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Show us your martial arts articles, builds, heroes, finds, pics, villains, etc. Diamond Dragon Technique Cost Maneuver OCV DCV Notes 5 Diamond Dragon Technique -2 +1 1/2d6 HKA Wong Yan Lam 王隱林 was the son of a Shaolin Kung-Fu master known as Wong Ping. Wong Ping was something of a local legend, known as "the bronze foot", and was fond of demonstrating his kung-fu in public. Because of this he came to the attention of Sing Lung*. One day Sing Lung came down from the mountain and had an opportunity to observe Wong Ping's kung-fu. He was impressed by Wong Ping's skill and tried to tell him so but because Sing Lung's Chinese was not very good there was a misunderstanding. Wong Ping attacked Sing Lung with a powerful leg sweep but the Tibetan monk utilized a technique known as "GAM GONG HONG LUHNG". He leapt up into the air and landed on the leg, breaking Wong Ping's knee (from Lo Wai Keung's "Yau Jih Baat Gihk Kuen" [in Chinese language] Hong Kong) Lama Pai, Tibetan White Crane, and Hop Gar exist as relatively distinct lineages and/or organizations, all originated with a single figure known as Sing Lung who arrived in Guangdong Province during the Qing Dynasty and taught a martial art then known as "Lion's Roar" (獅子吼). Different names were given to this martial art due to the distaste for a foreign system, especially one practiced by the Qing Royal Guard. *"Star Dragon", or more likely, "Sage Dragon."
Most peachwood swords are made for practice. This one, however, was made from wood from a peach tree that grew at Mount Longhu in the shadow of the Hanging Coffins, cut by a Doashi of the Seventh Ordination. He carved the Seven Stars into its blade, and danced their power. This weapon damages most targets, including astral, ethereal, phantasmal and the like. When magical characters are written on the blade with grease, the damage vs. intangible targets is changed to Killing (HKA). These magical characters must be renewed from time to time, as they wear off. 15 30 point Multipower, 0 END, vs. Desolid, OAF u1 3d6 HA u1 1d6 HKA Of course, a Heroic Level version would include STR Min and possibly Real Weapon Limitations. from The Girl with Ghost Eyes, by M. H. Boroson, more fun than any novel I've read for years