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MoonHunter
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orbs - Orbs - ORBS!    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

Thirteen hundred years ago, a mad powerful wizard had an estate in the area that became the county of Corvis. Over his 800 year span, he created thousands of magikal items of various types and power level. While many were "mighty", there were a large number of lesser and trivial orbs and trinkets. This is their scroll

MoonHunter
October 28, 2005
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The Hand (and the Silver Stars)    Society/ Organizations  (Criminal/Espionage)   (World Wide)

The Hand are assassins and spys of legend. Each member has super human abilities and skills. They have been known to breach the tighest security. They have been implicated in hundreds of deaths, though no proof of foul play has been found for many of them. However, things are not always what they seem… especially when an Orb is around.

MoonHunter
October 28, 2005
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Silver Stars (and The Hand)    Society/ Organizations  (Knowledge/Lore)   (World Wide)

The Silver Stars are the premiere healing organization in the Known World. They possess powerful healing magics and tangible medical skills. However, things are often not what they would seem, especially when a secret Orb of Corvus involved.

MoonHunter
October 26, 2005
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Grand Staff of the Black Dragon Magi    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Sentient)

This Legendary Item, originally called The Staff of the Elderly Magi, was created by Corvus. It has gone by many names since the voop. For the last few centuries it has been known as The Grand Staff of the Black Dragon Magi, a device that once nearly destroyed the world.

MoonHunter
September 4, 2004
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Bromine Lake    Locations  (Regional)   (Mountains)

Bromine Lake is a lake that is almost a very small inland sea. It is also special for other reasons. It always has the warmth of a living Human, no matter what the season. It is not a hot spring with its sulfuric chemicals. There are hundreds of theories, but no answers.

Even if they did, they would never believe it, as it has ties to the time of legends, to the time of Corvus.

Iain
July 17, 2004
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Watcher    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Sentient)

Known to the priests of Schiehallion as "The All-Seeing Eye", Watcher is in actuality merely one of the more minor of Corvus’s orbs. Little did Corvus guess that such a mundane tool would one day be revered as a fountain of knowledge.

MoonHunter
July 14, 2004
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Click aka The Orb of Entry    Items  (Other)   (Sentient)

It is an long simple key, with a crystal in the turning loop. It seems insignificant, but it is a thing of legend.  Every thief in the four realms has heard of it. Scholars and madmen, and those opposing the madmen all quest for it. It is a simple key to lock or unlock anything.

Shadoweagle
July 5, 2004
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Orb of Knowledge Absorption    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Sentient)

In the center of the great library, seated on a plain pedastal of twisted iron, sits a Grey crystal ball, 30 centimetres in diameter and with a misty interior to it. It is to this ball, that people go to find the whereabouts of books in the library, but the orb is much more complex than its simple task, though few may be aware of it.

manfred
August 12, 2003
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The Orb of Many Talents    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

Most Orbs study humanoids in one way or another. But only one makes this a full-time job, in its own way…

MoonHunter
July 31, 2003
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Corvis    Locations  (Regional)   (Plains)

Corvis is a western region of The Land, comprising several small counties. It is a magical place, filled filled with fruitful farms, green rolling hills, low stone walls built up over centuries, and a number of small forests. The people are happy and content. It is an ideal place.

Most of the time. And it depends on what you think is ideal…

MoonHunter
June 5, 2003
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GalwaEnchena    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

GalwaEnchena is the name for the ultimate weapon, the weapon said to be able to slay even a God, if the wielder is willing. This weapon appears to be a finely crafted broadsword. It is so much more. Forged by Corvus the Great, for Alyen the Wise, known as Alyen the Bloody, King of Western Marches, it is a weapon so terrible that it brought peace to the land. Note: GalwaEnchena in the old tongue means “End of Conflict/ End of War”

MoonHunter
April 29, 2003
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Charlie's Lucky Marble    Items  (Other)   (Sentient)

It is a simple child’s toy, that has granted its owner good fortune.  Unfortunately things are never quite what they seem, especially when Corvus is involved.

MoonHunter
March 29, 2003
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The Storm Globe    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Sentient)

The Storm Globe is the avatar of the Druidic Storm God. Besides being the mouthpiece of the God, it allows the Druid council or high Druid to manipulate the weather anywhere in the world. Little to the Druid’s know, this orb was created by Corvus the Mad.

MoonHunter
March 29, 2003
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Ring of Fire    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

The Ring of Fire is an ancient artifact that possess great power over fire, according to the legends. It has passed from the fingers of heroes to the finger of heroes many time over the ages.  It is a pity the bards don’t record the annoying details of this item, another Legacy of Corvus.

