By Mercedes Lackey
Granddaughter of the sorceress Kethry, daughter of a noble condo, Kerowyn were pressured to run the relations maintain considering her mother's premature demise. but now finally her brother used to be getting ready to wed, and while his bride grew to become the woman of the continue, Kerowyn may possibly go back to her precise enjoyments - education horses and hunting.
yet all Kerowyn's hopes and plans have been shattered whilst her anscestral domestic used to be attacked, her father slain, her brother wounded, and his fiancee abducted. force via desperation and the information scorcerer had led the adventure which might turn out yet he first step at the street to the success of her future.
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Burrows stop all other mammalian predators. Plugs will stop weasels and ferrets, but badgers can dig plugs in one minute, rock plugs in two minutes. Weasels and ferrets can run through burrows half again as fast as rabbits, though they have a 50% chance of taking the wrong turn at a fork when in a well-used burrow system that is full of scent. 32 Mongooses, though lumped with mustelids as far as languages, hunt differently. In this game, they hunt in packs, and try to outwit their prey and ambush them.
Flying wolves move in aerial packs, swooping down on prey and ripping it to shreds. They are particularly dangerous to rabbits due to the difficulty of fighting back against a flying creature. Vampire bats are small and timid; they find a mammal asleep and gently settle on the animal, slicing surface blood vessels with their razor-sharp teeth and lapping up blood without awakening their prey. One vampire bat will do two points of damage every 10 minutes, and will leave, satiated, after 30 minutes (6 points of damage).
Deadfall (apple bait) 30. Deadfall (man smell) 31. Ticks (1-6) 32. Ticks (2-12) 33. Ticks (1-6; with Fever) 34. Leeches (1-6) 35. Leeches (2-12) 36. Leeches (3-18) 37. Mites (1-6) 38. Mites (2-12) 39. Mites (3-18) 40. Warble flies (1-6) 41. Warble flies (2-12) 42. Warble flies (3-18) 43. Fleas (1-6) 44. Fleas (1-6; with Tuleremia) 45. Fleas (2-12; 1/3rd chance of having Plague) 46. Mosquitoes 47. Mosquitoes 48. Mosquitoes; with the Shakes 49. Man thing (metal; small) 50. Man thing (machine or something larger or complex) Terrain Feature Tables: Open Terrain: 1.