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History 05: The First Empires, Part 1: Altaera

In the aftermath of the cult wars and the gods’ nonintervention pact, humankind was left to its own devices.  The god-empowered leaders of the previous age had all fallen or stepped down to serve their deities in other ways.  This … Continue reading

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History 04: The Cult Wars and the Gods’ Pact

Death’s offer of an afterlife—the first of its kind—helped spread her worship throughout the known world.  Likewise, Vrin gih Dha’s healers and seers found their followings everywhere, and the Lady of Knowledge’s teachers and scribes were employed by courts within … Continue reading

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History 03: The Awakening of the Gods

Vrin gih Dha’s rise to power set many events in motion, but none more world-shaking than the appearance of five new gods.  Though their cults began in five disparate places, all originated in centers of human community within the wider … Continue reading

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History 02: The Torch of Truth and Freedom, Part 2

In the wake of Vrin gih Dha’s death or disappearance, her children and followers fled into the city beyond the amphitheater.  Their ogre masters, blinded, were in too much of a disarray to have them pursued swiftly, and so they … Continue reading

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History 02: The Torch of Truth and Freedom, Part 1

By the time the ogrish civilization grew beyond the boundaries of the Heartlands, the rest of the skinchangers had become suitably alarmed by their strength.  Even more alarming was the speed at which humans procreated—for though many of the parent … Continue reading

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