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Ancient Gamer
November 2, 2009
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A Dark Moon over Sagranz    Plots  (Crisis)   (Multi-Storyline)

The players; survivors of an elite squad of mercenaries, are assigned to an assassination mission. Their task; to penetrate enemy lines during night, enter the fortified Holzberg Monastery where Sagranz has his command, and kill the elderly Hexenjaeger in his sleep.

If only it was so easy...

Murometz
January 6, 2007
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Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Intrigue in the Hebra IX Cluster    Plots  (Crisis)   (Multi-Storyline)

The Sneel are causing trouble again.

Murometz
January 6, 2007
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
Space Operas    Plots  (Crisis)   (Multi-Storyline)

Not quite Science Fiction…

Murometz
January 1, 2007
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.500000
The Last Tomorrow    Plots  (Crisis)   (Multi-Storyline)

Wherever the PCs have gone recently, they have heard the talk. The Doomsday Machine of Toothless Amalgam has stopped spitting out birdseed. The End is nigh.

MoonHunter
October 24, 2004
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.083333
It was just a book    Plots  (Crisis)   (Multi-Storyline)

The players have possession of a simple book. It seems like just a curiosity. Then everyone came out of it and things got…. complicated.

MoonHunter
October 3, 2004
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 3.615385
In the Middle of Noplace    Plots  (Crisis)   (Multi-Storyline)

In the middle of Noplace, which is just a bit south of NoWhere, there is a village.  It seems calm, almost deserted.  Eventually the furitive glances from boarded windows, people scurrying off the streets, and a few toughs keeping a careful eye on the strangers, will express the tension that can be cut with a knife.

ephemeralstability
May 27, 2002
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.312500
City of Rivals    Plots  (Crisis)   (Multi-Storyline)

Trade in the City of Erezzi has long been dominated by two rival consortiums: La Mace d’Ars (the Crimson Mace) and L’Orzi Verci (the Ebony Ring). But the two are forever at each others throats. In 1282 membership of such an organisation was made illegal and both went underground. Now with a quasi-mafioso presence they pervade the city’s businesses, providing security for their members, but causing sectarian tensions between communities.

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Castoria, Land of Shattered Stars

       By: Veretrix

Castoria was once a thriving and prosperous nation, a rich trade center for the surrounding lands. This all changed when, on one fateful night nearly a century ago, the Mist of Eternity rolled in and surrounded the land, obscuring more of the outside world as days and nights passed.

By the time the Mist blocked out the sun, a new light shone during what was assumed to be daytime: The Starpoint Spire, a mysterious place atop Castoria's highest peak in the northern-central region. Some say that there is some sort of building atop the mountain shining the dim "sunlight" onto the land, but it is only ever too bright or too dark to fully make out any structure, not to mention the mountain's immense height.

Not a month after the Spire's light lit up, the stars fell. Flaming rocks and debris from far-flung edges of space plummeted downward onto the eastern region of Castoria. Once the shower subsided, a strange energy from within the fallen stars transformed the eastern lands in what are now known as The Voidwastes, a barren gray land littered with craters and strange alien creatures (these can vary, but I had Pathfinder's Akatas in mind).

To the south, strange mechanism of eldritch origin are again at work after aeons of rest in the Ruins of Kchuthngnl, an ancient city of non-human creation that is estimated by scholars to be no less that five millennia old.

To the west, the once peaceful and serene forest, now known as The Plagued Woods, has been experiencing corruptions of the wildlife and humanoids living there. Some humans have reported creatures that appear not unlike a halfling, except that they can open their mouths to massive proportions to swallow creatures the size of an ogre.

When adventurers and citizens alike try to make an escape from Castoria, they are never seen again, and it is utterly unknown whether they found hopeful sanctuary or agonizing death withing the Mist's depths.

What is unknown to all residents of Castoria is that all of these events occurred because of the actions of a secret but powerful cult loyal to the Elder Gods who call the space between the planes their abhorrent home. The cult still lives on, larger than ever, and their plan is for the alien horrors to incubate and thrive within the dome of mist that now envelops Castoria, so that when the Elder Gods return as the cult's prophecy foretells, they will have an army of blasphemous creation at their disposal that they will use to make war with and enslave the denizens of the Material Plane.

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