Monday, October 6, 2014

Quick Hit Story Seeds #10

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Following the pilgrims you at last come to the alleged source of the earthquakes.  Three massive objects jut upward from the earth, sigils and runes glowing with the light of other days, and in the center the energy coalesces slowly forming something ...

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While exploring a dark place of the numenera you come on a sphere of energy that appears to trap within it the form of some being.  The sphere throws off sparks and lashes of energy, while from within comes a sound like the agonized keening of a man in extreme pain.

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As you approach the town of Vecori the forest gives way to open land.  Here you begin to see strange hollows carved into the earth.  Precisely round in a way that refutes any natural explanation, and almost perfectly hemispherical, each hollow contained in its center, at the bottom of the strangely smooth curve, small obelisks.  The smallest and shallowest of these hollows were a dozen feet across and nearly as much deep, while the largest are nearly forty feet in diameter.