Category Archives: Legends

Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Immortals

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

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Culture Composites: Trivestes

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.

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Deity Profile: Kherus Morgwi the Shadowlord

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.

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History 13: The Nemesis, the Long Darkness and the Rise of the Phoenix Light

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

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History 12: The Masks and the Plagues

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

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History 09: The Flame of Chaos and the Owl Emperor’s Fall

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

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History 08: The New Empires, Part 3: Ciritheen

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

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