Medicine Freetext

Scrasamax
April 19, 2019
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Extra Legal Medical Service    Society/ Organizations  (Technical)   (Area)

The definition of an ELMS and a sample one

Cheka Man
February 14, 2018
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30 Legendary Antidotes/Cures III    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

PCs often end up with curses, sometimes serious ones. Or perhaps a great noble offers a reward to the PCs if they will cure his or her illness or curse before it proves fatal. Here are thirty cures that might be needed.

Scrasamax
December 22, 2017
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The Bioforge and Biological Autonomy    Items  (Other)   (Campaign Defining)

The bioforge is a brute force human engineering device, and with it comes the loss of biological autonomy

Scrasamax
March 8, 2017
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Alcazar    Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Villanous)

rejuvenation station

Cheka Man
October 12, 2016
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7 Medics    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Knowledge/Lore)

Whenever there is conflict or disease you will find medical men and women trying to heal the sick and the maimed. Most are perfectly good people, but by no means not all of them. Whilst many live to serve and do their best for those who they treat, a minority will harm or even kill them, accidentally or otherwise.


Scrasamax
June 17, 2015
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Med-Pod    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Med-pods, med-bays, and a dozen trade marked names, all for the technomagical healing bed.

Scrasamax
September 15, 2014
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Doctor Hugh Riot    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Technical)

A mad scientist, a cyborg, a visionary, a man of god

Scrasamax
October 8, 2012
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Black Hospitals    Society/ Organizations  (Knowledge/Lore)   (World Wide)

Not a racially segregated hospital, but rather the Private Medical Complex

Scrasamax
May 31, 2012
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Gadreel & Mastema Corporation    Society/ Organizations  (Knowledge/Lore)   (Regional)

The G&M, or GaMa Corp, not to be confused with the larger GM corporation.

Siren no Orakio
April 13, 2010
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Medical Technologies of the Future    Systems  (Knowledge/Lore)   (General)

It is taken for granted that medical technologies will advance apace in the future, permitting rapid healing and perhaps even shaping of the human body. This submission is to provide possible flavors for that medicine to come in. 

epsilon
August 18, 2007
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vissewort    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Other)

  At that moment the drizzle eased, and Ledoik could see as plain as day a blight upon the fields near the edge of the forest. Like a rock dropped into a pond, a wave of lighter shades of green emanated from the blights centre. Growing from the forest, where it was darkest, the field got lighter and lighter the further away it was from the blight. It was clear enough. The commander barked words, organising the archers, the few catapults they had and the giant rockslings to this side of the battlements. He motioned them to aim towards the blight, the dark patch near the fields edge

Scrasamax
June 10, 2006
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St. Gray of Galen    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Knowledge/Lore)

Blood, biles black and yellow and phlegm, these are the four vital humours that govern our bodies. Understand them, and health is a simple matter.

St. Gray of Galen, Lectures

Scrasamax
May 18, 2006
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The Vocran Palimpsest    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

A palimpsest is a manuscript, usually of papyrus or parchment, on which more than one text has been written with the earlier writing incompletely erased and still visible.

Scrasamax
March 16, 2005
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Clef Cramoisi    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Mystical)

Clef was a regular gnome, just like all of the other gnomes. It just happened that his area of interest was not so agreeable to the other gnomes…

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Wet Faeries

       By: Murometz

Sages and naturalists frown at the common name given to these strange creatures by the small folk, but sometimes the silliest nicknames for creatures, places and people persevere in the minds of many. “Purifiers”, “Pond Jellies”, “Breath-Stealers”, “Lung-Ticklers” and “River Butterflies” are much less commonly heard appellations for these life forms. Wet Faeries are basically (and simply) a species of fist-sized, fresh-water jellyfish. Several traits steer them toward the peculiar category however. Firstly, Wet Faeries are nearly invisible in the water, much like their marine cousins but even more so. One can swim in a river swarming with these critters and not even notice their presence. Secondly, they possess the unique ability to clean and purify whatever body of water they inhabit. They do this via some sort of biological filtration process, sucking in all toxins present in the water, and releasing it back in its purest form. Needless to say, they are both a blessing and a curse to whichever folk dwell beside the rivers and lakes Wet Faeries inhabit. On one hand, no purer water can be found anywhere than a Wet Faerie lake or pond, and yet, in “pure” water “life” tends in fact to die out, lacking the needed nutrients to prosper. Thirdly, their “sting” is (unfortunately) virulently poisonous to all mammalians. Wet Faeries are loathe to sting anyone or anything, using their barbed fronds as a last line of defense, but if stung, most swimmers will suffer respiratory arrest, and die within minutes, usually drowning before they can make it back to shore.

Alchemists, druids, and less savory characters have studied these creatures over the years, and have predictably found all the ways Wet Faeries could be exploited. Morbidly humorous, some bards find it, that the Poisoners and Assassins Guilds as well as the Healer’s Union, all prize these creatures. The assassins use the extracted venom in obvious fashion, while the priests and healers use the still-living jelly-fish to sterilize other poison potions and to cure those already poisoned on death’s door.

It is known that a certain Earl Von Trumble keeps his vast castle moat stocked with Wet Faeries, the waters so clear that every bone of every one of his past enemies can be clearly seen on the bottom, twenty two feet below.

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