A Dragon-Lover's Treasury of the Fantastic by Margaret Weis

By Margaret Weis

Dragons are monsters, mages, heroes, horrors. Dragons thrill our desires and hang-out our legends. Now Margaret Weis, coauthor of the recent York occasions bestselling Dragonlance and loss of life Gate sequence, writer of the famous person of the Guardians sequence, and one of many world's prime dragonists and dracophiles, gathers the best vintage dragon tales of our time, written via the winners of each award within the fields of myth and technology fiction. publication jacket.

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When applied to or less, and there is no limit to the market price of the item (unless the body, it provides warding equivalent to a protection from good the GM sets one). spell for 1 minute. Faint abjuration; CL 1st; Brew Potion, protection from good; Price 50 gp 41 NYAMBE OIL OF ASTRAL PROJECTION SHEA OF PROTECTION FROM CHAOS Amongst the most powerful of potions, oil of astral projection This is a tan-colored cosmetic made from oil of the shea tree. frees the soul from the body, allowing it to soar along the coils of When applied to the body it provides warding equivalent to a pro- da (DAH), also known as the spirit world.

The character owner’s current level, rounded down. must be wielding the weapon or shield, or wearing the armor dur- If an ancestral item is found randomly in a treasure horde, the ing the encounter, and must make some contribution toward GM should determine if a character in the party is somehow defeating the opponent. The character’s entire share of XP from descended from the original owner. Due to the complexities of the encounter goes toward powering the item; the character can- family trees, there are no rules for making this determination.

OF WHIPPING This magical giraffe-tail flyswatter functions as a +2 whip. 5), and inflicts full damage BEHEADING SWORD This weapon is a +3 executioner’s sword (if you don’t have a copy of Nyambe: African Adventures, use a greatsword) that car- against heavily armored opponents. Moderate transmutation; CL 6th; Craft Magic Arms and Armor, magic weapon; Price 10,301 gp; Cost 5,301 gp + 400 XP ries a minor vorpal enchantment. Unlike a true vorpal weapon, a critical hit with this sword does not decapitate an opponent.

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