The first of 14 expeditions travels from Rouxsgate in Estaya.
Members of an order delve into ruins ion hopes of keeping slumbering horrors asleep.
Ranged weapons capable of casting a single spell consistently on its own.
The place of learning and study where all Estoyan bards find themselves at one time or another.
City states outside and independant of the major nations.
A position of office exclusive to bards in several nations of the world.
A criminal organization controlling all crime in Estoya, often considered a myth.
Biographers who write the stories of others upon the subjects bones, acting as a biography and the last will of the deceased.
An illusion that can counterfeit currency.
Arcane items attached to memory and extreme emotion.
Arcane rope that has a myriad of uses.
A universal malady created due to exposure to ethical planes.
The first of the Verdant Races, the goblins are unique for adopting other races into their culture, and constantly teetering between the most and least intelligent race in the world.
The Study of Spells
The arcane art of death, though not what one might expect...
The language of The Alfen Ancestors.
Arcane catalysts that grant access to a near endless supply of arcane energy.
Strange formations that litter the world.
A newsletter of sorts for those who wish to learn of my plans for Expedition Demeter and other projects
A battle between those in Ozlith who stayed behind alongside their gods, and the forces of The Infernum.
The language spoken by the people of Ozlith
The youngest of the three largest freeholds, and the birthplace of bardic lore.
Warrior scholars who share knowledge through The Inkwell, a strange world between worlds.
The godlike progenitors of the giants.
A process of entering a meditative state that connects one with their environment.
A large region composed of forests and wetlands.
Small organizations that offer assistance and specialization for bards.
The founder of The College of Ashes and a world famous bard.
The universal malady that manifests as biological responses.
Bards keep history and bridge cultures through magic and art.
Preferences and ideologies on how one's magic is used and how it manifests.
Using the arcane power of blood in its many forms.
For those who gamble with fate and always seem to win...
Templates for how spells are cast and apply arcane effects.
A strain dealing with cycles and birth, the blood used is always one's own and the strain is focused on rituals.
A strain that taps into powers only possible through use of certain types of blood. The practitioners use this strain to to do many things. It is considered to be the most powerful strain in the genre.
The Father of Cosmology.
Shamans who have been able to bind a particularly powerful ocean spirit and have been given a great many gifts as a result
A reclusive group of warriors in the Mhirrian Highlands that make use of Rage
The Watchtower Stance is a fighting style used by the shield maidens of Mhirriah, most famous for its emphasis on defense and counter-attacking.
A substance that enhances, produces and even gives life to flame that originated in Ozlith
A legion of Eldritch Angels, transformed by their god into a silent and secret legion of warriors
Artists of War, Painters of Blood, the sanguine legion utilized Arcana Sanguis and slaughtered all in their path.
One of the seven legions of Ozlith, The Matriarchs exacted their vengeance in battle, one name at a time.
One of the seven legions of Ozlith, The Mad Legion's centurions were the first to utilize Rage
Widowers in Ozlith joined this legion, and became the right hand of their dark goddess, a goddess of death.
A legion of coordinated, fast moving centurions. The legion of deep began by hunting monsters in the sea. They came to wander the battlefield in search of enemy officers and attack as a group to break the moral of enemy armies..
A Vangard legion in the armies of Ozlith alongside the Matriarchs, The Tyrants were criminals given a second chance.
The first colony Estalia
Kidnappers of spirits, exorcists, and more, the shamans are those who walk between two world.
A curious substance that comes from mold colonies. It is most often used in the creation of weapons sharper and more durable than steel ever could be.
Welcome to the World Afflicted
The first hand account of the Mhirrian Diaspora
The first of 14 expeditions travels from Rouxsgate in Estaya.
Estaya along with all other nations began in this period and slowly grew into the nations they became. This is the time period where most historical events occur up until the first Expedition in Estalia.
Humans arrive in the world and establish a settlement on an island that became an empire. The empires fall marks the mass spread of humanity a cross the world.
It is said that the Alfen (Elves) emerged around this time and built massive empires that controlled most of the world. These memories have long since fallen to ruin for unknown reasons.
A young stable boy was working in Overdale when suddenly, a chest appeared in the stable containing hundreds of letters, seals intact.
Dimitri was human, his wife was not.
The man completed his device of divine design, a day that proved most detrimental as the deed led to his death.
As his reputation grew, Dimitri began to explore other mediums of art, most notably, stage plays.
After a trip to Lartasia, Dimitri gained a love of invention.
Dimitri's daughter is born 28 years before the events of Expedition Demeter.
Dimitri's first work of fiction to gain fame.
Dimitri gets his colors at the university at 18 years old
A stage play that fell from the rafters in the throne room at Rouxsgate, the manuscript details four acts and a mysterious "optional fifth."
The play is labeled as a comedy though it is far more tragic. The plot centers around Mhirriah, The Warrior Empress and her exodus from Ozlith. It stirred up controversy as it is directly against the teachings of the church in Mhirriah, such as Mhirriah herself being pregnant during the journey, and the most blasphemous of all, that she herself caused Ozlith's fall. More than one attempt has been made to steal and burn the manuscript by the church, but all have failed as the text proved rather hard to burn...
A freshly written text, found in the gardens of Cordais on a bench, the ink still drying on the last few pages. The main issue behind it is that Dimitri never visited the nation on principal. The text also focuses on Cordaisian politics which is the exact reason he refused to visit.
The first pothumous work of Dimitri Ivyhollow that surfaced after his death. The work is a haunting image that could not have been faked, the mural depicted a black sun surrounded by shadows and glittering eyes.
The creation of a massive mural on the estate of House Roux to honor the coronation of Tammer Roux
Mhirriah, The Warrior Empress guided her people out of the capital accompanied by her gods and their legions who gave her a mission.
The palace lit ablaze and the demonic horde of The Infernum came forth and began slaughtering the people
Do you hear the symphony? The rains are the strings, the thunder the brass...are you ready for the crucendo?
Be the butterfly that causes the storm.
The power of luck, both good and bad...
Forget about all that is. This is the power of what could be
The Nocturna are the oldest race in the world and this time period marks the race at its peak. The stories they tell of their origins are quite unbelievable...
Events that occur before this time are largely unknown. Even legends of before are almost nonexistent.