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Scrasamax
December 28, 2004
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.366667
Gator Hunt    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

There are sewers beneath the cobbled stone streets, carrying the filth of society away, rather than letting it pile up into steaming heaps of refuse. Something has moved into the sewers and is now coming to the surface to feed.

Scrasamax
December 28, 2004
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.375000
Tisiphone    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Criminal/Espionage)

Most see the hunch-backed girl with the black hair, and give her a few copper pieces out of pity or mercy. These she spares from her nightly rooftop hauntings, as her hunch holds a darker secret than a deformed spine.

Scrasamax
December 28, 2004
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.555556
Princess Avenue    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

The street is wide, and smoothly paved, with trees planted along the sides. The houses are mansions and palaces, each surrounded by stone and ironwork walls that are as much decorative as they are protective. These are the summer homes of the Princesses, and ladies of privelage.

Scrasamax
December 28, 2004
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 19 / 4.921053
Coldfire Urn    Items  (Other)   (Campaign Defining)

Flame burns hot, bringing warmth, life, and hope. Anti-Fire burns too, but it devours heat, and saps the will of life. Before the world could be inhabited, all of the coldfire, and anti-fire had to be collected an hidden away safely. The gods did this, placing it in an urn of brass and hiding it away from the world.

Maggot
December 25, 2004
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Comments: 19
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.050000
Vantu of the Hanal    NPCs  (Major)   (Political)

Forced to flee by foes that cannot be defeated,this man will return one day to take back what is his.

Elyke
December 24, 2004
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 2.400000
Nice to Meet You    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Campaign)

He slides down the tower and onto the streets from the princess’s balcony and makes his escape! Oh, but if only he would learn from his philanderous ways! “But I won’t learn,” he thought slighly.

markind
December 21, 2004
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 2.200000
Veng the Manipulator    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

Veng the Manipulator is one of the most hideous enemies to mankind the world has ever known.  His unique combination of Psionic abilities and magic items allow him to sneak into his victims dreams, and modify and direct the dreams, as well as “adjust memories”.  Over the years, he has ‘programmed’ an insidious network of totally devoted followers.  Using his natural ability of ‘Wisdom Drain’, he has created an army of willing slaves.

Iain
December 21, 2004
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Comments: 31
Ideas: 0
Votes: 23 / 4.934783
Regression    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

The evil mage Zarakoth is dead, but with his death the world has gone mad. The aging characters are confronted on all sides by rot, death and decay whilst around them the world regresses rapidly to the stone age. Furthermore, Zarakoth seems to have miraculously not died - and to be more powerful than ever.

vladtheimpaler
December 20, 2004
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 1.250000
Blade of Redemption    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Cursed)

A blade of unmatched power. It is desired by many a warrior, and yet, everyone it comes in contact with is destroyed by it.

blackrosesdontbloom
December 18, 2004
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 1.500000
Eden    NPCs  (Minor)   (Political)

Shes a vampire out for vengance, she’s smart,strong, witty and quite the seductress.

Cheka Man
December 14, 2004
Hits: 3393
Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
The Bushlands    Locations  (Other)   (Country/ State)

Far to the west of the mountian town of Walkabout Creek lies the Bushlands, a place of rich game, and beyond, the Dragon’s Hills where all manner of rich treasures are said to lie unlooted…

theokratie
December 13, 2004
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.666667
The most valuable treasure of them all    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

A jolly night with friends turns out to have long-lasting consequences. Can a hardened adventurer handle infinite responsibilities of a single dad - especially when there’s an evil mage out there looking for the adventurer’s child?

falcon_staff
December 11, 2004
Hits: 5626
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 1.571429
Thief of the Queen    Plots  (Nature)   (Single-Storyline)

The queen hired a theif to steal the information for the bodering country she’s at war with, but the thief is having some trouble…

Shadoweagle
December 11, 2004
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Comments: 35
Ideas: 0
Votes: 17 / 4.558824
Shadoweagles Twisted Christmas    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

A christmas gift to my fellow citadelians, made in my favourite medium. Of course, you all know what my gifts are like. But hey, Christmas is a time of giving!

Sentinel
December 10, 2004
Hits: 4702
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 2.944444
Benedicte De La Courcel    NPCs  (Major)   (Travelers)

The Sea is My Home, and Like All Homes I Will Defend it to My Dying Breath -Benedicte De La Courcel

Ancient Gamer
December 9, 2004
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.692308
Dream Nectar    Items  (Potion)   (Campaign Defining)

Even though the Gods struggle so, their achievements are temporary at best.
For all beings must dream, and within those dreams dwell the Dreamer.

Come then and succumb to the lord, come then and enter the realm of sleep.
Come then taste the nectar, made of the tears of the dreamer.

-The 5th verse in the Book of the Dreaming Cult

Maggot
December 9, 2004
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.285714
Generational Stone    Items  (Other)   (Campaign Defining)

Harbouring the accumalated memories of generations of the Uluun,it offers either great wisdom or raving insanity.

Ancient Gamer
December 9, 2004
Hits: 17493
Comments: 24
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.423077
The Music box of Mordalin    Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Villanous)

One of the toys of the ruler of the lost realm, the music box of Mordalin gives great powers at an even greater cost.

Siren no Orakio
December 9, 2004
Hits: 5951
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.464286
Alia duBois    NPCs  (Major)   (Criminal/Espionage)

Man, too, is a primal creature, though he binds himself with the chains named Reason and Law, locked link by link from birth. Yet, those locks can be opened, the links broken, in both the savage world of the street-slum, and in the gilded cages of nobility.

One such creature is the countess-to-be, Alia duBois, who crouches within her golden jail, a puma waiting paitently to maul her captors…

Ancient Gamer
December 9, 2004
Hits: 7537
Comments: 20
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.535714
The Mask of the White Witch    Items  (Clothes)   (Cursed)

A white silken mask with burnt edges. A white little mask which eventually led it’s wearer to be burnt at the stake.

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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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