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  • Manual of the Planes

    This tome was given to [[:katrina-islaran]] by [[Warnes Starcoat]], to aid her in understanding the mysteries of the Otherworld. The tome has been passed on numerous times by Warnes, to young adventuring mages that he has taken a liking to. It …

  • Code of the Aetheling

    (Local DC 13) Æthelings are the lords of Mæsir society—the captains of its longships, the kings of its nations, the heroes of its sagas. Their code of conduct is simple: honor the gods, be wise in counsel, generous to your followers, and bow to no man …

  • Nobility in Sasserine

    (Nobility DC 13, Local DC 17) Nobility in [[Sasserine]] exists across a two tiered system. At the top are the nobles of the [[Captain's Council]], who make the laws, enforce tax codes and guide the city's affairs, nominally at the behest of the [[Sea …

  • Time Line of Terra

    +BCY+ ~21400 - [[Ashardalon]] slain (DC 42) ~19400 - Earthfall heralds the beginning of the [[Age of Darkness]] (DC 17) ~13150 - Ice Age begins (DC 32) ~10650 - Ice Age ends ~9750 - Keld/Phyrexian War (DC 47) ~9500 - Great Barbarian King ( …

  • Age of Reptiles Timeline

    +Millions of Years Ago (MYA)+ (History DC 30) 225 MYA - First dinosaurs evolve. 200 MYA - Golden Age of Reptiles Begins (reptites) 65 MYA - Golden Age of Reptiles Ends 10 MYA - First dragons, Silver Age of Reptiles Begins (serpent men) +

  • Huscarl

    A [[Mæsir]] title, somewhat analogous to that of a knight; it refers to the closest military companions of a chieftain, jarl or king. So far the chief huscarls who have featured in the campaign are the twelve warriors who swore brotherhood with [[ …

  • Tales of the Snow Queen

    [[:einar-sigurdsson]] has told of or alluded to some of the legendary adventures and battles of the [[Snow Queen]] and her crew: -The [[Battle of Lake Njalsvaar]] (told in full to Alyssa and at the Sea Lord's feast) -an expedition to [[Gastropnir]], …

  • Battle of Lake Njalsvaar

    _"I can tell the story well, for I was there with my brother Halldórr for the length of that battle, from the beginning even before Alfhild had come, to the end, when there was not a living troll to be seen anywhere, but men's bodies lay in rows like cut …

  • There is No Honor

    There Is No Honor tells the tale of how [[Heinrick Gilantheril]] came to [[Sasserine]] with his brother and friend. While looking for [[Vanthus Vanderboren]], he helped destroy the [[Lotus Dragons]] gang and was named a Hero of Sasserine. The first …

  • The Sea Lord of Sasserine

    The Sea Lord of Sasserine tells the tale of how the [[Steel Wyverns]] came to [[Sasserine]] and began working against the evil machinations of [[:drac]]. A great banquet was held in the Sea Lord's Palace, and the Wyverns began taking their place in …

  • Children of Dydd

    The Children of Dydd are the results of an ancient druidic spell developed by [[Dydd]] to transform forest animals into humanoids. The "first generation" of Dydd's children were created long ago by Dydd herself, in order to repopulate the region after the …

  • History

    h3. Categories [[Battles]] and [[Wars]] [[Timelines]] [[History by Age]] h4. History [[Calendar]] h5. Significant In-Character Events * [[Madness in Sasserine]] ** [[The Wave]] ** [[Witchwarden Civil War]] ** [[Sanguine Soiree]] h6 …

  • Player Created Fiction

    h3. Categories Link categories in the topic here. h4. Player Created Fiction h5. Einar's Stories and Lore [[Huscarl]] [[Shieldmaiden]] [[Tales of the Snow Queen ]] [[Battle of Lake Njalsvaar ]] h6. Site Navigation [[[Home Page]]] …

  • Phyrexia

    Phyrexia is a plane of existence that was conquered by the forces of Hell. It is associated with mechanical, bioengineered and undead lifeforms and a process known as Compleation. Compleation is grafting superior organs to a living creature, in order to …

  • The Fall of Man

    _"Unfinished meat that you are, you could not possibly comprehend how close your world's doom lies on the horizon of time. And we have so very much time."_ -Gyx *The Fall of Man* is a future event of apocalyptic significance within the [[Time Line …

  • Mythic Power

    (Arcana DC 50, Religion DC 50) "In forgotten ages of eons past, the world of mortals and the divine were nearly as one. The deities were pleased with their creations, and showered them with gifts and potent abilities. Many heroes of great skill …

  • Azlant

    (History DC 20) Azlant was an ancient empire composed of several (myth says seven) kingdoms, which spanned from the Solnar Ocean to the western edge of Oerik. It was the first known human empire and center of culture, and boasted a level of magic and …

  • Calendar

    All months have 28 days.

