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MysticMoon
March 4, 2012
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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
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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.

Raptyr
July 6, 2011
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.250000
Ram, the Dread Castle Incarnadine.    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

Welcome to my humble home. Feel free to stay as long as you like, if you remain at all. Do be warned, though, the place is a bit... unstable...

Scrasamax
April 19, 2011
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.833333
The Black Reaver    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

I once sought vengeance, I have since been consumed by vengeance and that is that is left of who I was

Michael Jotne Slayer
October 14, 2010
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.500000
Grandfather Pestilence    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

Bells tolled continually, announcing new deaths.

Age of Fable
May 31, 2010
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.500000
Gods of Teleleli and the Lands Around    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

Some of the gods worshipped in Teleleli and surrounding lands.

Jarons20
May 30, 2010
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
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Auto-Medon    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Artistic/Performance)

Robotic Poet or Paperweight

Redgre
March 20, 2010
Hits: 1559
Comments: 8
Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Eib-ha-bok    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

The Voice of Time

Redgre
March 11, 2010
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.375000
The Fares Family of Deities    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

An optional pantheon of deities for your fantasy setting.

Scrasamax
November 6, 2009
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 5.000000
Cinderpaws    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

Tales grow in the telling and heroes grow in stature, even the tiniest can stand tall among their own.

Siren no Orakio
October 15, 2009
Hits: 1938
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Lifthrasir-1    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Political)

The Eldest of the Oraki, and for long their leader, Lifthrasir-1 has helped his children survive the throes of their birth, and has at last stepped aside, so that his waning years do not bring harm to his people.

Michael Jotne Slayer
February 22, 2009
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.357143
The Leper King    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

"I hear that he walks the North these days, strides amongst the Silver Firs of those harsh lands. His followers struggling behind in the frost mist. New ones joining the lines everyday the, drawn to him by some mysterious force."

Scrasamax
February 5, 2009
Hits: 1919
Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Orn, the Warrior-Peasant    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Political)

Orn himself was a past peasant hero and champion, in a largely rural and agricultural area, who dared to stand up to a conquering force, and inspire his fellows to do the same.

Siren no Orakio
November 21, 2008
Hits: 3070
Comments: 27
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.500000
Verdichtung, Reaver of Steam    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

As the world grows and changes, so to do the gods. One such creature is Verdichtung, Reaver of Steam.

Ouroboros
November 2, 2008
Hits: 2355
Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.312500
The Hermit of Wither Tor    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

"In all my years of research, perhaps the best way I have found to summarize the Hermit of Wither Tor is the name given to him by the inhabitants of the Grassdancer ghettoes. These unfortunates call him, in their own tounge, An´rah Grun´dar Ahr, which roughly translates into He-Who-Speaks-With-His-Fists....."

From "Locastus and beyond", by Darius Moak

sverigesson
October 2, 2008
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 3.863636
The Demon King Lacrimosa    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

I have lost everything which is dear to me… I am… Lacrimosa.

Grey
September 15, 2008
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Alarnak, Lord of Claw and Fang    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

Scale and bone and tooth and claw,
All are symbols of His law
Mourn not the fallen, sick, or weak,
They are His to claim and His to keep!

Kassy
July 22, 2008
Hits: 1965
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 2.875000
Tarrath the Betrayer    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Political)

In dark times people are willing to do and say anything for their salvation.

Ouroboros
July 14, 2008
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.875000
Izal Apt, The Puritan    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

The dark wizard of Locastus, now long dead and gone….. Or is he?

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In a crowded marketplace, a man is standing on a soapbox, orating. Some of the crowd are cheering, some hissing, some standing around saying "I can't hear a bl**dy word he's saying". It's a hustings for an election. The PCs can either leave, or stay and listen. If they do the latter, then they can vote too, and they might get quite involved in the cheering. Depending on who wins they might get quite involved in the post-election brawl too...

There are numerous possibilities with this encounter: the PCs might end up talking to one of the nervous candidates before their speech, and offer encouragement and support. Of course this candidate may well turn out to be someone with outspokenly unorthodox views, and the crowd don't take kindly to s/his supporters. Or maybe the seemingly innocuous candidate turns out to be a complete racist, and the PCs wander off embarrassedly, pretending they weren't talking to this person five minutes ago.

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