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Pieh
October 23, 2010
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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.”

Cheka Man
October 10, 2010
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Votes: 6 / 3.500000
Eye Flies    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Underground)

The eyes came closer and with them came a growling sound, and the warrior swung at them with his sword. They flew around it, revealing themselves to be harmless insects. The warrior swore...it was no Cave Bear or Giant Spider but a pair of Eye Flies out looking for insects to eat that were smaller still.

Pieh
October 9, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
The Men of The March    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

"They used to be men. Mortal men. But now... I don't know if they are something more... Or something less?"

Pieh
October 8, 2010
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Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Parasitic Youth    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

The poor boy.. Man, I mean. I tend to forget his age, given his appearance...

Ted
September 12, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.357143
Veracit's Furball    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

It's so cute!

Wait, why is it glowing?
 

Pieh
August 27, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.833333
Steelfeasters    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Underground)

Dwarven Undead with a hunger that won't be satiated by simply your blood, brains, or flesh.

Pieh
August 26, 2010
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Votes: 5 / 3.900000
The Mirr of the Mirror-Folk    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Other)

The follow string of Mirror-folk evolutions, Mihradhz, Mihrral, and Mihradamagus, are collectively known as The Mirr. They are all curious and slightly annoying, each in their own way. They advance through their lives by pestering the rare mortals who visit their plane.

Pieh
August 26, 2010
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Votes: 6 / 4.083333
Augment Trees    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)

A warped and twisted, low-standing, tree covered in dark bark. It's wild, overgrown tangle of branches creep across the ground in a large circle. The entire thing is covered in a multitude of thorns that shift from a bright acidic green to a deep blood red.

Blydden
July 30, 2010
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Votes: 15 / 4.600000
Niyott    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

Little imp-like creatures...that eat paper?!

Blydden
July 29, 2010
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Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Quasi-Soul    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Beautiful, crystalline beings...with an incompleteness inside...

Cheka Man
July 19, 2010
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Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Xarloccians    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

The rotting ghoul sunk it's teeth into the girl's throat, tearing it open, and then laid her down, and as she died, so the rotting body that had murdered her ceased rotting. Milky white eyes became green ones with normal pupils. Maggots swarmed out of the body, the damage they caused healing rapidly,and the stench of flesh gone bad vanished. The Xarloccian swore to itself that it would always tread the path of Evil from now on, just one earlier act of Good had nearly rotted away it's body and sent it's soul to the Nine Hells.

Pieh
July 18, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.642857
Choo Mold    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Underground)

Sometimes walking through a moldering old crypt can be a pleasure. With the smell of bone dust and ancient burial wrappings, almost like a library. Certainly as quiet. Until you step in a patch of Choo Mold.

Scrasamax
July 1, 2010
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Votes: 8 / 4.437500
Earthwyrm    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Underground)

What do you mean, the little wriggly ones you throw at fish or the big rock ones that squish people?

Forganthus
June 30, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.400000
Mordanfey    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Only after the unicorn hunts ended did the people realize that the unicorns were not returning. Many were saddened to discover that they had killed the last unicorns.  Some wept.

But when they returned many long years later, many more would weep.

Maggot
June 19, 2010
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Votes: 2 / 4.250000
The Usholal    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Water)

''In a world dominated by savagery and barbarism, we alone represent civilization. Is it any wonder then that we are forced to keep the horrors of the outside world at bay?''

 

-an anonymous Usholal

Forganthus
May 17, 2010
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Votes: 9 / 4.611111
Veglins    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Underground)

Veglins are fungus-goblin hybrids with a unique life cycle, all of whom are inflicted with inescapable racial dreams.  Their biology and psychology are product's of an ancient, evil wizard's plan to get someone else to build his hideouts for him.

Maggot
May 13, 2010
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The Uuluun    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Water)

Swimming with the Great Western Tide that sweeps towards Tarrod from the far west of the Ocean, the mighty and enigmatic Uuluun sing songs that speak of the unfathomable gods of the deep, and wrestle each other in seabed-shaking contests of strength and martial skill.

Scrasamax
May 5, 2010
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Votes: 7 / 4.285714
Emperor Whale    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

The whales of the deep are not to be trifled with, those who hunt them are as mad as those who think to slay dragons.

Scrasamax
April 25, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.571429
Boulderkin    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Any)

Six months of hunting, six months of research and paying coin to scholars and sages, and now that we have the legendary wand of Geohadris the Stone King, it only summons stupid boulderkin? I am outraged beyond imagination!

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Wet Faeries

       By: Murometz

Sages and naturalists frown at the common name given to these strange creatures by the small folk, but sometimes the silliest nicknames for creatures, places and people persevere in the minds of many. “Purifiers”, “Pond Jellies”, “Breath-Stealers”, “Lung-Ticklers” and “River Butterflies” are much less commonly heard appellations for these life forms. Wet Faeries are basically (and simply) a species of fist-sized, fresh-water jellyfish. Several traits steer them toward the peculiar category however. Firstly, Wet Faeries are nearly invisible in the water, much like their marine cousins but even more so. One can swim in a river swarming with these critters and not even notice their presence. Secondly, they possess the unique ability to clean and purify whatever body of water they inhabit. They do this via some sort of biological filtration process, sucking in all toxins present in the water, and releasing it back in its purest form. Needless to say, they are both a blessing and a curse to whichever folk dwell beside the rivers and lakes Wet Faeries inhabit. On one hand, no purer water can be found anywhere than a Wet Faerie lake or pond, and yet, in “pure” water “life” tends in fact to die out, lacking the needed nutrients to prosper. Thirdly, their “sting” is (unfortunately) virulently poisonous to all mammalians. Wet Faeries are loathe to sting anyone or anything, using their barbed fronds as a last line of defense, but if stung, most swimmers will suffer respiratory arrest, and die within minutes, usually drowning before they can make it back to shore.

Alchemists, druids, and less savory characters have studied these creatures over the years, and have predictably found all the ways Wet Faeries could be exploited. Morbidly humorous, some bards find it, that the Poisoners and Assassins Guilds as well as the Healer’s Union, all prize these creatures. The assassins use the extracted venom in obvious fashion, while the priests and healers use the still-living jelly-fish to sterilize other poison potions and to cure those already poisoned on death’s door.

It is known that a certain Earl Von Trumble keeps his vast castle moat stocked with Wet Faeries, the waters so clear that every bone of every one of his past enemies can be clearly seen on the bottom, twenty two feet below.

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