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Scrasamax
June 7, 2004
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Votes: 8 / 3.687500
Get Smarty    Plots  (Duty)   (Encounter)

The most important horse race of the year is fast approaching, thousands are expected to attend. Too bad that the horse favored to win has gone missing…

Alec_Shadowkin
November 25, 2003
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 3.769231
The Living Undead    Plots  (Duty)   (Encounter)

A town with rather strange inhabitants is in need and offers a moral decision for the party…

Strolen
January 4, 2003
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Killer Business    Plots  (Duty)   (Encounter)

There is an assassin on the loose and nobody knows where he will strike next. Two seemingly nonassociated merchants got the knife in the back of the neck, and that was just the week ago. Rumors have it that some guilds are cleaning house and there are numerous other contracts pending. A large scale guild war seems inevitable.

Strolen
September 20, 2002
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.571429
Double Agents    Plots  (Duty)   (Encounter)

War is brewing over the new fertile lands next to the Otane River. Trade has ceased and conflict is thick in the air. Contacts must be kept and messages must still be sent to allies in each of the cities. Spies are untrustworthy and the loyal ones cannot be spared. The need for those competent and smart enough to deliver state secrets is desperately needed.

Strolen
September 12, 2002
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 3.409091
Gathering of Gypsies    Plots  (Duty)   (Encounter)

Every five years the wandering nomads of the land have a large gathering bringing them together from all over. Unfortunately a town has sprung up on top of their gathering place. Live in peace and deal with each other or will the overlapping of two entirely different cultures clash in a bad way?

Strolen
August 15, 2001
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 2.833333
Galley Slaves    Plots  (Duty)   (Encounter)

They awaken with the tilt of a ship on the open sea. Any glimpses they see of the water is an endless expanse of blue. They are chained at their wrists and ankles with the chain going through an eye hook in the floorboard and then connecting them to their bench mate. A stowed oar is resting in front of them ready to be deployed. Life as a galley slave can be hard.

Strolen
July 20, 2001
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 2.291667
Dangerous Harvest    Plots  (Duty)   (Encounter)

An outlying village is actively searching the nearby city for mercenaries to help them protect their village.

Strolen
July 20, 2001
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 2.727273
Drafted    Plots  (Duty)   (Encounter)

Armed city guards came into the tavern quickly, and efficiently blocked all the exits. He announces to the chosen that they have just been inducted into the city guard and are hereby ordered to serve their city.

Strolen
July 20, 2001
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 2.937500
Thieve's Luck    Plots  (Duty)   (Encounter)

Tommy the Thumb must have messed up. What did he miss? Who saw him? Was it a inner guild rivalry surfaced? Either way Tommy the Thumb must now dodge authority and his guild to get away safely.

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Coinlake

       By: Murometz

Coinlake sits perched between two sheer cliffs in the Stigrani range, and is difficult to find, much less approach. Four miles long and two across, the water is a vibrant cyan blue. The lake's shoreline is an unassuming beach of gray pebbles, and its mean depth is seventy feet. The rare times when the sun makes its way between the cliffs and shines over the the still water, one could see clearly the lake's rock-strewn bottom.

Strangely, no fish or aquatic life can be found here.

At night, a peculiar phenomena occurs. When the night sky is clear, the moon and stars are reflected in the lake's surface, but if one were to look at the surface from a high vantage point, the reflection does not match the firmament above!

Instead the water's surface reflects the night sky of some other distant world and seventeen shining golden moons besides, each ones shimmering upon the water like so many gold coins!

Legends whisper that Coinlake is not a lake at all, but a gate or nexus, to some distant alien world.

The mystery has long remained unsolved, and only recently has the Arch-Duke commissioned an expedition to uncover the secret of Coinlake once and for all. Among the team members are several scholars of the Nascent Academy, an astrologer from the Occultists Guild, and of course the PCs, acting as body guards.

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