    Avistan   Flaness       Elven           Nomad           Season (equatorial)  Season (conventional)
    Abadius   Fireseek 	Diamondice 	Tiger		Winter               Winter
    Calistril Readying 	Yellowillow 	Bear 		Spring … 

  • Nexus

    Secreted away, like a forgotten wish or a discarded idea, the Nexus lies nowhere that can be understood by the mortal mind. Some claim it can be found on a distant plane, or deep below [[Orv]]. Others say it hides within the center of the moon, under the …

  • Lore

    Knowledge checks can teach characters a lot about the world around them. Most pages marked Lore will have DCs laid out. Unsolicited knowledge checks, such as those made by a character in response to a player gaining OOC knowledge, are made at a -20 …

  • Inshabiv

    (Planes DC 33) Smoke rises high into the air, heavy with the stink of death. Broken bits of bloody steel lie scattered amid jagged rocks and smashed skulls. When you arrive in Inshabiv, you find a place well acquainted with war. Even amid the rubble, …

  • Acts of Iomedae

    _"The holiest of Iomedaean writings are the Acts of Iomedae, usually called simply the Acts among her faithful. Each act recounts an episode of heroism performed by Iomedae during her life as a champion in the service of Aroden. Tales of valor and …

  • Alternate Worlds

    What follows below is an attempt to catalog the known alternate realities that exist coterminous with [[Terra]]. +Terra Prime+ Little is known about this world. However, [[Heinrick Prime]] on this world has embarked on a murderous quest to slay his …

  • Dragon Empire

    The Dragon Empire is an interstellar nation of as-yet unrevealed extent that claims [[Terra]] as a nominal part of its territory, although it does not seem that the rulers of the Empire are willing to go to the effort of actively asserting sovereignty. [[ …

  • Linnorm King

    In the southeastern realms of the [[Northlands]], custom has long held that kings must prove their worthiness to rule by defeating a [[linnorm]] in single combat. Any ruler who had not achieved this feat would lack popular legitimacy, particularly after …

  • Yarash's Mutiny

    _"Yarash was once first mate to Besmara, but he has always been far more than just that._ _"Yarash was a terrible demonic force long before Besmara was ever born from the ancient water spirit. Ages ago, in times lost, Yarash may have once been a man, …

  • Here there be Monsters

    Here There Be Monsters told the tale of Heinrick and Katrina's treacherous journey through the [[Isle of Dread]], after the [[Sea Wyvern]] had crashed. They led the survivors of the crash through the dangers of [[Fogmire]] to the safety of [[Tanaroa]] …

  • Elves

    _Two of the three elves I’ve met or know of are utter psychopathic maniacs. How does the species still exist?_ -Heinrick Gilantheril, half-elf. *Elves of Terra* *High Elves* (Eleve'alfar) The high elves are sometimes called grey elves, golden …

  • Nor Manbe'an

    Nor Manbe'an is an author of moderate fame across the Flanaess. His stirring adventure tales are often hard to determine whether they are fact or fiction, though that makes little difference for the legions of young boys and girls who stay up late into …

  • Cannibalism

    Cannibalism is taboo upon in many, though not all societies, both due to obvious reasons and due to its close association with the creation of certain types of undead. *Olman* *Sasserine* *Scuttlecove* [[Scuttlecove]] is one of the few cities …

  • Jotun Wars

    Many years ago, an alliance of giants stormed down from the [[Hellfurnaces]] and the [[Sulhaut Mountains]], intent on crushing humanity before it. In response, the armies of both man and dwarvenkind allied to beat back the massive incursion.

  • Neverwhere

    Nor may I less be counted one With Warduke, Strongheart, Sigardsson, Because, to him who ponders well, My rhymes more than their rhyming tell Of things discovered in the deep, Where only bodies laid asleep. For the elemental creatures go About …

  • Demon Lord

    A demon lord is a powerful and unique demon. They have hordes of lesser demons in their service. Being creatures of chaos, however, not all demons are servants to a demon lord. Demon lords themselves are sometimes the servants of a [[Demon Prince | demon …

  • Demon Prince

    Demon princes, also known as Abyssal lords, were [[Demon Lord | demon lords]] who gained great power and established a position of preeminence among demonkind. Each demon prince has a unique appearance and set of abilities. A demon prince, when slain in …

  • The Bullywug Gambit

    The Bullywug Gambit tells the tale of how Vanthus Vanderboren's treachery claimed many lives, and how our heroes discovered the [[Savage Tide]] affliction in [[Kraken's Cove]]. The second chapter of the Savage Tide Adventure Path. PCs who …

  • The Sea Wyvern's Wake

    The Sea Wyvern's Wake tells the tale of how Vanderboren's expedition sailed to the Isle of Dread, and how it ran afoul of the storms in the region. The third chapter of the Savage Tide Adventure Path. PCs who participated in the adventure: - [[: …

  • Titanastrum

    The Titanastrum is a branch of [[Astrology | astrology]] chiefly utilized in the [[Scarn]] region of [[Terra]]. The Titanastrum

    Magic of Terra

    Across Terra, there are countless traditions and organizations that have specialized within the working of magic. Below are listed but a few of the many. Traditions Arcana The magic of bards, sorcerers, witches and wizards. [[Bardic …

  • Age of Darkness

    The Age of Darkness lasted 10,000 years after Earthfall. The cloud of debris hung over the [[Golarion]] region, blocking out all light. Mankind hid in caves, found dark gods and barely managed to raise themselves up above the beasts. Thus they remained …

