Monday, September 29, 2014

Quick Hit Story Seeds #3

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Far out in the beyond you find a large ring of stone and metal protruding from the ground.  Beyond it you can see more, roughly half a mile apart stretching toward the horizon in seemingly endless sequence.  When you walk through the first you find yourself seamlessly transported to the next ring in the sequence...

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Far to the north in the Beyond, well past the Great Slab, or the Caecillian Jungle a vast desert stretches as far as the eye can see.  This waste is so devoid of life that even the more southern reaches of the Beyond seem to be teeming with life by comparison.  Six days into your trek north you spy a lone structure, jutting from the sand in imitation of the rocky pillars surrounding it.  

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While traveling you stop by a lake for water and observe a strange crystal formation.  To your surprise the formation responds to your presence, approaching you, across the water ...