Culturally, environmentally, philosophically, elves and humans are very different. Physically, they are similar - comparable in size, facial structure, and skin tones. Genetically, they are compatible. Given the basic physical similarity of humanoid races and creatures, elves and humans are among the few who can successfully procreate together. It is the fey defiance of mortality that is the cause... [click here for more]
Rare is the fantasy fiction that does not have a human element. Humans generally play the vessel through whose eyes we, human readers, can look upon foreign and spectacular worlds. From alternate history to flights of fancy, fantasy fiction uses humans or human-based creatures for narration and perspective.
Humans benefit from being unhinged. Just as we are the creature with the most freedom of choice... [click here for more]
A FREE or PWYW web enhancement for Strategists & Tacticians: The Definitive Guide to Clever Warriors that brings you the Tin Man prestige class.
As widespread and sought-after as magic can be, there are those who feel mortals lose that which separates them from magical beasts when they dabble in it. Oft-cited examples of the negative consequences of mixing blood and magic are adventurers... [click here for more]
"There sure are a lot of things out there that want to kill you." - Flynn Dielle
How do you handle everything from an aasimar to a horde of zombies without carrying enough gear to sink in a swamp? Sometimes adventuring isn't so much what you can do, as knowing when to do it.
No adventurer can be prepared for every challenge they might face. The clever ones just know... [click here for more]