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Kinslayer
September 24, 2008
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101 Knightly Orders    Society/ Organizations  (Combative)   (Regional)

If ever you need a random-roll for what type of knight a character faces in tournament, or just new ideas, what follows is a great big list (some with further descriptions and nicknames) of different sorts of knights.

Some of the names of locations & faiths are from Midian, but these are easily changed to fit different campaign settings.

Kinslayer
September 24, 2008
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Torture and Execution--Devices and Methods    Items  (Other)   (Villanous)

There are a lot of bad people out there.  That is why we must torture you:  to keep you safe.

Many and varied are the ways of extracting a confession or ending a criminal’s life, and the one usually follows the other.

Kinslayer
September 24, 2008
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Four Rings    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

This is a quartet of low-magic rings that can be used separately or as a set.

Kinslayer
September 24, 2008
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Suicide flies    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

"Gak!  Cough!  I just swallowed a bug."

Kinslayer
January 28, 2008
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Host of Battle    Society/ Organizations  (Travelers)   (World Wide)

These Trolls travel land and sea in an eternal search for their next war. The Host of Battle—for they have no other name for themselves—is part mercenary army, part ethnicity.

Kinslayer
January 25, 2008
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Concise Compendium of Codices    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

Though several copies are known to exist, ultimately this is the title of a singular book.  It sits in the office of The Librarian—the Demon that oversees the Library of Citadel.  The Concise Compendium of Codices contains a listing of every known book ever printed.

Kinslayer
January 24, 2008
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The Prophecies of Aeriolaineus the Sage    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

This millennia-old book is one of the most famous books of prophecy in all of the realms, second only to the Book of the Cannon itself, and takes the front seat in the minds of most as the quintessential book foretelling the future.

But all is not as it seems

Kinslayer
December 4, 2005
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City Image - Gaslight    Locations  (City)   (Mountains)

The city of pipes and light is in the Byzant Empire

Kinslayer
November 21, 2005
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Gregory Merchant    NPCs  (Extras)   (Artistic/Performance)

Gregory Merchant is an art dealer in Daggersford. He is well-versed in art, history, and art history, but rarely brings these subjects up other than in context of a sale.  His sales technique is very low-pressure, and he is content to let people browse his shop. There are a few small statues available, but the shop focuses on paintings of various sizes, values, and significance. He seems perpetually distracted.  Is it a ruse?

Kinslayer
November 19, 2005
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Fog of Mills Park    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

While travelling through an unfamiliar area of the city at night, it it easy for one to become quite lost.  Though this is an upper-class residential neighbourhood just east of downtown, the streets wind, twist, and turn in upon themselves in a rather chaotic fashion.

Kinslayer
November 19, 2005
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Gardens of Ardales    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

The wealthy landowners of Ardales began to grow personal gardens on their flat rooftops.  The shade helped cool the buildings. The competition renewed among the aristocracy for the lushest garden.  Over time, the increased population caused an increase in building density, especially in the city’s heart.

Kinslayer
November 19, 2005
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Revenants    Society/ Organizations  (Criminal/Espionage)   (Regional)

The religious assassins known as the revenants are some of the most effective killers in Midian.

Kinslayer
November 15, 2005
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Chae Il Seung    NPCs  (Extras)   (Combative)

Chae lives to serve, and ultimately die in that service, if need be.  As a Bushi-Killian warrior in the service to Lord Kim, he focuses upon his given missions & tries very hard to stay part of the crowd. When on assignment, Chae is a relentless, dedicated, slayer of men.

MoonHunter
November 15, 2005
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Marcus Dominitan    NPCs  (Minor)   (Travelers)

A small fish in an even smaller pond, Marcus Dominitan is the harbourmaster of the port of Al’Alaric.  A petty man with a big ego and greed to match, he is not above taking bribes to allow unlawful cargo, or to hire thugs to assault those he dislikes.

Kinslayer
November 11, 2005
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Midian Books    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

There are a number of important, influential, or interesting books of Midian

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Omen Birds    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Omen Birds are the harbringers of death and bad things to come. They accompany war/ battle, monsters, pestilance, and disaster. They follow the bringers of such as well as selecting their victims.

Kinslayer
October 29, 2005
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Black Leaf Bug    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

It is whispered at harvest bonfires that sometimes swarms will combine into a monstrously huge pile of Black Leaf Bugs, able to instantly stop anything it comes across. What is left explodes in a shower of maggots.

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