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December 31, 2011
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Levy Sys Mk III Thaumaflare    Items  (Tools)   (Non-Magical)

With bright light and 5 minutes burn time, this is required equipment for any cave-diver worth his salt.

May 29, 2010
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The University of Firdon    Locations  (City)   (Plains)

Once little more than a standard place of higher education, now the University of Firdon sits at the heart of the magidustrial revolution soon to sweep through Ryngard.

September 16, 2009
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Fireblood Elixir    Items  (Potion)   (Magical)

"See that one, with the burn scars and dark veins? Don't stick too close; he shoots fireblood before engagements. Keeps friends and foes alike at bay, it does."

February 26, 2008
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Thaumatech Kit Bag    Items  (Equipment Listing)   (Non-Magical)

The simplest way to tell if someone is a Thaumatech Engineer is often to ask to see his kit bag…

January 8, 2008
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Thaumatechnology    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

Thaumatechnology - in a world where straight magic has an unnerving tendency to get the user killed, either by magical catastrophe or by being lynched by an upset mob, this is a much safer form of magical use… Even if it does occasionally explode.

January 2, 2008
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Draught of Swiftness    Items  (Potion)   (Magical)

An attempt to improve the venerable elixir of haste, there remain a few… kinks to be worked out.

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Quool's Tide

       By: Murometz

Once every decade on the eve of St. Poskov's Day during mid-winter, the coastal city of Tiyabon experiences a horrific event. Quool's Tide rolls in, depositing hundreds of bloated, fish-eaten corpses upon the pebbly shores of Tiyabon's wide bay. This singularity is to this day unexplained, though countless theories abound. It is said for example, that these corpses are not eaten by the myriad fish of the seas completely, due to the fear all creatures of the seas hold for Quool.

Named for Quool, a terrible, antediluvian god of seas and storms, who no longer exists for he has no worshipers, the Tide chokes the beaches and surf with the countless rotting bodies of those who had perished at sea in a violent way.

Almost immediately, the lifeless corpses are fed upon by crabs, gulls, and worse things that await the horrid feast. The townsfolk let nature take it course with disinterested disgust, though lately some enterprising adventurers have taken to searching along the beaches of flesh for former deceased companions, with intentions of raising them again!

Surprisingly no undead ever rise from among the many corpses. This is also a mystery.

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