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  • The Undead

    The following text was wrest from the dead hands of the Necromancer Drakul the self proclaimed lord of the People of the night following his defeat at the foot hills of the Nightlurk mountains in 500 AR. It contains several passages related to the …

  • Skeletons and Zombies

    The lowest in the hierarchy of the undead are the zombies and skeletons. Some skeletons are simply magically animated automata, and are not truly undead as they retain no connection to the spirit of the original owner of the bones. They could just as …

  • Ghouls

    Ghouls are a very unusual type of undead. They are in fact 'infected' with a disease that kills the victim and causes them to become the undead, specifically a ghoul. Ghouls have a ravenous hunger for human flesh and blood. Typically they dig up …

  • Liches

    The word "lich" means a corpse; a lichfield is a graveyard. In the context of the undead, a lich is a wizard, who has found a way to stave off death by achieving true immortality at the cost of their flesh. A lich is obviously undead (unless disguised …

  • Vampires

    Of all the undead, it is the vampire which provokes the most fear. They are strong, charismatic, utterly unscrupulous and often quite wealthy. These are, it is true, horrific attributes, but the thing about vampires which really terrifies people is the …

  • Ghosts

    These creatures are the incorporeal remains of some dead intelligent creature, usually humanoid. They are not necessarily malign spirits, but it pays to treat them with extreme caution until they are positively shown to be harmless. They are formed …

  • Wraiths

    A wraith is a man who in live was powerful enough to be grated a blessing/curse in return for great power in life they sacrifice themselves to eternal service in the unlife that follows. They have in essence wither by magic or by choice slipped into a …

  • Mummies and Barrow-wrights

    Tombs the world over are the lairs of these undead. Mummies are corpses which have been preserved by embalming, while the bodies inhabited by barrow-wights are preserved or reconstituted by magic. In both cases, the corpse is possessed by a spirit, …

  • The First of the Necromancer Lords

    Abyzinia has always had to deal with necromancers but in the year 500 AR one arose who was more powerful than any before him. His name was Drakul and before anyone realized it he had united the People of the Night for the first time. He rallied the other …

  • Uruk-hai

    Uruk-hai are said to be the result of ancient and hideous experimentation on humans by the [[Drindrish | Drindrish]]. The [[Drindrish | Drindrish]] wanted minions who were totally loyal to the [[Drindrish | Drindrish]] and could oversee the human slaves. …

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