Category Archives: Legends
Time for another travel-date with Fantasy Review Barn! This time, the topic is Immortals. Immortals are fairly common in Fantasyland There are three kinds: 1) Goddesses and Gods, who exist forever unless people stop believing in them. 2) Elves or … Continue reading
This week, we take a look at one of my favorite cultures, Trivestes — which probably says something bad about me, since they’re some of the meanest people on the continent.
Name: Kherus Morgwi, the Shadowlord. Other Names: Ker of Shadow (general use), Kurr Morgri (ogres and skinchangers), Mhozri dya Shrodak (Zhang). Apotheosis/Awakening: The first moment of the universe. Domain: Oretcht’ke, the City and Spindle/The Shadow Realm.
Even before the sudden darkness, the Heartlands kingdoms were not the only places where strange things were happening. Several decades prior to 240 Age of Kingdoms, the Goddess of Knowledge had begun behaving erratically—even by the standards of eccentricity to … Continue reading
What followed the death-throes of the northern empires was a time of insularity, when all the new subdivisions that called themselves kingdoms isolated themselves from their neighbors as much as was possible. The east once again fell out of contact … Continue reading
As the new southern empires solidified, the new northern empire–Ruen Wyn—traveled a rocky road. Its policy of electing a new Emperor upon the retirement of the old, rather than allowing the crown to be passed to a son or chosen … Continue reading
In the wake of the Seals, the southeastern landmass that had been known as Shangal, or the Dragon Coast, found itself riven by quakes and inundated by the Rillian Ocean. Where it once had been connected to the northeastern landmass … Continue reading
After the Seals and the sinking of Lisalhan, the Ravager and Guardian parted ways. The Guardian said that it was because of the Ravager’s choice to possess Kuthrallan and its subsequent ‘wraithification’ and reliance on arcane magic, while from the … Continue reading
As a wraith-mage and a constant interferer in the business of mortals, Kuthrallan Vanyaris knew his assistance would not be welcomed by the skinchanger- and spirit-folk. Unfortunately, the Seals he wanted to create necessitated the spirits’ permission, if not their … Continue reading
At first, the three empires around Lisalhan were content to watch and laugh as their common foe was destroyed by the power it had unleashed. Insect-like energy beings were pouring from the portal to massacre all the Lisalhanians they could … Continue reading