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Skull
December 12, 2015
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 1
Votes: 9 / 4.222222
Phantom Wood    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

A chilling wind whips through the hollow. Winter's bite grips your spine. The very air you breath stings. Snow swirls all around you, yet, the trees... the trees are motionless in the gale, unaffected by the cold, biting winds.

Murometz
December 10, 2015
Hits: 233
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
The Leg of St. Goag    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

The limb that got away and became the symbol of a revolution.

Linean
August 8, 2015
Hits: 310
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.900000
Gargatias    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Space)

Understanding that the planets in the universe are simply eggs, waiting to be torn apart by the creatures inside, gave birth to more questions than answers.

SickTharos
July 23, 2015
Hits: 375
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Arachnartids, the Slaves of Felenthur    Society/ Organizations  (Unique)   (Desert)

"Eight legged, human body, magical and damnation. That's what they are"

Scrasamax
May 15, 2015
Hits: 481
Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
Encounter 701    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

Log: Encounter 701,Syowa Antarctica

Classification: Keter, magnitude 5

Type: plasmic manifestation

Aramax
January 29, 2015
Hits: 372
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Sinister, Lord of Left Socks    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (City/ Ruin)

The only true god of the Stolen World.

Sometimes names can be deceptive

Aramax
January 28, 2015
Hits: 528
Comments: 5
Ideas: 1
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
MMWWW Goddess of Milk    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

In a world without almost any gods ,sometimes you have to take what you get. A tale of the Stolen World

axlerowes
March 23, 2014
Hits: 664
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
The Martell Griffin and the 8th Plague of Lake Superior    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Plains)

All you need to stop a brain is a bullet.

Scrasamax
February 28, 2014
Hits: 536
Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.000000
Encounter 45    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Other)

Log: Encounter 45, London Arcoplex

Classification: Keter, magnitude 3

Type: Extradimensional Manifestation

Jojokiwi
December 23, 2013
Hits: 780
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.416667
The Leviathan's Enemy    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Plains)

"Alright where is the beast so that I can size it up?"

"That's the thing...you see that mountain range over there?"

"Yeah, the twin spires, what of it?"

"Well that's the beast"

CrazyF1r3f0x
November 12, 2013
Hits: 800
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.666667
The Swamp Wraith    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Swamp)

This frightening creature has some rather cruel methods to torture its prey

Scrasamax
November 10, 2013
Hits: 1532
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.250000
Bahamoot    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Water)

Before Final Fantasy turned Bahamut into a dragon, it was a fish

Moonlake
June 27, 2013
Hits: 1440
Comments: 20
Ideas: 2
Votes: 7 / 4.071429
Harmless Chinese Mythical Lifeforms    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

A collection of relatively harmless Chinese Mythical Lifeforms

Dossta
June 26, 2013
Hits: 1037
Comments: 7
Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 4.625000
The Wu Xing Beasts    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

Two creatures, forever cycling between the phases of the 5 elements, unable to rejoin.

Shadoweagle
April 12, 2013
Hits: 1002
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.642857
Vauraki    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Desert)

Travelling the shifting sands at night was always a dangerous task. Freshly recruited into the Ouzquin Dremorix army, young Fallava and Moruz followed the grizzled veteran before them.  They were hunting a band of Latrani orcs, and the trail was fresh. The grey-haired Avaki raised two fingers in a sign of silence as the trio neared the top of the rise, and slowly, the man breached the top of the dune. "Aaahh," Avaki exhaled mournfully as he slung his Ouzala over his shoulders. Down the other side of the dune lay an oasis, and as Fallava and Moruz came forth they saw the reason for Avacti's sigh. The corpses of a dozen Ouzquin Dremorix lay in pieces across the bank of the water. Blood stained the sand. Without looking back to the young man and woman, Avaki spoke softly, "Vauraki has fed well this night."
A chill ran up Moruz's spine. He could have sworn he heard a wilting howl inside his head.

Darkornyx
March 17, 2013
Hits: 688
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Farons, the Voidwalkers    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

They have no souls, but they live. They are formless, but they walked. They are unseen, but they reveals. They walk the dark plains, but they show the lights. And they were given a chance to choose side. And yet, they chose righteous. And that's the Farons. Creature that walks the void realm.


Alavandrion
January 27, 2013
Hits: 955
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.700000
Kalraka Dzeik – The Lightning's Will    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

Kalraka Dzeik is a sentient lightning storm with a following of cultists. It has much in common with a natural disaster or a plague; it starts at a single point but spreads like wildfire if given the chance. It is capable of terrible destruction, and will take heroic effort to stop, if it can be stopped at all.

Forganthus
December 9, 2012
Hits: 824
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.571429
Ghorion, the Weaponmaster    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Mountains)

Ghorion was once one of the Three Troll Kings of the Cloudsteeth Mountains.  Undeath has only made him crueler, and much, much more powerful.

Shadoweagle
November 22, 2012
Hits: 1136
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Scable    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (City/ Ruin)

Watcher comes now. It comes to set me free

Of its curse of dark and emptiness and endless misery.

Chaosmark
September 28, 2012
Hits: 1247
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
Murderblaze    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

 ...And 'lo, the days of Bennu drew to a close, and he built himself a pyre from which to be reborn in cleansing fire. But trickery snared his form, blackening radiant feathers to twilight...

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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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