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The Gorgon Rune and the Flirting Dress    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

Peek-a-boo!

Or why you should always look women in the eye
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The Gorgon Rune and the Flirting Dress    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

Peek-a-boo!

Or why you should always look women in the eye
Scrasamax
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Casey Scott Rogers    NPCs  (Character Sheet)   (Natural)

An unfortunate man and his canine companion

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Sir Frederick Herman Welker    NPCs  (Character Sheet)   (Combative)

A favored son of the Prussian nobility, and a Knight Errant of the Restored Order of the Temple

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Dame Michell Indira Blake    NPCs  (Character Sheet)   (Mystical)

The eldest of six sisters and the heir apparent of the Argyle-Blakes, and an investigator for the Royal Theosophical Society

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       By: tinypoisonousfish

Bag on a Stick

Very simple gag but a great one, since it can be used multiple times over, even in the same adventure. Great for tribal natives gone restless and humanoids, but anyone can have set this up. Just what the header says, a simple bag over a stick stuck in the ground or floor.

As GM you can place the bag on a stick anywhere, in a floor crack the heroes have passed before, outdoors in a clearing or path, or at the edge of the PCs' encampment the following morning, what have you. Place anything on the stick - a coiled yellow viper angered by the bag removal, mini crossbow w/poison, transdermal hallucinatory drug dusted on the bag, yellow mold colony, an NPC ally's head, a weapon, scroll tube or satchel, what have you.

The idea is to build tension and/or stall for time/distract the party. Provided it's used properly, you'll be amazed at how paranoid players will get from this simple gag.

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