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Lord of Pestilence Profile — Neisseriea mengingitidis

January 15, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Neisseria meningitidis are cerebral sorcerers that target the residents of Sententia and their lines of communication that coordinate all of Soma. They can enter through Buccal Bay, but rather than continue down the aqueduct as do Pestilence agents that ride in with the aquatic life, N. meningitidis veer down the Pharyngeal […]

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Lord of Pestilence Profile — Legionella pneumophila

January 8, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Legionella pneumophila are potentially fatal Lords who are quick to take advantage of Soma’s lush resources. They live and multiply within the protection of giant jellyfish-like creatures that live in the water surrounding Soma, and search for similar habitats upon entry to Soma. They allow themselves to be taken up by […]

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NerdcoreLearning

January 2, 2013/0/0/

So we here at NCL are huge fans of John D. Boswell a.k.a Melodysheep. He is the creative spark behind science infused chocolatey auto-tuned goodness. We’re so in love with his work that we’ve decided to do a series of blog posts based on the subjects of his videos. The Melodysheep crew’s latest project is […]

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Lord of Pestilence Profile — Listeria monocytogenes

January 1, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Listeria monocytogenes are the most dangerous of the Lords that enter through Buccal Bay on the backs of its aquatic inhabitants. If it successfully enters Soma’s boundary, there is a good chance the island world will not survive. There are 13 different L. monocytogenes armies that pose a threat to Soma. […]

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Lord of Pestilence Profile — Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

December 25, 2012/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are some of the most feared Lords that haunt Soma. They evolved from their close cousins, Staphylococcus aureus, to evade the attacks of an entire legion of Apothecary warriors.  And if those Apothecaries that can defeat the dreaded creatures do not act swiftly, MRSA have the power […]

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Apothecary Profile — Chloramphenicol

December 16, 2012/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Chloramphenicol may be an old man, but as one of the first Apothecaries to regularly defend Soma, his experience is invaluable. While younger, stronger Apothecaries may be sent into battle first, Chloramphenicol is still called to action when their efforts fail. He is effective against a wide range of Pestilence agents, […]

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Lord of Pestilence Profile — Rickettsia rickettsia

December 7, 2012/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Rickettsia rickettsia are nasty creatures that tend to invade Soma during the warmer months of the year. They most commonly ride in atop their giant, gruesome 8-legged mounts, which scurry across the land en masse in a way that sends a chill to any who witness it. Occasionally, they can also […]

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Lord of Pestilence Profile — Staphylococcus saprophyticus

December 2, 2012/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Staphylococcus saprophyticus are devious creatures that take up residence in the lower part of the aqueduct, often disrupting its flow and causing severe pain to the inhabitants in the water and near the shore. Special molecular transporters on the scales of their lower bodies allow them to thrive in the variable […]

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Lord of Pestilence Profile — Escherichia coli

November 25, 2012/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Many Escherichia coli are common inhabitants of the lower aqueduct, where they can live harmoniously among other commensal Lords and Soma citizens. They stick to the aqueduct banks, where they even contribute to the overall health of Soma, producing key vitamins and helping to prevent invasions by less peaceful wanderers. Some […]

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Lord of Pestilence Profile — Borrelia burgdorferi

November 18, 2012/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Borrelia burgdorferi are a diverse class of Lords. They are the most common pestilence agents to travel by air, arriving in arachnid-like creatures that land on Soma’s boundary wall. The vessels then gnaw through the land to the nearest stream or tributary and start to suck in the water, creating an […]

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