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Nobody
October 3, 2013
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Volcano Trees    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Mountains)

A heat resistant tree with stone bark and leaves, that only lives in volcanic areas.

Part of my series on pseudo-magical world building

valadaar
April 30, 2013
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.250000
The Devil Of The Mountain    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Mountains)

Rumors of gold and more, spoken on the wind draw the greedy to their doom.

Forganthus
December 9, 2012
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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.

axlerowes
January 27, 2012
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.555556
The Hemangini Flying Squirrel    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Mountains)

100 word pest

Tundra
August 29, 2011
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Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Balarian Mountain Goats    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Mountains)

They hop, they bleat. They shed their skins.

EchoMirage
March 14, 2011
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 9 / 4.444444
The Tree of Bone    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Mountains)

High above the lands of the living, where frost and howling of the wind reign, the morbid monument to a faith long dead calls the deceased on a last pilgrimage.

Rathor
December 22, 2010
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 1.833333
GraveBorn    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Mountains)

Hidden in the snowy mountains lies a small settlement. Not unlike others however this village is entirely populated by undead. These undead are atypical.

Ramhir
November 5, 2010
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 8 / 3.312500
The Strolenati Mountain Sheep    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Mountains)

The young mountain sheep came charging up the trail and into the Meadow of the Elders, past the startled Elder-Guards, and stopped, panting and half incoherent. “Relax,” came a deep, amused voice in his mind. “Take a deep breath, and then share your thoughts with us.”

Yes, Revered One.” He took the deep breath advised, then trotted forward and touched his head to that of the Elder.

Robopoop
October 27, 2009
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The Earthen Titans of the White Sky Mountains    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Mountains)

"Neither steel nor stone could cause any damage, my Lord... It was simply too big, unlike any enemy we have ever seen."

Legion Captain Meron's last report to General Lorgar

"When the trees shuddered and the earth shook, we knew it was far too late to retreat."

Excerpt of General Lorgar's last report to Emperor Paulus, following the loss of his entire army of 10,000 men

Pieh
August 25, 2009
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.083333
Silver Snake    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Mountains)

Don't run blindly for the silver vein or you will never see that what you seek is pain.

Grey
May 22, 2009
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Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Zekluft    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Mountains)

Picture the wildest rodeo you’ve ever seen. Now picture it half a mile above the earth.

Ouroboros
September 25, 2008
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Votes: 6 / 4.166667
Rock Traghax    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Mountains)

..and from the heaps of the fallen burst a nightmarish creature, sinuous death, like a snake with legs, the dying fires of the battlefields reflecting in its glittering scales. Mounted on its back, in dark, light-absorbing armour and wielding a lightning-wreathed lance, sat a monstrous knight, the horns on his helmet marking him as a Knight of the Locastrian Heron Guard.

He and his mount fell on me and my unit and from that encounter; I was the only survivor….

Excerpt from A Soldier´s Tale by Sgt. Amonar Trask (ret) of the Home Guard of Akral Tel

Siren no Orakio
September 15, 2008
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Crystal Dragons of Sogth VII    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Mountains)

The crystal dragons of Sogth VII are strange and sinuous beasts, be they stalking across the land on their four legs, and swimming through the ammonia seas.

ephemeralstability
March 10, 2008
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.600000
The Cursed Twins of The Stalagmite King    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Mountains)

The genesis of Gurgustius and Gorboduc and the curse upon their father Brutus is a terrible legend. Who knows if it is true? But it is the only way to account for the hideous sutured spawn of the King who is hidden.

Kassil
January 11, 2008
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Votes: 7 / 3.571429
Goldleaf    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Mountains)

Prized for the metallic sheen of the foliage, this peculiar plant dwells on the banks of mountain rivers, relying on heavy metals and photoelectric power to spread itself

Ouroboros
November 17, 2007
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Votes: 6 / 4.000000
The Molochii    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Mountains)

The giants of the Thunderheads

Dozus
November 16, 2007
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Humanoids: Darnuné    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Mountains)

Few even know of the existence of the Darnuné.

Ria Hawk
August 25, 2007
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The Matakos    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Mountains)

"Such a delirious monstrosity would never be allowed by the Unconquered Sun!  It is the spawn of the hell-fiends sent to do their foul work!  It and those that brought it into being must be destroyed!"  - Lux Sialos, Knight of the Shining Crusade

Scrasamax
June 16, 2007
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Mountain Trolls    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Mountains)

They were formidable even before they learned how to use weapons.

Nahactl, the Wanderer

Scrasamax
April 21, 2007
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The Abomination of Yirn Monastary    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Mountains)

Does that thing ever shut it’s blasted mouth? Why did you give it one to begin with?

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       By: manfred

As the PCs travel the road, right after a bend they hear a sharp whistle and call: "Heeey, not so lazy, move your asses!" It is a large man that calls, and there are unwilling workers that listen. A small company, 10-15 men work on the road, push boulders aside, dig up roots from under the road, etc. The large man that shouted turns to you, smiles fast and mutters something under his breath, sounds like cursing some lazy worker. "Where does the road bring you from, travellers?" And does a little small-talk.

And what is really happening? A group of bandits is 'adapting' the road for shady purposes. The road will not be wider, but tighter, with enough cover around (and a few traps perhaps), and will become an ideal spot for ambushing travellers or entire caravans. The bandit leader wants them all to appear harmless. The 'lazy worker' he cursed was actually a guard that should give warning before any travellers come around (fallen asleep). Not surprisingly, the boss may decide for an ambush even now.

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