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Moonlake
Soul Gazing By: Moonlake

A special method of fortune telling (100 word submission for the Ye Olde Archaic Word Challenge)

Babies-In-The-Eyes: The miniature reflection of himself which a person sees in the pupil of another's eye on looking closely into it.

Systems: Mystical, General
by Moonlake
28xp
9 replies
2045 views
2 HoHs
valadaar
Shevourus the Mad By: valadaar

"Yeeah!" the old man shouted as he made a dramatic flurry with his chalk - the mounted knight now bearing a stylized lance as it bore down on the many-headed dragon before it.

NPCs: Minor, Mystical
by valadaar
19xp
7 replies
3345 views
valadaar
Elziphar of Saliadonia By: valadaar

They had thought him a crank, an eccentric, not practicing a real form of magic. How wrong they were.

NPCs: Mythic/ Historical, Mystical
by valadaar
20xp
6 replies
3652 views
Wulfhere
Ye Zoldering Grimoire By: Wulfhere

This ancient text is the legacy of one of the greatest mages of all time, but using it can be quite a challenge!

Items: Books and Scrolls, Cursed
by Wulfhere
42xp
15 replies
7703 views
1 HoH
Wulfhere
The Taghairm Skin By: Wulfhere

The ancient sages knew: To see beyond the veils of Death, you must become as one dead.

Items: Other, Magical
by Wulfhere
46xp
9 replies
5990 views
1 HoH
Murometz
Yird-Swine By: Murometz

Et deprecabantur eum spiritus dicentes mitte nos in porcos ut in eos introeamus (Mark 5:12)

Lifeforms: Unique, City/ Ruin
by Murometz
114xp
22 replies
12130 views
5 HoHs
Wulfhere
Stolvi the Screever By: Wulfhere

Inspired by a secret muse, a humble man sketches heroes and battles for the folk of the Market Quarter.

NPCs: Minor, Artistic/Performance
by Wulfhere
44xp
12 replies
4809 views
Wulfhere
Goodman Slatterbite By: Wulfhere

Driven by a lifetime of anger, Modest Slatterbite and his “Staff of Truth” have come to condemn the “wicked”.

NPCs: Scenario Based, Religious
by Wulfhere
45xp
11 replies
6189 views
2 HoHs
CaptainPenguin
Ssao E'hzeir, Alytarch of Yyiszo By: CaptainPenguin

Ssao E'hzeir, once a soldier, then a mandarin-magistrate, and then a clan-father, was rewarded for years of faithful service with the post of alytarch.

NPCs: Minor, Domestic/ Craft
by CaptainPenguin
24xp
16 replies
5331 views
Scrasamax
Saint Oblat the Maimed By: Scrasamax

Ye Olde English
Oblat - A soldier who, grown impotent or maimed in service, hath maintenance or the benefit of a monk's place assigned him in an abbey

NPCs: Mythic/ Historical, Religious
by Scrasamax
20xp
6 replies
5913 views
Ria Hawk
Hamako the Black By: Ria Hawk

"You would be wise not to cross me. I have powers that you cannot even begin to comprehend. Do not anger me, lest I turn you into a goose, fat and ugly. Then if you are lucky and I am in a forgiving mood, I won't eat you for supper."
Based on Muro's Archaic Words Challenge, the word myomancer.

NPCs: Minor, Mystical
by Ria Hawk
62xp
16 replies
6370 views
2 HoHs
Scrasamax
Tagliabue's Tete-a-tete By: Scrasamax

Tete-a-tete, adjective:

1. Private; confidential; familiar.
2. A private conversation between two people.
3. A short sopha intended to accommodate two persons.

Items: Home/ Personal, Magical
by Scrasamax
39xp
6 replies
6393 views
2 HoHs
Scrasamax
Gaberlunz By: Scrasamax

Most cities have long and storied histories, tales of nobles and intrigue, places in cultural, social, or military history. Gaberlunz in one of those places that by various circumstances has avoided any pretense of greatness.

Locations: Area, Plains
by Scrasamax
21xp
6 replies
6309 views
Murometz
Pooskers By: Murometz

A peculiar guild of specialists. "Flick your ticks, slice your lice, squeeze your fleas."

Organizations: Knowledge/Lore, World Wide
by Murometz
60xp
14 replies
9640 views
2 HoHs
Scrasamax
The Chalice Bearers By: Scrasamax

In the great city of Ozea, the funeral processions of the dead are followed by the Chalice Bearers, mourners who gather their tears to annoint the deceased.

Organizations: Religious, Area
by Scrasamax
44xp
9 replies
10244 views
1 HoH