dark fantasy

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After a character drinks moonpowder mixed with wine all is well – until the full moon, when she turns into an adorable little kit fox. Although she accidentally bites someone on the finger while in fox form (luckily not passing on the lycanthropy, though it will take a month before that is clear), no one seems very bothered by it. Unlike the full turn-out-the-neighborhood-with-torches-and-pitchforks reactions that werewolves elicit, everyone in the local village seems to think that having a werefox in their midst is just incredibly cute. This works well with a character who really wants everyone to take her seriously, although a player who can just roll with it works well, too. (moonpowder – small bag of powder that when mixed with wine and drunk permanently gives a person +2 intelligence, but makes him or her a werefox) *** A black leather collar studded with iron spikes that raises INT +3 while worn is the only really powerful intelligence raising magic available in the city of Fort Gray. It has a bit of an unsavory history, though: The previous owner was an apprentice wizard who snapped and killed his master, then was executed himself. And looking at the collar, [...] [READ MORE]

Upon a Shield by Robin D. Laws

Genre: Dark fantasy Springboard: Throughout history, warrior cultures have invested a totemic value in the bodies of the fallen. By protecting their own, they grant morale to their side. By desecrating the corpses of their enemies, they strike fear [READ MORE]