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History 10: The War of the Lion and Eagle

By this point in history, the Rift had been surmounted by magic and engineering, though it remained a significant obstacle between east and west.  Over a span of five years, the northern empires of Altaera and Ruen Wyn collaborated on … 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 06: The Great War of Empires

From his crystal citadel in the realm of dreams, the wraithly demigod Daenivar watched the empires eye each other and saw within their suspicion an opportunity.  He did not like any of them—not even his own former land, Lisalhan, for … 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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Cosmology 6: The Wraith War, the Mask and the Breach of the Grey

The war against the wraiths came in seasonal waves, for the upheaval of the weather took decades to abate.  In late spring and throughout the summer and autumn, skinchangers of all clans would harry the wraith towers, shattering or imprisoning … Continue reading

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