I like it, though I personally think that having a hand composed of all opposable fingers would be like having 3 left feet, it looks nifty, but you can't really do anything if all you have to work with are thumbs...
Personally I've always just used gnomes as a racial monopoly on any sort of high speed transit, you piss them off then you're never going to be able to hop on an airship, magic-train, giant mechanical armadillo again, oh and shopkeepers are generally afraid to sell you anything, because if the gnomes find out, well, suddenly he'll be blacklisted too. Go to Comment
You buy death, but one would think that here are people that even Jack wouldn't touch. Those so powerful that their death would bring about the end of the corruption that allows him to stay in power. Anyway, do they sell good wings? Go to Comment
I personally think this deserves a 7.5, but I'm just going to have to give it a five. It's original, covers EVERYTHING, and is detailed. This is a great example of what great posts should look like. Go to Comment
The Wizard-Brewers of the Old Empire stored memories in bottles of mead, passing their brightest ideas, most subtle magics, and most important decisions on to their heirs in bottles of oddly-flavored honey-wine. A cache of these ancient magical vintages has been unearthed, but does anyone dare drink from it? The ancient mead's creator is a complete mystery, as are the thoughts he left behind.