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axlerowes
March 23, 2014
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The Martell Griffin and the 8th Plague of Lake Superior    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Plains)

All you need to stop a brain is a bullet.

Jojokiwi
December 23, 2013
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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"

Scrasamax
September 18, 2013
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Comments: 3
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Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Budiansky Drone    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Plains)

An incarnation of Laserbeak, and condor/cyborgs for the Cosmic Era

rickster
September 5, 2013
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.722222
The Hedge Maze    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Plains)

Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards... -- Gildor, via J R R Tolkien

axlerowes
January 6, 2013
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Comments: 5
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Votes: 1 / 3.500000
The Saulberry    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Plains)

The food of the Gods: specifically a bitter sappy God.

chaoticwaffle
August 4, 2012
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.166667
Peripheral Beasts    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Plains)

"Bah, dere be no such thing as no 'peripheral beast'. How can their exist a creature you canno' even look at?"

Torax Shieldbreaker, Dwarven explorer

Moonlake
May 13, 2012
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 3.500000
Sheen Leech    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

A variety of bizarre but otherwise harmless insects. 

Tundra
September 8, 2011
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Girsh    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Plains)

Rabbit-leonine like grass dwellers, for flavour

Pieh
October 23, 2010
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Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Odinsteed    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

When you want a horse, but not any horse will do. You don't want a Lord's horse, nor one fit for a King. You want a horse bred for a God.

Be careful of unearthing legends, however.

Ramhir
October 20, 2010
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Votes: 5 / 2.800000
BattleSteeds    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Plains)

 

“So, you want to buy a horse?” the grizzled Catfolk horse-master said.

“Yes. I'd like to buy a battlesteed and I'll pay whatever you ask,” the human replied.

“No. We never sell the Little Brothers of the Clan. Find a regular horse instead.”

“But my Lord wants a battlesteed and ...”

“No.”

Ted
September 12, 2010
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Votes: 7 / 4.357143
Veracit's Furball    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

It's so cute!

Wait, why is it glowing?
 

Scrasamax
April 22, 2010
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.750000
Hill Turtles    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Plains)

Mapmaker's bane, a few of these can ruin a decade of cartography!

Scrasamax
January 25, 2010
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.500000
Dew Nettle    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Plains)

Mind the nettles son, it's wet out.

 

Cheka Man
January 18, 2010
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Army of the Lost    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Plains)

The first sign of the Army of the Lost are the legs. Blown off legs, hopping along wearing their military boots. And not long afterwards, the rest of the Army arrives, and the horizon from left to right is filled with the decomposing bodies, many of which carry weapons. Unless you can outrun them or fortify your position, you will soon be joining this army of the Undead.

Lockheed
November 1, 2009
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Votes: 2 / 3.500000
The Kebah-Di'i, students of the White Sand God    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Plains)

Displaced natives, the alien Kebah-Di'i have taken to the new ways of their adoptive society with surprising gusto.

axlerowes
August 11, 2009
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.500000
Ghostchasers    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

Ghostchasers are small nocturnal birds that have the ability to see what normal humans and most other animals cannot.

Scrasamax
February 15, 2009
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
The Land Dragons of Tevesage    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

The see the land dragons of Tevesage is to see the sharks of the land.

manfred
December 21, 2008
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Comments: 8
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Votes: 7 / 3.071429
Seaman's Fruit    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Plains)

"And make sure the fruit stays dry."
- The Best Cook of Royal Navy, a book never read

manfred
December 12, 2008
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Votes: 4 / 3.500000
The Zenahin Flower    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Plains)

The Zenahin Flower, Zenahin Bloom, Star Eye, Mood Flower, Little Judge, it has many names.

manfred
November 19, 2008
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
The Melaran Drakelings    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

"Never forget the season if you want to defeat the plainsfolk."

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Pearl Spider Economics

       By: Murometz

These rare, fist-sized spiders do not make webs, but rather excrete secretions which harden upon contact with air. These "droppings" resemble barley-sized spider eggs, or even lustrous pearls, once the slime coating them, dries up. In fact, dried Pearl Spider "drops" are indistinguishable from the marine varieties produced by mollusks, and hence of identical value on the open market!

Several centuries ago, they were studied by naturalists, and several observations were made. Firstly, was that these spiders "lay" these pearls for no apparent or discernible "natural" reason, and secondly, the naturalists had discovered that the more these spiders ate or were fed--and they were true omnivores--the larger the spider pearls came out.

A cottage industry began. Enterprising merchants hunted and collected these creatures across the lands, erecting spider-farms for the manufacture of Spider Pearls. It wasn't long before someone got the idea to force-feed the spiders, ala foie gras geese, and soon, the fattened spiders began pooping out pearls of great size! (relatively speaking). The regular pearl market came to disarray, and prices and value fluctuated wildly.

[b]Plothook[/b] The Mermen Mercantile Alliance hires the party to eradicate all terrestrial Pearl Spider Farms!

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