Lore of the Wicked Age


BlueSlime

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This shall be the place for lists of PCs, NPCs, Particular Strengths and notes about the world that will be created.

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Chapter 1

In a Wicked Age...

...A tower of silver and alabaster, which rises from the sea under the new moon.

...The unwitting husband of a serpent-demoness.

...The return of a reclusive enchantress to her home.

...A squat town on the banks of a wide, long river, rich from plunder, whose men raid up and down the river in their ugly boats.



LIST OF PCs

Arwia Humusi, Green Horn Mage of the Silver Tower. (RaptorJesus)
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Covertly: d6
Directly: d8
With Love: d12
With Violence: d6
For Myself: d4
For Others: d10
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Particular Strength: Mending Magic. The process of expending one's own existence, to restore another's. Usually shows on the user as fatigue, hunger, pale skin, and lethargy. Dire cases result in sickness and disease. It requires a healthy state of mind and body. It can be used For Others. For NPCs it's good for Action. It's significance is 1. It is Potent. It's die is a d10.
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Best Interests: It's in Arwia's best interest to earn the friendship, or affections of Zakiri, and to ensure she doesn't succumb to dark desires. (Killing the Slavemaster, becoming a daughter of Lilith)

It's in Arwia's best interest to end the suffering of the slaves, and prevent any more from being sacrificed to the tower's master.


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Akashka, Child of Lilith, Enchantress (TentanariX)
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Covertly d10
Directly d8
With Love d12
With Violence d4
For Myself d6
For Others d6
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Particular Strength: Charm Magic: It is the use of magic to allure and mislead, it can be used to conjure aphrodisiacs, potions, and cast charms to get people to do as she wishes. It may be used Directly. For NPCs it's good for Action. It's significance is 1. It is potent. It's die is a d10.
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Best Interests: Her best interest is regain entry into the silver tower and corrupt the nation's military and government, thereby warping people into serving Lilith and her daughters.

It's in her best interest to allure and persuade Kiana, The Firebrand Rebel and Khanna the Conjurer of the Alabaster Guards into becoming fellow Daughters of Lilith and gain valuable tools in her quest to warp the land for Lilith's interests.


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Zakiri, slave-girl of the Mage Order (xivvix)
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Covertly: d12
Directly: d6
With Love: d8
With Violence: d4
For Myself: d6
For Others: d10
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Particular Strength: Unassuming. The ability to appear meek and insignifcant, so much so that others completely dismiss one as harmless. It may be used Covertly. For NPCs it is good for Manuevering. It's Significance is 1. It is Consequential (targets Directly). It's die is a d8.
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Best Interests: It is in Zakiri's best interest that she kill Jahangir the Slavemaster.

It is in Zakiri's best interest that she become a daughter of Lilith.



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Rakdos Temperi, Greenhorn Mage of the Order (cross_grave)
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Covertly: d4
Directly: d8
With Love: d6
With Violence: d12
For Myself: d10
For Others: d6
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Particular Strength: Fire-blood magic. The dangerous technique of turning one's blood into potent flame which can be used as tool or weapon. It drains the user's strenght every time it's used. It requires that the user must be bleeding. It may be used Directly. For NPCs it's good for Action. It's Significance is 1. It is Potent. It's die is a d10.
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Best Interests: It's in his best interest to ensure that both the mages and daughters of Lilith destroy each other;

It's his best interest to ensure that the Raiders are no longer a menace.


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Nadia Vashir, Raider Chieftan (Archer)
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Covertly: d10
Directly: d12
With Love: d6
With Violence: d8
For Myself: d6
For Others: d4
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Particular Strength: Analytical: The skill of knowing how to play the angles and people. It allows the user to find the weakness in the opposition given enough time to see it. It requires that the user be conscious and in an unhindered mental condition. It may be used Directly or Covertly. For NPCs it's good for Manuevering. It's Significance is 1. It's Broad. It's die is a d8.
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Best Interests: It is in Nadia's best interest to find the fabled tower of silver and alabaster so that she can use the treasure and powerful relics within to cement and extend her hold over the land, becoming a real queen instead of just a pirate queen.

It is in Nadia's best interests to add the Daughters of Lillith to her own resources, by any means necessary.


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Name: Halrikk Tash, Raider Lieutenant (The Alpacalypse)
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Covertly: d6
Directly: d12
With Love: d6
With Violence: d10
For Myself: d4
For Others: d8
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Particular Strength: Halrikk's Bow. An excellent archer in his own right, Halrikk found this longbow on one of the raider's many forays. Possesses a minor enchantment increasing the bow's accuracy. Requires: A supply of arrows and the capability to hold and fire the bow. It may be used With Violence. For NPCs it's good for Action. It's Significance is 1. It is Broad, it may also be used Directly. It's die is a d8.
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Best Interests: It is in Halrikk's best interest to aid and support Nadia in her endeavors as Raider Chieftain.

It is in Halrikk's best interest to stop the slave trade the raiders are currently engaging in.

List of NPCs

Shamash-Andulli, Master of the Silver Tower
Action d12, d8
Maneuvering d6, d4
Self-Protection d10, d6
Particular Strength: Keeper of Carad-Ul This mage has merged the essence of his magics with that of the Silver Tower. Within the tower and for a short radius around it (1 mile) he can turn his very thoughts into reality and is impervious to harm. It requires that he never leave the tower, on pain of death. It can be used For Myself. For NPCs it's good for Action. It's signficance is 1. It is Far Reaching. It's die is a d8.
Best Interests: It is in his best interest that either Rakdos or Arwia become a full member of the order, and that the other be sacrificed to feed his power.

