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Dozus
January 25, 2006
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Votes: 11 / 4.863636
Tagma Drakontas    Society/ Organizations  (Natural)   (World Wide)

“The great hulk of the scaled beast lay wheezing before me, and I am not ashamed to say that I was frightened: though it was injured, I knew the dragon could easily tear me in twain. The young monk, however, knelt beside the creature’s head, whispering to it in a strange growling tongue. I questioned the woman, but she ignored me completely, engrossed in examining the scaly monster. After much badgering, she said merely, ‘I do not mean to be rude, but you are quite a distraction. Please, leave me to my work.’” -Jeron’s Great Journeys, Book III, Chapter 4

Dozus
March 27, 2008
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.777778
The Dung Goblins of Dabazook Island    Society/ Organizations  (Agricultural)   (Local)

Most know the love that goblins have for mushrooms.  Few know the lengths they will go to obtain their delicacy.

hylandpad
September 10, 2011
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.916667
The Black Circus of Mortuel    Society/ Organizations  (Criminal/Espionage)   (Regional)

"The Circus is in town, Dicurion. Make a donation to the good priests of the Laughing God. See if he won't smile down upon us, and wish our little problem away."

-Olrich van Haarkrom

Wulfhere
October 6, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.458333
The Volgotoi    Society/ Organizations  (Ethnic/Cultural)   (Regional)

Few are the sons of men who have come to understand the ways of the Volgotoi, the huge warrior race commonly referred to as Ogres.

Strolen
February 28, 2011
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Comments: 19
Ideas: 4
Votes: 12 / 4.625000
30 Street Crimes and Cons    Society/ Organizations  (Criminal/Espionage)   (World Wide)

Entering a new city there are street urchins, hustlers, con men, kidnappers, thieves and burglars looking to make their day’s prophet.  The victim, in many cases the PC, is known as the mark and is the target of whatever kind of hustle they have planned. These hustlers are always on the lookout for easy pickings.

Strolen
May 10, 2002
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.166667
Death Gate    Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (Regional)

Because of this the culture believes in a death walk for those that are getting near natural death, whether it be from oldness or some kind of terminal sickness. They are to leave the home and go through the Death Gate into the Sullen woods where they spend the last days of their life. Once they pass through Death Gate they are never allowed to return. But having a death gate in your own backyard may create more problems then it solves.

MoonHunter
November 19, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.875000
The String    Society/ Organizations  (Criminal/Espionage)   (Area)

Everyone has strings. You just need to know how to pull them. *cue evil laugh* With this “string” of agents, who will respond perfectly to my careful manipulation, the safety of the Kingdom is ensured.

MoonHunter
September 5, 2008
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.571429
Mourners of the Quiet Guild    Society/ Organizations  (Combative)   (World Wide)

From the outlook of my new and inexpensive flat, I could see her. She was kneeling in the graveyard across the cobblestoned way in front of a fresh grave.  She was in dark mourning gear, complete with those large black hats that were the fashion. A lost lamb I supposed, recently wed, recently widowed, crying for the loss of a loved one. She had been there two days that I noticed, as well as their nights. She never seemed to move, so locked she was in her grief. As I drank a lonely nightcap, I caught the glimpse that changed me.  In the pale moon light, I saw the grave buckle. In a foul corruption of Athenean birth, some spawn sprang forth.  Not taking my eyes off the horrid scene, I reached over to the weapon I had been cleaning. Before I could grasp it fully, the petite young widow of my imagination cleared a saber concealed under her over cape and removed its loathsome head.  After checking her kill, she looked up at me; backlit I assumed by the lamp in the room. She was not just a simple widow, she was Mourner.  I held up my glass in a true salute from one professional to another. At that point I knew two new things: That the Unnatural truly had become more active as I had been hearing in the back alleys and I needed to move far from that graveyard.

necromancer
January 14, 2006
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 2 / 2.500000
The Order of Restraint    Society/ Organizations  (Ethnic/Cultural)   (Country/ State)

Not all vampires in the land of the dead are bloodthirsty killers that want to take over the world. Some are satisfied with immortality and want to spend an eternity without strife in seclusion away from contant war with the humans.

MoonHunter
October 27, 2005
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.333333
The Order of the Magenta Rose    Society/ Organizations  (Combative)   (Country/ State)

This is a knightly order of the kingdom, which does not require its members to of noble line, just noble attitude. Each member must be knighted for duty to kingdom or be of knightly rank (or greater) by birth. The order was formed by the Queen of the Rose, Queen Isa, hence the name. The order’s primary duty is as The Queen’s Guard.

MoonHunter
October 27, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 1
Votes: 2 / 3.250000
Order of Eternal Flame    Society/ Organizations  (Combative)   (World Wide)

The Order of Eternal Flame was a great order of the past, dedicated to bringing law and justice to The Lands. The Dragon Knights brought a golden age to the Elder Times. Unfortunately, they were betrayed and that golden age has been lost.

