Santa Claus, my pricey previous buddy, you're a thief, a traitor, a slanderer, a assassin, a liar, yet worst of all you're a mockery of every thing for which I stood. you've gotten sung your final ho, ho, ho, for i'm coming to your head. . . . i'm coming to take again what's mine, to take again yule . . .
The writer and artist of The baby Thief returns with a latest fabulist story of Krampus, the Lord of yuletide and the darkish enemy of Santa Claus
One Christmas Eve in a small hole in Boone County, West Virginia, suffering songwriter Jesse Walker witnesses an odd spectacle: seven devilish figures chasing a guy in a pink swimsuit towards a sleigh and 8 reindeer. while the reindeer bounce skyward, taking the sleigh, satan males, and Santa into the clouds, screams keep on with. Moments later, a wide sack plummets again to earth, a mystical sack that thrusts the down-on-his-luck singer into the clutches of the terrifying xmas Lord, Krampus. however the traces among strong and evil develop into blurred as Jesse's new grasp finds many darkish secrets and techniques concerning the cherry-cheeked Santa Claus, together with how part a millennium in the past the jolly previous saint imprisoned Krampus and usurped his magic.
Now Santa's time is operating brief, for the yuletide Lord is set to have his retribution and reclaim xmas. If Jesse can live on this historic feud, he may have the opportunity to redeem himself in his family's eyes, to save lots of his personal damaged goals, . . . and to aid carry the magic of yuletide to the impoverished people of Boone County.
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Extra info for Krampus: The Yule Lord
Cannot be maintained: must be recast. Item: Staff, wand or jewelry. Energy cost to create: 50. Create Air Area This spell manufactures air where none exists. Cast where there is already air, it will produce an outward breeze lasting for about five seconds. Cast in a vacuum, it will instantly create breathable air. Cast within earth, stone or other material, it will fill any empty spaces with air, but will not burst the stone. Cast underwater. it makes bubbles! Duration: 5 seconds. Air created is permanent.
Duration: Purified water stays pure unless re-contaminated. Cost: 1 per gallon purified. Time to cast: Usually 5 to 10 seconds per gallon, unless a large container and ring are being used. Prerequisite: Seek Water. Item: A hoop of bone or ivory. Energy cost to create: 50. Create Water Regular Lets the caster actually create pure water out of nothing. This water may appear in any of several forms. It may appear within a container, or as a globe in midair (it falls immediately). Or it may appear as a dense mist of droplets; in this form, one gallon of water will extinguish one hex of fire.
EARTH SPELLS These spells concern themselves with the element Earth. Typically, they are very powerful, but also very fatiguing; Earth is the hardest and most obstinate of elements. In all these spells, one “hex” of earth, where it matters, is assumed to be six feet deep. None of these spells will affect or transform stone or metal unless the description specifically says so. Seek Earth Information This is the basic Earth spell. It tells the caster the direction and approximate distance of the nearest significant amount of any one type of earth, metal or stone.