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Playing RevenantsD&D Insider Article
A D&D Insider Exclusive Race!
by Matthew Sernett

D&D Insider brings you an exclusive new feature! "Playing Revenants" introduces a new race for your D&D game. Created by the Raven Queen to further her own ambiguous ends, revenants wander the world seeking to find their unfulfilled purpose. With a revenant character, you can bring one of your dead characters back to life, reborn with destiny to find!

A revenant arises not as an aimless corpse of a life lost but as the embodiment of a lost soul given new purpose. Such a creature walks in two worlds. Though the revenant moves among the throngs of the living, it has a phantom life -- a puppet mockery of the existence its soul once knew. The revenant is an echo haunted by the memory of itself.

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    About the Author

    Matthew Sernett has been a designer of D&D 4th Edition, the editor-in-chief of Dragon Magazine, a pizza cook, an onion packer, and an assembly line worker in a spring factory. In 1999, while working for Men's Health Magazine, he narrowly avoided being a wardrobe tracker in the male fashion industry.