MoonHunter
March 27, 2003
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The Five Glow Lights of the Great Library    Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Sentient)

The Glow Lights of the Great Library. This set of five unbreakable crystal balls provide bright magikal light so people can read among the rare books and scrolls in the Great Library without risking candles. These innocuous items are often overlooked. They would not be, if anyone knew their origins were with Corvus the Mad.

MoonHunter
March 26, 2003
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The Dragon Carved Egg    Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Sentient)

The Dragon Carved Egg, is a perfect crystal egg, the size of a goose egg, etched with images of a pride of dragons. It grants the one holding it immunity from Dragon.  This item is another Legacy of Corvus the Mad.  In fact, his signature is written in tiny script in the edtchings.

MoonHunter
March 26, 2003
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The Crystal Sphere of the Throne    Items  (Other)   (Sentient)

The Crystal Sphere of the Throne is another expensive knick knack kept in the royal jewels by the force of tradition.  Unbeknownst to all but the Ruler and the Heir, The Crystal Sphere is an immortal intelligent item giving advice to the Ruler and Heir.

MoonHunter
March 24, 2003
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The Grand Sword of the Warlord    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Sentient)

The Grand Sword of the Warlord is a weapon of destiny. It has been wielded by most of the greatest warrior leaders in History. It is their compaion. It is also, unknown to most, a legacy of Corvus the Mad.

MoonHunter
March 24, 2003
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The Orb of Corvin    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Sentient)

The Orb of Corvin is a powerful, though unwieldy, magik item in the hands of a magik user. It allows one to view the world, see where trouble is brewing, and cast spells on the area being viewed as if you were there.  Unknown to most, this legacy of Corvus, has its own agenda.

MoonHunter
March 24, 2003
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The Dark Eye    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Sentient)

The Dark Eye is an immortal intelligence bound in a mystic staff, a legacy of Corvus.  From its hidden place, it influence the world for its own purposes and the purposes of its Dark God.

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Hooper McFin's Two Shot Portal

       By: dudeington

Now, this ol' ramblin fellow tends to walk his talk a bit too far down the train sometimes.. So I'll be brief in my recantin' of how it was my Tavern "came to bein'" on the multiverse as a weave of it's own spell.. And how I'm even alive to tell the story!

You see it's simple really, trust me.. that's my specialty, keepin it elementary. And you can trust this old Bard.

Anyway, this one night these wizards get a ramblin' on about the temporal exististance of space and time and how it could be manifested in a weave of super dimensional space. whereupon the folded space would give rise to an infinite number of entrances and exits to one or many spaces. Now, seein' how my talkin' sometimes get's locked into the way us folks used to talk back in the ol' west. These wizards didn't know I was a master of the word. and I had heard everything they said. They were also a bit over the wagon, while I was steerin' the show.

So that's how it came to pass, I struck a bargain with the wizards. They come to me in the morning and conjure up their idea into reality and I'd pledge them my life, my existance.. in essence my soul. but in a much nicer sense of the word. So they came by in the morning a half remembering our talks the prior evenin'. And I recanted their words verbatum, and that's how it came to be. The spell was complete that afternoon. My tavern would be the super dimensional cube that would exist in this weave of space and time, folks could come and go as they please, knowin in mind some of the rules and limitations set forth.

A few of 'em as follows.

No feller can be causin a ruckus inside any of my fine establishments, as always rule number one god damnit.

n' second the portal works kinda tricky. When ya outside ya cast the spell and lend your will to luck a bit and regardless the doors to the bar will appear, the windows a luminescent amber.. you can hear the chattee but ya can't see in. And the catch is the door might be locked, in which case you chalk it up to lady luck and go walk off and try again in an hour. Now most times the door pops right open and from the outside you always come in the front door, immediately greeted by myself or one of our many fine patrons of Hooper McFin's Ale & Steakhouse.

Now when ya cast the spell from inside the Tavern, another catch comes up. The back door is mainly a secret for the non-initiated staff and the regulars but for sake of the prose let's assume we all know there's a secret door in the back with a portal there. Now when you go on through this one, you got two scenario's you oughta be aware of. One is ya pop outside relative to the same spot you came out. The other is, you walk back on into this one or another of our many Hooper McFin's Ale & Steakhouse.

so it's a clever quantum railroad I got my tavern and my people's caught on. But, Hey the show's sure as always goin. ohhh' rutin tootin skidoodle -

** And that's it.. that's the only notes I found on the spell, apparently out there somewhere is a Tavern caught on the mighty ebb and flow of the multiverse. Well. at least I can put to rest my torment as to the condition now referred to as "Hooper McFin's Teleportation Paranoia".

Dr. Clarke T. Mulligan - Professional researcher of Time & Space.

Hooper McFin's Ale & Steakhouse

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