It is in his best interest to put the Enchantress Akashka upon the Silver Altar during the night of the full moon and sacrifice her so that the Tower may stay above the Sea of Dreams forever, and his power spread across the land.


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Gemegishkirihallet "Kiriha", Serpent Demoness of the Eldest River
Action d10, d6
Maneuvering d12, d8
Self Protection d6, d4
Particular Strength: Alluring Poison An insidious demonic poison that can be delivered through the demoness' bite or milk. It can also be collected ingested in food and drink, or absorb through the skin. The poison is semi-sentient, and linked to the will of the demoness. If it is used with intent to harm, it will cause severe paralysis and muscle contraction - enough to do permanent and lethal damage. If used with intent to ensnare for mating purposes, it will dull the victim's will and make their movements sluggish and weak. The physical effects will wear off, but repeated doses of this venom are highly addictive, and will condition the victim to not resist the demoness' suggestions or advances. It may be used With Violence or With Love. For NPCs it's good for Action. It has Signficance 1. It is Broad. It's die is a d8.

Best Interests: It is in her best interests to fulfill the prophecy that a Daughter of Lilith shall rule these lands, and that she rule with Halrikk by her side as her beloved prince consort.

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Nirar, Captain of the Bloody Barge
Action d6, d4
Maneuvering d10, d6
Self Protection d12, d8
Particular Strength: Horrid Axe Nirar has given this axe its own legend with his extreme acts of butchery and depravity. His skill with it is well-known and feared. It can be used With Violence. For NPCs it's good for Action. It's Signficance is 1. It's Potent, it's die is a d10.

Best Interests: It's in his best interest to rape, humiliate, degrade and overthrow Nadia - to put the woman in her place.

It is in his best interest to wear Halrikk's right hand on his belt as a trophy.


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Khanna, Conjurer of the Alabaster Guardians
Action d12, d8
Maneuvering d10, d6
Self Protection d6, d4
Particular Strength: Alabaster Guardians The power to control and direct the golems known as the Alabaster Guardians. These animated statues obey the conjurer's thoughts and orders, and she may see and speak through them from any distance. Each golem is extremely resilient, strong, and requires neither food nor rest. It requires that the conjurer stand in a summoning circle in order to direct them. If the golems are destroyed, each would take at least a month of time consuming and detailed work to replace. It may be used Directly. For NPCs it's good for Action. It's Signficance is 1. It's Far-Reaching. It's die is a d8.

Best Interests: It's in her best interest to slay all the daughters of Lilith, and anyone tainted by their charms.

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Jahangir, Flesh Shaper and Tower Slavemaster
Action d10,d6
Maneuvering d12,d8
Self Protection d6, d4
Particular Strength: Flesh Shaping This magic allows the user to change a persons skin, bone and muscle tissues. It can be used to change a person's visage, muscle structure, or even bodily appendages and functions. It can create exemplars of alien beauty or monstrous homunculi. It can also be used to fuse two or more beings together. It requires that the caster touch the subject, and be able to speak and maintain the words of power during the transformation, which can take some time. Also the subject must be living. It must be used Directly. For NPCs it's good for Action. It's signficance is 1. It is consequential, it targets For Myself. It's die is a d8.

Best Interests: It is in his best interest to keep the secret alliance of the Tower and the Raiders strong, through the trade of slaves in return for the magical favors that give the Raiders their edge over the other fortress towns along the river.

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Kiana, Firebrand Rebel
Action d12, d8
Maneuvering d10, d6
Self Protection d6, d4
Particular Strength: Charismatic This makes the person well liked and listened to. People will tend to agree and follow the orders and suggestions given by this person. It requires that the user be able to speak and be heard by the listeners. It may be used For Myself or For Others. For NPCs it's good for Maneuvering. It's signifcance is 1. It's Broad. It's die is a d8.

Best Interests: It's in her best interest to burn the Raider's Town to ashes.

It is in her best interests to convince Rakdos to teach her his fire-blood magic.

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Suhail, Mage of Beasts
Action d6, d4
Maneuvering d10, d6
Self Protection d12, d8
Particular Strength - Beast Shifter The power to adopt the form of an animal, taking on its attributes. It requires that the user never harm any animal whose form they adapt, and the user will be limited by the beast form, unable to speak or use other particular strengths. It may be used Directly. For NPCs it's good for Action. It's significance is 1. It's Potent. It's die is a d10.

Best Interests: It's in his best interest to win the affections of Arwia, and make sure she enters the Order under Master Shamash-Andulli.

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Parya, Mage of Whispers
Action d10, d6
Manuevering d12, d8
Self Protection d6, d4
Particular Strength - Fading The user may fade from sight, becoming nothing more than a shadow and a whisper. It requires that the user promises a piece of their soul to a shadow demon. It uses For Myself. For NPCs it's good for Maneuvering. It's significance is 1. It is Consequential, it targets Covertly. It's die is a d8.

Best Interests: It's in her best interest to free her long lost sister Zakiri from her enslavement, but to keep her from killing Jahangir.
 
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