Forest/ Jungle
Public Draft
0 Votes


Hits: 1798
Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
Rating: 0
Condition: In Work (public)
ID: 3770


April 8, 2008, 7:27 pm

Vote Hall of Honour
Author Status


The Prallan Lands


The Giant Tiger Riders of The Prallan Lands are some of the most feared warriors in the known world.

The Prallan Lands are a mix of deep valleys and plains under an unforgiving sun. The lands start high and descend to a more common level, slowly tiered by cliffed plains. The hot sun is broken up by the ever present fast moving clouds that sweep over the lands. The plains themselves are are grass covered seas between the verdant valleys. Good sized herds grave along these lands, drinking at little riverlets that slide along the grasslands. The deep valleys are cut by river systems that cover the land. Inside the valleys, the air is warm and wet. The jungles that grow there are rich in flora and fauna.

The Prallans are an ancient people, living in city states in their jungle valleys. The Modern Prallans live in and amongst the buildings and ruins of the Imperial Cities and the Ancient Prallans cities. They are comfortable in these "traditional places". They currently have no inclination, nor the raw wealth or manpower, to build new cities.

These various cities have been in the cycle of abandonment and "recolonization" for the last few centuries. A "curse" seems to find its way to the city, causing a crop blight or lack of water or some plague, people abandon the city. They move back into the wilds and rejoin the tribal peoples or make the long journey to another city. Until that city grows too large and some other curse/ ecological issue "ends" that city.

Prallian society is a semi-feudal society where everyone is either a Lord and honored servant. Everyone has a Lord. Even the High Lord, the king of all, master of the Silent City (The small city inside the Imperial city where no one is allowed to speak above a whisper), is a servant to the Gods. The links of life flow from there.

Only one’s Lord can give you orders. So you might be a street sweeper, but only your lord - The Lord of the City - can tell you what to do, even the Emperor walking down the street can’t. (Though, to be polite, following requests from your Lord’s lord can be a good idea). Thus people are very independent

The Giant Tiger Riders of The Prallan Lands use harnesses like this to actually tame their battle cats.

Additional Ideas (0)

Please register to add an idea. It only takes a moment.

Join Now!!

Gain the ability to:
Vote and add your ideas to submissions.
Upvote and give XP to useful comments.
Work on submissions in private or flag them for assistance.
Earn XP and gain levels that give you more site abilities.
Join a Guild in the forums or complete a Quest and level-up your experience.
Comments ( 0 )
Commenters gain extra XP from Author votes.

There be no comments on 'dis here submission.

Link Backs

Random Idea Seed View All Idea Seeds


       By: Murometz

Sessiliths (name based on the word sessile) are gargoyle-type creatures which are stationary, attached to the stone of whichever foundation they are bound to. Though they can move their extremities and limbs they are unable to move away from their particular perch. In lieu of swooping down and attacking like their mobile cousins the gargoyles proper, sessiliths are equipped with their own brand of mischief. The creatures are all able to verbalize and thus usually hurl vile insults and curses upon passersby. The cumulative effects of dozens of sessiliths cursing, screaming, and speaking in tongues, can have an effect of temporary confusion (or even discord) in those forced to listen to the shrieking stone gremlins.

Additionally, most possess the ability to "spout" or spit forth various undesirable projections, such as tar, boiling water, or even acid. While they can usually be avoided easily enough or even destroyed (their "bodies" feature the same defenses as gargoyles), sessiliths are usually placed in such a way as to hinder all trespassers and interlopers, narrow corridors, claustrophobic tunnels and other related "gauntlets", where they cannot be easily avoided. Like gargoyles, sessiliths come in all sorts of grotesque shapes and sizes, though they tend to resemble tiny horned devils, demonic amphibians, or simply distorted faces and heads, more often than not.

Ideas  ( Lifeforms ) | July 1, 2015 | View | UpVote 5xp

Creative Commons License
Individual submissions, unless otherwise noted by the author, are licensed under the
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
and requires a link back to the original.

We would love it if you left a comment when you use an idea!
Powered by Lockmor 4.1 with Codeigniter | Copyright © 2013 Strolen's Citadel
A Role Player's Creative Workshop.
Read. Post. Play.
Optimized for anything except IE.