D&D 5E New Unearthed Arcana: Heroes of Krynn Revisited

WotC's Jeremy Crawford has announced a new Unearthed Arcana article today with redesigns from the prior Heroes of Krynn UA based on feedback, and in the following video he discusses that feedback and what's in the article:
  • New iteration of Kender based on feedback survey, due to mixed response. This time is a back to basics, aiming to capture 1E AD&D fearlessness, curiosity and taunting skills. Delve into their origins from Gnomes in deep history.
  • Kender are no longer fey creatures who grab objects from the Feywild
  • Tweaked Feats from prior article
  • Tweaked Backgrounds from prior article
  • Brand new rule giving a list of free Feats for ANY Background
  • Free Feat rule for Level 4 for all characters that doesn't take the ASI away, based on a curated list
  • Reveals that in the Adventure, healing magic is already back.
 
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Kitiara could become the new dark lady after killing the previous dark lord, or she is used as nemesis/curse/punishment of this. Maybe she becomes the official ruler or leader of the domain but not the true dark lord. Or maybe the dark lady is Tanis & Kitiara's daughter, born before the war of the lance. (Novel "Steel and Stone"). Or the dark lady is Kitiara's clone, with a different soul, reincarnated into a weredragon/song dragon, and Skie, the blue dragon olverlord wants her as "wife".

Or the overlords could discover or invent a new way to create the "ultimate soldier". Using jewels as "cortical stacks" and fantasy version of transhumanism(mind uploading+digital inmortality) (do you remember the "spirit tones" by eldars in Warhammer 40.000?) the "hosts" with special cursed jewels becomes mind-controlled "gem dracotouched", and later spellcalles, gem dragonborn and later gem dragons.

Or some places of the Krynnspace being explored and "settled" by strange new "visitors", the ferrous dragons, "cousins" of the metalic dragons.

What about Lovecraftian cults of the fire (or frost) dragons? These could create a dark domain with touchs of "folk horror", with meneating fire giants as archenemies.
 

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