cosmic horror Freetext

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The Outer Gods    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Space)

There will come a day when mankind discovers the means to leave his solar system, to strike out into the galaxy and the myriad of stars and worlds beyond his own. There will come a great and terrible shock, because beyond that safe border, the galaxy is bright, and full of monsters

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July 1, 2016
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Exosomes    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Space)

Strange things can be found in deep space, well away from the gravity and nuclear fury of a living star

Scrasamax
June 26, 2016
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Placental Simulacra    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

A peculiar sort of horror, a mockery of terrestrial biology

Scrasamax
May 15, 2015
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Encounter 701    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

Log: Encounter 701,Syowa Antarctica

Classification: Keter, magnitude 5

Type: plasmic manifestation

Scrasamax
February 21, 2015
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Downington Sphere    Items  (Other)   (Campaign Defining)

The objective of Operation Flycatcher was to collect samples of aphasic lifeforms for study in a lab. The project was black listed as a failure, with a high rate of personnel loss, and cost overruns.

This was not the truth.

Scrasamax
April 25, 2014
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18 Gifts from Elder Gods, Outer Gods, and Cosmic Horrors    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - Genre)

18 gifts laden with madness, tainted with corruption, and otherwise as horrible as they are powerful.

Intended to be a 30, but blessed by Cult of Done

Scrasamax
March 25, 2014
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Star Whale    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Space)

Methinks we have hugely mistaken this matter of Life and Death. Methinks that what they call my shadow here on earth is my true substance. Methinks that in looking at things spiritual, we are too much like oysters observing the sun through the water, and thinking that thick water the thinnest of air. Me thinks my body is but the lees of my better being. In fact take my body who will, take it I say, it is not me.”

? Herman Melville, Moby Dick

Scrasamax
February 28, 2014
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Encounter 45    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Other)

Log: Encounter 45, London Arcoplex

Classification: Keter, magnitude 3

Type: Extradimensional Manifestation

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       By: ephemeralstability

Swordbiters are parasites. They are long, thin and silver, and digest metal, somewhat like rust monsters, but smaller and more insidious. They resemble stick insects, but when they cling to metal they are very well camouflaged, and one can be biting your sword for a week before you notice it. They cannot be removed by hand, as they are very strong, but if the blade is inserted into fire they will leap off to escape the flames. Sometimes, old treasure hoards are infested with them, and the first glimpse you get of the "glittering" weapons is a pile of rusted swords encrusted with these thin silvery insects.

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