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Ria Hawk
June 12, 2006
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The Jandoshan    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

“We beg the protection of the gods.  Of Deneth, divine father; of Larisa, queen of the heavens; of Mynis, guardian of the gates; of Tychis, master of secrets; of Desha, she who protects.  Grant us safety from the sons of the devourer of worlds.  Grant us protection from the Jandoshan.”
- Ethalani prayer

Cheka Man
May 31, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 22 / 4.454545
Urn Beast    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (City/ Ruin)

Several arson attacks, and two deaths later, as the Mayor retreated from the ashy figure before him and his curtains went up in flame, he decided that burning the Bishop had been a very bad idea.

April 15, 2006
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Votes: 4 / 4.500000
Epargner Daemon    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

homunculi of the Old World, epargner daemons were once as common as cats…

Cheka Man
April 13, 2006
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Comments: 14
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Votes: 7 / 3.500000
Velvet Worm    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

When in towns or near human habitation, be careful what you use your swords on, for that large sluglike Velvet Worm you might be facing could well be someone’s beloved family pet.

March 5, 2006
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Comments: 27
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.821429
The Ink Drinkers    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (City/ Ruin)

“The last thing we ever saw was its inky tail as it swept under the door. I fear the scions of Durnthar have taken yet another piece of us.” - Gould Maran, Keeper of the Throne Seal

February 28, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.111111
Scroll Gholem    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

What happens when the very fabric of magic is transformed into something else by accident. When the theories of transference are shattered due to lack of preperation and study?

As long as you do not experiement around your stash of magic scrolls, luckily you will never know.

January 27, 2006
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.600000
Ash Children    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

Some are called dhampir, others exalt as champions of undeath, and yet neither of these are correct…

Sydney Cain
January 7, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 2.785714
Ghoul    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (City/ Ruin)

Bound to serve, unable to leave, many go insane with the duty of a ghoul.

December 21, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 21 / 4.738095
The Mogrolyth    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

Forget the rickety, fragile skeletons. Remove all thoughts of the limping, weak zombies. Shrug off thoughts of blood-dependant vampires. Whereas the former are reflections of necromatic magic, the Mogrolyth is a creation derived from the pure essence of unholy power - namely pain.

December 20, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.500000
The Horror of Pamplemousse    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (City/ Ruin)

Some years ago a dark cult was founded in the Forecastle area of Hahvrensburg. The cultists were defeated by a band of heroes. A month after the heroes left the city and went on about their business, something massive came out of the earth.

December 17, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
Ghulas - Eaters of the Dead    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

Below the surface of the Earth, dwelling in darkness and forgotten catacombs, the goat-headed Ghouls, dark spirits of murder, feast on the dead. Ghouls dwell in old, forgotten places, luring others down into the grasping claws of their evil tribes.

December 17, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Azhag    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

The Azhag (‘ah-ZHAHG’; from Old West-Carmanian azadg, meaning watchman, sentry), called Tomb Guardians or Demon Shadows, are the terrible Undead guardians of the tombs of the Ancient Ones.

December 10, 2005
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Kythrythe - People of the Insect God    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

The Kythrythe are a different kind of people. Given their worship of the Insect God Kythrellemen, they are more than just Humans. These people, except for their eyes, will be normal people at first glance. Some might be quite big or small or graceful, but they look like people. At second glance you will notice their small antena peeking out from their hair. Every now and again, you will see one that has been "blessed" by the God and granted "Marks of the God", insect like physical abilities.

December 1, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.333333
Souless    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

The call to Him is unnerving. The power He gives is unmatched. He is the reason why I turned my back on my God and now worship Him. I will live eternal for the trade of my Soul to a God. I can live with that.

-Rakeos -Follower of Sethalis, fallen Priest of Aduivo

Cheka Man
November 18, 2005
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
The Few    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (City/ Ruin)

The first sign of one of the Few is the glow that surrounds it.Most of the survivors of such encounters only saw the glow, for few can fight face to face with the Few and survive to tell the tale.

November 10, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Olwynn    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

As your advisor my liege I am apt to tell you the difficulty in what you ask. Enemies are indeed everywhere and what you propose will inevidable be the end of your line. It is not always the enemies in front of you with a sword that are the worst, it is the ones behind you with a dagger you should watch for. Do not fear that which you see my lord, fear what you do not!

-Inaeius Keal - Advisor to the King of Kerrabar, Prophet and Seerer

November 8, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.500000
Fydres    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (City/ Ruin)

Fydre tried to destroy cities and return people to the Green in his lifetime. His “curse” attempts to drive people out of the cities.

October 30, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.500000
Gharjoy - A type of Gargoyle    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (City/ Ruin)

Gharjoy are one of the seven things that are called Gargoyle. They may be the origin of all things Gargoyle.

October 30, 2005
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Votes: 3 / 4.333333
Winged Geomorphs - A type of Gargoyle    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (City/ Ruin)

There are seven or so types of lifeforms considered Gargoyles by the less informed. This is one.

Geomorphs are related to Earth Elementals in structure and form, but these creatures have more in common with ectomorphs (spirit forms) than true Fey or Elementals. They may be a distant offshoot of spirit dragons.

October 29, 2005
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Votes: 3 / 2.500000
Spoilsbugs    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

Adventurers and Beetles both quest after the same things. The Beetles tend to win.

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       By: manfred

Real World: some Indians in the Amazon treat their eyes with a traditional potion applied with palm leaves. Brutally painful, the drug alters vision, giving the jungle's dense green walls greater texture and dimension. You could adapt this to desert or swamps, or other hard to navigate regions.

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