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MoonHunter
December 25, 2005
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Votes: 2 / 3.250000
Jessius    NPCs  (Minor)   (Political)

A charismatic young man, a local community leader, a tragedy waiting to happen.

Siren no Orakio
December 21, 2005
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Votes: 4 / 4.250000
Jon Raptorclaw    NPCs  (Minor)   (Natural)

Man, too, is a primal creature, though he binds himself with the chains named Reason and Law, locked link by link from birth. Yet, those locks can be opened, the links broken, in both the savage world of the street-slum, and in the gilded cages of nobility.

One such creature is the falconer Jon Raptorclaw, once no more than a street urchin, now one of the king’s most valued rangers.. when he can be found.

MoonHunter
December 19, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 2.875000
Lynnia HarpCrafter    NPCs  (Minor)   (Artistic/Performance)

A harper is a harper no matter where they are.

MoonHunter
December 13, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 23 / 4.434783
Shelandra Batwind    NPCs  (Minor)   (Mystical)

Shelandra looks the part of a powerful Necromantic Sorceress. She is tall, pale, and coldly beautiful. She has a castle that always seems to have a storm over it. She has pet monsters. She has a small personal army of Skeletons. She scares the peasants and makes the local nobles uneasy. However, if pressed, nobody can actually recall her doing anything really Evil.

MoonHunter
December 4, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Candi    NPCs  (Minor)   (Technical)

Hanging on the arm of a wealthy upper crust man, she was the perfect arm charm. But you swear, you have seen her before.

MoonHunter
December 4, 2005
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Ofc Beatrice Wydman - Fidgit    NPCs  (Minor)   (Technical)

A hypercaffinated ball of technical investigation energy.

MoonHunter
December 4, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Tobias "Toby the Fan" Chaucer    NPCs  (Minor)   (Knowledge/Lore)

Fanboy turned expert, Toby is a unlikely contact, but one you want to have.

MoonHunter
December 4, 2005
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
Adel    NPCs  (Minor)   (Natural)

“Welcome to my place.”

Scrasamax
December 3, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.416667
Hardnan - The Grange Mage    NPCs  (Minor)   (Agricultural)

Old man Hardnan had a farm E-I-E-I-O
And on this farm there was a dragon E-I-E-I-O

Bwah! What kinda farmer has dragons on his farm!

Siren no Orakio
December 3, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 2.833333
Bren Bloodblade    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

Once a ‘stew-plate’ assassin, Bren Bloodblade has come up swiftly in the underworld, his talents genuinely disturbing to the powers that be…

Scrasamax
November 28, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.307692
Norbert the Creepy    NPCs  (Minor)   (Mystical)

This might not be suitable for the squeamish or easily offended.

MoonHunter
November 21, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
Soldier Adamus "Buckwheat" Plotsman    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

Some people are going to be the “new guy” all their lives.

MoonHunter
November 21, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.250000
Soldier Fredius Wagonsmith or Militiaman    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

Every troop has a shifty eyed grumbler. This is ours. He is also The Captain’s Second.

MoonHunter
November 21, 2005
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.250000
Captain Marrionus Archerious D'Antioch    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

A natural leader of men, his troops would follow him to the nether realms, because they knew he would bring them back.

MoonHunter
November 16, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.375000
Summer Word Aka Helioglyph    NPCs  (Minor)   (Mercantile)

Some time magic users are less magical than one expects.

MoonHunter
November 15, 2005
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.250000
Statlerus and Waldorus    NPCs  (Minor)   (Knowledge/Lore)

Two cynical and witty old pentioners watching the world go by and commenting on it.

MoonHunter
November 15, 2005
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
Marcus Dominitan    NPCs  (Minor)   (Travelers)

A small fish in an even smaller pond, Marcus Dominitan is the harbourmaster of the port of Al’Alaric.  A petty man with a big ego and greed to match, he is not above taking bribes to allow unlawful cargo, or to hire thugs to assault those he dislikes.

MoonHunter
November 15, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.300000
Fredius D'Amar    NPCs  (Minor)   (Mercantile)

He is a merchant of fine wines and the only source for sparkling wines in the region. His formal politeness makes him seem like a friend.

MoonHunter
November 15, 2005
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
The Rest of the Cast - Extras and Minor Characters    NPCs  (Minor)   (Mercantile)

This is the place for minor characters and extras. These are just personalities and some minor skills ready to be thrown into your campaign. They are not highly detailed becaue they are just extrasn in the game. They are useful to have a stack of just “hanging around” should you need them.  So use um all, we will make more.

MoonHunter
November 10, 2005
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Peterus He-Who-Knows-People    NPCs  (Minor)   (Criminal/Espionage)

Peterus Winecrafter is a Thirdman, "He who knows People". He finds people work, arranges meetings between people, and can make other arrangements for you.

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Hu's Iron Ball

       By: Murometz

Hu was an ambassador of the Seventh Emperor of the Reng Dynasty. Throughout his life he traveled across many miles and lands to entreaty with neighboring kingdoms and the semi-savages who dwelled amidst the Metal Mountains.

During one such diplomatic mission, Hu was gifted a small iron marble as a gesture, by a shaman of the Kiy-Kiy tribe. Little else is known of Hu, but that marble was lost and is now somewhere out there for someone to find.

A tiny, shiny sphere, the marble has several properties. First and foremost it is a strong magnet, considerably stronger than its size and density would indicate.

Secondly, if thrown or rolled upon the ground and the command word is spoken, the iron ball will magically enlarge to either the size of an ogres's head or to that of a great globe, twelve feet in diameter. The rolling ball of either size will continue to roll or fly at the same relative speed it was when launched as a marble, and can thus cause great damage to anything in its path. The magnetic power of the ball will also magnify when enlarged.

Legends claim that the ball has been tossed from besieged castles upon attacking foes and rolled at marching armies in ages past. At the end of such rolls, the larger size globe has been known to not only crush soldiers underfoot, but to also "collect" many dozens of metallic weapons and bits of armor unto itself, appearing as an armored sphere, with swords and spears sticking out from it in all directions.

Owning this powerful marble has its drawbacks. Anyone carrying it on their person, will experience the iron ball's insidious effects after some time. The owner feels no worse for wear, but after two month's time they will suddenly awaken one morning to find that their hair has fallen out completely, their teeth loosened like baby's teeth ready to drop, and their fingernails simply shriveled and sliding off the fingers and toes. Perhaps unbeknownst to the owner at first, the iron ball also renders an owner sterile or barren by this time.

Regular clerical healing will not reverse this horrible malady. Only finding and beseeching a shaman of the Kiy-Kiy tribe to heal the iron ball's effects with their particular brand of magic, will work.

Hu's Iron Ball should be handled carefully by players and gms.

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