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Scrasamax
February 11, 2017
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Jester    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

Jester is a Desolate One who troubles the World.

Scrasamax
December 28, 2016
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 5.000000
The August Emperor of Jade    NPCs  (Major)   (Political)

Tsang Wuqiong, the August Emperor of Jade, the Infinite King

Scrasamax
July 5, 2016
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 2.250000
Zora, Sorceress Queen    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

The queen of a pocket kingdom, Zora is known for her command of dark magics, fashion sense that involves using armor grade metal in dresses and bustiers, and the stark contrast of her pale skin against her blood red lips and raven dark hair.

Scrasamax
June 25, 2016
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.000000
JNVA    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

One of the more terrible black treasures held in the vaults of the Atlantic Federation, the mutilated torso of a still living infested auton

valadaar
May 4, 2016
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
Ildas's Guildmasters    NPCs  (Major)   (Criminal/Espionage)

Although you may understand my reluctance at providing these details, my friends, I understand also how important this information is to your vetting of my character.

I have the pleasure of working with a small cabal of motivated - partners.

valadaar
August 26, 2015
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.500000
Idran Motaer    NPCs  (Major)   (Criminal/Espionage)

Ildran is a cold blooded murderer who prefers fire over all other methods. He immolates his victims by trapping them inside wooden structures and then torching them. He is also meticulous about eliminating witnesses quickly and finally.

Aramax
August 13, 2015
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 3.300000
Spirit of the North Road    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

100 word Dragonmax's Freetext Friday

Moonlake
July 5, 2015
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 1
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Urooj    NPCs  (Major)   (Political)

What price pragmatism?

Scrasamax
May 29, 2015
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.000000
Cosmic Era: Avengers    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

Because I freaking can.

Scrasamax
May 29, 2015
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Ulysses Crane    NPCs  (Major)   (Criminal/Espionage)

Thief, murderer, mercenary, criminal boss and general pox on humanity.

Inspired by Ulysses Klaue

Scrasamax
March 24, 2015
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 3
Votes: 1 / 5.000000
Project Dynamo Atlas    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

A first generation supersoldier program, Dynamo Atlas was a success, and there are still a good number of these 'titans' alive and active

Ted
November 23, 2014
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.666667
The Lord of Blood, Dracula    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

My take on Dracula for my 1640's Demon Hunting Game

Scrasamax
November 15, 2014
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.000000
Myzrym    NPCs  (Major)   (Knowledge/Lore)

The fearsome horror of the Drow-Beholder-Liche!

Lady Wolf
October 25, 2014
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
Elanor 'The Laughing Fox' Reaper    NPCs  (Major)   (Criminal/Espionage)

Ex-daughter of wealthy corporate execs and former leader of The Rust Scopions turned information broker and mercenary, suitable for sci-fi/cyberpunk games

sammo_4gun
October 23, 2014
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Marked One    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

Marked One, a tattooed warrior who is more than he seems...

Longspeak
October 20, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 5.000000
Seven Forms Ascendant Hunter    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

This new version of Hunter is inspired by some insightful feedback by PoisonAlchemist. PA's comments highlighted issues with the internal consistency and motives of Hunter, and also some things in my head which never made it onto the page. After chatting with PoisonAlchemist and others, I decided to re-write this character as a new submission to allow a side by side comparison. Presented here is the new Hunter, co-written by PoisonAlchemist.

Ted
October 16, 2014
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Bishop Saul O'hara    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

Bishop O'hara is having a rough time after his recent trip to hell... (Violent Content, discretion advised)

Scrasamax
September 17, 2014
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.333333
Navarch Ariana Sterngood    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

The Admiral of the Fleet, an exemplary commander, peerless in skill, ruthless in execution.

Also happens to be a 14 year old girl.

Silveressa
May 12, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Solitude and The Long Road Evelyn's Path part 13    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

A lengthy autobiography of Evelyn Stavros, a super powered heroine in the Delta Factor supers setting.

This is the thirteenth part of several (dozen) installments. The entire series will be rated R for graphic violence and adult situations, reader discretion is advised.

Silveressa
May 2, 2014
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Solitude and The Long Road Evelyn's Path part 12    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

A lengthy autobiography of Evelyn Stavros, a super powered heroine in the Delta Factor supers setting.

This is the twelcfth part of several (dozen) installments. The entire series will be rated R for graphic violence and adult situations, reader discretion is advised.

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       By: Raptyr

Nine times out of ten, it’s the undead that do the running.

Not strictly animal or vegetable, the Corpse bud is a peculiar individual that shares characteristics from multiple kingdoms and species. In appearance, all corpse buds bear a shape of a large rounded top bud divided into four lateral segments, and a much longer, narrower bottom bud, also divided into four segments. Between the two halves are a set of four radial limbs, rounded on top and flat on the bottom, covered with tiny serrated hooks facing towards the body. In overall size, it’s limbs reach as wide as a spread hand, with the body being as thick as a fist. It is as long as a human hand from top to bottom.

Internally, the top bud of the corpse bud contains a bacteria filled membrane that produces the hydrogen that the corpse bud uses to stay aloft, and a series of fungal gills for the dispersal of spores for reproduction. The lower half of the bud contains a number of fine filaments, as well as a sharp barbed stinger containing a powerful local anaesthesia.

The Corpse Bud mobilizes by inflating its top bud, and steers by rotating its arms rapidly about its body. The corpse bud ordinarily drifts with the wind, orienting towards the scent of recent decay and death. It preys on the recently dead, burrowing the lower bud into the victim, using the anaesthesia in case the victim is dying, and not truly deceased. Once embedded, it releases its filaments into the body, replacing the current nervous system. This gives it full animation of the body, and allows the corpse bud to direct it.

Corpse buds are not a malevolent species, being primarily concerned with breaking down the host body for food, and infecting the reproductive cycle with spores in order to mate with other corpse-bud bodies. To preserve the corpse for this purpose, Corpse buds will seek out dry locations to prevent bacteria from destroying the corpses. This often causes a large number of corpse buds to gather in a single location.

In culture, Corpse buds are used to repair broken spines or degenerative diseases, as the sentient mind will easily overcome the mind of the non-sentient corpse bud. Once infected by a corpse bud, however, removal is usually fatal, and the infected individual cannot reproduce, or risk infecting another. Thus, it is a technique often reserved for the elderly, or a last resort.

Necromancers and other dark sorcerers will often preserve the corpses of their victims magically, and infect them with corpse buds, creating traditional undead as well, so as to seed their lairs with undead both offensive and non, in order to throw their enemies off balance. They will also enslave the rudimentary minds of the corpse buds, and transform the docile things into a plague. There have also been accounts of magically transformed corpse buds with stronger minds and a taste for living flesh, but thus far all accounts are unproven rumors.

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