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Cheka Man
May 31, 2016
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The LifeStealer    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (City/ Ruin)

The Regal Tombs of Orbis were the place where the richest of the rich were buried, and Bert was sure that if he could break in to a recent two-month old burial he would be wealthy for at least the rest of the year. Since tomb-robbing could get somebody the gibbet, he had gone alone, and now he cursed as he fought hand to hand with the bulbous, distended, decomposing corpse that had leapt up when he tried to steal the grave goods and now beat and clawed at him and swiped at him with a rapier. Every wound it inflicted on his body, he got a little weaker and to his horror, it grew a little stronger and a little less rotten. Not long afterwards, a seemingly living man left the tomb, leaving the body of a grave robber behind. A body that would soon rise...and walk...

Cheka Man
September 20, 2015
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30 More Necromancers    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Mystical)

Thirty more nasty, notorious Necromancers to disturb the eternal rest of the Dead.

Scrasamax
June 29, 2015
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Cadaverous Companion    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

The spell Animate Dead has existed for a very long time, with many variations. The spell Cadaverous Companion is another such variation, but it is tailored to the animation of companion animals, rather than human corpses

Scrasamax
June 2, 2015
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Iron Muse    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Villanous)

A horrific device only employed by the most black hearted of magic users.

Scrasamax
December 5, 2013
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Ssacha a'Karliik    Items  (Other)   (Cursed)

A common tool of necromancers, nether mages, and others who are privvy to the arts of the dead and undead

Dossta
December 31, 2012
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Mother Monster    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

All Maire wanted was to give her husband a child.  She wasn't about to let death stand in the way.

caesar193
December 2, 2012
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The Noble Expertise of Creating the Remaining Organism    Society/ Organizations  (Knowledge/Lore)   (Regional)

The Noble Expertise of Creating the Remaining Organism is a gentlemen's club. People who don't belong call it the Noble Expertise, or perhaps the Expertise, but the people in the club call themselves necromancers, and the club itself N.E.C.R.O.

Scrasamax
September 24, 2012
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Kyra's Knife    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Cursed)

Tis but a scratch, send the guards and make sure they capture that joke of an assassin

Siren no Orakio
September 24, 2009
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Soulbinder    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

A key tool of the Necromancers of Light, the Soulbinder eases the difficulty of resurrection.

Scrasamax
August 23, 2009
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Agunl Qw Agiya    NPCs  (Minor)   (Mystical)

Crazy old woman, selling pieces of bone and fake charms. The fact that the villagers even tolerate the old eye-roller hag demonstrates a lack of piety to the Faith.

Abbot Bilwhite

Scrasamax
May 20, 2009
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The Hornless Goat    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Tucked back in the corner of Kiskedee square, off of Aasvogel, is the Hornless Goat. The tavern is as non-descript and plain as any business can be and still maintain itself in passable fashion. No one notices the patrons of that small overlooked place.

axlerowes
March 15, 2009
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The Island and Firth of Crueloar    Locations  (City)   (Water)

A rough town which is haven for outlaws is a staple of all adventuring genres. In the fantasy genre the town of Crueloar provides places in which you can share a dinner table with a vampire or learn the ways of dark magic.

Scrasamax
March 10, 2009
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The Steeds of the Dead    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

have made thee as no other. All the treasures of the earth shall lie between thy eyes. Thou shalt cast thy enemies between thy hooves, but thou shalt carry my friends upon they back. Thy saddle shall be the seat of prayers to me. And thou fly without any wings, and conquer without any sword.
The Koran

valadaar
January 12, 2009
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Sorcerghul    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Any)

Beware this wizardly cadaver! His spells might not kill you, but you will wish they had…

Pieh
June 23, 2008
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The Complete Guide to Necro-Nautical Magics    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Villanous)

This is a wretched tome of oceanic blasphemy; a foul water-stained, bone-white binder of bitter dead-men’s secrets and a guide to Nautical Necromancy useful in the hands of the young sea-faring necromancer or the Great Lich Umeen herself.

Pieh
March 28, 2008
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Hazenbrazen and Gribaldy    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

Hazenbrazen & Gribaldy: Two Necromancers taking over the world one corpse at a time.

Pieh
March 8, 2008
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Deathwalk Boots    Items  (Clothes)   (Villanous)

"Hell hath no fury like MY RIGHT FOOT!" Shardath yelled as he stomped upon the holy ground.

Scrasamax
November 27, 2007
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Obtort Ward    Locations  (Neighborhoods)   (Any)

The Obtort Ward is all that remains of what was once an ancient battlefield that was afterwards converted into a mass grave.

mrcelophane
September 26, 2007
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Drop of Blood in the Bucket    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Rooms/ Halls)

Can you think while scared out of your wits?  Lets hope your adventurers can…

Siren no Orakio
August 1, 2007
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The Pierced Veil    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

"He’s dead, Sir Paladin." "... What?" "Hens-bane, my Lord, a false tooth. Not even our best interrogators could get an answer from him now." "Bring the corpse to me. The veil of death will be pierced."

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Which way is he going?

       By: Murometz

Molk Peruda is encountered by the PCs on the second day of their journey west from the salt-choked port of Quyn, as they prepare to explore the jungle.

He appears a gaunt, wolfish man, with matted, dark hair that sprouts from his head in dreadlocks, contrasting with his well-oiled, blue-black, conical beard. His eyes are hidden ebon shards beneath thick arching brows, his nose, crooked, long, and reminiscent of a snout. His mouth is a thin, dark line, his teeth unseen even when he parts his lips to speak.

His skin is the color of tallow, surprising perhaps for a renowned jungle guide, yet his natural helm of dreads and the jungle's canopy keeps the sun from bronzing his originally pale flesh. On his back are tattooed three women from the waist up, side-by-side, each resembling the other but of different ages. This is a tattoo of Molk's mother, sister, and daughter. His wife (don't bring her up to him!) was killed by marauding Qullan years ago, and appears as her own tattoo on his broad but sunken chest.

His feet shockingly are turned around 180 degrees at the ankle, facing towards his back! A curse from a pernicious shaman. Molk walks feet backwards (he's used to it) and walks backwards, forwards. This can be very disconcerting and outright creepy to the PCs as he guides them through the rainforest.

Slung from his back is an archer's quarrel of treated wood carved to resemble a stalking leopard, in his hand a re-curved composite bow of horn and sinew, with a pair of vivid, red eyes, each one painted on the opposite side of the hand-grip. In a leather sheath at his belt, hangs a falchion, its pommel adorned with a curved bird's head and beak.

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