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Dozus
February 1, 2015
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Votes: 9 / 4.333333
Buluc, death priest of Rope Woman    NPCs  (Minor)   (Religious)

Priest of a death goddess

axlerowes
January 29, 2015
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Elainuk: Parna's Dark Elf Assassin    NPCs  (Minor)   (Criminal/Espionage)

The dark elf femme fatale Elainuk was the firstborn son of Robert and Lulu Bobblecork. She was born a healthy bouncy baby boy in the shire of Pedstand, which was part of the Cordially Aligned Tetrarchy of Halfling States.

axlerowes
January 5, 2015
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.000000
The War Field    NPCs  (Minor)   (Agricultural)

Nowadays there is no such animal as a non -combatant

German zeppelin corps commander Peter Strasser explaining that those who provide the materials of war are just as dangerous as those that fight the wars.

An army marches on its stomach.

Napolean Bonaparte

caesar193
June 23, 2014
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.583333
Derran Thurswrat    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

A soldier who deserted his command.

Kassy
May 23, 2014
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 1
Votes: 1 / 2.500000
Constantine Mauro    NPCs  (Minor)   (Religious)

Late is the hour, dark the night. Clouds blanket out the moon and stars. A lone figure is seen slipping out of the forest and onto the main road leading into the village, in search of it's doctor.

Longspeak
April 15, 2014
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 5.000000
Ellen Lancaster    NPCs  (Minor)   (Artistic/Performance)

Singing Her Own Song: Profiling Ellen Lancaster
--by Jamie Easton, New York Times
Ellen Lancaster is a woman who refuses to be labeled. Eschewing recognition, this powerful Delta seeks fulfillment through helping others find their voice. While her tale might seem one of rags to riches, she sees only a lifetime of riches, many of them far more precious than material wealth.

axlerowes
April 7, 2014
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Ysra Fulsven Vineblud (Noblewoman of Parna)    NPCs  (Minor)   (Political)

The wife of Halldor and rising matriarch of the Vineblud clan.

axlerowes
April 5, 2014
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 5.000000
Alya Drussel (Parna's wicked Queen of fashion)    NPCs  (Minor)   (Political)

A ruthless noble woman of court and the Dragon's head of the chimera.

axlerowes
March 31, 2014
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 5.000000
My Taalkastin Boatman    NPCs  (Minor)   (Natural)

After she ate the middle part of my wife’s body she gestured me out the door. Then she paddled me to the den of the Sage. All the while I stared at her rune marked back, my hand on the hilt of my sword, and I thought of my father and the hens.

axlerowes
March 30, 2014
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.250000
Igor Smirnosky (King’s Justice and Devotee of the Way of Roarck)    NPCs  (Minor)   (Political)

An old Devotee of the Way of Roarck and High Official in the Kingdom of Parna

axlerowes
March 30, 2014
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.500000
Halldor Vineblud Fulsven (1st Vassal and Devotee of the Way of Roarck)    NPCs  (Minor)   (Political)

A young Noble and Holy Warrior

axlerowes
March 30, 2014
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Karim Fjorjov (1st Vassal and Devotee of the Way of Roarck)    NPCs  (Minor)   (Political)

A young Holy Warrior and Noble.

Scrasamax
March 1, 2014
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.000000
The Cosmetologist    NPCs  (Minor)   (Technical)

In the Cosmic Era, the Cosmetologist is a highly skilled geneticist, and they are consulted on everything from hair remedies to exotic full body alterations.

Longspeak
February 13, 2014
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Felicia 'Fever' Cortez    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

"Is it hot in here, or..."

An NPC for Delta Factor (or other Supers) designed using a random roll from the NPC Generator and presented using my Organic NPCs presentation model.

Dozus
February 5, 2014
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 1
Votes: 1 / 4.000000
15/30 Bards    NPCs  (Minor)   (Artistic/Performance)

A series of singers and strummers, summarily simple and sinuous, subsisting with singularly spectacular song-stylings.

I've sat on this one for long enough. Feel free to fill in the gaps.

Kassy
January 25, 2014
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 3.500000
Alexandra Stacja    NPCs  (Minor)   (Criminal/Espionage)

"Getting their attention is easy, you just need to hold it. But that doesn't concern you. Just make sure it's quick, then move on. You'll know when I wink."

Scrasamax
December 21, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
Braddock    NPCs  (Minor)   (Mystical)

Do me a favor, stay dead this time.

Scrasamax
November 29, 2013
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Cessna and Piper Aldean    NPCs  (Minor)   (Travelers)

Sisters raised in the aviation business, for use in a modern setting

Ancient Gamer
November 18, 2013
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.900000
Ms. Carlyle    NPCs  (Minor)   (Technical)

A stern matron, 1950's pinup and failed protector against nuclear winter.

Her first contact will be on a laptop or mobile unit of some kind. The text "Can you help me?" will be written all over the screen.

Ms. Carlyle has made her presence known.

Scrasamax
October 8, 2013
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.500000
Alicia 'Mad Alice' Napier    NPCs  (Minor)   (Criminal/Espionage)

'I can't go back to yesterday, I was a different person then' ~ Mad Alice

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Corpse Herders

       By: Murometz

The Jiangsi was the name of an undead being in Chinese folklore and mythology. Usually translated as zombie or vampire for Western palates, the Jiangsi was really neither. They appeared as simply risen, fresh corpses. They moved (peculiarly!) by hopping rather than walking, and sought out the living to suck the Qilife force from their victims.

Perhaps significantly more interesting than the Jiangsi itself, was the lore surrounding them. "Zombie wranglers", or "Corpse Herders", usually Daoist priests, were men tasked with delivering these undead beings back to their respective home towns. Tradition in China placed great importance and emphasis on the return of the dead to their homes and families, and thus the corpse herders came to be. By using magick words and talismans they would animate the dead, and by placing specially inscribed parchments of paper over the Jiangsi heads and faces, the corpse herders would be able to control the hopping corpses. Then like pied pipers, they would lead processions of subdued undead, across many miles, rhythmically chanting and ringing tiny bells.

Special inns were built across China to house these undead caravans, as the zombies could only travel by evening and night, the sun anathema to them. Rows of doors opening to barely a closet-space, lined the walls of these special establishments. Behind these doors, the corpses would be stored upright while the corpse herders rested in rooms.

The Jiangsi under the control of a corpse herder were quite harmless, merely hopping after him, silently and without complaint, for weeks and months. If however, the magicked parchment would somehow be removed from their faces, the creatures would immediately seek living humans to kill. Their thirst for Qi was unquenchable.

The job of a corpse herder was an interesting one to say the least.

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