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Eíre Artifacts—Rune Quill

«Originally an immortal calligrapher for an emperor in a distant land and long ago, Glitter raised Paper to godling and helped her achieve even greater mastery over ink and paper. Paper has become well-beloved to makers of magical scrolls.» When … Continue reading

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Eíre Artifacts

When world-building, I like to start with a top-down view first to set the broadest parameters of the setting. That means the most ferocious dragons, the most powerful NPCs, the broad strokes of kingdoms and cities … and the artifacts. … Continue reading

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Eíre Artifacts—Poisoned Tooth

This slender longbow of ebony wood has wrappings and string of pitch black silk (harvested from shadow spiders from the shadow plane). When drawn back, an arrow of solidified mist appears, and can strike any target the owner can see. … Continue reading

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Eíre Artifacts—The Heartscale

When Broken Mountain was slain, many of the scales were made into swords, but one, the heartscale at the forefront of the dragon’s breast, was made into a razor-edged, tear-drop kite shield. Essentially impenetrable and resistant to impact, it improves AC … Continue reading

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Eíre Artifacts—Tower of Shadow

Revised May 30, 2012 for consistency with ACKS. The Tower of Shadow is an exceptionally fine tapestry woven of phase spider silk and dyed black with soot from the plane of shadow … but with no visible image. The tapestry is a perfect … Continue reading

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Eíre Artifacts—Standing Stones

Revised May 30, 2012 for consistency with ACKS. Unlike many artifacts, the standing stones are not lost. Each is a rough-hewn, egg-shaped piece of olivine, 40 feet high (and 25 feet in diameter at its widest point), with a flat top … Continue reading

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Eíre Artifacts—Ruby Blade

Revised May 30, 2012 for consistency with ACKS. Ianthe of Fonolimni, a powerful priestess of Nyx, is said to have crafted this blade from a single ruby in honor of the goddess, who saw fit to bless the blade with … Continue reading

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