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Morte
February 8, 2015
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
The Tale of Solomon Soulhammer Pt. III    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

"By the Winter of 182 AR, Emperor Vezimmir's rule in Tiberia was almost complete. With shrewd diplomacy and ruthless military insight, he had decimated the Eturian Empire by first breaking a deal with Rollo, Warlord of the Vesi, to invade Datia. Most of Eturia's armies were off West fighting the Adamantians alongside the Drysians. However, to ensure that Datia never received aid from Eturia, Vezimmir orchestrated with the Reavers of Oskaria to descend upon Eturia's poorly defended coastal cities. It comes as no surprise that, with the fall of the Eturian Empire, her lands were in no shape to deny the Emperor's rule."

Morte
February 3, 2015
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 1
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
The Tale of Solomon Soulhammer Pt. II    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

"Who would expect a commoner from a land that had once rejected the Son of the Light and the Holy Empire to become the next heir to the draconic essence of Traghen?"

William Dashaw, Lord Scribe to the Illyrian Court.

Morte
February 2, 2015
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 1
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
The Tale of Solomon Soulhammer Pt. I    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

"I watched my family burn. I kill men with the tools of my father's trade. He created. I destroy. That is a gift the Light chose me to bear. Think well you before you pray to the Light for gifts."

Solomon Soulhammer,

Chosen of the Essence of Traghen, High Lord of Barbarus, Keeper of Sentinel, Wielder of the Soulhammer.

Tusserk
November 13, 2014
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.000000
Halimath the Wanderer    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

"Would you prefer I run my sword through your spine and leave you laying here for the wolves to gnaw upon or to just burn you alive with my magic? I would prefer to collect what I am after without the use of violence, but make no mistake I will kill you to remove this trinket from the hands of humanity."

~Halimath the Wanderer~

PoisonAlchemist
October 16, 2014
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 4.500000
The Threat of Sugar    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Artistic/Performance)

In the modern age a persona is indistinguishable from a person. They magnify what is within us, and what we bring out within others. It is a shared delusion powerful enough to claim a life of its own.

HaroldWiggle
June 1, 2014
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
The Face on Every Coin, Dini the Goddess of Currency    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

A goddess with a holy object of veneration in every pocket, wallet and bank; as well as down the sides of the big comfy chair in the inn.

axlerowes
March 3, 2014
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
My Last Crop of Humans    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Domestic/ Craft)

The confessions of an unlucky A.I.

Agar
February 22, 2014
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.833333
Nuverl - Dwarven god of the sea    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

A dwarf's fear of the ocean is not baseless. In the unknowable depths lurks an evil that will punish any dwarf arrogant enough to be on anything less than solid land, and unfortunate enough to die.

valadaar
October 25, 2013
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
School Of Banewrights    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

"Who would make such a thing?"

MysticMoon
August 19, 2013
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
Fena, the Demon Goddess    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

A demon unleashed... to make the world a better place.

caesar193
August 12, 2013
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
The Prophet John    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

The Prophet John's life and, indeed, death was a mystery. Some say that the gods placed him on this earth for his purpose without a past, and others, a rare few, claim that he was a god himself.

dustyjohnson
June 26, 2013
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Calypso of Caspia    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

"Magic is like telling a lie," Calypso told his latest bunch of would-be apprentices. "It doesn't matter if it's real or not as long as everyone believes it."

Gossamer
April 17, 2013
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 8
No votes
Npc History Generator    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Political)

Help wanted, needs more events. No voting yet please.

MysticMoon
January 2, 2013
Hits: 620
Comments: 6
Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
The Trapped Sea God    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

Slumbering within a prison of ice and snow, adrift in the oceans of the north, Gundrak dreams without end.

Shadoweagle
November 21, 2012
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.333333
Ilken Lillett    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Knowledge/Lore)

Those who turn from the light and find themselves entranced by the lure of necromantic power would heed well the tale of Ilken Lillett; A testament to the sacrifices which must be made to attain such power.

valadaar
September 20, 2012
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
No votes
Yethamerand    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Political)
Yethanerand, the First and Last king of Thyanir.
Scrasamax
April 27, 2012
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.833333
Laj the Hollow Judge    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Knowledge/Lore)

A spirit of judgement and punishment

MysticMoon
March 4, 2012
Hits: 1046
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Paravella, The Builder    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Domestic/ Craft)

The story of an old gnome who makes an exceptional living off of designing and building unique strongholds.

the-icon
February 26, 2012
Hits: 686
Comments: 9
Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 2.500000
The Legend of Jaroth, The Dragon's Shadow    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Travelers)

A new story is frequently being whispered in the dark corners of taverns across the country, telling of a traveler that occasionally appears in quiet, rural towns; that draws with him a plague worse than any other: a dragon's wrath.

Scrasamax
February 2, 2012
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.312500
Bodach the Straw Man    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

I'm different. I have a different constitution, I have a different brain, I have a different heart... Dying's for fools, dying's for amateurs.

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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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