Dire Elves

The dweialfar or dire elves live in the dark edges of the material plane, where they consort with elder evils. Fortunately for the civilized races of Ǻrth, dire elves have not been seen on the surface for an age and their activities have receded into the trouble fog...

Iklwa

The Iklwa is a 2″ spear with a broad head usable for cutting or piercing. It is very deadly in close fighting, but not as useful as a regular spear for throwing or holding off enemies at a distance. Warriors of Ar-Hybarân often carry both the longspear and the...

The Created

In religious discussions of Ǻrth the term “the Created” is often used to refer to the many races created by the gods. Within the framework of ‘the Created,’ no species is more significant to or less than any other, as they are all the shaped clay of higher...

Risk

Learning what is ‘risk’ and what is ‘lunacy’ is the grey area from which all great adventures arise.

Dragon Blood

Dragonblood is a potent gift from the gods, but many never discover they have the boon as it can lay dormant for a being’s entire life. The most dependable method for awakening Dragonblood is to be exposed to the breath weapon of a dragon, about 1 of 400...

The Age of Cryos

Cryos betrayed the Old Ten and took victory for himself, driving Ǻrth into 10,000 years of winter. The ancient reptile people, dire elves and deep gnomes fled underground to survive, but never forgot. The dwarves and elves clung tight to their hearths and furnaces,...

Dragon Eggs

Although dragon eggs are nearly impervious to damage, they can take centuries to hatch. This means that very few dragon mothers are in the area when the wyrmlings finally break free. Chromatic dragons are known for scattering their eggs far and wide, near easy prey...

Is Arch-baron a Thing?

The ruler of the Grand Barony of Orcspire has the unusual title of “Arch-baron.” It is said the original arch-baron took the title when he accepted the fealty of two client barons, but was afraid to claim a higher title lest he offend the counts and duke...

Giant Gnomes

In ancient times, gnomes were over seven feet tall! You can find proof of this in long-lost ruins built by the forgotten gnomish empire which can be found all over Ǻrth.