  • Zeyl

    "This is the eternal kingdom of Zeyl, where dreams can come true. But at what price?" ==-==Unknown

    The Kingdom of Zeyl was one of the seven kingdoms of [[Azlant]]. It was home to the [[People of Zeyl | Enlightened Ones]], and …

  • Liber Mortis

    Below follows a list of the great lords of the Living Dead Unliving Gods [[Kanchelsis]] - High elf ascended during the time of [[Azlant]], now a demigod. [[Mordiggian]] - Ghoul god of hunger and gluttony [[Urgotha]] - First dead soul seduced …

  • The Abyss

    It is an infinity of clutching horror. It is home to demons. It is where morality crumbles and ethics perish. The layered plane of the Abyss begins as gargantuan canyons and yawning chasms in the fabric of the Great Wheel, bordered by the foul …

  • Time Line of the Universe

    +Super Past+ ~15 BYA - Universe is formed in current configuration. 14 BYA - [[Ftaghn]] awakens from former universe. ~5 BYA - [[Aeon]] star, [[Terra]]'s sun, is formed ~4 BYA - Aboleths appear on Terra ~100 MYA - [[Aucturn]] awakens in the …

  • Literature

    Below follows some of the works of writing found in the campaign world. * [[Arcane Magic in Theory and Practice]] - The definitive tome on arcane magic and its practice. * [[Ars Alchimia by Alcofribias Augustus Marcanis]] -The most complete work …

  • Vohoun Ocean

    The Pearl Sea — as it is known to us — is called the Vohoun Ocean by the Suel settlers of the region. The name Vohoun means "frothy" in their ancient tongue. This is probably due to the swirling fogs that seem to characterize these waters. The Vohoun …

  • Professor Tembleton

    Professor Tembleton was an explorer and student of Azlanti lore. In CY 372, he hired an explorer named [[Scevola Hest]] to help him locate the lost diamond known as the [[Heart of Darkness]]. The two tracked its location to an ancient site of ruined [[ …

  • Kalaa

    Kalaa is a spirit of darkness, imprisoned long before humanity walked the lands of [[Terra]]. The [[Heart of Darkness]] serves as his prison, although it was weakened by [[Scevola Hest]]'s greed. The pirate had the diamond cut into a thousand identical …

  • Pluffet Smedger the Elder

    The important thing to remember when studying the legend of the Steel Wyverns is that there was not a single group, but many, whose tales became conflated over time. Simply put, no single group could have amassed the wildly varied stories that are …

  • Retreat of Thanaclan

    The Retreat of Thanaclan is the name given to the withdrawal of the greatest Olman princes from [[Thanaclan]] to their last redoubt of [[Opar]], as a result of the devastation unleashed by the first [[Savage Tide]].

  • Olman (Language)

    Az - sea Tandor – wooly mammoth Maj - mastodon Tarag – sabertooth tiger Taho – dire lion Ryth – cave bear Sithic – labrinthadon Zarith – tyrannosaurus Gyor – triceratops Lidi – diplodocus/sauropod Gorobor – raptor Dyrodor – stegosaurus …

  • Sorine Relicbane

    "Dagsson should have paid attention to the lessons of Phyrexia before attempting to create a mechanical utopia." Sorine Relicbane is an ancient writer that wrote about [[Phyrexia]], though she was either not aware of its subjugation to Dis or …

  • Mahar

    The mahars are a flying reptilian species of creature that lives on the [[Isle of Dread]]. They possess the power to bring creatures under their mental domination by simply looking into their eyes. Not much is known about this species, but [[Heinrick …

  • The Four Elements

    The Sala, Sylph, Suhn and Undine did contest Which was the strongest, noblest and the best, Who was of greatest use and might'est force; In placide Terms they thought now to discourse, That in due order each her turn should speak; But enmity this …

  • Sultan's Law

    The Sultan's Law Whosoever of foreign nation that comes as a visitor to my lands and hath the ill presence of mind to lay hands upon the noble personages of the efreeti in a manner of violence shall find one half of his belongings confiscated and …

  • Svartalfar

    The svartalfar are dark fae elves, typically of the [[Unseelie Court]]. The svartalfar are comprised of numerous assassin clans, and they hire their services to any who pay them. Their payment must be in secrets, bits of occult science, and obscure …

  • Kopru

    Kopru Attack photo KoprusonTabooIsland.jpg Kopru are a sinister race of amphibians of great intellect. Kopru have …

  • Veridian Torches

    The Veridian Torches are an alliance formed by the flumph for the purpose of carrying warnings and defense to unwary worlds across the void. Strange and enigmatic creatures, often feared for their bizarre appearances, f lumphs live a difficult life, …

  • Wormfall

    Wormfall is a celebration that memorializes those who fought and died in the Battle of Wormfall. Strange worm-like creatures descended upon the city in CY 595, but were fought off and defeated. The celebration is fairly new, and it remains to be seen if …

  • Slayer

    A title given by the Olman to one who has a hand in killing one of the Infamous Eight.

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