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By Daniel Abraham
The robust city-state of Saraykeht is a bastion of peace and tradition, an important heart of trade and exchange. Its economic climate is determined by the facility of the captive spirit, Seedless, an andat sure to the poet-sorcerer Heshai for all times. input the Galts, a juggernaut of an empire devoted to laying waste to all lands with their ferocious military. Saraykeht, even though, has regularly been too powerful for the Galts to assault, yet now they see a chance. in the event that they can get rid of Heshai, Seedless’s bonded poet-sorcerer, Seedless will perish and the whole urban will fall. With mystery forces contained in the urban, the Galts organize to enact their bad plan.
In the center is Otah, an easy laborer with a fancy previous. Recruited to behave as a bodyguard for his girlfriend's boss at a mystery assembly, he inadvertently learns of the Galtish plot. Otah reveals himself because the sole desire of Saraykeht, both he stops the Galts, or the complete urban and everybody in it perishes ceaselessly.
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A Small empyrean monk deals less damage than the amount given there with unarmed attacks, while a Large empyrean monk deals more damage, as shown above. Favored Spirit: At 1st level, an empyrean monk picks one spirit. You bind that spirit as a standard action, and you do not need to meet the spirit’s requirements or perform its ceremony. You also receive a +2 bonus on binding checks with that spirit. At each level that you learn to seal pacts with a higher level of spirit, you may pick a new favored spirit.
That said, some troglodytes are lawful or good. Those who grew up with a strong tribe structure or under the guiding claw of the tribe’s shaman may view discipline as an asset for personal survival. Magic-using troglodytes possess some patience and principles, if only to prepare spells or adhere to their god’s wishes. A beneficent and caring troglodyte rarely survives childhood, although a few are intelligent enough to blend in until they take an opportunity to escape. A troglodyte who has been “baptized” by a spirit and raised by awakened parents is the lucky gem with a personality similar to that of the spirit he bound; however, the bestial urges remain, and under extreme stress these urges may show the troglodyte’s savage heritage.
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