Quest - Legendary People



Original Quest from November 1, 2006 to November 30, 2006

Every society has their stories of mythic heroes. King Arthur. Hercules. The Monkey King. Sometimes villians also get in on the mythic status action: Professor Moriarty. Sauron. Jack the Ripper. In the end, every game world needs a fine assortment of larger than life people, if only just the stories of their exploits.



So this month's quest is Mythic/Historical NPCs.


Quest Winners

manfred
November 29, 2006
Hits: 6344
Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.583333
Celenia of the Everchanging Eyes    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Artistic/Performance)

The tragic fate of the legendary beauty has left traces behind until this day.

Wulfhere
November 14, 2006
Hits: 8715
Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.909091
Senach I, King of Tir Earrach    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Political)

Senach, the mighty leader who forged a kingdom from a land of quarrelling clans: The inarguable truth, as told by the druid who crowned him.

Official Quest Entries

MoonHunter
November 8, 2006
Hits: 7230
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
Mathius the Great King    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Political)

One of the finest kings The Lands have ever known; this elder king is much beloved and respected. It is ironic that his greatness plants the seeds of great strife.

Scrasamax
November 9, 2006
Hits: 7265
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.375000
Atal    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

Many claim him to have been of their own, be they mages or clerics, thieves or warriors. Such was the legacy of Atal, the Wise Councilor.

Iain
November 10, 2006
Hits: 6772
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.437500
Konelis Larach    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

Konelis Larach, St. Cornelius of Zarant. 26th Abbot of Zarant; eminence grise to Dominic the Great; author of the Annalia: monk, scholar, saint and martyr.

Chaosmark
November 11, 2006
Hits: 4652
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.000000
Shaltier Gremtre    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

A name lost to all but the oldest of history books and mythic tales, yet more important than many modern rulers.

MoonHunter
November 12, 2006
Hits: 6016
Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.214286
Princess Reisha    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Political)

Princess Reisha is key figure in the Twin Rose War and the Mother of Modern Humana.

the Wanderer
November 12, 2006
Hits: 4318
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Taran Silverhand, the Wanderer    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Travelers)

â??Iâ??m not telling that story againâ? the bard protested, leaning on the hearth of the inn with his arms crossed in defiance â??everyone has heard it over and overâ?¦why not something else?â?

valadaar
November 24, 2006
Hits: 4484
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.785714
Tryvaard    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

Even 20 years of service was not enough for them - still they taunt me.  Will I ever be free?

Scrasamax
November 26, 2006
Hits: 5007
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.000000
Archibald Ganse    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mercantile)

A pioneer, visionary, alchemist and industrialist, archibald Ganse was a man well ahead of his time.

CaptainPenguin
November 26, 2006
Hits: 4612
Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.450000
Temak Buk    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Combative)

Legendary hero, founder of the Bukdek Empire, fearless warrior and warlord, amoral barbarian, and vicious bandit.

Quest Entries

Wulfhere
November 30, 2006
Hits: 5773
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.555556
Corvius Haereticus    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

Murderous prophet of a depraved cult, Corvius the Death-Haunted cursed the Empire with an ancient evil that has plagued its lands ever since.

Psalmanazar
November 30, 2006
Hits: 3729
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.416667
John Bloodycoat    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Political)

On moonless nights when ghouls run wild
and ghosties dance and scream and gloat
don’t fret, don’t cry, don’t fear, dear child-
Those ghoulies fear John Bloodycoat

Scrasamax
February 26, 2014
Hits: 1385
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.750000
Dr Agamemnon Spengler    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Technical)

A tall lanky man with a distracted air, well versed in arcanotechnology, parapsychology, and a collector of molds, spores, and fungus.

Moonlake
August 29, 2016
Hits: 1048
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Whitestill, the First Sister    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Knowledge/Lore)

A legendary figure described using the 4 sentences tool



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Sessiliths

       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.

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