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Scrasamax
June 7, 2004
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
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…

EchoMirage
June 3, 2004
Hits: 8079
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…

Shadoweagle
May 22, 2004
Hits: 6122
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.250000
The Accursed Heirloom    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

The tough, hardy adventurers equip up and go out to kill a pack of goblins terrorising the city. Of course, they succeed without trouble and make their way back but their first encounter with a guard patrol on the way back, tells them something is not right…

Iain
May 17, 2004
Hits: 8277
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.500000
The Hunting of Slith    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

The master thief Slith could steal a ring from the finger of an elf or the crown at a king’s coronation. He had stolen the great jewelled idol from the Temple of Imor at the climax of the Festival of Summer. Stealing the Ruby Sceptre from the archmage Bryseis should have posed no trouble to a thief of Slith’s talents. It didn’t: it was only afterwards that the trouble started.

ephemeralstability
April 22, 2004
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.350000
The Uneasy Sleep    Plots  (Nature)   (Single-Storyline)

Some things remember well. The stones of the Chambers of Nul soaked up the terror of the encarcerated victims and even now remember it, slowly releasing it like sweat. The buried city of Mastad remembers the cries of its citizens as they were crushed, and still they can be heard on the wind.

So it is with the Bed. Over the centuries it has sat in this room it has been host to some interesting guests, and each has left an…impression. Every sleepless night, every troubled thought: the Bed remembers it all. And if you were to spend a night in its downy pillows, you might remember some of it too…

Siren no Orakio
April 10, 2004
Hits: 7052
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 3.884615
A Fungus Among Us    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

A druid obsessed with Nature’s cycle of death has created a horrendous spore in a plot to rid the lands of a swiftly growing town that has begun to encroach upon his forest.

Agar
April 5, 2004
Hits: 5006
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.666667
Winter in the Lost Lands    Plots  (Travel)   (Side-Quest)

On the 6th world, there are a few lands with no dragon-lord to guard them. These lands are called the lost lands and the land and the people within face hard times every day, and winter is no easier…

Brewmeister
March 24, 2004
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.450000
Forgotton Summer    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

You awake in a strange city, with no knowledge of how you got there, only to find that you are not the only one with amnesia

Geomancer
March 12, 2004
Hits: 5564
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
The Ancient Mariner    Plots  (Travel)   (Single-Storyline)

An impious old mariner feels the lure of wanderlust.  He leaves his family and home, but have the gods forgiven his blasphemy?

Celeris
March 4, 2004
Hits: 5578
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 2.875000
The Unicorn Bell    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

The unicorns are missing from the land of ‘Magical Airs’. Are they lost? Strayed, or stolen?

Iain
February 13, 2004
Hits: 10572
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.

Iain
February 4, 2004
Hits: 11929
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.500000
Raiders    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

Most advenurers have been forced to do a stint as caravan guards at some point in their career, just to see them through hard times. One would hope that they’d learned enough from the experience to pull off a successful raid themselves. The only catch - they mustn’t kill anybody.

AkiraBlaid
February 3, 2004
Hits: 7329
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 2.583333
Meridan    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

A powerful wizard comes to a town to uncover treasure he believes is hiddes there. You must protect it.

Skyblue
January 31, 2004
Hits: 7982
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 2.875000
Splendor in the Jungle of Angkor    Plots  (Nature)   (Single-Storyline)

If a strange dream guided you to a lost valley of wonder, guarding the path to a place of glory, would you be brave enough to go?

manfred
January 28, 2004
Hits: 23255
Comments: 29
Ideas: 0
Votes: 20 / 4.750000
To Die For Love    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

There was He, and there was She. And She was shy of men at first, always being told to distrust them. But He taught Her what love is, and promised Her everything he could. And they lived in happiness, and their love was perfect, for the rest of their lives.

Iain
January 25, 2004
Hits: 8252
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.181818
When a Lord Goes Mad    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

What do you do if your employer begins to go mad? Particularly if you’ve managed to build up a long tradition of working for him.

Siren no Orakio
January 4, 2004
Hits: 6008
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.

CaptainPenguin
January 3, 2004
Hits: 9149
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?

StrangeLands
December 8, 2003
Hits: 14153
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.

DaWergyling
December 6, 2003
Hits: 4375
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 1.928571
The Dreamweaver Revisited    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

The PCs enter a dilapidated old town where murders occur without provocation by men nearly gone insane, they meet a mysterious stranger, people on watch fall asleep quickly, and for the love of (Insert deity here) can’t get a decent night’s sleep (That is, they sleep, but don’t really feel rested at all).

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The Place of Black Snow

       By: Murometz

Wytchwolde-Under-Ash, once a great Thorpe, was razed to the ground by the ruthless, and truth told more than slightly deranged, Porcelain Princess and her henchmen, the Purifiers. When the flames had at last subsided, and a kaleidoscope of swirling, dull-gray ash choked the sky, nine hundred acres of old growth iron spruce, black larch and weeping birch, was burned to utter cinders, along with the entire coven of witches comprising the Sisterhood of the Silver Teat.

Now, centuries later, the forests are somewhat re-grown, and the town of Foolswater stands where Wytchwolde-Under-Ash once did. It is said that even to this day, one can still find ashes in the otherwise potable well-water of this village. Once a year during the Winter Solstice, the “Ash-Wind” comes to Foolswater, a suffocating black cloud that passes quickly but leaves dead birds and animals in its wake, darkening the trees, and staining the sky with black snow. The inhabitants of the village know better than to be caught outside during the day-long Ash-Wind. Everyone is locked snugly inside, singing old hymns that curse and re-curse the burned witches who once called this place home.

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