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Pariah
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The Chosen    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

And for the cowards it was decreed, to serve unflinchingly for their God.

Pariah
August 29, 2006
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Samahhi; Sama's Word    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Campaign Defining)

Always wary of the minions of the Lying Ones, for they revel in aberrant actions, and seek only to undo your works and subvert your thoughts. - Excerpt from the Samahhi

Pariah
July 12, 2006
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The Silenced Ones    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

And Sama decreed a fitting punishment for the liars and the braggarts, to walk the earth for all eternity without their ears or their mouth.

Pariah
July 2, 2006
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The Stories of Sama    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)

You have been born into a rebellious world.  The whole of history is treason; your blood was spilt before you were even born; the various creeds are but an infidelity to the Truth; and Man’s laws are but treason to his Maker. -Passage from the Samahhi

Pariah
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Beggar's War or Year of the Blood Flag    Systems  (Knowledge/Lore)   (Historical)

It is the Year of Furtive Shadows, and everyone can smell the changes in the wind.  Everyone, from the lowest scully boy up to the regents, knew, deep down, that something must happen soon.

Pariah
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Samahen Armor    Items  (Armor)   (Magical)

And from your enemies your only shield shall be blood, and in it you shall thrive.
-Passage from the Samahhi

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Pearl Spider Economics

       By: Murometz

These rare, fist-sized spiders do not make webs, but rather excrete secretions which harden upon contact with air. These "droppings" resemble barley-sized spider eggs, or even lustrous pearls, once the slime coating them, dries up. In fact, dried Pearl Spider "drops" are indistinguishable from the marine varieties produced by mollusks, and hence of identical value on the open market!

Several centuries ago, they were studied by naturalists, and several observations were made. Firstly, was that these spiders "lay" these pearls for no apparent or discernible "natural" reason, and secondly, the naturalists had discovered that the more these spiders ate or were fed--and they were true omnivores--the larger the spider pearls came out.

A cottage industry began. Enterprising merchants hunted and collected these creatures across the lands, erecting spider-farms for the manufacture of Spider Pearls. It wasn't long before someone got the idea to force-feed the spiders, ala foie gras geese, and soon, the fattened spiders began pooping out pearls of great size! (relatively speaking). The regular pearl market came to disarray, and prices and value fluctuated wildly.

[b]Plothook[/b] The Mermen Mercantile Alliance hires the party to eradicate all terrestrial Pearl Spider Farms!

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