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Biweekly Monster-Plague Matriarch

Touched by Immortality. Elves are known to be long-lived, but there were those of their ilk who lived long enough to strive for immortality. With centuries to study, some of them came to viable solutions for the problem of death that … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Formic Necromancer

“Who ever would have believed that the necromancer behind the swarm of unusual insect undead was an insect itself? The mayor sure didn’t. Held our pay in trust for a week to make sure we’d dealt with the problem.” Colony … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Rust Moth

Whether relatives of or more mature specimens of rust monsters the rust moth brings the terror of their subterranean kin to the surface and indeed the skies. Though scholars dispute both the theories of new related species and of the rust monster … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Eber-Negen

The eber-negen are a pest of ancient legends said to roam the land eating all in their path. Whether they were exterminated in some prodigious effort, went into hibernation, were and still are very rare, or never existed at all … Continue reading

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ToM Session 16: At the Gates

The magic ban opposition team, after five days traversing the tunnels under the gnome mountains, approaches what their directions indicate is the abandoned Gnomish mine. They are: Doane Six (ByW): Level 6 Nekolyn Monk Lamila (BiW): Level 6 Half-Orc, Half-Elf … Continue reading

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ToM Session 15: Beneath the Mountains

After a couple weeks preparing the tools they believe they need, the party descends into the old Gnomish caves unsealed by Ilgrind at the back of his workshop (built in an old entrance to the caves). By the rough and … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Lightning Fisher

Lightning Fishers are lightning-empowered, giant, insectoid creatures with claws and a gland for extruding a conductive, sticky silk with which they fish for their prey. They prefer to await the passage of prey in tight places with a high perch … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Potenidea (and Swarm)

Swarm spell casters were fun, behold: Potenidea. Potenidea are mere pests on their own, though with recognizable magical properties. However, when they swarm, as they often do to protect their hives, they are able to conjure powerful lightning magics against … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Arcandidae (and Swarm)

Another in my efforts create semi-sentient creatures with a shaman variant: Arcandidae. Arcandidae are locust-like bugs with near sentience. Individuals have some cold affinity, but in swarms they have magical, instinctive dances that allow the swarm to cast powerful frost … Continue reading

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