Sentinel
October 29, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.000000
Guild of Anawaith    Society/ Organizations  (Natural)   (Regional)

An organization whos guild hall has been around more more then 1500 years. Here is where Rangers skills are tested to their limits…

Siren no Orakio
December 3, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.666667
The Black Legions of Delegroth    Society/ Organizations  (Mystical)   (Country/ State)

These necromancers are maintanied by the warlord-king of Delegroth, in order to augment his armies and decimate his foes.

Iain
November 2, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 4.625000
The Pillar of Zech    Society/ Organizations  (Ethnic/Cultural)   (Regional)

The Pillar of Zech is a quasi-Masonic secret society that exists throughout the continent of Laurentia. The goals of the Pillar are the active promotion of the Seven Princely Virtues (courage, honour, independence, intelligence, integrity, piety and revenge) across the world.

Ria Hawk
January 14, 2006
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.400000
The Duelists of Aoh Chiane    Society/ Organizations  (Combative)   (Country/ State)

Many noble lords offend people of equal or greater rank as themselves.  In the kingdom of Aoh Chiane, these offenses are dealt with in duels.  But, of course, the nobility of Aoh Chiane do not fight their own fights…

Aramax
February 3, 2017
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 2
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
Smoke Tellers of the Stolen World    Society/ Organizations  (Mystical)   (Trans World)

A loose organization of those touched by the elemental plane of Smoke to combat the PCs

MoonHunter
October 27, 2005
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
The Greens of The Colors    Society/ Organizations  (Political)   (Country/ State)

The Greens are a group of balance between the Colors, the factions of Blue and Yellow.

MoonHunter
October 27, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Order of Iron Gauntlet    Society/ Organizations  (Combative)   (Country/ State)

The Order of the Iron Gauntlet is the oldest in the Kingdom. They are the order of the King’s Guardian Knights. Though they are Generals and Warriors of note, they act as the King’s bodyguards in battle and interesting situations.

MoonHunter
October 27, 2005
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.666667
Blues and Yellows of The Colors    Society/ Organizations  (Political)   (Country/ State)

There are always factions at Court. These “teams” are color coded for your convience. However, it is not always good to wear your affiliations on your sleeve.

CaptainPenguin
October 28, 2005
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Ideas: 11
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
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Hooper McFin's Two Shot Portal

       By: dudeington

Now, this ol' ramblin fellow tends to walk his talk a bit too far down the train sometimes.. So I'll be brief in my recantin' of how it was my Tavern "came to bein'" on the multiverse as a weave of it's own spell.. And how I'm even alive to tell the story!

You see it's simple really, trust me.. that's my specialty, keepin it elementary. And you can trust this old Bard.

Anyway, this one night these wizards get a ramblin' on about the temporal exististance of space and time and how it could be manifested in a weave of super dimensional space. whereupon the folded space would give rise to an infinite number of entrances and exits to one or many spaces. Now, seein' how my talkin' sometimes get's locked into the way us folks used to talk back in the ol' west. These wizards didn't know I was a master of the word. and I had heard everything they said. They were also a bit over the wagon, while I was steerin' the show.

So that's how it came to pass, I struck a bargain with the wizards. They come to me in the morning and conjure up their idea into reality and I'd pledge them my life, my existance.. in essence my soul. but in a much nicer sense of the word. So they came by in the morning a half remembering our talks the prior evenin'. And I recanted their words verbatum, and that's how it came to be. The spell was complete that afternoon. My tavern would be the super dimensional cube that would exist in this weave of space and time, folks could come and go as they please, knowin in mind some of the rules and limitations set forth.

A few of 'em as follows.

No feller can be causin a ruckus inside any of my fine establishments, as always rule number one god damnit.

n' second the portal works kinda tricky. When ya outside ya cast the spell and lend your will to luck a bit and regardless the doors to the bar will appear, the windows a luminescent amber.. you can hear the chattee but ya can't see in. And the catch is the door might be locked, in which case you chalk it up to lady luck and go walk off and try again in an hour. Now most times the door pops right open and from the outside you always come in the front door, immediately greeted by myself or one of our many fine patrons of Hooper McFin's Ale & Steakhouse.

Now when ya cast the spell from inside the Tavern, another catch comes up. The back door is mainly a secret for the non-initiated staff and the regulars but for sake of the prose let's assume we all know there's a secret door in the back with a portal there. Now when you go on through this one, you got two scenario's you oughta be aware of. One is ya pop outside relative to the same spot you came out. The other is, you walk back on into this one or another of our many Hooper McFin's Ale & Steakhouse.

so it's a clever quantum railroad I got my tavern and my people's caught on. But, Hey the show's sure as always goin. ohhh' rutin tootin skidoodle -

** And that's it.. that's the only notes I found on the spell, apparently out there somewhere is a Tavern caught on the mighty ebb and flow of the multiverse. Well. at least I can put to rest my torment as to the condition now referred to as "Hooper McFin's Teleportation Paranoia".

Dr. Clarke T. Mulligan - Professional researcher of Time & Space.

Hooper McFin's Ale & Steakhouse

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