Of Books and Things

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Of books and wonderous things contained, that is what this region covers. It is a place for the lovers of books, scrolls, and folios. In addition to knowledge captured, here are the libraries, bookshops, scriptorium, and datastores, with the men and women who work with books and scrolls.

All things that have to do with books, scrolls, folios, and the ilk have a home here.

All things that have to do with books, scrolls, folios, and the ilk have a home here.

Here is the place for books, scrolls, codices, folios, data files, and all things that are "books".

Here is the place where books are created, kept, and even sold, so libraries, scriptoriums, print shops, and so on.

Here is where the people with books as an intricate part of their lives... authors, writers, book sellers, scribes, librarians, sages, professors, and such.

Here is the place for magical items related to books, mystic creatures that impact books, and all such things are found. 

So welcome to The Realm of Books. 



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Dead Leaves

       By: Murometz

An insidious creature, most likely somehow "related" to trappers and lurkers, the Dead Leaves (for no other name exists as of yet for this foul thing), hibernates for three of the four year's seasons, deep underground. Its active time is Autumn, when trees shed their leaves, depositing colorful carpets across the ground. The terror then emerges and blends in with the surrounding leaves, perfectly camouflaged, waiting patiently for unsuspecting victims. In appearance it resembles nothing more than a ten foot square, six inch thick, layer of bright yellow, orange, and red leaves. The only hint that someone is walking on top of it, comes in the form of an unusual amplified sound of leaves crunching underfoot. Too late usually, the victims notice this additional "crunch". The Dead Leaves will then swirl and "rise" up to smother and suffocate the victim, like a colorful, malevolent, boa constrictor.

Fire, as can be imagined, is particularly effective against this creature, but one has to *know* it's there before putting it to the torch. And there's the rub. The creature is impossible to "identify" in a large patch of fallen leaves by eyesight alone.

Ideas  ( Lifeforms ) | December 10, 2015 | View | UpVote 5xp


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