The Sazashi nations under as a Banner.
The Tiers of of Emotional and Intellectual Being
The Parisan are a shining example of tradition and solidarity in a universe of constant change and adaptation. These Sazashi hold firm to the idea that a solid defense can trump any offense. They are honor-bound to their heritage and knightly.
Ethnis is a massive Science-Fantasy setting and a backdrop for stories woven in many mediums—including books and RPGs. This is a primer to the setting, the ongoing projects within it, and how read, play, or support it.
The Bleakheart is a human whose life is a tumultuous symbiotic relationship with a Selschaeus. They mutate into creatures that are a fraction of what they started, but they wield Meta like no other human can.
The Gearheart are a forced evolution of humanity designed to survive the dangers of space and colonization, specifically sub-optimal gravity, radiation, and stress.
Cannibalites are disciples of the ways of Cannibal. They exist as a minority within the House of Sorrows but are distinct in that they tend to Anticipate the return of Cannibal rather than the arrival of irge.
Affinities are unique items that can bend or outright break reality in ways both mundane and fantastic. How they work, is a mystery to all.
The Aen are an intelligent race of Sazashi who wield superb minds. They were designed to improve, and they constantly strive to do just that.
The Expansion Era was a period of prosperity, growth, and panic within Ethnis, wherin the discovery of the Tower Spoke to Anchaemo Index at Tower Palace kicked off the Bannercasting and marked a landrush to the Outer Worlds.
A 250-year intergalactic dark-age which began with the closure of the WayHall and ended with the economic recovery of the Banners and the beginning of the Reclamation era.
One of the Seven Banners, the Banner of Hedonism. It is ruled over by Desire and her Seven Luxuries, and holds onto the belief that the mutual pursuit of happiness is the only way for Ethnis to find true peace and joy.
Gestaltists are those whose job requires them to be totally one with their gear. They often the subject of legend—Parisan and their shields, samurai and their swords, Psiolic and their wands.
Forged in the fray. Your tale is one of action, of split-second choice, of conversations had in lasers and steel. You are the Martial, and you live for the fight.
Discipline and training have combined to make you an expert at ensuring you strike at the right time and that nothing will surprise you. You are the Exemplar and fate bends at your will.
Psiolic are professional casters whose capabilities reach beyond the standard caster's grasp of the Meta. Most achieve this title through a mix of academia and personal experimentation.
The physical manifestation of corrupted meta
A solidified mass of Meta
Affectations of Grace are the ethereal markers which appear around Monoliths, distinguishing them from their peers. Affectations take many forms, and correlate to the Monolith's identity.
The Outer Worlds are the worlds beyond The Hub. Most worlds are those which were lost when the WayHall closed, but some are entirely new and unexplored worlds.
The galaxy from which the Sazashi and the Verin hail, previously known to Eden as Centaurus A
The galaxy from which Humeanits hail, previously known as the Milky Way
Akshaya Mahima is the Queen of Distra. She rules the Undaunted and heads the infantry of The Federation of Free Planets, as much an inspiration to it as a leader.
Mantras are phrases which reflect a character's beliefs. They weave together to form a portrait of the characters morality and personality. In the RPGs, Mantras are fulfilled and invoked to trigger certain Abilities.
Monoliths are Sophont who have achieved such a level of mastery over some skill—anything from the mundane to the metaphysic to the fantastic—that they Transcend into a higher state of being, will, and power.
Controllable extensions of the Soul which Humans alone can create and control.
A species of horned, graceful Sophont with expressive eyes and an ancient, storied culture. They are very skilled with the Meta
The Keys to the WayPoints
One of the Seven Banners, the Banner of Eden. It is ruled over by the Somnolent and his Church, and fiercely protects its holdings against the threat of impending war.
The Banner of Sorrow. "Suffering is wisdom; Know sorrow."
The Leader of the Apple of Hedon
The history of the formation of the Banners
The mysteries of Ethnis
Generators of Meta
A great absence
A Nege Cell Overgrown with Blight
A Scientist of Sophonce
Death doesn't have to be the end
Why Sophont+ Cannot be Cloned
Where mind and body intersect in disease
Carnivorous, mobile plants with a potent toxic sap
The Sazashi nations under as a Banner.