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OmegaDraco
February 20, 2012
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Votes: 3 / 2.666667
Bavmor's Folly    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

"Bavmor could not possibly have known that the flask was incomplete due to the magical method of its creation. Had Bavmor taken an alchemical approach, he would have known that 10 more ingredients have yet to be found."

- Fitchinger the Great

Grey
May 20, 2008
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.000000
One man's plush toy...    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

Buttons, how could you?

Silveressa
May 16, 2008
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.642857
Another ghost in the graveyard?!    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

A strange group of ghosts plague the grave yard, only seen under the light of the full moon and known to drive most men mad that hear their gibbering speech.

(A simple plug in side-quest with a twist, that is left a little generalized to fit in with any fantasy campaign with minimal prep work by a gm.)

the Wanderer
February 22, 2007
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 2
Votes: 2 / 4.250000
Superstitions and Fables    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

We’ve all heard them over the years, and in every story there is a grain of truth…

kamina
December 31, 2006
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.111111
The Song of Sorrow    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

The bard tuned his lyre for the 5th time. He looked at his reflection in the mirror. Ancient eyes greeted him.  This would be his last performance, it had to be perfect.

the Wanderer
December 5, 2006
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
When the Raven calls…    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

I have fled in the shape of the raven of prophetic speech
~ Taliesin

Wulfhere
October 13, 2006
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 6
Votes: 9 / 4.444444
They Grew in the Telling - Traveler's Tales    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

“Ye’ve ‘eerd th’ one ‘bout th’ king who’ll send 3000 gold royals te th’ lucky man thet sends ‘im a letter back t’ test th’ Royal Mail, an’ ye heerd aboot th’ succubus that makes off wi’ mens’ kitlins after she ‘as ‘er way wi’ em, but ha’ ye heerd aboot th’ beggar lad that wants a stone from ever’ village in th’ kingdom?

Nobody
October 19, 2005
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Comments: 29
Ideas: 0
Votes: 17 / 4.088235
The Demon Mirror    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

Two characters, one player, and no way to tell which is the real one.

Wogden
July 31, 2005
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 17 / 3.705882
The Tale of Taewoo Kin    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

Lying prostrate on the floor, his documents and scrolls strewn beneath him, was Taewoo Kin - clearly dead, with gruesome marks around his neck that suggested strangulation by something of disturbingly inhuman origin…

Priv8eye
April 28, 2005
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.300000
Hostage Escort    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

The Players are asked to escort a prisoner to a point where he can be exchanged.  But first they have to break him out of the dungeon…

Siren no Orakio
November 23, 2004
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 3.875000
The Wheezing Dragon    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

Jaelric the Black, Shatterer of the Countryside isn’t feeling up to par. And he needs a little bit of help.

Chi Chio
October 21, 2004
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 2.214286
Race to Claim the Treasure of Shikan    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

The greedy demon, Shikan, terrorized the countryside of the North, killing whomever and plundering whatever he fancied. No one dared to challenge his might, and his ego and reputation grew bloated and over-ripe…

ephemeralstability
August 1, 2004
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 2.750000
Restoration    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

The PCs find themselves on a diplomatic mission, to return the Statue of Helce to the country from whom it was stolen long ago. They soon find themselves tied up in conspiracy, guerilla warfare and a surprising amount of molten rock…

EchoMirage
June 3, 2004
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
Carried on the back of a dove    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

A prized possession lost ... easy to hurt, difficult to find, and with a tendency to lose itself again, only a white feather left behind…

Iain
February 13, 2004
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 19 / 3.973684
Look Before You Leap    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

Sometimes, just sometimes, the best response isn’t to go for your sword first and ask questions afterwards.

StrangeLands
December 8, 2003
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Comments: 20
Ideas: 0
Votes: 31 / 4.354839
A Mile In My Shoes    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

A short adventure synopsis for any party which is getting a little too big for it’s boots.

CirrusWind
October 17, 2003
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 3.958333
Buried and Forgotten    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

A group of travelers come across an abandoned village and find themselves in a battle for their lives.

Adel
August 20, 2003
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 17 / 4.294118
The Dreamkeeper    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

Selene’s life revolves around a secret that not even she knows. It is when this secret is revealed to her; that she can go and fufill her own destiny…

(inspired from the dream walkers thread)

Melvins Cat
July 19, 2003
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 3.333333
Spring cleaning    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

Sometimes things are simpler then they look…

ephemeralstability
May 14, 2003
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.000000
Winds and waters keep...    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

“Winds and waters keep,
a hush more dead than any sleep”
- W. Allingham, Ruined Chapel.

The trade ships from Menast have failed to arrive, but why?

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       By: Michael Jotne Slayer

The nations of the Kolm surpasses all other barbarians in their wilderness of life. Thoug they do just bear the likeness of men, of a very ugly pattern, they are so little advanced in civilization that they make no use of fire, nor any kind of relish, in the preparation of their food, but feed upon the roots which they find in the fields, and the half-raw flesh of any sort of animal. I say half-raw, because they give it a kind of cooking by placing it between their own thighs and the back of their horses. They fight in no regular order of battle but by being extremely swift and sudden in their movements, they disperse, and hen rapidly come toghether in loose array. They spread havoc over the vast plains and flying over the ramparts, they pillage the camp of their enemy almost before he has become aware of their approach. They are the most terrible warriors for when in close combat with swords and flails they fight without regard to their own safety, and while their enemy is intent upon parrying the thrust of the swords, they will entangle him with their chains so that he loses all power of walking or riding.

Excerpt from "The peoples of the world" By Taklamarian court-scholar Guliman Amon.

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