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Woofer295
November 16, 2017
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Banshee Willow    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Swamp)

An ashen grey willow with pale leaved tendils obscuring it's gnarled trunk. Sitting in the mire of great swamps, rare even in it's natural environment. The Banshee Willow's bark is known to have magical properties. Travelers beware, these trees seem to attract ghosts and other unsavory undead.

Silveressa
November 24, 2014
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Swamps 101    Articles  (Regional)   (Swamp)

The classic swamp, filled with a purveying dampness and faint mist. Clouds of buzzing biting insects drift over vast expanses of soggy marsh and brackish water. Lone trees tilt towards the sky, struggling against the purveying rot.

Swamplands are a unique environment and therefore offer you unique game play options.

This article will give you ideas on how to bring your swamps to life and make the most of these interesting settings - regardless of how powerful the PCs are.

Murometz
November 1, 2014
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Time Spent With Trolls    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Swamp)

Some field notes on Trolls, courtesy of T.H.I.S.

Erfunden
October 17, 2009
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The Bagabond    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Swamp)

In the dank,dense areas of the world where the vigorous and the decaying are intertwined and indivisable, lives the wise bagabond.  But getting him to impart his knowledge is quite a chore.

Maggot
January 22, 2009
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The Ragori    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Swamp)

A reclusive race, the Ragori live deep in the heart of the Purvis Swamp.

Murometz
February 18, 2007
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The One-Eyed, Red-Eyed Crow    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Swamp)

Despair! Despair! The Dread Crow’s Glare!

Murometz
February 16, 2007
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Denizens of the Swamps, Bogs, and Fens    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Swamp)

Beware the amphibious wolves my child, and most of all, avoid the red-eyed crow!

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The Candle-Eyed Man

       By: Murometz

The third son of a candle-maker, and secretly a spy, Tsiao Fong Wei betrayed his family, clan, and town to the merciless Qongg Dynasty, causing the deaths of his own family members. He survived to an old age hiding out in the country side and keeping a low profile. One day however, the “Paper Knife” finally found Tsiao Fong Wei , and exacted his revenge on behalf of the folk, dead and tortured.

After a furious struggle, the “Paper Knife” plunged twin burning candles into the eyes of the traitorous old man and laughed, as Tsiao Fong Wei howled in dismay and pain. Some say Tsiao Fong Wei died that day. Others say that the old man somehow escaped despite his sudden anguish and utter blindness.

The truth is lost to time.

But to this day the children of the Red-Ridge County towns and villages are told by their parents to always beware twin lights in the darkness and to never venture into the woods at night, and to keep an ear open for the Groaning Ghost, for somewhere out there Tsiao Fong Wei the Traitor, now a vengeful spirit, stumbles about the darkness moaning and wailing, candles still sticking forth from out of his otherwise empty eye sockets. And though the candles plunged into his eyes all those years ago were a’flame going in, now the wax protuberances are somehow lit from within and burn without, and two flickering lights in the darkness, always portend his coming.

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