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MoonHunter
December 7, 2005
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City Image - Sand City    Locations  (City)   (Water)

It is strange to have a city between two towns, especially when the two towns were there first and are “famous”, but such is the way of Sand City.

MoonHunter
December 7, 2005
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City Image - Calanderas    Locations  (City)   (Plains)

Calanderas is a beautiful city of hills, a tight cluster of hills.  It has a long and complicated history, all which can be seen in the city streets. Yet it is not for the buildings that it is beautiful.

MoonHunter
December 7, 2005
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City Image - Sodius    Locations  (City)   (Water)

Sodius is The White City, known for its White Gold - Salt.

MoonHunter
December 7, 2005
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City Image - Cheza 'city' Betaze '17'    Locations  (City)   (Underground)

Cheza Betaze is the 17th Nekron urban area found in the Northern Cascades. The reasons why it is the best known of all Nekron cavern cities is that is has an easily accessible surface entrance/ exit which is just off the main Cascade trade trails. Being of recent construction in a time of prosperity, it is a city the Nekron feel proud off.

MoonHunter
December 7, 2005
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City Image - Chelokhan    Locations  (City)   (Mountains)

Most people assume The Marches are a broad flat plain, maybe with a few low hills. In the Northern parts, there are a few mountain spurs that creep into the plains. Chelokhan is nestled between two close mountains.

Cheka Man
December 7, 2005
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City Image - Barrowtown    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Barrowtown grew up in the area that was a Royal Necropolis.It was noticed that the wights would slay any criminals in their area, not just those that disturbed their barrows, and so traders and merchants came there and slowly the city improved.

Mourngrymn
December 6, 2005
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Crest of the Stormhammer    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

This is a Quest Submission for the Shards of the Storm Quest.
The shards of Typhoon and Monsoon were recognized by the Wind and Sky, and so the lands beneath them permitted them to exist, and thus remembered, so they continue to exist.

But what of the shards themselves? When the hands of mortal interfere with the Gods, woe to thee who believes them worthy.

Nobody
December 6, 2005
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Collin's Confusing Puzzle    Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Magical)

Collin was always good at solving blacksmiths puzzles, but this time he had finaly met his match. Collin’s Confusing Puzzle is an item that complements Siren no Orakio’s Item submission “Shards of the Storm”. This is a quest submission.

Nobody
December 6, 2005
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The Star of Breezes    Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Magical)

There is always a cool breeze blowing through the room that has this simple table decoration. The Star of Breezes is an item that complements Siren no Orakio’s Item submission “Shards of the Storm”. This is a quest submission.

Siren no Orakio
December 6, 2005
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Soilturner of the Spring    Items  (Tools)   (Magical)

In accordance with my own Quest:

And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, the implements of war returning life to the land.

MoonHunter
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Bridgedale AKA The River Wall    Locations  (City)   (Water)

Bridgedale is the most magnificent walled city in the Marches. It is a sprawl on both sides of the Nargwal. The city continues to grow outside the city walls. The inner cities on both sides have three walls with the river closing the square. The walls are tall structures of masoned riverstones.  The same multicolored round stones are used in almost every building in the city.

CaptainPenguin
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Punampu    Locations  (City)   (Swamp)

Punampu, who’s inhabitants call it the Anciently Dignified and Resplendently Aged City of the Punampu, was originally a very large and splendid city, the capitol of a forgotten kingdom, which, in age, has declined to a somewhat less grand state.

MoonHunter
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Carnous    Locations  (City)   (Other)

Carnous is the famous Boardwalk city, built upon the toxic lands of The Wastes. Here the land is slowly corrosive to the touch, causing illness with prolonged contact. Carnous is a wooden city that is never stationary and always growing.

Nobody
December 6, 2005
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The Rod of Arcane Power    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

The Rod of Arcane Power is saught after by wizards everywhere as a source of limitless power. The Rod of Arcane Might is an item that complements Siren no Orakio’s Item submission “Shards of the Storm”. This is a quest submission.

Ancient Gamer
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Kaldarien    Locations  (City)   (Water)

The city of Kaldarien is a bustling port on the Isle of Wildenmeer, often called the isle of the twin duchies, and is the capital of the southernmost duchy.

Cheka Man
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Canvas City    Locations  (City)   (Plains)

During most of the year the nomads of the Bushlands wander in small groups, seeking pasture for their animals and food for themselves, over a vast area. But during the coldest three months of the year they come together for warmth and to trade with each other and pool supplies if things get really cold.

Ancient Gamer
December 6, 2005
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City Image - The Imperial city of Malcaresh    Locations  (City)   (Plains)

At the heart of the Dhargenaas continent lays Malcaresh the northernmost city of the Southern Empire of the Careshi. It started with trade, but become tactically important. It has become a place of two styles since then.

Cheka Man
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Walkabout Creek    Locations  (City)   (Water)

The City of Walkabout Creek is based within the only pass in the Mountians of Quartz. All around it is a sixty foot wall of solid but perfectly clear quartz.

MoonHunter
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Bronzalia    Locations  (City)   (Plains)

Bonzalia is a city on a site that has been inhabited for many, many centuries. Since earliest times, it has been known for its metal work (copper and bronze specifically) and this shows in its architecture. Its love of tradition also shows.

Cheka Man
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Pier Point    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Whilst it is part of Vandersil, because it brings in a lot of money in trade, Queen Yocasta is kind to her subjects and people can normally grumble without being executed for it.

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Wet Faeries

       By: Murometz

Sages and naturalists frown at the common name given to these strange creatures by the small folk, but sometimes the silliest nicknames for creatures, places and people persevere in the minds of many. “Purifiers”, “Pond Jellies”, “Breath-Stealers”, “Lung-Ticklers” and “River Butterflies” are much less commonly heard appellations for these life forms. Wet Faeries are basically (and simply) a species of fist-sized, fresh-water jellyfish. Several traits steer them toward the peculiar category however. Firstly, Wet Faeries are nearly invisible in the water, much like their marine cousins but even more so. One can swim in a river swarming with these critters and not even notice their presence. Secondly, they possess the unique ability to clean and purify whatever body of water they inhabit. They do this via some sort of biological filtration process, sucking in all toxins present in the water, and releasing it back in its purest form. Needless to say, they are both a blessing and a curse to whichever folk dwell beside the rivers and lakes Wet Faeries inhabit. On one hand, no purer water can be found anywhere than a Wet Faerie lake or pond, and yet, in “pure” water “life” tends in fact to die out, lacking the needed nutrients to prosper. Thirdly, their “sting” is (unfortunately) virulently poisonous to all mammalians. Wet Faeries are loathe to sting anyone or anything, using their barbed fronds as a last line of defense, but if stung, most swimmers will suffer respiratory arrest, and die within minutes, usually drowning before they can make it back to shore.

Alchemists, druids, and less savory characters have studied these creatures over the years, and have predictably found all the ways Wet Faeries could be exploited. Morbidly humorous, some bards find it, that the Poisoners and Assassins Guilds as well as the Healer’s Union, all prize these creatures. The assassins use the extracted venom in obvious fashion, while the priests and healers use the still-living jelly-fish to sterilize other poison potions and to cure those already poisoned on death’s door.

It is known that a certain Earl Von Trumble keeps his vast castle moat stocked with Wet Faeries, the waters so clear that every bone of every one of his past enemies can be clearly seen on the bottom, twenty two feet below.

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