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The Halion Tarot #1: Crowns

One of the things I built for my writing world was its own variant tarot deck.  Very, very variant.  Because my world has a love of the number six, the deck has six suits instead of four — corresponding to … Continue reading

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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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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Guild of Assassins

Once again, Nathan at Fantasy Review Barn is going through some examples of a popular fantasy trope as featured in the lovely Tough Guide to Fantasyland.  Check out the link for his take, then down below I’ll talk about the … Continue reading

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Deity Profile: The Trifold Goddess

The Trifold Goddess is not a single deity, but an alliance of three entities who share power and act in concert — mostly.  They have a few collective names: the Shield, Torch and Hammer; the Maiden, Mother and Matron…and the … Continue reading

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Age, Anniversaries and Life Expectancy

Since yesterday was my birthday (yay me!) I have decided to take today to talk briefly about birthdays and other age-related issues on Halci.

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Gender and Sexuality, With Maps

I wanted to make some more maps but wasn’t sure exactly what I wanted them to be of, so I asked a few friends.  One of them asked for maps of fashion trends, but when I said I had no … Continue reading

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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 05: The First Empires, Part 4: Xiroacer

West of the Danarine Sea and south of the vast Border Forest lay the high plains, peaks and rocky hills of Death’s former domain.  Though the goddess had departed for her nether realm like the other deities, her touch remained … Continue reading

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History 05: The First Empires, Part 3: Yezadra

The lands southeast of the Danarine Sea, from the Varaku Tableland to the disputed border between nomad-claimed savannah and lizard-ruled rainforest, lay under the aegis of the Lady of Knowledge until the gods’ noninterference pact and self-expulsion.  Knowledge removed herself … Continue reading

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History 05: The First Empires, Part 2: Lisalhan

The second empire to coalesce in the post-godswar age did not do so easily.  Based in the hills and grasslands south of the Danarine Sea, it had been the domain of Loahravi the Blood Goddess before the pact was made, … Continue reading

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