body weight every few hours or stave to death. The ravenous shrew eats everything, bones, flesh, marrow… everything.
Intro from Attack of the Killer Shrews 1959

MoonHunter
July 9, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.916667
Verner    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Other)

The toxic lands of the Wastes should support no life. Here the land is slowly corrosive to the touch, causing illness with prolonged contact. The bubbling sulfur and ectomass pools are especially lovely, if you have the right aesthetic. The soil is soft and any heavy object slowly sinks. Other than a few migrant birds and some exotic small insects, The Wastes support only one native lifeform - The Verners - Exerpt from the often wrong but very popular Kalemandi’s Beasts of Lore and World.

Mourngrymn
July 7, 2006
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.409091
Torch Spider    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

There! Did you see it that time? I swear someone is following us. I keep seeing torchlight through the damn trees. I'm telling you, something is following us.

Thom, your either seeing things or drinking to much. There is no one following us. See look . . . wait, they look . . . they look like spiders but they are on fire!

- Last words of Micha, Traveller and Explorer.

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It seemed like a great place to camp. The clearing was good sized and sheltered from the wind. The brook just a few feet away. There is a natural hallow to keep the horses.

Then the night came.

It was like it became a different place. The temperature dropped. The wind, which does not seem to disturb cloth, almost cuts through you like an arctic wind. No one can sleep, as the soft ground has turned hard. The horses are uneasy. The Bats are flying over and stopping in the trees.

And then there is the eyes. There are glowing eyes just inside the tree line watching your group. The mages and clerics can detect nothing, but there is still something there.

(yet there is nothing at all... The Darkness will do nothing unless the players do something to it. And even then it will all seem to be a conincidence.)

Of course, in the morning, it all becomes sweet and light.

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