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Scrasamax
July 18, 2006
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The Haint    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

Having spent many years facing the Swollen Shadow and it’s lieutenants, the dwarven resistance fighter Vars is one of the few people who could be considered an authoritative source on the most active and malevolent of the Shadow’s Minions, the Haints.

Scrasamax
July 18, 2006
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The Shadow...Swollen    NPCs  (Major)   (Knowledge/Lore)

With the evil in the hearts of men…

The Shadow grows

Scrasamax
July 18, 2006
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The Shadow Toybox    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

The items exemplary of the Swollen Shadow Codex

Scrasamax
July 18, 2006
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City Image - Chiaroscuro    Locations  (City)   (Swamp)

The City of Shadows itself…

Scrasamax
July 18, 2006
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Gazzo Sleep-Eye    NPCs  (Minor)   (Artistic/Performance)

Neither here nor there, the City of Shadows borders on the twilight of existance…

Scrasamax
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Swollen Shadow Plot    Plots  (Crisis)   (Campaign)

The plot of the Swollen Shadow

Murometz
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The Swollen Shadow    Plots  (Mystical)   (Multi-Storyline)

Shadows gather…and linger.

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Quool's Tide

       By: Murometz

Once every decade on the eve of St. Poskov's Day during mid-winter, the coastal city of Tiyabon experiences a horrific event. Quool's Tide rolls in, depositing hundreds of bloated, fish-eaten corpses upon the pebbly shores of Tiyabon's wide bay. This singularity is to this day unexplained, though countless theories abound. It is said for example, that these corpses are not eaten by the myriad fish of the seas completely, due to the fear all creatures of the seas hold for Quool.

Named for Quool, a terrible, antediluvian god of seas and storms, who no longer exists for he has no worshipers, the Tide chokes the beaches and surf with the countless rotting bodies of those who had perished at sea in a violent way.

Almost immediately, the lifeless corpses are fed upon by crabs, gulls, and worse things that await the horrid feast. The townsfolk let nature take it course with disinterested disgust, though lately some enterprising adventurers have taken to searching along the beaches of flesh for former deceased companions, with intentions of raising them again!

Surprisingly no undead ever rise from among the many corpses. This is also a mystery.

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