Shadow Codex Freetext

Scrasamax
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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
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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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Sessiliths

       By: Murometz

Sessiliths (name based on the word sessile) are gargoyle-type creatures which are stationary, attached to the stone of whichever foundation they are bound to. Though they can move their extremities and limbs they are unable to move away from their particular perch. In lieu of swooping down and attacking like their mobile cousins the gargoyles proper, sessiliths are equipped with their own brand of mischief. The creatures are all able to verbalize and thus usually hurl vile insults and curses upon passersby. The cumulative effects of dozens of sessiliths cursing, screaming, and speaking in tongues, can have an effect of temporary confusion (or even discord) in those forced to listen to the shrieking stone gremlins.

Additionally, most possess the ability to "spout" or spit forth various undesirable projections, such as tar, boiling water, or even acid. While they can usually be avoided easily enough or even destroyed (their "bodies" feature the same defenses as gargoyles), sessiliths are usually placed in such a way as to hinder all trespassers and interlopers, narrow corridors, claustrophobic tunnels and other related "gauntlets", where they cannot be easily avoided. Like gargoyles, sessiliths come in all sorts of grotesque shapes and sizes, though they tend to resemble tiny horned devils, demonic amphibians, or simply distorted faces and heads, more often than not.

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