"The gods do not grant to us all
The shining mantle of the hero.
Do what you can,
And it will be enough."
Baerauble, Lord High Mage of Cormyr,
inscribed on his tomb and a popular Cormyrean saying

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A chasme, or fly demon, was a tanar'ri demon found in the Abyss, though some served the goddess Talona, Mistress of Disease. Chasmes were horrid, disgusting hybrids of flies and humans, with the arms and face of a man but the body of a gigantic fly. They hatched from eggs laid in the corpses of huge demons left lying in the Abyss, and sucked blood through their horn-like proboscises. The droning of their wings could lull an unwary being to sleep, who might awake to find themselves being fed upon and tortured by the cruel demon.

The demonic masters of punishment, torture, interrogation, and torment, chasmes often served greater demons as inquisitors, taskmasters, overseers, or torturers. Some captured runaways and deserters of the Blood War, so they might avoid service themselves. Hence most demons despised chasme, and the feeling was mutual. They were craven creatures, but cunning, with a caution and subtlety few demons possessed.

Chained chasmes pulled the chariot of a nalfeshnee when Impiltur was overrun by demons. Later, gangs of chasme served the monster Imgig Zu in his schemes, and the balor Errtu against the Companions of the Hall, and flew freely over Menzoberranzan.

New & Upcoming Releases

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Candlekeep Mysteries is an upcoming anthology for the 5th-edition Dungeons & Dragons ruleset that will be released on March 16th 2021. It will feature a collection of many mystery-themed adventures.
An anthology of seventeen mystery-themed adventures for the world's greatest roleplaying game.
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At the Spine of the World #4 by AJ Mendez and Aimee Garcia is the upcoming issue in the new At the Spine of the World series published by IDW Publishing in March 2021.
To rescue one of their own, Runa, Saarvin, and Patience must brave the mines! Out of the snow, can they survive the onslaught of enemies who await them?
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Dragon+ 35 was released on December 18th, 2020.

For the Realms, it has several maps for Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden, a comic featuring a moose loose with a frozen caboose, and an article about how to dress for the cold when visiting Icewind Dale.

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Blood & Magic is a real-time strategy computer game released by Interplay Productions in 1996. Using the Dungeons & Dragons license, it is set in the newly invented Utter East region of the Forgotten Realms campaign setting. It would inspire elements of the Double Diamond Triangle Saga and Faces of Deception novels in 1998.

Players take the roles of mages who command armies of basal golems, humanoids, and monsters summoned from bloodforges and transformed at sacred shrines using the atypical resource of mana. They wage battles against AI opponents or each other in the multiplayer mode. The single-player game features six campaigns, with the option to play opposing sides and randomized battles, across a total of fifteen maps. Stories range from sword-and-sorcery to romance to comedy to an epic campaign of conquest.

Today in the Realms...

...it is 15 Hammer, or the 15th of Deepwinter. Selûne is a new moon 🌑. On this day:

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Waukeen, the Golden Lady and Merchant's Friend

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