byWhat if when a character died and the price to bring him back into the world was to allow an evil or good version to be placed in the world with the sole purpose of killing the character that just got its life back? The copycat character would die apon completeing his mission.....or would he?
Ideas - System
November 2, 2004
“ What to export or import.... Fabric: wool, linnen, silk... Wood: raw-material, furniture Stone Marble Coal Metals: iron, gold, silver, copper... Wine, beer, mead, spirits... Animals: horses, sheep, swine, cows... Weapons Armour Slaves Salt, spices Cheese Grains Coloring-powder (for fabric, ink...) Yarn Raw-material to make fabric: unprocessed wool, linnen, silk... Leather Glass: Windows, figurines, glasses, raw-material... Shoes, clothes Tobacco Medicines Poison Coins Pottery Musical instruments Tea (not sure about my spelling here, but I mean the hot drink Englishmen drink instead of coffee!) Gem-stones: diamonds... Dried meat Dried fish Dried fruits Flour Chocolate”
“ With a huge number of sacrificial victims, another realm long ago secretly bound a Prince of the land spirits, Iorstonn by name, thus ensuring the fertility, and improving the magical defences, of their realm. But binding that Prince to one spot has disrupted the weather and magical patterns (ley lines?) over half the continent. Things have become bad enough that a coalition has been formed to rectify the situation, once divinations have established the cause. Your party is one of the teams assembled to do the rectification: find the binding object and steal it ('so that we can destroy it here in our realm, of course'...*) or destroy it over there. Presumably the Prince will be grateful to his rescuers and angry at the binders, but with a greater spirit like Iorstonn one can never be sure: such beings are 'tricksy'. * Of course, the rulers of our realm might want to control Iorstonn for their own ends...”
“ As they travel they notice a horrible rotten smell. As they travel it gets stronger and stronger forcing them to cover their noses and mouth less they choke on the horrible smell. Rotting animal carcass that has been ripped apart and tracks all over, covered in maggots.”