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caesar193
August 9, 2012
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The Great Tree    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)

"Aye, lad, the Great Tree- its got a branch in each world, and each branch is a world. If one were to find the place this world, this branch, met the main trunk, like I did, they could go to them other worlds. 'Course, you'd be some kinda poison, or, or, disease to the Tree, and that damn tree got one hell of an immune system. When me an' me buddies entered her trunk, she put up one hell of a fight. We fought for hours through every protection system she had, and all to get lost is this world fulla strange elves who glamoured us, trying to keep us as pets. We barely got back." -Old Gerald, man in the pub

Borrowed shamelessly from Norse mythology (see Yggdrassil, the World Tree), the Great Tree both connects and is worlds.

chaoticwaffle
August 4, 2012
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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

Dossta
July 30, 2012
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The Hellephant    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)
DNA can be a funny thing.  Flip a gene here and the resulting offspring is sterile.  Twist this one around and the kid winds up twice as big as either parent.  And this one?  Lets just say that there‚Äôs a reason why some genetic experimentation is very, very illegal. 
MysticMoon
July 30, 2012
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Votes: 7 / 4.071429
Chimera Prototype Mk-XXIII    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Also known as "The Ravager," Chimera Prototype Mk-XXIII is an example of man's hubris. What was supposed to benefit the last bastions of wealth and power in a dying world has become an unstoppable force of destruction.

caesar193
July 29, 2012
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The Shadowbeasts    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

The sun rises over the city. The great skyscraper's silhouettes from the fresh beams appear almost golden. The city is waking up, with the morning's half asleep citizens going about their daily routines. Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts open up, and revel in the influx of business. People head to work. The clocktower chimes, signaling the time of 9:00. But then a great shadow blocks out the sun. And the citizens of this metropolis start to scream as they are lifted up bodily by these beasts. An hour full of terror and screams goes by. And then another. And when the clocktower chimes again, signaling the time of 11:00, no one heard it. They had all been carried away. There were no flaming wrecks, nor collapsed buildings, as any other giant monster would leave. Simply empty streets, and a forbidding silence.

Chaosmark
July 12, 2012
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Encounter: Shadowbeast    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

A short sidebar of encounter information for the fel Shadowbeasts.

Cheka Man
July 12, 2012
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Slow Death Cap    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Forest/ Jungle)


The Slow Death Cap looks, to those who don't know what they are looking at, like an edible mushroom, but eating it is one of the most unwise things anybody could possibly do.

OmegaDraco
July 9, 2012
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The Qualm    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Space)

The Qualm is a giant mass of tentacles and leaves with hundreds of mouth-like pods lined with teeth. It is about 1/8 of the size of Earth's moon, and it travels through space looking for nutrient rich planets that it can suck dry.

Scrasamax
July 7, 2012
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Argillomata    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Most folk would call an argillomatus a clay golem. They would be wrong.

Scrasamax
July 7, 2012
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The Moon Hunter    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Space)

AHHHH!!! It's the Moon Hunter!!! Run Away!!!

Cheka Man
June 25, 2012
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Changeling Wasp    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The nobleman was out on horseback when he came too close to a nest of Changeling wasps. The first sting made him scream and sent him falling from his horse. When he felt the second sting and was close to passing out with the pain, he thought Whatever happens now, my life of freedom is over. Even if I am not stung again,and escape being paralysed or killed I will be a girl. I will no longer have the right to choose who I marry, to carry a weapon, to join the army or to have control over my own finances.My life is ruined now.

clydedavis
June 25, 2012
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Clypse    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Swamp)

A strange magical plant known for it's psychosis-inducing effects, commonly used in poisons, alchemy, rituals, and illicit drugs.

Includes: Appearance, Toxin Information, Harvesting and Uses, Signs, Plot-Hooks.

Murometz
June 24, 2012
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Earth and Iron, a Love Story    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Desert)

Somewhere in the endless deserts of Iuhai, Daazan the Iron Gate and Utheleii the lovelorn Earth Elemental wait for time to end.

valadaar
June 18, 2012
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The Eye of Avarice    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

The manifestation of the Queen of Avarice, the Eye of Avarice is a worthy herald of that fell being.

Forganthus
June 9, 2012
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Votes: 11 / 4.136364
Time Zombie    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

Death is the fate of every birth, and life is only a brief loan of light before the eternal darkness swallows us.  The remaining years of life have been stolen from the creatures known as Time Zombies, who stalk the living in the hopes of stealing a few more years of precious life.

Moonlake
June 9, 2012
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Of Sprites    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

"Do you feel it?"

"Feel what?"

"Feel... well, never mind, I'm just not feeling well"

chilled
June 7, 2012
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Legendary Terror    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

The most fearsome creatures ever to be encountered by an adventuring party, and what to do when you do.

 -Magnus Eriksson, 2nd Ranger, Queens Shadows.

Forganthus
June 4, 2012
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The Gentle Beasts    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Other)

The cries sounded like some misshapen creature being devoured alive.  Or a stillborn baby deer, somehow struggling back to life in the filthy grove where it had been abandoned, crying in infinite pain and hatred.  

As I neared the ridge, I could hear a set of shuffling, twitchy half-steps, more like pained spasms than any sort of a gait.  And when I saw it. . . Oh gods. . . It's like. . . that face. . . THAT HORRIBLE FACE!

OmegaDraco
June 1, 2012
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Votes: 4 / 4.000000
Puppeteer Beetle    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Caution: contains mature content regarding the gruesome ecology of a parasitic beetle.

A terrible monster. A thing of nightmares. Tales of the creature shake the core of the most sturdy and chill the spine of all who hear. They say, "Be careful who your friends are. They may just want you for your body." They were right.

Forganthus
May 24, 2012
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Deathwalkers    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Forest/ Jungle)

There's more to the Dembraava Wilds than just deformed beasts and unicorn husks.  In that place there are also men--or something very similar to men--and no one has ever recovered one of their corpses.

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       By: Michael Jotne Slayer

Under the sewers of a large town ancient burial chambers are discovered. If the PCs investigate they fill find that a pale white flowers grows amongst the graves, in the dark.
How do they survive without light? What is their origin? Why in a burial chamber and not just in any old cave?
Can they be sold or do they have any special quality at all? It is up to the PCs to discover.

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