Pythor the Barbarian™

The Quest for the Ogre's Emerald

This is an original story by Mike Artelle about Pythor the Barbarian™ who must find a magical Emerald in order to save King Boldheart's™ kingdom.

The story was originally a puppetry play that was performed at locations throughout the Ottawa area. Mike is presently working on a Comic Book based on the Pythor the Barbarian ™ puppet show, and is planning many other adventures for Pythor.

Characters

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Pythor the Barbarian™

Stats
Type: Human
Traits: Strength, compassion, cunning, and an uncanny ability to triumph over evil.
Special Powers: Wears the Amulet of the Dragon Axe which allows him to call upon the mystical weapon when facing an evil foe.
Weakness: Tourtiere
Origin: Born in the Kingdom of the North Wind to unknown parents. Raised by his step-father, a stout woodsman, who found the orphaned baby Pythor at his cabin door.
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Vul-Gar the Ogre™

Stats
Type: Ogre
Traits: Strength, body odor, poor table manners, loyalty to Pythor.
Special Powers: Sharp giant teeth, has a never ending appetite.
Weakness: Bad tempered, has a never ending appetite.
Origin: Hails from the ogre's domain within the Kingdom of the North Wind. Raised in the "Gar" ogre clan by his parents, Su-Gar and Vini-Gar.
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Prince Johnathan Boldheart™

Stats
Type:Human
Traits:Brave and determined, yet still somewhat naive.
Special Powers:A skilled swordsman
Weakness:Often rushes into situations without thinking and takes unnecessary risks.
Origin:First born child to King and Queen Boldheart, rulers of Boldheart Castle in the Kingdom of the North Wind. Prince Boldheart is heir to the throne and will someday rule the castle in his parents place.
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Burgle Beast™

Stats
Type: Monster
Traits: Bad hair, big teeth, and the need to repeat "Burgle Hiss!" over and over again.
Special Powers: Chomping on barbarians.
Weakness: A tad dim witted (to put it nicely).
Origin: These monsters are plentiful in numbers and seem to be found anywhere and everywhere!
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Doomstrike the Wizard™

Stats
Type: Human
Traits: Big beard, bald head, and always cranky about something.
Special Powers: Evil magic which he uses to thwart Pythor on his quests.
Weakness: His need for dominance and power will be his undoing.
Origin: Little is known about Doomstrike's past. He lives with his pet griffon in a creaky, old and dark castle built near the top of Dragon Mountain.
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Boris the Demon™

Stats
Type: Demon
Traits: An overwhelming desire to twist Pythor into a pretzel.
Special Powers: Super-duper strength. (Don't make him mad!)
Weakness: He can be commanded by Doomstrike the Wizard to do his bidding. Fortunately, for Boris, this usually means twisting Pythor into a pretzel.
Origin: An unknown alternate realm.
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Troll Warrior

Stats
Type:Troll
Traits:An evil nemesis to humans and elves, Trolls have exceptional strength and skill in battle.
Special Powers:Trolls live together in camps by the hundreds. The volume of their army is enough to overwhelm most kingdoms.
Weakness:Their desire to rule and concur is limitless. At times this has worked against them, such as during the Great Battle between the Trolls, Goblins and Ogres. If it were not for the Trolls, these races would still be allies.
Origin:Unknown