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Magus
January 7, 2004
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 2.200000
Dark Lord's Gloves    Items  (Clothes)   (Villanous)

A dark emperors gloves that make an excelent weapon and torture tool.

Ria Hawk
January 6, 2004
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.875000
Demetria Silvereye    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

People couldn’t reconcile themselves with her heritage.  So they drove her away, calling her “Cursedborn.”

Siren no Orakio
January 4, 2004
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.650000
The Consort    Plots  (Duty)   (Side-Quest)

The Crown Princess of Sadaren needs a husband! There’s just a few teeny little problems.

Siren no Orakio
January 4, 2004
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Princess Crysta    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

The less-than-delicate heiress to the land of Sadaren, her battle prowess is as legendary to those people as her lack of education.

Erebus
January 3, 2004
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Lexicon Mortis    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Magical)

Will this tome be the saviour or the bane of your heroes?

CaptainPenguin
January 3, 2004
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.266667
In the House of the Yellow Priest    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

When a mysterious man hires them to slay Baza, the Yellow Priest, will the heroes find more than they bargained for?

Siren no Orakio
January 1, 2004
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.000000
Drum of the Inferno March    Items  (Art and Music)   (Magical)

Centaur-crafted marching drums, imbued with firey power.

Exit
December 30, 2003
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.642857
Call of the Storm    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

Warstaff (Warhammer/staff combo).  Call of the Storm is five feet even.  It is an archmage’s staff that has been modified into the Warstaff by adding a Warhammer’s hammerhead and infused with magical reserves.

Kassil
December 30, 2003
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.071429
Crystal Lute    Items  (Art and Music)   (Cursed)

A lute form of living crystal, powerful and ultimately fatal to the wielder…

StrangeLands
December 30, 2003
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
Sir Albreck ke Yain    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

A heroic warrior who is not what he seems to be.

Siren no Orakio
December 28, 2003
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
Karlek's Blade of Stolen Souls    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

A masterwork katana meant to give souls to the undead.

StrangeLands
December 28, 2003
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.846154
Utrik    NPCs  (Minor)   (Travelers)

A blessing can also be a curse - and the last thing the world needs is an Orcish confidence trickster with an enhanced intellect and a penchant for storybooks.

Siren no Orakio
December 28, 2003
Hits: 6934
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.285714
Sadaren    Locations  (Other)   (Regional)

Ringed round by ancient political foes, this ancient nation finds itself dealing with a powerful foe, one with far more sinister hungers than money or land.

Siren no Orakio
December 27, 2003
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 2.850000
Father Max    NPCs  (Major)   (Religious)

A front-line missionary into the worst of places.

Siren no Orakio
December 27, 2003
Hits: 4801
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.916667
Animated Gauntlet of Thunder    Items  (Armor)   (Combat)

A magical synthetic limb, with the power to call Lightning and Thunder.

StrangeLands
December 27, 2003
Hits: 4502
Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.454545
Rel Dhaedd    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

A great warrior, cursed with an eternal life and a dark companion.

MoonHunter
December 25, 2003
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.800000
A Bag of Beautiful Coyns    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Many years ago, a trader from far away died while in The City. One of the entries of his possessions was a "bag of 220 beautiful coyns".  These coins were sold to a crafter who sold some of them and made others into hat band decorations, jewelry, bag clips, and so on.  It was years later that someone discovered their true worth and their power.  They make things move.

manfred
December 22, 2003
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
The Valley of Undead    Locations  (Country/ State)   (Mountains)

It is said that there is always night, even during the day it is dark. Undead prowl around freely, and pity to those living that end up there. Still, lucky are those eaten by the hordes, some fools get deeper and their very souls are consumed by the nameless horrors that lurk in some hidden spots. And still more serve as new material for the Necromancers, the only living creatures there, as they say at least…

Shadoweagle
December 22, 2003
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Tarquin    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

A secluded mage garbed only in black, an obvious aura of corruption exuding from him. His emotions seem to be absent, and evil is more than a desire to him. Its a necessity.

StrangeLands
December 21, 2003
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.800000
Vernae    Locations  (Water)   (Regional)

Vernae is a forested island which, centuries ago, became the home to refugees from the civilised lands far to the east.

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Pearl Spider Economics

       By: Murometz

These rare, fist-sized spiders do not make webs, but rather excrete secretions which harden upon contact with air. These "droppings" resemble barley-sized spider eggs, or even lustrous pearls, once the slime coating them, dries up. In fact, dried Pearl Spider "drops" are indistinguishable from the marine varieties produced by mollusks, and hence of identical value on the open market!

Several centuries ago, they were studied by naturalists, and several observations were made. Firstly, was that these spiders "lay" these pearls for no apparent or discernible "natural" reason, and secondly, the naturalists had discovered that the more these spiders ate or were fed--and they were true omnivores--the larger the spider pearls came out.

A cottage industry began. Enterprising merchants hunted and collected these creatures across the lands, erecting spider-farms for the manufacture of Spider Pearls. It wasn't long before someone got the idea to force-feed the spiders, ala foie gras geese, and soon, the fattened spiders began pooping out pearls of great size! (relatively speaking). The regular pearl market came to disarray, and prices and value fluctuated wildly.

[b]Plothook[/b] The Mermen Mercantile Alliance hires the party to eradicate all terrestrial Pearl Spider Farms!

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