Where do you put your dead? The remains of those close to you, that you loved while they were alive and still miss in their absence? Your fallen soldiers, civil servants? Dead enemies? Plague victims? Strangers? Halloween is just around the corner and cemeteries and the dead are on the minds of many. Last week... Continue Reading →
Almost every culture has them. Ghost stories. Whether the belief in the supernatural is a mainstay of life at large or something people on the fringes base their lives upon, death affects us all and stories abound regarding those who linger on, not in body but in spirit. Many ancient cultures believed spirits of the... Continue Reading →
It happens to the very best of us. From first level Bard to 18th level wizard, sometimes that monster just rolls a crit and you're doomed. It's not fair: you get a DM who just gets off on killing PCs, there is nothing you can do and the dice rolls are against you, or sometimes... Continue Reading →
If you’ve made it this far in life and haven’t had to deal with the death of someone close to you, then I am counting you among the lucky. Unless this is because you and your family and friends are otherworldly entities who can suck the life force from other creatures, thereby rendering you immortal,... Continue Reading →
At first the party didn’t know what to do; they had to make a decision that they did not want to have to make. However after a little bit of talking one of the PCs said the phrase that has motivated me to write this; “It’s not like death really matters, the church will just bring her back....” and with that sentence a life or death situation lost all of its direness.