By Tamora Pierce
"From now on I'm Alan of Trebond, the more youthful dual. I'll be a knight."
In a time while ladies are forbidden to be warriors, Alanna of Trebond desires not anything greater than to be knight of the area of Tortall. So she unearths the way to swap areas together with her brother, Thom. Disguised as a boy, Alanna starts off her education as a web page on the palace of King Roald. the line to knighthood, as she discovers, isn't really a simple one. Alanna needs to grasp guns, wrestle, magic -- and in addition well mannered habit, her mood, or even her personal middle. With stubbornness, ability, and bold, she wins the admiration of throughout her, and the friendship of Prince Jonathan of Tortall himself. yet she additionally makes an enemy of the prince's uncle, the robust and captivating Duke Roger....
packed with swords and sorcery, event and intrigue, strong and evil, Alanna's first event starts off -- one who will bring about the achievement of her goals and the paranormal future that might make her a legend in her land.
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Drawing one at random and casting it out forms an illusion with audial and visual components, which lasts until it is dispelled. The illusory creature will not go more than 30' from the card, but it will otherwise move and act as if it were real. When the illusion is dispelled, the card becomes blank and cannot be used again. If it is picked up, the illusion is automatically and instantly dispelled. The cards are: JOKER — Illusion of the Deck’s Owner JOKER — Illusion of the Deck’s Owner A — Red Dragon 10 Cloud Giant 10 Fire Giant A — Beholder A — Lich 10 Frost Giant 10 Ettin A — Iron Golem K — Fighter and 4 Guards 9 Hill Giant K — Magic-user and 1 Apprentice 8 Ogre Mage K — Cleric and 2 Underpriests 9 Troll K — Thief and 3 Cohorts 9 Ogre Q — Succubus 8 Bugbear Q — Night Hag 8 Gnoll 8 Hobgoblin Q — Medusa Q — Erinyes 8 Orc 2 Goblin J — Druid J — Assassin 2 Kobold 2 Goblin J — Monk 2 Kobold J — Bard Cards can differ or be missing.
When the illusion is dispelled, the card becomes blank and cannot be used again. If it is picked up, the illusion is automatically and instantly dispelled. The cards are: JOKER — Illusion of the Deck’s Owner JOKER — Illusion of the Deck’s Owner A — Red Dragon 10 Cloud Giant 10 Fire Giant A — Beholder A — Lich 10 Frost Giant 10 Ettin A — Iron Golem K — Fighter and 4 Guards 9 Hill Giant K — Magic-user and 1 Apprentice 8 Ogre Mage K — Cleric and 2 Underpriests 9 Troll K — Thief and 3 Cohorts 9 Ogre Q — Succubus 8 Bugbear Q — Night Hag 8 Gnoll 8 Hobgoblin Q — Medusa Q — Erinyes 8 Orc 2 Goblin J — Druid J — Assassin 2 Kobold 2 Goblin J — Monk 2 Kobold J — Bard Cards can differ or be missing.
DMs are play them as if they were real creatures). XP Value: 1,500 Hat of Disguise: This normal-appearing chappeau contains a powerful enchantment which allows its wearer to alter his or her appearance as follows: Height: +/- 25% of actual height Weight: +/- 50% of actual weight Sex: Male or female Hair: Any color Eyes: Any color Complexion: Any color Facial Features: Highly mutable Thus, the wearer could appear as a comely woman, a half-orc, or possibly even a gnome. If the hat is removed, the dweomer is instantly dispelled as far as the disguise is concerned.