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The Swollen Shadow Freetext

Murometz
July 18, 2006
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Nayer's Slayers    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

Doomed by the Shadow…

Murometz
July 18, 2006
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Umbral Fens & the Road to Chiaroscuro    Locations  (Area)   (Swamp)

The Swollen Shadow’s magic is such, that anyone transported to its demi-plane, will always first arrive in the somber and hazy Umbral Fens, which surround the City of Shadow. After some searching one may find the Brittle Road, which leads through the shadow-choked swamps, to the City proper.

Murometz
July 18, 2006
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The Tenebrists    Society/ Organizations  (Artistic/Performance)   (Area)

A Renaissance dawns. A School of Art emerges.

Murometz
July 9, 2006
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Shadow Bestiary    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

Featured creatures of the Swollen Shadow Codex.

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       By: Psalmanazar

In the Middle Ages, and even up to the early twentieth century, most of Europe's executioners were related: the Sansons and Deiblers in France, the Pierrepoints in England, etc. The reason for this was that, it generally not being socially acceptable to, well, kill people, executioners and their children could, generally, only marry other executioners or their children.
The parallels with massively inbred, Hapsburg-style dynasties are obvious- imagine a rather clever but politically inept satirist noting this, and being sentenced by the latter to a meeting with the former; even worse, imagine a dynasty of deranged and deformed executioners- think Texas Chaisaw Massacre with government funding.

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