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Charon S Landing

Author : Jack Du Brul
ISBN : 9781101099605
Genre : Fiction
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Years ago, a secret Soviet plan was created to destroy the Alaskan oil pipeline. Now, those plans have been stolen by the brilliant and treacherous ex-KGB agent Ivan Kerikov. Joining forces with a powerful Arab oil minister, Charon's Landing is about to be unleashed at last. But they didn't count on the one man who possesses the determination and daring to stop them cold. They didn't count on Philip Mercer.
Category: Fiction

Spooks Welcome To The Great Beyond

Author : Nathan Reese Maher
Genre : Games & Activities
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Spooks! Welcome to the Great Beyond Tabletop Role-playing in the Afterlife The gates to paradise are shut, the dead are restless and a shadow war between the pharaohs threatens to consume the Great Beyond... and you just got here. Congratulations, you're dead! and the afterlife isn't what we thought. In this fantastical game you play as a spook, otherwise known as the dearly departed, in an Ancient Egyptian inspired hereafter known as the Great Beyond. Play as a bhoot, doll, ghost, ghoul, skeleton, vampire, wraith or zombie in a predominate Victorian society. Meet people from history, explore a rich and infinite world under the shinning lights of Necropolis, city of the dead. Tour infamous locations such as the River of Styx, manifest into the Spirit Realm to haunt the living, unravel the dreams of yesterday and today through the Dream Veil, brave the dangers of the Hellfire Lands or quest for the lost paradises of old such as Elysium, Valhalla or Avalon. How will you spend your afterlife? Game Features d6 mechanic that pools dice for purposes of determining fate and skill rolls. Non-class system where players choose their spook, select their skills and buy equipment without feeling restricted by class abilities. Watch this video for how to make a character: Statistic point-buy system that is determined on character level and not a variety of rolls. Characters don't die, they just faint. Improvise-friendly game where challenges and denizens can be created in a manner of minutes without spending hours ahead of game in preparation or cause large amounts of in-game downtime. Spell card magic system, where players can either use an official Spooks! WTTGB spell deck or use any playing card deck to track their spells. No memorization or spell slots on how often a spell can be used. Magic is tracked by magic points, much like hit points, and regenerate quickly. 24 historical non-player characters (NPCs) that the players can meet including George Washington, Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron, Edgar Allan Poe and more. 12 organizations characters can encounter or possibly join in the afterlife. 34 magic items specific to the game 41 denizens to incorporate into your stories Plus all the rules you need to create your own spells, equipment, magic items and denizens.
Category: Games & Activities

Well Of Sins

Author : Richard King
ISBN : 9781493162932
Genre : Fiction
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All civilizations have a story or myth of an Armageddon, a great war where good and evil will clash, fighting for the fate of the Universe. Some say good will triumph, others say not. In the time of Troy, three god-forged items were crafted. None of the gods who made these artifacts knew of the vital role each will play in that battle until history has molded them to its own needs. From Troy through Moses and to the Emperors of Rome, these items have been influenced by the sins and virtues of those who held them, and in return they have influenced their holders. From one hand to another they have been passed, through the generations. Only centuries after their making will their final purpose be known. No one truly knows when Armageddon is supposed to begin, but many believe it is right around the corner. They may very well be right. A time approaches where these artifacts will be sought; whether for good or evil remains to be seen. But to understand what these items are, it must be told how they came to be. Brought from Jerusalem to Samaria, the Cup is guarded by the last Daughter of Arnavon. But she has troubles of her own to worry about.
Category: Fiction

River Of Ruin

Author : Jack Du Brul
ISBN : 1101098015
Genre : Fiction
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In the heart of Panama, a volcanic lake feeds a serpentine river—its stone banks laid by the Inca, who took back the gold and jewels plundered from them by the conquistadors. Legend has it that the Twice-Stolen Treasure has been buried for centuries in the Panamanian jungle. Discovering it means surviving the unpredictable black waters of the River of Ruin.... It begins at a Paris auction house, with a favor granted by an old high school friend to geologist Philip Mercer: the opportunity to buy a rare diary written during the French attempt at digging the Panama Canal. But Mercer isn’t the only one who wants it. Three Chinese assassins have been dispatched to get it, forcing Mercer into a subterranean game of cat and mouse that takes him from the hellish maze of l’empire de la mort and through the sewers of Paris. Mercer realizes he has uncovered an intricate Chinese plot to trigger a deadly shift in the world’s balance of power. At stake is control of the canal, recently handed over to the government of Panama by the United States. Only Philip Mercer—with help from beautiful U.S. Army officer Lauren Vanik, a cell of tough French Foreign Legion commandos, and a crusty eighty-year-old retired sea captain named Harry White—can stop them.
Category: Fiction


Author : Jack Du Brul
ISBN : 1101212314
Genre : Fiction
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New Jersey, 1937: A homicidal madman bears a safe holding a terrible secret that is thought lost when fiery fate intervenes. Decades later, the discovery of that secret is about to threaten the world once more.... Mining engineer Philip Mercer is in the war-torn Central African Republic searching for precious metal. There, he meets Cali Stone, a field researcher for the CDC who is investigating why a certain village suffers from one of the highest rates of cancer in the world-a fact that intrigues Mercer. Once back in the states, Mercer's search for answers leads him to a long-lost safe and a cryptic note inside that may reveal a three thousand year-old deception...
Category: Fiction

The Lightning Stones

Author : Jack du Brul
ISBN : 9781472152275
Genre : Fiction
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Philip Mercer, a preeminent geologist with a taste for international intrigue and danger, rides an elevator two thousand feet into the earth at the Leister Deep Mine in Minnesota. Mercer is there to visit his old friend and mentor, Abraham Jacobs, who is leading a research team to the deepest section of the mine for a groundbreaking study on climate change. But as Mercer approaches, he is stunned to hear automatic gunfire in the massive underground chambers. By the time he finds his way to them, Abe Jacobs and the entire research team have been brutally attacked - and Mercer is left seeking not only answers but revenge. Mercer immediately retraces Jacobs's tracks, searching for clues to the secret project on which the distinguished scientist was working. Staying one step ahead of a highly trained team of assassins, Mercer follows a trail that leads from a harrowing close call in the Midwest to a nail-biting showdown in the rugged mountains of Afghanistan to a remote island in the middle of the Pacific. At stake is an extraordinary scientific discovery that could irrevocably alter the planet, centred on a cache of rare crystals called lightning stones - rumored to have been aboard Amelia Earhart's plane when it vanished on 2nd July 2 1937.
Category: Fiction

Words On Cassette 2002

Author : R R Bowker Publishing
ISBN : 0835245160
Genre : Reference
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Category: Reference

Latin Classics Preparatory

Author : William Cleaver Wilkinson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105048448521
Genre : Latin literature
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Category: Latin literature

The Canoe And The Saddle

Author : Theodore Winthrop
ISBN : HARVARD:32044095292587
Genre : California
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Category: California