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Endless Blue – Week 37.4 – The Kelpgymies: Primatives of the Kelp Forest   4 comments

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The Kelpygmies– Primitives of the Kelp Forests

Much has been made of the civilized races, and even those relegated to the primitive races have made their mark on the cultures of the Known World.  But there a tiny few other races — more primordial and archaic that the primitives races — that have begun to influence life in the ocean of Elqua.

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Endless Blue – Week 36.2 – Undead Sargasso, Twisted in Vine and Soul   Leave a comment

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The Undead Sargasso: Twisted in Vine and Soul

Undulating waves ripple over the expansive oceans of Elqua, a never ending rise and fall of water, pulled in contrary directions by the criss-crossing orbits of dark Urowes, steady Ymaris, and distant Oberus.  Its surface is a frothing, rippling rind of crystal-clear tropical waters, vibrant blooming clouds of rhodoarchea algae, and free-floating patches of sargassum.  The swirling intermix sapphire blue, jasper red, and hazel enstatite paints a whorling, curling seascape in watercolor.  But despite this beauty, there exists a malignant suppuration like a leprosotic seeping wound.

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