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04-27-2011, 02:44 AM
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http://www.koboldquarterly.com/k/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/William-Turner-The-Angel-Standing-in-the-Sun1-300x300.jpg (http://www.koboldquarterly.com/k/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/William-Turner-The-Angel-Standing-in-the-Sun1.jpg)How can a god be mad? Some sages claim all the gods are mad, and we are but the figments of their raving intellects. Yet madness does not just mean a disordered mind caught up in its own delusions and faux-reality. If madness is one man’s illusion, perhaps sanity is also an illusion, but one shared by many instead of relegated to an individual. The psychotic simply perceives a different illusion or pierces the common delusion to reveal a deeper reality. Hence, the madness common to all gods…

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Gibbering Oracle

“There is wisdom in the ravings of a god.”

Prerequisite: Invoker.

The words of creation contain such power they drive men mad. Only a mad god would wield them. Through constant exposure to divine syllables, you have learned to maintain your grip on sanity just enough to wield the terrible power of the divine tongue. In your pronouncements, you spew horrible details of the future or secrets believed known only to a select few, if anyone at all. Your words tear at the mental stability of opponents and leave them broken, raving husks…

Gibbering Action (11th): When you spend an action point to take an extra action, you gain a +2 bonus to saves to end the dazed, dominated, and stunned conditions and ongoing psychic damage until the end of your next turn.

Pronouncement of Fate (11th): When you score a critical hit with a divine power, you gain a +2 bonus to the next attack you make before the end of the encounter.

Psychotic Stare (11th): You gain a +4 bonus on Intimidate checks but take a

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