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The Fallen
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Shadows Fall
Posted on 10/08/2010 03:33 PM CDT by Producer

The Priestess of Huldah kneels next to the cot of the old woman, chanting a simple, mournful prayer in a clear, high voice.  The poison is effective, but it is taking its time, and the Priestess is in a hurry.  The Priestess has worked in this hospice alongside the old woman, a devotee of Eylhaar, for over a year.  But now the time is ripe, and the old woman would only get in the way and nullify all of her carefully laid plans.  

Still, one must keep up appearances.  The Priestess clasps the old woman's hand, feeling her pulse weaken, willing the old crone to die already.

The woman's eyes are open, but sightless, her mouth slightly agape.  Drool glistens at the corner of the old woman's mouth, but the priestess carefully daubs it away before its pale violet hue can betray the unnatural nature of this death.

Finally, the last threads of the old crone's life begin to unravel.   The woman's grip tightens painfully, as if she could pull the Priestess of Huldah down into death with her, then relaxes for good.  The Priestess stops her meaningless chant, the need for pretense now being passed.  The end of the chant allows a reverent hush to descend over the hospice, as every fool in the room stares at her in wonderment. It has begun.

Now the Priestess of Huldah is free to act upon her vision, her gift to the world from her god.

Long have the people of the five provinces ignored and spurned Huldah, opting instead to revere weak, soft-hearted aspects.  Worst of all, the people do not even respect Huldah, something the Priestess has long vowed to change.

When she stumbled upon the shadow cache, the Priestess knew what she must do.  She would use the disease she discovered latent there to siphon off vast quantities of spirit from the complacent dupes of the five provinces.  Using that same energy, she would fuel the shadow creatures, prompting more and more of the fools to seek out the protection of the disease.  Once infected, their spirit would be hers to do with as she wishes. 

And her work has always been to do Huldah's will.




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 Tentative Merchant List

A Bird in the Hand

A Cultured Attire

A Game of Chicken

A Quick Bite

A Second Round

Abandoned Dragon

Accents for the Arachnophile

Ahreusse's Atelier

Alimia's Ocarinas

All Aquiver

Amulets by Liathe

Amylia's Attic

Armadillo Crush

Asketi's Stop

Barbarian Paradise


Beastly Behavior

Behind the Mask

Bizarre Bazaar

Blood and Gourd

Blythe Spirits

Boggle Blast


Clear Visions

Cloaks and Cloak Pins

Cloudwalker's Smoke Shop

Courtly Styles Annex


Crafty Cloaks

Cuddly Creations

Cute as a Button

Dark Dalliance

Dark Defenders

Dark Delights

Dark Symphony

Darsam's Drifters

Death from Above (game)

Diamond Deities


Dry Bones

Empty Settings

Eternal Moments

Everything in Moderation

Exaltation Tintinnabulum

Excess Baggage

Fabric Fantasies

Farmer in the Dell

Fine Leathers by Sirit

Fires of Autumn

Flower Power 

Force of Habit

Frisky Portraits

Funny Bones

Give 'em the Boot

Grieving Grave

Heavenly Entrances

Hide and Silk

Hollow Bellies

House of Bling

Huffenclaw's Decadent Delights

Ilithian Heritage

I'll Eat My Hat

In The Hollow

Jhanine Dering Cloaks

Jhiskar's Provisions

Just a Slice

Just Desserts

Krobble's Karavan

Lavender and Lace


Liquid Assets

Masquer Aid

Misenseor Goods

Mod Mentality

Mordim's Fun House

Musical Chairs of Doom

Natural Selections

Nectar of the Wisp

Nidia's Nightmares


Obscure Memories

Obscured Visions

On the Mend

Once Possessed

One Man's Trash

Packrat's Paradise

Peaceful Intentions

Photash School of Butlery

Pi'botuk Pel'arsharra

PrEcIouS DeLigHtS

Puffindor's Tantalizing Taffy

Q'tahhl's Place

Quest Kits

Quiver In Fear

Ravetherin's Fabulous Fruits

Ready to Ware

Reinventing the Wheel

Relief in the Dark

Riding The Range

Rissan Roulette

Rizadi's Outfitters

Rugged Appeal

Saintly Skylights

Scarlett's Web Race

Schlorp's Brain Freeze

See the Light

Shenneshwi's Stockpile

Shimmers of Silver

Shugar's Cookie Emporium

Sindah's Silk Sensations


Smokes 'n' Spirits

Snacky Happiness

Snookie's Divine Spoons

Sollegarz's Leather Works

Soulful Trinkets

Spikan's Sporrans

Spiraling Out of Control

Suite of Sweets

Tastelessly Tacky

The Archivist

The Cutting Edge, By Ventidius

The Eclectic Eccentric

The Empathic Touch

The Eye of Power

The Garden

The Mind of Sdai

Thee Mottl'd Teoy Shoppe

Thick as Thieves

This 'N' That

Tokens of the 13

Tookes' Nook

Top Notch

Town and Country

Treasures of the Spirit


Under Lock and Key

Uwresari's Exotic Wonders

Visions of Holiness

Walk on the Wild Side

Walk This Way

Wicked Windows

Witch Stitch is Which


Ye of Little Faith

Your Inner Animal


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